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Dr. Soumya L

Assistant Professor


Qualifications :   M.Sc., Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (P.G.D.J.) ,Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm), PhD

International Conference attended:

  1. Soumya L., Kurian Raphael P., Shini K. “Who are the best Vermicomposters? A novel molecular cum chemical approach to determine the efficiency of earthworms in composting”.
    International Conference on Research and Development in Biosciences (CRBD-2019), January17-19, 2019 organized by the Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, Kannur University, Kerala, India.
  2. Received the " Best Presentation Award" in the Presentation competition, Under the theme NEP 2020 - Creating an Exciting Learning Environment in the National Level Faculty Development Programme on "Work Life Balance in New Normal" Organized by Department of Psychology (Aided), PSG college of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. held from 11.03.2022 to 13.03.2022.

Research Area

  • Vermicomposting of coffee processing waste
  • DNA barcoding of earthworm species
  • Transcriptome analysis of coffee seedlings
  • Study of effect of caffeine, tannin and polyphenol on soil microorganism
  • Development of microbial consortium for the management of biogenic waste rich in tannins
  1. Lalitha Soumya, Kurian Raphael Poovathingal, G. Prakash Williams, Soonu Vadakke Kunnummal. DNA Barcoding of earthworms of Coorg region of Karnataka, India and study of their physio-chemical habitat.[ ISSN: 18158129E-ISSN: 18151027. Volume18,Issue 04, April, 2022.
  2. Lalitha Soumya Johnson, Kurian Raphael P., Shini K. Evaluation of physio-chemical properties and microbial load of soil polluted with coffee processing wastes. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology [ISSN (print): 1823-8262), ISSN (online: 2231-7538], indexing in SCOPUS, CAS, CABI, WPRIM, DOAJ, My Cite, My AIS, ESCI, Google Scholar and EBSCO.
    Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, Vol 16(2) 2020, pp. 134-142 DOI:
  3. 30 GenBank Accessions, NCBI, Mary Land, U.S.A.
    MN 004852, MN 004853, MN 004854, MK 969108, MK 969109, MK 969110, MK 969111, MK 969112, MN 053022, MN 060972, MN 060973, MN 060974, MN 066313, MN 066314, MN O66315, MN 066316, MN 066317, MN066318, MN078211, MN078212, MN078213, MN078214, MN 078216, MN 078215, MN078217, MN 091855, MN096840.
  4. 2 SRA submissions, NCBI, Mary Land, U.S.A
    SRR 9082375, SRR 9082374.