Ram Saran Sethi Adjunct Professor , Guru Angad Dev Vet and Animal Sciences University, Punjab, India

Dr. Sethi is actively involved in the development of Teaching Academy at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana in collaboration with University of Calgary and is Co-PI of grant proposal on twinning the Veterinary Programs at GADVASU and the University of Calgary, funded by the OIE.

Research Area(s)

  • Airway hyper-responsiveness, Lung inflammation, Host-pathogen interaction

Academic Credentials

  • BVSc and AH (1994, Punjab Agricultural University of India)
  • MVSc (1996, Punjab Agricultural University of India)
  • PhD (2005, Punjab Agricultural University of India)

Research Interests

Dr. Sethi's main research focus is on airway hyper-responsiveness and lung inflammation. The ongoing and past research has been directed on pulmonary immune modulations following exposure to various environmental pollutants specially pesticides and characterization of single cell transcriptome(s) and proteomes of immune cells during host pathogen interplay. He has published more than 100 original research articles in scientific journals, 110 abstracts and presented more than 20 invited talks.


Kaur G, Sunil BV, Singh B and Sethi RS. 2021. Exposures to 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid with or without endotoxin upregulate small cell lung cancer pathway. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 16:14 doi.org/10.1186/s12995-021-00304-4

Pandher U, Kirychuk S, Schneberger D, Thompson B, Aulakh G, Sethi RS, Singh B. 2021. Pulmonary Inflammatory Response from co-exposure to LPS and Glyphosate. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology doi.org/10.1016/j.etap.2021.103651

Singh PP, Singh S, Kumar Sunil BV, Sethi RS and Verma R. 2020. Serum amyloid A (SAA) mRNA expression in chicken and quails in response to bacterial stress. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 69: 101421 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cimid.2020.101421