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Dr. Denoj Sebastian

Assistant Professor of Microbiology,
Department of Life Sciences
University of Calicut, Thenjipalam
Kerala – 673635
Phone 9744444361, 7025444361
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Qualifications

  1. UGC-CSIR NET
  2. Ph.D in Microbiology (January 2007), University of Calicut
  3. M.Sc. Microbiology (2000) University of Calicut (First Rank)
  4. Training in “Animal tissue culture and related viral techniques” from National Institute of Virology, Pune (20-05-2002 to 28-06-2002)
  5. Training in “Molecular techniques in Microbiology” from Kerala Agricultural University(02-12-2010 to 15-12-2010)

Publications

  1. Ambili M, Denoj Sebastian. Evaluation of sensitivity and cost effectiveness of molecular methods for the co-detection of waterborne pathogens in India., Marine Biotechnology, 2021 (Impact Factor: 3.6). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10126-021-10078-9

  2. Rasiya K.T, Denoj Sebastian. Iturin and surfactin from the endophyte Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain RKEA3 exhibits antagonism against Staphylococcus aureus, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 2021, 102125, ISSN 1878-8181. (Scopus CiteScore 3.9) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2021.102125

  3. Sreena C.P., Denoj Sebastian. Arecanut husk: A potential feedstock for enhanced production of endoglucanase by Bacillus subtilis MU S1. Environmental Technology & Innovation. Volume 19, August 2020, (Impact Factor: 5.263) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.100989

  4. MC Sereena, D Sebastian. Cloning, expression and characterization of the anticancer protein azurin from an indigenous strain Pseudomonas aeruginosa SSj". International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics. 2019. (Impact Factor: 1.931) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10989-019-09924-1

  5. Sreena C.P., Denoj Sebastian. Jackfruit outer rind: A sustainable feedstock for fermentable sugar production using recombinant endoglucanase from Bacillus subtilis MU S1. Environmental Technology & Innovation. Volume 16, November 2019, (Impact Factor: 5.263) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2019.100448

  6. Ambili M and Denoj Sebastian. Assessment of bacteriological quality of drinking water from North Kerala, India. Biosci. Biotech. Res. Comm. 12(2): 239-244 (2019). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21786/bbrc/12.2/5

  7. MC Sereena, D Sebastian. Evaluation of Anticancer and Anti-hemolytic Activity of Azurin, a Novel Bacterial Protein from Pseudomonas aeruginosa SSj. International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics,(2019) 1-8. (Impact Factor: 1.931) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10989-019-09851-1.

  8. B Kavuthodi, D Sebastian. Biotechnological valorization of pineapple stem for pectinase production by Bacillus subtilis BKDS1: Media formulation and statistical optimization for submerged fermentation. Biocatalysis and agricultural biotechnology. (2018) 16, 715-722. (Scopus CiteScore 3.9) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2018.05.003.

  9. Sereena .M.C, Denoj Sebastian. Characterization of anticancer compound azurin from indigenous isolate Pseudomonas aeruginosa SSj. International Journal of Life Sciences Research. (2018). Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp: (174-179). ISSN 2348-313X [Web Link]

