Dr. M. Charitha Devi is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Virology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. She obtained her M.Sc., in Microbiology from Sri Krishna Devaraya University, Anantapur during 1992 and Ph.D in Applied Microbiology from Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam, Tirupati during 1999. She worked as young scientist under DST-Fast Track Scheme during 2001-2004 in the department of Applied Microbiology Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam, Tirupati. She has 22 years of teaching experience and 26 years of Research experience and published 46 research papers in various National and International journals, authored 4 text books and 3 book chapters. Four Ph.D’s, two M. Phils and one PDF awarded under her guidance. As a principal investigator, she has completed 5 Major Research projects sanctioned by UGC, DBT, DST and ICAR. She is the recipient of Associate fellow – AP Academi of Sciences, DST-Young Scientist fellow and ICAR-Senior Research Fellow.
International Publications: 32
Hepatitis c virus genotype distribution and molecular epidemiology in chronic patients with haemodialysis and comparative evaluation of screening methods, Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology, ISSN:2455-7005, Naveen Thanjavur and Charitha Devi Mekala,2021
Molecular characterisation of probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum isolated from home made curd Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food sciences,ISSN:1338-5178, N. S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, 2020
Production and optimization of lignocellulases by Aspergillusawamori in submerged fermentation Photon Journal Microbiology ISJN:5349-7294, K. Haranath Reddy, M. Sunil Kumar, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Sai Gopal. 2017
A study on animal fodder degradation by Lignocellulose degrading enzymes production by Aspergillusawamori International Journal Of Current Research ISSN:0975-833X K. Haranath Reddy, Sunil Kumar. M,Charitha Devi. M andD.V.R.Sai Gopal. 2017
Heterologous expression of Infectious bursal disease virus VP2 gene in Chlorella pyrenoidosa as a model system for molecular farming Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture (PCTOC) Journal of plant Biotechnology (Springer Publications) ISSN 0167-6857.
Harshavardhan Reddy. P, Anthony Johnson A.M, Kiran Kumar J and Charitha Devi.M. 2017
Screening and characterization of Infectious bursal disease virus VP2 gene isolated from poultry farms in Tirupati region of Andhra Pradesh, India The Journal of Veterinary Science.118 :468-474. Harshavardhan Reddy Parapatla, Kiran Kumar Jogi, Naveen Thanjaoor and Charitha Devi. M. 2017
Isolation and Characterization of Infectious Bursal Disease Virus VP2 Gene Isolated from Tirupati Region of Andhra Pradesh, India Article @ Virology 5(4):79-87 ISSN: 2305-5154. Harshavardhan Reddy. P, Kiran Kumar. J, Sunil Kumar. M and Charitha Devi. M. 2016
Production of Endo-1,4-ß-D- Glucanase and Exo-1,4-ß-D-Glucanase on cellulosic substrates in solid state fermentation by Hypocreanigricans International journal of Advanced Research 4 (5): 27288 -27291, Sunil Kumar. M, Harshavardhan Reddy.P, Charitha Devi. M, Haranatha Reddy.K, 2015
Detection of Newcastle diseae virus Isolates from poultry by using Reverse Trancritption Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) International journal of current Research 8(3) Kiran Kumar. J, Harshavardhan Reddy. P, Charitha Devi. M. 2015
In vitro paddy straw hydrolysis by cellulolytic, hemi cellulolytic enzymes produced by Aspergillusawamori New Horizons in Biotechnology, Paramount Publications,. M. Sunil Kumar, K. Haranath Reddy, T. Naveen, M. Charitha Devi, 2015
Trichoderma mediated induced systemic resistance in cucurbits against cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) International Journal Of Current Research: 6(12), 10426-10436. Y. Radha and M. Charitha Devi, 2014.
Evaluation of white rot fungi for the production of lignin modified Enzymes collected from goa forest areas in western ghats, india International Journal Of Current Research: 5(10), 2776-2781,M . Sunil Kumar, K.Haranath Reddy, M. Charitha Devi, 2013.
Production and optimization of ß-galactosidase enzyme using Probiotic yeast spp. Annals of Biological Research, 4 (12):62-67 N. S. Meera, P. Charan Theja and M. Charitha Devi, 2013.
