National Institute of Nutrition
Jamai-Osmania PO
Hyderabad-500 007, India.
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Designation SCIENTIST 'B'
Phone: 27197212

Brief Profile:

Graduated in Veterinary Sciencesand Animal Husbandry in 2009 from Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir, completed his post-graduation in Veterinary Microbiology in 2011 from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal husbandry, SKUAST-Jammu. Was awarded MERITORIOUS certificate for the Ist rank in the subject. He did his PhD from Rajasthan university of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner in Veterinary Microbiology as DST-Inspire SRF. He was topper in the subject during his PhD programmeand was awarded gold medal by the university in the 2nd convocation of Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner in 2017. His keen area of interest is identification and characterization of bacterial and fungal pathogens associated with various animal diseases. Has worked on genotyping, virulence characterization and antimicrobial resistance gene determinants of various zoonotically important bacterial species. He received Young Scientists Award in the 3rd Annual National Seminar on Translational Research in Biotechnology for Improving Animal Health and Production held during 7-8 October, 2015. Joined the National Center for Laboratory Animal Sciences, National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research in January, 2017 as Scientist-B and is presently associated with various lab animal experimentations and laboratory animal health monitoring for improvement of laboratory animal health. Has attended a number of national and international conferences and has more than 20 published papers in various scientific journals.


List of Publications:

Publications in last 10 years

  1. Hamid S, Bhat MA, Mir IA, Taku A, Badroo GA, Nazki S, Malik A Phenotypic and genotypiccharacterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from bovine mastitis, Veterinary World. 2017, 10(3): 363-367.

  2. Badroo, G.A., Taku, A., Mir, I.A.,* Bhat, M.A., Kumar, B. and Gazal, S. Virulence Characterization of Dichelobacter nododsus from Clinical Cases of Ovine Footrot. Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine. March 2017; Vol. 72 (1): 17-21.

  3. Mir IA, Sudhir Kumar Kashyap and Sunil Maherchandani. Isolation, Serotype Diversity and Antibiogram of Salmonella enterica isolated from different species of Poultry in India. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2015.5(7): 561–567.

  4. Meena RH, Mir IA, Maherchandani S, Jangid K and Kashyap SK. A study on Antibiotic sensitivity Pattern and Phylogenetic Analysis of commensal Escherichia coli isolated from Poultry Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 2015; 9(1). 657-662.

  5. Khan JA, Mir IA, Soni SS and Maherchandani S. A study on Prevalence and Virulence Characterisation of Salmonellaenterica subsp. enterica isolated from poultry and related environment in India. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 2015; vol 9 (2): 1435-1440.

  6. Jangir K, Shringi BN, Mir IA, Meena RH, Purohit N, Maherchandani S and Kashyap SK. Isolation, Biochemical and Virulence characterization of Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium in poultry faeces. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 2015; vol 9 (2): 1075-1080.

  7. Mir IA, Kumar B, Taku A, Bhardwaj RK, Bhat MA and Badroo GA. Prevalence and Antibiogram study of Rhodococcusequi in equines of Jammu and Kashmir, India. J. Equine Sci. 2015. Vol. 26, No. 1. 21–24,

  8. Bhati T, Nathawat P, Mir IA, Sharma SK, Yadav R and Kataria AK. PCR-RFLP of Staphylococcus aureus Coagulase Gene Isolated From Bovine Subclinical Mastitis. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 2014. vol 8 (6): 4711-4714.

  9. Sharma P, Faridi F, Mir IA, and Sharma SK. Characterization of exo-s, exo-u, and alg virulence factors and antimicrobial resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from migratory Egyptian vultures from India. Infection Ecology and Epidemiology. 2014. 4: 24553.

  10. Dar SA, Verma P, Ashfaque M, Zargar AA, Mir IA. Effect of Garlic Extract on Haematobiochemical Changes in Eimeriatenella Infected Broiler Chicken Natl. Acad. Sci. Lett. 2013. 37(4):311-316.

