Designation and address

M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology)
Ph.D. (Veterinary Preventive Medicine)

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E gunaseelan[dot]l[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Specializing field : Viral Diseases, Vaccinology, Helmintic Zooonoses
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency

Crohn's disease in India: A multicenter study from a country where intestinal tuberculosis as well as Johne's disease is endemic

Principal investigator
Rs.17.0 Lakhs
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Food Systems Training programs at MSU and TANUVAS Co-Principal investigator $1, 49,975 USDA
Capacity building exercises to improve infrastructure and resources for animal health management in Malawi Co-Investigator Rs.96 lakhs USDA
Augumenting Productivity and Advanced Veterinary Care delivery through Continuing Education to Field Veterinarians, Govt. of India through Govt. of Tamilnadu Co-Principal investigator Rs.176.30 lakhs NADP
Clincial Trials of Megavac 7 and Megavac 9 vaccines in dogs Co-Principal investigator
Rs.1, 95,730
Indian Immunological
Recent Research Publications
  1. Bharathy, S., L.Gunaseelan, K. Porteen and K. Prabu Goat milk as a non- invasive sample for confirmation of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis by IS900 PCR Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research/2014/1(3)/136-139.
  2. Bharathy, S., L.Gunaseelan, K. Porteen and M. Bojiraj. Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in raw milk: can it be a potential public health threat? International Journal of Advanced Research/ 2015/3(2)/801-806
  3. Bharathy, S and L. Gunaseelan A Prospective study on animal rabies incidence in Chennai city. International Journal of science and Nature/ Vol6 (4)/ 2015/648-651.
  4. Bharathy,S and L. Gunaseelan Study on epidemiological trends of canine rabies between 2011 and 2014 in Chennai city, South India Accepted for Publication in Indian Journal of Animal Research.
  5. Najibullah, M., L.Gunaseelan.S, S.Bharathy and K. Porteen. Milk Ring Test for spot identification of Brucella abortus infection in single cow herds Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research/2014/ 1(2)/70-72.
  6. Bhanu Rekha, V., L. Gunaseelan, Ganesh Pawar, Reza Nassiri and Bharathy. S Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from bovine milk samples Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research/2014/ 2(1)/ 80-83.
Thrust Area
  • Multidisciplinary Approach to One Health Concept
  • Disease and Chemical Surveillance
    • Strong Databases
    • Models for construction of disease impacts
    • Veterinary Drug residues
    • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Status and Risk factors Identification
    • Zoonotic tuberculosis
    • Brucellosis
    • Rabies
    • Zoonotic enteric pathogens
  • Meat species adulteration –Status in prepared foods
Honours & Awards
  • Adjunct Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University (2012)