Dr Kuldeep Dhama, MVSc, PhD
Principal Scientist, Pathology
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India
[Read Interview session with Dr Kuldeep Dhama]
Born on 15th Aug., 1969.
With 25 years of research and teaching experience in the areas of immunology, microbiology and
virology, he has developed several diagnostics, vaccines, immunomodulatory modules and hypothesis to
counter infectious diseases of animals, poultry and public health concerns.
Handled 18 Research Projects; Guided 17 MVSc/PhD scholars
He has to his credit 550 publications in scientific journals, authored 06 books, 60 book chapters, 20
monographs/technical bulletins and
200 popular articles in various magazines, 230 NCBI Sequences.
Recently recognized as highly prolific author (extremely productive) in “Nature” journal publication.
He is a member of 20 professional/scientific societies, Fellow WRA (FWRA), and honored with 50 Best
Paper Awards and other high recognitions/awards (05); He has been awarded NAAS (National Academy
of Agricultural Science, India) Associateship.
He worked as Nodal Officer, WTO; Member, Wildlife Health Specialist Group (IUCN).
He is EIC-AJAVA, AAVS; Co-EIC JEBAS, JPAM, Sci Int,, and Editor and Member, Editorial Board in
reputed journals (Front. Immunology, Front. Microbiology, Vet. Quarterly, IAD, JIIP, ROAVS, JPEH, and
others), peer-reviewer for several (50) international journals of high repute. He has Guest edited six
special issues of journals including CDM, IAD, JEBAS, IJP, AAVS.
His Google scholar h-index is 38 with 7050 citations; Scopus h-index is 25 with 3000 citations.