Dr. Rogimon P. Thomas

Head of the Department
Email: rogimon@cmscollege.ac.in

Education

  • BSc., M.G. University, 2001
  • MSc., Botany, Studied at M.G.University, 2003
  • B.Ed. M.G.University, 2004
  • PhD., M.G.University, 2017

Area of Specialization

  • Taxonomy
  • Biodiversity Assessment

Currently doing Ph.D. on the topic ‘Molecular based identification and phytochemical evaluation of selected members of Verbenaceae’ in the School of Environmental Sciences, M.G.University, Kottayam.

UGC Minor Project

  • Title: DNA Barcoding of Murdannia (Commelinaceae) in Western Ghats
    Order No. MRP(S)-1409/11-12/KLMG002/UGC-SWRO dated 28th September 2012
    Amount sanctioned: Rs. 2,00,000/-

P.G. Guidance: over 15

  • Major Research Contribution
    Discovery of Murdannia satheeshiana – a new species of Commelinaceae from the Western Ghats, India.
  • PC 3 Pteridology
  • PC6 Cell and Molecular Biology
  • PC 7 Angiosperm Systematics
  • PC 9 Microtechnique
  • PC 11 Biotechnology
  • PC 12 Taxonomy of Angiosperms
  • PE1 Biotechnology
  • BO5B07U Horticulture
  • BO6B011U Angiosperm Morphology,Taxonomy and Economic Botany
  • BO1C01U Cryptogams,Gymnosperms and Plant Pathology
  • BO2C02U Plant Physiology
  • BO3C03U Angiosperm Taxonomy and Economic Botany
  • BO4C04U Anatomy and Applied Botany
  • Phytodiversity and Phytosociology of Riparian Trees Along the Elevation Gradient In The Pamba River, Southern Western Ghats, India
    J Paul, ES Adithya, P Nisha, RP Thomas, SKS Unni
  • Angiosperm Diversity of agro-ecosystems-a case study from Kooroppada Gramapanchayath, Kottayam, Kerala State
    BPPJP Rogimon P.Thomas, Sreekumar K.R.
    Ecology,Environment and Conservation 27, S253-S258, 2021
  • Conservation Significance of Baccaurea courtallensis (Wight) Mull.Arg (Phyllanthaceae) – a Keystone Species from Western Ghats.
    JPANDRPT 2. P.S., SHAIBU JACOB, LAKSHMIDEVI P.R., APARNA JOSEPH V.
    Conceptualization of Nature, 2021
  • Notes on the taxonomy and ecology of Turk’s Turban (Clerodendrum indicum),an environmental weed
    SMPSS Sruthymol Suresh,Rogimon P. Thomas,Devika V.S.
    Conceptualization of Nature, 2021
  • ESSENTIAL OIL STUDIES OF THE GENUS VITEX L. (VERBENACEAE).
    JPMM Rogimon P.Thomas, Asha Ramachandran
    International Journal of Advanced Research 7 (7(4)), 568-574, 2019
  • ROTALA BAILEYANA SP.NOV. (LYTHRACEAE) FROM KERALA, INDIA.
    NPIA Rogimon P Thomas, Joby Paul, Rameshan M.
    International Journal of Advanced Research 7 (7(4)), 669-673, 2019
  • Proceedings of UGC sponsored National Seminar on Bioprospecting – A Quest for Natural Solutions.ISBN 9788180620158
    ECMC Rogimon P. Thomas
  • ‘Molecular based identification and phytochemical evaluation of selected members of Verbenaceae’
    RP Thomas
    Mahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam,Kerala, 2017
  • Murdannia nampyana (Commelinaceae) sp. nov. from Kerala, India
    P Joby, PT Rogimon, P Nisha
    Nordic Journal of Botany 34 (6), 703-707, 2016
  • Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Nematoda, Metastrongylidae) in bandicoot rats in Kerala, south India
    MTRPT Manuel Thomas
    International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology 3 (1), 51-52, 2015
  • . Proceedings of International Conference on Climate change. ISBN 9788192599168
    RPT al .
  • Phenology of trees in the riparian forests of Pamba river basin, Southern Western Ghats, India
    RPT Joby Paul
