Dr. Jayalakshmi Krishnan

Dr. Jayalakshmi Krishnan

Name: Dr. Jayalakshmi Krishnan
Designation: Assistant Professor
Phone: 04366-277230
Email: jayalakshmi@cutn.ac.in


Biographic Sketch:
Postdoc from Ajou University South Korea, 2006-2008, PhD from DRDO, Delhi 2002-2006 Research Assistant Professor, Ajou University , South Korea, 2008-2009 Assistant Professor, SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu India 2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, CUTN, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu , India 2012-at present Head , Department of Life Sciences, CUTN, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu , India 2012-2016 Coordinator, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, CUTN, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu , India 2016-2020 Organized various programs in vector control , including WHO expert consolation for Kala-Azar elimination in 2016 Organized 13th International conference for vector borne diseases , 2017 Organized various workshops , outreach activities Produced one P.hD in the field of entomological surveillance and insecticide resistance Have guided 19 master students in the field of entomology Have completed two projects from ICMR and TIGS on vector surveillance at Lakshadweep islands Teaching various papers in life sciences including vector biology and management

Research Highlights :

  • Working in the field of Entomology, on Vector surveillance and insecticide resistance monitoring at various districts of Tamil Nadu.
  • Working in climate change aspects of vector borne diseases
  • Monitoring of various mite species for Scrub Typhus screening

Recent Publications :

  1. Farhat SK, Srivastava PK, Baskar P, Krishnan J. Inflammatory cytokines in scrub typhus and COVID-19. Indian J Public Health Apr 16; 67: 184.2023.
  2. Jayalakshmi Krishnan, Toll like receptors in vector borne diseases. Bentham Publisher, ISBN: 978-981-5124-55-2 (Print)  ISBN: 978-981-5124-54-5 (Online)  Year of Publication: 2023
  3. Jayalakshmi Krishnan, SK Farhat, Rajalakshmi Anbalagan Hypoxia and Cigarette Smoke-A Combined Threat to the Brain: Role of Toll-like Receptor 4 in Neuroinflammatory Changes. Journal of Communicable Diseases (E-ISSN: 2581-351X & P-ISSN: 0019-5138),2022.
  4. Jayalakshmi Krishnan, Marijuana and Its Effects in Brain . Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Neurology 5:2; 64-69,2022.
  5. Muhammad Nihad PP, Rohini PD, Sutharshan G.,Anagha Ajith PK,Sumitha MK,Shanmugapriya, Rahul P, Sasikumar, Shaibal Dasgupta, Jayalakshmi Krishnan and Farah Ishtiaq. Island biogeography and human practices drive ecological connectivity in mosquito species richness in Lakshadweep Archipelago. Nature scientific reports , 12(1):8060, 2022.
  6. Anbalagan R, Shukla A, Subramanian V, Srivastava PK, Krishnan J.  Monitoring of Insecticide Resistance and Exploring the Presence of Virus in Field Populations of Culex gelidus at Thiruvarur District of Tamil Nadu, India. J Commun Dis. 2021;53(4):76-83.
  7. Arpita Shukla, Rajalakshmi A, Vaishali Verma,b Raghavendra K., Alex Eapen, Srivastava P.K., Jayalakshmi Krishnan.Preliminary Study on Underlying Biochemical Mechanism of Insecticide Resistance of Aedes albopictus in Thiruvarur District , Tamil Nadu, India. WHO Dengue Bulletin 41 (41), 129-139 2020.
  8. Arpita Shukla, A Rajalakshmi, K Subash, S Jayakumar, N Arul, Pradeep Kumar Srivastava, Alex Eapen, Jayalakshmi Krishnan.Seasonal variations among dengue vector mosquitoes in rural settings of Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases. 2020, 57,  Issue : 1,  Page : 63-70
  9. Jayalakshmi K, Rohini PD, Kaviyarasan M, Rajalakshmi A, Shukla Arpita.Distribution of mosquito fauna in Minicoy,Lakshadweep islands, India. Journal of entomological research.2020, 44,issue 2,211-218.
  10. Sonu Kumar Yadav , Reshma Ir , Rajesh Jeewon , Mukesh Doble , Kevin D Hyde , Ilango Kaliappan, Ravindrian Jeyaraman , Rambabu N Reddi , Jayalakshmi Krishnan, Min Li , Siva Sundara Kumar Durairajan .A Mechanistic Review on Medicinal Mushrooms-Derived Bioactive Compounds: Potential Mycotherapy Candidates for Alleviating Neurological Disorders. Planta Med, . 2020 Nov;86(16):1161-1175.

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