Dr.M.Nagalingam
Scientist

 

Address:
Project Directorate on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance, (PD_ADMAS)
HA Farm Post, Hebbal, Bengaluru-560 024
Karnataka, India
Phone No. 080-234195760
Fax No. 080-23415329
Email: nagalingamm@pdadmas.ernet.in

Education:M.V.Sc.,

Professional experience:

  • Experience in epidemiology and diagnostic work on Brucella, Leptospira and Listeria at PD_ADMAS.

  • Seven years experience as Veterinary Assistant Surgeon.


Projects handled:

No.

Title of Project

Position

Funding agency

1

DBT Network project on Brucellosis (Brucellosis Diagnostics- BD2)

PI

DBT

2.

Epidemiology of Bovine Leptospirosis based on the recombinant antigen based assays

PI

PD_ADMASInstitute

3

ICAR-network project: Outreach programme on Zoonotic Diseases- Identification and characterization of Leptospira in livestock and human

Co-PI

ICAR

4.

Development of recombinant antigen based diagnostics for surveillance of PPR

Co-PI

DBT

5

Development of newer economical sensitive diagnostics for detection of carrier status of surra for surveillance

Co-PI

DBT

6

Serosurveillance and association of toll-like receptors, Th1-Th2 status and viral genotypes in susceptibility and severity of Peste des petits ruminants among goats (capra hircus) and sheep (ovis aries) of North East India- PI (DBT-Twinning NE programme)

Co-PI

DBT

 

Salient achievements:

  • Multiplex PCR assay for speciation of Indian Brucella isolates from man and animals.


Top five research papers:

  • M. Nagalingam. R. Shome. V. Balamurugan. B. R. Shome. K. Narayana Rao. R.Vivekananda. S. Isloor. K. Prabhudas 2012. Molecular typing of Brucella species isolates from livestock and human. Trop Anim Health Prod. 44 (1), 5-9.

  • Nalini, A., Nagarathna, S., Rajeswari Shome, Rose, D., Veena Kumari, H.B. and M. Nagalingam, 2012. Dementia, peripheral neuropathy and chronic meningitis in neurobrucellosis. Ind. J. Pathol. And Microbiol., 55 (1): 128-130

Awards and recognitions:

  • Three Gold medals in Animal Husbandry Subjects at Under Graduate level

  • National Merit Scholarship holder

Professional affiliations:

  • Life member of Indian society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (ISVIB).

  • Life membership in Tamil Nadu Veterinary Council.