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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department DEPARTMENT OF MARINE SCIENCE
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DR. R. RAJARAM, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF MARINE SCIENCE, BHARATHIDASAN UNIVERSITY, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI - 620 024, TAMILNADU, SOUTH INDIA
TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
TAMILNADU
620 024
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Tel 0091-431-2407072 Extn. 418
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree M.Sc., Ph.D
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Ichthyofaunal taxonomy Bioremediation technology for coastal zone management Molecular taxonomy & DNA Barcoding Biofouling and antifoulant production
Research Region 71
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Fish Taxonomy & DNA Barcoding Coastal zone management & Bioremediation of toxic metal pollution Marine environmental monitoring & Antifouling technology Marine Natural Products
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Rajendran RAJARAM)

Publications 42. Ramalingam, V., Revathidevi, S., Varunkumar, K., Ravikumar, V. and Rajaram, R. (2016). Marine steroid derived from Acropora formosa enhances the mitochondrial mediated apoptosis pathway in non-small cell lung cancer cell lines. Tumor Biology, DOI: 10.1007/s13277-016-4947-8 (I.F ? 3.61) 41. Ramalingam, V., Revathi Devi, S., Shanmuganayagam, T., Muthulakshmi, L. and Rajaram, R. (2016). Biogenic gold nanoparticles induces oxidative stress and sensitizes mitochondrial membrane in A549 lung cancer cells. RSC Advances DOI: 10.1039/C5RA26781A. (I.F ? 3.84) 40. Ramalingam, V. and Rajaram, R. (2016). Antioxidant activity of 1-hydroxy-1- norresistomycin derived from Streptomyces variabilis KP149559 and evaluation of toxicity against Zebra Fish Danio rerio. RSC Advances, 6: 16615-16623. (I.F ? 3.84) 39 Mathivanan, K., R. Rajaram and V. Balasubramanian (2015). Biosorption of Cd(II) and Cu(II) ions using Lysinibacillus fusiformis KMNTT ? 10: Equalibrium and kinetic studies. Desalination and Water Treatment. ? Accepted (in-press) (I.F ? 1.17) 38. Kaleshkumar, K, R. Rajaram, S. Vinothkumar, V. Ramalingam, Khangembam Brajamani Meetei (2015). DNA Barcoding of puffer fishes (Order: Tetraodontiformes) of Pondicherry coastal waters. Indian Journal of Fisheries. 62(2): 98-103 (IF-0.5) 37. Kamala, K., P. Sivaperumal, R. Gobalakrishnan, N.S. Swarnakumar, R. Rajaram. (2015). Isolation and characterization of biologically active alkaloids from marine actinobacteria Nocardiopsis sp. NCS1. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 4: 63-69 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2014.10.005i. 36. Sivaperumal, P., K. Kamala and R. Rajaram (2014). Bioactive DOPA-melanin isolated and characterized from a marine actinobacterium Streptomyces sp. MVCS6 from Versova Coast. Natural Product Research. DOI:10.1080/14786419.2014.988712 (I.F- 1.22) 35. Sivaperumal, P., K. Kamala, R. Rajaram and Saurabh S Mishra (2014). Melanin from marine Streptomyces sp. (MVCS13) with potential effect against ornamental fish pathogensof Carassius auratus (Linnaeus, 1758). Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 3: 134-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2014.09.007 34. Balasubramanian, V, R. Rajaram and P. Rajesh (2014). Antifouling potentials of mangrove Rhizophora apiculata against Vibrio alginolyticus strain VBM-01. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Science, 43(11): 33. Rajaram R, S. Ramesh, S. Dam Roy, MA Badhul Haq and V. Ramalaingam (2014). Abundance of anemone fishes in North Bay Island and mass culture of live food organisms for their larval rearing. Journal of Fisheries, 2(3): 173-179. (e ISSN ? 2311- 3111 pISSN 2311-729X) 32. Dhinesh, P, R. Rajaram, K Mathivanan, S. Vinothkumar and V. Ramalingam (2014). Heavy metal concentration in water and sediment samples of highly polluted Cuddalore coast, Southeast coast of India. International Journal of Current Research. 6(9): 8692- 8700. (ISSN: 0975-833X) 31. Sengol Jenifer S, V. Balasubramanian and R. Rajaram (2014). Chemical characterizationand bioactivity evaluation of bacteriocin from marine biofilm-forming bacteria. African Journal of Microbiology Research. Vol 8(41):3617-3624. (ISSN 1996- 0808) 30. Ramalingam, V and R. Rajaram (2014). Phylogenetic and genetic analysis of Scleractinia corals using mitochondrial Co1 sequences ? A bioinformatic approach. World Journal of Zoology. 