  10. Bijesh Kavuthodi, Denoj Sebastian. Response Surface Methodological Approach to Optimize the Critical Medium Components for Augmented Pectinase Production by Bacillus subtilis BKDS1. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, (2018) Vol. 12(2), p. 981-991. http://dx.doi.org/10.22207/JPAM.12.2.62
  11. Bijesh Kavuthodi and Denoj Sebastian. Review on bacterial production of alkaline pectinase with special emphasis on Bacillus species. Microbiological Communication. Biosci. Biotech. Res. Comm. (2018); 11(1): 18-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.21786/bbrc/11.1/4
  12. C.P.Sreena, Denoj Sebastian. Augmented cellulase production by Bacillus subtilis strain MU S1 using different statistical experimental designs. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.2018; 16(1).9-16. (Scopus CiteScore 5.5) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgeb.2017.12.005
  13. Shaheedha, Sreena C P, Denoj Sebastian. Poultry Feeds as Carriers of Antibiotic Resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Int J Pharma Res Health Sci. 2017; 5 (6): 1949-53. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.21276/ijprhs.2017.06.10
  14. Sreena CP., Vimal KP., and Denoj Sebastian. (2015). Production of cellulases and xylanase from Bacillus subtilis MUS1 isolated from protected areas of munnar wildlife division. JMBFS. 5) 500-504. https://doi.org/10.15414/jmbfs.2016.5.6.500-504
  15. M. C. Sereena and Denoj Sebastian.2015. Molecular Detection of Azurin: A Powerful Anticancer Protein from Native Pseudomonas Isolates. Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 5(1): 1-7. DOI : 10.9734/JAMPS/2016/20557
  16. Bijesh Kavuthodi, Steni K. Thomas and Denoj Sebastian. 2015. Co-production of Pectinase and Biosurfactant by the Newly Isolated Strain Bacillus subtilis BKDS1. British Microbiology Research Journal 10(2): 1-12. DOI : 10.9734/BMRJ/2015/19627
  17. C. P. Sreena, N. K. Resna and Denoj Sebastian. 2015. Isolation and Characterization of Cellulase Producing Bacteria from the Gut of Termites (Odontotermes and Heterotermes Species).British Biotechnology Journal 9(1): 1-10. DOI : 10.9734/BBJ/2015/20001
  18. Kavuthodi Bijesh and Denoj Sebastian. 2013. Isolation and characterization of antibacterial compounds from Macaranga peltata against clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. IJBPR 4(12): 1196-1203. (Impact factor - 1.34, e- ISSN 0976 – 3651, Print ISSN 2229 – 7480.[Web Link]
  19. Skariyachan S, Krishnan RS, Siddapa SB, Salian C, Bora P, Sebastian D. 2011. Computer aided screening and evaluation of herbal therapeutics against MRSA infection. Bioinformation;7(5):222-33 Impact factor - 1.29. ISSN 0973-2063 (online) 0973-8894 (print) (PMID: 22125390). https://doi.org/10.6026/97320630007222
  20. Denoj Sebastian, Zuhara K.F and Sekharan K. 2008. Influence of TORCH infections in the first trimestermiscarriage in the Malabar region of Kerala”. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 2(3): 056-059. (Impact factor - 0.54, ISSN: 1996-0808) [Web Link]
  21. Denoj Sebastian, Suchithra T.V and Zuhara. K.F. 2002. Prevalence of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria In Patients With Diabetes Mellitus. Biomedicine, 2002. 22(3&4) pp: 105-110. ISSN: 0970 2067 [Web Link]

Book Chapters                 Back to Top 🏠

  1. Ambili. M and Denoj Sebastian. 2015. Microbiological Analysis Of Drinking Water From Malabar Region Of Kerala. In Biodiversity and Evaluation: In proceedings of the International Conference on Perspectives and Paradigm shifts (Bijoy Nandan et al. eds.). Held from 2nd to 3rd of December 2015. pp 193-95. ISBN 978-93-80095-70-7
  2. Sereena.M.C and Denoj Sebastian. 2015. Bioprospecting The Azu Gene In Environmental Samples From Western Ghats of South India. In Biodiversity and Evaluation: In proceedings of the International Conference on Perspectives and Paradigm shifts (Bijoy Nandan et al. eds.). Held from 2nd to 3rd of December 2015. pp 196-98. ISBN 978-93-80095-70-7
  3. Bijesh Kavuthodi, Malavika N.J, Ansha Antony and Denoj Sebastian. 2015. Biotechnological prospective of watermelon rind for economical production of exo pectinase using Bacillus subtilis BKDS1 by submerged Fermentation. In Biodiversity and Evaluation: In proceedings of the International Conference on Perspectives and Paradigm shifts (Bijoy Nandan et al. eds.). Held from 2nd to 3rd of December 2015. oo-223-26. ISBN 978-93-80095-70-7
  4. C.P.Sreena and Denoj Sebastian. 2015. Cost-Effective Cellulase Production By Bacillus Subtilis MU S1 Using Lignocellulosic Biomass Residues. In Biodiversity and Evaluation: In proceedings of International Conference on Perspectives and Paradigm shifts (Bijoy Nandan et al. eds.). Held from 2nd to 3rd of December 2015. pp 268-70. ISBN 978-93-80095-70-7
  5. Sereena MC, Sreena CP and Denoj Sebastian. 2016. Bioprospecting Of Native Pseudomonas Isolates From Western Ghats For Anticancer Agents. In Sustainable Biotechnology. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (K. Mashhoor., Ruba Badharudheen and Joysi S Job. eds.). pp 68-72. ISBN: 978-3-659-89742-9
  6. Sreena CP, Serecna MC and Denoj Sebastian. 2016. Arecanut Husk: A Potential Low Cost Substrate For Economical Production Of Hydrolytic Enzymes By Bacillus Subtilis MU S1. In Sustainable Biotechnology. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (K. Mashhoor., Ruba Badharudheen and Joysi S Job. eds.). pp 73-78. ISBN: 978-3-659-89742-9

