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ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

ADMISSION 2019-20
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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Varinder Uppal

Designation: Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414028
Mobile: 9463101547
Email:varinderuppal@gadvasu.in, v.uppal@yahoo.com

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc
  • M.V.Sc
  • Ph.D

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching basic and advanced courses of gross anatomy, histology and embryology to undergraduate and postgraduate students and also to the students of other disciplines.
  • Prepared CDs of lecture notes along with diagrams for UG courses
  • Prepared CD of Atlas of histology and Embryology for  UG and PG students
  • Prepared CD of animated presentations
  • Laboratory Manuals prepared 14
  • Prepared plastinated specimens, casts, charts, models, slides for UG and PG students
  • Prepared study material “Targeting ICAR’s Junior Research Fellowship    Examination. 

Other Appointments

  • Associate Editor of Indian Journal of Veterinary Anatomy
  • Fellow of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists (IAVA)
  • Life member of The Indian Society for the study of Animal Reproduction (ISSAR)
  • Life member of Punjab Academy of Science
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists
  • Member, National Academy of Veterinary Science

Area of Research Interests

  • Morphological study: Histological, histochemical, ultrastructural and immunohistochemical study of different organs/systems of animals.
  • Reproductive Anatomy:  Study on male and female reproductive system of buffalo.
  • Developmental Anatomy: Histogenesis and morphogenesis of the organs/systems  of buffalo


Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.

PI/Co-PI

Title of project

Funding agency

Period

1

Social Safe guard officer

ICAR-NAHEP Project entitled” Institutional Development Plan for Improved Learning Outcome, Skill and Entrepreneurship at GADVASU” 

ICAR

2019-2023

2

Co-PI

Veterinary Education Twinning Project between University of Calgary and Guru Angad Dev veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana

OIE

2020- 2024

3

PI

Identification of species on morphological and molecular characterization of skin and hair

RKVY

From 2013-14

to 2017-2018

4

PI

Evaluation of Examination system in Veterinary Education

ICAR

2017-18

5

Co- PI

Veterinary education for sustainable growth, entrepreneurial skill & self-reliance

ICAR

From 2016-17 to 2017-2018

6

Co- PI

Animation and sketch-based teaching aids for veterinary anatomy

ICAR

From 2016-17 to 2017-2018

7

PI

Anatomical, histological, histochemical, and electron microscopic studies as related to hormonal and biochemical profiles in female reproductive organs in buffalo

