Zoology Department

OUR DEPARTMENTS

Dr S Jisha

jishasooriya@gmail.com
+91 9895066054

Designation

  • Assistant Professor

Department

  • Zoology

Edu. Qualifications

  • MSc. Zoology
  • B.Ed. Natural Science
  • M.Phil. Zoology
  • Ph.D. Aquatic Biology & Fisheries

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Aquatic Biology
  • Fisheries
  • Ecology
  • Mangroves
  • Beach Pollution, Avian diversity

Courses/subject Taught

  • BSc. Zoology
  • MSc Zoology
  • Subjects: Animal Diversity, Physiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Ecology, Fisheries, General Informatics

Field of Research

  • Aquatic Biology
  • Fisheries
  • Mangrove Ecology
  • Intertidal Ecology
  • Beach Pollution
  • Avian Diversity

Guideship Details

  • Recognized Research Supervisor of University of Kerala
    Subject: Zoology
    Order No.Ac.EVI (3)/14028/2018
    Supervising Four PhD Research Scholars

Experience

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor in Zoology: Various S. N. Colleges
  • P. G. Department of Zoology, S. N. College, Alathur, Affiliated to University of Calicut (2004-2008)
  • P.G. Department of Zoology, S. N. College, Nattika, Affiliated to University of Calicut (2008-2012)
  • Department of Zoology, T.K.M.M. College, Nangiarkulangara, Affiliated to University of Kerala (2012-2013)
  • P.G.& Research Department of Zoology, & S. N. College, Kollam, Affiliated to University of Kerala (2013-Till Now)

Others:

  • Part Time Guest Lecturer: Post-Graduate Department of Zoology & Fisheries, S.N. College, Kollam (Affiliated to University of Kerala) – Engaged classes for BSc. Industrial Fish & Fisheries (Vocational U.G.C), (2000).
  • Full Time Guest Lecturer: Post-Graduate Department of Zoology & Fisheries, S.N. College, Kollam (Affiliated to University of Kerala) – Engaged classes for Post-Graduation, Graduation & Under Graduation, (1999).

Research experience

  • Senior Research Fellow: Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Ulloor, Senior Research Fellowship, One Year.
  • Junior Research Fellow (Ph.D.): Title of the thesis: Nutrient dynamics, community structure and species diversity of a mangrove ecosystem in a tropical estuary. Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Junior Research Fellowship, Two and a Half Years.
  • M.Phil. Dissertation: Title of dissertation: Studies on Sarotherodon mossambicus experimentally infected with Aeromonas hydrophila, Department of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, One Year.

Memberships in Learned Bodies/Societies, If any

  • Indian Science Congress Association
  • Kerala Bonsai Association
  • People for Animal (PFA)
  • Sree Narayana College Alumni Association (Reg. No. Q287/2002)

Scholarships/Fellowships Obtained

  • Ulloor Senior Research Fellowship from University of Kerala (2003): Senior Research Fellowship, One Year.
  • Junior Research Fellowship from University of Kerala (2000): Two and a Half Years.

Extension Activities

  • EXTENSION ACTIVITIES OF DR S. JISHA updated on 9-1-2021
  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-India) Volunteer &Faculty Co-ordinator (2014 to Till Now).
  • Participated in Asian Water Fowl Census Organised by WWF-India (2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019)
  • Beach Cleaning- Awareness & volunteering activities as part of World Ocean Day (2016, 2017, 2019).
  • Lions Club- Free Eye Camp Volunteering (2016).
  • Conducted surveys on marine debris and solid waste pollution at various beaches at Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram Districts, Kerala (2014 to 2020).
  • A survey on solid waste disposal and management at Kollam beach (2015)
    Conducted a survey on Body Mass Index among late teenagers at Karthikapally thaluk, Alappuzha District, Kerala (2012).
  • Conducted a survey on socio-economic status of fishery folk at Nattika, Thrissur.
  • Conducted surveys on current scenarios of fishing harbours at Thrissur district.
  • Conducted surveys on the socio-economic status of Fishery Folk at Paravur, Kollam.

Organised Workshops on aquarium fabrication & maintenance.

Member, Organising Committee, Ornamental fish farmer’s meet.

  • Extension Activity on Plastic Pollution (07.06.2018), Organised by Department of Zoology and Swasthi- The Green Protocol Monitoring Committee at Thangasseri Division in the Coastal area of Kollam.
  • Participated in Greater Backyard Bird Monitoring Programme/Campus Bird Count.
  • Volunteered for beach cleaning as part of World Ocean Day-2017 (08.06.2017), Organised by Bond Safari Scuba, Quilon beach hotel and various restaurants.
  • Exhibited photographs in the District Level Photo Exhibition on the topic Birds & Biodiversity organized by the Birds Club International, Kollam at St. Gregorius College, Kottarakkara as part of   National Bird Watch Day Celebration – 2017.
  • Participated in Dr. Salim Ali Bird Week Celebration Volunteered in the birding programme at Polachira, Organised by Social Forest Department and WWF-India (2017).
  • Co-ordinated a survey on solid waste disposal and management strategies of S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Participated in Asian Water Fowl Census – 2018.
  • Supported Flood Relief Activities at Alappuzha District (2018)- as part of  PTA Secretary.
  • Co-ordinated an Activity project on ‘Making curios using discarded plastic and paper wastes (2019) as part of Echo programme of WWF-India.
  • Volunteered for Wetland Bird Count for WWF-India (2019).
  • Climate Change & WWF-India (19.10.2019)
  • Co-ordinated an Activity project on sorting out of laboratory wastes through eco-friendly dust bins and conducted a workshop and an awareness video as part of Echo programme of WWF-India (2020).
  • Participated in Pelagic Bird Survey organized by Forest Department, Gov. of Kerala (2020).
  • Conducted a survey on sapling survival rate with student participation for Forest Department, Government of Kerala (2020).
  • Conducted a survey on solid waste generation and its management of selected colleges in Kollam District.
  • WWF-India District Co-ordinator, Webinar series on Magical Mangroves, A Nation-wide Campaign for Mangrove Awareness, Sponsored by Godrej.

