Dr. Bagath  Madiajagan

Dr. Bagath Madiajagan

Senior Scientist
National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, India


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

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Biography

Dr. Bagath Madiajagan is currently working as Scientist at Animal Nutrition Division, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology. He has completed his PhD in Animal Biotechnology from Genetic Engineering Lab, Division of Bacteriology and Mycology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India. Dr. Bagath received honors includes Best oral presentation for the theme, Best oral presentation in the 9th international conference on Functional Foods Components in Health and Disease, University of San Diego, California, USA and many others. He is life member of Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research, Animal Physiology Association, and member of Tamil Nadu Veterinary council, Veterinary council of India, BIOTECH international, and The European magazine for the life sciences industry, basic member in Greenhouse Gas Management Institute, USA, and member of International Association for Urban Climate. He is also serving as member of editorial board in International journal of climate research, EC Veterinary Science, ARC Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, International Journal of Research & Development Organisation, and International Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. He has 13 publications in journals, 7 communications, 8 national and international conference papers and 6 book chapters contributed as author/co-author. He also delivered number of invited lectures in scientific meeting.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Biotechnology
62%
Livestock Production
90%
Biological Marker
75%
Veterinary
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Vandana, G.D., M. Bagath, V. Sejian, G. Krishnan, V. Beena and R. Bhatta, 2019. Summer season induced heat stress impact on the expression patterns of different toll-like receptor genes in Malabari goats. Biol. Rhythm Res., 50: 466-482.
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  2. Sejian, V., M. Bagath, G. Krishnan, V.P. Rashamol, P. Pragna, C. Devaraj and R. Bhatta, 2019. Genes for resilience to heat stress in small ruminants: A review. Small Rumin. Res., 173: 42-53.
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  3. Savitha, S.T., V.G. Kumar, J.P. Amitha, V. Sejian and M. Bagath et al., 2019. Comparative assessment of thermo-tolerance between indigenous Osmanabadi and Salem black goat breeds based on expression patterns of different intracellular toll-like receptor genes during exposure to summer heat stress. Biol. Rhythm Res., (In Press). 10.1080/09291016.2019.1592350.
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  4. Rashamol, V.P., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan, V. Beena and R. Bhatta, 2019. Effect of heat stress on the quantitative expression patterns of different cytokine genes in Malabari goats. Int. J. Biometeorol., (In Press). 10.1007/s00484-019-01713-1.
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  5. Amitha, J.P., G. Krishnan, M. Bagath, V. Sejian and R. Bhatta, 2019. Heat stress impact on the expression patterns of different reproduction related genes in Malabari goats. Theriogenology, 131: 169-176.
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  6. Afsal, A., M. Bagath, V. Sejian, G. Krishnan, V. Beena and R. Bhatta, 2019. Effect of heat stress on HSP70 gene expression pattern in different vital organs of Malabari goats. Biol. Rhythm Res., (In Press). 10.1080/09291016.2019.1600270.
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  7. Wankhade, P.R., A. Manimaran, A. Kumaresan, S. Jeyakumar and K.P. Ramesha et al., 2018. Metabolism and immune status during transition period influences the lactation performance in Zebu (Bos indicus) cows. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 88: 1064-1069.
  8. Vidya, M.K., V.G. Kumar, V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan and R. Bhatta, 2018. Toll-like receptors: Significance, ligands, signaling pathways and functions in mammals. Int. Rev. Immunol., 37: 20-36.
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  9. Sunny, A.P., M. Bagath and V. Sejian, 2018. Climate change and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in livestock: What we know and what needs to be explored? Adv. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 5: 245-246.
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  10. Rashamol, V.P., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan, P.R. Archana and R. Bhatta, 2018. Physiological adaptability of livestock to heat stress: An updated review. J. Anim. Behav. Biometeorol., 6: 62-71.
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  11. Pragna, P., V. Sejian, N.M. Soren, M. Bagath and G. Krishnan et al., 2018. Summer season induced rhythmic alterations in metabolic activities to adapt to heat stress in three indigenous (Osmanabadi, Malabari and Salem Black) goat breeds. Biol. Rhythm Res., 49: 551-565.
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  12. Pragna, P., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan and P.R. Archana et al., 2018. Comparative assessment of growth performance of three different indigenous goat breeds exposed to summer heat stress. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr., 102: 825-836.
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  13. Bagath, M. and V. Sejian, 2018. Heat stress and immune function in livestock. Multidisciplin. Adv. Vet. Sci., 2: 395-398.
