Dr. S.Ravikumar Lecturer - Alagappa University

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ALAGAPPA UNIVERSITY

FACULTY DETAILS




Dr. S. Ravikumar

Date of Birth



10.08.1967

Gender



Male

Department



Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies

Qualification



M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D

Designation



Reader

Address



School of Marine Sciences,

Depart
ment of Oceanography and Coastal Area
Studies, Alagappa University, Thondi Campus

Pin code



623 409

Phone




04561
-
243470

Email



ravibiotech201320@yahoo.com

Website



http://www.alagappauniversity.ac.in

Fax




04565
-
225202



University Studied UG
and PG :


S.No

Degree

University

Year of Study

1.

M.Sc Biology

Madurai Kamaraj
University

1988
-
1990

2.

M.Phil Marine Biology and
Oceanography (Marine
Microbiology)

Centre for Advanced
Study in Marine
Biology, Annamalai
University

1990
-
1992

3.

Ph.D Marin
e Biology and
Oceanography (Marine
Microbiology)

Centre for Advanced
Study in Marine
Biology, Annamalai
University

1992
-
1995



University Where Research done :


Name of the University

Year of Study

Area of Specialization

Centre for Advanced
Study in Mari
ne Biology,
1992
-
1995

Marine Microbiology

Annamalai University



PG Specialization (subjects) :


1.Microbiology

2. Biotechnology

3.Plant Tissue Culture

4. Genetic Engineering


Total Teaching Experience

:


S.No

Institution

Position

Period

From

To

1

Department of
Biochemistry,
Governmnet Arts College

Guest Lecturer

1995

1997

2

P.G. Department of
Microbiology, Thiagarajar
Arts College
(Autonomous)

Lecturer (Senior)

1997

1999

3

Manonmaniam sundarnar
University

Lecturer

1999

2006

4

Alagappa University

Reader

2006

2009


Total Research Experience (No. of Years): 19 years


Current Research Field

:

1.Marine Microbiology

2.Marine Biotechnology

3.Marine Pharmacology

4. Climate Change


No. of MPhil & PhDs Guided :


M.Phil

47

Ph.D

10


Projects done Minor/
Major:


S.No

Title

Funding
Agency

Year

Status
(Ongoing/
Completed)

1

Geomicrobial investigation and
characterization of microbial
communities in Manakkudi
Mangrove Ecosystem of Tamil Nadu
(South West coast of India)

MoEn&F,
New
Delhi

2006

Ongoing

2.

Prod
uction and Screening of
antimalarial compounds from
coastal and marine halophytic and
non
-
halophytic medicinal plants

ICMR,
New
Delhi

2008

Ongoing

3

Scientific evaluation of safety and
DST, New
2005

Ongoing

efficacious herbal medicines from
mangroves for the management of
Ma
laria

Delhi



Seminar/Workshops Organized :


S.No

Title

Period

1

Bioprospecting of marine resources with special
reference to marine natural products and drug
discovery

2007


Seminar/Workshops Attended :

Natwional


S.No

Title

Insti
tution and
Event Name

Period

1

Biostatistics

A.V. C. College,
Mayiladuthurai

1993


(b) International


S.No

Title

Institution and
Event Name

Period

1

Media Skills

Virginia Marine
Research
Institute

11.05.2002






Papers Presented

:

National


S.No

Titl
e

Institution and
Event Name

Period

1

Ecological imbalance with special
reference to microbial diversity in
the coastal mining area.


Dept. of
Oceanography and
CAS, Alagappa
Univeristy, Thondi

1ST
-
3RD
OCTOBER,
2004

2

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KANCHIPURAM


5

Challenges and strategies for
globalizing marine halophytic
herbal medicines

P. G AND
RESEARCH DEPT OF
PLANT BIOLOGY
AND
BIOTECHNOLOGY,
ST. XAVIERS
COLLEGE,
PALAYMKOTTAI.


8
-
10TH DEC,
2005

6

Antibacterial screening of coastal
medicinal plants (south west
coast of India) against bacterial
human pathogens

AVS COLLEG
E OF
ARTS AND
SCIENCE, SALEM



22ND JULY
2006

7

Screening of marine halophytes
against primary film micro flora
for the possible development of
antifouling agents

NATIONAL
INSTITUTE OF
OCEAN
TECHNOLOGY
CHENNAI

6
-
8 NOV,
2006

8

Scientific evaluation of her
bal
medicine from coastal herbal
plants for arthritis along Palk
Strait, Tamilnadu.


