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Pruthi, V
Pruthi, V Professor vikasfbs[at] 91-01332-285530
Areas of Interest
  • Microbiology, Biofilms
  • Molecular microbiology, Biosurfactants
  • Nanobiotechnology, Drug delivery systems
Professional Background
19972000LecturerGuru Nanak Dev University.
20002003LecturerRoorkee University
20032009Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092014Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2014till dateProfessorIIT Roorkee
Educational Details
B.ScMicrobiologyDelhi University1989
M.ScMicrobiologyDelhi University South Campus, Delhi,India1991
Ph.D.Institute of Microbial Technology,Sector-39A,Chandigarh-160036,India1998
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Candida Biofilms: Molecular Analysis of its Formation and ControlDBT, Govt. of India2003
Molecular analysis of biosurfactant produced using cost-effective feed stocksMHRD, Govt. of India2005
Vermicomposting Technology for waste disposal in rural areasUttarakhand State, Govt. of India2006
Bioremediation of oily sludge contaminated soil using microbial surfactantsDST (fast track award), Govt. of India2007
Microbial release of ferulic acid from agricultural weeds for its therapeutic usageIIT Roorkee (Faculty Initiation Grant-B)2010
de novo production of Triacylglycerol or TAG Accumulating Genetically engineered yeast strains as moDBT, Govt. of India2012
Pathogen transport in subsurface: Analysis and estimation of transport parametersDST Govt. of India2012
Mitigation of Microbial induced corrosion by nanobioproductsDBT, Govt. of India2014
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Alok Kumar PatelBiofuels
Neha AroraAlgal biofuels
Sonam GuptaBiosurfactant
Harmeet Singh Nanobiotechnology
Navdeep RaghuwanshiDrug Delivery
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Production of Microbial Biosurfactant using cost effective resources.Deepak SharmaA1
Hepatpprotective potential of antioxodants from Euphorbia hirta and Aegle marmelos.Nilesh Kumar SharmaA1
Studies on extracellular polymeric substances formed by Biofilm forming Candida species.Ms. Priyanka LalA1
Molecular Characterization of Biofilm forming Candida species on biomaterialsMr. Vishnu AgrawalA1
Studies on Toxoid vaccine development in poultry birds to control fowl typhoid.Ms. Deepa UjjawalA1
Polymer mediated delivery of antidiabetic drugs.Ms. A. MukerjeeA1
Genetic transformation of cluster beans (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba)Swati VermaA2009
Structural, Computational and Biological studies of ferulic acid and its amidederivativesNaresh KumarA2010
Synthesis and Characterization of nanoencapsulated ferulic acid for biomedical usageRicha PanwarA2010
Molecular analysis of Candida Biofilms.Abbas JanabiA1
Designing of gellan based electrospun nanofibers for biomedical applicationsPriya VashishthA2011
Guar leaf transcriptome analysis and evaluation of guar gum drug delivery systemUmesh Kumar TanwarA2009
Molecular charactrization of Rhamnolipid and its effect on Candida biofilmNiveditaA2007
studies on ancient DNA and stable isotope profiling of fossilsSonal JainA2010
Impact of environmental factors on Candida albicans biofilmSuma Chaitanya PemmarajuA2010
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Vikas Pruthi and S. S. Cameotra. 1995. Rapid method for monitoring maximum biosurfactant production obtained acetone precipitation. Biotechnology Technique. Volume 9, pp. 271-276.  (Publication: Springer)  
  2. Vikas Pruthi and S. S. Cameotra. 1997. Production and properties of biosurfactant synthesis by Arthrobacter protophormiae-an Antarctic strain. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Volume 13, pp. 137-139. (Publication: Springer)
  3. Vikas Pruthi and S. S. Cameotra. 1997. Production of biosurfactant exhibiting excellent emulsification and surface active properties by Serratia marcescens. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Volume 13, pp. 133-135. (Publication: Springer)
  4. Vikas Pruthi and S. S. Cameotra. 1997. Rapid identification of biosurfactant producing bacterial   strain using cell surface hydrophobicity technique. Biotechnology Technique. Volume 11, pp. 671-   674. (Publication: Springer)
  5. Vikas Pruthi and S. S. Cameotra. 2000. Novel sucrose-lipid produced by Serratia marcescens and its application in enhanced oil recovery. Journal of Surfactants & Detergents. Volume 3, pp. 533-537. (Publication: Springer)
  6. Meenakshi Gaur, Vikas Pruthi, Ramasare Prasad and BMJ Pereira. 2000. Inductive coupled plasma (ICP) emission spectroscopic and flame photometric analysis of goat epididymal Luminal Fluid. Asian Journal of Andrology. Volume 2(4), pp1-5. (Publication: Blackwell)
  7. BMJ Pereira, Vikas Pruthi, and Ramasare Prasad. 2001. Exploring the potential of herbal drugs for the development of the pharmaceutical sector in the state of Uttaranchal. Proceeding in All India Seminar on Infrastructure Development in Uttaranchal Problem and Prospects, held at IIT Roorkee.  Oct., 11-13.
