Dr. Kafil Hussain


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Dr. Kafil Hussain
Phone : +91 135-2646278
E-mail: kafilhussain [at] wii [dot] gov [dot] in

Dr. Kafil Hussain is presently working as Scientist F/Project coordinator at Wildlife Institute of India at Chandrabani Dehradun. He received his Phd degree from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar. He served in Division of Clinical Veterinary Medicine in SKUAST-J, Jammu as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor Level prior to his deputation in the WII.

Dr Hussain’s research broadly focused on healthcare aspects of small, large, and exotic animal species.  He has a rich experience in veterinary clinical medicine/mineral and vitamin deficiency disease/endocrine disorders/ zoo animal healthcare research. He has worked on techniques of non-invasive endocrine monitoring including sample workup preparation, performance of enzyme immunoassays (EIA), data collection and interpretation at Endocrine Laboratory, Department of Reproduction Biology, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW), Berlin, Germany. He has guided 9 pg students, co guided 30 pg students, 1 Ph.D student and co advisor of 4 Ph.D students. In addition to this, he has more than 15 years of experience in teaching research and extension in veterinary medicine.

Dr Hussain published more than 60 papers in international, national journals and presented more than 40 papers in Conferences/ Seminars/ Symposiums. He is active member of many international society including American Association of Zoo Veterinarian, Florida United States, International Society of wildlife endocrinology and Society of Conservation Biology, Washington, D.C., United States. Dr Hussain is a recipient of International recognition Award -Murray Fowler International Conference Scholarship Award instituted by American Association of Zoo Veterinarian. He is fellow of Academy of Science for Animal welfare, recipient of Young scientist award by Indian Society for Study of Animal Reproduction (ISSAR), Award of Honour from Soc. of Mob. and Indian Society of Veterinary Medicine Appreciation award.