Area: Agricultural Microbiology
Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D., SET
contact: +91 0761 2620738
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Brief Profile: CURRICULUM VITAE

Mrs. Femina Sobin is a faculty of Botany & Microbiology at St. Aloysius College.

Major Highlights:

  • Teaching Experience- 12 Years
  • Papers Published – 4
  • Participation and Presentation of Research papers in Conferences/Seminars- 10
  • Workshop attended - 06
  • Minor Research Project – completed 01

Work Experience:

  • Three years teaching experience in Govt. Eng. V. P. G. College, Korba, C.G. as Asst. Professor, Department of Microbiology, 01/07/2006-28/02/2009.
  • Working as Asst. Professor in Department of Botany and Microbiology, St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh since 01/07/2009

Research Experience:

  • Completed UGC Minor Research Project on “Study of Fungal Pathogens of Cultivated Mushrooms (Agaricus spp. and Pleurotus spp.) with Special Reference to Jabalpur”, 2016.

Training and Diploma:

  • Training Programme on “Project Based Learning, role and need of academic audit in enhancing the quality of Higher Education”, organized by Dept. of Economics and Computer Science & Application, St. Aloysius College (Auto.), Jabalpur, M. P.  (27-28/1/17).
  • “Diploma in Computer Software Applications”, Nice Tec Computer Education (2004).
  • O level training in “Medical Biotechnology”, from Auroprobe Laboratories, New Delhi (2001-2002).

Languages Known: Hindi, English and Malayalam.

Publications: 

National

  • Sobin F and Raipuria N. (2014). Optimization of chitinase enzyme from Cercospora species. Life Science Bulletin. 11(1): 21-24.
  • D’souza A and Sobin F. (2014). Empower Women: Empower the Nation. Vikasini: The Journal of Women’s Empowerment. 29(4): 1-8.
  • Raipuria N and Sobin F. (2015). Interaction between Agaricus campestris the edible mushroom and Aspergillus spp. the pathogenic fungus through dual-culture technique. JNKVV Res J. 49 (1): 100-103.
  • Sobin F and Diwan R. (2016). Antagonistic relationships of Agaricus spp. and Pleurotus spp. with Trichoderma harzianum isolates. J. Basic Appl. Mycol. 12(2):80-83.

Abstract Published

  • “Effect of noise pollution on garage and factory workers”, Department of Chemistry, Zoology and Botany, Govt.Bilasa Girls Auto. P.G. College, Bilaspur, C.G. (28/02/2009)
  • “A study of comparative efficiency of nodulation of native Rhizobia strains on Cicer aeritinum”, Department of Zoology, St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.), Jabalpur, M.P., (18-19/12/2009)

