PhD in Neuromicrobiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore . 2015
MSc Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calicut, 2008
BSc Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calicut, 2006
Scientist C, Dept of Microbiology, SCTIMST, Trivandrum. August 2018
Program Manager, The Accelerator program for Discovery in Brain disorders using Stem cells (ADBS), NIMHANS, Bangalore. 2018
Consultant/ Technical Coordinator, Paediatric CBNAAT project (Bangalore, Guwahati, Indore, Nagpur, Surat, and Vizag): Accelerating access to quality TB diagnosis for paediatric cases, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND India). 2017
Product Specialist, Tuberculosis Franchise and Women?s Health (South India), QIAGEN India. 2015
First Rank, MSc Medical Microbiology (Faculty of Medicine), University of Calicut 2008
Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship, UGC 2006
First Rank, BSc Medical Microbiology (Faculty of Medicine), University of Calicut 2006
Best Paper Award for "Evaluation of the Genotype MTBDRplus assay for Rifampicin and Isoniazid susceptibility testing using direct cerebrospinal fluid samples" at Annual Conference and CME, Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (KC), Mangalore. 23-24th February, 2013.
Best Poster Award for "Multifaceted Study of Cryptococcus neoformans to Annotate its Genome, host-pathogen relation and Signalling" at the International symposium on "Proteomics beyond IDs" and 4th annual meeting of Proteomics Society of India, 22-24th November, 2012 (as Co-author).
Area of Interest
Neuroinfections, Clinical microbiology, Clinical proteomics, Tuberculosis, Molecular diagnosis
Senior Research Fellowship, ICMR. 2011
Junior Research Fellowship, ICMR. 2009
Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM)
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, 2014, 11(1):5, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3915034/
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Ravikumar R, Jyothi EK, Dutta BS, Vidyasagar K, Nandan TM, Ashalatha G, Infections by multidrug resistant organisms in a Neurosurgical and Neuropsychiatric care centre and the changing antimicrobial susceptibility patterns, J Evol Med Dent Sc.
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