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Dr. Y. Shibu Vardhanan

Associate Professor, Department of Zoology

 

 
      Address: Associate Professor
            Department of Zoology,
University of Calicut, Malappuram.
 Residence : C-5, Staff Quarters,
University of Calicut, Malappuram.
      Phone: Off : 0494-2401420
              Res : 0471-2483818
              Mobile : 9447108980
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         coordinatorzoologyugcsap

 
Academic

S. No

Degree

University

Year of Completion

Specialization

1

Ph.D.

Kerala University

1999

Aquatic Biology & Fisheries

(Toxicology & Stress Proteins)

2

M.Sc.

Kerala University

1992

Zoology

3

B.Sc.

Kerala University

1990

Zoology

 

Current Research Interest: Environmental toxicology, Stress protein, Anaerobic bioremadiation.

Experience: 


Teaching and Research

  1. Seven years as Associate Professor in Zoology, University of Calicut

  2. Lecturer, Department of Zoology, Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam Dist. (Dec2004-Apr2006).

  3. 8 years of teaching & 12 years of research experience


Administrative
 
  1. Co-ordinator, UGC- SPECIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (SAP-DSA)Integrated and interactive digitalization and DNA barcoding of insects and mites of Western Ghats60 lakhs and 1 fellowship

  2. Co-ordinator, UGC- Basic Scientific Research, UGC-BSR 20 lakhs and 5 fellowships
  3. Principal Investigator UGC-Major Research Project, Amount = 13.3 lakhs Topic “OPTIMIZATION OF BIOREACTOR PARAMETER FOR THE MICROBIAL EXPRESSION OF BIO-ADHESIVE FOOT PROTEINS FROM INDIAN MUSSELS PERNA VIRIDIS AND PERNA INDICA”

Professional
  1. Member, Board of Studies in Aquatic Biology and fisheries, University of Calicut

  2. Member, in a 3 number Scientific Leader Group (SLG) to develop technologies for solid waste management - UO. Pl.DB1/4902/2011 dated 28/10/2011.
  3. Environmental consultant for preparing environmental auditing and waste management in A.R. Nagar H.S, Chendappuraya, Malappuram.
  4. Environmental consultant in a firm dealing with organic farming solutions in agricultural fields Agrilife Bio-tech, Peroor, Kottayam PIN:686637.

Special Training:

  1. Certification course in "Safety Aspects in the Research Application of Ionising   Radiations" conducted by the Radiological Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. Eligible for certification as Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), Eligible for procurring and handling of Radioactive Chemicals.
  2. Training in “National Training Programme in Electron Microscopy for Scientific Investigators" conducted by All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi.
  3. Training in “Radiochemical Techniques and production S35 Labelled compounds in the (BRIT) Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology, and Radio Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.
  4. Training in “Waste to Energy” National environmental Engineering Research Institute Nagpur, India.
  5. Training in “Principles and Methods in Regulatory Toxicology” from Jai Research  Foundation Vapi, Gujarat.
  6. Undergone a training on “DNA barcoding of animal using Cytochrome C Oxidase Subunit I (COI)” Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram
  7. Consultancy and extension work: Worked as marine consultant in National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.
Major publications
  1. Vardhanan, Shibu Y., Haridas Ajit and Manilal V. B. (2013) Closed retting: A green Technology for controlling coir retting pollution of Backwaters. J. Environ. Res.Develop., 7(4): 1523-1530.
  2. Manogem E. M., Nair V. S. K, and Y. Shibu Vardhanan (2015) Ultrastructure study on the testicular sheaths of Spodoptera mauritia boisd. (lepidoptera: noctuidae). International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences, Volume-5, (2).
  3. Shinu. K.C. and Y. Shibu Vardhanan (2012) Production of virgin coconut oil from testa free albuminous endosperm of (Cocos nucifera .L) coconut thorough fementation: Fourier transform - infrared spectra (FT-IR)
  4. Nasreen P.N.M, Y. Shibu vardhanan and N. Ramani (2012) Evaluation of damage potential of the gall mite, Aceria pongamiae Keifer 1966 (Acari: eriophidae) on Pongamia pinnata (l.) Pierre.
  5. Priji Prakasan, Unii K.N. Shibu Vardhanan Y, and Sailas Benjamin (2011) Rumen bacteria transforming vegetable oil into conjugated linoleic acids isolated from Indian goats Gregor Mendel Foundation Seminar 2011 (National Seminar on Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology, 16 & 17 December, 2011, University of Calicut
  6. Syamjith. P.K, K.C. Chitra and Y. Shibu Vardhanan (2011) Genotoxicity effects of endosulfan on Drosophila sp.: Wing contour bioassay. UGC sponsored National Conference on “Advances in Environmental Research: An Interdisciplinary Approach 11th & 12th March 2011.
Membership (Life Member)
  1. Indian Association of Nuclear Chemists and Allied Scientists (IANCAS) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Mumbai.
  2. Society of Fisheries Technologists (India).
  3. Kerala Academy of Science
     





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