Dr. Gaya Prasad
Fellow, Elected 2008
Born in Ichchhapur, India on 5 November 1953. Educated at Government Primary School Madri, district Fatehapur, UP, 1960-64; Baldev Giri High School, Amauli, district Fatehapur, UP, 1965-67; Sri Asteek Muni Intermediate College, Koriyan, district Kanpur, 1968-70; Addya Sharan Singh, Adarsh Intermediate College Kora Jahanabad, district Fatehapur 1971-72; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, 1973-1984., B.V.Sc & A.H., 1977, M.V.Sc, 1980, Ph.D., 1984; Post Doctoral Fellow at M.D. Anderson Hospital and Cancer Institute, University of Texas, Science Park Research Division, Smithville, USA 1986-88.
Vice-Chancellor, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut, 2016 to date.
Teaching Associate 1982-1983, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar; Assistant Scientist 1983-95, Scientist 1995-2002, Associate Professor 2002-2003, Professor, 2003-10 and Head, 2003-07, Department of Animal Biotechnology, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar; Acting Director, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 2012-14; Assistant Director General (Animal Health), ICAR, New Delhi, 2010-2016.
Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmad Kidwai Award (2007-08); Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award (2008) of Association of Microbiologist of India; Dr. Richard Masillamony Oration Award (2008) of Indian Society of Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology; Dr. C.V. Kanan Memorial Lecture (2008) of Indian Association Veterinary Anatomists; Scientist Award of Indian Society of Veterinary Immunolog; Dr. J.B. Bhatt Award of Association of Microbiologists of India, 2005 & 2006; Volume Editor of international review series "Progress in Vaccinology"; Editor of Indian Journal of Microbiology, Managing Editor of Indian Journal of Virology, President of Association of Microbiologists of India (2010). Elected Secretary General, National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (2011-2013); Vice President, Indian Society of Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (2011-2013).
Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences; Association of Microbiologists of India; Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research; Indian Virological Society.
Research Areas: Animal Biotechnology, Molecular Virology & Molecular Diagnostics
Address: Vice-Chancellor, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, NH 58, Roorkee Road, Modipuram, Meerut 250110; C-301, NASC Complex, Dev Prakash Sastry Marg, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (0121) 2888522; Cell: 09582898968; Fax: (0121) 2888505; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com]
Dr. P. Bhattacharya Memorial Award, 2009-2010