Conference Publications                 Back to Top 🏠

  1. Kalampalath Vincy, Kavuthodi Bijesh, Denoj Sebastian. Production purification and molecular weight determination of Bacteriocin from Bacillus subtilis BKDS1. Management Of Bacterial Wilt In Ginger. September 2017. [Web Link]

  2. Sreena C.P and Denoj Sebastian. Augmented cellulase production by Bacillus subtilis MU S1 using response surface methodology. Proceedings of the Two days’ National Seminar on “Recent trends in Microbiology” At: University of Calicut. September 2017.

  3. Vincy Kalampalath, Bijesh Kavuthodi and Denoj Sebastian. Probiotic properties of Bacillus subtilis BKDS1, a potent bacteriocin producing stain isolated from dump yards of vegetable and fruit wastes. Proceedings of the Two days’ National Seminar on “Recent trends in Microbiology” At: University of Calicut. September 2017.

  4. Nithya Jayan and Denoj Sebastian. Mysterious ability of fungal species to degrade low density polyethylene bags. Proceedings of the Two days’ National Seminar on “Recent trends in Microbiology” At: University of Calicut. September 2017.

  5. K.P. Vimal, Sreena C.P and Denoj Sebastian. Bayesian molecular clock divergence dating of Bacillus spp. using 16s rRNA gene sequences. Proceedings of the Two days’ National Seminar on “Recent trends in Microbiology” At: University of Calicut. September 2017.

  6. Denoj Sebastian. Synthetic Biology -Programming life to solve global challenges. Two day National Conference on Exploring Microbes -2020 (NCEM-2020) At: Karpagam University, Coimbatore - 641021. August 2016.

  7. Sreena C.P, Denoj Sebastian. Biological decolorization of malachite green by Bacillus subtilis MU S1.  Conference: Biospark 16 UGC sponsored National Seminar on "Nanotechnology meets Microbiology"At: EMEA College of Arts and Science, Kondotty, Malappuram. February 2016. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4469.2246

  8. Kalampalath Vincy, Kavuthodi Bijesh and Denoj Sebastian. Probiotic Efficiency of Bacillus subtilis BKDS1, a potent Pectinolytic strain isolated from Dump yards of vegetable wastes. BIOSPARK 16. UGC Sponsored National Seminar On Nanotechnology Meets Microbiology At: EMEA College Kondotty. February 2016. [Web Link]

  9. Kavuthodi Bijesh, Ansha Antony, Malavika N.J, Malavika N.J, Denoj Sebastian. Exploitation of agro-wastes as a cost effective media for exo-pectinase production by submerged fermentation using Bacillus Subtilis BKDS1. Conference: 28 th Kerala Science Congress At: Calicut University. January 2016 [Web Link]

  10. Sreena C.P. and Denoj Sebastian. Production of enzymes of industrial importance by Bacillus subtilis MU S1 isolated from Eravikulam National Park. National Conference of Clinical Microbiologists & Biochemist s At: University of Calicut. January 2016. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1847.7848

  11. Preenanka Rajan, Kavuthodi Bijesh, Denoj Sebastian. Cellular assay based anticancer activity of methanolic extract of Amaranthus spinosus L. On murine aneuploid fibrosarcoma (l929) cell line. National Conference of Clinical Microbiologists & Biochemist s At: University of Calicut. January 2016. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4833.0009

  12. Sreena CP and Denoj Sebastian. Isolation, screening and identification of cellulolytic bacteria from Munnar forest soil.National Conference on Advances in Laboratory Practice.  At MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram. (2015). DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1763.9128

  13. Kavuthodi Bijesh,  Vinitha P and Denoj Sebastian. Isolation, Screening and Biochemical Characterization of Pectinolytic Bacteria from Soil samples of Malabar Region. At MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram. (2015). DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3081.3921

  14. Radhika C and Denoj Sebastian. Isolation and charecterization of bacteriophage from dairy effluent. UGC sponsored national seminar on trends in environemntal resource managment. Nirmala college for women, Coimabote. (2014)

  15. Denoj Sebastian, Zuhara K.F and Sekharan K. 2004. Prevalence of TORCH infections in pregnancy related complications in the Malabar region of Kerala; a comprehensive report Proceedings of XVII Kerala Science Congress. pp 214-16.


