HANNAH RACHEL VASANTHI A. Professor

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  • Department of Biotechnology
  • School of Life Sciences
  • hrvasanthi@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PDF (CV Raman Fellow Nutrition and Health University of California, Davis (USA) 2015
2 PDF (BOYSCAST Fellow Novel Drug Development University of Connecticut (USA) 2008
3 Ph.D Biochemistry/Biochemical and Pharmacological Studies on some Seaweed on Gulf of Mannar- Southeast Coast of India Tamil University 2003
4 M.Phil Cardiac Science BITS-Pilani 1996
5 M.Sc. Biochemistry University of Madras 1994
6 B.Sc Biochemistry University of Madras 1992

Area of Specializaion

Biochemical Pharmacology, Standardisation and Validation of AYUSH Drugs, Bioprospecting from Natural Products for Drug Discovery

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology INTERNATIONAL Royal Society of Biology 2020 -
2 UGC-BSR Mid Career Award NATIONAL UGC, Govt. of India 2020 10 Lakhs
3 VV Swaminathan Diamond Jubilee Award for 20 years of work on Medicinal Plants NATIONAL Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (IABMS) 2019 Trophy
4 INDO-US Raman Fellowship NATIONAL UGC, Govt. of India 2014 Rs.13,50,000
5 AGASTHIYAR Award NATIONAL Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (IABMS) 2013 Certificate
6 Tamil Nadu Young Women Scientist Award in Medical Sciences and Native Medicine NATIONAL Tamilnadu State Science & Technology Council, Department of Higher Education 2009 Rs.25,000
7 Fellow of the Inidan Association of Biomedical Scientists (FABMS) NATIONAL Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (IABMS) 2009 -
8 BOYSCAST Fellowship NATIONAL DST, Govt. of India 2007 Rs.12,00,000
9 Young Scientist Travel Award NATIONAL DST, Govt. of India 2004 25,000

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Lecturer Biochemistry MMM-BITS Training Centre, Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Chennai
2 Lecturer Biochemistry Manikam College of Arts & Science, Thanjavur
3 Lecturer Biotechnology SASTRA University, Thanjavur
4 Assistant Professor Biochemistry Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai
5 Associate Professor Biochemistry Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai
6 Reader Biotechnology Pondicherry University
7 Associate Professor Biotechnology Pondicherry University
8 Professor Biotechnology Pondicherry University
9 Professor & Head Biotechnology Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Lecturer Biotechnology SASTRA University, Thanjavur Herbal Drug Development
2 Assistant Professor Biochemistry Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai Scientific Validation of AYUSH Drugs & Herbal Drug Development
3 Associate Professor Biochemistry Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai Scientific Validation of AYUSH Drugs & Herbal Drug Development
4 Reader Biotechnology Pondicherry University Biochemical Pharmacology & Toxicology(Metabolic Disorders)
5 Associate Professor Biotechnology Pondicherry University Biochemical Pharmacology & Toxicology(Metabolic Disorders)
6 Professor Biotechnology Pondicherry University Biochemical Pharmacology & Toxicology of Natural Products including Foods
7 Professor & Head Biotechnology Pondicherry University Biochemical Pharmacology & Toxicology of Natural Products including Foods

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 Combination of Horsegram for Cardioprotection Food Supplement/ Drug Development Filed a Patent

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status
1 Novel Combination with horsegram for the management of obesity APPLIED E2/896/2020/CHE 2020 NATIONAL NO
2 A Sensitive and Specific Biomarker of Acute Myocardial Infarction Patent filed- 05.04.2018; Published –19.04. 2019 APPLIED 201841013034A 2019 NATIONAL NO
3 A novel polyherbal formulation for treating rheumatoid arthritis as an immunomodulator GRANTED 287/CHE/2011 2013 NATIONAL YES

