Vet varsity scientists get Rs 1.6-cr research grant

  • None, Hisar
  • Updated: Oct 01, 2014 23:43 IST

Sushila Maan and Narender Singh Maan, scientists of Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), have been awarded a research grant of Rs 1.62 crore under the India-UK collaboration in Farmed Animal Disease and Health (FADH) by UK and department of biotechnology, India.

In project, LUVAS will take a lead role with Sushila Maan as principal investigator and project coordinator from the Indian side and Narender Singh Maan as co-principal investigator. Besides LUVAS, four other institutes from India will also participate in this project, which include IVRI-Bareilly, NIVEDI-Bengaluru, Ella Foundation, Hyderabad, SVVU-Hyderabad and VBRI-Hyderabad. From the UK side Peter Mertens of The Pirbright Institute will be the UK project coordinator along with other PIs from University of Glasgow and The John Innes Centre.

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