Vanmathy Kasimanickam

Vanmathy Kasimanickam



Diplomate of American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (DACVPM). 2015.
Specialty Board Certification for the knowledge and experience in public health, food safety, epidemiology & biostatistics, infectious diseases, and environmental health & toxicology

Post Doctoral. 2004 – 2007.
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech.

Certificate of Qualification for Veterinary Licensure. 2002.
North American Veterinary Licensing Examination and Clinical Proficiency
Examination, National Examining Board, Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Ontario

Master of Science in Reproductive Physiology. 2000.
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
Thesis title: Adding exogenous lipids into boar spermatozoa alter their functions.

Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc / DVM). 1991.
Madras Veterinary College, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University India.

Specialty board certification to be earned
American College of Theriogenologists board eligible candidate for 2018
American College of Animal Welfare board preparation for 2018

Research Interests

Male Reproduction: Small RNAs in canine spermatogenesis, canine male infertility and contraception, Isolation and characterization of Spermatogonial Stem Cells (SSCs) in domestic animals, Characterization of boar sperm membrane and incorporation of nano-lipids to increase their cryosurvival.

Female Reproduction: MicroRNAs and early embryogenesis, protein markers and early embryonic development in economically important livestock species, reproductive diseases with devastating economic consequences etc.

General: Genetic and epigenetic aspects of domestic animal reproduction and integrated approaches to functional genomics.