• Department of Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee
  • Atrium, Department of Biotechnology

Sponsored Projects

Name of Project

Principal Investigator

Sponsoring Agency

Outlay (amount in Lakhs of Rs.)

Search for therapeutic agents of herbal origin to target diabetes and cancer

Prof. R. Barthwal

GBPIHED Min. Environment

7.93

Molecular Modeling of drug-DNA complexes. Sponsored.

 -do-

DAE (BRNS)

16.2

Design of anticancer drugs based on drug-DNA interactions and molecular modelling

 -do-

C DAC Pune

1.5

Molecular Modeling studies of some the anthracycline based anticancer drugs

Dr. Lalit Awasthi, NIT Hamirpur,Co I-Prof. R. Barthwal

MHRD

12.00

FIST Programme – 2002 LEVEL-I

Head

DST

28.00

Bioprocess Development for Gluconic Acid Production from cheap carbohydrate sources” 

Prof.R P Singh

AICTE

12.0

Structural Studies on Squash Family Proteinase Inhibitor from Bottle Gourd (Legenaria siceraria)

Dr. A. K. Sharma

DST  

7.09  

A detailed study on some of the active principles from black berry (Eugenia jambolana) seeds in relation to their molecular mechanism of action as an anti-diabetic agent

Dr. Partha Roy

DST  

5.93  

Development of a rapid and robust yeast based steroid hormone bioassay, based on the expression of green florescence protein and luciferase reporter genes for screening different environmental endocrine disruptors from industrial wastes

-do- 

CSIR  

12.44  

Development of multi-tier cell based bioassays for high throughput screening and study the molecular mechanism of action of endocrine disrupting chemicals from industrial wastes.

-do-

DBT

24. 22

Development of methods for differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells to insulin producing cells

-do-

MHRD

8. 50

Molecular analysis of biosurfactant produced using cost-effective renewable feed stocks

Dr. Vikas Pruthi  

MHRD    

18.00  

Candida Biofilms:  Molecular Analysis of its Formation and Control”

-do-

DBT

16.40

Bioremediation of oily sludge contaminated soil using microbial surfactants

-do-

DST

19.26

Bioremediation of oily sludge contaminated soil using microbial surfactants

-do-

-do-

19.26

Development of Diploid Wheat Deletion Lines for Reverse Genetics. Developing Country Collaboration in Plant Genome Research (India &US).

Prof. H.S.Dhaliwal

NSF , USA

$ 95,400

Biofortification of wheat for micronutrients through conventional and molecular breeding approaches

-do-

DBT

83.34

Sperm Chemotaxis: Investigations with bioactive peptides from the female reproductive tract of goat

Prof. B.M.J. Pereira

CSIR

13.96

Identification and characterization of salinity stress induced proteins from Arachis hypogea

Dr. R. Prasad

UGC

6.50

Structural studies of aromatic ring hydroxylating dioxigenases and their complexes with toxic polyaromatic compounds

Dr. P. Kumar

DST

11.16

In-situ production of Trehalose in Propionibacteria

Dr. B. Choudhury

DBT

31. 85

Enzymatic desymmetrization of Prochiral dinitrile

-do-

CSIR

11. 96

Structure-function studies of alphavirus replication protein nsP1.

Dr. Shailly Tomar

DST

 8.22

Isolation and characterization of bacteria from industrial effluents

Ms. S. Dalal

DST

10.50

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