Mani Chinnasmy


Mr. Mani is specializing in the field of Insect Molecular Biology and he has published many papers in International Journal. He worked on a Department of Science and Technology,Government India, project entitled “Identification and Characterization of Marine Bacteria from East Cost of Bay of Bengal for mosquito vector control and he obtained a prestigious international student researchpre-doctoral Fellowship from Chonnam National University, South Korea.


Area of Interest

Molecular Biology

Mosquito Control

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1.      Poopathi, S., C. Mani, K. Thirugnanasambantham, Niyaz Ahmad Ahangar, K. Balagangadharan (2014). Identification and characterization of a novel marine Bacillus cereus for mosquito control. Parasitology Research. 113 (1) 323-332. (I.F: 2.85).


2.      Poopathi, S., K. Thirugnanasambantham, C. Mani, K. Athisaya Mary, B. Ann Mary, and K. Balagangadharan (2014). Hexamerin a novel protein associated with Bacillus sphaericus resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 172: 2299-2307. (I.F: 1.89).

3. Poopathi, S., C. Mani, V. Vignesh, V. Lakshmi Praba and K.Thirugnanasambantham    (2013). Genotypic diversity among newly isolated mosquitocidal bacteria (Bacillus sphaericus, B.thuringiensis and B. cereus). Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 171 (8): 2233-2246. (I.F: 1.89).


4.    Poopathi. S, Niyaz Ahmad Ahangar, K.Thirugnanasambantham V. Lakshmi Praba and C. Mani (2014). Isolation and characterization of a new mosquitocidal bacterium (Enterobacter cloacae VCRC-B519) from marine soil. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 24 (2):158-169. (I.F:0.75).


5.   Poopathi, S., C. Mani and G. Rajeswari (2013). Potential of Sugarcane Bagasse (agro-industrial waste) for the production of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis. Tropical Biomedicine, 30 (3): 504-515. (I.F: 1.02).


6.      Poopathi, S., K.Thirugnanasambantham, C. Mani, V. Lakshmi Praba, and K. Ragul, (2013). Purification and characterization of keratinase from feather degrading bacterium useful for mosquito control-A new report. Tropical Biomedicine.30 (4):1-13. (I.F: 1.02).


7.  Poopathi, S., K. Thirugnanasambantham, C. Mani, K. Ragul, and S.M. Sundarapandian (2014). Isolation of novel mosquitocidal bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis, B.sphaericus and B.cereus) from excreta of arid birds. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 42:739-747(I.F:1.20).


8.   Mani, C, Thirugnanasambantham, K, Sundarapandian, SM, Poopathi, S (2015). Identification and characterization of a novel marine Bacillus cereus VCRC-B540 for mosquito control. Biocontrol. 60: 71-79 (I.F: 2.20).


9.    Subbiah Poopathi, L J De Britto, V. Lakshmi Praba, C. Mani, M. Praveen (2015) Synthesis of silver nanoparticles from Azadirachta indica-A most effective method for mosquito control. Environmental Science & Pollution Research 22: 2956-2963 (I.F: 2.757).