Isolation and Partial characterization of Pasteurella multocida from poultry Farms around Tirupati. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research, 2 (3):393-395 J. Kiran Kumar, P.harshavardan Reddy, M. Charitha Devi, 2012.
Partial characterization and optimization of parameters for Bacteriocin production by Probiotic Lactic acid bacteria Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research, 2 (2):357-365 N. S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, 2012
Production, Optimization and Partial purification of Cellulase by Aspergillus niger fermented with paper and timber sawmill industrial wastes. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research, , 2(1)120-128 ISSN: 2231 –3168 M Charitha Devi, M. Sunil Kumar,. 2012
Isolation and Screening of lignocelluloses hydrolytic saprophytic fungi from Dairy manure soil. Annals of Biological Research , 3 (2):1145-1152. M. Charitha Devi, M. Sunil Kumar, 2012
Induced biochemical changes in the CMV infected cucurbit plants Annals of Biological Research 3( 2) :863-870 M. Charitha Devi and Y.Radha 2012
Isolation and screening of effective Trichoderma spp. Against the root rot pathogen Macrophomina phaseolina.Journal of Agricultural Technology , 7(3): 623-635. B.SriDevi and M. Charitha Devi DVR Saigopal 2011
Exploitation or pseudomonas sp. as biocontrol gent (BCA) against Macrophomina phaseolina Journal of Oil Seeds Research , 25(1):68-70 M. Charitha Devi and N.P. Eswara Reddy 2008
Organogenesis and plant regeneration with explants of an antidiabetic plant Scoparia dulfis Asian Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology No.3 D. Rooba C.R. Bojan and M. Charitha Devi 2007
Evaluation of fungicidal resistance maong colletotrichum gloeosporiodes isolates causing mango anthracnose in agri Exp zone of A.P., India Plant Pathology Bulletin 16: 157-160 ISSN: 1021-9544. A.Sampath Kumar N.P.E. Reddy, K.H.Reddy and M.C.Devi.
Screening of biocontrol agents (BCAS) for their relative biocontrol efficacy against S. rolfsii Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences 7(1): 53-55 M. Charitha Devi 2005
Synthesis and bioactivity of some new N(substituted aryl/alkyl/cyclohexyl)-N’-[2,3-dihydro-2-oxido-3 (3′-chloro-4′-fluorophyl)-1H-(1,3,2)benzoxazaphosphorin 2-yl) ureas. Pest Management Science 1:
1016-1023 Y.B. Kiran, C. D. Reddy C.S. Reddy Kevin Tran Thanh, M. Charitha Devi 2005
Changes in the nitrogen fractions of groundnut plants (Arachis hypogaea L.) inoculated with VAM fungus and Rhizobium Plant Pathology Bulletin 14: 177-182 M. Charitha Devi and M.N. Reddy 2005
Changes in the nitrogen fractions of turmeric roots infected with Fusarium solani (Mart.) Plant Pathology Bulletin 14: 221-226 M.N. Reddy N.V. SriDevi and M. Charitha Devi 2005
Lipid composition of groundnut plants (Arachis hypogaea L.) inoculated with VAM fungus and Rhizobium Legume Research 27(3) 157-163 M. Charitha Devi and M.N. Reddy 2004
Root exudates of groundnut plants inoculated with Rhizobium and VAM fungus Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences 5(2): 273-274 M.N. Reddy and M. Charitha Devi 2003
Phenolic acid metabolism of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) plants inoculated with VAM fungus and Rhizobium, Plant Growth Regulation 37: 151 M.N. Reddy and M. Charitha Devi 2002
Carbohydrate metabolism of groundnut plants in relation to inoculation by VAM and Rhizobium Legume Research 25(4): 243-247 M. Charitha Devi and M.N. Reddy 2002
Growth response of groundnut to VAM fungus and Rhizobium inoculation Plant Pathology Bulletin 10: 71-78 ISSN: 1021-9544 M. CharithaDevi andM.N.Reddy.2001
Studies on the vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal association in different varieties of mulberry (Morus Alba L.) Sericologia 38(1): 141-147 M. Charitha Devi, A. Rajasekhar and M. N. Reddy
National Publications: 12
In vitro paddy straw hydrolysis by cellulolytic, hemi cellulolytic enzymes produced by Aspergillus awamori New Horizons in Biotechnology, Paramount Publications,. M. Sunil Kumar, K. Haranath Reddy, T. Naveen, M. Charitha Devi, February 2015
Mechanism of biological control of root rot of groundnut caused by Macrophomina Phaseolina using Pseudomonas fluorescens Indian Phytopathology 65 (4): 360-365.
