Education Qualification

BSc in Biochemistry (St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad)

MSc in Biochemistry (Department of Biochemistry, M.S. University, Baroda)

PhD in Life Sciences (Gujarat University)

Research Interests

Plant Biotechnology, PGPRs, Bioremediation and Plant Immunity

1.Dhavalkumar Patel, Anoshi Patel, Disha Vora, Kinjal Desai, Sudeshna Menon, Sebastian Vadakan, and Dweipayan Goswami, Profiling Indolic Auxins Produced by the Strains of Aspergillus Using Novel HPTLC Technique, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019 R. Kundu, R. Narula (eds.), Advances in Plant & Microbial Biotechnology,

2.Dhavalkumar Patel, Anoshi Patel · Disha Vora · Sudeshna Menon · Sebastian Vadakan · Dhaval Acharya · Dweipayan Goswami, A resourceful methodology to profile indolic auxins produced by rhizo-fungi using spectrophotometry and HPTLC, 3 Biotech (2018) 8:413

3.Sunita and Sudeshna Menon. Comparative analysis of antioxidant properties of hydromethanolic extracts of ripe and unripe Averrhoea carambola L. fruit. In: Herbal Therapeutics: Biochemical and Biotechnological Interventions. Sebastian et al (Eds) 2018. A & E Publishing House, Bangalore. ISBN: 978-81-93865-5-0

4.Arwa Gheewala and Sudeshna Menon. A comparative assessment of silver nanoparticles synthesized using aqueous and hydromethanolic Licorice extracts for its antimicrobial and cytotoxicity potential. In: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences – Sen et al (Eds); 2020 Taylor and Francis Group, London, Pg. 275 – 280. ISBN 978-0-367-43161-7

5.Devika Kurup, Sebastian Vadakan and Sudeshna Menon. Immunological changes in Brassica juncea after treatment with plant immunizers. EJMCM (2020). Vol 7, Issue 11, ISSN 2515 – 8260.

6.Herbal Therapeurics: Biochemical and Biotechnological Interventions: Proceedings of the 1st National Conference (Ed) Sebastian Vadakan, Sudeswhna Menon and Dweipayan Goswami. Archers & Elevators Publishing House, 2018, ISBN

7.D. Patel, S. Patel, S. Tekwani, M. Patel, S. Menon, S. Vadakan, D. Acharya & D. Goswami, Assessing mycoparasytic activity exhibited by phyto-friendly-fungi (PFF) in combating phytopathogenic fungi by producing various glucanases. In. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences – Sen et al (Eds); Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences (BIOSPECTRUM 2019), August 8-10, 2019, Kolkata, India P. 259-263.ISBN 978-0-367-43161-7

8.Sebastian Vadakan Sudeshna Menon, Nandini Ghosh., Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Exploring the Role of Present Day Biology in Social and Sustainable Development, (2019), ARCHERS & ELEVATORS PUBLISHING HOUSE, ISBN 978-93-88805-76-6

9.Shivali Guleria, Ayesha Momin, Sebastian V, Sudeshna Menon and Linz Buoy George., In silico and In vitro studies of Acetazolamide as a gametocidal agent. International Association of Biologicals and computational Digest ( iABCD). Vol 4, Issue 2, Dec 2019, 68-84.

10.Dhaval Patel, Dhaval Acharya, Sudeshna Menon, Sebastian Vadakan and Dweipayan Goswami, ‘Trichoderma Species as Foe and Friend of Plant’, In: Plant Growth promoting Microorganisms: Microbial resources for enhanced agricultural productivity. Niranjan S Raj and A C Udayshankar (eds), 2019. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. NY, USA. Pg 29-44.

11.Sebastian Vadakan and Sudeshna Menon (Ed)., Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference:  Present Day Biology: Impact of Research on Cellular and Molecular Biology, (2021), ARCHERS & ELEVATORS PUBLISHING HOUSE, ISBN: 978-93-90996-18-6