Dr.(Mrs) R.S.Gandge


Ph.D ,  Veterinary Microbiology, MAFSU, Nagpur, 2008.

Concentration: Veterinary biologicals, Bacteriology.

Dissertation : Effect of Deuterated Water on selected Bacteria and Bacterial Vaccines.

Dissertation Adviser:  Dr. (Mrs) A. A. Sherikar

MVSc, Veterinary Bacteriology, COVAS, MAU, Parbhani, 1995.

Concentration: Drug resistance, Bacteriology.

Dissertation: Characterization of plasmids of Escherichia coli from diarrhoeic animals.

Dissertation Adviser:  Dr. A.G. Karpe

BVSc & AH, COVAS, MAU, Parbhani, 1993.

National Eligibility Test, ASRB, New Delhi, 2002.


Assistant Professor, Mumbai Veterinary College, Mumbai, 1999-2009.

Courses : Veterinary Microbiology courses of UG and PG

Associate Professor, Mumbai Veterinary College, Mumbai. 2009- till date.

Courses : Veterinary Microbiology courses of UG , PG and PhD

Incharge Professor: Mumbai Veterinary College, Mumbai. 2015- 2018.

Courses : Veterinary Microbiology courses of UG , PG and PhD 


Guided 17 MVSc  students as Major Advisor in the discipline of Veterinary Microbiology.

Member of Research Advisory committees of 34 MVSc   students and 08 PhD scholars.

Obtained  29 Accession nos.  for gene sequences submitted to NCBI Gene Bank.

Thrust Area of Research is Poultry Mycoplasma, Brucella,  Staphylococcus.

Reviewer for research papers of international and national repute journals.


Research papers published in national/ International peer reviewed Journals: 35


Papers presented/ published in International conferences:   10

Papers presented/ published in national conferences:   31.


ICAR merit cum scholarship during UG & PG studies.

Agency sponsored 04 projects of total outlay Rs. 16,61,250/-


Appreciation for being one among Top Five Trainees in training at IVRI Bangalore, 2004.

Best Poster Presentation Award- IAVMI conference, 2014.

Appreciation for outstanding contribution to public health service,   from millennium India education foundation, Delhi,  2016 – 2018.

Mrs. Vimal Shrinivas Kshirsagar Memorial “Lady Veterinarian Award”, 2017.

“Distinguished Woman in Veterinary and Animal Science” Award for contribution and achievement in the field of Vet.  Microbiology, from Venus International Foundation, Centre for advance research and Design, Chennai, 2019.

Reviewer Excellence Award from Agricultural Research & Communication Centre, Karnal, Haryana, 2019.

Best oral presentation Award, IAVPHS conference, 2019

Best poster presentation Award –  2nd position,   IAVPHS conference, 2019 


Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologists, Immunologists and Specialists in Infectious

Diseases (IAVMI).

Mumbai Veterinary College Alumina Association (BVCAA)

Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists (IAVPHS)

Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research [IAAVR]

Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (ISVIB).

Dr. R. R. Pharande.


M.V.Sc in Veterinary Microbiology from College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, MAFSU, Parbhani,  2004.

Subject: Veterinary Microbiology

Title of M.V.Sc. Research Project   : ‘‘Studies on seroprevalence and molecular   characterization of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus from domestic animals’’

Name of Guide: Dr.Vivek V Deshmukh.

B.V.Sc and A.H. from Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, 2001 

Teaching Experience: 

  1. 1. Assistant Professor:
  • Name of Department: Department of Microbiology
  • Name of College: College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, MAFSU, Parbhani
  • Period: July 2009 till July 2010
  1. 2. Assistant Professor:
  • Name of Department: Department of Microbiology
  • Name of College: Mumbai Veterinary College, MAFSU, Parel, Mumbai-12
  • Period: July 2010 till

Research  Experience:

 Research Associate
Name of Project: ICAR, AINP on BT,
  • Name of Department and College: Department of Microbiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, MAFSU, Parbhani
  • Period: November 2004 to September 2008

Co-Principle Investigator-DBT project (Multi-institute Project)

  • Name of Project: “Designing Novel Nanobiotechnological systems for effective delivery of select indigenous herbs with potent antitubercular activity”
  • Name of Department and College: Department of Microbiology, Mumbai Veterinary College, MAFSU, Parel, Mumbai-12.
  • Name of Collaborative Institute: Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai
  • Period: 2013-2017.


Pharande, R., Deshmukh, V. V., & Gujar, M. B. (2004). Seroprevalence and Characterization Studies of Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis Virus. In The 11th International Conference of The Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (p. 300).

Pharande, R. R., Deshmukh, V. V., & Gujar, M. B. (2004). Seroprevalence of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis in Marathwada region of Maharashtra state. Indian Journal of Comparative Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, 25(2), 115-116.

Pharande, R. R., Deshmukh, V. V., & Gujar, M. B. (2007). Molecular analysis of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus. Indian Journal of Virology18(2), 57-60.

