Dr. Thapasimuthu Vijayamma Anilkumar
FELLOW, ELECTED 2023
Born in Thiruvananthapuram, India on 08 February, 1961. Educated at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur (1978-1986; BVSc&AH MVSc); Imperial College of Science Tecnology and Medicine, London (1990-1995; MSc, PhD, University of London), Post Doctoral Fellow, National University of Ireland (2005-2006), Post Doctoral Certificate in Laboratory Animal Medicine (Guelph, Canada) 2012.
Scientist G (since 2016) and Head of the Division of Experimental Pathology (since 2006), Sree Chitar Tirunal Institute of Medical sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram) and Visiting Professor (since 2020), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM)
Junior Assistant Professor (1985-1987); Assistant Professor (1996-1999), Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur; Research Scientist (Veterinary Surgeon) (1987-1990), Scientist C (2000-2004), Scientist D (2005-2008), Scientist E (2009-2012), Scientist F (2013-2016) Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.
Awards/Honours: President (since 2022), Laboratory Animal Veterinarians Association; President (2017-2019), Indian College of Veterinary Pathologists; Secretary General (2008-2011), Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists; CREST) Award (2011-2012), (Cutting-Edge Research Enhancement and Scientific Trainin, Department of Biotechnology Government of India) for Visiting Scientist, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA; Dr.CM Singh Award (2007), Best paper in the Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology; Dr.PP Gupta Oration Award (2006) Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists; Best Scientist Award (1996) Indian Society for Nuclear Technology in Animal Sciences; Young Scientist Award (1991) Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists; ORS Award (1991, Overseas Research Students Award), Committee of The Principals and Vice Chancellors in the UK for PhD (University of London) at the Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith); ODASSS Award (1990), Overseas Development Agency Shared Scholarship Scheme, Association of Commonwealth Universities (London) for MSc Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith (Royal Postgraduate Medical School).
Fellow: FRCPath (2020), Royal College of Pathologists (England); FIATP (2013), International Academy of Toxicologic Pathology; FRSB (2009) Royal Society of Biology, London; Diplomate ICVP, (2008), Indian College of Veterinary Pathologists; FIAVP (2008), Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists; FNAVS, (2005) National Academy of Veterinary Sciences
Research Areas: Areas: Veterinary Pathology, Pathology of Laboratory Animals, Toxicologic Pathology, Comparative Pathology, Development of Biomedical Devices from organs and tissues of farm animals
Address: Scientist-G and Head, Division of Experimental Pathology, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal, Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram 695012, Kerala; �Vijaya Vihar�, TC 25/2249, NNRA-68, Nalanda, Thiruvananthapuram 695003, Kerala; [Tel: Off. (0471) 2520282; Res. (0471) 2317506; Cell: 9447017506; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org]