Mathew - Biotechnologist - Kochi, Kerala, India

Liya Mathew

Kochi, Kerala, India




=MSc Biotechnology from University of Kerala with 78.40%
=Completed Six months Industrial Training under BITP (BCIL), DBT, Gov of India
=1.3yrs of experience in Catalyz Life Technologies, Bangalore as Junior Research Scientist

Work History

Junior Research Scientist

Catalyz Life Technologies, Bangalore

December 2009 - March 2011

 Testing of anti-fungal activity of microbes and plant extract against certain strain of fungus and isolated bacterial strains from soil having anti fungal activity
 Testing of anti microbial activity in specially modified clothes
 Testing of mosquito repellent in specially modified clothes
 Animal Cell Culture Maintenance and Toxicity Testing


Biotech Industrial Training Programme (DBT)

Six month practical industrial training program conducted by Biotech Consortium India Limited of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for selected M.Sc./M.Tech./B.E./B.Tech. Biotechnology students from all over India. The objective of this programme is to provide industry-specific training with stipend to Biotech students for skill development and enhancing their job opportunities in biotech industry.

Animal Cell Culture Maintainance

One month practical training in Basis of Animal Cell Culture Maintenance from Sri Raghavendra Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

Role of p53 in the Regulation of Apoptosis Induced by Nocodazole and Quercetin in HCT-116 C

MSc Main Project done in Department of Cancer Biology, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
Cell lines used: Human Colon Tumor Cell line (HCT- 116): HCT wild type and HCT p53 KO.

Assays used: MTT based cytotoxicity assay
Apoptotic parameter analysis
-Mitosensor assay using JC-1
-DNA fragmentation studies by Hoechst staining

Other methods: Cell lines maintenance, Subculturing, Cell freezing, Cell revival and maintenance & Addition of drugs.

Detection of Mastitis in raw milk

BSc Project: Detection of Mastitis in raw milk by California Mastitis Test (CMT) and Somatic Cell Count (SCC) at MILMA Milk Dairy, Kollam Unit, Kerala.

Qualifications & Certifications

MSc Biotechnology

University of Kerala

BSc Biotechnology

University of Kerala

Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalaya

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