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Dr. Sabu Abdulhameed

Professor, Pro Vice Chancellor


Qualifications :   MSc (Biotechnology), PhD (Biotechnology)

Contributions to Teaching:

  • Handling classes in General Microbiology, Food Microbiology and Microbial Technology for the Masters programs offered by the Department in Biotechnology and Microbiology. In addition to this, teaching laboratory courses in General Microbiology and Microbial Technology.
  • The microbial technology research group of Dr. Sabu, work on development of viable Bioprocess for the production of therapeutic and industrial enzymes, bioactive molecules and drug leads, mass production of bio-control agents and bioremediation of pesticides. Marine cyanobacteria, bacteria and fungi are explored for the production of various enzymes and bioactive molecules along with terrestrial microorganisms. Also interested in fermentation and biotransformation of herbal components in the preparation of Ayurvedic drugs.

  • Visiting Scientist - Technical University of Budapest. Hungary On Deputation from CSIR
  • Visiting fellow - Complex Carbohydrate Research Center,University of Georgia, USA- On Deputation from CSIR
  • Visiting scientist - Laboratory of Microbiology, University of Provence, France
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Laboratory of Biotransformation, Institute for Research and Development (IRD), University of Paul Cezanne. France
  • Visiting Professor - Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico

  • Chemistry and Biotechnology of polyphenols, (A. Sabu, C N Aguilar and S Roussos), CiBET Publishers, ISBN 978-81-920782-0-5 (2011)
  • L-Glutaminase production by marine fungi (Sabu Abdulhameed and Muthusamy Chandrasekaran), LAP LMBERT ACDEMIC PUBLISHING, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8484-2692-8 (2012)
  • Prospects in Bioscience: Addressing the issues, Springer India, (Sabu Abdulhameed and Anu Augustine), 2013, Springer, Germany, ISBN 978-81-322-0809-9
  • Bioresources and Bioprocess in Biotechnology, Volume 1: Status and Strategies for Exploration, Abdulhameed Sabu, Shiburaj Sugathan and N S Pradeep (Eds), Springer, ISBN 978-981-10-3573-9 (2017).
  • Bioresources and Bioprocess in Biotechnology, Volume II: Exploring potential biomolecules, Shiburaj Sugathan, N S Pradeep Abdulhameed Sabu (Eds) Springer, ISBN 978-981-10-3573-9 (2017).
  • Plant Metabolites: Methods, Applications and Prospects: Sukumaran, Swapna Thacheril, Sugathan, Shiburaj, Abdulhameed, Sabu (Eds.) Springer, ISBN 978-981-15-5135-2 (2020).