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Head of the Department
Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
Pondicherry University (Brookshabad Campus)
PO. Chakkar Gaon, Port Blair, Andamans - 744 112 INDIA
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Tel: (O): 03192-262337/Fax: 262323 / 09474213264 (mob)

Dr. Jayant Kumar Mishra is affiliated with Pondicherry University since the year 2006 and at present is the Head of the Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology located at Port Blair, Andamans. He is well trained in the field of Marine Science and Technology, especially in the field of Marine Biotechnology with more than 30 years of experiences at National and International Institutions of repute like National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, Nagasaki University and Shizuoka University, Japan and also as Expert in the Task force with Ministry of Education and Ministry of Fisheries, Eritrea, N-E Africa. He has 60 research publications in National and International journals to his credit and six educational documentary films at International and National level with National award winning film “True Survivor, The Horseshoe crab in 2009. He has completed or involved in several research projects in the area of marine biotechnology involving marine bioactive compounds, induced breeding of marine invertebrates, marine chemical communication special reference with the involvement of pheromone as cue and rock pool biodiversity with special reference to rock pool resident animals.

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