CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.G.C. Jayakumar
Scientist
Academic Qualifications
    PhD. Leather Technology
Contact Details
Dr.G.C. Jayakumar
Scientist
Honorary Faculty of Anna University
Centre for Human & Organisational Resources Development (CHORD)
CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: jaykumar@clri.res.in gc.jayakumar@gmail.com,
Phone:91 44 24437169


About
  • Scientist at the Centre for Academic and Research Excellence- CHORD, CSIR-CLRI and Honorary Assistant Professor (Anna University) since August 2016.
Education
  • PhD in Leather Technology, Anna University, India (2011-2015) (Dissertation Title: “Studies on the role of glycosylation in collagen stability”)
  • M.S.(By RESEARCH) in Leather Technology, Anna University, India (2008-2010)
  • B.Tech in Leather Technology, Anna University, India (2003-2007)
Professional Experiences
  • Assistant Professor, Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology (EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (Nov 2015-May 2016)
  • Visiting Researcher, Smart Biomaterials Unit, NIMS, Japan (June 2014-Sept 2015)
  • Senior Research Fellow, CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, India, April 2012-April 2015
  • Technical Expert, LIDI, Addis Abba, Ethiopia, September-October 2013
  • Project Assistant, CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, India, July 2010-March 2012
  • Teaching Assistant, Anna University, India, November 2009-March 2010
  • Project Assistant, CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, India, March 2008-December 2008
Research Publications
  1. Tamil Selvi A, Jayakumar GC, Usharani N, Yasothai A, Swarna V Kanth. Studies on the application of biocolorant for leather dyeing using Monascus purpureus. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. In Press, 2017.
  2. Jayakumar GC, Javid M, Raja AC, Aruna D, Raghava Rao J. Studies on the physico-chemical behavior of synthetic tanning agents in non-aqueous medium. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. In Press, 2017.
  3. Jayakumar GC, Sathish M, Aravindhan R, Raghava Rao J. Studies on the use of bi-functional enzyme for leather making. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 111, 455-460, 2016.
  4. Gunavadhi M, Jamal ZM, Jayakumar GC, Yasmin K, Sreeram, KJ, Raghava Rao, J. A novel approach to enzymatic unhairing and fibre opening of skin using enzymes immobilized on magnetite nanoparticles. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 4 (3), pp 828–834, 2016.
  5. Azhar MJ, Jayakumar GC, Raghava Rao J, Fathima NN. Effect of different unhairing methods on the ionic liquid based fiber opening process. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association 111, 206-212, 2016.
  6. Jayakumar GC, Sangeetha S, Sreeram KJ, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Metal organic based syntan for multi stage leather processing. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 110 (9), 288-294, 2015.
  7. Jayakumar GC, Mehta A, Raghava Rao J, Fathima NN. Ionic liquids: New age materials for eco-friendly leather processing. RSC Advances, 5, 31998-32005, 2015.
  8. Zhang S, Kawakami K, Shrestha L, Jayakumar GC, Hill J, Ariga K. Totally phospholipidic mesoporous particles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119(13), 7255-7263, 2015.
  9. Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. A molecular level investigation of dialdehyde starch interaction with collagen for eco-friendly stabilization. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 110, 145-151, 2015.
  10. Jayakumar GC, Usharani N, Yasothai A, Swarna VK, Raghava Rao J. Kinetics of inhibition of type I collagenase by dialdehyde cellulose in stabilization of type I collagen Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 110, 72-79, 2015.
  11. Bhargavi Reddy, Jayakumar GC, Sreeram KJ, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Towards sustainable leather production: Vegetable tanning in non-aqueous medium. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 110, 97-102, 2015.
  12. Jayakumar GC, Usharani N, K Kawakami, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Preparation of antibacterial collagen-pectin particles for biotherapeutics. RSC Advances, 4, 42846-42854, 2014.
  13. Jayakumar GC, Usharani N, K Kawakami, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Studies on the physico-chemical characteristics of collagen-pectin composites. RSC Advances, 4, 63840-63849, 2014.
