Designation: Director Contact Address: School of Public Health & Zoonoses, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana -141004 Punjab (India) Telephone : 0161-2414009 Mobile: 0161-2770837(R) Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.V.Sc. & A.H.
Post Doc from U.K.
Teaching and Other Appointments
Teaching interest include zoonotic diseases, environmental safety, milk and meat hygiene
Differentiation of meat, residue analysis in foods
Area of Research Interests
Detection and quantification of pesticide residues in food animals(particularly chicken, eggs, goat and sheep meat, pork, buffalo meat and fish)which is the major contributor to the exposure of human population. Also presence of residues in poultry feed, animal feed and water by adopting multiple residue analysis techniques. The effect of processing methods like pressure cooking, boiling and microwave cooking on reduction in levels of pesticides residues. Monitoring of veterinary drug residues in food of animal origin. Differentiation and detection of falsification in meat.
Research Honour’s /Awards
Awarded Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowshipby University Grants Commission and funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, U.K. in the field of
Visiting Scientist at Ohio State University, Columbus, USA from June-September, 2003 under the educational scientific collaboration between PAU and Ohio State University.
Awarded Travel Grant by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for attending following short trainings - gs-
Training at European Union (EU) - Reference Laboratory, Berlin - Attended the specialized training on
Training at European Union (EU) - Reference Laboratory, Rome - Attended the specialized training on
Awarded Scholarship by German Foundation for International Development to participate in the training programme on “Consumer protection and international trade: guidelines and procedures for the worldwide harmonization of standards of foods of animal origin” held from October 29- December 3, 2001 at Zschortau, Germany.
Students Presently Working
No. of Publications
Rather MA, Aulakh RS, Gill, JPS and Ghatak, S (2011). Enterotoxin gene progile and antibiogram of bacillus cereus starins isolated from raw meats and meat products. Journal of Food Safety: 1-7ISVP, IAVMI, IAVPHS, VCI.
Aulakh RS, Bedi JS, Gill JPS, Joia BS, Pooni PA and Sharma JK (2007) Occurrence of DDT and HCH insecticide residues in human biopsy adipose tissue in Punjab. India. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 78: 330-334.
Aulakh RS, Gill JPS, Bedi JS, Sharma JK, Joia BS and Ockerman HW (2007) Contamination of poultry feed and eggs with organochlorine pesticide residues at a layer farm in Punjab, India. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 77(9): 845-847.
Aulakh RS, Gill JPS, Bedi JS, Sharma JK, Joia BS and Ockerman HW (2006) Organochlorine pesticide residues in poultry feed, chicken muscle and eggs at a poultry farm in Punjab, India. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 86(5): 741-744.
Aulakh RS, Gill JPS, Bedi JS, Sharma JK, Joia BS and Ockerman HW (2006) Organochlorine pesticide residues in poultry feed and chicken at a broiler farm in Punjab, India. Fleischwirtschaft International1: 30-32.