Dr. (Ms) Sushila Maan
FELLOW, ELECTED 2019

Born in Balak, District Hisar, Haryana on 23 February 1969. Educated at CCS HAU Hisar, B.V.Sc. & A.H (Hons) 1990, M.V.Sc. 1992, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK. Ph.D. 2004 and Post Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright, UK 2006.

Principal Scientist and Head, Department of Animal Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, Haryana, India 2018 to date.

Veterinary Surgeon, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Haryana, 1993-95; Technical Officer (Veterinary), CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, 1995-98; Assistant Research Officer, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana,1998-2004; Research Officer, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, Haryana, 2004-14. Principal Scientist, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, Haryana, India 2014 to date.

Awards/Honours: Dr. B. D. Bahl gold medal 1990; Certificate of honour for best academic record during B.V.Sc. & A.H degree programme 1990; Certificate of honour for best academic record during M.V.Sc. degree programme 1992; Commonwealth Scholarship for pursuing PhD in the UK 2000; Post-Doctoral Fellowship, IAH, Pirbright, UK 2006; Certificate of honour' for publishing a research article in `Virology' that was the most cited article during 2008 - 2010; `Role model' for ethnic minorities, BBSRC, UK; Certificate of honour for research contributions in the field of specialization by LUVAS, 2013; Bio-CARe fellowship 2014; Best Researcher Award, LUVAS, 2015; Award by Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences 2017; ISVIB scientist award 2017. Academic Editor of Genomics Section for ''The Scientific World Journal' - An Open Access Journal - Hindawi; Member, Editorial Board, 'Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology Journal’; Member, Editorial Board, 'The Haryana Veterinarian Journal; Member, Editorial Board, 'The Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (ISVIB) Journal; Member, Editorial Board, 'Animal and Veterinary Sciences, ' (Science Publishing Group); Scientific panel member as a referee of various International and National journals; Member of several professional committees.

Fellow: National Academy of Veterinary Sciences (NAVS), Veterinary Research Club, UK., ASM, IVS, AMI, IAVMI, ISVIB, IALV.

Research Areas: Animal Biotechnology, Molecular Virology, Molecular Epidemiology, Microbial genomic and proteomics, Virus genetics, Molecular Biology, Vaccinology

Address: Professor and Head, Department of Animal Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai, University of Veterinary and Animal Scieces(LUVAS), Hisar 125004, Haryana; House No. 105, Police Line Area (Near Sector 15 A), Hisar 125001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (01662) 256130; Cell: 9466088610; Fax: (01662) 284312; Email: sushilamaan105@gmail.com; sushilamaan105@luvas.edu.in]