9(3)197-207 29. Ramalingam, V., N. Thirunavukkarasu, Nissy Chandy and R. Rajaram (2014). Proximate composition of trash fishes and their utilization as organic amendment for plant growth. Jornal of Marine Biological Association of India. 56(2): (doi: 10.6024/jmbai.2014.56.2.01780A-02) ------------------ 28. Mathivanan, K and R. Rajaram (2014). Tolerance and biosorption of cadmium (II) ions by highly cadmium resistant bacteria isolated from industrially polluted estuarine envir onment. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Science. 43(4): 580-588 IF ? 0.5 27. Mathivanan, K and R. Rajaram (2014). Isolation and characterization of the cadmium resistant bacteria from industrially polluted coastal ecosystem, Southeast coast of India. Chemistry and Ecology, 30(7): 622-635. IF-1.1 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02757540.2014.889125 26. Mathivanan, K and R. Rajaram (2013). Anthropogenic influences on toxic metals in water and sediment samples collected from industrially polluted Cuddalore coast, Southeast coast of India. Environ Earth Sci., 72:997?1010. DOI 10.1007/s12665- 013-3017-4 IF ? 1.572 25. Ramalimgam, V., R. Rajaram., C. Premkumar., P. Santhanam, P. Dhinesh, S. Vinothkumar and K. Kaleshkumar (2013). Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles from deep sea bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa JQ989348 for antimicrobial, antibiofilm and cytotoxic activity. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 53, 1?9. DOI 10.1002/jobm.201300514. IF ? 1. 8 24. Rajendran Rajaram, Jamaldheen Sumitha Banu and Krishnamurthy Mathivanan (2013). Biosorption of Cu (II) ions by indigenous copper-resistant bacteria isolated from polluted coastal environment. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. 95(4):590?604 DOI:10.1080/02772248.2013.801979 (I.F. 0.7) 23. Devika, L., Rajaram, R and K. Mathivanan (2013). Multiple Heavy Metal and Antibiotic Tolerance Bacteria Isolated from Equatorial Indian Ocean. International Journal of Microbiological Research. 4 (3): 212-218. DOI: 10.5829/idosi.ijmr.2013.4.3.74174. 22. Ramalingam, V, R. Rajaram and V. Suresh (2013). Secondary structure prediction of Scleractinia corals: a proteomic approach. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Science, 43(4): 503-509. IF ? 0.5 21. Govindarajan, R.K., K. Mathivanan, R. Srinivasan, J. Indira Priyadharsini and R. Rajaram (2012). Investigation of anthropogenic influences on aquatic ecosystems quality along the Cuddalore coastal area, Southeast coast of Tamilnadu, India. Global Journal of Environmental Research, 6(1): 44-50 20. Mathivanan, K and R. Rajaram (2012). Studies on Cadmium biosorption by cadmium resistant bacterial strain from Uppanar estuary, Cuddalore, Southeast coast of India. Journal of Current Perspectives in Applied Microbiology. 1: 48-53. 19. Prabhakaran, S., R. Rajaram, V. Balasubramanian and V. Mathivanan. 2012. Antifouling potential of extracts from seaweeds, seagrasses and mangroves against primary biofilm forming bacteria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2012: S316-S322. 18. Badhul Haq, M.A., K. Kalai Priya, R.Rajaram and R.Vignesh. 2012. Real time PCR quantification of WSSV infection in specific pathogen free (SPF) Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) exposed to antiviral nucleotide. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine,2012: 1-10. 17. Rajaram, R and S. Murugan. 2012. Ichthyofaunal diversity in Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve. Ecology of Faunal Communities on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. [DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-28335-2-7] Pp. 103 ? 116. - Springer publication. 16. Badhul Haq, M.A., P. Vijayasanthi, R. Vignesh, R. Shalini, Somnath Chakraborty and R. Rajaram. 2012. Effect of probiotics against marine pathogenic bacteria on Artemia franciscana. Journal of Applied Pharmacetical Science, 02(04): 38-43. 15. Balasubramanian, V., S. Palanichamy., G. Subramanian and R. Rajaram. 2012. Development of polyvinyl chloride biofilms for succession of selected marine bacterial populations. Journal of Environmental Biology, 33: 57-60. IF-1.0 14. Balasubramanian, V., S. Palanichamy. and R. Rajaram. 