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Dr. Yash Pal Singh Malik
MVSc Ph.D, Post Doc(USA)
Senior Scientist,
Biological Standardisation Division,

Telephone: +91-581-2302777
Mobile No.: 9410938913

Field of Specialization Diagnostic virology with focus on enteric viral pathogens Total Research Papers 80
No. Patents Granted / Filed 1 Total No. of Book / Manual 5
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 14 No. of PhD Student Guided 2
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 0 Present Numberof PhD Student 01

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Malik YPS, Naveen Kumar, Kuldeep Sharma, Kuldeep Dhama, Muhammad Zubair Shabbir, Balasubramanian Ganesh, Nobumichi Kobayashi, Krisztian Banyai (2014). Epidemiology, phylogeny and evolution of emerging enteric picobirnaviruses of animal origin and their relationship to human strains. BioMed Research International, Vol. 2014, Article ID 780752, 13 pages.
  • Malik YPS, Naveen Kumar, Kuldeep Sharma, Souvik Ghosh, Krisztián Bányai, Ganesh Balasubramanian, Nobumichi Kobayashi and Jelle Matthijnssens (2014). Molecular analysis of non-structural rotavirus group A enterotoxin gene of bovine origin from India. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 25: 20-27.
  • Malik YPS, A.K. Sharma, N. Kumar, K. Sharma, G. Balasubramanian, and N. Kobayashi (2014). Identification and characterisation of a novel genogroup II picobirnavirus in a calf in India. Veterinary Record 174(11): 278.
  • Malik YPS, Sharma K, Vaid N, Chakravarti S, Chandrashekar KM, Basera SS, Singh R, Minakshi, G. Prasad, B.R. Gulati, KN Bhilegaonkar, and A.B. Pandey (2012). Occurrence of group A rotavirus mixed G and P genotypes in bovines: Predominance of G3 genotype and its emergence in combination with G8/G10 types. Journal of Veterinary Sciences 13(3): 271-278.
  • Malik YPS, Chandrashekar KM, Sharma, K, Adil, Vaid N, Chakarvarti S, Batra M and Pandey AB (2011). Picobirnavirus detection in bovine and buffalo calves from foothills of Himalaya and central India. Tropical Animal Health Production 43(8): 1475-8.
  • Malik YPS, Singh D, Chandrashekar KM, Shukla S, Sharma K, Vaid N and Chakravarti S (2011). Occurrence of Dual Infection of Peste-Des-Petits-Ruminants and Goatpox in Indigenous Goats of Central India. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 58: 268–273.
  • Mohita R, Bhatia S, Malik YPS and Dubey SC. (2010). Production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies against NS1 protein of H5N1 avian influenza virus. Hybridoma 29(2): 183-186.
  • Malik YPS, Goyal SM (2006). Virucidal efficacy of sodium bicarbonate on food contact surface against feline calicivirus, a Norovirus surrogate. International Journal of Food Microbiology 109: 160-163.
  • Clay S, Maherchandani S, Malik YPS, Goyal SM (2006). Survival on uncommon fomites of feline calicivirus, a surrogate of noroviruses. American Journal of Infection Control 34 (1): 41-3.
  • Malik YPS, Devi P and Goyal SM (2004). Detection of avian respiratory viruses using single tube multiplex PCR assay. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 16(3): 244-248.

Technologies Developed

  • Synthetic peptide based diagnostics for rotavirus
  • Real-time PCR for detection of rotavirus
  • Loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for rapid detection of rotavirus


  • Awarded with ICAR National Fellowship (2014)
  • Awarded as Fellow Indian Virological Society (2014)
  • Prof. PK Uppal Promising Young Scientist Award (2013) of Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologists, Immunologists and Speciliasts in Infectious Diseases (IAVMI)
  • Young Scientist Award (2010) of Uttarakhand State Science & Technology (UCOST) in the field of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. Presented during 5th Congress held at Doon University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand on 12th November 2010.
  • Recipient of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (NAVSI) Membership in 2010.
  • Awarded National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) Associateship in 2010.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Award (2001) for Outstanding Post Graduate Agricultural Research (2001-02) by Indian Council of Agricultural Research in the field of Animal Biotechnology.
  • Young Scientist Award (2000) of Association of Microbiologists of India for best research work in Veterinary/Medical field. Presented at 41st National Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India held at Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Senior Research Fellowship (1997-2000) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) New Delhi for Doctorate studies in Veterinary Microbiology (1997-2000) for development of molecular approaches for the detection of bluetongue virus.
  • Junior Research Fellowship (1995-1997) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) New Delhi for Master’s research in Veterinary Microbiology (1995-1997).


  • Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI)
  • Indian Science Congress Association (ISC)
  • Indian Virology Society (IVS)
  • Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research (IAAVR)
  • Indian Association of Microbiologists, Immunologists and Specialists of Infectious Diseases (IAVMI)

Ongoing Projects

  • AINP on Neonatal Mortality in Farm Animals
  • Investigating viral causes of neonatal mortality in lab animals
  • Development of molecular platforms for point-of-care detection of major enteric viruses responsible for neonatal mortality in animals
  • Development of Improved Diagnostics with Monitoring and Characterization of Viral and Bacterial Pathogens Associated with Piglet Diarrhoea in North Eastern Region of India
  • Standardization and quality control of bluetongue vaccines
  • AINP on Neonatal Mortality in Farm Animals
  • Detection and molecular characterization of animal rotaviruses and development of diagnostic kit/reagents
  • ICAR National Fellow Project on “Development of molecular platforms for point-of-care detection of major enteric viruses responsible for noenatal mortalitz in animals
  • Epidemiosurveillance of piglet diarrhoea in organized farms
  • Development of improved diagnostics with monitoring and characterization of viral and bacterial pathogens associated with piglet diarrhoea in North Eastern Region of India (DBT-Twinning programme for the NE)

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