College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Pookode


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Pathology

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Dr. Anoopraj R Dr. Anoopraj R
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Assistant Professor,Department of Veterinary Pathology College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Kerala Veterinary And Animal Sciences University, Mannuthy, Kerala, India
Mobile No: - 9495361872
Email ID: - anoopraj@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

M.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Area of Research

  • Molecular pathology of infectious diseases 
  • Oncology
  • Toxicopathology

Work Experience

  • Joined as Assistant Professor in Department of Veterinary Pathology, CVAS, Pookode in March 2015
  • Worked as Toxicopathologist in Department of Pre-Clinical Biology,  Connexios Life Sciences Pvt Ltd, Bangaluru
  • Work experience in experimental oncology and molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases


  • Received Junior Research Fellowship of ICAR 
  • Received Senior Research Fellowship of ICAR 
  • Received Manju Sharma award and gold medal for the best M.VSc. student in Veterinary Pathology of TANUVAS during 2009
  • Received “Young Scientist Award” of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists for the best research paper in 2009
  • Received "Best Teacher Award" from Students' Union 2018-19 of CVAS, Pookode





  • Orientation Programme  on "Innovative Pedagogical Strategies, from 03/01/2018 to 30/01/2018 at Academic Staff College, KVASU
  • ICAR sponsored CAFT training on "Recent Approaches in Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology" in Centre for Advanced Faculty Training, Department of Veterinary Pathology, GADVASU, Ludhiana from 12/11/2018 to 02/12/2018


  • Jeny K. John, Anoopraj, R, Neelam Tomar and Saikumar, G. 2017. A TaqMan real time probe assay for specific detection and quantification of lapinized vaccine strain of classical swine fever virus. The Indian journal of animal sciences. 87: 76-77.
  • Prakash Anand, Kumar Ram, Anoopraj, R and Saikumar, G. 2016. Streptococcus suis associated pathological lesions in the lungs, brain and tonsils of slaughtered pigs. Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology.40: 133-138.
  • Jeny K. John, Anoopraj, R and Saikumar, G. 2016. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in a crossbred piglet: A case report. Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology. 40: 264.
  • R. Anoopraj, Tridib K. Rajkhowa, Susan Cherian, Rahul S. Arya, Neelam Tomar, Ashish Gupta, Pradeep K. Ray, R. Somvanshi and G. Saikumar. 2015. Genetic characterisation and phylogenetic analysis of PCV2 isolates from India: Indications for emergence of natural inter-genotypic recombinants. Infection, Genetics and Evolution.31: 25-32.
  • R. Anoopraj, Hemalatha, S. and Balachandran, C. 2015. A study on the effect of E. alba on liver lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in diethylnitrosamine induced experimental hepatocarcinogenesis in Wistar rats. Indian Veterinary Journal, 92: 76-77.


  • M Sethi, S Agarwal, Pradeep K. Ray, R. Anoopraj, G. Saikumar. 2015. PCV 2 load in preweaned piglets affected with porcine circovirus 2 associated diseases. Indian journal of Animal Sciences, 85: 701-704.
  • R. Anoopraj, Jeny K. John, R. Somvanshi and G. Saikumar. 2014. Isolation   and identification of   porcine   circovirus   2   from   cases   of   respiratory   disease   and  Postweaning-multisystemic wasting  syndrome  in  pigs. Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. 6: 365- 368.
  • R. Anoopraj, S. Hemalatha and C. Balachandran. 2014. A preliminary study on serum liver function indices of Diethyl nitrosamine induced hepatocarcinogenesis and chemoprotective potential of Eclipta alba in male Wistar rats. Veterinary World. 7: 439-442.
  • Thadiyam Puram Rameez, R S Rathore, P.S. Bagalkot, G.V.P.P.S. Ravikumar, H.V.Mohan. R. Anoopraj, Ashok Kumar and Kuldeep Dhama. 2014. Real time PCR detection of Arcobacter butzleri and Arcobacter cryaerophilus in chicken meat samples. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 8: 3165-3169.
  • C. Balachandran, R. Sridhar, N. Pazhanivel and R. Anoopraj. 2010. A note on the incidence of Babesia canis in a 10 day old pup on post-mortem examination in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 44: 73-75.

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