State Govt

2019-2013


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Elected as Fellow of National Academy of Veterinary Science (I) in July, 2023
  • Elected as Governing council member of  National Academy of Veterinary Science (I) in 2023 
  • Best poster presentation award for Ideathon at XXI NAVS Convocation cum Scientific convention held at Guru Angad Dev veterinary and Animal Sciences University Ludhiana from July, 1-2,2023
  • Awarded with Dr. V R Bhamburkar award for ‘Anatomist of the Year’ conferred at XXXVI Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and International Symposium organized by Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Histology, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Navania, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur, held on  December, 20-22, 2022
  • Dr. V. Ramakrishna Silver Jubilee Medal & Award for Best Oral Presentation in the session Anatomical Techniques at XXXVI Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and International Symposium organized by Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Histology, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Navania, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur, held on  December, 20-22, 2022.
  • Dr. K.L. Suri Medal & Award for Best Poster Presentation at XXXVI Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and International Symposium organized by Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Histology, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Navania, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur, held on  December, 20-22, 2022
  • Dr Yashwant Singh Medal for best paper in Ultrastructure at XXXVI Annual Convention of IAVA and International Symposium on "Advancements in Anatomical studies: The stepping stone in transforming livestock and wildlife sectors while achieving the global sustainable development " held on December 20-22, 2022, at Department of Veterinary Anatomy and  histology, Navania Udaipur
  • Co Author Best Poster Presentation Award at National Symposium of Indian Society for Buffalo Development (ISBD) on "Scientific Interventions to Address Challenges for Sustainable Buffalo Production" in the session Physiology and Reproduction held on December 10-11, 2021
  • Felicitation and Appreciation certificate for Associate Editor of IJVA
  • Award of Honour by Dean COVS for contribution in  National Symposium of Indian Society for Buffalo Development, "Scientific Interventions to Address Challenges for Sustainable Buffalo Production December 10-11, 2021, College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Ludhiana. 
  • Reviewer Award by ARCC , Anatomia Histologia and Embryologia
  • Elected as Joint Secretary and Treasure of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomist in 2021
  • Co author - Poster presentation award at National e conference on Clinical Anatomy of Bovines and canines for effective Veterinary Practice organized by Dept. of Vet.  Anatomy, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu, Thanjavur Dist. Tamilnadu, 2020
  • Fellow of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomy
  • Late Shri L O Dhande Memorial Award for Forensic Anatomy including archaeological study at XXXIV Annual convention of IAVA, Bengaluru, Nov. 28-30, 2019
  • Dr P S Lalitha Silver Jubliee Award & Gold plated Silver medal for the best Paper published in Indian Journal of Veterinary Anatomy
  • Dr Mohan Bhattacharya Silver Jubliee Medal and Award for Best Paper in Histology and Histochemistry at XXXIV Annual convention of IAVA, Bengaluru, Nov. 28-30, 2019
  • Dr.KS.Roy Award for Best Paper presentation in histoenzymology & immunohistochemistry at 34th Annual convention of IAVA, Bengaluru, Nov. 28-30, 2019
  • Co Author Best Paper presentation award at conference at 17th Indian Veterinary Congress and XXIII Annual Conference of IAAVR at IVRI, Bareilly, April 8-9, 2017
  • North Zone representative, Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists, Executive committee 2014-15, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017
  • Associate Editor Indian Journal of Veterinary Anatomy, (2017-18 to March 2022)
  • Dr. K L Suri Award and medal for best poster presentation at XXIX Annual Convention of IAVA and National Symposium on held at Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyaya, Durg from Feb. 11-13, 2015
  • Best Paper presentation award at 1st National Conference of Society for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension organized by Directorate of Extension Education, GADVASU, Ludhiana from Nov. 18-20, 2015
  •  Co author 2nd best poster presentation awards at 34th Annual Convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine and National Symposium on “Newer Approaches in Diagnosis and Management of Animal Diseases for Sustainable Health and Production” in session Farm Animl noninfectious diseases organized by Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Ludhiana, February 17-19, 2016.
  •  Co author 2nd best poster presentation awards at 34th Annual Convention of Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine and National Symposium on “Newer Approaches in Diagnosis and Management of Animal Diseases for Sustainable Health and Production” in session Complementry and alternative medicine organized by  Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Ludhiana, February 17-19, 2016.
  • 2nd best paper award at  National conference on medical and Life sciences (NCMLS-2016) on “Integration of medical sciences and life sciences for innovative medical research” from April 11-12,2016 at Senate Hall, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
  • Dr. C. Vijayragavan Memorial Silver Jubilee Medal for Developmental Anatomy at XXVIII Annual Convention of IAVA and National Symposium on Veterinary Anatomy vision 2050- improvement, challenges and opportunities in relation to animal as well as human health and biodiversity held from Jan. 8-10, 2014, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Bikaner, Rajasthan
  • Late Shri L. O. Dhande Memorial Award for forensic anatomy including archeological study at Annual Convention of IAVA and National Symposium to be held from Nov. 2-4, 2011,  Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, DUVASU, Mathura 
  • Best Poster award at Annual Convention of IAVA and National Symposium to be held from Nov. 2-4, 2011,  Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, DUVASU, Mathura 
  • Dr Md. Hafeezuddin Silver Jubilee Medal for Gross Anatomy at Annual Convention of IAVA and National Symposium to be held from Nov. 2-4, 2011, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, DUVASU, Mathura
  • Dr. Mohan Bhattachayra Award for the Best paper in Histology, Histochemistry and Electronmicroscopy at International Congress on Veterinary Anatomy and XXIV Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists held at Lucknow (India) on November 04-06, 2009
  • IAVA Silver Jubilee Award for the Best Poster at International Congress on Veterinary Anatomy and XXIV Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists held at Lucknow (India) on November 04-06, 2009
  • Co author Dr. C. Vijayragavan Memorial Silver Jubilee Medal for Developmental Anatomy at XXIII Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and National Symposium on Advances in Veterinary Anatomy teaching and research with reference to their clinical application organized by Deptt of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, College of Veterinary Sciences, CCSHAU, Hisar from Nov. 5-7,2008
  • Co author Dr. C. Vijayragavan Memorial Silver Jubilee Medal for Developmental Anatomy at XXIII Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and National Symposium on Advances in Veterinary Anatomy teaching and research with reference to their clinical application organized by Deptt of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, College of Veterinary Sciences, CCSHAU, Hisar from Nov. 5-7,2008
  • IAVA Silver Jubilee best paper presentation award and medal in the field of Histology, Histochemistry and Electron microscopy at XXIII Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and National Symposium on Advances in Veterinary Anatomy teaching and research with reference to their clinical application organized by Deptt of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, College of Veterinary Sciences, CCSHAU, Hisar from Nov. 5-7,2008
  • Best Paper Award-2007 at XXII Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and National Symposium on “Recent Advances in Anatomy of the domestic animals with special reference to developmental Anatomy” at Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Triputi (A.P.) from Nov. 21-23, 2007
  • Best Poster Award-2006 received during 21th Annual Convention and National Symposium of IAVA on “Recent Advances in Anatomical concepts and techniques for the improvement of livestock production and health” held at SKUAST, Jammu, Dec. 21-23, 2006.
  • Member, National Academy of veterinary Science since 7.5.2005
  • Best Poster Award-2002 at XVII Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and National Symposium on “Recent advances in Veterinary Anatomy for increasing livestock productivity” at Bombay Veterinary College Parel, Mumbai, India from Nov. 14-16, 2002
  • Best Paper Award 2000 at XV Annual Convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists and National Symposium at Madras Veterinary College Chennai, Dec 23-25, 2000. 
  • Award of ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship in M.V.Sc.
  • Award of University Merit Certificate in M. V. Sc

