Dr. A. Joseph  Thatheyus

Dr. A. Joseph Thatheyus

Lecturer
The American College, Madurai, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology from Loyola College, Chennai, India

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Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
100%
Environmental Biotechnology
62%
Biosorption
90%
Biodegradation
75%
Environmental Toxicology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Thatheyus, A.J. and D. Ramya, 2016. Biosorption of chromium using bacteria: An overview. Sci. Int., 4: 74-79.
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  2. Rajesh, M. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2016. Digitalization of Library Resource A Greener Reading Experience. In: Digitization of Library Enhancing Reading Culture, Christober, M.D. (Ed.)., Daniel Poor Memorial Library, The American College, Madurai, India, pp: 43-47.
  3. Kumari, M., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2016. Biodegradation of ferulic acid using Aspergillus fumigates. Bull. Adv. Scient. Res., 2: 28-31.
  4. Kumar, M.S., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2016. Biotreatment of Sewage using the Amazon Sailfin Catfish, Pterygoplichthys pardalis. Acad. J. Life Sci., 2: 41-49.
  5. Jeniffer, J.T., J.J.S. Mertens and A.J. Thatheyus, 2016. Effects of electrosmog on birds: An overview. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioeth., 26: 216-219.
  6. Vijayakumar, R., A.J. Thatheyus and M. Rajesh, 2015. Acute Toxicity of Mercury, Cadmium and Manganese to the Larvae of Chironomous tentans. In: Current and Emerging Trends in Biological Sciences, Annapoorani, P., R. Renuka and P. Mehalingam (Eds.)., VHNSN College Publications, Virdhunagar, India.
  7. Vidhya, R. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2015. Biodegradation of dimethylformamide using Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Global Biosci., 4: 2576-2589.
  8. Thatheyus, A.J., M. Rajesh, S. Nallakamu and Ananth, 2015. Mixture toxicity of cadmium and manganese to the larvae of Chironomus tentans. Res. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 1: 46-48.
  9. Thatheyus, A.J., A.A. Khaja, S.S. Prabu and D. Ramya, 2015. Biodecolorization of chosen dyes using Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Flavobacterium sp. J. Environ. Sci. Eng., 57: 137-144.
  10. Shenbagavalli, T., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2015. Biodegradation of dimethylamine using Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Bull. Adv. Scient. Res., 1: 106-109.
  11. Satheeswaran, P. and J. Thatheyus, 2015. Acute toxicity of chromium, aluminium and their combinations to the larvae of Chironomus tentans. J. Life Sci. Res., 2: 49-52.
  12. Pradeep, M.A., P.V. Haseena, A.J. Thatheyus and R.S.A. Hussain, 2015. Screening for anticancer activity of Lycopene in combination with vitamin E against MCF-7 and HEP-2 cancer cell lines. J. Global Biosci., 4: 1239-1244.
  13. Borgia, V.J.F. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2015. Acute toxicity of effluent from electroplating industry to the common carp, Cyprinus carpio Linn. Int. J. Res. Stud. Zool., 1: 10-14.
  14. Bishmi, A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2015. Biodegradation of poultry feathers using a novel bacterial isolate, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Int. J. Res. Stud. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 1: 25-30.
  15. Balaji, S., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2015. Biotreatment of electroplating industrial effluent using coconut husk. Int. J. Res. Stud. Zool., 1: 56-60.
  16. Vanishree, M., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2014. Biodegradation of petrol using the fungus Penicillium sp. Sci. Int., 2: 26-31.
  17. Vanishree, M., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2014. Biodegradation of petrol using Aspergillus sp. Ann. Res. Rev. Biol., 4: 914-923.
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  18. Thatheyus, A.J., 2014. Bioproducts in the Restoration of Clean Environment. In: Proceedings of the National Conference on Achieving Sustainable Development, William, S.J. (Ed.)., Loyola College, Chennai, India, pp: 156-162.
  19. Solomon, S.P.R. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2014. Biotreatment of Textile Mill Effluent Using Coconut Pith. In: Global Opportunities for Recent Developments in Science and Technology, Shakila, P.B. (Ed.)., Jacob Memorial Christian College, India, pp: 178-181.
  20. Sharmila, E.J. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2014. Butterflies of Alagar Hills. The American College Publications, Madurai, India, Pages: 42.
