Externally Sponsored R&D Projects

S. No.

Principal Investigator

                    Title

Duration

 Funding    Agency

Amount Sanctioned (Rs in Lakhs)

1

Dr. Sangimitra Naik

Cytogenetic evaluation, molecular characterization and improvement of some promising cultivars of turmeric and ginger through biotechnological methods

2003-2006

Department of Science & Technology

10.00

2

Dr. S. Syal

Development of a bioremedial system for diesel contaminated sites in South-Western areas of H.P.

2005-2008

Department of Science & Technology

2.50

3

Dr. C. Tandon

Biomolecules from Tamarind indicus and Terminalia arjuna influencing Mineralization/ Demineralization processes and their role in management of renal calculosis

2006-2009

Department of Science & Technology

18.0

4

Dr. P.K. Naik

Study of population structure of Podophyllm hexandrum using biochemical and molecular markers

2006-2009

Department of Science & Technology

14.0

5

Dr.S. Syal

Development of technologies for bioconversion of lignocellulosic waste from herbal industries for developing commercially viable products

2007-2009

AyurVet Ltd.

5.00

6

Dr. R.S. Chauhan

Bioprospecting of buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum) for novel genes & metabolites of medicinal and nutritional importance

2007-2011

Department of Biotechnology

40.60

7

Dr. R.S.Chauhan

Development of candidate gene markers for Jatropha by utilizing genome resources of caster bean

2007-2011

Department of Biotechnology

59.50

8

Dr. R.S.Chauhan

Identification of low curcin genotypes of Jatropha and their utilization in developing candidate gene markers

2008-2011

Defence Research & development Organisation

19.20

9

Dr. C.Tandon

Development of a standardized herbal product for urolithiasis from Tribulus terrestris and Achyranthes aspera

2009-2011

Department of Biotechnology

26.20

10

Dr. S. Syal

Development of a bioleaching strategy for sustainable disposal and recycling of electronics-waste

200 8-2011

Ministry of Environment

19.70

11

Dr.Uday Banu

Formulation of an antidepressant/stress reliever drug based on St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

2009-2012

Defence Research & development Organisation

15.00

12

Dr.C Rout

Computational Identification, Evaluation and in vivo Validation of Vaccine Candidates from Bioweapon Toxins, and Selected Potential Bacterial Bioweapons (PBBWs)

2010-2012

Defence Research & development Establishment

9.40

13

Dr. C.Tandon

Exploring the role of matrix protein(s) from calcium oxalate stones in nephrolithiasis and assessment of their molecular interactions with calcium oxalate monohydrate (COM) crystals in silico

2009-2011

Indian Council of Medical Research

8.40

14

Dr. RS Chauhan

Identification of genetically superior strains of medicinal plants (P. kurroa and Valeriana jatamanshi) from North-Western Himalayas of India

2009-2012

Deptt of AYUSH, Ministry of Health, GOI

16.50

15

Dr. PK Naik

Genetic characterization, chemical profiling and optimization of parameters for Artemisinin yield in Artemisia annua from the Ladakh region

2010-2012

Defence Research & development Organisation

         9.50

16

Dr. Poonan Sharma 

Physico-chemical studies of drug-surfactant interactions in aqueous alcoholic solutions

2011-2013

Department of Science & Technology

6.40

17

Dr. S Tandon

The potential of human embryonic stem cells in developmental toxicity testing

2010-2012

Department of Biotechnology

17.20

18

Dr. G Dey

Production of Nutrabeverages from Mahua Flowers

2010-2012

Tribal cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited

7.00

19

Dr. R.S.Chauhan

Elucidating missing links in the biosynthetic pathways of major medicinal constituents for utilization in the development of gene markers

2010-2015

Department of Biotechnology

198.70

20

Dr. Manu Sharma

Antioxidants and Lantadene A Hybrid compounds as anticancer agents

2010-2013

Department of Biotechnology

7.60

21

Dr. Manu Sharma

Design, synthesis and evaluation of Lantadene polyphenol conjugates as anticancer agents.

