Research

Members

Details :

Name Designation
Dr. R. ShenbagarathaiCoordinator
Ms. T. Mowna SundariCo-coordinator/Assistant Professor
Dr. J. AnanthiCo-coordinator/Assistant Professor
Dr. A. Alwin Prem AnandResearch Associate
Ms. P. Jennifer GraceStudentship Fellow

Projects

Ongoing projects :

• Purification and crystallization of parasporin protein from B. thuringiensis LDC 391 (Project supervisor: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: P. Jennifer Grace).

• Preparation and characterization of chitosan scaffolds for tissue engineering (Project supervisor: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: E. Roshan Ara Begum).

• Extraction of chitosan from natural resources and its effect on medicinal plant and waste water treatment (Project supervisor: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: B. Bhavani).

• Bioprospection of native polyporous fungi for medical applications (Project guide: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: T. Mowna Sundari).

• Immunostimulants from macrofungi for aquaculture application (Project guide: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: T. Mowna Sundari).

• Mycology repository - basidiomycetes (Project guide: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: T. Mowna Sundari).

• Target gene prediction of microRNA in virus and vector genome (Research associate: A. Alwin Prem Anand).


Projects completed :

• Biopolymer - Polyhydroxyalkanoates and biosurfactant (Project Investigator (PI): R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholars: K. Sujatha, A. Mahalakshmi, V. Saranya, P. Suguna, V. Rajeswari).

• Parasporin protein as anti-cancer agent (PI: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholars: Poornima Kkani, P. Abirami, G. Ramani, P. Jennifer Grace).

• Polyhydroxyalkanoates and biosurfactant for aquaculture applications (PI: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: V. Rajeswari).

• Medical microbiology - Vector borne disease (Dengue) (Project guide: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: J. Asnet Mary).

• Molecular taxonomy of native macrofungi (Project guide: R. Shenbagarathai, Research Scholar: T. Mowna Sundari).

• Applications of PHA in agriculture (Project guide: J. Ananthi, Student: A. Rajshanmathy).

• Screening of polysaccharide utilization in macrofungi (Project guide: A. Alwin Prem Anand & T. Mowna Sundari, Students: G. Agasta, S. Dhyana).

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