Research Area

  • Protein and lipid oxidation in fish products
  • Application of fish oils in foods
  • Extraction and characterization of bioactive compounds from various biological sources
  • Effect of natural antioxidants on quality of seafood
  •  Biomedical evaluation of various seafood components

CV

Education

1996 - 2001 Bachelor of Fisheries Science (BFSc) - College of Fisheries, Panangad,Cochin, India
2001 - 2003 Master of Fisheries Science (MFSc) - Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai,India
2003 - 2006 PhD (in Post Harvest Technology) - Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, India

Academic grades

PhD

Professional experience

Marc - June Assistant Director of Fisheries - Kerala Government,Kerala,India, Kerala Fisheries Department,
Sept - Till Post Docttoral Research Scientist (DTU) - National Food Institute (DTU FOOD),Technical University of Denmark, Division for Industrial Food Research

Languages

English, Hindi

Other information

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONOURS

  1. Young Lipid Scientist Award 2011:from European Federation of Lipid Science and Technology, Germany.
  2. Edwin Frankel Best Paper Award in lipid oxidation and quality2010: from American Oil Chemists Society for the paper “Antioxidant Activity of Potato Peel Extracts in a Fish-Rapeseed Oil Mixture and in Oil-in-Water Emulsions”.
  3. Research grant of 2.6 million Danish kroner:from Danish Research Council for Technology and production, Copenhagen, Denmark for Post Doctoral Research “Aquatic resources as a potential source of antioxidants for food industry” from March 2009 to February 2012.
  4. Villum Kahnn Rasmussen Foundation grantfor post doctoral research from Technical university of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark. (August 2007 to February 2009).
  5. Dr. Karunasagar Best Post-Graduate Thesis Award (Ph.D. – Indian Category)For the Year 2007 from Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum (PFGF), Mumbai, India.
  6. Qualified NET (National eligibility test) for lectureship/assistant professorship in Fish and Fisheries Science (2004)from Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), New Delhi, India.
  7. Certificate of Appreciation for Best Indian MFSc Thesis 2004from Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum (PFGF), Mumbai, India
  8. ICAR Institutional Fellowship for the period 2003-2006for my PhD studies by securing first rank in the All India Competitive Examination for admission to PhD in CIFE, Mumbai, India.
  9. ICAR Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for the period 2001-2003from Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, India.
  10. Sullamusalam Arabic College Topper Cash awardin 10th standard.

 

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

Thesis: 2

 

  1. Masters thesis: Farvin KHS (2003). Protective effect of squalene on isoproterenol induced myocardial infarction in rats. Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Deemed University, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Mumbai, India.
  2. PhD thesis: Farvin KHS (2007). Biochemical studies on the protective effect of squalene on experimentally induced myocardial infarction in rats. Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Deemed University, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Mumbai, India.

 

 

