Dr. Dhirendra Kumar


Brief Introduction

Area of specialization

  • Animal Breeding
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Characterization
  • Disease resistance

Research Articles

  • Sofi Imran Ul Umar, Dipanjali Konwar, Asma Khan, Mohammad Altaf Bhat, Faizan Javid, Rakhshan Jeelani, Burhan Nabi, Afaq Amin Najar, Dhirendra Kumar, Biswajit Brahma, Delineation of temperature-humidity index (THI) as indicator of heat stress in riverine buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) of a sub-tropical Indian region,Cell Stress and Chaperones,Volume 26, Issue 4,2021,Pages 657-669,ISSN 1355-8145, NAAS rating: 9.8

  • Reassessment of temperature-humidity index for measuring heat stress in crossbred dairy cattle of a sub-tropical region. Jeelani R, Konwar D, Khan A, Kumar D, Chakraborty D, Brahma B. J Therm Biol. 2019 May;82:99-106. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2019.03.017. Epub Apr 3. PMID: 31128665 NAAS rating: 9.6
  • A comparative study on effect of heat stress on physiological and cellular responses of crossbred cattle and riverine Bufalo in subtropical region of India. Sutikshan Sharma, Vaishali Sharma, Dipanjali Konwar, Asma Khan, Dhirendra Kumar, Biswajit Brahma. International Journal of Biometeorology https://doi.org/10.1007/s00484-023-02523-2, NAAS rating: 9.2
  • Estimation of genetic parameters and trends in performance traits of  Rambouillet sheep Sudan A, Taggar, R. K, Chakraborty,D Kumar D and Kumar,N 2022 Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 92 (9): 1088–1091, September 2022/Article https://doi.org/10.56093/ijans.v92i9.12313 NAAS rating: 6.4
  • Factors Influencing The Dry Period And Calving Interval In Different Grades of Buffaloes,Shashi Sanker, Kumar Dhirendra, R.K. Taggar and A.K. Das K.G. Mandal. Buffalo Bulletin Volume 33 Issue1 Pages120-126, NAAS rating: 6.2

Other publications:

  • Popular Articles: 6
  • Book Chapters: 3
  • Manuals: 3

Members of Professional Societies

  • Life member of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB)
  • Life member of Indian Society of Animal Genetics & Breeding (ISAGB)
  • Life member of Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences
  • Life member of SPFCA

Members of Professional Societies

  • Research Article and Review Articles (65)
  • Book Chapters (25)
  • Books authored/Edited (10)
  • Lead Papers (07)
  • Research Abstracts Presented/ Published at Symposia/ Conferences (25),
  • Technical / Popular Articles/ Case reports (8)


Sl.No Awards Society
1.        Excellence in Teaching Award Society for Extension  Education Management in Agriculture
2.        Young Scientist Award Astha Foundation
3.        Young Scientist Award SAID
4.        Distinguished Scientist Award Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences
5.        Leadership in Life Science Management Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences
6.        Best Ph.D thesis award Society for Scientific development in Agriculture and Technology
7.        Fellow Award Society for Scientific development in Agriculture and Technology