Ramaswamy M. Chidambaram, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACLAMAssistant Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences
Director, Center for Comparative Medicine
1. To provide the highest quality of laboratory animal care and use program to assure productive research and teaching programs.
2. To provide technical services, resources, training, expertise and guidance on all matters related to animal care and use.
3. To assure compliance with institutional, local, state and federal laws, standards, policies and guidelines related to laboratory animal care and use.
Specialties include laboratory animal medicine, animal facility design and operation, and in vitro pharmacology.
|D.V.M.||Madras Veterinary college||Veterinary Medicine|
|M.Sc.||Atlantic Veterinary College||Health Management (Nutrition)|
|Ph.D.||Louisiana State University||Veterinary Biomedical Sciences|
|Residency||University at Buffalo||Laboratory Animal Medicine|
|Name of Award/Honor||Awarding Organization|
|Ad hoc Consultant||AAALAC International|
|Veterinarian of the Year, 2012||SNEAALAS|
|Phi Zeta Tau Chapter, Louisiana State University||Louisiana State University|
|Name & Description||Category||Role||Type||Scope||Start Year||End Year|
|QUAD-AALAS Symposium||Education Committee||Scientific Program-Co-Chair||External||Regional||2015|
|American Association of Lab Animal Science||Professional/Scientific Organization||Advisory Committee||External||International||2015|
|Charles River Short Course - Camp ACLAM Conducting mock exams and providing educational tools for veterinarians towards Laboratory Animal Board Exams.||Education Committee||Instructor||External||National||2012||2013|
|American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners (ASLAP)||Professional/Scientific Organization||Member||External||National|
|American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)||Professional/Scientific Organization||Member||External||National|
|American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)||Professional/Scientific Organization||Member||External||National|
|American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)||Professional/Scientific Organization||Member||External||National|
|Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at UConn Health Center||Education Committee||Member||UConn Health||Local|
|Association for Assesment and Accreditation Of Laboratory Animal Care International||Professional/Scientific Organization||Ad Hoc Consultant||External||International|
|Title or Abstract||Type||Sponsor/Event||Date/Year||Location|
|Mice to Monkeys – Animal Models for Disease Diagnosis, with special reference to COVID-19||Talk||Dept of Microbiology, Veterinary College & Research Institute, Tirunelveli||2020||October 7th, 2020; E-Talk - Tirunelveli, India|
|Charles River Short Course||Talk||CRL||2012||Newton, MA|
|Rabbits in Biomedical research||Talk||Institute for Comparative Medicine, Columbia University||2006||New York|
|Identification and characterization of endothelin-1 mediated responses in equine cecal longitudinal smooth muscle.||Talk||Seventh International Colic Research Symposium||2002||Manchester, England, UK|
|Identification of endothelin-1 mRNA expression in the gastrointestinal tract of clinically healthy normal horses.||Talk||FASEB Meeting||2002||New Orleans, LA|
|Plasma endothelin-like immunoreactivity in clinically healthy horses and those with naturally acquired gastrointestinal tract disease.||Talk||ACVS Meeting||2001||Chicago, USA|
|Effect of exogenous microbial Xylanase and ß-Glucanase on nutrient digestibility, growth performance, carcass characteristics of pigs fed hulled or hull-less barley-based diets.||Talk||Annual Pig Science Conference||1997||Nottingham, UK|