Research Projects Undertaken                Back to Top 🏠

  1. UGC Minor Research Project (2006) Topic: “Isolation and optimization of a microbial consortia for the dry anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste”.
  2. UGC Minor Research Project (2006) Topic: “Impact of old age homes in the family structure of Kerala”.
  3. UGC Innovative research project. (2016) “Cloning and Expression of azurin, a powerful anticancer agent from native Pseudomonas isolates and its characterization.”

Research guidance                Back to Top 🏠

Completed :

  1. Ph.D (6)
    1. Ambili M.(Submitted) A multiplex PCR based molecular epidemiological study on the waterborne diseases in the Malabar region of Kerala (Inspire SRF)

    2. Abhini KN (Submitted-Co-Guidance) -‘Isolation screening and optimization of some medicinal plant endophytes for the production of l-asparaginase enzyme.
    3. Akhila B Rajan (Co-Guidance) -Isolation screening and optimization of cholesterol degrading bacteria from the coastal areas of kerala. (07-09-2019)
    4. Sereena MC-Cancer growth suppression using purified azurin from native Pseudomonas isolates. (07-09-2019)
    5. Bijesh K-Exploitation of indigenous strain, Bacillus subtilis BKDS1 for augmented pectinase production using agro-waste. (07-09-2019)

    6. Sreena C.P-Improvement of biocatalytic efficacy of endoglucanase from indigenous strain Bacillus subtilis MU S1 and its application in saccharification of agro-wastes. (24-05-2019)
  2. M.Phil (12)
    1. Femitha M -High-yield production of indole-3-acetic acid by Enterobacterasburiae strain Aux3 using RSM and thier phytostimulatory effect using Cowpea seeds(Vinga unguiculata)(2020)
    2. Hasna K.P -Isolation and identification of parasporin protein from native Bacillus thuringiensis isolate. (2019)
    3. Vincy K-Probiotic properties of Bacillus subtilis BKDS1 a potent bacteriocin producing strain isolated from dump yards of vegetable and fruit wastes (2016)

    4. Preenanka Rajan-Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles by Amaranthus spinosus L and evaluation of its antibacterial activity. (2016).

    5. Steni Thomas-A study on the biological properties and applications of prodigiosin pigment from marine environment isolates of Serratia sp. (2015).

    6. Bindu E-Protein Profiling Of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated From Curd Under Various Stress Conditions. (2014).

    7. Radhika C-Isolation and characterization of bacteriophage from dairy effluent. (2014).

    8. Sreedevi M-Multiplex PCR strategy for rapid identification of mecA and other virulence genes in clinical strains of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. (2013).

    9. Saumya-Detection of erythromycin and tetracycline resistance genes in multidrug resistant Staphylococci by multiplex PCR. (2013).

    10. Anjulal-Isolation and molecular characterization of thermostable cellulase producers from a timber yard in Kallai. (2012).

    11. Nikhila-Evaluation of combination effects of curcumin with antibiotics against clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. (2011).

    12. Bijesh-Isolation and characterization of antibacterial compounds of Macaranga peltata. (2011)

  3. M.Sc. Dissertations (61)
    1. Anha Fathima T- Systematic review on influence of gut microbiota over COVID-19 and immunity (2021)

    2. Ashwathi-Systematic review on effects of zidovudine and lamivudine on AIDS patients (2021)

    3. Bhagya T-Systematic review on therapeutic effects of curcumin on diabetes mellitus (2021)

    4. Chithra K-A systematic review on the incidence of co-infections in SARS-COV-2 positive patients (2021)

    5. Dilsha V V-Systematic review on the effect of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin in treatment of COVID-19 (2021)

