Dr. Sevanan  Murugan
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Dr. Sevanan Murugan

Assistant Professor
Karunya University, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India

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Dr. Sevanan Murugan is currently working as Assistant Professor at Department of Biotechnology, School of Biotechnology and Health Sciences, Karunya University, India. He has completed his Ph.D. in Microbiology from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India. He is having 13 years and 3 month teaching experience. He also guided 34 B.Tech and 35 M.Tech projects. He was received Best Research paper award for the academic year 2012 from Karunya University. He is author and co-author of 45 journal articles.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Biological Sciences

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Megha,P.U., P. Kavya, S. Murugan and P.S. Harikumar, 2015. Sanitation mapping of groundwater contamination in a rural village of India. J. Environ. Prot., 6: 34-44.
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  2. Megha, P.U., S. Murugan and P.S. Harikumar, 2015. Identification of bacterial strains and GIS-based buffer analysis of Canoli canal, Kozhikode, Kerala, India. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 1475-1483.
  3. Muthukumarasamy, N.P. and S. Murugan, 2014. Production, purification and application of bacterial laccase: A review. Biotechnol., 13: 196-205.
  4. Mt, S., S. Murugan and K. Panneerselvam, 2014. Evaluation of hygienic and morbidity status of food handlers at eating establishment in coimbatore district, South India-an empirical study. Curr. Res. Nutr. Food Sci. J., 2: 131-135.
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  5. Kumar, G.P., 2014. Docking of ctx-m-9 group of enzymes with drugs and inhibitors and their evolutionary relationship. Asian J. Pharm. Clin. Res., 7: 237-242.
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  6. Kanmani, S., S. Murugan and P. Umadevi, 2014. In vitro antioxidant potential of ethanolic extract of hypericum hookerianum and its glycosidic flavonoid enriched extract. Int. J. Phytomed., 6: 122-131.
  7. John, N.P. and S. Murugan, 2014. Biofilm formation by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern: An in vitro study. Curr. Res. Bacteriol., 7: 1-11.
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  8. Jesline, A., P.N. John, P.M. Narayanan, C. Vani and S. Murugan, 2014. Antimicrobial activity of zinc and titanium dioxide nanoparticles against biofilm - producing methicillin - resistant staphylococcus aureus. Appl. Nanosci., 6: 12-18.
  9. Selvi, S., P. Umadevi, S. Murugan and J.G. Senapathy, 2013. Anticancer potential evoked by pleurotus florida and calocybe indica using T 24 urinary bladder cancer cell line. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 7279-7285.
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  10. Poovendran, P., N. Vidhya and S. Murugan, 2013. Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of ESBL and non-ESBL producing Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) and their correlation with biofilm formation. Int. J. Microbiol. Res., 4: 56-63.
  11. Muthusamy, P., M. Britto and S. Murugan, 2013. Hydrodynamic studies in a packed bed column for the removal of zinc ions from aqueous solution. Int. J. Pharm. Chem. Sci., 2: 664-668.
  12. Selvi, T.S. and S. Murugan, 2012. Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of pseudomonas aeruginosa from diabetes patients with foot ulcers. Int. J. Microbiol., 3: 45-56.
  13. Ponnusamy, P., V. Natarajan and M. Sevanan, 2012. In vitro biofilm formation by uropathogenic escherichia coli and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern. Asian Pac. J. trop. Med., 5: 210-213.
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  14. Narayanan, P.M., W.S. Wilson, A.T. Abraham and M. Sevanan, 2012. Synthesis, characterization, and antimicrobial activity of zinc oxide nanoparticles against human pathogens. BioNanoSci., 2: 329-335.
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  15. Muthusamy, P., S. Murugan and S. Manothi, 2012. Removal of Ni from industrial waste. J. Biol. Sci., 1: 1-8.
  16. Dipankar, C. and S. Murugan, 2012. The green synthesis, characterization and evaluation of the biological activities of silver nanoparticles synthesized from iresine herbstii leaf aqueous extracts. Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces, 98: 112-119.
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  17. Dipankar, C. and S. Murugan, 2012. Phytochemical composition of the extract from iresineherbstii and its therapeutic use via antioxidant cytotoxic potential by multiple in vitro assays. Int. J. Phytomed., 4: 2-7.
  18. Dipankar, C. and S. Murugan, 2012. In vitro antioxidant and cytotoxic activity of leaves and stem extracts of ecbolium linneanum. Int. J. Pharm. BioSci., 3: 112-120.
  19. Chaudhuri, D. and S. Murugan, 2012. Investigation on phytochemicals and antibacterial activity of the leaf and stem extracts of iresine herbstii. Int. J. Pharm. Bio Sci., 3: 697-705.
  20. Skariyachan, S., A.B. Mahajanakatti, N. Sharma and M. Sevanan, 2011. Selection of herbal therapeutics against deltatoxin mediated clostridial infections. Bioinf., 6: 375-379.
