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Research Scientist

Career

Institutions and positions
01.02.2022–...   
Tallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health, Post-Doc
01.02.2022–...   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Engineering, Chair of Biosystems Engineering, Post-Doc (1,00)
01.02.2022–31.07.2023   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Engineering, Chair of Biosystems Engineering, Other staff (1,00)
06.01.2022–18.01.2022   
University of Texas El Paso, USA, Visiting Researcher
22.09.2021–21.10.2021   
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Visiting Researcher
12.08.2021–10.09.2021   
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, TEM training
14.11.2019–31.01.2022   
Tallinn Ülikool, Post-Doc (1,00)
09.06.2019–08.09.2019   
American University of Sharjah, UAE, Post-Doc
14.10.2018–12.02.2019   
University of Sharjah, UAE, Researcher
12.03.2017–31.08.2017   
American University of Sharjah, UAE, Post-Doc
14.11.2016–28.02.2017   
United Arab Emirates University, UAE, Researcher
04.04.2016–04.09.2016   
University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia, Researcher
01.06.2011–06.08.2012   
Mahatma Gandhi University, India, Visiting Lecturer
 
 
Education
16.08.2012–01.04.2016   
PhD in Chemical & Environmental Engineering, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2020−2022   
Estonian Biochemical Society Member
2019−2019   
Nanosensor specialist- Wet lab management, Research planning, Protocol development
2018−2019   
Mammalian cell culture specialist - Research lab management, Protocol & Inventory preparations
2017−2017   
Drug delivery and Cell culture specialist - Lab management, Protocol database preparations and Training students
2016−2016   
Short term research specialist- Research Data analysis, Lab management
2016−2017   
Foreign research vendor- Manuscript review, Grant Proposal Preparation, Research support
2012−2016   
Research safety management, IT and library student adviser, Students committee member, Oncampus accommodation management, International conference organizer - University of Nottingham
2011−2012   
Nanomedicine teaching and research guidance to MS. Nanotechnology students, Organized multiple international conferences- MG University, Kerala
 
 
Creative work
2021 Settle in Estonia programme- Research Module (Online, Estonian state ).
2014- University of Nottingham, graduate school Photography Competition Overall Winner and People's Choice Awards (Kuala Lumpur, University of Nottingham) https://www.nottingham.edu.my/GS/Public-Engagement/Photography-Competition/Winners.aspx.
 
 
Additional information
International Society for Applied Phycology Member 2021- 2024
Potential of Graphene nanomaterials in biomedical applications- Presented- Journal Club Seminar, Tallinn University 07-02-2020
10th Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts Conference | 7th – 9th December 2020, (Abstract accepted -conference cancelled due to Covid-19)
Chair of Session 1- Bioactive compounds.
Seaweed For Health 2020 virtual Conference, Denmark. 24-09-2020
Estonian Biochemical Society Member (2020 - Present)
Advanced Mechanical Modeling of Nanomaterials and Nanostructures II- MDPI Webinar-attended 30-10-2020
Food Structure & Functionality Forum Online Mini Symposium,Elsevier, Participation 20-10-2020

Qualifications

Honours & awards
2022, Renu Geetha Bai, Kristjan Jaak scholarship, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Estonia
2022, Renu Geetha Bai, Outstanding publication award in Natural Sciences, Tallinn University, Estonia
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Dora Plus scholarship for short-term study mobility, European Regional Development Fund & the Republic of Estonia
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Tallinn University Research Fund on Determination of the wound healing properties of selected seaweed polysaccharides for the development of future therapeutic applications.
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Kristjan Jaak scholarship, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Estonia
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience- Course completion certificate - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) & Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR)
2020, Renu Geetha Bai, Dora Plus scholarship for short-term study mobility, European Regional Development Fund & the Republic of Estonia
2020, Renu Geetha Bai, English proficiency C1 exam cleared
2019, Renu Geetha Bai, Seal of Excellence Certificate 2018, Horizon 2020 - Marie curie Individual Fellowship
2015, Renu Geetha Bai, Gold Category Award for Best Research Output- University of Nottingham.
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Best shortgun Presentation Award, 1st International Conference on ultrasonic-based applications: from analysis to synthesis, Portugal.
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Universitas 21 (U21) Interuniversity Scholarship from University of Nottingham (GBP1000)
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Best Research Photography Award, University of Nottingham
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Interuniversity Conference Travel Fund, University of Nottingham UK(GBP 600)
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Research Showcase- 2014, Poster presentation-Best Visual Flair Award, University of Nottingham
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Post Graduate Research week - Poster presentation 2nd runner up, Conference Funding(RM 2000)
2013, Renu Geetha Bai, Research Showcase 2013, press release poster presentation- Peer review award, University of Nottingham.
2013, Renu Geetha Bai, Post Graduate Research Week-2013. Poster presentation 2nd runner up, Conference Funding(RM2000)
2012, Renu Geetha Bai, International conference funding for young researchers(USD1000), Nanobio Conference- 2012, USA
2011, Renu Geetha Bai, Department of Science and Technology (DST) India, Research Fellowship (Rs 120,000) 2009-2011
2007, Renu Geetha Bai, Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE) scholarship
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.12. Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biophysics and Economic and Technological Research relating to Bio- and Environmental Sciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: T360 Biochemical technology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.16. Biotechnology relating to Natural Sciences and Engineering; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: T360 Biochemical technology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 3. Health; 3.11. Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biophysics and Bioinformatics relating to Health Studies; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B200 Cytology, oncology, cancerology
 
