College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Pookode


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Physiology

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Dr.Rajesh  Kumar Dr.Rajesh Kumar
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Department of Veterinary Physiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, KVASU, Pookode
Mobile No: - 7025980393
Email ID: - rajeshkumar@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

MVSc., PhD. (Vety. Physiology)

Area of Research

Reproductive, Molecular and Enviormental Physiology with special reference to diagnostic, proteomics and genomic tools

Work Experience

1.Working as Assistant professor in Dept. Of Vety. Physiology, COVAS, KVASU since March 2015.

2. Workied as SRF in Central Institute of Research on Buffaloes (CIRB), Hisar, Haryana, India  from May, 15, 2013 to March 2015

3. Worked as SRF in Central Institute of Research on Buffaloes (CIRB), Hisar, Haryana, India  from September, 28, 2009 to January 15, 2010


  1. Govt. of India, Ministry of Science and Technology, Junior Research Fellowship for the year(s) 2011 – 2013 (INSPIRE– JRF(P))
  2. Best Young Faculty Award-2015,COVAS, KVASU,Pookode
  3. Best Paper Award, innational symposium conducted by society of veterinary biochemists and Biotechnologist of India (SVBBI),2016 at Bhubaneshwar


  1. 21 days training on “Molecular Diagnostic and Bioinformatics Tools” November 8-28,2011 at Dept. of Animal Biotechnology, COVS, LLRUVAS, Hisar.
  2. 21 days training on “Techniques in Genetic Engineering and Cell Culture” February 8- 28, 2012 at Dept. of Animal Biotechnology, COVS, LLRUVAS, Hisar.
  3. 12 days training on “Modern Techniques FOR Laboratory Analysis” February 22- March 4, 2008  organised by students’ counselling and placement centre, CCS HAU Hisar
  4. 10 days training on " Recent advances in Proteomics for Biomarker Discovery" July 8-17th 2013, by Animal Biotechnology Centre, NDRI, karnal
  5. 28 days UGC sponsered Orientation programme from November 7th-5th December,2017 by UGC, HRDC, Banglore university, Karnatka
  6.  21 days training on" Business incubation and Value Chain Integration for Doubling Farmers Income" from August13th-2nd September 2018, By DEE, Bihar Agr. University (BAU) , Sabour


Patent Applied

1. An invitro method for detection of postpartum Anestrus condition in Buffaloes.( Ref-2940/DEL/2013.

Resarch Papers:

  1.  Mayukh Ghosh, N. Sangwan, S. Chakravarti, Somesh Banerjee, A. Ghosh,R. Kumar,  A. K. Sangwan(2018) Molecular Characterization and Immunogenicity Analysis of 4D8 Protective Antigen of Hyalomma anatolicum Ticks Collected from Western India.International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10989-018-9776-8
  2. Ashok K. BalharaMayukh GhoshRajesh KumarHari Mohan Saini. (2018).Proteomics for analysis of multiple climate change stressors in livestock. Lead paper,3rd convention of veterinary chmist and biotechnologist and national symposium on "Bridging biochemical intervention and Enviormental remediations for one health improvement, 2-3 Nov.2018, at LLRUVAS, Hisar, page 34-38.
  3.  Kumar RGhosh MKumar NBalhara AKGupta MSharma RKSingh I (2017).Polymorphism in 5' untranslated region of heat-shock protein 70 gene as marker of post-partum anoestrus in Murrah buffaloes. 2017 Jun;52(3):505-512. doi: 10.1111/rda.12941. Epub 2017 Mar 12.
  4. A JEROME, S K SRIVASTAVA, R K SHARMA, S K SARKAR and R KUMAR (2017).Follicular dynamics, hormonal and biochemical profile across seasons in buffaloes.Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 87(7): 824–828, July 2017

  5. Buragohain LNanda TGhosh AGhosh MKumar RKumar SGupta SSBharali AMohanty AKSingh IBalhara AK (2017).Identification of serum protein markers for early diagnosis of pregnancy in buffalo 2017 Aug;88(8):1189-1197. doi: 10.1111/asj.12754

  6. Thanesh OraonD. K. SinghMayukh GhoshS. S. KulluRajesh Kumar,4and L. B. Sing (2016). Allelic and genotypic frequencies in polymorphic Booroola fecundity gene and their association with multiple birth and postnatal growth in Chhotanagpuri sheep.Veterinary World 9(11):1294-1299DOI: 10.14202/vetworld.2016.1294-1299

  7. Buragohain LKumar RNanda TPhulia SKMohanty AKKumar SBalhara SGhuman SSingh IBalhara AK (2018). Serum MX2 Protein as Candidate Biomarker for Early Pregnancy Diagnosis in Buffalo.  2016 Aug;51(4):453-60. doi: 10.1111/rda.12700.

