Re-accredited by NAAC with "A++" Grade


Re-accredited by NAAC with "A++" Grade


Re-accredited by NAAC with "B++" Grade


Dr. Hari Sankar H.S.


Post Doc School of Industrial Fisheries, CUSAT 2017-2020
Ph. D Biochemistry School of Marine Sciences, CUSAT 2007-2014
M.Sc Biochemistry Periyar University, Salem 2003-2005
B.Sc Industrial Chemistry Kerala University 1999-2002


∎ Thermal and pH stability of lipases from Etroplus suratensis (Pearl spot) and Oreochromis mossambicus (Tilapia): A comparative study., (2020), Hari Sankar H.S and Babu Philip., TKM Arts College International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research (TIJMR). Vol. 2 No.1. June, 2020, Pp 1-11.

∎ Reproductive Biology of Malabar Pufferfish Carinotetraodon travancoricus (Tetraodontidae)., (2019). K.M. Anupama., H. S. Hari Sankar, M. Rithin Raj., M. Harikrishnan., Journal of Ichthyology. 59 (4), 545–554.

∎ Oxidative stress and antioxidant defense responses of Etroplus suratensis to acute temperature fluctuations., (2017). Susan Joy; Aneesa P.A; Jisha Jose; Hari Sankar H.S ; Prabhakaran M.P; Sajeevan T. P; Babu Philip. Journal of Thermal Biology. 70, 20–26.

∎ Effect of probiotics on digestive enzyme activities and growth of cichlids, Etroplus suratensis (Pearl spot) and Oreochromis mossambicus (Tilapia)., (2016). H. SANKAR, B. PHILIP, R. PHILIP & I.S.B. SINGH., Aquaculture Nutrition. 23(4), 852-864.

∎DPPH scavenging property of active principles from soft coral sarcophyton flexuosum tixier-durivault., (2015). K. Byju, V. Anuradha, Emilda RosmineH. S. Hari Sankar, Anu Gopinath, K. J. Prashob Peter, T. R. Gireesh Kumar, G. Vasundhara, N. C. K umar and S. M. Nair, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal, Vol. 49, No. 3, 178-182.

∎Evaluation of biochemical and nutritional potential of seaweeds from Lakshadweep Archipelago. (2015). Anuradha, V., Byju, K., Jacob, K., Gopinath, A., Prashob Peter, K.J., Gireesh Kumar, T.R., Vasundhara, G., Rosamine, E., Hari Sankar H.S , Kumar, N.C. and Nair, S.M., Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 24(7), pp.639-647.

∎ Functional Zonation of Different Digestive Enzymes in Etroplus Suratensis and Oreochromis Mossambicus., (2014). Hari Sankar H.S , Jisha Jose, Remya Varadarajan, Smitha. V. Bhanu, Susan Joy, Babu Philip., International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 4, Issue 5.

∎Preparation of poly (isophthalamide-graft-methacrylamide) and its utilization in the modification of cellulose acetate ultrafiltration membranes., (2014). Jayalakshmi. A, Rajesh. S, Senthilkumar. S, Hari Sankar H.S and Mohan. D. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 20 (1), 133–144

∎ Sublethal effects of phenolic compounds on biochemical, histological and ionoregulatory parameters in a tropical teleost fish Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)., (2014). Remya Varadarajan, Hari Sankar H.S , Jisha Jose and Babu Philip., International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 4, Issue 3.

∎ Cadmium ion induced changes in the protein catabolism of Oreochromis mossambicus., (2013) Jisha Jose, Hari Sankar H.S , Smitha . V. Bhanu, Aniladevi kunjamma K.P, Remya Varadarajan, Babu Philip., International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 3, Issue 8

∎Metabolites and bioactivities of Rhizophoraceae mangroves., (2013). Murukesh Nebula, H. S. Hari Sankar and N. Chandramohanakumar., Natural Products and Bioprospecting., 3 (5), 207–232

∎Effect of Ethanol on Membrane Stability in Oreochromis Mossambicus (Peters)., (2013). Smitha V. Bhanu, Hari Sankar H.S and Babu Philip., International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology: 6: 729-736 (Special Issue)0

∎ Performance Evaluation of Poly(amide-imide) Incorporated Cellulose Acetate Ultrafiltration Membranes in the Separation of Proteins and Its Fouling Propensity by AFM Imaging., (2011). Sahadevan Rajesh, Ayyavoo Jayalakshmi, Sundararaj Senthilkumar, H. S. Hari Sankar, and Doraisamy R. Mohan., Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50 (24), 14016–14029.

