S. Selvarani

Associate Professor

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  • Qualification:

    M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

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  • Date of Join: 2000-07-17


  • Thangavel Rajagopal, Pitchai Singam, Subbiah Kulandaivel, Subbiah Selvarani, Subramanian Sevarkodiyone and Ponnirul Ponmanickam. Survey of red weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) and their host plants in urban and rural habitats of Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, India.Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2019; 7(1): 938-943
  • Thangavel Rajagopal , Pitchai Singam, Subbiah Kulandaivel, Subbiah Selvarani, Subramanian Sevarkodiyone, Ponnirul Ponmanickam. The red weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina as vectors of bacteria in urban environments. International Journal of Entomology Research. Volume 4; Issue 1; January 2019; Page No. 46-49
  • Kavipriya B. Balaji K.S, P. Vinayaga moorthi, Selvarani. S, Puthamohan vinayaga moorthi 2017.Couroupita sp. enhanced silver nanoparticles as potent anticancer agent. IJCSET ? Volume 3, Issue 1 ? January 2017. ISSN: 2455-9091 Pages: 33-36
  • Selvarani S, Vinayaga PM, Ramalakshmi M, Padmapriya S and Abirami M. Ocimum Kilimandscharicum Leaf Extract Engineered Silver Nanoparticles and Its Bioactivity J Nanomater Mol Nanotechnol 2016, 5:2
  • PV Moorthi, C.Balasubramanian, S.Selvarani, A.Radha Efficacy of Sub lethal concentration of entomopathogenic fungi on the feeding and reproduction of Spodoptera litura, Springerplus 4(1), 1-12.
  • S.Selvarani, C. Amutha and P.Vinayaga Moorthi. Effect of climatic conditions on the assemblages of leaf litter ants in Megamalai, Western Ghats, India, International Journal of Environmental Biology 2015; 5(3): 83-87 (ISSN 2277?386X)
  • S.Selvarani, P.Vinayaga Moorthi and R.Rohini, 2015. Antibacterial Activity of Solvent Extracts of Cardiospermum Halicacabum against Clinical Pathogens. International Journal of Medipharm Research, Vol.01, No.03, pp 197-201. ISSN:2395-423X
  • Selvarani S, Moorthi PV, Saranya P, Abirami M 2015. Anti-Cancer Activity of Silver Nanoparticle Synthesized from Stem Extract of ocimum Kilimandscharicum Against Hep-G2, Liver Cancer Cell Line, Journal of Nanotechnology & Nanoscience, Vol-1, Issue-1. KJNN-100103.
  • Vinayaga Moorthi, P. C.Balasubramanian, Pasco B.Avery, Selvarani,S. T 2014. Pathogenicity and proteome production of Isaria fumosorosea (=Paecilomyces fumosoroseus) (WISE) isolates against lemon butterfly, Papilio demoleus (Papilionidae:Lepidoptera) African journal of Biotechnology, 4176-4182.
  • S.Selvarani, C.Amutha and P.Vinayagamoorthi, 2014. Seasonal assemblage of Ants in Megamalai Hills, Western Ghats, International Journal of Environmental Biology. 4(2): 196-2013. ISSN 2277?386X
  • S.Selvarani, C.Amutha,2013. Litter ants: diversity and composition in Megamalai, Western Ghats,Int. J. Biosci. 3(12), 180-186.
  • S.Selvarani, S.Janarthanan and P.Suresh: 2002 Aspergillus flavus, an insect pathogen on the red cotton bug, Dysdercus cingulatus (fab) ( Heteroptera: Pyrrhocoridae) 8 (3): 125-126.
  • Suresh.P, S.Janarthanan, S.Selvarani, C.Balasubramanian and D.R. Kamalakannan. Synthetic insecticide formulations and Insect resistance - An environmental apporach, Proceedings of Environics-2002 National conference on Pollution control and Industrial Ecology, 198 - 201.
  • Suresh. P, S.Janarthanan , S.Selvarani, 2002. Effect of certain phytochemicals on the larvae of Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) Vistas of Entomological Research for the New millennium ( Eds, K.P. Sanjavan, V.Mahalingam and M.C. Muralirangan).

  • Conference/Workshop Attended


  • participated in a one day workshop titled 'Art of Writing Research papers, Project Proposals and Patent Filing' Digital Learning and Evaluation Through Web Resources' Organized by Thiagarajar College, under UGC Autonomy grant, held on 17/10/2018
  • Participated in the National workshop on ?Application of Molecular Tools in Animal Science Research? held at Department of Animal Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli during Dec 5th- 21st, 2006.
  • Participated in a Two days skill based workshop on ?Bio Statistics and Introduction to Statistical Computing? conducted by Thiagarajar College, Madurai& ICT Academy of Tamilnadu between 13-10-2010 and 14-10-2010.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on ?Research Philosophies and Methods? held under the direction of Dr.A.Raman, Charles sturt University, Orange, NSW 2800, Australia on 12th January, 2012.
  • Participated in the training programme on ?Educational Ethos? organized by NAAC-IQAC of Thiagarajar College on 29th March 2012.
      Winter School
    1. Participated in ICAR sponsored winter school on ??Biodiversity and Stock Assesment methods for Fisheries Professional?s??held on 14th Nov to 4th december 2007 at fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamilnadu veterinary and Animal Science University, Toothukudi.
    1. Presented a paper in the International conference on ?Ants and Other Social Hymenoptera?(6th ANeT) held at Department of Zoology, Punjabi University, Patiala, during Oct10-13, 2007.
    2. Presented a paper in the 2nd Conference on ? Medical Arthropodology Climate Change and Vector borne Diseases? Organized by the centre for ? Researchin Medical Entomology?, IndianCouncil of Medical Research, Madurai in Collaboration with Entomology, Academy of India, during 15-16 Dec, 2008.
    3. Presented a paper in the National symposium hosted by the Department of Biotechnology, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem, Tamilnadu, India on 20 Aug 2013.
    4. Presented a paper in the 3rd International congress on Global Warming On Biodiversity of Insects: Management and Conservation Strategies (GW_BIMC,2013) at the Department of Zoology, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore held on 26th to 28th Nov 2013.
    5. Presented a paper in the National Conference on Innovations, Implementations and Controversies of Animal Biotechnology (NCIICAB ? 2014) held on 20th and 21st March 2014 Organized by Laboratory of Aquabiotics/NanoSciene, Animal Science, School of Life Sciences, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu.

    • Working History

    Awards / Recognitions

  • SLET

  • Event Organised

  • Organized a State Level Student Seminar on "Biocontrol"

  • Achievements

  • University III Rank (M.Sc.,)

  • Ph.D Guidelines

    Scholar name Research area Status Year

    Sponserd Research

    Title Agency Responsibility Status
    Conservation, Habitat disturbance, Abundance and Documentation of Ants ( Formicidae) in Southern Eastern Ghats, Algar Hills, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India UGC Principal Investigator Completed


    Society Detail Period
    International Journal of Arts and Science Research (IJASR) ISSN serial number 2393-952 Editorial Board member N.A.