Dr. Girilal M

Designation: Associate Professor
Education:  M.Sc, Ph.D

Professional Experience

Teaching: 7 years
Research: 5 years
Industry: 3 years

Specialization
         

UG: Industrial Microbiology
PG: Industrial Biotechnology
PhD: Bionanotechnology

Publication
International Journals

  1. Girilal M and Sony George (2022) ‘Benefits of Nanocomposite Food Packaging Over Conventional Packaging’ In ‘Nano-Innovations in Food Packaging: Functions and Applications’ Apple Academic Press, ISBN: 9781774639726, E-Book ISBN:
    9781003277422.
  2. Girilal M and Jyothi K Nair (2021) ‘Cellulose Nanostructures and Its Application as Effective Food Packaging Systems’ in ‘Nanotechnology‐Enhanced Food Packaging’ WILEY‐VCH GmbH, Chapter 4, Pages: 67-86. Print ISBN:9783527347735, Online ISBN:9783527827718, DOI:10.1002/9783527827718.
  3. Girilal Morkattu. (2019) Metal nanoparticles induced stress physiology analysis on freshwater fish and plant system. Journal of Nutrition and Obesity. 2(1), 63. Doi: 10.18875/2639-1252.C2.2019 Impact factor – 2.1
  4. M. Girilal, A. Mohammed Fayaz, L. K. Elumalai, A. Sathiyaseelan, J. Gandhiyappan and P. T. Klaichelvan. (2018). Comparative stress physiology analysis of biologically and
    chemically synthesized silver nanoparticles on Solanum lycopersicum L. Colloid and interface Science Communications. 24, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colcom.
    2018.02.005. Impact factor – 5.633
  5. Girilal. M, A. Mohammed Fayaz, Somasunder SS and P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2017) ‘A comparative in-vitro cytotoxicity study of biogenic and chemically synthesized metal (Ag and Au) nanoparticles’ in Advances in Biotechnology, Chapter 5, Vol 1 Wilmington, DE, USA. 1-16. ISBN: 978-81-935757-0-3.
  6. A. Sathiyaseelan, A. Shajahan, M. Girilal, R. Ramachandran, V. Kaviyarasan, P. T. Kalaichelvan (2017). Synthesis, characterization and biological applications of myco synthesized silver nanoparticles. 3 Biotech. 7: 333. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-017- 0961-9. Impact factor – 2.893
  7. M. Girilal, V. Krishnakumar, P. Poornima, A. Mohammed Fayaz and P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2015). A comparative study on biologically and chemically synthesized silver nanoparticles induced heat shock proteins on fresh water fish Oreochromis niloticus. Chemosphere.139, 461-468. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.08.005. Impact factor – 8.943
  8. Rajarathinam Manjumeena, Dhanapal Duraibabu, M. Girilal, Joseph Sudha, P. T Kalaichelvan. (2014) Imparting potential antibacterial and antifungal activities to water based interior paint using nanoparticles of silver as an additive- An ecofriendly approach. Advanced Science Engineering and Medicine. 6(6), 676-682. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/asem.2014.1550.
  9. M. Girilal, A. Mohammed Fayaz, P. Mohan Balaji and P. T. Kalaichelvan (2013) Augmentation of PCR efficiency using highly thermostable gold nanoparticles synthesised from a thermophilic bacterium, Geobacillus stearothermophilus. Colloids and Surface B: Biointerface. 106, 165 – 169. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2012. 12.038. Impact factor – 5.999
  10. R. Manjumeena, M. Girilal, P. Mahesh, P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2013) Augmenting potential antifungal activity of Gandhaka rasayana (A sidhha compound) using green synthesized
    silver nanoparticles from Couroupita guianensis leaf extract against selected pathogenic strains. Int. Res. J. Pharm. 4(6), 234- 239. Doi: 10.7897/2230-8407.04653.
  11. A. Mohammed Fayaz, Z. Ao, M. Girilal, L. Chen, X. Xiao, P.T. Kalaichelvan, X. Yao. (2012) Inactivation of microbial infectiousness by silver nanoparticles-coated condom: A
    new approach to inhibit HIV- and HSV- transmitted infection. International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012:7, 5007–5018. doi:10.2147/IJN.S34973. Impact factor – 7.033
  12. A. Mohammed Fayaz, M. Girilal, R. Venkatesan and P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2011) Biosynthesis of anisotropic gold nanoparticles using Madhuca longifolia extract and their
    potential in infrared absorption. Colloids and Surface B: Biointerface. 88, 287–291. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.07.003 Impact factor – 5.999
  13. A. Mohammed Fayaz, M. Girilal, Mashihur Rahman, R. Venkatesan and P. T. Kalaichelvan.(2011) Biosynthesis of silver and gold nanoparticles using thermophilic bacterium Geobacillus stearothermophilus. Process Biochemistry. 46, 1958–1962. DOI: 10.1016/j.procbio.2011.07.003 Impact factor – 4.885
  14. A Mohammed Fayaz, M. Girilal, Saba. A. Mahdy, S. S. Somsundar, R. Venkatesan and P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2011) Vancomycin bound biogenic gold nanoparticles: A different
    perspective for development of anti VRSA agents. Process biochemistry. 46, 636–641. DOI: 10.1016/j.procbio.2010.11.001. Impact factor – 4.885
  15. Thiagarajan V, R. Revathi, K. Aparanjini, P. Sivamani, M. Girilal, C. S. Priya and P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2011) Extra cellular chitinase production by Streptomyces sp. PTK19 in submerged fermentation and its lytic activity on Fusarium oxysporum PTK2 cell wall. Int J Curr Sci. 1, 30-44.
  16. A. Mohamed Fayaz, K. Balaji, M Girilal, Ruchi Yadav, P.T. Kalaichelvan and R. Venkatasen (2010). Biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their synergistic effect with antibiotics: A study against Gram-positive and Gram- negative bacteria.
    Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, biology and medicine. 6, 1, 103-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2009.04.006. Impact factor- 6.458
  17. A. Mohammed Fayaz, K. Balaji, M Girilal, P. T. Kalaichelvan and R. Venkatesan. (2009) Mycobased synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their incorporation into sodium alginate
    films for vegetable and fruit preservation. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 57, 6246–6252. DOI: 10.1021/jf900337h. Impact factor – 5.895

