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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. Simrinder Singh Sodhi

Designation: Assosiate Professor
Contact Address:College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhana-141004, Punjab, India
Telephone :
Mobile: +918968390252
Email:simrindersodhi@gmail.com, sssondhi@gadvasu.in

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V. Sc. (Animal Genetics and Breeding)
  • Ph.D. (Pig Genomics)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • From the last 14 years actively involved in the Teaching of undergraduate courses of Animal Biotechnology, Animal Breeding & Genetics, Extension Education and NCC with the help of multimedia.
  • Prepared the electronic notes for the students.
  • Prepared course curriculum for the “Diploma of Veterinary Pharmacist”.
  • I have been active part of training courses for the field veterinarians and farmers from Punjab and neighboring states of Punjab.

Other Appointments

  • Member of various College Level Committee
  • Chief Security Officer of the University

Area of Research Interests

Genomics, Transcriptomics, Population Genetics and Stem Cells.


Ongoing Projects

Associated Scientist in two ongoing projects

  • Towards Climate Resilient Livestock Production in Punjab “Ministry of Environment” Forest & Climate Change, GOI, funding under National Adaptation Fund on Climate Change (NAFCC)”.
  • AICRP on Pigs, Institute Unit, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CRATE) on Genome Editing for Food Security and Environment Sustainability (GEFSES), (Collaborating Scientist)

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Best paper oral presentation / Poster presentation awards -Eleven
  • Best Administrative Support Award for the year 2018- 19, in recognition of my outstanding contributions in the Directorate of Student’s Welfare – cum – Estate Office, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.

No. of Publications

Research: 48Extension: 85                     Books/ Chapter:   1+3                        
Manuals: 6

