Dr. Jerome A

Dr. Jerome A
Senior Scientist
   E-mail: jerome210982@gmail.com


Name of the scientistDegreePresent position heldField of SpecializationEmailTelephoneMobile no
Jerome APh. DSr. ScientistAnimal Reproductionjerome210982@gmail.com016622816488053954239

Field of Specialization: Animal Reproduction

Research Area/ Interest: Animal Reproduction, Physiology and Genomics

No. of Research Papers: 70

No. of Books / Manuals: 6

No. of Technical / Popular Articles: 25

No. of Abstracts: 45

No. of Patents/Technologies: 5


  • Early Career Reviewer (2022)
  • Reviewer Excellence Award (2021)
  • GP Talwar Young Scientist Award (ISSRF 2020)
  • Nils Lagerlof Memorial award for best paper (ISSAR 2019 & 2020)
  • Membership, NAVS (I) (2019-20)
  • Best Poster Award (ISSAR 2018)
  • Best oral presentation (ANSCICON2016)
  • Nils Lagerlof Memorial award for best paper (ISSAR 2013)
  • Best Paper Award – ISBD Symposium (2013)
  • GB Singh Memorial Award for best paper (ISSAR 2012)
  • Editor / Reviewer in Peer Reviewed Journals & Competitive grants

• Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction
• Society for Physiologist of India
• Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility
• Indian Science Congress Association
• Indian Society for Buffalo Development

Ongoing Research Projects





– Use of OPU-IVEP in production of superior Buffalo germplasm.

– Buffalo sperm dosage in relation to functional parameters and field fertility outcome.



External Funded


– Investigating molecular basis of seasonal variation on seminal attributes for identification of probable biomarkers of semen quality in buffaloes (DBT Funded project).

– AICRP on Nutritional and Physiological approaches for enhancing reproductive performance in animals (ICAR Funded).

List of Publications

SNo. List of Publications NAAS Rating
1. Jerome A, Bhati J, Mishra DC, Chaturvedi KK, Rao AR, Anil Rai, Sikka P, Singh I (2020). MicroRNA-related markers associated with corpus luteum tropism in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Genomics 112:108-113. 10.31
2. Mishra DC, P Sikka, S Yadav, J Bhati, SS Paul, Jerome A, I Singh, A Nath, N Budhlakoti, AR Rao, A Rai, KK Chaturvedi. (2020). Identification and characterization of trait-specific SNPs using ddRAD sequencing in water buffalo. Genomics. 112 (5), 3571-3578. 10.31
3. Dalal J, Kumar P, Chandolia RK, Pawaria S, Rajendran R, Sheoran S, Jerome A, Kumar D. (2019). A new role for RU486 (mifepristone): it protects sperm from premature capacitation during cryopreservation in buffalo. Scientific Reports. 9: 6712. 11.00
4. Selokar NL, Sharma P, Saini M, Sheoran S, Rajendran R, Kumar D, Sharma RK, Motiani RK, Kumar P, Jerome A, Khanna S, Yadav PS (2019). Successful cloning of a superior buffalo bull. Scientific Reports 9:11366. 11.00
5. K Attri, A Dey, SS Dahiya, SS Paul, Jerome A, A Bharadwaj, NK Kakker. (2020). Abatement of enteric methane production from lactating Murrah buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) with improving production performance and immune status through dietary supplementation of composite feed additive. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 27: 22476–22485. 11.19
6. Selvaraju S, L Ramya, D Swathi, S Siddalingappa, AM Lavanya, B Krishnappa, B Binsila, AS Mahla, A Arangasamy, Jerome A, P Kumar, RK Sharma (2023). Cryostress induces fragmentation and alters the abundance of sperm transcripts associated with fertilizing competence and reproductive processes in buffalo. Cell and Tissue Research https://doi.org/10.1007/s00441-023-03764-8 10.05
7. Indra Singh, Rajib Deb, Sanjeev Kumar, Rani Singh, Jerome A, Shuchi Smita, Gyanendra Singh Sengar, Rajiv Kumar, Krishna Kumar Ojha, Nihar Ranjan Sahoo, S Murali, Rejani Chandran, Radhakrishnan V Nair, SB Lala, Dwijesh Chandra Mishra, Anil Rai. (2019). Deciphering foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus–host tropism. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 37(18): 4779–4789. 11.24
8. P Sikka, A Nath, SS Paul, Jerome A, DC Mishra, AR Rao, AK Balhara, KK Chaturvedi, KK Yadav, Sunesh Balhara.(2020). Inferring Relationship of Blood Metabolic Changes and Average Daily Gain with Feed Conversion Efficiency in Murrah Heifers: Machine Learning Approach. Frontiers in Veterinary Science doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00518. 9.41
9. Tamboli P, A Bharadwaj, A Chaurasiya, YC Bangar, Jerome A. (2021). Genetic parameters for first lactation and lifetime traits of Nili-Ravi buffaloes. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 8:557468 9.41
10. Mishra DC, J Bhati, S Yadav, H Avashthi, P Sikka, Jerome A, AK Balhara, I Singh, A Rai, KK Chaturvedi (2023). Comparative expression analysis of water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) to identify genes associated with economically important traits. Frontiers in Veterinary Sciences. 10; doi: 10.3389/fvets.2023.1160486 9.41

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