I'M

senthil

kumar.

getting MAD(E) in MICROBIOLOGY

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 I've been seeking for a passion that would be complicated enough to hold my interest and at the same time be perspective. I can now say that I have found the science that has survived all of my dilemmas , wanderings and uncertainties - the thing that has become my ultimate passion is Microbiology..

who am i..?

AFTER THESE MANY YEARS OF DOING SCIENCE
I KNOW NOTHING

RESEARCHER

TEACHER

BIKER

NAIVE ARTIST

ILLUSTRATOR

GLOBETROTTER

TALKATIVE INDIAN

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my journey

2019 - 2020

Received my Eighth Major Research Project

Funded by Ministry of Earth Science (MoES)

Since I joined National College in 2011 this becomes my Eighth Major Research Project, with which I am the first to cross a milestone of 2 Billion INR grant amount received by an individual on this campus. It is cumulative of grants received from various funding agencies like SERB, TNSCST, UGC, DST, and MoES.

2019

Marked my presence @
INQUA 2019 Congress

Won Best Presentation award at the Prestigious INQUA 2019 Congress held at Dublin, Ireland.

Received  INQUA and PAGES fellowship of 3000 Euros to present my research findings at the PALSEA 2019 workshop held at Trinity College, Dublin from 21st -23rd July and at the 20th INQUA Congress held at Dublin from 25th - 31st July 2019. 

2017 -18 onwards

From Associate Professor to Assistant Professor...! 

A blessing in disguise..! 

A demotion from Associate professor to Assistant Professor, but elevated to a permanent aided position in the PG and Research Department of Botany, NCT.

I am always grateful to the Secretary and the Director of Studies (Former Principal) for this transition. 

Again, more opportunities to prove and grow with the Botany department...!

2016-2017

Established Geobiotechnology Laboratory

With grants received from MoES, DST, and UGC a new facility to work on Geobiology aspects was established.

The Geobiotechnology Laboratory is well equipped for contemporary microbiology, molecular biology and bioinformatics research, and this is supplemented by conveniently located shared instrument facilities of the PG & Research Dept. of Biotechnology and the National College Instrumentation Facility (NCIF).

2015-2016

TNSCST Young Scientist Fellowship

Tamil Nadu State Council for Science & Technology

Recipient of  TNSCST Young Scientist Fellowship in 2015. Have also received a Science and Technology Project from TNSCST (2013-2015) to work on "Biorestoration of textile effluent polluted soil through Vermistabilization"

2012-2015

Young Scientist Award

Received a Grant of 2.68 Million INR
Department of Science and Technology (DST), Science Engineering and Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India sanctioned the Young Scientist Award to pursue a major research project on Advanced oxidation process and microbial treatment for toxicity- free textile effluent disposal​.

2011 onwards

Begining of National College Era 

I did not pick a job, I picked a BOSS..!

Because your first boss is the biggest factor in your career success. The next line is what 'My Life at National College'. I picked a Boss, The Principal.! A boss who trust me and gives me opportunities to grow.! And of course now the Second Boss too does the same, The Secretary..!! More opportunities to prove and grow with the Institution.

2006-2011

Assistant Professor in Biotechnology

Job Description

To keep responding to ever-rising professional challenges by constant enrichment of the resource base @ Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, India.

2004-2006

Member-in-Charge of the Department

Job Description

To bring the latest knowledge and skills of Microbiology and Biotechnology within the reach of career aspirants and enrich the interplay of academy and industry,

@ Vysya College, Salem, India.

2002-2004

Lecturer in Microbiology

Job Description

Molding graduates in different domains of microbiology and biotechnology especially in Microbial and Molecular Genetics, Virology,  Genetic Engineering and Industrial Microbiology @ Vysya College, Salem, India.