1. Dr. L. Jose has an International Research collaboration on a fresh water and red algae ie., Caloglossa from Prof. John West, University of Melbourne, Australia; Prof. Mitsunobu Kamiya, Fukui Prefectural University, Japan as part of an International investigation on the genus.
  2. Dr. Stephen Sequiera has research collaboration with Dr. Resmy, Dept. of Botany, Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad and Dr. Sheela K.B., Dept. of Processing Technology, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur for the lichen research work.