• Qualifications: MSc, K-SET, GATE, PhD
  • Department: Department of Biotechnology / Genetics
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Years of Experience: 6 Years (Research)
  • Email: rashmi.nagesh1689@gmail.com

Academic / Professional Achievements

Awards/ Fellowships
  1. Best Poster Presentation at Dept. of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2014 Bangalore University
  2. First Prize in Lecture Competition in 2010
  3. Junior Research Fellow – University Grants Comission – Centre for Potential Excellence in Particular Area (UGC- CPEPA) Project from 2013-2018
  4. Ph.D. Thesis “ Evaluation of toxic effect of Areca catechu extract and arecoline using human cancer cells”, 2019
Publications
  1. Rashmi Nagesh, Kiran Kumar K M, Naveen Kumar M, Rajeshwari H Patil and S Chidananda Sharma. 2019. “Stress activated p38 MAPK regulates cell cycle via AP-1 factors in areca extract exposed human lung epithelial cells.” Cytotechnologyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10616-019-00297-3
  2. Rashmi Nagesh, Kiran Kumar K M, Naveen Kumar M, S Chidananda Sharma and M Sreepriya. 2018Oxidative stress induced G1/S phase cell cycle arrest and cellular apoptosis in cultured buccal kb epithelial cells on exposure of aqueous extract of areca nut.” International journal of pharmacy and biosciences, 8,3, 626-635
  3. Rashmi Nagesh, Kiran Kumar K M, Naveen Kumar M, Rajeshwari H Patil, Kavya K, Babu R L, Govindarajan T. Ramesh and S Chidananda Sharma. 2016. “Aqueous areca nut extract induces oxidative stress in human lung epithelial A549 cells: Probable role of p21 in inducing cell death.” Gene Reports, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.genrep.2016.12.008
  4. Naveen Kumar, R. L. Babu, Rajeshwari H. Patil, K. M. Kiran Kumar, Shubha M. Hegde, Rashmi Nagesh, K. Kavya, Govindarajan T. Ramesh, S. Chidananda Sharma and C. Srinivas. 2018, “Protein kinases orchestrate cell cycle regulators in differentiating BeWo choriocarcinoma cells.” Molecular and Cellular Bio-chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11010-018-3407-8
  5. Kavya, M. Naveen Kumar, Rajeshwari H. Patil, Shubha M. Hegde, K. M. Kiran Kumar, Rashmi Nagesh, R. L. Babu, Govindarajan T. Ramesh, S. Chidananda Sharma. 2017. Differential expression of AP-1 transcription factors in human prostate LNCaP and PC-3 cells: role of Fra-1 in transition to CRPC status. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, https:// doi.10.1007/s11010-017-3012-2
  6. Kiran Kumar KM, Naveen Kumar M, Rashmi Nagesh, Rajeshwari H Patil, Babu RL., S Chidananda Sharma and Manjunath K, 2017,” Arsenic induces oxidative stress and apoptosis in human lung cancer cells”. International Journal of Life Science, Vol. 5 (4): 551-560
  7. Rajeshwari H. Patil, Naveen Kumar M., Kiran Kumar K. M, Rashmi Nagesh, Kavya K., Babu R. L, Govindarajan T. Ramesh and S. Chidananda Sharma.2017. “Dexamethasone inhibits inflammatory response via down regulation of AP-1 transcription factor in human lung epithelial cells”. Genehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2017.12.024
  8. Kiran Kumar K. M., Naveen Kumar M., Rajeshwari H. Patil, Rashmi Nagesh, Shubha M. Hegde, Kavya K., Babu R. L., Govindarajan T. Ramesh and S. Chidananda Sharma. 2016“Cadmium Induces Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis in Lung Epithelial Cells.” Toxicology mechanism and method, http://doi: 10.1080/15376516.2016.1223240
  9. Rajeshwari H. Patil, Babu R L, Naveen Kumar. M, Kiran Kumar K. M, Shubha M. Hegde, Rashmi Nagesh, Govindarajan T. Ramesh and S. Chidananda Sharma. 2016. “Anti-inflammatory effect of apigenin on LPS induced pro-inflammatory mediators and AP-1 factors in human lung epithelial cells”. Inflammation, http://doi: 10.1007/s10753-015-0232-z
  10. Shubha M. Hegde, Naveen Kumar M., Kavya K., Kiran Kumar K. M., Rashmi Nagesh, Rajeshwari H. Patil, Babu R. L., Govindarajan T. Ramesh and S. Chidananda Sharma. 2016 “Interplay of nuclear receptors (ER, PR and GR) and their steroid hormones in MCF-7 cells”. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, https://doi.10.1007/s11010-016-2810-2
  11. Shubha M. Hegde, Babu R L, Vijayalakshmi E, Rajeshwari H Patil, Naveen Kumar. M, Kiran Kumar K. M, Rashmi Nagesh, Kavya K and S. Chidananda Sharma. 2015. “Biosorption of hexavalent chromium from aqueous solution using chemically modified Spirulina Platensis: an ecofriendly approach”. Desalination and Water Treatment, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2015.1019370
Paper Presentation in conferences
  1. Rashmi Nagesh, Dr. S. Chidananda Sharma and Dr. M. Sreepriya, “Aqueous areca nut extract induces oxidative stress and apoptosis by down regulating cell cycle regulators and AP-1 transcripts in A549 cells.” Poster presentation in National conference on Future India Science and Technology: Research Innovations in Biology, February 2019. Organized by Department of Biotechnology, School of Sciences – Block I, Jain Deemed to be University in association with Indian Science Congress Association, Bangalore.
  2. Rashmi Nagesh, S. Chidananda Sharma and Dr. M. Sreepriya, “Aqueous areca nut extract induces oxidative stress and apoptosis by down regulating cell cycle regulators and AP-1 transcripts in A549 cells”, Poster presentation in National conference on Emerging trends and New challenges in Biotechnology. Advances in free radicals and anti-oxidants, February, 2017. Organized by (DST- SERB, UGC-ICMR) PG and Research centre in Biotechnology, MGR College, Hosur, Tamil nadu.
  3. Rashmi Nagesh and Dr. S. Chidananda Sharma, “Evaluation of toxicity of Areca catechu extracts on human lung epithelial cells”,Poster presentation in the National conference on Secondary metabolites of endophytic fungi/medicinal plants and their anticancer properties, March, 2015. Organized by UGC-SAP Dept. of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
  4. Rashmi Nagesh, Naveen Kumar and Dr. S. Chidananda Sharma, “Designing and targeting of hybrid homing peptides to cancer cells.” poster presentation in the Symposium on Healthy Life style and Human Welfare, November, 2014. Organized by the UGC-CPEPA and Department of Zoology, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
Symposium(s)/ Workshop/ FDP / Others – Attended
  1. Workshop on “Proteomics and drug design” conducted by TEOIP in BMS College, Organized by Department of Biotechnology, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, July 2014.
  2. Seminars on, “Recent trends in Genomics and Proteomics “organized by Dept. of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bangalore University, Bangalore, May 2011.
  3. Lecture series on “Biotechnology in health care” organized by Dept. of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bangalore University, April 2011.