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Gadvasu

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. Nirbhay Kumar Singh

Designation: Professor-cum-Head
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414029
Mobile: 9417336332
Email:nirbhaykumar@gadvasu.in, nirbhayksingh@yahoo.co.in

Academic Credentials

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

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Actively involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Course of Veterinary Parasitology with interest/ specialization in Veterinary Entomology and Acarology.

Other Appointments

  • Procurement Officer IDP project entitled “Institutional Development Plan for Improved Learning Outcome, Skill and Entrepreneurship at GADVASU” under NAHEP.

Area of Research Interests

  • Molecular diagnostics, acaricide resistance, Integrated Parasite management


Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.

PI/Co-PI

Title of project

Funding agency

Period

1

PI

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

UGC, New Delhi

2013-2017

2

PI

Bioassay based detection of ivermectin resistance status in cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus from Punjab (D-2)

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna

2014-17

3

Co-PI

Towards climate resilient livestock production system in Punjab (NAFCC)

MoEFCC, GOI

2016-2022

4

Co-PI

Impact of climate change on emergence of Vector-borne infectious diseases and their affects on livestock production systems in mid hills of Western Himalayan region

NICRA, ICAR

 

2016-2020

5

Co-PI

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

DBT

2018-2021

6

PI

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

NLM

2023-2026


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • UGC-Raman Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research in USA (2015-16).
  • Associate Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS). 
  • Dr N S Ruprah Memorial Award-2018 by the IAAVP. 
  • Best teacher Award (ICAR) in Agricultural Higher Education for the year 2018-19.
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Dairy Sciences, India (NADSI).
  • 25th MVC-NCVP Mid-career Excellence Award-2021 by IAAVP.
  • 07 Best Poster/Oral Presentation Awards
  • Member FAO Expert Group on “Acaricide Resistance Management of Livestock Ticks”.

No. of Publications

Research: 147
Extension: 53
    Books: 01   Manuals: 10

 


Publications

  • Jyoti, Saini, S.P.S., Singh, H., Rath, S.S. and Singh, N.K. (2022). In vitro acaricidal activity of Piper longum L. against amitraz resistant Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Experimental Parasitology, 241: 108356.
  • 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: 4451–4459.
  • Singh, N.K., Miller, R.J., Klafke, G.M., Goolsby, J.A., Thomas, D.B. and Perez de Leon, A.A. (2018). In-vitro efficacy of a botanical acaricide and its active ingredients against larvae of susceptible and acaricide-resistant strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Canestrini (Acari: Ixodidae). Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 9: 201–206.
  • Singh, N.K., Saini, S.P.S., Singh, H., Jyoti, Sharma, S.K. and Rath, S.S. (2017). In vitro assessment of acaricidal activity of Piper longum, Piper nigrum, Zingiber officinale extracts and their combinations against Hyalomma anatolicum. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 71: 303–317.
  • Singh, N.K., Jyoti, Vemu, B., Prerna, M., Singh, H., Dumka, V.K. and Sharma, S.K. (2016). Acaricidal activity of leaf extracts of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. (Fabaceae) against synthetic pyrethroid resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Research in Veterinary Science, 106: 1-6.
  • 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.
  • Singh, N.K., Jyoti, Vemu, B., Singh, H., Prerna, M., Daundkar, P.S., Sharma, S.K. and Dumka, V.K. (2015). In vitro acaricidal activity of Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng (Rutaceae) extracts against synthetic pyrethroid resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Parasitology Research, 114(4): 1531–1539.
  • Singh, N.K. and Rath, S.S. (2014). Esterase mediated resistance against synthetic pyrethroids in field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Punjab districts of India. Veterinary Parasitology, 204: 330-338.
  • Singh, N.K., Jyoti, Haque, M., Singh, H., Rath, S.S. and Ghosh, S. (2014). A comparative study on cypermethrin resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Hyalomma anatolicum from Punjab (India). Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 5(2): 90-94.
  • Ghosh, S., Ray, D.D., Vanlahmuaka, Das, G., Singh, N.K., Sharma, J.K. and Azhahianambi, P. (2008). Progress in development of vaccine against Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum – Indian scenario. Vaccine, 26S: G 40-47.