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The department has a vision to develop a "Centre for Excellence" in Biotechnology for carrying out basic research on Biofuels, Biodiversity conservation, Cultivation of endangered medicinal plants of Jharkhand, to create a Biotech Information Hub and Entrepreneur Park. Moreover some new areas like Proteomics and Genomics, Drug Discovery and Vaccine Development, IPR and Patenting in Biotechnology are of special interest to this department. The department has expertise in all areas of Biotechnology involved in research and teaching. It has proactively taken the lead to provide academic and scientific support to various institutions like NITs and Universities for setting up academic and research facility.

 

Fields of Study/ Research :

Biotechnology:

  • Agriculture & Plant Biotechnology
  • Algal Biotechnology
  • Animal & Plant Tissue Culture
  • Biofuel Production
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Biosensor & Nano-biotechnology
  • Down Stream Processing
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Medicinal Plant
  • Microbial Resources
  • Microbial Biotransformation
  • Value Addition to Biomass & Waste Materials

Biomedical: 

  • Biosignal Analysis
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Systems Biology
  • Electrophysiology

Ongoing Projects :

Sl. No.
Project Title
PI / Co- PI/Collaborator, if any
Funding Agency
Duration
Sanctioned Amount (in Lakhs)
1.      

Analysis and identification of features from neural dynamics and their correlations with autonomic nervous system for Development of Hybrid Brain-Computer lnterface

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sinha

AICTE -RPS File No. 8-34/FDC/RPS (Policy-1)/2019-20

14/08/2020- 13/08/2023
17.64
2.      
Development of multi-functional nano-HAP bone substitute for effective bone regeneration in critical defects
Dr. Sneha Singh (PI)
Dr. Abhimanyu Dev (Co-PI)
DST-Nanomission
F. No. DST/NM/NT/ 2018/ 48(G)
15/07/2019- 14/07/2022
100.13
(BIT share ~51.15)
3.      
Identification of the most active cocoonase of sericigenous insects through molecular characterization
Dr. D. M. Pandey          
DBT, New Delhi
21 Feb-2018 to Feb 2021
71.23 (BIT Mesra 22.93)
4.      
To Study the Structure and Blood Flow of Chorioretinal Complex in Human Using Optical Coherence Angiography
Dr. Raju Poddar
ICMR
05/04/2017 – 04/05/2020
37.06
5.      
Towards development of a novel high resolution and high contrast in-vivo imaging technique based on Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography (SSOCT) and unique Upconversion Nanoparticles (UCNPs) Dr. Raju Poddar DST-SERB 25/03/2017 – 25/03/2020 30.42
6.      
Identification and molecular characterization of SNARE genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in response to leaf rust disease
 Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay (PI)
 Dr. Manish Kumar (Co-PI)
DST-SERB
06/02/2017-31/01/2020
34.37


List of Completed Sponsored Research Project:

Sl. No.
Project Title
PI / Co- PI/Collaborator, if any
Funding Agency
Date of Sanction
Sanctioned Amount (In Lakhs)
Duration of the Project
1.      
Process Development for the Production of UV-protective, Antioxidative and Antimicrobial Pigments from Bacterial Source Using Dairy Waste
Dr. S.K. Jha (PI)
Dr. H.R. Singh (Co-PI)
Dr. V.K. Nigam (Co-PI)
BIRAC
04/03/2017
(BIRAC/KIIT0124/BIG-09/16)
46.30
01/04/2017- 30/09/2018
2.      
Bioprocess Development for efficient Triclosan Degradation
Dr. Shaswati Ghosh Sachan (Co-PI)
CSIR
01/07/2016
10.50
01/07/2016 -30/06/2019
3.      
Establishment of Bioinformatics Centre under BTIS Net scheme
Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay (Coordinator)
Dr. R. Poddar (Co-Coordinator)
DBT
February 2004
BT/BI/04/065/04
68.0
Feb 05
to Mar 17
4.      
Centre of Excellence on Bioresources and Bioprospecting
Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay
Dr. Ashish Sachan, Dr. Manish Kumar, Dr. Shaswati Ghosh Sachan and Dr. Sheela Chandra
TEQIP II
(NPIU/TEQIP-II/FIN/31/158)
November, 2012
05 Crore
Nov, 2012
to
Oct, 2016
5.      
Exploring Biotechnological prospective of Indigenous Novel Hydrogen Producing Microalgae and their characterization
Dr. P. Shukla (PI)
Dr. R. Bandopadhyay (Co-PI)
Innovative Project Scheme for young scientists under PD programme of the institute
Ref No. GO/Con Ord/2011-12
Dt 05 Sep 2011
2.92
Nov 2012
6.      
Study of Antioxidative and DNA protective properties of Anthocyanins
 
Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay (PI)
 
