Dr. F. Samuel Christopher, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Botany, has been working in this Institution since 1982. He has done his B. Sc, M. Sc and M. Phil at St. Joseph’s College, Trichy and obtained Ph.D. at the Bharathidasan University, Trichy. Currently he is also the Dean of Academics, Sciences, at Bishop Heber College, Trichy.
His areas of interest are Plant Morphogenesis, Plant Cell and Molecular Biology. So far he has published 6 papers in reputed journals and authored chapters in 2 books. 12 students have done their project under him for their M. Phil degree. He is also a regular visitor to neighbouring colleges in Trichy to deliver lectures on topics of current interest in Botany.
Besides Botany he is also interested in music and games. He has been the staff in charge for the college Fine Arts team for 12 years. He is a tenor singer in “Singspirations” a leading choir in Trichy. He is a good tennis player.