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M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Virology)
IVRI Mukteswar,

Mobile No.: 09411032085

Field of Specialization Veterinary Virology Total Research Papers 23
No. Patents Granted / Filed 0 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

  • Amit Kumar, R. Yogisharadhya, G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash, A.B. Pandey and S.B. Shivachandra (2017). Co-administration of recombinant major envelope proteins (rA27L and rH3L) of buffalopox virus provides enhanced immunogenicity and protective efficacy in animal models. Antiviral Research 141, 174-178.
  • Amit Kumar, R. Yogisharadhya, G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash and S.B. Shivachandra. Immunogenicity and protective efficacy of recombinant major envelope protein (rH3L) of buffalopox virus in animal models. (2016). Antiviral research 126, 108-116.
  • Amit Kumar, R. Yogisharadhya, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, and S.B. Shivachandra. Structural analysis and immunogenicity of recombinant major envelope protein (rA27L) of buffalopox virus, a zoonotic Indian vaccinia-like virus. (2015). Vaccine 33 (41), 5396-5405.
  • G. Venkatesan, Amit Kumar, P. Manimuthu, V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh (2018). Sequence analysis of haemagglutinin gene of camelpox viruses shows deletion leading to frameshift: Circulation of diverse clusters among camelpox viruses. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 65(6), 1920-1934.
  • M. Karki, Amit Kumar, S. Arya, M.A. Ramakrishnan and G. Venkatesan (2019). Poxviral E3L ortholog (Viral Interferon resistance gene) of orf viruses of sheep and goats indicates species-specific clustering with heterogeneity among parapoxviruses. Cytokine 120, 15-21.
  • M. Karki, Amit Kumar, G. Venkatesan, S. Arya, and A.B. Pandey (2019). Genetic analysis of L1R myristoylated protein of Capripoxviruses reveals structural homogeneity among poxviruses. Infection Genetics and Evolution. 58, 224-231.
  • R. Yogisharadhya, Amit Kumar, R. Ramappa, G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash, S.B. Shivachandra (2017). Functional characterization of recombinant major envelope protein (rB2L) of orf virus. Archives of Virology 162(4), 953-962.
  • R. Yogisharadhya, Amit Kumar, V. Bhanuprakas and S.B. Shivachandra (2018). Evaluation of a recombinant major envelope protein (F1L) based indirect- ELISA for sero-diagnosis of orf in sheep and goats. Journal of Virological Methods 261, 112-120.
  • R. Yogisharadhya, V. Bhanuprakash, Amit Kumar, M. Mondal and S.B. Shivachandra (2018). Comparative sequence and structural analysis of Indian orf viruses based on major envelope immuno-dominant protein (F1L), an homologue of pox viral p35/H3 protein. Gene 663, 72-82.
  • M. Dashprakash, G. Venkatesan, Amit Kumar, M. Sankar, S. Arya, M.A. Ramakrishnan, A.B. Pandey and B. Mondal (2019). Prokaryotic expression, purification and evaluation of goatpox virus ORF117 protein as a diagnostic antigen in indirect ELISA to detect goatpox. Archives of Virology 164(4), 1049-1058.


  • Life member of Indian Virology Society (IVS)
  • Life member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)

Ongoing Projects

  • ICAR-Consortium Research Project on Vaccines and Diagnostics (CRP-V&D). Development of recombinant protein based antibody detection ELISA for Capripoxviruses.
  • Diagnostic service and supply of soluble antigen and serum against capripox viruses: Production and supply of live attenuated goat pox vaccine
  • ICAR-Consortium Research Project on Vaccines and Diagnostics (CRP-V&D). Thermo-adapted PPR and goatpox/sheeppox combined vaccines.
  • CAAST-ACLH project: Development of combined PPR and goatpox/sheeppox vaccine.

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