Arun Sudhagar S

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New Boys Hostel, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Panch Marg, Off Yari Road, Andheri West, Mumbai – 400 061, India.

e-mail: arunsaqua@gmail.com Mobile: +91-9867551886

Education
Period Title of qualification awarded Grade points achieved Principal subjects covered September 2009 – August 2011. Master of Fisheries Science (Fish Pathology & Microbiology) 8.60/10.0 (Distinction) Microbiological techniques, General pathology, Fish immunology, Microbial diseases of fish, Parasitic diseases of fish, Health management in aquaculture, Necropsy techniques, Crustacean pathology, Nutritional pathology, Microbial biotechnology, Statistical methods and Research methodology. Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai (India). September 2005 – August 2009 Bachelor of Fisheries Science 8.7/10 (First Class) Freshwater aquaculture, Brackish water aquaculture, Breeding and culture of ornamental fishes, Breeding and seed production of finfish and shellfish, Fish and shellfish disease, Fishery microbiology and Quality management, Fish biochemistry, Fish genetics, Fish processing technology, Fishery economics and statistics, Fisheries extension, Fisheries resource management etc. Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai (India). June, 2003 – April, 2005 Higher Secondary Education 89.75% (First Class) Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Tamil Nadu State Board

University Period Title of qualification awarded Grade points achieved Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

University Period Title of qualification awarded Percentage marks achieved Principal subjects Board

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Research Papers/ Abstracts / Articles

Sudhagar, S.A. and Prabhu D.L., Effects of marine toxins, Aqua International, Vol.16.No.4, August 2008. Page No.27 – 33. Sudhagar, S.A., Importance of marine actinobacteria: A paragon with a plenitude of potentialities, National conference on aquatic microbiology, April 2008. Page No.67. Sudhagar, S.A. and Prabhu D.L., The science behind coral bleaching, National conference on coral reef ecosystem, September 2008, Page no.69 Prabu, D.L. and Sudhagar, S.A., Hormonal influence on breeding of coral and captive spawning of coral reefs in aquarium, National conference on coral reef ecosystem, September 2008, Page no.78 Prabu, D.L. and Sudhagar, S.A., Mode of action and application of – immunostimulants for healthy aquaculture, Fishing Chimes, Vol.29, No.5, August 2009. Page No. 35-36. Prabu, D.L. and Sudhagar, S.A., Conservation of Marine Mammals from Viral Diseases, Aqua International, Vol.16.No.3, July, 2008. Page No.27 – 29. Prabu, D.L. and Sudhagar, S.A., HACCP in Aquaculture: Points to Ponder, Aqua International, Vol.16.No.1, May-June, 2008. Page No.22 – 25. Prabu, D.L. and Sudhagar, S.A., Shrimp farming integerated (Polyculture) with red sea weed Gracilaria sp: A healthy approach, Aqua International, Vol.16.No.8, December, 2008. Page No.21 – 23.

Gene Bank Accession No. Technical Skills

JN106388, Immunoglobulin heavy chain gene of Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Partial Sequence

Have good knowledge and work experience in laboratory skills such as Preparation of antigen, Rising of antibodies, Antibody purification & characterization, Fish vaccination, DNA & RNA isolation, PCR (RACE-PCR, RT-PCR and Q-Real Time), Gel electrophoresis (Agarose and Polyacrylamide), Transformation, Cloning, Western blotting, ELISA, DOT-BLOT assay, Latex agglutination test, Histopathology etc. Practical knowledge on general microbiological & virology. Familiar with application of primer designing software Gene Runner, CLUSTAL W and BLAST software.

Masters’ Dissertation work

Characterization of immunoglobulin hypophthalmus (Sauvage)

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Pangasianodon

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Awards / scholarships received

Awarded with Gold Medal as the "Best Fisheries Graduate of India, 2009". Provided with ICAR-JRF for pursuing post-graduation at CIFE, 200911’. Provided with TANUVAS Merit scholarship for pursuing graduation at FC&RI, 2005-09’.

Leadership and Organisational skills

Served as General Secretary for the “Students Association” in Fisheries College & Research Institute during 2008-09. Served as member of Editorial Board for the college magazine “Seagull” & “Aquapulse” during 2007-08 and 2008-09 respectively.

Symposia / Forums / Workshops

Presented Presented a poster on “Importance of marine actinobacteria: A paragon with a plenitude of potentialities,” at National Conference on Aquatic Microbiology: Status, Challenges and Opportunities, 2008. Presented a paper “The science behind coral bleaching” at National Conference on Coral Reef Ecosystem, 2008. Participated Participated in the workshop on “Fluorescence Steady State and Lifetime Analysis”, 2010. Participated in the workshop on “Rheology for Nanotechnology”, 2010. Participated in the “20th All India Congress of Zoology”, 2009. Participated in the National Seminar on “Emerging issues in Quality and Safety of Fish and Shellfish”, 2008. Participated in the workshop on “Judicious Utilization of Aquatic Resources for the Empowerment of Women”, 2008.

Field Exposures and Training

AQUACULTURE TRAINING PROGRAM (duration: 45 days) during 2010-11. RURAL AWARENESS WORK EXPERIENCE (duration: 6 months) during 2008-09. In-plant training in PRODUCTION LINE AND QUALITY CONTROL at M/s. Deva Seafood’s (P) Ltd, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India during the 2009.

Professional Affiliations
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Life member of Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum (PFGF) a national body for fisheries graduates in India

Personal profile
First name(s) / Surname(s) Address Mobile E-mail(s) Nationality Date of birth Gender Marital Status English Arun Sudhagar S 556, Benjamin Street, Nesamoney Nagar, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamil Nadu, India. PIN - 629001 +91-9867551886 arunsaqua@gmail.com Indian 28 October, 1987 Male Single Proficient I hereby declare that all the information furnished in this document are true to the best of my knowledge. Place: Mumbai, India. Date: 18th September, 2011. (Arun Sudhagar S)

Declaration

Referee
Dr. C S Purushothaman Principal Scientist, Aquatic Environment & Health Management Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), 7 Bungalows, Versova, Mumbai, India- 400061. Ph : +91-9821334010 e-mail : cspurushothaman@cife.edu.in Dr. K Pani Prasad, Senior Scientist, Aquatic Environment & Health Management Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), 7 Bungalows, Versova, Mumbai, India- 400061. Ph : +91-9867241101 e-mail : pprasad35@gmail.com

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