Papers Published

  • Jisha, S., C. M, Aravindan & S.D, Ritakumari (2004). Checklist of fish fauna of Ayiramthengu mangroves, Kollam (Dist.), Kerala, India, Seshaiyana, 12(2), 1-2 ISSN 0971-8656 (Available online on https://www.casmbenvis.nic.in).
  • Jisha, S., C. M. Aravindan & A. Gopalakrishnan Nair (2012). Medicinal potential of Ayiramthengu mangroves, Kollam, Kerala, Proceedings of the National Seminar- Mangrove bio-diversity and Conservation 16th & 17th February, pp.64-72.
  • Jisha. S. (2012). Mangrove diversity, degradation and conservation in Kerala, Proc.Nat.Sem.Biotech Vs Biodiversity, pp.81-96.
  • Jisha.S, K. A, Reziya & Aiswarya (2013). An overview of marine fishery sector of Nattika, beach, Thrissur (Dist.), Kerala, India, Science Chronicle- An International Multidisciplinary Journal,2(1&2):108-123, ISSN:2319-6955.
  • Jisha. S & C. M. Aravindan (2013). Changes in the biochemical composition of senescent leaves of the mangrove, Bruguiera cylindrica during decomposition in different salinities, Science Chronicle- An International Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol-2 No. 1&2 (2013), pp.155-167, ISSN:2319-6955.
  • Rashma Prakash, S., S. Jisha and Lisha Appukuttan (2014). A pilot study on the littoral zone of Nattika beach, Thrissur (Dist.) Kerala, India, Science Chronicle-An International Multidisciplinary Journal, 3(1 &2): 67-77, ISSN: 2319-6955.
  • Jisha. S. (2014). What is ailing our tropical intertidal areas? A pilot study on tourism impacts, Proceedings of the National Conference on Modern Trends in Zoological Research, pp. 139-141, ISBN No. 978-81-909551-8-8.
  • Jisha, S., Hari, B. and V. Vinitha (2015). On the Diversity of Periphytons from Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle), Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation-Threats & Challenges (UNASEB-2015), Organised by P.G & Research Department of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 18-19 August 2015.ISBN: 978-93-5254-247-5, pp.12-130.
  • Hari, B. and S. Jisha (2015). Fish and Bivalve Diversity in Mangroves of Ayiramthengu, Kerala, India, Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation-Threats & Challenges (UNASEB-2015), Organised by P.G & Research Department of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 18-19 August 2015., pp.126-130., ISBN: 978-93-5254-247-5, pp.131-136.
  • Saranya, V. S., P. Praveena, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2015). Effect of different sugar concentrations on the fermentation of shrimp waste. In Proceedings of U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on Solid waste Management: Emerging Trends and Challenges, 17th and 18th September 2015, (Chief Editor. Dr. P. M, Koshy), Organized by P.G. Dept of Zoology St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram, Kollam, PP.20-29. ISBN:978-93-84826-94-9.
  • Aneesa Khalid, V. Athira, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2015). Solid Waste Disposal at Beaches and its Management: A Case Study at Varkala Beach, Thiruvananthapuram, District, Kerala, In Proceedings of U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on Solid waste Management: Emerging Trends and Challenges, 17th and 18th September 2015, (Chief Editor. Dr. P. M, Koshy), Organized by P.G. Dept of Zoology St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram. Kollam. PP.60-65. ISBN:978-93-84826-94-9.
  • Hari, B., Jisha S. and Praveena, P. (2016). Effect of Preservatives on Fishery Waste Fermentation, Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Stress and Aquatic Animal Health (ESAAH – 2016), Published by Dept. of Zoology, Govt. College for Women, TVPM., February, 2016., PP-125-136., ISBN 978- 93-5258-826-8.
  • Jisha, S., Hari, B. and Sanooja, A. (2016). An Annotated Checklist on the Aquarium Fishes of Palakkad District, Kerala, India, Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Stress and Aquatic Animal Health (ESAAH – 2016), Published by Dept. of Zoology, Govt. College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram., February, 2016., PP-125-136., ISBN 978- 93-5258-826-8.
  • Jisha, S., B. Hari, and A. Neethu (2017). Epidendric Periphyton Microhabitats on Submerged Roots of Cocos Nucifera Fringing on the Sheltered Mangrove Area of Paravur Lake, Kollam, Kerala. Proceedings of International Seminar on Coastal Biodiversity Assessment (COBIA 2017) 5-7 January 2017, ISBN 9789352673858, pp. 481-491.
  • Jisha, S., B. Hari and A. Neethu (2018). An Investigation on the Epidendric Periphyton of Two Mangrove Ecosystems, Asramam and Kandachira of Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam (Dist.), Kerala, India, Trends on Biosciences,11(7), 1262-1269, Print- ISSN 0974-8431.
  • Hari, B. S. Jisha and B. Sreejith (2018). Avifauna of Kandachira Wetlands of Ashtamudi Lake, Kerala, India, Trends on Biosciences,11(7), 1254-1261, Print- ISSN 0974-8431.
  • Jisha, S., B. Hari and S. S. Meenu (2018). A Preliminary Study on the Marine Fishery Scenario of Pozhikkara, Paravur (Kollam, Kerala) with Special References to Food Fishes, Emerging Challenges in Biodiversity Conservation with Special Reference to Recent Trends in Ecotoxicology, pp. 334-341, ISBN, 334-341, 978-93-5291-469-2.
  • Jisha, S. and B. Hari (2019). Benthic Microalgal Diversity of Ayiramthengu Mangroves and their Ecological Role, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Blue Growth Initiative: Sustainable Fishery Development Strategies and Advanced Technologies for Aquaculture (BISFAA 2019), August 7th-9th, 2019, Editors. Sherly Williams, E, Organised by PG & Research Department of Zoology, Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous), Kollam, Kerala, India, Supported by KMML, Matsyafed, KSCSTE, pp 80-83., ISBN 978-93-5382-468-6.
  • Parvathy, N., B. Hari and Jisha S. (2019). The Effect of Addition of Propionic Acid Stabilised Fermented Fishery Waste as Biofertilizer in the Culture of Ornamental Fish- Guppy (Poecilia reticuata), Proceedings of the International Seminar on Blue Growth Initiative: Sustainable Fishery Development Strategies and Advanced Technologies for Aquaculture (BISFAA 2019), August 7th- 9th, 2019, Editors. Sherly Williams, E, Organised by PG & Research Department of Zoology, Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous), Kollam, Kerala, India, Supported by KMML, Matsyafed, KSCSTE, pp 41-43., ISBN 978-93-5382-468-6.

Popular Article

  • Jisha S. (2016). Beena Paul- Editor the Great, Middle East Chandrika Qatar Fifth Annual Issue, p.170-177.

