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Department of Biotechnology

Faculty Profiles

Employee No:
Dr.G. Vijaiyan Siva , M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
Environment Biotechnology, Enzyme Technology, Genetics .



Office: Department of Biotechnology, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai - 600025.

Residence: B3/2 Bhuvaneswari Apartments, Bharathidasan Colony, K.K. Nagar, Chennai 600 078.


Off: 044-22202743

Res: 044-23711808

Mobile: 9840304888


  • Member Board of Studies in Biotechnology, University of Madras.
  • Member College advisory comitee for the affiliated  college University of Madras. .
  • Convenor,For continuing grant of affiliation,for UG & PG Courses for various colleges affiliated to University of Madras.
  • Member Selection commitee for the recruitement of faculties for Department of Biotechnology  various affiliated colleges under University of Madras.. 



  •   Member Board of Studies in Biotechnology

Projects (Total Projects : 1)

  • Title :   Biochemical studies of Delphinium denudatum alkaloids- oral    administration and intestinal uptake mechanism using albino rats. University Grant Commission, New Delhi.
    Duration : 2010-2013
    Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount Sanctioned (in Lakhs.) : 1000000


Articles (Total Articles: 9)

  • Biochemical Observation on Rat Intestine during Chronic Administration of Morphine. J.Clinical. Biochem. Nutr.,  Vijaiyan Siva, G., Subramanian, S., Govindasamy, S.,  Clinical. Biochem. Nutr.,  20,  (1996),  55-60
  • Molecular Characterization of Chromium Resistant Bacteria from Chromium Contaminated Tannery Effluents, Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental science.,  Vijaiyan Siva, G., Mohammed Hussain, K., Prasanna Lakshmi, J.,  AsianJournal of Microbiology,  18,  (2006),  651-654
  • Bioefficacy of roots of Delphinium denudatum (Dd) wall against Curvularia lunata, Journal of Drug Research in Ayurvedha and Siddha.,  Vijaiyan Siva, G., Sudha revathy, S., Md. Kaiser rabee.,  Journal of Drug Research in Ayurvedha and Siddha.,  27,  (2006),  1-10
  • Preliminary screening of antibacterial compounds from palar river basin flora, Journal of Phytology.,  Suresh, G., Ramesh, B., Kavitha, K., Ravichandran, N., Suresh, A., Gopalakrishnan, V., Vijaiyan Siva, G.,  Journal of Phytology.,  2,  (2010),  24-29
  • Antimicrobial peptide from Euphlyctis hexadactylus and its efficacy against plant pathogens, International Journal of Current Research.,  Ramesh, B., Vadivelu, P., Kavitha, K., Suresh, G., Ravichandran, N., Vijaiyan Siva, G.,  International Journal of Current Research.,  6,  (2010),  14-17
  • Studies on distribution of biosurfactant producing bacteria in contaminated and undisturbed soils of kanchipuram, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. ,  Ramesh, B., Kavitha, K., Suresh, G., Usharani, B., Ravichandran, N., Vijaiyan Siva, G.,  Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences.,  4,  (2010),  4429-4434
  • Screening and isolation of potent biosurfactant producing Bacillus subtilis CS14 from contaminated soil samples of Kanchipuram, India. Journal of Research in Biology. ,  Ramesh B, Suresh G, Ravichandran N, Vijaiyan Siva G,  Journal of Research in Biology.,  1,  (2011),  140-147
  • Isolation and characterization of chromium tolerant bacteria from chromium containing waste water, Bioremediation, Biodiversity and Bioavailability.,  Suresh, G., Ravichandran, N., Ramesh, B., Suresh, A., Vijaiyan Siva G.,  Bioremediation, Biodiversity and Bioavailability,,  5,  (2011),  22-27
  • Fisetin, a novel flavonol attenuates Benzo(a)pyrene-induced lung carcinogenesis in Swiss albino mice.,  Ravichandran, N., Suresh, G., Ramesh, B., Vijaiyan Siva, G.,  Food and Chemical Toxicology,  49,  (2011),  1141-1147

Seminar / Conference / Workshop


  •    Antibacterial Activity of Saussurea lappa, Proceedings of National Conference on Siddha Medicine for All Age, Page: 96, Loyola College, Chennai. 2007.       
  •    Antibacterial Activity of Alpinia officinarum, Proceedings of National Conference on Siddha Medicine for All Age, Loyola College, Chennai. 2007
  •   Assessment of cr6+ reduction propensity in cytosolic extracts of Bacillus megaterium S19 isolated from cr6+ contaminated landfill, National conference on biological waste water treatment towards green environment, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India (Best Paper Award). 2011.


  • Biochemistry of Narcotic Addition, 2002, Proc. Intr. Conf. Terro.
  • Mode of action of Delphinium denudatum (Dd) wall extract against Curvularia lunata, Proceedings of IISC Centenary conference – Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. 2009.
  • Chromium tolerant bacterial communities from tannery effluents (CETP) Ranipet, Proceedings of international symposium on Environmental pollution, Ecology and human Health, S. V University, Tirupati, India. 2009.
  •   Study of chromium induced ulcer lesion from tannery workers of Ranipet – Tamilnadu, 2010, 11th Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium. Diagnostic in Infections, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. 2010         
  • Assessment of Toxicity Of Delphinium Denudatum Extract, 2nd International Seminar on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products, Department of Botany, S.V. University, Tirupati. 2010.
  •   Biochemical studies on the protective role of Fisetin during experimentally induced lung carcinogenesis by Benzo(a)pyrene - in vivo study. International Cancer Research Symposium –  Defining and translating science behind the disease, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.2010.

Research Guidance

  • Ph.D Awarded
    Ph.D Students 7
    M.Phil Awarded
    M.Phil Students


President, B3Block Bhuvaneswari apartments residents association, KK Nagar, Chennai.


Executive commitee member, Professor forum of University of Madras (PFMU)

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