Area of Research
  • Research in thearea of nutraceuticals, immunostimulant and nutritional toxicity.
  • Nutritional physiology and stress physiology with especial emphasis on consequences of global warming, stress due to environmental pollution, etc. 
  • Low-cost feed formulation with locally available ingredient (search for plant protein which are having stress relievers like L-Tryptophan etc.).  
  • Develop stress mitigation strategy by nutritional manipulations.
  • B.F.Sc
  • M.F.Sc (Fish Nutrition and Biochemistry) 
Current Projects
  • Marine Biomolecules - Characterization and Utilization for Nutraceutical, Biomedical and Industrial Applications (Institute Project)
  • Nutrient Profiling and Evaluation of Fish as a Dietary Component (ICAR Outreach Activity Project)
Awards and recognitions
  • Secured 1st rank in All India Combined Examination for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
  • Gold medal and Dr. Jalihal Endowment Best Thesis Award.
  • Awarded with Jindal fellowship to pursue under graduation in college of fisheries Mangalore
Publications (Best 5 publications)
  • Tejpal, C.S., Pal A.K. *, Sahu N.P., Ashish Kumar Jha., Muthappa N.A., VidyaSagar and Rajan, M.G., (2009) Dietary supplementation of L-tryptophan mitigates crowding stress and augments the growth in Cirrhinusmrigala fingerlings. Aquaculture : Volume 293, Issues 3-4, Pp 272-277.
  • Tejpal, C.S*.,Sumitha, E.B., Pal, A.K., Shivananda Murthy, H., Sahu, N.P., and Siddaiah, G.M., (2014) Effect of dietary supplementation of L-tryptophan on thermal tolerance and oxygen consumption rate in Cirrhinusmrigala fingerlings under varied stocking density. Journal of Thermal Biology: 41(2014)59–64.
  • Shankar, R., Murthy, H. S., Sujatha, H. R., Jayaraj, E. G., Tejapl, C. S., Chinthamani, V. S., (2011) Effect of nucleotide on growth, immune responses and resistance of Macrobrachiumrosenbergii(De Man) to Macrobrachiumrosenbergiinodavirus(MrNV) and extra small virus (XSV) and Aeromonashydrophila infection. Aquaculture International:(DOI 10.1007/s10499-011-9430-3.)Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 1-12
  • Prakash V. P., Murthy, H. S., Tejpal, C. S*. and Naveen, B. T. (2012) Effect of brewer’s yeast on immune response of giant freshwater prawn, Macrobrachiumrosenbergii and its resistance to white muscle disease. Aquaculture International :Volume 20, Issue 5, pp 951-964
  • Elavarasan, K., Kumar, A., Uchoi, D., Tejpal, C. S.,Ninan, G. andZynudheen, A. A. (2016). Extraction and Characterization of Gelatin from the Head Waste of Tiger Tooth Croaker (Otolithesruber). Waste and Biomass Valorization. Pp 1-8. (DOI: 10.1007/s12649-016-9639-5)



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