Assistant Professor in the Department of Zoology. Was awarded PhD. from Cochin University of Science and Technology on the thesis entitled “Community Structure of Zooplankton and its trophic analysis in Vembanad estuary, India” and is proficient in the taxonomy and systematics of zooplankton as well as in their molecular characterisation with a research experience of 7 years. Conversant with the methodologies in ecology with thrust on their interrelationship and dynamics in ecosystem. Handles courses related to diversity, ecology and physiology and developmental biology.