Participation and Presentations in Seminars/Conferences/ Workshop

  • National Workshop on "Revised and New Assessment and Accreditation Framework for Higher Education Institutions in India" organized by St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.), Jabalpur (MP). (15- 16/ 12/18)
  • State level seminar on “Literacy and Nation Building”, organized by Department of English, sponsored by Resource Center for Adult and Continuing Education, Rajya Sansadhan Kendra, Bhopal, M.P. (19/02/2010)
  • Presented paper entitled “Microbiological study of domestic water of Korba, Chhattisgarh”, in National Seminar organized by Department of Botany, Kamla Nehru College, Korba, C.G. (18-19/11/2006)
  • Presented paper entitled “A bacteriological study of water samples from educational institutes”, in National Seminar organized by Department of Chemistry, Zoology and Botany, Govt. Bilasa Girls Auto. P.G. College, Bilaspur, C.G. (27-28/02/2009)
  • National Workshop “Effective Classroom Communication and Teaching Skills for College Teachers”, organized by CEDBEC, Christ University, Bangalore, Karnataka. (12-13/11/2009)
  • Local Workshop “Mushroom Cultivation”, organized by Mushroom World, Ayurveda and Food Pvt. Ltd. (04/07/2010)
  • National Workshop “Flexible Solutions for Analytical Needs”, organized by Department of Computer Science and Applications, St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.), Jabalpur, M.P. (08/10/2010)
  • “Innovative Practices in Teaching & Learning”, organized by Department of Management Studies, St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.) Jabalpur, M.P. (20-21/12/2010)
  • “Investors awareness programme”, organized by Chamber of C.A., Jabalpur & Ministry of Corporate Accounts, in St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.), Jabalpur, M.P. (March 2012)
  • National Workshop “Developing Horizons in Microbiological Tools and Techniques”, organized by Department of Zoology & Microbiology, Mata Gujri Women’s Auto. College, Jabalpur, M. P. (12-13/02/13)
  • Presented paper “Empower Women: Empower the Nation”, in National Conference on “Inspiring Higher Education Institutions for Nation Building Opportunities and Challenges”, organized by AIACHE, Christ University, Bangalore, Karnataka. (1-3/05/2013)
  • Presented paper “Optimization of temperature for chitinase production from Cercospora sp., Rhizopus sp., Aspergillus sp. and Mucor sp.”, in National Seminar on “Frontiers in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (NCFIBB 2014)”, organized by Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. (30-31/01/2014)
  • Attended National Seminar on “Sustainable water resources management: Challenges & opportunities”, organized by Department of Biological Sciences & University Institute of Management & Commerce (UIMC), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P. (20-21/01/15)
  • Attended National conference on “Inter faith dialogue on policy & programme development”, organized by AIACHE, Christ University, Bangaluru, Karnataka. (27-29/01/2015)
  • National Workshop “Applied Techniques in Biology”, organized by Department of Zoology & Biotechnology, St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.), Jabalpur, M. P. (5-7/02/2015)
  • Presented paper “Host-parasite relationships of Agaricus spp. and Pleurotus spp. with Trichoderma harzianum Rifi isolates”, in National Seminar on “Environmental Conservation: Challenges and Remedies”, organized by Department of Botany and Environmental Science, Govt. Model Science College (Autonomous), Jabalpur, M. P. (19-20/03/15)
  • National Workshop “Cell and Molecular Biology”, organized by Centre of Scientific Research and Development, People’s University, Bhopal,  M. P. (21-23/10/15)
  • Participated in “Regional Meet 2016 – Northern Region”, Xavier Board of Higher Education, organized in St. Paul Institute of Professional Studies, Indore, M.P. (22/10/16)
  • National Workshop “Media and Science Communication”, organized by Department of Communication Studies and Research, Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (MP). (29/12/16).
  • Presented paper “Green mould disease of button mushroom: Bio control measures”, in 104th Indian Science Congress Organized by Indian Science Congress Association at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. (3-7/1/17).
  • Participated in National seminar on “Bamboo cultivation and products development: Present status and green future prospects”, organized by University Institute of Vocational Studies and Skill Development, Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (MP). (18/9/17).
  • Participated in National conference on “Innovations in bioinspired smart materials for sustainable development of environment”, organized by Bio-Design Innovation Centre (DIC), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (MP). (9/10/17)
  • National Workshop “e-learning, MOOCS and basic ICT tools for educators”, organized by Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi in collaboration with St. Aloysius’ College (Auto.), Jabalpur (MP). (17-18/3/18)
  • Presented paper “Isolation and plant growth promoting studies of endophytic fungi of some forest plants of Jabalpur (M. P.)”, in 4th India International Science Festival – Women Scientist and Entrepreneur Conclave at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. (5-8/10/18).

Dissertation Supervised

  • Priyanka. (2011). Optimization of Chitinase Enzyme from Isolates of Different Chitin Sources (Unpublished Master’s Thesis), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P.
  • Sahu S. (2013). Preliminary Study of Chitinase Activity of some Fungal Isolates from Diseased Mushrooms, (Unpublished Master’s Thesis), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P.
  • Diwan R. (2014). Interactions between Edible Mushrooms and their Fungal Pathogens in Dual Culture Experiments (Unpublished Master’s Thesis), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P.
  • Sachdev P. (2015). Fungal Pathogens of Agaricus species and their Bio Control Measures (Unpublished Master’s Thesis), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P.
  • Deodhar D. (2016). Production of Fungal Cellulases by some Fermented Weeds Under Submerged and Solid State Fermentation (Unpublished Master’s Thesis), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P.
  • Yadav R. (2017). Plant growth promoting activity by keratinolytic fungi growing on recalcitrant “feather waste” (Unpublished Master’s Thesis), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P. 
  • Singh D. (2018). Isolation and plant growth promoting studies of endophytic fungi of some forest plants of Jabalpur (M. P.) (Unpublished Master’s Thesis), Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M. P.

Guest Lectures Delivered

  • “Concerted Effort to Develop a Better Society”, Milagres College, Kallianpur, Udupi, Karnataka (18/11/2014)
  • “Careers in Biological Sciences”, Milagres College, Kallianpur, Udupi, Karnataka (19/11/2014)

 Co-Curricular Activities

  • NSS Grade ‘B’ certificate holder (2001-2003).
  • Judge, “14th National Children Scientist Congress 2006”, (04/05/2006)

Extracurricular Activities

  • Won 2nd prize in Inter School (District level) Debate competition.
  • Participated in District level Debate competition in College.
  • Participated in Akashvani Programmes, Ambikapur, C.G.
  • Organizing secretory – National seminar on “Frontiers in Modern Biology: From Discovery to Applications”, organized by Dept. of Botany & Microbiology, St. Aloysius College (Auto.), Jabalpur, M. P. (06-07/09/2013)
  • “Inter Institutional Faculty Enrichment Programme”, organized by AIACHE, Host College – Milagres College, Kallianpur, Udupi, Karnataka, Sponsored by UBCHEA, H. K. (16-25/11/2014)
  • Resource person in NSS camp, organized by NSS unit of Milagres College, Kallianpur, Udupi, Karnataka (20/11/2014)

 

Back to Top