  8. Vikas Pruthi and S. S. Cameotra. 2003. Effect of nutrients on optimal production of biosurfactant by Pseudomonas putida- aGujarat oil field isolate. Journal of Surfactants & Detergents. Volume 6 (1), pp 1-4. (Publication: Springer)
  9. Vikas Pruthi, Abbas Al-Janabi and BMJ Pereira. 2003. Characterization of biofilm formed on Intrauterine Devices. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, Volume 21 (3), 161-165. (Publication of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists) 
  10. Vikas Pruthi and BMJ Pereira. 2003. Exploring the world of biofilms. SCI-TECH, R&D Magazine of  IITR Roorkee, Volume 2(1), pp 10-11.
  11. Shuchi Verma, Renu Bhargava and Vikas Pruthi, 2006. Oily sludge degradation by bacteria from Ankleshwar, India. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, Volume 57 (4), 207-213. (Publication: Elsevier)
  12. Vishnu Agarwal, Vikas Pruthi, 2006.Candida biofilm on Biomaterial surfaces. Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 39(1),  S589-90.(Publication: Elsevier)
  13. Vikas Pruthi, 2006. Voice of Silence. Research Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 1(2), 3-4. (Journal Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®) and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition)
  14. Anindita Mukerjee and Vikas Pruthi, 2006, Effect of solvent and stabilizers on the preparation of Insulin-loaded poly-ε-carpolactone microspheres. Research Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 1(2), 12-15. (Journal Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®) and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition)
  15. Deepak Sharma, Shuchi Verma, Mani Singh, Renu Bhargava and Vikas Pruthi, 2006. Microbial Production of surface active agents for oil bioremediation. Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-Nanotechnology, held at Al-Ain, U.A.E.  Nov., 18-21. pp. 81-85.
  16. Anindita Mukerjee and Vikas Pruthi, 2006, Biodegradable polymeric nanospheres as potential carriers for oral drug delivery. Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-Nanotechnology, held at Al-Ain, U.A.E.  Nov., 18-21. pp. 47-50.
