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B.V.Sc.& A.H M.Sc, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist,
Veterinary Biotechnology Division,

Telephone: 0581-2301584
Mobile No.: 9458687850

Field of Specialization Animal Genomics Total Research Papers 38
No. Patents Granted / Filed Total No. of Book / Manual 5
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 1 No. of PhD Student Guided 0
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 1 Present Numberof PhD Student 0

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Kumar R., Tiwari A.K., Chaturvedi U., Kumar R., Sahoo A.P., Rajmani R.S., Saxena L., Saxena S., Tiwari S. & Kumar S. 2012.Velogenic Newcastle Disease Virus as an Oncolytic Virotherapeutics: In Vitro Characterizatio. Appl Biochem Biotechnol, DOI 10.1007/s12010-012-9700-1
  • Kumar G.R., Saxena S., Saxena L., Chaturvedi U., Santra L., Kumar R., Sahoo A.P., Rajmani R.S., Kumar S. & Tiwari A.K. 2012. In-Vitro expression of Non Structural 1 gene of Canine Parvo virus 2 and characterization of its polyclonal sera. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 50: 618-624.
  • Ravi Kumar, G.V.P.P.S., Sharma, A., Suryanarayana,V.V.S. and Ravi Kumar, P. (2008). Sequence characterization and genetic variation of Bos indicus Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase gene. DNA sequence, 19(1):37- 43.
  • Kaur P, Filia G, Singh SV, Patil PK, Ravi Kumar GV, Sandhu KS.(2011).Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis: IS900 PCR identification and IS1311 polymorphism analysis from ruminants in the Punjab region of India. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis,34:163-169
  • Srinivasa Rao, J.P.S. Gill, G.V.P.P.S. Ravi Kumar and Sandeep Ghatak(2011). Multi drug resistance patterns of Shiga toxin – producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and non – STEC isolates from meats, RTE meat foods, drinking water and human diarrhoeic samples of Punjab, India. Archives of Clinical Microbiology, Vol 2, No 2
  • G.V.P.P.S.Ravi Kumar, G.S.brah, M.L.Chaudhary, H.N.Pawar and Pranav Mathur(2009). Cloning, Sequencing and Characterization of chicken growth hormone receptor gene. Indian Journal of Poultry Science. 44(1):15-20
  • Ravi Kumar, G.V.P.P.S., Amrita.C., Brah. G.S. and Chaudhary M.L. (2009).PCR-RFLP and nucleotide sequencing of neuropeptide Y (NPY) gene in egg type chickens. Indian Journal of Poultry Science. 43(3):263-266
  • Tanman kaur., Ravi Kumar, G.V.P.P.S., Bajwa I.S. and Trehan.P.K. (2008). PCR-RFLP of Growth hormone gene in meat-type chickens. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 43(2):129-133
  • Satyendra Pal Singh., Brah, G.S., Amrita, C. and Ravi kumar, G.V.P.P.S. (2008). PCR-RFLP of chicken growth hormone gene in egg-type chickens. Indian Journal of Poultry Science,43(1):1-4
  • Ravikumar, G., Satyendra, P.S., Amrita, C., and Kaur, T.(2007). Functional characterization of catalytic site of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase gene in Bos indicus. Online Journal of Veterinary Research,11(1): 20-29


  • Asian Scientist Bursary award and DBT Financial Assistance for presenting a research paper at Tokyo.
  • IVRI fellowship, Deemed University IVRI.
  • Senior Research fellowship of Indian Council of Agricultural Research for the Ph.D Programme.
  • Junior Research fellowship of Indian Council of Agricultural Research for the M.Sc Programme
  • Represented APAU in inter university cricket tournament at Manipal, Karnataka, India
  • Participant in the earn while you learn poultry project at College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati, APAU,India
  • Secured Telugu Vignan Parithoshikam for marks in Xth standard


  • Life Member-Indian Veterinary Council
  • Life Member-Society for Advancement of Researches in Animal Science
  • Life Member-Society of Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Life Member-Indian Poultry Association
  • Life Member-Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity

Ongoing Projects

  • National initiative on climate resilient agriculture (NICRA): Identification of unique traits/ factors in indigenous livestock making them resilient to climate change in relation to diseases and database development
  • Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics (CABin)
  • Chemical, structural and functional characterization of identified anti-tick lead phytochemicals and optimization of delivery matrix for effective application of natural formulation for the control of acaricide resistant ticks
  • Studies on role of endophytes in variation of acaricidal properties of two acaricide producing plant species from north eastern states
  • Flavivirus infections in pigs and bats with special reference to Japanese encephalitis
  • Determination of primary sex ratio in crossbred boar semen
  • Chemo-profiling of potential phyto-acaricides and their functional characterization for controlling resistant cattle ticks (NFBSFARA)
  • NICRA: Identification of unique traits/factors in indigenous livestock making them resilient to climate change in relation to diseases and database development
  • Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics (CABin) (IASRI)
  • Development of Biosensors for high throughput diagnosis of peste des petits ruminants
  • Improved infectious bursal disease virus vaccines using Newcastle Virus Vector (DBT-Twinning programme for the NE)
  • Elucidating the gene network(s) and identification of noval gene(s) underlying host-pathogen interaction in PPRV infection
  • Prediction of breed composition and genetic diversity of Vrindavani crossbred cattle.

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