Dr. Leena Grace Beslin

Dr. Leena Grace Beslin

Research Scientist
University of Kerala, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biodiversity and Conservation from University of Kerala, India

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Dr B. Leena grace grew up at Kanyakumari District India. She obtained her PhD degree in the field of Biodiversity and Conservation from University of Kerala Trivandrum in 2003, M.Phil in the field of Cryopreservation from Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tamil Nadu in 1998. Her topic of PhD thesis is “Influence of Environmental Parameters on Estuarine Biodiversity and Germplasm Conservation of Arius arius (Hamilton-Buchanan) and Glossogobius giuris (Hamilton -Buchanan)”. Her past experience includes, more than twelve years teaching and fifteen years research experience in the field of Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology in Vinayaka Missions University and Kerala University, research experience of 5+ years in Environmental Chemistry and Conservation Biology, Developed and Performed Page, Age, TLC, Isolation of DNA and RNA, Widal test Differential Cell count, Immuno-precipitation, Immuno-fluorescence and Immobilization. Dr B. Leena grace is member of Editorial board in biodiversity, bioremediation and biotechnology, terrestrial and aquatic toxicology in GSP, Reviewer in Aquaculture-Elsevier, Biotechnology, Associate Editor in Journal of Biological Sciences, International Journal of Zoological Research, Regional Editor in Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, Research Journal of Environmental Sciences and ANSI. She also presented in national and international conferences and also participated in number of workshops. Dr B. Leena grace received honors include University of Kerala fellowships for PhD; 1st rank in M.Sc at College level. She published 18 articles in journals and 1 proceeding at national and international level as author/co-author. She is also supervising B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Phil and PhD students.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Selected Publications

  1. Muthusamy, A. and L.G. Beslin, 2018. Extra cellular lipase production, purification and characterization using bacillus subtilis in submerged state fermentation. Biomed. J. Sci. Tech. Res., Vol. 10. 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.10.001913.
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  2. Beslin, L.G., 2018. Short term preservation of Arius arius (hamilton-buchanan) spermatozoa. J. Environ. Bio. Res., 2: 1-5.

  3. Beslin, L.G., 2017. Textural features-indicators of pollution. J. Environ. Anal. Toxicol., Vol. 7. 10.4172/2161-0525.1000505.
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  4. Hasan, A.N., M.W. Ahmad, I.H. Madar, B.L. Grace and T.N. Hasan, 2015. An in silico analytical study of lung cancer and smokers datasets from gene expression omnibus (GEO) for prediction of differentially expressed genes. Bioinformation, 11: 229-235.
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  5. Grace, B.L., 2015. Fisherine status and their link between sediment CNP content of kadinamkulam estuary at (Kerala, India). Sci. Educ., 3: 75-80.
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  6. Anitha, M., S. Thenmozhi and B.L. Grace, 2015. Phytochemical screening and antibacterial activity of Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk. J. Int. Res. Med. Pharm. Sci., 4: 110-117.
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  7. Muthusamy, A., M. Punitha and L.G. Beslin, 2014. Phytochemical screening of Datura metel linn and its antimicrobial activity on selected human pathogens. Int. J. Bioassays, 3: 3474-3478.

