Dr. Satheesh Kumar Panneer

Animal House Division
CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine,Canal Road, Jammu – 180001
Email: satheesh[at]iiim[dot]ac[dot]in

Positions Held  
Position Held Date Organization
Sr. Technical Officer 2017 - Present CSIR-IIIM
Senior Research Fellow 2015-2016 ICAR-IVRI
Veterinary practices for pet animals 2012-2013 ICAR-IVRI
Honours & Awards  
  • 2013-2015 – Acquired ICAR-IVRI National Institute fellowship for M.V.Sc in Animal Genetics and Breeding at Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, UP-243 122.
  • 2015- First prize for Poster Presentation titled Cloning and expression profile analysis of Activin Receptor Type-IIA Gene in two different chicken lines at XXXII Annual conference and national symposium of Indian poultry science association (IPSACON-2015) given by advanced studies in poultry science, faculty of poultry science, KVASU, Thiruvazhamkunnu, Palakkad, Kerala.
  • 2015- 1st Rank in ICAR's AICE-SRF(PGS) Exam in Animal Genetics and Breeding.

  • 2015-ASRB-ICAR National Eligible Test Qualified- Eligible for Lectureship/ Assistant Professorship

  • 2016-2017 – Acquired ICAR-NDRI National Institute fellowship for PhD in Animal Genetics and Breeding at Division of Animal Genetics and Breeding, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana-132001.

  • 2017- Awarded First prize for Best Presentation titled Anantibody blocking myostatin binding receptors (ACR2A) enhances MyoD gene expression in chicken myoblast cells at XIII National conference on Indian Society of Animal Genetics and Breeding on Challenges in Quantitative Genetic Resources (AnGR) by ISAGBCON-2017, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, UP-243 122.

  • Veterinary Council of India (VCI)

  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary Council (TNVC)

  • Indian Poultry Science Association (IPSA)

  • Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB)

  • World Poultry Science Association (WPSA)

Major research areas:

  • Expression profiling and gene knock-down of ActRIIA gene in chicken.
  • Developing the chicken anti-ACVR2A-Ab in Wister Rat.
Area of interest:
  • Laboratory animal genetics and breeding, improvement of desired characters of lab animal strains through Marker assistant selection, genetic monitoring and GLP Management.

Scientific contribution:

  • Developed five shRNA constructs for knock-downing the mRNA of ACVR2A in chicken myoblast cells.

  • Raised an antibody in Wister Rat for blocking ACVR2A receptor in chicken muscle enhance the MyoD expression in chicken myoblast cells.

Any Other Significant Contribution:

  • Himalayan local goat’s growth and breeding data were collected in their own breeding tract of Uttarakhand Himalayan regions under AICRP Goat improvement project.

  • Extension and health campprogrammes conducted in Uttarakhand Himalayan regions under AICRP Goat improvement project.


  • Kumar, S.P.; Bhattacharya,T. K. ; Kumar,P.; Chatterjee,R.N.; Dhara,S. K.; Paswan,C. ; Shukla ,R.; Dushyanth,K.; Gene expression and silencing of activin receptor type 2A (ACVR2A) in myoblast cells of chicken. British Poultry Science, 2016, 57:6, 763-770.

  • Kumar, S.P.; Bhattacharya,T. K. ; Kumar,P.; Chatterjee,R.N.;Dhara,S. K.; Paswan,C. ; Shukla ,R.;Dushyanth,K. Expression of chicken partial Activin Type IIA receptor and development of novel antibodies for blocking it. IPSACON ,2016.

  • Mohan, G.; Kumar,P. S.; Kumar,S.; Bhattacharya,T.K.; Anandasekaran,G.; Karthiga,S. Knockdown Therapy for Treatment of Neoplasia in Draught Animals. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci ,2017, 6(7): 4372-4378.

  • Kumar, S .; Mohan,G.; Deginal, R.;Yousuf,S.; Kumar,N. A.; Kumar,P. S. Sperm Mediated Gene Transfer (SMGT) in Chicken. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci ,2017, 6(7): 4379-4386.

  • Satheesh, K.P. Constraints of goat breeding in Indian Himalayan region.Indian Farmer, 2016,4(1):075-076.

  • Satheesh, K.P. Natural growth promoting feed additives in poultry nutrition.Hind Poultry, 2017, 40-42.

  • Satheesh, K.P. Heat stress in poultry and solving the problems. Poultry Valley ,2017, 13-14.

  • Satheesh, K.P.  Specialized protein products in poultry nutrition. Poultry Planner, 2017,19 (5):16-17.

  • Sushil ,K.; Satheesh, K.P. Artificial insemination guide lines in poultry breeding. Poultry Planner, 2017,19 (5):18-19.

  • Chandra, S.; Satheesh, K.P. Modified or enriched egg production and its health implications. Poultry Technology, 2017, 11(9):108.

Book chapter / Manual:

  • Anupama Mukherjee et al., Satheesh Kumar P and R.K. Tonk. Proficiency in colourful chromosome World: AN indispensable tool for screening and diagnostic disorders in domestic animals  . Skill Development for Sustainable Livestock Productivity in the Genomic Era (book), Chapter 01, Page no.01.

  • Amod Kumar and Satheesh Kumar P. Growth and breeding performance of Uttarakhand Himalayan local goat. AICRP on Goat Improvement, Mukteswar Unit, Annual Report, 2016.




1. Mr. OM Singh Sr.Technician
2. Mr.Tarshem Kumar Work Assistant
3. Mr. Om Praksh Work Assistant

Air shower system
Anesthesia machine
Autoclaving system (2 autoclave machines-bulk size, 2500 Lit. volume)
Automatic cage and bottle washer (800-1000 cage/day)
Bedding disposal system
Biosafety cabinet
Boiler (750 kg/hr)
Cage change system
Deep freezer
Equipment for blood biochemistry, hematology and Urine analyzer
Euthanasia machine with CO2 chamber
Incinerator (100/hr)
Individual ventilation cage system (IVC)
Pass box (dynamic)
Weighing balance (3kg & 100 kg)