i. Non-specific immunity and disease resistance are enhanced by the polysaccharide fraction of a marine chlorophycean macroalga in Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758). Yengkhom, O, Shalini, KS, Subramani, PA, Michael RD. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, In Press doi: 10.1111/jai.13606. (John Wiley & Sons publication, Impact factor 2016: 0.845) - 2018.
ii. Prophylactic and Prevention Methods Against Diseases in Aquaculture, In Fish Diseases, edited by Galina Jeney. Subramani PA and Michael RD. Elsevier-Academic Press. 81-117, ISBN 9780128045640, http://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-804564-0.00004-1 - 2017.
iii. P. Rajendran, P. A. Subramani, R. D. Michael "Polysaccharides from marine macroalga, Padina gymnospora improve the nonspecific and specific immune responses of Cyprinus carpio and protect it from different pathogens" in Fish & shellfish immunology, 58, 220-228, 2016.
iv. R. Balasubramanian, R. D. Michael "Immunostimulatory effects of N-Oxide-Quaternary alkaloid fraction of a marine Chlorophycean macroalga in the striped murrel, Channa striata (Bloch)", in Aquaculture research 47 (2), 591-604, 2016.
iv. C. Binuramesh, R. D. Michael "Diel variations in the selected serum immune parameters in Oreochromis mossambicus", in Fish & shellfish immunology 30 (3), 824-829, 2011.
v. C. P. Alexander, C. J. W. Kirubakaran, R. D. Michael "Water soluble fraction of Tinospora cordifolia leaves enhanced the non-specific immune mechanisms and disease resistance in Oreochromis mossambicus", in Fish & shellfish immunology 29 (5), 765-772, 2010
vi. M. Prabakaran, C. Binuramesh, D. Steinhagen, R. D. Michael "Immune response in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus on exposure to tannery effluent", in Ecotoxicology and environmental safety 68 (3), 372-378, 2007.
vi. D. Christybapita, M. Divyagnaneswari, R. D. Michael "Oral administration of Eclipta alba leaf aqueous extract enhances the non-specific immune responses and disease resistance of Oreochromis mossambicus", in Fish & shellfish immunology, 23 (4), 840-852, 2007.
vii. M. Divyagnaneswari, D. Christybapita, R. D. Michael "Enhancement of nonspecific immunity and disease resistance in Oreochromis mossambicus by Solanum trilobatum leaf fractions", in Fish & Shellfish Immunology 23 (2), 249-259, 2007
vii. C. Binuramesh, M. Prabakaran, D. Steinhagen, R. D. Michael "Effect of sex ratio on the immune system of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)", in Brain, behavior, and immunity 20 (3), 300-308, 2006.
viii. C. Binuramesh., M. Prabakaran., D. Steinhagen and R. D. Michael "Effect of chronic confinement stress on the immune responses in different sex ratio groups of Oreochromis mossambicus", in Aquaculture 250: 47-59, 2005.
ix. R. I. Arunkumar, P. Rajasekaran and R. D. Michael "Differential effect of hexavalent and trivalent Chromium on the immune response of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)", in Fish and Shellfish Immunology 10: 667-676, 2000.