    mRNA 4 (3), 4-11, 2015
  • Bacterial pathogens associated with liquid wastes in a nosocomial environment.
    PT Rogimon P.Thomas
    Devagiri Journal of Science.1(1): 89-91 10 (1), 89-91, 2015
  • Notes on recent species bursts in Murdannia (Commelinaceae) from India
    JP Rogimon P Thomas
    Indian Journal of Applied Research 5 (7), 2015
  • Florill: Flora on the Campus Hill, A visual diary of flowering plants of CMS College Kottayam
    RR Rogimon P Thomas, Joby Paul, Sreekumar K.R.,Asha Ramachandran
  • rbcL gene sequencing studies in Murdannia pauciflora (G.Bruckn) G.Bruckn.
    RPT al
    Proceedings of the national seminar on utilization,management and…, 2014
  • Anatomical profiling of Ixora johnsonii Hook.f.
    RPT al
    Proceedings of the national seminar on utilization,management and…, 2014
  • Pseudallescheria boydii in wild rodents in Kerala,India.
    RPTMT Manuel Thomas
    Asian Jr.of Microbiol.Biotech.Env.Sci. 16 (1), 109-110, 2014
  • Antibacterial activities of some Indian tralatitious plant extracts.
    KVSJP Robert Raju, Rogimon P. Thomas , Manuel Thomas
    International Journal of Research in Botany , 4(1):6-8. 4 (1), 6-8, 2014
  • Taxonomic and ecological appraisal of Ixora johnsonii Hook.f.
    JPRPT Sreekumar,K.R.
    mRNA 2 (3), 2013
  • Dematiaceous fungi on wild rats inhabiting oil palm plantation, Kerala ,India.
    KSSRPT Manuel Thomas, M.Thangavel
    Biotechnology, Biosciences Research Asia 10 (2), 945-949, 2013
  • Distribution and ecology of the genus Murdannia Royle (Commelinaceae) in South India
    RP Thomas, J Paul
    Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal 3 (6), 201-206, 2013
  • Antifungal activity of verbenaceae
    RP Thomas, M Thomas, J Paul, M Mohan
    Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia 10 (1), 355-360, 2013
  • Proceedings of International Conference on Bioactive Natual Compounds from Plant Food in Nutrition and Health.ISBN 978-81-923850-5-1
    RPTHN Anooja Thomas K
  • Diversity of Dematiaceous fungi among wetland rodents.
    JPRPT Manuel Thomas, Kiran V.S.
    In Abstracts of National Conference on Recent Trends in Molecular…, 2012
  • Biological spectra, lifeform, landform and functional vegetation type in the riparian forests of Pamba river basin, southern Western Ghats, India.
    MTKSU Joby Paul, Rogimon P. Thomas
    . In Abstracts of National Conference on Recent Trends in Molecular Biology…, 2012
  • Traditional botanical knowledge of Mannan tribes in Kovilmala, Kerala State.
    RPTKV George
    International Seminar on Multidisciplinary approaches in angiosperm…, 2012
  • Cyanobacteria from Idukki Dstrict with potential applications in human nutrition.
    RPTNH Jose John, M.S.Francis
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Bioactive Natual…, 2012
  • Ecological distribution mapping of the genus Vitex in Kerala, India using geographic information system.
    RMMM Rogimon P. Thomas , Joby Paul
    Acta Biologica Indica eISSN 2279-0160 10 (2), 165-170, 2012
  • Phytodiversity of Riparian Forests
    RPTKSU Joby Paul
    Biodiversity: Issues, Impacts, Remediation and Significance, 2012
  • Perspectives in Science & Extracts of Plant Diversity
    MTKVS Rogimon P Thomas
  • Basics of Microbiology
    HNRPT Anooja Thomas K, Manuel Thomas, Tony Cherian
  • Basics of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
    RPTM Thomas.
  • Murdannia satheeshiana-a new species of Commelinaceae from the Western Ghats, India