Publications

  • Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Ki Duk Song, Neelesh Sharma, Jeong Hyun Kim, Nam Eun Kim, Sung Jin Lee, Chul Woong Kang, Sung Jong Oh and Dong Kee Jeong (2014). An Approach to Identify SNPs in the Gene Encoding Acetyl-CoA Acetyltransferase-2 (ACAT-2) and Their Proposed Role in Metabolic Processes in Pig. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102432. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102432. (NAAS rating: 9.73)
  • Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Won Cheoul Park, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Jin Nam Kim, Neelesh Sharma, Kwang Yun Shin, In Cheol Cho, Youn Chul Ryu, Sung Jong Oh, Sung Hoon Kim, Ki-Duk Song, Sang Pyo Hong, Seo Ae Cho, Hee Bal Kim and Dong Kee Jeong (2014). Comparative transcriptomic analysis to identify differentially expressed genes in fat tissue of adult Berkshire and Jeju Native Pig using RNA-seq. Molecular Biology Reports. DOI 10.1007/s11033-014-3513-y. (NAAS rating: 8.51)
  • Simrinder Singh Sodhi,Ki-Duk Song,Mrinmoy Ghosh, Neelesh Sharma, Sung Jin Lee, Jeong Hyun Kim, Nameun Kim, Raj Kumar Mongre, Pradeep Adhikari, Jin Young Kim, Sang Pyo Hong, Sung Jong Oh and Dong Kee Jeong (2014). Comparative transcriptomic analysis by RNA-seq to discern differential expression of genes in liver and muscle tissues of adult Berkshire and Jeju Native Pig. Gene 546: 233–242. (NAAS rating: 8.20)
  • Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Jeong Hyun Kim, Neelesh Sharma, Kwang Keun Cho, Jae Young Kim, Ki Beom Kim, Chul-Yon Jeong, Yong Min Yoon, Sung Jong Oh and Dong Kee Jeong (2014). Korean Beechwood Creosote as a Substitute to an Antibiotic for Post Weaning Diarrhea in Piglets. Pakistan Veterinary Journal. 34(3): 341-346. (NAAS rating: 7.37)
  • Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Neelesh Sharma, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Ram Saran Sethi, Dong Kee Jeong and Sung Jin Lee (2021) Differential expression patterns of myogenic regulatory factors in the postnatal longissimus dorsi muscle of Jeju Native Pig and Berkshire breeds along with their co-expression with Pax7. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 51: 8-16 (NAAS = 8.89). http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1407.
  • Mrinmoy Ghosh, Neelesh Sharma, Meeta Gera, Nameun Kim, Do Huyunh, Jiaojiao Zhang, Taesun Min, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Min Bae Kim, V. P. B. Rekha, Sukmin Ko and Dong Kee Jeong (2018). Insights into phytase- containing transgenic Lemna minor (L.) as a novel feed additive. Transgenic Research. 27:211-224 (NAAS = 8.34).
  • Mrinmoy Ghosh, Neelesh Sharma, Meeta Gera, Nameun Kim, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, KrishnaKanth Pulicherla, Do Huyunh, Dae Cheol Kim, Jiaojiao Zhang, Taeho Kwon, Kyung Tak Do, Hak Kyo Lee, Ki- Duk Song and Dong Kee Jeong (2018). The first comprehensive description of the expression profile of genes involved in differential body growth and the immune system of the Jeju Native Pig and miniature pig. Amino Acids. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00726-018-2685-5 (NAAS = 8.91).
  • Neelesh Sharma, Do Luong Huynh, Sung Woo Kim, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Amit Kumar Singh, Nam Eun Kim, Sung Jin Lee, Kafil Hussain, Sung Jong Oh and Dong Kee Jeong (2017). A piggybac mediated approach for lactoferricin gene transfer in bovine mammary epithelial stem cells for management of bovine mastitis. Oncotarget. 8(61): 104272-104285 (NAAS = 11.17).
  • Raj Kumar Mongre, Neelesh Sharma, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Amit Kumar Singh, Nam Eun Kim, Yang Ho Park, Young Gyu Shin, Sung Jin Kim, Zhang Jiao Jiao, Do Luong Huyn and Dong Kee Jeong (2017). Novel phyto- derivative BRM270 inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma cells proliferation by inducing G2/M phase cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in xenograft mice model. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. 87:741-754. doi: 10.1016 (Impact Factor = 8.759)
  • Do Luong Huynh, Neelesh Sharma, Amit Kumar Singh, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Jiao Jiao Zhang, Raj Kumar Mongre, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Nameun Kim and Dong Kee Jeong (2017). Anti- tumor activity of wogonin, an extract from Scutellaria baicalensis, through regulating different signalling pathways. Chinese journal of Natural Medicines. 15(1):15-40. doi: 10.1016/S1875-5364(17)30005-5  (Impact Factor = 7.14)
  • Raj Kumar Mongre, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Neelesh Sharma, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Jeong Hyun Kim, Nam Eun Kim, Yang Ho Park, Young Gyu Shin, Sung Jin Kim, Zhang Jiao Jiao, Do Luong Huyn and Dong Kee Jeong (2016). Epigenetic induction of epithelial to mesenchymal transition by LCN2 mediated metastasis and tumorigenesis, which is abrogated by NF-kB inhibitor BRM270 in a xenograft model of lung adenocarcinoma. International Journal of Oncology. 48:84-98 (Impact Factor = 3.018, NAAS = 9.018)
  • Neelesh Sharma, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Jeong Hyun kim, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Jiao Jiao Zhang, Deog- Bon Koo, Man Jong Kang and Dong Kee Jeong (2016). Molecular cloning of lipocalin-2 into a eukaryotic vector and its expression in bovine mammary epithelial cells as a potential treatment for bovine mastitis. Turkish Journal of Biology. 40:55-68. Doi: 10.3906/biy-1501-69. (NAAS = 7.34)
  •  Mrimoy Ghosh, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Neelesh Sharma, Raj Kumar Mongre, Nam Eun Kim, Amit Kumar Singh, Sung Jin Lee, Dae Cheol Kim, Sung Woo Kim, Hak Kyo Lee, Ki- Duk Song and Dong Kee Jeong (2016). An integrated in silico aapproach for functional and structural impact of non- synonymous SNPs in the MYH1 gene in Jeju Native Pigs. BMC Genetics. 48(1):84-98. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2015.3245. (NAAS= 8.40).
  • Jeong Hyun Kim, Neelesh Sharma, Sung Woo Kim, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Nam Eun Kim, Raj Kumar Mongre, Sung Jong Oh, Dong Kee Jeong (2014). Establishment of a pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) spermatogonial stem cell line for the production of interspecies germline chimeras. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 17(5). DOI:10.1016/j.ejbt.2014.07.001 (NAAS: 7.53)
  • Neelesh Sharma, Jeong Hyun Kim, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Do Huynh Luong, Sung- Woo Kim, Sung Jong Oh and Dong Kee Jeong (2015). Differentiation dynamics of mammary epithelial stem cells from Koren Holstein dairy cattle under ECM-free conditions. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2014.1003197 (NAAS: 8.15).
  • Mrinmoy Ghosh, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Jeong Hyun Kim, Nam Eun Kim, Raj Kumar Mongre, Neelesh Sharma, Sung-Woo Kim, Sung Jong oh, Krishna Kanth Pulicherla and Dong Kee Jeong (2015) An integrated in silico approach for the structural and functional exploration of Lipocalin 2 and its functional insights with metalloproteinase 9 and lipoprotein receptor related protein 2. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 176(3): 712-729. Doi: 10.1007/s12010-015-1606-2 (NAAS: 7.75).
  • Mrinmoy Ghosh, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Ki-Duk Song, Jeong Hyun Kim, Raj Kumar Mongre, Neelesh Sharma, N.K. Singh, S. W. Kim, H.K. Lee and Dong Kee Jeong (2015). Evaluation of body growth and immunity related differentially expressed genes through deep RNA sequencing in the piglets of Jeju Native Pig and Berkshire. Animal Genetics. 46(3): 255-264. DOI: 10.11 11/age. 12281(NAAS: 7.82).
  • Mrinmoy Ghosh, Do Huynh, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Neelesh Sharma, Jeong hyun Kim, Nameun Kim, Raj Kumar Mongre, Won-Pyo Park, Hyun-Sook Shin, Su Kim Ko, Sung Oh, Chang Won Choi, Sung- Jong Oh and Dong Kee Jeong. (2015) Impact of a novel phytase derived from Asperigillus nidulans  and expressed in transgenic Lemna minor  on the performance mineralization in bone and phosphorus excretion in laying hens. Pakistan Veterinary Journal. 35(3): 360-364(NAAS: 6.81).
  • Raj Kumar Mongre, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Jeong Hyun Kim, Nameun Kim, Yang Ho Park, Sung Jin Kim, Yoo Jeong Heo, Neelesh Sharma and Dong Kee Jeong (2015). The novel inhibitor BRM270 downregulates tumorigenesis by suppression of NF- ?B signaling cascade in MDR-induced stem like cancer- initiating cells. International Journal of Oncology. 46: 2573- 2585. DOI: 10.3892/ijo.2015.2961(NAAS: 9.33).
  • Quynh?Anh NguyenThai, Neelesh Sharma, Do Huynh Luong, Simrinder Singh Sodhi, Jeong?Hyun Kim, Nameun Kim, Sung?Jong Oh  and  Dong?Kee Jeong (2015). Targeted inhibition of osteosarcoma tumor growth by bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells expressing cytosine deaminase/5-fluorocytosine in tumor-bearing mice: Anti-tumor activity of CD/5FC-MSCs. The Journal of Gene Medicine 17(3-5)  DOI: 10.1002/jgm.2826 (NAAS: 7.647).