1. A potent immunostimulant chemically separated from a marine macroalga (sea weed) for prophylactic (preventive) health management in finfish aquaculture Inventors: Dr. R. Dinakaran Michael and Ms.Ramalakshmi Balasubramanian
Patent registration No: 2271/CHE/2012
2. An efficacious marine plant - derived immunostimulant for preventing diseases in carps and other fishes in aquaculture Inventors: Dr. R. Dinakaran Michael and Ms. Priyatharsini Rajendran Patent registration No: 524/CHE/2015
3. Sea weed-derived immunostimulant for protecting murrels (Snake head fish) and other culture fishes from diseases. Inventors: Dr. R. Dinakaran Michael and Ms. S. Kalaivani Priyadarshini Patent registration No: 4022/CHE/2015
4. A Polysaccharide Immunostimulant for preventing diseases in finfish aquaculture. Inventors: Dr. R. Dinakaran Michael and Ms. Priyatharsini Rajendran Patent Application number No: 201641027311 dated 10-8-2016
|Sl.No||Descriptions of the Award||Award Details (Certificates, Medal, etc)||Received Date|
|1||Recipient of Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in reviewing journal articles from Elsevier Publications||Certificate of Outstanding Contribution||2018|
|2||Selected as UGC Emeritus Fellow by University Grants Commission, New Delhi||UGC Emeritus Fellow||2011|
|3||Selected as FAO Expert/Consultant for Fish Immunology by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.||FAO Expert/Consultant||2003|
|4||Visiting Professorship of Oberlin-Shansi Memorial association to teach a biology Major course on Aquaculture for a semester in Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, USA.||Professorship||1999|
|5||Recipient of Scientist Exchange Fellowship Award of the Indian National Science Academy cosponsored by DFG, Bonn, Germany to visit Department of Fish Pathology, School of veterinary medicine, Hannover to have scientific discussion, learn new techniques and to have collaboration with them.||INSA-DFG Scientist Exchange Fellowship Award- Visiting Scientist in Germany||1999|
|6||Visiting Scholar Fellowship of Oberlin-Shansi Memorial Association, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.||Scholar Fellowship - Visiting Scholar to USA||1998|
|7||Recipient of State Best Teacher Award (College-University level -Dr. Radhakrishnan medal) of Tamil Nadu Government.||T. N. State Best Teacher Award||1997|
|8||Recipient of Fr. T.A. Mathias award of All India Association for Christian Higher Education, New Delhi, given to distinguished and innovative teachers.||Fr. T.A. Mathias Award of AIACHE, New Delhi||1996|
|9||Asia-North America Faculty Exchange fellowship (one year of visiting Professorship to teach Biology major courses for a year on Immunology, Human Genetics etc. In Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska,USA) of United Board for Christian Higher education in Asia, New York, USA.||Asia-North America Faculty Exchange fellowship- Visiting Professorship in USA||1990|
|10||"John Humphrey Fellowship" of British Society for Immunology London for developing an Immunology Research Laboratory in India, a developing country||John Humphrey Fellowship to develop Immunology Research Laboratory||1989|
|Sl.No||Status(Completed / Ongoing / Approved / Submitted)||Project Title||Name of the Funding Agency||Duration||Value (Rs)|
|1||Completed||Immuno-prophylactic and therapeutic potentials of the hemi-parasitic mistletoe, Dendrophthoe falcata (Ettingsh) for application to disease control in Asian Seabass, Lates calcarifer||Dept of Biotechnology India||2013-17||40 Lakhs|
|2||Completed||Immunostimulatory, antibacterial and disease protective active principles from selected marine macroalgae for application to aquaculture||Ocean Atmospheric Science and Technology Cell (MoES)||2008-11||13.2 Lakhs|
|3||Completed||Studies on the Immune responses of the Striped murrel, Channa striatus||Dept of Science and Technology||2008-11||24 Lakhs|
|4||Completed||Development of Immunostimulant(s) from Nyctanthes arbor-tristis for application in Aquaculture||University Grants Commission||2005-08||10.3 Lakhs|
|5||Completed||Isolation of Immunostimulatory and anti bacterial active principles from selected plants for application medicinal in finfish aquaculture||Dept of Biotechnology India||2003-06||24 Lakhs|
|6||Completed||Immunological indicators of stress/pollution and of disease outbreak in Indian finfish aquaculture||Volkswagen Foundation, Germany||2001-04||40 Lakhs|
|7||Completed||Development of Fish Vaccines against Aeromonas hydrophila infection||Dept of Biotechnology India||1994-98||10 Lakhs|
|8||Completed||Studies on immunity in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus Peters||United Board, New York, USA||1990-92||3 Lakhs|