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Palliative Role of Aqueous Ginger Extract on N-Nitroso-N-Methylurea-Induced Gastric Cancer, Nutrition and Cancer, 72:1, 157-169 (I.F-2.029). Debjani P. Mansingh, Shalini Pradhan, Deeptarup Biswas, R. Barathidasan, Hannah R. Vasanthi Nutrition and Cancer 72:1, 157-169 2020 2.18
2 Positive interaction of mangiferin with selected oral hypoglycemic drugs: a therapeutic strategy to alleviate diabetic nephropathy in experimental rat Vidhushini Sekar, Sugumar Mani, R. Malarvizhi, R. Barathidasan Hannah R. Vasanthi Molecular Biology Reports 47:4465–4475 2020 2.107
3 Refinement of LPS induced Sepsis in SD Rats to Mimic Human Sepsis Meenakshi Bhardwaj, Rutuja Patil, Sugumar Mani, Malarvizhi R, Hannah R Vasanthi Biomedical & Pharmacology Journal 13(1) 335-346 2020 0.5
4 Type 5 17-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/prostaglandin F synthase (AKR1C3) inhibition and potential anti-proliferative activity of cholest-4-ene-3,6-dio Veeresh Kumar Sali, SugumarMani, MeenaloshaniG, Anbumani Velmurugan Ilavarasi, Hannah R.Vasanthi Steroids 159 :108638 2020 2.716
5 Neophytadiene from Turbinaria ornata Suppresses LPS-Induced Inflammatory Response in RAW 264.7 Macrophages and Sprague Dawley Rats Meenakshi Bhardwaj, Veeresh Kumar Sali, Sugumar Mani and Hannah R. Vasanthi. Inflammation 43, 937–950 2020 3.12
6 Inhibition of cyclooxygenase enzyme by bioflavonoids in horsegram seeds alleviates pain and inflammation. Malarvizhi R, Veeresh Kumar Sali, Meenakshi Bhardwaj, Sugumar Mani, Hannah R. Vasanthi Combinatorial chemistry and high throughput screening 10.2174/1386207323666200127114551 2020 1.503
7 Antidiabetic effect of mangiferin in combination with oral hypoglycemic agents metformin and gliclazide Sekar V, Mani S, Malarvizhi R, Nithya P, Vasanthi HR Phytomedicine 1;59:152901 2019 4.18
8 Dalspinin isolated from Spermacoce hispida (Linn.) protects H9c2 cardiomyocytes from hypoxic injury by modulating oxidative stress and apoptosis. Sundaram RL, Vasanthi HR. Journal of Ethanopharmacology 241:111962. 2019 3.41
9 Potential Wound Healing Properties of a Polyherbal Formulation (Amrit oil) in an Experimental Model on Wistar Rats 84. Malarvizhi R, Abhishek Poddar, Barathidasan R, Kishore K. Kanuga. Biomedicine 39(1):40-51 2019 0
10 Allin the precursor of Allicin in garlic extract mitigates proliferation of gastric adenocarcinoma cells by modulating apoptosis Debjani P Mansingh, NibeditaDalpati, Veeresh Kumar Sali and Hannah R Vasanthi Pharmacognosy Magazine 24(6):1585-92 2018 1.525
11 [6]-Gingerol-induced cell cycle arrest, reactive oxygen species generation, and disruption of mitochondrial membrane potential are associated with apo Debjani P Mansingh, O.J Sunanda, Veeresh Kumar Sali and Hannah R Vasanthi Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 32(10):e22206. 2018 3.606
12 Mangiferin from mangoes attenuates post-prandial glucose by inhibiting α glucosidase and α amylase activity VidhushiniSekar, Sayan Chakraborty, Sugumar Mani, Veeresh Kumar Sali. South African Journal of Botany SAJB-01948; 6 2018 1.504
13 Therapeutic potential of Boerhavia diffusa L. against cyclosporine A-Induced mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis in madin–Darby canine kidney ce MK Kalaivani, Sumathy Arockiasamy, Cordelia John, Hannah Rachel Vasanthi, P Soundararajan Pharmacognosy Magazine 14:55,132-140 2018 1.525
14 Hydroxycitric acid- induced activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in 3T3 L1 adipocyte cells Parjapath R, Sali VK, Kannan SM, Kurapati A, Vasanthi HR Pharmacognosy Research 10:3, 275-281 2018 0.842
15 Protective effect of rutin isolated from Spermococe hispida against cobalt chloride-induced hypoxic injury in H9c2 cells by inhibiting oxidative stres Lakshmi Sundaram.R , Veeresh Kumar Sali , Hannah R. Vasanthi Phytomedicine 1;51:196-204. 2018 4.18
16 Isolation and evaluation of phytoconstituents from red algae Acanthophora spicifera as relative apoptotic agent towards A549 and Hela cancer cell line Veeresh Kumar Sali, Malarvizhi R, Manikandamadhavan M and Hannah R Vasanthi Algal Research 32 (2018) 172–181 2018 5.01
17 Evaluation of in-vitro antioxidant and cytotoxicity activity of selected marine algae of Gulf of Mannar (Southeast coast of India) Veeresh Kumar Sali,Malarvizhi R, Nithya P and Hannah R Vasanthi Seaweed Research Utilization 39(2):28-34 2017 1.5
18 Anti-arthritic potential of marine macroalgae Turbinaria ornata in Complete Freund s Adjuvant induced rats Ananthi S, Gayathri V, Malarvizhi R, Bhardwaj M, Vasanthi HR. Experimental and Toxicologic pathology 69(8):672-680 2017 1.975
19 Antiurolithiatic Effect of Sirupeelai Samoola Kudineer – A Polyherbal Siddha Decoction on Ethylene Glycol Induced Renal Calculus in Experimental Rat Hannah R. Vasanthi, V. Muthulakshmi, V. Gayathri, R. Manikandan, S. Ananthi, Sarah Kuruvilla Pharmacogn.Mag 13(50) 273-279 2017 1.525
20 Relative apoptotic potential and specific G1 arrest of stigmasterol and cinnamic acid isolated from the brown algae Padina gymnospora in HeLa and A549 Veeresh Kumar Sali, Debjani P. Mansingh and Hannah R. Vasanthi Med. Chem. Commun. 7,1429-1435 2016 2.410
21 Steroidal saponins diosgenin from Dioscorea bulbifera protects cardiac cells from hypoxia-reoxygenation injury through modulation of pro-survival and Jayachandran KS, Hannah R.Vasanthi, Gurusamy N. Phcog Mag S1:14-20. 2016 1.525
22 Attenuation of inflammation by marine alga Turbinaria ornata in cotton pellet induced granuloma mediated by fucoidan like sulphated polysaccharide. Ananthi S., Gayathri V., Veeresh kumar Sali, Meenakshi Bharwaaj, Hannah R. Vasanthi Carbohydrate Polymers (151) 1261-1268 2016 7.18
23 Nymphaea nouchali Burm. hydroalcoholic seed extract increases glucose consumption in 3T3-L1 adipocytes through activation of peroxisome proliferator-a Mabel Parimala, M. Debjani, Hannah R Vasanthi, Francis Gricilda Shoba J Adv Pharm Technol Res. 6(4): 183– 189 2015 1.28
24 QSAR based docking studies of marine algal anticancer compounds as inhibitors of protein kinase B (PKBβ) Dicky John Davis, Hannah R. Vasanthi European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 76, 110– 118 2015 6.22
25 Gingival, plasma, and salivary levels of melatonin in peridontally healthy individuals and chronic periodontitis patients: A pilot Study Thodur Madapusi Balaji, Hannah R Vasanthi, Suresh Ranga Rao. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 9(3) 2015 0.81
26 Salivary Diagnostics: A Brief Review Narasimhan Malathi, Sabesan Mythili, Hannah R. Vasanthi ISRN Dentistry 2014, 8 2014 0.9
27 Anti-Aging Properties of a Grape-derived antioxidant are regulated by mitochondrial balance of fusion and fission leading to mitophagy triggered by a Somak Das, Goran Mitrovsky, Hannah R. Vasanthi, Dipak K Das Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity 2014: 345105. 2014 4.580
28 Influence of algal constituents of Acanthophora spicifera in carbon tetrachloride induced liver damage in rats Hannah R.Vasanthi, A Jaswanth, K.Atmaja, G.V.Rajamanickam Seaweed Res. Utilisation Journal 35 (1&2): 1-10 2013 1.5
29 PPARs and Diosgenin a chemico biological insight in NIDDM M.K.Sangeetha, Nitin Shri Shri Mal, Atmaja K., Veeresh Kumar Sali, Hannah R Vasanthi Chemico biological Interactions 206, 403-410 2013 2.86
30 Sub-acute Toxicity profile of a modified resveratrol supplement M.K.Sangeetha, D.EazhisaiVallabi, Veeresh Kumar Sali, J.Thanka,Hannah R. Vasanthi Food and Chemical Toxicology 59, 492-500 2013 4.679
31 Anti-diabetic property of Tinospora cordifolia and its active compound is mediated through the expression of Glut-4 in L6 myotubes M.K. Sangeetha, C.D. MohanaPriya, Hannah R. Vasanthi Phytomedicine 20, 246-248 2013 3.26
32 Antihyperlipidemic potential of polyphenol and glycoside rich Nerium Olender flower against trition WR-1339-induced hyperlipidemia in experimental Spr V. Gayathri, S. Anandhi and Hannah R. Vasanthi Journal of Chemistry 2013:8 2013 1.790
33 Restoration of arsenite induced hepato-toxicity by crude tannin rich fraction of Theobroma cacao in Sprague Dawley rats C. Chandronitha, V.Gayathri, S. Anandhi, Hannah R. Vasanthi Food Res. International 50(2013) 46-54 2013 4.972
34 Health Benefits of Wine and Alcohol: From Neuroprotection to Heart Health Hannah R Vasanthi, R P Parameswari, Joel deLeiris and Dipak K. Das Frontiers in Bioscience 4:1505-12 2012 3.7
35 Phytochemicals from Plants as Cardioprotective Agents Hannah R. Vasanthi, Nitin Shri Shri Mal, Dipak K.Das Current Medicinal Chemistry 2242-2251 2012 4.86
36 Effectiveness of Cassia occidentalis on pentylenetetrazole-induced Oxidative stress and kindling in rat Raman Lakshmi sundaram, Ganapathy Ramakrishnan, PeriyathambiKalaivani, Veeraragavan Gayathri, SubashAnanthi, S. Saranya, Hannah R.Vasanthi Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 1-6. 2012 1.903
37 Free Radical Scavenging Potential and Reducing Capacity of Flowers of Nerium oleander Linn V. Gayathri, S. Anandhi, RP.Parameshwari, Hannah R. Vasanthi Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants 18(1): 77-92 2012 0.835
38 Evaluation of anti gastric ulcer activities of four Gracilaria species from southeast coast of India in albino rats Hannah R. Vasanthi, Veeresh Kumar Sali, A. Jaswanth and G.V. Rajamanickam Seaweed research utilisation 34 (1&2) 1-8 2012 1.5
39 Anomalous behavior of Pentacoordinate Copper complexes of dimethylphenanthroline and derivatives of terpyridine ligands: Studies on DNA binding, cleav Subramaniyam Rajalakshmi, Thomas Weyhermüller, Allen J. Freddy, Hannah R. Vasanthi and Balachandran Unni Nair. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 46: 608-617 2011 5.572
40 Cardioprotective Effect of Nerium oleander Flower against Isoproterenol-Induced Myocardial Oxidative Stress in Experimental Rats V. Gayathri, S. Ananthi, C. Chandronitha, G. Ramakrishnan, R. Lakshmi Sundaram, and Hannah R. Vasanthi. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 16 (1) 96-104 2011 1.87
41 Seaweed metabolite database(SWMD): A database of natural compounds from marine algae Bioinformation Dicky John Davis and Hannah R.Vasanthi Bioinformation 5(8): 361-364 2011 0.87
42 Cytotoxic copper (II) complex of tripyridoquinoxaline with DNA hydrolase activity V.M. Manikandamathavan, M. Kavitha, V. Uma, R.P. Parameswari, Hannah R. Vasanthi,Balachandran Unni Nair Polyhedron 30: 1604– 1611 2011 2.27
43 Tinospora cordifolia attenuates oxidative stress and distorted carbohydrate metabolism in experimentally induced type 2 diabetes in rats Sangeetha MK, Balaji Raghavendran HR, Gayathri V, Hannah R. Vasanthi J Nat Med 65(3-4):544-50 2011 1.467
44 Hypolipidemic potential of flowers of Nerium oleander in high fat diet fed Sprague Dawley rats Veeraraghavan Gayathri, SubhashAnanthi, M.K.Sangeetha, ChandranayagamChandronitha, Hannah R Vasanthi. Natural Product Research 25:11,1110-1114 2011 2.060
45 Toxicological evaluation of an antilithiatic polyherbal Siddha formulation–Sirupeellai Samoola Kudineer in experimental rats V Gayathri, V Muthulakshmi, C Chandronitha, M Vasanthkumar, G Ramakrishnan, S Ananthi, Sarah Kuruvilla and Hannah R Vasanthi Human and Experimental Toxicology 30:8,952-964 2011 2.06
46 Cardioprotective effect of lemon grass as evidenced by biochemical and histopathological changes in experimentally induced cardiotoxicity K Gayathri, KS Jayachandran, Hannah R Vasanthi and GV Rajamanickam Human and Experimental Toxicology 30: 1073-1082 2011 2.06
47 Free radical scavenging and anti-inflammatory potential of a marine brown alga Turbinaria ornata (Tuner. J. Agardh) SubhashAnanthi, Veeraraghavan Gayathri, ChandranayagamChandronitha, Raman Lakshmisundaram, Hannah R Vasanthi. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences. 20(5):664-670 2011 0.31
48 Tocotrienols and its role in cardiovascular health--a lead for drug design Hannah R. Vasanthi, RP Parameshwari, Dipak K. Das Current pharmaceutical design 17(21):2170-5 2011 4.41
49 Cytotoxic Copper (II) Mixed Ligand Complexes: Crystal Structure and DNA Cleavage Activity Verasuntharam M. Manikandamathavan, Royapuram P. Parameswari, Thomas Weyhermüller, Hannah R. Vasanthi and Balachandran Unni Nair European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 46(9):4537-47 2011 5.572
50 Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory property of Turbinaria ornata Subhash Ananthi, Veeraraghavan Gayathri, ChandranayagamChandronitha, M.K.Sangeetha, Hannah R Vasanthi. Seaweed Research Utilisation 32(1& 2): 37-46. 2010 1.5
51 In vitro antioxidant and in vivo anti-inflammatory potential of crude polysaccharide from Turbinaria ornata (brown alga) Subash Ananthi, Hanumantha Rao Balaji Raghavendran, AdoorGopalan Sunil, Veeraraghavan Gayathri, Ganapathy Ramakrishnan and Hannah R. Vasanthi Food and Chemical Toxicology Vol.48.187-192 2010 4.679
52 Flavonoid rich fraction of Dioscorea bulbifera Linn. (Yam) enhances mitochondrial enzymes and antioxidant status and thereby protects heart from isopr K.S.Jayachandran, Hannah R.Vasanthi, G.V. Rajamanickam Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 11(8):887-894. 2010 3.4
53 Protective Role of Tannin Rich Fraction of Camellia Sinensis in Tissue Arsenic Burden in Sprague Dawley Rats C.Chandronitha, S.Ananthi, G.Ramakrishnan, R.Lakshmisundaram, V.Gayathri, Hannah R.Vasanthi. Human and Experimental Toxicology 29(9) 705–719 2010 2.06
54 Prophylactic role of a herbomineral drug -Thamira parpam against Cysteamine induced oxidative stress in liver and duodenum R P Parameswari, M Vasanthkumar, VVijaya Kumar, G.Ramakrishnan, M K Sangeetha, H Balaji Raghavendran, D Chamundeeswari and Hannah R Vasanthi. Biol Trace Elem Res 138:212–225 2010 2.45
55 Anti-ulcer role of Herbomineral Siddha Drug –Thamira Parpam on Experimentally Induced gastric mucosal damage in Rats M Vasanthkumar, R P Parameswari, V Vijaya Kumar, M K Sangeetha, V Gayathri, H Balaji Raghavendran, D Chamundeeswari and Hannah R Vasanthi Human and Experimental Toxicology 29(3), 161-173 2010 2.06
56 Protective role of air potato Dioscorea bulbifera) of yam family in myocardial ischemic reperfusion injury Hannah R Vasanthi, Subhendu Mukherjee, Diptarka Ray, Karuppiah Shanmugasundara Pandian Jayachandran, Istvan Lekli and Dipak Kumar Das. Food and Function. 1, 278- 283. 2010 4.172