  14. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Raghava Rao J. Stabilization of collagen through bioconversion: An insight in protein-protein interaction. Biopolymers, 101(8), 903-911, 2014.
  15. Jayakumar GC, Sivaraman G, Mohan R, Saravanan P, Raghava Rao J. Cohesive system for enzymatic unhairing and fibre opening: Architecture towards Eco-benign pretanning operation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 83(8), 428-436, 2014.
  16. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Raghava Rao J, Chandrasekaran B, Unni Nair B. A microscopic evaluation of bilirubin-collagen interactions: In vitro surface phenomenon. Journal of Microscopy, 253, 109-118, 2014.
  17. Radhika SP, Jayakumar GC, Sreeram KJ, Unni Nair, B. Unique rare earth pigments for more thermally comfortable leathers. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 109, 224-230, 2014.
  18. Jayakumar GC, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Molecular insight of non enzymatic glycosylation of collagen-Therapeutic perspective of dietary carbohydrates. Bioactive Carbohydrate and Dietary Fibre, 2(2), 119-125, 2013.
  19. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Raghava Rao J, Chandrasekaran B, Unni Nair B. Studies on the chemico-biological characteristics of bilirubin binding with collagen. Material Science and Engineering C, 33(8), 4965-4971, 2013.
  20. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Chandrasekaran B, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Identification of bilirubin binding site in type I collagen. International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics, 19(4), 357-364, 2013.
  21. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Raghava Rao J. ‘In vitro’ evaluation of the antioxidant activity in relation with structure and kinetic properties of scleraldehyde. Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre, 2(1), 22-29, 2013.
  22. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Chandrasekaran B, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B, Unni Nair B, Kawakami K. Studies on the molecular significance in the interaction of bilirubin with collagen: An insinuation in the occurrence of jaundice. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 61, 404-410, 2013.
  23. Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Purna Sai K, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Role of scleraldehyde as a stabilizing agent for collagen scaffold preparation, Carbohydrate Polymers, 87(2), 1482-1489, 2012.
  24. Swarna VK, Jayakumar GC, Ramkumar S, Chandrasekaran B, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Studies on the development of leathers from formaldehyde-free melamine syntan. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 107, 144-150, 2012.
  25. Usharani N, Jayakumar G C, Swarna VK, Raghava Rao J, Chandrasekaran B. Molecular understanding of collagen stabilization: Interaction of valeraldehyde with collagen. Journal of Macromolecular Science Part A-Pure And Applied Chemistry, 49(8), 666-673, 2012.
  26. Jayakumar GC, Bala SL, Swarna VK, Chandrasekaran B, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Combination tanning system based on dialdehyde alginic acid: An ecofriendly organic approach. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 106, 50-58, 2011.
  27. Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Chandrasekaran B, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Preparation and antimicrobial activity of scleraldehyde from Schizophyllum commune. Carbohydrate Research, 345(15), 2213-2219, 2010.
  28. Swarna VK, Venba R, Jayakumar GC, Chandrababu NK. Kinetics of leather dyeing pretreated with enzymes: Role of acid protease. Bioresource Technology, 100(8), 2430-2435, 2009.
  29. Swarna VK, Ramesh Kannan P, Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Yasothai A, Chandrasekaran B. Studies on the use of enzymes in tanning process: Part I. High exhaust vegetable tanning. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 104(12), 405-415, 2009.
  30. Swarna VK, Ramesh Kannan P, Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Deepa S, Chandrasekaran B. Studies on the use of enzymes in tanning process: Part II. Kinetics of vegetable tanning. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association, 105(1), 16-24, 2010.

