Sunil Kumar, BVSc & AH, MVSc, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

Sunil Kumar

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-3698

Fax 612-624-8707

Mailing Address:
1333 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

PhD, University of Minnesota

BVSc & AH (DVM equivalent), CCS HAU, Hisar, India

MVSc, CCS HAU, Hisar, India


Dr. Kumar specializes in emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases of farmed and wild fish. He is experienced in detection and characterization of unknown fish pathogens and development of molecular diagnostic assays. His current work involves researching biological controls of aquatic invasive species.

Awards & Recognition

  • B.S. Pomeroy award for student achievement in avian diseases research at the 64th North Central Avian Disease Conference held in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA from March 11-12, 2013.
  • Best research award in veterinary virology section in Asia Pacific Congress of Virology (VIROCON-2013) held at AMITY University, Noida, India from December 17-20, 2013.
  • Best research poster award at 2015 Points of Pride Research Day, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, USA, October 7, 2015.