National Journals

  1. Alan Thomas S, Misha N and Girilal M (2017) ‘Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles from the leaf extract of Epipremnum aureum (Linden & Andre) G. S Bunting and antibacterial activity of AgNPs treated polypropylene sheets’ in Plant Science technology for Sustainable Development (Eds) S.K Jain and Sons, 1-9. ISBN: 978-93-82845-00-3.
  2. M. Girilal, Abraham Varghese, V. Krishnakumar, and P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2015) Adsorption of textile dyes using biogenic silver nanoparticles modified yeast cells. ENVIS Newsletter. 13(2), 1-5.

Book Chapters

1. Girilal M and Sony George (2022) ‘Benefits of Nanocomposite Food Packaging Over Conventional Packaging’ In ‘Nano-Innovations in Food Packaging: Functions and Applications’ Apple Academic Press, ISBN: 9781774639726, E-Book ISBN: 9781003277422. 

  1. Girilal M and Jyothi K Nair (2021) ‘Cellulose Nanostructures and Its Application as Effective Food Packaging Systems’ in ‘Nanotechnology‐Enhanced Food Packaging’ WILEY‐VCH GmbH, Chapter 4, Pages: 67-86. Print ISBN:9783527347735, Online ISBN:9783527827718, DOI:10.1002/9783527827718.
  2. Girilal. M, A. Mohammed Fayaz, Somasunder SS and P. T. Kalaichelvan. (2017) ‘A comparative in-vitro cytotoxicity study of biogenic and chemically synthesized metal (Ag and Au) nanoparticles’ in Advances in Biotechnology, Chapter 5, Vol 1 Wilmington, DE, USA. 1-16. ISBN: 978-81-935757-0-3.
  3. Alan Thomas S, Misha N and Girilal M (2017) ‘Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles from the leaf extract of Epipremnum aureum (Linden & Andre) G. S Bunting and antibacterial activity of AgNPs treated polypropylene sheets’ in Plant Science technology for Sustainable Development (Eds) S.K Jain and Sons, 1-9. ISBN: 978-93-82845-00-3.

