Kuttichantran Subramaniam

Kuttichantran Subramaniam,

RES AST PROF

Department: Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Business Phone: (352) 215-7278
Business Email: kuttichantran@ufl.edu

Research Profile

— Characterization of emerging viruses in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

— Phylogenomics to study the biology, epidemiology, and evolution of viruses

— Development of broadly applicable diagnostic methodologies to detect viruses

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-2752-4467

Publications

2021
Author Correction: Novel cetacean morbillivirus in a rare Fraser’s dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) stranding from Maui, Hawai’i.
Scientific reports. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-021-99650-w. [PMID] 34611274.
2021
Characterization of an alphavirus isolated from a stranded harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) from Alaska.
Virus research. 291 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virusres.2020.198187. [PMID] 33075445.
2021
Complete genome sequences of infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus isolated from farmed albino rainbow sharks Epalzeorhynchos frenatum in the United States.
Virus genes. 57(5):448-452 [DOI] 10.1007/s11262-021-01857-6. [PMID] 34272657.
2021
Correction to: Complete genome sequences of infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus isolated from farmed albino rainbow sharks Epalzeorhynchos frenatum in the United States.
Virus genes. [DOI] 10.1007/s11262-021-01874-5. [PMID] 34652609.
2021
Cytochrome oxidase gene sequencing reveals channel catfish ovary cell line is contaminated with brown bullhead cells
Journal of Fish Diseases. 44(1):119-122 [DOI] 10.1111/jfd.13278.
2021
Earliest detection to date of SARS-CoV-2 in Florida: Identification together with influenza virus on the main entry door of a university building, February 2020.
PloS one. 16(1) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0245352. [PMID] 33439885.
2021
Genome Sequence of a Yunnan Orbivirus Isolated from a Dead Florida White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 10(18) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00168-21.
2021
Genomic sequencing of a frog virus 3 strain from cultured American bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) in Brazil.
Archives of virology. 166(7):1961-1964 [DOI] 10.1007/s00705-021-05094-y. [PMID] 33983503.
2021
In-Frame 12-Nucleotide Deletion within Open Reading Frame 3a in a SARS-CoV-2 Strain Isolated from a Patient Hospitalized with COVID-19
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 10(8) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00137-21.
2021
In-Frame 12-Nucleotide Deletion within Open Reading Frame 3a in a SARS-CoV-2 Strain Isolated from a Patient Hospitalized with COVID-19
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 10(8) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00137-21.
2021
Molecular Confirmation of Ranavirus Infection in Amphibians From Chad, Africa.
Frontiers in veterinary science. 8 [DOI] 10.3389/fvets.2021.733939. [PMID] 34604370.
2021
Novel cetacean morbillivirus in a rare Fraser’s dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) stranding from Maui, Hawai’i.
Scientific reports. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-021-94460-6. [PMID] 34373473.
2021
PSEUDORABIES (AUJESZKY’S DISEASE) IS AN UNDERDIAGNOSED CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE FLORIDA PANTHER (PUMA CONCOLOR CORYI).
Journal of wildlife diseases. 57(4):784-798 [DOI] 10.7589/JWD-D-20-00119. [PMID] 34460918.
2021
The complete mitochondrial genome of the Jaguar Loach (Yasuhikotakia splendida).
Mitochondrial DNA. Part B, Resources. 6(6):1737-1739 [DOI] 10.1080/23802359.2021.1924090. [PMID] 34104755.
2020
A New Family of DNA Viruses Causing Disease in Crustaceans from Diverse Aquatic Biomes
mBio. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1128/mbio.02938-19.
2020
A New Family of DNA Viruses Causing Disease in Crustaceans from Diverse Aquatic Biomes
mBio. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1128/mbio.02938-19.
2020
Characterization of a novel picornavirus isolated from moribund aquacultured clownfish.
The Journal of general virology. 101(7):735-745 [DOI] 10.1099/jgv.0.001421. [PMID] 32421489.
2020
Characterization of ranaviruses isolated from lumpfish Cyclopterus lumpus L. in the North Atlantic area: proposal for a new ranavirus species (European North Atlantic Ranavirus).
The Journal of general virology. 101(2):198-207 [DOI] 10.1099/jgv.0.001377. [PMID] 31904317.
2020
Detection and Preliminary Characterization of Phocine Distemper Virus in a Stranded Harp Seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada.
Journal of wildlife diseases. 56(3):646-650 [DOI] 10.7589/2019-10-267. [PMID] 31917631.
2020
Genome characterization of cetaceanpox virus from a managed Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus).
Virus research. 278 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virusres.2020.197861. [PMID] 31923559.
2020
Genome Sequence of a CHeRI Orbivirus 3 Strain Isolated from a Dead White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Florida, USA
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(26) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00523-20.
2020
Genome Sequence of a CHeRI Orbivirus 3 Strain Isolated from a Dead White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Florida, USA
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(26) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00523-20.
2020
Genome Sequence of a Ranavirus Isolated from a Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Poland
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(47) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00781-20.
2020
Genome Sequence of a Ranavirus Isolated from a Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Poland
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(47) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00781-20.
2020
Genomic characterization of a novel circovirus from a stranded Longman’s beaked whale (Indopacetus pacificus).
