Ph.D in Chemistry, Calicut University
MPhil in chemistry, Calicut University
M. Sc Chemistry, Mysore University
Comparative study of the essential oils from Hemidesmus indicus and Decalepis hamiltonii.
Photochemical synthesis of some benzopinacols.
Areas of Research
Natural Product Chemistry.
One month training in ‘Tick rearing, invitro testing of acaricides and characterization of acaricide resistant genes’ from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, UP.
Ten days workshop on NMR Spectroscopy from Central University of Hyderabad.
Training workshop on Lichen Diversity, Significance and Taxonomy from KFRI, Peechi, Thrissur.
Three years experience in Natural product chemistry and Drug Standardization as Scientist in Center for medicinal Plants Research, AVS, Kottakkal.
4 years experience as research fellow in Isolation and Purification of Natural products and their characterization using various spectral techniques such as IR, 1H-NMR.
Expertise in using instruments such as FT-IR, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Flame photometre, HPLC (Shimadzu), HPTLC (CAMAG with ATS, ADC2 and photo visualizer), GC-FID ,GC-MS, LC-MS and Preparative HPLC(Agilent Technologies).
Joint CSIR UGC –National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship
SET- Kerala State; 2005
Comparitive study of essential oils of Hemidesmus indicus and Decalepis hamiltonii; Asian Journal of Chemistry; Vol 19; 2007; 4942-4944.
Isolation, Structure Elucidation, and Biological Activity of a New Alkaloid from Zanthoxylum rhetsa; Natural Product Communications; Vol 6(11); 2011; 1595- 1596.
Cytotoxicity of 6-acetonyldihydrochelerythrin, arnottianamide and 6-(2-hydoxypropyl)-dihydrochelerythrine towards human cancer cell lines; Indian Journal of Chemistry.(Accepted).