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  14. Archana, P.R., V. Sejian, W. Ruban, M. Bagath and G. Krishnan et al., 2018. Comparative assessment of heat stress induced changes in carcass traits, plasma leptin profile and skeletal muscle myostatin and HSP70 gene expression patterns between indigenous Osmanabadi and Salem Black goat breeds. Meat Sci., 141: 66-80.
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  15. Angel, S.P., M. Bagath, V. Sejian, G. Krishnan and R. Bhatta, 2018. Expression patterns of candidate genes reflecting the growth performance of goats subjected to heat stress. Mol. Biol. Rep., 45: 2847-2856.
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  16. Angel, S.P., J.P. Amitha, V.P. Rashamol, G.D. Vandana and T. Savitha et al., 2018. Climate change and cattle production: Impact and adaptation. J. Vet. Med. Res., Vol. 5, No. 4. .
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  17. Aleena, J., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan, V. Beena and R. Bhatta, 2018. Resilience of three indigenous goat breeds to heat stress based on phenotypic traits and PBMC HSP70 expression. Int. J. Biometeorol., 62: 1995-2005.
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  18. Afsal, A., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan, C. Devraj and R. Bhatta, 2018. Heat stress and livestock adaptation: Neuro-endocrine regulation. Int. J. Vet. Anim. Med., Vol. 1, No. 2. .
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  19. Shaji, S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G.B. Manjunathareddy, E.K. Kurien, G. Varma and R. Bhatta, 2017. Summer season related heat and nutritional stresses on the adaptive capability of goats based on blood biochemical response and hepatic HSP70 gene expression. Biol. Rhythm Res., 48: 65-83.
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  20. Sejian, V., M. Bagath, G. Krishnan, S. Vaswani and P.R. Archana et al., 2017. Impact of Adverse Environmental Stress on Productive and Reproductive Performance in Osmanabadi Goats. In: Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments, Volume I: Welfare, Health and Breeding, Simoes, J. and C. Gutierrez (Eds.). Springer, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-71854-5, pp: 407-428.
  21. Sejian, V., L. Samal, N.M. Soren, M. Bagath and G. Krishnan et al., 2017. Adaptation Strategies to Counter Climate Change Impact on Sheep. In: Sheep Production Adapting to Climate Change, Sejian, V., R. Bhatta, J. Gaughan, P.K. Malik, S.M.K. Naqvi and R. Lal (Eds.). Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-4713-8, pp: 413-430.
  22. Sejian, V., I. Hyder, V.P. Maurya, M. Bagath and G. Krishnan et al., 2017. Adaptive Mechanisms of Sheep to Climate Change. In: Sheep Production Adapting to Climate Change, Sejian, V., R. Bhatta, J. Gaughan, P.K. Malik, S.M.K. Naqvi and R. Lal (Eds.). Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-4713-8, pp: 117-147.
  23. Sejian, V., G. Krishnan, M. Bhagath, L. Samal, N.M. Soren, P.K. Malik and R. Bhatta, 2017. Weather Extremes and Livestock Production under Humid Tropics. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 145-164.
  24. Sejian, V., G. Krishnan, M. Bagath, S. Vaswani and P. Pragna et al., 2017. Measurement of Severity of Heat Stress in Sheep. In: Sheep Production Adapting to Climate Change, Sejian, V., R. Bhatta, J. Gaughan, P.K. Malik, S.M.K. Naqvi and R. Lal (Eds.). Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-4713-8, pp: 307-318.
  25. Sejian, V., G. Krishnan, M. Bagath, S. Vaswani and M.K. Vidya et al., 2017. Adaptation Strategies to Sustain Osmanabadi Goat Production in a Changing Climate Scenario. In: Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments, Volume II: Local Goat Breeds, Simoes, J. and C. Gutierrez (Eds.). Springer, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-71293-2, pp: 9-27.
  26. Samal, L., V. Sejian, M. Bhagath, G. Krishnan, A. Manimaran and R. Bhatta, 2017. Different Heat Stress Indices to Quantify Stress Response in Livestock and Poultry. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 165-180.
  27. Samal, L., G. Krishnan, M. Bagath, V. Sejian, P.K. Malik and R. Bhatta, 2017. Climate Change Adaptation in Animal Agriculture. In: Climate Resilient Animal Agriculture, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 1-20.
  28. Ratnakaran, A.P., V. Sejian, V.S. Jose, S. Vaswani and M. Bagath et al., 2017. Behavioral responses to livestock adaptation to heat stress challenges. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 11: 1-13.
