Designation: Dean, CODST and Additional Director of Research Contact Address:College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana-141004 Telephone : Mobile: 9872309908 Email:email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.V.Sc & A.H
Teaching and Other Appointments
Presently engaged in under graduate and post graduate teaching in College of Animal
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.
Area of Research Interests
Airway hyper-responsiveness, inflammation and immune modulations following exposure to environmental pollutants/pesticides in a mouse model.
Characterization of single cell transcriptome(s) and proteomes of immune cells during host pathogen interplay.
Name/ No of
Research and Training Experience (CREATE) on Genome editing for food security
and environment sustainability (GEFSES) in collaboration with University of
McGill Canada and University of Calgary Canada
Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada
Twin the Veterinary
Programs at GADVASU and University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary
Medicine: Forging competency-based curriculum for better veterinary services
Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Paris
and ultra-structural details of endotoxin induced laminitis in buffalo calf
UGC, New Delhi
July 2011 to March 2015
Rs 10.41 lacs
Effect of Single
and Multiple Exposures to Poultry Farm Air on Pulmonary Defense of poultry
workers-A Murine Model
ICMR, New Delhi
Nov 2012 to Oct 2015
Rs 18.16 lac
determination and cytogenetic profiling in dogs. “DBT-GADVASU Canine Research
Centre and Network.” DBT-19
DBT, New Delhi
Rs 39.7 lacs
tag-SNPs associated with New Castle disease susceptibility/ resistance in
commercial broiler vis-à-vis Aseel Chicken of Punjab
Govt of India
Environmental pollutant and zoonotic pathogens in Punjab and their
impact on animal and human health
partnership fund programme; GADVASU and Univ of Saskatchewan, Canada
April, 2010 to March 2013
Xanthosine treatment: A novel strategy to increase milk production
& mammary stem cells
DBT, New Delhi
Rs 59 lacs
Studies on production disorders vis a vis neutrophil dynamics in
RKVY, Govt of India
Rs 20 lacs
Genetic profiling of Sahiwal and Holstein
Friesian crossbred cattle for genes impacting stress tolerance and climate
RKVY, Govt of India
Therapeutic application of adult mesenchymal
stem cells for bone and tissue regeneration in farm and companion animals
RKVY, Govt of India
Research Honour’s /Awards
Appreciation award for establishment of Covid Testing Lab at GADVASU-2022
Best Teacher Award, GADVASU- 2018-19
Visiting Scientist in the Department of Biomedical
Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of
Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada; May-June 2010, Aug-Sept 2014
Short Term Visiting Fellowship, American Association of Anatomists, USA, 2014.
Fellow of Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists, 2011.
Best Poster/Oral Awards: 26.
International Travel support fund from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 2013, 2018.
K L Suri Award and Gold medal, 2011.
Dr K S Roy Award and Medal, 2009, 2010
Dr C Vijayragavan Memorial Silver Jubilee Medal for Avian Anatomy, 2008.
Dr G Rajeshwar Rao Memorial Award and Gold Medal for Applied Anatomy, 2006.
No. of Publications
Pandher U, Kirychuk S, Schneberger D, Thompson B, Aulakh G, Sethi RS, Singh B. 2022. Lung inflammation from repeated exposure to LPS and Glyphosate. Cell and Tissue Research 386: 637–648 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00441-021-03531-7 (IF 5.249)
Holeyappa SA, Kaur A, Bansal N, Ansal MD, Patil JG, Thammegowda NB, Kaur V, Sethi RS. 2022. Biomarker assisted assessment of aquatic health using the cosmopolitan common carp, Cyprinus carpio (L): A case study of Bisphenol-A exposures. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 29, 14206-16 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-16778-y (IF 4.223)
Bal SS, Leishangthem GD, Sethi RS and Singh A. 2022. P-coumaric acid ameliorates fipronil induced liver injury in mice through attenuation of structural changes, oxidative stress and inflammation. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 180: 104997 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pestbp.2021.104997 (IF 3.96)
Pandher U, Kirychuk S, Schneberger D, Thompson B, Aulakh G, Sethi RS, Singh B. 2021. Pulmonary Inflammatory Response from co-exposure to LPS and Glyphosate. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 86:doi.org/10.1016/j.etap.2021.103651 (IF 4.86)
Singh S, Hundal JS, Patra A, Sethi RS and Sharma A. 2021. A composite polyphenol-rich extract improved growth performance, ruminal fermentation, and immunity, while decreasing methanogenesis and excretion of nitrogen and phosphorus in growing buffaloes. Environmental Science and Pollution Research doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-17674-1. (IF 4.223)
Kaur G, Ramneek, Mukhopadhyay CS and Sethi RS. 2021. Elevated pulmonary levels of Axin2 in mice exposed to herbicide 2,4-D and endotoxin. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology doi.org/10.1002/jbt.22912 (IF 3.642)
Pandit AA, Gandham RK, Mukhopadhyay CS, Verma R and Sethi RS. 2019. Transcriptome analysis reveals the role of the PCP pathway in fipronil and endotoxin-induced lung damage. Respiratory Research 20:24 doi.org/10.1186/s12931-019-0986-1. (IF 5.63)
Verma G, Mukhopadhyay CS, Verma R, Singh B and Sethi RS. 2019. Long-term exposures to ethion and endotoxin cause lung inflammation and induce genotoxicity in mice. Cell and Tissue Research 375 (2): 493-505 doi: 10.1007/s00441-018-2912-0 (IF 5.249)
Sethi RS, Schneberger D, Charavarymath C and Singh B. 2017. Pulmonary innate inflammatory responses to occupational contaminants of farming. Cell and Tissue Research 367 (3): 627-42 doi:10.1007/s00441-017-2573-4 (IF 5.249)
R S. 2019. Figure contributions to the Avian Anatomy chapter. In Dyce,
Sack and Wensings Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy, 5th edition; Editor
Baljit Singh. ISBN: 9780323442596
Sethi RS, Panwar H,
Chandra M, Dubey PP, Mukhopadhyay CS, and Malik YS (Eds). 2021. Emerging
focus on immunology in augmenting animal & human health.
International e-Symposium, PP. 60