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RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

1.   ‘Maximization of Nutritive Value of Native Fodder Grasses' sponsored by Society for Social Forestry Research and Development in Tamil Nadu (SSFRDT) (1991-1993)- Dr. P. Dayanandan, Dr. Pon Samuel Jeyakumar & Dr. D. Narasimhan.

2.   ‘Histochemical Aspects of Rice Grain Development', sponsored by Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi (1993-1996)- Dr. P. Dayanandan & Dr. Pon Samuel Jeyakumar.

3.   ‘Pollen Atlas of Madras' sponsored by University Grants Commission, New Delhi (1996-1998) - Mr. H. K. P. Devadoss.

4.   ‘The Changing Face of the Coastal Zone between Madras to Mammallapuram: An Inter-Disciplinary Study of Environmental and Ethical Issues', sponsored by United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA) (1997-1998)- Dr. P. Dayanandan, Dr. C. Livingtone & Dr. D. Narasimhan.

5.   ‘Impact of Environmental Degradation: An Inter-Disciplinary Study', sponsored by United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA) (1998-1999)- Dr. P. Dayanandan, Dr. C. Livingtone & Dr. D. Narasimhan.

6.   ‘Plant Genetic Resources Formal and Informal Knowledge Systems', sponsored by Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi (1998-2001) - Dr. D. Narasimhan.

7.   ‘An Exploratory Survey of Medicinal Plant Trade in Chennai Trade Zone', Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT), Bangalore (1999-2000) - Dr. D. Narasimhan.

8.   ‘Arboretum and Butterfly cum Fragrant Plant Garden', sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi (1999-2000) - Dr. P. Dayanandan & Dr. D. Narasimhan.

9.   ‘Environmental Resources with special reference to Medicinal plants in Acharapakkam Reserve Forest', sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai (1999-2000) - Dr. C. Livingstone & Dr. D. Narasimhan.

10. ‘Preparation of Database on Flora of Tamil Nadu', sponsored by Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu (2003) - Dr. D. Narasimhan.

11. ‘Development of Arboretum and Conservation of Native Forest and Medicinal Plant Species at Madras Christian College Campus', sponsored by National Botanic Research Institute, Lucknow (2003-2004) - Dr. C. Livingstone & Dr. D. Narasimhan.

12. ‘Database on Algal Diversity of Tamil Nadu', sponsored by Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu (2003) - Dr. M. Baluswami.



M. Phil guided by the faculty

Name of the Student

Specialization

Year of award

Supervisor

Shalini

Plant Taxonomy

2011

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Sathya

Plant Taxonomy

2011

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Kanimozhi

Algology

2011

Dr. M. Baluswami

Barathi

Algology

2011

Dr. M. Baluswami

Divya

Plant Taxonomy

2011

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Amudha

Ethnobotany

2011

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Gnanasekaran

Plant Taxonomy

2010

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Jesubalan

Plant Tissue Culture

2010

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

C.A. Ben

Plant Tissue Culture

2010

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

Sheena

Plant Tissue Culture

2010

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

Koperundevi

Plant Taxonomy

2010

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Melchi

Algology

2010

Dr. M. Baluswami

Apsara

Algology

2009

Dr. M. Baluswami

Teny David

Plant Taxonomy

2009

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Leslie Lawtence

Plant Tissue Culture

2008

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer.

Remya

Plant Taxonomy

2007

Dr. D. Narasimhan

A. Stanley

Algology

2007

Dr. M. Baluswami

A...

