JEYATHILAGAN, N.

Designation and address
Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Parasitology,
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu - 614625.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Parasitology)
Ph.D. (Veterinary Parasitology)

Contact
T: +91-4372 233777 | +91-44-22282097
M: +91-9444695645
E : jeyathilakan[dot]n[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Veterinary Parasitology
Specializing field : Helminthology, Immunoparasitology
Current Projects
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Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Duration Total Fund in Lakhs Funding agency
From To
Developing validation portfolio to exploit key virulence proteins in Fasciola species for parasite Co-Principal investigator 01.10.2010 30.12.2013
Rs. 82.00 lakhs
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BSSRC) under CIDLID Grant, United kingdom
University plan scheme on "Diagnosis of helminth zoonoses and control of acarines" Co-Principal investigator 01.10.2008 20.06.2013
Rs. 22.00 lakhs per year
State Govt. of Tamil Nadu
Detection of public health impact of Toxocara ova in Chennai Principal investigator 12.01.2012 24.06.2012
Rs. 0.06 lakhs
Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology
Rapid dot test on diagnosis of cystic echinococcosis in man Principal investigator 01.12.2009 31.05.2010
Rs. 0.06 lakhs
Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology
Evaluation of efficacy of extracts of ethnomedicinal plants against Fasciola gigantica the liver fluke of ruminants Principal investigator 06.12.2007 31.05.2008
Rs. 0.05 lakhs
Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology
State plan scheme on “Studies on epizootiology and control of helminths and acarines of livestock in Tamil Nadu Co-Principal investigator 01.04.2004 31.03.2008
Rs. 13.68 lakhs / year (2007-2008)
TANUVAS
State plan scheme on "studies on prevalence and epizootiology of helminthic diseases affecting livestock in Tamil Nadu Principal investigator 02.07.2000 31.12.2002
Rs. 6.69 lakhs / year (2002-2003)
TANUVAS
Plan scheme on "Selective Breeding and Mecheri Sheep" Principal investigator 10.12.1999 30.06.2000
Rs. 2.2 lakhs / year
TANUVAS
Strategic control of ticks in small ruminants in and around Mecheri sheep research station Principal investigator 01.03.2000 30.06.2000
Rs. 0.2 lakhs / year
Personal project- University Approval No. VAT MSRS 107
Studies on parasites and parasitic diseases of small ruminants in and around Mecheri sheep research station Principal investigator 01.10.1999 30.06.2000
Rs. 0.2 lakhs / year
Personal project- University Approval No. VAT MSRS 101
Economics of stall feeding of goatsi Principal investigator 10.06.1998 09.12.1999
Rs. 0.2 lakhs / year
Personal project- University Approval No. VAT MSRS 91
Recent Research Publications
  1. N.Jeyathilakan, D.Basheer Ahamed and J.Selvaraj, 2016. First report of Anatoecus dentatus in domestic duck (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus, Linnaeus, 1978) from Southern India. Parasite Epidemiology and Control, 1:131-135.
  2. Divyamol Thomas and N. Jeyathilakan 2014. Detection of Toxocara eggs in contaminated soil from various public places of Chennai city and detailed correlation with litearature. Journal of Parasitic Diseases 38(2): 174- 180
  3. N .Jeyathilakan, SA Basith, L John, NDJ Chandran, GD Raj and R.R. Churchill, 2014. Evaluation of native 8 kDa antigen based three immunoassays for diagnosis of cystic echinococcosis in sheep. Small Ruminant Research, 2014, 116:199-205.
  4. N. Jeyathilakan, S.AbdulBasith, LalithaJohn, N.Daniel Joy Chandran, G. DhinakarRaj. 2011. Development and evaluation of flow through technique for diagnosis of cystic echinococcosis in sheep. Veterinary Parasitology, 180(3-4): 250-255.
  5. N.Jeyathilakan, S.Abdul Basith, Lalitha John, N.Daniel Joy Chandran and G.Dhinakarraj. 2010. Evaluation of flow through technique in immuno diagnosis of cystic echinococcosis in cattle. Veterinarski arhiv, 85(5) : 549-559.
Honours & Awards
  • University:
    • Appreciation award for developing a novel technology “Flow through technique” for diagnosis of hydatidosis (2011)
    • Appreciation award for developing a novel technology “ Dipdisc ELISA” for diagnosis of hydatidosis (2012)
  • National:
    • ICAR – JRF for pursuing M.V.Sc (1992)
    • ICAR – SRF for pursuing Ph.D (1996)
    • Fellow of United Writers Association of India (FUWAI) (1999)
    • Fellow of Academy of sciences for Animal welfare (FASAW) (2000)
    • Shri S.M.Ismail oration award for distinguished contribution in the field of helminthic diseases of animals (2016)