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consultant , microbiologist , professor

Sarvan Kumar Sethi, Indian science educator, microbiologist, consultant. Achievements include research on microbial pathogenicity/molecular diagnostic methods. Recipient citation and prize for best publication Indian Public Health Association, East West Center (EWC) scholar United States of America /U. Hawaii, Honolulu, EWC-scholar Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.


Sethi, Sarvan Kumar was born March 15, 1936 in Talagang, Panjab, India. Son of Harbhagwan Dass and Devki Devi Sethi.


Government High School Gohana, India. Graduated with First Class diploma 1952

Bachelor of Science with honors, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1963; Master of Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1971; Certified medical microbiologist.


Tech. officer production and quality control biological products Central Research Institute, Kasauli, India, Reader, (Associate Professor) medical microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Visiting Scientist: Pasteur Institute, Paris, National Health Laboratory, Colindale, UK, University of Strasbourg, France, University of Uppsala, Sweden, Veteran Administration Hospital Palo Alto, University of Pennsylvania Phladelphia, Professor, Chairman department medical laboratory sciences, Kuwait University Health Sciences. Center, Consultant Microbiologist, Ministry of Health, Sate of Kuwait.


  • research on microbial pathogenicity/molecular diagnostic methods.

  • Achievements include research on microbial pathogenicity/molecular diagnostic methods.


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • American Society for Microbiology

  • International Society Infectious Diseases

  • New York Academy Scis.


Spouse Gobind Kohli, November 27, 1960.