DEPARTMENT OF
Zoology

faculty

Dr. Martin J Babu

Assistant professor

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Full Name:
Martin J Babu
Designation:
Assistant professor
Department:
Zoology
Educational Qualifications:
MSc, PhD
Awards and Achievements:
UGC CSIR-NET / UGC RFSMS
Area of Specialization:
Insect Neuroethology
Papers Presented:
1. Sensilla profile on the legs and antenna of certain sub terranean ants –SEM and light microscopic studies. Coimbatore 2013 2. Caste-related variations in chemosensory systems and neuropils in the brain of the weaver-ant Oecophylla smaragdina. International conference on Ants and other social hymenopterans. Punjabi University Patiala, India,2009 3. Mushroom Bodies of the Fly and the Ant – A Comparative Analysis. Fifth Drosophila Meeting, Mysore University, Mysore, India, 2008 4. Differential organisation of Olfactory system in the Weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina ;possible correlates of caste specific behaviour.Osmania University,Hyderabad, India 2005
Papers Published:
Castes of the weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius), differ in the organization of sensilla on their antennae and mouthparts.Martin J Babu, Shreya M Ankolekar and Rajashekhar K P*Department of Applied Zoology, Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri,Mangalore, Karnataka, 574 199, India.( Current Science: Vol 101(6);v755-764 Sep.2011 )
Memberships:
# International Society for Zoological Sciences (ISZS) # Indian Society for Comparative Animal Physiology (ISCAP)