Peer reviewed scientific papers published:20

  1. Farvin KHS, Jacobsen C. (2013)Phenolic compounds and in vitro antioxidant activity of selected species of seaweeds from Danish coast. Food Chemistry. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.10.078.
  2. Surendraraj A,Farvin KHS, Anandan R. (2013).Antioxidant potential of Eichornia crassipes (Water hyacinth): In vitro antioxidant activity and phenolic composition. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology. DOI:10.1080/10498850.2011.621582
  3. Farvin KHS,Grejsen HD, Jacobsen C. (2012). Potato peel extract as a natural antioxidant in chilled storage of minced horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus): Effect on lipid and protein oxidation. Food Chemistry. 131:843–851.
  4.  Farvin KHS,Jacobsen C. (2012).New natural antioxidants for protecting omega-3 rich products. Lipid Technology. 24:59–62.
  5. Farvin. KHS,Baron CP, Nielsen NS, Jacobsen C. (2010). Antioxidant activity of yoghurt peptides: Part 1- in vitro assays and evaluation in n-3 enriched milk. Food Chemistry. 123: 1081-1089.
  6. Farvin. KHS,Baron CP, Nielsen NS, Otte J, Jacobsen C. (2010). Antioxidant activity of yoghurt peptides: Part 2 – Characterization of peptide fractions. Food Chemistry. 123:1090-1097.
  7. Farvin. KHS,Nielsen NS, Jacobsen C (2010). Antioxidant Activity of Potato Peel Extracts in a Fish-Rapeseed Oil Mixture and in Oil-in-Water Emulsions. Journal of American Oil Chemist’s Society. 87:1319-1332.
  8. Farvin KHS,Surendraraj A, Anandan R. (2010). Protective Effect of Squalene on certain lysosomal hydrolases and free amino acids in Experimentally Induced Myocardial Infarction in Rats. International Journal of Pharmacology. 6 (2): 97-103.
  9. Farvin KHS,Surendraraj A, Anandan R. (2010). Protective Effect of Squalene on Mitochondrial Alterations in Isoprenaline-Induced Myocardial Injury. International Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 4(1):32-37.
  10. Ganesan B, Yathavamoorthi R, Farvin KHS, Anandan R. (2010). Supplementation of Betaine Attenuates HCl-Ethanol Induced Gastric Ulcer in Rats. International Journal of Biological Chemistry. 4 (2): 79-89.
  11. Yathavamoorthi R, Surendraraj A, Farvin KHS. (2010). Enteric Bacteria and Water Quality of Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) in Culture Environment from Kerala, India. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 5 (4): 282-292.
  12. Farvin KHS,Anandan R, Kumar SHS, Suseela Mathew, Sankar TV, Nair PGV. (2009). Biochemical studies on the cardioprotective effect of squalene against isoprenaline-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Fishery Technology. 46 (2):139-151.
  13.   Farvin KHS,Surendraraj A, Anandan R. (2009). Synergestic Effect of Squalene and Simvastatin on Fecal Cholesterol Excretion in Rats. Asian Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1(2): 102-106.
  14. Farvin KHS,Surendraraj A, Anandan R. (2009). Protective Effect of Squalene on endogenous antioxidant vitamins in Experimentally Induced Myocardial Infarction in Rats. Asian Journal of Biochemistry. 4 (4): 133-139.
  15. Surendraraj A, Farvin KHS, Yathavamoorthi R, Thampuran N. (2009). Enteric Bacteria Associated with Farmed Freshwater Fish and its Culture Environment in Kerala, India. Research Journal of Microbiology. 4(9): 334-344.
  16. Farvin KHS,Kumar SHS, Anandan R, Suseela Mathew, Sankar TV, Nair PGV. (2007). Supplementation of squalene attenuates experimentally induced myocardial infarction in rats. Food Chemistry, 105 (4):  1390-1395.
  17.   Farvin KHS,Anandan R, Kumar SHS, Shiny KS, Sankar TV, Nair PGV. (2006). Protective effect of squalene on changes in lipid profile in experimentally induced myocardial infarction in rats. Journal of Medicinal Food. 9(4): 531-6.
  18. Farvin KHS,Anandan R, Sankar TV, Viswanathan Nair PG. (2005). Protective effect of squalene against isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition.  37:55-60.
  19. Shiny KS, Kumar SHS, Farvin KHS, Anandan R, Devadasan K. (2005). Protective effect of taurine on myocardial antioxidant status in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 57: 1313-1318.
  20. Farvin KHS,Anandan R, Kumar SHS, Shiny KS, Sankar TV, Thankappan TK. (2004). Effect of squalene on tissue defence system in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Pharmacological Research. 50: 231-236.