  8. Leena, B.G., 2014. Correlation study of physico-chemical parameters and biodiversity of Poonthura backwater, (Kerala, India). App. Eco. Environ. Sci., 3: 42-50.
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  9. Grace, L.B., 2014. Biodiversity of three backwaters in the south west coast of India. Int. J. Biodivers., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/524391.
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  10. Beslin, L.G., 2014. Water and sediment quality assesment of poonthura backwater in the Southwest Coast of India. Am. J. Marine Sci., 2: 43-46.
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  11. Hasan, T.N., B.L. Grace, G. Shafi and R. Syed, 2013. RS11655505 (c.-2265 C/T) Variant in BRCA1 promoter is not associated with breast cancer risk in South India. J. Adv. Med. Med. Res., 3: 153-161.
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  12. Hasan, T.N., B.L. Grace, G. Shafi and R. Syed, 2013. Association of BRCA1 promoter methylation with rs11655505 (c. 2265C> T) variants and decreased gene expression in sporadic breast cancer. Clin. Translat. Oncol., 15: 555-562.
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  13. Harikrishnan A. and L.B. Grace, 2013. PVC workers and their cytogenetic effects. Int. J. Bioassays, 2: 1152-1157.
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  14. Grace, L., 2013. Deep freezing trials of Arius arius (Hamilton-buchannan) spermatozoa. J. Appl. Environ. Biol. Sci., 3: 42-47.
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  15. Grace, B.L., 2013. Environmental influence on the fish and shellfish biodiversity of veli lake in the southwest coast of India. J. Appl. Environ. Biol. Sci., 3: 7-12.
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  16. Alshatwi, A.A., T.N. Hasan, N.A. Syed, G. Shafi and B.L. Grace, 2012. Identification of functional SNPs in BARD1 gene and in silico analysis of damaging SNPs: Based on data procured from dbSNP database. PLoS One, Vol. 7. 10.1371/journal.pone.0043939.
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  17. Hasan, T.N., B.L.Grace, T.A. Masoodi, G. Shafi, A.A. Alshatwi and P Sivashanmugham, 2011. Affinity of estrogens for human progesterone receptor A and B monomers and risk of breast cancer: A comparative molecular modeling study. Adv. Appli. Bioinf. Chem., 4: 29-36.
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  18. Hasan, T.N., B. LG, G. Shafi, A.A. Al-Hazzani and A.A. Alshatwi, 2011. Anti-proliferative effects of organic extracts from root bark of Juglans regia L. (RBJR) on MDA-MB-231 human breast cancer cells: Role of Bcl-2/Bax, caspases and Tp53. Asian Pacific J. Cancer Prev., 12: 525-530.
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  19. Grace, B.L. and K. Selvaraj, 2010. Technologies and biological processes in phytoremediation. Int. J. Life Sci. Technol., 3: 7-15.

  20. Viveka, S. and B.L. Grace, 2009. Conversion of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) into nutrient rich fertilizer by composting pit methods. Dyn. Soil Dyn. Plant, 3: 96-97.

  21. Sivamani, S. and B.L. Grace, 2009. Removal of dyes from wastewater using adsorption: A review. Int. J. Biol. Sci. Technol., 2: 47-51.

  22. Grace, B.L., 2009. Nutrients and dissolved gases of three backwaters in the Southwest coast of India. Terr. Aquat. Environ. Toxicol., 3: 65-67.

  23. Grace, B.L., 2009. Fish availability and environmental criteria of kadinamkulam backwater. Biorem. Biodivers. Bioavailab., 3: 96-99.

  24. Grace, B.L. and S. Viveka, 2009. Effect of coconut husk retting on three backwater regions along the Southwest coast of India. Terrestrial Aquat. Environ. Toxicol., 3: 62-64.

  25. Grace, B.L., 2007. Trace metal concentration in the sediments of three back waters at the Southwest coast of India. Pollut. Res., 26: 801-805.

  26. Grace, B.L., 2007. Sediment C N P in three estuaries of the Southwest coast of India. Pollut. Res., 26: 811-814.
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  27. Grace, B.L., 2007. Physico-chemical features of veli lake-Southwest coast of India. J. Ind. Poll. Control, 23: 307-312.

  28. Grace, B.L., 2007. Concentration of trace metals in the sediments of poonthura backwater-Southwest coast of India. Pollut. Res., 26: 807-810.

  29. Grace, B.L., 2006. Veli lake’s hydro-geo dynamics (Southwest coast of India). Pollut. Res., 25: 469-472.
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  30. Grace, B.L., 2006. Trace metal concentration in the sediments of Kadinamkulam Estuary- Southwest coast of India. Pollut. Res., 25: 613-616.

  31. Grace, B.L., 2006. Environmental characteristics of Kadinamkulam backwater in the Southwest coast of India. Ecol. Environ. Conserv., 12: 491-494.

  32. Grace, B.L. and P. Natarajan, 2004. Influence of physico-chemical characteristics of an estuary on biota survival. Indian Hydrobiol., 7: 53-58.

  33. Grace, B.L. and P. Natarajan, 2003. Cryopreservation of Penaeus monodon. Indian J. Fish., 50: 415-419.