2011. Effects of certain seaweed extracts on the preliminary bio-film forming bacteria. Journal of Marine Biological Association of India. 53(1): 104-110. 13. Origanti D Rakesh, Rajiv Pathak, Atlar Singh Dhaker, Rajesh Arora, Raj Kumar, R. Rajaram and Hemant K Gautam. 2011. Isolation, characterization and bioactivity of deep sea bacteria with special reference to induction of antibacterial and antioxidant metabolites following gamma irradiation. Canadian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 5(1): 1363-1370 12. Nedumaran, T., P. Perumal and R. Rajaram. 2011. Physico-chemical characteristic features of the Uppanar estuary, southeast coast of India. Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Monitoring. 21(1): 1-11. 11. Mathivanan, K., V. Balasubramanian and R. Rajaram, 2010. Bacterial resistance to mercury pollution through genetic transformation. World Applied Science Journal 8(4): 400-403. (I.F. ? 0.2) 10. Mathivanan, K., V. Ramamurthy and R. Rajaram, 2010. Antimicrobial activity of Ocillatoria princes and Lynbgya majuscule against pathogenic microbes. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 5: 097-101 9. Rajaram, R. and T. Nedumaran (2009). Ichthyofaunal diversity in Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve, Bay of Bengal. Journal of Threatened taxa. Vol. 1(3): 166-169 8. Rajaram, R., M. Srinivasan, S. Ajmal Khan, L. Kannan, D.V. Rao and Kamala Devi. 2007. New records of two eel fishes from Andaman and Nicobar Islands. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 104 (2): 228-229. 7. Rajaram, R., M. Srinivasan and P. Martin, 2006. Phytoplankton Diversity Associated with SIPCOT industrial developments in Uppanar estuary, Southeast coast of India ? Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 26(11): 970-977. 6. Rajaram, R. and M. Srinivasan., 2005. Bioamplification of mercury in food-chain due to industrialization at Uppanar estuary. Bay of Bengal, India. Indian Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Monitoring, 15(4) 355-364. 5. Rajaram, R., M. Srinivasan and M. Rajasegar. 2005. Seasonal distribution of physico- chemical parameters in effluent discharge area of Uppanar estuary, Cuddalore, Southeast coast of India. Journal of Environmental Biology, 26(2), 291-297. IF-1.0 4. Martin, P and R. Rajram, 2005. Bioaccumulation of Trace Metals in Fish (Mugil Cephalus) at Tharangampadi and Vanjur estuaries. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 25 (10) 877-884. 3. Srinivasan, M., A. Murugan, R. Rajaram and M.A. Badhul Haq, 2002. The effect of endosulfan on the backwater clam (Meretrix casta). Ecology and Ethology of Aquatic Biota. Pp. 421-423. 2. Srinivasan, M., S. Bragadeeswaran and R. Rajaram. 2001. Role of neem cake, neem powder in aquaculture. Agri Gold Swarna Sedyam, May 2001, pp.45. 1. Rajasegar, M., M. Srinivasan and R. Rajaram, 2000. Phytoplankton biodiversity after shrimp farm developments in Vellar estuary. Seaweed Research and Utilization Association,Vol. 22(1&2):125-131. Book published 3. Advances in Biosciences, 2011. Published by UGC-Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 023. [ISBN No. 978-81-908597-2-1] 2. Rajaram, R., M.A. Badhul Haq and S. Vinothkumar. 2012. Ichthyofaunal diversity in Great Nicobar Island, East Coast of India. LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG and licensors, Germany [ISBN: 978-3-8484-0357-8] 1. Rajaram, R. 2012. Training manual on ?National training cum workshop on DNA barcoding of fish and marine life ? molecular analysis and bioinformatics approaches? Organized by Department of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024, Tamil Nadu during Sept. 12-14, 2012. PP. 103. ? Book chapters 5. V. Balasubramanian, P. Rajesh, R. Rajaram and V. Rajesh Kannan (2015). A Review on Rhizophora Genus: Therapeutically Important Perspective Phytochemical Constituents. Bioactive Phytochemicals: Perspectives for Modern Medicine. (3): 211-234 4. Rajaram, R., K. Mathivanan and Origanti D. Rakesh. Bioremediation of cadmium pollution ? A bacteriological approach. Bacterial Biochemistry and Biotechnology. LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-8473-7867-9. Pp. 130 - 143 3. Rajaram, R and S. Murugan. 2012. Ichthyofaunal diversity in Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve. Ecology of Faunal Communities on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. [DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-28335-2-7] Pp. 103 ? 