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Staff Profile


   Name : Dr. JEESHNA M V
   Designation : Assistant professor
   Department : Botany
   Email : mvjeeshna@gmail.com

Qualification M. Sc., B Ed, Mphil, Ph. D.
Present Position Assistant professor
Experience 5 years
Subjects Handled
Anatomy, cytology, microbiology, biotechnology, tissue culture, lower plant group, evolution
Area of Interest Anatomy and tissue culture
Examiner Ship

·   Practical examiner (2012-2013): NAS College, Kanhangad,

·   Practical examiner (2013-2014): Sir  Syed College, Thaliparambha

·   Practical Examiner /(2014-2015): NAS college, Kanhangad

Practical examiner (2015-16): Payyanur College, Payyanur
Duties Performed
        •     Centralized  V camp  
        •     Kannur university invigilation duty
        •     Internal Skilled assistant
        •     Special classes
        •     Medicinal garden maintenance duty
        •     Remedial class
        •      WWS mentor
Responsibilities Undertaken

·         Co-ordinator of Urja Kiran Program

Committee member of nature club, committee for remedial coaching  and computer and website committee for the last 5 years
Workshop Attended
Short Term Training Course in “Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology”. Organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Sir Syed Institute for technical Studies, Taliparambha, Kannur, India. On 10 th,        11 th and 12 th February, 2016.
Refresher Course Attended

Participation in Orientation/refresher courses etc.

·   Two days Orientation Programme for IGNOU Academic Councellors at Kannur in August 2014

·   Orientation programme (UGC academic staff college) from 04.07.2013 to 31.07.2013

Refresher course (UGC _HRDC Calicut university) 08.11.2016 to 30.11.2016
Seminar Attended

Participation in Seminars/Symposia etc:

1.       Seminar on Water resourses management and conservation of Mangroves Organised by the Department of Botany, Sree Narayana College, Kannur, Dec. 17, 2003

2.       Seminar on Recent advances in Plant Biology and Biotechnology organised by the Department of Botany, Coimbatore, Feb.29, 2008

3.       State level symposium on Herbals and ornamentals organised by the Department of Botany, Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College For Women College, Palani, April, 24, 2009

4.       UGC sponsored Two days workshop on Techniques in molecular biology for teaching faculty and students organized by the department of Zoology, Nirmala College For Women , Coimbatore, 20- 21 January, 2009.

5.       State level seminar on Present status, uses and Conservation of Medicinal Plants, organized by the PG and Research department of Botany, Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur, Namakkal, on 6th March 2009.

6.       One day workshop on Ensuring quality in research publications organized by School Marine Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 7 March, 2009

7.       Orientation programme on Emerging trends in pharmaceutical analytical methods, organized by Karpagam University, 4-5, September, 2009.

8.       ICMR sponsored two day work shop on Scientific Validation of Traditional Herbal Medicine, Organized by Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, 16-17 December, 2009

9.       Joint Academies Lecture workshop on “ Structure, Function and Desigh of Biomolecules-SFDB-2010” Organized by Structural Biology Lab, Department of Bio informatics, School of Life Sciences, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, held on 28- 29, January, 2010.

10.   One-day workshop on “Tools to explore similarity search and sequence alignment” organized by the Department of Bioinformatics, Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science, Coimbatore, held on 30th January, 2010.

11.   National seminar on “Assignments and Achievements of Applied Plant Sciences” Conducted by the Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Nirmala College For Women on 20th February,  2010

12.   National conference on “Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity of  Insect and Environment” ( CBI’ 10) organized by the department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore on March 15-16,  2010.

13.   Workshop on “Recent trends in plant sciences”. Organized by the department of Botany, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore on 8-10 February, 2011.

14.   Awareness workshop on “Intellectual Property Ritghts (IPR)” Organized by UPASI Tea Research Foundation Tea research Institute, Valparai on 23rd February, 2011.

15.   Two days “Science Academies” Lecture Workshop on ‘Prospects and Future Challenges in Plant Biotechnology’. Organized by the Department of Biochemistry, GRD college, Coimbatore on 18- 19 th, 2011.

16.   One day workshop on “Development of Science and Technology Location Specific Research and Demonstration Projects”. Organized by the Deparment of Botany Kongunadu Ats and Science College, Coimbatore on 17.03.2012.

17.   One day seminar on “Environmental issues, challenges and impact assessment” held at Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore on 28.04.2012.

18.   One day workshop on “Finalizing the syllabus for B Sc Programme under CCSS to  be implemented in the affiliated Colleges w.e.f. 2014 admission” on 09.12.2013 in Sir Syed College, Taliparamba.

19.   Participated in the 26th Kerala Science Congress held at Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Pookode, Wayanad, Kerala during 28th – 31st January, 2014.

20.   Participated in one day INSPIRE intership Science Camp held at Sree Narayana College, Kannur from 25-30 December 2016.

21.   National seminar in Life Science “SPERO” organized by the Department of Microbiology, S N College, Kannur on 28th February to 1st March, 2017.