Peer reviewed scientific papers (under review): 2

  1. Farvin KHS, Andersen LL, Nielsen HH, Jacobsen C, Jakobsen G, Johansson I, Jessen F (2012).Antioxidant activity of Cod (Gadus morhua) protein hydrolysates: Part 1-in vitro assays and evaluation in 5% fish oil- in-water emulsion. Food Chemistry. (under review).
  2. Farvin KHS,Andersen LL, Otte J, Jacobsen C, Nielsen HH, Jessen F. (2012) .Antioxidant activity of Cod (Gadus morhua) protein hydrolysates: Part 2- Characterisation of peptide fractions. Food Chemistry (under review)

 

  Book chapter:3

 

  1. Farvin KHS,Surendraraj A, Jacobsen C. (2012).Composition and health benefits of potato peels. Chapter 11. In: Potatoes: Production, Consumption and   Health Benefits. Claudio Caprara (Ed). Nova publishers Inc.400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, New York.
  2. Farvin KHS,Surendraraj A. (2012).Utilization of marine lipids for the production of PUFA, squalene, wax esters and biodiesel for commercial application. In: Fish Oil: Production, Consumption and Health Benefits.Matthias Van Dijk and Jürgen Vitek (Eds). pp.403-444.Nova publishers Inc.400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, New York.
  3. Jacobsen C, Horn AF, Sørensen AM, Farvin KHS, Nielsen NS.(2010). Antioxidative strategies to minimize oxidation in formulated food systems containing fish oils and omega 3 fatty acids. In: Antioxidants and Functional Components in Aquatic Foods.  Hordur G. Kristinsson and Sivakumar Raghavan (Eds). Wiley Black well. Ames, Iowa 50014 USA.

 

 

