ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-22

Faculties

botany-biotechnology-double-core

Ms Divyaa Sreekumar

Assistant Professor

Specialisation: M.Sc Molecular Biology and Genetic

Room:

divyaa.sreekumar5@gmail.com


Educational Qualifications

  • M.Sc. Molecular Biology Genetic Engineering, SCMS institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, MG University Kottayam Kerala
  • B.Sc. Botany and Biotechnology (double main), SNGNM Arts and Science College, Thuravoor, Kerala University

Employment History

  • Joined SCMS School of Technology & Management on 01-05-2013

Key Responsibilities Held

Responsibilities held at SCMS

  • PhD Research scholar Anna University, Chennai
  • Lecture, handling both theory and practical classes for the B.Sc. Botany and Biotechnology students
  • Assisting for practical’s of M.Sc. Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering students.
  • Involved in in-house lab work of Molecular Biology Department

Previous experience

  • Worked as JRF in project entitled ‘low fat coconut cream’ of Coconut Department Board Gov. of India at SCMS Research Institute, Cochin, Kerala, from May 2013-2013 Nov
  • Worked as JRF in project entitled ‘Development Of Haustorium Powder ’ of Coconut Department Board Gov. of India at SCMS Research Institute, Cochin, Kerala, from Nov 2013 –2014 Aug
  • Worked as Scientific Assistant in Molecular Biology lab of SCMS Research Institute, Cochin, Kerala, from 2014 Aug – 2016 April
  • As lecturer at SCMS Research Institute, Cochin, Kerala, from 2016 April – to present

Teaching Interests

  • Molecular biology -Fundamental Genetics, Cell biology
  • Molecular structure of Nucleic acids; Gene regulation and expression
  • Molecular structure and analysis of Biomolecules
  • Transgenic- Microbes, Plants and Animals
  • Bioinformatics and Proteomics
  • Biophysics and instrumentation

Research Interests

  • Molecular mechanism in wound healing
  • Wound healing studies

Paper Presentations

  • Poster presentation – National Symposium on emerging trends in biotechnology- Department of Biotechnology, CUSAT, 2011
  • Oral presentation – Best paper award - 23rd Swadeshi Science Congress, MG University Kottayam, November 2013
  • Oral presentation - 29th Kerala Science congress at Marthoma college, Thiruvilla, January, 2017

Conferences/seminars/workshops attended

  • Attended National Symposium on emerging trends in biotechnology- Department of Biotechnology, CUSAT, Cochin, September, 2011.
  • Attended National Symposium on emerging trends in biotechnology- Department of Biotechnology, CUSAT, Cochin, December, 2012.
  • Attended 24th Kerala Science congress at rubber research institute Kottayam, January, 2012
  • Attended 23rd Swadeshi Science Congress, MG University Kottayam, November 2013.
  • Attended National Seminar on Biofuels A Search for New Fire organized by SCMS Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology Research & Development (SIBBR&D) and SCMS School of Engineering and Technology (SSET) on December 17th & 18th 2015
  • Attended 29th Kerala Science congress at Marthoma college, Thiruvilla, January, 2017
  • Attended training programme on Molecular biology and immunology organised by Molecular Biology division, SCMS Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology research department, Cochin, March 2018

Special Achievements (if any)

  • Second rank for M.Sc. Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, MG University Kottayam 2013
  • Best paper award - for paper entitled ‘Molecular Mechanism of wound healing of Hemigraphis colorata in invitro cell cultures” 23rd Swadeshi science congress, November 2013