Academic Positions

  • Scientist G

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist F

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-II

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist E-I

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Visiting Scientist

    Dept. of Bioimmunotherapy, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  • Research Associate

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology


  • PhD Biochemistry 1995

    Amala Cancer Research Centre, Thrissur

  • M.Ed Physical Science 1989

    Govt. Training College, Thrissur

  • M.Sc Chemistry 1985

    Govt College, Madappally

Academic Honors

  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad

  • Fellow, Academy of Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram, India


  • 2015
    Excellence award for outstanding performance, RGCB, Promotion assessment committee
  • 2004
    National Woman Bio-Scientist Award, DBT, Govt of India
  • 1995
    Fr. Gabriel Golden Jubilee Award for best paper: Amala Cancer Research Centre, Thrissur



  • Ruby John Anto, A chemotherapeutic composition used in the treatment of cancer: Filing Number: #1184/Del/2004. IPR- Patent number: 241416, Date of grant-02/07/2010: Funding by DBT, Govt. of India

  • Filed

  • Ruby John Anto and Lakshmi R Nath, Uttroside B and derivatives thereof as therapeutics for hepatocellular carcinoma, Filed on 28 May 2016 Patent Application No. 201641018401. Funding by Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology.

  • Ruby John Anto and Jayesh Antony, Extracts from a plant, processes for obtaining the extracts and fractions and applications thereof, Filed on: 20.09.2010, Patent Application No. 2743/CHE/2010: Funding by RGCB

  • C Mohandas, Bala Nambisan, Ruby John Anto, Vino T. Cheriyan and S. Nishanth Kumar. Anticancer activity of a cyclic dipeptide isolated from novel bacteria associated with Rhabditis sp., Filed on: 11-03-2011 Patent Application No. 820/CHE/2011). Funding by Indian Council for Agricultural Research


  • Member, Editorial board - PLOS ONE

  • Member, Editorial board- Asian Journal of Pharmacological Sciences

  • Member, American Society For Biochemistry And Molecular Biology

  • Member, The Biotech Research Society

  • Member, Board of Studies, M.Sc Chemistry, University of Kerala (2004-2007)

  • Member, Board of Studies, MSc Biotechnology, University of Calicut (2007-2010)


  • Funding Agencies

    • Department of Science and Technology
    • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
    • Indian Council of Medical Research

  • Journals

    • Antioxid Redox Sign
    • Apoptosis
    • Plos One
    • Int. J. Cancer
    • J. Cellular and Mol. Med.
    • Cell Death &Dis
    • BMC Cancer
    • Immunopharmacol and Immunotoxicol
    • Drug Delivery
    • Evidence Based Complementary &Alternative Med
    • Free Rad Res
    • J.Stem Cells
    • Therapeutic Delivery
    • Int J Pharm
    • Intl J Biochem & Cell Biol

Students Achievements


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