Dr. Gnanavel  Venkatesan

Dr. Gnanavel Venkatesan

Research Scientist
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India


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

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Veterinary Virology
62%
Molecular Diagnosis
90%
Pox Viruses
75%
Genomics
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan and V. Bhanuprakash, 2014. Multiplex PCR for simultaneous detection and differentiation of sheeppox, goatpox and orf viruses from clinical samples of sheep and goats. J. Virol. Methods, 195: 1-8.
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  2. 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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  3. Balamurugan, V., G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2013. Camelpox, an emerging orthopox viral disease. Indian J. Virol., 24: 295-305.
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  4. Yogisharadhya, R., V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, A.B. Pandey and S.B. Shivachandra, 2012. Comparative sequence analysis of poxvirus A32 gene encoded ATPase protein and carboxyl terminal heterogeneity of Indian orf viruses. Vet. Microbiol., 156: 72-80.
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  5. Venkatesan, G., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, R.K. Singh and A.B. Pandey, 2012. Development of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Specific and Rapid Detection of Camelpox Virus in Clinical Samples. J Virol Methods, 183: 34-39.
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  6. Venkatesan, G., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, M. Prabhu, A.B. Pandey, 2012. TaqMan Hydrolysis Probe Based Real Time Pcr for Detection and Quantitation of Camelpox Virus in Skin Scabs. J Virol Methods, 181: 192-196.
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  7. Venkatesan, G., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, D.P. Bora, M. Prabhu, R. Yogisharadhya, A.B. Pandey, 2012. Rapid Detection and Quantification of Orf Virus From Infected Scab Materials of Sheep and Goats. Acta Virol., 56: 81-83.

