Dr. Pooja Shivanand



Educational Qualifications: Educational Qualifications: B.Eng. (India), MS (By Research) (India), PhD (India)

Research Interests

  • Halophilic microorganisms and their metabolites.
  • Industrial & Environmental Biotechnology.
  • Bioremediation.
  • Fermentation & Bioprocess technology.
  • Enzyme technology


  • SB-4314 Biotechnology
  • SB-4321 Mycology
  • SB-2405 Human Life and Environment


  • Matussin B, Chin YY, Ishan I, Shivanand P, Fermented food in Asia as a source of potential probiotics: Properties and beneficial effects. Scientia Bruneiana 15, 18-32, 2016.
  • Shivanand P., Gopal Mugeraya, Anubhav Kumar, Utilization of renewable agricultural residues for the production of extracellular halostable cellulase from newly isolated Halomonas sp. strain PS47. Annals of microbiology 63 (4), 1257-1263, 2013.
  • Shivanand P, Gopal Mugeraya, Halophilic bacteria and their compatible solutes- osmoregulation and potential applications. Current Science 100 (10), 1516-1521, 2011.
  • Shivanand P, Jayaraman G, Isolation and characterization of a metal ion-dependent alkaline protease from a halotolerant Bacillus aquimaris VITP4. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysic 48, 95-100, 2011.
  • Shivanand P, Jayaraman G, Production of extracellular protease from halotolerant bacterium, Bacillus aquimaris strain VITP4 isolated from Kumta coast. Process Biochemistry 44 (10), 1088-1094, 2009.