WAAVP India 2023

29th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology
Parasites: Global Impacts, Local Solutions


Dr. Manigandan Lejeune Virapin

Manigandan Lejeune Virapin Ph.D., Dip ACVM ,diplomate of the American college of Veterinary Microbiologists specializing in Parasitology, Mani did his doctorate from the University of Calgary, Canada. Experienced in studying host parasite interaction that involve disciplines such as pathology, immunology, molecular biology and gastroenterology. His interest in the field of diagnostic parasitology made him to get involved in developing diagnostics for Veterinary Parasites and pathogens as well as in studying the biodiversity of parasites of North American wild life. Manigandan is presently the Director of Clinical Parasitology: senior extension associate at the Animal health diagnostic centre, New York state Veterinary Diagnostic laboratory of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca. He has to credit 9 research grants funds for projects related to Parasitology as Principal Investigator and Co Principal Investigator. Published research articles in reputed journals related to the field of parasitology. He is also the co-founder – Veterinary Parasitology Diagnostic Network (VetPDx).

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