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"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

Dr. M. Rosalind George

Designation

:

Professor and Head

Field of Specialization

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Fish and Shrimp Pathology, Shrimp virology and bacteriology, Fish Immunology

Address

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Department of Fish Pathology and Health Management
Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thalainayeru
Nagapattinam
Tamilnadu - 628008

Telephone

Mobile

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0461 2340554

09442211792

E-mail

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rosalindgeorge@tnfu.ac.in

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Current Projects                                             

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1

Molecular characterisation of pathogens associated with fish diseases in Assam

2013-2014

PI - Dr. M. Rosalind George

Co- PI - Dr. K. Riji John

8.73

DBT -NET

 

Completed Projects                                      

Sl.No

Title of the project

Year

PI and Co-PI

Funds (Rs. In lakhs)

Funding agency

1.     

Characterisation and maintenance of cell lines of fish and crab

2012-2014

PI - Dr. K. Riji John

Co-PI - Dr. M. Rosalind George

9.81

DBT

 

2.     

Impact of climate change on the population structure and virulence of viral and bacterial pathogens in marine environment and host response alterations due to pathogen-abiotic synergy

2011-2014

PI - Dr. K. Riji John

Co-PI - Dr. M. Rosalind George Dr. M. J. Prince Jeyaseelan

55.00

CRIDA, ICAR

 

3.     

Quantitative infectivity assessment of the white spot syndrome virus for virulence markers

2010-2012

PI - Dr. M. Rosalind George Co-PI - Dr. K. Riji John

Dr. M. J. Prince Jeyaseelan

30.45

DBT

 

4.     

InNoVacc- Indo-Norway Platform for developing candidate vaccines to invertebrates, piscine and avian species - Indo-Norwegian Collaborative project – Principal Investigator

2010-2015

PI - Dr. K. Riji John

Co-PI - Dr. M. Rosalind George

72.16

DBT

2009-2012

Select publications

  • Rosalind George, K. Riji John, M. Mohamed Mansoor, R. Saravanakumar, P. Sundar, and V Pradeep 2014 Isolation and characterisation of a ranavirus from koi experiencing mass mortalities in India. Journal of Fish diseases (doi:10.1111/jfd.12246)
  • Anix Vivek Santhyia, A, M Rosalind George, K Riji John and M J Prince Jeyaseelan. Molecular variations in Vibrio alginolyticus and harveyi from shrimp farming systems upon stress 2014 Brazilian Journal of Microbiology (in press)
  • K Riji John, M Rosalind George, Bridget Jeyatha, R Saravanakumar, P Sundar, K.P Jitendran and Erling Olaf Koppang. 2014. Isolation and characterization of Indian betanodavirus strain from infected farm reared Asian seabass Lates calcarifer (Bloch, 1790) juveniles. Aquaculture Research 45: 1481–1488
  • K Riji John and M Rosalind George. Viruses associated with epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS) – an update 2012. Indian Journal of Virology 23(2):106–113
  • K Janarthanam, M Rosalind George, K Riji john, M J Prince Jeyaseelan 2012. In vitro and in vivo biocontrol of Vibrio harveyi using indigenous bacterium, Bacillus Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences 41:83-89
  • K Riji John, M Rosalind George, T Iyappan, A Jemila Thangarani and M J Prince Jeyaseelan 2010. Indian isolates of white spot syndrome virus exhibit variations in the pathogenicity and genomic tandem repeats. Journal of Fish Diseases 33: 749–758
  • Satendra Kumar, M. Rosalind George, K. Riji John, and M. J. Prince Jeyaseelan. 2007. Molecular typing of Vibrio harveyi and alginolyticus from shrimp farming systems. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 36:43-50
  • Gusheinzed Waikhom, K. Riji John, M. Rosalind George and M. J. Prince Jeyaseelan. 2006. Differential host passaging alters pathogenicity and induce genomic variation in white spot syndrome virus. Aquaculture 261:54-63