116. 2. Rakesh Kumar, K., S. Parthasarathy and R. Rajaram (2013). Distribution and abundance of the marine fish parasite from Coromandel Coast of Tamil Nadu. Ecology and Conservation of Tropical Marine Faunal Communities. Book ISBN: 978-3-642- 38199-7. Springer 1. Rajaram, R (2011). DNA Barcoding. Advances in Biosciences. Naveena Publications. ISBN No. 978-81-908597-2-1. PP. 97-111 Proceedings 10. Rajaram, R. 2015. Anthropogenic sources and impact of toxic heavy metal pollution on marine fish and fisheries resources. Published in the proceeding of ?Workshop on Fisheries Resource Management? organized by IFAD assisted PTSLP during Sept. 28- 29, 2015 at Chennai. Pages. 40 ? 55. 9. Rajaram, R and S. Devendran (2013). Ichthyofauna as a tool to Assess the Heavy Metal Pollution in the Cuddalore Coast, Southeast India. On a Sustainable Future of the Earth?s Natural Resources, Springer Earth System Sciences, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642- 32917-3_23. Pp. 411-424. 8. Chandra, R., V. Balasubramanian and R. Rajaram. 2011. Tributyltin (TBT) Resistant Marine Bacteria and Evaluation of Detoxification. Paper published in the proceeding of International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology, Penang, Malaysia, 8- 11 December, 2011. 7. Rajaram, R. and S. Vinothkumar (2011). DNA Barcoding of marine fishes. Published in the proceeding of ?International conference on biodiversity and aquatic toxicology? conducted by Department of Zoology and Aquaculture, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjunanagar ? 522 510, Andra Pradesh during Febuary 12-14, 2011. Pp. 31-44 (LL14). 6. Mathivanan, K and R. Rajaram (2011). Studies on heavy metal concentration in Cuddalore coastal water, southeast coast of India. Paper published in the proceeding of the Nation conference on Coastal Typology, conducted by Department of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024 during March 15-17, 2011. Pp. 133- 140. 5. Rajaram, R. 2010. Bioaccumulation of mercury in plankton at Uppanar estuary, Cuddalore, Southeast coast of India. Paper published in the proceeding of ?Geomatic Based Natural Disaster Mitigation and Management? held on 22/01/2010 to 26/01/2010 in the Department of Industries and Earth Sciences, Tamil University, Thanjavur. 371-375pp. 4. Rajaram, R. and V. Balasubramanian, 2009. Biofilm nanotechnology ? Antifoulants from marine bacteria. Published in the ?National Level Brainstorming Session on Nanogeoscience? proceeding held between 20 and 21st August 2009 at Department of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli- 620 024. Pp.59-63 3. Rajaram, R., M. Srinivasan and P. Martin Deva Prasath, (2008). Role of mercury in the food-chain of Uppanar estuary, Cuddalore, Southeast coast of India. Impending Approaches to Environmental Menace? ? (IMAEM ? 2008), PP. 65 ? 71 2. Rajaram, R., M. Srinivasan, S. Ajmal Khan and L. Kannan, (2008). Reef associated ichthyofaunal diversity, fisheries potential and socio-economic status of fisherfolk in Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve, east coast of India. Paper published in the proceeding of conference on ?Coral Reef Ecosystem ? 2008?, conducted by Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi ? in press. 1. Rajaram, R. and V. Mathivanan, 1997. The role of paddy pest, Oxyza nitidula as a bio- control agent on aquatic weed water hyacinth, Eichhornia sp., In: 5th Tamil Science Congress Volume, 92-96. Annexure: III Seminars/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Workshops and Training Programmes attended: Seminar/Symposia 1. Participated in the one day Workshop on ?Innovative Curriculam Designing and Evaluation? organized by Curriculam Development Cell on 14th August 2015 at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024 2. Participated in the IOC/WESTPAC 9th International Scientific Symposium on ?A Healthy Ocean for Prosperity in the Western Pacific: Scientific Challenges and Possible Solutions? held on 22-25 April 2014 at Nha Trang, Vietnam 3. Presented the paper entitled ?Effects of cadmium (ii) ions on tolerance and growth rates of bacteria isolated from polluted estuarine region? in the ?International Conference on ?Science and Technology for Clean and Green Environment ? 2012? held during 27th and 28th of July 2012 in the Zoology wing, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar ? 