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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science, Rampura Phul

Faculty Detail

Dr. Deepak Sumbria

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Rampura Phul 151103
Telephone :
Mobile: 9149983068

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D. 
  • Post Doc (USA)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching all UG courses of Veterinary Parasitology as per MSVE, 2016 Veterinary Council of India
  • Teaching of elementary parasitology for Diploma in Veterinary Science and Animal Health Technology

Other Appointments

  • Life time member of Indian association for the advancement of Veterinary Parasitology.

  • Life member of Association of animal scientist.
  • Member Punjab State Veterinary Council.

Area of Research Interests

  • Mapping the epidemiology of hemoprotozoan infection using traditional, genetic, and serological techniques
  • Modulation of stromal keratitis and angiogenesis caused by Herpes simplex virus-1 via alteration of cellular metabolism
  • Flow cytometric and immunological analysis related to T cell, neutrophils, macrophages, NK cells on various mouse model such as RAG-/-, C57BL/6J, Balb-c etc
  • Study of cytokine and interleukin secreted by immune cells
  • Analyze the impact that nematophagous fungi have on trematodes and nematode infections.

Ongoing Projects

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Title of project

Funding agency




Preliminary serological evaluation of atypical-Human Trypanosomiasis (a-HT) due to Trypanosoma evansi in India

French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD)


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Best article award by the science world e-magazine
  • Best paper award (3rd Position) in National Web Conference Organised by Department of Veterinary Anatomy, N.T.R. College of Veterinary Science, Gannavaram
  • Best poster award in 2016 at 15th Convocation of National Academy of Veterinary Science. Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Punjab
  • Best poster award in 2017 at national symposia on Drug Development through Natural Products (Maharaja Agrasen University, Baddi, Solan, H.P.)
  • Reviewer excellence award by Indian Journal of Animal Research and Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research
  • Letter of appreciation in 2018 at international conference by Maharaja Agrasen University-HP
  • Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Parasitology (specialty section of Frontiers in Veterinary Science)

No. of Publications

Research: 31
Extension/Review: 16/15         
Books/Chapter: 1/6          
Manuals: 09


  • Sumbria, D., Berber, E., and Rouse BT. 2021. Supplementing the diet with sodium propionate suppresses the severity of viral immuno-inflammatory lesions. Journal of Virology, 95: e02056-20. (Impact factor- 6.55).
  • Sumbria, D., Berber, E., Miller, L., and Rouse BT. 2021. Modulating glutamine metabolism to control viral immuno-inflammatory lesions. Cellular Immunology, 370; 104450. (Impact factor- 4.3).
  • Berber, E., Sumbria, D., Canakoglu, N. 2021: Meta-analysis and comprehensive study of coronavirus outbreaks: SARS, MERS and COVID-19. Journal of infection and public health impact. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 14, 1051-1064. (Impact factor- 6.7).
  • Berber, E., Sumbria, D., and Rouse, B.T. 2021. Could targeting immunometabolism be a way to control the burden of covid-19 infection? Microbes and Infection, 23, 104780. (Impact factor- 5.8).
  • Berber, E., Sumbria, D., and Rouse BT. 2021. Inhibiting glucose metabolism results in herpes simplex encephalitis. The Journal of Immunology. 1-12. (Impact factor- 5.43).
  • Sumbria, D., Berber, E., Mathayan, M., and Rouse, B.T. 2020. Virus infections and host metabolism-can we manage the interactions? Frontiers in Immunology, 11:594963. (Impact factor- 7.3).
  • Sumbria, D., Berber, E., and Rouse, B.T. 2019. Factors affecting the tissue damaging consequences of viral infections. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, 2314. (Impact factor- 5.2).
  • Sumbria, D., Singla, L.D., Kumar, S., Sharma, A., Dahiya, R.K., and Setia, R. 2016. Spatial distribution, risk factors and haematobiochemical alterations associated with Theileria equi infected equids of Punjab (India) diagnosed by indirect ELISA and nested PCR. Acta Tropica, 155, 104-112. (Impact factor- 2.7).
  • Sumbria, D., Singla, L.D., Sharma, A., Bal, M.S., and Kumar, S. 2015. Multiplex PCR for detection of Trypanosoma evansi and Theileria equi in equines of Punjab, India. Veterinary Parasitology, 211, 293-299. (Impact factor- 2.6).
  • Sumbria, D., Singla, L.D., Sharma, A., Moudgil, A.D., and Bal, M.S. 2014. Equine trypanosomosis in central and western ¬¬Punjab: Prevalence, haemato-biochemical response and associated risk factors. Acta Tropica, 138, 44-50. (Impact factor- 2.7).