Meenakshi College for Women (Autonomous)
Kodambakkam, Chennai 600 024
(Affiliated to the University of Madras)
Dr. Maheswari R.
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology
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Immunobiology of Crustaceans
"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.
"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.
Workshops / Training Programmes / FDPs 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.
Sudha Varadharjan award and Gold Medal for Best Ph. D thesis submitted to Madras University (2001)
CSIR –SRF (1996-1999)
CSIR Research Associate (2002-2006)
Lions club of International-Leadership star award 2017