Dr. P. V. Meshram

Dr. P. V. Meshram
Assistant Professor , Department of Pathology,
Bombay Veterinary College,
Parel, Mumbai – 12
email: pramodvetpath@gmail.com
Contact: 09371343254 ,022 24180430
Degree/ Qualification
Board/ Institute
Ph.D. (persuing….)
Veterinary Pathology
Bombay Veterinary College,
(1st  Year)
1st class
M.V.Sc. (Pathology)
Master of Veterinary Science
Bombay Veterinary College,
1st class
B.V.Sc & A.H.
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
Nagpur Veterinary College, M.A.F.S.U.
1st class
Higher Secondary School Certificate
Nagpur Divisional Board
1st class
Secondary School Certificate
Nagpur Divisional Board
1st class
Certificate of Information Technology
Board of Technical Education, Mumbai
1st class
Professional and Industrial Experience …
2008 to Still date….
Assistant Professor – Department of Veterinary Pathology
Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai.
BVC is the historical center for research & educational excellence in veterinary science.
Responsible for undergraduate and post graduate teaching in the subject of veterinary pathology for various courses as specified by VCI and ICAR norms. Look in to routine laboratory investigations and disease diagnostic activities by histopathology, clinical pathology and post mortem examinations. Execute research schemes, experimental assignments, collaborative projects and clinical trials of pharmaceutical companies, CRO’s and funding agencies.
2007- 2008
Sr. Scientist – National Toxicology Center
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER), Mohali-Chandigarh.
NIPER is the Institute of national importance by an Act of Parliament under aegis of Ministry of Chemicals, Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, GOI.
Planning, conducting, data generation and reporting of GLP and non-GLP toxicology studies required to support the projects undertaken. Manages activities required for GLP audit, inspection and it’s successful certification to the test facilitity.
2006- 2007
Associate Scientist – Discovery Biology & Toxicology Division
Suven Life Sciences Limited, Discovery Research Unit, R & D Center, Hyderabad.
SUVEN’s R & D center is recognized by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI
Responsible for establishment of the “Toxicology Division” to conduct in house toxicity studies. Preparation of SOP’s, protocols, project design and study reports for various toxicity studies and collaborative project of potential abroad clients for discovery toxicological studies.
2004- 2006
Junior Scientist – Division of Histopathology & Animal House.
INTOX Pvt. Ltd., Institute for Toxicological Studies, Pune 
This is GLP certified CRO performing wide range of toxicological studies for establishing safety criteria & risk assessment for human exposure.
Gross pathological evaluation, compilation and report writing at termination of toxicity studies. Evaluation, compilation and verification of tissue slides for histopathology. Quality control, training and supervision of histotechnique groups for slides preparation was the additional duty. Study Director / Assistant Study Director for pre clinical safety studies in animal models with responsibility of Study reviews, drafting of data, documentation, report writing and archiving of study materials in compliance with GLP principles.
 Post Graduate (M.V.Sc.) Research …
The major focus of my M.V.Sc. research project was to study the effect of combined toxicity of aflatoxin and ochratoxin in broilers, on general performance along with clinical, haemato-biochemical, gross and histopathological changes with effectiveness of dietary concentration of Probiotic containing yeast culture of Sacchromyces boulardii @ 10 mg/kg of feed against mycotoxins. The trial was conducted and submitted the thesis to Maharashtra Animal & Fisheries SciencesUniversity with thesis entitled -“Toxicopathology of combined effect of Aflatoxin and Ochratoxin in relation to efficacy of probiotics (Sacchromycus boulardii) in Broilers”.
 Technical Skills …
  • Competences in various diagnostic techniques like TLC/HPTLC, Fluorescent microscopy, Photomicrography unit & Spectrophotometery.
  • Acquainted with the operating skill of various modern instruments used for biochemical assay including experience of regular affairs of clinical laboratory techniques.
  • Wide spectrum exposure to postmortem examination in various domestic, wild and laboratory animals including birds.
  • Updated with the various national and international guidelines for the regulatory affairs in clinical research, toxicity studies and drug trials in laboratory animals.
 Surgical Skills …
  • Experienced hands on the lab animal surgeries like jugular vein canulation, carotid artery canulation, femoral vecanulation, bile duct canulation. 
  • Aquatinted with the routine veterinary surgical skills like castrations, spaying, amputations, patellar dismotomy etc.
