Department: M.Sc PB & PBT
Experience: 10 Years 8 Months
Educational Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D, DCA & OM, DCA & EX. Secretary

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About Faculty:
Positions held: Assistant Professor (Present), Acted as head of the Department from 2011- 2018, Staff Secretary, Autonomous exam valuation committee member, Placement co- ordinator, Admission Co-ordinator.

Research Area : Algology, halophilic bacteria, Plant and microbial metabolites, Nanotechnology, Bioremediation.

Achievements: Presented more than 12 papers in various International & National Conferrences and has 7 GenBank submissions with accession Nos.: EU 847143, KT943567, KT943568, KT943569, KT943570, KT943571, KT943572.


“Sheeja Leela, Jayapriyan Kothimozhian, Ramesh Kannan and R.Rengasamy(2019). Characterization of struvite produced by an algal associated agarolytic bacterium Exiguobacterium aestuarii St. SR- 101. J. J.Pure Appl Microbiol, 13(2): 1227-1234.
Shruthi Bharadwaj, Sheeja. L, Lakshmi. D and Sajidha Parveen (2017). 1H NMR Analysis and Bioautography Screening of Methanol Extract of Sargassum wightii by Chromatographic Separation. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 10(2): 473-479.
Sheeja L, D. Lakshmi, Shruthi Bharadwaj* and K. SajidhaParveen (2016). Anticancer activity of phytol purified from Gracilaria edulis against human breast cancer cell line (MCF-7).Int J Curr Sci., 19(4): E 36-46.
ISSN 2250-1770
Sangeetha A, Kavitha V, Sheeja L and Lakshmi D(2016). DNA Barcoding of Selected Red
algae. International Journal of Current Science and Technology. 4(7): 234-239.
ISSN: 2320-8090
Lakshmi D, L Sheeja, Shruthi Bharadwaj and K Sajidha Parveen (2016). In vitro antiviral
activity of Sargassum wightii against human simplex virus. International Journal of
Current Science. 19(3): E 93 – 100.
ISSN 2250-1770
Hilda S, Sheeja L and Rani G (2014). In vitro antioxidant activity of freshwater green macroalgae, Nitella tenuissima (Desv.) Kiitz. Nature of Pharmaceutical Technology.4(3)11- 15.
Article ID: npt151214103
Hilda S, Sheeja L and Rani G (2014). Phytochemistry and anti bacterial activity of fresh water green algae Nitella tenuissima (Desv.) Kiitz. Int. J. Biol. Technology. 5(3): 46-51.
Article ID: ijbt151214107
K.R. Jayappriyan, R. Rajkumar, L. Sheeja, S. Divya and R. Rengasamy (2010). Optimization study in Dunaliella salina EU5891200 isolated in salt pans of Tamil Nadu South India. Recent Research in Science and Technolog, 2(4): 54-62.
ISSN: 2076-5061
Jayappriyan, K.R., Rajkumar, R., Sheeja, L., Nagaraj, S., Divya, S. and Rengasamy, R. 2010. Discrimination between the morphological and molecular identification in the genus Dunaliella. International Journal of Current Research, 8: pp.073-07.
ISSN: 0975-833X
Arunachalam Palavasam, Leela Sheeja and Grasian Immanual 2006. Antimicrobial properties of medicinal herbal extracts against pathogenic bacteria isolated fron the infected grouper Epinephelus tauvina. Journal of Biological research, 6: 167-176. “

Proceedings: Sheeja, L., Palavesam, A., Immanuel, G., Peter Marian, M., 2003. Phytotherapeutic antimicrobial characteristics of ayurvedic compounds against bacterial microflora isolated from infected grouper Epinephelus sp. In: Balakrishnan Nair, N., Natarajamn, P., Abdul Azis, P.K, Lipton, P. (Eds.), Proceedings of ICON-DMSF 2003. Department of Aquatic biology, University of Kerala, pp. 149– 150