• Name                                : Dr. BEENA LAWRENCE

  • Qualification                       :M.A, B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET (UGC) passed

  • E- mail Address                 : dileepbeena@gmail.com

  • Present position                :Assistant Professor

  • Official Address                 : Department of Botany, Women’s Christian College,Nagercoil

  • Worked as guest lecturer under the FIP program at Kattakada Christian College (1997-1999), guest lecturer at Government College, Kariavattom (2002-2006), guest lecturer at Government Arts college Trivandrum (2006), guest lecturer at Continuing Education Cell Karivattom, Assistant Professor at Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Marthandam (2006-2007). Presently working as Assistant Professor, Dept. of Botany at Women’s Christian College Nagercoil since 2007.

    Research Experience

    More than 25 years of research experience in Plant Tissue Culture, Biochemistry and Phytochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology. Worked as Research Associate at Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) Trivandrum.
    Research Guide at Manonmanium Sundaranar University (MSU/RES/INT/GUIDESHIP/R5/2010).
    Papers /Seminars
    Attended several State, National and International seminars
    Published more than 16 papers in reputed journals.

    Interested Areas of Research
    Biochemistry , Phytochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Systemic Biology and Nanobiotechnology.

    Resource Person
    Served as resource person to Saink School Trivandrum, St Mary’s School Trivandrum, Trivandrum International School, Trivandrum, Kattakada Christian College, Trivandrum, All Saints College Trivandrum, Center for Career Development Studies (IAS coaching –Govt. center), Bethlehem BE.d College Karungal, KK Distrct, Tamil Nadu.

    Major Project Undertaken
    “ In vitro Conservation Of Rare Endangered and Threatened Plants of Western Ghats”(F.NO. 39-419-2010 (SR) from University Grants Commission (Jan 2011-Mar 2014).

    Research Students Registered at MS University Thirunelveli
    1. S.UMA DEVI (Reg. no. 4582) Topic- Radiation effects of mobile phone towers on an important medicinal plant – Phyllanthus niruri.
    2. R.R. SHEEJA (Reg. no. 8070) Topic- Phytochemical and molecular studies in Stevia rebaudiana
    3. V.S SANGEETHA (Reg. no. 11255) Topic – Molecular characterization of pesticide treated plants of Solanum melongena
    4. J.ANILA JAYALET (Reg. no. 11250) Topic- Molecular characterization of Atrocarpus sps of Kanyakumari District.