Virus research. 277 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virusres.2019.197826. [PMID] 31790774.
2020
Genomic Characterization of Picornaviruses Isolated From Ribbon (Histriophoca fasciata) and Harbor (Phoca vitulina) Seals.
Frontiers in veterinary science. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fvets.2020.554716. [PMID] 33195526.
2020
Genomic Characterization of Tilapia Lake Virus Isolates Recovered from Moribund Nile Tilapia ( Oreochromis niloticus ) on a Farm in the United States
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(4) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.01368-19.
2020
Genomic Characterization of Tilapia Lake Virus Isolates Recovered from Moribund Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) on a Farm in the United States
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(4) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.01368-19.
2020
Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. 100:476-482 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.09.025. [PMID] 32949774.
2019
Characterization of a Novel Megalocytivirus Isolated from European Chub (Squalius cephalus).
Viruses. 11(5) [DOI] 10.3390/v11050440. [PMID] 31096590.
2019
Characterization of a novel rhabdovirus isolated from a stranded harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena).
Virus research. 273 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virusres.2019.197742. [PMID] 31499088.
2019
Characterization of a peribunyavirus isolated from largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides).
Virus research. 273 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virusres.2019.197761. [PMID] 31539558.
2019
Characterization of mule deerpox virus in Florida white-tailed deer fawns expands the known host and geographic range of this emerging pathogen.
Archives of virology. 164(1):51-61 [DOI] 10.1007/s00705-018-3991-7. [PMID] 30238163.
2019
Complete Genome Sequence of an Ictalurid Herpesvirus 1 Strain Isolated from Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus)
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(15) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00082-19.
2019
Complete Genome Sequence of an Ictalurid Herpesvirus 1 Strain Isolated from Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus)
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(15) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00082-19.
2019
Complete Genome Sequence of Mobuck Virus Isolated from a Florida White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(3) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.01324-18.
2019
FATAL RANAVIRUS INFECTION IN A GROUP OF ZOO-HOUSED MELLER’S CHAMELEONS (TRIOCEROS MELLERI).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 50(3):696-705 [DOI] 10.1638/2018-0044. [PMID] 33517641.
2019
Genome Sequence of Tilapia Lake Virus Associated with Syncytial Hepatitis of Tilapia in an Ecuadorian Aquaculture Facility
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(18) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00084-19.
2019
Genome Sequence of Tilapia Lake Virus Associated with Syncytial Hepatitis of Tilapia in an Ecuadorian Aquaculture Facility
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(18) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00084-19.
2019
Genome Sequences of a Novel Strain of Big Cypress Orbivirus Isolated from a Dead Florida White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(11) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.01717-18.
2019
Genomic and developmental characterisation of a novel bunyavirus infecting the crustacean Carcinus maenas.
Scientific reports. 9(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-019-49260-4. [PMID] 31506463.
2019
Genomic characterization of a novel pegivirus species from free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida
Virus Research. 263:98-101 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virusres.2019.01.002.
2019
Genomic sequence of a Bohle iridovirus strain isolated from a diseased boreal toad (Anaxyrus boreas boreas) in a North American aquarium.
Archives of virology. 164(7):1923-1926 [DOI] 10.1007/s00705-019-04244-7. [PMID] 30993463.
2019
Genomic sequencing of a virus representing a novel type within the species Dyopipapillomavirus 1 in an Indian River Lagoon bottlenose dolphin
Archives of Virology. 164(3):767-774 [DOI] 10.1007/s00705-018-04117-5.
2019
Molecular characterization of a novel reassortment Mammalian orthoreovirus type 2 isolated from a Florida white-tailed deer fawn.
Virus research. 270 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virusres.2019.197642. [PMID] 31228510.
2019
Phylogenomic characterization of red seabream iridovirus from Florida pompano Trachinotus carolinus maricultured in the Caribbean Sea.
Archives of virology. 164(4):1209-1212 [DOI] 10.1007/s00705-019-04155-7. [PMID] 30741339.
2019
Three New Orbivirus Species Isolated from Farmed White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the United States.
Viruses. 12(1) [DOI] 10.3390/v12010013. [PMID] 31861885.
2018
An alloherpesvirus infection of European perch Perca fluviatilis in Finland.
Diseases of aquatic organisms. 128(3):175-185 [DOI] 10.3354/dao03228. [PMID] 29862976.
2018
Complete Genome Sequence of Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus Serotype 6, Isolated from Florida White-Tailed Deer ( Odocoileus virginianus )
Genome Announcements. 6(14) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00160-18.
2018
Complete Genome Sequence of Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus Serotype 6, Isolated from Florida White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Genome Announcements. 6(14) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00160-18.
2018
Complete genome sequence of a novel sea otterpox virus.
Virus genes. 54(6):756-767 [DOI] 10.1007/s11262-018-1594-8. [PMID] 30225673.
2018
Complete Genome Sequence of a Tilapia Lake Virus Isolate Obtained from Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
Genome Announcements. 6(26) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00580-18.
2018
Complete Genome Sequence of a Tilapia Lake Virus Isolate Obtained from Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
