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: 60

No. of Books / Manuals: 6

No. of Technical / Popular Articles: 20

No. of Abstracts: 40

No. of Patents/Technologies: 4


  • 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 11.74
2. Mishra DC, P Sikka, S Yadav, J Bhati, SS Paul, A Jerome, 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 11.74
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 10.38
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 10.38
5. Attri K, A Dey, SS Dahiya, SS Paul, A Jerome, 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 10.22
6. Sikka P, A Nath, SS Paul, A Jerome, 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
7. Tamboli P, A Bharadwaj, A Chaurasiya, YC Bangar, A Jerome. (2021). Genetic parameters for first lactation and lifetime traits of Nili-Ravi buffaloes. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 8:557468 9.41
8. Dalal J, Kumar Pradeep, Chandolia RK, Pawaria S, Sheoran Suman, A Jerome, Kumar D. (2020). Escherichia coli membrane-derived oxygen reducing enzyme system (Oxyrase) protects bubaline spermatozoa during cryopreservation. Molecular Reproduction & Development doi.org /10.1002/mrd.23411 8.61
9. Dalal J, RK Chandolia, S Pawaria, A Kumar, D Kumar, NL Selokar, A Jerome, PS Yadav, P Kumar (2020). Low‐density lipoproteins protect sperm during cryo-preservation in buffalo: Unraveling mechanism of action. Molecular Reproduction and Development. doi: 10.1002/mrd.23434 8.61
10. Kumar A, G Singh, A Jerome, Pradeep Kumar, Arjun V, Renu Bala, Nisha Verma, RK Sharma. (2021).  IGF-1 supplementation in semen affects the mitochondrial function and calcium status of buffalo sperm following cryopreservation. Animal Reproduction Science 231:106783 8.15

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