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Dr. Jasmin is a molecular biologist with PhD in Biotechnology (2008) from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), India. Dr. Jasmin is a recipient of various postdoctoral fellowships such as Women Scientist A of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Dr. D.S Kothari postdoctoral fellowship of University Grants Commission, Govt of India and Dr. Varghese Kurian Special postdoctoral Fellowship of Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala. For the past 10 years, she has been working on biotechnological potentials of host-associated microorganism in coral reef and estuarine ecosystems. Currently she is working as a Women Scientist-B at Nansen Environmental Research Centre (India).

Dr. Jasmin have more than 15 years of research experience in the area of molecular microbiology; her postdoctoral researches were conducted in premier institutes in Science and technology in India such as DBT-Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Cochin University of Science and Technology and CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography. Also, she has attended a couple training programs in latest techniques in India as well as abroad. She has 40 publications in peer reviewed international journals.

List of publications

1 Abdulaziz Anas, Balu Tharakan, Devika Raj K., Jasmin C., Baby Divya, Shijin Ameri, Saravanane Narayanan (2023) Microbial distribution and diversity along a vertical profile in the water column of a seasonal Oxygen minimum zone in the Southeast Arabian Sea, Regional Studies in Marine Science 67:103206
2 Sreelakshmi Parakkaparambil Kuttan, Anas Abdulaziz, Jasmin Chekidhenkuzhiyil, Devika Raj, Mahesh Mohan, Sujith Athiyanathil (2023) Characterization of pyomelanin secreted by Shewanella sp. and their application in metal recovery. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 30(3):6705-6715
3 Anas Abdulaziz, Shubha Sathyendranath, Syam Kumar Vijayakumar, Nandini Menon, Grinson George, Gemma Kulk, Devika Raj, Kiran Krishna, Ranith Rajamohananpillai, Balu Tharakan, Chekidhenkuzhiyil Jasmin, Jithin Vengalil, and Trevor Platt (2023) The Distribution of Fecal Contamination in an Urbanized Tropical Lake and Incidence of Acute Diarrheal Disease. ACS EST Water 2023, 3, 6, 1561–1573
4 Devika Raj, Abdulaziz Anas Jasmin Chekidhenkuzhiyil (2022) Draft Genome Sequence of Shewanella indica Isolated from a Marine Sponge (Callyspongia diffusa) Microbiology Resource Announcements Vol. 11, No. 10
5 Anas A, Sukumaran V, Nampullipurackal Devarajan D, Maniyath S, Jasmin C J, Mary A, Parakkaparambil Kuttan S, and Tharakan B (2021) Probiotics inspired from natural ecosystem to inhibit the growth of Vibrio spp. causing white gut syndrome in Litopenaeus vannamei. 3 Biotech. Feb;11(2):66. doi: 10.1007/s13205-020-02618-2.
6 Jasmin C, A. Anas, Thomas P.A, B. Tharakan, S. Nair, Characterization of archaeal symbionts of sponges in the coral reef ecosystems of Gulf of Mannar, Southeast coast of India, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences (2021), Volume 28, Issue 7, July 2021, Pages 3783-3788
7 Anas, A.; Krishna, K.; Vijayakumar, S.; George, G.; Menon, N.; Kulk, G.; Jasmin C; Ciambelli, A.; Kuttiyilmemuriyil Vikraman, H.; Tharakan, B.; et al. (2021) Dynamics of Vibrio cholerae in a Typical Tropical Lake and Estuarine System: Potential of Remote Sensing for Risk Mapping. Remote Sensing. 13, 1034.
8 Anas A, Sukumaran V, Nampullipurackal Devarajan D, Maniyath S, Jasmin C J, Mary A, Parakkaparambil Kuttan S, and Tharakan B (2021) Probiotics inspired from natural ecosystem to inhibit the growth of Vibrio spp. causing white gut syndrome in Litopenaeus vannamei. 3 Biotech. Feb;11(2):66. doi: 10.1007/s13205-020-02618-2.
9 Abdulaziz Anas; Jasmin C; Charulatha Nilayangod; Kiran Krishna; Gireeshkumar Thundiyil Raju (2021) Prevalence of obligate and facultative anaerobic bacteria in the mudbank along the southwest coast of India. Regional studies in marine science. 42, 101660.
