Dr. Sajeevan T P

Dr.Sajeevan T.P,  Assistant Professor
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Born in Kannur , Kerala, India on 16th January  1976. Graduation from Calicut  University, Kerala (1996); Post graduation   in Marine Biology, from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala  (1996-1998); Ph.D. from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala (2005).
 
 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Assistant Professor, Marine Biotechnology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health (23rd July, 2010 to Present).

  • Visiting Scholar, Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, (Gerwick Laboratory) Scripps Institutions of Oceanography , University of California San Diego, USA (01-05-2016 - 31-05-2016)

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Zoology, M. A. college, Kothamangalam (1st June, 2009 to 22nd July, 2010).

  • Fish pathologist, Ministry of Fisheries wealth,Muscat, Sultanate of Oman (21st January, 2006 to 15th December 2008).

  • Lecturer (on-contract), Dept. of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry, Cochin University of Science and Technology (24th March, 2004 to 15th January, 2006).

 Teaching and academic activities:

At  M.Tech. Level (Marine Biotechnology)

    1. Marine Microbiology
    2. Marine Bioprospecting
    3. Animal cell culture technology
    4. Biotechnological interventions in Aquatic Animal health management
    5. Marine Microbiology (Lab)
    6. Marine Bioprospecting (lab)

Research Intrest:

Marine Bioprospecting for anticancer/antiinflamattory compounds, Fish Virology and Immunology

Research Projects:

Sl No

Research Topics

Period

Funding Agency

Total grant

1

Bioactive peptides and Depsipeptides with potential anticancer activity from marine sponges and tunicates of Indian Ocean  

12-06-2015

to

11-06-2018

Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Trivandrum, Kerala , India

Rs 22,65,600.0

2

Indo-US initiatives on innovative reforms in marine biotechnology education and research and development of sustainable aquaculture production systems for inclusive economic growth and sustainable development

(as one of the Investigators)

01-08-2015 to 30-07-2018

UGC

 

  125, 29, 000.00

2

Bioprospecting for antitumor molecules from marine actinomycetes

01-07-2012 to 03-06-2-14

UGC

Rs 3,83,000.0

 

Awards/Fellowships/Scholarships:

  •  UGC-Raman postdoctoral award to do postdocoral research in USA
  • 2014     Expedition member in the ‘Indian Arctic Expedition 2014’ (June 21- July 28) and Spent 36 days at Indian Arctic station “Himadri”, and studied the Arctic Microbial Diversity
  • 2009     Research Associateship (CSIR) : For the project “Development of an In Vitro NS3 Protease assay and screening of marine metabolites for potential anti-dengue `virus Activities”.
  • 2002     Agriculture Research Scientist -NET 2002
  • 2001     CSIR-UGC-NET 2001
  • 1998.   II Rank in M.Sc. Marine Biology from Cochin University of Science and Technology

 Doctoral work  supervision: (7 Full Time,1 Part time,I Co-guide)

  1. Bioprospecting for antitumor molecules form marine actinomycetes (Ms.Dhaneesha M)
  2. Bioprospecting for neuroprotective compounds from marine organisms as potential drug candidates for neurodegenerative  disorders (Ms. Lekshmi N). 
  3. Development of Polymer based Nanoparticle of Marine Derived Anticancer Drugs for Targeted Delivery and Reduction of Toxicity (Deepa G)
  4. Ascidians of Indian coast; Diversity, Biology, Ex-situ  and in vitro propagation (Merlin T.S)
  5. Ontogency of fish immune system (Krishnapriya R)
  6. Marine actinomycetes and their applications in Aquaculture (Ms. Divya T.Babu)
  7. Bioprospecting for marine Enzymes through metagenomic Approach ( Mr.Jayanath G).
  8. Insilico screening of marine bioactive compounds against WSSV-its identification and synthesis. (Mr. K. C. Sivakumar)
  9. Biochemical effects of physical and chemicals stress on Oreochromis Mozambique (Susan Joy, As Co-guide)

 M. Tech Research Projects (1 year) Supervision:10

 Publications:

Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals     : 15

Papers In Conferences                                              : 4

Book Chapters                                                             : 2

 Google Scholar . Citation indices

Citations                                                              : 195

h-index                                                    : 7

i10-index                                                 : 6

Training/Workshops attended                        : 15

Invited lectures/talks                                            : 9

 Address:

Official
:

Assistant Professor, National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health (NCAAH), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Lakeside campus, Fine Arts Avenue, Cochin-16, Kerala 682 016.

Mobile : 9946099408

Residence : B2, Nandanam , Ayyankali Road, Gandhi Square, Poonithura, Ernakulam, Kerala - 682038
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Born in Kannur , Kerala, India on 16th January  1976. Graduation from Calicut  University, Kerala (1996); Post graduation   in Marine Biology, from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala  (1996-1998); Ph.D. from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala (2005).

