M. Karthikeyan

Assistant Professor (SF)

  • Name:

    Karthikeyan

  • Qualification:

    M.Sc., PGDMID., Ph.D.

  • Email:

    karthikeyan_imbsf@tcarts.in

  • Date of Join: 2013-06-21

Publications

  • M.Karthikeyan, A.Aravinth, D.Baskaran, RM.Murugappan 2018. Bioconversion of oily bilge waste to polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) by Marine Ochrobactrum intermedium. Bioresourse Technology Reports. (4) 66-73
  • R.Abraham, P.Prakash, M.Karthikeyan, RM.Murugappan. 2018. A novel series of N-acyl substituted indole-linked benzimidazoles and napthoimidazoles as potential anti-inflammatory, antibiofilm and antimicrobial agents. Microbial pathogenisis.114, 409-413.
  • P.Prakash, R.Abraham, M.Karthikeyan, RM.Murugappan. Simple synthesis of hydrazones with quorum quenching activity at room temperature in water. Environmental Chemistry Letters. doi.org/10.1007/s10311-018-0720-0.
  • A.Rajan, Prakash P Karthikeyan M, Murugappan RM. A novel and convenient oxidation-controlled procedure for the synthesis of oxazolines from TosMIC and aldehydes in water - Anti biofilm activity. Arabian Journal of Chemistry. 2018 (Accepted ? Article in Press )
  • Murugappan RM, Karthikeyan M, Aravinth A, Alamelu M 2012. Siderophore mediated iron uptake promotes yeast-bacterial symbiosis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 168:2170-2183
  • Murugappan RM, Aravinth A, Raja Roobia R, Karthikeyan M, Alamelu M 2012. Optimization of MM9 medium constituents for enhancement of siderophoregenesis in marine Pseudomonas putida using response surface methodology. Indian Journal of Microbiology 52 (3): 433-441.
  • Murugappan RM, Aravinth A, Karthikeyan M 2011. Chemical and structural characterization of hydroxamate siderophore produced by marine Vibrio harveyi. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 38 (2): 265-273.
  • C.Usha,S.Lok Kirubahar, M. Karthikeyan and Rm. Murugappan. 2016.Fabrication Of Wound Dressings Impregnated With Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Synthesized From Honey: A Facile Approach For Antibacterial Application. TEJAS,Vol 1(1),PP 88-98
  • Benazir Begum S, Raja roobia R, Karthikeyan M, Murugappan RM. Validation of nutraceutical properties of natural honey and probiotic potential of its innate microbial flora. LWT- Food science and Technology (Accepted).
  • R.Priya, R.Gayathri, M.Karthikeyan. Fabrication and Characterization of Electro-spun Honey Bacterial cellulose Nanofibers for Wound dressing Applications. 2015-2016. TNSCST student research project Scheme Proceedings.
  • M.Karthikeyan and K.M.Rajasekaran. Screening,Characterization & Antibiosis of Siderophores produced by Marine Yeast. 2009-2010. TNSCST-DBT student research project Scheme Proceedings.
  • G. Saravana Kumar, S.Kanagavalli and M.Karhikeyan. Microbial Production of Bioplastics using Petrochemical Wastes. 2013-2014. TNSCST student research project Scheme Proceedings.
  • Karthikeyan M, Aravinth A, Ashadevi NK, Murugappan RM. Utilization of Oily bilge waste for the Biosynthesis of polyhydroxybutyrate by Ochrobactrum intermedium isolated from coastal regions of Gulf of Mannar . Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry (communicated ? under review).
  • RM.Murugappan, Benazir begum S, Usha C, Lok kirubahar S, Karthikeyan M. Growth Promoting and Probiotic potential of the Endophytic bacterium Rhodococcus globerulus colonizing the medicinal plant Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng. Plant Biosystems (communicated ? under review)

