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B.V.Sc. & AH M.V.Sc., Ph.D
Principal Scientist,
Veterinary Biotechnology Division,

Telephone: 0581 2301584
Mobile No.: 9897749358

Field of Specialization Animal Biotechnology Total Research Papers 18
No. Patents Granted / Filed 1 Total No. of Book / Manual
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 3 No. of PhD Student Guided 0
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student Present Numberof PhD Student

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Dey, Sohini, Madhan Mohan, C., Senthil Kumar, T.M.A., Ramadass, P., Mahalinga Nainar, A. and Nachimuthu, K. (2004) Recombinant LipL32 antigen based single serum dilution ELISA for detection of canine leptospirosis. Veterinary Microbiology 103: 99 – 106.
  • Sohini Dey, Chitra Upadhyay, Madhan Mohan C., Jag Mohan Kataria and Vikram N. Vakharia (2009) Formation of sub viral particles of the capsid protein VP2 of infectious bursal disease virus and its application in serological diagnosis. Journal of Virologica
  • Dey, Sohini, Madhan Mohan, C., Ramadass, P. and Nachimuthu, K., (2008) Diagnosis of leptospirosis by recombinant antigen based single serum dilution ELISA. Indian Journal of Medical Research 128:172-177.
  • Dey, Sohini, Madhan Mohan, C., Ramadass, P. and Nachimuthu, K. (2007) Recombinant antigen based dipstick ELISA for serodiagnosis of canine leptospirosis. Veterinary Record 160 (6): 186-188.
  • Dey, Sohini, Madhan Mohan, C., Ramadass,P. and Nachimuthu,K. (2007) Recombinant antigen based latex agglutination test for rapid sero diagnosis of leptospirosis. Veterinary Research Communications 31: 9-15.
  • C.Madhan Mohan, Dey Sohini, Kumanan,K., Murali Manohar,B. and MahalingaNainar, A. (2007) Adaptation of a velogenic Newcastle disease virus to Vero cells: assessing the molecular changes before and after adaptation. Veterinary Research Communications 31:9-
  • C. Madhan Mohan, Sohini Dey, Anant Rai and J.M.Kataria (2006) Recombinant haemagglutinin neuraminidase antigen based single serum dilution ELISA for rapid serological profiling of Newcastle disease virus. Journal of Virological Methods 138:117-122.
  • C. Madhan Mohan, Dey Sohini, Kumanan,K. (2006) Restriction enzyme Analysis of Tissue culture adapted velogenic Newcastle Disease virus. Veterinary Research Communications 30:455-466.
  • C. Madhan Mohan, Dey Sohini, Kumanan,K. (2005) Molecular changes of the fusion protein gene of chicken embryo fibroblast- adapted velogenic Newcastle disease virus effect on its pathogenicity. Avian Diseases 49:56-62.
  • Kataria, J. M., Madhan Mohan, C., Dey Sohini, Dash, B.B. and Dhama, K. (2005) Diagnosis and immunoprophylaxis of economically important poultry diseases: A review. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 75(5):555-567.

Technologies Developed

  • Rapid immunoassay for sero-diagnosis of infectious bursal disease (IBD) (Technology taken up by National Research Development Corporation, Govt. of India vide letter No. NRDC/BDLS/IVRI/2008 Dated 16-04-2008)


  • Jawaharlal Nehru University Merit Scholarship for pursuing M.V.Sc degree programme.
  • CSIR Senior research fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. degree programme.
  • Prof. G.R.Murki Bhavi Medal for the best article on non surgical bovine diseases published in the Indian Veterinary Journal in the year 1999.
  • Overseas Fellowship Sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for the year 2006.
  • Best Poster Award awarded by Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologists Immunologists and Specialists in Infectious Diseases for the year 2008.


  • Life Member, Tamil Nadu Veterinary Council.
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (ISVIB)
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologists, Immunologists & Specialists in Infectious Diseases (IAVMI)
  • Life Member, Indian Virological Society
  • Life Member, Indian Science Congress Association

Ongoing Projects

  • Exploration of Toll-like receptor agonist(s) as adjuvants and prophylactic agents in chicken
  • Sub viral particle based Infectious bursal disease vaccine: a way forward towards translation from lab to land
  • Development and evaluation of a genetically engineered vaccine against Newcastle disease and chicken infectious anaemia of chickens
  • Development of genetically engineered vaccines against economically important poultry viral diseases (NFBSFARA)
  • Generation of an improved Newcastle disease virus vaccine candidate using a novel reverse genetics technology

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