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Grape Seed Extract and its Effects on Diabetes and its Complications Vidhushini Sekar and Hannah R Vasanthi Current Research in Diabetes & Obesity 2(2) 001-004 2017 0
2 Adipogenesis in Obesity is modulated by IP6 in Peanuts through Activation of Nuclear Receptors(PPARs) Malarvizhi R, Sali V.K, Kumari M, Hannah R. Vasanthi J Obesity & Overweight 1(3):303 2015 0
3 Identification of Some Bioactive Constituents of Glycosmis pentaphylla Retz.DC using GC-MS Sivakumar M, D Chamundeeswari, NaliniGanesan, HannahR.Vasanthi World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 3:4, 1811-1818 2014 0
4 Salivary Heart Fatty Acid Binding Protein - A Novel Biomarker of Myocardial Damage. Mythili S, Malathi N, Hannah R. Vasanthi Oral Hygiene & Health 2:141 2014 0
5 Multifaceted role of tocotrienols in cardioprotection supports their structure: function relation Hannah R. Vasanthi, RP Parameshwari, Dipak K. Das Genes & Nutrition. 7(1):19-28 2012 3.015
6 In-vitro alpha glucosidase inhibitory activity of Abraga chendooram, A Siddha drug R. Sathish R. Madhavan, Hannah R. Vasanthi Arul Amudhan International Journal of Pharmacology and Clinical Sciences 1(3-1) 79-81 2012 0
7 Indian Spices for Healthy Heart – An Overview Hannah R. Vasanthi and R.P.Parameswari Current Cardiology Reviews 6(4): 274 - 279 2010 2.7
8 Safety and bioactive potential of a traditional polyherbal formulation “Sirupeelai Samoola Kudineer Vallinayagam Muthulakshmi, Veeraraghavan Gayathri, SubhashAnanthi, Raman Lakshmi Sundaram, Royapuram Parthasarathy Parameswari, Johnson Thanka and Hannah R Vasanthi Journal of Pharmacy Research 3(9),2211-2214 2010 1.1

