Dr. Bhupendra Nath Tripathi

Born in district Azamgarh, U.P. on 20 July, 1962; Graduated from Veterinary College, Mathura, CSA University of Agriculre & Technology, Kanpur (UP), ( now DUVASU), 1984; M.V.Sc and Ph.D. from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar (UP) in 1987 and 1990, respectively.

Deputy Director General (Animal Science), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi, 2020 to date.

Scientist, NAARM, Hyderabad, ICAR-NRCE, Hisar, IVRI, Izatnagar: 1990- 2000; Senior Scientist, 2000-2008; Principal Scientist, 2008; Head of Animal Health Division, Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, 2009-2012; Director, CCS-National Institute of Animal Health, Baghpat 2012-2014; Director, NRCE, 2014-2020; Postdoctoral Scientist, Institute of Animal Health, Compton, 1998-99, Visiting Scientist, Moredun research Institute, Edinburgh, 2003-04; International Wellcome Trust Travel fellowship, 2003-04; International Travel Grants from Indian National Science Academy (INSA), 2005, Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India 2005, 2012; Asian African Society of Mycobacteriology, 2018.

Awards/Honours: Drs Jain and Vegad outstanding pathologist award, 2006; International Wellcome Trust Fellowship (London) 2003, Best Research Paper Awards of IJVP 2003, 2005; Prof. Rama Rao Best PhD Thesis Award for two students, 2006, 2013; Best Poster Awards, 2004, 2005; Young Scientist IAVP Awards for MVSc students, 2015, 2017, 2018; Chief Editor, Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology and IAVP Newsletter, 2006-2011; Secretary General, IAVP 2013-2016, Secretary, ICVP 2012-14; Member Task Force DBT, 2017-18; BOM member, LUVAS (2014-17), GADVASU (2015-18); Member, RAC LUVAS, Hisar; Chairman, Institute Ethics Committee for Human Research at CCSHAU, Hisar. Visited a number of European countries, Denmark, Australia, Japan, Iran and Bhutan for academic, research and as Govt of India representative. NRCE received Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institution Award, 2015.

Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (FNAVS), Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists (FIAVP), Society for Immunology and Immunopathology (FSIIP), Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology & Biotechnology (FISVIB); Diplomat & Charter member Indian College of Veterinary Pathologists (ICVP) 2008.

Research Areas: Veterinary Pathology (Infectious diseases pathology) - Immunology and Molecular Microbiology; Immunopathobiology and diagnosis of infectious diseases especially paratuberculosis, clostridiosis, salmonellosis, glanders, PPR, equine infectious anaemia, equine influenza, bluetongue, equine herpes, etc; Pioneering contributions on immunology, molecular pathogenesis and diagnosis of Johne's disease

Address: DDG (Animal Science), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Room No. 113, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi 110001; 25, Manadal Vihar, Opp. IVRI Gate 1, IVRI Road, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Cell: 9416600475; Email: bntripathi1@yahoo.co.in; tripathibn@gmail.com]