Bachelor of Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 1961. Master of Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Bangalore University, India, 1974.
Postgraduate, University North Carolina, North Carolina State, 1977.
Research assistant department zoology, S. University, Tirupati, India, 1963-1965;
demonstrator department zoology, S. University, Tirupati, India, 1965-1968;
assistant research officer department biophysics, National Institute Mental Health and Neuroscis., Bangalore, India, 1968-1978;
reader physiology, head life science, U. Calicut, Kerala, India, 1978-1985;
professor physiology, head life science, U. Calicut, Kerala, India, since 1985.
Research associate North Carolina State Department Mental Health Research, Raleigh, 1976-1977. Chairman Board Studies Life Sciences U. Calicut, Kerala, since 1985, founder multidisciplinary postgraduate and research department life science. Member Board Studies Health Sciences, since 1994, chief employment information and guidance, 1990-1998.
Member Board Studies Biophysics M.G. U., Kottayam, Kerala, since 1995. Visiting professor.dept. zoology Sri Venkateswara University, 1997. Visiting scientist Jawaharlal Nehru Ctr.for Advanced Scientific Research and Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indiana Institute of Science.
Member State Committee Science, Technology and Environment, Kerala, since 1994. Member Ethological Society India (executive member since 1990), Indian Society Comparative Animal Physiologists (joint secretary since 1994), Association Physiologist and Pharmacologists India (life), International Society Development Neurosci., International Brain Research Organization, Rotary (president Calicut South 1993-1994, chairman education international district), Federation of Indian Physiological Societies (executive since 1997).
Married Srinivasan Vatsala, June 14, 1970. Children: Madhav, Sivaramjani.