Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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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 Secretary, Project Monitoring and Evaluation 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

Area of Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Genomics and Transcriptomics

Ongoing Projects


Name/ No of Project/ Scheme

Funding Agency


From   To

Total Funding

Scientists involved

(PI/ Co-PI)


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

DBT, New Delhi


Rs 39.7 lacs



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

DBT, New Delhi


26 Lacs



Construction of miRNA library associated with Disease Resistance in Buffalo



20.77 Lacs



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

ICAR (World Bank Funded)


35 Crore



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


DBT, Govt. Of India


30 Lacs



Characterization of Fecundity Gene in Assam Hill Goat

DBT, Govt. Of India


26.79 Lacs



Identification of tag SNPs associated with New Castle disease susceptibility/ resistance in commercial broiler vis-a-vis Aseel Chicken of Punjab


RKVY, Govt of India

30 Lacs



Genetic profiling of Sahiwal and Holstein Friesian crossbred cattle for genes impacting stress tolerance and climate change



RKVY, Govt of India

30 Lacs


  • 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: 50

Extension: 7

Books: 02

Manuals: 05


  • G Kaur, R Verma, CS Mukhopadhyay, R Sethi. 2022. Elevated pulmonary levels of Axin2 in mice exposed to herbicide 2, 4?D with or without endotoxin. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 35 (12): e22912 (IF: 3.652)
  • D Deka, NN Barman, N Deka, BK Batth, G Singh, S Singh, RK Agrawal, CS Mukhopadhyay. 2021. Sero-epidemiology of porcine parvovirus, circovirus, and classical swine fever virus infections in India. Tropical Animal Health and Production 53 (1): 1-12 (IF: 1.559)
  • Dhanoa JK, Singh J, Singh A, Arora JS, Sethi RS and Mukhopadhyay CS*. 2019. Discovery of isomiRs in PBMCs of diseased vis-à-vis healthy Indian water buffaloes. ExRNA. 1:12 (IF: UC)
  • J Singh, JK Dhanoa, RK Choudhary, A Singh, RS Sethi, S Kaur, Mukhopadhyay CS*. 2020. MicroRNA expression profiling in PBMCs of Indian water Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) infected with Brucella and Johne’s disease. ExRNA. 2: 1-13 (IF: UC)
  • J Singh, Mukhopadhyay CS*, JS Arora, S Kaur. 2015. Biocomputational Characterization and Evolutionary Analysis of Bubaline Dicer1 Enzyme. Asian Austr. J. Anim. Sci., 28(6): 876-887. doi: (IF: 2.509)
  • Kaur S, Mukhopadhyay CS, Arora JS and Sethi RS. 2016. Indoxacarb interaction alters immunotoxic and genotoxic potential of endotoxin. J Pesticide Sci., 41(3): 65-70. DOI (IF: 1.519)
  • Manku HK, Dhanoa JK, Kaur S, Arora JS, Mukhopadhyay CS*. 2017. Biocomputational identification and validation of novel microRNAs predicted from bubaline whole genome shotgun sequences. Comput. Biol. Chem. 70: 96-106. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2017.08.005 (IF: 2.877)
  • Singh J, Mukhopadhyay CS*, Kaur S, Malhotra P, Sethi RS, Choudhary RK. 2016. Identification of the MicroRNA Repertoire in TLR-Ligand Challenged Bubaline PBMCs as a Model of Bacterial and Viral Infection. PLoS One. (eISSN 1932-6203) 11(6): e0156598. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156598. (IF: 3.24)

Invited Lectures:
More than 30 in various Institutions in India

Review Articles:

  • JK Dhanoa, R Verma, RS Sethi, JS Arora, Mukhopadhyay CS*. 2019. Biogenesis and biological implications of isomiRs in mammals- a review. ExRNA. 1: 3. (IF: UC)
  • JK Dhanoa, RS Sethi, R Verma, JS Arora, Mukhopadhyay CS*. 2018. Long non-coding RNA: its evolutionary relics and biological implications in mammals: a review. Journal of Animal Science and Technology 60 (1): 25 (IF: 1.95)
  • Dhanoa JK, Mukhopadhyay CS*, Arora JS. 2016. Y-chromosomal genes affecting male fertility: A review. Vet World. 9(7):783-91. doi: 10.14202/vetworld.2016.783-791. (IF: 2.11)

Authored/Edited Books:

  • Mukhopadhyay CS, RK Choudhary, MA Iquebal. 2017. Basic Applied Bioinformatics-A Beginners Guide for Students. John Wiley & Sons Limited; USA. ISBN: 9781119244332
  • Bioinformatic approaches for livestock genome analysis. 2015. Eds. U. Singh, S. Kumar, Mukhopadhyay CS, R. Deb, R. R. Alyethodi, R. Alex, K. Dhama, and I Ganguly. Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, India, ISBN: 9789384053017.