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Venkata N. Degala

Research Assistant

(478) 825-6320


Research Area: Food Safety, Small Ruminants

Research Interests:
  • Isolating plasmid DNA from the bacteria broth
  • Conducting gel electrophoresis to determine the presence and size of DNA fragments
  • Sterilization and cleaning of laboratory equipment
  • Maintaining lab inventory
  • Collection of the samples
  • Collecting experimental data and summarize it for statistical analysis

May 2015: Certificate of Achievement in Meat HACCP & Food Safety Workshop - Fort Valley State University

May 1986: Certificate of National Cadet Corps (NCC)
Hyderabad, India

May 1986: Certificate of National Social Service (NSS)
Hyderabad, India


Master of Science: Animal Science - Fort Valley State University (2014)

Bachelor of Education: Biological Sciences, English - Osmania University (1990)

Master of Science: Life Science - Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India (1989)

Bachelor of Science: Botany, Zoology, Chemistry - Osmania University, Hyderabad, India (1986)

Recent Publications/Presentations:

Singh, M. & Degala, V.N. (2017). Postmortem Recovery of Proliferative Fibroblasts up to Three Days in Livestock Ear Skin Stored at 35 °C. International Journal of Biology. 9(2):1-5.