Research Centres - Department of Bio-Technology
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The research centre was started in the year 2011 and it was approved by Anna University Tirunelveli. Later, it was also approved as Centre for Research by Anna University, Chennai on 08.02.2012. There are 5 research supervisors and 20 research scholars, working under the various domains of Biotechnology. The centre for Research in Department of Biotechnology, have also completed 19 funded projects. And it is also moving ahead with the 2 Ongoing Sponsored Projects funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi and DAE-YSRA-BRNS.

FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
Ongoing Funded Research Project
Duration Sponsored Organization Project Title Sanctioned Amount in Rupees (Rs.) Investigator
2017-2020 Department of Biotechnology,
Ministry of Science and Technology,
Government of India
Culturable Actinomycetes Associated with Coastal Lichens: A Potential Source of Bioactive Compounds 45,89,200 for KCET & 42,64,700 for BDU Dr.R.Shyam Kumar &
Dr.I.Ganesh Moorthy
Collaborator:
Dr.N.Thajuddin,
Dr.D.Dhanasekaran
Bharatidhasan University (BDU), Trichy
2013-2017 Department of Atomic energy,
BARC- Board of Research in Nuclear Science, Mumbai.
Government of India
Process development of textile dye degradation by wild type and radiation induced mutants. 14,50,000 Mr.V.C.Padmanaban
Completed Funded Research Project
Duration Sponsored Organization Project Title Sanctioned Amount in Rupees (Rs.) Investigators
2012-2013 AICTE–All India Council for technical Education, New Delhi Modernization and removal of Obsolescence Scheme (MODROBS) 12,00,000 Dr.M.Vasanthi
2010-2012 AICTE – All India Council for technical Education, New Delhi
(Research Promotion Scheme)
Optimization of medium, Process parameters and purification of Alkaline protease from Novel Bacillus species through design of experiments 2,50,000 Mr.I.Ganesh Moorthy
Dr.Anant Achary
2008-2010 Tamil Nadu State Council for Science & Technology, Chennai Nano biotechnological approaches to synthesis of nano crystalline silica particles from agro waste for health care 2,00,000 Dr.A.Thangaraja &
Dr.K.Jegatheesan
2007-2010 Defence Research & Development organization,
Life science Research board, DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi
Production process optimization and characterization of sulfated fucoidansfrom brown algae that has diverse pharmaceutical potential 8,38,000 Dr.Anant Achary
2004-2007 Defence Research & Development Organization,
Ministry of Defence
Government of India
Development of a microbial consortium to degrade packaging polymers Nylon and PVC 3,00,000 Dr.K.Vigneswari &
Dr.K.Jegatheesan
2003-2006 Defence Research & Development Organization,
Ministry of Defence
Government of India
Isolation and identification of antihepatatic principle from fields grown and in vitro plants of Eclipta prostrate 4,55,000 Dr.K.Jegatheesan &
Dr.K.Vigneswari
FUNDED STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Duration Sponsored Organization Project Title Sanctioned Amount in Rupees (Rs.) Investigators
2016-17
Completed
TNSCST Evaluation of anti-cancer properties of phyto chemicals against over expression of MMPs 10,000 Ms.V.Shunmuga Priya*
S.Pavithra
A.Rajashree
P.TasneemNisha
2016-17
Completed
TNSCST Biosynthesis of TiO2 Nanoparticles using Musa paradaisica(Banana Peel) extract and evaluations of its Anticancer property 10,000 Dr.K.Geetha*
M.Karthigailakshmi
2016-17
Completed
TNSCST Aptamer mediated inhibition studies on selective target of poly cystic ovarian syndrome in NprEC cell line 10,000 Mr.S.Manibalan*
M.Kiruthika
A.Shobana
M.Swathi
2016-17
Completed
TNSCST Cost effective of biosurfactant using whey and waste frying oil and its application in heavy metal removal 10,000 Mr.S.Mariaamalraj*
B.ArangaNayagi
T.Pavithra@lakshmi
2013-14
Completed
TNSCST Production of biosurfactant using oil sludge as sole carbon source and its potential application in heavy metal recovery from industrial effluent 7,500 Dr.Anant Achary*
S.Seshan
K.T.Mydeen Pillai
G.Sivasubramanian
2013-14
Completed
TNSCST Mosquito larvicidal activity of brown algal extracts against Aedesaegypti 7,500 Dr.Anant Achary*
R.Karthika
2012-13
Completed
TNSCST Cost effective production of biosurfactant using oil industry effluent and its potential in chromium recovery 5,000 Dr.Anant Achary*
P.Poorna Chandrika
S.Soniya
R.Suganya
2012-13
Completed
TNSCST Eco-friendly biodegradable films derived from Aloe Vera 5,000 Mr.I.Ganesh Moorthy*
K.R.Karthikbabu
V.Surya Aathmanathan
B.Jeyasuriyan
2012-13
Completed
TNSCST Extraction purification of phlorotannins from different species of marine algae and evaluation of its antioxidant and anti-cancer potential 10,000 Mr.S.Manibalan*
V.Durga
J.Angel Steffey
M.Henna Parveen
2009-10
Completed
TNSCST Degradation of dyes used in textile industry by Halophilic microorganisms 6,000 Dr.Anant Achary*
P.Ganesh Kumar
S.UdayKumar
2009-10
Completed
TNSCST Synthesis of nanoclay composite for targeted fertilizer delivery system 6,000 Dr. A.Thangaraja*
C.Arun Kumar
2008-09
Completed
TNSCST Bio-remediation of leather tannery waste effluent by genetically cloned micro-organism 5,000 Dr.A.Thangaraja*
V.C.Padmanaban
2008-09
Completed
TNSCST Synthesis of Chromium nanoparticles from tannery effluent by microbial bio-transformation 5,000 Dr.A.Thangaraja*
A.Nathirabhanu

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