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PROFESSIIONAL

Year

Position

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23-7-2010- Continuing

Assistant Professor, Marine Biotechnology

Cochin University of Science and Technology, National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health

1-6-2009- 22-7-2010

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Zoology,

M.A. college, Kothamangalam

 

21-1-2006 to 15-12-2008

 Fish pathologist

 Ministry of Fisheries wealth,Muscat

Sultanate of Oman.

 

 

24-3-2004 to15-01-2006

Lecturer (on-contract)

Dept. of Marine Biology ,

Microbiology and Biochemistry ,

Cochin University of Science and

Technology,

 

 

 

 

Teaching and academic activities

 

At  M.Tech. Level (Marine Biotechnology)

  1. Marine Microbiology
  2. Marine Bioprospecting
  3. Animal cell culture technology
  4. High health brood stock Development
  5. Biotechnological interventions in Aquatic Animal health management
  6. Marine Microbiology (Lab)
  7. Marine Bioprospecting (lab)

 

Research Areas:

Marine biotechnology, Marine Bioprospecting ,   Fish Virology and Immunology

Research Projects

S No.

Title of Project and Duration

Funding Agency

Amount

Status

 

 

 

 

3,83,000.00

 

Ongoing

1.

Bioprospecting for antitumor

molecules from marine

actinomycetes

 

University Grants Commission, Government of India, New Delhi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards/Fellowships/Scholarships

 

                2014     Expedition member in the ‘Indian Arctic Expedition 2014’ (June 21- July 28) and

                                Spent 36 days at Indian Arctic station “Himadri”, and studied the Arctic                                                             Microbial

                                Diversity

                2014.    Technical Auditor (Biological - Virology) in the panel of auditors of Export

                                Inspection Council, New Delhi

                2009     Research Associateship (CSIR) : For the project “Development of an In Vitro NS3

                                Protease assay and screening of marine metabolites for potential anti-dengue                                                `virus Activities”

                2002     Agriculture Research Scientist -NET 2002

                2001     CSIR-UGC-NET 2001

                1998.   II Rank in M.Sc. Marine Biology from Cochin University of Science and

                                Technology

               

Doctoral works supervision (8)

 

  1. Bioprospecting for antitumor molecules form marine actinomycetes (Ms.Dhaneesha M)
  2. Bioprospecting for neuroprotective compounds from marine organisms as potential drug candidates for neurodegenerative  disorders (Ms. Lekshmi N). 
  3. Cellular and Molecular approaches for the development of immortal cell lines from Penaeus monodon  (Mr.Anoop B.S.)
  4. Marine actinomycetes and their applications in Aquaculture (Ms. Divya T.Babu)
  5. Bioprospecting for marine Enzymes through metagenomic Approach ( Mr.Jayanath G).
  6. Antimicrobial Peptides from Fish (Aiswarya Nair)
  7. Insilico screening of marine bioactive compounds against WSSV-its identification and synthesis. (Mr.K.C.Sivakumar)
  8. Biochemical effects of physical and chemicals stress on Oreochromis Mozambique (Susan Joy, As Co-guide)

 

 

 

 

 

M. Tech Research Projects (1 year) Supervision

  1. Screening for acetylcholine esterase inhibitors as neuroprotectants form seaweeds collected from South west coast of India . (Mr.Manthos Kumar, 2012)
  2. Isolation and characterization of Acetylcholinesterase    inhibitors (AChEI)   from   Sargassum wightii and its neuroprotective activity. (Ms.Snigdha Gupta, 2013)
  3. Marine Actinomycetes as sources of antimicrobial compounds against aquatic p[pathogens (Mr.Neelanchal Vaid , 2013)
  4. Molecular and Cell Culture based screening and development of PCR based diagnostics for Major Viral Pathogens in Ornamental Fishes. ( Ms.Ayesh S, 2014)
  5. Bioactive peptides from marine tunicate Phallusia Nigra with anti-proliferative activity. (Ms.Hajira Haneef, 2014)
  6. Bioprospecting for Anticancer metabolites from marine actinomycetes isolated from Arctic Enviroentmnt. (Ms. Neha H, on- going )
  7. Abundance, Community Structure and Diversity of Culturable Benthic Heterotrophic Bacterial Population in Arctic Fjord,  Kongsfjorden (Md. Umer, on -Going)

 

Publications

Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals: 15

Papers In Conferences :4

Book Chapters :2

 

Google Scholar . Citation indices

                Citations                              133

                h-index                                6

i10-index                            4

 

GenBank Submissions (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov) - 5

 

Training/Workshops attended: 15

Invited lectures/talks                   :5

 

Address

 

Official:              Assistant Professor, National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health (NCAAH), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Lakeside campus, Fine Arts Avenue, Cochin-16, Kerala 682 016.

 

Residence:        B2, Nandanam , Ayyankali Road, Gandhi Square, Poonithura, Ernakulam, Kerala - 682038

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