Shirish Bhatiya, PhD

Animal Science Division of Salt Lake Campus

Research Focus

Development of Animal Model for Translational Research

Research Interest

  • Pharmacokinetics studies of various drugs on different animals by using HPLC Analysis.
  • Estimation of heavy metals in biological samples by using Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS). 
  • Toxicodynamic studies of various metals on smooth muscle using organ bath and Data Acquisition System (DAS) based poly physiograph. 
  • Breeding and maintenance of the Animal House facility according to CPCSEA Guidelines, Maintenance of the Immune-compromised Animal Facility and their experimentation. 


  • Veterinarian (September 2020 to May 2023), National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research-Ahmedabad (NIPER-A), Gandhinagar
  • PGDAW, 2022, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi
  • PhD in Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2018, Mathura Veterinary University (DUVASU), Mathura
  • MVSc in Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2015, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University (SDAU), Sardarkrushinagar
  • BVSc & AH, 2013, Anand Agricultural University (AAU), Anand

Honours & Awards

  • ICAR-SRF (PGS) fellowship for PhD Programme by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi (2015)
  • “Dr. R. NATARAJAN AWARD” for best paper presentation on “Pharmacological and molecular evidence of hydrogen sulphide mediated uterine tone in water buffaloes (Bubalus Bubalis)” in XVI Annual Conference of “Indian Society of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Navsari (ISVPT 2016)
  • “BEST POSTER AWARD” for Poster presentation on “Pharmacological studies on evaluation of best contractile agent for vasculodynamic studies on uterine artery of buffaloes” in XVI Annual Conference of “Indian Society of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, NAU, Navsari (ISVPT 2016)
  • Qualified ICAR-NET 2018 in the discipline of Veterinary Pharmacology for Lectureship conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), New Delhi
  • “Dr. R. NATARAJAN AWARD” for best oral paper presentation on “Functional involvement of L-type Calcium channels, potassium channels and β-adrenoceptors in chromium-induced myometrial relaxation of rat uterus” in XVIII Annual Conference of Indian Society of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, AAU, Anand (ISVPT 2018)
  •  “BEST PhD THESIS AWARD” for best PhD Thesis entitled as “Studies on Toxicodynamics of Chromium with particular reference to its effect on Myometrial activity in Rat” in XX Annual Conference of Indian Society of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, DUVASU, Mathura (ISVPT 2020)  
  • “CERTIFCATE FOR APPRECIATION” for serving resource person & delivering lecture for the Industry Skill-Set Bridge Course in Manufacturing & Quality Practices in Pharmaceutical Industry organized by NIPER-Ahmedabad from 3rd October to 14th November, 2021 (Weekend Program)  

Patents & Publications

Research Articles:

  1. Bhatiya, S. I., Mody, S. K., Patel, H. B., Singh, R. D. and Desai, R. R. (2016). Pharmacokinetic profile of single dose intravenous administration of ceftizoxime in female mehsana goats. Indian Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science Research. 45(1):471-475. 
  2. Bhatiya, S. I., Mody, S. K., Patel, H. B., Singh, R. D. and Desai, R. R. (2016). Intramuscular disposition and Pharmacokinetic of ceftizoxime in female goat. Indian Veterinary Journal. 94(03):66-68.
  3. Bhatiya, S. I., Mody, S. K., Patel, H. B., Singh, R. D. (2016). Plasma levels, bioavailability and volume of distribution of ceftizoxime in goat. Life Sciences Leaflets. 75: 94-98.
  4. Mody, S. K., Patel, H. B., Singh, R. D., Patel, H. A., Kamani, D. R., Bhatiya, S. I., Desai, R. R., and Vyas, S. R. (2016). Residual analysis of ciprofloxacin in milk of dairy animals by LC-FD method. Gujarat Agricultural Universities Research Journal. 41(1): 52-55. []
  5. Nakade, U. P., Sharma, A., Choudhury, S., Bhatiya, S. I., Nair, S. V., Sharma, V., Yadav, R. K. And Garg, S. K. (2017). Calcium-dependent and calcium-mimicking pathways regulate lead-induced myometrial contraction in water buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 87 (7): 804–809. []
  6. Patel, M. J., Bhatiya, S. I., Shekh, I. J., Makwana, M. D. and Parsani, H. R. (2017). Effect of Ivermectin on haematological parameters of helminth infested sheep. Life Sciences Leaflets. 91: 41-47.
  7. Shekh, I. J., Bhatiya, S. I., Makwana, M. D., Patel, M. J. and Parsani, H. R. (2018). Study on helminthic infection of sheep (ovis arise) in Banaskantha dist, North Gujarat. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences. 10(2) : 5002-5004.  []
  8. Mohd. Saif, Rachna Varma, Rishi Kant, Shirish Bhatiya, JP Yadav and Raghvendra Prashad Mishra. (2018). A studies on Aphrodisiac effect of Madhuca Longifolia (flowers) extract in male poultry. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 7(2): 3790-3794. []
  9. Patel, H. A., Mody, S. K., Patel, H. B. and Bhatiya, S. I. (2018). Dispokinetics of ceftizoxime following single intramuscular administration in sheep. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology. 17(2): 17-19.[]
  10. Udayraj P. Nakade, Abhishek Sharma, Priambada Kumari, Shirish Bhatiya, Sooraj Nair, Karikaran K N, Vipin Sharma, Soumen Choudhury and Satish Kumar Garg. (2019). Functional and molecular characterization of endothelium-dependent and endothelium-independent relaxant pathways in uterine artery of non-pregnant buffaloes. NAUNYN-SCHMIEDEBERGS ARCHIVES OF PHARMACOLOGY. 393(2):225-241. []
  11. Shirish Bhatiya, Soumen Choudhury, Manju Gari, Pawan Singh, Amit Shukla and Satish Kumar Garg. (2020). Myometrial calcium and potassium channels play pivotal role in chromium-induced relaxation in rat uterus: An In vitro study. Biological Trace Element Research. 198(1):198-205.  []


Review Articles:

  1. Singh, R. D., Mody, S. K., Patel, H. B., Devi, S., Patel, H. A., Bhatiya, S. I. And Desai, R. R. (2015). Antimicrobial Drug Resistance in The Perspective of Bacterial Mutation. Life Sciences Leaflets. 70: 101-110. 
  2. Patel, H. B., Desai, R.R., Mody, S. K., Singh, R. D. Bhatiya, S. I. And Patel, H. A. (2015). Pharmacometabolomic: Aspects and Prospects. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology 14 (2): 1-7. 



  1. Dr. H. B. Patel, Dr. R. D. Singh, Dr. S. K. Mody, Dr. H. A. Patel, Dr. R. R. Desai, Dr. S. I. Bhatiya. (2014). Veterinary Pharmacology [General, Systemic and Neuropharmacology] Book published by Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University (SDAU).