Editorial memberships:

Member of Editorial Board of “Livestock Technology”, RNI No: HARBIL/2009/27481, Postal Regn. No. PKL-142/2016-2018.

Associate Editor, “Journal of Advanced Functional Bio- Materials”, Published under Society for Advanced Functional Biometrials, DOI: 101.1/JAFB.

Member of Editorial Board, “Journal of Animal Research”, ISSN no. 2249-6629, Online ISSN No. 2277-940X.

Reviewer for “Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology” (ISSN: 2141-2316) and reviewed manuscript entitled, “Benefits of animal intervention strategies in the control of neglected zoonotic diseases in Nigeria”.

Reviewer for “International Journal of Agriculture Sciences” (NAAS rating = 4.10, ISSN- 0975-3710) and reviewed manuscript entitled, “Histopathological alterations in the gills of fresh water fish cyprinus carpio exposed to acute lethal toxicity of phorate”.

Extension Activities

Delivered more than 20 TV and radio talks on the emerging topics in veterinary sciences.

I have published more than 85 extension articles.

Skill Up-gradation Training Courses Attended:-

  • Attended one month training in the field of “Bio-informatics” at the Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, from 1st February to 28th February, 2013.  
  • Attended the workshop on “The Library instructions and Reference Works” organized by the Central Library of Jeju National University, Jeju, South Korea on 2012.10.30. 
  • Winter School entitled “Advanced Molecular Biology Tools used in Animal Disease Diagnosis and Development of New Generation Vaccines”, from 3rd – 23rd October, 2011 at School of Animal Biotechnology, GADVASU, Ludhiana.
  • Winter School on Data Mining Techniques and Tools for Knowledge Discovery in Agricultural Datasets, from 3rd – 23rd November, 2011 at Indian Agricultural Statistical Research Institute, PUSA, New Delhi.
  • Refresher course for newly appointed DES/Asstt. Professor of Extension Department,GADVASU from Apr 9, 2007 to Apr 20, 2007 organized by GADVASU.
  • Attended ICAR, Summer School on “ICT use in Agriculture”, from 5th – 25th July, 2016 organized by Department of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.