Teaching interest to UG & PG students in the subjects of Animal Genetics – molecular and quantitative genetics; and Dairy cattle and buffalo breeding.
Executive Member of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity
Area of Research Interests
To establish the herd of elite animals of dairy cattle and buffaloes.Genetic improvement of dairy animals through the applications of quantitative and molecular genetics.
Year of Start
Network Project on Buffalo Improvement (Main Unit) (as PI)
Open Nucleus Breeding system to improve Sahiwal cattle and Nili Ravi Buffaloes in the State of Punjab (as PI)
AICRP on Cattle-Network Project on Sahiwal Improvement (Data Recording Unit) (as PI)
Establishment of Regional Research centre for Nili Ravi Buffalo (as PI)
Establishment of Regional Research Centre for Sahiwal Cattle (as co-PI)
Research Facility for Dairy Cattle and Buffalo Breeding (as Co-PI)
General Dairy Farm (as Co-PI)
Additional facilities for the modernization of dairy operation (as co-PI)
Research Honour’s /Awards
Best Paper Presentation Award in National Symposium on “Domestic Animal Diversity”, held during Feb.10-11, 2005 at NBAGR, Karnal.Best Paper Presentation Award in the VIII Annual Convention of SOCDAB & National Symposium on “Animal Genetic Resources for Sustainable Livestock Sector in India” held during 18-19 Feb., 2011 at Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar.
Students Presently Working
No. of Publications
Simarjeet Kaur and Parmar, O. S. (2010). Body weights and growth rates of crossbred heifers produced from Holstein Friesian Bulls from different countries. Indian Veterinary Journal (Accepted)
C.S Bahga, Simarjeet Kaur, C.S Ahuja and M.L Mehra (2010). Study of Relationship between growth rate, heat tolerance and blood constituents in crossbred female calves with different exotic inheritance. Journal of Livestock Biodiversity. (Accepted).
C.S Bahga, Simarjeet Kaur, C.S Ahuja and M.L Mehra (2010). Body condition scores and blood composition in normal and repeat breeding dairy cows. Indian J Animal Physiology (Accepted).
Simarjeet Kaur, O S Parmar and GVPPS Ravi Kumar (2007). RAPD Assay to evaluate the Genetic Diversity of Holstein Friesian crossbred cattle produced using sires obtained from different countries. Indian J Dairy Science, 60 (4):268-273.
Kumar R., Kaur R, Kaur S, Sethi P and Srikala R (2006). Sequence characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase gene in Bubalis buffalus. Online Journal of Veterinary Research, 10 (2):116-120.
Simarjeet Kaur, R C Sharma and M R Singh (2005). Relative significance of Age, Weight and Peak Yield of first lactation in influencing the production potential of Murrah buffaloes. Indian Veterinary Medical Journal (Accepted).
Simarjeet Kaur, R C Sharma and M R Singh (2004). Genetic and phenotypic inter-relationship among some economic characters in Murrah buffaloes. Indian Veterinary Medical Journal (Accepted).