Dr. S. Seshadri

M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D., (Botany)

Coordinator - Techology Business Incubator

Co-Founder & Director - Moxieelan, E2EBiotech

Director - Techsicon Biotech, Deepam Biotech

  • Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC), Taramani, Chennai
  • Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai
  • Chungbuk National University, Heungduk gu, Cheong-ju, Korea
  • Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Chennai
  • Pettavaythalai Sugars (Cauvery Sugars and Chemicals Limited), Pettavaythalai, Tamilnadu
  •  AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu

Membership

  1. Member – Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary club
  2. Trustee, Initiative for Human Development, Chennai
  3. Trustee, Sarvavyapi Trust, Chennai
  4. Trustee, Ananya Foundations, Chennai
  5. Treasurer, Indian Biomass Association, 2013 onwards
  6. Life Member, Association of Microbiologist of India, 2008 onwards
  7. Lemelson Recognition and Mentoring Programme (L-RAMP), IIT Madras, Guindy, Chennai, Jury - 2008-2009.
  8. Programme Advisory & Monitoring Committee (PAMC), National Programme on Carbon Sequestration Research, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology,  Govt. of India, New Delhi, Member - 2012 -2015
  9. Asian PGPR Society, Hyderabad, Life Member - 2012 onwardsBoard of Studies in Botany, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai, Member - 2013-2016.
  10. Board of Studies in Marine Biotechnology, Centre for Marine Science and Technology (CMST), Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Rajakkamangalam, Kanyakumari District, Member, 2013 to till date.
  11. Board of Studies in M. Phil Biotechnology, Noorul Islam University, Kumarakoil, Tamilnadu, Special Invitee, 2013.
  12. Board of Studies, Department of Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai, Member - 2011-13.
  13. Internal Quality Assessment Council, Women’s Christian College, Chennai, Member - 2011-2013.

