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College of Veterinary Science
Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati - 781022

Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility
(Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)


Department of Veterinary Biochemistry
(Established in 2005)



Head of the Department:

Dr. Satya Sarmah, Professor and Head
094355-48229, 0361-2331050
e-mail:  sarmasatya49@yahoo.com


Faculty members:




Field of specialization

Phone nos.

e-mail address

Dr. Satya Sarmah

Professor and Head




Dr. Dhruba Jyoti Kalita

Associate Professor

Molecular Biology


djkalita@rediffmail.com, kalitadj@vetbifguwahati.ernet.in

Dr. Rita Nath

Associate Professor

Carbon Footprinting



Dr. Shantanu Tamuly

Assistant Professor





Ongoing Research Projects:


Title of the Project

Funding Agency


Name of PI

Date of implementation

Comparative evaluation of whole outer membrane protein of Pasteurella multocida adjuvanted with calcium phosphate nanoparticles and polylactide-co-glycolide (PLG) microparticles as a vaccine candidate against swine pasteurellosis

DBT-AAU Centre

3 years

Dr. Shantanu Tamuly

25th October, 2012

Baseline data of blood profile of Doom pigs of Assam


2 years

Dr Rita Nath

20th June, 2013

Designing, Synthesis and Characterization of Anti-Microbial Peptides

DBT, New Delhi

3 years

Dr. D.J. Kalita

29th Sept, 2013



Salient achievements:

@ Number of M.V.Sc students passed out: 11

@ Number of Ph.D students enrolled: 6

@ An ICAR ad-hoc project on Physical and biochemical studies on Temen, a hybrid of mithun (Bos frontalis) and Bala (local cattle) was completed in 2007.

@ More than 100 numbers of research papers published in national and international journals.

The following are the salient research achievements:

@ Identification of marker protein in milk to detect adulteration and its use in cross breeding programme,

@ Genotype testing,

@ Baseline values in blood,

@ Casein polymorphism,

@ Meat and milk composition of mithun,

@ Milk composition of India rhinoceros for neonatal care,

@ Presence of HbF in adult yak blood for adaptation.

@ Drug Designing

@ Peptide Synthesis



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