Designation: Senior Biochemist-cum-Head Contact Address: Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry,College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004 Telephone : 0161-2414034 Mobile: +91-8146239700(R) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry
M.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry
Teaching and Other Appointments
Teaching UG and PG courses in Vety. Biochemistry since 1991 Special interest: Intermediary Metabolism, Chemistry of Animal Cell, Techniques in Veterinary Biochemistry, Diagnostic enzymes - Compiled 6 manuals for Practicals in Vety. Biochemistry
Area of Research Interests
Antioxidant and metabolic profile of farm animals in relation to growth and production
Blood biochemical, hormonal, mineral and antioxidant profile in different age groups of buffaloes
Antioxidant status of cyclic, anoestrus and repeat breeder buffaloes
Lipid and micro mineral profile in the reproductive organs of buffalo
Antioxidant status of goats supplemented with antioxidant vitamins
Oxidative stress in relation to blood biochemical profile and milk production in Murrah buffaloes
Effect of Amla powder supplementation on physiological and blood biochemical responses in heat stressed goats
Effect of bypass fat supplementation on blood biochemical responses and reproductive performance in heat stressed goats
Effect of plant based antioxidants on metabolic profile and reproductive performance
Year of Start
Anatomical, histological, histochemical, electron microscopic studies as related to hormonal and biochemical profile in female reproductive organs in buffalo
Research Honour’s /Awards
Awarded Merit Certificate during B.Sc. (Hons.) in 1985
Awarded Merit Certificate during M.Sc. (Hons.) in 1987
Awarded Senior Research Fellowship (ICAR) during Ph.D. in 1988
Qualified UGC-CSIR, NET held in year 1989 in the subject: Life Sciences
Awarded the Best Poster Presentation Award in VIII Annual Conference and National Symposium on Animal Health and Production in New Millennium and Indian Veterinary Congress, Feb. 22-23, 2001, organized by Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, PAU, Ludhiana
Best paper award IIIrd position for the paper presented by Subrat Kumar Dash Dash S K, Nayyar S, Jindal R and Mukhopadhyay C S. (2016). Activities of some diagnostic enzymes in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) naturally exposed to arsenic contamination. National Conference on Medical and Life Sciences April 11-12, 2016at Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot
Students Presently Working
M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 1 Ph.D: 2
No. of Publications
Preeti Lakhani, Rajesh Jindal and Shashi Nayyar 2015 Supplementation of amla powder (Emblica officinalis) ameliorates the summer stress in buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 32 (3): 338-340.
Harveen kaur Randhawa, Rajesh Jindal and Shashi Nayyar 2015 Amla supplementation improves antioxidant status of summer stressed goats. Indian Veterinary Journal 92: 47-49.
Prasanta Chabukdhara, Shashi Nayyar, Chandrasekhar Mukhopadhyay and Rajesh Jindal (2014) Heat stress induced alteration in blood biochemical profile of lactating buffaloes during summer season. Indian Veterinary Journal 92:16-19.
Gagandeep Singh, SNS Randhawa and Shashi Nayyar (2014) Evaluation of oxidative stress during periparturient period in crossbred cows. Intas Polivet 15 : 188-191
Prasanta Chabukdhara, Shashi Nayyar, Chandrasekhar Mukhopadhyay and Rajesh Jindal (2014) Liver function profile as related to antioxidant status in summer stressed lactating buffaloes. Indian Veterinary Journal 91 : 15-17.