She has 35 Years of teaching and research experience since 1981. Established Human Genetics & Molecular Biology Laboratory in Zoology Department, with the financial support of UGC, DAE, DEFST, DRDO projects.
Guided about 25Ph. programs, Five students are working for Ph.D. Published 208 research papers presented 98 research papers at National and International conferences. She was the Head (2007-2009), chairman, BOS (2005-2007) for Zoology Dept. O.U. Visited Germany, France, Italy, the USA, and Malaysia for scientific interactions.
Trained for telomerase dysfunction studies of breast cancer tissue at Indianapolis, the USA in Oct.2003 & 2005. Selected as a fellow of Andhra Pradesh, Academy of science in 2006.
The research interests are environmental genotoxicity, neutron genomic, industrial pollutants, identification of occupational hazard through PIXE Technique by utilizing Gamma Radiation source (Bhubaneshwar), modulatory studies with antimutagenic diets in occupationally lead and chromium exposed population and painters, etc., using a spectrum of biomarkers and preventive oncology which includes clinical, cytogenetic, molecular analysis of mutations in ovarian and breast cancer patients and diabetic neuropathies.
She is the reviewer for national and international journals. She chaired the sessions on women empowerment at science congress (2012) held at Bhubaneshwar. She is a member of the State Level Apprehension Committee, Ministry of Environment And Forests, Government of India from 2007-2013.
She received several awards such as Sri Shakti, Indira Priyadarshini, etc., from the Government of Andhra Pradesh. She is a member of the research Reviewer’s Board, North Carolina, USA. and several other national societies. Awarded Distinguished Basic Science Faculty Fellowship in 2015-18 Member Editorial Board Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, International of Journal Agricultural and Biological Research.
Effect of different modes of administration of thiotepa on the bone marrow erythrocytes of mice” K. Rudrama Devi and P.P. Reddy,
"Evaluation of thiotepa for genetic damage in mice" K. Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy
"Evaluation of mutagenicity of thiotepa using host mediated assay" K. Rudrama Devi and P.P. Reddy.
"Micronucleus test in mice fed irradiated whole diet". P. P. Reddy O. S. Reddy P. Rita., M. V. Usha Rani, K. Rudrama Devi and S. N. Goud.
"Induction of sperm head abnormalities in mice by metepa". K. Rudrama Devi and P.P. Reddy.
"Bisazir induced cytogenetic damage and sperm head abnormalities in mice ". K.Rudrama Devi and P .P. Reddy.
"Bisazir induced cytogenetic damage and sperm head abnormalities in mice ". K.Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy.
"Bisazir induced micronuclei in bone marrow cells of mice". Cell and Chromosome Research. K. Rudrama Devi.
“Evaluation of thiotepa induced cytogenetic damage in swiss albino mice". K.Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy and P. Rita.
"Cytogenetic effects of hormonal contraceptives in mice and in human lymphocytes" K.Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy, Cell and Chromosome.
"Evaluation of metepa for cytogenetic effects is swiss albino mice" K.Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy, Cell and Chromosome Research.
“Dose response relationship for sperm abnormalities induced by thiotepa in mice", K.Rudrama Devi and P.P .Reddy, Cell and Chromosome Research.
"Evaluation of metepa for cytogenetic damage in mice" K.Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy.
"Evaluation of contraceptives for mutagencity in swiss albino mice”,K.Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy.
"Mutagenicity of azirdines using host mediated assay" K.Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy, Medical Science Research.
“Evaluation of contraceptives for mutagenicity in mice and in human lymphocytes.”
K. Rudrama Devi and P.P. Reddy, Trends in Life Sciences.
"Genotoxic effects of heavy metals in mice1 Effects of lead acetate on bone marrow erythrocytes of mice ". K.Rudrama Devi and M. Kameshwari.
"Dose-response relationship for micronuclei induced by thiotepa in mice". K. Rudrama Devi and P. P. Reddy.
"Effect of hetrazan on bone marrow erythrocytes of mice ". G. Manohar Reddy and K.Rudrama Devi.
“Mutagenicity of antihelmintic drugs in mammal I. Effect of pyrantel pamoate on somatic cells" G. Manohar Reddy and K.Rudrama Devi".
"Mutagenicity of antihelmintic drugs in mammals II. Effect of pyrantel pamoate on germ cells of Swiss albino male mice ". G. Manohar Reddy and K.Rudrama Devi.
"Genotoxic effects of heavy metals in mammals V. effect of lead on germ cells of mice ". B. KaIyanaSwamy, K.Rudrama Devi and M. Kameshwari.
"In vitro effect of levamisole on human lymphocytes", G. Manohar Reddy and K. Rudrama Devi, "Human Applied Genetics" Edited by Prof. P. P. Reddy, and M. Swarna, 1991 published by Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases, Osmania University.
"Cytogenetic effects of thiotepa on germ cells of mice ". M. Kameshwari, Kalyana Swami B. and K Rudrama Devi.
"Evaluation of theophylline mutagenicity in swiss albino mice” M. Kameshwari, KalyanaSwamy B. and K.Rudrama Devi.
"Evaluation of genetic damage in occupationally exposed asbestos workers", K.Rudrama Devi, and B. KalyanaSwamy, Proceedings of the National Symposium on Environment held at BARC Bombay.
"Effect of theophylline on human lymphocytes in vitro", M. Kameshwari and K.Rudrama Devi, Medical Science Research.
"Induction of micronuclei in bone marrow erythrocytes of mice by fenvalerate", K. Y. Geetha and K.Rudrama Devi.
"Evaluation of cypermethrin for mutagenicity in somatic and germ cells of mice". K. Y.' Geetha and K.Rudrama Devi.
"Genotoxic effects of heavy metals in mammals III. Effect of lead nitrate on germ cells of mice". B. KalynaSwamy, K.Rudrama Devi, and M. Kameshwari.
Taught courses likeCell Biology, Molecular Genetics, Human Genetics, Animal Biotechnology, Physiological Chemistry, and Biostatistics etc.,
Established Toxicogenomics and Molecular Biology Research Laboratory and carried-out research in the areas of Environmental Mutagenesis, Genetic Toxicology, Molecular Oncology and Translational Biology, FISH, Nutrigenomics, Cancer Genetics, and Pharmacogenomics.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Fellow, Andhra Pradesh Academy of Science 2005.
"Sri Shakti Award’ ‘NavakalaVedika’AP Feb 10th, 2005.
“BharataRathna Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Award” by NavakalaVedhika, Jubilee all, Andhra Pradesh on 19th August 2007.
Seva Ratna Award, 2011,- Megacity annual meeting by Dr. C Narayana Reddy Garu.