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Dr. B.P. Mishra
Joint Director,
Joint Directorate Research,

Telephone: +91 581 2301584
Mobile No.: 9456947467

Field of Specialization Animal Biotechnology, Genomics Total Research Papers 82
No. Patents Granted / Filed 1 Total No. of Book / Manual 16
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 9 No. of PhD Student Guided 4
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 0 Present Numberof PhD Student 1

Top 10 Research Papers

  • J. E. Koltes, B. P. Mishra, D. Kumar, R. S. Kataria, L. R. Totir, R. L. Fernando, R. Cobbold, D. Steffen, W. Coppieters, M. Georges, and J. M. Reecy (2009). A nonsense mutation in cGMP-dependant type II protein kinase (PRKG2) causes dwarfism in American Angus cattle. Proc. Natl. Acad. Science 106(46): 19250-19255
  • V Anand, N Dogra, S Singh, S N. Kumar, M K. Jena, D Malakar, A K. Dang, B P. Mishra, T K. Mukhopadhyay, J K. Kaushik, A K. Mohanty (2012) Establishment and Characterization of a Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) Mammary Epithelial Cell Line. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40469. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040469
  • P. K. Dubey, S. Goyal, P. Kathiravan, B.P. Mishra, S. K. Gahlawat and R.S. Kataria (2012). Sequence characterization of river buffalo Toll-like receptor (TLR) genes 1-10 reveals distinct relationship with cattle and sheep. International Journal of Immunogenetics. DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-313X.2012.01135.x
  • N. Varshney , A. K. Mohanty , S. Kumar , J. K. Kaushik , A. K. Dang , M. Mukesh , B. P. Mishra , R. Kataria , S. P. Kimothi , T. K. Mukhopadhyay , D. Malakar , B. S. Prakash , S. Grover , and V. K. Batish (2012) Selection of suitable reference genes for quantitative gene expression studies in milk somatic cells of lactating cows (Bos indicus). J. Dairy Sci. 95 :2935–2945
  • P. Kathiravan, R. S. Kataria and B. P. Mishra (2012) Power of exclusion of 19 microsatellite markers for parentage testing in river buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) Mol Biol Rep. 39(8):8217-23. DOI 10.1007/s11033-012-1669-x
  • Raja A, Vignesh AR, Mary BA, Tirumurugaan KG, Raj GD, Kataria R, Mishra BP, Kumanan K.(2011) Sequence analysis of Toll-like receptor genes 1-10 of goat (Capra hircus). Vet Immunol Immunopathol.140(3-4):252-8.
  • Arora R, Bhatia S, Mishra BP, Joshi BK.(2011) Population structure in Indian sheep ascertained using microsatellite information. Anim Genet. 42(3):242-50.
  • B. P. Mishra, R.S. Kataria, P. Kathiravan, K.P. Singh, D.K. Sadana & B.K. Joshi (2010) Microsatellite based genetic structuring reveals unique identity of Banni among river buffaloes of Western India. Livestock Science 127:257-261
  • B. P. Mishra, M. Mukesh, B. Prakash, M. Sodhi, R. Kapil, A. Kishore, R.S. Kataria, B.K. Joshi, V. Bhasin, T.J. Rasool and K.M. Bujarbaruah (2009). Status of milk protein, -casein variants among Indian milch animals. Indian J. of Animal Science 79(7): 722-725
  • B.P. Mishra, R.S. Kataria, S.S. Bulandi, B. Prakash, P. Kathiravan, M. Mukesh & D.K. Sadana (2009) Riverine status and genetic structure of Chilika buffalo of eastern India as inferred from cytogenetic and molecular marker-based analysis. J. Anim. Breed. Genet 126(1): 69-79


  • Res. Paper Awards - 14
  • DBT Biotechnology Overseas Associate


  • Exec. Member-ISAGB, Exec. Member-SOCDAB

Ongoing Projects

  • AINP on gastro-intestinal parasitism
  • Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics (CABin)
  • Development of recombinant protein based penside diagnostic kit for avian reovirus infection
  • Developing an ancestry informative SNP panel for Tharparkar breed of cattle
  • Outreach programme on monitoring of drug residues and environmental pollutants
  • AINP on diagnostic imaging and management of surgical conditions in animals
  • Outreach Programme on Zoonotic diseases
  • AINP on Gastrointestinal parasitism
  • Development of a bivalent marker vaccine against bovine herpesvirus-1 and brucella (NFBSFARA)
  • Elucidating the gene network(s) and identification of noval gene(s) underlying host-pathogen interaction in PPRV infection
  • Development of Recombinant protein based penside diagnostic kit for avian reovirus infection (RGYI)
  • AINP on Diagnostic Imaging and Management of Surgical Conditions in Animals

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