       22.  National Seminar on “Natural Resource                        Management for Horticultural 
              Crops under Changing Climatic
              Condition” organized by
              CWRDM, Kozhikode on
              16th and 17th March, 2017
Seminar Organized

1. Member of the two day’s National seminar on ‘socio-economic root causes of Biodiversity loss’ at S.N.College, Kannur on 27th and 28th January 2014.

2. Member of the Committee (as Head of the Dept) of the two days National seminar on ‘Medicinal plants in primary health care’ organised by the Botany Dept. Sponsored by KSCSTE, Trivandrum.
1.       Life member in Indian Science Congress            Association, Calcutta, India
2.       Member of OISCA.
3.       Member of Sasthra Sahithya Parishath,                 Kerala
Research Publications

Research paper

1.       M.V. Jeeshna, S. Manorama, P. Senthil Kumar and S. Paulsamy, 2009.Clonal    multiplication strategies for the medicinal shrub, Glycosmis pentaphylla Correa.Plant Archives.9(1): 331-333

2.       Jeeshna, M.V., S. Manorama and S. Paulsamy, 2009. Antimicrobial properties of the medicinal shrub, Glycosmis pentaphylla Correa. Journal of Basic and Applied Biology. 3(1&2): 25-27.

3.       Jeeshna M. V., T. Mallikadevi and S. Paulsamy, 2010.Screening of the exotic weed, Croton bonplandianum- an effective source of larvicidal activity against the mosquito Aedes aegypti Journal of Biopesticides3(1 special issue) 192-194

4.       M.V. Jeeshna, S. Paulsamy and T. Mallikadevi, 2010.Preliminary phytochemical  evaluation in the leaf extracts of the plant species, Croton bonplandianum Baill., Plant               archives 10(1): 235-238.

5.       M.V. Jeeshna, S. Paulsamy and T. Mallikadevi.2011. Phytochemical constituents and antimicrobial studies of the exotic plant species, Croton bonplandianum Baill. Journal of Life Sciences.3(1):23-27.

6.       M.V.Jeeshna and S. Paulsamy, 2011.Evaluation of certain flavonoids of medicinal importance in the wild and micropropagated plants of the endangered medicinal species, Exacum bicolor Roxb. Journal of applied and pharmaceutical science. 01(05):99-102.

7.       M.V.Jeeshna and S. Paulsamy.2011. In vitro culture of the medicinal plant species, Exacum bicolor Roxb. Indo-Global Research Journal of pharmaceutical Sciences 1(2):1-8.

8.       M.V. Jeeshna and S. Paulsamy, 2011. Phytochemistry and bioinformatics approach for the evaluation of medicinal properties of the herb, Exacum bicolor Roxb. International Research Journal of Pharmacy 2(8): 163-168.

9.       Jeeshna M.V and Paulsamy. S (2011). Phenology of Exacum bicolor Roxb., an endangered medicinal herb of Kannur and Wayanad districts, Kerala, India. Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology, 5(03), 358-364.

10.   Paulsamy, S. and M.V. Jeeshna 2011. Preliminary phytochemical study and antimicrobial studies of an endangered medicinal herb, Exacum bicolor Roxb. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2(4): 447.

11.    Jeeshna M V, 2015. Survey of commonly used medicinal plants in Manandavady, Wayanad District, Kerala. Eco Chronicle 10(1):40-43.

12.   Jeeshna M V, 2016. In vitro multiplication of the endangered plant species, Exacum bicolor Roxb. Journal of Research in Biology 6(5): 2054-2061.

13.   Jeeshna M V, 2017. Antimicrobial activities and phytochemical investigation of fern, Lygodium flexuosum (linn) sw. Kongunadu Research Journal. 4(1):87-91.

14.   Jeeshna M V, 2017. Phytosociological analysis and floristic diversity of Vaneeswaram Kavu in Kannur District , Kerala. Kongunadu Research Journal. 4(2):19-23.

15.   Jeeshna M V, 2017.Phytosociological studies on Kizhakkum Kavu Bhagavathi Kottam: sacred grove, Kannur district, Kerala.International Journal of advanced Education and research. 2(4):16-20.

16.   Jeeshna M V, 2017. Studies on The Physico-Chemical Parameters And Their Seasonal Variations In The Selected Sites of Valapattanam River In Kannur District, Kerala. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT). 11(12)72-78.

17.   Jeeshna M V,2018. Invitro antioxidant and invivo anti inflammatory activities of methanolic extracts from Exacum bicolor Roxb.International Journal of Botany Studies.3(2):112-120.


Articles contributed in Books

  1. Senthilkumar, P., S. Paulsamy, T. Mallikadevi and M. V. Jeeshna. Edible fruit of the exotic species, Lantana camera L. Edible fruit of the exotic species, Lantana camera L. In: V.S. Ramachandran (ed.) Proceedings of National Seminar on Recent trends in the conservation and utilization of under utilized wild edible fruits (CUWEP - 2009). LAP. Lambert Acad.  Publ. AGCOP. 173-176.



Paper Presentation


Antimicrobial activity of the threatened medicinal herb, Exacum bicolor Roxb. International conference on Current Trends in Advanced Biomedical Technology (CTABT-2009) organized 

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