External Funded Projects

External Funded Projects

Extramural research projects- Ongoing

Title of the project Principle investigator Funding agency Duration Budget
(INR in lakhs)
Deciphering outer membrane protein-based resistance of bacteria to antibiotics and bacteriophage for effective control of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Dr. Biswajit Maiti ICMR 2020-2023 25.56
Rapid and sensitive detection of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) using isothermal nucleic acid amplification Dr. Biswajit Maiti SERB 2020-2021 17.46
DST-Technology Enabling centre (TEC) Dr. Smitha hedge DST 2019-2024 500.00
Nano formulation of leutin to improve bioavailability in prevention of Age related macular degeneration Dr. Mamatha B S ICMR 2019-2022 24.28
A novel rapid sensitive fluorescent resonance energy transfer technique for selective detection and quantification of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus Dr. Sudarshan Kini DST-SERB  

2019-2022 36.14
Biotechnological approaches for prevention and control of fish disease in aquaculture (BIOAQUA) Dr. Biswajit Maiti Indo-Norway 2019-2022 45.32
Exploring the distribution and characterization of pathogenicity islands and ecological fitness genes in seafood associated V. parahaemolyticus Dr. Krishna Kumar B DST-SERB 2018-2021 26.66
Decoding the traits of drug resistance: Studying the genetic factors contributing to the survivability and adaptability of gut pathogens in antibiotic rich environment Dr. Deekshit DST-SERB 2018-2021 34.34
Investigating the mechanisms of genetic disorders using the zebrafish model system (GEN-ZEMO) Dr. Anirban Chakraborty Indo-BELSPO 2018-2021 10.69
Roadmap to achieve seafood export (Consultancy) Dr. Iddya Karunasagar Govt. of Odisha 2018-2019 83.00
Deciphering the molecular mechanisms involved in hematopoietic perturbation induced by environmental chemical(s) using Drosophila as an animal model Dr. Anurag Sharma DST-SERB 2017-2020 44.29
RNases and cancer: decoding the role of poly(A)-specific ribonucleus (PARN) in tumorigenesis Dr. Anirban Chakraborty DST-SERB 2017-2020 33.23
Testing the potential of microalgae-bacteria consortium to manage pathogens in cultured shrimps (Indo-Sri Lanka) Dr. Indrani Karunasagar Indo-Swedish, funded by Swedish Research Council 2017-2020 89.00
Multiple climate impacts as bottlenecks to the microbiome of the aquatic environment (Collaborative project-3 partners, Indo-Sweden-UK) Dr. Indrani Karunasagar FORMAS 2017-2020 40.00
Defense genes of tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) with respect to bacteria (Vibrio harveyi) and white spot virus (WSSV) infection Dr. Indrani Karunasagar Indo-BELSPO 2017-2020 12.49
Lessons for the future: Qualifying and quantifying South Asia’s first widespread ciguatera poisoning outbreak Dr. Indrani Karunasagar NERC 2017-2019 55.00

Extramural research projects- Completed

Title of the project Principle investigator Funding agency Duration Budget
(INR in lakhs)
Preparation of fish protein hydrolysate having bioactive properties and its use in food formulations Dr. Mamatha B S DST-SERB 2016-2019 23.31
Development of novel methods for the sensitive detection and enumeration of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Dr. Biswajit Maiti DBT 2016-2019 29.87
Helix trial for neonatal septicaemia Prof. Indrani Karunasagar Imperial College, London – Nitte DU 2017-2018 2.50
Biocontrol of pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus in shrimp culture systems using bacteriophages Dr. Praveen Rai DST-SERB 2015-2018 22.40
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 Chakraborty DST 2015-2018 32.78
International meeting on non-mammalian models in Biomedical research: Current status and future perspectives Prof. Anirban Chakraborty DST-IJCSP Indo-Japan 2017 5.30
Attenuation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence by dietary phytochemicals from vegetables as quorum sensing inhibitors Dr. Ramya Harsha DBT 2014-2017 18.40
Human health and well-being at risk: impact scenarios for climate change induced harmful microbial blooms along the Indian West Coast Prof. Indrani Karunasagar Swedish Research Council, Sweden 2014-2017 24.47
Prevalence and impact of antibiotic resistant bacteria of non-human origin (associated with aquaculture and livestock practices) on human health management Prof. Indrani Karunasagar ICMR 2014-2015 11.63