Mary Matha Arts & Science College

Mananthavady, Wayanad, Kerala

Dr Sudha Devi A R

  • Dr Sudha Devi AR, Associate Professor, did M Sc and M Phil in Zoology at the Department of Zoology, University of Calicut. She was awarded Ph D degree (University of Calicut) for her thesis on Certain Aspects of Growth and Reproduction in Brachyura on a CSIR fellowship, under the guidance of Prof Rita G Adiyodi. 
  • The topic of her post doctoral research was the Developmental Biology of the Silkworm Bombyx mori. 
  • Scientist  at the Silkworm Seed Technology Laboratory,  Central Silk Board (Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India), Bangalore (1992-1997) 
  • Her research interests include Biology and Reproductive Physiology of freshwater crabs.
  • She has fifteen research publications in various national and international journals apart from her contributions in various seminars and workshops.
  • Presented a research paper in the 10th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea at Athens, Greece in 2012.      
  •  Completed two minor research projects funded by UGC and a major research project assisted by Kerala State    Council for Science Technology; a UGC minor research project ongoing   
  • Approved research guide of Kannur University  and Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and presently three scholars  have been pursuing research for PhD degree under her guidance.  
  • Underwent several training programmes in molecular biological techniques.
  • Member  Syndicate, Senate and Academic Council, Kannur University (2006-2010).  
  • Member of several academic bodies in India and abroad (Carcinological Society Japan, International Society for Zoological Sciences, International Crustacean Society, Asian Fisheries Society,Indian Sericulture Society and Society for Reproductive Biology & Comparative Endocrinology).   

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