Area of Research
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Toxicology
  • M.Sc.
  • M.Phil.
  • B.Ed.
  • Ph.D.
Current projects
  • Marine biomolecules - characterisation and utilisation for nutraceuticals, biomedical and industrial applications (Co PI)

  • Nutrient Profiling and evaluation of fish as a dietary component–Outreach activity 3(PI)

  • Assessment of Myctophid resources in the Arabian Sea and Development of Harvest and Post-harvest Technologies (CMLRE)-(Co PI)

  • Biomodulation of Marine Biopolymers for the Preparation of Biomaterials of Health care importance (PI)






Awards and recognitions
  • Awarded ICAR National Fellowship by ICAR

  • Awarded NAIP funded 3 months Foreign Training Program Fellowship in the area of Nutraceuticals (Fisheries)

  • Journal Editor: Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences-Regional Editor; Webmed Central ; International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences (IJPCS); Comprehensive Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science; International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences (IJRPBS) [Editorial/Advisory Board Member]; Journal of Medical Research (Advisory Board)

  • Member-Board of Studies (Biochemistry)- PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore

Publications (Best 5 publications)
  • Kavitha O, Anandan R, Suseela Mathew, Viswanathan Nair PG. Biochemical changes occurring in some of the fish feeds and ingredients during storage. Fish. Technol2004; 40:121-126
  • Majumdar RK, Basu S, Anandan R. Biochemical and microbiological characteristics of salt fermented Hilsa (Tenualosailisha). Fish Technol 2005; 42: 67-70
  • Parthiban F, Sankar TV, Anandan R. Changes in the functional properties of Tilapia (Oreochromismossambicus) protein during storage in ice. Fish Technol 2005; 42: 155-162
  • Asha KK. Anandan R, Nair PGV. Effect of fish protein and isoprenaline-induced alterations in lipid and antioxidant status in adipose of rats. Fish Technol 2008; 45: 63-72.
  • Farvin, K.H.S., Anandan R, Kumar SHS, Mathew S, Sankar TV, Nair PGV 2009. Biochemical studies on the cardioprotective effect of squalene against isoprenaline-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Fish Tech 46: 139-150.
  • Ganga, U and Radhakrishnan, C K and Anandan, R (2010) Fatty acid signatures of the Indian mackerel Rastrelligerkanagurta (Cuvier)from the Arabian Sea along the Indian coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 52 (1). pp. 8-13.


All rights reserved © Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT)