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Dr. Geethanandan K
Dr. Geethanandan.K is an Assistant Professor and Principal at MVR Institute of Life Science and Research Studies in Parassinkkadavu, Kerala. With a Master’s degree in Botany and Education, and a PhD in Life Sciences, he is a renowned protein crystallographer. His doctoral research focused on the crystal structure of a lectin from Spatholobus parviflorus, establishing him as the first protein crystallographer from Kerala. He continued his research as a post-doctoral fellow at the Indian Institute of Science, working on projects involving protein cloning, purification, and structural analysis. Dr. Geethanandan.K’s research interests include plant proteins, DNA repair, microbial proteins, protein-protein interactions, large macromolecular complexes, and drug discovery. He has made significant contributions to the field through publications, conference presentations, and contributions to the Protein Data Bank. With extensive teaching experience and expertise in biochemical and biophysical fields, he has enhanced the understanding of protein structures and functions. He is also a lifetime member of the Indian Crystallographic Association.
Dr. Dileepkumar R
Dept. of Biotechnology
An academic entrepreneur, with over 15 years of research and development experience in the field of Biotechnology, including Snake Venomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics, healthcare diagnostics, and Bioenergy sectors. Track record of more than 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals, patents, book chapters, and authored books in the area of biotechnology, toxicology and snakes. Earned graduation (University of Kerala) and post-graduation (Pondicherry Central University) in the area of Biotechnology. Completed the Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral work (University of Kerala) in the area of toxicology and snake venom diagnostics. Personal interests include fieldwork, photography, as well as travelling and camping.
Dr. Sangeeth K.P
Dept. of Microbiology
He completed his PhD in Applied Botany from Mangalore University and MSc Microbiology from Dept of Life Science, Kannur University. He has more than 15 years of experience in research and teaching different core subjects of microbiology. He started his career as a lecturer in microbiology at Sree Narayana College, Kannur. He served as Senior Research Fellow at Indian Institute of Spices Research in a prestigious Network project on organic farming funded by ICAR. He obtained his doctorate degree for the development and formulation of novel bio fertilizer strains. He also worked as Technical officer laboratory at School of Biological Sciences, Central University of Kerala. He has 11 publications in national and international level to his credit. Attended national and international seminars and conferences that provided insights into the field of microbiology. He is a recipient of J.S.Pruthi award for best research paper for the year 2012.
Dr. Hariprasad. P
Dept. of Bio chemistry
Ph.D. Environmental Sciences with Specialty in Water and Wastewater treatment Technologies. Knowledge in teaching at college and university levels. Industrial Experience In the field of Water Quality and Sanitization, Wastewater Treatment using Ozone and AOPs, Poultry Water Sanitization and Management Program, Aquaculture Water Quality Optimization & Thorough knowledge in the fields of poultry Breeder egg room air disinfection using Ozone Technology
Dept. of Forestry
Anusree Ashok is an Assistant Professor in Forestry at MVR Institute of Life Science and Research Studies. She holds a B.Sc. degree in Forestry and Wood Technology from Sir Syed College (Kannur University) and a M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from Bharathiar University, where she ranked second in her program. During her internship at ICFRE-IFGTB (Coimbatore), she focused on spatial mapping in plantation forestry and invasive species assessment using remote sensing and GIS technologies. She has also been actively involved as a volunteer with the CDD Society (Bengaluru) contributing to social and environmental initiatives. Her qualifications include successfully qualifying the UGC NET (Assistant Professor) examination in Environmental Sciences and completing a certificate course on Remote Sensing and GIS applications in carbon forestry from ISRO-IIRS (Dehradun). As a research fellow in the Remote Sensing Lab at ISRO-IIST (Trivandrum), she conducted research on spatial analysis and satellite data classification, with a particular focus on field margin vegetation dynamics in various areas. She has received IQAC Talent Award in 2012 and Swami Vivekananda Young Achievement Award in 2017.
