Dr. M. Syed Ali, Education: PhD, Alagappa University, Course: Oceanography- Marine Biotechnology,Status: Awarded. M.Phil Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Course: Marine Biotechnology, Class: First Class. M.Sc, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Course: Marine Biotechnology, Class: First Class. B.Sc Dr.Zahir Hussain College, Madurai Kamaraj University,Course: Zoology,Class: First Class. Research Experience: Title of PhD Dissertation:Screening of various biological resources from Gulf of Mannar for the management of Dengue fever. Title of M. Phil. Dissertation:Screening of seaweeds and mangrove halophytes for termicidal activity against Glyptoterms Sps. Title of M.Sc., dissertation: Effect of seaweeds and mangrove halophyte extracts on the in vitro and in vivo sperm viability in Penaeus semisulcatus.