608 002,Tamil Nadu. 4. On invitation, served as Resource Person to deliver a lecture on ?DNA Barcoding of Marine Fin Fishes? in the National Seminar On ?Cyclonic Changes and its Impact on Marine Biodiversity? conducted by Research Department of Botany, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu held during February 9-10, 2012. 5. On invitation, served as Resource Person to deliver a lecture on ?Documentation of life ? DNA Barcoding? in the UGC sponsored 3 days Short Term Course on ?Life Science for Research Scholars? organized by UGC Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli- 620 023, Tamil Nadu during 26-03-2012 To 28-03-2012. 6. Participated in the UGC Sponsored National Conference on ?Recent Advances in Computational Biology? held in P.G and Research Department of Zoology, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Karur ? 639 005, Tamildnadu during 9th March, 2012. 7. Presented the paper entitled ?Studies on anti-biofilm activity of extracts from marine plants against biofouling? in the ?UGC Sponsored national Seminar on Recent Advances in Life Sciences (RAIL-2011)? conducted by Department of Zoology, H.H. The Rajah?s College (Autonomous B+), Pudukkotai ? 622 001, Tamil Nadu. 8. Presented the paper entitled ?Antifouling activity of enthanol extract of seaweed, seagrass and mangrove against primary biofilm forming bacteria? in the ?3rd Biopesticide International Conference on Biopesticide (BIOCICON 2011)? held at Dept. of Zoology, St. Xavier?s college (Autonomous). Palayamkottai during November 28 to 30, 2011. 9. Presented the paper entitled ?Ichthyofauna as a tool to monitor the heavy metal pollution in Cuddalore coast, Southeast coast of India? in the Humboldt Kolleg and International conference on ?Recent Advancements in Earth Resources Research: The Road to the Future (Earth-Future)conducted by Department of Geology, Periyar University, Salem during Sept. 07 to 09, 2011. 10. Presented the paper entitled ?Production and functional group characterization of extra cellular polysaccharides (EPS) produced by Bacillus cereus CURB-04 under copper stress condition? in the ?National Conference on Aquatic Biotoxin ? 2011? held during 14th to 16th September 2011 at CAS in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai ? 608 502. 11. Presented the paper entitled ?Bioremediation of copper pollution using copper resistant bacterial strain isolated from Uppanar estuary, Cuddalore coast, Southeast coast of India? One day International conference on ?Microbiology for better tomorrow? conducted by Department of Microbiology, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts and Science for Women, Perambalur during on Aug. 30th, 2011. 12. Presented the paper entitled ?Biosorption studies on highly copper resistant bacterial strain (Bacillus sp. KMN) isolated from Uppanar estuary of Cuddalore, Southeast coast of India? in the National Symposium on Innovative and Modern Technologies for Agricultural Productivity, Food Security and Environmental Management conducted by Society for Applied Biotechnology and Dharwad University during July 22 to 23, 2011 in Mangalore. 13. Presented the paper entitled ? Bioremediation of cadmium pollution using bacterial strains isolated from Uppanar estuary, southeast coast of India? in the international conference on Aquatic Microbiology (Status, Challenges and Opportunities) held in Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai ? 608 502 during 2-4 September, 2010. 14. Presented the paper entitled ?Ichthyofaunal resources and fisheries potential of Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve, East coast of India? in the international conference on ?Climate change and Bioresource? held in the Department of Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University during 9 to 12th February, 2010. 15. Presented the paper entitled ?Bioaccumulation of mercury in plankton at Uppanar estuary, Cuddalore, Southeast coast of India? in the national conference on ?Geomatic based natural disaster mitigation and management? held in the Department of Industries and Earth Sciences, Tamil University, Thanjavur during 22/01/2010 to 26/01/2010. 16. Participated in the ?National Symposium on Climate Change and Marine Biodiversity? held at Faculty of Marine Science, Annamalai University, Parangipettai during 26th February, 2010. 