G. DICKY JOHN DAVIS

  Employment
 

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics

Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai

October 2014 - till date

Lecturer, Department of Bioinformatics

Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai

August 2004 - September 2014

Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology

Kumararani Meena Muthiah College of Arts & Science, Chennai

August 2002 - July 2004

Manager R & D

Nichi-In Drugs & Devices Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

November 2001 - February 2002

Territory Manager

DSS Imagetech Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

September 1998 - October 2001

  Education
 

Ph.D. Bioinformatics, Sri Ramachandra University, 2014

M.Phil. Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, 2005

P.G. Diploma in Bioinformatics, Small Industries Service Institute, 2003

M.Sc. Molecular Biology, University of Madras, 1998

P.G. Diploma in Advanced Medical Laboratory Technology, Tamilnad Hospital, 1996

B.Sc. Microbiology, University of Madras, 1994

    National Level Achievement
    Qualified Joint CSIR UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship, June 2011
    Research Projects
   

Nuclear factor-κB inhibition in human urothelial carcinoma by a bioactive peptide using in-vitro and in-silico studies, Young faculty Grant, Sri Ramachandra University, November 2014 (1 year), ₹ 1 Lakh.

Virtual screening of drugs to combat T790M mutation in non small cell lung carcinoma, Summer Research Fellowship, Sri Ramachandra University, April 2014 (6 months), ₹ 0.10 Lakh.

Chemoinformatics database of marine algae,Department of Bioinformatics, Sri Ramachandra University, June 2009 (5 years), ₹ 1.25 Lakhs.

    Invited Lectures
   

Protein sequence analysis, Molecular Modelling and docking studies

Workshop on Genomic and Proteomic analysis for improvement of productivity in farm animals, 13 July 2017.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Introduction to Proteomics and Protein sequence databanks, Molecular Modelling and Novel drug discovery

Workshop on Application of Bioinformatics in Animal Sciences, 29 May 2017.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Significance of Structure Analysis in Computer Aided Drug Designing

Workshop on Computer Aided Drug Designing, 14 February 2017.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Protein structure visualization and prediction with bioinformatics tools

Workshop on Application of Bioinformatics in Proteome analysis, 22 September 2016.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Application of Bioinformatics in Phylogenetic Data Analysis

Workshop on Application of Bioinformatics in Genome analysis, 9 August 2016.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Significance of Phylogenetic analysis

Workshop on Recent Advancements in Comparative Geneomics & Proteomics, 24 February 2016.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Novel drug discovery using a free software Autodock

Workshop on Insilico drug designing & Development, 8 October 2015.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Recent advances & applications of PCR

State level workshop on PCR a tool for molecular approach, 23 September 2015.

Organized by PG Department of Biotechnology, Kumararani Meena Muthiah College of Arts & Science, Chennai, India.

An insight into drug targets and bioactive principles

Training Programme on Application of Bioinformatics in Veterinary Research, 8 July 2015.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Protein Modelling - Structure Prediction and Analysis

National workshop on Applications of Bioinformatics in Drug Designing, 25 September 2014.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Protein structure analysis

National workshop on Bioinformatics - a practical approach to genomics & proteomics, 8 October 2013.

Organized by Bioinformatics Centre & ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Cheminformatics database of red algae Laurencia Spp. for drug discovery

Second National Conference on Bioprospecting of Marine Resources with Special Reference to Marine Natural Products and Drug Discovery, 25-27 August 2010.

Organized by School of Marine Sciences, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India.

    Publications
   

QSAR based docking studies of marine algal anticancer compounds as inhibitors of protein kinase B (PKBβ).

G. Dicky John Davis and A. Hannah Rachel Vasanthi.

European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 76, 30 August 2015, Pages 110118.

PMID: 25936945

Clues for cancer from ocean-derived molecules and role of in silico techniques in anticancer drug discovery.

G. Dicky John Davis , Veeresh Kumar Sali and Hannah R. Vasanthi.

Marine Pharmacognosy: Trends and Applications edited by Se-Kwon Kim, CRC Press, December 2012, Pages 393-408.

Glucose oxidase incorporated collagen matrices for dermal wound repair in diabetic rat models: a biochemical study.

V. Arul, J. Gunasingh Masilamoni, E. Philip Jesudason, P. J. Jaji, M. Inayathullah, G. Dicky John Davis, S. Vignesh and R. Jayakumar.

Journal of Biomaterials Applications, Volume 26, Issue 8, May 2012, Pages 917-938.

PMID: 21363874

Seaweed metabolite database (SWMD): A database of natural compounds from marine algae.

G. Dicky John Davis and A. Hannah Rachel Vasanthi.

Bioinformation, Volume 5, Issue 8, January 2011, Pages 361-364.

PMID: 21423723

Radioprotective effect of DL-α -alpha-lipoic acid on mice skin fibroblasts.

G. Dicky John Davis, J. Gunasingh Masilamoni, V. Arul, M. Siva Muthu Kumar, U. Baraneedharan, Solomon F. D. Paul, I. Vignesh Sakthivelu, E. Philip Jesudason and R. Jayakumar.

Cell Biology and Toxicology, Volume 25, Issue 4, August 2009, Pages 331-340.

PMID: 18553143

Melatonin prevents amyloid protofibrillar induced oxidative imbalance and biogenic amine catabolism.

J. Gunasingh Masilamoni, E. Philip Jesudason, Ben S. Ashok, R. Kirubagaran, W. Charles E. Jebaraj, G. Dicky John Davis, S. Vignesh, S. Dhandayuthapani and R. Jayakumar.

Life Sciences, Volume 83, Issues 3-4, 18 July 2008, Pages 96-102.

PMID: 18590917

The protective role of dl-α-lipoic acid in biogenic amines catabolism triggered by Aβ amyloid vaccination in mice.

E. Philip Jesudason, J. Gunasingh Masilamoni, R. Kirubagaran, G. Dicky John Davis and R. Jayakumar.

Brain Research Bulletin, Volume 65, Issue 4, 30 April 2005, Pages 361-367.

PMID: 15811602

    Contact
   

No. 137, Second Main Road, Ashtalakshmi Nagar, Alapakkam, Chennai 600 116, India.

Email:dicky@sriramachandra.edu.in, Dicky.John@gmail.com, dicky.john@yahoo.com

Phone: (91) 8939278665, 7010477720

www.swmd.co.in