2010-2013

Department of Science & Technology

12.00

22

Dr. Gopal Singh

Design, synthesis and evaluation of antibacterial peptidomimetics

2011-2014

Department of Science & Technology

18.0

23

Dr. C.Tandon

Identification and functional characterization of proteins as key/rate-limiting enzymes in the biosynthesis of desired chemical constituents of target plant species

2010-2015

Department of Biotechnology

60.70

24

Dr.P.K. Naik

Identification of intermediate metabolites for linking missing links in the biosynthetic pathways of desired chemical constituents in target plant species

2010-2015

Department of Biotechnology

68.65

25

Dr. Hemant Sood

Identification of elite chemotypes and optimization of differential accumulation conditions for major & desired chemical constituents of three medicinal plants species

2010-15

Department of Biotechnology

70.80

26

Dr Tiratha Raj Singh

Structural, functional and evolutionary analysis of repair pathways with special relevance to human disease

2011-13

Department of Science & Technology

13.20

27

Dr. Harvinder Singh

Nucleotide diversity in granule bound starch synthase-I (GBSS-I) metabolic pathway genes and its association with starch quality in elite Indian rice genotypes

2011-2014

DST

16.0

28

Dr. Manu Sharma

Polyunsaturated fatty acids and Lantadene A conjugates as selective tumor targeting agents

2012-2015

ICMR

22.00

29

Dr. C. Tandon

Characterization of the antilithiatic proteins from Tamarindusindica and Terminaliaarjuna and evaluation of their cytoprotective role on oxalate-induced renal tubular epithelial cell injury

2012-2015

DST

50.0

30

Dr. Harvinder Singh

Genetic analysis to avoid inbreeding of the endangered western tragopan in the aviaries of Himachal Pradesh

2012-2015

DST

11.20

31

Dr. Rahul Srivastava

Identification of Macrophage Invasion Protein(s) of Atypical Mycobacteria M. fortuitum as Potential Drug Target and Inhibitors Thereof

2012-2015

DST

17.40

32

Mr. Dipankar Sengupta

Development of Business Intelligence Model of Army Personnel's at Higher Altitude

2012-2014

DRDO

9.90

33

Dr. GL Gupta

Development of a polyherbal preparation to treat ethanol abstinence syndrome.

2012-2015

DST

24.85

34

Dr. Haish Changotra

Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the transcriptional regulatory region of autophagy gene, ULK1 and their role in susceptibility to chronic hepatitis B virus infection

2012-2015

DBT

18.0

35

Dr. Mamta Raghav

Probiotics to prevent infection of Cronobacter sakazakii in neonatal mouse model

2012-15

DBT

42.15

36

Dr. Gunjan Goel

Development of a multicompartment in vitro model of the human gastrointestinal tract

2012-15

DBT

45.40

37

Dr. RS Chauhan

DST-FIST

2012-2017

DST

150.0

38

Dr. Aklank Jain

Ramanujan Fellowship

2012-2017

DST

73.0

39

Dr RS Chauhan

Development of Gene Markers for High Seed Oil Content and Dissecting Molecular Basis of Female Flower Development in J. curcas Towards its Genetic Improvement for High Seed Yield

2013-2016

DBT

98.0

40

Dr. Gunjan Goel

Novel quorum sensing modulators against biofilm forming Cronobacter sakazakii

2013-16

DST

26.0

41

Dr. Harish Changotra

Autophagy genes (Atg16L1 and IRGM) single nucleotide polymorphisms in the susceptibility of chronic hepatitis B virus infection

2013-16

DST

24.0

42

Dr. Anil Kant

Identification and validation of sex linked markers in seabuckthorn

2013-2015

DRDO

10.0

43

Dr. C.Tandon

Mass spectrometric identification of
matrix protein(s) from calcium
oxalate stones in nephrolithiasis and
assessment of their activity on
calcium oxalate crystal-mediated stress in renal epithelial cells

 

 

2013-2016

ICMR

 

 

17.0

44

Dr. P.K. Naik

Toxicological evaluation of herbal formulations: (a) herbal performance enhancing capsules (PerfoMax), (b) herbal adaptogenic appetizer, (C) herbal tea and (D) seabuckthron oil based soft gel capsule

2012-2013

DRDO

8.5