  17. Anindita Mukerjee and Vikas Pruthi, 2007, Oral Insulin delivery by polymeric nanospheres. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. Volume 3 (1), 1-7. (Publication: American Scientific Publishers)
  18. Anindita Mukerjee, VR Sinha and Vikas Pruthi, 2007, Preparation and Characterization of Poly-ε-caprolactone Particles for Controlled Insulin Delivery. Journal of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Engineering 1(1), 1-5. (Publication: American Scientific Publishers)
  19. Anindita Mukerjee and Vikas Pruthi, 2007, Drug Delivery: Techniques for Polymeric Microsphere Preparation. Research Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 2(4), 58-62. (Journal Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®) and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition)
  20. Vishnu Agarwal, Priyanka Lal, Parul Pruthi and Vikas Pruthi, 2008, Studies of Candida albicans biofilm formed on biomaterial surfaces. Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 136, Supplement 1, October 2008, Page S451. (Publication: Elsevier)
  21. Priyanka Lal, Vishnu Agarwal, Vikas Pruthi and 2008, Characterization of exopolysaccharide produced by biofilm formingCandida albicans. Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 136, Supplement 1, October 2008, Page S759. (Publication: Elsevier)
  22. Vishnu Agarwal, Priyanka Lal and Vikas Pruthi, 2008, Prevention of Candida albicans biofilm by plant oils. Mycopathologia, 165, 13–19. (Publication: Springer)
  23. Priyanka Lal, Vishnu Agarwal, Parul Pruthi, Swaranjit Cameotra and Vikas Pruthi, 2008, Biofilm formation by Microorganisms Isolated from Paper Mill Effluent and its Public Health Implications CLEAN-Soil, Air, Water, 36(12), 963-968. (Publication: Wiley InterScience)
  24. Priyanka Lal, Vishnu Agarwal, Parul Pruthi, B.M.J. Pereira, M.R. Kural and Vikas Pruthi, 2008, Biofilm formation by Candida albicans isolated from intrauterine devices. Indian Journal of Microbiology, 48 (4), 438-444. (Publication: Springer)
  25. Anindita Mukerjee, Amalendu Prakash Ranjan and Vikas Pruthi, 2008, Effect of Polymer Concentration on the Morphology and In-vitro Insulin release of PCL Microspheres. Research Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 3(4), 7-14.
  26. Mark C. Wagner, George Rhodes, Exing Wang, Vikas Pruthi, Ehtesham Arif, Moin Saleem, Sarah E. Wean, Puneet Garg, Rakesh Verma, Lawrence B. Holzman, Vince Gattone, Bruce A. Molitoris, and D. Nihalani, 2008, Ischemic injury to kidney induces glomerular podocyte effacement and dissociation of slit diaphragm proteins Neph1 and ZO-1. Journal of Biological Chemistry 283:35579-35589. (Publication: American Society for Biochemistry and Microbiology)
  27. Pereira B.M.J., Vikas Pruthi, 2008, Intrauterine Devices: Infections and Biofilms pp. 395-413, In: Disinfection and Decontamination: Principles, Applications and Related Issues by Gurusamy Manivannan. (Publication: CRC Publication,Taylor and Francis group)
  28. Priyanka Lal, Deepak Sharma, Parul Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi, 2010, Exopolysaccharide analysis of Biofilm forming Candida albicans. Journal of Applied Microbiology, Volume 109, 128-136 (Wiley-Blackwell)
  29. Vishnu Agarwal, Priyanka Lal and Vikas Pruthi, 2010, Effect of plant oils on Candida albicans. Journal of Microbiology,Immunology and Infection, Volume 43(5), 447-451. (Publication: Elsevier)
  30. Nivedita Singh, Vishnu Agarwal, Suma C. Pemmaraju, Richa Panwar and Vikas Pruthi, 2011, Impact of infectious Candida albicans biofilm on biomaterials. Indian Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 10, 417-422. (Publication: NISCAIR)
  31. Nivedita Singh, Akhansha Nayyar, G. Bhattacharjee,  A. K. Singh and Vikas Pruthi, 2012, Assessment of Dentifrices against Candida Biofilm. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  Volume 167, 1688-1698. (Publication: Springer)
  32. Suma C. Pemmaraju, Deepak Sharma, Nivedita Singh, Richa Panwar, Swaranjit S. Cameotra and Vikas Pruthi, 2012, Production of Microbial Surfactants from Oily Sludge-Contaminated Soil by Bacillus subtilis DSVP23. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Volume 167, 1119-1631. (Publication: Springer)
  33. Kuravadi N A, Verma S, Pareek S, Gahlot P, Kumari S, Tanwar U K, Bhatele P, Choudhary M, Gill K S, Pruthi V, Tripathi S K, Dhugga K S & Randhawa G S, Guar: An industrial crop from marginal farms, in Agricultural sustainability: Progress and prospects in crop research, edited by G S Bhullar & N K Bhullar (Elsevier, Amsterdam) 2013, 47.