University Grants Commission
31-1 (JH) SR Dt. 10.01.2009
15.13
Jan 09
to
Jan 12
7.      
Development of Protocols for Micropropagation, elicitation and Hairy root culture Techniques for the conservation of critically endangered medicinal plant – Swertia chirayita: a potential source of Xanthone
 
Dr. S. Chandra (PI)
University Grants Commission
37-111/2009 (SR) Dt. 19.12.2009
7.82
Feb 10
to
Feb 13
8.      
Enhanced production of L-Asparaginase by Extractive Fermentation using aqueous two-phase system 
Mr. S.K. Jha
(P.I.)
Dr. H. R. Singh
(Co-P.I.)
University Grants Commission
(Minor research project)
37-625/2009 (SR) Dt. 12/01/10
1.80
Feb 10
to
Feb 12
9.      
Indigenous development of 1µm swept source optical coherence tomography (SSOCT) setup for noninvasive imaging of posterior segment of animal eye
Dr. R. Poddar
(P.I.)
Department of Science & Technology
June 2010
[No.IDP/MED/2010/10]
25
Sep 10
to
Aug 13
10.  
Functional genomics approach towards validation of biologically important consensus promoter motifs in rice (Oryza sativa L.) under submergence
Dr. D. M. Pandey (PI)
UGC
37-113/2009 (SR) Dt. 19.12.2009
12.35
Dec 2009 to
Jul 2013
11.  
Production of Natural Flavour Compounds from Ferulic Acid by Microbial Transformation
Dr. S. Ghosh (Sachan) (P.I.)
Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi (Co-P.I.)
 
UGC
37-115/2009 (SR) Dt. 19.12.2009
10.3
Dec 2009 to Jul 2013
12.  
The culture of local mosses for production of glycosylation enzymes for use in in vitro post translational modification of mammalian proteins expressed in prokaryotes
 
Dr. R. Chandra (P.I.)
UGC
37-116/2009 (SR) Dt. 19.12.2009
11.31
Dec 2009 to Jul 2013
13.  
To understand the nature of diversity in lac insects of Kerria spp. in India and the nature of insect x host interaction
(Network Project)
Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi (Co-Investigator)
Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay
(Co-Investigator)
Dr. B. N. Sinha (Dept. of Pharm Sciences)
NAIP, ICAR
NAIP/Comp-4/C3007/
2008-09 Dt. 10.01.2009
96.50
Jan, 2009 to 2014
July, 2014
14.  
Electroencephalogram and Electrooculogram based Hand-Eye Coordination System for Hybrid Brain-Computer Interface
Dr. Y. Aggarwal
UGC
(MRP)
40-470/2011 Dt. July 2011
1.10
July 2011 to July 13
15.  
Process optimization for bioemulsifier production by microorganisms
Dr. A. Sachan (PI)
UGC
40-160/2011 (SR)
Dt. 22.06.11
5.01
Jul 11
to
Jul 14
16.  
Identification, characterization and molecular documentation of non-marine water chlorophycean microalgal biodiversity of Chota Nagpur Plateau
Dr. A. Pareek (PI)
Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi (Co-P.I.)
UGC
40-171/2011 (SR)
Dt. 22.06.11
8.678
 
Jul 11
to
Jul 14
 
17.  
Development of recombinant human Growth Colony Stimulating Factor
Dr. M. Kumar (PI)
UGC
40-186/2011 (SR)
Dt. 05.07.2011
10.328
Jul 11
to
Jul 14
 
18.  
Development of LAMP based dipstick format biosensor for sensitive and specific DNA detection
Dr. D Prasad
SERB DST
SR/FT/LS-106/2011
14.85
2011 to 2015
19.  
Process Optimization for gold nanoparticle production by microorganisms
Ms. Sneha Singh (PI)
Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi (Co-PI)
 
UGC
(Minor Research Project)
41-1336/2012 (SR)
08.08.2012
1.5
July 2012
To
June 2014
20.  
Discovery, annotation, validation and characterization of SNPs in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and haplotype structure determination using Next-Generation Sequencing Data
Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay (Project Coordinator)
Dr. M. Kumar (Co-PI)
Dr. R. Poddar
(Co-PI)
Multi-Institutional R&D Project Collaborators: CCSU Meerut
 
DBT
 
BT/PR3925/BID/7/384/2011
Dt. 06.05.2012
 
 
BIT Share:
24.6
 
May 12
to
Nov 15
 
 
 
