Staff

Dr.Oommen V. Oommen
CHAIRMAN

An Emeritus Scientist of CSIR, Government of India, Prof. Oommen assumed charge as Chairman, KSBB. He had around 35 years of teaching and research experience since he got his master’s and Ph.D. Degree from BHU, Varanasi. He was the Head of the Department of Zoology; Dean, Faculty of Science and member of senate, University of Kerala and an adjunct Professor, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod. Prof.Oommen’s research contributions are in the fields of Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Comparative Endocrinology, Developmental Biology and Animal Physiology. He has research collaboration with scientists from India and abroad. He is the author of more than 135 research publications and several reviews and chapters in peer reviewed national and international journals which earned him the Fellowship of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc) and Kerala Academy of Sciences (FAS).More than two dozens researchers took doctorate degree with Dr.Oommen as mentor. Recognising his contributions to the field of amphibian (caecilian) diversity and biology, scientists of the Natural History Museum, London honoured him by naming a new species after him (Uraeotyphlus oommeni). He serves as the President of the Kerala Academy of Sciences which is involved in taking Science to society. He was a visiting professor in University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre twice and a Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow. Prof.Oommen is currently Hon. Scientist of Venom Informatics Centre in the Department of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, University of Kerala which is involved in transnational research intended for human welfare without compromising on environmental protection.

 

 

 Dr. Dinesan Cheruvat
MEMBER SECRETARY

 

 

 

Smt. Jayalekhadevi J

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER 
 

 

 

Dr.Linda John
PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC OFFICER 

 

 
 
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PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC OFFICER 

 

 

Smt.Sterly.S
SCIENTIFIC OFFICER

 

 

 

Smt. S Sunitha Menon
TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

 

 

 

Sri. Ajeesh Khan H
ASSISTANT- CUM-CASHIER
 


PROJECT PERSONNEL

For the smooth functioning of the various activities of the Board, Project Personnel have been engaged for specific periods to carry out target oriented programmes.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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