Dr. R. Maheswari

Assistant Professor
Contact Details
Degree University Year
M.Sc. Bharathidasan University 1989
M.Phil. Bharathidasan University 1990
Ph.D    University of Madras2001
B.Ed. Annamalai University1993
Title of the Ph.D. ThesisIsolation, characterization and analyses of the immune functions of a natural agglutinin from the serum of the Indian white                                                                                shrimp Fenneropenaeus indicus. (H. Milne Edwards).
Title of the M.Phil Thesis: Hematological studies in the snail Cryptozona bistrialis

Date of Joining the College: 13 November, 2008
Areas of Interest
  • Immunobiology of Crustaceans 
  • Biochemistry
  1.  "Characterization of a natural hemagglutinin with affinity for acetylated aminosugars in the serum of the marine prawn Penaeus indicus" (H. Milne Edwards). Maheswari. R, P. Mullainadhan & Arumugam.M. (1997). Fish & shellfish Immunology. 7: 17-28.
  2.  "Isolation and characterization of an acetyl-recognizing agglutinin from the serum of the Indian white shrimp Fenneropenaeus indicus" (H. Milne Edwards). Maheswari. R, P. Mullainadhan & Arumugam.M. (2001). Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 402: 65-76.
  1. Sudha Varadharjan award and Gold Medal for Best Ph. D thesis submitted  to Madras University (2001)
  2. CSIR –SRF  (1996-1999)
  3. CSIR Research Associate  (2002-2006)
  4.  Lions club of International-Leadership star award 2017
Training Programmes Attended
  • Attended Seminar on “Immunology” organized by the Department of  Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology and Pearson Education, held on 9th August, 2010 at Women’s   Christian College, Chennai
  • Attended Seminar on, DARWIN 200” on 20th Jan 2010, organized by Department of Zoology, University of  Madras
  • Attended Orientation Course at Academic Staff College, University of Madras, November 2011
  • Attended Refresher Course at Academic Staff   College, University of Madras, Life Sciences 12.11.2014 – 02.12.2014
  • Attended Refresher Course at HRDC, University of Madras (8.11.2016 – 28.11.2016)
  • Attended a National Seminar on “Basics and Applied Immunology “on 2ndand 3rd February 2016, organised by Department of Zoology, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai.