Dr. Amiya Ranjan Sahu    Scientist (Animal Genetics and Breeding)

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                Address:  Animal Science

                                                                ICAR - CCARI,               

                                                                Old Goa 403 402

                                                                Phone:  832-2284678 Ext.

                                                                Fax: 0832-2285649

                                                                Email: amiya.sahu@icar.gov.in, dramiyavet@gmail.com

 

Academic background:

Ph.D (Animal Genetics and Breeding) from ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, 2019.
M.V.Sc (Animal Genetics and Breeding) from Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai, 2015.
B.V.Sc & A.H. from C.V.Sc & A.H, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, 2013
 

Research interests and current focus

  • Climate resilient animal production.

  • Genetic improvement of livestock species through recent molecular approaches

  • Breed characterization of locally available indigenous livestock population
     

Membership in professional societies            

  1. Life Member of Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum (ARSSF) (Reg. No. 4401).

  2. Life Member of “Association for Coastal Agricultural Research” (Reg. No. 125/Goa/95).

  3. Member of Orissa state Veterinary Council (Regn. No. 2542).

  4. Member of Veterinary Council of India (Regn. No. 006636).

  5. Life member of “The Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity” (SOCDAB) (Regd. No: SOCDAB_903).

  6. Member of World’s Poultry Science Association (Membership No. 23363).

  7. Member of IRDP Group of Journals (Membership No: IRDP/M/0117/2019)

  8. Life member of “The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences” journal, ICAR, New Delhi.

  9. Life Member of Indian Poultry Science Association (Reg. No. 29/2019).

Awards and honours

  1. First prize in poster presentation in IPSACON – 2014.

  2. IPSA Kerala Chapter IPSA Award – 2015 in the XXXIV Annual Conference & National Symposium of IPSACON 2017 held at ICAR-NIANP, Bengaluru in Nov 2017.

arch Publications

Journals

  • Chakurkar, E. B., Sahu, A. R., Naik, S., Chethan Kumar, H.B. and Gokuldas, P.P. 2021. Genetic evaluation of growth and reproductive performances of crossbred pigs reared under intensive system in tropical humid coastal climate. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 53: 243-452.

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R. and Raja, A. 2020. Association analysis of novel SNPs in exon 10 of growth hormone receptor gene with growth traits in Indian sheep. Veterinarski Arhiv, 90 (6), 593-602.

  • Sahu, A. R., Kumar, S., Jain, S. K. and Chethan Raj R. 2019. Relative mRNA Expression of CRBP IV gene and its association with layer economic traits in Rhode Island Red chicken. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 89 (12): 1345-1348.

  • Sahu, A. R., Kumar, S., Jain, S. K. and Chethan Raj R. 2019. Fold changes in relative mRNA expression of Cellular Retinol-binding Protein IV gene in Rhode Island Red chicken. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 54 (1): 1-4.

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Raja, A. 2019. Novel report on mutation in exon 3 of myostatin (MSTN) gene in Nilagiri sheep: an endangered breed of South India. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 51: 1817-1822.

  • Das, S., Mohanty, G.P., Mishra, S.K., Sahoo, S.P., Dash, S.K., Sahu, A. R. and Pradhan, C.R. 2019. Comparative study on meat composition and fatty acid profile of Non-Descript and their crosses with Boer goats. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants (The), 25 (1): 85-88.

  • Nayak, N., Rajini, R. A., Kirubaharan, J. J., Ezhilvalavan, S. and Sahu, A. R. 2018. Effect of In Ovo Feeding of Tryptophan on Post-Hatch Production Performance and Immune Response in Commercial Broilers. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 18: 355-366.

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Raja, A. 2017. Polymorphism in exon 3 of myostatin (MSTN) gene and its association with growth traits in Indian sheep breeds. Small Ruminant Research, 149: 81-84.

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Raja, A. 2017. Polymorphism of growth hormone receptor (GHR) gene in Nilagiri sheep. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 49: 281-285.

  • Nayak, N., Rajini, R. A., Ezhilvalavan, S., Sahu, A. R. and Kirubaharan, J. J. 2017. Comparative effect of arginine and/or tryptophan in ovo feeding on hatchability percentage, growth performance and economic importance of commercial broiler. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 87 (2): 153-158.

