Jaya M

Dr. Jaya M

Qualification: 

MSc, MPhil, PhD in Zoology, CSIR NET, CSIR JRF and SRF in Life Sciences

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Department: 

Zoology

Courses presently handled: 

5th Sem Core, 6th Sem Core, 1st Sem Complementary, 2nd Sem Complementary

Area of Interests: 

Taxonomy, Biodiversity, Toxicology, Cancer Biology

Publications: 

A. The Journal with ISSN Number 1. Nair, K.V., Jaya, M., Aja, M., and Reynolds, J. W. (2007). “Earthworm (Annelida: Oligochaeta) Fauna of Kerala, India.

1. Some species from Thiruvananthapuram Corporation”. Megadrilogica. 11(8), pp. 85- 90.

2. Jacob, M., Oommen, M. M., Jaya, M. (2008). Ultramorphological studies of male accessory sex glands of Oryctes rhinoceros , Uttar Pradesh Journal of Zoology

3. Nair, K.V., Jaya, M., Aja, M. and Reynolds, J.W. (2009). “Biology of Cocoons of Five Species of Earthworms from Kerala, India”. Megadrilogica. 13(1), pp. 1-8.

4. Nair, K. V., Aja, M., Jaya, M. and Nithya, J. (2010). “Morphological and phagocytic properties of coelomocytes of the earthworm, Megascolex travancorensis “.Uttar Pradesh Journal of Zoology, 31(2).

5. Aja M., Nair, K.V., Jaya M. and Reynolds, J. W. (2010). “A comparative study on the morphology of coelomocytes in four species of megascolecid earthworms (annelida: oligochaeta)”. Megadrilogica. 13 (10), pp.1-8.

6. Reynolds J W, Jaya M., Aja M and Nair, K. V. (2010). “The great global earthworm race go to southern India” Megadrilogica Vol.13(11).

7. Nair, K.V., Jaya, M., Aja, M. and Reynolds, J.W. (2010). “A New Genus of Earthworm (Oligochaeta: Almidae) from Kerala, India”. Megadrilogica, 14(3), pp. 53-58.

8. Jaya, M., Aja, M., Nair, K.V., Reynolds, J.W. and Oommen, V. O. (2011). “New Species of Earthworm from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Union Territory, India”. Megadrilogica 15(1), pp. 9-14.

9. Aja M., Jaya M., Nair K.V, and Reynolds, J. W. (2011). “Sensitivity to lead in two species of earthworms (Family: Megascolicidae)”. Megadrilogica 15 (1), pp.1-8.

10. Aja, M., Jaya, M., Vijayakumaran, N. K. and J W. Reynolds. 2012. “An alternative method for testing toxicity of xenobiotics in tropical earthworms (Oligiochaeta: Almidae, Megascolecidae)”. Megadrilogica. 15 (9); 215-218.

11. Jaya Manazhy, Aja Manazhy, Vijayakumaran Nair K, Hubert Joe and Saji Kuriakose. 2013. “NIR Spectroscopy Based Metabolic Profiling of Earthworms from Western Ghats, One of The Biodiversity Hotspots of the World”. Cibtech Journal of Zoology. 2013 Vol. 3 (2) pp.36-52.

12. Aja Manazhy, Jaya Manazhy, K. Vijayakumaran Nair and John W. Reynolds. 2014. “Use of coelomocytes as biomarkers for ecotoxicological Assessment”, Megadrilogica, 16 (1), 1-8.

13. Aja Manazhy, Jaya Manazhy, K. Vijayakumaran Nair and John W. Reynolds. 2014. Bioconcentration of lead in the earthworm, lampito mauritii, under laboratory and field conditions, Megadrilogica, 16 (12), 1-8. B. Journal with Impact Factor 2.5

14. Jaya, M., Aja, M., and Nair, K.V. (2011). “A new species of Dichogaster (Oligochaeta: Octochaetidae) from Vellanikkara, Thrissur District, Kerala, India”. Indian J. Trop. Biodiv. 19(1&2): 71 – 76. C. Journal with Impact Factor 2

15. M. Aja, M. Jaya, K. Vijayakumaran Nair and I. Hubert Joe. 2014. “FT- IR Spectroscopy as a sentinel technology in earthworm toxicology”. Spectrochimica Acta PartA: Molecular and Bio molecular spectroscopy. 120, 634- 641. D. Presentations as Proceedings

16. Aja M., Jaya M. and Vijayakumaran Nair K (2011), “Eleocytes of earthworms as biomonitoring agents under toxicity conditions”, Proceed 21st SSC, Environmental Sciences, pp. 242-250, ISBN 81-901740-2-10.

17. M. Jaya, M. Aja and K. Vijayakumaran Nair (2012), “Diversity, Distribution and Endemicity of Earthworms in the Southern Kerala Stretch of Western Ghats”, Biodiversity and Taxonomy, Edited by : A. Biju Kumar, M.P. Nayar, R.V. Varma and C.K. Peethambaran, Pages 43–53.

18. M. Jaya, M. Aja and K. Vijayakumaran Nair (2013), “The diversity of earthworm resources in the central Kerala stretch of Western Ghats”, Biodiversity documentation and taxonomy, Indian Biodiversity Congress, Pages 327-334.

19. M. Aja and M. Jaya, (2014), ‘Evaluation of xenobiotics on earthworms by FT- IR Spectroscopy’ National conference on Modern trends in Zoological Research, (DST, KSCSTE sponsored) held at St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur.

20. M. Jaya and M. Aja, (2014), ‘Identifying Earthworms Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy’ National conference on Modern trends in Zoological Research, (DST, KSCSTE sponsored) held at St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur.

21. M. Aja and M. Jaya (2014)‘The Effect of the herbicide, safal on the common earthworm Perionyx sansibaricus, ( Swadeshi science congress) at Malayalam Sarvakalasala, Tirur. Book- Published Entitled ‘Mannirakalude lokam’ published by State Institute of Languages in Malayalam. Book – Translated M. Aja and M. Jaya translated Prolegomenon in Nomenclatura Oligochetologica in to Malayalam (January, 2014), Authors: Reynolds, J. W. and M. J. Wetzel. 2014; Nomenclatura Oligochetologica (published in 11 languages) - A catalogue of names, descriptions and type specimens. Editio Secunda. URL: http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/people/mjwetzel/nomenoligo

Email: 

Telephone: 

04712574831

Mobile: 

9447710301

Address: 

Vadake Manazhy House, Varadium Avanoor (PO) Via Mundur Thrissur