Dr Sanjeev Kumar  

PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST, HEAD, AVIAN GENETICS & BREEDING & FORMER DIRECTOR (A)
Central Avian Research Institute
Izatnagar 243122, India
Website: https://cari.icar.gov.in
PHONE: +91-581-2300204,   EXTN. -3043,   FAX: +91-581-2301321
Email:  Sanjeev.Kumar3@icar.gov.in;    skgicar@gmail.com;    skgcari@yahoo.co.uk

To acquire professional edge through hard work and continuous learning. Seeking an interactive and challenging environment wherein I can apply my strengths, Knowledge and interpersonal communication skills efficiently and get an opportunity for personal growth and advancement so that I can excel and create a niche for myself in the field of technology.

Education

PH.D. (1990)

Animal Genetics & Breeding

Indian Veterinary Research Institute Deemed University,
Izatnagar, Bareilly (UP) 243122, India

 

M.V.SC. (1987)

Animal Genetics & Breeding

Indian Veterinary Research Institute Deemed University,
Izatnagar, Bareilly (UP) 243122, India

 


B.V.SC. & A.H. (1984)

Mathura Veterinary College, Mathura

Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay Veterinary & Animal Science University (DUVASU), Mathura (UP), India (Erstwhile CSA University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur (UP), India)

 

Awards

  • 2022: Ayurvet Research Award 2021, Indian Poultry Science Association, India
  • 2022: Prof. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2019, Indian Poultry Science Association, India
  • 2020: Fellow, Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity, India (FSOCDAB)
  • 2017: Fellow, Indian Poultry Science Association, India (FIPSA)
  • 2017: Governing Council Member, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (I), India
  • 2016: Fellow, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (I), New Delhi, India (FNAVS)
  • 2016: Fellow, Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research, India (FIAAVR)
  • 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 Award 2007-08, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of 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
  • 2003: Best Poster Awards, on ‘Layer Breeding’, Indian Poultry Science Association
  • 2003: Best Poster Awards, on ‘Broiler Breeding’, Indian Poultry Science Association
  • 2001: Best Poster Award, South Asian Regional Conference and Exhibition, Pune, India
  • 2001: Dr. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2001, Indian Poultry Science Association
  • 1993: Dr Eshwaran memorial Award 1993, The Indian Veterinary Association
  • 1984: Chancellor's Gold Medal, CSAUA&T, Kanpur, for securing top position in the university.

Research

Dr. Kumar's area of research is avian molecular genetics, immunogenetics and biotechnology, including the identification of molecular markers and genes controlling disease resistance, egg production, growth, antibody kinetics, other biological traits; gene expression; and MHC genes.

Teaching & Research Guidance

Dr. Kumar has been teaching courses in Molecular genetics, Gene regulation and expression, Genome analysis, Research techniques in Animal Genetics & Breeding to the PG scholars at IVRI Deemed University, Izatnagar, India since September, 1993.

He has been serving as Chairman, Students Advisory Committee (major guide) in the major programs of Animal Genetics and Breeding since 1996. So far, he has provided research guidance to 100 research scholars, 26 PG scholars (15 Ph.D., 11 M.V.Sc. scholars) as major guide, 06 (04 Ph.D. and 02 M.V.Sc.) as Co-Guide, 51 PG scholars (24 Ph.D., 27 M.V.Sc. scholars) as Member, Student’s Advisory Committee and 17 (05 Ph.D., 12 M.V.Sc. scholars) as Member, Interdisciplinary committee, from various disciplines viz., Animal Genetics & Breeding, Poultry Science, Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, Biostatistics, Livestock Economics.

International Exposure/ Training(s)

  • DBT Overseas Associateship 2007-08’, USA.
  • Functional Modeling of High-throughput Data, USA.
  • 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, India.
  • Genome Analysis, India.

National Exposure/ Training(s)

  • Bioinformatics: Methods, Tasks and Applications in Microbial Research, NBAIM, Maunath Bhanjan, UP.
  • Management Development programme on Leadership Development (a pre-RMP programme), NAARM Hyderabad.
  • Trainer’s training on ‘SAS: A comprehensive Overview’, IVRI, Izatnagar.
  • Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Pre-Grant Opposition, National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
  • MS-OFFICE 97 & SPSS, IASRI, New Delhi.
  • DNA Fingerprinting in Farm Animals, NDRI, Karnal.
  • Computers Applications in Agricultural Research, NAARM, Hyderabad.