17. Presented a paper entitled ?Bio-amplification of mercury in Uppanar estuarine food-chain due to industrialization at Cuddalore coast, Eastcoast of Tamilnadu? in the International Symposium on Trace Organic Pollutants in the Environment held in 23rd January, 2010 and organized by Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024. 18. Presented a paper entitled ?Role of mercury in the food-chain of Uppanar estuary, Cuddalore, Southeast coast of India? in UGC Sponsored National Conference on ?Impending Approaches to Environmental Menace (IMAEM ? 2008)? held during 25th and 26th September 2008 at Department of Chemistry, TBML College, Porayar ? 609 307 19. Presented a paper entitled ?Reef associated ichthyofaunal diversity, fisheries potential and socio-economic status of fisherfolk in Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve, east coast of India? in the national conference on ?Coral Reef Ecosystem ? 2008? held during 18th to 19th of September 2008at Fisheries College and research Institute, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Thoothukudi ? 628 008, Tamilnadu. 20. Participated in the ?National Seminar on Current Trends and Future Prospects on Nanomarine Sciences? organized by the School of Marine Science, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies, Alagappa University, Thondi Campus ? 623 409 during 23rd and 24th March 2009 21. Attended two day National Workshop on ?Role of Gyan Choupals / Telecentres in Speading Climate Literacy & in Building Sustainable Food and Water Sceurity System? held on September 2-3, 2009 at New Delhi (National Academy of Agricultural Sciences), Organized by Grameen Gyan Abiyan, Secretariate (Jamsetji Tata National Virtual Academy and Training School, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai ? 600 113) 22. Presented a paper in 5th Tamil Science Congress held during June 5-7, 1997 at Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. 23. Presented a paper in National Seminar on Development and Transfer of Fisheries Technology held during February 3-5, 1999 at Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University, Thoothukkudi, India. 24. Presented a paper in National Symposium on Recent Trends in Marine Algal Research in India held during December 27-29, 1999 at CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai ? India. 25. Presented a paper in National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation Challenges for 21st century held during November 26-28, 2001 at School of Studies in Zoology, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India 26. Presented a paper in the Regional seminar on ?Recent Trends in Marine Biodiversity Research in India? held at the Center of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University held during March 10 ? 11, 2003. 27. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on ?Trends in Environmental Geochemistry? conducted by Department of Earth Science, Annamalai University held during 21 and 22 March 2003. Special trainings undergone Attended the 5 days training course on ?BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHIC PROCESSES? conducted by International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean), ESSO ? Indian National Centre for Oceano Information Services, Hydrabad during May 18-22, 2015. Participated in the 3 days national workshop on ?FISH STOCK ASSESSMENT? conducted by P.G and Research Department of Zoology, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Kumbakonam held during 18-20 August 2014. Participated in the WESTPAC DRMREEF Training Course on Recruitment Monitoring of Coral Reef Organisms held at Institute of Oceanography, Nha Trang, Vietnam on April 20-21, 2014. Participated in the three days workshop on ?SEABASS CULTURE IN FRESHWATER HABITAT ? AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH? held during 06-03-2014 To 08-03- 2014 conducted by P.G and Research Department of Zoology, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Kumbakonam Participated in the two days National Training on ?MARINE FISH PARASITES AND DISEASES? held during 10-03-2014 To 11-03-2014 conducted by CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University and sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Participated in one day author workshop jointly organized by Springer and SASTRA University held during 07-02-2014 at SASTRA University, Tanjore. Participated in the three days International Workshop on ?FISH TAXONOMY? held during 21-03-2012 To 23-03-2012 conducted by P.G and Research Department of Zoology, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu, India. Participated in the three days National Workshop on ?Marine Corrosion and Surface Engineering? held on November 24 to 26, 2011 at Centre for Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai ? 