Lachhman Das Singla
Professor and Former-head
Department of Veterinary Parasitology
College of Veterinary Science
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, , India
Dr. Lachhman Das Singla did Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry and Masters in Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.) in Veterinary Parasitology from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana with Punjab State Marketing Board Scholarship and Junior Research Fellowship from ICAR, New Delhi, respectively. Joined as Veterinary Officer in State Government (Punjab) in January 1992 and Assistant Professor of Veterinary Parasitology in December 1992 at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Completed Ph.D. in Veterinary Parasitology in 2001 as an inservice candidate and promoted as Associate Professor. Joined as Professor on January 01, 2009.
Appointed as Professor-cum-Head, Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India on June 20, 2011 and successfully completed the term on 19th Jun, 2015.
Major responsibilities include teaching, research, extension and administration in Veterinary Parasitology. During the period of more than 24 years of his service under Punjab State Govt., PAU and GADVASU, Ludhiana, he planned, promoted coordinated and conducted research, education and extension on parasitic diseases to minimize economic losses to livestock industry by way of improved diagnosis and control with ultimate aim to enhance the socio-economic status of the farmers of Punjab state.
Major research interests includes Epidemiology, pharmacokinetics, chemotherapeutics, diagnostics, immunomodulatory and immunoprophylactic approaches for the management of parasitic infections with special reference to parasites of zoonotic and public health significance. Published over 160 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, book chapters, review articles, manuals, bulletins etc.
Epidemiology, Pharmacokinetics, Chemotherapeutics, Diagnostics, Immunomodulatory and Immunoprophylactic approaches for the management of parasitic infections with special reference to parasites of zoonotic and public health significance.