Academic Profile & Positions held

POSITIONS HELD:

Lecturer -26/3/1991-25/6/2000

Reader – 26/6/2000-31/12/2005

Associate Professor – 1/1/2006  – 25/6/2008

Professor – 26/6/2008 onwards

Professor  & Head of the School of Biosciences –  01/02/2011 -16/8/2012

DETAILS OF  CONTRIBUTIONS TO ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT / INSTITUTIONAL CORPORATE LIFE

  1. Former Member, Board of Studies in Microbiology (P.G.) Kannur University
  2. Former Member, Board of Studies in Microbiology (P.G.) University of Calicut
  3. Former Member, Board of Studies in Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  4. Former Convenor, Expert Committee in Microbiology (U.G.) Mahatma Gandhi University,  Kottayam
  5. Former Member, Academic Council, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  6. Former .Member, Academic Council, University of Calicut
  7. Former Member Board of Studies (UG) in Zoology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam `
  8. Former Chairman,Board of Studies (UG) in Microbiology Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  9. Former Chairman,Board of Studies (PG) in Microbiology Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  10. Former Member, Executive committee for Inter University Centre for Biosciences, Kannur    University
  11. Former Chairman,Institutional Animal Ethics Committee
  12. Former Chairman,Institutional Biosafety Committee
  13. Former Chairman, Institutional Human Ethics Committee
  14. Former Chairman, Core  Committee in Medical Microbiology (UG&PG Combined) in Mahatma Gandhi University
  15. Former Member, Board of studies in microbiology (P.G.)University of Kerala
  16. Member, Board of studies in M.Sc.Marine Microbiology,Kerala university of Fisheries and Ocean Studies
  17. Member, Board of Studies   in Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  1. Life member , Association of Microbiologists of India

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph..D in  Microbiology from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2000) Ph.D –  Topic:  Microbial Proteases-Isolation, Purification and  Characterization

JRF/NET Qualified for JRF (CSIR) in the combined UGC-CSIR Examination (1989)

M.Sc. in Microbiology under Faculty of Medicine from Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam with first rank in the university (1989)

B.Sc. with Zoology main from University of Kerala with first rank in the university (1985)