 

Completed projects

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
1.1.
2022
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
3.1.
2021
3.1.
2021
3.4.
2021
5.2.
2021
6.7.
2021
6.7.
2021
6.7.
2021
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
3.4.
2020
1.1.
2019
3.1.
2019
3.1.
2019
1.1.
2018
3.1.
2018
3.5.
2018
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
3.1.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2015
3.1.
2015
3.4.
2015
3.4.
2015
3.4.
2015
3.5.
2015
1.1.
2014
3.4.
2014
3.4.
2014
1.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
1.1.
2012
3.5.
2007
25.04.2022
renugeethabai@gmail.com
Researcher

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.02.2022–...   
Tallinna Ülikool, Järeldoktor
01.02.2022–...   
Eesti Maaülikool, järeldoktorantuur (1,00)
01.02.2022–31.07.2023   
Eesti Maaülikool, Metsanduse ja inseneeria instituut, Biomajandustehnoloogiate õppetool, teadur-järeldoktor (1,00)
06.01.2022–18.01.2022   
University of Texas El Paso, USA, Külalisteadur
22.09.2021–21.10.2021   
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Külalisteadur
12.08.2021–10.09.2021   
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, TEM training
14.11.2019–31.01.2022   
Tallinn Ülikool, Järeldoktor (1,00)
09.06.2019–08.09.2019   
American University of Sharjah, UAE, Järeldoktor
14.10.2018–12.02.2019   
University of Sharjah, UAE, Teadur
12.03.2017–31.08.2017   
American University of Sharjah, UAE, Järeldoktor
14.11.2016–28.02.2017   
United Arab Emirates University, UAE, Teadur
04.04.2016–04.09.2016   
University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia, Teadur
01.06.2011–06.08.2012   
Mahatma Gandhi University, India, Külalislektor
 
 
Haridustee
16.08.2012–01.04.2016   
PhD in Chemical & Environmental Engineering, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2020−2022   
Estonian Biochemical Society Member
2019−2019   
Nanosensor specialist- Wet lab management, Research planning, Protocol development
2018−2019   
Mammalian cell culture specialist - Research lab management, Protocol & Inventory preparationss
2017−2017   
Drug delivery and Cell culture specialist - Lab management, Protocol database preparations and Training students
2016−2016   
Short term research specialist- Research Data analysis, Lab management
2016−2017   
Foreign research vendor- Manuscript review, Grant Proposal Preparation, Research support
2012−2016   
Research safety management, IT and library student adviser, Students committee member, Oncampus accommodation management, International conference organizer - University of Nottingham
2011−2012   
Nanomedicine teaching and research guidance to MS. Nanotechnology students, Organized multiple international conferences- MG University, Kerala.
 
 
Loometöö
2021 Settle in Estonia programme- Research Module (Online, Estonian state ).
2014– University of Nottingham, graduate school Photography Competition Overall Winner and People's Choice Awards (Kuala Lumpur, University of Nottingham) https://www.nottingham.edu.my/GS/Public-Engagement/Photography-Competition/Winners.aspx.
 
 
Lisainfo

International Society for Applied Phycology Member 2021- 2024
Potential of Graphene nanomaterials in biomedical applications- Presented- Journal Club Seminar, Tallinn University 07-02-2020
10th Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts Conference | 7th – 9th December 2020, (Abstract accepted -conference cancelled due to Covid-19)
Chair of Session 1- Bioactive compounds.
Seaweed For Health 2020 virtual Conference, Denmark. 24-09-2020
Estonian Biochemical Society Member (2020 - Present)
Advanced Mechanical Modeling of Nanomaterials and Nanostructures II- MDPI Webinar-attended 30-10-2020
Food Structure & Functionality Forum Online Mini Symposium,Elsevier, Participation 20-10-2020