Dept. of
Oceanography and
CAS, Alagappa
Univeristy, Thondi

26
-
28, APR,
2007

9

Current trends in marine
microbial technology

VPMM ARTS AND
SCIENCE COLLEGE
FOR WOMEN,
KRISH
NAN KOIL.


12TH MARCH,
2007



(b) International


S.No

Title

Institution and
Event Name

Period

1.

National conference on Fourth
National Ocean Science Forum

Marine
Oceanography
Institute, Mauritius

11
-
12.7.2007

2

International conference and
exhibition o
n mangroves of Indian
and western pacific oceans

Malaysia

21
-
24.08.2006

3.

International conference on
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-
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S.No

Paper Title

Name of Jo
urnal,
Volume No and
Page

Year
Publication

1

Antimicrobial compounds from
marine halophytes for silkworm
disease treatment

Int. J. Medicine
and Medical
Sciences, 1(5),
184
-
191

2009

2

Screening of Indian Coastal plant
extracts for larvicidal activity of
C
ulex quinquefaciatus

Ind. J. Science
and Technology.,
2(3)., 24
-
27

2009

3

Antimicrobial Activity of tissue and
Associated Bacteria from benthic
Sea anemone Stichodactyla
haddoniagainst microbial
pathogens

J. Environ. Biol.,
28(4)

2007

4

Growth of Avic
ennia marina and
Ceriops decandra seedlings
inoculated with halophilic
Azotobacters

J. Environ. Biol.,
28(3),

2007

5

Effect of heavy metals (Hg and
Zn) on the growth and phosphate
solubilizing activity in halophilic
phosphobacteria isolated from
Manakudi
Mangrove

J. Environ. Biol.,
28(1):

109
-
114

2007

6

Studies on Antimicrobial Activities
of in vitro cultured roots of
Plumbago zeylanica and plumbago
rosea L

J.Theoretical
andExp.Biology,
2(3&4):125
-
131.

2006

7

Antibacterial activity of traditional
therap
eutic coastal medicinal
plants against some pathogens

J. Environ. Biol.,
26(2) : 383
-

386

2005

8

Effect of phytohormones on the
growth dynamics and
macromolecular contents of two
extreme halophilic cyanobacteria
(Phormidium sp.)

J. Environ. Biol.,
26(1)
: 55


59

2005

9

Chemotaxonomic markers in
mangroves

Seshaiyana, 12(2)

2004

10

Identified chemical markers in
halophilic cyanobacteria and
sponges

Seshaiyana, 12(2)

2004

11

Lipid biomarkers for halobacterial
chemotaxonomy

Seshaiyana, 12(2)

2004

12

Quan
tification of Azotobacters
from semi
-
intensive prawn culture
system and their possible utility as
marine biofertilizers

Appl. Fish. Aquat.,
IV(1) : 1
-

4

2004

13

Quantification of halophilic
Azospirillum from mangroves

Ind. J. Mar. Sci.,
31(2) : 157
-

160

2002

14

Ethanol production in immobilized
yeast system

J. Sci. Ind. Res.,
60 :499


503

2001

15

Toxicity of heavy metals on
Azotobacter vinelandii

J. Ecol. Res.
Biocon., 1 : 29


34

2000

16

Novel extremophilic cyanobacteria
from solar salt pan of
Kanya
kumari District

Seshaiyana, 8(2)

2000

17

Influence of tannins, sugars and
amino acids on bacterial load of
marine halophytes

Environ. Ecol.,
13(1) : 94
-

96

1999

18

Influence of tannin, amino acids
and sugars on fungi of marine
halophytes

Mahasagar, 21


24

1993

19

Root growth of Rhizophora
mucronata seedlings as influenced
by mangrove leaf leachates

J. Tree. Sci 12
(1): 23
-
26

1993



International


S.No

Paper Title

Name of
Journal, Volume
No and Page

Year
Publication

1

Nitrogen fixing Azotobacters fr
om
mangrove habitat and their utility
as marine biofertilizers

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Biol. Ecol., 312 :
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21.8.2009

Tiruchirappalli


National level seminar on
Bioresource Management
-
An
Integerated Approach

Fatima College,
Madurai

24.7.2009


Commemorative function
centenary celeb
ration of Dr. R. M
Alagappa Chettiar

Matha College of
Arts and Science,
Manamadurai

16.2.2009


National seminar and expo 2009
on microbial technology

Malankara Catholic
college, Kaliakavilai

24.1.2009


National Symposium on Herbal
Drug Research.

