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Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), puducherry

Regional Small Animal Research Facility for Preclinical Studies and Services Established under the joint initiative of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth




Dr Balanehru Subramanian

M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry
Ph.D. in Biochemical Oncology
Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai
Post Doctoral Fellowship – Wayne State University, USA

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M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry; Ph.D. In Biochemical Oncology;  Post-Doctoral Fellowship (India) Cancer Biology; Post-Doctoral Fellowship (USA) Developmental Therapeutics

Dr. Balanehru Subramanian has seven years of experience as Deputy Director and four years as Head of an inter-disciplinary biomedical research facility in India.  Dr. Balanehru Subramanian has over 23 years of international expertise in the development of new drug/product discovery and development from drug screening onwards. 10 years of experience in product development in the area of nutritional food/beverages/dietary supplements. USA/India based research experience in translational medicine, biotechnology, proteomics, genomics, cell culture, toxicology, therapeutic assessment, animal testing.


Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr Sundarakrishnan B

M.Sc Bio-Technology, Srimad Andavan College of arts & Science, Bharathidasan University Ph.D Biotechnology, Pondicherry University CSIR-Senior Research Fellow, Pondicherry University Research Associate ISCB-DBT Project, Pondicherry University

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Works as Post-Doctoral Fellow in the field of Chronobiology at Center for Animal Research Training and Research (CAReTS), Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), Puducherry

Dr. Sundarakrishnan perused his doctoral programme from the Pondicherry University, Puducherry (A central University). He has worked on “Cloning and over-expression of L-asparaginase gene from Bacillus sp. LAMI03 isolated from off Coast of Andaman Sea”. He has published many research articles in peer reviewed international journals such as Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Journal of Peptide Science, Protein and Peptide Letters, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Indian Journal of Microbiology and Journal of Thermal Biology, with 99 Citations, h-index of 5, i10 index of 5, which are testimony to the quality of his research work. He is well-versed in various techniques in Molecular Biology, Recombinant technology, Microbiology, Bioprocess technology, Protein purification and characterization, Immunology, Animal cell culture and Laboratory Animal Handling.



Dr Muthukumar S


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Dr. S. Muthukumar, the National Post Doctoral Fellow of CAReTS is working salivary marker proteins of Breast Cancer. He got his doctoral degree from Bharathidasan University, Trichy.


Veterinary Scientist

Dr Tamilmaran P

B.V.Sc & AH.,
M.V.Sc (Veterinary Pathology)

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Dr. P. Tamilmaran pursued his masters in M.V.Sc (Veterinary Pathology) from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research. He did his research work on the Occurrence and Pathology of Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) in Commercial Layer Chicken. He has good experience in Histopathological slide preparation and evaluation. In addition, he has experience in preclinical toxicological studies, handling of different laboratory animals, different routes of drug administration, blood collection and necropsy. Before joining CAReTS, he worked in Vipragen Biosiences Pvt Ltd (Contract Research Organisation), Mysuru.


Senior Research Fellow

Mr Vijayaraghavan S

M.Sc., M.Phil Animal Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University

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Vijayaraghavan Sundharrajan is currently works at Center for Animal Research,Training and Services (CAReTS) Central Inter-Disciplinary Research Facility, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute. He does research in Molecular Biology, Endocrinology and Biotechnology. His current project is "Small Animal Research Facility For Preclinical Studies and Services".


Research Associate

Dr Raj Kumar C

M.Sc., Biotechnology Ph.D. Biotechnology

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Dr. Raj Kumar, C. obtained his Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore for his work on the role of aryl acylamidase activity of acetylcholinesterase in bone cell mineralization and differentiation. After his graduation, he worked as a senior research fellow for one year in the Department of Clinical Immunology, JIPMER, Puducherry on the immuno- pheno and genotyping of psychiatric patient samples. Later, he joined CAReTS as a research associate to work on in-vitro toxicology related studies. He has published various researched articles in reputed sci-indexed journals published by Elseiver, Springer, Wiley and American Society of Microbiology


Junior Research Fellow

Dr Meera G

M.Phil., Biochemistry

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Junior Research Fellow

Dr Lenin M

M.Sc Medical Biochemistry