Prasanna Kumar Patil. Dr


Prasanna Kumar Patil. Dr
Designation : Principal Scientist
Discipline : Veterinary Microbiology
Division : Aquatic Animal Health and Environment Division
Specialization : Veterinary Microbiology
Research areas:
  • Invertebrate Immunology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Therapeutics and prophylactics
Brief profile:

After taking masters in _Veterinary Virology in 1993 and PhD in Veterinary Virology in 2000 [year] I am working in CIBA since __2009 [year] on Shrimp Health. I currently work in division of Aquatic Animal Health and Environment in CIBA. I have worked on development of immune stimulants from microbial and plant origin at commercial scale . I have contributed to commercialize the vibrio bacterin based immunostimulant for applications in shrimp grow out cultures. I have interests in development of safe and effective therapeutics and development of medicines for hatchery and grow out shrimp culture. I am working as technical consultant for number of projects like, development of aquaculture diagnostic laboratory, development of probiotics, establishment shrimp hatchery and biodynamic preparations, antibiotic residue monitoring in aquatic environments etc. In Agri business Incubators project I am helping technology commercialization and entrepreneurship development.

Current Research Projects (3 important ones):
NoTitle Funded By
1All India Network Project on Fish HealthICAR
2Consortia Platform on Diagnostics and VaccinesICAR
3 Aquatic animal diseases and intervention tools for their management ICAR
Best 5 Publications during the career:

  1. Patil, P.K., Bayry, .J, Ramakrishna, C., Hugar, B., Misra, L.D., Prabhudas, K., Natarajan, C., 2002. Immune responses of sheep to quadrivalent double emulsion foot-and-mouth disease vaccines: rate of development of immunity and variations among other ruminants. J Clin. Microbiol. 40, 4367-4371.
  2. Patil, P.K., Mondal, B., Goel, A.C., Sharma, B., 1997. Potency testing of tissue culture rinderpest vaccine in rabbits. Vaccine 15, 608-611.
  3. Patil, P.K., Bayry, J., Ramakrishna, C., Hugar, B., Misra, L.D., Natarajan, C., 2002. Immune responses of goats against foot-and-mouth disease quadrivalent vaccine: comparison of double oil emulsion and aluminium hydroxide gel vaccines in e