  34. Nivedita Singh, Suma Chaitanya Pemmaraju, Parul Aggarwal Pruthi, Swaranjit Singh Cameotra and Vikas Pruthi, 2013. Candida biofilm disrupting ability of di-rhamnolipid (RL-2) produced from Pseudomonas aeruginosa DSVP20. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Volume 169, 2374-2391. (Publication: Springer).
  35. Suma C. Pemmaraju, Parul A. Pruthi, R. Prasad and Vikas Pruthi, 2013. Candida albicans Biofilm Inhibition by Synergistic Action of Terpenes and Fluconazole. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. Volume 51, 1032-1037.   (Publication: NISCAIR)
  36. Priya Vashisth, Kumar Nikhil, Suma C Pemmaraju, Parul A Pruthi,  Vivekanand Mallick, Harmeet Singh, Alok Patel, Narayan C Mishra, Rajesh P Singh, Vikas Pruthi, 2013. Antibiofilm activity of quercetin encapsulated cytocompatible nanofibers againstCandida albicans. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers. Volume 28(6), 652-665. (Publishers: SAGE, US)
  37. Swati Verma, KS Gill, Vikas Pruthi, KS  Dhugga and GS Randhawa, 2013.  A novel combination of plant growth regulators for in-vitro regeneration of complete plantlets of Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonolobo (L.) Taub.). Indian Journal of Experimental Biology.Volume 51, 1120-1124.   (Publication: NISCAIR)
  38. Priya Vashisth, Parul A Pruthi, Rajesh P Singh and Vikas Pruthi2014. Process optimization for fabrication of gellan based electrospun nanofibers.  Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 109, 16-21.   (Publication: Elsevier)
  39. Alok Patel, Mohammad Parvez, Farha Deeba, Vikas Pruthi, Parul Aggarwal Pruthi, 2014. Boosting accumulation of neutral lipids in Rhodosporidium kratochvilovae HIMPA1 grown on Hemp (Cannabis sativa Linn.) seed aqueous extract as feedstock for biodiesel production Bioresource Technology, Volume 165, 214-222.  (Publication: Elsevier)
  40. Sudipti Arora, Ankur Rajpal, Renu Bhargava, Vikas Pruthi, Akansha Bhatia, A.A. Kazmi, 2014.  Antibacterial and enzymatic activity of microbial community during wastewater treatment by pilot scale vermifiltration system. Bioresource Technology,Volume 166, 132-141.  (Publication: Elsevier)
  41. Gayatri R Salunke, Sougata Ghosh, R J Santosh Kumar, Samiksha Khade, Priya Vashisth, Trupti Kale, Snehal Chopade, Vikas Pruthi, Gopal Kundu, Jayesh R Bellare, Balu A Chopade, 2014.  Rapid efficient synthesis and characterization of AgNPs, AuNPs and AgAuNPs from a medicinal plant, Plumbago zeylanica and their application in biofilm control. International Journal of Nanomedicine, Volume 9, 2635-2653. (Publication: Dove Medical Press)
  42. Priya Vashisth, Mohit Sharma, Kumar Nikhil, Harmeet Singh, Richa Panwar, Parul A. Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi2015. Antiproliferative activity of ferulic acid-encapsulated electrospun PLGA/PEO nano?bers against MCF-7 human breast carcinoma cells. 3 Biotech, 5:303–315. DOI 10.1007/s13205-014-0229-6. (Publication: Springer)
  43. Naresh Kumar, Vikas Pruthi, 2014. Potential applications of ferulic acid from natural sources.Biotechnology Reports. DOI10.1016/j.btre.2014.09.002. (Publication: Elsevier).
  44. Tarun Kumar, Renu Bhargava, K.S. Hari Prasad, Vikas Pruthi, 2014. Evaluation of vermifiltration process using natural ingredients for effective wastewater treatment. Ecological Engineering, Volume 75, 370-377 (Publication: Elsevier).
