VARUN JOLLY

General Information:

Designation : Assistant Professor

Mobile : 7200330273

Email : [email protected]ge.ac.in

Address : Kanakamotta House, Meladukkam, Balla PO, Kanhangad, Kasaragod ,671531

Department : Zoology

  • Ph. D, Central University of Kerala, Zoology, (Pursuing since, 2019.)
  • NET-JRF, CSIR-UGC, Life Sciences, 2016,2019
  • NET Lectureship,2015
  • GATE, Life Sciences, 2015,2016
  • M.Sc., University of Madras, Zoology, 2013- 2015
  • B.Sc., University of Madras – Loyola College(Autonomous), Chennai, Zoology,  2010-2013

Govt College, Kasaragod, Guest Faculty (2016-17)
Government Brennen College, Thalassery- Guest Faculty (2017-2018)
St. Stephen’s College, Uzhavoor,- Guest Faculty (2018)

Classroom Lecturing, lecturing using ICT tools like MOODLE, Google classroom, Problem- based learning, Field-based learning, Skill oriented teaching, flipped classroom technique, practical demonstration, Simulations using Virtual Labs,

  • Evaluation
  • Mentoring
  • Organizing committee member of 5 Day Residential DST-Inspire Science Camp for two years (2018,2019) at Central University of Kerala.
Sl. No  Course title  University  Course Provider Date of  completion
1 ICT Skills in Education University of Calicut SWAYAM 09/11/20
Sl.No  Title  Organized by Mode/Venue  Date Regional/National/International
1 Food, Chemical and Nanomaterial Toxicity Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum in association with the Kerala Academy of Sciences Central University of Kerala 26/11/20 -28/11/20 International
2 International Symposium on Basic & Advanced Translational immunology-2020  Department of Zoology, Central University of Kerala in association with Indian immunology Society. Central University of Kerala 05/03/2020- 07/02/2022 International
3 Two-day International Online Workshop on Reference Management and Zotero Software Archbishop Kavukattu Central Library, Assumption College, Changanassery in association with Lore & Ed Research Associates Online 29/07/21 – 30/07/21 International
4 30-Days International Online Workshop on Academic Writing and Communication Skills, Research Methodology, Reference Management and Academic Publishing  Archbishop Kavukattu Central Library, Assumption College, Changanassery in association with Lore & Ed Research Associates Online 24/07/21– 23/08/21 International
5 Workshop on Science Writing Department of Animal Science, Central University of Kerala Central University of Kerala 25/03/19- 30/03/19 Regional
6 Workshop on Open Access Initiatives, E-Resources and Publishing Process University Library, CUK in association with Cambridge University Press Central University of Kerala 24/02/21 International
7 3-Day Online -workshop on FLOW CYTOMETRY” basics principles and data analysis for beginners Drawing Pin Publications Online 08/03/21- 10/03/21 National
8 4-Day Online Workshop on Mass-Spectrometry in Proteomics Amazing Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Online 15/07/20- 18/07/20 National
9 5-day Online workshop on gel-based proteomics  Amazing Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Online 21/06/20-25/06/20 National
10 Online workshop on Real-time PCR based gene expression and Pathogen detection Sathyabhama Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai Online 15/06/20- 18/06/20 National
Sl No.  Webinar topic Organizer Date
1 Learn how to get published John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 17/08/21
2 Scientific Writing for Journals  Springer Nature in collaboration with Central Library, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. 08/05/21
4 “New Education Policy & Higher Education Sector, Kerala –  Prospects, Problems & Preparedness” Internal Quality Assurance Cell and Heartian Beavers (Tech Inoadapt Team) Sacred Heart College (Autonomous),Thevara, Kochi. 07/08/20
S.No Semester Paper Code UG- Title
1 1 ZY1CRT01 General perspectives in Science & Protistan Diversity  
2 2 ZY2CRT02 Animal Diversity  Non Chordata  
3 3 ZY3CRT03 Animal Diversity- Chordata  
4 4 ZY4CRT04 Research  Methodology, Biophysics and  Biostatistics 
5 5 ZY5CRT05 Environmental Biology & Human rights 
6 6 ZY6CRT12 Occupational Zoology (Aquaculture, Apiculture,Vermiculture & Quail farming)  
7 6 ZY6CRP03 Environmental Biology, Toxicology, Cell Biology & Genetics 
8 1 ZY1CMT01 Non Chordate Diversity
  1   Non Chordate Diversity (Practicals)
9 5 ZY5OPT02 Public Health & Nutrition 

Research experience

  • As part of the SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME(SRFP)-2014 of the Indian Academy of Science (IASc)  undertook a 2 month project entitled “Study of species coexistence by niche partitioning using Drosophila as the ecological system” under Dr Krushnamegh Kunte (Biodiversity Lab), National Centre for Biological Science(NCBS), Bangalore.
  • As part of the SRFP-2015 of IASc, undertook a 2 month project entitled “Alcohol-induced molecular changes in mouse brain: Role of NAD+ dependent Histone deacetylases (Sirtuins)” under Dr Arvind Kumar, Epigenetics and Neuropsychiatric Disease Laboratory at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology(CCMB), Hyderabad.
  • Carried out an MSc. Dissertation work on the topic “Anti-proliferative effect of Datura inoxia root extract on Rat glioma C6 Cell line” at the Department of Zoology, University of Madras.

Technical knowhow

  • Experience in working at various cell and molecular biology labs. – DNA & mRNA isolation, cDNA preparation, Agarose Gel electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis, PCR amplification, SEM, TEM– Fluorescence Assisted Cell Sorter (FACS).
  • Histology & Histochemistry.
  • Experience in handling Fluorescent Microscope,
  • Handling different instruments and microscopes of Zoology laboratory.

Training

  • Successfully completed Internship Training Programme in Cattle Farming and Management Conducted at Central Cattle Breeding Farm(CCBF),Chennai.
  • Participated in the Hands on Training on Value Added Products Conducted by Department of Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology, Loyola College-Chennai, in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University(TANUVAS),Chennai.

One week Faculty Development Program on Statistical Analysis using SPSS

  • 30-Days International Online Workshop on Academic Writing and Communication Skills, Research Methodology, Reference Management and Academic Publishing organised by Archbishop Kavukattu Central Library, Assumption College (Autonomous) Changanassery in association with Lore & Ed Research Associates. Date: 24 July – 23 August 2021