    6. Hajara Jumana- Systematic review on biofilm growth on medical implants and associated infections (2021)

    7. Karthika V-Systematic review on prevalence and genetic analysis of ESBL producing E.coli in UTIs (2021)

    8. Kavya Kallen-A systematic review on effect of Vitamin-D deficiency in patients with COVID-19 (2021)

    9. Krishnaprasad H-A systematic review on impact of COVID-19 in patients with asthma And COPD (2021)

    10. Mussaffira. K. V-A Systematic review on the efficacy and safety of remdesivir for COVID-19 (2021)

    11. Sabreena K-Systematic review on effectiveness of directly observed treatment short course in tuberculosis control (2021)

    12. Sangeetha P-Systematic review on effect of bedaquiline and delamanid in the treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (2021)

    13. Anurag A -Optimized production of antimicrobial peptides from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens rkea2 by response surface methodology (2020)

    14. Nashmiya Saheer V - Systematic review on combinational studies of antimicrobial peptides produced by Bacillus subtilis (2020)

    15. Safnas K.K -Systematic review of chitosan hydrogels and their wound healing applications (2020)

    16. Roobina K- Systematic review on study on antibiofilm activity of antimicrobial peptides (amps) produced by Bacillus subtilis (2020)

    17. Sreelakshmi E.M-Systematic review on antimicrobial potential of plant terpenoids against MRSA (2020)

    18. Anjitha T.P- Multiplex PCR based detection of waterborn pathogens. (2019)

    19. Shalima K - PCR detection of bacteriocin related gene in Lactobacillus Casei isolated from milk and milk products. (2018) Library

    20. Remya KR - A study on amino acid decarboxylase activities and biogenic amine production abilities of lactic acid bacteria isolated from red wine (2018) Library

    21. Jusaila K - A study on amino acid decarboxylase activities and biogenic amine production abilities of lactic acid bacteria isolated from milk and milk products (2018) Library

    22. Latheefa CT - Purification and in silico interaction studies of recombinant azurin expressed in e. Coli bl21. (2018) Library

    23. Everlyne Masika Majuto -A study on the prevalence of antibiotic resistant enterobactericeae in cattle feeds. (2018) Library

    24. Aswathi M - PCR detection of bacteriocin related gene in Lactobacillus casei isolated from toddy. (2018) Library

    25. Rejimol K - Study on antibacterial activity of honey of some Indian honey bees. (2017) Library

    26. Divya P Vijayan - Studies on protease enzyme from an indigenous Bacillus subtilis and its role on dehairing in leather industry. (2017) Library

    27. Shaheeda - Poultry Feeds as Carriers of Antibiotic Resistant Enterobacteriaceae. (2017) Library

    28. Quidziya Thasneem - Study on Antibacterial Activity of Leucas stelligera and Leucas eriostoma. (2017) Library

    29. Varsha I - Anti-bacterial activity of fermented fruit Juices against some pathogens. (2016) Library

    30. Preenanka R - Study on phytochemical screening, anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of Amaranthus spinosus. (2014) Library

    31. Ruqsana Khader P.K- Antibiofilm and antimicrobial activity of Biosurfactant produced from Probiotic organisms. (2016)Library

    32. Priyanka Rajpurohit-Isolation and characterization of indole acetic Acid producing Azotobacter species from Garden soil. (2016) Library

    33. Navas V- A study on the prevalence and magnitude of antibiotic resistant bacteria from broiler Slaughterhouse premises. (2016) Library

    34. Athira K.S- A study on anti-quorum sensing activity of aqueous leaf extracts of Psidium gujava L,  Mangifera indica and Coffea Arabica. (2015) Library

    35. Ansha Antony - Formulation and Optimization Of A Fermentable Media Using Pineapple Stem For The Production Of Pectinase (2015) Library

    36. Raheena Junaiaha K -A Study on Native Phenol Degrading Bacteria and Estimation of their Catechol 1, 2-dioxygenase and Catechol 2,3- Dioxygenase Activities (2015) Library

    37. Malavika N.J - Formulation and Optimization of a Fermentable Media Using Watermelon Rind for the Production of Pectinase. (2015) Library

    38. Preenanka R -Study on phytochemical screening, anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of Amaranthus spinosus. (2014) Library

    39. Aysha Hisana-Statistical optimization of the medium components by response surface methodology to enhance cellulase production by Bacillus subtilis. (2014) Library

    40. Aysha Beevi Abubacker- Study on successional changes, isolation and characterisation of biofilm forming bacteria for waste water treatment. (2014) Library

