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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Apoorva Shekhar

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone :
Mobile: 9458820658

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H. (DGCN-COVAS, Palampur), 2014
  • M.V.Sc. (Animal Biochemistry, IVRI, Bareilly), 2016
  • Ph.D. (Animal Biochemistry, IVRI, Bareilly), 2020

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Specialize in teaching courses affiliated to VCI.
  • Principles and fundamentals of basic biochemistry
  • Metabolism of biomolecules
  • Clinical Biochemistry in relevance to domestic and wild animals

Other Appointments

  • Assistant Professor at KCVAS, Amritsar

Area of Research Interests

  • Proteogenomic associated approaches for a vaccine development  against Salmonella  
  • Characterization of oxidative stress associated proteins in Salmonella and their impact on Salmonella virulence  

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • ICMR-JRF (2017), CSIR-NET (2016), ICAR-NET   
  • (Animal Biochemistry, 2016),  
  • UGC-NET (Adult Education, 2017) 

No. of Publications

Research: 04Extension: Nil     Books: Nil     Manuals: Nil


  • Sarkhel, R., Apoorva, S., Priyadarsini, S., Sridhar, H. B., Bhure, S. K., & Mahawar, M. (2022). Malate synthase contributes to the survival of Salmonella Typhimurium against nutrient and oxidative stress conditions. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-9. (NAAS- 10.38)
  • Nair, S. S., Chauhan, T. K. S., Kumawat, M., Sarkhel, R., Apoorva, S., Shome, A.,… & Mahawar, M. (2021). Deletion of both methionine sulfoxide reductase A and methionine sulfoxide reductase C genes renders Salmonella Typhimurium highly susceptible to hypochlorite stress and poultry macrophages. Molecular Biology Reports, 48(4), 3195-3203. (NAAS- 8.32)
  • Apoorva, S., Behera, P., Sajjanar, B., & Mahawar, M. (2020). Identification of oxidant susceptible proteins in Salmonella Typhimurium. Molecular Biology Reports, 47(3), 2231-2242. (NAAS- 8.32)
  • Sangpuii, L., Dixit, S. K., Kumawat, M., Apoorva, S., Kumar, M., Kappala, D., ... & Mahawar, M. (2018). Comparative roles of clpA and clpB in the survival of S. Typhimurium under stress and virulence in poultry. Scientific reports, 8(1), 1-12. (NAAS- 10.38)
  • Sangpuii L, Dixit SK, Kumawat M, Apoorva S, Goswami TK and Mahawar M (2017). Construction and confirmation of clpA and clpB gene deletion strains in Salmonella Typhimurium. Journal of Veterinary Public Health, 15(2), 75-78. (NAAS- 4.18)