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Assist. Prof. Dr. JESS VERGIS | Antimicrobial Award | Best Researcher Award

Assist. Prof. Dr. JESS VERGIS, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, India

Dr. Jess Vergis, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, holds a Ph.D. in Veterinary Public Health from ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar. With nine years of teaching, research, and extension experience, his primary research interests lie in antimicrobial resistance and interventional approaches, food safety, and One Health. Dr. Vergis is committed to advancing knowledge in these areas through his academic pursuits and scholarly contributions

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📚 Education:

Dr. Jess Vergis holds a Ph.D. in Veterinary Public Health and a Master of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.) in the same field, both from the Indian Veterinary Research Institute. Their academic journey commenced with a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Sciences (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) from the College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences at Kerala Agricultural University. With a strong foundation in veterinary education and a focus on public health, Dr. [Name] is dedicated to addressing crucial issues such as antimicrobial resistance, food safety, and the One Health initiative. Their expertise and qualifications position them as a valuable asset in advancing research and academia in the field of Veterinary Public Health.

🔬 Areas of Research Interest:

Dr. Jess Vergis specializes in three key areas of research within the field of Veterinary Public Health. Their expertise lies in tackling antimicrobial resistance through innovative interventional approaches. Additionally, they focus on ensuring food safety by developing diagnostics for food-borne pathogens and implementing effective epidemiological monitoring strategies. Furthermore, Dr. [Name] is dedicated to promoting One Health, emphasizing the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health for a holistic approach to disease prevention and management.

👨‍💼 Career:

Dr. Jess Vergis  has held various significant positions in academia and research. Since 2019, they have served as an Assistant Professor at KVASU, Pookode, where they contribute to the education and development of future veterinary professionals. Prior to this role, they were a DST Junior Research Fellow during their Ph.D. program from 2013 to 2015, focusing on advanced research initiatives. Additionally, from 2011 to 2013, they served as an ICAR Junior Research Fellow, gaining valuable experience in veterinary research and contributing to important projects in the field. Through these roles, Dr. [Name] has demonstrated a commitment to both teaching and research, making significant contributions to the veterinary and public health sectors.

Publication Top Notes:

  1. Essential oils as natural food antimicrobial agents: a review
    • Authors: J Vergis, P Gokulakrishnan, RK Agarwal, A Kumar
    • Journal: Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
    • Volume: 55
    • Issue: 10
    • Pages: 1320-1323
    • Year: 2015
    • Cited By: 237
  2. Title: Antimicrobial effects of Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus acidophilus against multidrug-resistant enteroaggregative Escherichia coli
    • Authors: M Kumar, P Dhaka, D Vijay, J Vergis, V Mohan, A Kumar, NV Kurkure, …
    • Journal: International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
    • Volume: 48
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 265-270
    • Year: 2016
    • Cited By: 97
  3. Title: Isolation and identification of Salmonella from diarrheagenic infants and young animals, sewage waste and fresh vegetables
    • Authors: A Nair, T Balasaravanan, SVS Malik, V Mohan, M Kumar, J Vergis, …
    • Journal: Veterinary World
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue: 5
    • Pages: 669
    • Year: 2015
    • Cited By: 46
  4. Title: Genetic diversity and antibiogram profile of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli pathotypes isolated from human, animal, foods and associated environmental sources
    • Authors: P Dhaka, D Vijay, J Vergis, M Negi, M Kumar, V Mohan, S Doijad, …
    • Journal: Infection Ecology & Epidemiology
    • Volume: 6
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 31055
    • Year: 2016
    • Cited By: 41
  5. Title: Antimicrobial efficacy of indolicidin against multi-drug resistant enteroaggregative Escherichia coli in a Galleria mellonella model
    • Authors: J Vergis, SS Malik, R Pathak, M Kumar, S Ramanjaneya, NV Kurkure, …
    • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology
    • Volume: 10
    • Pages: 491495
    • Year: 2019
    • Cited By: 37







Assist. Prof. Dr. JESS VERGIS | Antimicrobial Award | Best Researcher Award

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