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M.V.Sc, Ph.D
Principal Scientist,
Veterinary Public Health Division,

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Field of Specialization Veterinary Public Health (Food safety and Zoonoses) Total Research Papers 41
No. Patents Granted / Filed Total No. of Book / Manual 0
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 6 No. of PhD Student Guided 4
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 0 Present Numberof PhD Student 0

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Goswami, T.K., Joardar, S.N., Ram, G.C., Banerjee, R. and Singh, D.K. 2000. Association of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in Crohn`s disease and Johne`s disease: a possible threat for zoonosis. Current Science. 79: 1076-1081.
  • Iyankan, L and Singh, D.K. 2002. The effect of Brucella abortus on hydrogen peroxide and nitric oxide production by bovine polymorphonuclear cells. Veterinary Research Comunication. 26: 93-102.
  • Hazarika, R.A., Singh, D.K., Kapoor, K.N., Agarwal, R.K., Pandey, A.B. and Rajkumar, D.N. 2004. Detection and characterization of verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) isolated from buffalo meat. Journal of Food Safety. 24:281-290.
  • Mohan, J, Sastry, K.V.H., Tyagi, J.S. and Singh, D.K.. 2004. Isolation of E. coli from foam and effects of fluroquinolones on E. coli and foam production in male Japanese quail. Theriogenology. 62:1383-1390.
  • Singh, D.K., Kumar, A., Tiwari, A.K., Sankarasubramanian, J., Vishnu, U.S., Sridhar, J., Gunasekaran, P. and Rajendhran J. 2015. Draft Genome Sequence of Brucella abortus Virulent Strain 544. Genome Announcements, 3(3): 1-2.
  • Ganguly, I., Sharma, A., Singh, R., Deb, S.M., Singh, D.K. and Mitra, A. 2008. Association of microsatellite (GT)n polymorphism at 3´UTR of NRAMP1 with the macrophage function following challenge with Brucella LPS in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Veterinary Microbiol, 129: 188-196.
  • Kaushik, P., Singh, D.K., Vinoth Kumar, S, Tiwari, A.K., Shukla, G., Dayal, S. and Chaudhuri, P. 2010. Protection of mice against Brucella abortus 544 challenge by vaccination with recombinant OMP28 adjuvanted with CpG oligonucleotides. Vet Res Commun, 34: 119-132.
  • Bishor, V.I., Singh, D.K., Sinha, D.K. and Goswami, T.K. 2014. Inhibition of apoptosis in sheep monocytes by Brucella melitensis 16M. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 25: 65-68.
  • Kaushik, P., Singh, D.K., Tiwari, A.K. and Kataria, R.S. 2014. Rapid detection of Brucella species in cattle Semen by PCR. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 30: 25-28.
  • Kaushik, P., Singh, D.K., Dayal, S., Kumar, B., Kumar, P. and Chaudhuri, P. 2014. Effect of CpG oligodeoxynucleotide on the immune response of 28 kDa outer membrane protein of Brucella. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 39: 57-60.


  • Indian Public Health Association
  • Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologists, Immunologists and Specialists in Infectious Diseases
  • Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research
  • Indian Society of Veterinary Immunologists and Biotechnologists

Ongoing Projects

  • Outreach Programme on Zoonotic diseases
  • Development of national Brucella repository and molecular characterization of brucella species of diverse origin
  • Maintenance and supply of stock strains, disease diagnosis and investigation of food and water borne diseases
  • Molecular Characterization of Brucella Species of Diverse Origin and Strengthening of National Repository
  • Outreach programme on Zoonotic Diseases with coordinating unit at IVRI and 17 collaborating units in different parts of the country
  • Development of national brucella repository and molecular characterization of brucella species of diverse origin.
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics

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