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Research Projects

  1. Dr. B.B. Chattoo
  2. Dr. A.K. Shah
  3. Dr. M. Nair
  4. Dr. T. Bagchi
  5. Dr. J. Manjrekar
  6. Dr. B. Chandani
  7. Dr. A.J. Desai
  8. Dr. G. Archana
  9. Dr. A.S. Nerurkar

Dr. B.B. Chattoo

 

Research Projects of Dr. B.B. Chattoo

 

Funding Agency Title of the Project Status Period
Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India, New Delhi Heterologous Gene Expression in the Yeast Yarrowia lipolytica Completed 1989-93
Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India, New Delhi Use of RFLP and allied techniques for rice genetic and improvement Completed 1989-93
BIOCON India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore Gene Expression in Aspergillus Completed 1992-95
The Rubber Research Institute. Kottayam, Kerala Genome analysis of Hevea Brasiliensis Completed 1993-94
National Dairy Development Board, Anand Marker assisted selection for production traits in cattle and buffaloes Completed 1993-95
Maharashtra Hybrids Seeds Co, Ltd., Mumbai Genomic analysis in crop plants Completed 1993-95
Indo-Swiss Collaborative programme funded by Dept of Biotechnology, Govt. of India and Institute of Biotechnology, Switzerland Bioprocess Development and Genetic Manipulation in microbial systems Completed

1989-92 (Ph.I)

1992-95 (Ph.II)

1995-99 (Ph.III)

The Rockefeller Foundation, USA Genetic Engineering of Rice Completed 1989-94 (Ph.I)   1994-99 (Ph.II)  1999-2002 (Ph. III)
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi Improvement of Fibre Jute crop for commercial use under UNDP's National Jute Development Programme Completed  Ongoing 1998-00 (Ph.I)  2000-2005 (Ph.II)
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi Expression of the gene fro BhcG inyeast Completed 1994-96
Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt of India, New Delhi A novel approach to obtain rice plants resistant to the blast diseases: Transgenic plant expressing single chain antibodies against pathogene proteins under Indo-Israeli S & T cooperation Completed 1997-99
GSFC Science Foundation, Baroda Centre for Genome Research Completed 1998-2002
Indo-Swiss Collaborative programme funded by Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India and Institute for Biotechnology, Switzerland Molecular analysis of fungal disease resistance in Wheat Completed 2000-04
CSIR, New Delhi NMITLI project on using functional genomics in plants for gene expression modulation Completed 2000-04
Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi Functional Genomics of the Rice Blast fungus (Magnaportha grisea) Completed 2001-05
Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt of India, New Delhi Engineered resistance of Rice Blast Completed 2000-04
CSIR, New Delhi Development of Novel Fungicide Completed 2005-08
GSBTM, Gandhinagar Microarray Facility Completed 2005-08
Indo-Israel S & T Cooperation by DST, New Delhi Plant SUMO conjugates - its role in biotic stress Completed 2006-08
       Indo-UK Collaboration by DBT,     New Delhi Molecular analysis of disease resistance signaling Ongoing 2006-09
Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt of India, New Delhi A systems biology approach to the study of pathogenicity of rice blast fungus M.grisea Ongoing 2006-09
Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt of India, New Delhi Multi Institutional project between MSU & Vellore Institute of Technology ‘Improved production and processing of Therapeutic proteins’ Ongoing 2007-12
Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt of India, New Delhi RNA silencing as a tool for exploring gene function in the rice blast fungus M.grisea Ongoing 2007-12
Donated By Sr.Citizen Shri P.N.Gurjar , Baroda Centre for Advanced research in Molecular Genetics Ongoing 2007-10
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Dr. A.K. Shah

 

Research Projects of Dr. A.K. Shah

 

Funding Agency

Title of the Project

Status

Period

Dept. of Biotechnology, New Delhi

Preparation, characterization & Biodegradation studies of tailor made polymeric materials  

Completed

1998

GSFC Science Foundation, Baroda  

Production of lysine from Caprolactam

Completed

1999

Gunjan Paints Ltd., Ahmedabad

Characterization, production and development of algal alginate  like Microbial  Exopolysaccharide (EPS)

Completed

1999-2000

Gujarat Ecology Commission, Vadodara

Development of a process for Biological treatment of coloured  effluents  from Textile processing and dyestuff manufacturing units

Completed

1999-2001

 

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Dr. M. Nair

 

Research Projects of Dr. M. Nair

 

Funding Agency

Title of the Project

Status

Period

Dept. of Biotechnology,  New Delhi Micro RNAs in E.coli and other human and plant pathogenic bacteria Ongoing 2007-2010
Dept. of Biotechnology,  New Delhi Strategy to increase omega-3 fatty acid content in the food employing Omega-3 desaturase expressed in yeast Ongoing 2005-2008

NDDB, Anand

Development of assays based on PCR and non radioactive probes   for diagnosis ..... animal brucellosis & tuberculosis

Completed

1998-2000

 

International Foundation for Science, Sweden

Development of a thermophilic amylase from local bacillus  for industrial applications

Completed

1998-2000

M.S. University

Study of expression of osmoregulatory genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae

Completed

1996

UGC- Minor Research Project

Characterisation & thermostability studies of a  thermophilic amylase from Bacillus sp.,

Completed

1999

M.S. University

Regulation of an osmotically induced in E.coli by an alternate sigma factor  

Completed

1998

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Dr. T. Bagchi

 

Research Projects of Dr. T. Bagchi

 

Funding Agency

Title of the Project

Status

Period

Dept. of Biotechnology, New Delhi Study of Lactobacillus adhesion to caco-2 cells

Ongoing

2006-2009
Dept. of Biotechnology, New Delhi PCR based CTL assay for screening recombinant MTB antigens.

