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Faculty - Zoology Department

S.No

Name of the Faculty

E-mail ID

Area of Interest

1

Dr. W. Isabel, M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, & Head of the Department

hermon91@gmail.com

Medical Genetics, Medical Biochemistry, Environmental Biotechnology

2

Dr. B. Sandhya Kiran, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

sandhyabezzam@yahoo.com

Microbiology, Biodiversity, Environmental Management

3

Dr. Sarah Sathyavathi, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Sarah.satyavathi@gmail.com

Solid waste Management, Environmental Biotechnology

4

Mrs. A.P.A.Rani, M.Sc., M.Phil.(Genetics)

Assistant Professor

eaarani@gmail.com

eaarani@rediffmail.com

Genetics, Genotoxicity

5

Mrs. B. Shanthy, M.Sc., M.Phil.

Assistant Professor

shanthygvs@gmail.com

Physiology, Entomology

6

Dr. A.S. Priscilla, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Priscilla_as@yahoo.com

Immunology

7

Mrs. S. Lakshmi Subha, M. Sc., M.Phil

Assistant Professor

laksubhi@yahoo.com

Microbiology, Microbial biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology

8

Ms. S. Amala Rani, M. Sc., M.Phil

Assistant Professor

Amala.bio@gmail.com

Environmental Biology

9

Ms. C. Usha, M. Sc., M.Phil

Assistant Professor

ushacbios@gmail.com

Microbiology, Immunology
10 Dr. S. Anandhi, M.Sc., Ph.D Anandhi_rangarajan@yahoo.co.in  Male infertility

Dr. W. Isabel

M. Sc., M.Phil

Associate Professor & PG Head

Department of Zoology

Area of specialization /area of interest

  • Endocrinology,
  • Environmental Biology – Biodiversity,
  • Medical Genetics

Number of Projects Guided

UG: 31

PG: 25

M.Phil: 4

Ph.D: 2 (On going)

Research Associate: 1 (CSIR)

Number of Papers Presented - 10

Publications

Sandhya B., Thomas S., Isabel W. and Shenbagarathai R., “Ethnomedicinal Plants used by the vallaiyan community of piranmalai hills (Reserved Forest) Tamil Nadu”, 2006 African Journal. Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Vol. 3, Num. 1, pp.101-114.

T. Angeline, G. Thiruvarutselvi, W. Isabel, Rita Mary Aruna, Rama Devi and Nirmala Jeyaraj “MTHFR ( ALA 222 VAL) polymorphism and AMI in Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus” Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, 2009 / 24 (2) 137-141.

Angeline T, Isabel W, Tsongalis GJ., “Endothelial nitric oxide gene polymorphisms, nitric oxide production and coronary artery disease risk in a South Indian population” Jounal of Experimental and Molecular pathology, December 2010, Volume 89, Issue-3, Pages 205-208

Research projects carried out with Central / State assistance

Sl. No.

Funding Agency

Duration

Amount in Rs.

Title

1

UGC (Minor)

2005-2007

95,000/-

“A Comparative Study on the Microbicidal Properties of some Medicinal plants used by Tribes in and around Madurai” (Tamil Nadu).

2

UGC (Minor)

2009-2011

1,50,000/-

“Prediction of coronary heart disease based on endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene polymorphisms among South Indians”.

Dr. B. Sandhya Kiran, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor & UG Head

Department of Zoology

Area of specialization /area of interest

  • Environmental Management
  • Microbiology

Number of Projects Guided

UG :

PG :

M.Phil :

Ph.D

Number of Papers Presented - 3

Publications

Sandhya B., Thomas S., Isabel W. and Shenbagarathai R., “Ethnomedicinal Plants used by the vallaiyan community of piranmalai hills (Reserved Forest) Tamil Nadu”, 2006 African Journal. Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Vol. 3, Num. 1, pp.101-114.

Sandhya kiran B., A.Sujatha “Antimicrobial activity of syzygium aromaticum (Clove) and Millingtonia hortensis (Indian cork tree) against human pathogens”. Journal of current sciences J.Curr.Sd.7 (1): 123 – 127 (2005).

Dr. Sarah Sathyavathi, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology

Area of specialization /area of interest

Solid waste Management - Vermitechnology

Number of Projects Guided

  • UG: 11
  • PG: 11
  • M.Phil: 1
  • Ph.D:

Mrs. A.P.A. Rani, M.Sc., M.Phil, (Ph.D)

Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology

Area of specialization /area of interest

  • DNA – Drug interaction
  • Human & Fish Cytogenetics
  • Bioinformatics

Number of Projects Guided

  • UG: 17
  • PG: 15
  • M.Phil:
  • Ph.D:
  • Number of Papers Presented - 8

Publications

“Barriers in women’s empowerment in academics” A.P.A. Rani and J.A. Esther Rani, Two days National Seminar on “Empowerment of women in Science and Technology”, Dept. of Theoretical Physics, University of Madras, Chennai, 8th – 9th Mar 2010.

“Financial crisis as a barrier for empowerment of women in academics” J.A. Esther Rani and A.P.A. Rani, Two days National Seminar on “Empowerment of women in Science and Technology”, Dept. of Theoretical Physics, University of Madras, Chennai, 8th – 9th Mar 2010.

Research projects carried out with Central / State assistance

Sl. No.

Funding Agency

Duration

Amount in Rs.

Title

1

UBCHEA

2000

13,000/-

Cytogenetic study on Breast Cancer

2

UGC (Minor)

2004 - 2005

94,800/-

“Cytogenetic and Molecular effect of endosulfan on Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)”

3.

UGC-Minor research Grant

2010-2012 1,03,000/- Assessment of damage caused by endosulfan in oreochromis mossambicus (peters)

Dr. A.S. Priscilla, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Sl. No.

Funding Agency

Duration

Amount in Rs.

Title

1

UGC-Minor research Grant

2010-2012

1,05,000

Survey of stray dogs for the prevalence of canine herpes virus infection in Madurai city

Dr. T. Angeline

 

Sl. No.

Funding Agency

Duration

Amount in Rs.

Title

1

DST-SERB

(Fast track scheme for young scientists)

2012 onwards

24,20,000

Molecular and cytogenetic alterations in the genome of patients with Diabetes mellitus.

 

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