Publications

  • Solubilization of inorganic phosphates by Azospirillum halopraeferans, Seshadri, S. R. Muthukumarasamy C. Lakshminarasimhan & S. Ignacimuthu, Current Science. 79(5), 565-567, 2000.
  • Variations in heterotrophic and Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria from Chennai southeast coast of India, Seshadri, S., S. Ignacimuthu and C. Lakshminarasimhan, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 3(1), 69-72, 2002.
  • Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus (syn. Acetobacter diazotrophicus), a promising diazotrophic endophyte in tropics – A review. Muthukumarasamy, R., G. Revathi, S. Seshadri and C. Lakshminarasimhan, Current Science 25, July 2002.
  • Use of RAPD in assessing the genetic variability in Spodoptera litura ecotypes, Janarthanan, S., S Seshadri., K Kathiravan and S Ignacimuthu., Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 40, 839-841, 2002.
  • Arcelins – A Potential New Age Protein Anti-metabolite in Legume Seed Defense Against Stored Product Pests, Janarthanan, S., S. Seshadri and S Ignacimuthu, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 61, 97-102, 2002.
  • Toxicity assessment of wild bean seed protein - Arcelin on Asian armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius), Malaikozhundan, B., Suresh, P., Seshadri, S., & S Janarthanan, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 41, December, 2003.
  • Comparison of insecticide resistant and susceptible strains of Spodoptera litura for esterase gene, Janarthanan, S. Seshadri, S., Kathiravan, K and Ignacimuthu. S., Indian Journal of Biotechnology, December, 2003
  • Evaluation of selected biomass for charcoal production, Sugumaran, P. and S. Seshadri, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 2009, 68, 719-723.
  • Efficacy of Beauveria bassiana (Deuteromycota: Hyphomycetes) for the control of rice weevil Sitophilus oryzae (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), Sheeba, G., S. Seshadri, N. Raja, S. Janarthanan & S. Ignacimuthu, Applied Entomology and Zoology 36(1), 2001.
  • Pathogenicity of entomopathogens Bacillus thuringiensis (kurstaki) and Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) to the larvae of Spodoptera litura (F.) and Pericallia ricini (F.), Gloriana Sally, N. Raja, S. Seshadri, S. Janarthanan & S. Ignacimuthu, Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 18, 235-242, 2001.)
  • High frequency in vitro propagation of Kidney Tea Plant Orthosiphon spiralis (Lour.) Murr, Elangomathavan, R., S. Prakash, K. Kathiravan, S. Seshadri & S. Ignacimuthu, Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 72: 83–86 2003.
  • Beneficial roles of Azospirillum as potential bioinoculant for ecofriendly agriculture Ravi Gadagi, Myoungsu Park, Hyoungseok Lee, Sundaram Seshadri, Jongbae Chung and Tongmin Sa, 2003. Korean Journal of Soil Science and Fertilizers, 36, 290-302.
  • Influence of carbon and nitrogen sources in solubilization of hardly soluble mineral phosphates by Penicillium oxalicum CBPS-Tsa, Eun Hee Kim, Seshadri Sundaram, Myoung Su Park, Wan Sik Shin & Tongmin Sa, Korean Journal of Environmental Agriculture, 2003, 22(3), 197-202.
  • Efficient Regeneration of Curcuma amada Roxb. Plantlets from Rhizome and Leaf sheath explants, Prakash, S., R. Elangomathavan, S. Seshadri, K. Kathiravan & S. Ignacimuthu, Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 78, 159-165, 2004.
  • Effect of nitrogen and carbon sources on the inorganic phosphate solubilization by diffferent A. niger strains. Seshadri, S., C. Lakshminarasimhan & S. Ignacimuthu, Chemical Engineering Communications, US191 (8) 1043-1052, 2004. ISSN: 0098-6445.
  • Inorganic phosphate solubilization by immobilized Pantoea agglomerans under in vitro conditions, Kim, E.H., Park, S.A., Park, M.S.,Yang, J.C., Madhaiyan, M., Seshadri, S., Sa, T., Korean J. Soil Sci. Fert. 37(1), 36-40, 2004.
