• Dr. Ambili Mechoor, Prof & HoD received a grant of Rs.3.22 lakhs for the project titled ‘Spirulina: A promise for self-employment and health’ from KSCSTE under BIRD scheme during June 2022.
  • Dr. Leon Ittiachen received domain certification in Patents and Intellectual Property Rights during October 2021 and Faculty Domain-Advanced in April 2022.
  • Dr. Ambili Mechoor, delivered a plenary lecture during Sr. Dr. Rani George Endowment National Seminar on IPR and Sustainable Environment on 09 March 2022.


  • PhD in Biochemistry was awarded to Dr. P. Praveena on 03 Mar 2021 from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore for her thesis entitled “Evaluation of antineoplastic and antifertility activity of hydro-ethanolic extract of unripe fruit of Carica papaya L”.


  • Dr. Uma Krishnakumar delivered an invited talk during the online FDP on Role of Chemical Engineering in Sustainable Process Development on 10 June 2020 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Tamilnadu.


  • Dr.Ambili Mechoor, delivered a lecture on a National Conference on ‘Biochemistry- Transcending and Integrating Life Sciences’ (NCBTIL-2019) at Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore on 18 Jan 2019.
  • Dr.Ambili Mechoor, delivered a lecture on ‘Biopharmaceuticals – Inroads and Aspirations’ at Recent Biochemical approaches in Therapeutics (RBAT- 2019) during 23-25 Jan 2019 at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • PhD in Bioinformatics was awarded to Dr.Amitha Joy on 19 Nov 2018 from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore for her thesis titled “Analysis of phytic acid and its derivatives against cancer protein targets”.


  • Dr. Ambili Mechoor authored the following two chapters ( Chapter 9& 21) in the entitled ‘Methods Mol Biology’ in 2017.
  1. Chapter 9- Zymography in Multiwells for Quality Assessment of Proteinases. Methods Mol Biol Methods Mol Biol. 1626:221-228.
  2. Chapter 21- Detection and Characterization of Bacterial Proteinases Using Zymography. Methods Mol Biol. 1626:103-114.


  • Dr. Ambili Mechoor delivered an invited talk on ‘Microbial manipulation: a plausible single solution for pollution control and energy crisis’ during international symposium New Horizons in Biology. at IISc Bangalore during 16&17 July 2016.