Summary of Expertise and Experience

Adelaide Calisto Fernandez Ph.D,
T C 13/125-1,Trivandrum 695024, Kerala, India,
Mob 944 7777 985, E-Mail:, Web:


Toxicology& Safety Assessment     33 years:An Institution of National Importance, Department of Science and Technology.
Teaching38 Years: MSc. students to Assistant Professors from IIT
Research  38 Years: Cellular Immunology/Material Toxicology/Natural products
Member Board Of Studies in Universities       8 Years: Cochin University and Kerala University
Internal Auditor 10 Years: (NABL,ISO) SCTIMST
Trainer for Quality System             8 years: Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences &Technology(SCTIMST)
Founder &Trainer Handling of laboratory Animals and Animal House Managers Course at SCTIMST for 5   years.
Trainer for Values, Ethics & HygieneOffice Staff, Helpers, Cleaners and Gardeners at SCTIMST.
Visiting ProfessorSchool of Environmental Studies, Cochin University  –  8 years and Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesotta, USA  –  one year 
Kerala University NomineeAppearing before the NAC Committee for Accreditation purposes.
Writing & Communication Radio Talk on Popular Science Topics-Health & Environment in All India Radio – Tvm.Invited Lecture in the Institute of Management, Kerala, on Ethics & Values for the Senior Administrative Staff of Kerala State Government.
Testing & Certifying Medical Devices: As per NABL/FDA/ ASTM/ISO Standards.Medical devices are of varying kind from the simple Hypodermic syringe to the sophisticated Heart valve. You may note that, this branch of medicine has been called spare part Medicine. Medical devices are Controlled by Government regulations(DCI) to assure the safety of the patient 
Laboratory Animal SciencesI learned and practiced laboratory animal handling, health monitoring, carrying out Toxicological and Safety evaluations of Biomaterials and Medical Devices in Experimented Laboratory Animals, at SCTIMST. The experience of 33 years at Division of Laboratory Animal Science as per the guideline of CPCSEA, Secretary   of Institutional Animal Ethics Committee and  Nominee of Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AALACI).
Books andPopular  Scientific ArticlesPrakrithiyude Duckom(Sorrow of Nature) in Malayalam. Facts about Cancer (English)
Large number of articles to Vinjana Kairali,  Janapatham and State Encyclopedia.

Study of Solid Waste management in Urban Area.
 Extra Curricular Activities: 4 years in National Cadet Corps.Attained Senior Under Officers Grade in 1st Kerala Air Squadron NCC.

A leader in many  Social activities in the Living Community(Corporation Wards).

Founder  President for the Kudumba Sauhrida Vedi, Residents Association, Pettah Post-695024   ( For 12 Years and Executive Member for the last 4 years.) Founder Chairman for the Corporation laboratory.

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