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Fr.Dr. Jose John started his career as a Lecturer in Botany at K.E. College, Mannanam  (2009) and later joined S.H. College in 2013. Awarded Ph.D. from M. G. University, Kottayam (2008) for the thesis, “Investigation on the  Algal Flora of Idukki District”. He has a total 20 years of teaching experience including high school and higher secondary school.

Research areas: Phycology, Plant Diversity Conservation, Phycoremediation & Bioprospecting, Plant Tissue Culture, Phytochemistry. Fr.Jose John is a recognized Research Guide under M.G. University, Kottayam, and currently four scholars are pursuing their Ph.D., under his guidance.

Dr.Jose John is a Life Member of Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology, Chennai; Life Member,The Indian Botanical Society, Lucknow; Member, Gregor Mender Foundation, Kozhikode. Also an Executive Member, Kerala Botanical Society, Kochi; Member, AICOPTAX, Ministry of Environment & Forests, New Delhi.

Published Two books (Illustrated Algal Flora of Kerala, Vol.I; Elements of Agribased Enterprises, 1 Book Chapter in Frontiers in Plant Taxonomy; 16 articles in peer reviewed international and national journals. Resource person for Refresher Course at JNTBGRI, INCULCATE, M.G. University, Kottayam. Dr.Jose John has delivered 16 invited lectures in International and National Seminars and Workshops.