   Memberships of Scientific Societies …
  Life member of Society for Toxicological Pathology in India (STPI)
  Life member of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologist (IAVP)
  Life member of Laboratory Animal Scientists Association (LASA).
  Life member of Society of Immunohistochemistry in India (SIHCI).
  Life member of Indian Society for Advancement Canine Practice (ISACP)
  Member of American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA)
  Member of Maharashtra State Veterinary Council (MS-VCI)
  Life member of Alumni Association of Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai-12
      Life member of Alumni Association of Nagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur-6 
Conferences/Symposia Attended…
  1. Participated at 19th National symposium on “Recent Advances in Diagnosis of Diseases of Livestock, Poultry and Wildlife with Special Emphasis in Hill Area Diseases” at palampur (H.P.) from Sept. 26th– 28th 2002.
  2. Participated at 26th National symposium on “Recent Trends in Small Animal Surgery” at Mumbai from 9th – 11th Nov. 2002.
  3. Participated at 17th National symposium on “Recent Advances in Veterinary Anatomy for Increasing Livestock Productivity” at Mumbai from 14th – 16th nov.2002.
  4. Participated 20th National symposium on “Basic Pathology and Animal Disease a Need for Fresh Approach in Indian Scenario” at Jabalpur (M.P.) from 12th – 14th nov.2003.
  5. Participated at 22nd National symposium on “Newer Concepts in Animal and Avian Disease Diagnosis” at Pune (M.S.) from Nov. 25th– 27th 2005.
  6. Attended Satellite Seminar on “Principles of Histological Basis of Gross Pathology” of C. L.  Davis DVM Foundation, USA” organized by Krantisinha Nana Patil College of Veterinary Science, Shirval on November 26, 2005 held at Pune.
  7. Participated in first conference of Society For Toxicological Pahology In India held on 25th –27th August 2006 at Banglore.
  8. Attended the first national conference on “Rational Use of Animals in Research” held on 1st –2nd Nov. 2006 at Hyderabad.
  9. Participated in the Ninth Indian Veterinary Congress, XVI Annual Conference of IAAVR & National Symposium on “Transition From Empoiricalism To Molecularism In Veterinary Research For A Sustainable Animal Health & Production-Way Forward” organized by the Department of Microbiology Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai during February 20 7 21, 2009.
  10. Participated in the I Annual Convention of Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologist and National Symposium on “Advances in Avian Diseases and Toxico-pathology” on April 19.2010 held at Krantisinha Nana Patil College of Veterinary Science, Shirval.
  11. Attended training course on “High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography” conducted by CAMAG Switzerland Research laboratory in Mumbai on 3 May 2003.
  12. Undergone in house training on “Histopathology & Necropsy Techniques and Preclinical Research as per GLP Norms” conducted by Quality Assurance Unit at INTOX Pvt. Ltd., Pune, February 2005.
  13. Underwent in ad-hoc training course on “Laboratory Animal, Care, Breeding, Management and Experimentation” from 27 Nov. to 1 Dec. 2006 at National Center for Laboratory Animal Science, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad.
  14. Received proficiency certificate for “Training on ADVIA 120” during 27th February, 2007.
  15. Attended the training programme on “Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)” organized by the UNDP/WHO/World Bank with the help of Industrial Toxicology Center, Lucknow at Banglore during 29-31 Oct’ 2007.
  16. Participated in the CAS training course on “Current Concepts in Immunoassays for Diagnosis of Animal Diseases at ICAR Centre of Advanced Studies, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar- 125004 from January 16, 2009 to February 5, 2009.
  17. Participated in one day orientation programme on “Overview of Good Laboratory Practices Regulation in the Drug Discovery Process with Practical Consideration of Conducting Toxicity and Carcinogenicity Studies” held at Bombay Veterinary College on 16th May 2010.
  18. Participated and successfully completed the training programme on “Kaleidoscope of Teaching” conducted in collaboration with Society for Pedagogical Sciences and Research, Mumbai from 14th to 17th July 2010 at Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai.
Training/Workshops Attended…
Appreciation letters…
v  Received letter of appreciation from Hon. Consul General, Royal Norwegian Consulate, Mumbai for extending co-operation and delivering best services in the department of pathology, BVC, Mumbai.
ü  Core committee member and expert veterinarian on Byculla V.J.B.Udyan, Mumbai to discuss various issues for taking measures necessary for health care & management of the zoo animals as well as to plan modern pathology laboratory at zoo hospital under the chairmanship of Commissioner- Zoo.
