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Expert NameDr. Gaya Prasad
DivisionIndian Veterinary Research Institute
CityIzatnagar, Bareilly, UP
Telephone0091 0581-2300096
Work ExperienceI have been an active researcher and professor specializing on infectious diseases of animals. I have handled several research and human resource development projects funded by national and international agencies including ICAR, DBT, USDA & BBSRC, UK as Principal/Co-Principal investigator. I have supervised several Master’s and Ph.D. Scholars in areas of Animal Biotechnology and Veterinary Microbiology. As Assistant Director General (Animal Health) I have been responsible for supervision of all Indian Network and Coordinated project, policy guidance and management of research projects being funded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. As Director of Indian Veterinary Research Institute, I have been responsible for research, teaching and extension management and over all guidance in broad area of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. I have also been advising the researchers in different divisions of the institute in area of IPR and technology commercialization.
QualificationsPost-Doc in Virology, M.D. A.H. & C. I., Univ Texas, USA 1986-1988; Ph.D. in Microbiology & Public Health, G.B. Pant Univ.Agric & Tech. Pantnagar, 1984; M.V.Sc in Veterinary Bacteriology, G.B. Pant Univ. Agric & Tech. Pantnagar, 1980 B. V. Sc & A.H. in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry G.B. Pant Univ. Agric & Tech., Pantnagar,1977
Number of Publications
Other Activitiesi. As Chairman, Expert Group on Animal Health, constituted by Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, viii. Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology; ii. As member of Board of Studies in Biotechnology in Kurukshetra University and Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa viii. I have also been helping in different academic matters to other universities as Expert member in advisory Committees of Masters degree programme in Animal Biotechnology; vi. As member of National Task Force on “Translational Research and Product Development in Veterinary Vaccines & Diagnostics”, DBT, New Delhi (2008-todate); vi. Indian Virological Society; vii. National Academy of Veterinary Sciences; v. Association of Microbiologists of India
Publications1. Shafiq M, Minakshi P, Anshul B, Ranjan K, and Prasad G (2013). Evidence of genetic reassortment between Indian isolate of bluetongue virus serotype 21 (BTV-21) and bluetongue virus serotype 16 (BTV-16). pii: S0168-1702(13)00010-5. doi: 10.1016/j. Virus Research. 2. Minakshi P, Singh R, Ranjan, K, Kumar P, Joshi CG, YKM Reddy and Prasad, G. (2012). Complete genome sequence of bluetongue virus serotype 16 of goat origin from India. Journal of Virology, 86: 8337-38. 3. Gollapalli SRK, Mallavarapu S, Uma M, Rao PP, Susmitha B, Prasad PUVS, Chaitanya P, Prasad G, Hegde NR and Reddy YN. (2011). Sequences of genes encoding type-specific and group-specific antigens of an Indian isolate of bluetongue virus serotype 10 (BTV-10) and implications for their origin. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, doi:10.1111/j.1865-1682.2011.01266.x 4. Prasad, G., Stoika, G. & Wong, P.K.Y. (1989). The role of thymus in the pathogenesis of hind limb induced by ts1, a temperature sensitive mutant of Moloney murine leukemia virus-TB. Virology. 169: 332-340. 5. Mertens,P.P.C., Maan,N.S., Prasad,G., Samuel,A.R., Shaw, A.E., Potgiester, A.C., Anthonay, S.J.& Maan, S. (2007).Design of primers and use of RT-PCR assays for typing European bluetongue virus isolates: differentiation of field and vaccine strains. Journal of General Virology. 88:2811-2823.
DisciplineAnimal Science
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