Projects And Fellowships


Project title Principal investigator Funding agency Duration
Designing and fabrication of microfluidic PDMS-paper chip for early detection of neonatal sepsis Dr. Rajesh P. Shastry (PI); Dr. Mitun and Dr. Sudhakaraprasad (Co-PI) DST-SYST (Recommended) 2020-23
Understanding the potential of human pluripotent stem cells to differentiate into extraembryonic placental lineage and deciphering the crucial role of Dr. Raghu Bhusan (Co-PI) ICMR 2019-22
Development towards early detection of cervical cancer Dr. Shankar Prasad Das ICMR 2019-22
Carbon nanodots caged nano-Gel for therapeutic drug delivery of latanoprost for Glaucoma management Dr. Sudhakara Prasad DST-SERB 2019-22
Fucoidan beads containing hydroxyapatite and graphene oxide for bone tissue repair and regeneration Dr. Jayachandran Venkatesan DST TARE 2019-22
Development of thermoresponsive polymer nanogels for sustained release of Bevacizumab towards efficient treatment of diabetic macular edema Dr. Renjith P. Johnson DST-SERB 2019-22
Identification of serum based oral cancer biomarkers in tobacco chewers Ms. Varshanata Mohanty DST-WOSA 2018-21
Immunomodulation by parasitic macrophage migration inhibitory factor in type II diabetes Dr. T.S. Keshav Prasad ICMR 2018-21
Fibrinolytic system and miR 200a in EMT and pulmonary fibrosis Dr. Yashodhar P. Bhandary DBT 2018-20
Influence of Vitamin D on early cell-fate decision of human Pluripotent Stem Cells Dr. Raghu Bhusan (Co-PI) DBT 2018-21
Discovering new therapeutic targets and drugs to combat AMR tuberculosis: proteomics characterization and drug screening of mycobacterium-infected macrophages Dr. Keshava Prasad Norway-Sweden-India collaboration grant 2018-20
A novel therapeutic approach to treat myeloid malignancies by manipulation of c-MPL splicing Dr. Suparna Laha ICMR 2018-21
Development and application of high resolution genome conformation capture technology to investigate genome architecture in space and time Dr. Shyama Prasad Rao DBT 2018-21
Skeletal muscle fluorosis; effects of Fluoride on skeletal muscle cells and its associated mechanismsin vitro and in vivio studies Dr. Sudheer Shenoy DST-SERB 2018-21
Differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into functional beta islets using bioactive lipids Dr. Bipasha Bose DST-SERB 2018-20
Therapeutic potential of curcumin in regulation of IL-17A during acute lung injury and fibrosis Dr. Yashodhar P. Bhandary ICMR 2017-20
Studies on the role of curcumin in blocking p53 in the reduction of severity of gamma-irradiation included apoptosis of alveolar epithelial cells Dr. Yashodhar P. Bhandary BRNS 2017-20
Development and investigation of adjuvant therapeutic strategies for treating malignant glioma by gamma-irradiation in combination with agiogenesis inhibition Dr. Ashwini Prabhu BRNS 2017-20
Early detection of Leptospirosis using Immuno-Carbon Nanotubes Dr. Arun A.B. ICMR 2017-20
Assessment of cellular and molecular changes in response to thoron inhalation in mice Dr. Bipasha Bose BRNS 2017-20
Design and Fabrication of dual mode paper-analytical-device for point of care diagnostics Dr. K. Sudhakaraprasad DBT 2017-20
A novel strategy for enhancing the efficacy of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in diabetic wound care Dr. Rekha P.D. DST 2017-20
Development of a wound healing material from the biopolymers produced by two novel bacterial strains isolated from west coast of India Dr. Rekha P.D. DBT 2016-19
Delineating the role of IL-33 in COPD Dr. Sneha Pinto DST (INSPIRE) 2015-21


Project title Principal investigator Funding agency Duration
To evaluate the role of xenoestrogens in antibody receptor diversity and translocation: Phytoestrogens and other endocrine disrupting compounds in modulating genomic stability, auto-immune diseases and cancers Dr. Divyalakshmanan DST (Young Scientist) 2016-19
A study of the bioleaching of monazite Ores by microorganisms Dr. Kishor Kumar K. BRNS 2013-15
Electron beam irradiation for improving the functional properties of marine Bacterial Exopolysaccharides Dr. Rekha P.D. BRNS 2013-15
Understanding Cell Signalling Alterations Associated with Radiation Therapy in Combination with RAS Pathway Inhibitors to Identify New Therapeutic Targets for Metastatic Melanoma Dr. Dinesh U. BRNS 2013-15
Novel natural quorum quenching molecules for the inhibition of quorum sensing in Gram-Negative Bacteria Dr. Rekha P.D. DBT 2010-13
Chemical toxicity and risk Assessment of selected Uranium compounds in experimental rats Dr. Arun A.B. BRNS 2011-13
Pretreatment of cellulosic biomass using electron beam irradiation for the enhanced ethanol fermentation by microbial Enzymes Dr. Rekha P.D. BRNS 2009-12
Enhancing carotenogenesis (Zeaxanthin and Lycopene) in marine Bactria by electron beam irradiation for industrial applications Dr. Arun A.B. BRNS 2009-12
Student Name Research guide Funding agency
Shaheer Koniyan Dr. Divya Lakshmanan ICMR
Sandeep K. Dr. Prashant Modi ICMR
Utsav Sen Dr. Bipasha Bose ICMR
Priya Sweta D’Souza Dr. K. Sudhakara Prasad DST-INSPIRE
Saptami Kanekar Dr. Rekha P. D. ICMR
Sumrati Gurtoo Dr. Arun A. B. ICMR
Rex D. A. B. Dr. Sneha Pinto ICMR
Mohammed Altaf Najar Dr. Aditi Chatterjee UGC-CSIR
Gayathree K. Dr. Prashant Modi CSIR
Namitha K. Dr. Renjith Johnson ICMR
Katheeja Muhseena N. Dr. Suparna Laha Minority
Debajit Chaudhury Dr. Sudheer Shenoy BRNS
Sayali Chandrashekar Dr. Yaswant Subbannayya ICMR
Santosh Kumar Behera Dr. Yaswant Subbannayya DBT-BINC
Sneha S. Rao Dr. Rekha P. D. DST-SERB
Sapna Kannan Dr. Arun A. B. ICMR
Sonia Joseph Dr. K. Sudhakara Prasad DBT
Athmika Shetty Dr. Rekha P. D. DBT
Chinmaya Narayana K. Dr. T. S. Keshava Prasad NTNU
Kriti Awasthi Dr. T. S. Keshava Prasad NTNU
Supriya Jain Dr. Renjith Johnson DST
Apoorva H. N. Dr. Sudheer Shenoy DST
Asiamma Dr. Arun A. B. ICMR
Anjana Aravind Dr. M. Vijaya Kumar CSIR
Anagha K. Dr. Rohan Shetty UGC
Akina Dr. M. Vijaya Kumar UGC
Mrudula K. K. Dr. Prabha Adhikari CSIR
Kumara B. N. Dr. K. Sudhakara Prasad DST