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Scientist Profile

Dr. V. K. Gupta
MVSc, PhD PGDTMA, Post Doc(USA),
Joint Director,
Joint Directorate CADRAD,

Telephone: 0581-2302188
Mobile No.: 9411652126

Field of Specialization Veterinary Immunology Total Research Papers 80
No. Patents Granted / Filed 7 Total No. of Book / Manual 6
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 21 No. of PhD Student Guided 4
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 1 Present Numberof PhD Student 1

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Gupta,V.K., Ram,G.C.,and Bansal,M.P. 1994 Antigenic characterization of Mycobacterium bovis BCG soluble antigens. Veterinary Microbiology 38:227-240
  • Gupta,V.K., Ram,G.C.,and Bansal,M.P. 1994 Antigenic characterization of Mycobacterium bovis BCG culture filtrate. Veterinary Microbiology 41:345-353.
  • Singh, S.V.; Singh,N.; Gupta,V.K.; Shankar,H; Vihan,V.S.; Gupta,Vinod K.;and Tewari, H.A. 1998. Seroprevalence of brucellosis in few important goat breeds. Small Ruminant Research. 1633:1-6.
  • Gupta V. K., Verma D K., Rout P.K., Singh S.V. and V. S. Vihan 2006 Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for detection of Brucella melitensis in goat milk. Small Ruminant Research. 65:79-84.
  • Gupta V. K., Verma D K., Singh K, Kumari R, Singh S.V. and V. S. Vihan 2006 Single-step PCR for detection of Brucella melitensis from tissue and blood of goats. Small Ruminant Research. 66:169-174.
  • Gupta V. K., Verma D K., Singh S.V. and V. S. Vihan 2007 Serological diagnostic potential of recombinant outer membrane protein (Omp31) from Brucella melitensis in goat and sheep brucellosis. Small Ruminant Research. 70:260-266
  • Gupta, V. K., P. K. Rout and V. S. Vihan, 2007 Induction of Immune Response in Mice with a DNA Vaccine Encoding Outer Membrane Protein (OMP31) of Brucella melitensis 16M. Research in Veterinary Sciences. 87:305-313.
  • Singh S V, Singh P K ,Singh A V, Sohal J S, Gupta V K and Vihan V S 2007 Comparative efficacy of an indigenous inactivated vaccine using highly pathogenic field strain of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, Bison type with with commercial vaccine for the control of capri-paratuberculosis in India Vaccine 25: 7102-7110
  • Gupta, V K, Kumari, Ranjeeta, Vohra, Jyoti, Singh S.V and Vihan, V S. 2010. Comparative evaluation of recombinant BP26 protein for serological diagnosis of Brucella melitensis infection in goats. Small Ruminant Research. 93:119-125
  • Gupta VK, G. Radhakrishnan, J Harms and G Splitter 2012 Invasive Escherichia coli vaccines expressing Brucella melitensis outer membrane proteins 31 or 16 or periplasmic protein BP26 confer protection in mice challenged with B. melitensis. Vaccine 30:2012,4017-4022

Technologies Developed

  • Total Technologies developed - Five
  • Technologies Commercialize - Two


  • Awarded DBT Biotechnology Overseas Associateship by DBT, India for pursuing higher study at University of Wisconsin, USA
  • Techno-commercial Award for Brucheck diagnostic kit by National Research Development Council, New Delhi
  • Best research paper awards by many professional societies.
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research Junior Research Fellowship
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute Senior Research Fellowship

Ongoing Projects

  • AINP on Bluetongue
  • Establishment of reverse genetics system for rescue of bluetongue virus of Indian origin
  • Epidemiology of emergence of antimicrobial drug resistance in bacteria of veterinary clinical importance
  • Project Coordinator- All India Network Programme on Bluetongue