ü  Appointed as an external examiner for conducting the practical examinations of M.Sc. Biotechnology courses for Animal Science & Technology papers in the school of life sciences at ‘Shree Rama Tirth Matahwada University, Nanded’ 
Scientific Paper Publications…
v Assessment of Severity of lesions with normal histology of lungs in Murine (2002) IN: Technical bulletin of XVII IAVA convention. 14 -16 November 2002, Mumbai pg. 69.
v Studies of pathological conditions in Canines (2002) IN: Proceeding of National symposium and XIX Annual conference of Indian Association of veterinary pathology, palampur pg. 45.
v Biometry of female genital tract of white tigress (2002) IN: Technical bulletin of XVII IAVA convention. 14-16 November 2002, Mumbai pg. 19.
v A case of spirocerca with aortic, esophagus and stomach nodules (2002) In: Savinier & abstract of National symposium & Ann. Conference of IAAVP, Nagpur pg. 136.
v Experimental production of mycotoxins at different environmental temperature and humidity (2004) IN: poultry voice of India, September-2004, pg. 30-31 
v Efficacy of Saccharomyces boulardii against the salmonellosis in commercial broilers (2004) IN: Poultry line, October-2004, pg. 41-43
v Preventive effect of Saccharomyces boulardii against the challenged salmonellosis in commercial broilers with reference to hemoglobin synthesis (2004) IN: Poultry fortune, November-2004, pg. 38-39.  
v P.P. Yogita, S.S. Sable, S.V. Kakade, P.R. Shinde, S.B. Rathod, K. Kalai, N.S.Pagrut, Y.D.Agarkar, P. Thomas, P.V. Meshram, R.S. Nehete, A.J.Yerolkar and D.P. Kadam“Occurrence of neoplasms in canines” published during Silver jubilee AnnualConference of the Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologist held during 10th to 12thNovember, 2008, pp. 209 at IVRI, Izatnagar.
v A.J.Yerolkar, S.B. Rathod, K. Kalai, P.R. Shinde, N.S.Pagrut, P.V. Meshram, D.P. Kadamand R.S. Nehete “ Metastatic haemangiosarcoma in a dog” published during Silverjubilee Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologist held during10th to 12th November, 2008, pp. 209 at IVRI, Izatnagar
v S.B. Rathod, AJ. Yerolkar, P.R. Shinde, Y.P. Pawar, P.P. Patil, P.V. Meshram, D.P. Kadam and R.S. Nehete (2009) “Chronic scholangiohepatitis in a non descript cat” Ninth Indian Veterinary Congress XVI Annual Conference of Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research, Compendium of Lead Papers and Research Abstracts (IAAVR) pp. 35
v AJ. Yerolkar, S.B. Rathod, Kanika Kalai, V.A. Wagh, D.S. Kadam, P.V. Meshram, D.P. Kadam and R.S. Nehete (2009) “Prevalence of Urolithiasis in Canines of Mumbai city” Ninth Indian Veterinary Congress XVI Annual Conference of Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research, Compendium of Lead Papers and Research Abstracts (IAAVR)  pp. 35
v S.B. Rathod, AJ. Yerolkar, Princy Thomas, Kanika Kalai, A.S. Mohalkar, P.V. Meshram, D.P. Kadam and R.S. Nehete (2009) “A rare case pf ocular malignant melanoma in a Tigress (Panthera tigris)” Ninth Indian Veterinary Congress XVI Annual Conference of Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research, Compendium of Lead Papers and Research Abstracts (IAAVR) pp. 97
v AJ. Yerolkar, S.B. Rathod, Y.P. Pawar,  G.A. Chandrate, P.V. Meshram, D.P. Kadam and R.S. Nehete (2009) “Fibrinous pericarditis in a leopard (panthera leopardis) Ninth Indian Veterinary Congress XVI Annual Conference of Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Research, Compendium of Lead Papers and Research Abstracts (IAAVR) pp. 98
Radio Talk…
ü  Till now given three radio talk for farmers on Mumbai Aakashwani and was relay successfully.
Other Achievements…
   Qualify the ICAR examination for postgraduate studies held on 3rd  June, 2001.
   Awarded certificate for-
  •  NSS, Vaccination, Blood donation & Yoga camps.
  • Passing the various exams of basic subjects of education.
  Active participation in the COL, Canada sponsored distance learning project, in Department of Pathology, Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai, India.