Atul Walunj *

Hometown: Mumbai, India

Advisor: Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay


Education

DVM, Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, 2017

MVSC, National Dairy Research Institute, 2019

About

Atul is an MS student in the final year of his program. He is a veterinarian from India specializing in animal physiology. A major focus of his MVSC studies was reproductive immunophysiology of dairy cows. Upon completing his Master’s degree, Atul worked as a lecturer at a veterinary school. His current research interests are poultry intestinal health, growth physiology, host microbiome, and nanotechnology. A particular focus of his research is improving poultry growth performance and alleviating poultry heat stress using novel nanotechnology-based systems. Additionally, he is interested in lab-based meat culture, poultry welfare, and livestock extension. Apart from science, Atul is also passionate about cooking and yoga.

Courses Taught (Instructor)

 

Atul Walunj
Contact Information
Emailatul.walunj@uconn.edu