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Siddha System of Medicine and Herbal Remedies Eugene Wilson, Hannah R. Vasanthi, GV. Rajamanickam and GP Dubey Proc 2nd International Conference on Herbal Drugs, Health and Tourism 111 2003
2 Scientific Validation of the Marine Red Algae Hypneavalentiae (Turn) Mont. In Snake Venom Detoxification Hannah R.Vasanthi,AJaswanth, G.V.Rajamanickam and A.Saraswathy Proc of the National Seminar in Siddha Medicine: R&DInstitutes and Pharmaceutical Industries 9-10 2002
3 Screening of Haematinic activity in some marine macro algae Hannah R.Vasanthi, A Jaswanth, V.Krishnaraj, G.V.Rajamanickam and A.Saraswathy Proc of the National Seminar on Marine Diversity as a source of Food and Medicine 26-28 2002
4 Natural Antioxidants in some marine algae of the Gulf of Mannar Hannah R.Vasanthi,G.V.Rajamanickam and A.Saraswathy Proc of the National Seminar on Marine and Coastal Ecosystems 26-27 2001

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Medicinal value of Tinosporacordifolia: Anti-Diabetic Potential and Mechanism of Action of Bioactive Molecules Sangeetha M.K. and Hannah R. Vasanthi Metabolic Disorders: Diabetes I & II Studium press 2018 1-62699-083-2
2 MitomiRs Keep the HEART beating Samarjit Das, Hannah R. Vasanthi and Ramesh Prajapath Mitochondrial Dynamics in Cardiovascular Medicine Springer 2017 978-3-3-319-55329-0
3 HPTLC as a Tool for Standardizing Drugs from Medicinal Plants K.S. Jayachandran, Veeresh Kumar Sali and Hannah R. Vasanthi Analytical and Processing Techniques of the Series Studium Press 2016 1-62699-078-6
4 Myocardial Adaptation and Autophagy Dipak K. Das and Hannah R. Vasanthi Cardiac Adaptations Springer Science + Business Media New York 2013 978-1-4614-5202-7
5 Clues for Cancer from Ocean-Derived Molecules and Role of In Silico Techniquesin Anticancer Drug Discovery G. Dicky John Davis, Veeresh Kumar Sali, and Hannah R. Vasanthi Marine Pharmacology: Trends and Applications CRC Press Taylor & Francis group 2012 9781439892299
6 Resveratrol in Dermal Health Dipak K. Das and Hannah R. Vasanthi Bioactive Dietary Factors and Dermatological Health Humana Press 2012 978-1-62703-167-7
7 Herbal Remedies as modulators of Redox Biology in Metabolic Disorders Hannah R.Vasanthi Oxidative Stress in Health and Disease Excel India 2011 978-93-80697-53-6
8 Marine Algae as Biomonitors of Pollution at Tuticorin Coast-Southeast Coast of India Hannah R. Vasanthi and G.V.Rajamanickam Coastal Hazards IGC Publication 2010 2011323832
9 Pharmacological Potential of seaweeds of Indian Coast Hannah R. Vasanthi and G.V.Rajamanickam Marine Pharmacology School of marine science Alagappa University 2010 978-93-80400-12-9
10 Dietary Supplements, Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Disorders Hannah R. Vasanthi, Nesrin Kartal-Özer, Angelo Azziand Dipak K.Das Modern Dietary fat Intakes in Disease Promotion A 2010 978-1-60327-571-2
11 Function and Biochemistry of Resveratrol Samarjit Das, Hannah R. Vasanthi and Dipak K. Das Plant Phenolics and Human Health: Biochemistry, Nutrition, and Pharmacology John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2009 978-0-470-28721-7
12 Food is Medicine and Medicine is Food – A Siddha Perspective Muthulakshmi, Vijayakumar, Vasanthkumar, Hannah R. Vasanthi Functional Food for Chronic Diseases D & A Inc./FF Publishing 2009 0-9767535-5-5-3

