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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Animal Biotechnology

Faculty Detail

Dr. Chandra Sekhar Mukhopadhay

Designation: Senior Scientist
Contact Address:Department of Bioinformatics, College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana-141004
Telephone :
Mobile: 9779541452

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H. (WBUAFS, Kolkata): 2002
  • M.V.Sc. (Animal Genetics & Breeding, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal): 2004
  • Ph.D. (Animal Genetics & Breeding, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal): 2008
  • MSc (Information Technology) (PTU, Distance Education): 2013
  • One year online certificate masters course on Artificial Intelligence (from Simplilearn): 2020

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching: Bioinformatics, Animal Genomics, Genetics
    Training: Periodically organize online and offline trainings on Bioinformatics

Other Appointments

  • In charge, Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (COVID19 Diagnostics Lab, GADVASU, Ludhiana) (21st October 2020 till date)
  • Program Officer of National Service Scheme (NSS) wing of the B. Tech. (Biotechnology) students of the College of Animal Biotechnology, GADVASU, Ludhiana (2017 onward).
  • Member, RRC and PME Cell, College of Animal Biotechnology
  • Member, Disciplinary Committee of the College of Animal Biotechnology, GADVASU, Ludhiana
  • Nominee, Director of Research for Purchase
  • Nominee, Dean PGS  for verification of Program of Work of PG Students.
  • Member, Anti Ragging Committee
  • Member, Research Review Committee
  • Program Officer of National Service Scheme (NSS) of the College (2017 – till date)

Area of Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Genomics and Transcriptomics

Ongoing Projects


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Institutional Development Plan for Improved Learning Outcome, Skill and Entrepreneurship at GADVASU

ICAR, Govt. of India


PI: Dr. P. S. Brar, Later Dr. SPS Ghuman



Dr. C.S. Mukhopadhyay


30 Crore


Identification of Species-specific markers for parentage determination in livestock




Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay


Dr. J S Arora

Dr. S Kaur

15 Lakh

Completed Projects


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Parentage determination and cytogenetic profiling in dogs. “DBT-GADVASU Canine Research Centre and Network.”

DBT, New Delhi


Rs 39.7 lacs

PI: Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay


 Dr. JS Arora,

Dr. RK Choudhary (Later Dr. RS Sethi),

Dr. S Mahajan,

Dr. CS Randhawa,

Dr. S Kota (TRPBV, Chennai )


TLR-Ligands: To Design Novel Vaccines Adjuvants Against New Castle Disease in Indigenous Chicken

DBT, New Delhi


26 Lacs

CC-PI: Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay

PI: Dr. TC Tolenkhomba (CAU, Imphal)


Dr. JS Arora

Dr. N. Singh


Construction of miRNA library associated with Disease Resistance in Buffalo



20.77 Lacs


Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay


Characterization of Fecundity Gene in Assam Hill Goat

DBT, Govt. Of India


26.79 Lacs

PI: Dr. JS Arora

Co-PI: Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay


Molecular characterization of canine distemper virus field isolates for selection of suitable vaccine candidate(s)

DBT, Govt. Of India


30 Lacs

PI: Dr. D Deka

Co-PI: Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Appreciation award: by GADVASU for contributions towards establishment of COVID testing facility at GADVASU, Ludhiana; January 26, 2022.   (Date of Award: January 26, 2022)
  • “Best poster award” Award: Jaswinder Kaur, Kanwaljit Rana and C.S Mukhopadhyay* on the topic of “BOON OF COW CURD CONSUMPTION” in National webinar on CowPathy and animal health
  • on 16 December 2021
  • Best Researcher Award (for the College of Animal Biotechnology) of the Year 2018-19 given away by Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University on 29th may 2019
  • “Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships” (FNAPE: Research-2016-17), an international educational exchange program sponsored by the USA Government, for conducting research at Iowa State University, USA, for 9 months (August 2016 to May 2017)
  • Punjab Farmers Commission funded Advanced Foreign Training on “Marker Assisted Selection and Functional Genomics” for 6 months (2011 to 2012) ate Iowa State University, USA.

No. of Publications

Research: 60Extension: 07     
Books: 07      
Manuals: 05


  • Sandhu Y, Mahajan S, Sethi RS, Arora, JS and Mukhopadhyay, CS*. 2021. Differential karyotype profiling of three popular breeds of dogs in India. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences; 90(11): 0367-8318. (IF: 0.33)
  • Mukhopadhyay CS*, Singh KP, Kashyap N, Sandhu Y, Singh S. 2020.SWOT analysis to identify important factors influencing dairy farming practices in Punjab. Agricultural Research Journal. 57(5):769-778. DOI : 10.5958/2395-146X.2020.00112.X (IF: UC)
  • Kaur B., Kaur J., Kashyap N., Arora J.S., and Mukhopadhyay C.S.* 2023. A comprehensive review of genomic perspectives of canine diseases as a model to study human disorders. The Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 87(1):3-8 (IF 0.45)
  • Malik, Y. S., Mukhopadhyay, C. S., Choudhary, R. K., Kashyap, N., and Sunil Kumar B.V. 2022. Short Course on Bioinformatics. Pp 108. (Editor).
  • Kalambhe, D., Bhanot, R., Malik, H., Mukhopadhyay, C.S. and Gill, J. P. S. 2022. The Indigenous Dogs of India: The Forgotten Treasure. Published by Project Monitoring Unit- DBT-GADVASU-CRC, Directorate of Research, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana (Editor)
  • Electronic Compendium Editing: e-Compendium of the online “Training on artificial intelligence for students”, organized during January to March 2022. Eds. D Kalambhe, H Panwar, SK Dash , A Sharma and C S Mukhopadhyay. Published under Institutional Development Plan (IDP), Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab. Edition: I. ISBN: 978-93-5636-707-4  (Editor).
  • Mukhopadhyay CS and Kaur B. 2022. Applications of Tag-SNPs in Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) Identification. In Genomic, Proteomics, and Biotechnology. Eds. RC Sobti, M Mukesh, A Sobti. Chapter 6. 1st Edition. CRC Press- Taylor and Francis Group. Boca Raton. eBook ISBN 9781003220831

Invited Lectures:

  • More than 40 invited talks /hands on training in various Institutions in India.