  45. Naresh Kumar, Vikas Pruthi, 2015. Structural elucidation and molecular docking of ferulic acid from Parthenium hysterophoruspossessing COX-2 inhibition activity. 3 Biotech, Volume 5, 541-551. DOI 10.1007/s13205-014-0253-6. (Publication: Springer)
  46. Kaushik Ghosh, Sweety Rathi,Pankaj Gupta, Priya Vashisth, Vikas Pruthi, 2015. A simple fluorescent probe derived from naphthylamine for selective detection of Hg(II), Fe(II), Fe(III) ions in mixed aqueous media: Applications in living cells and logic gates. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Volume 2015 (2) 311-317. (Publication: Wiley).
  47. Alok Patel, Vikas Pruthi, Rajesh P. Singh, Parul Aggarwal Pruthi, 2015. Synergistic effect of fermentable and non fermentable carbon sources enhances TAG accumulation in oleaginous yeast Rhodosporidium kratochvilovae HIMPA1. Bioresource Technology, Volume 188, 136-144.  (Publication: Elsevier)
  48. Naresh Kumar, Vikas Pruthi, Nidhi Goel, 2015. Structural, Thermal and Quantum Chemical studies of p-coumaric and caffeic acids. Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 1085, 242–248 (Publication: Elsevier).
  49. Richa Panwar, Asvene Kumar Sharma, Dharm Dutt, Vikas Pruthi, 2015. Phenolic acids from Parthenium hysterophorus: Evaluation of bioconversion potential as free radical scavengers and anticancer agents. Advances in Biosciences and Biotechnology, Volume 6, 11–17 (Publication: Scientific Research Publishing). 
  50. Priya Vashisth, Harmeet Singh, Parul A Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi, 2015.  Gellan as novel pharmaceutical excipient. In:"Handbook of Pharmaceutical Polymers" Willey Scrivener Publication.
  51. Deepak Sharma, Mohammad Javed Ansari, Ahmad Al-Ghamdi, Nuru Adgaba, Khalid Ali Khan, Vikas Pruthi, Noori Al-Waili. 2015. Biosurfactant production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa DSVP20 isolated from petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated soil and its physicochemical characterization Environment Science and Pollution Research DOI 10.1007/s11356-015-4937-1
  52. Alok Patel, Dev K. Sindhu, Neha Arora, Rajesh P. Singh, Vikas Pruthi, Parul A. Pruthi, 2015. Biodiesel production from Non-edible lignocellulosic biomass of Cassia fistula L. fruit pulp using oleaginous yeast Rhodosporidium kratochvilovae HIMPA1.Bioresource Technology, (Accepted -  In-press) (Publication: Elsevier)
  53. Priya Vashisth, Naresh Kumar, Mohit Sharma, Vikas Pruthi, 2015. Biomedical applications of ferulic acid encapsulated electrospun nanofibers. Biotechnology Reports. Volume 8, 36-44. (Publication: Elsevier).