  • Effect of immobilized cells of Pantoea agglomerans on growth promotion of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in the presence of rock phosphates, Chung, H.K., Ryu, J.H., Lee, H.S., Park, M.S., Madhaiyan, M., Seshadri, S., Sa, T., Korean J. Soil Sci. Fert. 37(1), 41-45, 2004.
  • Phenotypic characterization of Methylotrophic N2 fixing bacteria isolated from rice (Oryza sativa L.), Madhaiyan, M., Park, M.S., Lee, H.S., Kim, C.W., Lee, K.H., Seshadri, S., Sa, T., Korean J. Soil Sci. Fert. 37(1), 46-53, 2004.
  • Growth promotion and induction of systemic resistance in rice cultivar Co-47 (Oryza sativa L.) by Methylobacterium spp., M. Madhaiyan, M. Senthilkumar, S. Seshadri, H. Chung, J. C. Yang, S. Sundaram, and T. Sa, Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica (new Name Botanical Studies), 2004.
  • Isolation and Characterization of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria (PSB) from the Rhizsophere of crop plants of Korea, H. K. Chung, M. S. Park, M. Madhaiyan, S. Seshadri, J.B. Song, H. S. Cho and T. Sa, Soil Biology Biochemistry, 2005.
  • Plant regeneration through micropropagation from nodal explants of critically endangered and endemic plant Exacum travancoricum Bedd., Elangomathavan, R., S. Prakash, K. Kathiravan, S. Seshadri and S. Ignacimuthu, Journal of Plant Biotechnology., 8(1), 1-51-55.
  • Plantlet regeneration from leaf derived callus of Vanilla planifolia Andr., Janarthanam and S. Seshadri, In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant,  44, (2), 1054-5476, 2008.
  • Isolation, enumeration and characterization of diazotrophic bacteria from paddy soil sample under long-term fertilizer management experiment, Rashedul Islam, Pankaj Trivedi, Munusamy Madhaiyan, Sundaram Seshadri, Gillseung Lee, Jinchul Yang, Yoohak Kim, Myungsook Kim, Gwanghyun Han, Puneet Singh Chauhan and Tongmin Sa, Biology and Fertility of Soils, 46(3)..261, 2009.
  • Evaluation of pink-pigmented facultative methylotrophic bacteria for phosphate solubilization, Jayashree S, Vadivukkarasi P, Anand K, Kato Y, Seshadri S., 2011. Archives of Microbiology, 193, 8, 543-552
  • Cellulase Production by Pink Pigmented Facultative Methylotrophic Strains (PPFMs), Jayashree S, Lalitha R, Vadivukkarasi P, Kato Y, Seshadri S., 2011.  Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 164, 5, 666-680.
  • Gymnema sylvestre R. Br. suspension cell extract show antidiabetic potential in Alloxan induced diabetic albino male rats, R Karthic, S Nagaraj, P Arulmurugan, S Seshadri, R Rengasamy, K Kathiravan, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. (2012) 930-933.
  • Jayakumar R, Jayashree S, Annapurna B, Seshadri S., Characterization of thermostable serine alkaline protease from an alkaliphilic strain Bacillus pumilus MCAS8 and its applications, Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012 Dec;168(7):1849-66
  • Ethylene emission and PR protein synthesis in ACC deaminase producing Methylobacterium spp. Inoculated tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) challenged with Ralstonia solanacearum under green house conditions, W. Yim, S. Seshadri, K. Kim, G. Lee, T. Sa., Plant Physiology  and Biochemistry, 67, 95-104. 2013.
  • Microbial Extracellular Polysaccharide based Membrane in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, Annapurna, S., S. Meenakshi, S.D. Bhat & S. Seshadri, Chemical Engineering Journal, 231 (2013), 373-379.
  • Jayakumar, R., Steger, K., Chandra, T.S., Seshadri, S., An assessment of temporal variations in physicochemical and microbiological properties of barmouths and lagoons in Chennai (Southeast coast of India), Marine Pollution Bulletin, 70 (1-2), 2013, 44-53.
  • Influence of carbon-dioxide on the growth of Spirulina sp. (MCRC-A0003) isolated from Muttukadu backwaters, South India, Sivakumar, M., R. Ranjithkumar, V. Shashirekha and S. Seshadri,World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology (accepted for publication)
  • Aromatic Herb - S. Seshadri, K. Kathiravan and S. Ignacimuthu, The Hindu, 11th June 2000.
