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 under graduate and post graduate teaching in College of Animal Biotechnology. 

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



Twin the Veterinary Programs at GADVASU and University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine: Forging competency-based curriculum for better veterinary services in India

The World Organisation

for Animal Health (OIE)



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

DBT, New Delhi


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: 97

Extension: 9

Books: -

Manuals: 10


Kaur G and Sethi RS. 2020. Multiple exposures to poultry barn air and Lipopolysaccharide synergistically increase the pulmonary expression of TLR-4 and IL-1?. Journal of Occupational Health. 62(1):e12094 1-9. doi: 10.1002/1348-9585.12094

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