Alagappa University
(A State University Accredited with 'A+' Grade by NAAC (CGPA:3.64) in the Third Cycle)
Department of Biotechnology
(UGC - SAP and DST-FIST & PURSE
Sponsored Department)


 Major Research Projects Completed

S. No.

Principal Investigator

Project Title

Funding Agency

Amount

(In Lakhs)

1.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Identification and cataloguing of microflora in skin by 16S rRNA gene typing, RAPD and multilocus DNA fingerprinting (under Biotechnology for Leather: Towards Cleaner Processing).

CSIR, New Delhi (Under NMITLI Scheme)

24.69

2.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Environmental Impact Monitoring (EIM) of Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project (SSCP) (Microbiological Parameters)

Dredging Corporation of India Limited, Visakhapatnam

71.58

3.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Evaluation of bacterial diversity associated with the coral Acropora digitifera by 16S rRNA gene sequences and screening for antiviral activity against the aquaculture pathogen blotched snakehead virus (BSNV).

DBT, Govt. of India

36.31

4.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Further Evaluation and Formulation of Natural and Synthetic Products for Preservation of Goat Skin and Evaluation and Validation of Marine Bacterial Enzymes for Application in Leather Industry.

CSIR, New Delhi (under NMITLI Scheme)

32.28

5.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Screening and molecular characterization of Group A Streptococcus by 16S rDNA sequencing and emm protein serotyping.

UGC, New Delhi

10.47

6.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Bioprospecting marine microbial wealth through metagenomics

DBT, Govt. of  India

49.36

7.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Antimicrobials from marine sources

 ITC LSTC, India

20.31

8.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Gene expression and protein profiling of Group A Streptococcus upon treatment with quorum quenching agents from marine bacteria

ICMR, New Delhi

21.93

9.

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Production, purification and characterization of α-amylase from marine sediment bacterium Bacillus subtilis S8-18 and its evaluation for antibiofilm activity against human pathogens

CSIR, New Delhi

21.42

10.

Dr. K. Balamurugan

RNA-interference mediated silencing of antimicrobial genes of Caenorhabditis elegans.

DBT, Govt of India

24.73

11.

Dr. K. Balamurugan

Screening of marine bioresources for antibacterial compounds

UGC, New Delhi

11.76

12.

Dr. K. Balamurugan

Analysis of antimicrobial gene expression pattern

ICMR,
New Delhi

25.23

13.

Dr. K. Balamurugan

Studies on Immune regulatory proteins

DBT, Govt. of India

26.54

14.

Dr. K. Balamurugan

Caenorhabditis elegans response to human pathogens through proteomics studies

CSIR, New Delhi

21.92

15.

Dr. K. Balamurugan

Characterization of innate immune regulators during Shigella spp.

DST, Govt. of India

23.30

16.

Dr. K. Balamurugan

Caenorhabditis elegansresponse against Vibrio spp. infection

DST, Govt. of India

20.03

17.

Dr. A. Veera Ravi

Selection and evaluation of potential Probiotics for the commercial production of Mud Crab seeds (Scylla serrata, Portunidae)

UGC, New Delhi

01.00

18.

Dr. A. Veera Ravi

Quorum quenching mediated attenuation of virulence genes expression of pathogenic Vibrio harveyi infection in Penaeus monodon

UGC, New Delhi

12.16

19.

Dr. A. Veera Ravi

Antipathogenic potential of marine cyanobacteria in preventing quorum sensing dependent bacterial infections among aquaculture organisms

DBT, Govt. of India

55.09

20.

Dr. M. Ramesh

Micropropagation and reintroduction of endangered medicinal plant Nilgirianthus ciliatus (Nees) Bremek

SERB, DST, India

15.28

21.

Dr. M. Ramesh

Development of abiotic stress tolerant indica rice lines (IR 64) with Stress Associated Protein gene through Agrobacterium – mediated transformation

CSIR, New Delhi

24.52

22.

Dr. M. Ramesh

In vitro selection and Agrobacterium - mediated transformation studies for developing drought and salinity tolerant indica rice

UGC, New Delhi

12.30

23.

Dr. M. Ramesh

In vitro micropropagation from different explants of Jatropha curcas. L

UGC, New Delhi

00.95

24.

Dr. M. Ramesh

Cultivation of Oyster Mushroom & Processing

SPD, DBT, Govt. of India

09.38

25.

Dr. K. Pandima Devi

Antioxidant properties of Olive oil: Possible role in preventing environmental immunotoxicity and associated oxidative stress

SERC Fast Track Proposals for Young Scientist scheme sponsored by DST, Govt. of India

10.02

26.

Dr. K. Pandima Devi

Seaweeds inhabiting South Indian coastal area: Possible drugs for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders

UGC, New Delhi

11.02

27.

Dr. K. Pandima Devi

Gelidiella acerosa: Seaweed inhabiting gulf of mannar: Assessment of the possible suppression of dioxin mediated Immunotoxicity

ICMR, New Delhi

15.24

28.

Dr. K. Pandima Devi

Evaluation of the effect of Padina gymnospora against β-amyloid peptide (25-35) induced neurotoxicity: An in-vitro study

DST, Govt. of India

27.23

 

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