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  29. Pragna, P., P.R. Archana, J. Aleena, V. Sejian and G. Krishnan et al., 2017. Heat stress and dairy cow: Impact on both milk yield and composition. Int. J. Dairy Sci., 12: 1-11.
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  30. Niyas, P.A., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, S. Parthipan and S. Selvaraju et al., 2017. Effect of heat and nutritional stress on growth and testicular HSP70 expression in goats. J. Agrometeorol., 19: 189-194.
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  31. Kunnath, C., N.M. Soren, S. Veerasamy, B. Madiajagan and G.B. Manjunathareddy et al., 2017. Impact of heat stress, nutritional stress and combined (heat and nutritional) stresses on rumen associated fermentation characteristics, histopathology and HSP70 gene expression in goats. J. Anim. Behav. Biometeorol., 5: 36-48.
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  32. Krishnan, G., V. Paul, P.J. Das, S.S. Hanah, T.K. Biswas, M. Bagath and V. Sejian, 2017. Impending Climate Change and Thermal Adaptability of Yaks. In: Climate Resilient Animal Agriculture, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 127-141.
  33. Krishnan, G., M. Bagath, P. Pragna, M.K. Vidya and J. Aleena et al., 2017. Mitigation of the Heat Stress Impact in Livestock Reproduction. In: Therionology, Payan-Carreira, R. (Ed.). Chapter 4, InTech Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia, ISBN: 978-953-51-3478-7, pp: 63-86.
  34. Bagath, M., V. Sejian, G. Krishnan, M.K. Vidya, P. Prathap, P.R. Archana and A. Joy, 2017. Nutrition and immune system in livestock's: Mini review. J. Dairy Vet. Sci., 2: 555-582.
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  35. Bagath, M., A. Thamizharasan, D.P. K.umar, S.S. Sonthosh, S. Veerasamy and P. Chaudhuri, 2017. An evaluation of ELISA using recombinant p17 antigen for cattle brucellosis. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Food Sci., 6: 1140-1144.
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  36. Archana, P.R., J. Aleena, P. Prana, M.K. Vidya and P.A. Abdul Niyas et al., 2017. Role of heat shock proteins in livestock adaptation to heat stress. J. Dairy Vet. Anim. Res., Vol. 5. 10.15406/jdvar.2017.05.00127.
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  37. Aleena, J., P. Pragna, P.R. Archana, V. Sejian and M. Bagath et al., 2017. Significance of metabolic response in livestock for adapting to heat stress challenges. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 10: 224-234.
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  38. Vidya, M.K., G. Kumar, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan and R.K. Veeranna et al., 2016. Adipose tissue significance with special emphasis on its role in regulating immune functions in mammals. Int. Res. J. Chem., 1: 25-40.
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  39. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2016. Quantitative expression of hepatic toll-like receptors 1-10 mRNA in Osmanabadi goats during different climatic stresses. Small Ruminant Res., 141: 11-16.
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  40. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2016. Influence of different environmental stresses on various spleen toll like receptor genes expression in Osmanabadi goats. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 10: 224-234.
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  41. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2016. Impact of heat stress on immune responses of livestock: A review. Pertanika J. Trop. Agric. Sci., 39: 459-482.
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  42. Shilja, S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, A. Mech and C.G. David et al., 2016. Adaptive capability as indicated by behavioral and physiological responses, plasma HSP70 level and PBMC HSP70 mRNA expression in Osmanabadi goats subjected to combined (heat and nutritional) stressors. Int. J. Biometeorol., 60: 1311-1323.
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  43. Sejian, V., S. Bahadur, S. Indu, M. Bagath and P.K. Malik et al., 2016. Environmental Stress Impact on Small Ruminants Production. In: Sheep and Meat Production and Processing, Shinde, A.K., Y.P. Gadekar, S.M.K. Naqvi and A. Sahoo (Eds.). 1st Edn., Satish Serial Publishing House, India, pp: 157-181.
  44. Jose, V.S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, A.P. Ratnakaran and A.M. Lees et al., 2016. Modeling of greenhouse gas emission from livestock. Front. Environ. Sci., Vol. 4. 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00027.
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  45. Bagath, M., V. Sejian, S.S. Archana, G.B. Manjunathareddy and S. Parthipan et al., 2016. Effect of dietary intake on somatotrophic axis-related gene expression and endocrine profile in Osmanabadi goats. J. Vet. Behav. Clin. Applic. Res., 13: 72-79.
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  46. Singh, K.M., M. Bagath, S.K. Chikara, C.G. Joshi and R.K. Kothari, 2015. Metagenomic Approaches in Understanding the Rumen Function and Establishing the Rumen Microbial Diversity. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation. Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C. Prasad (Ed.). Springer, India., ISBN: 978-81-322-2264-4, pp: 221-237..