10 Abdulaziz Anas; Balu Tharakan E.M.; Jasmin C.; Chippy Chandran; Vipindas P.V.; Saravanane Narayanan; Abdul Jaleel K.U.(2021) Microbial community shifts along an estuarine to open ocean continuum. Regional Studies in Marine Science 41, 101587 DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101587 ( IF 1.462 )
11 Abdulaziz Anas, Jeladhara Sobhanan, K.M. Sulfiya, C. Jasmin, P.K. Sreelakshmi, Vasudevanpillai Biju (2021) Advances in photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C: Photochemistry Reviews, Volume 49:100452
12 C. Jasmin, Abdulaziz Anas, Dharmesh Singh, Hemant J. Purohit , T.R. Gireeshkumar, Shanta Nair (2020) Aberrations in the microbiome of cyanobacteria from a tropical estuary polluted by heavy metals. Marine Pollution Bulletin 160:111575 (IF: 4.049)
13 V. A. Sheeba, Abdulaziz Anas, C. Jasmin, Manu Vincent, P. S. Parameswaran. (2020) Response of particle‑associated bacteria to long‑term heavy metal Contamination in a tropical estuary. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 36:65
14 S. Vrinda, Anas Abdulaziz,K. S. Abhilash, C. Jasmin, Vasant Kripa & I. S. Bright Singh (2019). Neuroendocrine and immunotoxicity of polyaromatic hydrocarbon, chrysene in crustacean post larvae. Ecotoxicology. 28:1-9 (online early) (I.F:2.460)
15 Marie-Fanny Racault, Anas Abdulaziz, Grinson George, Nandini Menon, Jasmin C, Minu Punathil , Kristian McConville, Ben Loveday, Trevor Platt, Shubha Sathyendranath and Vijitha Vijayan (2019) Environmental Reservoirs of Vibrio cholerae: Challenges and Opportunities for Ocean-Color. Remote Sensing 11:2763
16 Jiya Jose, Abdulaziz Anas, Bina Jose, Anand B Puthirath, Sujith Athiyanathil, Jasmin C, M. R. Anantharaman, Shanta Nair, Challapalli Subrahmanyam Vasudevanpillai Biju (2019) Extinction of Antimicrobial Resistant Pathogens Using Silver Embedded Silica Nanoparticles and an Efflux Pump Blocker. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2 (9):acsabm.9b0
17 Anas & Jasmin (Feb 2018) Bacterial melanin in dark-colored sponges: Ecological significance and biomedical applications. Atlas of Science
18 S Vrinda, C Jasmin, R Philip, ISB Singh (2018) Thioredoxin fused CHH1 protein as antigen for polyclonal antisera: Application to regulate glycemia in Penaeus monodon. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 56, 83-92 (IF: 0.934)
19 A Anas, VA Sheeba, C Jasmin, TR Gireeshkumar, D Mathew, K Krishna, Saumya Nair, KR Muraleedharan, KV Jayalakshmy (2018) Upwelling induced changes in the abundance and community structure of archaea and bacteria in a recurring mud bank along the southwest coast of India. Regional Studies in Marine Science 18,113-121 (IF: 1.462)
20 Vipindas PV, Jabir T, Jasmin C, Balu T, Rehitha TV, Adarsh BM, Nair S, Abdulla MH, Abdulaziz A. (2018) Diversity and seasonal distribution of ammonia-oxidizing archaea in the water column of a tropical estuary along the southeast Arabian Sea. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology (2018) 34: 188 (IF: 2.652)
21 Krishna, Kiran; Anas, Abdulaziz; Kuttan, Sreelakshmi Parakkaparambil; Vijayakumar, Syamkumar; Jasmin C; Philomina, Beena; Kurien, Sobha. (2020) Multiple Drug-Resistant Vibrio Cholerae Responsible for Cholera Outbreak among Migrant Domestic Workers in Kerala, South India. Proceedings 66, no. 1: 26.
22 C Jasmin, A Anas, B Tharakan, A Jaleel, V Puthiyaveettil, S Narayanane, Jovitha Lincy, Shanta Nair (2017) Diversity of sediment‐ associated Planctomycetes in the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone. Journal of basic microbiology 57 (12), 1010-1017 (IF: 1.76)
23 V Vijayan, C Jasmin, A Anas, SP Kuttan, S Vinothkumar, PP Subrayan, Shanta Nair (2017)Sponge-Associated Bacteria Produce Non-cytotoxic Melanin Which Protects Animal Cells from Photo-Toxicity. Applied biochemistry and biotechnology 183 (1), 396-411 (IF: 2.140)
24 S Vrinda, C Jasmin, KC Sivakumar, S Jose, B Jose, R Philip (2017) Regulating gonad inhibition and vitellogenin/vitellin induction in Penaeus monodon using mature GIH fusion protein and polyclonal antisera. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 203, 167-178 (IF:2.142)
25 Vrinda Sukumaran Seena Jose Jasmin C Mohanlal D Lalithabai Sreelakshmi B Nair Devassy Christo Vijayan K Kizhakedath Balasubramanian C Paran Rosamma Philip Bright Singh I Sarojini (2017) ELISA detection of vitellogenin in the haemolymph of Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798) (Caridea: Penaeidae): indirect indicator of female maturity. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 37(4) 473–480 (IF: 1.069)
26 VA Sheeba, A Abdulaziz, TR Gireeshkumar, A Ram, PS Rakesh, C Jasmin, PS Parameswaran (2017) Role of heavy metals in structuring the microbial community associated with particulate matter in a tropical estuary. Environmental Pollution 231, 589-600 (IF:5.714)
27 A Anas, C Nilayangod, C Jasmin, S Vinothkumar, PS Parameswaran, Shanta Nair (2016) Diversity and bioactive potentials of culturable heterotrophic bacteria from the surficial sediments of the Arabian Sea. 3 Biotech 6 (2), 238 (IF:1.786)
28 S Vrinda, C Jasmin, KC Sivakumar, B Jose, R Philip, ISB Singh (2016) Moult inhibiting fusion protein augments while polyclonal antisera attenuate moult stages and duration in Penaeus monodon. General and comparative endocrinology 233, 32-42 (IF:2.445)
29 Anas A, Saliha S, Jasmin C, Vijitha V, Pratheesh P, Sujith A, Shanta N (2016) Unicellular cyanobacteria Synechocystis accommodates heterotrophic bacteria with varied enzymatic and metal resistance properties. Journal of Basic Microbiology 56, 1–12. (IF: 1.76).