    41. Arya R - Study on antibacterial activity of honey of some Indian honey bees. (2014) Library

    42. Ashira Mariyam - Isolation and screening of biosurfactants producing bacteria from oil contaminated oil samples. (2014) Library

    43. Anitha C.P -Isolation and characterization of amylase producing bacteria from soil (2013) Library

    44. Aswani P - Isolation, Characterisation, Partial Purification of Bacterial Lipase and Evaluating Its application in Transesterification Reaction (2013) Library

    45. Jishma P - Production, Extraction and Purification of Bacteriocins with Potential Antimicrobial Activity from Lactic Acid Bacteria Having Probiotic Properties. (2013) Library

    46. Resna N.K - Isolation and Characterization of Cellulase Producing Bacteria from Termite Gut (2013) Library

    47. Steni K Thomas - Studies on prodigiosin pigment of Serratia sp. isolated from marine environment and its property as a colouring agent. (2013) Library

    48. Vinitha P - Study on pectinolytic activity of microorganisms from environment. (2013) Library

    49. Farha Baramy - Study on synergistic antibiotic interactions against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus using Statistical Metamodeling and Response Surface Design (2012) Library

    50. Saiju P Daniel - Antibacterial screening and bioactive compound separation from the pericarp of Punica Granatum against clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus from wound infections. (2011) Library

    51. Shilna O.S - Antibacterial screening and bioactive compound separation from the leaf of Psidium guajava against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from wound infections. (2011) Library

    52. Fathima Zafeena T- Isolation and characterization and biochemical profiling of aerobic cellulase digesters (2010) Library

    53. Fathima Zafeena T- Isolation and characterization and biochemical profiling of aerobic cellulase digesters (2010) Library

    54. Divya-Isolation and Characterization of Cellulose Utilizing Microorganisms (2007)

    55. Bini Thomas- Media formulation for the isolation of collagenolytic organisms and isolation of collegenolytic organisms from various samples (2005)

    56. Rajithambika. M.R-Antimicrobial activity in raw milk (2005)

    57. Salini-A Study on Pyogenic infections (2005)

    58. Sreejesh- Isolation and characterization of etiological agents with respect to UTI from Malabar region (2005)

    59. Amitha-Study on Vanila fungal infections (2004)

    60. Faseela- Antimicrobial Property of Ceasealpinia mimosoides (2004)

    61. Rajesh Kumar P.P-Significance of asymptomatic bacteriuria in Calicut (2004)

Ongoing:

  1. Ph.D (5)
    1. Rasiya K.T. Characterization of antimicrobial peptides of endophytic bacteria isolated from mangroves of Kadalundi (CSIR-SRF).

    2. Nithya Jayan. Development of a microbial remediation system for the enhanced biodegradation of polyethylene bags. (Part-time).

    3. Abdul Bari K.K. Synergistic activity of antimicrobial peptides and antibiotics against multiple drug resistant bacteria. (Part-time).

    4. Smitha Chacko. Isolation, purification and evaluation of synergistic anticancer activity of L-glutaminase rom from soil bacteria against Leukemic cells. (Part-time, Co-Guide).

    5. Vijisha M.C. Isolation, purification and evaluation of the synergistic anticancer activity of L-Asparginase from soil actinomycetes against Leukemic cells. (Part-time, Co-Guide)

  2. M.Phil (1)
  3. M.Sc. Dissertations (--)

Teaching experience                Back to Top 🏠

16 Years at UG and PG level

  1. Assistant Professor - Department of Lifesciences, University of Calicut (18th Dec 2008 onwards)
  2. Assistant Professor - St.Pius X College, Rajapuram (June 2004 Dec 2008)
  3. Guest faculty  - Department of Microbiology, Pazhassiraja College, Pulpally (June 2003-March 2004).