  • Confrence/Workshop Attended

  • M.Karthikeyan, C.Usha, S.Lok Kirubahar, RM.Murugappan. Phytofabrication of Silver nanoparticles using medicinalherb Ocimum sanctum for Wound dressing Applications. ICMR sponsored National Conference on Novel Technologies on Natural products for Mosquito and Disease control at KSR college of Arts and science, Thiruchengode. February 23 & 24, 2017.
  • S.Lok Kirubahar, M.Karthikeyan, D.Baskar, C.Usha, RM.Murugappan. Green synthesis of Graphene oxide Nanoparticles from Lactobacillus sp. and its Application for Larvicidal activity. ICMR sponsored National Conference on Novel Technologies on Natural products for Mosquito and Disease control at KSR college of Arts and science, Thiruchengode. February 23 & 24, 2017.
  • P.Mari Abinaya*, M.Sugitira, RM.Murugappan and M.Karthikeyan. Fabrication and Evaluation of Antimicrobial activity of Electrospun Acalipha indica extract/PVA loaded nanofiber. National conference on Biomaterials in Medicinal Chemistry organized by school of chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University. April 12 & 13, 2017.
  • Participated in National Colloquium on Biology for Engineers on March 24th 2017 orgainzed by Thiagarajar college of Engineering, Madurai
  • Participated in Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and Innovations on March 14th 2017 organized by Thiagarajar College, Madurai.
  • Participated in Two days International Workshop on Recent Trends in Indian Medicine- An Technical Overview from September 23-24, 2016 at SCAD College of Engineering, Thirunelveli
  • Participated in Two days Workshop on Curriculum Evaluation, Design and Development organized by Thiagarajar College, Madurai.
  • Undergone a Hands-on training in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) ? Bioinformatics and Data analysis form September 17th -21st 2013 at Anna University, AU-KBC Research Centre, Chennai
  • Undergone a hands-on training in ?Metagenomic Approach for the Identification of Food Borne Bacterial Pathogens and their Virulence Transcripts? September 5-7, 2012 at PG and Research Department of Biotechnology, Kongu Nadu Arts and Sciences College, Coimbatore.
  • Undergone a fifteen days UGC-NRCBS Summer school on Comparative Genomics and Proteomics in Drug Discovery from May 30th-13th June, 2011 at School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
  • Participated one day Refresher programe on ?Stress Management and Emotional Wellbeing? organized by Women studies centre, Thiagarajar College, Madurai.
  • M.Karthikeyan, S.Sivashankari, K.PrakashShyam, R.M.Murugappan. Microbial Siderophore exerts Anticancer action displaying HDAC inhibitor activity. 7th National Symposium cum Workshop on?Recent Trends in Structural Bioinformatics and Computer Aided Drug Design?. Alagappa University, Karikudi February 2015.
  • S.Benazir Begum, R.Raja Roobia, M.Karthikeyan, RM.Murugappan. Evaluation of Probiotic and Multiple plant growth promoting traits of Endophytic Bacillus pumilus isolated from Ocimum sanctum. National conference on Advances in Plant pathology, CAS Botany, University of Madras, Chennai, March 2013.
  • Karthikeyan M, Lokkirubakar S, Murugappan RM. Screening and characterization of bacteria utilizing Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons for the production of Polyhydroxyalkonates. International Symposium on Environmental Risk Assessments, October 2011 at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • RM. Murugappan, C. Usha, A. Aravinth, M. Karthikeyan. Enrichment, Characterization, Bio-Applications of Marine Magnetotactic Bacterium (MTB) and its Nanoparticles (NPs). The 2nd International Symposium on Magnetotactic Bacteria and Biomineralization, September 1-4, 2010 at Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGGCAS), Beijing, China.
  • Karthikeyan M, Rajasekaran K.M, Usha.C. Screening, Characterization and Biosorption studies Marine Magnetotactic bacteria.50th Annual Conference Association of Microbiologist of India (AMI), December 2010 at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune.

  • Books Published

  • Published a lab Manual on ?Molecular informatics and Drug Designing? by RM.Murugappan and M.Karthikeyan for the National Workshop on Molecular informatics and Drug Designing (MIDD) 2012 organized by Department of Zoology and Microbiology, Thiagarajar college, Madurai.

