1992​-Ph.D Zoology
1977-M.Sc., Zoology Gold Medalist
1975-B.Sc., Zoology First Class
1971-Indian School Certificate (ISC) First Class
Primary School - Australian School, Trengannu, Malaysia.


  • University GrantsCommission (UGC) Professor Emeritus University of Kerala, Dept of Biochemistry (Advanced Centre for Tissue engineering), Kariavattom, Trivandrum 695581, India

  • Sree ChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum 695012 Scientist B, D, E, F to Scientist G&-in-Charge of Division of Laboratory Animal Science (DLAS) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Laboratory;
  • Kyoto university, Japan. JSPS Post- doctoral fellow &JSPS Short Term Fellowship; JSPS Bridge Fellowship; Kyoto University, Japan – Visiting Professor
  • Sree ChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences &Technology, Trivandrum. Senior Research Fellow  (CSIR) 1992; Institute Post-Senior Research Fellow doctoral Fellow (1992-1994)
  • University of Kerala, India Ph.D Scholar – Senior Research Fellow 1991(CSIR);
    Junior & Senior Research Fellow 1985-1990 (DST) 
  • Federal University of Technology, Makurdi, Benue state, Nigeria Lecturer
  • Teaching Experience MSc., M.Phil& M. Tech.,Subject – Tissue Engineering 
    Skeletal Biology; Developmental Biology
  • Recognised Guide of SCTIMST M.Sc.,/M.Phil./M.Tech.,/Ph.D

publication LIST

  • Josna Joseph, RebuSundar, Annie John and Annie Abraham. Phytochemical incorporated drug delivery scaffolds for tissue regeneration.. Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine.
  • SunithaChandran and Annie John.Osseointegration of osteoporotic bone implants: role of stem cells, Silica and Strontium – a concise review. Journal of Clinical Orthopedics & Trauma (accepted- Article Ref. JCOT621/) DOI 10.1016/j.jcot.2018.08.003
  • Mir MahmoudMortazavi R., Suresh Babu S., Harikrishnan V. S.,Annie John. A functional Injectable Hydrogel For Nucleus Pulposus Regeneration InLapine Intervertebral Disc Defect Model. European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (ejbps), 2017, Volume 4, Issue 8, 587-602.
  • SunithaChandran, Suresh Babu, Harikrishnan V.S., H.K. Varma and Annie John; Osteogenic efficacy of Strontium Hydroxyapatite micro-granules in osteoporotic rat model. (J BiomaterAppl 2016 Oct 9;31(4):499-509 IF: 2.197

publication list

publication list


  • ICAST 2018 -International Conference on Advancement in Scienceand Technology

  • Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kerala – The Lessons
    Learned Seminar and Panel Discussion

  • International Conference on BioMaterials, BioEngieering&BioTherano
    sticsBioMet – 2018
  • International Seminar on Recent Biochemical Approaches in Therapeutics:
  • International Conference on Crystal Ball Vision on Science & Engineering for Societal upLiftment, Organised by – Indian Japanese Alumni Association (IJAA) at CSIR – National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
  • The International Conference on Electron Microscopy and Allied Techniques and XXXVIII Annual Meeting of Electron Microscope Society of India – jointly organized by Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai under the aegis of EMSI.
  • Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery System & Regenerative Medicine (Bi-TERM 2016)
  • Kerala Science Congress
  • World Congress on Microscopy, Instrumentation, Techniques, and Applications in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences
  • International Symposium on Photonics Applications and Nanomaterials, Trivandrum, India.
  • International symposium on photonics application and nanomaterials


  • Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Tissue engineering, Drug Delivery System & Regenerative Medicine (Bi-Term 2015)
  • Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Tissue engineering, Drug Delivery System & Regenerative Medicine (Bi-Term 2015)
  • National Conference on Materials Science and Technology – 2014(NCMST-14)
  • International Workshop on Biomedical Engineering
  • Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
  • International Conference on Advancements in Materials, Health and Safety towards Sustainable Energy & Environment (MHS-2014)
  • National Science Day Celebrations -2014 “Fostering Scientific
    Temper” – Chief Guest
  • National Science Day Celebrations -2014 ( Dept. of Biotechnology and
    Biochemical Engineering)
  • Second International Conference on Medical Materials, Devices and Regneretaive Medicine ( MMDRM 2014).
  • 13 th Asian BioCeramics Symposium ABC2013)
  • TERMIS-AM 2013
  • TERMIS-AP 2013 Annual Meeting
  • TERMIS-AP 2013 Annual Meeting
  • ISSCR – 11 th Annual Meeting Boston, MA, USA
  • 43 rd  Scand-LAS 2013 Symposium entitled “Animated Animals”
  • XXV Kerala Science Congress 29 th January – 1 st February 2013.

Awards and Recognition

Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Japan (September to November, 2014)
ICMR Kshanika Oration Award – 2010” awarded in 2013 - to a woman scientist for her meritorious work in Biomedical Research (Citation & Cash award Rs. 20,000/-)
The Japan Society For The Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral Fellowship award for foreign research at Kyoto University, Japan - March 1999- 2001 & in May – July, 2006; November – December 2013 (JSPS BRIDGE Fellowship)
Dr. Annie John - Best Posterand Presentation 2012 - entitled "Regenerative Medicine – concept to practical application" in Researcher Category at NEERI, Nagpur.
DST-DAAD Programme on two international programmes - 2005 & 2008
Guest Professor on Biomaterials Science for the M.Tech. Programme in the School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur, Kolkata (2002).
Rank Holder & Gold Medalist for M.Sc (Zoology) - 1977.