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Gadvasu

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

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Harmanjit Singh Banga

Designation: Professor-cum-Librarian
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414027,
Mobile: 8146330100
Email:hsbanga@gadvasu.in, bangahs3@yahoo.com

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A. H.
  • M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Pathology)
  • Ph. D (Veterinary Pathology),Guelph, Ontario, CANADA

Teaching and Other Appointments

Teaching of Pathology courses (Undergraduate and Post-graduate courses) Book: Co-authored a Chapter on “INFLAMMATION” in the book -A Text Book of Veterinary General Pathology by Dr. H.V.S. Chauhan (written keeping in view syllabus prescribed by Veterinary Council of India) published in 1997 by International Book Distributing Company (Publishing Division) Chaman Studio Building, 2nd Floor, Charbagh, Lucknow-226 004, U.P. INDIA. Course Practical Manuals Published: (6) A film on Necropsy of mammals with NK Sood and PP Gupta Made Multimedia presentation and Power Point Presentations showing various flow diagrams/pathogenesis aspects for various pathology courses for better comprehension/ development of the course. Prepared new gross specimens of various disease(s) Making histo-pathological slides for teaching purpose to make students understand the disease pathogenesis in a better way.

Other Appointments

  • Chairman of Academic Committee of the department
  • Member of Academic Affairs committee of the College
  • Member of Board of Studies of College of Veterinary Sciences
  • Dean PGS Nominee for Academic year
  • Joint- Organizing Secretary for the conduct of XXVI Annual convention of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologist held on 28-30 Oct, 2009)
  • Co-Course Director for the ICAR-Sponsored 21-day winter school on ‘Recent Concepts in Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics’ organized by the Department of Veterinary Pathology from October 12 to November, 1 2010.

Area of Research Interests

Research was undertaken on Occurrence of Neoplasms in canine. The study on transitional cell carcinoma of urinary bladder in buffalo explained the altered qualitative changes in expression of various cytokeratin proteins (CKs) (a key component of cytoskeleton structure), necessary for normal differentiation, permeability functions, and elasticity functions of transitional cells. First case of Prenatal cerebrospinal nematodiasis in aborted Lamb was reported wherein parasite was shown within the lumen of cerebral blood vessels and the blood vessels revealed a thrombus inside it. The cause of abortions was identified and resultantly the incidence of abortions decreased at sheep farm at J&K. A comprehensive paper elucidating details of pathology ensued after snake bite was reported. The complete pathological report describes pathological alterations at site of bite (depicting fang marks- shown for the first time in buccal cavity) besides alterations in other visceral organs was reported in detail.


Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.

Name

Funding Agency

Year of Start

1.

Diagnosis of Emerging/Re-emerging diseases/conditions of Avian species using Bio-molecular, Immuno-pathological Approaches

RKVY

2011-12

2.

Co-Principle Investigator in “Environmental pollutants and zoonotic pathogens in Punjab: their impact on animal and human health”.

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada under International Partnership Fund Programme

2010-11

3.

Co-Principle Investigator in collaborative research project in NICHE Area of Excellence, entitled “Animal Diseases Registry and Tissue Bank”

ICAR, New Delhi

2011-12

 


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Recipient of Canadian Commonwealth Fellowship Programme
  • Awarded Dr. A.S Atwal Gold Medal for being Best PG student from 5 constituent colleges of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

No. of Publications

Research: 93

            Extension: 19

                  Books: 

              Manuals: 6


Publications

Goswami, P., Banga, H.S., Deshmukh, S., Mahajan, V., Singh, N D., and Brar, R.S. Pathological investigation of bovine lungs in naturally acquired Pasteurella multocida infection by immuno-histological technique. 2015. 39(4):304 310 : DOI: 10.5958 /0973-970X.2015.00075.9 Indian J Vet Pathology NAAS Rating 5.03

Mahajan, V, Banga, HS, Deka, D, Filia, G and Gupta, A. Comparison of Diagnostic Tests for Diagnosis of Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis in natural cases of Bovine Abortion. (2013), 140: 391-401 J Comp. Path. Elsevier NAAS Rating7.38

Banga H S, Deshmukh, S., Singh, N D Singh Mahajan, V., Brar, RS and Gandotra, VK. Intestinal Phycomycosis in a pug dog. Jan 2012: 89(1):77-78. Indian Vet. J NAAS Rating 6.0

Banga, H.S., Deshmukh, S., Brar, R.S., Gadhave, P.S., Chavhan, S.G. and Sandhu, H.S. Intra-Nasal Hemangioma and Concurrent Tetracycline Induced Ulcerative Gastritis in Dog- A case report. 2010. 17(1):33-36. Toxicology International NAAS Rating 4.35

Banga, H.S., Brar, R.S., Deosi, H.S. and Chavhan, S.G. Prenatal cerebrospinal nematodiasis in aborted Lambs.2010. 87: 305-306. Indian Vet. J. NAAS Rating 6.0