  8. Ghosh MSangwan NSangwan AKKumar RGaur RS. (2017).Sexual alteration in antioxidant response and esterase profile in Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks.  2017 Mar;41(1):106-111. doi: 10.1007/s12639-016-0758-5.

  9. Bathla SRawat PBaithalu RYadav MLNaru JTiwari AKumar SBalhara AKSingh S, Chaudhary SKumar RLotfan MBehare PPhulia SKMohanty TKKaushik JKNallapeta SSingh IAmbatipudi SKMohanty AK (2015). Profiling of urinary proteins in Karan Fries cows reveals more than 1550 proteins.  2015 Sep 8;127(Pt A):193-201. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2015.05.026
  10. Rajesh KumarL. BuragohainM. GuptaA.K. Balhara (2015). PCR-RFLP of luteinizing hormone receptor gene and lack of its association with postpartum anoestrus in Murrah buffaloes.Veterinary practitioner 16(2):247-249
  11. Ghosh MGupta MKumar RKumar SBalhara AKSingh I (2015). Relation between antioxidant status and postpartum anestrous condition in Murrah buffalo.  2015 Oct;8(10):1163-6. doi: 10.14202/vetworld.2015.1163-1166.
  12. Kumar, Rajesh, Gupta,  M., Syed., S.,Balhara,  A.K., Sadeesh,E.M.,Ghosh, M.andSingh, I (2014) Sequencing based polymorphism in leptin receptor gene and lack of association with post partumanestrus in Murrah buffaloes. Turkish.  J. Vet. Anim. Sci.38: 1404-15

  13. Kumar, Rajesh, Gupta,  M., Rose, M.K..,Ghosh, M.andSingh, I.(2014). HEMATOLOGICAL PROFILE IN POSTPARTUM ANESTROUSAND NORMAL CYCLIC MURRAH BUFFALOES. J. Cell Tissue Res. 14(2):4241-4243
  14. Kumar, Rajesh, Gupta,  M., Syed., S.,Balhara,  A.K., Sadeesh,E.M. and Singh, I.(2014) LEUTINISING HORMONE RECEPTOR GENE POLYMORPHISM ANDITS ASSOCIATION WITH POST PARTUM ANESTRUS IN MURRAHBUFFALOES. J. Cell Tissue Res. 14(2):4237-4240
  15. Ghosh, M.,Sangwan, N., Arun, K., Kumar, R. and Gour, R. (2014). Tissue Distribution of Different Minerals and Antioxidant Status in various Organs of Hyalommaanatolicumanatolicum (Acari: Ixodidae). . J. Cell Tissue Res.  14(2):4273-4277
  16. Kumar, Rajesh and Puri, J.P. 2009. Influence of environmental variation on blood metabolites in buffaloes. Pakistan J. Zool. Suppl. Ser. No. 9: 289-291.
  17. Kumar, Rajesh and Puri, J.P. 2009. Effect of temperature and humidity on rumen fermentation in buffalo (Bubalusbubalis). Pakistan J. Zool. Suppl. Ser. No. 9: 425-428.
  18. Kumar, Rajesh and Puri, J.P. 2010. Influence of environmental variations on Plasma electrolytes and Thyroid hormones in buffaloes.International Conference on Physiological Capacity Building in Livestock Under Changing Climate Scenario 11-13 nov, 2010: 185-188.
  19. Saxena, N., Madan Jyotsna, Kumar Rajesh, Chadermohan, Kumar Krishna, Sharma M.L. and Lal D. 2009. Effect of Area specific mineral mixture (ASMM) on production and its monetary benefit in buffaloes raised under field conditions. Indian buffalo j. No. 7:5-6.
  20. Saxena, N., Sreehari S., Chadermohan, Kumar Rajesh, Kumar Krishna, Sharma M.L. and Lal D. 2009. Effect of bypass fat supplementation on milk yield, fat content and triglyceride levels on Murrah buffaloes. Indian buffalo j. No. 7:84-85.
  21. Kumar, Rajesh,Puri, J.P, Rose, M.K. and Gupta Meenakshi.2011.Post feeding time dependency of few blood metabolites in Murrah buffaloes. . Indian buffalo j.  Vol:9.17-18
  22. Kumar, Rajesh,Puri, J.P, Rose, M.K., Gupta Meenakshi and Shah Fozia.2011.Hemoglobin, triiodothyroxine and thyroxin levels in male buffaloes are post feeding time dependent. Indian buffalo j.Vol:9:19-20
  23. Madan Jyotsana, Saxena, N.,Chandermohan, Kumar Rajesh, K. Kumar and Lal, L,.2013. Field study on protected fat feeding during summer season on milk yield and milk composition in buffaloes. The Haryana Veterinarian

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