Environmental Science Department

Dr. Ebenezer Wilson
Associate Professor
E - mail id: mre_wilson@yahoo.co.in
Area: Environmental Science
Affiliation: St. Josephs College, Bangalore
Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D


MSc., M Phil., P hD

Professional Experience
P.G Teaching
U.G Teaching
:       Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science
:       8 Years
:       27 Years
Chairperson (U.G. Environmental Science) BOE, Bangalore University: 2002 – 2003 and 2006- 2007.

IQAC Coordinator 2012 Onwards

2007 – 2011 PhD Biotechnology, Vinayaka Missions University, Salem.

Thesis title:
Inborn Errors of Metabolism: Easy Methods of Detection of PKU using a Higher Plant Enzyme and Rat as an Experimental System

1996-1998 M.Phil Environmental Science I Class, Bangalore University
Specialization: Air Pollution and Occupational Health

M.Phil Dissertation:
Occupational Health Hazard due to Automobile Pollution. A study on Lead content in the blood of Traffic Policemen of Bangalore City

1985-1987 M.Sc Environmental Science I Class, Bishop Heber College, Trichy Affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Trichy

M.Sc. Dissertation:
Impact of Tannery Effluent on Vegetation
1981-1984 B.Sc Chemistry (Major) (Ancillary: Physics & Botany) I Class, Bishop Heber College, Trichy Affiliated to University of Madras

Certificate Course on Care, Breeding and Management of Laboratory Animals at CARP, NIMHANS (2007-2008)

Post Graduate Diploma in Nanobiotechnology (PGDNBT) Life Science Foundation India (LSFI) Karnataka (2012)

Area of Interest:
Environmental Biotechnology

Papers Published
1. Levels of Suspended Particulate Matter and Quantification of Lead in the Ambient air of Bangalore City, Karnataka, J. Envt. Poll. 1998. 5(2): 127-131. 2. Quantification of Fluoride in Bore wells of Bangalore City. J. Ectoxicol. Envtron. Monit. 1998. 9(1): 23-27. 3. An Estimation of Noise Levels in Bangalore City, Karnataka, J. Envt. & Poll. 1998. 5(3) 189-194. 4. Potability Studies on Commercial Mineral Waters in Bangalore, J. Envt. & Poll. 1998. 5(3): 239-240. 5. Impact of Tannery Effluents on Oryza sativa L. and Heliotropium currassavicum L. Poll. Res. 1998. 17(4): 331-334. 6. Impact of Cultural Eutrophication on Lentic Habitat – A study on Sankey Tank, Bangalore City. Ecol. Env. & Cons 1998. 4(4): 285-289. 7. Utility Potential of Brewery Effluent in Mass Culturing of Spirulina platensis. J. Indust. Poll. Cont. 1999. 15(1): 73-77. 8. Indoor Air Pollution due to Domestic Cooking Fuels at Bangalore J. Ecobiol. 1999. 11(3): 233-235. 9. Lead Content in the Ambient Air of Gasolene Stations of Bangalore City. J. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Monit. 1999. 9(3): 205-207. 10. Impact of Granite Quarrying on Vegetation at Bettahalur, Bangalore. Indian. J. Environ. & Ecoplan. 1999. 2(3): 311-314. 11. Impact of Asbestos Mining on Vegetation: A study on Ricinus communis L. and Calotropis gigantea L. Indian J. Envt. Sci. 2000 4(1): 35-38. Papers Presented - International Conference
1. Abstract (IN 1130): Particle Counting for Evaluating the Quality of Air in Hospitals (Bangalore) 5th International Conference on Aerobiology, 10-15 August ,1994. 2. “Isolation of Helicobater pylori from water samples of Tsunami Refugees Camp area in Nagapattinam and Velankanni and Identification of Inhibitive Herbal Extracts” International Conference on Marine and Terrene Ecology (ICMTE) at St. Xavier’s College, (Autonomous), Palayamkottai.17-19 January, 2006. 3. Abstract PS 10: Herbal therapeutics with reduced iron content inhibits Helicobacter pylori growth in vitro.Third Indo-Australian Conference on Biotechnology. Vaccines for Cancers, Infectious Diseases, Lifestyle and Degenerative Diseases. CDFD, Hyderabad. 6-8 March, 2006. 4. Poster on Selective Habitats of Sparrows (Passer domesticus) in Bangalore City. International Conference on Sparrows. March 20th 2012, jointly organized by ZED-SJC-Christ University &GKVK. National Seminars / Conferences
1. Role of fungal contamination in the growth of in vitro cultured Orchid plantlets. #05 Microville.Microbiological Society,SJC, Bangalore. 2. Helicobacter pylori incidence in Bangalore and Search for Cost effective herbal therapeutics against the pathogen. Biovistas: Future and Beyond. National Conference 24-25 February 2006. 3. National Seminar on Fungal Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. 32 nd Annual Meeting of the Mycological Society of India. February 2&3, 2006.     i) Discoloration of few Azo Dyes by Thelephora terrestris.
    ii) Biodegradation of Feathers by Fusarium culmorum
    iii) A study of Air borne Mycoflora in Libraries of Bangalore City.

1. Advent of Autonomy, College Annual-Blue and White 2004-2005. 2. Avian Fauna of Namma Alada Mara, The Banyan Tree, Ficus benghalensis L. College Annual-Blue and White 2012-2013. As Resourse Person And Talks Delivered
1. Deep Ecology at Al Ameen College of Education, Bangalore on World Environment Day 2007. 2. The Role of Students in Environmental Conservation and Ecofeminism at St. Anns Degree College for Women, Bangalore on World Environment Day 2011. Appreciation Award “Guru Vandana”
Honoured by Rotary Bangalore South and Karnataka Civil Defence Corps for the dedicated service in the field of Environmental Science. The award was conferred by His Excellency Dr.Hansraj Bharadwaj, The Governor of Karnataka, on the occasion of Teachers Day Celebration held at Dayananda Sagar Institutions, Bangalore on the 28 th September 2013.


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