No of Faculty with Ph.D 13
No of  research publication (SCI Indexed) 26
No of Ph.D students 7
No of funded projects 7
Total Amount of funding (Rs.) 1.21 Cr


  • Lakshmi, S. S., Aishwarya, M., Archana, K., Divya, S., Juli, J., Sathishkumar, T., Kumaresan, K., & Stephen, V.R. (2017). Isolation and structural elucidation of pancreatic α-amylase polyphenolic inhibitors from Prunus domestica and Phoenix dactylifera seeds. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 9(4),33-40.
  • Sivarajasekar, N., Paramasivan, T., Muthusaravanan, S., Muthukumaran,P., & Sivamani, S. (2017). Defluoridation of water using adsorbents-A concise review. Journal of Environment & Biotechnology Research, 6(1), 186-198
  • Sivarajasekar, N., Mohanraj, N., Sivamani, S., & Moorthy, G. I. (2017). Response surface methodology approach for optimization of lead (II) adsorptive removal by Spirogyra sp. biomass. Journal of Environment & Biotechnology Research, 6(1), 88-95.
  • Nithya Priya,S., & Jothivani. (2017). Studies on development of non-alcoholic beverage from grapes. Biotechnology: An Indian Journal 13(3), 136.
  • Ramakrishnan, S., Keerthieshwar, V., Forona, B., Sowmiya, S., Swetha, S., Muthusarvanan, S., & Kothandan, R. (2017). Identification of Bioactive Lead Compound against Central Hypothyroidism–An Insilico Approach, International Journal of ChemTech Research,10 (13), 62 -65.
  • Veerichetty, V., Sadhasivama, B., & Nachimuthu, S. (2017). Extraction of dye from Ixora coccinea and Beta vulgaris for Eco-dyeing. Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 8(4), 378-382.

The department offers both Full-time and Part-time Ph.D programme in Biotechnology. Currently, Ms. Poornani (Guide: Dr. R. Baskar) and Ms. Nithya (Guide: Dr. N. Sarawathy) are working as full-time scholars in the department.


Selected Research Publications (Sci Indexed)-2015-2016


  • Sen, B., Aravind, J., Kanmani, P., & Lay, C-H. (2016). State of the art and future concept of food waste fermentation to bioenergy. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 53, 547-557. IF 6.798
  • Shanmugaprakash, M., Jayashree, C., Vinothkumar, V., Senthilkumar, S. N. S., Siddiqui, S., Rawat, V., &Arshad, M. (2015). Biochemical characterization and antitumor activity of three phase partitioned l-asparaginase from Capsicum annuum L. Separation and Purification Technology, 142, 258-267. IF 3.299
  • Muthusamy, S., &Venkatachalam, S. (2015). Competitive biosorption of Cr (VI) and Zn (II) ions in single-and binary-metal systems onto a biodiesel waste residue using batch and fixed-bed column studies. RSC Advances, 5(57), 45817-45826. IF 3.289
  • Shanmugaprakash, M., Vinothkumar, V., Ragupathy, J., & Reddy, D. A. (2015). Biochemical characterization of three phase partitioned naringinase from Aspergillusbrasiliensis MTCC 1344. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 80, 418-423. IF 3.138
  • Kanmani, K. Kumaresan, J. Aravind , S. Karthikeyan, R. Balan, 2016. Enzymatic degradation of polyhydroxyalkanoate using lipase from Bacillus subtilis. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 13 (05), 1-12. IF 2.344.