B.SriDevi and M. Charitha Devi 2012
Production and Optimization of β- galactosidase enzyme from probiotic Lactobacillus spp.,
Indian journal of biotechnology Vol 5, Issue 3. M. Charitha Devi, N.S.Meera, P.Charan teja and DVR Saigopal 2011.
Production and Optimization of Chitinase by Trichoderma harzianum for control of the phytopathogenic fungus M.phaseolina. Agricultural Science Digest. 32 (3): 224-228. B.SriDevi M. Charitha Devi and DVR Saigopal, 2012.
Induction of defense enzymes in T.harzianum treated groundnut plants against acrophomina phaseolina Journal of Biological Control 25(1):33-39 B.SriDevi M. Charitha Devi and DVR Saigopal , 2011
“Screening and evaluation of novel probiotic yeast from food products”Indian journal of biotechnology 4 (3) 130-135 N.S.Meera M. Charitha Devi and DVR Saigopal ,2010
Biointensive integrated disease management of Aspergillus niger Journal of Biological Control
23(1):2009 M. Charitha Devi and R.D. Prasad 2009
Integrated management of charcoal rot of sesame incited by Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi.) Goid Journal of Research 5(1): 63-70 D. Murali N.P. Eswara Reddy M. Charitha Devi and G.L.K. Reddy 2005
Morphological, Physiological and Biochemical variability among the isolates of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. Journal of Research 5(1): 52-62 R. Rajyalakshmi N.P. Eswara Reddy M. Charitha Devi and G.L.K. Reddy 2005
Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Rhizobium association on chlorophyll content of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Mycorrhiza News 16(1): 15-17 M. Charitha Devi and M.N. Reddy 2004
Evaluation of turmeric cultivars for VAM association. Indian Phytopathology 56(4): 465-466.
M.N. Reddy M. Charitha Devi and N.V. SriDevi 2003
Biological control of rhizome rot of turmeric caused by F. solani Journal of Biological control 17(2): 193-195 M.N. Reddy M. Charitha Devi and N.V. SriDevi 2002.
1 Applied Microbiology 2012 Telugu academy, Govt of India, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad. –
2 New Horizons in Biotechnology 2015 Paramount Publications, 0975-833X ISBN 978
3 Studies on the Physiology of VAM and Rhizobium Association 2015 Fasimile Publisher 978-9333695688
4 Frontiers in Nanotechnology:Research and perspectives 2016 Dr.S.Janardana Reddy, Dept.of fishery science and aquaculture,SVU, Tirupati 978-93-5254-835-4
5 Advances in home science Vol-I 2016 Aruna
Dept.of Home Science
6 Exo and Endo1,4-B-D-Glucanases from Hypocrea nigricans 2017 Lambert academic publishing 975-620-2-52170-3
7 Bacteriocin producing probiotic Lactobacillus spp. Molocular characterization and exploitation 2019 Lambert Academic Publishing 978-613-9-44698-8
- Molecular characterisation and development of diagnostics for plant, human and poultry virus diseases
- Probiotics and their biotherapeutic applications
- Molecular Charecterization and development of diagnostics for PRSV-W infecting Cucurbita maxima (Pumpkin) UGC,
New Delhi 2015-2018 14.65 Lakhs
- Exploitation of bacteriocinogenic Lactobacillus spp for the production of nutraceutical peptides and their potential use in food system ICAR, New Delhi 2015-2017 25.00 Lakhs
- Production of cellulolytic enzymes from selected fungi DBT, New Delhi 2010-2013 30.60 Lakhs
- Induction of systemic resistance in cucurbits by Trichoderma against cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) UGC, New Delhi 2009-2012 10.08 Lakhs
- Development of Biochemical and DNA markers against some soil borne pathogens of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) inoculated with Biocontrol Agents (BCAs). DST, New Delhi 2001-2004 11.85 Lakhs
Papers presented /attended in Conferences / Seminars / Workshops: 90
International: 20 National: 70
Charitha Devi, International Webinar on Urban Farming organized by Department of Botany, S.V. University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh on 27-01-2021.
