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Dr. Manjappa N
Designation:Assistant Professor
Qualification :M.F.SC., Ph.D (Aquaculture)
Contact No. : 080-28466244(O) 7760284094 (P)
Fax:080-28466244(O)
e-mail:manjappan701@gmail.com , fishcomanju@yahoo.co.in
Area of specialization: Fish Genetics and Breeding
Residence: C-7,
UAS Quarters,
Opp. Veterinary College,
Hebbal, Bengaluru-24

Project handled:
As Principal Investigator: 04

  1. “Development of captive brood stock of Sand  whiting and Pearl spot”
  2. ‘Development and adoption of best management practices (BMP) of shrimp farming to maximize benefits to small stake holders for improved livelihood’
  3. Developed technology for fish culture in water harvesting structures in watersheds funded by Karnataka Watershed Development Department under Sujala III –Davanagere District.
  4. Intensive fish farming in recirculatory aquaculture system

As Co-Principal Investigator: 03

  1. Demonstration of Brackish water Polyculture Technology for Rural Development in Coastal Karnataka.
  2. Mariculture (AINP).
  3. Sex manipulation in common carp and its hybrid  using Indian Major Carp, Rohu: Genetic and Molecular Endocrinological approaches

Awards:

  • Seed Money Young scientist Research felicitation 2014.
  • Certificate of merit in recognition of research grant mobilization of Rs. 9.07 Lakhs from NABARD, Bengaluru (2010-11).

Special attainments:

  • Introduced brackishwater polyculture technology in Uttara kannada District.
  • Established a shrimp back yard hatchery at FRIC(M), Ankola farm.

Publications:15

  1. N. Manjappa, N. Basavaraja and Vasanthakumar 2006. Studies on sex ratio and body indices of different age groups of common carp fed on norethindrone. Journal of Aquaculture in Tropics, 21 (3-4): 169-180.
  2. H. Shivananda Murthy, PrakshPavadi, N.S. Sudhakar, N. Manjappa, V.S. Chinthamani and R. Shankar 2009. Fish compost and its effect on growth and survival of Indian Major Carp Labeorohita. Journal of Applied Aquaculture21 (1-11): 1-11.
  3. V. Sridhar, N. Manjappa, S.R. Somashekar, T.J. Ramesha and Kamalesh Panda 2011. Acute toxicity of Hexavalent chromium to the Larvae of Marine Invertibrates. Journal of Ecology and Fisheries, 4 (1): 27-34.
  4. M.T. Lakshmipathi, N. Manjappa, S.M.Shivaprakash, S.N. Sathyanarayanappa, and B.R.Pujar 2011. Better Management Practices In Shrimp Farming- An Onfarm  Demonstration At MFRIC, Ankola, Uttara Kannada , Karnataka, Fishing chimes, 31 (9):40-43.
  5. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, H.Shivananda Murthy, C.V. Raju, N. Manjappa S.R. Somashekar, 2008.  Dietary sardine oil on growth, survival and enzymatic activity of freshwater prawn Macrobrachiumrosenbergii 24th National Conference of the ISCAP on Biotechnological Strategies for Biodiversity Conservation (BSBC). 13th to 15th March, 2008. BP5: 37
  6. N. Manjappa and Dr. Lakshmipathi, M.T, 2010. Role of Aquaculture in Rural development, Poverty Alleviation and Food Security Workshop of low value fish species in strengthening food security in India. 25th to 26,March, 2010.
  7. Lakshmipathi, M.T. and N. Manjappa2010.An Overview Of Fisheries Activity in              Uttara Kannda District.  Poverty Alleviation and Food Security Workshop of low value fish species in strengthening food security in India. 25th to 26, March, 2010.
  8. Prakash pavadi and N. Manjappa 2010. Impact of fish compost on natural food production. Fishing Chimes, 29 (12): 47-49.
  9. A.vasanthakumar, N. Basavaraja*, N. Manjappa  and B.H. Vinod.  2011 Manipulation of sex and progeny testing inCommon carp, cyprinuscarpio(linn.) J. Aqua Trop. Vol. 26, No. (1-2) 2011, Pages 63-81.
  10. Prakash Pavadi, H. Shivananda Murthy, A.T. Ramachandra Naik*, M. Shivakumar, M.T. Lakshmipathi ,N. Manjappa, T.J. Ramesha and R. Shankar. 2012. Dietary administration of a feed attractant (aquasavor) on growth, nutrient utilization and biochemical composition of freshwater prawn (Macrobrachiumrosenbergii). Inter. J. Sci., Env. Tech., 1( 5):439 – 446.
  11. Shivaprakash, S.M. Shivashankar. N., N. Manjappa and A.T. Ramachandra Naik. 2012. Energy distribution pattern in the edible and inedible body parts of Etroplussuratensis (Bloch). Inter. J. Sci., Env. Tech.,  1 ( 5),:462 – 472.
  12. Jitendra Kumar, Vijay Kumar M.E., K.B. Rajanna, Mahesh, V., Kumar Naik A.S., Asheesh K. Pandey*, N. Manjappa and Jag Pal.  2013. Ecological Benefits of Mangrove. Life Sciences Leaflets. 48 (2014): 85 to 88.
  13. A.S. Kumar Naik, , Jitendra Kumar, S. Benakappa, S.R. Somashekara, H.N. Anjanayappa, , N. Manjappa,  V. Mahesh. 2014. Ichthyofaunal Diversity of Chulkinala Reservoir. Animal Science Reporter,8(2): 48-62.
  14. Manjappa N, N. Basavaraja, H.N. Anjaneyappa. 2015. Reproductive Biology of Estuarine  Whiting, SillagoVincenti (Mckay,1980). Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics (30):95-110.
  15. Jagdish, T.D. Shivananda Murthy, H, Surendranath, S.V. PreethaPanikkar, Manjappa, N. andMahesh, V. 2015. Effects of supplementation of Marigold (Tageteserecta) oleoresin on growth, survival and pigmentation of Rosy barb, Puntius conchonius (Hamilton).  The Bioscan 10(3): 1431-1435.

