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Dr S.S. Misra

Designation:   Senior Scientist(Anim. Gen & Breed), Animal Genetics and Breeding Division (Official e-mail id: agb.cswri@icar.gov.in)
Senior Scientist(),

Contact Details:  Division of Animal Genetics & Breeding, CSWRI, Avikanagar, Malpura, Tonk-Dist Rajasthan 304501

Phone No. : 01437 220137(O), (R)
Mobile No. : 7568339191
Fax No. : 01437 220163
Email Id : ssmisra01@gmail.com

Academic Background

Degree
Year
University / Institute
B. V. Sc. & A. H.
1999
West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences (WBUAFS), Kolkata
M.Sc (Dairying in AGB)
2001
National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal
Ph.D. (Animal Breeding)
2007
Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar


Research Experience:


1.
Quantitative genetics
Genetic analysis of milk yield and constituent traits in indigenous and crossbred cattle; Phenotypic characterization of sheep and goat; Selection and genetic improvement of sheep and goat; Data analysis by relevant softwares
2.
Molecular genetics
Genetic polymorphism, molecular characterization and association study of milk protein genes (buffalo), Butyrophilin gene (cattle), genes for growth, prolificacy and out-of-season breeding traits (sheep); Introgression of FecB mutation in non-prolific non-carrier sheep; Molecular data analysis using bioinformatics tools
3.
Project Monitoring and coordination
As Incharge, Mega Sheep Seed Project assist Director, CSWRI in monitoring and coordination of the project

Professional Affiliations

 

1.
Life Member
Indian Society of Animal Genetics and Breeding (ISAGB)
2.
Life Member
Indian Society of Animal Production and Management (ISAPM)
3.
Life Member
Indian Society of Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization (ISSGPU)
4.
Registered member
West Bengal Veterinary Council (WBVC; an organ of Indian Veterinary Council)


Awards and Professional Affiliations

1.
Merit Scholarship
NTSE, NCERT (8-10th)
2.
Merit Scholarship
Government of India (BVSc  &  AH)
3.
Junior Research Fellowship
ICAR (M.Sc.)
4.
Senior Research Fellowship
IVRI (Ph.D.)

 Best Ten Research Publications
 
1.
S. S. Misra and B. K. Joshi (2004)
Estimates of genetic parameters for lactational milk constituents and yield traits in Karan Fries cattle. Indian Veterinary Journal, 81(7): 776-779
2.
S. S. Misra and B. K. Joshi (2004)
Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting lactational milk constituents and yield traits in Karan Fries cattle. Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 57(1): 69-72
3.
T.K. Bhattacharya, S. S. Misra, F.D. Sheikh, P. Kumar & A. Sharma (2004)
Changthangi goat: a rich source of pashmina production at Ladakh. Animal Genetic Resources Information (FAO), 35: 75-85
4.
T.K. Bhattacharya, S. S. Misra, F.D.Sheikh, S. Dayal, V. Vohra, P. Kumar & A. Sharma (2004)
Variability of milk fat globule membrane protein gene between cattle and riverine buffalo. DNA Sequence, 15(5/6): 326-331
5.
T. K. Bhattacharya, S. S. Misra, F. D. Sheikh, S. Sukla, P. Kumar & A. Sharma (2006)
Effect of butyrophilin gene polymorphism on milk quality traits in crossbred cattle. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 19(7): 922-926  
6.
S. S. Misra, A. Sharma, T.K. Bhattacharya, P. Kumar and S. Saha Roy (2008)
Association of breed and polymorphism of αS1- and αS2-casein genes with milk quality, daily milk and constituent yield traits of buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Buffalo Bulletin, 27(4): 294-301.
7.
T.A.S. Ganai, S.S. Misra and F.D. Sheikh (2010)
Gurez - a threatened sheep breed of Kashmir. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 80(8): 806–808
8.
S.S. Misra, T.A.S. Ganai, S.A. Mir and M.A. Kirmani (2011)
Molecular characterization of partial exon-2 of the bone morphogenetic protein 15 (BMP15) gene in Indian buffalo (Bubalus bubalis): its contrast with other species. Buffalo Bulletin, 30(1):24-35
9.
T.A.S. Ganai, S.S. Misra and F.D. Sheikh (2011)
Characterization and evaluation of pashmina producing Changthangi goat of Ladakh. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 81(6): 592–599
10
T.A.S. Ganai, S.S. Misra and Shabir M. (2012)
Polymorphism analysis of BMPR1B gene by forced RFLP and PCR-SSCP techniques and expression of the mutation in introgressed sheep. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 44(2):277-283



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