Member of the Board
Riaz Shah has completed his Graduation in Veterinary Sciences and Master’s/PhD degree in Animal Biotechnology with specialization in Livestock Reproductive Biotechnology and Post-doctoral experience from AgResearch Ltd., Ruakura Research Centre, Hamilton, Newzealand in area of goat cloning. His current areas of research are the Application of Advanced Reproductive Technologies like IVF, SCNT and Stem Cell Production for augmenting production of Livestock. The recent successes in cloning of livestock (Buffalo and Pashmina goat) first time in India through Handmade Cloning technique during his research endeavors at National Dairy Research Institute, Haryana and SKUAST-K, Kashmir, India, has opened opportunities to achieve excellence in the application of such techniques for transgenic animal production and stem cell research. He is currently working as a Professor and Head, Division of Animal Biotechnology at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences in SK Agricultural University, Srinagar, J&K, India.