Meera K U

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Microbiology
  • Bacteria
  • Fungal studies


Completed master’s degree in Biotechnology from Loyola College, Chennai in the year 2020.Was awarded the Loyola Research Park Grant for my master’s project.

Field of interest include microbiology with an experience working on bacteria , fungi and nematode(C. elegans).Experience include the master’s and bachelor’s project work; isolation of chitinase producing bacteria and optimization of its cultural conditions, for the master’s project and checking the antagonistic activity of fungal metabolites on C. elegans for the bachelor’s project.

Did an internship on plant tissue culture at Marian Centre for Advanced research, St Mary’s College, Thrissur Kerala.