Nair, S. S., Pharande, R. R., Bannalikar, A. S., & Mukne, A. P. (2015). In vitro antimycobacterial activity of acetone extract of Glycyrrhiza glabra. Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacognosy Research, 3(4), 80-86.

Pharande, R. R., Majee, S. B., Bannalikar, A. S., Gandge, R. S., Dighe, R. V., Moregoankar, S. S., Doiphode, A.Y., Charan, P. and Mukherjee, S. (2017). Comparative assessment of seller’s staining test (SST), direct fluorescent antibody test and real time PCR for diagnosis of rabies in dogs. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci, 6(6), 1222-1228.

Viswanathan, V., Mehta, H., Pharande, R., Bannalikar, A., Gupta, P., Gupta, U., & Mukne, A. (2018). Mannosylated gelatin nanoparticles of licorice for use in tuberculosis: Formulation, in vitro evaluation, in vitro cell uptake, in vivo pharmacokinetics and in vivo anti-tubercular efficacy. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 45, 255-263.

Ombase, D. V., Pharande, R. R., Majee, S. B., Gandge, R. S., Thorat, V. D., Ingle, S. A., & Moregaonkar, S. S. (2018). Seroprevalence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum in Broiler Chicken by ELISA. Int. J. Adv. Microbiol. Health. Res2(2), 56-59. 

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Indian Associate of Veterinary Microbiologist, Immunologists and Specialists

   in Infectious Diseases.

  • Member Indian Society of Virology.
  • Member of Maharashtra state Veterinary Council
  • Member of Proteomic society India

Dr. V. D. Thorat


Ph.D., Microbiology, 2019

Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur

Thesis: Molecular Characterization and Differential Identification of Brucella abortus from Vaccine Strain S 19

Thesis Advisor: Dr. A.S. Bannalikar, PhD 

M.V.Sc, 2006

Veterinary Microbiology

Thesis: Studies on Immune Response Of Broiler Chicken Exposed To Some Stress Conditions
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Abdul Aziz

B.V.Sc& A.H., 2004

College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Parbhani


Assistant Professor, Mumbai Veterinary College 2014 -till date

Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur 

Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Shirwal 2010-2014

Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur

Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Parbhani 2009-2010



Assistant Professor, 2009 -till date

P.G students Guided: 1

Number of publications: 04

Extension Publications: 15

Research Projects: 1 


T.S. Aher, R.S.Gandge, V.D.Thorat, R.V.Dhage, Hashmi S.M., Padam Luitel, R.R. Pharande and S.D. Jagdale (2014) Antibiogram patteren of Pseudomonas species.  J. Bombay veterinary college. 21(1). 

 Thorat V.D., Abdul Aziz, Deshpande A.R. and Aware M.J. (2015) The effect of Stresroak on immune response in broiler chicken. J. Bombay veterinary college. 22(2):40-42. 

V.D. Thorat, A.S. Bannalikar, Aakash Doiphode, S.B. Majee, R.S. Gandge and S.A. Ingle

(2017) Isolation, Identification and Molecular Detection of Brucella abortus from Cattle and Buffalo. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci (2017) 6(10): 2853-2864.

Dattatraya V. Ombase, Rajesh R. Pharande, Sharmeela B. Majee, Rajashree S. Gandge, Varsha D. Thorat, S.A. Ingle, S.S. Moregaonkar (2018) Seroprevalence of Mycoplasma gallisepticumin Broiler chiken by ELISA Int.J.Adv.Microbiol. Health.Res 2018; 2(2): 56-59.


  • Presented the research abstract in the “Ninth Indian Veterinary Congress, XVI Annual Conference of IAAVR & National Symposium on Transition from Empericalism to Molecularism in Veterinary Research for a Sustainable Animal Health & Production” held at Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai during 20.02.2009 to 21.02.2009
  • Presented the research abstract in the XVIIth Annual Symposium of IAVPHS and National Conference held at Nagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur during 26/02/2019 to 27/02/2019




Life member Indian Society of Veterinary Immunologistics & Biotechnologistics 



Dr. S. A. Ingle


Ph.D., Animal Biotechnology,

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, 2015

Concentrations: Animal Biotechnology, Veterinary Microbiology

Dissertation:Studies on Immunogenicity and Protective Efficacy of Different Recombinant Proteins of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Dissertation Advisors: Dr. Ramneek, Ph.D., Dr. Arora, Ph.D., Dr. Deka, MSW

M.V.Sc., Animal Biotechnology, Nagpur Veterinary College, MAFSU, Nagpur, 2009

Concentrations: Animal Biotechnology, Veterinary Microbiology

Thesis: Detection of virulence marker genes from Escherichia coli isolates from bovine mastitis

Thesis Advisor: Dr. D. R. Kalorey, Ph.D. 

