23-01-2020

Dr. K. C Chitra

Employee ID               :           3086

Designation                 :           Associate Professor

Residence Address     :           Vimalalayam, Valiazheekal Post, Kayamkulam Via, Alappuzha Dist, 690535.

Official Address           :           Department of Zoology, University of Calicut, Malappuram District, 673 635.

Qualifications              :           M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Specialization              :           Endocrinology, Toxicology, Biochemistry

E-mail                          :           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone                          :           +91-9495135330

 Academic Details:

Ph. D               Life Sciences (Zoology)          Pondicherry University           

M. Phil             Life Sciences (Zoology)          Pondicherry University          

M. Sc               Zoology                                   Annamalai University            

B. Sc                Zoology                                  University of Madras             

Honors/ Awards/ Achievements

  • Dr. P.S. Venkatesan Pillai Shastiabtha Purthi Memorial Prize from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • The Lady Simpson (Science) Prize for securing first rank in I M. Sc from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • The Chidambaram Dr. K. Rangasami Pillai Medical Service Silver Jubilee Prize from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • Prof. R. V. Seshaiya Gold Medal for holding first rank in M. Sc Zoology at the Convocation held on March 1997 from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • Dr. K. M. Marimuthu Endowment Prize from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • The Maniketh K. Krishna Menon Memorial Prize from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • The Founder Rajah Sri Annamalai Chettiar Prize from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • Prof. P. Govindan Prize for excellence in Genetics from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
  • First Prize in General Proficiency from C. Kandasamy Naidu College for Women, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Alavandhar Naidu Memorial Prize in General Tamil from C. Kandasamy Naidu College for Women, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu.

Research Project:

Name of the project:   Evaluation of the environmental estrogens in the freshwater fish, Etroplus maculatus (Bloch, 1795)

Funding agency: KSCSTE, Government of Kerala, Total outlay: Rs. 12,31,600/-, Duration:                     3 years

  • Research Articles Published : 94 Nos. (International : 62; National : 32)
  • Chapter in Book : 3 Nos.
  • Recent Publications (2019):

    P.V. Vidya and K.C. Chitra (2019). Irreversible histopathological modifications induced by iron oxide nanoparticles in the fish, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852). Biological Forum – An International Journal. (Thomson Reuters indexed). ISSN(P): 0975-1130; ISSN(O): 2249-3239. 11(1): 1-6.

    V. Revathy and K. C. Chitra (2019). Di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) and di-(2-ethylhexyl)-phthalate (DEHP) disrupts endocrine functions in the freshwater fish, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852). Journal of Advanced Scientific Research. ISSN: 0976-9595. 10(1): 26-31.

    N. Sumi and K. C. Chitra (2019). Fullerene C60 nanomaterial induced oxidative imbalance in gonads of the freshwater fish, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792). Aquatic Toxicology. (Elsevier) ISSN: 0166-445X. IF-3.884; 210: 196-206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2019.03.003.

    P.V. Vidya, K.P. Asifa and K.C. Chitra (2019). Hepatic histopathology in Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) under silica nanoparticles toxicity. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print) (IF 1.475). 57(4): 293-296.

    N. Sumi and K. C. Chitra (2019). Impact of fullerene C60 on behavioural and haematological changes in the freshwater fish, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792). Applied Nanoscience. (Springer) ISSN:2190-5509 (P); 2190-5517 (O). IF-2.951; 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13204-019-01041-1.

    C.V. Priyatha and K. C. Chitra (2019). Sublethal Toxicity of acid orange 7 in the freshwater fish, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792), and the role of vitamin C as antioxidant in the prevention of oxidative stress. International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Sciences. UGC No. 63784. ISSN: 2347-7520 (O). IF: 1.013. 6(2): 92-101. https://doi.org/10.26438/ijsrbs/v6i2.92101

    V. Revathy and K. C. Chitra (2019). Role of di-(2-ethylhexyl)-phthalate on the antioxidant status in testes and ovary of the fish, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852). International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences. e-ISSN:2230-7605; p-ISSN:2321-3272. 9(1): 1186-1194. doi No:10.21276/ijpbs.2019.9.1.152.

    K.P. Asifa and K.C. Chitra (2019). Effect of chlordecone on the reproductive potential of the cichlid fish, Pseudetroplus maculatus (Bloch, 1795). Journal of Aquatic Research and Marine Sciences. ISSN: 2639-4618. 163-177.

  • A. Rishin, C.V. Priyatha and K. C. Chitra (2019). Induction of genetic damage in peripheral erythrocytes of the fish, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792) exposed to sublethal concentration of acid orange 7. Research and Reviews: A Journal of Life Sciences. ISSN: 2249-8656 (Online), ISSN: 2348-9545 (Print); 9(2): 83-96.

  • V. Revathy and K. C. Chitra (2019). The cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of di-isononyl phthalate and di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate: An in vitro and in vivo approach on toxicological assessment. Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology. ISSN: 1314-6238 (P); 1314-6246 (O). 8(1): 69-79.

  • N. Sumi and K. C. Chitra (2019). Genotoxic effects of fullerene C60 nanomaterial on the freshwater fish, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1792) using micronucleus and comet assay. Mutation Research – Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis (Elsevier). ISSN: 1383-5718. IF-2.256; 503104.

    K. Sajla, K.P. Raibeemol and K.C. Chitra (2019).  Induction of ovarian toxicity in the freshwater fish, Pseudetroplus maculatus (Bloch, 1795) after sublethal exposure of dibutyl phthalate. International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Sciences. UGC No. 63784. ISSN: 2347-7520 (O). IF: 1.013. 6(5): 26-38. DOI: https://doi.org/10.26438/ijsrbs/v6i5.2638

    Research Guidance:

  • Supervision

    Awarded

    In Progress

    Ph. D.

    2 Nos.

    2 Nos. (submitted)

    2 Nos.

    M. Phil.

    3 Nos.

    1 No. (submitted)

    2 Nos.

    P.G

    Dissertation

    24 Nos. 3 Nos.

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Kerala, India

 
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