Chennai, Tamilnadu

I am...

Biologist, Project coordinator

My research field or area of interest innanotechnology

Applicaiton of Nanotechnology in Aquaculture - for novel functionlized feed and for targeted drug dilvery in aquatic organisms.

Applicaiton of Nanotechnology in Biofouling Control - for nano based antifouling coatings or surfaces, which prevent the adhesion of marine bacteria, diatom, larval and adult macrofoulers on the manmade surfaces.

Applicaiton of Nanotechnology in Seafood industries - for nano based intelligent food wraps or biopolymer packaging materials

Application of Nanotechnoogy in Marine Biotechnology

Interest in...

Marine Biology and Ecology; Fisheries and Aquaculture; Marine Biofouling; Nanobiotechnology; Marine Omics; Coastal Conservation and Sustainable Development; Marine Environmental Education and Awareness.

Publication list

  1. C.M. Vineeth Kumar, V. Karthick, D. Inbakandan, V. Ganesh Kumar, Eldon R Rene, T. Stalin Dhas, M. Ravi, P. Sowmiya, C.G. Anjali Das, Effect of selenium nanoparticles induced toxicity on the marine diatom Chaetoceros gracilis, (2022) Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 163, 200-209.
  2. C.M. Vineeth Kumar, V. Karthick, V. Ganesh Kumar, D. Inbakandan, Eldon R. Rene, K.S. Uma Suganya, Asha Embrandiri, T. Stalin Dhas, M. Ravi, P. Sowmiya, The impact of engineered nanomaterials on the environment: Release mechanism, toxicity, transformation, and remediation, (2022) Environmental Research, 212, 113202.
  3. Kumar Chandrasekaran, Inbakandan Dhinakarasamy, Sridhar Jayavel, Thirugnanasambandam Rajendran, Subashni Bhoopathy, Dharani Gopal, Kirubagaran Ramalingam, Seyed Ajmal Khan, Complete sequence and characterization of the Mobula tarapacana (Sicklefin Devilray) mitochondrial genome and its phylogenetic implications, (2022) Journal of King Saud University - Science, 34:3, 101909.
  4. SU Mohammed Riyaz, D Inbakandan, P Bhavadharani, R Gopika, J Elson, M BavaniLatha, D Manikandan, T StalinDhas, S Nalini, J Simal-Gandara., Transcriptomic responses in ice ice diseased red alga Kappaphycus alvarezii, (2022) Aquaculture 547, 737520.
  5. R. Mani, P. Vijayakumar, T. Stalin Dhas, Karthick Velu, D. Inbakandan, C. Thamaraiselvi, B. Greff, M. Chandrasekaran, S. M. Almutairi, F. S Alharbi, D. S. Hussein, M. Utami., Synthesis of biogenic silver nanoparticles using butter fruit pulp extract and evaluation of their antibacterial activity against Providencia vermicola in Rohu, (2022) Journal of King Saud University - Science, Volume 34, Issue 3, 2022, 101814C.
  6. Kumar, D Inbakandan, J Sridhar, R Thirugnanasambandam, B Subashni, G Dharani, Meivelu Moovendhan, S Ajmal Khan., Proximate composition and fatty acid profile of Himantura marginata (Blackedge whipray) liver oil, (2021) Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1-7.
  7. Subashni Bhoopathy, Dhinakaraswamy Inbakandan, Thirugnanasambandam Rajendran, Kumar Chandrasekaran, Badam Avinash Reddy, Ramachandran Kasilingam, Varadharajan RameshKumar, Gopal Dharani., Dietary supplementation of curcumin-loaded chitosan nanoparticles stimulates immune response in the white leg shrimp Liptopenaeus vannamei challenged with Vibrio harveyi, (2021) Fish & Shellfish Immunology 117, 188-191.
  8. Chandrasekaran Kumar, Dhinakarasamy Inbakandan, Jayavel Sridhar, Thirugnanasambandam Rajendran, Subashni Bhoopathy., Mitochondrial DNA (Mtdna) Fragment Sizing And Quantification Of Mobula Tarapacana And Galeocerdo Cuvier Spp. Using Spectrophotometric Method, (2021) Nat. Volatiles & Essent. Oils, 8(4): 14974-14985.
  9. Bhoopathy Subashni, Inbakandan Dhinakarasamy, Rajendran Thirugnanasambandam, Chandrasekaran Kumar and Kallayil Athul Menon., A comparative study on the physical stability of shrimp feed post-supplement-incorporation by implementing biostatistical analyses, (2021) Research Journal of Biotechnology 16(9); 174-179.
  10. S.U. Mohammed Riyaz, D. Inbakandan, D. Manikandan, P. Bhavadharani, J. Elson, N. Srinivasan Prabhu, T. Stalin Dhas, S. Nalini, M. Bavani Latha, J. Simal-Gandara., Microbiome in the ice-ice disease of the farmed red algae Kappaphycus alvarezii and degradation of extracted food carrageenan, (2021) Food Bioscience, 101138.
  11. B Subashni, D. Inbakandan, R. Thirugnanasambandam, C. Kumar, K. Ramachandran, G. Dharani., Curcumin loaded chitosan nanoparticles fortify shrimp feed pellets with enhanced antioxidant activity, (2021) Materials Science and Engineering: C, 111737.
