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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. Harkirat Singh

Designation: Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414029
Mobile: 9530565200
Email:harkiratsingh@gadvasu.in, drharkiratsingh@hotmail.com

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Parasitology)
  • Ph.D. (Veterinary Parasitology)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the field of Veterinary Parasitology with interest/ specialization in Veterinary Protozoology & Entomology and Acarology.

Other Appointments

  • Incharge, Landscaping, GADVASU, Ludhiana
  • Nodal Officer, COVS, GADVASU, Ludhiana, regarding activities related to Virtual Classroom under Agri-DIKSHA

Area of Research Interests

  • Epidemiology, Molecular diagnosis of vector borne haemoparasitic diseases, acaricide resistance detection, 


Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.

PI/Co-PI

Title of project

Funding agency

Period

1.

 Co-PI

Development of biochemical assay as diagnostic tool for synthetic pyrethroid resistance in cattle tick Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum

University Grants Commission, New Delhi

2013-2017

2.

Co-PI

Bioassay based detection of ivermectin resistance status in cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus from Punjab

Punjab Government RKVY

2014-2017

3.

Co-PI

Towards climate resilient livestock production system in Punjab

MoEFCC, GOI

2016-2022

4.

PI

Multiplex-polymerase chain reaction based detection of tick borne canine haematozoan diseases

Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi

2018-2021

5.

Co-PI

Development of surveillance and mitigation tools for the management of anthelmintic resistance in small-ruminants

National Livestock Mission

2023-2026


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Best oral and poster paper presentation awards (07).
  • Associate Member, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (India), 2018-19.
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Alumni Association, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.
  • Associate Fellow, National Academy of Dairy Sciences (India), 2020.
  • Pashudhan Samriddhi India Award 2022 under category Saga of 75 Veterinarians Transforming India.

No. of Publications

Research: 119
Extension: 61
    Books: 01     
Manuals: 05

Publications

  • Padmaja, M., Singh, H., Panwar, H., Jyoti. Singh, N.K. and Singh, N.K. (2022). Development and validation of multiplex SYBR Green real-time PCR assays for detection and molecular surveillance of four tick-borne canine haemoparasites. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases, 13(3), Article 101937. 
  • Thomas, A.M., Singh, H., Panwar, H., Sethi, R.S. and Singh, N.K. (2022). Duplex real-time PCR methods for molecular detection and characterization of canine tick-borne haemoparasites from Punjab state, India. Molecular Biology Reports, 49(6) 4451–4459. 
  • Kaur, N., Singh, H., Sharma, P., Singh, N.K., Kashyap, N and Singh, N.K. (2020). Development and application of multiplex PCR assay for the simultaneous detection of Babesia vogeli, Ehrlichia canis and Hepatozoon canis in dogs. Acta Tropica, 212, Article 105713. 
  • Singh, M.D, Singh, H., Singh, N.K., Singh, N.K., Sood, N.K. and Rath, S.S. (2020). Evaluation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification technique for the rapid visual detection of Hepatozoon canis infection. Acta Parasitologica, 65(1): 151–155. 
  • Singh, M.D, Singh, H., Singh, N.K., Singh, N.K., Kashyap, N., Sood, N.K. and Rath, S.S. (2019). Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for detection of Hepatozoon canis infection in dogs. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases, 10(2): 371–376. 
  • Khangembam, R., Singh, H., Jyoti, Rath, S.S. and Singh, N.K. (2018). Effect of synergists on ivermectin resistance in field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus from Punjab districts, India. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases, 9(3): 682–686. 
  • Singh, K., Singh, H., Singh, N.K., Kashyap, N., Sood, N.K. and Rath, S.S. (2017). Molecular prevalence, risk factors assessment and haemato-biochemical alterations in hepatozoonosis in dogs from Punjab, India. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 55: 53–58. 
  • Singh, N.K., Singh, H., Jyoti, Prerna, M. and Rath, S.S. (2015). First report of ivermectin resistance in field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Punjab districts of India. Veterinary Parasitology, 214: 192–194. 
  • Milanjeet, Singh, H., Singh, N.K., Singh, N.D., Singh, C. and Rath, S.S. (2014). Molecular prevalence and risk factors for the occurrence of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis. Veterinarni Medicina, 59(3): 129–136.
  •  Singh, A., Singh, H., Singh, N.K., Singh, N.D. and Rath, S.S. (2014). Canine babesiosis in Northwestern India: Molecular detection and assessment of risk factors. Biomed Research International, Article 741785