Professional Affiliations

  • Indian Poultry Science Association (IPSA)
  • Indian Society of Animal Genetics & Breeding (ISAGB)
  • The Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research (IAAVR)
  • Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity, India (SOCDAB)
  • Veterinary Council of India, New Delhi, India (VCI)
  • UP Veterinary Council, Lucknow, India (UPVC)
  • ARS Scientists Forum, New Delhi, India (ARSSF)
  • Scientific Referee: Journal of Applied Animal research
  • Scientific Referee: Indian Journal of Animal Sciences
  • Scientific Referee: Indian Journal of Poultry Science
  • Scientific Referee: Indian Journal of Animal Research
  • Scientific Referee: Indian Journal of Animal Biotechnology
  • Scientific Referee: Journal of Animal Science

Publications

Total Publications: 526

Google Scholar Link:   https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=RkJoGZEAAAAJ

Research articles - 149; Books-07; Book Chapters - 51; Review articles/ Keynote/ Invited/ Lead papers-39; Training Manual-1; Lectures/ Demonstrations to trainees-13, Research Abstracts - 143 (International Conf.: 57 and National Conf.: 153); Technical Bulletins/ Popular articles – 34; Gene Bank Accession: 09, Annual Report (Editor)-03, Radio Talk-10, etc.


Top Fifteen Publications

  1. Alyethodi R.R. and Kumar S. 2010. Genetic Characterization of Moti Indian native duck using microsatellite markers. Journal of Applied Animal Research 38 (1): 223-227. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: J058/ 7.63).
  2. Alyethodi R.R., Kumar S., Panda B.K., Singh P., Jaiswal G. and Choudhary S. 2010. Molecular Genetic Characterization of Moti Native Duck using RAPD markers. Journal of Applied Animal Research 37: 19-23. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: J058/ 7.63).
  3. Choudhary, Shanti; Nautiyal, Binita and Kumar, Sanjeev. 2022. Assessment of Immunocompetence Traits of Aseel, an Indian Native Chicken Breed. Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183), 4 (6): 108-112 (IF=0.777; NAAS score: 6.777)
  4. Choudhary, Shanti; Nautiyal, Binita and Kumar, Sanjeev. 2022. Polymorphism of Interferon-Gamma (INFG) Gene Promoter in High and Low Immunocompetent Aseel Chicken using PCR-RFLP. Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183), 4 (6): 39-44. (IF=0.777; NAAS score: 6.777)
  5. Das, A.K., Kumar, S., Rahim, A. Debnath, J., and Kokate, L. S. 2020. Investigating genetic heterogeneity using microsatellite markers after long term selection for egg production in Rhode Island Red chicken. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 90 (10): 1387-1391. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: I041/ 6.32).
  6. Gupta T., Kumar S., Prasad Y. and Kataria M.C. 2010. Genetic distance between divergent white Leghorn chicken lines after three generations of selection for humoral response to sheep erythrocytes. Journal of Applied Animal Research 38:265-269. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: J058/ 7.63).
  7. 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. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: P147/ 9.35).
  8. Rahim, A., Kumar S., Yadav, R., Debnath J. and Krishnan, J. 2017. Genetic variability determination in a long-term selected Rhode Island Red chicken strain using microsatellite markers. VETERINARSKI ARHIV 87 (4), 511-522, 2017. (NAAS-2022 Code/ Score: V011/ 6.5).
  9. 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. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: A327/ 8.50)
  10. Saxena, V.K., Singh, H., Pal, S.K. and Kumar, S. 1997. Genetic studies on primary antibody response to sheep erythrocyte in guinea fowl. British Poultry Science 38 (2): 156-8. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score B174/ 8.10)
  11. 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. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: A327/ 8.50)
  12. 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. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score B174/ 8.10)
  13. Singh, P., Kumar S., Singh, H. N. and Singh, D. P. 2010. Genetics of immunocompetence traits in Aseel native chicken. Journal of Applied Animal Research 37 (2): 229-231. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: J058/ 7.63).
  14. Sivaraman, G.K. and Kumar S. 2010. Kinetics of antibody response to NDV vaccine in specialized broiler chicken lines divergently selected for immunocompetence index. Journal of Applied Animal Research 37 (2):167-169. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score: J058/ 7.63).
  15. 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. (NAAS-2022 Code/ score B174/ 8.10).