College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Pookode


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Pathology

Faculty & Staff

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Dr. Hamza Palekkodan Dr. Hamza Palekkodan
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Assistant Professor,Department of Veterinary Pathology College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Kerala Veterinary And Animal Sciences University, Lakkidi, P.O., Wayanad District-673576 Kerala, India
Mobile No: - 9447131587
Email ID: - hamza@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  •  BVSc &AH, MVSc. (Veterinary Pathology)

Area of Research

  1. Title : Molecular Diagnosis of Avian Diseases in Wayanad
  • Outlay : 03 lakhs
  • Funding Agency: Govt. of Kerala
  • Duration : One year
  1. Title : Development of multiplex PCR for quick differential
  • detection of avian oncogenic viruses in poultry
  • Outlay : 06 lakhs
  • Funding Agency: Govt. of Kerala
  • Duration : One year


Work Experience

  •  Seven years experience as veterinary surgeon at Department Of Animal Husbandry, Government of Kerala.
  • Five and half years experience as teaching faculty at College of Veterinary &Animal sciences, Pookode.


  • Appreciation award for organizing camp on “Scientific intervention in sustainable development of diary sector at Thanaloor Panchayath, Malappuram -2017”
  • Chief editors trophy for the best staff editor in Kerala on 2018 by Malayala Manorama.
  • Kerala Media Academy award for 2nd best college magazine-2018.
  • Appreciation award for organizing Antirabies programme at Calicut corporation- 2018 as NSS programme coordinator.


  • Orientation course for the programme officers of the National Service Scheme at Empanelled training institution for NSS, Rajagiri college, Kalamasseri.
  • Twenty eight days ICAR sponsored CAFT training course on “Recent approaches in clinico-pathological diagnosis of animal diseases” at Department of Veterinary pathology, GADVASU, Punjab.
  • One month Induction programme for University teachers by Ministry of Human Resource Development at University of Calicut
  • Fourteen days training on Molecular biology and Bioinformatics tools at School of Applied Animal Production and Biotechnology, KVASU
  • Five days training on updates in application of histopathology and immunohistochemistry in tumor diagnosis at Department of Veterinary Pathology ,Madras Veterinary College


  • Nasreen Fathima M.S, Prasanna K.S, Ajith Jacob George, Anoopraj R, Pradeep M, Hamza Palekkodan.2018. Molecular detection, gross and histopathological studies of infectious bronchitis in chicken in Wayanad district. Indian Journal of Natural Science, 8: 313597-136603.
  • Reji Varghese, Hamza Palekkodan, Gisha G Nair, Ansar Fasaludeen and Dinesh PT. 2018. Surgical Management of Adenocarcinoma of Ceruminous Gland in Ear Canal of a Persian Cat by Vertical Canal Ablation – A Case Report. The Journal Of The Remount Veterinary Corps, VOL. 57, No. 2 :148
  • Naik Madhura, Ajith Jacob George1 , R.Anoopraj, H.B.Vidyarani, Nikhil Sanjay Rao, Bedre Sumanth, K.S.Prasanna, M.Pradeep, Hamza Palekkodan, C.Sunanda, M.Kavya and T.L.Krupa Rabies in Northern Kerala among Dogs, Cats, Cattle and Goats. Indian Vet. J., May 2019, 96 (05) : 73 - 75.
  • Nikhil S. Rao, Pradeep, M., Hamza, P., Prasanna, K. S., Anoopraj, R., Ajith Jacob George, Naik Madhura and Vidyarani, H. B.2019 Occurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Ducks: A One-Year Prospective Study. International Journal of Livestock Research: 2277-1964 9 (11)
  • Nikhil S. Rao, M. Pradeep, P. Hamza, K.S. Prasannna, R. Anoopraj and Ajith Jacob George.2019. Histological grading of hepatic amyloidosis in ducks. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 44(2) : 101-103, 2020
  • P Preena, Sherin B Sarangom, Varsha Mary Mathai, Jeny K John, Ansar Fasaludeen, Hamza Palekkodan and CP Prasad.2020. Hematological, cytomorphological and histopathological diagnosis of transitional cell carcinoma in a male dog. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2020; 8(4): 1867-1871


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