Charitha Devi , International Webinar on challenges and strategies in combating COVID-19 organized by Department of Bio-Sciences and Sericulture, SPMVV, Tirupati on 13th to 14th August-2020
Charitha Devi, Virtual International Seminar on “SARS-Cov-2- Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Control and Therapeutic interventions organized by Department of Virology, S.V. University on 20th to 21st June-2020.
Charitha Devi ,“Advances in Home Science Studies”, organized by Department of Home Sciences, Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam, Tirupati during 20th -21st February 2015.
Charitha Devi, “Environment Impact on Human Health and Therapeutic Challenges”, 20th-22nd December, 2012, Dept of Virology, S.V. University, Tirupati.
Charitha Devi, “Anthropogenic Impact On Environment and Bioremediation ICAIEB-2012”, 26th-28th November 2012, Department of Zoology, S.V University, Tirupati.
M.Sunil Kumar, M.CharItha Devi and D.V.R. Sai Gopal, “International seminar on future of livestock health, A paradigm change to maximize productivity for economic gains”, held at Madras Veterinary College Chennai during 6th -8th sepetmber 2012.
Charitha Devi, International symposium on Environmental Impacts,Health implications and therapeutic approaches (ISEH-2012) HELD ON July 15th-17th,2012 at Vikramasimhapuri university, Nellore.
N.S.Meera, M. Charitha Devi, “International seminar on Emerging threats and challenges to biodiversity: Policy frame work for sustainable management 2012”, held at Department of Botany, S.V University, Tirupati, 2nd -4th March, 2012.
Charitha Devi, “Medicinal plants and herbal products”Dept. of Botany, S.V. University, Tirupati, 27th to 29th December 2010.
Y.Radha, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Induction of systemic resistance in cucurbits by trichoderma against cucumber mosaic virus” International Conference on Genomic Sciences- recent trends(ICGS-2010)
B.Sree Devi, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Exploitation of Trichoderma as a microbial pestiside to control root rot of Groundnut (Arachis hypogea)” in an international symposium on environmental pollution ecology and human health. July-2009
P.Monika, N.S.Meera, M. Charitha Devi, “Evaluation of probiotic properties of yeast screened from vaious food products”. ISEPEH, July25-27, 2009.S.V.University, Tirupati.
N.S.Meera,M. Charitha Devi, “Screening of novel probiotic Lactobacillus sp. for human application”. ISEPEH, July25-27, 2009.S.V.University, Tirupati.
G.Narasimha, M. Charitha Devi,M.SriDevi and,M.Vijayalakshmi,Antimicrobial properties of floral parts of some medicinal plants. International seminar on Medicinal and Herbal products organized by S.V.,University and A..P.Medicinal and Aromatic plants,Hyderabad during 7-9 March 2008
Charitha Devi,Participated in International conference on Universities for women: challenges and perspectives during February 1-3, 2006, Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupati
Charitha Devi,Antagonistic effect of symbiotic Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on Macrophomina phaseolina the incitant of root rot of groundnut. Indo-us workshop on Molecular Biology and Biotechnological Applications of Mycorrhizal fungi and National congress on Molecular symbiosis” held at school of Life Sciences, JNU, New Delhi, during 23-28th March 2003
M.N. Reddy and ,M. Charitha Devi,Studies on the Physiology of VAM – Groundnut – Rhizobium complex. IX International Congress on Mycology 16-20 August, Sydney, Australia.
Charitha Devi and,M.N. Reddy,In vitro screening of effective biocontrol agents against Rhizoctonia solani. “Asian congress of mycology and plant pathology”. 1-4, October 2002, University of Mysore, Mysore.
