Ongoing

Externally Funded Projects – Ongoing

Title of Project Investigators Duration Funding agency Budget
(in lakhs)
Project Staff
Prevalence and Impact of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria of Non-Human Origin (Associated with Aquaculture and Livestock practices) on Human Health Management Dr. Mrs. Indrani KarunasagarDept. of Biomedical Sciences 1 year Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),Govt. of India 13.0 None
Human health and Well Being at Risk: Impact scenarios for climate change induced harmful microbial blooms along the Indian West Coast” Dr. Mrs. Indrani KarunasagarDept. of Biomedical Sciences,

Dr. Ramachandra Bhat
Dept. of Statistics, College of Fisheries, Mangalore

3 years Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency(SIDA) 16.05 None
Attenuation of Pseudomonas aeruginosavirulence by dietary phytochemicals from vegetables as quorum sensing inhibitors Dr. Ramya Premanath, Principal InvestigatorDept. of Biomedical SciencesDr. Veena Shetty,Co-investigator
Dept. of Microbiology, KSHEMA,

Dr. Vaman Rao,

Co-investigator

Dept. of Biotechnology and Engineering,

NMAMIT, Nitte, Karkala,

3 years
(2014-2017)
Department of Biotechnology (DBT),Govt. of India

17.4

Ms. Swathi S. Rao (Junior Research Fellow)
Pathogens, Public Health and Food safety: Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for rapid and sensitive detection of major foodborne pathogens in India Dr. Gunimala ChakrabortyPrincipal InvestigatorDept. of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Indrani Karunasagar,

Mentor

Dept. of Biomedical Sciences

3 years
(2014-2017)
Department of Science and Technology (DST),Govt. of India 23.0 None
Development of novel methods for the sensitive detection and enumeration ofVibrio parahaemolyticus Dr. Biswajit Maiti,Principal InvestigatorDept. of Biomedical Science
Dr. Indrani Karunasagar
Co-principal investigator
Dept. of Biomedical Science
Dr. Praveen Rai
Co-investigatorDept. of Biomedical Science
3 years
(2015-2018)
Department of Biotechnology (DBT),Govt. of India 30 Ms. Anupama Karanth
(Junior Research Fellow)
Biocontrol of pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus in shrimp culture systems using bacteriophages Dr. Praveen Rai
Principal InvestigatorDept. of Biomedical Science
3 years
(2015-2018)
Department of Science and Technology- Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB),Govt. of India 22.4 Ms. Shruthi S. Shetty
(Junior Research Fellow)
Identification and functional analysis of tRNA derived sRNAs (non-coding small RNAs) in breast cancer Dr.Thejaswini Venkatesh 3 years
(2015-2018)
Department of Science and Technology- Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB), Govt. of India 20.8 Ms. B Smrithi Tharanath Shetty
(Junior Research Fellow)
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