Dr. S. Joseph Christian Daniel

Assistant Professor & Head


Professional Info

Department : Microbiology
Qualification : M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Email : [email protected]
Research Interests : Tribal Health Environmental Microbiology Curriculum Development Quality Assurance and Enhancement in Higher Education
Academic Experience : 16 Years
Publications : Research Papers Joseph C. Daniel and P. Rajendran. 2011. Dengue seroprevalence among Irula tribes of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. Ind. J. Appl. Microbiol. 14(2):54-61.Ashok Gnanasekaran, Rajendran Paramasivam, Kannan Mohan, Joseph Christian Daniel, Karthikeyan Murugasan, Umamaheshwari Perumal Kannabiran, Sivasankari Selvaraj, Meenakshisundaram Chockalingam, Sivashankar Moorthy, Rajendran Melani and Rajendran Nivedha. 2013.Seroprevalence of certain bacterial and viral infections among the Irula tribal population of Marakkanam, Tamil Nadu state, India. Prim Health Care Res Dev14(2):185-191.

Books

“Environmental Aspects of Microbiology” published by Brightsun Publications, Chennai. (1996)

“Objective Type Questions in Microbiology” published by Brightsun Publications, Chennai. (1997)

“Principles of Environmental Science” published by Brightsun Publications, Chennai. (2004)

“Bacteria for better health – Probiotics” published by Department of Microbiology, St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Cuddalore. (2013)

Paper Presented : Joseph C. Daniel, M. Lydia Rajakumari and K. Rekha. “Transgenic Plants – Plants for the future” presented at the International Management Convention on the theme ‘India calls world – A roadmap to success’ organized by the Adaikalamatha Institute of Management, Vallam, Thanjavur, September 27 & 28, 2004.Joseph C. Daniel. “Sustainable development – The way to successful development” presented at the National Level Seminar on Environment and Pollution Awareness organized by Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi, on October 21, 2004.Joseph C. Daniel. “Ethical issues associated with the newer developments in biotechnology” presented at the Regional Seminar on Promises and Perils of Biotechnology organized by the Women’s Christian College, Chennai, December 8 – 10, 2004.

Joseph C. Daniel. “Interdisciplinary Curriculum – Need of the Hour” presented at the Seminar on Curriculum Development Strategies for Promoting Employability organized by Department of Psychology, St. Joseph’s College of Arts & Science (Autonomous), Cuddalore, January 25, 2010

Joseph C. Daniel and J. Poorani. “Problems of the Married Women Students – A preliminary study” presented at the National Conference on Impact of Higher Education on Women Folk organized by St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Cuddalore, March 5, 2010.

Joseph C. Daniel and P. Rajendran. “Seroprevalence of Dengue among a South Indian Tribal Population” presented at the International Conference on Microbiology for Better Tomorrow organized by Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts and Science for Women, Perambalur, August 30, 2011.

Joseph C. Daniel, P. Pusphavalli and P. Jeevitha. “Screening of Bacterial isolates from Neem leaves for Biofilm formation” presented at the International Conference on Microbiology for Better Tomorrow organized by Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts and Science for Women, Perambalur, August 30, 2011.

Joseph C. Daniel, T. Vidhya, J. Poorani and A.K.Suriya Lakshmi. “Study on the biofilm forming potential of Staphylococcus species isolated from pus samples” presented at the 10th IAAM National conference on Exploring the potentials of Microbes for Bioscience, Biotechnology and Medicine organized by Centre for Environmental Nuclear Research, SRM University, Chennai, December 17th & 18th, 2012.

Seminars / Symposia / Conferences / Workshop attended : National Seminar on ‘Sustainable Environment’ organized by Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, 4th to 6th November 1997.State level Seminar on “Recent Developments in Applied Microbiology” organized by PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, 28 – 30 December 1998.International Conference on “AIDS India 2000” organized by Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, 6th to 8th December 1999

I Annual conference of Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists organized by Mohamed Sathak College of Arts & Science, Chennai, 22nd & 23rd September 2001

First National Conference on “Effective Microorganisms” organized by Amritha Institute of Management, Coimbatore, 8th & 9th December 2002

II Annual Conference of Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists, held at Presidency College, Chennai – December 21 & 22, 2002

Workshop cum Seminar on ‘Risk Assessment of Aquatic Pollutants’ held in the Department of Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology, Dr. A.L.M. PG. I.B.M.S., University of Madras – February 1 & 2, 2003

National Seminar on “Biotechnology of transgenics: scientific progress and Social Issues” organized by Alagappa University, Karaikudi, 28th & 29th July 2003

Entrepreneurship Development Programme in Biotechnology organized by Small Industries Service Institute, Chennai, 4th August to 3rd September 2003

State level Seminar on ‘Environment for Health, Wealth and Peace’ organized by Guru Shree Shanthivijai Jain College for Women, Chennai, 20th December 2003

State Level Seminar on “Molecular Diagnosis in Microbiology” organized by Prof. Dhanapalan College of Arts & Science, Chennai, 19th August 2004

National Seminar on “Environment and Pollution Awareness” organized by Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi, 21 October 2004

Regional Seminar on “Promises and Perils of Biotechnology” organized by the Women’s Christian College, Chennai, December 8 – 10, 2004

Seminar on “Bioinformatics and Computational Biology” organized by Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, 16th – 18th February 2005

V Annual Conference of Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists, organized by Sri Sankara Arts and Science College, Kanchipuram, 11 & 12th January 2007

National Seminar on “Internal Quality Assurance System – Innovations and Initiatives” organized by Fatima College, Madurai, 19 & 20th February 2008

Second National Convention on “Testing and Evaluation (Tamil) organized by Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, The Tamil University, Thanjavur, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli and Periyar Maniammai University, Thanjavur, 29 – 31 March 2008

National Workshop on “Student’s Participation in Quality Enhancement and Sustenance” organized by Auxilium College (Autonomous), Vellore, 11th December 2008

CME Programme – “Update on Microbiology” organized by Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, 18th July 2009

“Bioelectics ‘09” VII Annual Conference of Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists, organized by SRM Arts and Science College, Chennai, 11 & 12th December 2009

Seminar on “Curriculum Development Strategies for Promoting Employability” organized by Department of Psychology, St. Joseph’s College of Arts & Science (Autonomous), Cuddalore, 25th January 2010

Workshop on Testing and Evaluation organized by Theivanai Ammal College for Women, Villupuram, 19 & 20th March 2010.

International Conference on ‘Updates in Research Ethics and Research Methodolgy 2013’ organized by CITI – India, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai and University of Miami, USA on 4th and 5th March 2013 at Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.

Seminars/Workshops Organised : National Seminar on Future Prospects in Biological Research on 6th and 7th October 2006.Workshop on Techniques in Mushroom Culture, in association with Department of Zoology and Department of Biochemistry on 23rd January 2010.Seminar on Bacteria for better health – Probiotics on 9th January 2013. Sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (under Popularization of science activities scheme) and National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Govt. of India.
Scientific Sessions chaired : “Bioelectics ‘09” VII Annual Conference of Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists, organized by SRM Arts and Science College, Chennai, 11 & 12th December 2009.