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Department of Zoology

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Dr.Anu P Sebastian
Dept. of Zoology
Designation HOD & Assistant Professor
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Institutional email ID anukuruvilla@assumptioncollege.edu.in
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Area of specialisation Biotechnology
Date of joining the college 23 September 2014
Academic qualification

M Sc ,MPhil,PhD

Work Experience
  • 2 year  teaching experience (S.B College,Changanacherry)& 5 Years Research Experience( School of Biosciences,M.G University)
Current or previous Positions/Responsibilities (outside the college)
  • Appointed as Question paper setter of fifth semester U G Examinations September 2020 of Open course conducted at CMS College Autonomous Kottayam.
  • Appointed as Question paper setter of sixth semester U G Examinations March 2020 of Microbiology and Immunology conducted at CMS College Autonomous Kottayam.
  • Appointed as Question paper setter of fifth semester U G Examinations October 2019 of Evolution Ecology ,Ethology&Zoogeography conducted at CMS College Autonomous Kottayam.
  • Appointed as Question paper setter of fifth semester U G Examinations October 2019 of Vocational Zoology (Apiculture,Vermiculture& Ornamental fish culture) conducted at CMS College Autonomous Kottayam.
  • Appointed as Question paper setter of Third semester U G Supplementary Examinations 2017 Human Physiology and Immunology at St.Berchmans College Autonomous Changanacherry.
  • Appointed as Additional Examiner of theory and Practical in Zoology Main and Practical Examinations conducted by M.G university Kottayam(2014-2017).
Current Positions/Responsibilities (in the college)
  • Zoology department head 2020- till date
  • Member(2016-till date)and Chairman of Zoology board of studies,(2020-till date) Assumption College
  • Co-Ordinator(Biodiversity Club)2021
  • Mentor of MOOC course of M.G University2021
  • Zoology Association Vice President (2016-2017,2020-2021)
  • Joint     Secretory (AASA)2018-2020
  • Walk With Scholar internal mentor from 2018 onwards
  • Instructor of moral  classes from 2017 onwards.
  • Teacher representative of Discipline committee &Research promotion Commitee.
  • NCC Care taker 2016-2018
  • Member staff in charge of Virtual Lab in 2016
  • Staff Association representative from the department (2015-2016)
  • Zoology Association Vice President (2016-2017)
  • Teacher in charge of Department Library (2018-2019)
Awards and Achievements
  • Covid Duty at WarrierSamajamHall ,Mathumoola,Changanacherry on 09/09/2020
  • Appointed as Presiding Officer at local body election of Municipality Changanacherry on 09/1/2020
Projects - Completed projects

Ongoing projects:           

  • Standardisation of biofertilizer Panchagavya in Amaranthus dubis and Coriandrum sativumseed money funded from Assumption Autonomous college Changanacherry
Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)
  • Faculty development program on skills for next generation teachers organized by Ministry of government GuruAngadDev ,Teaching Learning Centre(A Centre of Mo E under PMMMNMTT and Vimala College Thrissur ,Kerala on 1/12/2020 to 7/12/20
  • U.G.C Sponsored Orientation course from 21.2.2018 to 20.3.2018 atUGC HRDC Kannur University
  • RUSA Sponsored Orientation course from 1.12.2018 to 20.3.2018 atUGCHRDC,Kerala University ,Karyavattam
  •  Faculty development program on  online two week interdisciplinary refresher course /Advanced research methodology organized by Teaching learning centre Ramanujan College University of Delhi and  Ministry of  education   PMMMNMTT  on 17/06/2021 to 01/7/21
Paper presentation in Seminars
  • Presented a paper in National Seminar on comparative study on the effect of organic fertilizers in Abelmoschus esculentus organized by IQAC on Gender empowerment and inclusive growth in AssumptionAutonomous College on February 19,2018.
  • Paper presented(Oral) on Immunomodulatory effect of MBTU- PBBM1 spores Bacillus subtilisin Balb/c mice in National seminar organized by Post graduate department of Zoology in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam on Health for all Cancer Aetiology and Prevention NSS Hindu College Changanacherry; 24-25 July 2018.
  • Paper presented(Oral) on In Vivo evaluation on the deleterious effect of fipronil on earthworms in KSCSTE Sponsored National Seminar on organized by department of Zoology Assumption Autonomous College on Municipal solid waste management and its impact on Ecosystem, On; 7-8 December 2017.
  • Paper presented(Oral) in UGC and KSCSTE Sponsored National Seminar on Physiological properties augments probiotic potential of MBTUPBBM1 isolated from cow milk organized by Post graduate department of Zoology on Modern trends in Molecular systematics. St. Thomas Autonomous College, Thrissur; 11-12 September 2015.
  • Paper presented (Oral) in National Seminar on Life style and disease in connection with INBOFA -2012 held in school of Biosciences M.G University Kottayam ,Kerala on 19-20 January 2012.
  • Paper presented(Oral) on Adhesion property is an enhanced probiotic potential of Bacillus subtilis MBTU- PBBM1 against enteric pathogens in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Biopharmaceuticals organized by St. Marys College, Thrissur, 26-27 August 2011.
  • Paper presented(Oral) on Probiotic effect of wild species of Bacillus spores and its effect on enteric pathogens in Ist Kerala Women Science Congress held at St. Teresas College Ernakulam held during 10-12 August 2010.
  • Poster presented on the Comparative study on the effects of two pesticides fipronil and mancozeb on earthworms in International Biodiversity Congress 4-6 October in Forest Research Institute Dehradun 2018.
Publications
  • Research article published on Probiotic sporeformers enhances host health in International journal of cell science and molecular biology[IJCSMB ISSN2572-100]pp001-005 Volume 5 Issue 1 August 2018 (Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T.R)
  • Research paper published on In Vivo evaluation on the deleterious effects of Fipronil on earthworms in International Journal of Advanced scientific research and Management UGC referred journal ID-63502 (IJASRM,ISSN 2455-6378)pp65-69)Volume 3 Issue 7 July 2018 (Anu P Sebastian, Parvathi V,RemyaRajan,Biya Agnes Bernard,Beegum Farsana.AM)
  • Research paper published on Comparative study on the effect of aqueous and ethanol extract of Carica papaya and Cereus pterogonus on Aedes aegypti in International Journal of Recent Scientific Research [IJRSR] ISSN:0976-3031 Vol. 9, Issue, 5, pp.26697-26699, May, 2018 Anu P Sebastian.,Dona Mary John.,Reenu George and SreelakshmiOmanakuttan
  • Research paper published on Comparative Study on Nocturnal Insects Attracted To Various Light Sources in Imperial Journal on interdisciplinary research Vol.2(7),issue (July-2016) ISSN:2454-1362 (Jismy M Antony, Anu P Sebastian)
  • Research paper published on Molecular Characterization and Health Promoting Attributes of MBTUPBBM1 Isolated from Cow Milk in International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences[IJCMAS] ISSN: 2319-7706Vol.4(6) issue (June-2015)840-845 (Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T. R)
  • Research paper published on Immunomodulatory effect of probiotic strain Bacillus subtilis MBTU PBBMI spores in Balb/C Mice in International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research (IJETR), on ISSN:2321-0869 Volume-2, Issue-11, November 2014, 258-260 ( Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T. R)
  • Research paper published on Adhesion and cell surface properties of wild species of spore formers against enteric pathogens in Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine [APJTM] (ISSN 1995-7645 CODEN:APJTB6) December 2013, 110-114.doi:10.1016/S1995-7645(13)60004-8.(Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T. R
  • Review paper published as global news in online IPA Library on Probiotic potential of bacterial species from natural sources( Anu P Sebastian, Anjaly Anne Jacob, Keerthi T. R).www.international probiotics.org
  • Research paper published on Probiotic effect of wild species of Bacillus Spore formers and its effect on enteric pathogens in International journal for pharma and biosciences. ISSN0975-6299 Bio. SciVol 3 Issue 1 Jan-Mar 2012(Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T. R)

