Dept. > Botany > Teaching StaffDr. JOBY PAUL MSc., Ph.D

Address:Thenamkunnel House
Kuravilangad P.O.
Kottayam Dt. Kerala, 686 633.
Contact Nos:09846634960 (M)
E-mail:jobypaulses@gmail.com
Academic Qualifications:
  1. Ph.D - Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  2. M Sc Botany - Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Ph.D Thesis:  TAXONOMY, DISTRIBUTION AND ECOLOGY OF THE RIPARIAN FLORA OF PAMBA RIVER, KERALA
Fellowships grantedRecipient of Senior Research Fellowship (SRF - 09/499(0066)/2010 EMR-1 dated: 06.03.2010)of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Government of India, New Delhi. 
Reviewer of JournalsReviewed manuscript of Journal of Environmental Biology, ISSN 0254-8704
Editorial member Editorial member of mRNA newsletter (ISSN 2319-2747), published by Bulbul Scientific Services.
Memberships Life member, Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy (IAAT). 
Publications

 

  1. Joby Paul, Nisha P., Rameshan M., Toms Augustine, Rogimon P. Thomas and K. Sankaran Unni (2011). Murdannia satheeshiana - a new species of Commelinaceae from the Western Ghats, India. Phytotaxa 22: 41-46. Impact Factor: 1.797. ISSN 1179-3155

  2. Ajaykumar B., K. Sreedharan, Mahesh Mohan, Joby Paul, Thomas, A.P. and Nair, P.K.K. (2012). Evaluation of the Holocene environmental changes of the southwest coast, India: A palaeopalynological approach. Journal of Earth System Science 121(4): 1093-1103. Impact Factor: 0.695. ISSN: 0253-412

  3. Nisha, P., S. Nampy and Joby Paul (2010). Selaginella lakkidiana sp. nov.  (Selaginellaceae) from India. Nordic Journal of Botany 28: 1-3. Impact Factor: 0.595. ISSN: 1756-1051

  4. John C.M., V.P. Sylas, Joby Paul and K.S. Unni (2009). Floating islands in a tropical wetland of peninsular India. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 17: 641-653. Impact Factor 1.076. ISSN: 0923-4861

  5. Nampy, S and Joby Paul (2003). Murdannia fadeniana Nampy & Joby (Commelinaceae), a new species from India. Candollea 58(1): 79-82. Impact Factor: 0.355.ISSN 0373-2967

  6. Santhosh Nampy and Joby Paul (2011). Cyanotis racemosa (Commelinaceae), a new record for India. Rheedea 21(1): 8-9. ISSN 0971-2313

  7. Santhosh Nampy and Joby Paul (2008). On the identity of Murdannia juncoides (Wight) R.S. Rao & Kammathy (Commelinaceae). Rheedea 18(1): 57-60.  ISSN 0971-2313

  8. Rogimon P. Thomas, Joby Paul, Rameshan M and Mahesh Mohan (2012). Ecological distribution mapping of the genus Vitex in Kerala, India using geographic information system. Acta Biologica Indica 1(2):165-170

  9. Brilliant R., Vincy Mary Varghese, Joby Paul and Pradeepkumar A.P. (2012). Vegetation analysis of Montane forest of Western Ghats with special emphasis on RET species.International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 4(15): 652-664. ISSN 2141-243X 

  10. Rogimon P. Thomas, Manuel Thomas, Joby Paul and Mahesh Mohan (2013). Antifungal Activity of Verbenaceae. Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia 10(1), 355-360

  11. Rogimon P. Thomas and Joby Paul (2013). Distribution and ecology of the genusMurdannia Royle (Commelinaceae) in South India. Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal 3(VI): 201-206. ISSN2249-9598

  12. Robert Raju, Rogimon P. Thomas, Manuel Thomas, Kiran V.S. and Joby Paul (2014). Antibacterial activities of some Indian tralatitious plant extracts. International Journal of Research in Botany 4(1): 6-8  ISSN 2319-7854 

