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. R S Sethi

Designation: Professor and Head
Contact Address:College of Animal Biotechnology Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana-141004
Telephone : 0161-2920162
Mobile: 9872309908,

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc & A.H
  • M.V.Sc
  • Ph.D

Teaching and Other Appointments

Presently engaged in post graduate teaching in College of Animal Biotechnology and Veterinary Anatomy. Teaching online course and Seminar Series in Integrated Training Program in Infectious Diseases, Food Safety and Public Policy (ITraP) the University of Saskatchewan in partnership with the Freie University in Germany and GADVASU.

Other Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Area of Research Interests

Airway hyper-responsiveness and inflammation in a mouse model. Environmental pollutants/pesticides vis a vis immune modulations.

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency

Year of Start


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

NSERC, Canada



 Parentage determination and cytogenetic profiling in dogs. “DBT-GADVASU Canine Research Centre and Network.” DBT-19

DBT, New Delhi



Stereological analysis of normal and inflamed Buffalo lung

GADVASU and University of Saskatchewan, Canada


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Best Teacher Award 2018-19  
  • Visiting Scientist in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada; May-June 2010, Aug-Sept 2014
  • Short term visiting Fellowship, American Association of Anatomists.
  • Fellow of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists.
  • Best Poster Awards during CREATE/ITrap Summer School at University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Canada.
  • International Travel support fund from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi.
  • K L Suri Award and Gold medal.
  • Dr C Vijayragavan Memorial Silver Jubilee Medal for Avian Anatomy.
  • Dr G Rajeshwar Rao Memorial Award and Gold Medal for Applied Anatomy.

No. of Publications

Research: 93

Extension: 4

Books: -

Manuals: 10


Pandit AA, Gandham RK, Mukhopadhyay CS, Verma R and Sethi RS. 2019. Transcriptome analysis reveals the role of the PCP pathway in fipronil and endotoxin-induced lung damage. Respiratory Research 20:24    
Verma G, Mukhopadhyay CS, Verma R, Singh B and Sethi RS. 2019. Long-term exposures to ethion and endotoxin cause lung inflammation and induce genotoxicity in mice. Cell and Tissue Research  375 (2): 493-505 doi: 10.1007/s00441-018-2912-0
Sethi RS, Schneberger D, Charavarymath C and Singh B. 2017. Pulmonary innate inflammatory responses to occupational contaminants of farming. Cell and Tissue Research 367 (3): 627-42 doi:10.1007/s00441-017-2573-4  
Singh J, Mukhopadhyey CS, Sharma S, Malhotra P, Sethi RS and Choudhary R K. 2016. Identification of the microRNA repertoire in TLR-ligand challenged bubaline PBMCs as a model of bacterial and viral infection. PLoS One 11(6):e0156598    
Pandit AA, Choudhary S, Verma R, Singh B and Sethi RS. 2016. Imidacloprid induced histomorphological changes and expression of TLR-4 and TNF in lung. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 131: 9-17