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About Animal Genetics Division

Animal Genetics Division

Division of Animal Genetics was established at this Institute on 12th October, 1941 with the creation of a post of Research Officer (Genetics). A full fledged division, having livestock farms, regional artificial insemination, Biochemistry and Physiology, Reproduction became functional in July, 1945.

The division has always been a leading national centre for conducting research in different areas of Animal Genetics and Breeding as well as development of human resources and consultancy services in the subject. Keeping pace with International developments made in the subject as well as looking into national priorities, significant contributions have been made through a number of research projects undertaken in different areas of Artificial Insemination, Germ Plasm Conservation, Cytogenetics, Blood Groups and Immunogenetics, Quantitative Genetics, Population Genetics, Cross-breeding programme, and Molecular Genetics.

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