Details of Patent's

S.No.

Authors

Tittle

Year of Filing

Patent Application No.

Country

1

Sreeram KJ,  Sangeetha S, Jayakumar GC, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.

A novel condensate of amino resin with polysaccharide and/or polyphenol –for industrial application and a process for the preparation thereof.

2012

3193DEL2012

India

2

Jayakumar GC, Sreeram KJ, Aruna D, Usha R,  Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.

An improved post tanning process for leather.

2013

3812DEL2013

India

3

Sreeram KJ, Sangeetha S, Jayakumar GC,  Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.

An environmentally benign organic-metal framework for single step retanning.

2014

0937DEL2014

India

4

Ami Mehta, Jayakumar GC, Fathima NN, Madhan B,  Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.

A process for fibre opening in leather making.

2014

1005DEL2014

India

5

Silambarasan S, Jayakumar GC,  Thanikaivelan P, Sreeram KJ, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.

Tanning of skins and hides in green medium.

2014

1786DEL2014

India

6

Jayakumar GC, Vedhanayagam M, Sreeram KJ,  Aravindhan R, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.

A novel process for leather making.

2015

3120DEL2015

India

7

Aravindhan R, Thanikaivelan P, Jayakumar GC,
Saravanan P, Raghava Rao J.

An improved chrome tanning process

2016

2016/11009091

India

P160102576

Argentina

197/2016

Bangladesh

ET/P/2016/333

Ethiopia

2016/08580

South Africa

201631104

Spain

105126822

Taiwan

1-2016-03102

Vietnam

PCT/IN2017/050016

PCT Application

Selected Conferences

  1. Jayakumar GC, Rajkumar TE, Sankar G, Swarna VK, Vena R, Chandrababu NK. Eco-friendly dyeing of leather: role of acid protease. SCHEMCON, Students Chemical Engineering Congress 2005, IIT, Guwahati, Assam, 2005
  2. Jayakumar GC, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.        Influence of scleraldehyde in stabilization of collagen. 8th Asia International Conference of Leather Science and Technology, Kolkata, India, 2010
  3. Jayakumar GC, Usharani N, Swarna VK, Chandrasekaran B.    Studies on tanning with valeraldehyde: Development of aldehyde tanning system.  8th Asia International Conference of Leather Science and Technology, Kolkata, India, 2010.
  4. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Chandrasekaran B.Stabilization of collagen using aldehyde forming enzyme-An approach towards enzyme tanning. 8th Asia International Conference of Leather Science and Technology, Kolkata, India, 2010.
  5. Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Chandrasekaran B, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B. Studies on the influence of scleraldehyde on stabilization of collagen. International Conference on Medical Information and Bioengineering, Chengdu, China, 2011.
  6. Usharani N, Jayakumar GC, Swarna VK, Chandrasekaran B. Stabilization of collagen using aldehyde forming enzyme-An approach towards enzyme tanning. XXXI. Congress of IULTCS Valencia, Spain, 2011.
  7. Jayakumar GC, Raghava Rao J, Unni Nair B.        Preparation and characterization of modified pectin: A new insight into biodegradable polymer for collagen stabilization. XXXII. Congress of IULTCS Istanbul, Turkey, 2013.
  8. Raghava Rao J, Jayakumar GC, Sreeram KJ, Aravindhan R, Thanikaivelan P, Unni Nair B. Eco-friendly technology for enhancing water economy in leather processing.10th Asian International Conference on Leather Science and Technology Okayama Convention Centre, Okayama, Japan, 2014.
  9. Jayakumar GC, Usharani N, Raghava Rao J, Kawakami K.        Antagonistic efficacy and biocompatibility evaluation of self-assembling protein nanoparticles for biotherapeutics. Material Architectonics on Sustainable Action, MASA, Namiki, NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan, 2014.
  10. Kawakami K, Zhang S,  Shrestha L, Jayakumar GC, Fukushima M, Hill J, Ariga K. Mesoporous phospholipid particles: A novel drug delivery platform.  Controlled Release Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2015.
  11. Balasubramaniam P, Vedhanayagam M, Jayakumar GC, Sreeram KJ, Raghava Rao, Unni Nair B.      Studies on paper and pulp industry waste for leather making: An insight in converting waste to wealth. The 6th International Conference on Solid Waste Management, Kolkata, India, 2016. (Best Poster Award)
  12. Umamaheswari G, Yasothai A,  Jayakumar GC, Umapathy MJ, Swarna V Kanth. Synthesis and Characterization of Low Molecular Weight Dialdehyde Guar Gum for Collagen Stabilization. XXXIV IULTCS Congress, Chennai, India, 2017.
  13. Yasothai A, Jayakumar G­­C , Angayarkanny S, SwarnaV Kanth. Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Polyaldehyde Nanoparticles and its Leather Applications. XXXIV IULTCS Congress, Chennai, India, 2017. (Best Poster Award)
  14. Chandrakanth K, Dinesh Kumar J, Jayakumar GC, Mohan R, Sreeram KJ. Studies on the influence of climate changes in crust and finished leathers. XXXIV IULTCS Congress, Chennai, India, 2017.
  15. Sakthi Lakshmi N, Jayakumar GC, Tamil Selvi A, Aravindhan R, Raghava Rao J, Chandrababu NK. Eco-friendly Natural Surfactant for Wetting of Leather. XXXIV IULTCS Congress, Chennai, India, 2017. (Best Poster Award)

Award: 

      Mecca Haji Abdul Majid Sahib Endowment Award 2010 for best M.S. research work.