Bharathi
ar
university,
Coimbatore

25.9.2008


State level seminar on
Technology of organic farming
for rural development.


Alagappa
Government Arts
College, Karaikudi

26.9.2008


National Symposium on Microbial
Diversity, Bioremediation, and
Biotechnology

Cauvery

college for
Women,
Tiruchirappalli

29.7.2008


National conference on
Biodiversity and Biotechnology

Annai Velankanni
College,
Tholayavattam

7.3.2008


Marine Drug Discovery

Avvaiyar
Government College
for women,
Puducherry

6.3.2008


Inauguration of Bota
ny
Association

Sethalakshmi college
for Women,
Pallathur

7.2.2008


Seminar on Bioinformatics

Ananda College of
Arts and Science,
Devakottai


1.2.2008


Inauguration of Microbiology
Association

Naina Mohamed
College of Arts and
Science

31.1.2008


State le
vel workshop on the
DRAFT
-
Coastal Zone
Management

GOOD VISION an
NGO

14.8.2007


Inauguration of Zoology
Association

Dr. Zakir Hussain
College, Ilayangudi

5.4.2007


Recent Trends in Applied
Microbiology

V. P. M. M. Arts and
Science College for
Women,
Sriv
illiputhgur

12.03.2007


Regional level Seminar on
Recent Trends in Biotechnology

Sri Paramakalyani
College, Tirunelveli
District

23.02.2007


National conference of Indian
Association of Applied
Microbiology on Emerging Trends
Dept. of
Microbiology, Sri
Sankara Arts and
11.01.2007

and Evolving Technologies In

Applied Microbiology With
Special Reference To Microbial
Nanotechnology

science college,
Kanchipuram


National workshop on
Nanomaterials, Synthesis,
Characterization And
Applications

Alagappa Univers
ity,
Karaikudi

Dec, 2006


National Research & Monitoring
Moderations workshop

Gulf of Mannar
Biosphere reserve
trust,
Ramanathapuram

15.12.2006


State Level seminar on Recent
Trend In Biological Sciences

AVS College of Arts
and Science College,
Salem

22.
06.2006


Special Lecture

Dept. of
Microbiology, J.J.
College of Arts and
Science, Pudukottai

24.02.2006


Inauguration of Microbiology
Association

Dept. of
Microbiology and
Biotechnology,
Vivekananda College
of Arts and Science,
Namakkal

27.01.2006


Spec
ial Lecture

Noorul Islam College
of Arts and Science,
Thuckalay.

17.02.2006


Refresher Course

P.S.R. Engineering
college, Sevalpatti,
Sivakasi.

19.01.2006


National conference on
Bioprospecting and Bioresources

Xavier’s College,
Palayamkottai

08.12.2005


Brainstorming workshop on
Herbomineral Pharmaceutical
Products
-
Prospects And
Problems

Hamia Hamdard
University, New
Delhi

07.12.2004


National symposium on Current
Trends In Marine Microbial
Technology

Department of
Microbiology, Sri
Sankara Arts and
Sc
ience College,
Kanchipuram.

29.12.2005


Workshop on Standardization of
Traditional Indian Medicine for
Global Acceptance as per WHO
Guidelines

Sri Ramachandra
Medical college,
Porur, Chennai

25.05.2005


National seminar on Medicinal
plants in India
-
Prosp
ects and
Perspectives

Dr. Zakir Husain
College, Ilayangudi,
Sivagangai District

15.12.2004


Special Lecture

St. Xaviers College,
Palayamkottai

22.02.2005


Special Lecture

Voluntary
Organization For
Consumer
Protection,
Paramakudi

17.04.2004


Refresher
course

Department of
Microbiology,
Bharathidasan
University, Trichy

04.04.2004


Special lecture

Dr. Zakir Husain
College, Ilayangudi

10.08.2004


National Seminar on Marine
Resources

S.T. Hindu College,
Nagercoil.