Published books: 7
Membership of professional societies/bodies

  1. College of Fisheries Alumni Association, Mangalore.
  2. Member of Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum

DR. RAVINDRAGOUDA PATIL

PROFILE

  • Qualified Fisheries Biotechnology professional with more than 10 years of teaching & research experience in the field of Aquatic Biotechnology/ Biotechnology.
  • Theory and laboratory courses handled, include Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Advances in Molecular Disease Diagnosis, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology etc.
  • Successfully developed a cryopreservation protocol for the cryopreservation of spermatozoa of two endangered faunal species of India during Doctoral Research Project
  • Successfully isolated antibiotic producing marine actinomycetes having activity against many bacterial pathogens including seafood-borne pathogens during Masters Research Project
  • Research Projects Guided / Supervised:       

*  B.E.(Biotech) students (2008-2009) – One
                         *  B.Tech. (Ind. Biotech.) students (2006-2007) – Eight
                          *  M. Tech. (Biotech) students (2004-2005) – One

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-National Eligibility Test(NET)- Qualified
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (  2008)
  • Diploma in “Office Automation”- MS Office and the Internet
  • Ability to handle various projects from the feasibility to the implementation stage, ensuring on time deliverables within pre-set cost parameters. Possess up to date knowledge of latest technological advancements, regulations/ guidelines and statutory compliances in the industry.
  • Focused and hardworking professional equipped with thorough knowledge and technical understanding coupled with an analytic bent of mind and confident to take challenging assignments.

Core Competencies
♦ Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering Techniques ( DNA, RNA Isolation, Agarose/PAGE, PCR, Cloning, Southern/Western/Northern Blotting and Hybridisation, RFLP, RAPD etc) ♦ Immunological Techniques (ODD, MRD, IE, CCIE, RIE, RIA, ELISA, Chemiluminescence Assay, FISH)  ♦ Flow Cytometer ♦ Microbiological Techniques ( Plating Methods, Enumeration Methods, Differential Staining, Biochemical Tests, Cloning)  ♦ Chromatographic Techniques  (TLC, HPLC, GC, GFC, AC, IEC ) ♦

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
KARNATKA VETERINARY, ANIMAL & FISHERIES SCIENCES UNIVERSITY, BIDAR, KARNATAKA, INDIA        Nov ’11 – Till Date
Assistant Professor
GONDAR MEDICAL COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY, GONDAR, ETHIOPIA                                                                        Nov ‘09 – Jul ‘11
Assistant Professor- Department of Biotechnology
SHRIDEVI INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, TUMKUR, KARNATAKA, INDIA                           Jul ’08 – Nov ‘09
Assistant Professor- Department of Biotechnology
ADHIYAMAAN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, HOSUR, TAMIL NADU, INDIA                                                                Jan ’06 – Apr ‘08 
Senior Lecturer- Department of Biotechnology
DR. D. Y. PATIL VIDYAPEETH, NAVI  MUMBAI, INDIA                                                                                                        Jun ’04 – Jan ‘06
Senior Lecturer-Institute of BT, BI & BMS
DR. D. Y. PATIL VIDYAPEETH, NAVI MUMBAI, INDIA                                                                                                       Feb ’04 – May ‘04
Senior Lecturer-Institute of BT, BI & BMS

