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Dr. M. Jeevan Kumar

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Genetics from VIT University, Vellore 2014
  • M.Sc. in Biomedical Genetics from  VIT University, Vellore 2005
  • B.Sc. in Microbiology, Zoology, Chemistry from S.V. University, Tirupathi 2002

Guide ship:     

  • M.Tech Students: 1
  • B.Tech Students : 3

Achievements and Awards:

  • Vijay S et al., 3rd place – best researcher award (poster) – 2018 Eleventh Genetics Engineering Research Symposium, SRM IST (2018).

Memberships:

  • Member in Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).


Courses: 

  • Principles of Genetics
  • Human Genetics
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Genetics Laboratory
  • Cytogenetics Laboratory
  • Microbial Genetics Lab
  • Gene Expression Laboratory
  • Molecular Techniques laboratory.

Research Interests:

  • Identification of novel disease-associated variants in children with unexplained congenital anomalies.
  • Cytogenetic analysis of children with unexplained birth defects.

 


  •  Genomics group

 


Selected Publications:

  • M.Jeevan Kumar, R.Ashok Kumar, T.Jayasudha and Kalpana Gowrishankar.2011.Application of the FISH technique to discern complete/partial Monosomy 21. Int J Hum Genet, 11(3), 177-182.
  • Jeevan M. Kumar, Kalpana Gowrishankar, Vasanthi T., Ashok Kumar R. and T. Jayasudha. 2011. Isochromosome X mosaicism in a Child with Kabuki Syndrome Phenotype – A Rare Cytogenetic Association. Indian J Hum Genet, 17(3), 264-266.
  • Madhavan Jeevan Kumar, Rangasamy Ashok Kumar, Venugopal Subhashree, Thanikachalam Jayasudha, Venkatasubramanian Hemagowri, Teena Koshy, Kalpana Gowrishankar. 2015. Class II analphoid chromosome in a child with aberrant chromosome 7 - A rare Cytogenetic association. Cytogenet Genome Res, 146:120–123.
  • Shruthi Mohan, Teena Koshy, Perumal Venkatachalam, Sheela Nampoothiri, Dhanya Yesodharan, Kalpana Gowrishankar, Jeevan Kumar, Latha Ravichandran, Santhosh Joseph, Anupama Chandrasekaran and Solomon F. D. Paul. 2016 Subtelomeric rearrangements in Indian children with idiopathic intellectual disability/developmental delay: Frequency estimation & clinical correlation using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Indian J Med Res, 144: 206-214.

Papers Presented:

  • M. Jeevan Kumar (2018) Normal genome and genomic changes in genetic disorders. Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Chennai City, Branch, Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai, India. 18th February 2018.
  • M. Jeevan Kumar, T. Jayasudha, and Kalpana Gowrishankar (2015) Genetic studies in Indian children with Dysmorphism – an experience from a tertiary care hospital. Indian Genetic Congress, SRM University, Chennai, India, 4th – 6th March 2015.
  • M. Jeevan Kumar, R. Ashok Kumar, T. Jayasudha, Teena Koshy and Kalpana Gowrishankar (2011) Conventional and molecular cytogenetic analyses of a derivative chromosome 7 in an infant with   Dysmorphic features-A possible association of class II neocentromerization. SRM University, Chennai, India, March 2011.
  • M. Jeevan Kumar, R. Ashok Kumar, T. Jayasudha, Teena Koshy and Kalpana Gowrishankar (2010) Structural chromosome aberrations in children with Dysmorphic features and developmental delay – A need for parental karyotype. Yenepoya University, Mangalore, India. 12th – 15th, 2010.
  • M. Jeevan Kumar, R. Ashok Kumar, T. Jayasudha, Teena Koshy and Kalpana Gowrishankar (2009) Chromosomal aberrations in children with Dysmorphic features and developmental delay in an Indian subpopulation. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Sep, 2010.
  • M. Jeevan Kumar and M. Ganesh (2004) Genetics of Breast cancer. Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore, India. March, 2004.

Work in Progress:

  • Identification of novel disease associated variants in children with unexplained congenital anomalies in south Indian population.
  • Pilot study to determine the presence of VEGF polymorphism in children with congenital heart defects
  • Cytogenetic and molecular analysis of children with unexplained congenital anomalies in south Indian population.

Workshops /Seminars/Conferences:

  • Prevention of Birth Defects and Prematurity (2009). Department of Neonatology and Medical Genetics, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Chennai, 2009
  • Ethical issues in Medical, Dental Research & Publication (2009). Indian Society for Dental Research (ISDR), Chennai, 2009
  • Clinical Dysmorphology and Advanced Clinical Cytogenetics (2009). Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore, 2009
  • Update on Genetic Counselling in Clinical Practice. St.John’s Medical College, Bangalore, 2008
  • Indo-European CME on Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology & Workshop on Molecular Diagnostic Techniques and Interpretation for Common Genetic Disorders. Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, 2008
  • 9th national conference of Indian society for prenatal diagnosis & therapy. Chennai, 2007
  • International Conference on Human Genome Update. Hyderabad, 2004
  • National Level Biotechnology Symposium. Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore, 2004
  • Seminar on IPR – awareness. Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore, 2004

Academic Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Genetic Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulattur, India (July 2016  -  Present).

Other Professional Experience:

  • Senior Cytogeneticist, Cytogenetics laboratory, PerkinElmer Health Sciences Pvt. Ltd., Chennai 2015 – 2016
  • Geneticist, Department of Medical Genetics, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Chennai 2006 – 2015
  • Senior Scientific Officer, Department of Medical Genetics, Apollo Hospital, Chennai 2014
  • Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, P.V.K.N. Government Degree College, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 2005 – 2006
  • Research Assistant, Wellcome Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore 2004 – 2005.
     

I am happy to associate and guide motivated students/ researchers who are interested in Clinical Cytogenetics/ Human Disease Genetics.

Contact:
Dr. M. Jeevan Kumar, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Genetic Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur - 603 203 
Chengalpattu
Tamil Nadu
Email Id:  jeevankm@srmist.edu.in