அறிவால் விளையும் உலகு
Wisdom Makth the World

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Zoology is central to our understanding of the world. Zoologists seek to discover the fundamental principles that pinpoint animal life focusing on the diversity, function and evolution of animals and thus providing the scientific basis for our knowledge regarding the life style, physiology, diseases and their curative measure in the natural environment by conducting research in insects to mammalian cells.

This Department strives to create a suitable an environment that enables teaching and research to attain high levels of excellence (through Publications and Patents) and in which its members can achieve their full potential right from Molecular Cell Physiology to understanding and targeting diseases like cancer and vector borne diseases, impact of climate change on insect diversity and bat behavior, Cultivation to commercialization of earthworms etc. In addition to the routine work, the Faculties actively engaging in research and also have collaboration with other Universities/ Research Institutions at national as well as International level. So far the Department of Zoology received more than a Crore of Rupees as research grant from various funding agencies like DST, UGC etc.

COURSES OFFERED

  • M.Sc.
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.

FACULTY

ACTIVITIES

  • Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Organized
  • Senior Visiting Fellows
  • Research Trust Areas of Staff Members
  • Students Achievements

FUNDED PROJECT

S.No Project Title Funding Agency Duration
1

Studies on Development of ORMOSIL Nanoparticles based gene transfer System: An innovative approach in Breast Cancer Gene Therapy

DST – Nanomission 2012 – 2015
2

Studies in Expression, Purification and Micro-sequencing of Sex Pheromone receptor : A feasible approach to develop immuno-contraceptive inhaler

UGC-MRP 2010 – 2013
3 Food localization and foraging by echolocating and non-echolocating fruit bats and their impact on pollination and
seed dispersal
UGC-MRP 2010 – 2013
4

Mechanistic action of bacteriocin in eukaryotic cells and its potential application as a drug

DST- Women Scientists
Scheme–A (WOS-A)
2013 – 2016
5

Insect Gut Microbes: production of tannase with potential use in food industry

DST- Start Up grant 2014 – 2016
6

Use of GIS in predicting proliferation of vector borne diseases and related environmental factors in Salem District, Tamil Nadu, India

Science & Engineering
Research Board (SERB), DST
2014 – 2017
7

Development of novel mosquitocidal biopesticide from Actinomycetes

UGC-MRP 2015 – 2018

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  • Department of Zoology

  • Periyar University
  • Periyar Palkalai Nagar
  • Salem – 636011
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • Phone : 0427-2345766 (Ext.No :328)

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