30 A Anas, S Vinothkumar, S Gupta, C Jasmin, J Valsamma, Perunninakulath Subrayan Parameswaran, Shanta Nair (2016) Evaluation of antioxidant and cytotoxic properties of cyanobacteria, limnothrix sp. And leptolyngbya sp. From Arabian Sea. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences 6 (3), 956
31 Arshad E, Anas A, Asok A, Jasmin C, Pai SS, Singh ISB, Mohandas A, Biju V. (2016) Fluorescence detection of the pathogenic bacteria Vibrio harveyi in solution and animal cells using semiconductor quantum dots. RSC Advances. 6, 15686-15693 (IF 3.049)
32 K.G. Sneha, Abdulaziz Anas, K.V. Jayalakshmy, C. Jasmin, P.V. Vipin Das, Somnath S. Pai, Suryamol Pappu, Maheshwari Nair, K.R.Muraleedharan, K.Sudheesh, Shanta Nair (2016) Distribution of multiple antibiotic resistant Vibrio spp across Palk Bay. Regional Studies in Marine Science 3: 242 – 250. (IF:1.462)
33 Jasmin C, Abdulaziz Anas, Shanta Nair (2015). Bacterial diversity associated with Cinachyra cavernosa and Haliclona pigmentifera cohabiting sponges in the coral reef ecosystem of Gulf of Mannar, southeast coast of India. PLOSOne. 10(5): e0123222 (IF: 2.766) Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123222
34 Anas A, Jasmin C, Sheeba VA, Gireeshkumar TR, Nair S (2015) Heavy Metals Pollution Influence the Community Structure of Cyanobacteria in Nutrient Rich Tropical Estuary. OMICS International- Journal of Oceanography and Marine Research 3: 137. DOI:10.4172/2332- 2632.1000137 (IF:1.55)
35 Vipindas PV, Abdulaziz Anas, Jasmin C, Lallu KR, Fausia KH, Balachandran KK, Muraleedharan KR, Shanta Nair (2015). Bacterial domination over Archaea in ammonia oxidation in a monsoon driven tropical estuary. Microbial Ecology. 69: 544 – 553 (IF: 3.611)
36 Vipindas PV, Abdulaziz Anas, Jasmin C, Lallu KR, Fausia KH, Balachandran KK, Muraleedharan KR, Shanta Nair (2015). Bacterial domination over Archaea in ammonia oxidation in a monsoon driven tropical estuary. Microbial Ecology. 69: 544 – 553 (IF: 3.611)
37 Jasmin C., Sreeja, C., Rajeev, S., Chandrasekaran, M., Elyas, K.K and Sarita, B.G. (2010) Molecular Cloning and Homology modelling of a subtilisin like serine protease from the marine fungus, Engyodontium album BTMFS10. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 26: 1269-1279. (IF: 2.652)
38 Chellappan S, Jasmin C, Basheer S.M, Kishore A, Elyas K.K, Bhat S.G and Chandrasekaran M (2010) Characterization of an extracellular alkaline serine protease from marine Engyodontium album BTMFS10. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology. 38:743-752 (IF:2.993)
39 Chellappan S., Jasmin C., Basheer SM., Elyas KK., Bhat SG., Chandrasekaran M. (2006) Production, purification and partial characterization of a novel protease from marine Engyodontium album BTMFS10 under solid-state fermentation. Process Biochemistry 41 (4): 956 – 961 (IF: 2.883)
40 Sreeja PB., Kurup P., Kishore A., Jasmin C. (2004) Spectral characterization, X-ray structure and biological investigations of copper (II) ternary complexes of 2- hydroxyacetophenone 4-hydroxybenzoic acid hydrazone and heterocyclic bases. Polyhedron 23: 575–581. (I.F.2.284)
41 Book chapter Title: Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of bioactive Actinomycetes (Actinomycetales) from tropical wetland ecosystem. In book: A Closer Look at Actinomycetes Publisher: Nova Scientific Publishers, New York, USA. Maya George Anas Abdulaziz Jasmin C Mujeeb Rahiman Mohamed Hatha Abdulla