• Mr. Saurabh Kadyan

    Mr. Saurabh Kadyan
    Scientist

    Dairy Microbiology Division

    • Current Research Area
      Application of Metagenomics for studying microbial diversity of traditional fermented milk products; Rapid detection of foodborne pathogens in dairy matrices

    Qualification:

    • B.Tech. (Dairy Technology), ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal
    • M.Tech. (Dairy Microbiology), ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal

    Major Research Accomplishments:

    • Development of “Three-step – Enzyme based kit” for detection of E. coli/Coliforms in

    Awards:

    • Best Thesis Award for Outstanding Research Work in academic session 2014-15 in field of Dairy Processing
    • Merit Certificate for academic excellence in M.Tech. (Dairy Microbiology) and B.Tech. (Dairy Technology)
    • Institutional fellowship awarded by ICAR-NDRI, Karnal for pursuing M.Tech. (Dairy Microbiology)
    • Qualified ICAR-NET with 67% marks conducted by ASRB in Aug’ 2016
    • Qualified 1st Junior Analyst Exam with All India Rank 6 conducted by FSSAI in Jan’ 2018

    Teaching and Training:

    Currently, I am involved in the teaching of the following courses: DM-221 (Starter Culture and Fermented Milk Products); DM-625 (Research Techniques in Dairy Microbiology); DM-311 (Quality and Safety Monitoring in Dairy Industry); DM-613/FS-613 (Microbiology of Fluid Milk and Dairy Products); DM-622 (Microbial Genetics) and DM-624 (Probiotics for Health Foods).

    Patent:

    Kumar, N., Lawaniya, R., Avinash, Arora, B., Raghu, H.V., Balhara, M., Kadyan, S. and Kumar, V. Marker enzymes and spore germination based assay for detection of E. coli in milk and milk products. Indian Patent no. 2214/DEL/2014.