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My broad area of interest is conservation of small populations and breeding of critically endangered species using modern biotechnological tools. My group is also involved in development of non-invasive methods to monitor reproductive functions, stress and fertility status of Indian endangered animals using fecal steroid metabolites.
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- Subhadeep B, Vinod Kumar, Mithileswari C, Manjri, Ganswidth A, Ramesh K, Shankar K, Umapathy G 2015. Glucocorticoid stress responses of tigers in relation to anthropogenic disturbance in Sariska tiger reserve, India. PLOS ONE10.1371/ Journal.pone.0127626
- Kumar, V, Reddy, V, Kokkiligadda A, Shivaji, S, Umapathy, G. 2014, Non-invasive assessment of reproductive status and stress in captive Asian elephants in three south Indian zoos. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 201: 37-44
- Hussain, S, M.S.Ram, A.Kumar, S.Shivaji, G.Umapathy 2013. Human presence increases parasitic load in endangered lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus) in its fragmented rainforest habitats in southern India. PLOS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0063685.
- Laurance WF,. Umapathy G, et al., 2012. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature, 489: 290 - 294.
- Umapathy, G., Kumar A. 2000. The occurrence of arboreal mammals in the rain forest fragments in Anamalai Hills in the Western Ghats, South India. Biological Conservation, 92: 311-319