Papers Presented

  • Jisha, S. and C. M. Aravindan (2000). On the occurrence of periphytic microalgae during the in-situ degradation of the mangrove foliages (Excoecaria agallocha), 4th International / 16th National symposium on recent trends in life sciences, held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala during 7-9, February, 2000.
  • Jisha, S. and C. M. Aravindan (2000). A comparative study on the physico-chemical characteristics of mangrove ecosystems in the Ayiramthengu and Perumon regions, Kollam (Dist.), Kerala State, 4th International / 16th National symposium on recent trends in life sciences, held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala during 7-9, February, 2000.
  • Jisha, S. and Jayasree Nair (2003). Haematological studies on Oreochromis mossambicus experimentally infected with Aeromonas hydrophila, International Conference on disease management for sustainable fisheries, Held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala during 25-28, August, 2003, (In Abstracts).
  • Jisha, S. and C. M. Aravindan (2000). Variations in certain biochemical parameters during the leaf litter decomposition of Excoecaria agallocha under different salinity gradients, International Conference on Biogeochemistry of Estuaries-Mangroves and the Coastal Zone Management, held at School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University during 23rd to 24th March, 2004 (In Abstracts).
  • Jisha, S., K. A. Reziya and Aiswarya (2012). An overview of marine fishery sector of Nattika, beach, Thrissur (Dist.), Kerala, India, National Seminar on Faunal Biodiversity and Endemism of Southern Western Ghats (January 17-19, 2012), Sponsored by U.G.C, University of Kerala, KSCSTE etc, organized by P.G. and Research Department of Zoology, N. S. S. College, Pandalam.
  • Jisha, S. and C. M. Aravindan (2000). Changes in the biochemical composition of senescent leaves of the mangrove, Bruguiera cylindrica during decomposition in different salinities, National Seminar on Faunal Biodiversity and Endemism of Southern Western Ghats (January 17-19, 2012), Sponsored by U.G.C, University of Kerala, KSCSTE etc, organized by P.G. and Research Department of Zoology, N. S. S. College, Pandalam.
  • Jisha, S., C. M. Aravindan and A. Gopalakrishnan Nair (2000). Medicinal potential of Ayiramthengu mangroves, Kollam, Kerala, National Seminar on Mangrove Biodiversity and Conservation, Organized by Departments of Zoology and Botany, S N College, Alathur, held on 16th and 17th February 2012.
  • Jisha, S. (2012). Mangrove diversity, degradation and conservation in Kerala, Proc. Nat. Sem. Biotech Vs Biodiversity”, National Seminar on Biotechnology Vs Biodiversity-Challenges and Options, Sponsored by U.G.C, Organized by the Department of Zoology on 21 and 22nd November 2012.
  • Jisha, S. (2014). What is ailing our tropical intertidal areas? A pilot study on tourism impacts, National Conference on Recent Trends in Zoological Research, Conducted by the P. G. Department of Zoology, St.Aloysius College, Elthuruth on 25 & 26 March, 2014.
  • Jisha, S., B. Hari and V. Vinitha (2015). On the Diversity of Periphyton from Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle), UGC National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation-Threats & Challenges (UNASEB-2015), Organised by P.G & Research Department of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 18-19 August 2015.
  • Jisha, S., and B. Hari (2015). Fish and Bivalve Diversity in Mangroves of Ayiramthengu, Kerala, India, UGC National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation-Threats & Challenges (UNASEB-2015), Organised by P.G & Research Department of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 18-19 August 2015. (Co-author presented paper).
  • Saranya, V. S., P. Praveena, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2015). Effect of different sugar concentrations on the fermentation of shrimp waste. In U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on Solid waste Management: Emerging Trends and Challenges, 17th and 18th September 2015 organized by P.G. Dept of Zoology St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram, Kollam.
  • Aneesa Khalid, V. Athira, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2015). Solid Waste Disposal at Beaches and its Management: A case Study at Varkala Beach, Thiruvananthapuram, District, Kerala, In U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on Solid waste Management: Emerging Trends and Challenges, 17th and 18th September 2015 organized by P.G. Dept of Zoology St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram, Kollam. (Co-author presented paper).
  • Jisha, S., B. Hari and A. Neethu (2015). Epidendric Periphyton Microhabitats on Submerged Roots of Cocos nucifera Fringing on the Sheltered Mangrove Area of Paravur Lake, Kollam, Kerala., International Seminar on Coastal Biodiversity Assessment (COBIA 2017) 5-7 January 2017, Organised by Department of Zoology, St.Gregorius College, Kottarakkara, Sponsored by KSCSTE. (Co-author presented paper).
  • Jisha, S. and B. Hari (2016). Shorebirds of Kandachira Wetlands, Kollam, Kerala, National Seminar on Recent Challenges in Biodiversity Conservation, 22-23 March, 2016, Sponsored by University of Kerala and Organised by Department of Zoology, University of Kerala. Book of Abstracts p.16. (Co-author presented paper).
  • Jisha S, Hari B. and S. Rohini (2017). Epiphytic Microalgae from the Dredging Zone of Kollam Canal, Kerala, India., National Seminar on Conservation of Freshwater Biodiversity Under Changing Climate and Land cover, 20-21 February, 2017, Sponsored by University of Kerala and Organised by Department of Zoology, University of Kerala.
  • Jisha, S., B. Hari and A. Neethu (2018). Epidendric Periphyton From Two Mangrove Areas of Ashtamudi Lake, Kerala, India, National Seminar on Conservation of Wetland Ecosystems for Long term Ecological Security, S.N.C.W, Kollam, 18th to 20th January 2018, Supported by KSCSTE & KSBB.
  • Hari, B., Jisha S. and Sreejith B. (2018), A Checklist of Avifauna from Kandachira Wetlands of Ashtamudi Lake Kerala, National Seminar on Conservation of Wetland Ecosystems for Long term Ecological Security, S.N.C.W, Kollam, Supported by KSCSTE & KSBB, 20th 18th to 20th January 2018. (Co-author presented paper).
  • Neethu.A, Jisha.S & Hari.B (12-2-2018 to 14.02.2018). A Study on The Diversity of Epiphyllic Periphyton on Leaves of Mangroves of Paravur Lake, Kerala, India, National Seminar on Reaching the Unreached through Science and Technology, S.N. College Kollam, Indian Science Congress Association Department of Environment and Climate Change.
  • Jisha.S, B. Hari and Sreejith B. (20.02.2018). A Checklist of Avifauna from Pozhikkara, A Possible Stopover of Migratory Birds at Kollam, District, Kerala, National Seminar on Recent Trends in Zoological Research, Department of Zoology, University of Kerala. Book of Abstracts RTZR05.
  • Hari B. Jisha S, Sreejith B. (27.02.2018), Avifauna of Kandachira wetlands of Ashtamudi Lake Kerala, KSCSTE & KSHEC, National Higher Education Mission, CISSA, Indian Science Congress Association. (Co-author presented paper).Book of Abstracts RTZR04.
  • Jisha.S, B. Hari and S. S. Meenu (27.02.2018). A Preliminary Study on the Marine Fishery Scenario of Pozhikkara, Paravur (Kollam, Kerala) with Special References to Food Fishes, National Seminar on Emerging Challenges in Biodiversity Conservation with Special Reference to Recent Trends in Ecotoxicology, MSM College, Kayankulam, Supported by KSCSTE, KSBB.
  • Jisha S. (2018). Beach Pollution and Its Management, National Seminar on Reaching the Unreached through Science and Technology (RURTST-2018), 12-14 February 2018, Organised by Sree Narayana College, Kollam in association with The Indian Science Congress Association Cochin Chapter & Co-sponsored by Department of Environment and Climate Change.
  • Jisha S. (2018). Diversity of periphytic microalgae from Excoecaria agallocha at Ayiramthengu Mangroves, National Seminar on Reaching the Unreached through Science and Technology (RURTST-2018), 12-14 February 2018, Organised by Sree Narayana College, Kollam in association with The Indian Science Congress Association Cochin Chapter & Co-sponsored by Department of Environment and Climate Change.
  • Jisha, S, and B. Hari (2019). Benthic Microalgal Diversity of Ayiramthengu Mangroves and their Ecological Role, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Blue Growth Initiative: Sustainable Fishery Development Strategies and Advanced Technologies for Aquaculture (BISFAA 2019), August 7th- 9th, 2019, Editors. Sherly Williams, E, Organised by P.G. & Research Department of Zoology, Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous), Kollam, Kerala, India, Supported by KMML, Matsyafed, KSCSTE, pp 80-83., ISBN 978-93-5382-468-6.
  • Anu Vijayan, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2019). Microbial Diversity in the Diet of Spotted Ruby Scat, Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) with special reference to morphometry. Presented at University College, Thiruvananthapuram. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Dilraj C. P., Hari B. and Jisha S. (2019). Avifauna of Astamudi wetland (Ramsar site no 1204) Kerala, India, National Seminar on Ecology and Conservation, Department of Zoology, University of Kerala14-16 Jan 2019.(Co-author presented the paper).
  • Jisha S, B. Hari and Anu Vijayan (2019).  Presented a poster on Gut microalgal Diversity of Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766). National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21st to 23rd of November 2019 at the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Laseetha, T. G., Jisha S., and B. Hari (2019).  A preliminary study on avian diversity of Polachira wetland, Kollam district, Kerala, National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21st to 23rd of November 2019 at the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Kanni J Mohan, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2019).  Macroalgal diversity of intertidal rocky shore at Thirumullavaram, Kollam, Kerala, National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21st to 23rd of November 2019 at the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Aneesa Abdul Khader, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2019). Presented A preliminary study on taxonomy and allometric relationship of Echino littorina leucosticta (Philippi, 1847) from Southern coast of Kerala, National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21st to 23rd of November 2019, at the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Sooraj, B., Jisha S., and B. Hari and (2019).  A preliminary investigation on the ichthyofaunal diversity of Kayamkulam backwater, Kerala, National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21st to 23rd of November 2019 in the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Akhil Nair R. B. Hari and S. Jisha, (2019). On the high-density aggregation of Black Devil Snail Faunnus ater in a Brackish water ecosystem in Kerala. National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21st to 23rd of November 2019 in the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. Book of Abstract p.75.(Co-author presented the paper).
  • Dilraj C. P., Hari B. and Jisha S. (2019). Utilisation of Anthropgenic Microsites by Avifauna in Astamudi Wetland National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21st to 23rd of November 2019 in the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram. Book of Abstract p.63.(Co-author presented the paper).
  • Jisha S. (2020). Marine debris of beaches, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Dilraj C.P., B. Hari, S. Jisha (2020) Avian Diversity and Microsite Utilisation by Birds in Neendakara and Sakthikulanagra Harbour, Kerala, India, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Akhil Nair R., B. Hari, S. Jisha (2020) Occurrence of Black Devil Snail, Faunus ater in an Estuary in Southern Kerala, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Laseetha, T. G., Jisha S., and B. Hari (2020).  An annotated checklist of Coraciiformes (Class: Aves) at Polachira wetland (Kollam district), Kerala, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Kanni J Mohan, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2020). Amphipod diversity of intertidal rocky shore at Thirumullavaram, Kollam, Kerala, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Aneesa Abdul Khader, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2020). A preliminary study on taxonomy and allometric relationships of Echinolittorina leucosticta (Philippi, 1847) from southern coast of Kerala, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Sooraj, B., Jisha S., and B. Hari and (2020).  Diversity of fishes at Kayankulam backwaters, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Arathy, P. V., Jisha S and B. Hari (2020). Damselflies of Polachira, Kollam district, Kerala, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th Feb2020 organised by Department of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Ramiya, K. R., Jisha S. and B. Hari (2020). Dragonflies of Polachira, Kollam district, Kerala, AGORA 2020 – Multidisciplinary Annual Seminar Series, 20th February 2020 organised by Dept of Zoology S. N. College Kollam. (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Anu Vijayan, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2019). Microbial Diversity in the Diet of Spotted Ruby Scat, Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) with special reference to morphometry. Presented at University College, Thiruvananthapuram (Co-author presented the paper).
  • Kanni J. Mohan, S. Jisha and B. Hari (2020).  Macroalgal diversity of Intertidal Rocky Shore at Thirumullavara, Kollam, Kerala. Two Day National Seminar on Climate Change. Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Prospects in 21st Century, organized by P.G. Department of Zoology & Research Centre, Mahatma Gandhi College and supported by Directorate of Environmental and Climate Change, Government of Kerala on 24th and 25th January 2020.