  13. Joby Paul, Thomas, R. P., Brilliant R. and K. Sankaran Unni (2015). Phenology of trees in the riparian forests Pamba river basin, Western Ghats, India. mRNA 4(3): 4-11. ISSN 2319-2747
  14. Vincy, M.V., Brilliant, R., Joby Paul and Pradeepkumar, A.P. (2014). Comparison of riparian species diversity between the main river channel and subwatersheds of Meenachil river basin, Kerala, Southern India. Brazilian Journal of Botany. DOI 10.1007/s40415-014-0068-z. ISSN 0100-8404
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  16. Sreekumar, K.R., Joby Paul, and Rogimon P. Thomas (2013) Taxonomic and ecological appraisal of Ixora Johnsonii Hook.f. (RUBIACEAE). mRNA 2(3): 3-17. ISSN 2319-2747
Gene bank Accessions
  1.  Joby Paul, Rogimon P. Thomas, Nisha P., Rameshan, M., Toms Augustine and K. Sankaran Unni (2011). Murdannia satheeshiana ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; plastid. GenBank: JQ067697.1
  2. Thomas, R. P., Thomas, M., Joby Paul and Mohan, M. (2012). Premna serratifoliaribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; plastid. GenBank: JQ067698.1
Books / book chapters published
  1. Rogimon P. Thomas, Joby Paul, Sreekumar K.R., Asha Ramachandran, Robert Raju (2014) Florill: Flora on the Campus Hill, Vidya Nikshepam, C.M.S. College, Kottayam. ISBN: 978-81-925991-0-6.

  2. Joby Paul, Rogimon P. Thomas, Brilliant Rajan and K. Sankaran Unni (2013) Phytodiversity of riparian forests. In: Paul, V.I. (Ed). Biodiversity: Issues, Impacts, Remediation and Significance. VLMS publishers, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-80820-50-7. pp 96-108.

  3. Rinoy Varghese, Suchithra, R., Nishamol S., Joby Paul and Mohamed Hatha, A.A. (2012). Diversity and spatiotemporal variation of Actinomycetes population in the soils of Tropical montane forest of Western Ghats, Kerala. In: Biju Kumar (Ed). Biodiversity Documentation and Taxonomy, Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi. pp 271-278.

  4. Sylas V.P., John C.M., Joby Paul, K.S. Unni, A.P. Thomas and E.V. Ramasamy (2012) Documentation and distribution of aquatic plants in relation with certain environmental variables of Kuttanad wetland ecosystem, Kerala. In Biju Kumar (Ed). Biodiversity Documentation and Taxonomy, Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi. Pp 377-391.

  5. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014). Phyla nodiflora ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast. GenBank: KF796630.1
  6. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014). Rotheca serrata ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast. GenBank: KF796629.1
  7. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014). Vitex altissima ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds. GenBank: KF796632.1
  8. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014). Vitex leucoxylon ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast. GenBank: KF796635.1
  9. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014). Vitex negundo var. negundo ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast. GenBank: KF796633.1
  10. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014). Vitex negundo var. purpurascens ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast. GenBank: KF796636.1
  11. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014). Vitex pinnata ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds. GenBank: KF796637.1.
  12. Thomas, R.P., Paul, J., Thomas, M. and Mohan, M. (2014).  Vitex trifolia ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast. GenBank: KF796634.1
Workshops participated
  1. Capacity Building Training in Plant Taxonomy, organized by Botanical Survey of India (SC), Coimbatore on January 19 - 31, 2009.
  2. Training workshop on Lichen diversity, significance and taxonomy sponsored by Kerala biodiversity board, Thiruvananthapuram, at KFRI, Peechi, on 10 - 11 January 2008.
  3. National workshop on Biodiversity database organization and its management sponsored by DBT, New Delhi at TBGRI, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, on 16 - 20 July 2007. 

 

Updated on: 19 Apr 2015