Ph.D Programme

Scholars pursuing Ph.D:

Sl.No. Name of the Candidate Title
1. A. Nafeez Ahmed Application of fish cell line for Gene Expression study
2. S. Suryakodi Development, Characterization and Application of Cell Lines from Rainbow Trout
3. A. Badhusha Development of viral vaccine against fish pathogens
4. M.J. Abdul Wazith Fish cell lines as in vitro tools for biomedical and toxicological applications.
5. S. Mithra Production of fish cell biomass and its applications
6. N. Kanimozhi Development of vaccines against Cyprinid herpesviruses of fish
7. V. Rajkumar Diagnostic tools for scrub typhus infection


Candidates awarded with Ph.D:


S. No. Name of Candidates Title of Thesis Date of Award University 
1. Dr. K. Yoganandhan Development of Molecular Diagnostic Approaches to Identify White Spot Syndrome In Marine Shrimp and White Tail Diseases in Freshwater Prawn 09/01/2006 University of Madras
2. Dr. G. Balasubramanian Studies of the inactivation of White Spot Syndrome Virus of shrimp by physical and chemical agents and antiviral plants. 13/11/2006 University of Madras
3. Dr. V. Parameswaran Establishment and Characterization of Cell lines from Sea bass (Lates calcarifer) 04/07/2007 Thiruvalluvar University
4. Dr. R. Sudhakaran Studies on white tail disease (wtd) caused by Macrobrachium rosenbergii Nodavirus (MrNV) and extra small virus (XSV) in Macrobrachium rosenbergii (a molecular biology approach) 09/08/2007 Thiruvalluvar University
5. Dr. S. Syed Musthaq Genetic variations in indian isolates of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) and development of recombinant vaccine against WSSV in shrimp 28/12/2007 Thiruvalluvar University
6. Dr. S. Rajesh Kumar Development and Efficacy of DNA vaccine against fish bacterial pathogen (Vibrio anguillarum) and shrimp viral pathogen (White Spot Syndrome Virus) 10/07/2008 Thiruvalluvar University
7. Dr. M. Sarathi Silencing the genes of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) by RNA interference and shrimp immune response against WSSV 14/08/2008 Thiruvalluvar University
8. Dr. V.P. Ishaq Ahmed Development and Characterization of fish Cell Lines for Virological, Toxicological and Gene Expression studies 18/08/2008 Thiruvalluvar University
9. Dr. C. Venkatesan Development of an Alternate Technology to neutralize the venom of indian cobra, Naja naja 22/04/2010 Thiruvalluvar University
10. Dr. M.Ravi Studies on Macrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus (MrNV) and extra small virus (XSV) of macrobrachium rosenbergii (surveillance, structure, cloning, expression of capsid protein gene and molecular pathobiology) 01/11/2010 Thiruvalluvar University
11. Dr. A. Nazeer Basha Studies on Appendages Deformity Syndrome (ADS) of farm reared Macrobrachium rosenbergii 10/02/2011 Thiruvalluvar University
12. Dr. John Thomas Studies on Ulcerative disease in indian walking catfish Clarias batrachus (Identification Of Causative Organism, Pathology And Control Measures) 02/03/2011 Thiruvalluvar University
13. Dr. V. Sarath Babu Application of Fish Cell Lines for Nodaviral Propagation and Development of Diagnostics and Vaccine 01/08/2011 Thiruvalluvar University
14. Dr. G. Taju Application of Fish Cell Lines for Toxicological Studies: An Alternative to Fish 29/08/2012 Thiruvalluvar University
15. Dr.N.Sunder Raj Development of an in vitro model for replication of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) of shrimp and immune gene expression in shrimp 10/04/2013 Thiruvalluvar University
16. Dr.N.Madan Study on Penaeus monodon densovirus (PmDNV) of shrimp 03.09.2014 Thiruvalluvar University
17. Dr.S.Vimal Development and protective efficacy of recombinant and DNA vaccines against fish nodavirus 10.12.2014 Thiruvalluvar University
18. Dr.Farook Development of antibody based diagnostics and immunostimulant for white tail disease of giant freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man 1879) 16.06.2015 Thiruvalluvar University
19. Dr.K.S.Nathiga Nambi Development and application of zebrafish (Danio rerio, Hamilton 1822) cell lines for toxicology, wound healing and in vivo transplantation 12.03.2015 Thiruvalluvar University
20. Dr.S.Abdul Majeed Development, characterization and application of cell lines from Channa striatus (Bloch 1793) 16.06.2015 Thiruvalluvar University
21. Dr. T. Rajkumar Antiviral, Antibacterial and Immunomodulatory Activities of Bioactive Compounds Derived from Actinomycetes for Aquatic Animal Health Management 29.10.2018 Thiruvalluvar University
22. Dr. S. Tamizhvanan Title: Studies on the resistance of Macrobrachium rosenbergii against White Spot Syndrome Virus. Thiruvalluvar University
23. Dr. S. Sivakumar Title: Study on the new strain of White Spot Syndrome Virus isolated from farm reared Litopenaeus vannamei in India. Thiruvalluvar University
24. Dr. S. Santhosh Kumar Title: Studies on the emerging diseases of shrimp encountered in Indian shrimp culture system. Thiruvalluvar University