Genomics and Biotechnological Advances in Veterinary, Poultry, and Fisheries

Genomics and Biotechnological Advances in Veterinary, Poultry, and Fisheries

1st Edition - September 14, 2019

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  • Editors: Yashpal Singh Malik, Debmalya Barh, Vasco Azevedo, S.M. Paul Khurana
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128163528
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128163535

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Genomics and Biotechnological Advances in Veterinary, Poultry, and Fisheries is a comprehensive reference for animal biotechnologists, veterinary clinicians, fishery scientists, and anyone who needs to understand the latest advances in the field of next generation sequencing and genomic editing in animals and fish. This essential reference provides information on genomics and the advanced technologies used to enhance the production and management of farm and pet animals, commercial and non-commercial birds, and aquatic animals used for food and research purposes. This resource will help the animal biotechnology research community understand the latest knowledge and trends in this field.

Key Features

  • Presents biological applications of cattle, poultry, marine and animal pathogen genomics
  • Discusses the relevance of biomarkers to improve farm animals and fishery
  • Includes recent approaches in cloning and transgenic cattle, poultry and fish production


Targeted to both academics and industry people. Researchers, animal biotechnologists, veterinary scientists and clinicians, molecular diagnostic professionals, UG and PG students in biology are the main target audience. Societies related to subject areas: Genetics, molecular biology, animal health, veterinary science, pets etc

Table of Contents

    1. Cattle Genomics: Genome Projects, Current Status, And Future Applications
    2. Metagenomics revealing new virus species in farm and pet animals, and aquaculture
    3. Genome Editing in Animal: an overview

    4. Genetic Markers For Improving Farm Animals
    5. Applications Of The Genome Editing In Farm Animals
    6. Applications Of The Genome Editing In Pet World
    7. Modulation Of Animal Health Through Reverse Genetics Applications
    8. Animal models: Bridging cross-species variation through animal biotechnology

    9. Transgenic Poultry Birds: Serving Us For Survival
    10. Genome Editing In Poultry: Present Status And Future Prospects
    11. Concepts And Potential Applications Of Gene Editing In A Fish And Aquaculture
    12. Marine Animal Biotechnology For Food

    13. Biotechnological Innovations In Farm And Pet Animal Disease Diagnosis
    14. Biotechnology In Diagnosis, Vaccine, Therapy For Fishery/ And Aquatic Animals
    15. Advances and applications of vectored vaccines in animal diseases
    16. Bioinformatics for animal diseases: focused to major diseases and cancer
    17. Biotechnological approaches in aquaculture vaccines
    18. Contemporary Vaccine Approaches and role of Next-generation Vaccine Adjuvants in Managing Viral Disease
    19. Advances in structure-assisted drug design for animal viral diseases
    20. Vaccines the tugboat for prevention based animal production

Product details

  • No. of pages: 564
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: September 14, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128163528
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128163535

About the Editors

Yashpal Singh Malik

Since 2014, he is a Principal Scientist & ICAR-National Fellow working at ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, India. He has acquired advance training in Molecular Virology from University of Minnesota, USA (2005) and Division of Virology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (2013). He did his Post-doctoral research (2002) at University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, USA. Due to his significant contributions in the field of animal virology he has been recognized with several prestigious National, State and Academy awards and honours including ICAR-Jawaharlal Nehru Award. He is also Fellow of Indian Virological Society and member study group on Picobirnaviridae and Birnaviridae viruses of International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). He is Member-Managing Committee World Society of Virology. He has supervised 3Ph.D. and 17M.V.Sc. students. Has authored 5 books, 25 book chapters, and published 185 scientific research and review articles in reputed journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Immunology Immunopathology and also edited special issues of Springer’s journal “VirusDisease”, Bentham’s journal, “The Open Virology Journal”, and “Journal of Current Drug Metabolism” on emerging thematic areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Scientist, ICAR-IVRI & National Fellow, ICA-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, Uttar Pradesh, India

Debmalya Barh

Debmalya Barh
Debmalya Barh, PhD, holds Master’s and PhD’s degree on Biotechnology and Post-Doc on Bioinformatics. He is honorary Principal Scientist at Centre for Genomics and Applied Gene Technology, Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology, a global platform of multidisciplinary research and advocacy. He has experience with both academic and industrial research and has more than 12 years on bioinformatics and personalized diagnostic/medicine industry experience, with focus on translating academic research into high value commercial products. He has published more than 150 articles in reputed international journals and has edited 15 cutting-edge biotechnology related reference books. He has also co-authored 30+ book chapters. Due to his significant contribution in the field, he has been recognized by Who's Who in the World and Limca Book of Records.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Scientist, Centre for Genomics and Applied Gene Technology, Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology, Nonakuri, Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, India

Vasco Azevedo

Vasco Azevedo is graduated from veterinary school of the Federal University of Bahia in 1986. He obtained his Master (1989) and Ph.D. (1993) degrees in microbial genetics from Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon (INAPG) and Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), France, respectively. He did his Post-doctoral research (1994) at Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. USA. Since 1995, he is a Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. In 2004, Prof. Azevedo won the Livre-docência contest at the University of São Paulo, which is considered the best university in Brazil. Livre-docência is a degree awarded by the Higher Education Department of Brazil through a public examination open only to the doctoral degree holders and is a recognition to a superior quality of teaching and research. In 2017, Prof. Azevedo defended his third thesis to become a Doctorate in Bioinformatics from the UFMG. He is a also a Fellow of Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He has published 380 research articles, 3 books, and 29 book chapters. Prof. Azevedo is expert in bacterial genetics, genomics, transcriptome, proteomics, and development of new vaccines and diagnostics against infectious diseases. He is pioneer in genetics of Lactic Acid Bacteria and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis in Brazil.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil

S.M. Paul Khurana

Dr. S. M. Paul Khurana (new editor with this edition) is the Director of Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, is the former Vice Chancellor of Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, and Retired Director of the Central Potato Research Institute. Dr. Khurana has a PHD (1968) and MSc (1965) from University of Gorakhpur. He spent two years doing post-doctoral work on Advanced Plant Virology at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. He also worked at University of Minnesota, St. Paul (USA) on Immunodiagnostics (bio-technology) during a sabbatical of one year from 1987-88. He established a school of plant virology at CPRI, Shimla and has trained very large number of workers and students from the country and abroad. Dr. Khurana has published over 130 original research papers in journals of repute/high impact and he has also authored more than 75 reviews/book chapters. His research career achievements include the standardization and use of enzyme linked immuno sorbent assay (ELISA) and immuno sorbent electron microscopy (ISEM) for detection of potato viruses, development of simple techniques for screening of resistance to potato viruses, apart from pioneering work in detection of plant diseases; associated with selection/release of eight potato varieties including the first ever two processing varieties in India. Besides his extensive management experience, he has guided ten PhD students, written many monographs/bulletins and authored/edited eight books/conference proceedings.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, India; former Vice Chancellor of Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, and Retired Director of the Central Potato Research Institute

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