  • Angaga Velanmai, Karumbu karangal – 4, 12-14.
  • Novel Approach to Mulberry Cultivation, Kathiravan, K., S. Seshadri & S. Ignacimuthu, The Hindu, Dec. 20, 2001.
  • Phosphate solubilization by paddy seed-borne fungi, Seshadri, S., C. Lakshminarasimhan & S. Ignacimuthu. Journal of Ecophysiology, 4(1-2) 31-35. 2001.
  • In vitro propagation and genetic stability of Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.f.) Muell. - plants. Prakash, S.,K. Kathiravan, S. Seshadri, S. Janarthanan and S. Ignacimuthu, Journal of Tropical medicinal plants, 2(2): 253-258. 2001.
  • Biotechnological applications in grain legume production – A critical review. Kathiravan, K., S. Seshadri, and S. Ignacimuthu, Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 2, 1-18, 2001.
  • Screening of Canavalia virosa for a-amylase inhibitor gene, Janarthanan, S., S. Seshadri, K. Kathiravan, S. Prakash and S. Ignacimuthu, Journal of Cytology and Genetics, 3(NS), 105-10, 2002.
  • Purification and characterization of seed lectin from a Wild bean Canavalia virosa Wright and Arn, Janarthanan, S., S. Seshadri, K. Kathiravan, S. Ignacimuthu, J. Cytol. Genetics 3 (NS): 149-154, 2002.
  • Establishment of suspension cell culture of Gymnema sylvestre R. Br.- A threatened anti-diabetic plant, R. Karthic and S. Seshadri, J Biochem Tech. (2011) 3,3
  • Enumeration of Total Heterotrophic and Proteolytic Bacterial Population from the Biological Effluent Treatment Plant of Tanneries, Thirunavukkarasu, P., A. Panneerselvam, P. Shanmugam, & S. Seshadri, Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences, 9(1), 181-186. 2007.
  • Science and Technology in India and brain drain – Some Suggestions. (2000). S. Seshadri, K. Kathiravan & S. Ignacimuthu, Current Science 78(12), 1407.
  • Transgenics and Biodiversity, Seshadri, S., S. Janarthanan & S. Ignacimuthu, Current Science, 78(7), 769-770, 2000.
  • Astrology, Hype, Hope and Future. S. Seshadri and K. Kathiravan, Current Science 10 July 2001.
  • Selection of research scholars for adhoc research projects and other academic posts, S. Seshadri, Current Science (2001).
  • Taxonomy in India, Sundaresan, V., K. Kathiravan, S. Seshadri and S. Ignacimuthu, Current Science, April 25, 2001.
  • Training in biology and biotechnology teaching programmes, S. Seshadri, Current Science, VOL 91, 1594-95, 2007.
  • Training in biology and biotechnology teaching programmes, S. Seshadri, Current Science, VOL 91, 1594-95, 2007
  • Methane emission, rice production and food security, S. Seshadri, Current Science, VOL. 93, 1346-1347, 2007.
  • Biotechnology – Perspectives and prospects, S. Seshadri, Current Science, VOL. 92, 1326, 2007
  • Cost effective mass multiplication of Gymnema sylvestre in hydroponic system, R. Karthic and S. Seshadri, Nature Precedings; published (2009).
  • Solubilization of Hardly Soluble Phosphates and Growth Promotion of Maize (Zea mays L.) by Penicillium oxalicum isolated from Rhizosphere, Shin Wansik, Jeounghyun Ryu, Seungju Choi, Chungwoo Kim, Ravi Gadagi, Munusamy Madhaiyan, Sundaram Seshadri, Jongbae Chung, and Tongmin Sa, J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. (2005), 15(6), 1273–1279.
  • In vitro manipulations of Rosa Bourboniana L., B. Janarthanam, S. Seshadri. Proc. XXVII IHC-S2 Asian Plants with Unique Hort. Potential Eds.-in-Chief: Donglin Zhang et al., Acta Hort. 769, ISHS 2008.
  • Sugumaran, P., V. Priya Susan, P. Ravichandran & and S. Seshadri, Production and Characterization of Activated Carbon from Banana Empty Fruit Bunch and Delonix regia Fruit Pod, Journal of Sustainable Energy & Environment 3 (2012) 125-132.
  • Sugumaran, P., N Kowsalya, Raju Karthic, S Seshadri, Biomass production and antibacterial activity of Justicia gendarussa Burm.f, - A valuable Medicinal plant, Journal of Tropical Life Science, Vol 3, No 1 (2013).Inorganic phosphate solubilization by tw insect pathogenic Bacillus sp., First International Meeting on Microbial Phosphate solubilization, Seshadri, S., S. Ignacimuthu, M. Vadivelu,C. Lakshminarasimhan, Eds. E. VelázquezC. Rodríguez-Barrueco, Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences, Volume 102, 2007, pp351-355
