The mandate of HRD Cell
- To assess the training needs of the staff and nominate them to various training programs
- To liaise with academic institutes to serve as a study center for a doctoral degree program.
- To liaise with HRM unit of ICAR for reporting and for implementing initiatives of HRM unit.
- To coordinate the registration of faculty and research scholars for a doctoral degree program.
Institute encourages high quality research leading to Master’s and Doctoral degrees. Students qualified in ICAR-NET, CSIR-UGC NET, DBT-JRF, INSPIRE and other National level exams are encouraged to do Ph.D. in subject matter related to brackishwater Aquaculture.
ICAR-CIBA is a recognized research centre for pursuing Ph.D. with the following universities.
- University of Madras, Chennai.
- Anna University, Chennai.
- Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam.
Post-Graduate students interested in doing research can apply for the position of Project Assistants, Junior and Senior Research Fellows in different time bound projects. The advertisements for suitable positions are announced from time to time on our web-site and walk-in or online interviews are held on scheduled dates. Interested candidates may apply and upload their CVs for placement in response to the advertisement.
Post graduate students who have registered for their master’s degree in any of the UGC recognized universities can do six months project work at the Institute in the field of brackishwater aquaculture. Limited bench space is available for undertaking project work as a part of post-graduate degree in selected subject matter areas. The students will be charged a bench of Rs. 45,000/- for project work of up to 6 months duration.
Recommendation letter from HoD/Principal and CV may be sent to the Director, CIBA (Chennai) at least two months in advance.
Areas: Finfish culture, Crustacean culture, Fish nutrition and feed management, Fish health management, Environment management, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Economics & Extension.
Under-graduate and post-graduate students willing to do internship in any of the areas mentioned above may apply to the Director, CIBA, along with their CV and a recommendation letter from HoD/Principal. Limited bench space is available for undertaking internship. A bench fee of Rs. 20,000/- is applicable for internship up to one month and Rs. 35,000/- for period exceeding one month and up to three months.
Number of research scholars working in various research projects: 45
Number of research scholars pursuing Ph.D.: 15
List of students/faculty awarded Ph.D. degree
|S.No||Name of the Student||Thesis Title||Supervisor & Guide||Year of Award|
|1||Mr. Binesh, C.P.||Betanodavirus in Fishes: Molecular surveillance, phylogenetics and development of a diagnostic assay||Dr. K. P. Jithendran||30.09.2021|
|2||Ms. Sreekakula A Kathyayani||Effect of adaptogens on shrimp resilience to a combination of environmental stressors||Dr. M. Muralidhar||28.04.2021|
|3||Mr. P. R.Anand||Development and validation of technology information communication modules as mobile application for sustainable shrimp aquaculture||Dr. M.Kumaran||24.03.2021|
|4||Mr. C. Saravana Kumar||Enrichment, Isolation and Characterization of Sulfur Oxidizing Bacteria with special reference to Beggiatoa species from Brackish water Ecosystems||Dr. S.V.Alavandi||13.07.2020|
|5||Mr. S. Satheesh Kumar||Viability and Transmission of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) in shrimp Aquaculture||Dr. S. V. Alavandi,||26.2.2020|
|6||Mr. S. Nandakumar||Replacement of fishmeal with alternate protein sources in the diet of Asian Seabass, Lates calcarifer||Dr. K. Ambasankar||10.2.2020|
|7||Mr. R. Subburaj||Studies on Captive Breeding and Quality assessment of Eggs in Asian seabass Lates calcarifer (Bloch, 1790) through Blastomere morphology, Morphometric, Biochemical Parameters and Immune Gene Expression||Dr.A.R. Thirunavukkarasu||1.11.2019|
|8||Mr. Prudhvi madhu babu||Comparative Study in Relation to Dietary Formulations on Digestive Enzymes in Brackishwater Fishes With Different Food Habits.||Dr.J.Syama Dayal||24.9.2019|
|9||Ms. V. Chitra||Role of pond soil fertility and water salinity on essential mineral availability in coastal shrimp farming.||Dr. M. Muralidhar||19.9.2019|
|10||Mr. M. Vasanth||Studies on Greenhouse Gases Emission from Coastal Aquaculture Systems||Dr. M. Muralidhar||18.9.2019|
