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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Dairy and Food Science Technology

Faculty Detail

Dr. Santosh Kumar Mishra

Designation: Assitant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Dairy Microbiology, College of Dairy and Food Science Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2553308
Mobile: 9464995049,

Academic Credentials

  • B.Tech, Dairy Technology
  • M.Sc, Dairy Microbiology
  • PhD, Dairy Microbiology

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching interests: Dairy Microbiology
  • Specialization: Microbiology of milk and milk products, Starter cultures and fermented foods, Probiotics, Biofilm Control, Food quality and safety.

Other Appointments

  • Assistant Editor of The pharma Innovation Journal (Nass rating-5.03).
  • Assistant Editor of International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition.
  • Assistant Editor of European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience (Nass rating-3.04).

Area of Research Interests

  • Probiotics and functional Foods, Biofilm control through natural resources, Antimicrobial compounds and their use, Novel Starter culture and fermented Foods development, Antimicrobial packaging, Bio preservation of food, Food safety and quality control.

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency

Year of Start


Development of Functional Fermented Dairy Products with Zinc Fortified Milk


U.G.C., New Delhi



Isolation and Characterization of Novel Oxalate Degrading Lactic Acid Bacteria for Possible Probiotic Management of Kidney Stone

DST, SEED Division, New Delhi, (SP/YO/003/2016)


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • NADSI Associate Fellow Award, 2022
  • Best Poster Award in the National Symposium organized by College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, under the agis of ISBD, Hisar
  • Award of Honour in International Conference sponsored by Partap College of Education, Ludhiana
  • Best poster award in National Conference at ICAR-Ciphet, Ludhiana
  • Appreciation award for oral presentation in national conference at ICAR-NDRI, Karnal Haryana
  • Best poster award in 44th Dairy Industry conference at ICAR-NDRI, Karnal
  • Best paper Award by Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi
  • Second best paper Award by Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi
  • Director’s Gold medal and citation for best PhD thesis during the year 2012.
  • Best CGPA in Dairy microbiology department during M.Sc Degree programme.
  • Junior Research Fellowship (2006-08) awarded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research for M. Sc.
  • University Gold Medal for getting best CGPA in university during B. Tech Degree programme.
  • Late Shree Sudhakar Rao Naik Gold medal for getting best CGPA in College during B.Tech Degree programme.

No. of Publications

Research: 41Extension: 14     
Books/Book Chapter: 11     
Manuals: 05


  • Singh, G., Shanmugam, S., Chawla, R., Goel, N., Talwar, G., Mishra, S. K., & Chatli, M. K. (2023). Impact of Zinc Oxide Nano Particles, Poly Vinyl Alcohol, and Natural Polymers on Quality Characteristics of Nanocomposite Film. Coatings, 13(2), 420. Nass rating: 9.24, IF: 3.4
  • Viji P.C, Chawla R., Mishra, S.K., Sivakumar S. (2022). Effect of vegetable based vital ingredients on functional pizza cheese (Processed) - Cost benefit analysis and consumer acceptability. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America, 55(12), 10677-10683. Nass rating: 6.17, IF: 0.141
  • Chawla, R., Sivakumar, S, Mishra, S.K., Kaur, H. and Anurag, R. (2021). Modified Atmosphere Packaging for milk cake: Assessment of ideal gas composition for extending shelf life. British Food Journal, 123(8), 2893- 2906. NASS rating- 8.52, IF:3.224
  • Bansal V. and Mishra SK. (2020). Reduced-sodium cheeses: Implications of reducing sodium chloride on cheese quality and safety. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 19(2), 733–758. NASS rating- 18.81, IF-15.75, 
  • Mishra, S.K., Malik, R.K., Panwar, H. and Barui, A. (2018). Microencapsulation of reuterin to enhance long-term efficacy against food-borne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. 3 Biotech, 8, 23, DOI 10.1007/s13205-017-1035-8. NASS rating- 8.41, IF-2.893
  • Sharma, C., Gulati, S., Thakur, N., Singh, B.P., Gupta, S., Kaur, S., Mishra, S.K., Puniya, A.K., Gill, J.P.S. and Panwar, H. (2017). Antibiotic sensitivity pattern of indigenous lactobacilli isolated from curd and human milk samples. 3 Biotech, 7, 53, DOI: 10.1007/s13205-017-0682-0. NASS rating- 7.36, IF-1.497
  • Sharma, C., Singh, B.P., Thakur, N., Gulati, S., Gupta, S., Mishra, S.K. and Panwar, H. (2017). Antibacterial effects of Lactobacillus isolates of curd and human milk origin against food-borne and human pathogens. 3 Biotech, 7, 31, DOI 10.1007/s13205-016-0591-7. NASS rating- 7.36, IF-1.497
  • Joon, R., Mishra, S.K., Brar, G.S., Singh, P.K. and Panwar, H. (2017). Instrumental texture and syneresis analysis of yoghurt prepared from goat and cow milk. The Pharma Innovation, 6(7), 971-974. NASS rating- 5.03
  • Mishra SK, Malik RK, Manju G, Pandey N, Singroha G, Bahare P. and Kaushik JK. (2012). Characterization of a reuterin-producing Lactobacillus reuteri BPL-36 strain isolated from human infant fecal sample.  Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins, 4(3), 154-161.  NASS rating- 7.6, IF-2.345
  • Kaur G, Malik RK, Mishra SK, Singh TP, Bharadwaj A, Singroha G, Vij S. and Kumar N. 2011. Nisin and Class II a Bacteriocin Resistance among Listeria and Other Food- Borne Pathogens and Spoilage Bacteria. Microbial Drug Resistance, 17(2), 197-205. NASS rating- 9.43, IF-2.706