In 2015, the NDRI
board of directors established the D.
It is the first calf born from a cloned buffalo in the world," said A K Srivastava, director at National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI
In 2009, researchers at NDRI
reportedly produced the world's first cloned buffalo using DNA from the ear of an adult female, but unfortunately the bovine could not survive for more than six days, as it was diagnosed with pneumonia soon after its birth.
The scientists at NDRI
, in Haryana's Karnal, have already started the process for patenting the technology to manufacture this low- calorie naturally carbonated functional dairy beverage.
The conference committee--Robyn Dwyer (NDRI
), Suzanne Fraser (Monash University), David Moore (NDRI
), Mark Stoove (Burnet Institute) and Nicola Thomson (NDRI
)--is currently evaluating the conference based on delegate feedback, and the results will inform planning for the second conference, planned for 2013.
"So we can play some decent football and spring a few surprises," Ndri
told Gulf News.
According to the NDRI
figures, Bangladesh suffered 191,000 fatalities in the last 30 years, mostly from frequent monsoon floods.
The STAR program, which was founded with seed funding from CURE and its partnership with NDRI
, has been operational in an initial pilot phase since early 2004.
would like to hear from anyone who is HIV positive and willing to donate--either after surgery, or in case of death--and can answer questions about current needs and research projects.
Srivastava, Director, NDRI
and eminent team of scientists who have worked forward in achieving yet another milestone achievement in buffalo cloning.
This cloning technique developed at NDRI
, Karnal, has the potential to create elite breed of buffaloes of desired sex which will contribute in further increasing India's milk production.
In the recent years, NDRI
has been actively involved in genetic improvement of cattle and buffaloes and developed nutritional technologies for augmentation of milk productivity.