  8. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, R. Yogisharadhya, A. Kumar and V. Bhanuprakash, 2012. Differentiation of sheeppox and goatpox viruses by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism. Virologica Sinica, 27: 352-358.
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  9. Singh, R.K., V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan and M. Hosamani, 2012. Emergence and Reemergence of Vaccinia-Like Viruses: Global Scenario and Perspectives. Indian J. Virology, 23: 1-11.
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  10. Raghavendra, R., K.M. Mahadevan, N.D. Satyanarayan, V. Bhanuprakash and G. Venkatesan et al., 2012. Analgesic, antibacterial and antiviral activities of 2-(5-alkyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)-3 H -benzo [f] chromen-3-ones. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 74: 367-371.
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  11. Prabhu, M., M.S. Siva Sankar, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, D.P. Bora, R. Yogisharadhya and V. Balamurugan, 2012. Real time PCR: A rapid tool for potency estimation of live attenuated camelpox and buffalopox vaccines. Biologicals, 40: 92-95.
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  12. Bora, D.P., V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan and M. Prabhu et al., 2012. Quantitative polymerase chain reaction: another tool to evaluate viable virus content in live attenuated orf vaccine. Veterinaria Italiana, 48: 425-430.
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  13. Bora, D.P., N.N. Barman, S.K. Das, V. Bhanuprakash and R. Yogisharadhya et al., 2012. Identification and phylogenetic analysis of orf viruses isolated from outbreaks in goats of Assam, a northeastern state of India. Virus Genes, 45: 98-104.
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  14. Bhanuprakash, V., M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, R. Yogisharadhya and R.K. Singh, 2012. Animal poxvirus vaccines: A comprehensive review. Expert Rev. Vaccines, 11: 1355-1374.
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  15. Balamurugan, V., P. Saravanan, A. Sen, K.K. Rajak and G. Venkatesan et al., 2012. Prevalence of peste des petits ruminants among sheep and goats in India. J. Vet. Sci., 13: 279-285.
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  16. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav, V. Bhanot, V. Bhanuprakash, R.K. Singh, 2012. A rapid and sensitive one step-SYBR green based semi quantitative real time RT-PCR for the Detection of peste des petits ruminants virus in the clinical samples. Virologica Sinica, 27: 1-9.
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  17. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanot, V. Yadav, V. Bhanuprakash, R.K. Singh, 2012. Peste des petits ruminants virus detected in tissues from an Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) belongs to Asian lineage IV. J. Vet. Sci., 13: 203-206.
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  18. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, K.K. Rajak, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2012. Study on Passive Immunity: Time of Vaccination in Kids Born to Goats Vaccinated Against Peste Des Petits Ruminants. Virol. Sin., 27: 228-233.
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  19. Yogisharadhya, R., V. Bhanuprakash, M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan and V. Balamurugan et al., 2011. Comparative efficacy of live replicating sheeppox vaccine strains in Ovines. Biologicals, 39: 417-423.
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  20. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, D.P. Bora, R. Yogisharadhya, M. Prabhu and V. Bhanuprakash, 2011. Sequence and phylogenetic analyses of an Indian isolate of orf virus from sheep. Veterinaria Italiana, 47 : 323-332.
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  21. Riyesh, T., V. Balamurugan, A. Sen, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav and R.K. Singh, 2011. Evaluation of efficacy of stabilizers on the thermostability of live attenuated thermo-adapted Peste des petits ruminants vaccines. Virologica Sinica, 26: 324-337.
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  22. Bora, D.P., G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, M. Prabhu, M.S. Siva Sankar and R. Yogisharadhya, 2011. TaqMan real-time PCR assay based on DNA polymerase gene for rapid detection of Orf infection. J. Virol. Methods, 178: 249-252.
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  23. Bhanuprakash, V., M. Prabhu, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, K.M.L. Pathak and R.K. Singh, 2011. Camelpox: Epidemiology, diagnosis and control measures. Expert Rev. Anti-Infective Therapy, 8: 1187-1201.
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  24. Bera, B.C., K. Shanmugasundaram, S. Barua, G. Venkatesan and N. Virmani et al., 2011. Zoonotic cases of camelpox infection in India. Vet. Microbiol., 152 : 29-38.
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  25. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, R.K. Singh and V. Bhanuprakash, 2010. Goat pox virus isolated from an outbreak at Akola, Maharashtra (India) phylogenetically related to Chinese strain. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42: 1053-1056.
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  26. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, P.N. Gandhale, R.K. Singh and V. Bhanuprakash, 2010. Viral zoonosis: A comprehensive review. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 77-92.
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  27. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, M. Prabhu, R. Yogisharadhya and D.P. Bora et al., 2010. Emerging and re-emerging zoonotic buffalopox infection: A severe outbreak in Kolhapur (Maharashtra), India. Veterinaria Italiana, 46: 439-448.
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  28. Gandhale, P.N., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan and R.K. Singh, 2010. Detection of bluetongue virus group-specific antigen using monoclonal antibody based sandwich ELISA. Virologica Sinica, 25: 390-400.
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  29. Bhanuprakash, V., G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani and R. Yogisharadhya et al., 2010. Pox outbreaks in sheep and goats at makhdoom (Uttar Pradesh), India: Evidence of sheeppox virus infection in goats. Transbound. Emerg. Dis., 57: 375-382.
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  30. Balamurugan, V., G. Venkatesan, A. Sen, L. Annamalai, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2010. Recombinant protein-based viral disease diagnostics in veterinary medicine. Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn., 10: 731-753.
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  31. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2010. Isolation and identification of virulent peste des petits ruminants viruses from PPR outbreaks in India. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42: 1043-1046.
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  32. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav, V. Bhanot, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2010. Application of semi-quantitative m gene-based hydrolysis probe (TaqMan) real-time RT-PCR assay for the detection of Peste des petitis ruminants virus in the clinical samples for investigation into clinical prevalence of disease. Transbound. Emerg. Dis., 57: 383-395.
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  33. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav and V. Bhanot et al., 2010. Sequence and phylogenetic analyses of the structural genes of virulent isolates and vaccine strains of Peste des petits ruminants virus from India. Transbound. Emerg. Dis., 57: 352-364.
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  34. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav and V. Bhanot et al., 2010. Sequence and phylogenetic analyses of the structural genes of virulent isolates and vaccine strains of Peste Des Petits Ruminants virus from India. Transboundary Emerging Dis., 57: 352-364.
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  35. Yadav, V., V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, A. Sen and V. Bhanot et al., 2009. Expression of Peste des petits ruminants virus nucleocapsid protein in prokaryotic system and its potential use as a diagnostic antigen or immunogen. J. Virol. Methods, 162: 56-63.
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  36. Bhanuprakash, V., V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan and B. Chauhan et al., 2009. Isolation and characterization of Indian isolates of camel pox virus. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42: 1271-1275.
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  37. Bhanuprakash, V., G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani and R. Yogisharadhya et al., 2009. Zoonotic infections of buffalopox in India. Zoonoses Public Health, 57: e149-e155.
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  38. Bhanot, V., V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan and A. Sen et al., 2009. Expression of P32 protein of goatpox virus in Pichia pastoris and its potential use as a diagnostic antigen in ELISA. J. Virol. Methods 162: 251-257.
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  39. Balamurugan, V., V. Bhanuprakash, M. Hosamani, K.D. Jayappa, B. Chauhan, G. Venkatesan and R.K. Singh, 2009. A polymerase chain reaction strategy for the diagnosis of camelpox. J. Vet. Diagn. Invest., 21: 231-237.
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  40. Balamurugan, V., D.J. Kallesh, M. Hosamani, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan and R.K. Singh, 2009. Comparative efficacy of conventional and taqman polymerase chain reaction assays in the detection of capripoxviruses from clinical samples. J. Vet. Diagn. Invest., 21: 225-231.
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