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi,A study on bacteriocin producing probiotic lactic acid bacteria isolated from raw milk samples 29-31, Aug 2018, Thiruvalluvar University, Serkadu, Vellore.
Charitha Devi, Science Academies Lecture workshop on Biodiversity conservation: Issues and Challenges organized by Department of Environmental science, JSS Academy of Higher Education, Mysore during 15th– 16th July,2021
Charitha Devi, webinar on Higher Education in India in the post COVID-19 by Prof. Anil Dattatraya Sahsra Budhe, Chairman of AICTE and Satish Chandra IAS, Higher Education, Secretary Organized by SRM University, AP, Amaravathi on 05-06-2021.
Charitha Devi, University distinguished lecture on “Art of science in the time of Virus and Beyond: The Brave New world by Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary DST, Govt. of India organized by SRM University, Andhra Pradesh on 05-12-2020.
Charitha Devi, Webinar on basics of experimental design in a flow cytometer and preparative ultracentrifuge for life science application organized by Department of Virology, S.V. University and Beekman Coulter Life Sciences from 19th to 20th August-2020.
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Optimization and characterization of bacteriocin produced by Lactobacillus fermentum, 6-3- 2019 to 7-3- 2019, Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam (Women’s University), Tirupati.
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Comparative study on the probiotic communities of raw and fermented products, 13-14, Mar, 2019, Department of Marine Biology, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Kakutur, Nellore
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Characterization of probiotic lactic acid bacteria from raw milk, 22-23, Feb, 2019, SVIMS Bioinformatics Centre, Tirupati
Charitha Devi, Workshop on Patenting,03-04, Sep, 2018 DST PURSE CENTRE, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Metal Detoxification through Microbial Processes: a Potential Role of Probiotics, 29-30, June 2018, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, An invitro validation of potential lactic acid bacteria for antimicrobial activity isolated from milk samples of native cow breeds and 16 S r RNA sequence analysis, Nov 9-11, 2018. A.P Science Congress Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa
Tharachand Naidu L, Pushpalatha P, Charitha Devi M, Molecular characterization, comparative host range and serological studies of papaya ringspot virus-w strain in papaya and pumpkin plants. 30,31-May,2018, Sri Krishnadevaraya University-Ananthapuramu
Naveen Thanjaoor Charitha Devi M1 and Ramesh R, Hepatitis C Virus: Molecular epidemiology, prevalence rate, risk factors and awareness with special reference to haemodialysis patients of Andhra Pradesh, 30,31 May,2018, Sri Krishnadevaraya University-Ananthapuramu
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Bacteriocins as good probiotic agents, , 30,31, May,2018, Sri Krishnadevaraya University-Ananthapuramu
Charitha Devi, State Level Biosafety Capacity Building Workshop under the UNEP-GEF supported Phase-II, Apr 23, 2018 RARS, Tirupati
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Antimicrobial Activity – The Most Important Property of Probiotic Lactic Acid Bacteria, 26-28, Mar 2018, Dept of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
L.Tharachand Naidu , P.Pushpalatha , M.Charitha Devi, Molecular epidemiology and characterization PRSV-W in Cucurbitaceae plants, 26-28, Mar 2018, Dept of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
Charitha Devi, Molecular Farming in Chlorella – a tool to combat poultry viral diseases, 26-28, Mar 2018, Dept of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Probiotic bacteriocins as drugs/microbial therapeutics against gastrointestinal infections, 29-31, Jan, 2018, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati
S. Meera and M. Charitha Devi, Studies on potential use of Lactobacillus fermentum as Nutraceuticals,01-12-2017, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
Charitha Devi, Enterpreneurship development programme in Biosciences for Women, Dept of Biotechnology, 28.08.2017-01.09.2017, S.P.M.V.V University, Tirupati
Charitha Devi, “Initiating change &Dialogue within the SVU Community to improve Research &Development”, 28-29 June, 2016, Research &Development cell, S.V.University, Tirupati.
Charitha Devi, “Recent Trends in Animal Physiology, Biotechnology and Medical Research”, 29-30, March-2016, Dept of Zoology, S.V. University, Tirupati.