  12. S. Bhoopathy, D. Inbakandan, R. Thirugnanasambandam, C. Kumar, P. Sampath, R. Bethunaickan, V. Raguraman, G.K. Vijayakumar., A comparative study on chitosan nanoparticle synthesis methodologies for application in aquaculture through toxicity studies, (2021) IET Nanobiotechnology, 1–9.
  13. D Inbakandan, P Sriyutha Murthy, D Magesh Peter, N Vinith Kumar, G Dharani., Growth response of the diatom Chaetoceros species to the elemental ratios of Deep Ocean waters, (2020) Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 241: 106812.
  14. R Thirugnanasambandam, D. Inbakandan, N Usha, S. S. S. Kesavan, N Janani., Evaluation of DNA fragment sizing and quantification of genomic DNA from Vibrio spp. using Chip-based gel Electrophoresis method, (2020) Research Journal of Biotechnology 14-21
  15. SU Mohammed Riyaz, N Srinivasa Prabhu, S Nalini, G Tejaswini, H Jemmy Christy, D Inbakandan., Microbiome identification from ice ice disease infected Kappaphycus alvarezii using 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis and in silico docking studies against carrageenan degrading bacteria, (2020) Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 27: 101707.
  16. SU Riyaz, S Nalini, G Kavitha, S Sutha, D Inbakandan., Characterization and identification of isolated bacteria from ice-ice disease infected seaweed Kappaphycus alvarezii, (2019) Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 48 (08), pp. 1286-1290.
  17. G Kavitha, D Inbakandan, S Nalini, SU Riyaz., Antifouling activity of alkaline protease from halotolerant Bacillus sp. isolated from marine source, (2019) Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 48 (08), pp. 1274-1279.
  18. R Vasantharaja, LS Abraham, D Inbakandan, R Thirugnanasambandam, T.Senthilvelan, S.K. Ayesha Jabeen, P. Prakash., Influence of seaweed extracts on growth, phytochemical contents and antioxidant capacity of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp), Biocatalysis and agricultural biotechnology 17, 589-594.
  19. R. Thirugnanasambandam, D. Inbakandan, C. Kumar, B. Subashni, R. Vasantharaja, L. Stanley Abraham, N. Ayyadurai, P. Sriyutha Murthy, R. Kirubagaran, S. Ajmal Khan, T. Balasubramanian, Genomic insights of Vibrio harveyi RT-6 strain, from infected “Whiteleg shrimp” (Litopenaeus vannamei) using Illumina Platform, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 130 (2019) 35-44.
  20. S. Nalini, D. Inbakandan, S. Venkatnarayanan, S. U. Mohammed Riyaz, P. S. Dheenan, N. V. Vinithkumar, P. Sriyutha Murthy, R. Parthasarathi, R. Kirubagaran, PYRROLO isolated from Marine sponge associated bacterium Halobacillus kuroshimensis SNSAB01 - antifouling study based on molecular docking, diatom adhesion and mussel byssal thread inhibition, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 173 (2019) 9–17.
  21. S Nalini, DS Richard, SUM Riyaz, G Kavitha, D Inbakandan, Antibacterial macro molecules from marine organisms, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, (2018) 115, 696-710.
  22. G. Kavitha, R. Rengasamy, D. Inbakandan, Polyhydroxy butyrate production from marine source and its application, International journal of biological macromolecules, 2018, 111, pp 102-108.
  1. Thirugnanasambandam, D. Inbakandan, L. Stanley Abraham, C. Kumar, S. M. Sundaram, B. Subashni, R. Vasantharaja, A. Arul Anantha Kumar, R. Kirubagaran, S. Ajmal Khan, T. Balasubramanian, De novo assembly and annotation of the whole genomic analysis of Vibrio campbellii RT-1 strain, from infected shrimp: Litopenaeus vannamei, Microbial Pathogenesis 113 (2017) 372–377.
  2. Inbakandan, , Kumar, C., Bavanilatha, M., Ravindra, D.N., Kirubagaran, R., Khan, S.A. Ultrasonic-assisted green synthesis of flower like silver nanocolloids using marine sponge extract and its effect on oral biofilm bacteria and oral cancer cell lines. (2016) Microbial Pathogenesis, 99, pp. 135-141.
  3. Shanmuga Priya, V. Balasubramanian, T. Marudhupandi, C. Kumar, D. Inbakandan., Studies on the genomic DNA integrity of marine fishes through chip-based gel electrophoresis. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Science. Vol. 47 (08), August 2018, pp.
  4. Inbakandan, D., Raj, S., Kumar, C., Venkatesan, R., Khan, S.A. Virtual screening of marine natural antifoulant: In silico approach to screen antifouling metabolites from marine sponges. (2016) Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 45 (8), pp. 1042-1048.
  5. Lathamuthiah, B., Inbakandan, Renuka Devi, J. In vivo toxicity studies of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles using brassica oleraceae in zebra fish model. (2015) International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7 (2), pp. 425-430.