Peer Reviewed National Journals

∎Varadarajan, R., Jose, J., Hari Sankar, H. S., & Philip, B. (2013). Haematological and ionic alterations in Oreochromis mossambicus (peters) induced by phenolic compounds Aqua. Biol. Fish, 1, 90-96.

∎Sulfath, P.P., Hari Sankar, H. S and Bijoy Nandan. (2013). Effect of organochlorine pesticide, lindane on the antioxidant activity of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)., Journal of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries. Vol.1. pp 103-111

∎Rajesh. K.M., Hari Sankar.H .S., Anitha. P.K., Laxmipriya. S and Sugunan. S. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of N and N, S co-doped nano-titania photocatalyst and its antibacterial study on Escherichia coli., Indian Journal of Applied Research. 4 (12)

Book Chapters

∎Sankar, H. H., Philips, B., & Harikrishnan, M. (2022). Biochemical Characteristics of Pepsins from two Cichlids, Etroplus suratensis and Oreochromis mossambicus. In Impact of Climate Change on Hydrological Cycle, Ecosystem, Fisheries and Food Security (pp. 497-508). CRC Press.

Inter National Workshops/Conference/ Symposiums:-Oral/ Poster Presentations

∎Characterization and analysis of pepsins from Etroplus Suratensis and Oreochromis mossambicus: A preliminary investigation on their industrial applications., Hari Sankar. H. S*, Babu Philip and M. Harikrishnan. International Conference on ‘Impact of Climate Change on Hydrological Cycle, Ecosystem, Fisheries and Food Security’ (ClimFishCon 2020). February 11-14, 2020. Organized by Government of Kerala and School of Industrial Fisheries, CUSAT at Cochin, India.

∎Identification of proteogenic amino acids with pheromonal action in urine of Etroplus suratensis., Hari Sankar. H. S*and Harikrishnan. M. International Conference on Frontiers in Marine Science Challenges and Prospects (MARICON 2019) December 16-20, 2019. Organized by School of Marine Sciences, CUSAT, Cochin, India.

∎Preliminary Investigations on Behavioral Responses of Mature Etroplus suratensis to Urinary Chemical Cues., Hari Sankar. H. S* and M. Harikrishnan. World Brackishwater Aquaculture Conference (BRAQCON). January 22-25, 2019. Organized by Society of Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries (SCAFi) and ICAR- Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA)at Chennai, India.

∎Comparative analysis of thermal and pH stability of Etroplus suratensis and Oreochromis mossambicus intestinal lipase., Hari Sankar. H.S., Prabhakaran. M.P., Preetham E and Babu Philip. International Conference “Towards a Sustinable Blue Economy: Production, Strategies and Policies. February 4-6, 2016. Organized by: Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies and NANCEN Environmental Research Center (India)

∎Effect of ethanol on membrane stability in Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters) (In vitro and In vivo conditions)., Smitha V Bhanu., Hari Sankar. H. S., Babu Philip. December 13- 15, 2012. Organized by: Department of Biotechnology and Research, KVM College of Engineering and Information Technology., Cherthala, Alappuzha, Kerala, India.

National Seminars/ Symposiums:-Oral/ Poster Presentations

∎Oreochromis mossambicus (Tilapia) Lipase as an Industrial Enzyme: Thermal and pH Stability., Hari Sankar. H. S and Babu Philip., National symposium on The Innovative Trends in Chemical Education and Research: Hurdles and Successive Progress (ITCER-2017)., March 22-24, 2017. Organized by: Post Graduate & Research Department of Chemistry., Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Kerala, India. ISBN: 978-93-5268-268-3

∎Tilapia alpha amylase as model enzyme for clinical research: Screening by kinetics of amylase inhibitors from mangroves., Hari Sankar. H.S and Babu Philip., 28th Kerala Science Congress. 28th-30th January 2016. Organized by Govt. of Kerala, KSCSTE, CWRDM and University of Calicut.

∎Inhibition of intestinal amylase of Oreochromis mossambicus by Sonneratia caseolaris seed- A Kinetic Study., Hari Sankar. H.S, Nebula Murukesh, Babu Philip, N. Chandramohanakumar, Muraleedharan Nair and A.V. Saramma., National Conference On Explorations Of Natural Bioactive Compounds From The Marine Resources-BIOACTIVA’11, 10th & 11th February 2011., Organised by Department Of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu.