Areas of specialization: Animal Genomics, Animal Biotechnology, Molecular Genetics and Molecular Microbiology.
Also undertaking courses in Reproductive Biotechnology and Transgenic Animal Production
Member Secretary, Academic Affair Committee (COABT)
Member, Extension Education Committee (COABT)
Incharge, College Library (COABT)
Area of Research Interests
Molecular characterization and profiling of genes implicated in production, reproduction, disease resistance and stress tolerance of different livestock species, with focus on Beetal goats.
Name/ No of Project/ Scheme
characterization of fecundity genes in Assam Hill Goat (DBT Twinning project)
Application of Nuclear
and Genomic Tools to Enable for the Selection of Animals with Enhanced
evaluation of therapeutic xenogenic DNA vaccines bed on canine homologous
marker sequences against mammary tumors in mice models
2018 - 2021
and cytogenetic profiling in Dogs
2018 - 2021
of tag-SNPs associated with New Castle disease susceptibility/resistance in
commercial broiler vis-à-vis Aseel Chicken of Punjab
of the Species-specific Molecular Markers for Parentage Determination of
Polymorphism Screening and Association Studies of CXCR genes with udder health and
milk production in Buffalo breeds of Northern India
2013 - 2017
Research Honour’s /Awards
DBT Fellowship during M.V.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Best oral presentation award (Coauthor, National Symposium of Indian Society for Buffalo Development, 2021)
Excellence in Teaching Award (Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences , 2018)
Best poster award (Coauthor, National symposium of SOCDAB, 2019)
No. of Publications
Kaura R, Kaur S, Arora JS and Kashyap N. 2021. Screening and Association of Polymorphism in Alpha-Lactalbumin Gene in Holstein Friesian Crossbred Cattle. Journal of Animal Research, 11(3): 351-355.
Sandhu Y, Mahajan S, Sethi RS, Arora JS, Mukhopadhyay CS. 2020. Differential Karyotype profiling of three popular breeds of dogs in India. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 90(11): 1488-1490.
Saleem A, Singh S, Sunil Kumar BV, Arora JS, Choudhary RK. 2019. Analysis of lysyl oxidase as a marker for diagnosis of canine mammary tumors. Molecular Biology Reports, 46(5): 4909-4919.
Naik S, Dash SK, Dubey PP, Arora JS, Sahoo SK, Kaur S, Malhotra P and Bansal BK. 2019. AIREML estimation of genetic parameters and study of factors affecting growth and fertility performance of sire line of IBL-80 broiler chicken. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 53: 1281-1286. DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3664
Rajput S, Arora JS, Mukhopadhyay CS, Dhanoa JK, Verma R, Sethi RS, Singh S, Kumar BV, Singh ST. 2018. Evolutionary divergence of CXCR1 (Interleukin-8 Receptor A) gene of Indian Water Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) in light of molecular evolution. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, India, Section B Biological Sciences. 89(4): 1351-1359. DOI: 10.1007/s40011-018-1058-x,
Bhardwaj R, Verma R, Deka D, Dubey PP, Arora JS, Sethi RS, Tolenkhomba TC, Mukhopadhyay CS. 2018. Validation of immunomodulatory effects of Lipopolysaccharide through expression profiling of Th1 and Th2 biased genes in NDV vaccinated indigenous chicken. Veterinary World, 11: 437-45.
Manku HK, Dhanoa JK, Kaur S, Arora JS, Mukhopadhyay CS. 2017. Biocomputational identification and validation of novel microRNAs predicted from bubaline whole genome shotgun sequences. Computational Biology and Chemistry, 70: 96-106.
Gill JK, Arora JS, Kumar BVS, Mukhopadhyay CS, Kaur S and Kashyap N. 2017. Cellular thermotolerance is independent of HSF 1 expression in zebu and crossbred non-lactating cattle. International Journal of Biometeorology, 61: 1687–1693. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-017-1350-0.
Kaur S, Mukhopadhyay CS, Arora JS and Sethi RS. 2016. Indoxacarb interaction alters immunotoxic and genotoxic potential of endotoxin. Journal of Pesticide Science, 41(3): 65-70.
Dhaliwal KK, Arora JS, Mukhopadhyay CS and Dubey PP. 2015. In silico characterization of functional divergence of two cathelicidin variants in Indian sheep. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 11: 189-196. DOI:10.4137/EBO.S29779.