Dr. Muthannan  Andavar Ramakrishnan

Dr. Muthannan Andavar Ramakrishnan

Senior Scientist
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Veterinary Virology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India

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Biography

Dr. Muthannan Andavar Ramakrishnan is currently working as Senior Scientist at Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India. He obtained his Ph.D. in Veterinary Virology from same Institute. His main area of interest related to Animal and Veterinary Sciences. His area of expertise includes Virology, Vaccinology, Poultry, and Small Ruminants. He is author and co-author of 49 research articles.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Virology
62%
Vaccinology
90%
Poultry
75%
Small Ruminants
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Santhamani, R., G. Venkatesan, S.K. Minhas, S.B. Shivachandra, D. Muthuchelvan, A.B. Pandey and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2015. Detection and characterization of atypical capripoxviruses among small ruminants in India. Virus Genes. 10.1007/s11262-015-1206-9.
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  2. Muthuchelvan, D., K.K. Rajak, M.A. Ramakrishnan, D. Choudhary and S. Bhadouriya et al., 2015. Peste-des-petits-ruminants: An Indian perspective. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 3: 422-429.
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  3. Mohandas, S.S., D. Muthuchelvan, A.B. Pandey, S.K. Biswas and K. Chand et al., 2015. Development of reverse transcription loop mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of bluetongue viruses. J. Virol. Methods, 222: 103-105.
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  4. Dashprakash, M., G. Venkatesan, M.A. Ramakrishnan, D. Muthuchelvan, M. Sankar, A.B. Pandey and B. Mondal, 2015. Genetic diversity of fusion gene (ORF 117), an analogue of vaccinia virus A27L gene of capripox virus isolates. Virus Genes, 50: 325-328.
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  5. Shivachandra, S.B., A. Kumar, N.N. Mohanty, R. Yogisharadhya, N. Chacko, K.N. Viswas and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2014. Homogeneity of VacJ outer membrane lipoproteins among Pasteurella multocida strains and heterogeneity among members of Pasteurellaceae. Res. Vet. Sci., 96: 415-421.
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  6. Santhamani, R., R. Yogisharadhya, G. Venkatesan, S.B. Shivachandra, A.B. Pandey and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2014. Molecular characterization of Indian sheeppox and goatpox viruses based on RPO30 and GPCR genes. Virus Genes, 49: 266-291.
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  7. Majumder, S., A.B. Pandey and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2014. Cloning and Sequence Analysis of Glycoprotein D Gene of Bovine Herpesvirus. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 2: 19-22.
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  8. Gowthaman, V., S.D. Singh, K. Dhama, R. Barathidasan, P. Srinivasan, N.K. Mahajan and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2014. Molecular characterization of chicken infectious anemia virus isolated from commercial poultry with respiratory disease complex in India. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 2: 171-176.
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  9. Gowthaman, V., S.D. Singh, K. Dhama, R. Barathidasan and B.S. Mathapati et al., 2014. Molecular detection and characterization of infectious laryngotracheitis virus (Gallid herpesvirus-1) from clinical samples of commercial poultry flocks in India. VirusDisease, 25: 345-349.
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  10. Sudhakar, S.B., K.K. Rajak, M.A. Ramakrishnan, S.B. Shivachandra, D. Muthuchelvan, J.M. Kataria and A.B. Pandey, 2013. Infectious Bronchitis. In: Trends in Diagnosis of Animal Viral Diseases, Malik, Y.S., A.B. Pandey and J.M. Kataria (Eds.). Agri-Biovet Press, New Delhi, pp: 148-159.

  11. Sudhakar, S.B., K. Dhama, K.K. Rajak, M. Ramakrishnan, J.M. Kataria and A.B. Pandey, 2013. Chicken Infectious Anaemia. In: Trends in Diagnosis of Animal Viral Diseases, Malik, Y.S., A.B. Pandey and J.M. Kataria (Eds.). Agri-Biovet Press, New Delhi, pp: 160-174.

  12. Shivachandra, S.B., A. Kumar, R. Yogisharadhya, M.A. Ramakrishnan and K.N. Viswas, 2013. Carboxyl terminus heterogeneity of type IV fimbrial subunit protein of Pasteurella multocida isolates. Vet. Res. Commun., 37: 269-275.
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  13. Santhamani, R., R. Yogisharadhya, G. Venkatesan, S.B. Shivachandra, A.B. Pandey and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2013. Detection and differentiation of sheeppox virus and goatpox virus from clinical samples using 30 kDa RNA polymerase subunit (RPO30) gene based PCR. Vet. World, 6: 923-925.
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  14. Ramakrishnan, M.A., S.B. Sudhakar, A.B. Pandey and Y.P.S. Malik, 2013. Bluetongue. In: Trends in Diagnosis of Animal Viral Diseases, Malik, Y.S., A.B. Pandey and J.M. Kataria (Eds.). Agri-Biovet Press, New Delhi, pp: 99-109.

