Department of Biosciences

The Department of Biosciences surges ahead to excellence by its significant contribution to science and society. The department is striving hard to uphold quality in programmes; funded research projects, conducting workshops, seminars, biotechnology innovations for rural development and journal club are some of the quality initiatives of the department.

Programmes Offered

BSc Biotechnology
Self Financing
30 Seats
BSc Microbiology
Self Financing
30 Seats
MSc Biotechnology
Aided
12 Seats
MSc Biochemistry
Self Financing
20 Seats
MSc Microbiology
Self Financing
20 Seats
Career Oriented Course in Bioinformatics
20 Seats

List of Faculty Members

Dr. MANZUR ALI P P
Assistant Professor (HOD)
Dr. UMESH B T
Assistant Professor
Ms. ALLY C ANTONY
Assistant Professor
Dr. MINI K PAUL
Assistant Professor
Ms. RESIYA KAREEM
Assistant Professor
Mr. VIVAS SALIM
Assistant Professor
Ms. SHIJI M CHEMPARATHY
Assistant Professor
Ms. NEELIMA T K
Assistant Professor
Ms. MURALI RAMYA MAMPALLY
Assistant Professor
Ms. FOUSIYA K M
Assistant Professor
Ms. NIMSI K A
Assistant Professor
Ms. SAJEENA T A
Assistant Professor
Ms. SHALET VARGHESE
Assistant Professor
Ms. ANNU MARY ALBERT
Assistant Professor
Ms. ASWATHY VIJAYAN
Assistant Professor
Mr. RAFEEQ C M
Assistant Professor
Dr. NISHA P
Assistant Professor
Ms. SHAMSA M H
Assistant Professor

UGC Minor Research Projects

Principal Investigator : Dr. UMESH B T
Topic : A study on "In vitro propagation of a rare folk medicinal plant, Kaempferia galanga, L.".
Start Date : 30-03-2009
Project Amount : Rs. 100000
Project Status : Completed (Executive Summary)
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Principal Investigator : Dr. P A FATHIMA (Transfered)
Topic : Bioremediation and Utilization of coconut pith to develop value added products.
Start Date : 30-03-2009
Project Amount : Rs. 150000
Project Status : Completed (Executive Summary)
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Principal Investigator : Dr. MANZUR ALI P P
Topic : Isolation of serine protease inhibitor from mushroom and its application as biocontrol agent.
Start Date : 28-04-2008
Project Amount : Rs. 50000
Project Status : Completed
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Principal Investigator : Dr. MINI K PAUL
Topic : Microbial chitinase - isolation, purification and characterization.
Start Date : 28-04-2008
Project Amount : Rs. 50000
Project Status : Completed
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Principal Investigator : Ms. NIMSI K A
Topic : Isolation and characterisation of oil degrading micro organism from oil contaminated sites.
Start Date : 30-11--0001
Project Amount : Rs. 0
Project Status : On Going
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Principal Investigator : Ms. SHALET VARGHESE
Topic : Microbial degradation and metabolic profile of organo-phosphorous insecticides by soil bacteria.
Start Date : 30-11--0001
Project Amount : Rs. 0
Project Status : On Going
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Principal Investigator : Ms. RESIYA KAREEM
Topic : Bioprocessing of Banana peel for pectinase production.
Start Date : 30-11--0001
Project Amount : Rs. 0
Project Status : On Going
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission

Principal Investigator : Ms. ANU RUBY BENNY
Topic : Isolation and characterisation of plastic degrading actinomycetes from garbage soil.
Start Date : 30-11--0001
Project Amount : Rs. 0
Project Status : On Going
Funding Agency : University Grants Commission



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