Dept. of Chemistry
Dr. Jisha M completed her MSc in Chemistry from Maharaja College for Women, Perundurai, Tamilnadu (Bharatiyar University, 2005) and holds a PhD in Chemistry from Sir Syed College, Taliparamba (Kannur University). Her research focused on the phytochemistry of selected plants in North Kerala, studying their antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticorrosion activities. She has published 8 research papers in renowned international and national journals. With 8 years of teaching experience at the graduate level, she served as Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry at Devamatha College, Kannur (Kannur University), and later at Sir Syed Institute of Technical Studies, Taliparamba (Kannur University). Dr. Jisha M has presented papers at prestigious conferences like the Indian Science Congress and Kerala Science Congress, demonstrating her specific interest in the phytochemical activities of the flora in North Kerala
Department of Biotechnology
Archana Suresh is an Assistant professor in Department of Biotechnology at MVR institute of Life science and Research Studies.She earned her B.Sc. Degree in Biotechnology from Sir Syed Institute for Technical studies (Kannur University) with the distinction of achieving the first rank. Subsequently, she pursued her M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Sir Syed Institute for Technical studies (Kannur University) where she secured the second Rank within her program. Her project work focussed on ‘Insilico validation and identification of lead molecules against Indian Cobra Venom’. She has successfully secured level 3 Award in HACCP for Food manufacturing. Experienced and results-driven Biotechnology Professional with a strong foundation in Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioinformatics
Muhsina P V
Department of Biochemistry
Muhsina P V is an Assistant professor in Biochemistry at MVR Institute of life Science and Research Studies. She studied her B.Sc. Degree in Biochemistry from Sir Syed Institute for Technical studies (Kannur University). Then she completed her Post graduation in Biochemistry from RVS College of Arts and Science , Coimbatore ( Bharathiar university ). She done project on ‘Study on Blood Glucose level in Diabetic patients’ during B.Sc. And formulated ‘ Organic Lip balm ‘ during M.Sc. She also completed the course on ‘Microbiological and Chemical analysis of food and water with Advanced Instrumentation techniques’.
Dept. of Forestry
Anusree Pradeepan is an assistant professor in Forestry at the MVR Institute of life science and Research Studies. She completed her M.Sc. in Wildlife Biology from A.V.C (autonomous) College, Mayiladuthurai, under Bharathi Dasan University. She has worked as a Field assistant in CESAC (Centre for Environmental Solutions and Consultancy Kerala), Intern at ATREE (Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment) and Agriculture assistant in Aralam farming cooperation Kerala limited. Presently working as the Zoo Educational Officer at MVR SNAKE PARK ZOO PARASSINIKADAVU. Her research findings were published as research article in journal of Asia Pacific Biodiversity, Her current research interests are Microplastic content analysis , forest and wildlife conservation.
Ramesan K P
Dept. of Malayalam
Has worked in several institutions, including as lecturer in Malayalam nine years at MIC Arts and science college Chattanchal, Kasaragod. Later Associate professor and Head of the Department of Malayalam 13 years at Peoples Co. Op. Arts and science college munnad, Kasaragod and the same time worked as Assistant professor (Part-time)in Malayalam at Kannur University and Calicut University SDE – UG/PG wing.Presently working as the Accademic counselor in Malayalam at Sree Narayana Guru Open University, Thalassery Regional center.
Dr. Vidya K P
Dept. of Hindi
Dr Vidya K P completed M A in Hindi from Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry in 2012. She holds Ph D in Hindi from Kannur University,2021. She had published 4 research papers and also presented papers in National and international seminars. She started her teaching career as an assistant professor and Head of the Department of Hindi at Pilathara Arts and Science college, Pilathara, and later at Payyanur College, Payyanur.
Dept of English
She has a varied overall exposure of 15 years in the educational industry and 8 years experience in teaching. She started her career with administrative jobs but her love towards teaching brought her to academics. She is a dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social as well as academic growth and development of each and every student. As a part of this she has been conducting coaching classes for various competitive exams teaming up with leading institutions to help students to accomplish a secured career.
After graduating in English from Payyanur College,she completed her Post Graduation in English Literature from Annamalai University. She has also secured a Post Graduate Diploma in Co-operative Management from the prestigious Institute of Cooperative Management (ICM) under National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT).
Her areas of interest include listening to Music, Writing,Reading,Volunteering and Mentoring
Dept. of Malayalam
Sandhya mohanan is an assistant professor in Malayalam at M V R Institute of Life science and Research Studies. She completed M A Malayalam in 2014 from Sree Shankaracharya University Regional Center Payyanur. She has four articles in published reputed journals. She has attended many National and international seminars. She has keen interest in Floklore studies; presently she is pursuing in doctoral studies in the topic ” Transnational migration of theyyam local historical clues”