She was a gold medalist for the Academic year 2010. Her areas of interest include Mutational Studies and Docking interactions. Conducted several workshops in universities like GRIET, Hyderabad, NIT Warangal.
She has vast experience as an academician and active researcher. Dr. Shakuntala Bulusu earned her Ph.D. from Osmania University and later worked on several biochemical aspects of Cyanobacteria in her post-doctoral research.