6602 508. Attended a 3 days National Workshop on ?Microbial Diversity & Phylogenetics? conducted by Department of Biotechnology (Bioinformatics infrastructure facility), Alagappa University, Karaikudi ? 03 during January 19th to 21st, 2011. Attended a 22 days Winter school on ?Vistas in Marine Biotechnology? conducted by Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute and sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi), Cochin ? 682 018 during 5th to 26th October 2010. Participated in 2 days National Workshop on ?Access to Library Networks and Scholarly Databases? conducted by University library, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024 during December 16-17, 2010 Participated in 2 days National Workshop on ?Scholarly Information Access? conducted by University library, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024 during October 23-24, 2009 Attended a training program on ?Advanced Techniques in Fish Immunology? conducted by Centre of Advanced Study in Fishery Science, Central Institute of Fisheries Education (Deemed University), Mumbai held during March 3-17, 1999. Attended a seminar on ?Current concepts in bioinformatics? conducted by Pondicherry University, Distributed Information Sub-centre, Department of Biotechnology during February 2- 4, 2000. Worked in the UGC sponsored ?Soil Science Analysis project? conducted by Department of Chemistry, Sri K.G.S. Arts College, Srivaikundam, held during 15th February to 15th March 1995. Attended one day ?Patent awareness programme? sponsored by Patent Facilitating Cell, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, held on 24th April 2000 at Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, India. To assist as a technical person in the International workshop on ?Methodologies of Assessment of Marine and coastal Biodiversity?, conducted by CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai held during March 2nd to 16th March, 2000. Attended XI Research Methodology Workshop conducted by Dept. of Economics, Annamalai University, held during November 13-17, 2000. Orientation course / training attended / Organized 6.Participated in the UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Life Sciences (ID) conducted by UGC ? Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024 from 29 ? 06 ? 2013 to 19 ? 07 ? 2013. 5.Served as Course Co-coordinator for 3 days UGC sponsored Short Term Course on ?Life Science for Research Scholars? organized by UGC Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli- 620 023, Tamil Nadu during 26-03-2012 To 28-03-2012. Served as Course Co-coordinator for 21 days UGC sponsored Refresher Course on ?Recent Advances in Biosciences (ID)? organized by UGC Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli- 620 023, Tamil Nadu during 10th to 30th June, 2011. Served as Organizing Committee Member in ?National Level Brainstorming Session on Nanogeoscience? held in August 20-21, 2009, at Department of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli- 620 024 Participated in multidisciplinary cruise in the Onboard ORV Sagar Kanya (SK ? 253) organized by National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Goa from 16th to 23rd December 2008. Attended a 57th UGC Sponsored Orientation Course in UGC ? Academic Staff College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024 from 01- 11 ? 2008 to 28 ? 11 ? 2008. DISTINCTIONS 15. Served as expert member through on line to evaluate the SERB, DST project entitled ?Purification and Characterization of Mercuric Reductase (MerA) from Highly Mercury Resistant, Bio-film Forming Bacterial Strains Isolated from Mercury-enriched Industrial Wastes of Odisha? for funding during March 2016. 14. On invitation served as Judge to select the winners of the speech competition of ?51th A.D.Shroff memorial Inter-Collegiate Elocution Contest for the year 2015-2016 conducted by Tiruchirapalli District Chamber of Commerce on 16-10-2015 held in Cauvery College, Annamalai Nagar, Trichy ? 