Dr. Yashpal Singh Malik

Born in Haryana (Hisar), India on 14 October, 1973. Educated at CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, 1990-2000; B.V.Sc A.H. 1995; M.V.Sc. 1997; Ph.D. 2000; Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota, USA, 2002-2003; Visiting Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2013; INSA Visiting professor, Wuhan Institute of Virology, China, 2019.

Dean, College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab.

Assistant Professor/Scientist 2001-2008, JNKVV, Jabalpur, MP; Associate Professor/Sr Scientist 2008, JNKVV, Jabalpur, MP; Sr. Scientist 2008-2013, ICAR-IVRI Izatnagar, UP; Principal Scientist 2014, ICAR-IVRI Izatnagar, UP; ICAR-National Fellow 2014-2020, ICAR-IVRI Izatnagar, UP.

Awards/Honours: ICAR-Jawaharlal Nehru Award, 2001; Young Scientist Awards Association of Microbiologists of India, 2000 and Uttarakhand Council of Science and Technology, 2010; Chairman World Health Organization (WHO) for Picobirnavirus Family Group; WHO member Prioritization Advisory Committee, 2023; Member International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) 2017-2022; Secretary General World Society for Virology (USA), 2022-2024; Secretary General Indian Virological Society, 2020-2023; One-Health Strategic Group Member Federation of Asian Veterinary Association, 2021-2025; Pharmaceutical Stewardship policy group member World Veterinary Association, 2022-2025; Dr V.S. Alwar Memorial National Academy of Biological Sciences Best Scientist Award, 2019; Expert Member APEDA, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GoI, 2023; Member of Committee for Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals, DAHD, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, 2021-2023; Award of Excellence in Academics and Research, Indian Veterinary Association, 2020; FM Burnett Award, 2018; Mid-career Award, 2015.

Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences, 2021; National Academy of Dairy Sciences, 2022; Academy of Microbiological Sciences, 2021; Biotechnology Research Society India, 2020; National Academy of Biological Sciences, 2017; Indian Virological Society, 2014.

Research Areas: Viral Disease Epidemiology, Virus-host Interactions, Microbial Biodiversity, Genomic Characterization and Diagnosis of Animal Pathogens, Zoonotic Viruses of Public Health Significance; Vaccine Development

Address: Dean, College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 140004, Punjab; H. No. 7/14, Panjab Agricultural University Campus, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Off. (0161) 2990644; Res. (0161) 2445444; Cell: 7500777999, 7618370001; Email: malikyps@gmail.com; malikyps@gadvasu.in]

Associate 2010