Kvalifikatsioon

Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2022, Renu Geetha Bai, Kristjan Jaak scholarship, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Estonia
2022, Renu Geetha Bai, Outstanding publication award in Natural Sciences, Tallinn University, Estonia
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Dora Plus scholarship for short-term study mobility, European Regional Development Fund & the Republic of Estonia
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Tallinn University Research Fund on Determination of the wound healing properties of selected seaweed polysaccharides for the development of future therapeutic applications.
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Kristjan Jaak scholarship, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Estonia
2021, Renu Geetha Bai, Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience- Course completion certificate - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) & Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR)
2020, Renu Geetha Bai, Dora Plus scholarship for short-term study mobility, European Regional Development Fund & the Republic of Estonia
2020, Renu Geetha Bai, English proficiency C1 exam cleared
2019, Renu Geetha Bai, Seal of Excellence Certificate 2018, Horizon 2020 - Marie curie Individual Fellowship
2015, Renu Geetha Bai, Gold Category Award for Best Research Output- University of Nottingham.
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Best shortgun Presentation Award, 1st International Conference on ultrasonic-based applications: from analysis to synthesis, Portugal.
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Universitas 21 (U21) Interuniversity Scholarship from University of Nottingham (GBP1000)
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Best Research Photography Award, University of Nottingham
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Interuniversity Conference Travel Fund, University of Nottingham UK(GBP 600)
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Research Showcase- 2014, Poster presentation-Best Visual Flair Award, University of Nottingham
2014, Renu Geetha Bai, Post Graduate Research week - Poster presentation 2nd runner up, Conference Funding(RM 2000)
2013, Renu Geetha Bai, Research Showcase 2013, press release poster presentation- Peer review award, University of Nottingham.
2013, Renu Geetha Bai, Post Graduate Research Week-2013. Poster presentation 2nd runner up, Conference Funding(RM2000)
2012, Renu Geetha Bai, International conference funding for young researchers(USD1000), Nanobio Conference- 2012, USA
2011, Renu Geetha Bai, Department of Science and Technology (DST) India, Research Fellowship (Rs 120,000) 2009-2011
2007, Renu Geetha Bai, Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE) scholarship
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.12. Bio- ja keskkonnateadustega seotud uuringud, näiteks biotehnoloogia, molekulaarbioloogia, rakubioloogia, biofüüsika, majandus- ja tehnoloogiauuringud; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: T360 Biokeemiatehnoloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.16. Biotehnoloogia (loodusteadused ja tehnika); CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: T360 Biokeemiatehnoloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 3. Terviseuuringud; 3.11. Terviseuuringutega seotud uuringud, näiteks biokeemia, geneetika, mikrobioloogia, biotehnoloogia, molekulaarbioloogia, rakubioloogia, biofüüsika ja bioinformaatika; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B200 Tsütoloogia, onkoloogia, kantseroloogia

Lõppenud projektid

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2022
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
3.1.
2021
3.1.
2021
3.4.
2021
5.2.
2021
6.7.
2021
6.7.
2021
6.7.
2021
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
3.4.
2020
1.1.
2019
3.1.
2019
3.1.
2019
1.1.
2018
3.1.
2018
3.5.
2018
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
3.1.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2015
3.1.
2015
3.4.
2015
3.4.
2015
3.4.
2015
3.5.
2015
1.1.
2014
3.4.
2014
3.4.
2014
1.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
1.1.
2012
3.5.
2007
25.04.2022

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PUT; PUT_SPPUT1406Functional polysaccharides from seaweeds01.01.201731.12.2020Rando TuvikeneTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health182 400,00 EUR
1.2.1.3.TKA21222Enhancing and controlling the quality of cultivated seaweeds for large-scale production and a sustainable supply chain to food and feed markets (QualiSea)01.11.202131.10.2024Rando TuvikeneTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health50 087,00 EUR
1.1.7.TF4619 The effect of red seaweed polysaccharides on colon and cervical cancer cell vitality 25.11.201931.12.2021Kadri SaluriTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health2 904,00 EUR
EAGEAG10Development of up-scalable technology for purification of phycoerythrin containing extracts obtained from the red alga Furcellaria lumbricalis01.01.202030.06.2021Rando TuvikeneTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health100 000,00 EUR
1.2.3.6.3.TRU20080 Seaweeds for Novel Applications and Products (SNAP)01.03.202028.02.2023Rando TuvikeneTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health100 000,00 EUR
1.1.8.1.TF1321 (Rahastatud TLÜ uuringufondi nõukogu koosoleku OTSUSEGA nr 7.1-17/5 7.05.2021 )Determination of the wound healing properties of selected seaweed polysaccharides for the development of future therapeutic applications10.05.202131.12.2021Amal PremarathnaTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health3 000,00 EUR (total financing 3 000,00 EUR)
COVSGCOVSG7Antiviral Carbohydrates: Applications in Disinfectants, Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical Formulations01.10.202031.12.2021Rando TuvikeneTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health200 000,00 EUR