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

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College of Animal Biotechnology

ANIMAL-BIOTECHNOLOGY-DEP
ANIMAL-BIOTECHNOLOGY-DEP

The Department of Animal Biotechnology was upgraded to School of Animal Biotechnology in 2010 to focus its research and teaching programs with the following objectives:

  • To direct the research work towards the need of the farmers in the field of animal sciences.
  • To promote translational research in the area of Genomics, Vaccinology and diagnostics, Stem and cell biology and Molecular biology.
  • The priority research areas of the School are:

Animal Genomics

  • Identification, characterization/profiling of genes implicated in reproduction, production as well as disease and stress tolerance 
  • Utilization in genetic improvement of farm animals

Molecular Diagnostics and Vaccinology

  • Development of molecular diagnostics, field-based rapid  tests
  • New generation vaccines

Stem and Cell Biology

  • Enhancing lactation performance
  • Regenerative therapy
  • Environmental pollutant/pesticides vis-a-vis immune modulations

The School has started undergraduate B. Tech. Biotechnology program from the session 2017-18 as per ICAR’s Vth Deans’ Committee recommendations and three new departments have been created:

1.  Department of Animal Biotechnology

2.  Department of Microbial and Environmental Biotechnology

3.  Department of Bioinformatics