Conference/ invited talks

  1. Keynote speaker for the prestigious 17 th Gurusmarana lecture series on the topic ‘Emerging issues in Food Safety: Farm to Fork’ at SB College, Changanacherry on 17 th March 2023.
  2. Resource person of the international workshop ‘International HACCP Workshop’ organized by Bell Institute of Research and Development studies during 23 rd to 25 th July 2020.
  3. Invited speaker of the Induction program for Department of Biochemistry, Vels University, Chennai on 16 th November, 2020.
  4. Invited speaker at National Conference in ‘Exploring Bionanoscience in Pharma, Agri, Food Science and Industrial Microbiology’ at Centre for Bio science and Nano science Research, Coimbatore during 30 and 31st August 2019.
  5. Invited speaker for International Conference by SCON ‘Food Science Conference 2019: International Conference on Food Science, Nutrition and Public Health’ held during June 27th and 28th 2019 at Singapore.

International Conference

  1.  Invited speaker for International Conference by SCON ‘Food Science Conference 2019: International Conference on Food Science, Nutrition and Public Health’ held during June 27th and 28th 2019 at Singapore.

National Conference

  1. Invited speaker at National Conference in ‘Exploring Bionanoscience in Pharma, Agri, Food Science and Industrial Microbiology’ at Centre for Bio science and Nano science Research, Coimbatore during 30 and 31st August 2019. 

Participations

As resource Person

  1. Resource person of the international workshop ‘International HACCP Workshop’ organized by Bell Institute of Research and Development studies during 23rd to 25th July 2020.
  2. Invited speaker of the Induction program for Department of Biochemistry, Vels University, Chennai on 16th November, 2020. 

Membership

  • Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (India) AFSTI Life member – Membership No: AFST/LM/4-2019/ZON/3057
  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Life member – Membership No: LM127242

Research Interest

  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Toxicity
  • Bionanotechnology

Consultancy

  1.  Consultant for Microbiology and Molecular Biology Lab Set up

Achievement

  1. Core Committee member for Food Science and Quality Control Program at School of Food Science and Technology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
  2. Scientific Advisor and Visiting faculty at Centre for Bioscience and Nanoscience Research (CBNR), Coimbatore, an affiliated and approved Research Institute bBharathiar University.
  3. Chairperson for Food Technology branch of Eighth Semester B.Tech (R)Degree Examination June 2023 (2019 Scheme)
  4. Chairperson for Food Technology branch of Seventh Semester B.Tech (R) Degree Examination December 2022(2019scheme)
  5. Approved PhD Guide under APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala. Curriculum and Syllabus Development Committee Member for B. Tech Food Technology Course of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (Kerala State Government University) from 26.06.2019 to 15.01.2021
  6. Co -Coordinator of SRISTHI 2020, national level project exhibition and competition at Saintgits College of Engineering
  7. 20 publications (15 Research journals and 5 Book chapters) with Aggregate impact factor – 60.723, Total citation – 2600+, H index – 11, i10 index – 12, Article featured in science direct top 25 list – 1 (As on August, 2023)
  8. Consultant for Microbiology and Microbiology Lab Set up for SN College, Alathur. Secretary for Biologists Association of India (2019-2022)
  9. Academic Coordinator for Food Technology course at Saintgits College of Engineering (2019 – 2020).
  10. IQAC member of Saintgits College of Engineering (2019 – 2020)
  11. NSS Program Officer (Unit No 195 – Govt Funded) at Saintgits College of Engineering (2019- 2020).
  12. Completed HACCP (Highfield Awarding body for Compliance – Level 3 & 4), Highfield, UK, with merit.
  13. Certified ‘Food safety trainer in Advanced Manufacturing’ – Trainer of Trainers (ToT) (Qualified by Food Safety Training and Certification (FoSTaC) program under FSSAI on February 2019.
  14. Completed ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Awareness and Audit Training course conducted by Emirates International Accreditation Center, Government of Dubai
  15. Completed ‘Good Laboratory Practices and Effective Handling of Microbiology EQA samples for Food and Environmental Labs’, conducted by Public Health England (PHE) on October 2017
  16. Member, Board of Studies in Microbiology (2014 – 2016), St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry, Kerala, India.
  17. UGC Research Fellowship in Science for Meritorious Students, UGC Research Fellow with a SRF and JRF fellowship, from 2008 – 2012.

Contact Details

Ph: 9446778138

Email: girilal.m@saintgits.org, girilal@gmail.com 

Linkedin: https://in.linkedin.com/in/girilal-m-54b54068

Researchgate profile: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Girilal_M   

My Citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=JNo3v6EAAAAJ