Latest projects


Veterinary Project - Zoonotic Intestinal Parasites in Stray Dogs in Chandigarh

Zoonotic enteric parasites in fecal samples from dogs in public parks in Chandigarh, India, with focus on possible transmission of Toxocara canis.

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Intestinal parasites in Northern India – effects of climate patterns on prevalence of different intestinal parasites in children and on occurrence in water and fresh produce as vehicles of transmission

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Latest news & events

Apr 27 2016

3rd ZooPa workshop

The third ZooPa workshop was held at PGI in Chandigarh from 18th-22nd April. The workshop was concerned with risk ranking of foodborne parasites, and had attendees from various institutes.

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Jan 18 2016

Visit from PGI to NMBU

Two students from PGI, Sandhya Kumar and Gunjan Goyal, were at NMBU, Oslo, Norway, from 3rd-23rd January 2016 to participate in research projects between the two institutions.

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About our team

Lucy Robertson

Lucy Robertson is Professor in Parasitology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Dept. of Food Safety and Infection Biology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Biosciences. 

Rakesh Sehgal

Rakesh Sehgal heads the Department of Medical Parasitology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India. 

Kapil Goyal

Kapil Goyal works at the Parasitology Department at PGIMER, Chandigarh