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Dr Sowmya G S is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology at JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research Mysuru. She is both an under graduate and post graduate alumni of our institution. As a faculty of Department of Microbiology, her responsibilities have been largely focused on Teaching and training undergraduate and postgraduates of Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy and Nursing students, Diagnostic microbiology and Research. Her work is mainly focused on genetic and phenotypic analysis of bacterial drug resistance patterns, in evaluating various methods of detection of drug resistance patterns and diagnosis of fungal infections.

She has undergone training in PCR techniques, Diagnostic mycology and Internal audit & Quality management systems. The training in Internal audit and Quality management systems for NABL & NABH accreditation has helped her in auditing and organizing their departmental stores and workflow in a very organized manner and in managing the Hospital Information System of department. She has been the department co-ordinator for NAAC & IQAC related activities. She has been a faculty and resource person in various workshops such as., Hands on training workshops of Antibiotic susceptibility detection, Diagnostic mycology and Diagnostic microbiology.

She is an Editorial Board member of International Journal of Health and Allied Sciences and a member of Medical Education Unit and UG Board of Studies of JSS Medical College. She has guided four undergraduate students for STS projects funded by ICMR, New Delhi  She has several research publications to her credit in peer reviewed journals and has presented scientific papers at various International, National and State conferences.


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Fellowship and Membership

 i) Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists

ii) Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, Karnataka Chapter

iii) Society for Indian Human and Animal Mycologists

iv) Indian Medical Association


Field of Expertise

Mycology


Academic Excellence

3rd Rank in MD Microbiology Exam


Rare Case Management


Research / Presentations /Publications

  1. G S Vijay Kumar, GS Sowmya, S Shivananda. Chrysomya bezziana oral myiasis – A case report.  Journal of Global Infectious diseases. Dec 2011; volume 3, issue 4, 393-395.

Impact factor – 1.05

 

  1.  Dr. G.S.Vijay kumar, Dr. G.S.Sowmya, Dr. N.Ravishankar, Dr. B.M.Uma. Non Traumatic unusual and rare Gas Gangrene following Intramuscular Injection, Hundred and Fifty years review and a fatal case presentation.  International Journal Medicine and Medical Sciences. Apr 2013; Volume 46, Issue 2: 1179-1185.

Impact factor – 3.228

 

  1. Dr. Vijay Kumar Gowdara Shankarappa, Dr. Sowmya G Shivappa, Dr. Madhu Chandgal Puttaswamy, Miss. Rashmi Ramakrishna, Dr. Ramya Ramalingaiah, Dr. Varsha Puranik. Apophysomyces variabilis a flesh eating fungus – a case report. IOSR Journal of Dental & Medical sciences. Mar 2014, vol 13(version II): 86-90.

Impact factor – 1.576

 

  1. Madhuri Kulkarni, Vijay Kumar GS, Sowmya GS, Madhu CP, Ramya SR. Necrotizing soft tissue infection – Microbiologist’s dilemma; Surgeon’s nightmare. Applying the Laboratory Risk indicator for Necrotizing soft tissue infections (LRINEC) score – A case report. Journal of laboratory Physicians. Jan- Jun 2014; vol 6 (1):46-49.

 

  1. Dr Sowmya G Shivappa, Dr Madhuri Kulkarni, Dr Manjula S. R, Dr Bewin Oral. Granulicatella elegans bacteremia and meningitis in a child without neurosurgical interventions. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences. Sep 2014; Vol 13 (9):01-04.

Impact factor – 1.576

 

  1. Sowmya G. S, Madhuri Kulkarni, Sumana M N, Reshmi Gopalakrishnan. Speciation and antifungal susceptibility pattern of candida isolates in a tertiary care ho

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Profile

Dr Sowmya G S is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology at JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research Mysuru. She is both an under graduate and post graduate alumni of our institution. As a faculty of Department of Microbiology, her responsibilities have been largely focused on Teaching and training undergraduate and postgraduates of Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy and Nursing students, Diagnostic microbiology and Research. Her work is mainly focused on genetic and phenotypic analysis of bacterial drug resistance patterns, in evaluating various methods of detection of drug resistance patterns and diagnosis of fungal infections.

She has undergone training in PCR techniques, Diagnostic mycology and Internal audit & Quality management systems. The training in Internal audit and Quality management systems for NABL & NABH accreditation has helped her in auditing and organizing their departmental stores and workflow in a very organized manner and in managing the Hospital Information System of department. She has been the department co-ordinator for NAAC & IQAC related activities. She has been a faculty and resource person in various workshops such as., Hands on training workshops of Antibiotic susceptibility detection, Diagnostic mycology and Diagnostic microbiology.

She is an Editorial Board member of International Journal of Health and Allied Sciences and a member of Medical Education Unit and UG Board of Studies of JSS Medical College. She has guided four undergraduate students for STS projects funded by ICMR, New Delhi  She has several research publications to her credit in peer reviewed journals and has presented scientific papers at various International, National and State conferences.

Share & Blogs / URLs

Fellowship and Membership

 i) Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists

ii) Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, Karnataka Chapter

iii) Society for Indian Human and Animal Mycologists

iv) Indian Medical Association

Field of Expertise

Mycology

Academic Excellence

3rd Rank in MD Microbiology Exam

Rare Case Management

Research / Presentations /Publications

  1. G S Vijay Kumar, GS Sowmya, S Shivananda. Chrysomya bezziana oral myiasis – A case report.  Journal of Global Infectious diseases. Dec 2011; volume 3, issue 4, 393-395.

Impact factor – 1.05

 

  1.  Dr. G.S.Vijay kumar, Dr. G.S.Sowmya, Dr. N.Ravishankar, Dr. B.M.Uma. Non Traumatic unusual and rare Gas Gangrene following Intramuscular Injection, Hundred and Fifty years review and a fatal case presentation.  International Journal Medicine and Medical Sciences. Apr 2013; Volume 46, Issue 2: 1179-1185.

Impact factor – 3.228

 

  1. Dr. Vijay Kumar Gowdara Shankarappa, Dr. Sowmya G Shivappa, Dr. Madhu Chandgal Puttaswamy, Miss. Rashmi Ramakrishna, Dr. Ramya Ramalingaiah, Dr. Varsha Puranik. Apophysomyces variabilis a flesh eating fungus – a case report. IOSR Journal of Dental & Medical sciences. Mar 2014, vol 13(version II): 86-90.

Impact factor – 1.576

 

  1. Madhuri Kulkarni, Vijay Kumar GS, Sowmya GS, Madhu CP, Ramya SR. Necrotizing soft tissue infection – Microbiologist’s dilemma; Surgeon’s nightmare. Applying the Laboratory Risk indicator for Necrotizing soft tissue infections (LRINEC) score – A case report. Journal of laboratory Physicians. Jan- Jun 2014; vol 6 (1):46-49.

 

  1. Dr Sowmya G Shivappa, Dr Madhuri Kulkarni, Dr Manjula S. R, Dr Bewin Oral. Granulicatella elegans bacteremia and meningitis in a child without neurosurgical interventions. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences. Sep 2014; Vol 13 (9):01-04.

Impact factor – 1.576

 

  1. Sowmya G. S, Madhuri Kulkarni, Sumana M N, Reshmi Gopalakrishnan. Speciation and antifungal susceptibility pattern of candida isolates in a tertiary care ho

Award and Achievements