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Dr. Sanjeev Kumar
Principal Scientist
In charge, Molecular Genetics & Genome Mapping Laboratories
Public Relation Officer (PRO)

Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, India (http://www.icar.org.in/cari/index.html)

Phone: +91-581-2300204, Extn.-3043; FAX: +91-581-2301321
Mobile: +91-9837368844;
Email: sanjeev.kumar3@icar.gov.in; skgcari@yahoo.co.uk

Mathura Veterinary College, Mathura, UP, India, B.V.Sc. & A.H., 1984, Gold Medalist
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, India, M.V.Sc., 1987
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, India, Ph.D., 1990
2017: Fellow, Indian Poultry Science Association, India
2017: Governing Council Member, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (I), India
2016: Fellow, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (I), New Delhi, India
2016: Fellow, Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research, India
2015: “Dr. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2015”, Indian Poultry Science Association, India
2013: Best Poster Award, Indian Poultry Science Association, India
2012: “Dr. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2011”, Indian Poultry Science Association; “Consolation Prize”, Dr. C. M. Singh Endowment Trust, Bareilly, UP, India; “Host Scientist” for C.V. Raman International Fellowship programme for African Researchers, DBT, Govt. of India, New Delhi and FICCI, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
2009: “DBT Overseas Associateship 2007-08”, Depart. of Biotech., GOI, New Delhi, Iowa State University, USA
2008: Member, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (India).
2007: Best Teacher Award, 2003-04, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Deemed University), Izatnagar.
2005: Dr. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2005”, Indian Poultry Science Association, India
2003: DAAD International Research Visit, DAAD, Germany; “Best Poster Awards” on ‘Layer Breeding’; “Best Poster Awards” on ‘Broiler Breeding’, Indian Poultry Science Association, India.
2001: Dr. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2001, Indian Poultry Science Association, India; Best Poster Award, South Asian Regional Conference and Exhibition, Pune, India
1993: Dr Eshwaran Memorial Award 1993, The Indian Veterinary Association, India
1984: Chancellor's Gold Medal, CSAUA&T, Kanpur, India, for securing top position in the university
Research Areas: Molecular genetics/ markers, Immunogenetics, Disease Genetics, Biotechnology, Gene Expression, Candidate gene analysis for, Egg production
Teaching & Research Guidance: Teaches courses in molecular genetics, gene regulation and expression, genome analysis, Research techniques in AGB to the PG scholars, IVRI, Izatnagar, India. Guided 27 PG scholars (15 Ph.D., 12 M.V.Sc. scholars) as major guide/ co-guide and 34 scholars (16 Ph.D., 18 M.V.Sc. scholars) as Member, Advisory Committees
International Training(s)/ Exposure: DBT Overseas Associateship 2007-08’, USA; 'Functional Modeling of High-throughput DataUSA; 'Management of Unwanted materials for Laboratory Personnel', USA; 'Lab Safety: Fundamental concepts', USA; 'Fire Safety and extinguisher training', USA; DAAD Fellow, Germany; Hybridoma and Other Immunological Techniques’ and ‘Genome Analysis, India
National Training(s) / Exposure: ‘Bioinformatics: Methods, Tasks and Applications in Microbial Research’, at NBAIM, Maunath Bhanjan, UP; ‘Management Development programme on Leadership Development (a pre-RMP programme)’ at NAARM Hyderabad; “Trainers training on ‘SAS: A comprehensive Overview’ at IVRI, Izatnagar; ‘Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Rights’ and ‘Patent Pre-Grant Opposition’ at National Law School of India University, Bangalore; ‘MS-OFFICE 97 & SPSS’ at IASRI, New Delhi; ‘DNA Fingerprinting in Farm Animals’ at NDRI, Karnal and ‘Computers Applications in Agricultural Research’ at NAARM, Hyderabad.
Professional Affiliations: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (I) (Member, Governing Council); Indian Poultry Science Association; Indian Society of Animal Genetics & Breeding (EC Member); Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (Ex-Joint Secretary); The Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research; Veterinary Council of India; UP Veterinary Council, Lucknow, India; ARS Scientists Forum, New Delhi, India (Vice President, North Zone).
Scientific Referee: Indian Journal of Poultry Science; Indian Journal of Animal Sciences; Journal of Applied Animal Research; Indian Journal of Animal Research, Indian Journal of Animal Biotechnology.
Publications: Total: 475; Research articles –135; Books/ Chapters - 34; Review articles/ Keynote/ Invited/ Lead papers-35; Research Abstracts - 230 (International Conferences: 64 and National Conferences: 166); Technical Bulletins/ Popular articles – 32; Gene Bank Accession: 09.
Top five Publications

  1. Kumar Sanjeev, Ciraci, C., Redmond, S.B., Chuammitri, P., Andreasen, C.B., Palic`, D. and Lamont, S.J. 2011. Immune response gene expression in spleens of diverse chicken lines fed dietary immunomodulators. Poultry Science 90: 1009-1013.
  2. Saifi H W, Bhusan B, Kumar S, Kumar P, Patra B N and Sharma A. 2004. Genetic identity between Bhadawari and Murrah Breeds of Indian Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) using RAPD-PCR. Asian- Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 17 (5): 603-607.
  3. Sharma, A.K. Bhusan B., Kumar, S. Kumar, P. Sharma A. 2004. Molecular characterization of Rathi and Tharparker indigenous cattle (Bos indicus) breeds by RAPD-PCR. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 17 (9): 1204-09.
  4. Sivaraman, G.K., Kumar S., Saxena V.K., Singh N.S. and Shivakumar, B.M. 2005. Genetics of immunocompetent traits in a synthetic broiler dam line, British Poultry Science 46 (2): 169-174.
  5. Singh N S, Kumar S, Majumdar S, Sivaraman G K and Shivakumar B M. 2004. Studies on immunocompetence status in two turkey varieties in India.  British Poultry Science 45 (5): 619-623.

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