18. 13. On invitation served as resource person to delivered the invited talk on ?Anthropogenic sources and impact of toxic metal on marine fish and fisheries? in state level workshop on Fisheries Resource Management? organized by IFAD assisted PTSLP during Sept. 28- 29, 2015 at Chennai. 12. On invitation served as resource person to delivered the invited talk on ?DNA BARCODING? in State level seminar on Emerging Trends in Biological Sciences organized by Department of Zoology and Biotechnology, AVVM Sri Pushpam College (Autonomous), Poondi on 21.08.2015 11. Served as expert member through on line to evaluate the SERB, DST project entitled ?Exploration of novel bioactive principles from marine sponges against multi-drug resistant (MDR) human bacterial pathogens? for funding during June 2015. 10. Served as expert member through on line to evaluate the SERB, DST project entitled ?Evaluation of lipopeptides isolated from marine bacteria as anti-infectives target bacterial signaling and biofilm formation in Group A Streptococcus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa? for funding during April 2015. 9. On invitation served as resource person to delivered the invited talk on ?DNA BARCODING OF REEF FISHES IN GULF OF MANNAR MARINE BIOSPHERE RESERVE? in the TEQIP II sponsored FDP programme on ?Comprehensive Approach of Biotechnological Applications (CABA 2015) during 21.04.2015 at 9.30 to 12.30 pm conducted by Dept. of Biotechnology, Anna University, Trichy 8. On invitation, served as resource person to deliver the invited talk on ?Bioinformatic approached in DNA Barcoding? in the ?National Seminar on Biodiversity and Conservation: Present Status and Future Perspectives? held during 12-13th February, 2015 Conducted by Xaviers college, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu. 7. On invitation, served as judge in the Maharastra State Level Inter University Research Convention ?Avishkar ? 2014? to select the best candidates having novel innovative research project organized by Maharastra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur during 21st to 23rd January 2015. 6. On invitation, participated in the meeting on ?Consultation on the feasibility of implementing various findings of the Scientist from various organizations to the door steps of the farming community? organized by Jesuit Higher Education Commission, St. Joseph?s College, Tiruchirappalli ? 02 during 04th January 2015. 5. On invitation, served as resource person to deliver the talk on ?DNA Barcoding? in the Animal Science Club Meeting held in the Department of Animal Science, Bharathidasan University on 5th March 2014. 4. On invitation, served as Chair Person for the scientific session (Session V ? Microbes in Bionanotechnology) in the National Symposium on ?NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN MICROBIAL RESEARCH? held during 05-09-2013 To 06-09- 2013, organized by the Department of Microbiology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. 3. Participated in the expert consultation meeting on ?Academic Partnership for Excellence and Networks in Fisheries Education and Research? held at Central Institute of Fisheries Education (Indian Council for Agricultural Research), Versova, Mumbai, during 17-18 April 2012 2. On invitation, served as Co-Chair Person in the National Symposium on ?Prospects and Retrospects in Microbial Technology? held during 17-02-2012 T0 18-02-2012, jointly organized by the Department of Microbiology, Bharathidasan University and Cauvery College for Women, Tiruchirappalli. 1. On invitation, acted as Judge in the Inter-Collegiate Competition ?Cenitterz 2012 ? NACHO RE? held during28th February, 2012 organized by the Department of Microbiology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli ? 620 024 Members in professional / academic societies 1. Life member in the Marine Biological Association of India.- 2010 onwards 2. Fellow of Society of Applied Biotechnology -2011 3. Life member in Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation Society - 2011 RESEARCH AWARD DST-Young Scientist Award ? 2010 Fellow of Applied Biotechnology - 2011 COURSES ORGANIZED UGC sponsored refresher course ? 1 UGC sponsored short term course - 1 National level training workshop ? 2
Ph.D guidance 12 (5 awarded) Ongoing research projects - 2 Completed research projects - 3


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