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 National Facility for Toxicological Studies of ISM drugs DST (DPRP) 5 years 498.10 2020

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Scientific Evaluation of a Ayurvedic Polyherbal Formulation PANKARE in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus and its Complications DST (DPRP) 2years 110.10 2018
2 A Pragmatic Scientific Evaluation of two phytomedicines for the management of metabolic syndrome related obesity DST (SERC)- Health Sciences 3 Years Rs. 44.22 Lakhs 2015
3 Anticancer Potential of Selected Marine Algae of Gulf of Mannar (Southeast coast of India) UGC (MRP) 3 Years Rs. 10.2 Lakhs 2013
4 Scientific Evaluation of Copper containing Herbo mineral formulation for the management of Ulcers under National Initiative on Metal Based Drugs. DST (SERC) 5 Years Rs. 114.250 Lakhs 2008
5 Preclinical Studies of a Polyherbal and Herbomineral Drug in the management of Urolithiasis –A Comparative Study AYUSH (EMR) 3 Years Rs. 22.89 lakhs 2007
6 Scientific Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy Profile of an AyurvedicPolyherbal Formulation in the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis DST Drugs and Pharmaceutical Division 3 years Rs. 118.673 lakhs 2006
7 Scientific Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy Profile of an AyurvedicPolyherbal Formulation in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus DST Drugs and Pharmaceutical Division 3 Years Rs. 119.902 lakhs 2005
8 Scientific Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy Profile of Herbal Siddha Formulation in the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis DST Drugs and Pharmaceutical Division 3 year Rs. 100 lakhs 2003
9 Scientific Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy Profile of Herbal Siddha Formulation in the Management of Leucoderma DST Drugs and Pharmaceutical Division 2 years Rs. 80.3 lakhs 2003

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Design a Study in Guinea Pigs for GULO Activation ENCODE NUTRITION (USA) Bill Sardi 2 months 4500$ ( 3,17,000) 2020

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed
1 Classroom Mentoring 16 UGC/CSIR/DBT/ICMR /GATE exams 65% in 2018-19 95% in 2018-19

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved
1 Personal Counselling & Mentoring 2019-2020 30 M.Sc students of Pondicherry University
2 Personal Counselling & Mentoring 2018-2019 30 M.Sc students of Pondicherry University

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.SC 1 Biotechnology
2 2019 M.SC 2 Biotechnology
3 2018 M.SC 1 Biotechnology
4 2017 M.SC 2 Biotechnology
5 2016 M.SC 3 Biotechnology
6 2015 M.SC 2 Biotechnology
7 2014 M.SC 2 Biotechnology
8 2013 M.SC 3 Biotechnology
9 2012 M.SC 4 Biotechnology
10 2011 M.SC 3 Biotechnology

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Kunal Kishore 29-07-2019 1900103001 Nanoparticulate Wound Dressing Materials NO NO
2 S. Ananthi 28-11-2006 EXPHDBT353 Bioassays of Turbinaria ornata a brown seaweed in the mitigationof inflammatiory conditions YES 31-01-2011 YES 13-03-2012
3 Aditya Bhagwat 27-09-2019 1900103007 Modulation of Gut Microbiome in High Fat diet NO NO
4 Diksha Tripathi 27-09-2019 1900103008 Bioenhancers from Peppers NO NO
5 K. Gayathri 24-01-2004 FT/INT/70 Hypolipidemic and Cardioprotective effect of Cymbopogon citratus (DC) stapf YES 24-09-2009 YES 14-08-2010
6 A. Irudaya Charles Dorni 24-01-2004 FT/INT/44 Anti-arthritic studies on Plumbago Species (Plumbago rosea and Plumbago capensis) YES 06-04-2009 YES 14-08-2010
7 K.S. Jayachandran 24-01-2004 FT/INT/71 Studies on the effect of Dioscorea bulbifera Linn. in isoproterenol induced Myocardial Infraction in male wistart albino rats YES 28-12-2013 YES 11-07-2015
8 K.S. Vidyalakshmi 24-01-2004 FT/INT/69 Phytochemical and Biological Studies on Mussaenda phillipica cultivars YES 24-12-2007 YES 27-04-2008
9 Vidhushini S 22-09-2014 R37436 Influence of Mangiferin from Mangifera Indica on Selected Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs YES 10-09-2018 YES 05-04-2019
10 Veeresh Kumar Sali 22-08-2011 R31230 Anticancer Potential of Selected Marine Algae of Gulf of Mannar (Southeast Coast of India) YES 13-03-2017 YES 14-07 2017
11 C. Chandronitha 21-02-2006 EXPHDBT371 Effect of two beverages (Green tea and Cocoa) on heavy metal (Arsenic) induced toxicity in experimental rats YES 21-08-2014 YES 22-01-2016
12 M.K. Sangeetha 18-01-2007 EXPHDBT452 Anti-Diabetic potential and possible mechanism of action of Tinospora cordifolia YES 29-03-2012 YES 10-12-2012
13 Meenakshi 14-08-2015 R38366 Bioassay Guided Purification of Selected Marine Macroalgae NO NO
14 V. Gayathri 11-08-2006 EXPHDBT255 Biochemical and Pharmacological studies of Nerium oleander flower as cardioprotective agent YES 19-12-2010 YES 12-03-2012
15 G. Dicky John Davis 11-01-2008 PHD(RR)/133-P.T./VII/2007 Anticancer potential of marine algae- A chemoinformatics approach YES 17-08-2013 YES 27-01-2014
16 Ramesh Parjapath 08-08-2013 R37277 Functional Studies of a Steroidal Saponin Diosgenin in Modulating Insulin Signalling and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Pathway NO NO
17 Malarvizhi R 06-08-2014 R37142 Synergistic Effect of Atorvastatin with Horsegram and Groundnut- A Comparitive Study on Obses Animals YES 31-10-2018 YES 06-05-2019
18 Debjani Payoswini Mansingh 03-08-2012 R29237 Prophylactic and Therapeutic Activity of Ginger and Garlic in Experimentally Induced Gastric Cancer YES 25-04-2018 YES 18-01-2019
19 R. Lakshmisundaram 02-01-2010 PHD(RR)/215-P.T./V/2010 Bio Activity Guided Fractionation of Spermacoceahispida as a Cardio protective Agent YES 21-06-2019 YES 07-01-2020
20 Snaeha Sivadas 01-08-2019 1900103003 Phytomolecules as Activators of GULO gene NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 Dr. K. Umaa Rani DSK-PDF UGC Dr. D.S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship 16-09-2016 16-09-2019
2 Dr. V.M. Manikandamadhavan CSIR-RA CSIR CSIR-Research Associate Fellowship 16-09-2016 16-09-2019

