Dr. (Sr) soosamma Kavumpurath

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Department : Zoology
Designation : Principal (Spl. Grade)
Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D, (Canada) Post Doc. (Norway)
Phone : 0474 2762025 (O), 2530150 (R)
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E-mail : soosakavumpurath@gmail.com
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Address :
St. Mary’s Convent
Pullichira
Kollam 691 304
Academic Credentials
Education : B.Sc (honours) St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
M.Sc Dalhousie University, Canada
P.hD Madurai Kamara University, India
Post doc. Agricultural University, Norway
Area of Research : Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology
Fellowship/Grant/Award
1. Dalhousie Graduate Fellowship, Canada, 1983-85
2. Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi, India 1988-91
3. CSIR Young Scientist Travel Grant, New Delhi, India, 1989
4. INSA COSTED Travel Grant, New Delhi, India, 1989
5. Tamil Nadu Council for Science & Technology Travel Grant, India, 1989
6. Asian Fisheries Research Fellowship Award, Philippines, 1990-92
7. Post Docroral Research Fellowship, NLVF, Norway, 1992-93
8. IFS Research Grant, Sweden, 1994-96
9. UGC Research Project Grant, New Delhi, 1996-99
10. Department of Biotechnology Research Project Grant, New Delhi, 1999-2002
11. KSCSTE Research Project Grant, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 2003-2006
Area of Interest / Membership
Membership in Scientific Society
1. Asian Fisheries Society, Philippines (life member)
2. Fresh Water Biological Association of India
3. Applied Zoologists Research Association, India (life member)
4. New York Academy of Science, USA (active member)
Member
1. Editorial Board of Fishing Chimes
2. Member, Editorial Board, Research Journal of Fatima Mata National College, Kollam
3. Member, Board of Studies, M.Sc Aquatic Biology, Kerala University (1998-2001)
4. Member. Board of Studies, B.Sc & M.Sc Biotechnology, Kerala University, (1999-2006)
Research & Other Activities

No. of  Major Research Projects completed: 5

No. of  Refereed International Journal Articles published : 24

Presented papers at International  Symposia/Conference  held in

Newfoundland, Canada (1983),  Wolfvile, Canada  (1984),  Tokyo, Japan (1989),  Taiwan (1990),  Singapore (1992), Bangalore, India, (1993), Cochin, India (1995)  Nagoya, Japan (1996)., Paris, France (1998),  Trivandrum, India (2000),  Palayankottai, Tamilnadu, India (2006), Antigonish. Canada (2007), St. Louis, USA (2010).