Sachin Kumar
PhD, Associate Professor

Education
University of Maryland, Molecular Virology. PhD. 2010
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Veterinary Biotechnology M.V.Sc. 2006
Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, B.V.Sc. & A.H. 2004

Professional Experience
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Associate Professor 2016-Current
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assistant Professor 2012-2016
University of Pennsylvania, Gene Therapy, Postdoctoral 2011-12
University of Maryland, Molecular Virology, Postdoctoral 2010-11

Achievements & Fellowships
2016 NASI SCOPUS Young Scientist Award.
2012 Young Scientist Research Award, Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy.
2012 Inspire Faculty Fellowship Award, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
2011 Richard B. Rimler Memorial Paper Award, American Association of Avian Pathologists.
2010 Merial Veterinary Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians, Athens, Georgia (USA).
2010 Richard F. Davis Memorial Scholarship, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
2010 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Chapter, University of Maryland.
2009 A. S. "Rosy" Rosenwald student poster award for basic research in American Association of avian Pathologists (AAAP) Seattle, Washington.
2009 Avrum Gudelsky Veterinary Graduate Student Award for exemplary graduate research in veterinary medicine.
2009 Jacob K. Goldhaber Travel Award to attend the American Veterinary Medical Association Meeting in Seattle.
2008 Travel Grant Award- The American Society for Virology,(Ithaca, NY).
2007 Travel Grant Award- The American Society for Virology,(Corvallis, OR).
2006 Graduate Research Assistantship, University of Maryland, College Park.
2004 Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of Indian council of agriculture research.
2004 MAFSU Gold medal.
2004 Dr K. S. Deshpande Memorial Gold medal.
2004 Best veterinarian of the year award.
2003 Best presentation award for the year 2003 Marathwada Agriculture University.
1999 Self Realization fellowship by Yogoda Satsanga Society of India.

Professional Affiliations
1. Member of the American Society for Microbiology.
2. Editorial board- World Journal of Virology (Baishideng Publishing Group).
3. Member of Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease (CRWAD).
4. Member of the American Society for Virology (ASV).
5. Life member of the Indian Virological Society (IVS).
6. Associate member of the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP/AVMA).
7. Member Registered Veterinary Practitioner, VCI (India).
8. Life Member Society for Biosafety (India).