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Scientist Profile

Dr. Gaurav Kumar Sharma
B.V.Sc&AH MVSc, PhD (Veterinary Microbiology)
Joint Directorate CADRAD,

Telephone: 0581-2302188
Mobile No.: 07500926216

Field of Specialization Veterinary Virology Total Research Papers 32
No. Patents Granted / Filed NA Total No. of Book / Manual 3
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 0 No. of PhD Student Guided 0
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 0 Present Numberof PhD Student 0

Top 10 Research Papers

  • G K Sharma, J K Mohapatra, L K Pandey, S Mahajan, B S Mathapati, A Sanyal, B Pattnaik. Immunodiagnosis of foot-and-mouth disease using mutated recombinant 3ABC polyprotein in a competitive ELISA. Journal of virological methods. Oct;185(1),52-60, 2012
  • G K Sharma, J K Mohapatra, S Mahajan, R Matura, S Subramaniam, B Pattnaik. Comparative evaluation of non-structural protein-antibody detecting ELISAs for foot-and-mouth disease sero-surveillance under intensive vaccination. Journal of Virological Methods. Oct;207 22-8 2014
  • G K Sharma, S Mahajan, R Matura, J K Biswal, R Ranjan, S Subramaniam, J Misri, R G Bambal, B Pattnaik. Herd Immunity Against Foot-and-Mouth Disease Under Different Vaccination Practices in India. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Feb26, 1, 2016
  • G K Sharma, S Mahajan, R Matura, S Saravanan, J K Mohapatra, B Pattnaik. Quantitative single dilution liquid phase blocking ELISA for sero-monitoring of foot-and-mouth disease in India. Biologicals, May;43(3), 158-64, 2015
  • G K. Sharma, S Mahajan, R Matura, S Subramaniam, J K. Mohapatra, B Pattnaik . Production and characterization of single-chain antibody (scFv) against 3ABC non-structural protein in Escherichia coli for sero-diagnosis of Foot and Mouth Disease virus. Biologicals Nov;42(6) 339-45, 2014
  • G.K. Sharma, S. Mahajan, B.B. DAS, R. Ranjan, A.N. Kanani, A. Sanyal, B. Pattnaik. Comparison of stabilisers for development of a lyophilised multiplex reverse-transcription PCR mixture for rapid detection of foot and mouth disease virus serotypes. Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics). Dec;33(3): 859-67, 2014
  • GK Sharma, S Mahajan, R Matura, S Subramaniam, R Ranjan, J Biswal, M Rout, J K Mohapatra, BB Dash, A Sanyal, B Pattnaik Diagnostic assays developed for the control of foot-and-mouth disease in India. World Journal of Virology. Aug 12;4(3), 295-302, 2015
  • R Rajput, G Sharma, V Rawat, A Gautam, B Kumar, B Pattnaik, H K Pradhan M Khanna. Diagnostic Potential of Recombinant scFv Antibodies Generated Against Hemagglutinin Protein of Influenza A Virus. Frontiers in Immunology. Sep 2;6 440, 2015
  • S Subramaniam, J K. Mohapatra, G K. Sharma, J K. B, Rajeev R, M Rout, B Das, B B. Dash, A Sanyal, B Pattnaik. Evolutionary dynamics of foot-and-mouth disease virus O/ME-SA/ Ind2001 lineage. Veterinary Microbiology. Aug 5;178(3-4), 181-9, 2015
  • D T. Mourya, P D. Yadav, A M. Shete, P S. Sathe, Prasad C. Sarkale, B Pattnaik, G Sharma, K J. Upadhyay, S Gosavi, D Y. Patil, Gouri Y. Chaubal, T D. Majumdar, V M. Katoch Cross-sectional Serosurvey of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus IgG in Livestock, India, 2013–2014. Emerging infectious diseases, Oct;21(10), 1837-9, 2015


  • Jawaharlal Nehru Award for P.G. outstanding Doctoral Thesis research in Agricultural and allied sciences-2012. Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture.

Ongoing Projects

  • Novel nucleo-diagnostic platform for detection of pathogens transmitted through bovine semen
  • Establishment of reverse genetics system for rescue of Bluetongue virus of Indian origin- Extra Mural Research Funding (Individual Centric)