  Paper presented in conferences/ seminars/symposium/work shops: 21

  1. LarsenDB, Farvin KHSand JacobsenC(2013). Antioxidant effect of seaweed extracts in vitro and in food emulsion systems enriched with fish oil. Accepted for oral presentation in104th American Oil Chemists Society Annual meeting and Expo., April 28-May 1, 2013, Montreal,Quebec, Canada
  2. LarsenDB, Farvin KHSand JacobsenC(2012). Antioxidant effect of seaweed extracts in food emulsion systems enriched with fish oil. Oral presentation in 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Natural Health Products and Dietary Supplements. December 2-6, 2012,Courtyard by Marriott, Kona Beach Hotel, Hawaii, USA
  3. Farvin KHS, Lashkan, AB Jacobsen C. (2012). Antioxidative Effect of Seaweed Extracts in Minced Mackerel- Effect on Lipid and Protein oxidation. Oral presentation in 10th  Euro Fed Lipid Congress, 23-26 September 2012, Cracow, Poland.
  4. Farvin KHS, Jacobsen C. (2012). Antioxidative effect of seaweed extracts in 5% fish oil-in-water emulsion. Poster presented in: 103rd American Oil Chemists Society Annual meeting and Expo., April 29-May 2, 2012, Long Beach, California, USA
  5. Surendraraj, A, Farvin KHS and Anandan, R. (2011).Antioxidant potential of water hyacinth: In vitro antioxidant activity and phenolic composition. Oral presentation in 41stWest European Fish Technologist Association Meeting “Seafood for Modern Consumers” Gothernburg, Sweden.
  6. Surendraraj, A, Farvin KHS and Thampuran N (2011).Effect of sunlight on the survival of pathogenic E. coli in freshwater and sea water. Poster presentation in 41stWest European Fish Technologist Association Meeting “Seafood for Modern Consumers” Gothernburg, Sweden.
  7. Farvin KHS,Jacobsen C. (2011). New Natural antioxidants for Protecting Omega-3 Rich Products.Oral presentation in 9th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, 18-21 September 2011, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  8. Farvin KHS,Jacobsen C. (2011). Lipid Characterization and Antioxidant Activity of 16 Species of Seaweeds from Danish Coast. Oral presentation in 26th  lipid forum symposium, June 19-21st, Ålesund, Norway.
  9. Farvin KHS,Andersen LL, Jacobsen C, Nielsen HH, Jessen F. (2011). Antioxidant activity of fish protein hydrolysates in in vitro assays and in oil-in-water emulsions. Oral presentation in: 102ndAmerican Oil Chemists Society Annual meeting and Expo., May 1-4, 2011, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
  10. Farvin. KHS,Nielsen NS, Jacobsen C. (2011). Antioxidant Activity of Potato Peel Extracts in a Fish-Rapeseed Oil Mixture and in Oil-in-Water Emulsions. Best paper Award lecture in:102ndAmerican Oil Chemists Society Annual meeting and Expo., May 1-4, 2011, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
  11. Farvin KHS,Holdt SL, Jacobsen C. (2010). Phenolic composition and in vitro antioxidant activities of selected species of seaweeds from Danish coast. Oral presentation in: 101st  American Oil Chemists Society Annual Meeting and Expo., May 16-19; 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
  12. Farvin KHS, Jacobsen C. (2010). Seaweed as a source of natural antioxidants for food industry. Oral presentation: In. Trang (Algal) meet. 31stMay, 2010. Syd Dansk University, Odense, Denmark.
  13. Farvin KHS,  Baron CP, Nielsen NS, Charlotte J. (2010). Antioxidant activity of yoghurt peptides in in vitro assays and in w-3 enriched milk. Poster presented in: Food for health workshop, June 21-22, 2010, UC Davis and Centre for advanced food studies (LMC), København, Denmark.
  14. Taheri A,Farvin KHS, Jacobsen C, Baron CP. (2010). Antioxidant activity of peptides isolated from salted herring brine. Oral Presentation In: 40thAnniversary and Annual meeting of WEFTA (West European Fish Technologists Association), 4-7 october, 2010, Izmir, Turkey
  15. Farvin KHS,GrejsenHD, Jacobsen C. (2010). Antioxidative effect of potato peel extract in minced Mackerel. Oral presentation In: 8th Euro Fed Lipid Congress Munich, 21-24 November 2010, Munich, Germany.
  16. Surendraraj A, Farvin KHS and Anandan R. (2010). Search for natural antioxidants- Eichornia crassipes a potential source? Poster presented In. “National Seminar on Emerging Trends and Opportunities in Food Processing Sector” 29-30th  of January 2010 at M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai-600 034, India.
  17. Surendraraj A, Farvin, KHS. (2010). Marine products for health care-Full lengthinvited lecture presented In. National Seminar on Food and NutritionalChallenges and Prospects in Human Health held during 24- 25th of Feb 2010at Periyar University, Salem, India.
  18. Farvin KHS,Nielsen NS, Jacobsen C. (2009). Potato Peel Extract- A Natural Antioxidant For Retarding Lipid Oxidation In Bulk Fish Oil And Oil In Water Emulsions. Oral presentation In Session: Lipids in Food, 25th lipid symposium, 15-17 June 2009, Elsinore, Denmark.
  19. Farvin KHS,Jacobsen C. (2009). Antioxidant Activities and Phenolic Content of Some of the Selected Species of Seaweeds from Danish Coast. Poster presented: In 3rd joint Trans-Atlantic Fisheries Technology Conference (TAFT).15-18 september 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark
  20. Farvin KHS,Baron CP, Nielsen NS, Jacobsen C. (2008). Investigation of diary components responsible for resistance of omega-3 enriched yoghurt to lipid oxidation. Paper presented In Session: Lipid oxidation and antioxidants, 6th Euro Fed Lipid Congress-Oils, Fats And Lipids In The 3rd Millennium: Challenges, Achievements And Perspectives,7-10 september 2008, Athens, Greece.
  21. Farvin KHS,Nielsen NS, Jacobsen C. (2008). Antioxidant activity of potato peel extracts in bulk fish oil and oil in water emulsions. Paper presented in Session: Health aspects of seafood consumption, 38th Annual WEFTA meeting-Seafood from catch and aquaculture for a sustainable supply, 16-19 September 2008, Florence, Italy.

