Brief Introduction

Area of specialization:

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Alternative therapy: Antimicrobial peptides

Five best research articles:

  • Gourkhede, D.P., Bhoomika, S., Pathak, R., Yadav, J.P., Nishanth, D., Vergis, J., Malik, S.V.S., Barbuddhe, S.B. and Rawool, D.B., 2020. Antimicrobial efficacy of Cecropin A (1–7)-Melittin and Lactoferricin (17–30) against multi-drug resistant Salmonella EnteritidisMicrobial Pathogenesis, p.104405.
  • Yadav, J.P., Malik, S.V.S., Dhaka, P., Kumar, M., Sirsant, B., Gourkhede, D., Barbuddhe, S.B. and Rawool, D.B., 2020. Comparison of two new in-house Latex Agglutination Tests (LATs), based on the DnaK and Com1 synthetic peptides of Coxiella burnetii, with a commercial indirect-ELISA, for sero-screening of coxiellosis in bovines. Journal of Microbiological Methods170, p.105859.
  • Yadav, J.P., Malik, S.V.S., Dhaka, P., Kumar, M., Bhoomika, S., Gourkhede, D., Kumar, B., Ram Verma, M., Barbuddhe, S.B. and Rawool, D.B., 2019. Seasonal variation in occurrence of Coxiella burnetii infection in buffaloes slaughtered in India. Biological Rhythm Research, pp.1-7.
  • Bhoomika, S., Hazari, R., Yadav, J.P., Pathak, R., Satyaprakash, K., Gourkhede, D., Malik, S.V.S., Barbuddhe, S.B. and Rawool, D.B., 2019. Comparative Evaluation of Methicillin Resistant and Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus of Livestock Origin for Antibiotic Sensitivity, Biofilm Formation and Virulence in Galleria mellonella. Journal of Animal Research9(5), pp.775-781.
  • Bhoomika, Shakya S, Patyal A, Gade NE (2016) Occurrence and characteristics of extended-spectrum β-lactamases producing Escherichia coli in foods of animal origin and human clinical samples in Chhattisgarh, India, Veterinary World, 9(9): 996-1000.

Other Publications

  • Popular article: 8
  • Review article: 3
  • Book chapters: 3

Member of Professional Societies

  • Life time membership of Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of IVRI Fellowship from 2016-2019 for PhD.
  • Best Poster Presentation –Received the first prize (as Co-author) at the poster presentation competition at the FSSAI-ICMSF-CHIFFS International symposium on microbiological foods safety: sampling and testing in food safety management. 9-10 October.