B.V.Sc. & A.H., Nagpur Veterinary College, MAFSU, Nagpur, 2007


  • Guest Lecturer, Rajiv Gandhi Biotechnology Center, R. S. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, 2009-10

Courses: Immunology

  • Assistant Professor (Contractual), College of Veterinary Sciences, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan, October 2010 – January 2012

Courses: Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Public Health

  • Assistant Professor, Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology Education and Research Cell, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Mumbai Veterinary College, MAFSU, 20th July 2015 – till date.

Courses: Animal Biotechnology, Microbial Biotechnology


  • Project Fellow in a UGC funded project entitled “Studies on Cloning and Expression of Heat Shock Proteins (HSPs) of Brucella spp. and their Immunological Characterization in Experimental Animals” (July 2014 – May 2015).


  1. Ashlesha Satpute, Sonal Ingle, D. R. Kalorey, Asmita Sonegaonkar, Suhasini Zanzad and S. R. Katwate. Serotyping and Antibiogram of E. coli isolates from Endangered Wild Captive Animals (2009). Indian J. Field Vet. 5(3): 27-28.
  1. V. P. Suryawanshi, D. R. Kalorey, S. R. Katwate, Sonal Ingle and Shubhangi Warke. Polyherbal Tooth Powders as Antimicrobial Agent (2010). Indian J Field Vet. 5(4): 53-55.
  1. Ingle S. A., Durge S.M., Jadhav S.K., Katwate S.R., Sonegaonkar A.D., Warke S.R., Kalorey D.R. Congo-red binding ability and antibiogram of Escherichia coli isolates from domesticated pigs (2010). Indian J. Comp. Microbiol. Immunol. Infect. Dis. 31: 65-66.
  1. Maneesh Sharma, Abhishek Gupta, Chetna Mahajan and Sonal Ingle. Incidence of Oestrus ovis in sheep in Udaipur region of Rajasthan (2012). Vet. Pract. 13 (2): 360-361.
  1. S. A. Ingle, Kanika Mahajan, B. V. Sunil Kumar, Satparkash Singh, Ravi Kant Agrawal and Ramneek Verma. Over-expression and immunogenicity of outer membrane protein L (OprL) of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (2015) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. B Biol. Sci. (DOI 10.1007/s40011-015-0580-3).
  1. V. D. Thorat, A. S. Bannalikar, Aaakash Doiphode, S. B. Majee, R. S. Gandge and S. A. Ingle. (2017) Isolation, identification and molecular detection of Brucella abortus from cattle and buffalo. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 6(10): 2853-2864.
  1. D V. Ombase, R. R. Pharande, S. B. Majee, R. S. Gandge, V. D. Thorat, S. A. Ingle and S. S. Moregaonkar. Seroprevalence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum in Broiler chicken by ELISA. (2018) Int. J. Adv. Microbiol. Health. Res. 2(2): 56-59.
  1. Rajashekhara S., Pawar V. D., Sawane M. P., Deshmukh R. S., Komatwar S. J. and Ingle S. A. PCR-RFLP of IGFBP-3 gene in madgyal sheep. (2018). International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology. 7(3).


  • S. A. Ingle, Ramneek Verma, Mamta Pandey, Satparkash Singh and B. V. Sunil Kumar. “Immunogenicity and Protective Efficacy of Peptidoglycan Associated Lipoptotein (OprL) of Pseudomonas aeruginosa” Poster presented at at National symposium on “Animals in research and Testing: A cross talk between relevance and ethics (NSART 2015) and Annual Convention of LASAI, 13th – 14th March, 2015 at CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow.
  • Sonal A. Ingle, Ramneek Verma, Mamta Pandey, Satparkash Singh, B. V. Sunil Kumar and R. S. Sethi. “Immunogenicity and Protective Efficacy of Recombinant Exotoxin A of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Mice”. Paper presented at 1st Annual conference of SRL & NAWAR and National Symposium on “Concepts in Zoonoses & Health in New Millenium”, 19th – 20th October, 2015 at NVC, Nagpur.
  • Shiba Varghese, R.S. Gandge and S. A. Ingle. “Molecular and Differential Diagnosis of Avian Mycoplasmosis”. Paper presented at XXIII Annual Convention of ISVIB & National Conference on Challenges in Livestock and Poultry Production, 17th – 19th April, 2017 at KNPCVS, Shirwal.
  • S. A. Ingle and C. H. Pawshe. “Cell Based Therapy in Veterinary Medicine”. Paper presented at VI Annual Convention of SVSBT and National symposium on “Newer Concepts and Approaches for Improvement in Animal Health and Production”, 13th – 14th December, 2018 at CVAS, Navania, Udaipur.
  • K. Jadhav, S. A. Ingle, V. D. Thorat, R. S. Gandge, S. D. Jagdale, H. Y. Palampalle, R. R. Pharande, S. B. Majee. “Lactobacillus harbinensis, a novel inoculant for ensiling maize”. Poster presented at National Conference and XVI Annual Symposium of IAVPHS, 26th – 27th February, 2019 at NVC, Nagpur.


  • Life Member of Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Veterinary Immunologists and Biotechnologists
  • Life Member of Society for Veterinary Science & Biotechnology