Charitha Devi, “New Approaches and Concepts in Microbial Biotechnology”, 29-30, September 2015, held at Maharani‘s Science College For Women, Bangalore.
Charitha Devi, 43rd State Annual Conference of AP Chapter of API (AP-APICON 2015), 26-27 September 2015, S.V.Medical college Tirupati.
Charitha Devi, National Conference on Drug discovery and development in chemistry-Applications in pharma Industry held on 14th-15th september 2015.
Charitha Devi, Open House Exhibition held on 28th february-3rd march 2015 organized by SVU, TIRUPATI.
Charitha Devi, “Innovations in Microbial world NCIMW-2015, National workshop organized” by Department of Microbiology, Sri Padmavathi University, Tirupati during 23rd -24th January 2015.
Charitha Devi, “Conservation of Eastern Ghats, National conference organized” by S.V. University, Tirupati during 4th -5th December 2014.
Charitha Devi, Science Academics lecture workshop on Recent advances in conserration of biodiversity and evolutionary biology held on 24th-25th November 2014, organized by Department of zoology ,Govt degree college for women,Srikalahasti.
Charitha Devi, National work shop on “Mushroom Cultivation (NWMC-2014 organized by Department of botany”, S.V. University, Tirupati during 12th -1), 3th November, 2014.
Charitha Devi, Workshop on Innovation and Enterpreneurship held on 10th september 2014 organized by DSIR-PRISM Tepp out reach cum cluster Innovation centre (TOCIC) Sri padmavathi mahila visva vidyalayam,TIRUPATI.
Charitha Devi, “Stem Cell research and Human Therapeutics” organized by DST-PURSE, S.V. University, Tirupati on 19th April 2014.
Charitha Devi, “Science Academies Lecture Work Shop on Advances in Biology and Biotechnology”, organized by Department of Biochemistry, S.V. University, Tirupati during 2nd -4th April 2014.
Charitha Devi, “FDP by Entrepreneurship development cell”, organized by Department of Management Studies, S.V. University, Tirupati during 10th to 24th March 2014.
Charitha Devi, “Role of chemistry in energy development and environmental protection (RCEE-2014)”, organized by Department of Chemistry, S.V. University, Tirupati during 3rd -4th March 2014.
Charitha Devi, “Sangita Kala Parichayam”, organized by Department of Performing Arts, S.V. University, Tirupati during 29th -30th January 2014.
Charitha Devi, “Emerging themes of microbial technology”, organized by Department of Microbiology, Sri Padmavathi University, Tirupati, during 22nd -24th January 2014.
Charitha Devi, “Capacity building of women managers in higher education” sponsored by UGC organized by Department of Population Studies & social work, S.V. University, 2013
Charitha Devi, ‘Science Academies National Workshop on Viral Vaccines and Diagnostics’, 25-26 February 2013, Organized by Department of Virology, S.V. University.
M.Charitha Devi. “4th National Seminar on Computer Aided Drug Design” Organized by SVIMS, Tirupati during 15-16 February 2013,
Charitha Devi, “Science Academies National Workshop on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development”, 29-30 August 2013, Organized by Department of Zoology, S.V. University
Charitha Devi, ‘National Traditional Seed Mela Conference’, 23rd June 2012, Organized by Department of Virology, S.V.U and SAARA,
Charitha Devi, National Conference on National Society of India “Current Trends in Food Security to Meet National Nutritional Challenges”, 16-17 November 2012, Organized by Department of Home science, S.V.U, Tirupati.
Charitha Devi, ‘Biotic and Abiotic Molecules- Their Health Effects and Therapeutic Applications (BAMHT-2012)’, 24-25 February 2012, held at DST-PURSE centre, S.V.U, Tirupati.
Charitha Devi, ‘National Seminar On DNA Bar-coding’, 9-10 August 2012, Organized by Department Of Sericulture, S.P.M.VV.
Charitha Devi, ‘Emerging Trends In Aquaculture: Challenges And Opportunities (ETACO 2012)’, 30-31 August 2012 organized by Department of Fishery Science and Aquaculture.