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  21. Poovendran, P., N. Vidhya and S. Murugan, 2011. Antimicrobial activity of coccinia grandis against biofilm and ESBL producing uropathogenic E. coli. Global J. Pharmacol., 5: 23-26.
  22. Murugan, S., P.U. Devi, P., K.N. Parameshwari and K.R. Mani, 2011. Antimicrobial activity of syzygium jambos against selected human pathogens. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 3: 44-47.
  23. Murugan, S., P.U. Devi and P.N. John, 2011. Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of biofilm producing Escherichia coli of urinary tract infections. Curr. Res. Bacteriol., 4: 73-80.
  24. Murugan, S., Jayanthi, P.U. Devi and P.N. John, 2011. Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of extended spectrum β-lactamases producing Escherichia coli in diabetic foot infection. Res. J. Microbiol., 6: 609-617.
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  25. Murugan, S., D. Arnold, U.D. Pongiya and P.M. Narayanan, 2011. Production of xylanase from arthrobacter sp. MTCC 6915 using saw dust as substrate under solid state fermentation. Enzyme res., .
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  26. Dipankar, C., S. Murugan and U.P. Devi, 2011. Review on medicinal and pharmacological properties of I.herbstii, C.rottleri, E.linneanum. Afr. J. Traditional Altern. Complementary Med., 8: 124-129.
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  27. Choudhury, D., A.K. Pathak and M. Sevanan, 2011. Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of extracts from leaves and stem of ecbolium linneanum. Bangladesh J. Pharmacol., 6: 84-91.
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  28. Murugan, S., Sabarimuthu, P.U. Devi and C. Gnanadesigan, 2010. Awareness about HIV/AIDS among adolescent boys in tribal villages of Nilgiris district, South India. Humanity Soc. Sci. J., 5: 63-67.
  29. Murugan, S., R.B. Lakshmi, P.U. Devi and K.R. Mani, 2010. Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of metallo beta lactamase producing pseudomonas aeruginosa in diabetic foot infection. Int. J. Microbiol. Res., 1: 123-128.
  30. Murugan, S., R. Anand and U. Devi, 2010. Efficacy of euphorbia milli and euphorbia pulcherrima on aflatoxin producing fungi (aspergillus flavus and aspergillus parasiticus). Afr. J. Biotechnol., 6: 718-719.
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  31. Murugan, S., P.U. Devi and S.T. Selvi, 2010. Seroprevalence of HbsAg and elevated serum alfafetoprotein among the fishermen community of tuticorin, tamil nadu, south India. Journal, Indian Acad. Clin. Med., 11: 180-183.
  32. Devi, U.P., S. Murugan and S. Giftson, 2010. Sleep strengthens memories. J. Clin. Diagn. Res., 4: 2105-2110.
  33. Devi, U.P., S. Murugan, S. Suja, S. Selvi and P. Chinnaswamy, 2009. Antimicrobial and anticarcinogenic effect of dendrobium nobile. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 8: 2289-2293.
  34. Devi, U.P., K.N. Parameswari and S. Murugan, 2009. Correlation between viral load and immunity of HIV carriers. Int. J. Health, 9: 1114-1118.
  35. Murugan, S., U.P. Devi, S. Selvi, K.R. Mani and P. Chinnaswamy, 2008. Antimicrobial potential of ethanolic extracts of Indian propolis (EEIP'S) against human pathogens. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 10: 557-561.
  36. Murugan, S., U.P. Devi, P. Mahesh, S. Suja and K.R. Mani, 2008. Production of tannase by citrobacterfreundii under solid state fermentation and its application in fruit juices debittering. Biosci. Biotechnol. Res. Asia, 5: 301-306.
  37. Murugan, S., U.P. Devi and T.S. Selvi, 2008. Stem cells- a novel coin to treat diseases. Trends Biotechnol., 4: 23-27.
  38. Murugan, S., U.P. Devi and T.S. Selvi, 2008. Resistance pattern of pseudomonas from diabetes patients with food ulcers to fluroquinolone group of antibiotics. Antiseptics, 105: 447-449.
  39. Murugan, S., U.P. Devi and S. Suja, 2008. Efficacy of chitosan on growth of yeasts and growth and sporulation of molds. South Asian J. Socio-Political Stud., 8: 88-90.
  40. Murugan, S., U.P. Devi and S. Suja, 2008. Efficacy of chitosan against selected human pathogens under different environments. J. Pure Appl. Microbiol., 2: 489-495.
  41. Murugan, S., K.R. Mani and U.P. Devi, 2008. Prevalence of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus among diabetes patients with foot ulcers and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern. J. Clin. Diagn. Res., 2: 979-984.
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  42. Selvi, S., P. Uma Devi, S. Suja, S. Murugan and P. Chinnaswamy, 2007. Comparison of non-enzymic antioxidant status of fresh and dried form of Pleurotus florida and Calocybe indica. Pak. J. Nutr., 6: 468-471.
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  43. Murugan, S., U.P. Devi and P. Chinnaswamy, 2007. Environmental conservation - a grand road map. Indian J. Environ. Prot., 27: 626-630.
  44. Devi, P.U., S. Murugan, S., Suja, S., Selvi, P. Chinnaswamy and E. Vijayananda, 2007. Antibacterial, in vitrolipid peroxidation and phytochemical observation on achyranthes bidentata blume. Pak. J. Nutr., 6: 447-451.
  45. Anand, R., S. Murugan and K. Bhuvaneshwari, 2007. Effect of three plant extracts on six dermatophytic isolates from human clinical cases. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 9: 273-276.