Emmanuel Simon


Dr. Emmanuel Simon

Assistant Professor in Biochemistry,
Department of Life Sciences
University of Calicut, Thenhipalam
Kerala – 673 635
Phone:  +919447655339
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MSc. Biochemistry (Fourth rank)

School of Biosciences, M. G. University, Kottayam

        PhD in Biochemistry, University of Calicut.

Awards & achievements

Scholarship: UGC-CSIR NET JRF Dec 2007

Scholarship: UGC-CSIR NET Lectureship Dec 2006

P.G. Teaching experience

Sep 2009– present

Research experience

Sep 2008– Sep 2009

Biological activities of curcumin analogs

Antioxidant and redox Lab, Radiation and Photochemistry Division

Bhabha Atomic research center, Mumbai

Sep 2007– Jun 2008

Evaluation of the neuroprotective effects of the ayurvedic drug Ksheerabala

Department of Biochemistry, University of Kerala, Trivandrum


  1. Emmanuel Simon, Aswini Poyyakkara, Sameer Kumar and Gokuldas Mankadath. Curcumin and its synthetic analogue dimethoxycurcumin differentially modulates antioxidant status of normal human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. April 2018 Free Radical Research
  2. Amit Kunwar, Emmanuel Simon, Umang Singh[...]Indira K Priyadarsini. Interaction of a Curcumin Analogue Dimethoxycurcumin with DNA. April 2011 Chemical Biology & Drug Design

Conference papers

  1. Emmanuel Simon, U Singh, Amit Kunwar[...] Indira K Priyadarsini. Dimethoxycurcumin-DNA interactions-A spectroscopic study National symposium on frontiers in photobiology. Bhabha atomic research center. Mumbai. August 2009
  2. Emmanuel Simon, u Singh, Amit Kunwar[...]Indira K Priyadarsini. Interaction of a curcumin analogue bis-dimethoxycurcumin with DNA Fluorescence in biology: An international conference. Tata institute of fundamental research. Mumbai. March 2009

Membership in Academic bodies

  1. Member, Academic council, University of Calicut. (2015-2019)
  2. Member, Board of studies in biochemistry, University of Calicut. (2017-Present)
  3. Member, Panel of Question paper setters in biochemistry, Kerala University (2015 Onwards)
  4. Member, Board of studies in Medical biochemistry (combined), Kannur University (2018 onwards)
  5. Member, Board of studies in Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (combined), Kannur University (2021 onwards)
  6. Member, Faculty of Science, University of Calicut (2022 onwards)

Other Duties

  1. Honorary Warden, Mens Hostel, University of Calicut. (2017 Onwards)
  2. President, Department Students Union, University of Calicut. (2020-2022)
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