|11||Ms. D. Thulasi||Studies on sulfate - reducing bacteria sulfide toxicity and bioremediation in shrimp culture pond sediment.||Dr. R.Saraswathy||2.4.2019|
|12||Mr.S.Sivakumar||Development of cell culture system from crustacean and insect cell lines and adaptation of white spot syndrome virus||Dr. N.Kalaimani||22.10.2018|
|13||Mr.Sujeet Kumar||Quorum sensing and virulence mechanism in vibrio and clostridium species||Dr. K.Viswas||24.2.2018|
|14||Mr. R.Jannathulla||Nutrient utilization of fermented plant protein sources in the diet of shrimp||Dr. J. Syama Dayal||7.2.2018|
|15||Ms. A.Gomathi||Studies on sequential pathogenesis and immune express analysis of WSSV infection in Penaeus monodon||Dr. Shashi Shekhar||7.9.2017|
|16||Mr. S.Elangeshwaran||Reproductive biology of Cobia Rachycentron canadum around Chennai coast||Dr.A.R. Thirunavukkarasu||30.5.2017|
|17||Mr. R.Vijayakumar||Identification and immunoproteomic analysis of outer membrane proteins (OMPS) of Vibrio anguillarum as potential vaccine candidates||Dr.T.C.Santiago||21.4.2017|
|18||Ms. R. Jancy Merlin||Steroid mediated oocyte maturation and vitellogenesis in giant tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon||Dr. C. P. Balasubramanian||10.2.2017|
|19||Mr. S. Syed Raffic Ali||Effect of dietary prebiotics on health and growth of Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer||Dr. K. Ambasankar||8.2.2017|
|20||Mr. S. Thiyagarajan||Isolation and characterization of lytic bacteriophages of Vibrio harveyi and their evaluation as biocontrol agent of luminescent bacterial disease of Penaeus monodon larvae||Dr. S. V. Alavandi||8.12.2016|
|21||Mr. R. Gangadharan||Geomatic approach for assessment of coastal ecosystem in and around shrimp farming area||Dr. P. Nila Rekha||20.10.2016|
|22||Ms. M. Madhavi||Studies on the reproductive biology of spotted scat Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)||Dr. M. Kailasam||04.11.2015|
|23||Mr. S. Venu||Studies on the efficacy of viral vaccines against Nodavirus on the rearing of Asian Seabass, Lates calcarifer (Bloch, 1790)||Dr.A.R. Thirunavukkarasu||28.09.2015|
|24||Mr. R. Rajendran||Effect of fibrolytic enzymes in improving the nutrient utilization of alternate carbohydrate sources in the diet of tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1794)||Dr. K. Ambasankar||23.09.2015|
|25||Mr. D. Ramesh Kumar||Development of antiviral gene therapy for Monodon Baculovirus (MBV) using dsRNA and polyelectrolyte nanocapsule delivery system in Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798) post larvae||Dr. T. C. Santiago||09.09.2015|
|26||Mr. J. Shanmugakarthik||Identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms and expression profiling of immune-related genes in white spot disease challenged Penaeus monodon||Dr. G. Gopikrishna||08.07.2015|
|27||Ms. J. Kiruthika||Identification and characterization of differentially expressed genes in response to salinity stress in shrimp Penaeus monodon||Dr. M. S. Shekhar||26.05.2015|
|28||Mr. K. Sivakumar||Efficacy of marine algae against Quorum sensing bioluminescence causing Vibrio harveyi||Dr. S. Kannappan||25.05.2015|
|29||Mr. D. L. Mohanlal||Molecular basis of vitellogenesis in black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798)||Dr. C. P. Balasubramanian||16.03.2015|
|30||Mr. S. Ramakrishnan||Cloning, expression and characterization of azurin and chitinase genes from Vibrio alginolyticus||Dr. T. C. Santiago||09.01.2015|
|31||Mr. R. Singaravel||Molecular and virulence characterization of Salmonella typhi from brackishwater ecosystems of India||Dr. T. C. Santiago||29.12.2014|
|32||Mr. H. Imran Khan||Studies on the fishmeal and fish oil replacement in the presence of lysolecithin in the diet of tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon||Dr. J. Syama Dayal||26.11.2014|
|33||Mr. J. Joseph Sahaya Rajan||Molecular and pathogenic characterization of Escherichia coli isolated from brackishwater environment||Dr. T. C. Santiago||11.09.2014|
|34||Mr. N. Dineshkumar||Diversity of Nitrifying and Denitrifying Prokaryotes in Brackishwater Ecosystems of India||Dr. S. V. Alavandi||27.08.2014|
|35||Mr. V. Kathiravan||Examination of Bacterial Diversity Implicated in Bioremediation of Aquatic Metabolites Using Molecular Techniques||Dr. K. K. Krishnani||08.10.2013|
