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Department of Botany

Faculty Details


Ms Grace Leena Crasta

Assistant Professor,Botany

Faculty Details

Eligibility Details
Category Subject Status
KSET lifescience Cleared
Title Journal Name Year DOI/URL Your authorial position How many authors Clarivate IF
Seasonal diversity and spaciotemporal distribution of fungal endophytes associated with the medicinal plant Coleus forskohlii Briq. Plant Science Today 2023 1st and corresponding 2 1.4
Molecular identification of endophytic fungi associated with Coleus forskohlii (Willd.) Briq Journal of Applied Biology & Biotechnology 2021 10.7324/JABB.2021.96021 1st and corresponding 2 0.001-0.999
Comparative studies on chlorophyll concentration in some important plant families Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2021 2nd and corresponding 3
In vivo germination of encapsulated orchid seeds- Epidendrum radicans Asian Journal of Biotechnology and Bio resource Technology 2018 DOI: 10.9734/AJB2T/2017/35852 1st and corresponding 2
Title of Paper Title of Seminar/Conference Organized by Level Start Date Place Country Duration
A new report on diversity of fungal endophytes associated with Coleus forskohlii (Willd.) Briq. 62nd Annual International Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) University of Mysore International 21-09-2022 Mysore India 3 days
“PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON DIVERSITY OF FUNGAL ENDOPHYTES FROM COLEUS FORSKOHLII (WILLD.) BRIQ.” Plant Health and Food Security: Challenges and Opportunities Indian Phytopathological Society National 25-03-2021 Online India 3 days
"Potential of fungal endophytes" 4th AnnualConvention Gene Research Foundation St. Joseph’s College International 26-02-2021 Bangalore India 2 days
Stress Physiology of some crop plants Environmental pollution, Urban Waste management and public health security Christ University National 13-02-2015 Bangalore India Two Days
Events Organized
Type of Event Level Organized by Date From Title of Event Duration Place
University CMCB, Department of Botany 27-10-2023 Environment Awareness Rally 1 hour St Joseph's University
Intra-Collegiate Department of Botany 05-08-2023 Inauguration of CMCB 1 day Bangalore
Previous Experience
Designation Institution Name Start Date End Date
Lecturer St. Joseph's Composite Pre-University College 02-06-2014 31-10-2014
Faculty Development Program
Title of Event Type of Event Level Organized by Place Date From Date To
Plant Health and Food Security: Challenges and Opportunities Conference National INDIAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY New Delhi 25-03-2021 27-03-2021
4th AnnualConvention Gene Research Foundation Conference International St. Joseph's College Bangalore 26-02-2021 27-02-2021
National Webinar on “FIERY DRAG OF BIOTECHNOLOGY - A PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACH” Others International Department of Botany, BCWCC, Bengaluru Bangalore 01-07-2020 01-07-2020
Genetic Engineering for Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants Others International Annakkili Amma Research Institute (AARI) Online, Bangalore 01-07-2020 01-07-2020
BIOPROSPECTION: SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL BIOMOLECULES AND THEIR PATENTS Others National Department of Botany, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous,Bengaluru Bangalore 01-07-2020 01-07-2020
Faculty Development Programme titled ‘SJC Digital Teacher’ Others Local St. Joseph's college Bangalore 25-06-2020 30-07-2020
“International Webinar on Current Trends in Phytomedicine Research” Others International Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Bangalore 14-06-2020 14-06-2020
‘Species Recovery and Conservation of Endangered Species in India’ Others National Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), 36, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru Online, Bangalore 05-06-2020 05-06-2020
Covid-19 Awareness Online Quiz Others Others Shri Jagadamba First Grade Arts & Science College ONLINE 28-05-2020 28-05-2020
online awareness quiz on COVID-19 Others Local Department of Studies in Zoology, Mysore University Bangalore 28-05-2020 28-05-2020
‘One Week Live Webinar Series of International E-Conference in Plant Sciences’ Conference International Department of Studies in Botany, Davangere University, Shivagangothri, Davangere-577007 Online, Bangalore 25-05-2020 30-05-2020
e-course on plant identification (through digital photographs) Others Others Department of Botany of Dr. Lakireddy Hanimireddy Government Degree College, Mylavaram. ONLINE 22-05-2020 22-05-2020
Microbial Transformation of waste for renewable chemicals, fuel & materials Others National Little Flower Degree College, Hyderabad Webinar, Hyderabad 18-05-2020 18-05-2020
Role of Plant sciences in combating pandemics Others National Little Flower Degree College, Hyderabad Webinar, Hyderabad 15-05-2020 15-05-2020
Covid-19 online awareness quiz Others Others Post-Graduate, Department of Botany, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada. ONLINE 15-05-2020 15-05-2020
“Training on E-Content Development: Strategies, Tools and Opportunities” FDPs attended Local St.Joseph's college Bangalore 13-05-2020 21-05-2020
Innovations and challenges in life sciences Seminar State Department Of Botany, Biochemistry & Microbiology, JSS college for Arts, Commerce & Science Mysore 05-03-2020 05-03-2020
UGC Sponsored Refresher course, in Life Sciences- Interdisciplinary Refresher Courses National UGC, HRDC, Bangalore University Bangalore 27-01-2020 08-02-2020
New Trends in Immunology Refresher Courses Local Department of Microbiology, St. Joseph's College Bangalore 25-01-2020 25-01-2020
Borderless Biology: From Basics to Business Workshop International JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research Mysuru 18-12-2019 20-12-2019
Data Revolution in Computational Biology & Drug Development Conference National Department of Botany, St. Joseph's College Bangalore 17-12-2019 17-12-2019
Taxonomy, Biodiversity, Existu conservation and applications of Fungi Workshop National Agharkar Research Institute, NFCCI, Pune Pune 20-11-2019 29-11-2019
Lofty Ideality and Visible Reality of Technology in Biology Conference Local Department of Zoology, SJC St. Joseph's College 21-01-2019 21-01-2019
Research Based Pedagogical Tools Workshop Others St. Joseph's College St. Joseph's College, Bangalore 04-04-2018 06-04-2018
Trends in molecular Biology Workshop Local St. Joseph's College St. Joseph's College 09-03-2018 10-03-2018
Symposium on modern trends in infectious diseases and environmental health Seminar Local St. Joseph's College St. Joseph's College 01-03-2018 01-03-2018
Opportunities Abroad Seminar Local St. Joseph's College St. Joseph's College 12-02-2018 12-02-2018
Bangalore Lake Summit Seminar Local Department of Botany, SJC St. Joseph's College 06-03-2017 06-03-2017
Biotechnology, Bio prospecting and conservation of Bioresources Workshop Others Department of biotechnology, SJC St. Joseph's College, Bangalore 12-01-2017 13-01-2017
Research Methodology Workshop State Channabasveshwara Institute Of Technology, Tumkur Tumkur 19-08-2016 20-08-2016
International Conference on Green Technologies for sustainable ecosysytem Conference International Department of Botany, SJC St. Joseph's College 26-02-2016 27-02-2016
Cellular Mechanism and Gene expression Workshop Local St. Joseph's College St. Joseph's College 12-02-2016 13-02-2016
Staff Enrichment Programme Training Program Local St. Joseph's College St. Joseph's College, Bangalore 19-11-2015 20-11-2015
Resource Persons
Title of the Program Role Level Organized by Start Date Place Country
IGNITORS Invited Talk University BJES 18-01-2023 Bangalore India
HRD Others College level St. Joseph’s College 11-07-2015 St Joseph’s College India
IGNITORS Invited Talk Class BJES 15-06-2015 St. Joseph's College India

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