Genome Announcements. 6(26) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00580-18.
2018
Complete Genome Sequencing of a Novel Type of Omikronpapillomavirus 1 in Indian River Lagoon Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Genome Announcements. 6(17) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00240-18.
2018
Complete Genome Sequencing of a Novel Type ofOmikronpapillomavirus 1in Indian River Lagoon Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Genome Announcements. 6(17) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00240-18.
2018
Genome Sequence of a Novel Alloherpesvirus Isolated from Glass Catfish ( Kryptopterus bicirrhis )
Genome Announcements. 6(19) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00403-18.
2018
Genome Sequence of a Novel Alloherpesvirus Isolated from Glass Catfish (Kryptopterus bicirrhis)
Genome Announcements. 6(19) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00403-18.
2018
Phylogenomic characterization of two novel members of the genus Megalocytivirus from archived ornamental fish samples.
Diseases of aquatic organisms. 130(1):11-24 [DOI] 10.3354/dao03250. [PMID] 30154268.
2018
Red seabream iridovirus associated with cultured Florida pompano Trachinotus carolinus mortality in Central America.
Diseases of aquatic organisms. 130(2):109-115 [DOI] 10.3354/dao03267. [PMID] 30198486.
2017
Complete Genome Sequence of Human Coronavirus Strain 229E Isolated from Plasma Collected from a Haitian Child in 2016
Genome Announcements. 5(47) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01313-17.
2017
Complete Genome Sequence of Human Coronavirus Strain 229E Isolated from Plasma Collected from a Haitian Child in 2016
Genome Announcements. 5(47) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01313-17.
2017
Genome Sequence of a Gammaherpesvirus from a Common Bottlenose Dolphin ( Tursiops truncatus )
Genome Announcements. 5(31) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00777-17.
2017
Genome Sequence of a Gammaherpesvirus from a Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
Genome Announcements. 5(31) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00777-17.
2017
Genome Sequence of an Alphaherpesvirus from a Beluga Whale ( Delphinapterus leucas )
Genome Announcements. 5(42) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01100-17.
2017
Genome Sequence of an Alphaherpesvirus from a Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas)
Genome Announcements. 5(42) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01100-17.
2017
Genomic characterization of a novel calicivirus, FHMCV-2012, from baitfish in the USA.
Archives of virology. 162(12):3619-3627 [DOI] 10.1007/s00705-017-3519-6. [PMID] 28815386.
2017
Genomic Sequences of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viruses Isolated from Florida White-Tailed Deer
Genome Announcements. 5(43) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01174-17.
2017
Genomic Sequences of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viruses Isolated from Florida White-Tailed Deer
Genome Announcements. 5(43) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01174-17.
2017
Genomic Sequencing of Ranaviruses Isolated from Edible Frogs ( Pelophylax esculentus )
Genome Announcements. 5(38) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01015-17.
2017
Genomic Sequencing of Ranaviruses Isolated from Edible Frogs (Pelophylax esculentus)
Genome Announcements. 5(38) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01015-17.
2017
ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Iridoviridae.
The Journal of general virology. 98(5):890-891 [DOI] 10.1099/jgv.0.000818. [PMID] 28555546.
2017
Molecular epidemiology of Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis virus (EHNV).
Virology. 511:320-329 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virol.2017.07.029. [PMID] 28818331.
2017
Ranavirus phylogenomics: Signatures of recombination and inversions among bullfrog ranaculture isolates.
Virology. 511:330-343 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virol.2017.07.028. [PMID] 28803676.
2017
Ranaviruses and other members of the family Iridoviridae: Their place in the virosphere.
Virology. 511:259-271 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virol.2017.06.007. [PMID] 28648249.
2016
Complete Genome Sequence of a Bohle iridovirus Isolate from Ornate Burrowing Frogs ( Limnodynastes ornatus ) in Australia
Genome Announcements. 4(4) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00632-16.
2016
Complete Genome Sequence of a Bohle iridovirus Isolate from Ornate Burrowing Frogs ( Limnodynastes ornatus ) in Australia
Genome Announcements. 4(4) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00632-16.
2016
Genetic characterization of esocid herpesvirus 1 (EsHV1).
Diseases of aquatic organisms. 122(1):1-11 [PMID] 27901499.
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2016
Genome Sequence of a Ranavirus Isolated from Pike-Perch Sander lucioperca
Genome Announcements. 4(6) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01295-16.
2016
Genome Sequence of a Ranavirus Isolated from Pike-Perch Sander lucioperca
Genome Announcements. 4(6) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01295-16.
2016
Genomic Sequence of a Ranavirus Isolated from Short-Finned Eel ( Anguilla australis )
Genome Announcements. 4(4) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00843-16.
2016
Genomic Sequence of a Ranavirus Isolated from Short-Finned Eel ( Anguilla australis )
Genome Announcements. 4(4) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.00843-16.
2016
Genomic Sequencing of Ranaviruses Isolated from Turbot ( Scophthalmus maximus ) and Atlantic Cod ( Gadus morhua )
Genome Announcements. 4(6) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01393-16.
2016
Genomic Sequencing of Ranaviruses Isolated from Turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) and Atlantic Cod ( Gadus morhua )
Genome Announcements. 4(6) [DOI] 10.1128/genomea.01393-16.
2016
Megalocytivirus infection in cultured Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus.
Diseases of aquatic organisms. 119(3):253-8 [DOI] 10.3354/dao02985. [PMID] 27225209.