  54. Deepak Sharma, Mohammad Javed Ansari, Sonam Gupta, Ahmad Al-Ghamdi, Parul Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi. 2015. Structural characterization and antimicrobial activity of a biosurfactant obtained from Bacillus pumilus DSVP18 grown on potato peels.Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology. Volume: 8(9): e21257.  DOI:  10.5812/JJM.21257. (Publishers: Kowsar)
  55. Priya Vashisth, Rajesh P Singh, Vikas Pruthi, 2015. A controlled release system for quercetin from biodegradable PLGA-PCL nanofibers and its in vitro antitumor activity. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers. DOI: 10.1177/0883911515613098.(Publishers: SAGE, US)
  56. Richa Panwar, Asvene K Sharma, Mandeep Kaloti, Dharm Dutt, Vikas Pruthi. 2015. Characterization and anticancer potential of Ferulic acid loaded chitosan nanoparticles against ME-180 human cervical cancer cell lines. Applied Nanoscience. (Accepted -  In-press) (Publication: Springer)
  57. Priya Vashisth, Kumar Nikhil, Partha Roy, Parul A. Pruthi, Rajesh P Singh, Vikas Pruthi2016. A novel gellan-PVA nanofibrous scaffold for skin tissue regeneration: Fabrication and characterization. Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 136, 851-859. (Publication: Elsevier). Impact factor: 4.31
  58. Priya Vashisth, Amit Srivastava, Hemat Nagar, Navdeep Raghuvanshi, Shruti Sharan, Partha Roy, Rajesh P Singh, Vikas Pruthi2016. Drug functionalized microbial polysaccharide based nanofibers as transdermal substitute. Nanomedicine –Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. Volume 12, 1375-1385. (Publication: Elsevier). Impact factor: 6.69
  59. Priya Vashisth, Vikas Pruthi, 2016. Synthesis and characterization of crosslinked gellan/PVA nanofibers for tissue engineering application. Materials Science and Engineering: C Volume 67, 304-312. Impact factor: 3.42
  60. Richa Panwar, Suma C Pemmaraju, Asvene K Sharma, Vikas Pruthi2016. Efficacy of ferulic acid encapsulated chitosan nanoparticles against Candida albicans biofilm. Microbial Pathogenesis. Volume 95, 21-31 (Publication: Elsevier). DOI:10.1016/j.micpath.2016.02.007Impact factor: 1.88
  61. Sweety A Wadhwani, Utkarsha U Shedbalkar, Richa Singh, Priya Vashisth, Vikas Pruthi, Balu A Chopade. 2016. Kinetics of synthesis of gold nanoparticles by Acinetobacter sp. SW30 isolated from environment. Indian Journal of Microbiology. Volume 56, 439-444. (Publication: Springer).  


  1. Sonal Jain, Sunil Bajpai, Giriraj Kumar, Vikas Pruthi. 2016. Microstructure, crystallography and diagenetic alteration in fossil ostrich eggshells from Upper Palaeolithic sites of Indian peninsular region. Micron. Volume 84, 72-78. (Publication: Elsevier). DOI: 10.1016/j.micron.2016.02.012. Impact factor: 1.52
  2. Farha Deeba, Vikas Pruthi, Yuvraj S. Negi. 2016. Converting paper mill sludge into neutral lipids by oleaginous yeast Cryptococcus vishniaccii for biodiesel production. Bioresource Technology Volume 213, 96-102. (Publication: Elsevier).DOI :10.1016/j.biortech.2016.02.105. Impact factor: 4.9
  3. Suma C. Permmaraju, Parul A. Pruthi, R. Prasad, Vikas Pruthi. 2016. Modulation of Candida albicans biofilm by different carbon sources. Mycopathologia. Volume 181 (5-6), 341-352. (Publication: Springer).  DOIi:10.?1007/?s11046-016-9992-8. Impact factor: 1.52
  4. Suma C. Permmaraju, K Padmapriya, Parul Aggarwal Pruthi, R. Prasad, Vikas Pruthi2016. Impact of oxidative and osmotic stresses on Candida albicans biofilm formation. Biofouling 32 (8), 897-909. Impact factor: 3.00
  5. Alok Patel, Neha Arora, Km Sartaj, Vikas Pruthi, Parul Aggarwal Pruthi. 2016. Sustainable biodiesel production from oleaginous yeasts utilizing hydrolysates of various non-edible lignocellulosic biomasses. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Volume 62, 836-855. Impact factor: 6.78
  6. Naresh Kumar,  Sandeep Kumar, Sheenu Abbat, Kumar Nikhil, Sham M. Sondhi, Prasad V. Bharatam, Partha Roy, Vikas Pruthi. 2016. Ferulic acid amide derivatives as anticancer and antioxidant agents: synthesis, thermal, biological and computational studies. Medicinal Chemistry Research (Accepted - In-press) (Publication: Springer).  DOI 10.1007/s00044-016-1562-1566. Impact factor: 1.43