Ongoing

2007-2010
Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Study of Bacillus thruringiensis toxin-larval gut protein interaction towards development of a more effective biopesticide

Completed

2003-2006
Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi Molecular analysis of H. armigera  susceptibility to Bacillus thuringiensis  toxin. Completed 1996-1999
NDDB, Anand Development and characterization of monoclonal antibodies against Brucella abortis  and Blue tongue virus Completed 1998-2002
M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara Purification and Characterization of larval midgut receptor specific for Bacillus thuringiensis  toxin Completed 1994
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Dr. B. Chandani

 

Research Projects of Dr. B. Chandani

 

Funding Agency

Title of the Project

Status

Period

M.S. University

A study on the interaction of polyethylene glycol with protein folding intermediates and its effect on protein aggregation during refolding.

Completed

1997-99

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Dr. A.J. Desai

 

Research Projects of Dr. A.J. Desai

 

Funding Agency

Title of the Project

Status

Period

Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, Mumbai

Metabolic properties of Rhizobium sp.

Completed

1979-1982

Dept. of Sci. & Tech. Govt. of India, N.Delhi

Genetics and physiology of Rhizobium sp.

Completed

1983-1986

M.S.University, Baroda

Isolation and characterization of nodule inducing principle from C. cajan

Completed

1991-1992

Dept. of Biotechnology, N.Delhi

Technology development & demonstration of biofertilizers - Rhizobium (Co-investigator)

Completed

1992-1995

Dept. of Biotechnology, N.Delhi

Application of natural & recombinant microorganisms to biosurfactant production, oil spill degradation and pollution control

Completed

1992-1995

IPCL, Baroda

Microbial degradation of some petrochemicals & pollution control

Completed

1992-1994

Dept. of Biotechnology, N.Delhi

Preparation, characterization & biodegradation studies of tailor made polymeric materials (Co-investigator)

Completed

1995-1998

Gujarat Ecological Commission,Baroda

Studies for ecological restoration & planning of Alang ship-breaking yard

Completed

1996-1997

GNFC, Bharuch

Development of bench scale process treatment of nitrate containing effluent

Completed

1997-2000

Reliance Industries, Surat

Development of bench scale process for degradation of terepthalic acid & PTA plant effluent

Completed

2000-2001

University Grants Commission, N.Delhi

Characterization of high affinity transport system in Rhizobium sps.

Completed

2001-2004

Dept. of Science & Tech., New Delhi

Microbial production of biodegradable plastic from cheese whey

Completed

2002-2005

Dept. of Biotechnology, N.Delhi

Development of transgenic Rhizobium strains for pulse crops

Completed

2002-2005

Dept. of  Biotechnology, N.Delhi

Inventory of microbial resources in India

Completed

2002-2003

Board of Research in Nulear Sci. (BRNS) BARC, Mumbai

Studies on physiology & biochemistry of Deinococcus sp.

Completed

2002-2005

Institute of Reservoir Studies (IRS), ONGC, Ahmedabad. 

Development of a biosystem producing microbial metabolites such as feedstock for microbial enhanced oil recovery.   

Completed

2004-2006

CSIR, New Delhi.

Isolation of Bioactive  agents from osmotolerant bacteria from different saline habitats.   

Completed

2004-2007

 

Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizer Company Ltd. Bharuch, Gujarat

Development of a bench scale process for the treatment of ammonia containing effluent

On going 

2007-2009

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Dr. G. Archana

 

Research Projects of Dr. G. Archana

 

Funding Agency

Title of the Project

Status

Period

GSBTM, Gandhinagar

Microbially mediated alleviation ……..using copper as model

Ongoing

2008-09

DST, New Delhi Bacterial community structure and activity in shallow subsurface soils of Baroda window in relation to land use Ongoing 2008-09
Ms. Priya Pillai (PI)

Supervisor, DST, New Delhi

Development of an eco-friendly technology for application in leather processing” Ongoing 2008-09
DBT, New Delhi Isolation, identification and characterization of genes for Azo Dye degradation : An approach towards construction of efficient bioremediation strain Ongoing 2008-09
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Dr. A.S. Nerurkar

 

Research Projects of Dr. A.S. Nerurkar

 

Funding Agency

Title of the Project

Status

Period

UGC, New Delhi

Analysis of abundance, diversity and activity of denitrifiers in activated sludge

Ongoing

2010-11

DST, New Delhi Bioemulsifier from marine bacteria : Characterization and yield enhancement Ongoing 2010-11
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