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

  1. Ravindragouda Patil, Jeyasekaran, G. and Shanmugam, S.A., 2001.  Occurrence and activity of marine actinomycetes against shrimp bacterial pathogens. Applied Fisheries and Aquaculture, 1(1): 79- 81.
  2. Ravindragouda Patil, Jeyasekaran, G., Shanmugam, S.A. and Shakila, R.J., 2001.  Control of bacterial pathogens associated with fish diseases by antagonistic marine actinomycetes isolated from marine sediments. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 30(4): 264 – 267.
  3. Ravindragouda Patil, and Lakra, Wazir Singh, 2005. Effect of different cryoprotectants, equilibration periods and freezing rates during cryopreservation of spermatozoa of mahseer, Tor khudree (Sykes) and T. putitora (Hamilton)”. Aquaculture Research, 36 (15): 1465 – 1472.
  4. Ravindragouda Patil, Lakra, W.S., Jahageerdar, S., Krishna, G and Pal, A. K. 2016. Studies on fresh milt parameters and cellular changes during cryopreservation of spermatozoa of Deccan mahseer, Tor khudree (Sykes, 1839). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 63:67-73.
  5. Ghadge, S. and Patil, Ravindragouda. 2016. Antimicrobial activity of Actinomycetes from soil samples of some micro-ecosystems of Satara District, Maharastra, India against selected human pathogens. Indian Journal of Natural Sciences, 6: 10736-10746.
  6. Ghadge, S. and Patil, Ravindragouda. 2016. Antagonistic activity of actinomycetes isolated from soil samples of Satara District, Maharastra, India against selected human pathogens. International Journal of Advanced Biological Research, 6: 188-194.
  7. Ravindragouda Patil, Lakra, W.S., Jahageerdar, S., Krishna, G and Pal, A. K. 2016. Development of a novel, cost effective, variable freezing rate apparatus for cryopreservation of fish semen for field use. Life Sciences Leaflets,                  77: 113-117.
  8. Ravindragouda Patil, G. Jeyasekaran and S. A. Shanmugam.2016. Antimicrobial potential of marine Actinomycetes Isolated from mangrove swamp areas. International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences,             4: 119-126.
  9. Ravindragouda Patil, G. Jeyasekaran and S. A. Shanmugam. 2016. Occurrence and antibacterial activity of Actinomycetes isolated from marine samples from Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu, on the east coast of India, against fish pathogens International Journal of Advanced Biological Research, 6 : 338-347.
  10. Ravindragouda Patil, G. Jeyasekaran and S. A. Shanmugam.2016. A novel, cost –effective cover slip holder for in situ microscopy of cover slip cultures of Actinomycetes. Life Sciences Leaflets, 79: 60 – 64.
  11. Ravindragouda Patil, G. Jeyasekaran and S. A. Shanmugam.2016. Incidence and activity of actinomycetes isolated from Marine samples from Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu, on the East coast of India, against bacterial pathogens of fish. International Journal of Science and Nature, 7: 541-549.
  12. 12. Ravindragouda Patil, G. Jeyasekaran and S. A. Shanmugam.2016. Bio-activity of marine actinomycetes against food-borne human pathogens. International Journal of Science and Nature, 7: 582-586.
  13. 13. Ravindragouda Patil, Wazir Singh Lakra, Shrinivas Jahageerdar, Gopal Krishna and Asim Kumar Pal, 2016. Ultrastructural and physiological changes in the cryopreserved spermatozoa of Tor putitora (Hamilton). Journal of Indian Fisheries Association, 43:11-25.

ACADEMIA
Post-Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics, 2008

  • Infitech Global, BTM Layout, Bangalore

Diploma in Office Automation, 2000

  • NETBYTES – India, 7 Bungalows, Andheri (W), Mumbai, India

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - in the Dept of FG & Biotechnology –IAC, 2003

  • CIFE, Mumbai, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, India
  • Research Project on “Cryopreservation and ultra structure of the spermatozoa of Tor khudree and Tor putitora”
  • Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) Obtained - 8.76 on a 10.0 Point Scale, for the Course work & Credit Seminars
  • Project Guide – Dr. W. S. Lakra, Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai, ICAR, India

Masters Degree in Fisheries Biotechnology, 1999

  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai
  • Graduate Research Project in the field of Marine Microbial Biotechnology “Studies on the antagonistic effect of   marine actinomycetes against bacterial fish pathogens and seafood-borne pathogens”
  • Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) Obtained - 9.40 / 10.00, First Class
  • Project Guide – Dr. G. Jeyasekaran, Professor, Dept. of FPT, FC &RI, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, TANUVAS, India

U.G. Degree, Fish & Fishery Sciences ,1996 (4 Year Degree Programme)

  • College of Fisheries, Mangalore, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
  • Overall Grade Point Average Obtained - 9.17 / 10.00, First Class with Distinction

ACADEMIC HONORS

  • ICAR- Senior Research Fellowship (Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India) during the Doctoral Degree from 1999-2003.
  • ICAR- Junior Research Fellowship (Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India) during the Master’s Degree Programme for the Period 1997-1999.
  • UAS Merit Scholarship (University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore) for the period 1993-1995, during Under Graduate Degree Programme.           

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    • Life Member of Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (ISVIB), Chennai, India
    • Life Member of Indian Society for technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi, India- Membership No. - LM  59831
    • Member of Alumni Association, College of Fisheries, Mangalore
    • Member of Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum