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Swapna Alex, Dr.

Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology
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Faculty member of the KAU for the last twenty years. Research interests include isolation and characterisation of useful genes, standardisation of micropropagation protocol for economically important plants, secondary agriculture etc. Guided five M. Sc. Students and advisory committee member of 40 PG students.  Served as Principal Investigator and Co PI of various external aided projects of KSCSTE, ICAR_DARE, RKVY, GoK plan etc. Serving as the Course Director of the five year B. Sc.–M. Sc. (Integrated) Biotechnology Course since October 2014. Recipient of First Rank for M. Sc. Degree, Rajah Sir T. Madhava Rao Gold Medal for B. Sc., CSIR JRF and GATE fellowship for Ph.D, Best Poster Award in Kerala Science Congress.


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College of Agriculture
Kerala Agricultural University
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 695522