Kongunadu

Arts and Science College (Autonomous)

Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University

Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)

College of Excellence (UGC), Star College (DBT)

Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi

  G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamilnadu, INDIA

44 years of educational excellance


Collaborative Activities

The institution has attained a reputation of imparting quality education in the region and has a sense of achievement as well as responsibility to deliver the best to the society and nation. Many collaborative activities were carried out by the institute among departments and neighboring institutes. The details of which are as follows:

A. Interdepartmental Activities

(a) Students were obtained guidance for their projects and practicals from other departments (including Star College participatory departments and Non participatory departments like Physics and Costume and Fashion Design)

(b) Shared Star College instruments among the life science departments

(c) Activities conducted among the life science departments

Student / Department Utilization/ Activity Date and Venue
BIOCHEMISTRY
III B. Sc. Biochemistry A workshop in “Gene cloning and other techniques”,  explained by Dr. B. Lakshman Kumar, Assistant Professor and the Research Scholars, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC 9 & 10 January, 2015
The Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
II & III B. Sc. Biochemistry A workshop on “Analysis of biochemical parameters using Semiautoanalyser”, explained by Dr. K. Kalaivani, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Mr. K. Krishnakumar, Green Medicare, Coimbatore. 12 January, 2015
The Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
The III B.Sc. Students
R. Sujith
K. S. Sisira
K. I. Muneefa
P. Gowthami
U. Dheenathayalan
Carried out part of their project work on antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants in Biotechnology Labortory under the guidance of Dr. R. Subashkumar, Head, Dept. of Biotechnology During the period of their project work.
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Dr. Sangeetha, Head, Dept. of Chemistry, KASC Interdisciplinary Lecture - Basic Calculations in Chemistry 16 December, 2013, Auditorium, KASC for all Life Science Departments
Dr. S. Paulsamy, Associate Professor, Dept. of Botany, KASC Medicinal Plants-Status, Utilization and Conservation 23January, 2014,  Auditorium, KASC for all Life Science Departments
III – B. Sc students, Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College Given a lecture on Water quality assays. And demonstrated the MPN techniques. 27January, 2014, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
UG Zoology students of KASC Utilized the microbiology laboratory for their group project. February and March, 2014, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Botany and Zoology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore Students Electrophoresis unit, Bacterial culture processing Frequently used, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Zoology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore One day training programme in Animal Tissue Culture and Plant Tissue Culture 5February, 2014, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Zoology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore One day training and explanation in Water treatment and MPN methods 24 March, 2014, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore One day training programme in PCR & Gene Cloning Techniques by Dr. B. Lakshman Kumar, Asst Professor, Dept. of Biotech., KASC 9 & 10 January, 2015, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore One day training in Advance techniques given by Dept. of Biochemistry to III B. Sc. Biotechnology (2012-2015) 12January, 2015, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
III UG students of Department of Botany Dr. M. Kalaiselvi of Biotechnology Department explained the principle and handling of Agarose gel Electrophoresis to III UG students of Botany 23 March 2015, Department of Biotechnology, KASC
All the students of DBT Star College participatory department and other dept. like Physics, Chemistry, Maths (III UG students) Jointly organized Guest Lecture series on “Emerging Trends in Nanoscience” organized by Dr. M. Kalaivani, Dept. of Biochemistry and Dr. N. Srinath, Dept. of Biotechnology 31 March 2015, Auditorium, KASC
Dr. B. Chandrashekar, Dept. of Physics, KASC Interdisciplinary Lecture - Nanosciences: The New Era of Technology 31 March 2015,  Auditorium, KASC for all the participatory departments
II UG students of Department of Botany Dr. N. Srinath of Biotechnology Department explained the principle and operative method of COD instrument and also explained Estimation of DNA and RNA 1 April 2015,  Botany Laboratory, KASC
BOTANY
II & III B. Sc., Biotechnology Students Biophotometer for quantification of DNA and Protein The Dept. of Botany, KASC
III B.Sc., Biotechnology Herbarium Preparation and Plant Identification The Dept. of Botany, KASC
III B. Sc. Botany Students Water Quality Assessment Techniques 27 January, 2014, The Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
ZOOLOGY
III B. Sc. Zoology Utilized the microbiology laboratory for their group project. February and March, 2014, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
III B. Sc. Zoology One day training programme in “Animal Tissue Culture and Plant Tissue Culture”, explained by Dr. R. Thirugnanasampandam and Dr. N. Srinath with their Research Scholars 5February, 2014, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
II & III B. Sc. Zoology One day training and explanation in “Water treatment and MPN methods” explained by Dr. R. Subashkumar and Dr. N. Srinath, Assistant Professors. 24 March, 2014, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC