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year
1 4th International conference on Natural Products Utilization: From Plants to Pharmacy Shelf Bulgarian Phytochemical Society Rs. 70,000/- Bulgaria 29-05-2019 01-06-2019 2019
2 Federations of American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB), 2012 Under American Society of Nutrition Federations of American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB), Rs. 1,00,000/- Sandiego, USA 21-04-2012 25-07-2012 2012

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 Functional Food & Nutrition Translation of 7 modules to Tamil MOOCS 2020 Under review Seaweed Research & Utilisation Journal Phytomedicine,LifeSciences, Human & Experimental Toxicology,

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date
1 Online Webinar One 250 participants (Research Scholars, College teachers and students) 23-07-2020
2 Online Webinar One 120 Medical Professionals 14-07-2020
3 Online Classess in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Ten M.Sc 2nd year students May 2020

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Plant Molecules to Combat Diabesity The Killer Disease of the 21st Century Seminar Achariya Colllege of Arts & Science National 27-02-2020 27-02-2020 2020
2 Scientific Validation and Standardisation of AYUSH drugs - Need of the Hour for Globalisation Seminar Ethiraj College National 07-01-2020 08-01-2020 2020
3 Synergestic effect of mangiferin with oral hypoglycemic agents in diabetic conditions 4th International conference on Natural Products Utilization: From Plants to Pharmacy Shelf Bulgarian Pharmacognotical Society International 29-05-2019 01-06-2019 2019
4 Multidisciplinary Bench to Bedside Research Need of the Hour Seminar Meenakshi University National 27.06.2019 27.06.2019 2019
5 Ocean derived bioactive leads for cancer: A potential arena to ponder Conference JJ college of arts and science, Pudukkottai. National 26.09.2019 27.09.2019 2019
6 Phytochemicals for Type 2 Diabetes a Reverse Pharmacology Approach Conference Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai. National 04.10.2019 04.10.2019 2019
7 Tips for effective scientific article writing & publishing Workshop/ Conference Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists and Chettinad University National 31.11.2019 2.11.2019 2019
8 Synergistic role of ginger and garlic in mitigating experimentally induced gastric cancer Conference SFRRI, AIMS International 18-02-2018 20-02-2018 2018
9 Animal Ethics and Regulatory Requirements Seminar Bharathidasan University National 07-03-2018 07-03-2018 2018
10 Tips for writing a winning grant proposal Workshop Mahatma Gandhi Medical College &Research Institute Regional 26-04-2018 26-04-2018 2018
11 Common flaws in animal ethics protocols Conference JIPMER National 07-09-2018 07-09-2018 2018
12 Women ageing gracefully Seminar Pondicherry University National 01-10-2018 01-10-2018 2018
13 Influence of statins and legumes in the management of high fat diet induced metabolic syndrome. Insi Conference ISARCON, JIPMER National 11-10-2018 13-10-2018 2018
14 Clues for anticancer leads from ocean derived molecules- A long road ahead Seminar Chettinad University National 24-10-2018 24-10-2018 2018
15 Ethical issues and CPCSEA guidelines for animal experimentation Workshop Pondicherry University National 27-10-2018 27-10-2018 2018
16 Salubrious synergistic potency of ginger and garlic in ameliorating the pathophysiology of gastric c Conference IABMS,Manglore University,Karnataka National 15-11-2018 17-11-2018 2018
17 Ethical issues and CPCSEA guidelines for animal experimentation Seminar Pondicherry University Regional 11-12-2018 11-12-2018 2018
18 Bioactive Leads of Marine Origin for Drug Discovery and Development Seminar Mahatma Gandhi Medical College &Research Institute National 04-07-2017 05-07-2017 2017
19 Pharmacological Evaluation of Tamira Parpama Nanomedicine of Siddha Origin for its Antiulcer Potenti Conference University of Madras, Chennai National 24-03-2017 25-03-2017 2017
20 Prospects and Challenges of Drug Discovery &Development from Biodynamics Molecules from the Ocean Seminar Centre for Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University National 13-10-2017 13-10-2017 2017
21 Structural, Biochemical, Genomic and Functional Aspects of miRNAs Seminar JIPMER Karaikal National 28-02-2017 28-02-2017 2017
22 Plant Molecules to Combat Diabesity- The Killer Disease of the 21st Century Conference Karpagam University, Coimbatore National 14-01-2017 14-01-2017 2017
23 Marine algal Phytochemicals and their Biomedical Importance Seminar V.O. Chidambaram College, Tuticorin National 21-09-2017 23-09-2017 2017
24 Nutraceutical Leads from Our Kitchen Conference St. Alyosius College,Mangalore National 27-01-2017 27-01-2017 2017
25 Solid Waste Management Seminar at Dept. of Science And Technology, Pondicherry State 30-08-2017 30-08-2017 2017
26 Biomedical Waste Management Seminar Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences State 11-09-2017 11-09-2017 2017
27 Drugs from the ocean Conference Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Thandalam National 23-11-2017 26-11-2017 2017
28 Drugs from the ocean Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 08-12-2017 08-12-2017 2017
29 Animal Ethics and Regulatory Requirements Seminar Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Puducherry National 02-02-2017 02-02-2017 2017
30 Herbal Remedies for Metabolic Disorders- Ancient Wisdom Validated in a Scientific Perspective Seminar Fatima College, Madurai National 20-12-2016 20-12-2016 2016
31 Preclinical Screening of Anti-inflammatory Potential of Natural Products – A Study with Turbinari Conference Sri Ramachandra University National 17-02-2016 18-02-2016 2016
32 Toxicological Studies in Preclinical Research (OECD Guidelines) Workshop JIMPER National 19-08-2016 19-08-2016 2016
33 Anticancer Leads from Marine Algae- A Long Road Ahead Conference Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai National 16-11-2016 16-11-2016 2016
34 Current advances in Integrated Biomedicine for Health Conference Shobhit University, Meerut National 03-11-2016 06-11-2016 2016
35 Seaweeds Potential Sources of Pharamceutical Leads Seminar St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi International 14-10-2016 14-10-2016 2016
36 Hydroxycitric acid in Garcinia indicaModulates thePPARs for Management of Diabetes induced Metabolic Conference IIT Guwahati, held at cochin International 09-09-2016 11-09-2016 2016
37 Influence of Biodiversity on Drug Discovery & Development Conference Adhiyaman college State 03-09-2016 03-09-2016 2016
38 Anticancer Leads from Marine Brown Algae of PadinaGymnospora from Gulf of Mannar Southeast coast of Conference VIT University International 10-08-2016 12-08-2016 2016
39 Nanomedicine of Ancient Times: A Scientific Study of a Herbometallic Siddha drug TamiraParpam Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 13-06-2016 13-6-2016 2016
40 Phytochemicals for Type 2 Diabetes- A Reverse Pharmacology Approach Conference Johns Hopkin’s University, Baltimore, MA, USA International 04-06-2015 04-06-2015 2015
41 Management of Syndrome X Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 14-08-2015 14-08-2015 2015
42 Herbal Drugs for managing Diabetes Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 25-09-2015 25-09-2015 2015
43 Bioactive leads from Marine algae of Indian Coast for Cancer Conference Mizoram University and Royal Society, London at Mizoram International 15-01-2014 17-01-2014 2014
44 Newer Avenues and Opportunities in Life Sciences Seminar Valliammal College for Women National 15-02-2014 15-02-2014 2014
45 Prophylactic Activity of A Metal Based Siddha Drug Thamiraparpamin Experimentally Induced Ulcers Seminar Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University National 24-03-2014 28-03-2014 2014
46 Bioactive leads of herbal origin for managing Diabetes Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 02-06-2014 02-06-2014 2014
47 Management of Syndrome X Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University National 01-10-2014 01-10-2014 2014
48 Impact of Arsenic Poisoning and its Amelioration by Phytochemicals of Commonly used Beverages Conference CSK Agricultural University, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh National 14-11-2014 16-11-2014 2014
49 Tips for writing a winning grant proposal Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 7-01-2013 7-01-2013 2013
50 Management of type-II diabetes by bioactive molecules of herbal origin Seminar Meenakshi College for women, Chennai National 24-01-2013 24-01-2013 2013
51 The Impact of Arsenic Poisoning Conference Indo American College, Vellore National 2-03-2013 2-03-2013 2013
52 Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management of Syndrome-X Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 20-05-2013 20-05-2013 2013
53 Management of Cardiometabolic Syndrome Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 11-09-2013 11-09-2013 2013
54 Pharmacological studies on Siddha drugs for Urolithiasis Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 05-12-2013 05-12-2013 2013
55 Safety issues and need for standardization of ocean derived nutraceuticals Seminar Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram National 09-12-2013 10-12-2013 2013
56 Nanomedicines of Ancient times – A scientific study of a Herbometallic Siddha drug TamiraParpam Conference B. S. Abdur Rahman University International 05-12-2013 07-12-2013 2013
57 Polyherbal Siddha formulation Sirupeelai Samoola Kudineer against ethylene glycol induced renal calc Seminar University of Madras, Chennai National 27-12-2013 29-12-2013 2013
58 Implementation of Research Projects Workshop Pondicherry University National 26-04-2013 26-04-2013 2013
59 Molecular Techniques in Pharmacognosy Workshop Mother Teresa Pharmacy College, Puducherry National 16-03-2012 16-03-2012 2012
60 Management of Diabetes and its Complications with Herbal Remedies Conference Ethiraj College National 31-01-2012 31-01-2012 2012
61 Back to Nature for the Management of Metabolic Disorders - Need for Standardization Conference Vivekendra Kendra, Kanyakumari International 16-02-2012 18-02-2012 2012
62 Palmatine, a Novel Anti-adipogenic and Anti-diabetic Alkaloid from an Indian Medicinal Plant Tinospo Conference Federations of American Societies of Experimental Biology International 21-04-2012 25-04-2012 2012
63 Influence of Diosgenin in Modulating Oxidative Stress in Hepatocytes of Diabetic Animals Conference Dept. of Biochemistry, Pondicherry University National 5-10-2012 6-10-2012 2012
64 Pharmacological potential of Seaweeds of Gulf ofMannar (South east coast of India Conference Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association National 26-10-2012 28-10-2012 2012
65 Synergistic Role of Resveratrol with Selected Plant Phenolic Compounds Quercitin&Ferrulic Acid in C Conference SFRR International 09-01-2012 11-01-2012 2012
66 High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography Seminar UGC academic staff college, Pondicherry University Regional 20-12-2012 20-12-2012 2012
67 Pharmacological Studies on Some Siddha Drugs for Urolithiasis Workshop Siddha Regional Research Institute National 05-03-2012 06-03-2012 2012
68 Modern Tools in the Standardization of Herbal Biomass for Drug Development Conference KVM College of Engineering and Information Technology, Kerala National 13-12-2012 15-12-2012 2012
69 Importance of Elemental Analysis in Herbal Drug Standardization Workshop Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai National 10-06-2010 12-06-2010 2010