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  47. Shilja, S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, A. Mech and C.G. David et al., 2015. Adaptive capability as indicated by behavioral and physiological responses, plasma HSP70 level, and PBMC HSP70 mRNA expression in Osmanabadi goats subjected to combined (heat and nutritional) stressors. Int. J. Biometeorol., 10.1007/s00484-015-1124-5.
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  48. Shaji, S., P.A. Abdul Niyas, K. Chaidanya, V. Sejian and R. Bhatta et al., 2015. Ameliorative strategies to sustain livestock production during heat stress. J. Vet. Sci. Med. Diagn., Vol. 4. 10.4172/2325-9590.1000161.
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  49. Sejian, V., R. Bhatta, P.K. Malik, M. Bagath, Y.A.S. Al-Hosni, M. Sullivan and J.B. Gaughan, 2015. Livestock as Sources of Greenhouse Gases and its Significance to Climate Change. In: Greenhouse Gases. Llamas, B. and J. Pous (Ed.). InTech International Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia., ISBN: 978-953-51-2273-9, pp: 243-259..
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  50. Sejian, V., M. Bagath, S. Parthipan, B.G. Manjunathareddy and S. Selvaraju et al., 2015. Effect of different diet level on the physiological adaptability, biochemical and endocrine responses and relative hepatic HSP70 and HSP90 genes expression in Osmanabadi kids. J. Agric. Sci. Technol. A, 5: 755-769.
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  51. Sejian, V., L. Samal, N. Haque, M. Bagath and I. Hyder et al., 2015. Overview on Adaptation, Mitigation and Amelioration Strategies to Improve Livestock Production under the Changing Climatic Scenario. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Chapter 22, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, ISBN: 978-81-322-2264-4, pp: 359-397.
  52. Sejian, V., L. Samal, M. Bagath, R.U. Suganthi, R. Bhatta and R. Lal, 2015. Gaseous Emissions from Manure Management. In: Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Lal, R. (Ed.). 2nd Edn., Taylor and Francis Publisher, New York, USA.
  53. Chaidanya, K., S. Shaji, P.A. Niyas, V. Sejian and R. Bhatta et al., 2015. Climate change and livestock nutrient availability: Impact and mitigation. Vet. Sci. Med. Diagn., Vol. 4. 10.4172/2325-9590.1000160.
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  54. Abdul Niyas, P.A., K. Chaidanya, S. Shaji, V. Sejian and R. Bhatta et al., 2015. Adaptation of livestock to environmental challenges. J. Vet. Sci. Med. Diagn., Vol. 4. 10.4172/2325-9590.1000162.
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  55. Varalakshmi, S., B.V. Balasubramanyam, B. Surendranath, M. Bagath and D. Rajendran, 2014. Use of novel lactic acid bacterial strains with antagonistic activity for the preparation of safe indigenous fermented dairy foods (dahi and raita). J. Food Saf., 34: 26-33.
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  56. Bagath, M., K.B. Megha, P. Chaudhuri, S. Varalakshmi and P.P. Goswami, 2014. Protection against P. multocida B:2 using recombinant 87kDa OMP periplasmic protein. J. Vet. Sci. Med. Diagn., Vol. 4. 10.4172/2325-9590.1000151.
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  57. Jeyabal, L., D. Ray, S. Sureshkannan, K. Nagarajan and S. Visnuvinayagam et al., 2013. First report of moraxella bovis infection in Indian cattle. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 1: 202-204.
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  58. Chandrasekharaiah, M., A. Thulasi, M. Bagath, D.P. Kumar and S.S. Santosh et al., 2012. Identification of cellulase gene from the metagenome of Equus burchelli fecal samples and functional characterization of a novel bifunctional cellulolytic enzyme. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol., 167: 132-141.
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  59. Chandrasekharaiah, M., A. Thulasi, M. Bagath, D.P. Kumar and S.S. Santosh et al., 2011. Molecular cloning, expression and characterization of a novel feruloyl esterase enzyme from the symbionts of termite (coptotermes formosanus) gut. BMB Rep., 44: 52-57.
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  60. Kadam, M., S. Shardul, J.L. Bhagath, V. Tiwari, N. Prasad and P.P. Goswami, 2009. Coexpression of 16.8 kDa antigen of mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis and murine gamma interferon in a bicistronic vector and studies on its potential as DNA vaccine. Vet. Res. Commun., 33: 597-610.
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