Dr. Lakshmi Mohan

Dr. Lakshmi Mohan

EducationMSc. , MPhil, (Ph.D)

Professional Experience
Research   : 6 years

UG: Biochemistry
PG: Biotechnology
Ph.D: Targeted Therapy for Cancer (Biotechnology), National Institute of Technology, Calicut
M.Phil: Immunology


  • L. Mohan, D. Raghav, S. M. Ashraf, J. Sebastian, and K. Rathinasamy, “Indirubin, a bis-indole alkaloid binds to tubulin and exhibits antimitotic activity against HeLa cells in synergism with vinblastine,” Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, vol. 105, pp. 506-517, 2018.
  • D. Raghav, S.M. Ashraf, L. Mohan, K. Rathinasamy, Berberine Induces Toxicity in HeLa Cells through Perturbation of Microtubule Polymerization by Binding to Tubulin at a Unique Site, Biochemistry 56 (2017) 2594-2611


  • Workshop on Research Paper Writing organized by University of Calicut on Sept 15, 2010.
  • National Seminar on Applications of Bioinformatics on August 19, 2011 conducted by Department of Biotechnology, University of Calicut
  • Workshop on Structural Bioinformatics-Tools and Applications on November 2010 at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Calicut.
  • International Conference on Genomics & Proteomics (14th-16th July 2011) at School of Biotechnology, NIT Calicut
  • QUEST 2012- A Hands on Training in Molecular Biology Techniques at Bharatidasan University, Trichy from 05- 11 Nov 2012
  • National Seminar on “Advances in Genomics and Proteomics” conducted at Department of Marine Biotechnology, Bharatidasan University, Trichy
  • NSWFB 13 – National Seminar cum Workshop on Fundamentals of Biochematics (Phytochemistry and Bioinformatics) at Bharatiar University – 07-13 Feb 2013
  • Workshop on “Spectroscopy: Instrumentation and Applications” held on 11th Jan 2014 at NIT, Calicut
  • Workshop on “Advances in Chemical biology and Natural Product Biotechnology” at NIT Calicut, 13th April, 2016
  • National Workshop on “Research Methodology” at NIT Calicut, 14-15 Feb 2017
  • Faculty Orientation Programme on “Micro-teaching” organised by Saintgits Group of Institutions from 24-30th July,2018
  • TEQIP II sponsored FDP on “Research: From Scratch to Success” organized by the Dept of EEE, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam from 07-11th January, 2018


  • International natural product sciences taskforce (INPST)
  • Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
    Life Member of Association of Food Scientists & Technologists India (AFSTi)

R & D Projects

  • “Isolation and Characterization of Plastic Degrading Microbes”
  • Project granted for Rs. 1,15,000/- under the CERD – Research Seed Money Scheme by APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala vide Order No: KTU/Research 2/3894/2018

Research Interest

  • Microbiology – Drug Resistance in Bacteria
  • Bioremediation
  • Plant Secondary Metabolites
  • Targeted Cancer Therapy


  • CSIR- UGC NET in Life Sciences, December 2010
  • GATE 2011 in Biotechnology