Prof. Ayona Jayadev
I am currently working on regular basis as Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences in All Saints’ College (affiliated to the University of Kerala, India. Before entering into regular service, I worked as Lecturer (on contract) in the Department of Biotechnology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus. As both these subjects are interdisciplinary, I got the opportunity to be better familiarized with a multitude of subjects. I was attracted to research and publication field as I was the coordinator as well as member of Doctoral Committee in the Department of Biotechnology, University of Kerala. I am the recipient of Major Research Projects from the University Grants Commission as well as several Student Research Projects of Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment. I am the recipient of the prestigious ‘FLAIR International Internship Award’ in the academic year 2014-15 and had undergone an International Internship (Teaching – Learning and Research) in Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom. I could also work as external expert for Microbiology Practical sessions over there and also served as a Peer Observer and Evaluator there. I have 25 publications in Peer Reviewed National and International Journals. I am also the reviewer of 24 International Journals of repute and reviewed more than 60 original research articles.