Amit Kumar

Mathura University, India

Amit Kumar received his B.V.S. and A.H. degrees, in 1998, from the Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. He was awarded the Best Student in the Batch in his graduation, in 1997, and, in 2012, he was awarded the ICAR’s Best Young Teacher Award. He also received his M.S. degree in veterinary science in veterinary bacteriology from the Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, India, and he received his Postgraduate Diploma degree in business administration from the Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management & Development Studies (LBSIMDS), Lucknow, India. Kumar currently works as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Veterinary University, Mathura, India. His research interests include ethnomicrobiology of medicinal plants against human and veterinary pathogens, scientific validation of indigenous traditional knowledge, and bacterial mastitis and mycoplasma in the veterinary field. He has guided a number of students in their postgraduate studies; he is a fellowship in many scientific societies in India, and he has published about 181 review articles, research papers, clinical articles, short communications, lead papers, chapters in manuals, abstracts, and papers which were presented in national and international seminars. Kumar has also written a dictionary for veterinary microbiology, six course manuals, and four training manuals. He is an Editor, Associate Editor, and a member of the editorial boards of many reputable national and international journals, along with being a reviewer of more than 15 national and international peer‐reviewed journals. Two of his papers have won 2 Best Paper Presentation Awards and 3 of his posters have won the Best Poster Awards.

Biography Updated on 24 December 2013

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