  7. Neha Arora, Alok Patel, Parul A Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi2016. Boosting TAG accumulation with improved biodiesel production from novel oleaginous microalgae Scenedesmus sp. IITRIND2 utilizing waste sugarcane bagasse aqueous extract (SBAE) Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 180(1):109-121 (Publication: Springer). Impact factor: 1.60
  8. Neha Arora, Alok Patel, Parul A Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi2016. Synergistic dynamics of nitrogen and phosphorous influences lipid productivity in Chlorella minutissima for biodiesel production, Bioresource Technology Volume 213, 79-87. (Publication: Elsevier). DOI:10.1016/j.biortech.2016.02.112. Impact factor: 4.91
  9. Neha Arora, Alok Patel, Parul A Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi2016. Recycled de-Oiled Algal Biomass Extract as a Feedstock for Boosting Biodiesel Production from Chlorella minutissima. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Volume 181, 1-8. Impact factor: 1.60


71.  Neha Arora, Alok Patel, Km Sartaj, Parul A Pruthi, Vikas Pruthi2016. Bioremediation of domestic and industrial wastewaters integrated with enhanced biodiesel production using novel oleaginous microalgae. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7320-y. Impact factor: 2.76

72.  Dharmender Yadav, Vikas Pruthi, Promod Kumar, 2016. Enhanced biological phosphorus removal in aerated stirred tank reactor using aerobic bacterial consortium. Journal of Water Process Engineering Volume 13, 61-69. (Publication: Elsevier)

73.  Dharmender Yadav, Vikas Pruthi, Promod Kumar, 2016. Influence of varying COD and total phosphorus loading on EBPR performed in aerobic baffled reactor using dried powdered sludge. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 4 (3), 3580-3592. (Publication: Elsevier)

74.  Sumit Kumar, Nishant Verma, Nikhil Kumar, Alok Patel, Partha Roy, Vikas Pruthi, Nassem Ahmed, 2016. Design, synthesis, molecular docking, and biological studies of novel phytoestrogen-tanaproget hybrids. Synthetic Communications Volume-46 (5), 460-474. Impact factor: 1.06

75.  Richa Katiyar, BR Gurjar, Shalini Biswas, Vikas Pruthi, Nalin Kumar, Prashant Kumar, 2016. Microalgae: An emerging source of energy based bio-products and a solution for environmental issues Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. (In press).(Publication: Elsevier) Impact factor: 6.78

76.  Navdeep Raghuwanshi, Ashish Pathak, Alok Patel, Priya Vashisth, Harmeet Singh, Amit Kumar Srivastava, Vikas Pruthi, 2017.Novel biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their therapeutic potential. Frontiers In Bioscience, Elite, Volume 9, 33-43. Impact factor: 3.52

77.  Priya Vashisth, Navdeep Raghuvanshi, Hemant Nagar, Amit K Srivastava, Rajesh P Singh, Vikas Pruthi. 2017. Ofloxacin loaded gellan/PVA nanofibers - synthesis, characterization and evaluation of their gastroretentive/ mucoadhesive drug delivery potential.  Materials Science and Engineering: C. Volume 71, 1 February 2017, Pages 611–619. Impact factor: 3.42

78.  Alok Patel, Neha Arora,Vikas Pruthi, Parul Aggarwal Pruthi. 2017. Biological treatment of pulp and paper industry effluent by oleaginous yeast integrated with production of biodiesel as sustainable transportation fuel. Journal of Cleaner Production. Volume 142, Part 4, 20 January 2017, Pages 2858–2864. Impact factor: 5.31

79.  Umesh Kumar Tanwar, Vikas Pruthi, Gursharn S. Randhawa.  2017. RNA-Seq of Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba, L. Taub.) Leaves: De novo Transcriptome Assembly, Functional Annotation and Development of Genomic Resources. Frontiers In Plant Science. Impact factor: 4.49

80.  Sonal Jain, Niraj Rai, Parul Aggarwal Pruthi, Kumarasamy Thangaraj, Sunil Bajpai, Vikas Pruthi. 2017.  Ancient DNA Reveals Late Pleistocene Existence of Ostriches in Indian Sub-Continent. PLOS One. Impact factor: 4.17