  15. Ramakrishnan, M.A., S.B. Sudhakar and S.B. Shivachandra, 2013. Newcastle Disease. In: Trends in Diagnosis of Animal Viral Diseases, Malik, Y.S., A.B. Pandey and J.M. Kataria (Eds.). Agri-Biovet Press, New Delhi, pp: 175-181.

  16. Ramakrishnan, M.A., S.B. Shivachandra and S.B. Sudhakar, 2013. Influenza Viruses. In: Trends in Diagnosis of Animal Viral Diseases, Malik, Y.S., A.B. Pandey and J.M. Kataria (Eds.). Agri-Biovet Press, New Delhi, pp: 135-147.

  17. Ramakrishnan, M.A., 2013. DNA Sequencing: Principle and Applications. In: Trends in Diagnosis of Animal Viral Diseases, Malik, Y.S., A.B. Pandey and J.M. Kataria (Eds.). Agri-Biovet Press, New Delhi, pp: 282-287.

  18. Majumder, S., A.B. Pandey and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2013. Sero-epidemiology and detection of bovine herpesvirus 1 (BoHV1) antigen in semen of cattle and buffalo by polymerase chain reaction. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 37: 118-120.
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  19. Majumder, S., A.B. Pandey and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2013. Genetic characterization of complete open reading frame of glycoprotein C gene of bovine herpesvirus. Vet. World, 6: 897-900.
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  20. Kumar, A., R. Yogisharadhya, M.A. Ramakrishnan, K.N. Viswas and S.B. Shivachandra, 2013. Structural analysis and cross-protective efficacy of recombinant 87 kDa outer membrane protein (Omp87) of Pasteurella multocida serogroup B:2. Microb. Pathog, 65: 48-56.
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  21. Lebarbenchon, C., S. Sreevatsan, T. Lefèvre, M. Yang, M.A. Ramakrishnan, J.D. Brown and D.E. Stallknecht, 2012. Reassortant influenza A viruses in wild duck populations: Effects on viral shedding and persistence in water. Proc. Biol. Sci., 279: 3967-3975.
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  22. Gowthaman, V., S.D. Singh, K. Dhama, R. Barathidasan and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2012. Unusual occurrence of haemorrhagic anaemia syndrome in broilers. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 36: 252-254.
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  23. Gowthaman, V., S.D. Singh, K. Dhama, R. Barathidasan and M.A. Kumar et al., 2012. Fowl adenovirus (FAdV) in India: Evidence for emerging role as primary respiratory pathogen in chickens. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 15: 900-903.
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  24. Reddy, G.B.M., R. Singh, R.P. Singh, K.P. Singh and P.K. Gupta et al., 2011. Molecular characterization of Indian rabies virus isolates by partial sequencing of nucleoprotein (N) and phosphoprotein (P) genes. Virus Genes, 43: 13-17.
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  25. Lebarbenchon, C., M. Yang, S.P. Keeler, M.A. Ramakrishnan, J.D. Brown, D.E. Stallknecht and S. Sreevatsan, 2011. Viral replication, persistence in water and genetic characterization of two influenza A viruses isolated from surface lake water. PLoS One, Vol. 6. .
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  26. Goyal, S.M., S. Anantharaman, M.A. Ramakrishnan, S. Sajja and S.W. Kim et al., 2011. Detection of viruses in used ventilation filters from two large public buildings. Am. J. Infect. Control, 39: e30-38.
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  27. Gowthaman, V., S.D. Singh, K. Dhama, R. Barathidasan, Anjaneya and M.A. Ramakrishnan, 2011. Pathology and molecular diagnosis of Newcastle disease virus infection in broiler breeders. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 35: 168-170.

