Dharumadurai  Dhanasekaran Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology Bharathidasan University

Dr. Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran is working as an Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India. He has experience in fields of actinobacteriology, Food Microbiology. His current research focus is on actinobacteria, microalgae, fungi and mushroom for animal and human health improvement. He has awarded UGC-Raman Post-Doctoral Fellowship and worked in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, University


1. Vinothini,G., Latha, S., Arulmozhi,M., and D.Dhanasekaran.2019. Statistical optimization, physio-chemical and bio-functional attributes of a novel exopolysaccharide from probiotic Streptomyces griseorubens GD5. International Journal of biological macromolecules 134, 575-587.
2. Srinivasan M., Dhanasekaran D., and G. Archunan. 2019. Vaginal microbiome analysis of buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) during estrous cycle using high-throughput amplicon sequence of 16S rRNA gene.
Symbiosis. DOI : 10.1007/s13199-018-00595-y Ranjani, A., Gopinath P.M., Ananth S., Narchonai G., Thajuddin N and D. Dhanasekaran (2018).  Multidimensional dose-response toxicity exploration of silver nanoparticles from Nocardiopsis flavascens RD30, Applied Nanoscience 8:699–713.doi.org/10.1007/s13204-018-0824-7.  ISSN: 2190-5509 (Print) 2190-5517 (Online),
3. Nithya K, Muthukumar C, Biswas Br, Alharbi N. S, Shine K., Khaled Jamal M, D. Dhanasekaran. 2018. Desert Actinobacteria as a source of bioactive compounds production with a special emphases on Pyridine-2,5-diacetamide a new pyridine alkaloid produced by Streptomyces sp.DA3-7. Microbiological Research, 207, 116-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micres.2017.11.012, ISSN: 0944-5013
4. Vinothini G, Kavitha R, Latha S, Arulmozhi M and D. Dhanasekaran. 2018. Cell aggregating temperament and biopotency of cultivable indigenous actinobacterial community profile in chicken (Gallusgallus domesticus) gut system. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-018-3083-8. ISSN: 2193-567X (print version),ISSN: 2191-4281 (electronic version),.
5. Gayathri L., Karthikeyan B.S. Rajalakshmic M., Dhanasekaran, D, Li, A.P., and  M. A. Akbarsha. 2018. Metabolism-dependent cytotoxicity of citrinin and ochratoxin A alone and in combination as assessed adopting integrated discrete multiple organ co-culture (IdMOC). Toxicology in Vitro. 46 166–177.  DOI information: 10.1016/j.tiv.2017.09.022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tiv.2017.09.022), ISSN: 0887-2333,
6. Narayanasamy M, Dhanasekaran D, Vinothini G and N. Thajuddin. 2018. Extraction and recovery of precious metals from electronic waste printed circuit boards by bioleaching acidophilic fungi. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 15:119–132. DOI: 10.1007/s13762-017-1372-5. (IF 2.344). ISSN: 1735-1472 (print version)ISSN: 1735-2630 (electronic version).
7. Latha, S., Sivaranjani, G. and D. Dhanasekaran. 2017. Response surface methodology: A non-conventional statistical tool to maximize the throughput of Streptomyces species biomass and their bioactive metabolites, Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 43(5): 567–582 (ID: 1271308 DOI:10.1080/1040841X.2016.1271308). Print ISSN: 1040-841X Online ISSN: 1549-7828.
8. Gopinath, P. M., Ranjani, A., Dhanasekaran, D., Thajuddin, N., Archunan, G., Akbarsha, M. A., Gulyás, B., and Padmanabhan, P. (2016). Multi-functional nano silver: A novel disruptive and theranostic agent for pathogenic organisms in real-time. Nature Sci. Rep. 6, 34058; doi: 10.1038/srep34058 (2016).
9. Latha S, Vinothini,G, Devadasan John D. C, and D.Dhanasekaran. 2016. In vitro probiotic profile based selection of indigenous actinobacterial probiont Streptomyces sp. JD9 for enhanced broiler production. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering.  121(1): 124-131. (IF 1.869).
10. Muthuselvam. R., Vinothini. G, Palliyarai Thaiyammal.S, Latha.S, Aunachalam. C, Dhanasekaran. D, Padmanabhan. P Sulaiman A. A, and G. Archunan. 2016. The cell aggregating propensity of probiotic actinobacterial isolates: isolation and characterization of the aggregation inducing peptide pheromone. Biofouling. 32(1), 1, 71–79 (IF 3.4).


    M.Sc., Ph.D

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Microbiome, actinobacteria, bioactive compounds, metagenomics


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