Dr. Joseph Selvin

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Prof. Joseph SELVIN is a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (FNAAS), Recipient of Jawaharlal Nehru Award by ICAR (2003); Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Young Scientist medal 2006; INSA-Prof. L.S.S. Kumar award 2006, INSA-Anil Kumar Bose award (2009), DST Young Scientist project (2004), UNESCO-TEMA grant and NPG award in ‘GRC on Marine Microbes’ (2006); DBT Young Investigator project (2008), ESCMID Grant in EUROBIOFILMS (2009); INSA- Anil Kumar Bose Memorial Medal, Indian National Science Academy – (2009); BOYACAST Fellow (2010), ICMR International Fellow (2018) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Academic Editor of PLOS One; Delivered Key note address in Asia-Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference (APMBC) 2017, University of Hawaii, USA. Course Director, National Workshop on ‘Biotechniques’, Malankara Catholic College on 22nd – 26th September 2003; Organizer, Indo-UK conference on Shrimp Aquaculture January 25-27, 2012, funded by Royal Society, UK, funded by Royal Society; Course Director, DBT sponsored short-term training course on Fermentation and Bioseparation Methods, January 2-17, 2015. Member of Task-force in Marine Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Department of Biotechnology (2012-2013); Member of Empowered task-force in Marine Natural Products, Department of Biotechnology-Ministry of Earth Sciences (2014-2016); Member of Task-force in Kerala State Council (Biotechnology task-force) 2016-2017; Member of Kerala Biotechnology Commission 2017-2018; Member of Gujarat Marine Biotechnology Board 2016-2018; Chairman (2010-2011), Board of Studies in Microbiology, Bharathidasan University; Chairman of Board of Studies in Microbiology, Pondicherry University; Principal Investigator of Indo-Mexico collaboration on shrimp disease management (2014-2018), Published 116 papers in international journals (h-index-40, i10-index-92, Cumulative impact factor 256.071), guided 13 Ph.Ds, mentor of 3 post-doctoral fellows, Principal Investigator of 14 research projects, Coordinator of a national marine microbiome project and a project partner of EU2020 Global Microbiology Support project.

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Notable Publications

Berg G, Rybakova D, Fischer D, Cernava T, Champomier-Vergès MC, Charles T, Chen X, Cocolin L, Eversole K, Herrero-Corral G, Kazou M, Kinkel L, Lange L, Lima N, Loy A, Macklin JA, Maguin E, Mauchline T, McClure R, Mitter B, Ryan M, Sarand I, Smidt H, Schelkle B, Roume H, Kiran SG, Selvin J, de Souza RSC, van Overbeek L, Singh B, Wagner M, Walsh A, Sessitsch A, Schloter M (2020). Microbiome definition re-visited: old concepts and new challenges. Microbiome, In press. Impact Factor: 11.607

Riya Rajeev, Adithya KK, GS. Kiran, Selvin J (2020). Healthy microbiome: a key to successful and sustainable shrimp aquaculture. Reviews in Aquaculture (In press). Impact Factor: 7.772.

Meenatchi R, Brindangnanam P, Hassan Saqib, Rathna K, GS Kiran, Selvin J (2020). Diversity of a bacterial community associated with Cliona lobata Hancock and Gelliodes pumila (Lendenfeld, 1887) sponges on the south-east coast of India. Scientific Reports (In press). Impact Factor: 5.228.

Sajayan A, GS Kiran, S Priyadharshini, N Poulose, J Selvin (2017). Revealing the ability of a novel polysaccharide bioflocculant in bioremediation of heavy metals sensed in a Vibrio bioluminescence reporter assay. Environmental Pollution 228, 118-127. Impact Factor: 6.792.

"GS Kiran, AS Ninawe, AN Lipton, V Pandian, J Selvin (2016). Rhamnolipid biosurfactants: evolutionary implications, applications and future prospects from untapped marine resource. Crit. Rev. Biotechnology 36 (3), 399-415. Impact Factor: 8.108."

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