  28. Chander, Y., M.A. Ramakrishnan, N. Jindal, S.M. Goyal and K. Hanson, 2011. Differentiation of Klebsiella pneumoniae and K. oxytoca by multiplex polymerase chain reaction. Int. J. Applied Res. Vet. Med., 9: 137-141.
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  29. Ramakrishnan, M.A., P. Wang, M. Abin, M. Yang and S.M. Goyal et al., 2010. Triple reassortant swine influenza A (H3N2) virus in waterfowl. Emerging Infect. Dis., 16: 728-730.
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  30. Lebarbenchon, C., S. Sreevatsan, M.A. Ramakrishnan, R. Poulson and V. Goekjian et al., 2010. Influenza a viruses in American white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos). J. Wildl. Dis., 46: 1284-1289.
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  31. Goyal, S.M., N. Jindal, Y. Chander, M.A. Ramakrishnan, P.T. Redig and S. Sreevatsan, 2010. Isolation of mixed subtypes of influenza A virus from a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). Virol. J., Vol. 7. .
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  32. Ramakrishnan, M.A., Z.J. Tu, S. Singh, A.K. Chockalingam and M.R. Gramer et al., 2009. The feasibility of using high resolution genome sequencing of influenza A viruses to detect mixed infections and quasispecies. PLoS One, Vol. 4. 10.1371/journal.pone.0007105.
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  33. Ramakrishnan, M.A., M.R. Gramer, S.M. Goyal and S. Sreevatsan, 2009. A serine12stop mutation in PB1-F2 of the 2009 pandemic (H1N1) influenza A: A possible reason for its enhanced transmission and pathogenicity to humans. J. Vet. Sci., 10: 349-351.
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  34. Stanley, N.J., T.H. Kuehn, S.W. Kim, P.C. Raynor, S. Anantharaman, M.A. Ramakrishnan and S.M. Goyal, 2008. Background culturable bacteria aerosol in two large public buildings using HVAC filters as long term, passive, high-volume air samplers. J. Environ. Monit., 10: 474-481.
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  35. Patnayak, D.P., A.M. Prasad, Y.S. Malik, M.A. Ramakrishnan and S.M. Goyal, 2008. Efficacy of disinfectants and hand sanitizers against avian respiratory viruses. Avian Dis., 52: 199-202.
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  36. Lages, S.L.S., M.A. Ramakrishnan and S.M. Goyal, 2008. In-vivo efficacy of hand sanitisers against feline calicivirus: A surrogate for norovirus. J. Hosp. Infect., 68: 159-163.
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  37. Kim, S.W., P.C. Raynor, T.H. Kuehn, S.M. Goyal, M.A. Ramakrishnan, S. Anantharaman and J.E. Farnsworth, 2008. Optimizing the recovery of surrogates for bacterial bioterrorism agents from ventilation filters. CLEAN, 36: 601-608.
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  38. Tang, W., M.A. Ramakrishnan, S.M. Goyal and T.H. Kuehn, 2007. Measurement of bioaerosol filtration efficiency in an ASHRAE 52.2 filter test facility. Filtration, 7: 40-44.

  39. Ramakrishnan, M.A., B.T. Velayudhan, S. Anantharaman, S.L. Noll, D.A. Halvorson, K.V. Nagaraja and S.M. Goyal, 2007. Effects of temperature and stabilizer on the viability of a live attenuated avian metapneumovirus vaccine. Avian Dis., 51: 979-981.
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  40. Kim, S.W., M.A. Ramakrishnan, P.C. Raynor and S.M. Goyal, 2007. Effects of humidity and other factors on the generation and sampling of a coronavirus aerosol. Aerobiologia, 23: 239-248.
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  41. Chander, Y., A.K. Tiwari, S. Sajja, M.A. Ramakrishnan, K.S. Faaberg and S.M. Goyal, 2007. A TaqManR RT-PCR assay for the detection of feline calicivirus. Int. J. Virol., 3: 100-106.

  42. Ramakrishnan, M.A., A.B. Pandey, K.P. Singh, R. Singh, S. Nandi and M.L. Mehrotra, 2006. Immune responses and protective efficacy of binary ethylenimine (BEI)-inactivated bluetongue virus vaccines in sheep. Vet. Res. Commun., 30: 873-880.
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  43. Ramakrishnan, M.A., K.P. Singh, A.B. Pandey, R. Singh, S. Nandi and M.L. Mehrotra, 2005. Genomic diversity of Indian isolates of bluetongue virus. Acta Virol., 49: 285-286.
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  44. Ramakrishnan, M.A., A.B.Pandey, K.P. Singh, R. Singh and M.L. Mehrotra, 2005. Immune response and protective efficacy in sheep immunised with hydroxylamine-inactivated bluetongue virus vaccine. Vet. Ital, 41: 149-155.
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  45. Shivachandra, S.B., A.A. Kumar, A. Biswas, M.A. Ramakrishnan, V.P. Singh and S.K. Srivastava, 2004. Antibiotic sensitivity patterns among indian strains of avian Pasteurella multocida. Trop. Anim. Health Product., 36: 743-750.
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  46. Shivachandra, S.B., A.A. Kumar, A. Biswas, M.A. Ramakrishnan, V.P. Singh and S.K. Srivastava, 2004. Antibiotic sensitivity patterns among Indian strains of avian Pasteurella multocida. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 36: 743-750.
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  47. Ramakrishnan, M.A., A.B. Pandey, K.P. Singh and M.L. Mehrotra, 2001. Humoral response of sheep to inactivated oil emulsified vaccines prepared from indigenous bluetongue virus isolates. Indian J. Comp. Microbiol. Immunol. Infect. Dis., 22: 103-108.