Other Presentations

  • Jisha. S. (2019). Delivered an invited talk as Resource Person, on the topic ‘Elephant Tales’ as part of World Elephant Day Celebrations 2019, organised by Department of Forests & Wildlife, Government of Kerala, Conducted at Kumbalathu Sankupillai Memorial Board College, Sasthamkotta, Kollam om 13-08-2019.
  • Invited talk on Environment Consciousness, Organised by S. N. College, Punalur (05-02-2020).
  • Jisha, S. (2020). ‘Magical Mangroves’, Organised by WWF-India, Sponsored by Godrej-India, November 11, 2020., Institutional Partner Sree Narayana College, Kollam, S.N. College, Kollam.
  • Jisha, S. (2020). ‘Magical Mangroves’, Organised by WWF-India, Sponsored by Godrej-India, November 11, 2020., Institutional Partner Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Hosted by Department of Zoology, Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam.
  • Jisha, S. (2020). ‘Magical Mangroves’, Organised by WWF-India, Sponsored by Godrej-India, November 11, 2020., Institutional Partner Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Hosted by Department of Biotechnology, Sree Budha College of Engineering, Pattoor, Alappuzha.
  • Jisha, S. (2020). ‘Magical Mangroves’, Organised by WWF-India, Sponsored by Godrej-India, November 11, 2020., Institutional Partner Sree Narayana College, Kollam, S. N. College, Kollam.

Books Published

  • Proceedings of the U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar on Environment Biotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities, ENVIROTECH-2008, Organized by Post Graduate Department of Zoology, S N College, Nattika, Thrissur, Kerala on 17th and 18th September 2008.
  • Edited The ENSIGN: Online Edition of In-house Journal of S N College, Nattika (2009 to 2012).
  • Edited The ESSENCE: Online Edition of In-house Journal of S. N. College, Kollam. (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Co-authored Animal Physiology & Biochemistry (2017, 2018, 2019), Manjusha Publications, 423p, ISBN 976-93-86218-37-7.

Orientation Courses Attended

  • UGC Sponsored Orientation Programme (IT Oriented), UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram (08-02-2006 to 07-03-2006).

Refresher Courses Attended

  • UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences, UGC-Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (02-04-2012 to 27-04-2012).
    UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences, UGC- Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal2.      Short-Term Course in Research Methodology, held from 22.11.2018 to 29.11.2018, Conducted by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • 3ne Week Online Short-Term Faculty Development Programme on “ICT Tools for Teaching Learning Process- Post Pandemic Educational Strategies” which was delivered as MOOC with four quadrants, Organised by Department of Physics and IQAC Sree Narayana College Kollam in collaboration with The Kerala State Higher Education Council from August 17-23, 2020.
  • Short-term Course in MOOCs and E-Content Development held from 24th August, 2020 to 29th August, 2020, Organised by Human Resource Development Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Seminars/Workshops/Training Organised

