Area of Research
  • Development of bio-polymer based delivery systems for marine nutrients
  • Sustainable extraction of marine bioactive compounds using greener technologies
  • Formulation of marine compound based functional foods
  • Application of nanotechnology in the development of nutraceuticals
  • B.F.Sc
  • M.F.Sc (Post harvest Technology) 
Current Projects
  • Marine Biomolecules - Characterization and Utilization for Nutraceutical, Biomedical and Industrial Applications (Institute Project)
  • Nutrient Profiling and Evaluation of Fish as a Dietary Component (ICAR Outreach Activity Project)
Awards and recognitions
  • Awarded with Dr.Hiralal Chaudhari Gold medal for securing1st Rank in MFSc (Masters Degree- PHT)
  • Awarded with Dr. C.V. Kulkarni Gold medal for being the overall Topper of the CIFE, Mumbaiduring the academic year (2011-’13) 
  • Secured Sir Dorabhji Tata Endowment scholarship for being the overall University Topper (CIFE, Mumbai) in 2013
  • 1st rank in All India Ph.D entrance conducted by CIFE, Mumbai
  • Selected for witnessing the 2014 Republic Day Parade from Prime Minister’s Box for academic excellence in Master’s degree
Publications (Best 5 publications)
  • Kumar, L.R., Kasim, A.K., Lekshmi, M., Nayak, B.B. and Kumar, S., 2016. Incidence of methicillin-resistant staphylococci in fresh seafood. Advances in Microbiology, 6(06), p.399.






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