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Research Centers

Department Of Zoology

Department Of Zoology was established in 1927 and recognized as an approved research centre of Mahatma Gandhi University in 1986. The Department is presently recognized by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under the FIST program. A Regional Wetland Research Centre has been established in the Dept. of Zoology, S B College in collaboration with the Dept. of Global Environment, Sophia University, Tokyo.

Research Guides

Research Guides Area of Research Contact
Dr Joe Prasad Mathew Ecotoxicology and Biodiversity studies +91 9447595916 [email protected]
Dr Monichan K. K. Wetland Biodiversity, Ornithology +91 9447457282 [email protected]
Dr Martin J Babu Entomology, Neurobiology (Insect ecology, brain and behaviour) +91 9895270881 [email protected]
Dr Simimole Sebastian Assistant Professor Alphonsa College Palai Environmental Biology 9447288676 [email protected]
Dr Jose D Kaippallil (Retired) Endocrinology, Entomology 9447076176 [email protected]
Dr Reethamma O V (Retd.) Associate Professor Assumption College Changanassery Toxicology, Environmental Biology. 9446204038

PhD produced

Sl.No Name of the PhD scholar Year
1 Dr. Saji Sebastian 1993
2 Dr. Thomas T.C 1996
3 Dr. Joe Prasad Mathew 1999
4 Dr. Babukutty Mathew 2000
5 Dr. Priya Joseph 2003
6 Dr. Abraham C. J 2003
7 Dr. Bobby Jose 2004
8 Dr. Peeyuskutty K. J 2008
9 Dr. Sudarmini S 2009
10 Dr. Syamala M.V. 2010
11 Dr. Jomon K.V 2013
12 Dr. Aleyamma Kuruvilla 2013
13 Dr. Simimole Sebastian 2013
14 Dr. (Fr.) Koshy P George 2014
15 Dr. (Sr.) Jessy Joseph 2019
16 Dr. Ann Mary Jacob 2019


Sl.No Name of faculty Title of project Period Funding agency Amount
1 Dr. Joe Prasad Mathew A study on Bacterial characterization and water quality analysis of potable water from different sources 2011-12 UGC 100000
2 Dr. Monichan K.K. Study on the Little Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger) outbreak in upper Kuttanad, Kerala and its impact on biodiversity. 2007-09 UGC 50000

  • Zoological Museum with diverse collection of specimens
  • Department Instrumentation section
  • Laboratory for Physiology
  • Laboratory for Environment Biology
  • Laboratory for Entomology
  • Laboratory for Biochemistry
  • Laboratory for Microbiology