  • Coordinator, UGC Sponsored National Seminar: Environmental Biotechnology: Challenges & Opportunities (ENVIROTECH-2008), Organised by P.G. Department of Zoology, S. N. College, Nattika, Thrissur, Kerala on 17th and 18th September 2008.
  • Organising Committee Member, Tree sapling planting at College Campus, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam (09-08-2013).
  • Organising Committee Member, Screened two short films entitled “Mannavan Chola” and “Life around a River-Chinnar” for students, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam. (11/12/2013).
  • Organising Committee Member, Field visit at Paravur-Kappil Beach and solid waste assessment and beach cleaning, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam. (07-03-2014).
  • Organising Committee Member, Volunteered for a workshop on Aquarium fabrication & maintenance, Organised by Nature Club, S.N. College, Kollam. (03/05/2014).
  • Co-ordinator, Essay Competition, Poster presentation and Quiz competition in relation with “Hiroshima Day” supported by Nature Club & Department of Zoology (06/08/2014 & 07/08/2014).
  • Co-ordinator, Talk and a Slide show on Wildlife, “Nature Beckons” supported by Nature Club & Department of Zoology (26/09/2014).
  • Co-ordinated “Wildlife Week-2014” in association with WWF India, Nature Club & Department of Zoology, A talk on ‘Wildlife and Biodiversity was organized and a short film on the Wildlife of Periyar by Suresh Elamon was screened (10/10/2014).
  • Coordinator, Workshop on Bonsai, ‘Art of Bonsai’, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam. (11.03.2015).
  • Coordinator, Workshop on Bonsai Training, ‘Try your hands-on Bonsai’, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam. (09.04.2016).
  • Coordinator, Poster Competition Against Beach Pollution, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam. (11-03-2015).
  • Faculty Coordinator, World Environment Day Activity by Nature Club, & Zoology S. N. College, Kollam (05.06.2015), Nature Club in association with Department of Zoology arranged student participation in an exhibition ‘Vana Vismaya Kazhcha’ on 05-06-2015, 2.00pm.  The exhibition was organised by Kollam Jilla Panchayath, Kerala Forest Department and WWF-India at Public Library Hall, Kollam.
  • Coordinator, ‘Going Green’ – Tree sapling planting at College Campus, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Coordinator, Workshop on Aquarium Fabrication and Aquarium Setting, Organised by Nature Club and Department of Zoology, S. N. College, Kollam. (20.06.2015).
  • Faculty Coordinator, Orientation Programme for District Level Common Bird Monitoring Programme (CBMP), Organised by WWF-India, Hosted by S. N. College, Kollam (19.08.2015).
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, Onam Bird Count, Jointly organised by WWF-India, Social Forestry Division of Kerala Forests & Wildlife, Nature club members from S. N. College, Kollam participated. (28-08-2015 to 31-08-2015).
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, Participation of Nature Club members in Wildlife Sensitization Programme (Prakrithi Padana Kootayma) at Shenthurney Forests, Organized by Forests and Wildlife Department, Government of Kerala and WWF India in connection with Wildlife Week Celebration (5/10/2015 to 6/10/2015).
  • Co-ordinator, Screened a Documentary Show on Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary with student participation, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam.  (24/10/2015).
  • Co-ordinator, Slide Show on Butterflies of Kerala by Nature Photogrpaher, B. Sreejith, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam.    (19.12.2015).
  • Co-ordinator, Nature Painting Exhibition on ‘After Rain Series’ with student participation and honoured the Artist, R. B. Shajith, Kerala Lalithakala Academy Award Winner 2015, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam.  (16.01.2015).
  • Faculty Coordinator, World Ocean Day Celebrations: Beach watch, beach clean-up, jointly organised by WWF-India & Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala in association with Nature Club, S.N. College, Kollam. Venue: Kollam Beach & S. N. College, Kollam (08.06.2016).
  • Faculty Coordinator, Invited talk on Marine Life was jointly organised by WWF-India & Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala in association with Nature Club, S.N. College, Kollam. Venue: Kollam Beach & S. N. College, Kollam (08.06.2016).
  • Faculty Coordinator, Orientation Programme for Kollam District Bird Count, Organised by WWF-India, supported by Social Forestry Wing (Thiruvananthapuram) of Forest & Wildlife Department, Gov. of Kerala and hosted by Nature Club-S N College, Kollam (06.09.2016).
  • Coordinator, Workshop on Art of Bonsai & Appreciation talk on Bonsai & Biodiversity Conservation at S. N. College, Kollam. (01.10.2016).
  • Coordinator, Campus Bird Count, Organised by WWF-India and Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam (2017, 2018).
  • Coordinator, Seminar on World Water Day 2017, Organised by CWRDM, Calicut in collaboration with Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam (21.03.2017).
  • Organising Committee Member, Workshop on Career Advancement Scheme for College Teachers under UGC Regulations, Resource Person: Dr. T. Mohamed Salim, Assistant Professor, Farook Training College, Kozhikode, Organised by IQAC. (17.04.2017).
  • Coordinator, Workshop on Aquarium Fabrication & Maintenance, Organised by Department of Zoology & Nature Club. (20.04.2017).
  • Programme Co-ordinator, Workshop on Environment Conservation Practices and Green Technology in Daily Life (07.06.2017 to 09.06.2017), Sponsored by Kerala State Science & Technology (KSCSTE), Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Co-ordinator, Quiz Competition Topic: Connecting People to Nature, Organised by Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam, Supported by KSCSTE, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of Kerala. (07.06.2017).
  • Co-ordinator, World Ocean Day 2017, Beach clean-up, Organised by Nature Club & Dep. of Zoology in association with Bond Safari & Various Hotels in Kollam. (08.06.2017).
  • Co-ordinator, Training and Exhibition on Paper Bag making Resource Person for Training, Organised by Nature Club & Department of Zoology, Supported by KSCSTE, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of Kerala (09.06.2017).
  • Co-ordinator, Inaugural function of Bird Club International, Inaugurated by Sri. Jayaraj, Cinema Director & Founder of Bird Club International, Organised by Nature Club and Department of Zoology. (19.07.2017).
  • Faculty coordinator, Orientation Programme for First Year U.G. Students, Organised by ASAP, Gov. of Kerala and S. N. College, Kollam in association with IQAC, S. N. College, Kollam (19.09.2017 & 20.09.2017).
  • Faculty coordinator, ASAP – Manuscript Magazine Release (‘Immortals’), Organised by ASAP- S. N. College, Kollam (12.10.2017).
  • Member of organizing committee, Workshop on Submission of Self-Appraisal Format for the PBAS, Organised by IQAC, S.N. College Kollam. (13.10.2017).
  • Member, Organising committee, Orientation programme for Under Graduate Students ‘Learning How to Learn’, Resource Person: Dr K. Vijayakumaran, Principal Scientist, Madras Research Centre of Central Marine Fisheries and Research Institute & Former Director General, Fishery Survey of India. Organised by IQAC, S. N. College, Kollam. (09.11.2017).
  • Organising Committee Member, Orientation Programme on New Accreditation Process of NAAC for Affiliated Colleges, Resource Person: Dr. R. Selvam, Former Dean of Sciences, Bishop Heber College, Trichy, Tamilnadu, Organised by IQAC S.N.C. Kollam. (24.11.2017).
  • Organising Committee Member, Ornamental Fish Farmer’s Meet, Resource Person: Dr.V.Jayaprakash, Organised by Department of Zoology & Amity University, Thiruvananthapuram, Centre for Marine Science & Technology. (29.11.2017).
  • Organising Committee Member, Extension activity on Plastic Pollution, Supported by KSCSTE in connection with the World Environment Day Celebrations 2018 at Thangasseri Division, Coastal area, Kollam, Organised by Department of Zoology & Green Protocol Monitoring Committee, S. N. College, Kollam (07-06-2018).
  • Co-ordinator, World Wetland Day Celebrations 2018-Seminar on ‘Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future’ (02.02.2018, 03.02.2018 & 05.02.2018): Organised by Green Tree Nature Club and Department of Zoology, Supported by KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram, Seminar, Quiz Competition, Thematic Poster Designing Competition and Exhibition, Digital presentation Competition and Field trip were conducted.
  • Organising Committee Member, National Seminar on Reaching the Unreached through Science and Technology, Organised by Departments of Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Zoology, S. N. College, Kollam. Supported by Indian Science Congress Association, Cochin Chapter & Dept of Environment and Climate Change. (12.2.2018 To 14.02.2018).
