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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 Animal Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology
ANIMAL-BIOTECHNOLOGY-DEP

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1.

Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) on Genome editing for food security and environment sustainability (GEFSES)

1. To train students in the area of Genome editing for food security and environment sustainability

PI:

Dr R S Sethi

 

Co-PI:

Dr. Simrinder Singh Sodhi,

Dr. J.P.S. Gill

$ 1.65 Million

NSERC, Canada

2019- continuing

2.

Towards Climate Resilient Livestock Production in Punjab

1.To ensure sustainability of incomes for small and marginal livestock farmers under ongoing and projected warming scenario in Punjab and harness to benefits through housing stray cattle in a climate friendly environment.

2.To develop weather linked insurance to compensate for loss in income of small and marginalised farmers due to decrease in milk yield of buffalo/cattle.

PI:

Dr. SPS Ghuman

 

Co-PI:

Dr. Simrinder Singh Sodhi,

Dr. M Honparkhe

Rs 18 Crores

National Adaptation Fund on Climate Change (NAFCC)

2016- continuing

3.

           AICRP on Pigs, Institute Unit, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

1. To assess various genetic parameters of economically important traits of existing exotic breeds (Landrace and Large White Yorkshire) of pigs in India with respect to production, reproduction and efficiency of feed utilization.

2. To investigate the effect of protein energy ratio on production of pigs and to evolve a low cost and reasonably economic pig feed for different region.

3. To study the occurrence of pig diseases with a view to derive suitable control measure against the same.

PI:

Dr. Ashwani Kumar Singh

 

Co-PI:

Dr. Simrinder Singh Sodhi,

Dr. Udeybir Singh Chahal,

Dr. Vishal Mahajan,

Dr. Amit Sharma

Rs. 26.0 Lakhs (for FY 2021-22)

ICAR

2017- continuing

Completed Projects:

S. No.

Title of the project

 Objectives

Investigators

Budget

Funding agency

Duration of Project

1.

Molecular characterization of fecundity genes in Assam Hill Goat

1.Identification of polymorphism in fecundity gene BMPR1B and BMPR2 of Assam Hill Goat

2.Sequencing of variant samples and Bioinformatics analysis for identification of SNPs

PI:

Dr. J S Arora

 

Co-PI:

Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay,

Dr. Dipak Deka

 

 

Rs 26.79 Lakhs

DBT, India in collab. with Veterinary College, Khanapara, Guwahati,

2017-2020

2.

Studies on production disorders vis a vis neutrophil dynamics in buffalo

1.To evaluate the viability and apoptosis potential of buffalo neutrophils during production disorders.

2.To study the expression of buffalo neutrophils related genes during production disorders.

3.To correlate neutrophil associated changes during production disorders.

PI:

Dr. R S Sethi

 

Co-PI:

Dr Ramneek, Dr CS Randhawa,

Dr. CS Mukhopadhyay.

Rs 10.0 Lakhs

RKVY, India

2014-2016

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Polymorphism Screening and Association Studies of CXCR genes with udder health and milk production in Buffalo breeds of Northern India.

1.Determination of polymorphism in coding region of CXCR gene in Buffalo breeds of Northern India.

2.Associations between these polymorphisms and a number of phenotypic parameters related to udder health and milk yield.

PI:

Dr. J S Arora

 

 

Rs 14.45 Lakhs

UGC, India

2013-2017

4.

Effect of Single and Multiple Exposures to Poultry Farm Air on Pulmonary Defense of poultry workers-A Murine Model.

1.To characterize the respiratory epithelium after chicken barn exposures.

2.To estimate the modulation of pulmonary immune response after exposures to chicken barn air.

3.To understand the process critical for initiation of an inflammatory cascade in lungs after exposures to chicken barn air

PI:

Dr. R S Sethi

 

Co-PI:

Dr. Ravi Kant Agarwal,

Dr. JPS Gill, Dr. R S Brar

Rs 18.164 Lakhs

ICMR, India

2012-2013

5.

Characterization and ultra-structural details of endotoxin induced laminitis in buffalo calf model

1.To establish the gross and histopathological changes in hoof corium during endotoxin induced laminitis in buffaloes

2.To elucidate the ultrastructural changes in claws during endotoxin induced laminitis in buffaloes

3.To understand the process critical for initiation of an inflammatory cascade in hoof during endotoxin induced laminitis in buffaloes

PI:

Dr. R S Sethi

 

Co-PI:

Dr. SS Randhawa,

Dr. Opinder Singh,

Dr. Simrat Sagar Singh

Rs 10.41 Lakhs

UGC, India

2011-2014