SCCS Bangalore

Visiting PhD Student Sreesha Gadhadharan presented a poster on the fish diversity of the Wayanad hills (part of the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot) at the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Bangalore read more →

New snakehead fish named after lab PI

A new species of snakehead, Channa rara was described from the northern part of the Western Ghats and named after Dr. Rajeev Raghavan for his contributions to freshwater fish taxonomy and conservation! read more →

Miniature subterranean Pangio discovered

Together with PhD student VK Anoop, Rajeev Raghavan and co authors from Natural History Museum London, Malabar Awareness and Rescue Center and IISER Pune described a unique subterranean species of eel loach from homestead wells in Calicut. read more →

Visit of scientists from ZSL

Colleagues from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Dr. Jyoti Das, Asia Program Manager of EDGE for Existence Project, and Benjamin Tapley, Curator of Herpetology at London Zoo visited the Rajeev Lab and delivered talks to students and staff of the University. read more →

Talk on freshwater biodiversity

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan gave an invited talk on the issues and challenges for freshwater biodiversity conservation with particular reference to protected areas as part of the inauguration of the association activities of the Department of Zoology, Christian College, Chengannur on 25th September 2019. read more →

Back to alma mater!

PhD student Arya Sidharthan delivered a talk on career paths related to freshwater biodiversity conservation to the undergraduate and graduate students of Zoology at the Christian College, Chengannur (also her alma mater) on 25th September 2019. read more →

Practical Course on DNA Taxonomy and Phylogeny

PhD students Arya Sidharthan, VK Anoop and Sreesha Gadhadharan participated in the two-day Practical Course on DNA Taxonomy and Phylogeny organized by the Satyabhama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai on 6th and 7th September 2019. read more →

16th European Congress of Ichthyology, Lausanne

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan was a plenary speaker at the 16th European Congress of Ichthyology held at Lausanne, Switzerland from 2nd to 6th September 2019 read more →

Plenary talk at the 16th European Congress of Ichthyology

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan delivered a plenary talk on the conservation issues of the freshwater fishes of the Western Ghats at the 16th European Congress of Ichthyology at Lausanne, Switzerland. read more →

Arya at ICCB

PhD student Arya Sidharthan presented a poster on the role of geological riverine barriers on the genetic diversity of a hillstream loach at the 29th International Congress on Conservation Biology (ICCB) at Kuala Lumpur from 21 to 25 July 2019. read more →