  6. Inbakandan, D., Kumar, C., Abraham, L.S., Kirubagaran, R., Venkatesan, R., Khan, S.A. Silver nanoparticles with anti microfouling effect: A study against marine biofilm forming bacteria. (2013) Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 111, pp. 636-643.
  7. Raj, S., Inbakandan, D. Anti cancer activity prediction of secondary metabolites from marine sponge discodermia calyx: An in silico approach. (2013) Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 42 (5), pp. 653-658.
  8. Arumugam, P., Inbakandan, D., Ramasamy, M.S., Murugan, M. Encapsulated Spirulina Powder Feed for the Nutritional Enrichment of Adult Brine Shrimp (Artemia salina). (2013) Journal of Applied Aquaculture, 25 (3), pp. 265-270.
  9. Inbakandan, D., Sivaleela, G., Magesh Peter, D., Kiurbagaran, R., Venkatesan, R., Ajmal Khan, S. Marine sponge extract assisted biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles. (2012) Materials Letters, 87, pp. 66-68.
  10. Renugadevi, K., Inbakandan, D., Bavanilatha, M., Poornima, V. Cissus quadrangularis assisted biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles with antimicrobial and anticancer potentials. (2012) International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 3 (3).
  11. Umashankari, J., Inbakandan, D., Ajithkumar, T.T., Balasubramanian, T. Mangrove plant, Rhizophora mucronata (Lamk, 1804) mediated one pot green synthesis of silver nanoparticles and its antibacterial activity against aquatic pathogens. (2012) Aquatic Biosystems, 8 (1) 11.
  12. Inbakandan, D., Venkatesan, R., Ajmal Khan, S. Biosynthesis of gold nanoparticles utilizing marine sponge Acanthella elongata (Dendy, 1905). (2010) Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 81 (2), pp. 634-639.
  13. Inbakandan, D., Murthy, P.S., Venkatesan, R., Khan, S.A. 16S rDNA sequence analysis of culturable marine biofilm forming bacteria from a ship's hull. (2010) Biofouling, 26 (8), pp. 893-899.
  14. Marudhupandi T, Inbakandan D (2015) Polysaccharides in Aquatic Disease Management. Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal, 6:135.
  15. Bavanilatha, D. Inbakandan, S. Sudhasrikesavan, Vijayaprakash, Renugadevi, Comparative Analysis Of Microwave Assisted And Conventional Method Of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized From Cell Supernatant Of Bacillus Subtilis, World Journal Of Pharmaceutical Research, 3 (1), 2013, 382-402.
  1. Jayabalan R, Jeeva S, Sasikumar A.P, Inbakandan D, Swaminathan K, Yun S.E; Extracellular L-Glutaminase Production By Marine Brevundimonas diminuta MTCC 8486; International Journal on Applied Bioengineering, Vol. 4, No.2, July 2010.
  1. SR Radhika Rajasree, G Kumar, L Stanley Abraham and Inbakandan D. Studies On The Toxicological Effects Of Engineered Nanoparticles In Environment–A Review, International Journal on Applied Bioengineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, July 2010.
  1. Inbakandan. D, Radhika Rajasree, Stanley Abraham. L, Ganesh Kumar. V, Manoharan. N, Venkatesan. R and Ajmal Khan. S, Aquaculture Informatics: Integration of Information Technology and Aquaculture in India, International Journal on Applied Bioengineering, Volume 3, 2009.
  1. Ganesh Kumar V., Inbakandan D., Radhika Rajasree S.R., Stanley Abraham L., Manoharan N., Govindaraju K., Singaravelu G., Biological Synthesis And Applications Of Gold And Silver Nanoparticles–A Review, International Journal on Applied Bioengineering, Vol.2, No.1, July 2008.
  2. Sudhakar, A. Trishul, Mukesh Doble, K. Suresh Kumar, S. Syed Jahan, D Inbakandan, R. R. Viduthalai, P. Umadevi, P. Sriyutha Murthy and R. Venkatesan, Biofouling and biodegradation of polyolefins in ocean waters, Polymer Degradation and Stability. 92, 2007, 1743-1752.
  3. Sriyutha Murthy, R. Venkatesan, K.V.K. Nair, D. Inbakandan, S. Syed Jahan, D. Magesh Peter and M. Ravindran. Evaluation of sodium hypochlorite for fouling control in plate heat exchangers for seawater application, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Volume 55, Issue 3, April 2005, Pages 161-170.
  4. Inbakandan, General article, Sponges – a promising source for marine drugs, in March 2005 –Advance Biotech Magazine.
  5. MC Remany, R Kirubagaran, G Dharani, NV Vinithkumar, D Inbakandan, PD Magesh, MT Senthil, G Dalmin, LT Mary, TD Babu, KVK Nair, V Sampath, T Subramoniam, M Ravindran, Effect of eyestalk ablation on growth and gonadal maturation in the Indian spiny lobster Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758) under captivity, Proc. XX. Symp. Reprod. Biol. Comp. Endocrinol. 2002 7-9