  • Akshara, R., Elakiya, C., Muthukumaran, P., & Saraswathy, N. (2016). Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2016, 8 (7): 198-202. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 8(7), 198-202.
  • Muthukumaran, P., Priya, M., Vignesh, P., & Aravind, J. (2016). Bio-degradation of Reactive Dyes by Indigenous Bacteria Obtained from Textile Effluent Contaminated Site. In Integrated Waste Management in India (pp. 169-177). Springer, Cham.
  • Muthukumaran, P., Saraswathy, N., Aswitha, V., Balan, R., Gokhul, V. B., Indumathi, P., & Yuvapriya, S. (2016). Assessment of total phenolic, flavonoid, tannin content and phytochemical screening of leaf and flower extracts from Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) Backer ex K. Heyne: a comparative study. Pharmacognosy Journal, 8(2).
  • Lakshmanan, H., Raman, J., Pandian, A., Kuppamuthu, K., Nanjian, R., Sabaratam, V., & Naidu, M. (2016). Aqueous extract of Senecio candicans DC induce liver and kidney damage in a sub-chronic oral toxicity study in Wistar rats. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 79, 25-34.
  • Srinivasan, G., Gundlapally, J., & Kuppamuthu, K. (2016). A Study on Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms on CACNA1A Gene with Migraine in South Indian Population. HELIX, 2, 770-772.
  • Harini, R. S., Saivikashini, A., Keerthana, G., Kumaresan, K., Murugesan, S., & Senthilkumar, N. (2016). Profiling metabolites of Carica papaya Linn. variety CO7 through GC-MS analysis. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 5(2), 200.
  • Kanmani, P., Kumaresan, K., Aravind, J., Karthikeyan, S., & Balan, R. (2016). Enzymatic degradation of polyhydroxyalkanoate using lipase from Bacillus subtilis. International journal of environmental science and technology, 13(6), 1541-1552.
  • Kumaresan, K., Balan, R., Sridhar, A., Aravind, J., & Kanmani, P. (2016). An integrated approach of composting methodologies for solid waste management. Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management, 2(2), 157-162.
  • Kanmani, P., Aravind, J., & Kumaresan, K. (2016). Hydrolytic Enzyme Profiling of Bacillus Subtilis COM6B and Its Application in the Bioremediation of Groundnut Oil Mill Effluent. In Integrated Waste Management in India (pp. 179-189). Springer, Cham.
  • Kumar, T. S., Aishwarya, M., Archana, K., Divya, S., & Lakshmi, S. S. (2016). Impact Of Polyphenols On Cholesterol Esterase Inhibition–A Mini Review.
  • Thirumurugan, A., Aswitha, P., Kiruthika, C., Nagarajan, S., & Christy, A. N. (2016). Green synthesis of platinum nanoparticles using Azadirachta indica–An eco-friendly approach. Materials Letters, 170, 175-178.
  • Thirumurugan, A., Ramachandran, S., & Sivamani, S. (2016). Bacteriocin Produced from Lactobacillus plantarum ATM11: Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies. International Journal of Food Engineering, 12(5), 501-505.
  • Kothandan, R., & Biswas, S. (2016). Comparison of Kernel and Decision Tree-based Algorithms for the Prediction of microRNAs Associated with Cancer. Current Bioinformatics, 11(1), 143-151.
  • AAVVJS Ram Kothandan , Sivarajasekar N , Muthusaravanan Sivaramakrishnan, 2016. An Ensemble based Model for the Adsorptive Removal of Amoxicillin by Microwave-biochar of Waste Cotton seeds – Response Surface Methodology Approach, International Conference on Science, Technology, Engineering and Management.
  • DS Dr.D.Chandrakala, Dr.T.Sathish Kumar, S.Preethi 2016. Optimization of Process Parameters of Global Sequence Alignment Based Dynamic Program – an Approach to Enhance the Sensitivity of Alignment, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET).
  • Kkandaj kanmani palanisamy, dhivya priya boopathy, 2016. Bacillus amyloliquefaciens ps35 isolated from fat and oil contaminated sites: augmentation of lipase production using statistics. International journal of pharma and bio sciences 7 (3 (b)), 781-789.
  • VBGPI Peraman Muthukumaran, Nachimuthu Saraswathy, Sivasubramani Yuvapriya, 2016. In vitro phytochemical screening and antibacterial activity of Amorphophallus paeonifolius (Dennst. Nicolson) against some human pathogens. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research 8 (2), 388-392.

High End Research Equiment Facilities For R&D


In order to quench the thirst of the research in various thrust areas of the department, several high end analysis instruments have been procured through various funding. The lists of equipments are

  • CO2 incubator
  • BOD Incubator
  • ELICO and Shimadzu UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
  • Thermal cycler- Eppendroff PCR,
  • FTIR analyser(Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectroscopy)-Shimadzu
  • Pilot scale 50-Litre Fermenter
  • Multi-stage Centrifugal Extractor
  • Olympus Inverted phase Contrast Microscope and Norvex Fluorescent Microscopes.
  • Freeze Drier-VirTis(USA)
  • Fluorescent Microplate Reader
  • Ultrafiltration units (Paul India Ltd.)
  • High speed cooling centrifuge





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