State schemes, ongoing and completed projects

Research Projects

Ongoing projects

  • Use of molecular markers for characterization of livestock breeds and their relation with traits of economic importance, sponsored by Government of Haryana.
  • Development of molecular diagnostics for important diseases of livestock, poultry and pets sponsored by Government of Haryana.
  • Development of reproduction biotechniques for improvement of farm animal fertility, sponsored by Government of Haryana.
  • Diagnostic services and skill up-gradation of Teachers/ scientists and students in the area of animal biotechnology sponsored by Government of Haryana as a Self-financing project
  • Development of field based diagnostics for porcine viral pathogens and their molecular epidemiology, HSCSIT.
  • Identification of novel miRNAs as a biomarker for development of nucleic acid probe based ELISA for early pregnancy diagnosis in Buffalo DST SERB
  • DBT Network Programme on Anthrax Diagnosis and Control in India, Govt of India.
  • An integrated omics approach to characterize circulating Newcastle disease viruses and intervention strategies to control Newcastle disease in North East India, Govt of India.

Completed research projects

  • National Network Project on Bluetongue, sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi
  • Human resource development project on animal biotechnology, sponsored by DBT, New Delhi
  • Isolation and characterization of animal adenoviruses for development of a novel viral vector for vaccine delivery, sponsored by DBT, New Delhi
  • Monitoring and intervention strategy for bluetongue virus(BTV) epidemics in rural India, sponsored by ICAR (India) & B.B.S.R.C.(UK)
  • Development of diagnostic systems, reference collections and molecular epidemiology studies for important arboviral pathogens of livestock in India, sponsored by DBT (India) and BBSRC, UK.
  • Studies on orbivirus pathogenesis, host responses and epidemiology using molecular and reverse genetics approaches, sponsored by DBT (India).
  • Detection of Porcine Viral Pathogens Using Next generation Sequencing Technology (NGS), HSCSIT.
  • Establishment of state of art NABL accredited facilities for animal meat speciation and for quality assurance of foods of animal origin. RKVY, GOI.
  • Molecular Diagnostics entitled Development of facilities and tools for characterization of respiratory pathogens of livestock. RKVY, GOI.
  • Molecular epidemiology of emerging infectious agent with special reference to bovine leukemia virus in Haryana’, RKVY, GOI.
  • Molecular Diagnostics entitled Pen side test for diagnosis of Hemorrhagic septicemia and Peste des petits ruminants virus’, RKVY, GOI.
  • Molecular Diagnostics entitled ‘Screening of cattle and buffalo breeding bulls of Haryana for Bovine Herpes Virus 1 infections’, RKVY, GOI.
  • Establishment of facilities for quality testing of cattle and buffalo semen/body fluids for genetic disorders and infectious agents using molecular techniques, RKVY, GOI.
  • Molecular Tools for the control of Peste des petits ruminants, Bluetongue and Capripox viruses in Haryana, sponsored by Government of Haryana under, RKVY, GOI.
  • Development of Antimicrobial Peptide Drug Designs: An Alternative Therapeutic Model for Salmonella, DBT Govt of India.
  • Development of peptide and peptide nucleic acid based diagnostic assay for infectious bronchitis of poultry, SERB, DST Govt of India
  • Molecular Studies on rotavirus of avian, bovine and human origin and development of multiplex RT-PCR for diagnosis, sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi Studies on Salmonella infections in domestic animals and birds, USAID (PL-480)
  • Taxonomy of Viruses, sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi
  • Studies on prevalence of bacterial & Viral cause of calf scours amongst dairy cattle in India, sponsored by M/s. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals India Pvt. Ltd