|36||Mr. M. Dillikumar||Studies on immunomodulatory effect of recombinant MrNV capsid protein and differential gene expression in immunomodulated prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii||Dr. M. S. Shekhar||25.07.2013|
|37||Mr. M. Rajamohamed Kalanjiam||Exploring novel ingredients and investigations on the role of exogenous enzymes in maximizing the use of alternate plant protein sources in the diet of tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon||Dr. J. Syama Dayal||07.06.2013|
|38||Ms. N. Kavitha||Geographical Information System (GIS) based Multi Criteria Decision Support System for Sustainable Aquaculture Development – A Case Study of South East Coast of India||Dr. M. Jayanthi||03.05.2013|
|39||Ms. B. Chrisolite||Molecular Typing, Virulence Factors and Pathogenicity of Vibrio harveyi from Penaeus monodon hatcheries||Dr. S. V. Alavandi||08.01.2013|
|40||Mr. M. Alagappan||Studies on designing and evaluation of an expert system on shrimp aquaculture and its effectiveness in knowledge dissemination||Dr. M. Kumaran||19.06.2012|
|41||Mr. E. C. Abhilash||Bacteria of public health importance in farmed shrimp and marketed seafood with special reference to Vibrio vulnificus||Dr. S. V. Alavandi||18.06.2012|
|42||Mr. Abey Varampath Abraham||Studies on heavy metal ingress and removal in shrimp farming environment||Dr. M. Muralidhar||05.03.2012|
|43||Mr. Gusheinzed Waikhom||Reproductive performance and genetic diversity of different stocks of wild and captive reared banana shrimp, Fenneropenaeus merguiensis (DE MAN, 1888)||Dr. S. M. Pillai||05.01.2012|
|44||Mr. S. Raja||Studies on adoption and efficiency of standard operating procedures in seed production of Tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798)||Dr. M. Kumaran||08.09.2011|
|45||Mr. V. Rajaram||Studies on the utilization of plant protein sources in the diet of Black Tiger Shrimp Penaeus monodon with emphasis on protein metabolism||Dr. S. Ahamad Ali||09.08.2011|
|46||Mr. T. D. Babu||Investigations on Loose Shell Syndrome in Farmed Black Tiger Shrimp, Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798) in India: Putative Aetiological Agent||Dr. S. V. Alavandi||14.07.2011|
|47||Mr. K. Aravindan||Molecular cloning, expression and immunological characterization of Penaeus monodon allergenic proteins||Dr. T. C. Santiago||06.07.2011|
|48||Mr. N. Chakravarthy||Identification, cloning, expression and characterization of CuZnSOD from Asian seabass Lates calcarifer (Bloch, 1790) and its effect on Vibrio anguillarum infection||Dr. N. Kalaimani||27.06.2011|
|49||Mr. P. Stalin||Studies on the development of digestive system in larval stages of Asian seabass Lates calcarifer (Bloch, 1790)||Dr. M. Kailasam||04.05.2011|
|50||Ms. K. Anuradha||Studies on the effect of some important environmental parameters on the Asian Seabass, Lates calcarifer (Bloch) fry||Dr.A.R. Thirunavukkarasu||04.01.2011|
|51||Ms. M. Sanjuktha||Investigation on the RNA interference in White Spot Syndrome Virus multiplication in Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798)||Dr. T. C. Santiago||03.11.2010|
|52||Ms. M. Meenakshi||Growth and reproductive physiology of wild and domesticated banana shrimp, Fenneropenaeus merguiensis (De Man, 1888)||Dr. S. M. Pillai||12.01.2010|
|53||Mr. S. Jagan Mohan||Studies on the growth, biochemical constituents and reproductive performance of the domesticated Kuruma shrimp, Marsupenaeus japonicus Bate (1888)||Dr. P. Ravichandran||10.10.2008|
|54||Mr. V. Mohan Raj||Effect of heavy metals cadmium and mercury on the eco physiology of Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer (Bloch)||Dr.A.R. Thirunavukkarasu||01.09.2008|
|55||Mr. S. Paulpandi||Studies on the Development and Evaluation of Bacterial Cell Wall based Immunostimulant on Growth, Survival and Resistance of Tiger Shrimp, Penaeus monodon||Dr. C. Gopal||17.11.2007|
|56||Mr. V. Thillai Sekar||Molecular characterization of the virulent factors of Vibrio harveyi and Enterobacter cloacae, pathogenic to the Indian grey mullet Mugil cephalus||Dr. T. C. Santiago||12.07.2007|
|57||Mr. V. Stalin Raj||Morphological and molecular studies on white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and monodon baculovirus (MBV) affecting farmed Penaeus monodon from the south east coast of India||Dr. K. K. Vijayan||16.03.2007|
|58||Ms. V. Parimala||Studies on the removal of Nitrogenous Toxicants, Heavy Metals and Pesticides from Coastal Water||Dr. K. K. Krishnani||01.07.2006|