  • Population dynamics of P solubilizers in Rhizosphere of major weed species from a Tropical Delta soil. Seshadri, S., & C. Lakshminarasimhan, First International Meeting on Microbial Phosphate solubilization, Eds. E. VelázquezC. Rodríguez-Barrueco, Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences, Volume 102, 2007,PP 281-284 
  • Do we have alternatives to feed the growing population, Seshadri, S. & S. Ignacimuthu, Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 10(6), 183-184, 2000.
  • Commercial introduction of transgenics in developing countries-some points to ponder, Seshadri, S., K. Kathiravan, S. Ignacimuthu and S. Janarthanan, Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics, 2002, 12(2), 57-59.
  • Plant Derived Chemotherapeutic Anticancer Agents, K. Kathiravan, S. Seshadri & S. Ignacimuthu, Role of biotechnology in Medicinal and Aromatic plants, Vol-5 Special edition on Cancer, (Eds. Irfan Ali Khan and Atiya Khanum), pp.68-73. 2001 Ukaaz Publications, Hyderabad, India
  • Medicinal properties of mushrooms – A review, S. Seshadri, K. Kathiravan and S. Ignacimuthu., Role of biotechnology in Medicinal and Aromatic plants Vol-VI Special volume on Diseases, (Eds. Irfan Ali Khan and Atiya Khanum), pp174-184.2001 Ukaaz Publications, Hyderabad, India
  • Resource Manual, S. Seshadri, K. Perumal, V. Venkateswara Sarma, V. Chakrapani, Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC), Taramani, Chennai 600 113, 2006 p190.
  • Technical Manual, S. Seshadri, V. Venkateswara Sarma, K. Perumal, V. Chakrapani, Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC), Taramani, Chennai 600 113, 2006 p144.
  • Biofertilizers, Hari Muraleedharan, S. Seshadriand K. Perumal, Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC), Taramani, Chennai 600 113, 2010 p18.
  • Biomass Charcoal Briquetting, P. Sugumaran and S. Seshadri, Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC), Taramani, Chennai 600 113, 2010 p22 (English).
  • Biomass Charcoal Briquetting, P. Sugumaran and S. Seshadri, Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC), Taramani, Chennai 600 113, 2010 p28 (Tamil).
  • Ecofriendly methods of insect control, Ignacimuthu, S., N. Raja, S. Seshadri, Proceedings of the International conference of Jesuits in Science, World Jesuits in Science, Chennai, India, January 4-6, 2001. 79-82
  • Benefits and risks of transgenic crops and ethical considerations. Emmanuel, S., S. Ignacimuthu, S. Seshadri K. Kathiravan, Proceedings of the International conference of Jesuits in Science, World Jesuits in Science, Chennai, India, January 4-6, 2001. 83-86
  • Harnessing Soil Microbial Biodiversity for Sustainability in Rice Cultivation, S. Seshadri, H.S. Lee and Tongmin Sa. Proceedings of the Korean society of Soil Science and Fertilizer, 36(2), 46 – 73, Autumn 2003.
  • Culture Independent Diversity Analysis of Water samples from Chennai, Southeast Coast of India, Seshadri, S., and R. Jayakumar, Proceedings of “International Conference on Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Ecosystems” (ICC-ECO 2011), Sathyabama University, Jeppiaar Nagar, Chennai, India. 2011, p. 20 – 28.
  • Growth of microalgae utilizing carbon-dioxide”, V. Shashirekha, M. Sivakumar, Beena B. Nair and S. Seshadri. In: Proc. of International Conference on Climate Change & CO2 Management: Mitigation, Separation & Utilization, 2 – 3, Feb. 2012, Anna University, Chennai. Eds. A.N. Gopalakrishnan & K. Palanivelu. pp: 137 – 143.
  • Biomass Charcoal Briquettes, P. Sugumaran, P. Ravichandran  & S. Seshadri A boon for rural areas, Akshay Urja, 5(3), 42-45, 2011.
  • Algal biomass – A renewable substrate for bioethanol production, Beena B. Nair & S. Seshadri Akshay Urja, 6(3), 27-30, 2012.Perspectives on Biohydrogen Production, S. Seshadri & V. Shashirekha, Akshay Urja, 5(6), 18-20, 2012.

