Mr. Muralidharan Velappan, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Microbiology in 2010 from Punjab technical University, Punjab, India. In2010 he pursued MSc degree in microbiology from Vinayaka Mission University, Salem, India, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. I. Kannan, Department of Microbiology, from Madras Christian College, Chennai. His thesis was focused on “Microbiological Quality of raw and pasteurized milk samples commercially available in Chennai”. In 2014 he started his Ph.D. work in Marine microbiology at AMET University, Chennai, under the supervision of Emeritus. Prof. Dr. Deecaraman Munusamy in the Department of Biotechnology from M.G.R Educational & Research Institute, Chennai, his doctoral thesis focusing on “Antibacterial activity of selected plants extracts against potential Vibrio pathogens from seafood sources, particularly dosage formulation and their drug resistance pattern analysis. He has published his five research articles and one review article in peer review and scopus journals. He was awarded 15th Sep 2018 (HAR GOBIND KHORANA) “BEST INVESTIGATOR AWARD” by BOSE SCIENCE SOCIETY, organized by Tamil Nadu Scientific Research Organisation, T.N India.
Mr. V. Muralidharan Research interests includes Safety and toxicity investigations of the various medicinal plant extracts (Anti bacterial) to confirm their therapeutic efficacy in suitable vivo model