Conference proceedings 

  • Immunomodulatory effect of probiotic strain Bacillus subtilis MBTU PBBM1 spores in Balb/C mice (Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T. R). Abstract published in the proceedings of Thai Society for Biotechnology (TSB) International Forum held at Bangkok Aug 28-30,2013
  • Health promoting microflora from natural sources. (GlindyaBhagya Lakshmi, Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T. R) Abstract published in the proceedings of International Conference on advances in Biological sciences held during March 15-17 2012
  • Probiotic potential of Bacillus subtilis isolated from milk and its antagonism against enteric pathogens (Anu P Sebastian, Keerthi T. R) Abstract published in the proceedings of International Conference on Biotechnology for a Better Life 2010 (ICBBL-2010) held during Nov.16-17 at Kalaslingam University, Srivilliputtur, Tamil Nadu
  • Abstract published in the proceedings of KSCSTE Sponsored National Seminar on organized by department of Zoology Assumption Autonomous College on Municipal solid waste management and its impact on Ecosystem,On ; on the topic In Vivo evaluation on the deleterious effect of fipronil on earthworms in 7-8 December, 2017
  •  Abstract published on topic Physiological properties augments probiotic potential of MBTUPBBM1 isolated from cow milk. in the proceedings of UGC and KSCSTE Sponsored National Seminar on Modern trends in Molecular Systematics organized by Post graduate department of Zoology St. Thomas Autonomous College, Thrissur; 11-12 September 2015
  • Abstract published on topic Adhesion property is an enhanced probiotic potential of Bacillus subtilis MBTU- PBBM1 against enteric pathogens in the proceedings of UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Biopharmaceuticals organized by St. Marys College, Thrissur; 26-27 August 2011
  • Abstract published on topic Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Post Operative Wound Infections and its Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern  in the proceedings of 21 st Kerala Science Congress 2010 held at C Keshavan Memorial Town Hall Kollam
  •  Abstract published in the proceedings on the topic Study on Probiotic effect of wild species of Bacillus spores and its effect on enteric pathogensin Ist Kerala Women Science Congress held at St. Teresas College Ernakulam held during 10-12 August 2010

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Seminars and workshops organized
  • Convener of Intercollegiate  power point presentation competition Voyage 2015
  • Member of the organizing committee of competitions organized  in association with  Environment day,Wet land day & Wild life week celebrations 2021
  • Member of the organizing committee of KSCSTE Sponsored National Seminar organized by Department of Zoology, Assumption Autonomous College on 'Municipal solid waste management and its impact on Ecosystem', from 7-8 December, 2017.
  • Programme Coordinator of National Science Day Celebrations sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment and DST, Government of India on 28th February, 2019.
  • Member of the organizing committee in the International Webinar organized by the Department of Zoology, Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry from 30 July 2020 to 03 August 2020.
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