  21. Sharmila, E.J. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2014. A first report of southern birdwing Troides minos (Cramer) in Alagar Hills, Tamil Nadu, India. Res J. Agric. Environ. Manage., 3: 74-75.
  22. Sankarammal, M., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2014. Bioremoval of cadmium using Pseudomonas fluorescens. Open J. Water Pollut. Treat., 1: 92-100.
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  23. Pandian, K., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2014. Bioremoval of chromium, nickel and zinc in electroplating effluent by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Open J. Water Pollut. Treatment, 1: 75-82.
  24. Muniandy, S., A.J. Thatheyus and M. Rajesh, 2014. Mixture Toxicity of the Heavy Metals Copper and Zinc to the Larvae of Chironomus tentans. In: Invertebrates Systematics and Biology, Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Invertebrate Taxonomy, Thomas, S. and G.K. Joseph (Eds.)., Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, Kerala, India, pp: 78-81.
  25. Jebaraj, V.P., A.J. Thatheyus and M. Rajesh, 2014. Biotreatment of Electroplating Industrial Effluent Using Sugarcane Bagasse. In: Global Opportunities for Recent Developments in Science and Technology, Shakila, P.B. (Ed.)., Jacob Memorial Christian College, India, pp: 173-178.
  26. Ganesan, S., J.A. Peterson, R. Murugan and A.J. Thatheyus, 2014. Effect of egg waste treatment on the microbial load of textile dye effluent. Environ. Sci.: Indian J., 9: 132-134.
  27. Durai, J.J.E., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2014. Biological Treatment of Dye Effluent Using Saw Dust. In: Global Opportunities for Recent Developments in Science and Technology, Shakila, P.B. (Ed.)., Jacob Memorial Christian College, India, pp: D323-D327.
  28. Devika, M.V., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2014. Bioremoval of nickel using Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Annu. Res. Rev. Biol., 4: 538-546.
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  29. Darsa, K.V., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2014. Biodegradation of petroleum compound using the bacterium Bacillus subtilis. Sci. Int., 2: 20-25.
  30. Darsa, K.V. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2014. Biodegradation of petroleum compound using Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Open Access Library J., 1: 1-9.
  31. Vidhya, R. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2013. Biodegradation of Dimethylformamide using Bacillus subtilis. Am. J. Microbiol. Res., 1: 10-15.
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  32. Thatheyus, A.J., D.P. Dhanaseeli and P. Vanitha, 2013. Inter-state dispute over water and safety in India: The Mullaperiyar dam, a historical perspective. Am. J. Water Resour., 1: 10-19.
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  33. Thatheyus, A.J., D.P. Dhanaseeli and P. Vanitha, 2013. Dams and their ecological effects. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioeth., 22: 217-220.
  34. Thatheyus, A.J. and A.D.G. Selvam, 2013. Synthetic pyrethroids: Toxicity and biodegradation. Applied Ecol. Environ. Sci., 1: 33-36.
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  35. Sharmila, E.J. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2013. Diversity of butterflies in Alagarhills, Tamil Nadu, South India. Curr. Biotica, 6: 473-479.
  36. Selvam, A.D.G., A.J. Thatheyus and R. Vidhya, 2013. Biodegradation of the synthetic pyrethroid, fenvalerate by Pseudomonas viridiflava. Am. J. Microbiol. Res., 1: 32-38.
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  37. Selvam, A.D.G., A.J. Thatheyus and R. Vidhya, 2013. Biodegradation of the synthetic pyrethroid, fenvalerate by Bacillus cereus Mtcc 1305. World J. Environ. Eng., 1: 21-26.
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  38. Ramya, D. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2013. Genetically Modified Foods-Safety Issues. In: Food Security Issues and Concerns, Joseph, M.J. (Ed.)., Shanlax Publications, Madurai, India, pp: 302-311.
  39. Ramya, D. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2013. Bacterial Food Poisoning. In: Food Security Issues and Concerns, Joseph, M.J. (Ed.)., Shanlax Publications, Madurai, India, pp: 332-341.
  40. Raghuraman, T., C.J. Geoffrey, S. Suriyanarayanan and A.J. Thatheyus, 2013. Chromium removal by using chosen pseudomonads. Am. J. Environ. Prot., 1: 14-16.
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  41. Muthuraman, S., K. Natarajan, S. Srinivasan, A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2013. Bacterial resistance to chosen heavy metals. Environ. Sci.: Indian J., 8: 475-480.
