Dr Kapil Chousalkar

Associate Professor
  Org Unit School of Animal and Veterinary Science
  Email kapil.chousalkar@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 1502
  Location Floor/Room G 03 ,  Corridor Block ,   Roseworthy

Kapil  joined the staff at UA in August 2011. Kapil  gained his Masters degree in Veterinary Microbiology from India in 2004. He spent two years as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of New England after completing his PhD in Avian Infectious bronchitis virus disease in 2007. From 2009-2011 kapil was a Lecturer in the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga.


Dr. Chousalkar has a strong research interest in microbiology, Food safety and Molecular diagnostics. Kapil is currently leading food safety research group at the Roseworthy campus of the University of Adelaide. Kapil’s group’s research uses genomics, molecular biology, epidemiology, animal models and field studies to address broad range of issues related to invasive NT Salmonella spp. With aim to understand the zoonosis.



Kapil's research is funded from competitive industry and commonwealth grants. The Australian Egg Corporation, Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry and Cooperative Research Centres (Poultry CRC) have funded his research over the last four years. 

 Current Research projects

  • Public health significance of egg industry associated Salmonella serovars- funded by Australian Egg Corporation Limited

  • Epidemiology of Salmonella on egg layer farms. Poultry CRC- funded by Poultry CRC

  • Epidemiology of Salmonella on free range egg layer farms- funded by Poultry CRC Poultry CRC

  • Nationwide Workshops for development of Salmonella control strategies in egg industry. The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd 

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