Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Gondal

DVM, M.Phil, P.hD  (Microbiology)
Assistant Professor / Officer In-charge

Mobile: 0333-46-063-52                                                                     
Email: mushtaqahmed@cuvas.edu.pk

 

Biography. 

Dr. Mushtaq Gondal Assistant Professor at ICE&E, CUVAS, completed his DVM, M.Phil & Ph.D in discipline of microbiology from University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore in 2012 and was research fellow at Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, Pensylvania State University, Pennsate, USA. He has served about twelve years as veterinary officer, senior veterinary officer at veterinary Research Institute, Foot & Mouth Disease Research Center, Provincial Diagnostic Laboratory, Lahore & as Lecturer Microbiology at faculty of veterinary science & at subcampus Khushab, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agrisulture University, Rawalpindi. During his M.Phil, he worked on “Comparison of active & passive immunization during New Castle Disease outbreak in broilers” by Prof. Dr Irshad Hussain. During his Ph.D, he worked on “ Characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticism isolates & their use in production of indigenous diagnostic antigen and bacterin” under supervision of Prof. Dr . Masood Rabbani.

 

Areas of Interest    

Vaccination, Diagnostics, Poultry, NDV, MG, Immunology, Microbiology, Trainings & Courses

TRAINIGS AND COURSES

Field

Training / Workshop

Duration

Institution

Molecular Biology/ Microbiology/ Bacteriology

1.Current approaches for the diagnosis and control of avian mycoplasmas.

2 Days

University Diagnostic Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. September 3-4, 2012.

2-Citation & referencing in research

1 day

Directorate of research, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. November 3, 2011.

3- Molecular characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticum isolates and avian diagnostics, avian necropsy and avian virology

6 months

Pensylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of veterinary medicine, college of agricultural sciences, The Pensylvania state University, University Park, Penn state, USA, Feb 28-August 16, 2011

Molecular Biology

4- Metagenomic DNA extraction and DNA sequencing analysis

5 days

Department of veterinary and biomedical sciences, college of agricultural sciences, The Pensylvania state University, University Park, Penn state, USA. August 15-20,2011.

 

 

 

 

 

5- Real time PCR , PCR DGGE and other molecular techniques for characterization of bacterial pathogens

7 Days

Pensylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, system, Department of veterinary medicine, college of agricultural sciences, The Pensylvania state University, University Park, Penn state, USA, August 10-16,2011.

6- Geopspatiel mapping andits role in impact study of soil and food borne human and animal bacterial pathogens.

2 Weeks

Pensylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, system, Department of veterinary medicine, college of agricultural sciences, The Pensylvania state University, University Park, Penn state, USA, July 24-August 9, 2011.

7.Avian Mycoplasmosis

2 Days

University Diagnostic Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. Jan 6-7, 2011.

8- Practical approach for production and evaluation of poultry vaccines on commercial basis.

9.Bio-fermentation for biomass    production of Pasteurella Multocida.

3 days

 

 

 

5 days

Department of Microbiology, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. June 7-11, 2010.

 

Department of Microbiology, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. August 23-27,2010.

Virology/serology/immunology

10. Propagation of Newcastle disease virus in chicken embryos and molecular characterization of its immunogenic proteins using SDS PAGE.

4 days

Department of Microbiology, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. June 7-11, 2010.

11-Indirect sandwich Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for detection of Foot and Mouth Disease virus antigens (serotype O, A, C and Asia 1).

3 Days

Quality operational Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. March, 1-3,2010.

12- Primer Designing for Microbial Identification using PCR.

2 days

 Department of Microbiology, University of       veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. Nov. 10-11,2009.

Biotechnology/Molecular Biology

13-Molecular diagnosis of animal pathogens and advanced biotechnological techniques

12 Days

National Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering-Faislabad. Feb, 2-13, 2009,

14-Food and Feed security “Extraction and Quantification of aflatoxins through TLC and HPLC

5 Days

Quality operational Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. May 7-11,2007.

15- Application of molecular tools for improvement of livestock

3 Day

Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. Dec14-16, 2006.

16- Practical veterinary epidemiology

8 Days

Quality operational Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. Nov, 4-11,2006.