  • lectures

  • Delivered a Invited talk in the 7th National Conference on Emerging Trends and New challenges in Biotechnology- Advances in Bioplastics organized by PG and Research Centre in Biotechnology, MGR college, Hosur on 30th and 31st January 2019
  • Resource person and delivered a lecture in MHRD funded "Winter school on Bioinformatics and Drug Designing" on November 26, 2017. organinzed by National centre for excellence in Statistical and Mathematical Modeling on Bioresources Management, Thiagarajar College, Madurai
  • Resource person and delivered a lecture in MHRD funded "Winter school on Bioinformatics and Drug Designing" on November 26, 2017. organinzed by National centre for excellence in Statistical and Mathematical Modeling on Bioresources Management, Thiagarajar College, Madurai
  • Resource person and delivered a lecture in MHRD funded "Winter school on Bioinformatics and Drug Designing" on November 26, 2017. organinzed by National centre for excellence in Statistical and Mathematical Modeling on Bioresources Management, Thiagarajar College, Madurai
  • Resource person in MHRD funded "Training Workshop on Basic Bioinformatics tools" on October 8, 2017. organinzed by National centre for excellence in Statistical and Mathematical Modeling on Bioresources Management, Thiagarajar College, Madurai
  • Resource person in UGC-CSIR funded ?National Workshop on Molecular informatics and Drug Designing (MIDD)? on March 19-21 2012 organized by Department of Zoology and Microbiology, Thiagarajar college, Madurai.
  • Resource personin One Day State Level Seminar cum Workshop on ?Bioinformatics ? Genomic Analysis and Protein Designing? on 29th January 2016 organized by Department of Biochemistry V.V.V. College, Virudhunagar

    • Working History

    • Junior research Fellow

      2 years 8 months

      Thiagarajar college

    • Visiting Faculty (M.E Environmental Engineering Programme)

      02 Years and 00 Months

      Thiagarajar College of Engineering

    • Visiting Scientist

      00 Years and 01 Months

      National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India

    Awards / Recognitions

  • Recipient Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Visiting Scientist Award- 2018.
  • Received Indian National Science Academies (INSA) Summer Research Fellowship Award - 2018.
  • Recipient, Junior Research Fellowship - Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India.
  • Recipient Student Project Fellowship form TNSCST-DBT. for M.Sc., project-2010.
  • Qualified State Eligibility Test for Lectureship (SET-2016).
  • Best Oral presentation Award in International seminar on Emerging Trends in Biological Research at Jamal Mohamed College, Thiruchirapalli, March 3, 2018.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in ICMR sponsored National Conference on Novel Technologies on Natural products for Mosquito and Disease control at KSR college of Arts and science, Thiruchengode. February 23 & 24, 2017.
  • Received cash award from the management in appreciation of research paper publication (2014-2015).

  • Event Organised

    Organized a State Level Student Seminar on "Nanomaterials in Biological Applications" on October 23, 2018 at Department of Zoology & Microbiology, Thiagarajar College, Madurai.

    Achievements

  • Qualified State Eligibility Test for Lectureship (SET-2016).
  • Visiting Faculty - Thiagarajar College of Engineering for M.Tech Environmental Engineering Programme (2016-2017).
  • Completed three TNSCST & TNSCST-DBT Funded projects under Student project scheme.
  • Member Board of studies at Department of Biochemistry, The American college, Madurai.
  • Published 4 Research papers with cumulative impact factor of 8.0.
  • Member PFMS & UGC e-Schemes Committee.
  • Coordinator NPTEL courses, Department of Zoology & Microbiology (SF stream)

  • Ph.D Guidelines




    Scholar name Research area Status Year

    Sponserd Research




    Title Agency Responsibility Status
    Utilization of Hydrocarbon waste for Bioplastics (Polyhydroxyalkanoates) Production by Marine Bacteria University Grants Commission Principal Investigator On Going
    Microbial Production of Bioplastics using Petrochemical wastes. Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) Principal Investigator Completed
    Screening,Characterization & Antibiosis of Siderophores produced by Marine Yeast Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Principal Investigator Completed
    Screening of Honey based Nanofibrous scaffold for Wound dressing Application University Grants Comission Co-Investigator On Going
    Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun honey bacterial cellulose nanofibres for wound dressing applications TNSCST Principal Investigator Completed
    Fabrication and characterization of magnetotatic bacteria immobilized PVA nanofibers for hexavalent chromium remediation Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology Principal Investigator On going

    Membership




    Society Detail Period
    Asian PGPR Society of Sustainable Agriculture Life Member 2016
    Indian Initiative for Management of Antibiotic resistance. Life Member 2016