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Dr. Kumar leads the Molecular Diagnostic Development Lab at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. This lab is focused on developing highly sensitive and specific molecular assays for rapid detection of emerging and zoonotic pathogens. His lab is also working on next generation sequencing using Illumina MiSeq for the last three years and recently started using Nanopore MinIONTM for whole genome sequencing and disease diagnosis. Development, optimization and validation of molecular assays are routine performed.

Dr. Kumar’s research interests are: (1) knowledge-based approaches to detect, control & prevent endemic, emerging & zoonotic pathogens (mainly viruses), and (2) pathogenesis of respiratory and enteric diseases that involve exploration of complex interactions among pathogen, host, and environment.

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2010 2019

Complete genome sequences of Newcastle disease virus isolates from backyard chickens in northern India

Maan, S., Mor, S. K., Jindal, N., Joshi, V. G., Ravishankar, C., Singh, V. K., Ravindran, R., Sahoo, N., Radzio-Basu, J., Schilling, M. A., McVey, W. R., Mahajan, N. K., Kapur, V. & Goyal, S. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8, 27, e00467-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Newcastle disease virus

Koi herpesvirus and carp oedema virus: Infections and coinfections during mortality events of wild common carp in the United States

Padhi, S. K., Tolo, I., McEachran, M., Primus, A., Mor, S. K. & Phelps, N. B. D., Nov 1 2019, In : Journal of Fish Diseases. 42, 11, p. 1609-1621 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyprinid herpesvirus 3
Virus Diseases

Outbreaks of duck hepatitis A virus in Egyptian duckling flocks

Mansour, S. M. G., Mohamed, F. F., ElBakrey, R. M., Eid, A. A. M., Mor, S. K. & Goyal, S. M., Mar 2019, In : Avian diseases. 63, 1, p. 68-74 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Duck Hepatitis Virus
Duck hepatitis A virus
Hepatitis A virus
Disease Outbreaks
6 Citations (Scopus)
Feline Calicivirus
Feline calicivirus
atmospheric pressure
Capsid Proteins
3 Citations (Scopus)

Detection and genetic characterization of bovine kobuvirus from calves in Egypt

Mohamed, F. F., Mansour, S. M. G., Orabi, A., El-Araby, I. E., Ng, T. F. F., Mor, S. K. & Goyal, S. M., Jun 1 2018, In : Archives of Virology. 163, 6, p. 1439-1447 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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