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Raja, A. 2016. Genetic Polymorphism of Myostatin (MSTN) Gene in Sheep Breeds. Journal of Animal Research, 6 (1): 81-84.

  • Nayak, N., Rajini, R. A., Ezhilvalavan, S., Sahu, A. R. and Kirubaharan, J. J. 2016. Influence of In-ovo Arginine Feeding on Post-hatch Growth Performance and Economics of Broilers. Journal of Animal Research, 6 (4): 585-591.

  • Sundararaman, M. N., Sahu, A. R., Vinoth Raj, S. and Subramanian, A. 2016. Quality assurance of cryoperserved buck semen by assessing structural and functional integrity of spermatozoa. Journal of Animal Research, 6 (4): 669-675.

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Raja, A., Sivaselvam, S. N. and Karthickeyan, S. M. K. 2016. Monomorphism of growth hormone receptor gene in south Indian breeds of sheep. The Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 22 (2): 167-169.

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Raja, A. 2016. Genetic polymorphism in 5’UTR of myostatin (MSTN) gene in Nilagiri sheep. Journal of Livestock Biodiversity, 6 (1): 7-10.

  • Nayak, N., Rajini, R. A., Ezhilvalavan, S., Kirubaharan, J. J., Sahu, A. R. and Manimaran, K. 2015. Effect of in ovo feeding of arginine and/or tryptophan on hatchability and small intestinal morphology in broiler chicken. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 50 (1): 18-23.

Books and Book Chapters

  • Debiprasanna Das, Bhabesh Chandra Das, Nibedita Nayak, Basanti Jena and Amiya Ranjan Sahu (2021). Textbook on Poultry Management. (Pp. 1-200). (ISBN: 978-93-91063-48-1)

  • Sahu, A. R. and Das, P. J. 2019. Advances in molecular techniques and automation in poultry sector. In book of Recent trends in poultry production (Eds: Tiwari, S. P. and Dinani, O. P.). In event of XXXVI Annual conference of Indian Poultry Science Association on “Conceptual understanding and future strategies for welfare friendly poultry production in India”, Durg, Chhatisgrah, India during 11-13 December, 2019, pp: 351-364. (ISBN: 9789388892490).

  • Sahu A. R. 2021. Multiple choice questions in Animal Genetics and Breeding. In the book of Hidden Treasure: MCQ Animal Sciences (Eds: Das, D., Das, B.C., Jena, B. and Sahu, S.). Brillion Publishing, Pp: 201-234. (ISBN: 978-93-90757-23-7).

Others

  • Nibedita Nayak, R. Maruthadurai and Amiya Ranjan Sahu. Black soldier fly larvae: as converter of waste to wealth and alternate feed source for poultry. Poultry World, July 2020, Pp: 44-45.

  • Nibedita Nayak, Amiya Ranjan Sahu and G. Srinivasan. Perinatal Nutrition in Poultry. Poultry World, January 2022, Pp: 37-38.

NCBI gene sequences:

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Raja, A. and Nayak, N. Ovis aries breed Madras Red growth hormone receptor protein (GHR) gene, partial cds (Accession No. KT757901).

  • Sahu, A. R., Raja, A., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R. and Karthickeyan, S.M.K. Ovis aries breed Mecheri growth hormone receptor (GHR) gene, partial cds (Accession No. KT781164).

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Raja, A., Rajendran, R. and Sivaselvam, S. N. Ovis aries breed Nilagiri growth hormone receptor (GHR) gene, partial cds (Accession No. KT781165).

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Raja, A. and Rajendran, R. Ovis aries myostatin (MSTN) gene, complete cds (Accession No. KT832791).

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R. and Raja, A. Ovis aries myostatin (MSTN) gene, exon 3 and partial cds (Accession No. KT832792).

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R. and Raja, A. Ovis aries isolate 3MC5 myostatin (MSTN) gene, exon 3 and partial cds (Accession No. KT896496).

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Raja, A. and Rajendran, R. Ovis aries isolate 1MC3 myostatin (MSTN) gene, partial cds (Accession No. KT896497).

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Raja, A. and Rajendran, R. Ovis aries myostatin (MSTN) gene, exon 1 and partial cds (Accession No. KT957958).

  • Sahu, A. R., Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R. and Raja, A. Ovis aries myostatin (MSTN) gene, exon 3 and partial cds (Accession No. KT957959).