The board of management, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), appointed the deans of four colleges on Tuesday.
Sarvpreet Singh Ghuman has been appointed dean, college of veterinary science, Manish Kumar Chatli, dean, college of veterinary science, Rampur Phul (Bathinda); Meera D Ansal, dean, college of fisheries and YPS Malik, dean, college of animal biotechnology.
Sarvpreet Singh Ghuman, dean, college of veterinary science
Sarvpreet Singh Ghuman recently completed his four-year tenure as head of University Hospital Complex, GADVASU. He has 25 years of experience in teaching, research and extension since he joined as assistant professor at the department of veterinary gynaecology and obstetrics, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and subsequently, GADVASU.
He earned PhD degree in animal reproduction from University of Liverpool, UK, under Commonwealth Scholarship. He has been associated with 21 research projects.
Manish Kumar Chatli, dean, college of veterinary science, Rampur Phul (Bathinda)
Manish Kumar Chatli is a veterinary graduate of CCS from Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. He did his PhD from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, and has undergone advanced training in meat proteomics at University of Kentucky, Lexington.
He was head of the department of livestock products technology for the last eight years. Chatli has delivered more than 50 invited lectures and published two patents, eight books and more than 158 research publications.
Meera D Ansal, dean, college of fisheries
Meera D Ansal completed her MSc and PhD from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) where she also joined as assistant professor (fisheries) in 1999 and has made significant contributions in teaching, research, extension and institutional development.
She has guided 10 MFSC/PhD students and taught more than 20 UG/PG courses. Under ICAR’s Niche Area of Excellence Project, she played an instrumental role in development of aquaculture in salt affected waste lands of south west districts of the state and was conferred with ‘Best Success Story’ award by the Indian Ecological Society.
YPS Malik, dean, college of animal biotechnology
Yashpal Singh Malik is serving as ICAR national fellow at Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar, India. A CCS graduate from Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, he has rich experience in veterinary microbiology and biotechnology.
He did his post doctorate in molecular virology at University of Minnesota, USA, and acquired advanced training in virology at University of Ottawa, Canada, and Wuhan Institute of Virology, China.