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, Orientation for Common Bird Monitoring Programme (CBMP) 2018, Kollam District, Organised by WWF-India, Kerala Forests & Wildlife Department and Green Tree Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam. (15.02.2018).
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, Campus Bird Count 2017- A Sub-event of the Global Great Backyard Bird Count (19.02.2018): Students and teachers participated and birds of the campus were surveyed and documented. Organised by WWF-India & Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Organising Committee Member, Symposium on Sustainable Environment and Science, Organised by Department of Zoology & Biodiversity Club, (27.03.2018).
  • Organising Committee Member, National Science Day Celebration-2018, Regional Symposium on Sustainable Environment and Science was conducted in association with Dept. of Zoology and Biodiversity Club, Supported by Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. (27.02.2018).
  • Co-ordinator, Workshop on Building Environment Conservation Heroes- ECHO- A Pan India (16.11.2018 & 17.11.2018): Organised by WWF- India, in association with Department of Zoology, and Dept. of Environment & Climate Change, Gov. of India.
  • Co-ordinator, Awareness Programme on Emerging & Re-Emerging Vector Borne Diseases (18.12.2018) Organised by National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), District Medical Office (Health), Kollam, Department of Zoology & Health Club, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Co-ordinator, Platinum Jubilee Seminar on Wetlands and Its Importance with Respect to Climate Change (AGORA 2019) Organised by Department of Zoology, S. N. College, Kollam. (04/02/2019).
  • Conducted an Activity Project on ‘Making Curios Using Discarded Plastic and Paper Wastes from the College Campus’: Organised by Health Club and Department of Zoology in association with WWF-India Echo Programme (March, 2019).
    Faculty Co-ordinator, World Youth Skill Day 2019, Signature collection, Ambition writing, Walkout and Tiny Heed Release, Invited Talk: Dr Shoby Das, DPM, ASAP Kollam, Organised by ASAP-S. N. College, Kollam (18-07-2019).
    Member of Organizing Committee, International Seminar on Current Status and Challenges for Conservation and Sustainable Use for Biodiversity (ISCCSB 2020) held on 22-24 January, 2020 at Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Organised by Department of Zoology, Supported by Indian Science-Congress Association-Cochin Chapter and Bhoomithrasena Club, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Co-ordinator, Seminar on Challenges in Prevention and Control of Mosquito Borne Diseases, Organised by Health Club (Sree Narayana College, Kollam) in association with Department of Zoology, District Medical Office (Health), Kollam as part of observing Anti-Malaria Month, 2019, Resource person: Dr. R. Sandhya, Deputy DMO & District Surveillance officer, District Medical office, Kollam(16. 07. 2019).
  • Co-ordinator, Hands-on- training on eco-friendly and colour-coded dust bin making for clean and healthy biological science laboratories Organised by Health Club (Sree Narayana College, Kollam) and Department of Zoology in association with WWF-India.(09. 12. 2019).
  • Organising committee member and programme committee convenor, Inter National Seminar on “Current Status and Challenges for conservation and sustainable use of Biodiversity (ISCCSB 2020)”, Organised by Dept. Of Zoology, S.N College Kollam.
  • Co-ordinator, Awareness programme on corona virus, Organised by Health Club (Sree Narayana College, Kollam) and Department of Zoology, District Medical Office (Health), Kollam and as suggested by government of Kerala for creating awareness among public, Resource person: Dr. R. Sandhya, Deputy DMO & District Surveillance officer, District Medical office, Kollam.(05. 02. 2020).
  • Co-ordinator, Training programme on Zumba Organised by Health club (Sree Narayana College, Kollam) and Department of Zoology in association with TES Energy studio, Kollam, Resource person: Ambili Kannan, Certified Zumba Trainer, TES Energy studio, Kollam.(14-02-2020).
  • Member of Organizing Committee, Multi-disciplinary Annual Seminar Series, ‘AGORA’ 2020. in the theme Wildlife Conservation, Organised by Department of Zoology, Sree Narayana College, Kollam, held on 20-2-2020.
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, Orientation Programme on ‘Tide Turners Plastic Challenge’ for reducing plastic wastes in daily life, Resource Person: A. K. Sivakumar, WWF-India, Organised by United Nations Environment Protection, The Young Leaders Plastic Challenge, and Clean Seas.  Implemented at college by Health Club, S. N. College, Kollam in association with WWF-India.(12.03.2020).
  • Member, Organising committee, Webinar on COVID-19-The way forward, Organised by Department of Zoology. (29-05-2020)
  • Faculty coordinator, Orientation programme on ECHO-Building Environment Conservation Heroes- A pan–India youth programme for colleges, Organised by WWF-India at S. N. College, Kollam.(18-10-2019).
  • Faculty coordinator, Inter-collegiate project proposal presentation on ECHO-Building Environment Conservation Heroes- A pan –India youth programme for colleges, Organised by WWF-India at S. N. College, Kollam.(29-10-2019).
  • Co-ordinator, SkillUp@Lockdown 2020- Beat the Blue Programme of S. N. College, Kollam, An initiative for brighten up the mental health at lockdown period. Conducted webinar series with resource persons of international and national level (September 2010 to December 2020).
  • Co-ordinator, Webinar on unlocking dengue in the time of Covid 19 (01-08-2020), Organised by Health Club in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) &, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Co-ordinator, Webinar on red biotech: biotechnology interventions in healthcare (08-08-2020), Organised by Health Club in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) &, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Co-ordinator, National Webinar on Mental health in the time of covid19 (09-08-2020), Jointly Organised by Health Club, Counselling Cell & 3(K) NCC Naval Unit, in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, Webinar on World Elephant Day 2020, Jointly Organised by Social Forestry Extension Unit, Kollam & Sree Narayana College, Kollam.(12-08-2020).
  • Co-ordinator, National Webinar on Biotechnological advances in neuroscience (16-08-2020), Organised by Health Club in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) &, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Co-ordinator, Webinar on Aquariums – A Journey from Hobby to Education to Business (19-08-2020), Organised by Health Club in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) As part of SkillUp@Lockdown2020- Beat the Blue Programme.
  • Co-ordinator, National Webinar on ‘Mental Health & Coping with Stress’ (25-08-2020), Jointly Organised by Department of Philosophy, N. S. S. Unit, Health Club in association with IQAC, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Co-ordinator, International Webinar on Planted Aquarium: Basic Techniques & Troubleshooting, Organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) & Health Club as part of SkillUP@Lockdown 2020- Beat the Blue Programme, Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Kerala (30.08.2020).
  • Co-ordinator, International Webinar on the impact of covid19 on youth mental health (29-08-2020), Organised by Health Club in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as part of SkillUP@Lockdown2020-Beat the Blue Programme, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Faculty Co-ordinator, “Know Your Dragons”- Webinar on Dragonflies and Damselflies (22-12-2020).  In connection with Thumbimahotsavam 2020, Jointly organised by Society for Odonate Studies, Thumbipuranam, WWF-India & SkillUp@lockdown2020, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Organising Secretary, National Training Programme on ‘Biostatistics- From Basics Towards Data Analysis (14-09-2020 to 21-09-2020) Jointly organized by Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of- Kerala in association with Research Cell & IQAC S. N. College, Kollam as part of SillUp@Lockdown 2020- Beat the blue programe of S. N. College, Kollam.
  • District Co-ordinator, National Webinar Series on Magical Mangroves- A Nation Wide Campaign for Mangrove Awareness, Institutional Partner Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Organised by Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., in collaboration with WWF India (World Wide Fund for Nature, India) (November 2020 to January 2021).

