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

Telephone: NA
Mobile No.: 8006800255

Field of Specialization Foodborne Infections and Zoonoses Total Research Papers 34
No. Patents Granted / Filed 0 Total No. of Book / Manual 2
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 3 No. of PhD Student Guided 0
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 1 Present Numberof PhD Student 0

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Dubal, Z.B.; Paturkar, A.M.; Waskar, V.S.; Zende, R.J.; Latha, C.; Rawool, D.B. and Kadam, M.M. (2004). Effect of food grade organic acids on inoculated S. aureus, L. monocytogenes, E. coli and S. Typhimurium in sheep/goat meat stored at refrigeration temperature. Meat Science, 66: 817-821.
  • Latha C., Sherikar A.T., Waskar V.S., Dubal Z.B. and Ahmed S.N. (2009). Sanitizing effect of salts on experimentally inoculated organisms on pork carcasses. Meat Science 83: 796-799.
  • Vaidya V.M., Paturkar A.M., Waskar V.S., Zende R.J. and Dubal Z.B. (2010). Comparison of pathogenic microorganisms on poultry carcasses in organized slaughterhouse and retail outlets in and around Mumbai city. J. Muscle Foods. 21: 197-209.
  • Dubal Z.B., Bhilegaonkar K.N., Barbuddhe S. B., Kolhe R.P., Simranpreet Kaur, Shriya Rawat, Prejit Nambiar, Karunakaran M. (2013). Prevalence and genotypic (G and P) determination of porcine group A rotaviruses from different regions of India. Tropical animal health and production 45: 609-615.
  • Prejit, Agarwal, R.K., Porteen, K., Dubal, Z.B., Karthikeyan Asha, Singh Shweta and Biswas Ripan (2013). Evaluation of recombinant outer membrane protein based vaccine against Salmonella Typhimurium in birds. Biologicals 41:162-168.
  • Dubal, Z. B., Bhilegaonkar, K. N., Kolhe, R. P., Simranpreet Kaur, Shriya Rawat, Shakuntala, I. and Vaidya, V.M. (2014). Isolation and genotypic characterization of rotavirus. Indian Journal of Animal Science 84: 240-244.
  • Dubal, Z.B., Michael Mawlong, Bahunlang Susngi, Sanjukta, R., Puro, K., Ghatak, S., Sen, A., Shakuntala, I., Barbuddhe, S.B., Anuj Ahuja & Bhattacharjee, U. (2014). Comparison of agarose gel electrophoresis and RNA-PAGE for rapid detection of rotavirus from fecal samples. Journal of Applied Animal Research: doi. 10.1080/09712119.2014.896262
  • Pathak A. D., Dubal Z. B., Doijad S., Raorane A., Rodrigues S., Naik R., Naik-Gaonkar S., Kalorey D. R., Kurkure N. V., Naik R. and Barbuddhe S. B. (2014). Human brucellosis among pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) cases and occupationally exposed individuals in Goa Region, India. Emerging Health Threats Journal 7: 23846.
  • Pathak A.D., Dubal Z.B., Karunakaran M., Doijad S.P., Raorane A.V., Dhuri R.B., Bale M.A., Chakurkar E.B., Kalorey D.R., Kurkure N.V. and Barbuddhe S.B. (2016). Apparent seroprevalence, isolation and identification of risk factors for brucellosis among dairy cattle in Goa, India. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 47: 1-6.
  • Desingu P.A., Ray P.K., John J.K., Das T., Dubal Z.B., Rajak K.K., Singh R.K. and Saikumar G. (2017). First Complete Genome Sequence of Genotype III Japanese Encephalitis Virus Isolated from a Stillborn Piglet in India. Genome Announcements, 5(3): e01503-16.


  • Best Poster Presentation award: Secured SECOND position in poster session for the paper entitled “Efficacy of medicinal plant extracts and antimicrobials on different strains of Escherichia coli” in IV Annual Conference of Indian Association of Vety. Public Health Specialists and National Symposium on “Newer strategies in diagnosis and control of Zoonoses” organized by Div. of Animal Health, ICAR RC for NEH, Barapani on 11th and 12th Nov., 2005.
  • Best Poster Presentation award: Secured THIRD position in poster session for “Rotavirus infection in children with acute diarrhea” by Simranpreet Kaur, K. N. Bhilegaonkar, Z. B. Dubal and Rahul Kolhe during the International Symposium on “Food safety, quality assurance and global trade: Concerns and strategies” and VII Annual Conference of IAVPHS organized by Department of VPH, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, GBPUAT, Pantnagar in collaboration with Michigan state University, USA from 7th to 9th November, 2008.
  • Best Poster Presentation award: Secured THIRD position in poster session for “Isolation of Rotavirus and its confirmation by SDS-PAGE and RT-PCR” by Dubal Z.B., Bhilegaonkar K. N., Agarwal R. K., Simranpreet Kaur, Shriya Rawat, Kolhe R.P. and Vaidya V.M. during National Symposium on “Trans-boundary Zoonotic Diseases: Challenges and Strategies” and VIII Annual Conference of IAVPHS held at ICAR, Sikkim on November 6-7, 2009.
  • Best oral Presentation award” at the National Symposium on “Animal Health Strategies vis-à-vis Animal Welfare with application of Biotechnology with special reference to North- Eastern Region” and 30th Convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine (ISVM) 2012 1st to 3rd February’ 2012, organized by the society and Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Central Agricultural University, Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram-796 014. The title of research paper was “Preliminary screening of antibacterial property of some local herbs of Northeastern region” during the Avian & Miscellaneous Medicine session.
  • Best research paper entitled “Quantitative detection of group A rotavirus in humans and animals by real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction” by S. Kaur, K. N. Bhilegaonkar, R.K. Agarwal, Z.B. Dubal, K.M. Lokesh and S. Rawat published in Journal of Veterinary Public Health, Vol. 11(1): 1-6.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Veterinary Public Health.


  • Life member of Bombay Veterinary College Alumni Association, Mumbai.
  • Life member of Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists, Izatnagar, Bareilly- 243122.
  • Life member of Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research (IAAVR)
  • Life member of Indian Society of Veterinary Medicine, IVRI
  • Life member of Alumni Association of Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar

Ongoing Projects

  • Flavivirus infections in pigs and bats with special reference to Japanese encephalitis
  • Outreach Programme on Zoonotic diseases
  • Flavivirus infections in pigs and bats with special reference to Japanese encephalitis
  • Genotypic diversity of human, bovine and porcine group A rotaviruses
  • Microbiological evaluation of street vended foods and associated environment
  • Outreach programme on Zoonotic Diseases with coordinating unit at IVRI and 17 collaborating units in different parts of the country
  • Genotypic diversity of human, bovine and porcine group A rotaviruses

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