Dr. Rama Bhat P. Designation: Professor & HOD. Qualification: M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D. SLET. Research interest: Microbiology, Biochemistry, Plant Biotechnology, Biodiversity Conservation Courses taught: Biochemistry, Enzymology, Plant Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, and Environmental Biotechnology (B.Sc. and M.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. Applied Botany). Academic experience: 23 years (Teaching and Research). Publications: Published 60+ research papers in national and international reputed journals. Conferences, Workshop, Symposiums organized/ attended: 6/60.Recognised Ph.D. Guide under Tumkur University, Mangalore University, Bharathiar University (Coimbatore).