Designation: Editor in Chief
Institution: Mahendra Arts & Science College(Autonomous)
Journal : TEXILA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Dr.T.Selvankumar, Professor & Head, PG & Research Department of Biotechnology, Mahendra Arts & Science College., with 19.10 years of teaching, research experience and specialized in Microbial Technology, Immunology, Nanoparticle and nano carbon synthesis, Drug development Greenhouse gas emissions, Carbon sequestration, and Drug delivery, Stress Biology and Bioenergetics. His current research work is concentrated on the Identification of peptide drugs, Nano particle-based drug delivery and metagenomics. For his credit, published 58 research articles in National and International Journals and submitted 38 microbial nucleotide sequence data bank submitted in NCBI. Now acting as Co-ordinator of the Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Higher Educational Institutions (DST-FIST) supported by Department of Science & Technology with 30 lakhs (2014-2017) and received financial assistance for minor project by UGC. This fund is to upgrade the sophisticated instrumentation facility of PG Science Departments of the college.He submitted Project proposals in the field of Nanotechnology based on dye stuff removal from dye polluted water, Isolation novel peptides from marine forms, development bacterial pigment based on Photovoltaic Solar cells to DBT, DST and BRNS.
Membership in professional society/organizations:
Chairman, Board of Studies, UG Biotechnology, Periyar University, Salem.
Member- Board of Studies, Academic Council, PG & M.Phil.,Biotechnology, Periyar University.
Chairman, Board of Studies, Biotechnology, Mahendra Arts & Science College(Autonomous).
Co-ordinator -Twinning Programme, Annamalai University - Mahendra Arts & Science College,
Editor in International Journals: 7
Member - “Indian Climate Change Research Network (ICRN)” and Food Security Information Network (FSIN)”.
No. of Ph.D Scholars Guiding: 7
M.Phil Guided: 26
No. of Publications in International Journals: 58 (Cumulative Impact Factor >68)
Nucleotide Sequences Deposited In Gene bank (NCBI) : 38 Nos.
RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS: INTERNATIONAL: 5
Articles published in English Language Journals : 52
Book Chapters Published in English : 2
Books Published in English : 3
Editing or PEER Review Articles : 7