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Dr. Murugesan Karthikeyan

Associate Professor,
Faculty of Medicine


  • B.Sc.,M.Sc.,M.Phil.,PhD (Microbiology) (University of Madras)

Teaching & Research Experience:

    • Teaching Experience : Five years. five  months
    • Lecturer, Department of Microbiology,Faculty of Medicine, Quest international University Perak
    • Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Sivaraj Institute of Medical Science, Salem, Tamilnadu, India.

Research Interest

  • Immunological and Molecular diagnosis of Systemic lupus erythematosus
Professional Involvement
  • Memberships in the Professional bodies:

    • International Society for Environmental information Sciences, Canada.
    • International Society for Applied Life Sciences, Iran.
    • International Association of Computer Science & Information Technology, Singapore.
    • Indian Association of Applied Microbiology, India.

    2. Editorial Board Member:

    • Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Science.
    • Journal of Autoimmune Diseases and Rheumatology
Selected Publications
  • S.Anbalagan,M.Sankareswaran,P.Rajendran and M.Karthikeyan (2015), In-vitro activity of three selected Indian medicinal plants against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4(3):1136—1144.
  • Sripriya M,Rajendran P,Seethalakshmi I,Murugesan Karthikeyan, Gnanasekaran Ashok G,Kannan M and Kanthesh BM (2013),Herpes Simplex Virus type-2 infection and associated risk factors among weaver’s community in Tamil Nadu State,India.Journal of Virology & Antiviral Research,2( 4):1-4.
  • Murugesan Karthikeyan ,Rajendran P,Anandan S,Ashok G,Kannan M,Nivedha R,Melani Rajendran S,Porkodi (2012),Extractable Nuclear antigen and Anti-smith (sm) antibodies detection in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Chennai,Tamilnadu,India.Hygeia Journal for drugs and medicines.Vol.4(1):69-72.
  • Murugesan Karthikeyan ,Rajendran P,Anandan S,Ashok G,Anbalagan S,Nivedha R,Melani Rajendran S,Porkodi (2012),Bcl-2 Expression in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus cases in Chennai,Tamilnadu.Current Prospective in Applied Microbiology
  • M.Karthikeyan,P.Rajendran,S.Anandan,G.Ashok,M.Kannan,R.Nivedha,S.Melani Rajendran,S. Anbalagan (2011),Association of Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Chennai,India.International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Virology.1(2):60-63.
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