24.12.2004


Seminar on Environmental
Bio
logy

N.S.S. College for
Women,
Trivandrum, Kerela

08.10.2004


Seminar on Introduction to Cell
and Molecular Biology

Udaya School of
Engineering,
Nagercoil.

26.03.2004


Research Cell Programme

Womens Christian
College, Nagercoil

08.01.2004


Special Lectu
re

Kanam Latex
industries Private
limited, Nagercoil

20.09.2001


Special Lecture

Kanam Latex
industries Private
limited, Nagercoil

18.09.2004


Seminar on Environment And
Pollution

Noorul Islam College
of Engineering,
Thuckalay.

28.05.2004


Seminar on Ap
plied Biology

Ponnaiah Ramajam
College of Arts and
Science, Thanjavur.

30.09.2004


Seminar on Current Trends In
Microbiology

Jamal Mohamed
College, Trichy.

28.09.2004


Special Lecture

Dr. Zakhir Husain
College, Illayangudi.

20.07.2004


National Seminar
on Ecological
Balance and Sethusamudhram
canal,

National Seminar on
Ecological Balance
and
Sethusamudhram
canal,

01.10.2004


Symposium on Micro algal
Biotechnology

Bharthidasan
University, Trichy

25.02.2004


Intercollegiate seminar contest

K.R. College o
f Arts
and Science,
Kovilpatti.

24.01.2003


National seminar on Marine
Biodiversity as a Source of Food
and Medicine

Devadason Marine
Research Institute,
Tuticorin

26.09.2009


Seminar on Conservation of
Department of
17.10.2002

Plants

Botany, Holy Cross
College, N
agercoil,


Seminar on Medicinal Plants

Department of
Botany, S.T. Hindu
College, Nagercoil

17.10.2001


National Seminar on
Conservation of Biodiversity and
Coastal Aquaculture

Department of
Marine Biology,
Karnatak University,
Karwar.

15.10.20
00


Seminar on Conservation of
Biodiversity and Coastal
Aquaculture

Post Graduate
Centre, Kodibag,
Karnataka

08.10.2000


Applied Biology
-
An Update

K.S. R. College of
Arts and Science,
Thiruchengode

10.10.1998


Workshop on Bio Science

University of
Madra
s, Chennai

28.06.1993


Workshop on Biostatistics

Post graduate and
research
Department of
Zoology, A.V.C
College
Mayiladuthurai

21.12.1993


Workshop on Water Quality
Assessment

Post graduate and
research
Department of
Zoology,
Mayiladuthurai

26.03.1993


National Seminar on Agricultural
Microbiology

Vivekananada
College, Madurai

16.10.1992



Membership in Professional Bodies


S.No

Name of the institution and place

Capacity / Status

1

Seaweed Research and Utilization Association,
India

Member

2

Intern
ational Union on Conservation of Natural
Resources (IUCN), Sweden

Member

3

Journal of Environmental Biology, India

Member

4

Pollution Research, India

Member

5

WIOMSA, Africa

Member

6

Eco
-
planning and Conservation, India

Member

7

Indian Journal of
Marine Science, India

Member

8

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Journal of Environmental Biology, Lucknow,
India

Member

12

Indian Scie
nce Congress Association

Life Member

13

Current Science, Calcutta, India

Life Member

14

Society of Applied Sciences, Agra, India

Life Member

15

Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Life Member

16

Board of Studies in UG Microbiology,
Bharathidasan U
niversity, Tiruchirappalli, India

Member

17

Research Council of PSN college of Engineering,
Melathediyoor, Tirunelveli, India

Member


Awards/Rewards/Fellowship/any other Recognition


S.No

Name of the Award/
Fellowship

Institution awarding the Honor

Year

1

Inwent Award

German Ministry of Economics
and Co
-
operation Development

2003

2

UGC
-
TEC Post Doctoral
Award

India
-
Mauritius Exchange
programme

2007



Additional Administrative Positions Held


S.No

Position

Period

From

To

1

Co
-
Ordinator, Alagappa Un
iversity, Evening
College, Thondi

2008

Till Date


Service Seniority order Number (As per Attendance Register)
-
3