A Constituent Unit of NCERT, New Delhi

Under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India


Personal Information

Name Dr. Sarita M.
Designation Assistant Professor in Zoology
Qualification M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D., B.Ed., PGDBI, SET (LifeSciences)
Email saritamarigowda@gmail.com; drsaritam@ncert.nic.com
Phone No. NA
Specialization  Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology


  • 18 years of teaching experience at Undergraduate and Post graduate level in various colleges in Bangalore and Mysore, Karnataka.
  • 5 years of Research Experience.


Publications: 6

Research Papers Published in Peer reviewed/Scopus indexed/UGC care listed Journals

1. Sarita.M. 2018. Abortive and Teratogenicity of ethyl acetate extract fraction of E. jambolana seed in pregnant rats. International Journal of Zoology and Animal Biology.
2. Sarita M.2018. Antifertility activity of E. jambolana seed extract in female albino rat. Biochemistry and Physiology.
3. Sarita M,2017. "Anti-implantation and Antiestrogenic Activity of Ethyl Acetate Extract of Chromatographic Fractions of E. Jambolana Seeds in Female Albino Rats", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),
4. Sarita M.& Shivanandappa, 2014. Anti-ovulatory activity of Chromatographic fraction of Ethyl acetate extract of E. jambolana seeds in female albino rat. International Journal of Biological Research.
5. Sarita M.& Bhagya M, 2012. Post-Coital Contraceptive activity and Teratogenicity of E. jambolana seed. Journal of Pharmacy Research.
6. Sarita M.& Bhagya M, 2012. Anti-implantation and Anti-estrogenic activity of E. jambolana seed. Journal of Pharmacy Research.



1. Sarita M. V Kumar D.R. Sahana D. & Anupama A.S. (2014). “Rescueing the Last Shelter of Biodiversity - Cycas Populations of Nagamangala, Mandya, Southern Karnataka, an Endangered & Endemic Species” presented in the National Conference Biological Advances and its Relevance to the Environment, BAREGSC, at Bangalore, Karnataka, South India.
2. Sarita M.& V Kumar D.R. (2014). “In Vitro Studies of CalliandraCalothyrsusMeissner, and Introducing to Indian Land a Multipurpose Legume Tree” orally presented in the International Conference Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology, at Mysore, Karnataka, South India.
3. B.R.Chandrashekarappa. Sarita M. & V Kumar D.R.(2014) “Conservation of Cycas Populations of Nagamangala, Mandya, Southern Karnataka, is in need”orallypresented in the International Conference Biodiversity, Bio-resources and Biotechnology, held at Mysore, Karnataka, South India.
4. Sarita M. Ganesh S. & T. Shivanandappa. (2014).“Anti-estrogenic Activity of Ethyl Acetate Extract of the Seeds of Eugenia jambolana Lam. in Female Albino Mice” orallypresented in the National Conference at Jain University, Bangalore.
5. Sarita M. V Kumar D.R. & Chandrashekarappa B.R. (2013). “Anti-Ovulatory Activity of Ethyl acetate Extract Chromatographic Fractions of Eugenia jambolana Lam. Seed in Female Albino Rat”poster presented in the 6th Annual Conference of Karnataka Science and Technology Academy in association with Christ University, held at Bangalore.
6. Sarita M. & M. Bhagya (2012).“Effect of the Seed Extract of Eugenia jambolana on Pregnancy in the Rat”. Orally presented the paper in the “30th Annual Symposium of the Society for Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology (SRBCE) & National Conference on Novel Aspects and Emerging Trends in Reproduction and Endocrinolgoy” held at Udaipur, Rajasthan.
7. Sarita M. M.Bhagya& T.Shivanandappa(2012).“Ovarian dysfunction in the rat by the seed extract of Eugenia jambolana”. Orally presented the paper in the “International Symposium on Comparative Endocrinology and Stress Physiology” held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
8. Sarita M. & A. Nagarathna(2009).“Studies on Antifertility Activity of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of PentanemaIndicum in Male Swiss Albino Rat” Orally presented the paper in the “National Conference on Recent Trends in Animal Physiology” held at Mysore University, Mysore, India.
9. V Kumar D.R, Latha M.R and Sarita M. (2007) “Isolation, Purification, Characterization and Biological properties of Indigenous plant lectins used to cure cancer” Published in the proceedings of 26th annual convention of Indian association for Cancer Research and International symposium on Translational Research in Cancer held at Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.
10. V Kumar D.R Sarita M.(2005)“Chemical Sciences: By Experimentation and Computer Simulation”, Cheminformatics, a boon for Medical Botany”,orally presented in the National Seminar on Cheminformatics and Drug Design held at Madurai.
11. Sarita M. V Kumar D.R(2005) “Micropropagation of rare, endangered and endemic medicinal plants”,orally presented in the International Symposium “BIOVISION 2005” on Food Biotechnology conference held at Kerala.
12. Sarita M, D R. V Kumar, VarshaDinesan, AparnaRadhakrishnan (2005) “Bioinformatics- The Biological Revolution”orally presented the paper in the State Level Symposium on Current Trends in Biotechnology held at NMAM Institute of Technology NITTE, Mangalore.






Delivered Lecture under PAC titled “Bioinformatics’ was organized on 21st March 2018 at Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Mysore.

Other Information

1. Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association.
2. Reviewer for the Journal “Journal of Pharmacy Research”.