Deepthi K S

Deepthi K S
Biochemistry & Industrial Microbiology
Assistant Professor
‘KARTHY’, KODAVILAKOM, PARASSALA P.O., THIRUVANANTHAPURAM- 695502

Experience Details: 

  • June 2011- Present date: Works as an Assistant professor at Govt. College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • February 2011 to June 2011- Worked as an Assistant professor at S.N. College, Alathur.
  • 2010 -2011- Worked as Project Assistant at NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • 2009-2010- Worked as guest lecturer at Govt. College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • 2008- 2009- Worked as guest lecturer at St. Mary’s College, Thrissur.

Qualifications: M. Sc. Microbiology, CSIR-UGC-NET

Areas of Interest: General Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology & Molecular biology

Field of Research: Industrial Microbiology

Subjects Handled: Microbiology, Immunology, Environmental microbiology, Food Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Molecular biology

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken:

  • Presently a member of the board of studies in Zoology at Assumption College Changanassery.
  • Previous member of Board of studies in Microbiology, Kerala University.
  • Chairman, Board of Examiners in B. Sc. Biochemistry and Industrial Microbiology, Kerala University.
  • External examiner for conducting B. Sc. Biochemistry and Industrial Microbiology Practical examinations, Kerala University.
  • Member, Board of Question Paper Setters in B. Sc.Microbiology, Kannur University
  • Member, Board of Question Paper Setters in  B. Sc. Medical Microbiology, University of Calicut.
  • Question Paper setter for B. Sc. Zoology and Industrial Microbiology, St. Berchman’s College (Autonomous), Changanassery.

Research Publications: 

  • “Media engineering for production of poly-beta-hydroxy butyrate by Bacillus firmus NII 0830”- JSIR- Vol-70, Nov- 2011, Page 968- 975
  • “Production and characterization of poly-3-hydroxybutyrate from crude Glycerol by Bacillus Sphaericus NII 0838 and improving its thermal properties by blending with other polymers”. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology- Vol-54 , n- 4:pp 783- 794 July-August 2011

Book chapter: 1

Paper Presentations: 3

Seminars / Workshops Organized: 1

Seminars Attended: 22

Workshops Attended: 6

Refresher Courses Attended: 

  •  Refresher course in life science- UGC-HRDC, University of Kerala, Kariavattom- 6/9/2018 to 26/9/2018
  •  Refresher course in life science- UGC-HRDC, Kannur University- 5/1/2021 to 18/1/2021

Orientation Programmes Attended: 

  • Orientation Programme by UGC-HRDC, University of Kerala, Kariavattom- 03/09/2015 to30/09/2015-28 days

Awards / Honours: 

  • Best poster award in VII Convention of Biotech Research Society, India, Indo- Italian workshop on Industrial and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology held at MKU, Madurai.

Countries Visited: UAE, UK

Membership in: Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI)- lifetime member.

Other Charges held: 

  • Science club co-convener
  • WWS- Mentor- 2017-19
  • NSS Unit- former co-ordinator- 2013
  • Previous member of the discipline committee of the college