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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr Kritima Kapoor

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414029
Mobile: 9419201450

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc & A.H
  • M.V.Sc
  • PhD

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Involved actively in Undergraduate teaching of Veterinary Anatomy in the areas of Osteology, Myology, Angiology, Neurology, Splanchnology, Histology and Embryology.
  • Preparation of e-learning materials and manuals for UG teaching.
  • Preparation of plastinated specimens, corrosion casts, models and charts for teaching of Veterinary Anatomy.

Other Appointments

  • Life Member of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists (IAVA)
  • Life Member of Punjab State Veterinary Council
  • Life member of Indian Society for Buffalo Development
  • Member, Editorial Board, Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences

Area of Research Interests

  • Research conducted in the field of organogenesis and prenatal development of GALT in buffalo by experiments involving Histological, histochemical, immunohistochemical, histoenzymic and Ultrastructural aspects. Studies on female genitalia of buffalo mainly Corpus Luteum during different phases of cyclicity to characterize its immune regulation aspect by Histological, Immunohistochemical and Ultrastructural studies
  • Prenatal development of mucosa associated lymphoid tissues (MALT) in domestic animals to determine the development of innate immunity. Factors regulating Immune regulation of corpus luteum in buffalo at subcellular levels.

Ongoing Projects


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Award of University Gold Medal in B.V.Sc & A.H (Overall Topper).
  • Young Scientist Award-2017 by India Association of Veterinary Anatomists (IAVA)
  • Dr K S Roy Award and Medal for Best paper presented at 36th International Symposium of IAVA, at Udaipur from 20-22 Dec, 2022.
  • Best PhD Thesis award for research work entitled “Histomorphochemical, Ultrastructural characterization and immune regulation of corpus luteum in Indian buffalo” in 3 days international conference from 28-30 Sept, 2022, organized by ICAR-IGFRI, Regional Research Station, Srinagar, ICAR-NAHEP, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi and NADCL, Baramulla, UT of J&K. 
  • Best Oral presentation Award by Indian Society of Buffalo Development (ISBD) on 10-11 December, 2021. 
  • Best poster award “First prize” for E-canvas on theme “Strategies for doubling farmer’s Income” in National e-conference on “Igniting young minds for sustainable growth through entrepreneurship and skill development: A Vet’s Vision” organized by IDP-NAHEP cell, GADVASU, Ludhiana from 1-5 March, 2021.
  • Best Poster Award at 17th Indian Veterinary Congress by Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research (IAAVR)
  • University Merit Fellowship for 5 consecutive years in B.V.Sc & A.H by SKUAST-Jammu.
  • Recipient of Merit scholarship from “Neomec Project Shiksha” by Zydus and Intas in B.V.Sc & A.H.
  • Award of ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship-2012 in M.V.Sc.
  • Award of University Merit Certificate in M. V. Sc.
  • University Merit Fellowship in PhD by GADVASU, Ludhiana
  • Award of University Merit Certificate in PhD.
  • Cash award and certificate by Zydus-AH in 6th All India Drawing-Painting competition.

No. of Publications

Research: 22Extension: 05
   Books: Nil   
Manuals: 04


  • Kapoor, K., Singh, O, Pathak, D and Sethi R S. 2023. Immunoexpression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF-A) and vWF regulating angiogenesis in cyclic corpus luteum of Indian buffalo. Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia, 1-11.
  • Kapoor K and Singh S. 2023. Histomorphological, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural study on ontogeny of ileocaecal lymphoglandular complexes in prenatal and postnatal Indian buffalo: An innate mucosal immune barrier. Microscopy Research and Technique 86 (1): 63-74 
  • Kapoor K and Singh A (2022). Veterinary anatomy teaching from real to virtual reality: An unprecedented shift during COVID-19 in socially distant era. Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia, 51: 163– 169. 
  • Kapoor, K., Singh, O and Pathak, D. 2022. Histoenzymic Studies on Localization of Diaphorases and Esterases in Cyclic Corpus Luteum of Indian Buffalo. Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4(8): 79-85.
  • Kapoor, K., Singh, O and Pathak, D. 2022. Histoenzymic localisation of dehydrogenases in cyclic corpus luteum of Indian Buffalo. Haryana Veterinarian 61(1): 51-55. 
  • Kapoor K, Singh O and Pathak D. 2020. Immunoexpression of cytokine tumour necrosis factor-? suggesting its role in formation and regression of corpus luteum in Indian buffalo. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 1-11.
  • Kapoor K and Singh O. 2019. Ontogeny of jejunal peyer’s patches in Indian buffalo: A histomorphological and immunohistochemical study. Buffalo Bulletin. 38(3): 437-450. 
  • Kapoor K, Singh O and Pathak D. 2018. Lipid distribution variations in different stages of cyclic corpus luteum of Indian buffalo. Journal of Animal Research. 8 (3): 379-385.