Department of Botany – Special Lectures

2017 – 18

  1. A talk on ‘Prakrithinireekhanavum Kavithakalum’ by poet Mr. T.P. Viswanathan was organized for the final year B.Sc Botany students on 06/06/2017 in the department smart room

  2. A talk on the Prospects of Biological Sciences was given by Dr. Sibichen M. Thomas, Principal, St. Josephs’ College, Devagiri, Kozhikode in connection with the inauguration of Botany Association on 16/10/2017.

  3. Dr. M.N. Balakrishnan Nair, Emeritus Professor, Veterinary Ayurveda Group, School of Health Sciences, Trans-disciplinary University, Bangalore, Karnataka delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Traditional Knowledge and their importance in the current scenario’ in the One day National seminar on Traditional knowledge and Traditional knowledge and their contemporary relevance organized on 10/01/2018.

  4. Dr. Remya Pankajakshan, Co-founder & Senior Consultant, Rudraksha Ayurvedic Holistic Centre, Thrissur delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Ayurvedic Standardisation of Herbal Drugs’ in the One day National seminar on Traditional knowledge and Traditional knowledge and their contemporary relevance organized on 10/01/2018.

  5. Dr. D. Induchoodan, Quality Co-ordinator, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Role of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Traditional Medicine’ in the One day National seminar on Traditional knowledge and Traditional knowledge and their contemporary relevance organized on 10/01/2018.

  6. Dr. Abis V. Cherussery, Associate Professor & Head (Rtd.), Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri (Autonomous), delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Biotechnology: a critical evaluation’ on 11/01/2018, in connection with an Invited Lecture series organized as a part of the Golden Jubliee celebrations of the department.

  7. Dr. E. Sreekumaran, Reader in Physiology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Calicut, delivered a lecture on the topic ‘The day to day scenario of pollution and our role’ on 11/01/2018, in connection with an Invited Lecture series organized as a part of the Golden Jubliee celebrations of the department.

2013 – 16

  1. Dr. C.C Harilal, (Division of Environmental Science, Department of Botany, Calicut University).  He gave a talk on the topic – The Significance of Water at the AVT, Farook College on 11/10/2013. (Occasion: Inauguration of the Botany Association 2013-14).
  2. Prof. T. Sobindran (Renowned Environmentalist & Indira Priyadarshini National Vriksha Mitra Award winner). He gave a talk on the topic – The role of human beings in conserving this environment at the AVT, Farook College on 23/01/2014. (Occasion: Seminar organized in connection with the inauguration of Sahyadri club).
  3. Dr. Mohammed Jafer Palot, (Assistant Zoologist, Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Western Ghats Regional Centre, Kozhikode), He gave a lecture on the topic – Animal Diversity of Sahyadris at the AVT, Farook College on 23/01/2014. (Occasion: Seminar organized in connection with the inauguration of Sahyadri club).
  4. Dr. K. Kishore Kumar, Assistant Professor of Botany & Convenor of the club gave a lecture on the topic – Western Ghats – Vegetation Types & Conservation Strategies on 23/01/2014 (Occasion: Seminar organized in connection with the inauguration of Sahyadri club).
  5. Dr. Sunoj Kumar P., (Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of Calicut). He delivered a lecture on the topic – Taxonomy of South Indian Leucas at the Zooloogy smart room, Farook College on 23rd October 2014 (Occasion: Inauguration of the Botany Association 2014-15).
  6. Dr. A.R.R. Menon (Former Scientist & Head, Remote Sensing Division, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi). He delivered a lecture on the topic – Remote Sensing and its Applications at the AVT, Farook College on 16th January 2015 (Occasion: Sahyadri Club Seminar).
  7. Dr. Mohammed Rafeeque APM, Former Principal, EMEA College, Kondotti). He delivered a lecture on the topic – Career Prospects in Botany at the UG Seminar hall, Farook College on 14th October 2015 (Occasion: Inauguration of the Botany Association 2015-16).
  8. Dr. V.S. Vijayan (Chairman, Salim Ali Foundation; Former Chairman, Kerala State Biodiversity Board; Former Director, SACON, Coimbatore; WGEEP member). He delivered a lecture on the topic – Wetlands of India: Current Scenario at the AVT, Farook College on 10th February 2016 (Occasion: World Wetland Day Seminar: Wetlands -The Boon of Nature – sponsored by KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram).
  9. Dr. Mohamed Jafer Palot (Assistant Zoologist, Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghats Regional Station, Kozhikode). He delivered a lecture on the topic – Mangrove Ecosystems of Kerala at the AVT, Farook College on 10th February 2016 (Occasion: World Wetland Day Seminar – sponsored by KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram).
  10. Dr. Dinesh Cheruvat (Joint Director of Fisheries – North zone, Kozhikode). He delivered a lecture on the topic – Coastal Wetland Ecosystems at the AVT, Farook College on 10th February 2016 (Occasion: World Wetland Day Seminar – sponsored by KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram).
  11. Sri. Vijesh Vallikkunnu (Ornithologist and Wildlife Photographer). He delivered a lecture on the topic – Wetland Birds of Kerala and also conducted a Photo exhibition on the same topic at the AVT, Farook College on 10th February 2016 (Occasion: World Wetland Day Seminar – sponsored by KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram).