Designation: Associate Professor Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Rampura Phul, Bathinda, Punjab, India -151103 Telephone : Mobile: 9045414200 Email:email@example.com
B.V.Sc. & A.H.
Teaching and Other Appointments
Actively involved in teaching of Veterinary Parasitology course for undergraduate students. Previously was also involved with master’s and doctoral teaching and research of Veterinary Parasitology. Research interest involves molecular parasitology, parasite phylogenetics and diagnostics for parasitic diseases with special interest on haemoprotozoan diseases. Have handled 11 projects from funding agencies like RKVY, NIF-DST, etc in various capacities.
Presently acting as Incharge Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Incharge Print and Media Cell and Member College Disciplinary Committee.
Have previous administrative exposure of posts like Assistant Director Research (ADR), Hostel Warden, University Transport Officer (TO), Member University Management Committee (UMC), coordinator of various activities under IDP-NAHEP and scientist Covid-19 testing laboratory, Mathura.
Life member of Indian Science Congress (ISP).
Life member of Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (IAAVP).
Life member of Indian Society for Parasitology (ISP).
Member of Punjab State Veterinary Council.
Editorial board member of BMC Veterinary Research journal (IF:2.74).
Advisory board member for AS Veterinary Science Journal.
Area of Research Interests
Host-parasite interactions with special emphasis on theileriosis.
Epidemiological mapping of parasitic infection in and around Punjab using molecular, serological and conventional methods.
Molecular phylogenetics of parasites.
Resistance in parasites against antiparasitic drugs.
Research Honour’s /Awards
Dr. J P Dubey Young Scientist Award for doctoral research (2020) by Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (IAAVP).
Dr. VS Alwar best article award(2018) in Journal of Veterinary Parasitology by Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (IAAVP).
Dr. Rishendra Verma Young Scientist consolation award (2011) by Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research (IAAVR).
Best oral presentation/ best poster awards by various professional societies: 06.
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (2008).
Letter of appreciation by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor DUVASU for excellent services in Covd-19 testing (2021).
No. of Publications
Vikrant Sudan, Daya Shanker, Sanjhi Paliwal, Rahul Kumar, Amit Singh (2021). Phylogenetics of Sarcocystis fusiformis isolates based on 18S rRNA and cox 1 genes Microbial Pathogenesis, 159: 105144.
Vikrant Sudan, Rahul Kumar, Daya Shanker, Sanjhi Paliwal (2019). First report of molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Sarcocystis tenella from India. Parasitology Research 118(5):1429-1434.
Vikrant Sudan, Amit Jaiswal, Daya Shanker, Amit Verma (2018). First report of molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of RoTat 1.2 VSG of Trypanosoma evansi from equine isolate. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 49. 1793-1796.
Vikrant Sudan, A.K. Tewari, Harkirat Singh (2015). Serodiagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii in bovines from Kerala, India using a recombinant surface antigen 1 ELISA. Biologicals 43: 250-255.
Vikrant Sudan, Amit Kumar Jaiswal, Daya Shanker (2014). Infection rates of Linguatula serrata nymphs in mesenteric lymph nodes from water buffaloes in North India. Veterinary Parasitology 205: 408–411.