Dr.Maya Madhavan

Dr.Maya Madhavan
Biochemistry & Industrial Microbiology
Assistant Professor
SNNRA-69, S N Nagar, Pettah P.O. Thiruvananthapuram- 695024.

Experience Details: 13 years. 

Qualifications: M Sc.,  CSIR-UGC NET, Ph.D.

Areas of Interest: Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Disease biology

Field of Research: Cancer Biology

Guideship Details: NA

Subjects Handled: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Metabolism, Physiology, Biomolecules, Clinical Biochemistry, Techniques in Biology, Genetics.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken:

  • Member, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Kerala University
  • Member, Board of Studies (Biochemistry), Kerala University
  • Member, Malpractice Prevention Squad, Kerala University
  • Co-ordinated Add-on Course in Food Technology sponsored by Kerala State Higher Education Council, Govt. of Kerala
  • Chairman, Board of Examiners for various semesters of B.Sc. (Biochemistry and Industrial Microbiology)-Kerala University.
  • External examiner for conducting practical examinations for various semesters of B.Sc. Biochemistry- Core and Complementary (Career related)
  • Question paper setter for Kannur University

Duties Performed: Purchase committee convener, Science Club Convener,Staff Club Secretary

Research Projects Undertaken: NIL

Research Publications:

  1. Cadherins as Predictive Markers of Nodal Metastasis in
  2. Breast Cancer
  3. Maya Madhavan, M.Sc., PriyaSrinivas, M.Sc., Elizabeth Abraham, M.D., Iqbal Ahmed, M.S.,
  4. Aleyamma Mathew, Ph.D., N. R. Vijayalekshmi, Ph.D., PrabhaBalaram, Ph.D
  5. Cadherins as Predictive Markers of Nodal Metastasis in
  6. Breast Cancer
  7. Maya Madhavan, M.Sc., PriyaSrinivas, M.Sc., Elizabeth Abraham, M.D., Iqbal Ahmed, M.S.,
  8. Aleyamma Mathew, Ph.D., N. R. Vijayalekshmi, Ph.D., PrabhaBalaram, Ph.D

Books Published: 

  1. Maya Madhavan, PriyaSrinivas, Elizabeth Abraham,  Iqbal Ahmed, M.S., Aleyamma Mathew, Ph.D., N. R. Vijayalekshmi, Ph.D., PrabhaBalaram, Ph.D.Cadherins as Predictive Markers of Nodal Metastasis in Breast Cancer.  Modern Pathology volume 14, pages423–427(2001).
  2. Maya Madhavan , PriyaSrinivasElizabeth AbrahamIqbal AhmedN R VijayalekshmiPrabhaBalaram. Down regulation of endothelial adhesion molecules in node positive breast cancer: possible failure of host defence mechanism. PatholOncol Res. 2002;8(2):125-8.
  3. P Srinivas , M MadhavanI AhamedE AbrahamN R VijayalakshmyP Balaram. Nm23H1 and p53 proteins are differentially correlated to metastasis in breast carcinoma. Neoplasma. 2002;49(4):225-30.
  4. P Srinivas , E AbrahamI AhamedM MadhavanN R VijayalakshmiM K NairP Balaram Apoptotic index: use in predicting recurrence in breast cancer patients. J ExpClin Cancer Res. 2002 Jun;21(2):233-8.
  5. G Ameetha, Maya Madhavan and T Rajamohan. Exploring the potential of Coconut based beverages as functional foods. Trends in Biosciences. 2018; 11(7)
  6. Maya Madhavan & Sabeena Mustafa En route to Peptide Therapeutics for COVID 19: Harnessing Potential Antigenic Mimicry Between Viral and Human Proteins. Transactions of the Indian National Academy of Engineering volume 5, pages411–415(2020) .
  7. Sabeena Mustafa 1AnishiaJayadev 2Maya Madhavan 3Dealing With COVID-19 Pandemic: Key Learnings From Kerala . Asia Pac J Public Health Sep-Oct 2020;32(6-7):373.
  8. Sabeena Mustafa 1AnishiaJayadev 2Maya Madhavan 3 COVID-19: Need for Equitable and Inclusive Pandemic Response FrameworkInt J Health Serv. 2021 Jan;51(1):101-106.
  • Served as the Academic co-ordinator for the preparation of equivalency textbooks by Kerala State Literacy Mission for Seventh and Tenth Standards

Paper Presentations: 

International

  • Oral presentation in Recent Biochemical Approaches in Therapeutics VI- organised by Department of Biochemistry, Kerala University on 11-13 December 2019.
  1. Presented a paper on Two-day Virtual Conference on Energy, Environment and Health (VICEEH-2020) organised by SreeAyyappa College, Chenganur, Kerala held on 11th and 12th September 2020.

Seminars / Workshops/Webinars  Organized:

  • UGC sponsored National seminar on “Nutrigenomics: An innovative solution to Lifestyle disorders” organised by Govt. College for women, Thiruvananthapuram on 24- 26 October 2008.
  • DCE sponsored National Seminar on “Cancer Biology: New Frontiers and Avenues” organised by Department of Biochemistry, University College on 16th December 2018.
  • DCE sponsored International Seminar on “ Human Chromosomes” organised by Department of Biochemistry, University College on the 9th and 10th January 2018.
  • DCE sponsored Seminar on “ Biosciences and Beyond: Diverse Dimensions” organised by Department of Biochemistry, Govt. Arts and Science College, Kulathoor, Neyyattinkara on on 6th and 7th January 2020.
  • Organised an international webinar on “The journey….It all started from here” via Google meet on 3rd October 2020 @7 p.m.
  • Organised an interactive webinar on “Early detection and Management of Breast Cancer” in collaboration with Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram via Zoom  on 10th October 2020 @7 p.m.

Seminars Attended: 15

Refresher Courses Attended: 3

  • Attended refresher course in Life Sciences organised by UGC-HRDC, University of Kerala from 02-07-2014 to 22-07-2014.
  • Attended Refresher course in Life Sciences organised by UGC-HRDC, University  of Kerala from 06-09-2018 to 26-09-2018.
  • Attended Refresher course in Women’s Studies and Women empowerment organised by UGC-HRDC from 02-12-2020 to 15-12-2020.

Orientation Programmes Attended: 1

Attended special summer school organised by UGC-HRDC, University of Kerala from 30-07-2008 to 19-08-2008

Other Duties

Arts Advisor

Anti-ragging Cell

Committee for Differently abled students

Discipline Committee