Designation: Scientist (Veterinary Parasitology) Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Parasitology College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004 Telephone : 0161-2414029 Mobile: 9779540624 Email:email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Six month advanced training (w.e.f. May 2012 to Oct. 2012) on
Molecular Epidemiology of Canine Parasitic Zoonoses at Zoonotic Parasite
Research Unit, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Western College
of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Teaching and Other Appointments
Involved in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate courses of Veterinary Parasitology
Landscaping Incharge, GADVASU
Warden, Hostel No. 3, GADVASU
Area of Research Interests
Research priorities include molecular diagnostics of haemoprasites of
domesticated animals, molecular epidemiology of zoonotic parasites,
Epidemiology of GIT parasites of small ruminants and anthelmintic
Epidemiology Of Gastrointestinal
Parasitic Infections in Relation to Anthelmintic Resistance In Sheep and
Goats in Punjab State
Govt. of India
Employment of Immuno-molecular
Diagnostic Tools for Haemoprotozoan of Integrated livestock in Punjab State”
Govt. of India
Research Honour’s /Awards
Awarded international travel grant from Department of Science and
Technology, New Delhi for attending 24th International conference of
World Association of Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) 2013
held at Perth, Australia
Third best poster presentation award (co-author) at XX national Congress of Veterinary Parasitology held (February 18-20, 2010)
Best Poster award by Indian Vety Public Health Association in Feb 2005.
No. of Publications
Sharma A, Singla L D, Tuli A, Kaur P and Bal M S(2015). Detection and
assessment of risk factors associated with natural concurrent infection
of Trypanosoma evansi and Anaplasma marginale in dairy animals by duplex
PCR in eastern Punjab. Trop. Anim. Health. Prod. 47:251–257. DOI
Tuli A., Singla L.D., Sharma A, Bal M S, Filia G and Kaur P. (2015).
Molecular epidemiology, risk factors and hematochemical alterations
induced by Theileria annulata in bovines of Punjab (India). Acta
Parasitologica, 2015, 60(3): 378–390. ISSN 1230-2821.
Bal M.S., Sharma A., Ashuma, Batth B K, Kaur P. and Singla L.D. (2014).
Detection and management of latent infection of Trypanosoma evansi in a
cattle herd. Indian J. Anim. Res., 48 (1) : 31-37.
Bal M. S., Singla L.D, Deka Deepak, Ashuma, Filia G. and Verma Ramneek
(2014). Comparative sensitivity of different primers in detection of
Trypanosoma evansi infection in experimentally infected mice by
Polymerase Chain Reaction vis-a-vis conventional Parasitological
techniques. International Journal of Advanced Research. 2(11):
Singh B.B., Sharma J K, Tuli Ashuma, Sharma R., Bal M.S., Aulakh R S and
Gill J. P.S. (2014).Prevalence and morphological characterisation of
Echinococcus granulosus from north India. Journal of parasitic diseases
03/2014; 38(1). DOI:10.1007/s12639-012-0189.
Ashuma, Amrita, Singla L.D., Kaur P., Bal M.S., Batth B.K and Juyal P.D.
(2013). Prevalence and Haemato-biochemical profile of Anaplasma
marginale infection in dairy animals of Punjab (India). Asian Pacific
Journal of Tropical Medicine 6(2): 139-144.
Singh B B, Sharma J K, Ghatak S, Sharma R, Bal M S, Tuli A, Gill JPS
(2012) Molecular epidemiology of Echinococcosis from food producing
animals in north India. Veterinary Parasitology 186 (2012) 503– 506.
Kumar H, Gupta M.P., Sidhu P.K., Mahajan, V., Bal, M.S., Kaur, K.,
Ashuma, Verma, S. and Singla, L.D.(2012). An Outbreak of acute
Trypanosoma evansi infection in crossbred cattle in Punjab, India.
Journal of Applied Animal Research 40(3):256-259.
H. Kumar, Vishal Mahajan, Mandeep Singh Bal, G. Filia, Kamalpreet Kaur,
Ashuma Vasudev, Sandeep Kumar and H.S. Banga (2009) Epidemiological and
clinico-pathological studies of fasciolosis outbreaks in sheep in Punjab
(India) Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 33(1) : 65-68.
M S Bal, Ashuma, H Kumar, R Kaur, P Kaur and J Singh (2008). Efficacy of
some phytochemicals against Eimeria tenella infection in broilers in
floor pen trial. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 22(1):13-16.
Meenakshi, K. S. Sandhu, M. S. Bal, H. Kumar, S. Sharma, P. K. Sidhu, C.
Sreekumar, and J. P. Dubey.(2007). Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum
antibodies in cattle and water buffaloes in India. Journal of