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Internal Funded Project: Ongoing

Intramural staff research projects - Ongoing

Title of the project Principle investigator Funding agency Duration Budget (INR in lakhs)
Genetic testing of non-small cell lung cancers: development of AS-LAMP assays for detection of EGFR and KRAS Mutations Prof. Anirban Chakraborty Nitte DU 2016-2019 2.0
Ribosomal defects and craniofacial deformities:A systematic genetic analysis of Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) and TCS-like cases in India-Genotyping of patients. Prof. Anirban Chakraborty Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.80
Antiviral properties of four medicinal plant extracts against dengue virus Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.60
Biocontrol of biofilm forming bacteria isolated from diabetic ulcers using phage Dr. Juliet MohanRaj Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.70
Effect of carbohydrate on quorum sensing mediated pathogenicity in Pseudomonasaeruginosa Dr. Ramya Harsha Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.70
Molecular characterization of Plasmodium species of malaria patients from tertiary hospitals and rural health care centres in and around Mangaluru Dr. Rama Adiga Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.70
Understanding the role of membrane proteins in the multidrug-resistant clinical strain of Salmonella Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.75
Development of a sustainable in vitro system using cell lines of Curculigoorchiodes for enhanced production of natural anticancer compounds related to Curculigocide Prof. Smitha Hegde Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.80
Generation of transgenic zebrafish models for elucidating the molecular mechanisms of Mycobacterium infection Dr. Gunimala Chakraborty Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.60
Novel RNAi theraoeutic approach to combat multidrug resistance in Klebsiella species Dr. Akhila D. S. Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.80
An approach to determine in vitro bio-accessibility of lutein Dr. Mamatha B. S. Nitte DU 2018-2020 1.75
Elucidating the host-microbiome association in cadmium and/ nonyphenol exposed Drosophila melanogaster Dr. Anurag Sharma Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
Development of monoclonal antibody against NS1 and E proteins of dengue virus Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
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
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
Tracing the molecular epidemiology of Leptospirosis and assessing its zoonotic transmission potential in Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka Dr. Krishna Kumar Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90
Development of a cancer model in three dimensional scaffolds for biomedical applications Dr. Sudarshan Kini Nitte DU 2019-2021 1.90

Intramural student research projects - Ongoing

Title of the project Principle investigator Guide Funding agency Duration Budget
Fungal infections of in-vitro plant systems: Boon or Bane? Abigail Faith Rego Dr. Smitha Hegde Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Detection of Vibrio parahaemolyticus associated with diarrhea samples Anjana P. Nair Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Determination of bactericidal effect of eugenol against Gram negative bacteria Anusha S Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Effect of hydrophilic and hydrophobic silver nanoparticles on Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria Anushree K Dr. Sudarshan Kini Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Exploring the potential antiviral properties of Tinospora cordifolia and Justicia adhatoda extracts Esha Joanna Koland Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Investigating the antiproliferative and antioxidative activity of allicin in zebrafish Jeshma M. Ravindra Dr. Anirban Chakraborty Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Insecticidal properties of lesser known pteridophytes Kean Anthony Danial Francis Dr. Smitha Hegde Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
RFLP technique to detect QRDR mutations in Salmonella Typhi Liz Therese Tony Dr. Deekshit Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Isolation of probiotic bacteria from Rohu (Labeo rohita) Malvika Baijoo Ravi Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Detection of colistin resistant determinants in Salmonella Typhi Manasi Lakkol Dr. Deekshit Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Cytotoxic properties of Curculigo orchioides against lung adenocarcinoma cancer cell line (NCI-H23) in-vitro Milan Gaurav R Dr. Smitha Hegde Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Identification of antibiotic resistance Vibrio parahaemolyticus from seafood samples Sudharshana Sathyanath Dr. Biswajit Maiti Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Investigation of anti-proliferative activity of phloroglucinol in human cancer cell lines Varsha Vinay Kumar Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-
Assessment of Toxicity of Christella parasitica on Zebrafish Vivek M S Dr. Gunimala Chakraborty Nitte DU 2019-20 10,000/-

Intramural staff research projects - Completed

Title of the project Principle investigator Funding agency Duration Budget (INR in lakhs)
Bioinformatics based analysis of cancer microarray data Dr. Rama Adiga Nitte DU 2013-2015 0.50
Effect of diethylcarbamazine treatment on plasma uric acid levels in lymphatic filariasis in India Dr. Rama Adiga Nitte DU 2013-2015 0.75
Detection of clinically relevant genetic variants in a patient with rare atherosclerosis symptoms using whole-genome sequencing, and whole-genome expression to perform personalized medication and to design suitable effective treatment. Dr. Dinesh SM Nitte DU 2013-2015 2.5
Prevalence of Legionellapneumophila and related species in Mangaluru, India. Mrs. Juliet MohanRaj Nitte DU 2015-2017 0.9
Biofilm formation and virulence gene expression in environmental and clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Dr. Ramya Harsha Nitte DU 2016-2017 1.2
Isolation and molecular characterization of bacteriophage against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Dr. Praveen Rai Nitte DU 2016-2017 1.15
Development of rapid and sensitive assays for detection of Listeria Spp. from food products Mrs. Rajeshwari Vittal B Nitte DU 2016-2018 0.6
Microorganisms as anticancer agents: Determination of antitumor activity of non- typhoidal Salmonella serovars Dr. Deekshit Nitte DU 2016-2018 2.5
Development of rapid point of care assay for the sensitive detection of Vibrio vulnificus Dr. Krishna Kumar B. Nitte DU 2016-2018 2.5