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Dr. J. Renuka Devi

Teaching Fellow,Centre for Biotechnology

Anna University, Chennai 600025
044 - 2235 8358



Degree Year University Major Subject Studied
Ph D 2007-2013 S.R.M University Biotechnology
M.PHARM 2001-2003 J.S.S .College Of Pharmacy, Ooty Biotechnology
B.PHARM 1997- 2001 K.K. College of Pharmacy, Chennai Foods and Nutrition
PGDBI(Post graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics) 2004 SISI, Govt of India Bioinformatics


June 2014 to Till date Teaching Fellow, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai
Dec 2005 to Dec 2008 Lecturer (Biotechnology), Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai
Oct 2003 to Apr 2005 Lecturer (Biotechnology), St. Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai

Areas of Research Interest

Natural product based drug discovery

Drug design – Plant characterization with Insilico modeling using Ligand based drug design of species such as Brassicacae and Hemidesmus indicus
Ligand based design –QSAR(COMFA), Pharmacophore modeling, Simulation studies.


  • J Renukadevi, G Nandhinidevi, M Bavanilatha, G. Gayathri, K. Kowsalyaleela . S. Anusha M. Durga R. Ramani K. Sabitha. “Pharmacophore based QSAR modelling of natural leads in antimicrobial drug design,” Current Chinese Chemistry,INPRESS. DOI: 10.2174/2666001601666200206102612
  • J Renukadevi, G Nandhinidevi, M Bavanilatha, H Tharani, R Sathiyabhama, S Vasumathi, “Pharmacophore modelling of Brassicaceae members as a potent HIF (hypoxia inducible factor) inhibitors involved in cancer angiogenesis, Pharmacognosy journal,10(4),pp.798-802,2018.
  • J Renuka devi, G Nandhinidevi, M Bavanilatha, T Kavitha Bharathy, M Jameela Banu, S Kanimozhi, “Three-dimensional quantitative structure activity relationships modeling studies of phytochemicals from Brassicaceae as potent inhibitors against tumor inflammation,” Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research,pp 10(1),321-323,2017.
  • Bavanilatha M, Inbakandan A, Renuka Devi J, “Invivo toxicity studies of biosynthesised silver nano particles using Brassica oleraceae in Zebra fish model” International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,7(2), pp. 425-430, 2015.
  • J. Renuka devi and E. Berla Thangam, “Prediction of various apoptotic proteins with Sulforaphane isolated from Brassica oleraceae using docking studies,” International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4(1), pp. 65-69, 2013.
  • J.Renuka devi and E. Berla Thangam, “Mechanism of anticancer activity of Sulforaphane from Brassica oleraceae in the HEp-2 Human Epithelial carcinoma cell line,” Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 13(5), pp.2095 -2100, 2012 [PMID: 22901176].
  • Naveen Prasad R, Renuka devi J, Karpagam Murali, Johanna Rajkumar and Parthasarathy N, “A Novel Method of Designing RNA Vaccines with RNAi Targets to Tackle Dengue Virus,” International Journal of Biotechnology and Biochemistry,4 (2), pp.191–200, 2008.

Courses Taught

  • M Tech (Biopharmaceutical technology) and B Tech (Pharmaceutical Technology)
  • Conventional and Rational drug discovery strategies, Molecular Pharmacology, Drug Discovery, Regulatory issues In Pharmaceutical Industry, Human physiology, Pharmaceutical chemistry


  • Participated in One day workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights 2018”(IPR 2018) held on February 1st 2018 at College of Engineering(CEG),Anna university,Chennai-25.
  • Attended workshop and training on Sequence Analysis and Molecular Simulation held between 20 th to 23rd December 2016, conducted by Department of Biotechnology,Anna University,Chennai-25.


  • Tamilnadu Pharmaceutical Sciences Welfare Trust – M.Pharm student scholarship for the project work entitled “Enzymatic modification and Product evaluation of Various Pulses to improve the nutritional quality”
  • College first rank in B. Pharm degree exam conducted by The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.
  • Qualified Gate 2003 with percentile score 85.61 conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
  • School first in X Matriculation board examinations conducted by Board of Matriculation Education, Madras.


Teaching Fellow,Centre for Biotechnology

Anna University, Chennai 600025


044 - 2235 8358