Journal of Microbiology Research

Journal of Microbiology Research aims to publish all the latest and outstanding research articles, reviews and letters in all areas of major importance to techniques of microbiology and applied research. It publishes high quality research and review papers on novel aspects of microbiology, including environmental, food, agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, soil, water and biodeterioration.

Premanandh Jagadeesan

Editorial Board Member of Journal of Microbiology Research

Head of Academic Department/Faculty, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, United Arab Emirates

Research Areas

Microbiology/Molecular biology/Food security, safety and quality


2005-2009Ph.DMicrobiology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India
1993-1995M.ScMicrobiology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India
1990-1993B.ScMicrobiology, University of Madras, India


Member of American Society for Microbiologists
Life member of Association for the Promotion of DNA Fingerprinting and other Technologies (ADNAT)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  A. Turnbull, U. Wernery, R. Wernery, J. P. Anandh, AND J. Kinne. 2002. Survey of six infectious diseases of feral donkeys in the United Arab Emirates. Equine. Vet. Educ. 14: (1) p. 33-38.
[2]  J. Premanandh, L.V. George, U. Wernery, J. Sasse. 2003. Evaluation of a newly developed real-time PCR for the detection of Taylorella equigenitalis and discrimination from T. asinigenitalis. Vet. Microbiol. 95:229-237.
[3]  J. P. Hoolihan, J. Premanandh, M.-A. D' Aloia-Palmieri, and J. A. H. Benzie. 2004. Intraspecific phylogeographic isolation of Arabian Gulf sailfish Istiophorus platypterus inferred from mitochondrial DNA. Mar. Biol. 145: (3) 465-475.
[4]  J. P. Hoolihan, J. Premanandh, and Lynne van Herwerden. 2006. Mitochondrial DNA analyses of narrow-barred Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson) suggest a single genetic stock in the ROPME Sea Area (Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, and Arabian Sea). ICES J. Mar. Sci. 63:1066-1074.
[5]  Jagadeesan Premanandh, Balakrishnan Priya, Ivanka Teneva, Balik Dzhabazov, Dharmar Prabaharan, and Lakshmanan Uma. 2006. Molecular Characterization of marine cyanobacteria from Indian subcontinent deduced from sequence analysis of the phycocyanin operon (cpcB-IGS-cpcA) and 16S-23S ITS region. J. Microbiol. 44: (6)607-616.
[6]  Balakrishnan Priya, Jagadeesan Premanandh, Raman T Dhanalakshmi, Thangaraj Seethalakshmi, Lakshmanan Uma, Dharmar Prabaharan and Gopalakrishnan Subramanian.. 2007. Comparative analysis of cyanobacterial superoxide dismutases to discriminate canonical forms. BMC Genomics 8:435.
[7]  Jagadeesan Premanandh, Balakrishnan Priya, Dharmar Prabaharan and Lakshmanan Uma. 2009. Genetic heterogeneity of the marine cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya valderiana (Pseudanabaenaceae) evidenced by RAPD molecular markers and 16S rDNA sequence data. J. Plankt. Res. 31(10):1141-1150.
[8]  Jagadeesan Premanandh. 2010. Global Consensus-need of the hour for genetically modified organisms (GMO) labeling. J. Comm. Biotech. doi:10.1057/jcb.2010.24.
[9]  Jagadeesan Premanandh. 2011. Factors affecting food security and contribution of modern technologies in food sustainability. J. Sci. Food. Agri. INPRESS