Quality Control

17- Molecular diagnosis of bird flu virus

6 days

Quality operational Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. Sept.18-23, 2006.

18- Chemistry and Haematological analyzer in diagnostic laboratory.

2 Days

Quality operational Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. August 15-2,2006.

19- Preparation of trivalent FMD vaccine.

15 Days

Quality operational Labaratory, University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. May16-30, 2006.

 

Publications

Journal Articles

I.   Thesis (PhD):        (2008- 2013)
UVAS, Lahore.   
gondal, M. A. (2013). Characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticum and their use in production of indigenous diagnostic antigen and bacterin.
Thesis (M.phil):
UVAS, Lahore.
gondal, M. A. (2007). Comparison of passive and active immunization during Newcastle disease outbreak in broilers.II.  Books / Manuals / Guides Authored / Editor:

Shabir, M. Z, M. Rabbani, T.Yaqub, A.Ahmad, F.Akhtar, K.Muhammad, M.Hussain and M.A.Gondal. 2009.Trends in isolation and antimicrobial susceptibility of mastitis causing pathogens of Nilli Ravi buffalo. Pakistan Journal of Zoology serial no 9 pp 273-279.

Mushtaq Ahmad Gondal, Masood Rabbani, Khushi Muhammad, Tahir Yaqub, Masroor Ellahi Babar, Ali Ahmad Sheikh, Arfan Ahmad, Muhammad Zubair Shabbir and Mazhar Iqbal Khan. (2013). Characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticum isolated from Commercial Poultry Flocks. J. Anim. plant. Scien. Vol: 23:5 (Accepted) I.F 0.585

Mushtaq Ahmad Gondal, Masood Rabbani, Khushi Muhammad, Tahir Yaqub, Masroor Ellahi Babar, Ali Ahmad Sheikh, Arfan Ahmad, Muhammad Zubair Shabbir and Mazhar Iqbal Khan. (2013). Antibodies response of broilers to locally prepared oil based Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine”. J. Anim. plant. Scien. Vol: 23:6 (Accepted) I.F 0.585

Mushtaq Ahmad Gondal, Masood Rabbani. (2012). Chronic respiratory disease of poultry. Pakistan Today. October 21

Avian Mycoplasmosis, University Diagnostic Labaratory, UVAS Lahore

Mushtaq Ahmad Gondal, Masood Rabbani, and Mazhar Iqbal Khan. (2013). Production of RSP antigen from local isolates of MG in Pakistan and its comparison with imported one. Abstract accepted in European mycoplasma meeting, Mycoplasmas: a practical approach held in June 6-8.

Masood Rabbani, Khushi Muhammad, Ali A. Sheikh, Arfan Ahmad, Mushtaq Ahmad, Rana K. Khalid, Javed Muhammad, Muhammad Asim, Mazhar I. Khan .2012. Isolation and Characterization of Mycoplsma gallisepticum from Commercial Poultry Flocks in Pakistan. 19th International Congress of the IOM. 64-65

M. Ahmad Gondal, M. Rabbani, J. Muhammad, R. K. Khalid, M. Asim, M. I. Khan.2014.Production of oil based Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine from the field isolate and its comparison with imported commercial vaccine. Submitted to 20th International Congress of the IOM

M. Javed, M. Rabbani, M. A. Gondal, R. K. Khalid, M. I. Khan.2014.Molecular characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticum isolates from Pakistan. Submitted to 20th International Congress of the IOM

OTHER SCIENTIFIC / PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Membership to Scientific Societies

  • Member blood donor society
  • Member Vets Care club
  • Registered member (life long registration) of PVMC Pakistan
  • Member of Veterinary Crescent Organization UVAS, Lahore
  • Member SAVER UVAS Lahore
  • Member Qirrat and Naat Society UVAS Lahore
  • Member of Pakistan Society of Parasitology UVAS Lahore
  • Member of Vets Blood Donor Society UVAS Lahore
  • Superior blood donors CVS, Lahore
  • Member hostel management committee as Hostel Prefect, UVAS Lahore
  • Participated in Parasitology Quiz competition in 2002, UVAS Lahore
  • National Cadet Core
  • Member mess management committee Seth Sarwar Hall, UVAS Lahore.