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Dr. Suryakant Mishra
Principal Scientist and Head, CARI, R.C
In-charge Avian Genetics and Genomics Laboratory,Central Avian Research Institute, Regional Centre,Baramunda, Bhubaneswar-751003 India
Phone: +91-674-2386251/2386870
FAX: +91-674-2386750
Email: suryakmishra@yahoo.com

Faculty, Poultry Science, under Deemed University, IVRI:  Division of AG&B
College of Veterinary Science, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, B.V.Sc. & A.H., 1987
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, India, M.V.Sc.(Poultry Science), 1990
Tamilandu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India, Ph.D, Biotechnology,( A.S), 2000
Dept. of Microbiology & Mol. Genetics, Michigan States University, MI,USA, a six months Post doctoral study  in 2008.
2008: DBT Overseas Associateship, 2006-07, Dept. of Biotechnology, New Delhi.
2006: Dr. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2006, Indian Poultry Science Association.
2004: Dr. P.K. Pani Research Award, 2004, Indian Poultry Science Association.
2010: Best poster Award, National Symposium, GBPUAT, Pantanagar, Uttarakhand
2002: Best Poster Award, National Conference, ICAR Research Complex for Goa.
2003: Best Ph.D student Gold Medal in Biotechnology 2000, from TANVASU, Chennai.
Dr. Mishra's area of research covers various aspects of Avian Biotechnology encompassing QTL genetics, gene mapping, Molecular breeding for disease resistance, MHC haplotyping and Function Genomics of pigmentation.
Teaching & Research Guidance
Dr. Mishra instructs courses in Cellular and molecular biology covering advances in avian genomics, gene regulation and expression, latest techniques in genome analysis of avian species to the PG scholars at IVRI, Izatnagar, India. He also serves as Chairman, Students Advisory Committee (major guide) in major programs of Poultry Science. So far, he has provided research guidance to 4 PG scholars (2 Ph.D., 2 M.V.Sc. scholars) as major guide/Co-guide and 9 scholars from various disciplines viz., Animal Genetics & Breeding, Poultry Science, Veterinary Biochemistry and Veterinary Microbiology, as a Member in their advisory committees.

Obtained an Overseas training on “ Generation of DNA markers” in Intenational Genome mapping lab, ADOL, EL, USA, for 3 months in 2004, sponsored by National Agricultural Technology Project.
Received five National level specialized trainings from reputed institutions viz., CCMB, Hyderabad and IIT, Bombay, during the research career, covering advanced areas of Biotech Research, i.e. DNA Fingerprinting - Hands on –Training; DNA micro-arrays and Proteomics; RNAi in Gene Knockdown &Viral Resistance; Cell Culture Technology and Bioinformatics.
Professional Affiliations
Life member, Indian Poultry Science Association, Izatnagar
Life member, Indian Society of Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology, Chennai.
Life member, Association for DNA fingerprinting and Associated DNA technology, Hyderabad
Veterinary Council of India, New Delhi, India and Orissa Veterinary Council, Bhubaneswar, India
ARS Scientists Forum, New Delhi, India

Scientific Referee for Four Journals, i.e: Indian Journal of Poultry Science; Scientific Referee: Indian Journal of Animal Sciences;  Journal of Applied Animal Research and Fishing chimes of India.
Research articles - 41; Books/ Chapters - 6; Review articles/ Keynote/ Invited/ Lead papers-11; International-Conference presentation: 28; Research Abstracts – 81, (National Conferences/symposia etc.): 81; Technical Bulletins/ Popular articles – 5; Gene Bank Accessions: 16.

Ten important Publications

  • Arora, G., Mishra, S. K., Nautiyal, B., Pratap, S.O., Gupta, A., Beura, C.K. and Singh, D.P (2011). Genetics of hyperpigmentation impacted by the ‘Fibromelanosis’ gene and analysis of growth and meat quality traits in crosses of native Indian Kadaknath chickens. British Poultry Science, (Accepted, In Press).
  • Mishra, S. K., Khan, A.  A., Narayan, R., Singh, S. P., Pratap, S. O., Saxena, D. And Chaudhuri, D. (2011) Inheritance of plumage color variations in a large flock of Japanese quails. British Poultry Science, (Accepted, In Press).
  • Krishnalatha, K.V. Kumar, M., Mishra, S.K.,  gupta, B. R., Hazary, R.C  and Sharma, R.P (2010) Molecular genetic characterization of Cornish broiler chickens using RAPD markers. Indian journal of poultry science, 45:127-132.
  • Kumar, M., Mishra, S.K.,Prasad, V.L.K., Sharma, R. P, Gupta, B.R and Rao, G.N. (2010) Genetic diversity analysis of four long-term selected White Leghorn strains and a closed brown egger layer population by Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA markers. Online Journal of Veterinary Research. 14: 75-86.
  • Mishra, S. K., Arora, G., Pratap, S.O., Singh, D.P., Raj Narayan and Beura, C. K. (2008). Interaction of fibromelanosis gene with various genetic backgrounds in effecting carcass pigmentation of crossbred kadaknath chickens. Indian journal of poultry science, 43: 267-271.
  • Mishra, S.K., Mahadeokumar, Sharma, R.P., Rajnarayan and Tyagi, J.S.(2008) Assessment of generic differences between and within four avian species by employing Randomly amplified polymorphic DNA markers. Indian journal of poultry science, 43: 257-261.
  • Mishra, S.S., Brahmane, M.P and Mishra, S.K. (2009)  PCR detection and comparative protein and DNA restriction profile analysis  of Vibrio parahaemolyticus  isolates. Indian Veterinary Journal, 86: 229 – 233.
  • Dharanikumar, A., Mishra, S.K and Sharma, B.J.R (2008). Genomic fingerprinting of chicken origin E.coli isolates by repetitive DNA sequence based PCR. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 43: 9-13.
  • Chatterjee, R.N., Sharma, R.P., Reddy, B.L.N., Niranjan, M., Shivaprasad and Mishra, S.K (2007).Genetic analysis of highly inbred chicken lines using RAPD-PCR and immunocompetence. International Journal of Poultry Science, 6 : 967-972.
  • Mishra, S.K., Thiagarajan, V., Nainar, A.M and  Ramadass, P, Ranga Reddy, P and Kumara Raj, R (2004) Detection of QTLs controlling fatness traits. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 39: 229- 235.

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