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • 4th International/16th National symposium on recent trends in life sciences, 7th-9th February, 2000, organized by Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala and Indian Society of Life Sciences, Kanpur held at Thiruvananthapuram, (Presented 2 papers).
  • National symposium on algae and environment, 13th-15th February, 2003 organized by Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kerala and Seaweed Research & Utilization Association, Mandapam Camp.
  • International conference on disease management for sustainable fisheries, 25-28, August, 2003, Organized by Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala held at Thiruvananthapuram (Paper presented).
  • Symposium on seaweeds-2004; National symposium and exposition held from 22nd-24th January, 2004 at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Tatapuram Post, Cochin-682014, Kerala, Sponsored by Seaweed Research & Utilization Association.
  • National seminar on inland water resources & environment held during 2-4 February. 2004 at Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, and Organized by Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kerala and Limnological Association of Kerala.
  • National conference on Genomics & Society organized by the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, during 4-6 February 2004.
  • International conference on biogeochemistry of estuaries, mangroves & coastal zone management held at School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University during 23rd to 24th March, 2004, Sponsored by INCOH & DOD, Govt. of India, ENVIS Centre JNU and JNU. (Paper presented).
    National seminar on recent trends in applied biology, Organised by Department of Zoology, S. N. College, Kollam on 9-10, September, 2004.
  • UGC sponsored seminar series on Universities in the Knowledge Economy-Freedom Models for Academic Publication/How to get a Patent on 21st February 2006, Conducted by the UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kerala.
  • One day seminar with hands on practice in Molecular Visualization Softwares conducted by the DBT (Govt. of India), (Hands on session of Rasmol, Swiss PDB Viewer and ArgusLab) Sponsored by Bioinformatics facility at the Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Kerala, on 17th August, 2007.
  • National Seminar on Environmental Biotechnology: Challenges & Opportunities (ENVIROTECH-2008), Sponsored by UGC, Organized by P.G. Department of Zoology, S N College, Nattika, Thrissur, Kerala on 17th and 18th September 2008.
  • “Bioinformatics: An Overview”, Conducted by the Dept. of Biotechnology (Govt. of India) Sponsored Bioinformatics facility at the Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Kerala on 26th & 27th September 2008.
  • International Seminar on Nanotechnology & Nanomaterials (Nanotech 2010) (8th and 9nth February) Organized by Post Graduate & Research Department of Geology and Environmental Science, Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India, Sponsored by U.G.C and Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, held at Christ College, Irinjalakuda.
  • National Seminar on “Future of Indian fisheries; Emerging Policy Paradigms” held at Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala on 19 April 2010, Organized by Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala.
  • First Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC 2010) held at Thiruvananthapuram, 28-30, December 2010, Organised by CISSA, KSBB, NBA, KU & Navdanya.
  • National seminar on Biosecurity in Aquaculture, Organized by Department of Aquaculture in Collaboration with Queens Hatchery, Vemballur, Sponsored by UGC, held at M.E.S. Asmabi College on 28th February and IST March 2011.
  • National Seminar on Faunal Biodiversity and Endemism of Southern Western Ghats (January 17-19, 2012), Sponsored by U.G.C, University of Kerala, KSCSTE etc, organized by P.G. and Research Department of Zoology, N.S.S. College, Pandalam, (Paper presented).
  • 24th Kerala Science Congress held from 29-31 January 2012 at the Rubber Research Institute of India, Rubber Board, Kottayam, Sponsored by KSCSTE (Govt. of Kerala) & Rubber Board.
  • National Seminar on Mangrove Biodiversity and Conservation, Organized by Departments of Zoology and Botany, S N College, Alathur, held on 16th and 17th February 2012. (Paper presented).
  • National Seminar on Biotechnology Vs Biodiversity-Challenges and Options, Sponsored by U.G.C, Organized by the Department of Zoology on 21 and 22nd November 2012. (Paper presented).
  • Attended the meeting of Additional Skill Acquisition Programme, at Trans Towers, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram (29-07-2015).
  • UGC National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation-Threats & Challenges (UNASEB-2015), Organised by P.G & Research Department of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 18-19 August 2015 (Paper Presented).
  • International Conference in Environmental Stress and Aquatic Animal Health (ESAAH-2016), Sponsored by Department of Fisheries, Organized by Department of Zoology, Govt. College for Women, Thiruvanthapuram on 4th Feb 2016.
  • National Seminar Sponsored by RUSA, Fostering Synergistic Relationship in the Higher Education Scenario: Capacity Building and Pedagogical Innovations, 4th and 5th March 2016, Organized by IQAC, Fatima Matha National College (Autonomous) Kollam.
  • National Seminar on Recent Challenges in Biodiversity Conservation, 22-23 March, 2016, Sponsored by University of Kerala and Organised by Department of Zoology, University of Kerala. (Presented a paper).
  • Quality consultation meeting with principals on ASAP organised by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, University of Kerala on 21 April 2016.
  • Attended the RDD Meeting convened as part of Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), conducted at District Office, G. H. S, Mangad, Kollam (28-07-2016).
  • National Seminar on Conservation of Freshwater Biodiversity Under Changing Climate and Land cover, 20-21 February, 2017, Sponsored by University of Kerala and Organised by Department of Zoology, University of Kerala. (Presented a paper).
  • National symposium on the innovative trends in chemical education and research: Hurdles and successive progress (ITCER-2017) held at S. N. College, Kollam during March 22-24, 2017.
  • Seminar on World Water Day 2017, Organised by Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM), Kozhikode and Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam at S.N.College, Kollam on 21st March, 2017.
  • National seminar on Mitigating juvenile incidence in fishing: The way forward on 25th March, 2017 at ICAR-CIFT, Kochi, Organised by ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology & Society of Fisheries Technologists (India).
  • Attended the District Committee meeting of Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), conducted at Conference Hall, District Collectorate, Kollam (22-04-2017).
  • District Level Photo Exhibition/Quiz Competition on the topic Birds & Biodiversity organised by the Birds Club International, Kollam District at St. Gregorios College, Kottarakkara on 10-11-2017.
  • Orientation programme on Submission of Annual Self-Assessment Performa for the Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), Organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of S. N. College, Kollam (13-10-2017).
  • Orientation programme on New Accreditation Process on NAAC for Affiliated Colleges, Organised by Organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of S. N. College, Kollam (24-11-2017).
  • International Symposium Bioinformatica Indica 2018, Organised by the Department of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Kerala, from 8th to 10th January 2018.
  • National Seminar on Conservation of Wetland Ecosystems for Long Term Ecological Security, Organised by Department of Botany, S. N. College for Women from 18-20 January 2018, Supported by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) and Kerala State Biodiversity Board.
  • National Seminar on Reaching the Unreached through Science and Technology (RURTST-2018), Organised by Sree Narayana College, Kollam in association with The Indian Science Congress Association Cochin Chapter & Co-sponsored by Department of Environment and Climate Change (12-14 February, 2018). (Presented papers).
  • National Seminar on Recent Trends in Zoological Research held from 19th to 21st February 2018 in the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Organised by Department of Zoology, University of Kerala.
  • National Seminar on Emerging Challenges in Biodiversity Conservation with Special Reference to Recent Trends in Ecotoxicology (ECBCRTET 2018), Organised by Department of Zoology, Milad-E-Sherief Memorial College, Kayankulam (26-27 February 2018). (Presented paper).
    National Seminar on Insights into the Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Chemical and Biosciences, Organised by Departments of Chemistry, Botany and Biotechnology, Gov. Arts College, Thiruvananthapuram, Supported by aDirectorate of Collegiate Education, Gov. of Kerala, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), Kerala State Higher Education Council (KSHEC) and Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) fromm 26th to 28th February, 2018.
  • National Seminar on New Horizons in Cancer Treatment and Prevention: From Bench to Bedside, Organised by Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Sponsored by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology, Gov. of India & Kerala State Council for Science Technology & Environment (KSCSTE), Gov. of Kerala (16-17 March, 2018).
  • National Bonsai Convention, Organised by Kerala Bonsai Association at Thiruvananthapuram (10-12 January, 2019).
  • 31st Kerala Science Congress held during the 2nd and 3rd February, 2019 at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam, Organised by Government of Kerala.
  • Seminar on Environmental Degradation Consequent to Kerala Floods 2018 and Remediation organized by University College Zoology Alumni Association (UNIZOA), in association with Department of Zoology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram at Institution of Engineers Hall, Thiruvananthapuram, on 2nd March, 2019.
  • One day National Seminar on ‘Intellectual; Property Rights’ jointly organized by Patent Information Centre – Kerala/Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment and IQAC, St. Gregorius College, Kottarakkara on 28th May, 2019.
  • Participated and volunteered for Global tiger day 2019, Tiger quiz, Digital poster presentation, in association with WWF-India and Forest Department (29-07-2019).
  • International seminar on Blue growth initiative: Sustainable fishery development strategies and advanced technologies for aquaculture, held on 7-9 August, 2019 at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam, Supported by DST-FIST.
  • Attended the ASAP District Committee Meeting held at Conference Hall, District Collectorate, Kollam (20-09-2020).
  • National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation held from 21-23 of November, 2019 in the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Organised by Department of Zoology, University of Kerala.
  • International seminar on current status and challenges for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity (ISCCB 2020) held on 22-24 January 2020 at S. N. College, Kollam, Organised by Department of Zoology, S. N. College, Kollam, Supported by Indian Science-Congress Association-Cochin Chapter and Bhoomithrasena Club, S. N. College, Kollam.
  • Two-day national seminar on climate change, biodiversity conservation and sustainable development: Challenges and prospects in 21st century, organised by P.G. Department of Zoology & Research Centre, M. G. College and Supported by Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, Gov. of Kerala on 24-25 January, 2020.
    International Conference on Rivers for Future, Organised by Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala, In association with Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA), Ozhukanam Puzhakal and WWF-India Kerala State Office (05-02-2020 to 07-02-2020).
  • Webinar on Faunal diversity of Kerala- ENWENAR Series Online Session, Organised by Organised by Kottayam Nature Society & Alappuzha Natural History Society (22-11-2020).
  • International Rivers Day 2020 – Webinar on “Vegetative Measures of River Bank Stabilization” organized by Social Forestry Extension Unit, Kollam and Department of Botany, Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam on 28th September 2020.
  • ebinar on “Emerging Epidemic Diseases and Drug Repositioning – A way for Identifying Immediate Solution” conducted on 25-05-2020, Organised by IQAC in association with Department of Zoology.
  • Webinar on COVID 19 – The way forward, jointly organised by P. G. and Research Department of Zoology & internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), S. N. College, Kollam on 29 May 2020.
  • Webinar on Eco-friendly Constructions – ENWENAR Series Online Session, Organised by Organised by Kottayam Nature Society & Alappuzha Natural History Society (18-07-2020).
  • International Webinar on Metagenomic Library Construction and Screening, Organised by Department of Zoology, St. Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram in association with IQAC on 23rd July 2020.
  • Webinar on An Introduction to Sea Turtles- ENWENAR Series Online Session, Organised by Organised by Kottayam Nature Society & Alappuzha Natural History Society (26-07-2020).
  • National Webinar on “Common Gynaec Problems from Birth to Postmenopause”, Organized by Department of Zoology and Health Education Club in association with IQAC of Sree Narayana College, Sivagiri, Varkala on 27 July 2020.
  • National Webinar on Legal framework for coastal and marine biodiversity conservation- An Indian Perspective 27-29 July 2020, Organised by Sathyabama Institute of Science &Technology (A deemed to be University), Chennai, Certificate ID 9AZZ5K-CE000118.
  • State Level Webinar on Herpetofaunal Diversity of Kerala, Organised by Department of Zoology in association with IQAC, Christian College, Chengannur on 30-7-2020, Supported by DBT Star Scheme.
  • Webinar on Academic and Scientific Writing Catapulting Institutional Visibility held on 3rd August 2020, Organised by Central Library, Manipur University in Collaboration with Springer Nature.
  • Webinar on Butterfly Garden Maintenance – ENWENAR Series Online Session, Organised by Organised by Kottayam Nature Society & Alappuzha Natural History Society (04-10-2020).
  • Webinar on Ecological Importance of Jelly Fishes – ENWENAR Series Online Session, Organised by Organised by Kottayam Nature Society & Alappuzha Natural History Society (20-12-2020).
  • Workshops/Training Attended
  • Workshop on Environmental Law by C.P.R Environmental Education Center, Chennai held at University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 18-02-2003
  • Three Day Workshop on General Informatics, Sponsored by The Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvananthapuram-33, Organized by S N College, Nattika, Thrissur -690566, on 11-13 January 2011.
  • India-EU Concluding Workshop on Marine Ecosystems & Climate in India (INDO-MARECLIM), 30-31, July, 2015., Jointly organized by Nansen Environmental Research Centre (India) and Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences (KUFOS).
  • U.G.C. NAAC Sponsored National Workshop on Towards Formulating Best Classroom Practices in Teaching, Learning & Evaluation, Organised by Mar Ivanios College, Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on 10-11 September 2015.
  • Workshop on Wildlife Sensitization (Prakrithi Padana Kootayma) at Shendhurney Wildlife Sanctuary, Organised by Department of Forests & Wildlife, Gov. of Kerala and WWF-INDIA on 5-6 October 2015.
  • Two Days Professional Development Programme, ‘IGNITE’, at Maria Rani Centre, Thiruvananthapuram from 13.11.2016 to 14.11.2016, Oragnised by ASAP, Higher Education Department, Govt of Kerala.
  • Workshop on Question bank, Organised by Fatima Matha National College Kollam on 03-03-2017.
  • Workshop on Career Advancement Scheme for College Teachers under UGC Regulations (17.04.2017), Organised by IQAC-SN College, Kollam.
  • Workshop on Aquarium Fabrication & Maintenance (20.04.2017), Organised by Green Tree Nature Club- Sree Narayana College, Kollam.
  • Workshop on Environment Conservation Practices and Green Technology in Daily Life (07.06.2017 to 09.06.2018), KSCSTE, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of Kerala.
  • National Workshop on Professional Content Writing (02.11.2017), IIM, University of Kerala.
  • Workshop on Taxonomy of Spiders (20-03-2018 to 22-03-2018), Department of Zoology, Organised by University of Kerala, Supported by KSBB & KSCSTE.
  • National Workshop on Integrative Biology: Innovative Teaching in Biology (21.05.2018). Organised by Inter University Centre for Evolutionary and Integrative Biology (ICEIB), University of Kerala, Sponsored by Higher Education Department, Government of Kerala.
  • Science Academics Lecture Workshop on Foundation Lectures in Biology (16.08.2018 & 17.08.2018). Organised by Kottarakkara, Sponsored by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad and Department of Zoology, St. Gregorious College.
  • Workshop on Outcome Based Education (01.06.2019), Organised by University of Kerala at the Aquatic Biology Hall, Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries.
  • Workshop on Innovative Teaching in Zoology and Integrative Biology-WIT 2019, 16.11.2019, Organised by Department of Zoology and the Inter University Centre for Evolutionary and Integrative Biology (ICEIB) in association with BoS in Zoology in Integrative Biology (PG) along with the IQAC of University of Kerala, Sponsored by University of Kerala.
  • Workshop on Taxonomy of Odonates held from 9-11 of January 2020 at the Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Organised by Department of Zoology, University of Kerala.