J.Kiran kumar, P.Harshavardhan Reddy M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Detection of new castle disease virus propagated in specific pathogen free (spf) embryonated eggs” in a national seminar on “current trends in viral diseases and its diagnostics organized by dept of microbiology, Periyar University, Salem, 2011.
M.Sunil Kumar, M.CharItha Devi and D.V.R. Sai Gopal, “Production and optimization of cellulolytic enzymes from selected fungi from cellulosic wastes” National Seminar organized by Dept. of Microbiology, 2011 Sri Krishnadevaraya University,Anantapur.
Y.Radha, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Studies on cucumber mosaic cucumovirus (cmv) in brinjal- collection, screening and biochemical analysis in and around Tirupati region, Chittoor (AP)” in a national conference VIROCON-2010 organized by dept of virology, S.V. University, Tirupati.
B.sreeDevi, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Isolation of Biopestiside Trichoderma sp. and determination of their physiological features”. National Seminar organized by Kakatiya university, Warangal, 2010.
B.sreeDevi, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Optimization of cultural conditions for the production of chitinase enzyme by T.harizianum” National Seminar organized by IIHR, Bangalore, 2010.
M.Sunil Kumar, M.CharItha Devi and D.V.R. Sai Gopal, “Screening of Hyper Producing Cellulolytic Fungi from cellulosic wastes”. National Seminar organized by Dept. of Microbiology, S.V.University, Tirupati-2010.
N.S.Meera and M. Charitha Devi, DVR Saigopal, “Microorganisms in Biotechnology Perspectives in Human Health”, National Seminar organized by Dept. of Microbiology, S.V. University, Tirupati-October 2010
B.sreeDevi, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Induction of defense enzymes in T.harizianum treated groundnut plants against M.phaseolina” National Seminar organized by Dept. of Microbiology, S.V. University, Tirupati, 2009
N.S.Meera, M. Charitha Devi, G.Himabindu and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Screening of fibrolytic enzyme producing microorganisms” National Workshop on Biodiversity assessment –2nd A.P. Science congress, November14-16, 2009, S.V .University, Tirupati.
B.sreeDevi, M. Charitha Devi and D.V.R.Saigopal, “Induced biochemical changes by Trichoderma against M. phaseolina”.2nd A.P .Science congress, November14-16, 2009, S.V. University, Tirupati.
Y.Radha, D.V.R.Saigopal and M. Charitha Devi, “Effect of papaya ring spot virus (PRSV) on certain biochemical parameter of papaya leaves”. 2nd A.P. Science congress ,November14-16, 2009, S.V. University, Tirupati
N.S.Meera and M. Charitha Devi, DVR Saigopal, “Screening and evaluation of novel probiotic yeast from food products” in International symposium on environmental pollution ecology and human health held at, 2008.
Charitha Devi, “National Workshop on Biodiversity assessment” –November 27th -28th, 2008, A.P.Biodiversity Board Govt. of Andhrapradesh.
Charitha Devi, “National Workshop on Influence of microbes on the earths environment and inhabitants”,July 23rd -24th, 2008, Dept. of Applied Microbiology Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupati.,
Charitha Devi, “National Workshop on Drug designing” ,April-24th -26th, 2008, SVIMS University,Tirupati
Charitha Devi, National Workshop on Biodiversity assessment November 27th -28th, 2008, A.P.Biodiversity Board Govt. of Andhrapradesh.
Charitha Devi, National Workshop on Radiation processing of Agrifoods-domestic and export market potential ,November1-2,2007, Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupati.,S.V.University,Tirupati and BARC, Mumbai.
Charitha Devi, Participated in the National Workshop in Medicinal Plants during 10-11 March, 2006 Department of Botany, S.V.University, Tirupati
Charitha Devi, National Workshop on Essential Techniques of Gene cloning (Organizing committe ember) during 2-4 March 2006, Department of Applied Microbiology, Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupati
Charitha Devi, National workshop in Bioinformatics during 16th – 17th Mach December 2005, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
Charitha Devi, M.N. Reddy and N.P. Eswara Reddy, Biocontrol efficacy of Pseudomonas spp. against Macrophomina phaseolina, the incitant of root rot of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). “National symposium on plant pathogenic diversity in relation to plant health” during 16-18, January 2003, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Charitha Devi and M.N. Reddy, Biological control of Sclerotium rolfsii the incitant of root rot of groundnut. “National seminar on stress management in oil seeds for attaining self reliance in vegetable oils” during 28-30 January 2003, Directorate of oilseeds Research (ICAR), Hyderabad.