  42. Kumar, G.S. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2013. Bioremediation of chromium, nickel and zinc in electroplating effluent by Escherichia coli. Ann. Rev. Res. Biol., 3: 913-920.
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  43. Jeniffer, J.T. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2013. Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Food Security. In: Food Security Issues and Concerns, Joseph, M.J. (Ed.)., Shanlax Publications, Madurai, India, pp: 167-173.
  44. Husain, R.A., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2013. Bioremoval of nickel using Pseudomonas fluorescens. Am. J. Microbiol. Res., 1: 48-52.
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  45. Anita, B.B., A.J. Thatheyus and R. Vidhya, 2013. Biodegradation of Carboxymethyl cellulose employing Chaetomium globosum MTCC 2193. Sci. Int., 1: 92-97.
  46. Anita, B.B., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2013. Bio-degradation of Carboxylmethl cellulose using Aspergillus flavus. J. Sci. Int., 1: 85-91.
  47. Thatheyus, A.J., 2012. Indian marine turtles in soup. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioeth., 22: 158-160.
  48. Thatheyus, A.J. and D. Ramya, 2012. Microbial Biosorption: A Solution for Heavy Metal Pollution. In: Perspective of Biotechnology-Hitherto and Henceforth, Venture Institute of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Research, Madurai, India, pp: 34-42.
  49. Sharmila, E.J. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2012. Diversity of butterflies in Alagar hills, Tamil Nadu, India. Sci. Acta Xaveriana, 1: S233-S236.
  50. Devika, C., D. Ramya and A.J. Thatheyus, 2012. Biodegradation of Chlorpyrifos using Pseudomonas aeruginosa. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on “Science and Technology for Clean and Green Environment, Muthulingam, N., P.R. Ross, T. Vivekananthan and A. Elangovan (Eds.)., Zoology Wing, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu, India, pp: 78-81.
  51. Devi, B.D., A.J. Thatheyus and D. Ramya, 2012. Bioremoval of hexavalent chromium using Pseudomonas fluorescens. J. Microbiol. Biotech. Res., 2: 727-735.
  52. Benjamin, D. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2012. Acute toxicity of nickel and cadmium to the Cichlid fish, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters). Res. Zool., 2: 19-22.
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  53. Thatheyus, A.J., 2011. Textbook of Environmental Studies. Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, Pages: 238.
  54. Thatheyus, A.J. and D.P. Dhanaseeli, 2011. Fight for water. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioeth., 21: 200-203.
  55. Thatheyus, A.J. and D.P. Dhanaseeli, 2010. Depletion of fresh water resources. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioethics, 20: 21-24.
  56. Jeniffer, J.T. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2010. Web Search Tools: An Overview. In: Proceedings of the National Conference, Sylvia, R.F.M. and B. Annapoorani (Eds.)., Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women, Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu, pp: 155-158.
  57. Thatheyus A.J. and R. Vidhya, 2009. Biotreatment of wastewater employing Eicchornia crassipes. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conserve the Mother Earth: Need of the hour, (NSCME'09) Tamil Nadu, India, pp: 56-62.
  58. Thatheyus A.J. and J.S. Mary, 2009. Biocontrol potential of Bacillus thuringiensis, Bacillus sphaericus and Vectobac 12 AS against the larvae of Culex quiquefasciatus. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conserve the Mother Earth: Need of the hour, (NSCME'09) Tamil Nadu, India pp: 52-56.
  59. Dhanaseeli, D.P. and A.J.Thatheyus, 2009. Educational services rendered by american missionaries at Madurai (1834-1934): A historical perspective. New Front. Educ., 42: 158-172.
  60. Kandhasamy, M., K.D.Arunachalam and A.J.Thatheyus, 2008. Drynaria quercifolia (L.) J.Sm: A potential resource for antibacterial activity. Afri. J.Microbiol. Res., 2: 202-205.
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  61. Thatheyus, A.J., 2007. Biocontrol of Mosquitoes. In: Defeating the Public Enemy, The Mosquito: A Real Challenge, William, S.J. (Ed.)., Loyola College, Chennai, pp: 76-94.
  62. Prabu, C.S. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2007. Biodegradation of acrylamide employing free and immobilized cells of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Int. Biodeterior. Biodegrad., 60: 69-73.
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  63. Ganesan, S., R. Murugan and A.J. Thatheyus, 2007. Biotreatment of textile dye effluent employing egg shell waste. Convergence, 9: 1-9.