Workshops/seminars  14 Nos                Back to Top 🏠

  • CEP-Proteomics Workshop at IIT Bombay, ( 27th June to 1st July, 2017)

Extension Lectures                 Back to Top 🏠

  1. Systematic Literature Review. Farook College, Calicut. (30-10-2020)
  2. Publications and Bibliometric analysis. Farook College, Calicut. (25-07-2020)
  3. Reference Management Softwares and bibliometric analysis for scientific research, Kannur University. (16-06-2020 and 17-06-2020)
  4. An Introduction to Reference Management Software solutions for your research, UGC HRDC, Kannur University.(03-03-2020)
  5. Lecture on Intellectual Property rights. – One day state level seminar. St.Pius X College, Rajapuram, Kasaragod (26-06-2019).
  6. Invited talk on state-level seminar at S.N. College, Kannur on the topic "Amazing Microbes Around Us"on 11th Feb 2019.
  7. Lecture on research methodology – In the Short Term Course in Research Methodology at ASC, Kannur University (17.12.2018)
  8. Talk on “Synthetic biology; programming life to solve global challenges”, Two-day national seminar "Exploring Microbes" at Karpagam University Coimbatore. 30th - 31st August 2016.
  9. Invited lecture on "Synthetic Biology" in the national symposium at SAFI institute of Advanced Studies, Vazhayoor, on 26th  February,  2016.
  10. Resource person, UGC-ASC, University of Calicut – Power point preparation and presentation (2014)
  11. Lecture on GM foods – Ma’din Arts and Science College (2014)
  12. Lecture on Microbial Bioremediation Technology – St.Mary’s College, Thrissur. 2012
  13. Lecture on “Introduction to bioinformatics” - Department of Zoology, Zamorins Guruvaur Appan College, Calicut (17th October 2011)
  14. Lecture on “Bioremediation” - Department of Microbiology, St.Pius X College, Rajapuram, Kasaragod (3rd November 2010)
  15. Lecture on “Bioremediation” - Department of Microbiology, MAMO College, Mukkam. (9th February 2010)
  16. Lecture on “Benefits of Microbes” - Department of Molecular Biology, Kannur University.
  17. Lecture on “Bioremediation” - Department of Microbiology, Majlis Arts and Science College, Valanchery. (2008)
  18. Lecture on “The novel H1N1 pandemic- epidemiological and health perspectives” at EMEA College, Kondotty (2009).
  19. Resource person for the workshop on “’ Restructuring undergraduate course in Microbiology” organized by the University of Calicut under the auspices of Kerala State Higher Education Council (2007).

Membership in Academic bodies                Back to Top 🏠

  1. Member, Academic Council, University of Calicut. (2015 Onwards)
  2. Member, Faculty of Science, University of Calicut (2016 Onwards)
  3. Chairman, Board of studies in Microbiology (Combined PG & UG), University of Calicut (2016 Onwards)
  4. Convener, Committee for framing Institutional Code of Conduct
  5. Member, Board of studies in Medical Microbiology and Medical Biochemistry under Faculty of Medicine, University of Calicut (2019 Onwards)
  6. Member, Board of studies in Immunology, University of Calicut (2019 Onwards)
  7. Member, Board of studies in Molecular Biology, University of Calicut (2019 Onwards)
  8. Member, Anual Report Editorial Committe, University of Calicut (2020)
  9. Member, CCSS Academic Committee, University of Calicut (2019 Onwards)
  10. Member, RUSA advisory board, University of Calicut
  11. Member, DPC, Department of Computer Science (VC Nomiee, 2019 onwards)
  12. Member, IQAC, University of Calicut,
  13. Member, CSIF committee, University of Calicut
  14. Member, RAC, Amala Cancer Cancer Centre. Thrissur.
  15. Member, Board of studies in microbiology (combined) of Kannur University (2008-2010, 2011-2013, 2013-2015)
  16. Chairman board of examiners in B.Sc. Microbiology (CCSS) (2011-2013)
  17. Chairman board of examiners in M.Sc. Microbiology (CSS) of University of Calicut (2011-2020)
  18. Chairman board of examiners in M.Phil. Microbiology (2014 onwards)
  19. Member Board of Examiners, Kannur University (2012 onwards)
  20. Member, Panel of Question paper setters in microbiology, Kerala University (2012 Onwards)
  21. Chairman, Panel of Question paper setters in microbiology, Kerala University (2017 Onwards)
  22. Member, Panel of Question paper setters, SB College Changanassery (Autonomous) (2015)

Other Charges                Back to Top 🏠

  1. Director, Directorate of Admissions, University of Calicut
  2. DBT nominee, Institutional Biosafety Committee, NIT Calicut
  3. DBT nominee, Institutional Biosafety Committee, Central University of Kerala, Kasargod
  4. Nodal officer, University of Calicut for National Academic Depository.

Membership in Professional Bodies                Back to Top 🏠

    1.  Life member – Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI)

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