Dr. N.K. Shivakumar Gowda

Born in Nisarani, Karnataka, India on 12 February 1966, Educated at High School, Nisarani, 1979-1982; PUC,Vijaya College, Bangalore, 1982-1984; BVSC, College of Veterinary Sciences, UAS, Bangalore, 1984-1989; MVSC., Ph.D, IVRI, Izatnagar, 1989-1994;Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA, 2007.

Principal Scientist (Animal Nutrition), ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology (NIANP), Bangalore, July 2009 to date.

Scientist, ICAR-National Academy of Agriculture Research and Management, Hyderabad, Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, 1994-1996; Scientist, Senior Scientist, 1996 to 2009 & Principal Scientist, ICAR- National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bangalore, 2009 till now.

Awards/Honours: Dr. K. Pradhan Young Scientist Award of Animal Nutrition Society of India, 2002-03; DBT Overseas Associateship, 2007; Best Veterinarian Award of Karnataka Veterinary Association,2007; ICAR Award for Team Research, 2007-2008; Member of Inter Agency Working Group on Micronutrients of ICMR, 2012-2014; Member of Research Advisory Committee of ICAR-NRC on Yak, Dirang, 2013-2015; Sir C.V. Raman Award for Scientists of Council of Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka, 2014, Best Research Innovation Award of NIANP, 2014, Member of Institute Management Committee of ICAR-ATARI, Bangalore, 2017-2020; Third prize in essay competion and storey telling conducted by FAO on the theme anti-microbial resistance

Fellow: National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences, India; Animal Nutrition Association, India, National Academy of Dairy Sciences, India, Karnataka Science and Technology Academy

Research Areas: Newer Feed Resources, Micronutrients, Feed Safety, Environmental Issues, Nutrigenomics

Address: Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology (NIANP), Adogodi, Bengaluru 560030, Karnataka; C3 202, South City Apartment, Arekere, Mico Layout, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru 560076, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 25711304, 25711164; Res. (080) 26555313, Cell: 9980827868; Fax: (080) 25711420; Email: nksgowda@rediffmail.com]