  64. Thatheyus, A.J., 2006. Vermicomposting: A potential technology for enhancing soil fertility and plant growth. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Organic Farming: Trends and Challenges, (NSOF'06) Madurai, India, pp: 85-89.
  65. Thatheyus, A.J., 2006. Threats to Indian Biodiversity. In: Biodiversity: Life to Our Mother Earth, William, S.J. (Eds.)., Loyola College Publications, Chennai, pp: 217-230.
  66. Rajalakshmi, R. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2006. Biofertilizer- A potential alternative to chemical fertilizers. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Organic Farming: Trends and Challenges, (NSOF'06) Madurai, India, pp: 104-109.
  67. Raj, D.A. and A.J.Thatheyus, 2006. Biological control- A potential alternative to chemical pesticides. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Organic Farming: Trends and Challenges, (NSOF'06) Madurai, India, pp: 168-173.
  68. Thatheyus, A.J., 2005. Biotreatment of Industrial Effluents Employing Chosen Bioproducts and Microorganisms. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Rural Biotechnology for Sustainable Development, Daniel, T. (Ed.)., Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, pp: 169-174.
  69. Pandian, G.A. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2005. Biotreatment of Tannery effluent Employing Coconut Husk. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Rural Biotechnology for Sustainable Development, Daniel, T. (Ed.)., Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, pp: 199-202.
  70. Thatheyus, A.J., 2004. Water use and management. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Drought Management, (NSDM'06) Madurai, India, pp: 67-72.
  71. Samuel, Y. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2004. Effect of cadmium on the respiration of Oreochromis mossambicus. J.Exp.Zool. India, 7: 113-116.
  72. Thatheyus, A.J., 2003. Waste Recycling in Poultry Industry. In: Poultry for Sustainable Food Production and Livelihood, William, S.J. (Eds.)., Loyola College Publications, Chennai, pp: 240-259.
  73. Thatheyus, A.J. and J.D.P. Dhanaseeli, 2003. Globalisation and environmental health. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioethics., 13: 179-181.
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  74. Thatheyus, A.J. and D. Benjamin, 2003. SEM Studies on the Gill Surface Morphology of Fish: A Tool in Monitoring Environmental Gill Disease. In: Aquaculture Medicine, Singh, J.S.B., S.S. Pai, R. Philip and A. Mohandas (Eds.)., Centre for Fish Disease and Management, CUSAT, Kochi, India, pp: 29-31.
  75. Samuel, Y. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2003. Cadmium induced changes in the total protein and carbohydrate content of the tissues of Oreochromis mossambicus. Biochem. Cell. Arch., 3: 113-118.
  76. Dhanaseeli, J.D.P. and A.J. Thatheyus, 2003. Globalisation and rural poor. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioethics., 13: 63-65.
  77. Thatheyus, A.J., 2002. Sand Mining: An Ecological Threat. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioethics., 12: 224-224.
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  78. Thatheyus, A.J., 2002. Heavy Metals in Bio-Coordination and Bioimbalances. In: Management of Natural Resources for Sustainable Development, William, S.J. (Eds.)., Loyola College Publications, Chennai, pp: 271-281.
  79. Lily, D.J., J.A.Basil and A.J. Thatheyus, 2002. Recycling agricultural by-products in the culture of Artemia. JEZI., 5: 261-268.
  80. Basil, J.A., A.J. Thatheyus and C.Manthiram, 2002. Culture of Artemia (Tuticorin strain) utilizing chicken intestine and agricultural byproducts. JEZI., 5: 253-260.
  81. Thatheyus, A.J., 2000. Biocontrol Agents in Control of Mosquitoes. In: Recent Trends in Combating Mosquitoes, William, J. and S. Vincent (Eds.)., Loyola College Publications, Chennai, pp: 156-169.
  82. Thatheyus, A.J. and M. Selvanayagam, 1999. Toxic effects of the heavy metal nickel in the kidney of common carp, Cyprinus carpio var. communis (Linn). Convergence, 1: 99-102.
  83. Thatheyus, A.J. and M. Selvanayagam, 1999. Occurrence of heavy metals in Cooum river sediments, Madras. Convergence, 1: 72-76.
  84. Thatheyus, A.J. and J.A. Basil, 1999. Waste Recycling and Artemia Culture. In: Environment, Health and Food; A Futuristic View, William, J. and S. Vincent (Eds.)., Loyola College Publications, India, pp: 129-138.
