Keynote Speakers

Name: Prof. Dr. Nasim Ahmad
Country: Pakistan
Position: Pro-Vice Chancellor, Ex Dean, UVAS, Lahore
Speaker Category: Keynote (Reprod)
Topic: Improvement in reproduction through synchronization and resynchronization studies in dairy buffaloes
Name: Prof. Tirtha K. Datta
Country: India
Position: Principal Scientist, Genomics and Biotech, NDRI, Karnal
Speaker Category: Keynote (Genomics and Biotechnology)
Topic: Optimising fertilising ability of buffalo oocytes: Functional genomics clues
Name: Dr. Neelesh Sharma
Country: India
Position: ICAR Int. fellow, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science & Technology
Speaker Category: Keynote (Mastitis)
Topic: Buffalo mastitis in dairy production: Technological advances in understanding of mastitis
Name: Prof. Dr. Shujun Zhang
Country: China
Position: Huazhong Agriculture University, Wuhan, China
Speaker Category: Keynote (Genomics and Biotechnology)
Topic: Genetic Studies in Water buffaloes in China
Name: Dr. Drona Prakash Rasali
Country: Canada
Position: Director, Population Health Surveillance & Epidemiology Population and Public Health
Speaker Category: Keynote (Policies and Socio-economics of buffalo production)
Topic: Buffalo production for household food security in Nepal
Name: Prof. Daniel Grooms
Country: USA
Position: Chair, Large Animal Clinical Science, Michigan State University
Speaker Category: Keynote (Buffalo health)
Name: Prof. Janice Swanson
Country: USA
Position: Chair, Department of Animal Science; Professor and Director, Animal Behavior and Welfare
Speaker Category: Keynote (Policies and socio economics of buffalo production)
Topic: Animal welfare issues in dairy farming
Name: Dr. Danilda Hufana-Duran
Country: Philippines
Position: Scientist I & Senior Agriculturist Reproductive Biotechnology Laboratory Philippine Carabao Center
Speaker Category: Keynote (Genomics and biotechnology)
Developments and Prospects of Advance Reproductive Biotechnologies in Buffalo Production
Name: Prof. Metha Wanapat
Country: Thailand
Position: Department of Animal Science, Khon Kaen University
Speaker Category: Keynote (Buffalo Nutrition)
Enhancing buffalo production based on feed resources development and innovations

Name: Prof. Dr. Yangqing LU
Country: China
Position: Animal Reproduction Institute, State Key Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Subtroptical Agro-bioresources, Guangxi University, Nanning, Guangxi 530004, China
Speaker Category: Keynote (Genomics and biotechnology)
Topic: Buffalo Reproductive Biotechnologies: the Current Status in China
Name: Prof. Antonio Borghese
Country: Italy
Position: General Secretary, International Buffalo Federation Coordinator FAO/ESCORENA Buffalo Network Monterotondo, Via Goffredo Spinedi 37-39, 00015 Monterotondo, Roma, Italy
Speaker Category: Keynote (Policies and socio economic)
Topic: Current status and economics of buffalo production worldwide
Name: Dr. Peregrino Ginaldo Duran
Country: Philippines
Position: Philippine Carabao Center National Headquarters and Gene Pool Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija 3120, Philippines
Speaker Category: Keynote (Reprod)
Topic: Fourier Harmonic Analysis as Efficient Tool in Predicting Bull Fertility for Improved Buffalo Breeding
Name: Dr. Bianca Moioli
Country: Italy
 CREA, Research Center for Animal Production and Aquaculture, via Salaria 31, 00015 Monterotondo, Italy

Speaker Category: Keynote (Biotech)
Topic: Genetic improvement of dairy buffalo, constraints and perspectives. The Italian example
Name: Dr. Bhuminand Devkota
Country: Nepal
 Coordinator (Post Graduate Studies Center), Associate Professor (Department of Theriogenology), Agriculture and Forestry University, Chitwan.
Speaker Category: Keynote (Reproduction)
Topic: Update on attempts of developing breeding strategy of anestrus buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) during low breeding season in Nepal
Name: Dr. Inderjeet Singh
Country: India
Organizing Secretary, IX Asian Buffalo Congress President , Asian Buffalo Association Director ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hisar 125001, Haryana
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Special Guest