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.

Director, ICAR- National Research Centre on Equines and Project Coordinator, National Centre for Veterinary Type Cultures August, 2014 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, August 2014-continues; 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; One patent; Handled 11 externally funded projects from NAIP, National Fund, AINP-BT of ICAR, ICMR, DBT, OIE, etc; Developed several diagnostic technologies, animals models, new concepts in infectious diseases; Published about 140 original research papers in high impact factor National and International journals; >100 papers in conference/symposia, expert lectures, lead papers, book chapters; four books including one on PPR, four manual and edited three conference proceedings.

Address: Director, National Research Centre on Equines, Sirsa Road, Hisar 125001, Haryana; 25, Manadal Vihar, Opp. IVRI Gate 1, IVRI Road, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (01662) 275787; Cell: 9416600475; Fax: (01662) 276217; Email: bntripathi1@yahoo.co.in; tripathibn@gmail.com]