No. of Publications

Research: 211Extension: 33     Books Chapters: 09     Manuals: 10

Publications

  • Kumar, V., Bansal, N., Uppal, V. and Gupta, A. (2024). Biometric and ultrasonographic evaluation on mammary gland of goat. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 94 (1): 26-29 http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3885
  • Raghav S, Uppal V and Gupta A . 2021.  Comparative Study on Distribution of Sebaceous and Sweat Glands in Skin of Different Domestic Animals. Indian Journal of Animal Research.  Online 10.18805/IJAR.B-4228 . http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1692
  • Sarangi S, Gupta A, Bansal N and Uppal V. 2021. Seasonal variations in histomorphology and histochemistry of vesicular gland of buffalo bull. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 91 (11): 915–920   http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3429
  • Gupta D, Uppal V, Bansal N and Gupta A. 2020. Differentiation of pancreatic endocrine islets in buffalo fetus. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 90 (5): 693–697.   http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1281
  • Singh I, Bansal N, Pathak D, Uppal V and Gupta A. 2020. Fetal Leydig cells in buffalo testis: Light and electron microscopic study. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 90 (4): 553–556.  http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/742
  • Sarangi S, Gupta A, Bansal N and Uppal V. 2020. Seasonal Variation in histomorphology and histochemisrty of prostate gland of buffalo bull. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 44:doi:10.3906/vet-1808-49   http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3319
  • Uppal V, Bansal N, Gupta A and Pathak D. 2019. Histomorphological and scanning electron microscopic studies on tongue of Emu (Dromaius Novaehollandiae). Indian Journal of Animal Research Online ISSN:0976-0555 http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2213
  • Sharma A, Bansal N, Uppal V and Pathak D. 2019. Ultrastructural study on efferent ductule of buffalo foetii. Buffalo Bulletin. 38 (3): 413-420. 
  • Debbarma D, Uppal V, Bansal N and Gupta A. 2018. Histomorphometrical Study on Regional Variation in Distribution of Sweat Glands in Buffalo Skin. Dermatology Research and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5345390 http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3558
  • Uppal V, Bansal N and Anuradha. 2015.  Identification of species on the basis of histomorphometrical study of compact bone.  Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 85 (9): 962–964 http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3355