Plant Tissue Culture

2006

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

Ravindran

Plant Tissue Culture

2006

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

P. Selva Singh Richard

Palynology

2005

Mr. H.K.P. Devadass

R. Sheela Beryl Rajakumari

Plant Taxonomy

2005

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Prakash

Plant Histochemistry

2005

Dr. C. Livingstone

J. Parthasarathy

Palynology

2005

Mr. H.K.P. Devadoss

Bijoy Thomas

Nitrogen Metabolism

2004

Dr. K. Selvaraj

C. Dheeraj Reddy

Forest Ecology

2004

Mr. P. Joel Christopher

Susan Varghese

Palynology

2004

Mr. H.K.P. Devadass

R. Anitha

Plant Taxonomy

2004

Dr. D. Narasimhan

C. R. Pulikesi

Plant Taxonomy

2004

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Kannan

Plant Tissue Culture

2004

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

Anand

Plant Tissue Culture

2004

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

Abarna Thooyavathy

Plant Tissue Culture

2003

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezer

S. Ramya

Plant Tissue Culture

2003

Dr. G.A.I. Ebenezar

S. Thambidurai

Ethnobotany

2003

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Esther Rajakumari

Plant Taxonomy

2003

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Rajamalar

Palynology

2003

Mr. H.K.P. Devadass

Anbunithi

Plant Taxonomy

2002

Dr. D. Narasimhan

W. Arisdasan

Plant Taxonomy

2002

Dr. D. Narasimhan

B. Praveena Charlotte

Algology

2002

Dr. M. Baluswami

Kamala Prunithi

Cytogenetics

2001

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

P. Srinivasa Rao

Forest Ecology

2001

Mr. P. Joel Christopher

Anand

Cytogenetics

2001

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

Sumitha Sundar

Forest Ecology

2000

Mr. P. Joel Christopher

J. Soundrapandi

Plant Taxonomy

2000

Dr. C. Livingstone

Nandini Sarkar

Forest Ecology

2000

Mr. P. Joel Christopher

Ganga

Cytogenetics

2000

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

Ebbie

Cytogenetics

2000

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

Sylvia

Algology

2000

Dr. M. Baluswami

Sylvia Angelin

Algology

2000

Dr. M. Baluswami

A.K. Ratna Kumari

Plant Taxonomy

2000

Dr. C. Livingstone

S. Mahalakshmi

Plant Taxonomy

2000

Dr. C. Livingstone

Philomena Selva Kumari

Plant Taxonomy

2000

Dr. C. Livingstone

Geeta Jayalaxmi

Plant Taxonomy

2000

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Senthil Kumar

Plant Tissue Culture

2000

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Indumathi

Nitrogen Metabolism

2000

Dr. K. Selvaraj

Tamil Selvi

Nitrogen Metabolism

2000

Dr. K. Selvaraj

Pon Jonathan

Plant Histochemistry

1999

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Pauline Deborah

Palynology

1999

Mr. H.K.P. Devadoss

Salome Lois Ongole

Palynology

1998

Mr. H.K.P. Devadoss

J. Amalorpavam

Cytogenetics

1998

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

Mary Thomas

Cytogenetics

1998

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

Pushpakarani

Cytogenetics

1998

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

Evelyn Priya

Cytogenetics

1998

Mr. Durairaj Rajiah

Ph.D. guided by the faculty

Name of the Student

Specialization

Year of award

Supervisor

A. Stephen

Palynology

2010

Dr. C. Livingstone

Murugan

Medicinal Plants

2010

Dr. C. Livingstone

S.S. Rathina Kumar

Ethanobotany

2009

Dr. D. Narasimhan

F. Merlin Franco

Ethanobotany

2009

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Sherrie Jesulyn David  

Angiosperm Taxonomy

2009

Dr. C. Livingstone

J Soundarapandi

Medicinal Plants

2008

Dr. D. Narasimhan

K. Karthikeyan

Angiosperm Taxonomy

2008

Dr. C. Livingstone

J. Jayanthi

Angiosperm Taxonomy

2007

Dr. D. Narasimhan

Sheeba J. Irwin

Conservation Biology

2007

Dr. D. Narasimhan

R. Sumathi

Angiosperm Taxonomy

2006

Dr. D. Narasimhan

C. Manjula

Ethanobotany

2005

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Raja Sulochanna

Algology

2005

Dr. M. Baluswami

Kanthimathi

Algology

2005

Dr. M. Baluswami

Geradatte Davey

Chemotaxonomy

2003

Dr. C. Livingstone

N.S. Radha

Chemotaxonomy

2003

Dr. C. Livingstone

S. Ravi Shankar

Cereal Histochemistry

2003

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Claribell D. Ezeikhal

Ethno botany

2002

Dr. C. Livingstone

R. Ganesan

Biodiversity

2002

Dr. C. Livingstone

S. Raja

Cytotaxonomy

2002

Dr. C. Livingstone

Soubadra Devy

Pollination Ecology

2001

Dr. C. Livingstone

N.P. Samson

Grass Physiology

1999

Dr. P. Dayanandan

G.A.I. Ebenezar

Cereal Histochemistry

1999

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Sheik Ibrahim

Nitrogen Metabolism

1999

Dr. K. Selvaraj

Devadoss

Paleaobotany

1998

Dr. D.E.P. Jeyasingh

Kumaraswamy

Palaeobotany

1998

Dr. D.E.P. Jeyasingh

Vijay R. Subbiah

Grass Taxonomy

1998

Dr. P. Dayanandan

S. Krishnan

Cereal Histochemistry

1997

Dr. P. Dayanandan

P. Ravichandran

Neem Tissue Culture

1997

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Jannet Jeyasingh

Hormonal Physiology

1992

Dr. P. Dayanandan

D. Narasimhan

Angiosperm Taxonomy

1991

Dr. P. Dayanandan

Pon Samuel Jeyakumar

Hormonal Physiology

1990

Dr. P. Dayanandan

 P. Brindha

Anatomy

1988

Dr. Crispin Devadoss

 A. Balasubramaniam

Anatomy

1984

Dr. Crispin Devadoss

 
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