DEPARTMENT OF
Zoology

faculty

Dr. Martin J Babu

Assistant professor

[email protected]
Full Name:
Martin J Babu
Designation:
Assistant professor
Department:
Zoology
Educational Qualifications:
MSc Zoology -St Berchmans College Phd - Mangalore University 2011
Awards and Achievements:
UGC CSIR-NET / UGC RFSMS
Area of Specialization:
Entomology
Papers Presented:
  • Couropita Guianensis: A curious case of Buzzing, ICRTCB, Madurai Kamaraj University, May 2019
  • Couropita Guianensis ;An intriguing Case study of Insect Pollination .December  2018, Bangalore University
  • ‘Organisation the visual and olfactory system of the Stingless Bees- Tetragonula irridipennis; 27th Swadeshi Science Congress Amrita University- Kollam , November 2017
  • Morphology of Visual and Olfactory sensory systems of the Stingless bee, Tetragonula iridipennis (Smith): Generalities and deviations Indian Science Congress Association Bangalore Chapter Mangalore University, Karnataka September , 2017.
  • Ant plant interactions; a selective study on the morphological adaptations of few ant species. National Seminar on Biodiversity and Importance of Western Ghats for better living. Govt. College, Kasargod,
  • ‘Organization of the sensilla on certain subterranean ants’ –Tenth International Conference of Ant Communities in Asia October 2015 University of Kelaniya, Srilanka
  • Contrasting designs of the compound eyes of the ants- Odontomachus heamatodus and Diacamma rugosum; variations speaks volumes’..9th NABS National conference on New Biological Researches; Opportunities and challenges for Sustainable Development, Madurai Kamaraj University August 2016
  • Organization of the Olfactory System and the Mushroom Body of the Weaver Ant, Oecophylla smaragdina, International Conference on Entomology (ICE) 2014. Penang , Malaysia
Papers Published:
  • Babu MJ 2019. Antennal sensilla phenotype of the weaver ant – Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius); males and females sense differently? 81(3): 418-422. Indian Journal of Entomology 89:418-423
  • Joseph,T and Babu MJ 2019. Studies on the antennal lobes of the stingless bee Tetragonula iridipennis (Smith) ( December -online) Indian Journal of Entomology
  • Babu MJ and Reshma Nair 2018. Ultra structure of the compound eyes of the ants - Odontomachus heamatodus and Diacamma rugosum Current Science,Vol. 115, No. 4, p624-626.
  • Babu MJ and Sumi Elizabeth Sam 2018.Morphology of antennal cleaner in some selected ant species: A Scanning Electron microscopy study, Entomon 43(3): 165-170
  • Vijayan,A and Babu, MJ.  2016. Ultrastucture of the eyes of the stingless bees Trigona iridipennnis. S B Academic review
  • Babu, MJ, Ankolekar, Shreya M and Rajashekhar K P 2011. Current Science 101; p755-764, Castes of the Weaver ant – Oecophylla Smaragdina (Fabricius) Differ in the organisation of the Sensilla on their antenna and mouthparts.
UGC Orientation Refresher Courses:
  • UGC HRDC, University of Calicut
( Orientation programme ) Feb -March 2017
  • UGC HRDC JNTU, Hyderabad, Refresher Programme
Nov- December 2015
DETAILS OF SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES ORGANIZED:
  • Science Academies Lecture Workshop on frontiers in Wildlife 2014
  • Science Academies Lecture Workshop on Foundations in Biology 2017
  • Symposium on Ecology 2019
PEER REVIEW ACTIVITIES / EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP:
Reviewer-Journal of Apicultural research ( Taylor and Francis) Asian Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry
Memberships:
  • International society for Zoological Sciences
  • Association for the Advancement of Entomology
  • Entomology Society of India
  • Green Educators Network (CSE India)
OFFICIAL ROLES IN ADMINISTRATION / CORPORATE LIFE OF THE COLLEGE:
Presiding officer – General  Elections 2014 SB Award Committee memberScience Aptitude Developer Programme - member