Scientific Staff

Dr. Anuradha Narala

Dr.Malathi V. M.

Discipline: Biochemistry | Designation: Scientist | At IIMR Since: 2020


Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
Ph D (DST-INSPIRE Fellow) ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru. University of Mysore. 2017 Biotechnology, Molecular Entomology
M.Sc. Mahatma Gandhi University Campus, Kerala. 2007 Biochemistry
B.Sc. University of Kerala, Kerala 2005 Biochemistry

Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Organization Institution & place of posting Period
(years, months)
Scientist ICAR Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad 04/04/2020 – till date
Scientist ICAR ICAR-NAARM(110th FOCARS) 07/01/2020 – 19/03/2020

Current responsibilities:

  • -

Recent major contributions:

  • Nil

Recent awards and recognitions:

  • Best Paper Award at the 30th Kerala Science Congress, Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala (2018)
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in International Conference on Innovative Insect Management Approaches for Sustainable Agro- Ecosystem” at Agricultural College & Research Institute, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India (2015).
  • University first rank holder in MSc (Biochemistry), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala (2007).

Current collaborative activities:

  • Nil

Recent most significant publications:

    Journal papers
  • Malathi M. Vijayakumar, Ravi P. More, AnandhamRangasamy, Gracy R. Gandhi, Mohan Muthugounder, VenkatesanThiruvengadam, SandipanSamaddar, Sushil K. Jalali, TongminSa (2018). Gut Bacterial Diversity of Insecticide-Susceptible and -Resistant Nymphs of the Brown Planthopper, NilaparvatalugensStål (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) and Elucidation of Their Putative Functional Roles.Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology28(6): 976-986.
  • Malathi VM, Jalali SK, Jose VL, Gracy RG, More RP, Anandham R, Thulasi, Venkatesan T (2017) Associated bacterial diversity of insecticide-susceptible and -resistant brown planthopper, Nilaparvatalugens (Homoptera: Delphacidae) analyzed by culture-dependent and -independent methods. Phytoparasitica; doi. 10.1007/s12600-017-0629-3.
  • Malathi VM, Jalali SK, Gracy RG, Venkatesan T. (2017) Acetylcholinesterase activity associated with acephate resistance in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvatalugens (Stål). Annals of Plant Protection Sciences; 25:83-85. 4. Gracy RG, Malathi VM, Jalali, SK, Jose VL, Thulasi A. (2016). Variation in larval gut bacteria between insecticide resistant and susceptible populations of Helicoverpaarmigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).Phytoparasitica; doi:10.1007/s12600--0547-9. 5. Malathi VM, Jalali SK, Gowda DK, Mohan M, Venkatesan T. (2015) Establishing the role of detoxifying enzymes in field-evolved resistance to various insecticides in the brown planthopper (Nilaparvatalugens) in South India. Insect Science; doi. 10.1111/1744-7917.12254.

Other professional activities

  • Nil

Dr.Malathi V. M.