Faculty & Staff
Dr. Ghulam Bilal
Associate Professor

PhD Animal Breeding and Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2012)
Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics
Phone : +92-51-9292239  
Mobile : +92-333-9926030  
Fax :
Email : ghulam.bilal@mail.mcgill.ca
Address : Room No. F-29, First Floor, Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, , PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Murree Road, Shamasabad, Rawalpindi (46300).
Work Experience : 8 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Quantitative and Statistical Genetics and Genomics; Animal Breeding and Genetics; Genetics related to Milk Fat and Protein Quality.
  • Total Publications : 44
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Moaeen-ud-Din, M., G. Bilal, J. M. Reecy and M.S. Khan. 2019. Effect of breed, age and sex on body weight and various body measurements in Azad Jammu and Kashmir goat breeds. Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 56(4): 963-967

    2. Rahman, M.A., A. Saboor, G. Hameed, G. Bilal and F. Tanwir. 2019. Climate change related factors impacting dairy production in Pakistan. Pakistan J. of Agri. Res., 32(4): 691-705

    3. Malik, M. H., M. Moaeen-ud-Din, and G. Bilal, A. Ghaffar, R. D. Muner, G. K. Raja and W. A. Khan. 2018. Development of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers for the identification of Cholistani cattle. Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 387-394.

    4. Moaeen-ud-Din, M. and G. Bilal. 2017. Effects of breed, various environmental and maternal factors on growth traits in cattle. J. Animal & Plant Sci. 27(5): 1415-1419.

    5. Zurwan, A., M. Moaeen-ud-Din, G. Bilal, Z. Rehman and M. S. Khan. 2017. Estimation of genetic parameters for persistency of lactation in Sahiwal dairy cattle. Pak. J. Zoology 49(3):877-882.

    6. Moaeen-ud-Din, M. and G. Bilal. 2016. Genomic selection of Nili-Ravi buffalo: A choice for buffalo breeders. Buffalo Bulletin 35(4):605-615.

    7. Bilal, G., R. I. Cue and J. F. Hayes. 2016. Genetic and phenotypic associations of type traits and body condition score with dry matter intake, milk yield and number of breedings in first lactation Canadian Holstein Cows. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 96(3): 434-447

    8. Moaeen-ud-Din, M., G. Bilal and J. M. Reecy. 2015. Evolution of hypothalamus-pituitary growth axis among fish, amphibian, birds and mammals. Genetika. 47(2):665-677.

    9. Moaeen-ud-Din, M. and G. Bilal. 2015. Sequence diversity and molecular evolutionary rates between buffalo and cattle. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 132(1):74-84

    10. Bilal, G., R. I. Cue, A. F. Mustafa and J. F. Hayes. 2014. Effects of parity, age at calving and stage of lactation on fatty acid composition of milk in Canadian Holsteins. Can. J Anim. Sci. 94: 401- 410

    Awards & Honors
    1. Development of genetic evaluation model for Dhanni cattle as potential beef cattle in Potohar region of Punjab, funded by NSLP, PSF (3.10 million Rs., 3 years) as PI (Approved)

    2. Development of breed identification markers for Pakistani dairy cattle breeds, submitted to NSLP, PSF (4.42 million Rs., 3 years) as CoPI (Approved).

    3. Winner of Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel (GREAT) award from McGill University Canada for oral presentation of research paper at Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona USA in July 2012

    4. Winner of PhD Scholarship from the PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan under faculty development program from September 2008 to August 2012

    5. Winner of Provost Graduate Fellowship (CAD 5,000) from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in September 2008

    6. Winner of University Merit Scholarship from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan throughout the M.Sc (Hons.) program

    7. Winner of Internal Merit Scholarship from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, throughout the B.Sc (Hons.) program