DEPARTMENT OF
Zoology

faculty

Dr. Philip Litto Thomas

Assistant Professor

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Full Name:
Philip Litto Thomas
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Mobile Number:
+91 9495081157
Educational Qualifications:
MSc, PGDBI, PhD
Awards and Achievements:
  1. Senior Research Fellowship(SRF) UGC, India, 2009
  2. Wood Whelan Research Fellowship, International Union of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (IUBMB), 2008
  3. HEST Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA, 2007
Area of Specialization:
Stem Cell Biology
Papers Presented:
  1. Philip Litto Thomas & Malini Laloraya. “H2O2 Triggers Pluripotency in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells” International Conference on Reproductive Health with Special Emphasis for Infertility, Assisted Reproduction and Family Planning. Indian Council of Medical Research, AIIMS, New Delhi; 23-25 Jan, 2017
  2. Philip Litto Thomas, Jayaram Prasad S. & Malini Laloraya. “H2O2 Induces Expression of HSP90 to Maintain Pluripotency in Mouse ES Cells”. International Conference on Molecular Signalling: Basics to Applications; AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University, Chennai ; January 10-12, 2017
  3. Annu Joseph, Philip Litto Thomas & Malini Laloraya. “Efforts to Understand Mechanism of H2O2 Mediated Pluripotency in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells”. International Conference on REPROMICS- OMICS in Reproduction; Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, 07-09 Feb, 2013.
  4. Philip Litto Thomas & Malini Laloraya. “Reactive Oxygen Species Levels Exhibit Distinctive Profiles in Pluripotent v/s Differentiating Embryonic Stem Cells”. International Conference on REPROMICS- OMICS in Reproduction; Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology; 07-09 Feb, 2013.
  5. Subi Mariya Zacharia, Christin Joy, Philip Litto Thomas. “Human – Wildlife Encounters in Kerala: A Story of Conflicting Interests”.  International Conference on Wildlife with special emphasis on Human Animal Conflict; St. Berchmans College, Changanassery, Kerala; 16 -18 Aug, 2012.
INVITED LECTURERS IN WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES:
  1. “Stem Cells: Myth to Magic”. National Seminar on Advances in Life sciences, Maharajas College, Ernakulam; 15-16 March, 2017
  2. UGC Sponsored Remedial Coaching in Bioinformatics, St Peters College, Kolencherry, Ernakulam, March, 2013.
  3. Workshop on Bioinformatics for College Teachers; St. Berchmans College, Changanassery, 26 September 2013
  4. Inauguration and Key Note Lecture. ‘Wissenschaft’ Science Festival, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, February, 2012.
  5. UGC Sponsored Workshop on Bioinformatics for Undergraduate Botany Teachers, St. Berchmans College, Changanassery, 2012.
  6. Bioinformatics: Herald of a New Era in Modern Biology; First National Seminar on Cheminformatics, St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry/NCL Pune, August, 2006.
UGC Orientation Refresher Courses:
  1. DBT Stem Cell Workshop, National Centre for Biological Sciences (TIFR-NCBS), Bangalore, Dec. 2008
  2. Application of Oocyte maturation, Embryo Culture, Parthenogenesis and SCNT for the Generation of Autologus Embryonic Stem Cells, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR-NIRRH), Mumbai, Dec. 2007
Memberships:
  1. Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (ISSRF)
  2. Zoological Society of Kerala