  1. “Marine sponge churns green nanoparticles” Nature India, published on 05 October 2012, Nature Publishing Group, United Kingdom.


  1. Inbakandan From India - Involvement of fisherman on the conservation of sharks and rays, IUCN-Thematic Group on Ecosystem Governance Newsletter January 2019.
  2. Inbakandan Involving Fishermen in Conservation of Sharks and Rays, Harnessing Nature, the official blog of IUCN CEM South Asia, 30 November 2018.
  3. Inbakandan Creating Opportunities for Women through Seaweed Farming, Harnessing Nature, the official blog of IUCN CEM South Asia, 25 February 2019.


  1. Title: KAPPAPHYCUS ALVAREZII SAP EXTRACTOR, Grant No. & Date of grant: 353906 & 17/12/2020; Date of filing of Application: 06/05/2011, Published in the official Journal of Patent office: dated: 10/06/2011; Issue no. 23/2011.Name of the Applicant : Sathyabama University; Name of the Inventors : Dr. L. Stanley Abraham, Scientist E, Centre for Ocean Research; D. Inbakandan, Head & Scientist E, Centre for Ocean Research; Dr. T. Sasipraba, Vice Chancellor; Dr. B. Sheela Rani, Director (Research); Col. Dr. JEPPIAAR, Founder Chancellor.
  2. Title: BOX TYPE MARINE SEDIMENT SOIL SAMPLER, Grant No. & Date of grant: 355069-001 & 17/12/2021; Date of filing of Application: 17/12/2021, Published in the official Journal of Patent office: dated: 18/2/2022; Issue no. 07/2022.Name of the Applicant : Sathyabama University; Name of the Inventors : Dr. M. Ravi, Scientist C, Centre for Ocean Research; Dr. B. Sheela Rani, Director (Research); Dr. L. Stanley Abraham, Scientist E, Centre for Ocean Research; Dr. D. Inbakandan, Head & Scientist E, Centre for Ocean Research