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 36th Annual Conference of IABMS on Translational Science Bridging Ancient and Modern Medicine DST, DBT, AYUSH, DRDO Pondicherry University, 3 Days National 18-12-2015 20-12-2015 2015
2 Coastal Hazards DST, MOES, UGC SASTRA Deemed University, 3 Days International 09-02-2005 11-02-2005 2005

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 36th Annual Conference of IABMS on Translational Science Bridging Ancient and Modern Medicine DST,DBT Pondicherry University, 1 Days National 17-12-2015 17-12-2015 2015
2 National Workshop and Industry- Academia Interaction Meet on Drugs and Pharmaceuticals-Research & De DST Dept.of Biotechnology, Pondicherry University. 2 Days National 12-04-2013 13-04-2013 2013
3 Analytical Techniques in the Standardization of Siddha Drugs AYUSH Sri Ramachandra University, 3 day National 10-06-2010 12-06-2010 2010
4 Standardization of Traditional Medicine for Global Acceptance as per WHO Guidelines DST, Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, 1 week National 07-05-2005 12-05-2005 2005

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Member of Instituional Human Ethics Committee approved By ICMR Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute , SBV University 2019-2022 Review of biomedicl research proposals involving humans
2 CPCSEA Main Nominee CPSCEA, Animal Welfare Board, Govt. of India/ Mother Theresa Post Graduate & Research Institute Of H 2017-2022 Inspection of Animal Facility, Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
3 CPCSEA -Socially Aware Member CPSCEA, Animal Welfare Board, Govt. of India/ Indira Gandhi Medical College, Puducherry 2017-2022 Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
4 CPCSEA-Link Nominee CPSCEA, Animal Welfare Board, Govt. of India/ VCRC, Puducherry 2017-2022 Inspection of Animal Facility, Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
5 CPCSEA-Link Nominee, CPCSEA-Animal Welfare Board, Govt. of India, Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Researc 2017-2022 Inspection of Animal Facility, Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
6 External Expert, Scientific Advisory Committee, JIPMER JIPMER 2017-2022 Review of research proposals
7 External Expert, Scientific Advisory Committee, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, (NEIGRIHMS)Shillong 2018-2023 Review of research proposals
8 DBT Nominee for Institutional Biosafety Committee for JIPMER Dept. Of Biotechnology, Govt. of India/JIPMER 2017-2022 Inspection of Facility, Evaluation and review of proposals
9 DBT Nominee for Institutional Biosafety Committee Dept. Of Biotechnology, Govt. of India/SWIM BIOPHARMA 2017-2022 Inspection of Facility, Evaluation and review of R& D proposals

