Mary Matha Arts & Science College

Mananthavady, Wayanad, Kerala

Dr Mercy Ignatius

  • Dr Mercy Ignatius, Associate Professor and Head passed MSc and MPhil in Zoology with specialization in Entomology from the University of Calicut.  
  • Joined this college in 1995. She has submitted PhD thesis on the topic Taxonomic Studies on the Torymidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of Kerala and Adjacent Areas to Mahatma Gandhi University. 
  • Is the recipient of the Summer Research Fellowship of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore in 2005 and carried out research on The Chalcidoides of Western Ghats
  • Has published three articles in international journals. Presently she is a member of the research council of TC Narendran Trust for Animal Taxonomy. 
  • Has successfully completed one UGC funded research project on The Torymidae of Wayanad
  • Was a former member of the Board of Studies in Zoology (UG) of Kannur University.
  • Is a member of the UG Board of Studies in Zoology of Kannur University
  • Is a member of the Board of Directors, Co-op Store of the College


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