Designation: Assistant Professor Contact Address: School of Public Health & Zoonoses, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana -141004 Punjab (India) Telephone : 0161-2414009 Mobile: +91-9463532034(R) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
B.V.Sc. & A.H.
M.V.Sc (Veterinary Public Health& Epidemiology)
Teaching and Other Appointments
Undergraduate courses: Milk and Meat Hygiene, Food safety and Public Health, Veterinary Epidemiology &Zoonoses, Environment and Environmental Hygiene. Post graduate courses: Principles of Epidemiology,Applied Epidemiology,Molecular Approaches in Epidemiology, Data Collection, Management and Presentation,Bacterial and Rickettsia agents of Public Health Significance, Emerging and remerging zoonotic diseases, Occupational Health HazardsPrinciple of Food Hygiene and safety, Food-Borne Infections and Intoxications, Quality Control of Animal Food Products, Meat and Milk Hygiene, Environmental Pollution and safety.
Area of Research Interests
Area of research includes promotion of food safety through detection of foodborne pathogens in foods of animal origin. Prevalence studies on antibiotic resistance in various foodborne and commensal microorganisms, mode of spread of antibiotic resistance in microorganisms. Epidemiological and molecular epidemiological approaches to study foodborne diseases, their antibiotic resistant and important zoonotic disease.
Research Honour’s /Awards
Awarded 2010 “J. Mac Geopfert Developing Scientist ward” In 97th annual meeting of International Association for Food Protection at Anaheim, California, USA.
2011 “Biological Science Graduate Student Travel Award” by the Department of Biological Science, Clemson University, Clemson, SC-29634, USA to attend 111th general meeting of American Society for Microbiology at New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
2010 “Biological Science Graduate Student Travel Award” by the Department of Biological Science, Clemson University, Clemson, SC-29634, USA to attend 97th annual meeting of International Association for Food Protection at Anaheim, California, USA.
Best poster award, 3rd annual conference , Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists, Ludhiana, Feb 9-10, 2005
Merit Scholarship for academic excellence, CCSHAU, 1998-2001
Merit Scholarship for academic excellence, CCSHAU, 1993-1998
Award for second position in academic year, CCSHAU, 1996-1997
Award for first position in academic year, CCSHAU, 1993-1994
No. of Publications
Randhir Singh and Xiuping Jiang. 2015. Expression of Stress and Virulence Genes in Escherichia coliO157:H7 Heat Shocked in Fresh Dairy Compost.Journal of Food Protection, Vol. 78, No. 1, 2015, Pages 31–41
Singh, R., J. Kim, and X. Jiang. 2012. Thermal inactivation of acid-adapted Escherichia coli O157:H7 in dairy compost. Foodborne Pathogens and Diseases (Accepted)
Singh, R., J. Kim, and X. Jiang. 2012. Heat inactivation of Salmonella spp. in fresh poultry compost by simulating early phase of composting process. Journal of Applied Microbiology 112, 927–935
Jinkyung Kim, J. Diao, M. W. Shepherd Jr., R. Singh, S. D. Heringa, C. Gong and X. Jiang. 2012. Validating Thermal Inactivation of Salmonella spp. in Fresh and Aged Chicken Litter. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 2012, 78(4):1302-1307
Singh, R., J. Kim, M. W. Shepherd Jr., F. Luo and X. Jiang. 2011. Determining thermal inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in fresh compost by simulating early phases of the composting process. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 77:4126-4135