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Formerly Associate Professor in Zoology, has 25 years of Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching experience and 30 years of research experience in neurology of ageing with respect to nutrition, neurotropic Ayurveda and allopathic drugs, pollution and medicinal plant extracts. Has been awarded A V Tilak Award for best paper, installed by Association of Gerontology India, in 1992 and Fr. Dan Thottakara publishing award , Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi, Kerala, India, 1998. Selected as a speaker to talk in the Young Scientists Session organized by the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India in the 86th annual meeting of Indian Science Congress Association held in Chennai, India from Jan. 3.-7,1999 and as a chairperson in a session in the International Conference on Lipofuscin held in Tokyo, Japan in 1995. Has Life membership in  Association of Gerontology, India, Neuroscience Society of India and Indian Academy of Neurosciences, India.

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Has 38 publications in national and international journals besides 75 abstracts in international and national conference/seminar proceedings. Has attended , Workshop for Graduate Scholars in science and Social Sciences for Application of Science and technology for Rural Development,Kurukshetra University, Haryana, 1990, under gone short term training course on Cloning and Expression of Animal Genes” at Jiwaji University, Gwalior, MP, India, for three weeks during August 15-September 14, 1997, “Workshop on Techniques in Neuroscience” at Jiwaji University, Gwalior, MP , India,for two weeks during December 8-20, 1997,“Biotechnology Tools in Animal Sciences, February 2-4, 2006, SH College, Thevara, Kochi., India, attended DST Monitoring Workshop, Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, India, March 4-5, 1998, refresher course in Environmental Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India, January 5-25, 2006 and refresher course in Marine Biology and Biochemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India

.Innovations in Academics


  1. SAP, 2000 an inboard one week science awareness programe conducted for higher secondary school students in science sponsored by DST, New Delhi, India.
  2. Education programe for Dooradarshan, TVM., India
  3. Studies on Sciences of Ageing for BSc students through Gerontology club and a programe on Santhvanam at Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi, Kerala, India.