Camels and Camelids

Curriculum Vitae - Binoy, S.Vettical (Member)

Binoy, S.Vettical


Dr. Binoy S. Vettical is currently working as a Senior Scientist and heading the MOET department of Reproductive Biotechnology Centre established under the patronage and guidance of H.H.Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Makhtoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.  Dr. Binoy has over 35 scientific papers and projects either presented or published. Recent publications in international journals include Multiple ovulation

and embryo transfer (MOET) in camels: An overview, Comparison of pregnancy rates with transfer of in vivo produced embryos derived using multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET) with in vitro produced embryos by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) in the dromedary camel (Camelus dromedaries).


1990. Kerala Agricultural University, Trichur, Kerala, India.

• B.V.Sc& AH(Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry)

2007-2009 Kerala Agricultural University, Trichur, Kerala, India

• M.V.Sc. (Master of Veterinary Science in Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics)

(1st Rank-2007 Batch, Kerala Agriculture University). Thesis work is on “In vitro

Fertilization of Bovine Oocytes using Fresh, Frozen and Epididymal Spermatozoa”

2018 Penn Foster College, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

• UG-VPM (Undergraduate Veterinary Practice Management)



12/2012-Present CVRL, Dubai, UAE

Sr.Scientist (Dept Head-MOET), Reproductive Biotechnology Centre

• Prepared camels by super stimulation treatments and collected oocytes by ultrasound

guided ovum pick up technique and supplied to the laboratory for various researches related

to in vitro production of embryos through nuclear transfer

• Prepared recipient camels by hormonal treatments and transferred the camel embryos

produced through nuclear transfer in the laboratory as part of various researches and

achieved remarkable success rate

• Established facilities for MOET at Reproductive Biotechnology Centre, prepared highly

valued racing and beauty donor camels, collected embryos, transferred embryos into surrogate

mothers and achieved 60% embryo transfer success


Embryo Transfer Specialist (Dept Head-MOET)

• Established a Laboratory for camel embryo transfer under government authority of Abu Dhabi, UAE and achieved a success rate of 6 viable embryos per super ovulation with 60% embryo transfer success

• Managed the infertility and gynaecological cases in Al Samha, Al Wathba and Al Wafia Veterinary clinic, Ahudhabi

• Prepared the standard operating procedures for embryo production and transfer in camels

5/2005-3/2010 Kerala Livestock Development Board, Kerala, India

Deputy General Manager (Bio-Tech), Biotechnology Division & Unit Head of KLD Board


• Improved the business of the company (outside state sale of frozen semen and sale of embryos)

• Upgraded the training institute to International standards and arranged International training programme

• Improved the farm on par with institutions. Acquired ISO and HACCP certification. Acquired the HACCP certification for the sperm stations first in Asia

• Managed the embryo transfer and allied technologies, conducted research in biotechnology  field and coordinated frozen semen laboratories of the company

12/1998-4/2005 Kerala Livestock Development Board, Kerala, India

Manager (AH) & Unit Head of Training Centre and Embryo Transfer Centre, KLD Board,


• Established a full-fledged Laboratory for Embryo-transfer housing Embryo-production,

Cryo- preservation, Embryo-transfer, Training, Research and Consultancy

• Managed the Animal Production Technologies Training Centre for training veterinarians

from all over the country

• Managed the bull mother farm, KLD Board, Kulathupuzha unit as unit head for a period

of two years from 2003-2005

3/1991-11/1998 Kerala Livestock Development Board, Kerala,India

Assistant Manager (AH), KLD Board Mattupatti

• Introduced the Embryo Transfer programme and managed female reproduction on the farm 

• Managed farm operations, frozen semen technology and rabbitry departments 

• Stepped up the rate of embryo-collection to the optimum level i.e., SIX Embryos/Flush with a conception rate of 50% at par with accepted international standards

• Produced the first ethylene glycol direct frozen embryo-transfer calf in India on 23rd June 1996(Published in Malayalam dailies)

• Improved the 12-month moving pregnancy rate of cows from 46% to 54% and in heifers from 55% to 69%


• “Cattle Embryo Transfer” at Swiss Embryo Transfer(SET), Switzerland; Holland Genetics, The Netherlands and Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine, Germany

• “Bovine Semen Technology” conducted by IMV Technologies, France

• “Sex Sorted Semen Production Technology” at Big X Ag, Switzerland

• “Invitro Fertilization of Farm Animal Oocytes” at Madras Veterinary College, Tamil Nadu, India

• Advanced Course in ICSI at Centre for Reproductive Medicine(CRM,USA)-EART, Mumbai


Body condition of donor animal and recipients affects the outcome of embryo

transfer program in dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius)

Reproduction, Fertility and Development

2021 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1071/rdv33n2ab74

Development of prepubertal goat oocytes after their in vitro maturation and chemical



2020-08-10 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1017/s0967199420000313

Part of ISSN: 0967-1994

Part of ISSN: 1469-8730

Comparison of pregnancy rates with transfer of in vivo produced embryos derived

using multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET) with in vitro produced

embryos by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) in the dromedary camel

(Camelus dromedaries)

Animal Reproduction Science

2019-10 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2019.106132

Part of ISSN: 0378-4320

An Overview on Ethics and Ethical Decision-Making Process in Veterinary Practice

Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics

2018-12-22 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1007/s10806-018-9752-5

Cytoplast source influences development of somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)

embryos in vitro but not their development to term after transfer to synchronized

recipients in dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius)


2018-09 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2018.05.021

Part of ISSN: 0093-691X

Recent Advances in Cloning by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer in Camelids

Reproduction, Fertility and Development

2018 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1071/rdv30n1ab34

Part of ISSN: 1031-3613

First cloned Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) calf produced by interspecies

somatic cell nuclear transfer: A step towards preserving the critically endangered

wild Bactrian camels


2017-05 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177800

Effect of Fetal Calf Serum and Mid Estrus Cow Serum on In Vitro Maturation and

Fertilization of Oocytes from Crossbred Cattle in the Tropics

International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology

2016-09 | journal-article

DOI: 10.3126/ijasbt.v4i3.15149

In Vitro Fertilizability of Oocytes Using Fresh, Frozen and Epididymal Spermatozoa

from Crossbred Bulls in the Tropics

International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology

2016-06-27 | journal-article

DOI: 10.3126/ijasbt.v4i2.14265

Multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET) in camels: An overview

Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction

2016-04 | journal-article

DOI: 10.1016/j.apjr.2016.01.003

Evaluation of Cauda Epididymal Semen Quality of Crossbred Bulls in the Tropics

International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology

2016-03-31 | journal-article

DOI: 10.3126/ijasbt.v4i1.14253