B. Collaborative activities with neighboring Colleges / University and host institute

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

Title of the Programme Duration with date Number of students participated
Attended the science Academics Lecture   workshop  on ‘ Emerging     trends  in Biological sciences’, organized  by Department  of Bio chemistry , Dr.  N.GP Arts and Science College , Coimbatore
Benefits :
They came to  know  about the various  funding agencies, research  activities  in various  fileds and about the   journals  to publish the research  articles
7th  to 9th October 2014
(Three days)
Students  of
II B.Sc., Biochemistry
Attended the science academics lecture workshop on ‘ Biological sciences in the 21st  century’, organized by the Department of Biochemistry held at PSG College  of arts and Science, (STAR College) Coimbatore
Benefits :
They came to understand the various research activities in recently developing fields like nanotechnology etc.,
23rd and 24th January 2015 (Two days) Students of
III  B.Sc., Biochemistry – 25 members

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

Department / College Utilization/ Activity Date and Venue
Dr. L. Usha and team, Departmental Visit by Vellalar College, Erode Demonstration of Laboratory Instrument Handling 19 August, 2013, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Sr. Fabiola, Dept. of Zoology, Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore Explaining and Training Programme to College student 25January, 2014, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
“Health Care”, for III UG Biotech  and III UG Biochemistry by Mr. Syed Samiullah, Head Operation, Professional Info Tech, CBE Jointly organized Guest Lecture by Dept. of Biotech and Biochemistry 26September, 2014, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Staff members from Dept. of Zoology, Vellalar College, Erode One day training in Microbial handling and processing of microbial samples 23 Dec, 2014, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Costume Design and Fashion, Kongunadu Arts and Science College Antimicrobial Activity Study 21.09.2010Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore Soil Sample Analysis 25.11.2010Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Cheraan’s Institute of Health Sciences, Coimbatore Bacterial Culture maintenance 18.03.2011Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of  Chemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College Antimicrobial Activity of Synthetic Chemicals 23.06.2011Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi SDS PAGE – Protein Analysis 06.01.2012Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi SDS PAGE – Protein Analysis 02.02.2012Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi SDS PAGE – Protein Analysis 14.03.2012Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore Antimicrobial Activity Study 15.03.2012Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Shrimati IndiraGandhi College,  Tiruchirappalli Plant Tissue Culture Project 15.03.2012Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Dept. of Chemistry, Park’s College, Tirupur Antimicrobial Activity Study 15.03.2012Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College Antioxidant activity of medicinal compunds 17.05.2012Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of  Chemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College Antimicrobial Activity of Synthetic Chemicals 01-02-2014 to 30—4-2014Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Botany
Govt. Arts College, Ooty
Antioxidant analysis Medicinal plants 15-05-2014Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Dr. S. Jone Kribavathy
Assistant Professor and Head i/c Dept. of Chemistry, KASC
Antimicrobial Activity of Synthetic Chemicals 18/08/2014Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Dr. D. Indumathi
Asst. Prof. in Zoology
Vellar College for Women, Erode
Analysis of microorganisms in fertile soil 20/09/2014Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Dr. M. Ramesh
Dept. of Zoology
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
Collaboration study: Standardization of MTT assay 23/02/2015 to 18/03/2015Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of  Chemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College 5 students Training programme -  Antimicrobial Activity of Synthetic Chemicals 12/03/2015 – 14/03/2015Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
A. K. Bhvyalakshmi, N. V. Gopika, T. Sunena Suresh
II M. Sc. Animal Sciences
Dept. of Animal Sciences
Central University of Kerala
Phytochemical analysis of medicinal plants 19.03.2015-25.03.2015 Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
P. Sathyapriya
Ph. D. Research Scholar
Tea Research Institute.  UPASI, Valparai.
Protein and lipid profiling 16/03/2015Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Dr. K. Kathiresan
Dean and Director
CAS Marine Biology
Annamalai University
Cytotoxic analysis of medicinal plant compounds using cancer cell lines 15/04/2015Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Department of Botany Government Arts College, Coimbatore Phytochemical analysis of medicinal plants 28/03/2015Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC
Agnitha Amarnath, Gnana Shekar and Muthu, III B.Sc. students, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC FTIR and GCMS analysis of medicinal plant  extracts March, 2015, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore

Department of Botany

Department / College Utilization/ Activity Date and Venue
Dr.M.P. Ramanujam
Professor of Botany,
KM Centre for PG studies,
Puducherry.
Evaluation of in vitro conservation patterns on the level of plant diversity status 2 years (July 2012 – June 2014)
Madhura Dyeing
28, Bhavani Main Road,
B.P. AGraharam,
Erode – 638 004.
Evaluation of air pollution tolerant tree species Nov 2011 to Oct 2014
Sree Narayana Arts and Science College,
Kumarakom,Kottayam – 686563.
Train the scholars for in vitro regeneration of medicinal plants by employing tissue culture technology Feb 2012 to May 2013
SAS S.N.D.P. Yogam College,
Post Box No. 16, Konni,
Pathanamthitta – 689 691.
Train the scholars for in vitro regeneration of medicinal plants by employing tissue culture technology Feb 2012 to May 2013
Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore -641 018 Herbarium Preparation and Plant Identification 3 Feb 2013
PSGR Krishnammmal College for Women, Coimbatore – 641 004 Herbarium Preparation and Plant Identification 8th March, 2013