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Internal Funded Projects

Internal Funded Project: Ongoing

Internal Funded Faculty Projects: Ongoing

Sl No. Title of the Project Principle Investigator Funding Agency Duration Budget (INR in lakhs)
1 Polyvalent multifunctional core shell satellites for ultrasensitive detection of target nucleic acids a multiplexed approach. Dr.Akshath U S Nitte DU 2021-2023 1.50
2 Evaluation of nutritional and functional properties of mature unripe jackfruit flour and its incorporation in bakery products to reduce glycaemic index Dr. Feby Luckose Nitte DU 2021-2023 1.20
3 Development of novel combination of isothermal recombinase polymerase amplification lateral flow dipstick (RPA-LFD) for the rapid detection of plasmodium vivax Dr. Rama Adiga Nitte DU 2021-2023 1.00<
4 Development of SIRNA conjugated nanoparticle against multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae for effective gene silencing Dr. Akhila D S Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.20
5 Identification of novel enzybiotics using phage fragmentation Dr. Juliet Mohan Raj Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.50
6 Stability and absorption of fucoxanthin Dr. Mamatha B S Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.50
7 Unravelling photo nanotherapeutic mechanism using extracellular vesicles Dr. Poorani Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.25
8 Isolation and activity evaluation of Bdellvibrio from hospital effluents against biofilm forming Pseudomonas aeruginosa Dr. Divyashree M Nitte DU 2020-2022 0.75
9 Detection of micro and nanoplastics in bottled water and evaluation of the associated health effects using zebrafish model system Mrs. Rajeshwari Vittal Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.20
10 Use of phytochemicals in inhibiting quorum sensing mediated biofilm formation in Acinetobacter baumannii Dr. Ramya Harsha Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.00
11 Non-invasive detection of DNA methylation in lung cancer patients by droplet digital PCR Dr. Anirban Chakraborty Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.60
12 Development of lipid vesicle-based model system for in vitro study of membraneless organelles Dr. Arshdeep Sidhu Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.20
13 Extraction and characterization of antimicrobial biosynthetic peptides from the gut-associated bacteria of mud crab Scylla sp. Dr. Madhu K M Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.40
14 In vitro elicitation of secondary metabolites in Curculigo orchoides Dr. Smitha Hegde Nitte DU 2020-2022 1.20
15 Elucidating the host-microbiome association in cadmium and/ nonyphenol exposed Drosophila melanogaster Dr. Anurag Sharma Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
16 Development of monoclonal antibody against NS1 and E proteins of dengue virus Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
17 Screening of gene mutations that interferes with response to CCRT in esophageal cancer patients: AS-LAMP assays using cell free DNA Dr. Gunimala Chakraborty Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
18 Tracing the molecular epidemiology of Leptospirosis and assessing its zoonotic transmission potential in Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka Dr. Krishna Kumar B Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
19 Development of a cancer model in three dimensional scaffolds for biomedical applications Dr. Sudarshan Kini Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
20 Effect of bile on the invasion and replication of drug-resistant gut pathogens in Caco-2 cell line Dr. Deekshit Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90

Intramural student research projects - Ongoing

No. Title of the project Name of the Student Guide Funding agency Duration Budget (INR)
1 Ability of bacteriophages to reduce biofilms of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli Ms.Nupur Lilaramani Dr. Juliet Mohan Raj Nitte DU 2021-22 5,000/-
2 Evaluation of enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus-polymerase chain reaction and plasmid profiling to differentiate clinical and environmental isolates of acinetobacter baumannii Ms. Aanice Denita D’Almeida Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
3 Molecular Characterization of carbapenem / colistin resistance genes in pseudomonas aeruginosa Ms. Gayathri Sathyanath Dr. Ramya Harsha Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
4 Spray dried beverage from jackfruit Mr. Girish Kanavi K Dr. Mamatha B S Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
5 Preparation of pectin based bioactive glass for tissue engineering applications Ms. Melita Christa Valder Dr. Sudarshan Kini Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
6 Investigating the effects of TP53 codon72 polymorphism on chemosensitivity in drug resistant cancer cell lines. Ms. Darsitha Dr. Gunimala Chakraborty Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
7 Preparation of pectin based composite hydrogels for regenerative medicine Ms. Navitha Jenella Quadros Dr. Sudarshan Kini Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
8 Development of polymerase spiral reaction assay for detection of tilapia lake virus Ms. Karunya K Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
9 Investigating the role of poly-(A)-specific ribonuclease in zebrafish hematopoietic stem cell differentiation Mr. Rasik Dhakal Dr. Anirban Chakraborty Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
10 Effect of sub-inhibitory concentrations of colistin and hnipenem on the expression of biofilm genes in clinical isolates of acinetobacter baumannii Ms.Sureddi Sai Anugna Dr. Ramya Harsha Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
11 Investigating the antibiofilm activity of bacteriophages against multi drug resistant klebsiella pneumonia Ms.Shreya Bhat Dr. Juliet Mohan Raj Nitte DU 2021-22 5,000/-
12 Understanding the multigenerational effects after exposure of an endocrine disruptor on development and behaviour using the drosophila model system Mr.Shaik Faiz Hanif Dr. Anurag Sharma Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
13 Cloning of gene coding for variable heavy and light chain region of antibody molecule Ms.Larina Pinto Dr. Krishna Kumar B Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
14 Enhanced antibacterial effects of vitamin-e-essential oil functionalized hydrophobic silver nanoparticles against methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus Ms.Shravya V Dr. Sudarshan Kini Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
15 Development of quantitative polymerase chain reaction assays for the rapid detection of vibrio vulnificus Ms.Anamika Ajay Dr. Krishna Kumar B Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
16 Development of neuron specific transgenic zebrafish as models for neurodevelopmental disorders using the Tol2 transposon system Mr.Mohammed Razi Mashook Dr. Gunimala Chakraborty Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
17 Effect of chemical induced hypoxia on tumorigenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma cells in three dimensional cell culture Ms.Nagashree Kamath B Dr. Sudarshan Kini Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
18 Characterization of silent chloramphenicol acetyltransferase gene in Escherichia coli Ms.Olga Angela Furtado Dr. Deekshit Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
19 Establishing the acinetobacter baumannii infection in drosophila model Mr. B Adhitya Baliga Dr. Anurag Sharma Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
20 Isolation and characterization of bacteriophages against enterococcus faecalis Ms.K Archana Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
21 Cloning of genes coding for variable heavy and light chain region of the human antibody molecule Ms.Devika E V Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
22 Molecular typing of clinical and environmental acinetobacter baumannii isolates using random amplification of polymorphic DNA and repetitive extragenic palindromic polymerase chain reaction Ms.Andria Creazel Dsouza Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2021-22

10,000/-
23 Preparation and characterization of nanoparticle encapsulated outer membrane proteins of fish pathogens Ms.Archana S Nair Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
24 Phylogenetic analysis of SARS-Cov-2 using in-silico tools Mr.Gagan P Punacha Dr.Rama Adiga Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/-
25 In-silico investigation on Sars-Cov-2 Mr.Wivon Mithin Fernandes Dr. Rama Adiga Nitte DU 2021-22 10,000/