Grants

Sep 2020 ACTIVE
Validation and Development of Diagnostic Assays That Support Export Health Attestations for the Tilapia Lake Virus
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Feb 2020 ACTIVE
Edwardsiella piscicida DNA vaccine vector to prevent Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) infection and develop generalized vaccine vectors to protect commercial fish from multiple infectious diseases to improve aquaculture productivity
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FOUNDATION FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE RES
Jan 2020 ACTIVE
Improving Wild and Hatchery-Reared Lake Trout Health via Development of Novel Epizootic Epitheliotropic Disease Prevention Methods
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: MICHIGAN STATE UNIV via GREAT LAKES FISHERY COMMISSION
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Development of In Vitro and Molecular Diagnostic Tools for the Globally Emerging Tilapia Lake Virus
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Aug 2018 – Aug 2020
Surveillance for a Highly Pathogenic Chimeric Ranavirus in Georgia
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: STATE OF GEORGIA DEPT OF NATURAL RES via US DEPT OF INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE SE
Mar 2018 – Jun 2018
Determining the Etiology of an Emerging Ulcerative Disease in Invasive Lionfish
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMM
Oct 2017 – Dec 2017
Oncoviral Screening of Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Tumor Tissues
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: GEORGIA AQUARIUM
Sep 2017 – Dec 2017
Development of Diagnostics to Screen WildBottlenose Dolphin Populations for Dolphin Pegivirus
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: GEORGIA AQUARIUM
Sep 2017 – Dec 2017
Diagnostic Viral Discovery in Archived Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Samples
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: GEORGIA AQUARIUM
Jul 2017 – Jun 2020
Surveillance of Ranavirus at Four Current or Past Fish Hatchery Water Supply Lakes and Two Sites on the Missouri River
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: MISSOURI DEPT OF CONSERVATION
Jun 2017 – Jun 2018
Conference Grant: International Symposium on Ranaviruses, Budapest, Hungary, 7 10 June, 2017
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Jun 2017 – May 2018
Funding to support travel and attendance at the 4th Intl. Symposium on Ranaviruses – Budapest, Hungary, June 2017.
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU

Education

Doctor of Philosophy
2014 · Universiti Putra Malaysia
Master of Science
2010 · Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Bachelor of Science
2009 · Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2021
WIS4934 Topics in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
2019-2021
WIS6934 Topics in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
2018
VME7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2021
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2021
VEM5912 Supervised Research

Contact Details

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