 

 General articles: 12

  1. Farvin KHS,Nielsen NS, Jacobsen C. (2012). Potato peel extracts: a potential antioxidant for omega-3–enriched products. Inform Smart Brief. American Oil Chemists Society’s Member magazine. 23(1), 58-59 
  2. Yathavamoorthi  R,Surendraraj A,Saravanan R, Farvin KHS. (2011).Abundance of Lesser Sardine along Ramanathapuram Coast and Its Associated Hygiene and Health Implications. Aqua International. June 2011, 26-29.
  3. Surendraraj A, Farvin KHS. (2011). Nutraceuticals from marine sources. Victuals. Vol II, 36-38.
  4. Yathavamoorthi R, Farvin, KHS, Surendraraj A. (2011). Freshwater Prawn Production and White Tail Disease of Macrobrachium Rosenbergii, Aqua International, 1: 28-32.
  5. Yathavamoorthi R, Surendraraj A, Farvin, KHS, Subhasini S. (2010).  Lighting requirements for food processing plants, Science India, 14 (2), 18-20.
  6. Yathavamoorthi R, Surendraraj A, Farvin KHS, Dhivya N. (2010). Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology –A Breakthrough in mild Technologies for Preservation of Food. Science India, 13 (4): 34-38.
  7. Farvin KHS, Surendraraj A, Yathavamoorthi R, Shagul Hameed YA. (2010). Climate Change: Understanding Global Warming, Science India. 13 (9), 4-10.
  8.   Surendraraj A, Farvin KHS, Yathavamoorthi R, Rajesh Kannan, A. (2010) Ice on Fire: the Next Fossil Fuel? Science India Forum UAE Annual Report, 31-33.
  9. Farvin KHS, Surendraraj A, Anandan R, Sankar TV. (2009). Squalene-A Gift from sea, Science India. 12 (5): 23-30.
  10.   Farvin KHS, Surendraraj A, Yathavamoorthi R, Anandan R. (2009). Cover Story: Heart Attack-Myths and Facts, Science India, 12 (9): 19-27
  11. Surendraraj A, Farvin KHS, Jerish J, Anandan R. (2009). Awareness on Trans Fats-a Key to healthy living???. Science India. 12 (11): 7-14.
  12. Surendraraj A, Mallick AK, Farvin KHS, Karthik. (2005). Cover Story: Serendipity-Accidental Discoveries in Science, Science India, 2005; 8 (12):14-19

 

SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS

 

  1. Co supervisor in Bachelor project:- Antioxidant effect of potato peel extract in minced

Mackeral (2010). -Helene Drejer Grejsen (DTU Food, Denmark).

2. Co supervisor for visiting PhD student:- Antioxidant activity of peptides isolated from salted herring brine (2010) - Ali Teheri (Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Chabahar Maritime University,Chabahar, Sistan and Balouchestan,, P.O. Box 356-46414, Iran).

3.Co supervisor for visiting PhD student :- Antioxidant effect of Algal extract in minced Mackeral: Effect on lipid and protein oxidation (2011) - Aria Bhakhani ( Department of fisheries, Tarbiat Modares University, Noor, Iran).

4.Co-supervised the M.Sc dissertation “Pollution studies on selected wetlands in and

around Coimbatore city” India (2007).

ROLE AS REVIEWER

Peer reviewer in

1. Food Chemistry, Elsevier

2. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture (JSFA), Wiley Inter Science.

3. Chemosphere, Elsevier

4. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, Taylor & Francis

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

  1. Society of Fisheries Technologists (India) Cochin, Kerala, India.
  2. Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum, CIFE, Mumbai, India.
  3. European Federation for the Science and Technology of Lipids (Euro Fed Lipid), P.O.Box 900440, 60444 Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
  4. American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS), P.O. Box 17190 Urbana, Illinois 61803-7190, USA.
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