Conferences/Seminars/Symposia/Workshops attended/papers

  • National Level Seminar on Carbon Management in the Current Global Scenario, AMET University, Chennai. 20th Oct. 2011
  • Biological Methods of Waste Treatment and Management in South India, New College, Chennai 600 014. February 15, 2007
  • Workshop on Modern Techniques in Microbiology Department of Botany and Microbiology, AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi 613 503 and Bangalore Genie Private Limited, Bangalore. 29-30, September, 2000.
  • Young Students Scientist Programme, AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi 613 503. 03-05-1999 – 31 – 05 – 1999.
  • X Southern Regional Conference on Microbial Inoculants, Department of Botany, AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi 613 503. 10-11, December, 1996.
  • Role and Needs of Education in People’s Participation in the preservation of Nature, Seminar of People’s participation on Environmental Issues, Jamal Mohammed College, Trichy 620 020. 19-20, December, 1992.
  • Biofertilzers and Biopesticides, Tamilnadu Cooperative Sugar Federation, AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi, 613503. 07-10, September, 1992.
  • Training Programme on Brackishwater Prawn Farming at Chidambaram, Marine Products Export Authority, Thanjavur. 16 – 20 -9.1991.
  • National Symposium on Bio Monitoring Indicators in an Aquatic Ecosystem, Department of Botany, Vellalar College for Women, Erode, 638009. 24-26, October, 1990
  • Workshop on Biological Indicators, Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College, Trichy, 620002. 17- 18 February, 1990
  • Training Workshop on Kaveri River, Sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India, New Delhi, Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai 600025. 28.8.89 – 08.09.1989
  • 34th PTCA Annual meet and National Symposium on Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology for Food and Nutritional Security, CFTRI, Mysore from 11-13th March 2013.
  • National Level Seminar on Application of Conventional and Renewable Energy Sources (ACRES, 2012), Sathyabama University, Chennai. 29-30 October, 2012
  • National Conference on Recent Advances in Algal Biotechnology, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai. February 16-17, 2012 pp: 6.
  • National seminar on Textile dye effluent and its health impacts - A Bioremedial Approach, sponsored by ICMR, New Delhi, Departmet of Microbiology, KSR college of Arts and Science, Tiruchengode. February 15, 2012. 7p.
  • Open Forum on Energy from, ONGC Energy Centre, New Delhi, Febuary 5, 2010.
  • National consultation on Technology Park, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad. 20 -21, October, 2008.
  • Microbes – Founding Pillars or Organic Farming, National Seminar Cum Workshop on Upgradation of Production Technology for Quality Production of Biological Inputs in Agriculture, Regional Centre of Organic Farming, and College of Agriculture, Nagpur. March 3 – 4, 2005.
  • Workshop on promotion of Biopesticides and Biofertilizers in Agriculture, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad. 20-22, September, 2005
  • Workshop on Marine Microbiology, Goa University, October, 27, 2002.
  • Training Programme on Identification of Flora and Fauna in Mangrove Ecosystems (sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi), CAS in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai.16 – 25, August 2000.
  • Training Programme on Oil Palm Production, sponsored by UNDP under the project on Training of Trainers –OP, National Research Centre for Oil Palm (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Pedavagi, Andhra Pradesh. 03- 07 Nov. 1997.
  • Training on Oil Palm Production Technology, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasargod, Kerala. 25 Oct. 1996 – 2nd Nov. 1996.
  • National Level Training Course in Phycochemistry, Department of Chemistry and Life Sciences, Loyola College, Chennai. 26 December, 1992 - 02 January, 1993.
  • All India Symposium on Seashore Ecosystem Diversity in India, Department of Botany, Presidency College, Chennai 600005. 26 – 28, February, 1993.
  • National Seminar on Biodiversity – Strategies for Conservation and Future Challenges, Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Department of Botany, 641 046. 16 – 17, October, 1993.
  • 32nd Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Department of Microbiology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 625 021. 10-12, January 1992.
  • Training Programme on Biodiversity Conservation, M.S. Swaminathan Foundation, Center for Ecology and Research, RUHSA, Gudiyatham. 2-7, November, 1992.
  • All India Symposium on Algae in Human Affairs and Environment, Department of Botany, AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi 613 503. February 21-23, 1991.
  • All India Symposium on Algal Resources, their management, biology, chemistry, and utilization, Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Chennai. 25-27, November, 1991.
  • National Workshop on Algal Products, Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Department of Botany, Presidency College, Chennai 600005. 4 - 6 June 1990.
  • International Conference on the Impact of Climate Change on Food, Energy and Environment’ (ICCFEE- 2013), Sathyabama University, Chennai. 4th – 6th July 2013.
  • International Conference on Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Ecosystem” (ICC-ECO’2011), Sathyabama University, Chennai. 10th & 11th November 2011.
  • International conference on Hydrogen and Hydrogen storage: Methods and Materials, Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, India.  3 – 6, January 2009. 
  • Indo-French Workshop on Biohydrogen from Basic Concepts to Technology, Indo French Center for the Promotion of Advanced Research,Mussourie, Uttarkhand, November 6 - 8, 2008.
  • International conference on Microbial Biotechnology: Diversity, Genomics and Meta Genomics, Association of Microbiologist of India (AMI), University of Delhi, New Delhi. 18 -20th, November 2008.
  • The 6th ESAFS International Conference on Soil Management Technology and Low productivity and degraded soils, National Taiwan University, Nov. 24-29, 2003  Taipei, Taiwan. P79-80. 83-84. 137-138.
  • Seminar of Korean society of Soil Science and Fertilizer, Korea, October 16-17, 2003, 195-196p.
  • Korean society of Soil Science and Fertilizer, Korea, October 16-17, 2003, 201-202p.
  • Proceedings of the 2nd International symposium on Phosphorus dynamics in the Soil plant Continuum, Perth, Western Australia, 21-26, September, 2003.