Biological Oceanography Lab
Research Group Website


Ananya Ashok

PhD Students


Ecotoxicology, adaptation of phytoplankton to environmental change and pollution, persistent organic pollutants

Research Interests

Marine Ecology, Global Change, Oceanography


M.F.Sc (Aquatic Environment Management), ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India

Professional Profile

Senior Research Fellow, National Surveillance Program on Aquatic Animal Diseases, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India


Project Assistant II, DST Project on ‘Setting up of fingerprinting laboratory for oil spills’, Physical Oceanography Division, National Institute of Oceanography, India

Scientific and Professional Memberships

Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum of India


  • ​Indian Council of Agricultural Research – Junior Research Fellowship in Aquatic Environmental Management, 2013
  • Best Fisheries Graduate of India and H.P.C Shetty Award by Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum, 2013
  • Gold medalist in Bachelor of Fisheries Sciences, 2013 
  • Puratchi Thalaivi Dr. J Jayalalithaa Award for Best Outgoing Girl Student, 2013
  • British Council’ International Climate Champion, 2011

KAUST Affiliations

Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)