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Scientist Profile

Dr. Puneet Kumar
B.V.Sc. & A.H, M.V.Sc., Ph.D.
Principal Scientist,
Physiology & Climatology Division,

Mobile No.: 9319097484

Field of Specialization Environmental Physiology Total Research Papers 46
No. Patents Granted / Filed 0 Total No. of Book / Manual 03
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 3 No. of PhD Student Guided 01
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 01 Present Numberof PhD Student 01

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Satyaveer Singh Dangi, Mahesh Gupta, Vimla Nagar, Vijay Pratap Yadav, Saroj K. Dangi, Om Shankar, Vikram Singh Chouhan, Puneet Kumar, Gyanendra Singh and Mihir Sarkar (2014). Impact of Short-term heat stress on physiological responses and expression profile of HSPs in Barbari goats. International Journal of Biometeorology. Published online on 09 March, 2014. Springer Publishers.
  • Sharma, S.; Ramesh, K.; Hyder,I.; Uniyal.S.; yadav, V.P.; Panda, R.P.; Maurya,V.P.; Singh,G.; Kumar, Puneet; Mitra,A.; and Sarkar, M. (2013). Effect of melatonin administration on thyroid hormones, cortisol and expression profile of heat shock proteins in goats (Capra hircus) exposed to heat stress. Small Ruminant Research (Elsevier, USA) 112: 216-223.
  • Ramesh, K.; Hyder,I.; Uniyal.S.; Yadav, V.P.;; Panda, R.P.; Gupta, M.; Dangi, S.S.; Maurya,V.P.; Singh,G.; Kumar, Puneet; Mitra,A.; Sharma,S.; and Sarkar, M. (2013). Modulation of physio-biochemical responses and relative expression of heat stress associated genes by melatonin in goats exposed to heat stress. The Journal of Veterinary Science. 114: 207-217.
  • Kumar, Puneet; Saini, A.L.; Sood, S. B. and Singh, Khub (1993). Micro-environment in East - West and North - South oriented sheds and its impact on physiological responses in goats in hot-dry environment. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 63 (6) : 674-78.
  • Kumar, Puneet and Singh, Khub (1993). Effect of shearing on thermo-adaptability in goats of arid and semi-arid zone of India. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 64 (3): 290-94.
  • Kumar, Puneet and Singh, Khub (1994). Consistency in cutaneous moisture loss in goats of hot semi-arid region. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 64 (1):100-01.
  • Singh, Khub; Kumar Puneet; Saini, A. L. and Bhattacharyya, N. K. (1989). Micro-climate within three types of literoof sheds in hot semi-arid zone. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 59 (8): 997-1005.
  • Singh, Khub; Kumar, Puneet; Saini A. L. and Bhattacharyya, N. K. (1989). Influence of commonly used roofing materials on micro-climate in animal houses in hot semi-arid zone. Indian Journal of Dairy Sciences. Vol. XLIV (3) : 144-47.
  • Das, S. K.; Kumar, Puneet; Singh, Dharm and Singh, Khub (1994). Effect of water restriction on thermoregulatory responses in bucks. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 64 (8): 899-901.
  • Kumar, Puneet and Singh, Khub (1999). Effect of acute dehydration and rehydration on excretion of primary electrolytes in urine of bucks of arid / semi-arid zone of India. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants. 5(1): 46-48.

Membership

  • Indian Science Congress Association ( ISCA)-Life Member
  • Society of Animal Physiologists of India (SAPI)-Life Member
  • Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization (ISSGPU)- Life Member
  • Asian and Oceanean Federation of Physiological Societies
  • Indian Dairy Association (IDA)

Ongoing Projects

  • Establishment of Agri-Business Incubation (ABI) Centres for National Agriculture Innovation Fund
  • National initiative on climate resilient agriculture (NICRA): Identification of unique traits/ factors in indigenous livestock making them resilient to climate change in relation to diseases and database development
  • NICRA: Identification of unique traits/factors in indigenous livestock making them resilient to climate change in relation to diseases and database development
  • Studies on thermal, radiation and dehydration stresses on physiological adaptability, production and reproduction of farm animals in changing climate
  • Zonal Technology Management Centre & Business Planning and Development (BPD) Unit at IVRI, Izatnagar (Component-1) (Lead Institute) . (NAIP)