M.N. Reddy M. Charitha Devi and N.V. SriDevi, Studies on the biological control of Rhizome rot of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) caused by Fusarium solani. “Symposium on Molecular Approaches for Plant Disease Management” 10-12 Dec. 2001, IISR, Calicut.
M.N. Reddy, M. Charitha Devi and N.V. SriDevi, VAM association in different varieties of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.). Proceedings of the “National Conference on Mycorrhiza”, 5-7, March 1999, Barkatullah University, Bhopal.
Seminars /conferences organized:
* Organizing Secretary- VIROCON 2010
Organizing committee member :
* National workshop on Innovations and Future challenges in Biotechnology
* National Workshop on Essential Techniques of Gene Cloning
* Seven days workshop on Techniques in Virology
* International webinar on COVID- 19
* Co ordinator – Refresher course in Life sciences UGC-HRDC, SVU during Jan – Feb 2019.
* Co ordinator – Refresher course in Life sciences UGC-HRDC, SVU during 24.2.2021 to 09.03.2021.
- DST – young scientist fellowship
- Qualified SLET (accredited by UGC)
- Senior Research Felloship- ICAR
- Assosiate Fellow, A. P. Academi of Sciences
Visiting places :
IISC, GKVK, PDBC & IVRI, NIANP, Bangalore.
Membership in : 1 .Life Member, Indian Society of
Academic bodies Oil Seeds Research, Hyderabad.
- Member, Association of Microbiologist of India.
- Directory of Mycorrhizologists, TERI, New Delhi
- Life member, Indian Virological Society
- Life member, Indian Science Congress
- Life member, A. P. Academic of SciencesAcademic and Administrative committees
- Head of the Department, Dept. Of Virology, S.V. U. Tirupati (2016-2018)
- Nodal Officer, ISCA Registration Committee SVU, Tirupati , 2017.
- Member in the condemnation committee & Magazine committee
- Technical committee member to purchase the instruments at, Dept of Civil Engineering, SVUCE (TEQUIP) (LPC)
- Member in the Local purchase committee, Pharmaceutical Sciences, SVU, Tirupati
- Inspection committee member for Degree colleges affiliated to SVU, Tirupati.
- BOS member, Dept of Home Science- Nutrition- Duvvuru Ramanama College, Gudur : Dept. of Virology, Dept. of Animal Bio Technology, Dept. of Microbiology
- Resource Person/ Invited talks
- Academic Staff College- Refresher course in Life Sciences-2018.
- Academic Staff College- Refresher course in Physical Sciences-2019.
- Invited Talk in National Conference conducted by Department of Biotechnology , S.V. U. Tirupati
- S. Meera, M. Phil, Development of microbial probiotic strains for human applications, 2011.
- Sree Devi, M. Phil, Exploitation of Biocontrol agents against root rot of Groundnut, 2012.
- S. Meera, Ph. D, “Molecular Characterization and Exploitation of Bacteriocin producing Probiotic Lactobacillus spp, 2016.
- Harsha Vardhan Reddy, Ph. D, Genomics of Infectious Bursal Disease Virus (IBDV) VP2 gene and its heterologous expression in Chlorella pyrenoidosa as a model system for molecular farming, 2017.
- Sunil Kumar, Ph. D, Production, purification and characterization of lignocellulases from selected fungi and its Biotechnological applications, 2017.
- Kiran Kumar, Ph. D, Molecular characterization of Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV) and Infectious Bursal Disease Virus (IBDV) isolates from poultry and Development of Molecular Diagnostics for their Detection, 2017.
- N. S. Meera, PDF, A proteomic approach for the development of new probiotic bacteriocins as potential biotherapeutic agents, 2017 to till date.
- Naveen, Ph.D., Molecular epidemiology and characterization of HCV in Rayalaseema region, 2021.