In-House Projects (2019-20)

Sl. No.Project TitleStartEnd
1. Nutritional conditioning for neonatal programming in broiler chicken: Gut development and immunityApr. 2015Mar. 2020
2. Development of a novel semen extender for improved post-thaw motility of cryopreserved buffalo semenJul. 2015Mar. 2020
3. A micro level assessment of water use efficiency in different dairy production systemsApr. 2016Mar. 2019
4. Isolation and characterization of lipolytic/lipid biohydrogenation bacteria from the rumen of sheep supplemented with different fat sourcesApr. 2017Mar. 2020
5. Comparative assessment of the resilience capacity of indigenous goat breeds to summer heat stress based on selective thermo-tolerant gene expression patternApr. 2017Mar. 2020
6. Modulation of sexual differentiation in embryos altering oxidative status of in vitro culture systemApr. 2017Mar. 2020
7. G-Protein coupled receptors and gut hormones in gut chemosensing and regulation of fat digestion and absorption in sheepApr. 2017Mar. 2020
8. Elucidating the mechanisms of different levels of energy and protein influencing immune responses in goatsApr. 2017Mar. 2020
9. Role of uric acid in alleviating oxidative stress induced mitochondrial dysfunction during different production cycles in poultry: Regulation by organosulphur compoundsApr. 2017Mar. 2020
10. Studies on Metal Carnitine Chelates for improving bioavailability and tissue utilization of trace minerals and production performance in animalsApr. 2017Mar. 2020
11. Evaluation of grain sprouts as fodder for livestockApr. 2017Mar. 2020
12. Development of nutritional modules for commercial broiler sheep productionApr. 2017Mar. 2020
13. Economics of milk production under different systems of dairy farm management in KarnatakaJun. 2017May-20
14. Influence of administration of prostaglandin modulators on embryo survivality in sheepNov. 2017Oct. 2020
15. Development of a novel phytogenic blend to replace antibiotic growth promoters in broiler productionDec. 2017Mar. 2021
16. Unravelling the physiological role of adiponectin in regulation of energy metabolism in goatsApr. 2018Mar. 2021
17. Modulation of GnRH system through novel neuropeptides during embryogenesis and responses in post hatch broiler chickensApr. 2018Mar. 2021
18. Development of precise delivery system for improved bioavailability of zinc for poultryApr. 2018Mar. 2021
19. Biological activities of rare earth elements in relationship to production performance of egg and egg and meat type chickenApr. 2018Mar. 2021
20. Assessment and characterization of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) genes in poultry production environmentApr.2019Mar. 2022
21. Over expression, monoclonal antibody production and development of immune assays against NIANP_MBL_1,2&3 clonesApr.2019Mar. 2022

Externally Funded Projects

Sl. No.Project TitleFundingStartEnd
1.Veterinary Type Culture collection – Rumen microbes ICAR (Network Project) Oct. 2009Mar. 2020
2.Monitoring of Drug Residues and Environmental Pollutants ICAR (Network Project) Nov. 2009Mar. 2020
3.CRP on Biofortification of cerealsICAR (CRP Project)Jan. 2015Mar. 2020
4.Development of value added products from spent pupae of mulberry silkworm, Bombyx mori LCSBJun. 2016Jun. 2019
5.Development of buffalo bull fertility diagnostic chip based on sperm transcripts signatures (APR)ICAR National FellowMay. 2017May. 2022
6.Selective Isolation of Sex Specific Spermatozoa in Bovines using Novel Biomarkers Identified through an Integrated Proteomic and Genomic ApproachDBTMay. 2017Aug. 2020
7.Biotechnological interventions to augment productive performance of pigs on horticultural by-product based diet DBT Twinning Programme for NE (Collaboration with AAU, Assam)Mar. 2018Apr. 2021
8.CRISPR/CAS9 guided functional analysis of genes regulating early embryonic survival in buffaloNASFAug. 2018Jul. 2021
9.Targeted immobilization of Y-bearing spermatozoa and modulation of oviduct milieu for skewing the sex ratio towards female offspring in dairy cattleNASFAug.2018Jul. 2021
10.Establishment of the 3D in vitro culture conditions for maintaining long-term stemness in sheep spermatogonial stem cellsDST-SERBMay. 2019May. 2022
11.Efficacy of Kisspeptin and its analogous in the existing estrus synchronization protocols to augment fertility in small and large ruminantsICAR ExtramuralFeb.2019Feb. 2021

Inter-Institutional Projects

Sl. No.Project TitleStartEnd
1.Studies on exploitation of insects as food and feedJan. 2017Mar.2020
2.Retrofitting urea solution spraying system on paddy straw balerJan.2018Dec. 2019
3.Ethno-Veterinary study for enhancement of reproductive performance in livestockMar.2019Feb. 2021

International Collaborative Projects

SL. No.Project TitleFundingStartEnd
1.Optimized use of feed resources for high lifetime productivity of dairy cows and consequences on enteric methane releaseDST (Indo-German)Nov. 2016Nov. 2019
2.Strategic improvement of efficiency of vitrification of preantral follicles and embryos of sheep and buffalo: Genomic changes with reference to apoptosis and developmental competenceDST (Indo Hungarian)Jun. 2017Jun. 2020
3.Methane emission and its mitigationILRI-ICARJan. 2019Dec. 2022
4.Identification of potential biomarkers in donor cows for in vitro embryo production by integrative genomic and system biology approachesDST (Indo-Iran)Jan. 2020Jan. 2022

All India Coordinated Research Projects

SL. No.Project TitleFundingStartEnd
1.Nutritional and Physiological interventions for enhancing reproductive performance in animalsICAR (AICRP Project)Apr. 2014Mar. 2020
2.Micro and secondary nutrients and pollutant elements in soil and plantsICAR (AICRP Project)Jan. 2016Mar. 2020

Outreach Project on Methane Emission

Sl. No. Project Title Funding Start End
1. Estimation of methane emission under different feeding systems and development of mitigation strategies ICAR (Outreach Programme) Apr. 2008 Mar. 2020

Farmer First Projects

Sl. No. Project Title Funding Start End
1. Improving livelihood security of farmers through technological interventions for sustainable livestock farming ICAR (Farmer First Scheme) Nov. 2016 Mar. 2020
2. Enriching Knowledge and integrating technology and institutions for holistic village development in horticultural based farming system ICAR (Farmer First Scheme) - IIHR Collaborative Nov. 2016 Mar. 2020

DST Women Scientists Projects

Sl. No. Project Title Funding Start End
1. Immunomodulatory molecular signatures in relation to semen fertility DST (Woman Scientist) Apr. 2018 Apr. 2021
2. Effects of novel peptides isolated from buffalo ovarian follicular fluid on in vitro maturation, fertilization and embryo development of oocytes retrieved from vetrified preantral follicles DST (Woman Scientist) May. 2018 Mar. 2020


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