Animal Genetics Division

About Division

ICAR-IVRI Nutrition

Division of Animal Genetics was established at this Institute on 12th October, 1941 with the creation of a post of Research Officer (Genetics). A full-fledged Division, having Livestock Farms, Regional Artificial Insemination, Biochemistry and Physiology, Reproduction became functional in July, 1945.

This division has always been a leading national centre for conducting research in the various areas of Animal Genetics and Breeding as well as development of human resources and consultancy services in this discipline. Keeping pace with International developments made in the subject as well as looking into national priorities, significant contributions have been made through a number of research projects undertaken in different areas of Artificial Insemination, Germ Plasm Conservation, Cytogenetics, Blood Groups and Immunogenetics, Quantitative Genetics, Population Genetics, Crossbreeding programme, Molecular Genetics and Genomics.

This is the official website of ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (ICAR-IVRI), Izatnagar, an institute under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Deparment of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

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