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Department of Zoology

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Dr Shelmi Antony
Dept. of Zoology
Designation Assistant Professor
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Institutional email ID shelmiantony@assumptioncollege.edu.in
ORCID or other 0009-0001-5639-0533
Area of specialisation Environmental Biology
Date of joining the college 01 June 2022
Academic qualification

M. Sc., B. Ed., SET, Ph. D

Work Experience
  • Five years teaching  experience as  an assistant professor ( on contract) in Alphonsa college Pala & Assumption College, Changanacherry
  • Two years teaching experience in SFS Higher secondarySchool,Ettumanoor.
  • Five years research experience in St.Thomas College Pala
Current Positions/Responsibilities (in the college)
  • Member of Board of Studies, Department of Zoology, Assumption College, (Autonomous) Changanassery.
  • Co ordinator of Health Club 
  • Member in Arts Club
  • Member in Quiz club
  • Instructor of religion class
  • Class teacher & Mentor 
  • Vice president of Zoology Association 2023-24.
Awards and Achievements
  • Awarded Ph. D in Biochemistry (zoology) from M. G. University, Kottayam on 10/10/2018.
  • Qualified State Eligibility Test (SET) in May 2007.
  • Secured Fifth rank in M. Sc. Zoology examination held in June 2004, M. G. University, Kottayam.
Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)
  • Attended One Day National Seminar on NEP 2020 Implementation- Roadmap, Challanges & Opportunities, on 09 September 2023, organized by Curriculum Committee & IQAC, Assumption College , Changanassery.
  • Attended one month Faculty Orientation at Ramanujan College, Delhi University from 22 July 2023 to 20 August 2023.
  • Participated in the online workshop on "Soil and Water Quality analysis" organized by the Department of zoology, Assumption College Autonomous,

        Changanassery, from 05/ 03/2022 to 08/03/2022. 

  • Attended one day  Faculty development Programme on "Investor education & awareness" by Sradha Academy for Financial Education & Assumption

        College, Changanacherry on 07/July 2022.

  • Attended six days National Level Virtual  Faculty development Programme on " Learning & Teaching: Changes & Challenges for Faculty" organized by

        IQAC and faculty enrichment committee in association with SFS College Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh. (July 11 - 16, 2022)

  • Attended Five -day online Workshop on " Research and Publication Ethics" organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Mar Athanasius

        College Kothamangalam from 22 to 26 October 2022.

  • Attended One Week Online National Faculty Development Program organized by Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, SGTB Khalsa College,

         University of Delhi under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on teachers and Teaching of Ministry of education from 08th December to

        14th December, 2022 . 

  • Attended six days National Level Intercollegiate Faculty development Programme on Outcome Based Education organised by the Academic Section of st.  

       Philomina's college,  (Autonomous), Mysore in association with ipsr solutions limited. (30 August 2021 to 04 September 2021).

  • Participated in the international webinar on " Food Safety Management System" organized by the Department of Zoology, Assumption College, 

        Autonomous, Changanassery, on 27/09/2021. 

  • Participated in the International webinar on " Dragonflies and Dameselflies of Kerala: An Introduction" organized by the Department of Zoology, Assumption

        College, Autonomous, Changanassery on 03 August 2020.   


 

 

 

Resource person for seminars and workshops/Invited Lectures
  • Served as Judge in the Rev. Dr. Sr.Johnsy Mathews Endowment Intra Collegiate Power Point Presentation Competition 2023,organized by PG Department of History & Research Centre, Assumption College, Changanassery.
  • .Served as an interviewer for Biology teachers, S. F. S. Public School & Junior College, Ettumanoor.
  • Invited talk on "Ozone For Life" on 15/09/2022 in St. Thomas College, Pala, as part of World Ozone day Celebration.  
Paper presentation in Seminars
  • “Allelopathic effects of Flacourtia inermis on seed germination of selected crop plants found in India”, National Conference on Environment and Natural Science, Chennai, 28/ August/2016.
  • “Allelopathic effect of Syzygiummalaccense on seed germination of selected crop plants found in India”, International Symposium on recent trends in Social science, Environment and Biology, Ernakulam, 02/October/2016.
Publications

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

  • “Mechanistic evaluation of allelopathic potential of Nyctanthes arbor – tristis L. on cell division and growth of onion root bulb (Allium cepa L.)”Dr.Shelmi Antony& Dr. Benny P. J., International Journal  of Science, Engineering and Management, Vol: 3, November, 2018. Pg. 1 - 3, (ISSN: 2456 - 1304).
  •  “Allelopathic potential of the purified fraction MNF10 from Nyctanthes arbor – tristis L. on early seed growth and seedling characteristics of Vigna radiate (L) Wilczek”,Shelmi Antony, Dr. Benny P. J.  and Dr. Sunny Kuriakose, International Journal of Science, Engineering and Management, Vol: 3, May, 2018. Pg. 4 - 8, (ISSN: 2456 - 1304).
  •  “Allelopathic effects of Nyctanthes arbor- tristis L. on seed germination”, Shelmi Antony& Dr. Benny P. J., International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol: 5, April, 2017.  Pg. 66 - 68, (ISSN: 2321- 9009).
  • .  “Allelopathic effects of Flacourtiainermis on seed germination of selected crop plants found in India, Shelmi Antony& Dr. Benny P. J. , International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and  Technology, Vol:4, October, 2016. Pg. 59 -61, (ISSN: 2321- 9009).
  • . “Allelopathic effect of Syzygiummalaccense on seed germination of selected crop plants found in India, Shelmi Antony& Dr. Benny P. J. , International Journal of Science, Engineering and   Management, Vol:1, October, 2016. Pg. 23-26, (ISSN: 2456 - 1304).

NATIONAL JOURNALS

  •  Diversity and abundance of butterflies in Assumption College Campus, Changanacherry, Greeshma R.G., Sona P. A., Saranya Sasi, and Shelmi Antony* , (* corresponding Author), Journalof  Experimental & Theoretical Research, Vol.12, 2020, Pg.21 - 31,ISSN: 2394-3874.
  • The effect of different concentrations of inorganic fertilizer on earthworm population in soil, Jinu Mathew, Sneha Thomas and Shelmi Antony, (* corresponding Author), Journal of Experimental &   Theoretical Research, Vol.12, 2020, Pg.42 - 49, ISSN: 2394-3874.

Book Chapter

  • "The role of vaccines in public health", Pandemics& Global health, Nova Publishers, USA , ISBN: 978-1-68507-228-5
  •  "A few endemic frog species in western ghats". Biodiversity of Western Ghats, Vimala College Publications, ISBN: 978-81-960780-0-3

 

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