  1. Inbakandan (2016). Predicting the impacts of ocean acidification: Approaches from an omics perspective. Marine OMICS: Principles and Applications, 539-571. ISBN 9781482258202, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  2. Inbakandan (2016). Application of Nanoparticles in Marine Biolm Control and Characterization. Marine OMICS: Principles and Applications, 513-537. ISBN 9781482258202, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  3. Marudhupandi, Radhika Rajasree, D. Inbakandan (2016). It's all about the marine carbohydrates. Marine Glycobiology: Principles and Applications, 403-413. ISBN 9781498709613, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  4. Kumar, B. Subashini and D. Inbakandan (2016). Germ Cell Transplantation in Fish. Zebra fish: A model organism for Regeneration Studies, ISBN: 9788193264539, Darshan Publishers
  5. Prasana K Sahoo, Richard Janissen, Arindam Das, Inbakandan and P. Sriyutha Murthy (2019). Nanoparticulates and Nanocomposites as Antibiofilm Agents: Evolving Perspectives. Biofilm Control: Biomedical & Industrial Environments, ISBN: 978-81-8487-623-9, Narosa Publishing House
  6. Inbakandan (2020). Transcriptomics in Aquaculture, Encyclopedia of Marine Biotechnology, Volume 2; Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-119-14377-2.
  7. Kavitha, D. Inbakandan (2020) Ecofriendly Synthesis of Biopolymer Nanocomposites and Its Application as a Potent Marine Antifouling Agent, Environmental Biotechnology, Volume 1, Print ISBN 978-3-030-38191-2; Online ISBN 978-3-030-38192-9, Springer Nature Publications.
  8. Srinivasan Nalini, Rengasamy Parthasarathi, Dhinakarasamy Inbakandan (2020), Biosurfactant in Food and Agricultural Application, Environmental Biotechnology, Volume 2, Print ISBN 978-3-030-38195-0, Online ISBN 978-3-030-38196-7, Springer Nature Publications.
  9. Kavitha, D. Inbakandan (2020) The Impact of Marine Microbial Diversity of Biofilms, Microbial Biodiversity, ISBN: 1-5275-4818-X; ISBN13: 978-1-5275-4818-3, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  10. Premasudha, D. Inbakandan, K. M. Smitha, R. Thirugnanasambandam, Vasantharaja Raguraman, L. Stanley Abraham (2020) Seaweeds: A Potent Source of Bioactive Compounds, Phytomedicine, eBook ISBN 9781003014898, Taylor & Francis Group.
  11. S Nalini, D Inbakandan, T Stalin Dhas, SU Mohammed Riyaz, S Manikandan (2021) Current progress in the solid-state fermentation and utilization of agroindustrial residues for the production of biologically active secondary metabolites, Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science, ISBN: 978-0-12-819720-2, Elsevier.
  12. Vedaprakash, P.Senthilkumar, D.Inbakandan, R.Venkatesan (2022) Marine Biofouling and Corrosion on Long-Term Behavior of Marine Structures, Indian Institute of Metals Series, U.Kamachi Mudali et al. (Eds): A Treatise on Corrosion Science, Engineering and Technology, 978-981-16-9301-4, 520055_1_En.
  13. Kavitha and D. Inbakandan, (2022) Role of algal metabolites and pigments: characterization and application, Algal Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Benefits, Opportunities and Challenges, Editor - Avinash Mishra, Bentham Science Publishers (Bentham Book: BMS-AFFN-2021-HT1-3663-1)


  1. Kavitha Ganapathy, Rengasamy Ramasamy, Inbakandan Dhinakarasamy, Marine Biopolymer and its antifouling application. ISBN: 6139913411, 2018, Lambert Academic Publishing.


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  • Monitoring aquatic ecosystem

  • Sathyabama food policy

  • Water quality standards and guidelines for water discharge

  • Policy to ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems associate with the University

  • Policy on conservation of endangered species

  • Environment friendly practices

  • Policy on waste management

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