  85. Selvanayagam, M. and A.J. Thatheyus, 1999. Water. Loyola College Publications, Chennai, Pages: 69.
  86. Kandhasamy, M., A.K. Kumaraguru and A.J. Thatheyus, 1996. Bacteriological quality of soft drinks, bottled water, aerated water and packed fruit juices from shops in and around Madurai. J. Environ. Biol., 17: 247-250.
  87. Geetha, R., A.K. Kumaragruru and A.J. Thatheyus, 1996. Toxic effects of heavy metal copper on the fish Lepidocephalichthys thermalis in short term exposures. Pollut. Res., 15: 151-153.
  88. Basil, J.A., V.K.S. Nair and A.J. Thatheyus, 1995. Laboratory studies on the culture of the brine shrimp Artemia using organic wastes. Bioresour. Technol., 51: 265-267.
  89. Selvanayagam, M., S.D. Wesley and A.J. Thatheyus, 1994. Acute toxicity of a synthetic detergent to four aquatic hemipterans. J. Environ. Biol., 15: 159-161.
  90. Peterraj, T., M. Selvanayagam, A.J. Thatheyus and A. Jebanesan, 1994. Effect on the food utilization of the larvae of Eupterote mollifera fed with cythion sprayed Moringa leaves. Environ. Ecol., 12: 199-201.
  91. Thatheyus, A.J., M. Selvanayagam and S.S. Raja, 1992. Toxicity of nickel on protein content in tissues of Cyprinus carpio communis (Linn). Indian J. Environ. Health, 34: 236-238.
  92. Thatheyus, A.J., M. Selvanayagam and A. Jebanesan, 1992. Interaction of hydrological parameters with the abundance of fish in the river Cooum, Madras. J. Natcon., 4: 45-51.
  93. Thatheyus, A.J., 1992. Behavioural alterations induced by nickel and chromium in common carp, Cyprinus carpio, Var communis (Linn). Environ. Ecol., 10: 911-913.
  94. Jebanesan, A., M. Selvanayagam and A.J. Thatheyus, 1992. Studies on the Metallic Pollution in River Cooum, Madras. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Environmental Biology, Haniffa, M.A. and M. Narayanan (Eds.)., St. Xavier's College, Palayamkottai, India, pp: 9-13.
  95. Haniffa, M.A. and A.J. Thatheyus, 1992. Effect of age related mating schedule on reproduction in the silk worm Bombyx mori L. Sericologia, 32: 217-225.
  96. Selvanayagam, M., A.J. Thatheyus and T. Peterraj, 1991. Effect on the Body Length and Weight of the Larvae of Eupterote mollifera when Fed with Cythion Treated Ricinus communis and Moringa indica Leaves. In: National/Growth, Development & Natural Resource Conservation, Verma, S.R. (Ed.)., Nature Conservators, Muzaffarnagar, India, pp: 51-55.
  97. Selvanayagam, M. and A.J. Thatheyus, 1991. Effect of nickel and chromium on the vertebrae of the scale carp, Cyprinus carpio communis. J. Tiss. Res., 1: 29-33.
  98. Thatheyus, A.J., M. Selvanayagam and A. Jebanesan, 1990. Acute toxicity of dichlorovos and malathion to the sit and wait predator Ranatra filiformis (FABR). Poll. Res., 8: 91-94.
  99. Thatheyus,. A.J., M. Selvanayagam, T. Peter Raj and P. Subramanian, 1989. Studies on the food utilization of the larvae of Eupterote molifera fed with cythion treated Ricinus communis leaves. Uttar Pradesh J. Zool., 9: 193-201.
  100. Selvanayagam, M., A.J. Thatheyus and A. Jebanesan, 1989. A general survey of aquatic pollution in the river Cooum, Madras. Environ. Ecol., 7: 24-28.
  101. Jebanesan, A., A.J. Thatheyus and M. Selvanayagam, 1988. Mosquito control by aquatic hemipterans in river Cooum, Madras. Bicovas, 1: 203-211.
  102. Thatheyus, A.J., M. Selvanayagam and A. Jebanesan, 1987. Studies on the Non-Metallic Pollution in River Cooum, Madras. In: Trends in Environmental Pollution and Pesticide Toxicology, Shashikant, S.V. and Y.N. Sahai (Eds.)., Jagmander Book Agency, New Delhi, pp: 127-133.