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Royal Society of Biology (London)) Fellow 2020
2 Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists Life Member and Fellow 2007
3 The Indian Society for Atherosclerosis Research Life Member 2006
4 Indian Society of Toxicology Life Member 2006
5 Biotech Research Society of India Life Member 2005
6 Association of Clinical Biochemists of India Life Member 2004
7 Indian Geological Congress Life Member 2004
8 The Indian Science Congress Association Life Member 2003
9 Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association Life Member 2002

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Member Secretary, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, Pondicherry University 2014-16 (3 Years), 2017-2022 (5 years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
2 CPCSEA- Biological Scientists, Manakula Vinayagar Medical College 2015 (3 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
3 CPCSEA- Biological Scientists, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences. 2015 (3 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
4 CPCSEA- Socially Aware Member, Institute of Veterinary Preventive Medicine 2015 (3 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
5 CPCSEA- Scientist from outside, JIPMER 2015 (3 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
6 CPCSEA- Main Nominee, Sree Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences 2015 (3 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
7 CPCSEA-Scientist from outside, Government Villupuram Medical College & Hospital 2016 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
8 CPCSEA- Biological Scientists, Annamalai University 2016 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
9 CPCSEA- Socially Aware Member, National Institute of Siddha 2016 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
10 CPCSEA-Main Nominee, Mother Theresa Post Graduate & Research Institute Of Health Sciences 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
11 CPCSEA- Socially Aware Member, Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
12 Board Member, School Board, Department of Biotechnology, Pondicherry University 2015-2018 (3 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
13 Board Member, Board of Studies, Dr. Ambedkar Govt. Law College 2015-2018 (3 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
14 Board Member, Board of Studies, Bharathidasan University, Dept. of Biomedical Science 2018-2020 (2 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
15 Board Member, Board of Studies, National College, Trichy 2018-2020 (2 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
16 Board Member, Board of Studies,St. Joseph College of Arts and Science, Cuddalore 2017-2020 (3 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
17 Board Member, Board of Member, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies (KUFOS), Dept. of MB 2013-2017 (4 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
18 Board Member,Academic Audit, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore 2013-2017 (4 Years) Scrutiny and auditing of academic excellence in teaching and research
19 Board Member, Academic Audit, SIET, Chennai 2013-2017 (4 Years) Scrutiny and auditing of academic excellence in teaching and research
20 Board Member, Governing Board Member, Idhaya College of Arts and Science 2016-2018 (3 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
21 Board Member, Governing Board Member, Sabari College of Nursing 2014-2016 (2 Years) Suggestion for improving and framing of Syllabus
22 Member Secretary and Biological Scientist, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, Pondicherry Univer 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
23 CPCSEA- Link Nominee, Vector Control Research Center 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
24 CPCSEA-Link Nominee, Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IAEC proposals for animal experimentation
25 DBT Nominee for Institutional Biosafety Committee for SWIM BIOPHARMA 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IBSC proposals in R & D
26 DBT Nominee for Institutional Biosafety Committee for JIPMER 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of IBSC proposals in R & D
27 External Expert, Scientific Advisory Committee, JIPMER 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of research proposals
28 External Expert, Scientific Advisory Committee, Shillong Medical School 2017 (5 Years) Review and evaluation of research proposals
29 Member- University Innovation Council 2018 To facilitate innovation environment in the university and participate in academic institution innovation ranking
30 Board of Director - Pondicherry University Start-up Hub (Section 8 Non-Profit Company) 5 Years To take responsibility of the decision and activities of the Start-up Company
31 National Facility for Toxicological Studies on ISM Drugs 3 years To establish and run the National Facility for toxicological studies for the benefit of Academic and Industries. Capacity building is also a part of the program
32 Governing body- Raak college of Paramedical Science 3 Years To oversee the activities of the college as per University regulations.
33 Head of the Department of Biotechnology November 2019 to till date Academic and administration activities of the department
34 Member Instituional Human Ethics Committee, MGMCRI September 2019 to till date Review of biomedicl research proposals involving humans

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Co-ordinator, Startup Centre October 2018 to till date Coordinating entrepreneurial ecosystem in the university among students and faculty

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date
1 Dr. Samarjit Das Assistant Professor Johns Hopkin Medical School INTERNATIONAL Research on Metabolic Disorders 09-05-2014 01-11-2018 01-06-2015 07-07-2015 Delivered invited lectures and prepared collaborative research proposal
2 Dr. Patricai Otezia Professor University of California, Davis INTERNATIONAL CV Raman Fellowship 14-08-2014 11-01-2016 09-12-2014 10-06-2015 Research on Phytochemicals for Metabolic Syndrome
3 Dr. Arvind Shah Managing Director Arvind Remedies NATIONAL Academia Industry Partnership 13-06-2016 28-05-2018 03-10-2016 28-05-2018 Validation of a Polyherbal Formulation Pankare for Diabetes mellitus and its complications
4 Dr. Rajendran Assistant Director (i/c) Central Council for Research in Siddha NATIONAL Research 11-11-2016 Till Date 04-07-2017 04-07-2017 Research on Scientific validation of some siddha drugs

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 Sensitization workshop on GLP Department of Science & Technology National Productivity Council, New Delhi 2 days 25-03-2019 26-03-2019 2019
2 Workshop on Ethical Guidance for Biomedical Research & GCP Guidelines ICMR Bioethics Unit JIPMER, Pondicherry 2 days 16-09-2019 17-09-2019 2019
3 NAAC Assessor Training Program NAAC IIM, Trichy 2 Days 22-03-2019 23-03-2019 2019
4 Training Programme on “Science, Technology and Emerging Trends in Governance DST Cell, Indian Institute of Public Affairs, New Delhi Indian Institute of Public Affairs, New Delhi One week 12-02-2018 16-02-2018 2018
5 Training Programme for Nominees of CPCSEA. CPCSEA, MOEF&CC Madras Veterinary College, Chennai Two Days 19-07-2018 20-07-2018 2018

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year
1 Leadership Programme for Academicians (LEAP) University of Hyderabad, Hyderabdad & Monash University, Melbourne 11-02-2019 02-03-2019 2019

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date