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Dr. R. S. Jayasree

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Academic Qualifications

PhD , University of Kerala Trivandrum , 2002

MSc, Cochin University of Science & Technology,Cochin ,1985

BSc, University of Kerala Trivandrum, 1983

Professional Record

Scientist - E, SCTIMST Trivandrum , 09/08/2014 - Till date

Scientist - D, SCTIMST Trivandrum , 02/08/2010 - 9/08/2014

Scientist - C, SCTIMST Trivandrum , 01/08/2006 - 01/08/2010

RA/SO/JSO/PI, SCTIMST Trivandrum , 1996 - 2006

JRF, SCTIMST Trivandrum , 1987 - 1989


Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Member-Board of studies of BMT & CE, SCTIMST

Nominated as the Australian Awards Ambassador by the Australian High Commisioner to India in 2014

Selected as the Secretary of MRSI, Trivandrum chapter for two years 2015-'17.

PhD Examiner of Kerala University, CUSAT, Anna University, Chennai, JSS University, Mysore, NCL Pune, ACTREC Mumbai and MG University, Kottayam

Member-Board of studies of Future Sciences, University of Kerala


MRSI Award 2017

Women Scientist Award by Department of Science and Technology, 2005

Endeavour Research Fellowship by Australian Government, 2009

PSN National Award for Excellent R & D in rural technology in 2011

Area of Interest

Biophotonics, Nanobiophotonics,Optical imaging, MR imaging, Biomedical application of Fluorescence, Raman and IR spectroscopy, Spectral Mapping, Application of Lasers in Medicine.

Current Activities

Biophotonics based device development for medical applications, Development of optical and MRI imaging probes, Development of Photodynamic Therapy probes, Optical Molecular and cellular Imaging, In vivo and ex vivo Fluorescence Spectroscopic and Imaging techniques for oral cavity disorders, brain tumour and cardiovascular disease. Photodynamic therapy- treatment, follow up and imaging, Image processing

On-going Projects

Blood brain barrier targeted Nanoconstructs for the diagnosis of brain diseases and the delivery of therapeutics into the brain, Principal Investigator : Dr.R.S. Jayasree, Funding Agency-Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

Detection of Zinc in Epileptic Condition using Ratiometric Fluorescent Molecular Probes.Principal Investigator : Dr. Jayasree.R.S Multi Institutional Project in collaboration with NIIST, Trivandrum. Funding agency Department of Biotechnology Govt.of India.

Functional Gold Nanorods for Targeted Photodynamic Therapy and Diagnostic Fluorescence Imaging. Principal Investigator : Dr. Jayasree.R.S Funding agency Indian Council of Medical Research Govt.of India


Preparation of iron oxide nanoparticles with high transverse relaxivity and saturation Magnetization for imaging applications, Jayasree R.S, P.R.H.K.Varma (Indian Paten 80/CHE/12 )

Method of preparation of urease and gold Quantum cluster mediated nanobiosensor for the detection of blood urea and the process involved, Jayasree R.S, Ajayaghosh A, Lakshmi.V.Nair (Indian Paten 1567/CHE/12)

Detection and removal of endosulfan from ground water using Cadmium Selenium quantum dots-Jayasree RS and Lakshmi.V.Nair (Indian Patent 4025/CHE/2014)


Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Endeavour Research Fellowship by Australian Government, 2009


Optical society of india - Life Member

Photonics society of india - Life Member

Indian laser association - Life Member

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine - Associate member

Society for Biomaterials and Artificial organs - Life Member

Society for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine - Life Member

Material Research Society of India-Life Member


Ms. Parvathy.R.S - PhD Student

Ms. Resmi.V.Nair - PhD Student

Ms. Hema.S - PhD Student

Ms.Marina Victor-PhD Student

Mr.Jibin.K-Phd Student

Mr.Jayaram Prasad-Project Scientist

Ms.Renuka Menon-Project Scientist

BS Kumar, S Sandhyamani, SS Nazeer, RS Jayasree, Rapid and simple method of photobleaching to reduce background autofluorescence in lung tissue sections, IJBB, 2015, 52, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26040118
E.B. Ansar, Shaiju. S.Nazeer,F.Francis, M.Krishna Surendra,W. Wilfried, S.Anil, V.Sajith, M.S.Rao, J. Annie, R.S.Jayasree, HK.Varma, An aqueous method for the controlled manganese (Mn2+)substitution in superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle for contrast enhancement in MRI, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 2015, 17, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2014/cp/c4cp05122j
Nazeer SS, Sandhyamani S, Jayasree RS, Optical diagnosis of the progression and reversal of CCl(4)-induced liver injury in rodent model using minimally invasive autofluorescence spectroscopy, Analyst, 2015, 140(11), http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25853289
Lakshmi V. Nair, Shaiju S. Nazeer, Ramapurath S. Jayasree, and Ayyappanpillai Ajayaghosh., Fluorescence Imaging Assisted Photodynamic Therapy Using Photosensitizer-Linked Gold Quantum Clusters., ACS Nano, 2015, 9(6), http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021
P. Sajan, M. Junaid Bushiri, R. S. Jayasree, Synthesis of cubic ZnS microspheres exhibiting broad visible emission for bioimaging applications, The Journal of Biological and Chemical Luminescence, 2015, , http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bio.2993/abstract
Smitha KA, Gupta AK, Jayasree RS, Relative percentage signal intensity recovery of perfusion metrics? An efficient tool for differentiating grades of glioma., Br J Radiol, 2015, 88/1052, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26110202
Santhosh Kumar B, Sandhyamani S, Nazeer SS, Jayasree RS, Influence of tissue fluorescence measurement and imaging by autofluorescence of substrata, Journal of Applied Spectroscopy, 2015, 82/3, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007
Santhosh Kumar, Sandhyamani S, Nazeer SS, Jayasree RS, Rapid and simple method of photobleaching to reduce background autofluorescence in tissue sections, Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2015, 52/1, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26040118
K A Smitha, A K GuptaA and R S Jayasree, Fractal analysis: fractal dimension and lacunarity from MR images for differentiating the grades of glioma, Journal of Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2015, 60/17, http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088
M. Gohulkumar,A A Shaiju S. Nazeer,A A A Ramapurath S. Jayasree,A A K. GurushankaraA andA A A N. Krishnakumar, Monitoring the metabolic response to nanoencapsulated silibinin treatment in DMBA-induced oral carcinogenesis using endogenous fluorescence, Analytical Methods, 2014, 6, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/ay/c4ay01877j/unauth#!divAbstract