Trainings

  • Training on Swift India 95 under the SWIFT curriculum. Organised by NIIT, Thiruvananthapuram (2000).
  • Training on post-harvest and value addition techniques in seaweeds at the regional centre of central marine fisheries research institute, mandapam, conducted by the fisheries environment and manage,emt division from 20th to 25th September 2004.
  • Co-ordinator, Hands-on-training on eco-friendly and colour-coded dust bin making for clean and healthy biological science laboratories Organised by Health Club (Sree Narayana College, Kollam) and Department of Zoology in association with WWF-India. (09. 12. 2019).
  • Training programme on Zumba Organised by Health club (Sree Narayana College, Kollam) and Department of Zoology in association with TES Energy studio, Kollam, Resource person: Ambili Kannan, Certified Zumba Trainer, TES Energy studio, Kollam. (14-02-2020).
  • Faculty Development Programme &Workshop on Hands-on Training to Write a Quality Research Article Using Latex, Organised by Magestic Technology Solutions Private Ltd. (MTSPL) on 20-21 July 2020 through virtual mode.
  • National Training Programme on ‘Biostatistics- From Basics Towards Data Analysis (14-09-2020 to 21-09-2020) Jointly organized by Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of- Kerala in association with Research Cell & IQAC S. N. College, Kollam as part of SillUp@Lockdown 2020- Beat the blue programe of S. N. College, Kollam.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Member, Board of Examinations: BSc. Zoology & MSc. Zoology of University of Calicut & University of Kerala (Practical) (2004 to 2021).
  • Member, P. G. Student Interactive Session Committee of the 31st Kerala Science Congress held during the 2nd and 3rd February 2019 at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam.
  • Member, Board of Studies, Integrative Biology (PG), University of Kerala.
  • Certificate of Appreciation awarded in recognition of commendable volunteer service for Asian Waterbird Census-Kollam held on 13-1-20218 organised by WWF-India.
  • WWF- India District Co-ordinator for organizing webinar series on Magical Mangroves, A Nation-wide Campaign for Mangrove Awareness, Sponsored by Godrej and organized by WWF-India.
  • Honorary resource person for the theory classes of P.G. Diploma in Biomedical Science
  • Tutor, First Year BSc Zoology Complementary Course (2013-14)
  • First Year BSc Zoology Core Course (2014-15)
  • Second Year BSc Zoology Core Course (2015-16)
  • Final Year BSc Zoology Core Course (2016-17)
  • Member, P. G. Student Interactive Session Committee of the 31st Kerala Science Congress.
  • Co-ordinated classes in an online programme for students titled “Learn in Lockdown with AKPCTA” conducted by The All-Kerala Private College Teachers’ Association in May 2020.

Duties Performed at College

  • Member, Committee for Remedial Coaching Centre for SC/ST/OBC/Minorities, S.N. College, Nattika (2009-2012).
  • Hostel in-Charge: S.N. College, Nattika (2010-2012).
    Member, Choice Based Credit Semester System (CCSS) – UG Monitoring Committee, S.N. College, Nattika (2009-2012).
  • Convener, Committee for Research & Publications, S. N. College, Nattika (2010-2012).
  • Member, Planning Committee for UGC Schemes, S. N. College, Nattika (2011-2012).
  • Member, Purchasing Committee under PD A/c. (Special fee), S N College, Nattika (2010-2012).
  • Member, IQAC & NACC Working Committee, S.N. College, Nattika (2010-2012).
  • Magazine Adviser, College Magazine (Agnija) (2011-2012).
  • Member, College Level Monitoring Committee (CLMC)-CBCSS, T.K.M.M.College, Nangiarkulangara (2012-2013).
  • Member, IQAC, T.K.M.M.College, Nangiarkulangara (2012-2013).
  • Member, Research Committee, T.K.M.M.College, Nangiarkulangara. (2012-2013)
  • Member, NACC Steering Committee, S.N. College, Kollam (2014-2015).
  • Member, SSR & AQAR Preparation Committee, S.N. College, Kollam (2014-2015).
    Faculty Advisor, CBCSS, S.N. College, Kollam (2014-2015).
  • Member, IQAC, S.N. College, Kollam (2015-2018)
    Coordinator, Nature Club, S. N. College, Kollam (2014-2018)
  • Faculty Coordinator, Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), A joint initiative of General Education Department and Higher Education Department, Government of Kerala (2015-2020).
  • P.T.A. Secretary, S. N. College, Kollam (2017-19).
  • Coordinator, Heath Education Club (2018-19, 2019-20).
  • Co-ordinator, Nature Club (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18).
  • Member, Nature Club (2013-14), (2019-20).
  • Member, Legal Literacy Cell (2018-19).
  • Member, Biodiversity Club (2019-20).
  • Department Scholarship Officer (2019-20).
  • Tutorship for BSc. Zoology & MSc Zoology & Class charge for First Semester Bsc Zoology Complementary Programme (2004 to 2021).
  • Tutor, First & Second Semester MSc Zoology (2018-19)
  • Tutor, Third & Fourth Semester MSc Zoology (2019-20)
  • Member, Scholarships & Endowment Committee (2019-20)
  • Collaboration/Consultancy
  • FIRMA, Department of Fisheries, Government of Kerala

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