Dr. Remya Varadarajan

Faculty Name: Dr. Remya Varadarajan
Faculty of Biotechnology Department
Email: remyav@mes.ac.in


  • DBT-Post doctoral Research Associateship fellow (2011-2013) at Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) Indian Council of Agriculture Research Institute, Mumbai
  • Ph.D. 2011: Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala, India in Biochemistry
  • M.Phil. 2005: Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala, India in Life Sciences
  • M.Sc. 2003: University of Kerala, India in Biochemistry
  • B.Sc. 2001: University of Kerala, India in Biochemistry

Research and Consultancy

  • Green synthesis of nanoparticles and its applications


B.Sc. Biotechnology – Biochemistry & Metabolism

M.Sc. Biotechnology – Metabolomics, Clinical Toxicology

Important Publications

  1. M. S. Hashim, S. Lincy, V. Remya, M. Teena, L. Anila, “Effect of polyphenolic compounds from Coriandrum sativum on hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress in human lymphocytes”, Food chemistry, 92 (2005): 653-660
  2. V. Remya and Babu Philip, “Effects of seed extract of Croton officinalis (Alston) on the antioxidant status of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)”, Asian Fisheries Science, 22 (2009): 473-479
  3. Remya Varadarajan, Jisha Jose, Hari Sankar, H. S. and Babu Philip, “Haematological and ionic alterations in Oreochromis mossambicus (peters) induced by phenolic compounds’, Journal of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries (2012): 94-100
  4. Jisha Jose, Hari Sankar H. S., Smitha V. Bhanu, Aniladevi Kunjamma K. P., Remya Varadarajan, Babu Philip, “Cadmium ion induced changes in the protein catabolism of Oreochromis mossambicus”, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 3, Issue 8, August 2013
  5. Remya Varadarajan, Hari Sankar H. S., Jisha Jose and Babu Philip, “Sublethal effects of phenolic compounds on biochemical, histological and ionoregulatory parameters in a tropical teleost fish Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)”, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2014
  6. Aparna Chaudhari, P. Gireesh Babu, Gayatri Tripathi, Supriya Sabnis, K. Dhamotharan, Remya Vardarajan, Kavita Kumari, Subrata Dasgupta & K. V. Rajendran, “Expression studies on Na+ / K+ – ATPase in gills of Penaeus monodon (Fabricius) acclimated to different salinities”, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Vol. 53, May 2015, pp. 273-280
  7. Remya Varadarajan and Babu Philip, “Antioxidant responses and lipid peroxidation in Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) exposed to phenol and m-cresol”, Indian Journal of Fisheries, Vol. 63(2): 86-92, 2016

Database Submission

  1. Catla catla glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase mRNA, partial cds was deposited in Genbank under the accession number JX480499, Kavita K., Gopal K., Shivendra K., Remya V., Rajesh M. and Gireesh B.P.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Awarded prestigious UGC-Research Fellowship in Science for Meritorous students (UGC-RFSMS) in Ph.D. tenure

Personal Website and Social Media

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