    J Paul, P Nisha, M Rameshan, T Augustine, RP Thomas, KS Unni
    Phytotaxa 22 (1), 41-46, 2011
  • Spatial Distribution of Riparian Endemic Trees of Pamba River Basin, Kerala State
    RMSU Rogimon P Thomas
    In abstracts of International Conference on Impact of Physical Sciences…, 2011
  • Studies on floral biology of different color variants of Lantana camara L.
    RPTS Kuriakose
    XX Annual Conference of IAAT and International Symposium on Taxonomy…, 2010
  • A comparative study of essential oil constituents of Vitex L.
    RPT al
    XX Annual Conference of IAAT and International Symposium on Taxonomy Plant…, 2010
  • Chemotaxonomic investigations on Vitex trifolia L.
    RP George, K.V. and Thomas
    XIX Annual Conference of IAAT and International Symposium on Angiosperm…, 2009
  • Abstracts and Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture, CMS College Kottayam,Kerala,India.
    MCRP Thomas
  • Borassus flabellifer – The Forgotten Palm.
    P Thomas, R.P . and Srikumar
    International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture, CMS College…, 2008
  • Traditional botanical knowledge on Saraca asoca (Roxb.) de Wilde: An enquiry among the ayurvedic practitioners of Kerala.
    J George, K.V., Thomas, R.P . and Paul
    National Seminar on Conservation, Cultivation and Sustainable…, 2007
  • Efficacy of the bioactive compounds of Allium sativum Linn. on in vitro crystallization of cholesterol
    RP George, K.V. Thomas
    IJMR 3 (2), 327-332, 2007
  • Hepatoprotective action of Rhinacanthus nasutus (L.)Kurtz.
    SB George K.V., Thomas ,R.P . and John
    IJBR 3 (1), 173-176, 2007
  • A study on microbial contamination in domestic environment
    MP Thomas,M., Thomas,R.P ., Antony,J., Rajasekharan,K. and Raja
    S B Academic Review, 2006
  • Studies on fungi associated with healthy skin coats of domestic animals.
    KA Thomas, M., Prabha, R., Aneesha, C., Vaghese, R., Antony, J., Thomas, R.P …
    J.Zool.Soc.Kerala 11 (2), 2006
  • Pharmacognostic studies on Agnimantha.
    BD George,.K.V., Thomas,R.P . and Mathew
    in abstracts of Int. Coneference on Science and Technology for Sustainable…, 2005
  • A comparative study on the antimicrobial effects of selected oils.
    JSP Antony,J., Thomas R.P .
    in abstracts of Int. Coneference on Science and Technology for Sustainable…, 2005
  • Hepatoprotective effects of Premna serratifolia L.
    KV Thomas,R.P .,Mathew,S. and George
    in abstracts of Int. Coneference on Science and Technology for Sustainable…, 2005
  • Manuel Thomas, M. Thangavel, and
    RP Thomas
  • Angiosperm Diversity of agro-ecosystems-a case study from Kooroppada Gramapanchayath, Kottayam, Kerala State
    RP Thomas, KR Sreekumar, PP Bijeshmon, J Paul
  • Co-ordinator of Two Day Hands-on workshop on Plant DNA Barcoding. 13th 14th December 2011. Organsed by CMS College Kottayam and sponsored by MG University Kottayam.
  • Co-ordinator of NEAC (National Environment Awareness Campaign) 2012-2013 in association with CED Thiruvananthapuram and funded by MoEF, New Delhi.
  • Coordinator of SEAC (State Environment Awareness Campaign) 2013-14 in association with Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Govt. of Kerala.
  • Coordinator of One Day State Level Seminar on Angiosperm Systematics organized by Department of Botany in association with Kerala State Biodiversity Board.

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