  11. Mir IA, Kumar B , Taku A, Wani N, Faridi F, Dar SA, Gazal S, Badroo G, Zargar AA and Asif Iqbal. The study of aerobic bacterial flora of the upper respiratory tract of equines from Jammu and Kashmir region of India, Vet World. 2013. 6(9): 623-627.

  12. Bhardwaj RK, Mir IA, Taku AK, Kumar B. Rhodococcusequi Pneumonia in an Adult Horse. The Indian Veterinary Journal. 2013. 90(3): 94-95.

  13. Maqbool T, Willayat M, Mir IA and Baba OK. Determination of level of contamination of mutton patties and burgers marketed in Srinagar city (India). Asian Jr. Of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc.2013. Vol. 15, no. (4): 699-703.

  14. Mir IA, Kumar B, Taku A, Faridi F, Bhat MA, Baba and Maqbool T. Bacteriological and Molecular Detection of Streptococcusequi subsp. equi and Streptococcusequi subsp. zooepidemicus in Equines of Northern India. J. Equine Sci. 2013. Vol. 24, No. 3. 53 – 55.

  15. Mir IA, Taku A, Iqbal A, Khan MA and Wani N. Clinical mastitis by Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus in lactating goats of Jammu,India. The Indian Journal of Small Ruminant Research. 2013. 19 (1): 110-111.

  16. Wani N, Kotwal SK, Mir IA, Shah SA and Iqbal A. Molecular Characterization of Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Drinking Water Sources in Jammu, India. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 2012. vol 8 (4): 3043-3048.

  17. Gazal S, Mir IA, Iqbal A, Taku A.K., Khan MA, Wani N. Metagenomics: Accessing the inaccessible (2012). Int. J. Livest. Res.. 2012; 2(2): 253-257.

  18. Gazal S, Mir IA, Iqbal A, Chauhan R, Abid Ali & Ahmad M .Isolation of fungi associated with an outbreak of Degnala disease in Jammu. The Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians. 2012. 8(2): 73.

  19. R.K. Bhardwaj, Mir IA, Owais Ahmad, Ashwani Kumar, Afreen Wahid and Deepanshu Bhardwaj (2012). An Outbreak of mange in rabbits and its management. Indian Vety. Journal. 89(12): 78.

  20. Canine Dermatophytosis—Its Diagnosis and Therapeutic Management Mir IA, Asif Iqbal, Bablu Kumar, Sabahat Gazal IPJ-Online.( 2011); 3(1): 40-45.

  21. S. Gazal, Mir IA, A. Iqbal, A.K. Taku, B. Kumar, M.A. Bhat. Ovine Rota virus. Ovine rotavirus. Open Veterinary Journal, 2011. Vol. 1: 50-54.

  22. Bhardwaj RK, Taku AK and Mir IA. Therapeutic Management of Dermatophytosis in canines. Indian Vety. Journal. 2012. 89(1): 61-62.

  23. Bhardwaj RK, Taku AK, and Mir IA. Infectious keratoconjuctivitis in dzos of Jammu. The Indian Vet. Journal. 2012. 89(7): 101-102.

  24. Gazal S, Iqbal A, Mir IA and Ahmad M.Isolation of fungi associated with an outbreak of Degnaladisease in Jammu. The Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians.2012. 8(2): 75.

Awards and recognition
  1. Merit certificate in Mvsc (PG) (Ist Position).

  2. Awarded Inspire AORC fellowship to pursue PhD programme-Inspire Fellowship.

  3. First prize for presentation of article ‘An Outbreak Of Cerebral Malaria By Haemoproteuscolumbae, Kruse, 1890, In Free Rangings And Captive Pigeons (ColumbaAliva) From Border Areas Of Jammu &Kashmir Of India’ at 29th annual convention of ISVM

  4. Best poster presentation award in IAVMI 15th Annual Conference for “Molecular detection and Antibiogram of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from Goat Mastitis”.

  5. 2015: Young Scientist Award in the 3rd Annual National Seminar on Translational Research in Biotechnology for Improving Animal Health and Production held during 7-8 october, 2015.

  6. 2017: Gold Medal for PhD (Veterinary Microbiology)

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