21.  
Studies on biotechnological potential of halophilic alkaline proteases
Dr V.K. Nigam (PI)
Dr. M. K. Mohan (Co-PI)
Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi (Co-PI)
UGC
41-504/2012(SR)
17.07.2012
7.52
July 2012
To
June 2015
22.  
Biosynthesis of fungal secondary metabolite Lovastatin
Dr. V. K. Nigam (PI)
Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi (Co-PI)
AICTE
20/AICTE/RIFD/RPS
(Policy-1)24/2012-13
28/11/2012
10.5
Nov 2012
to
Oct 2015
23.  
Biotransformation of eugenol into value-added methoxyphenols
Dr. (Mrs) Shashwati Ghosh Sachan
DST-SERB
No.SB/YS/LS-308/2013 Dated: 30.6.2014
21.2
Sept 2014-Dec 2017
24.  
Molecular cloning and heterologous expression of Antheraea mylitta cocoonase
Dr. D. M. Pandey/Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay
DBT New Delhi, GOI
BT/PR5375/PBD/19/233/2012
14.36 Lakhs
June 2013 December 2015
25.  
A RNAi approach to induce parthenocarpy in Trichosanthes dioica Roxb. by regulating phytohormones
Dr. D. Prasad
UGC BSR
01.04.2013
6.0
 
April 2013
to
March 2016
26.  
Exploiting agricultural wastes for harnessing a value- added product ferulic acid
Dr. A. Sachan
DST - SERB
SERB SR/  FT/LS-46/2012  Dt. 12/12/2012
19.4
 
Feb 2013
to
March 2016
27.  
Determination of Mental Workload and Fatigue under different degrees of Mental Task
Dr. Y. Aggarwal
UGC
(Start-Up)
20-5(19)/2012(BSR)
6.0
2013
to
2016
28.  
Overproduction of anthocyanin, the plant derived natural colourant, for food processing industries
Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay (PI)
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
08.02.2008
45.00
 
Feb 08 TO
Feb 10
29.  
Development of Probes for early detection of microorganisms responsible for food spoilage during food processing and preservation
Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi (PI)
Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay (CO-PI)
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
---
80.00
 
Jan 06 TO
Dec 08
30.  
Study of biodiversity and molecular documentation of Commiphora wightii biotypes using plant biotechnological approaches
Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay (PI)
DBT New Delhi, GOI
16.11.2004
16.95
 
Nov 04
TO
Nov 07

LIST OF SCHOLARS AWARDED Ph.D.

Sl. No.

Name of Scholar

Title of Thesis

Year of registration

Name of Int. Guide

Name of Co-guide/

External guide

Convocation (with Date)

  1.  

Ms. Nehi Sinha

Restoration by prostacyclin of impaired insulin induced Interferon – α production in human neutrophils in human breast cancer

2005

(12.02.05)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

Dr. Asru  K. Sinha

SIMST, Kolkata

XIX  (30.03.2009)

  1.  

Mr. Raj K. Gothwal

 

Rhizosphere microbial community analysis of soils from hot arid regions of Rajasthan.

2003

(13.12.03)

Dr. D. Sasmal

Dr. P. Ghosh

Dr. M. Krishna Mohan, BISR

XIX  (30.03.2009)

  1.  

Ms. Rashmi Mishra

Microbiological investigation on recovery of zinc from low grade ores and other waste materials

2003

(13.12.03)

Dr. D. Sasmal

Dr. Asha Gupta

C.M.R.I., Dhanbad

XIX  (30.03.2009)

  1.  

Ms. Subha R. Sharma

Optical imaging of stratified media using optical coherence tomography.

2004

(08.05.04)

Dr. J.T. Andrew

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

XX   (23.03.2010)

  1.  

Mr. Raju Poddar

Non-contact, non-invasive pathological measurement using optical coherence tomography

2004

(08.05.04)

Dr. J.T. Andrew

Dr. P. Shukla

XX   (23.03.2010)

  1.  

Ms. Parul Makhija

 

Study of protease from halophilic bacteria.

2003

(13.12.03)

Dr. D. Sasmal

Dr. M. Krishna Mohan,

Dr. P. Ghosh, BISR, Jaipur

XX   (23.03.2010)

  1.  

Mr. N. Sivaramaiah

Proteomic analysis of ligninolytic and non- ligninolytic cultures of White Rot Fungi

2005

(08.08.05)

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. M. Krishna Mohan, BISR, Jaipur

XXI  (24.02.2011)

  1.  

Mr. Inamul Haque

Development of molecular markers and biodiversity study of Guggul (Commiphora wightii).

2006

(28.01.06)

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. R. Bandopadhyay

XXI  (24.02.2011)

  1.  

Mr. Dinesh Prasad

Development of DNA based Biosensor for Rapid Detection of Food Pathogens

2006

(25.11.06)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

XXI  (24.02.2011)

  1.  

Ms Smiriti Shrivastava

Thermozymes: Production And Characterization of High Level Cellulose-Free Xylanases From The Thermophilic Fungi With Special Reference To Thermomyces lanuginosus

2007

(19.05.07)

Dr. P. Shukla

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

XXII (03.06.2012)

  1.  

Ms. Indu Kumari Renu

Molecular characterization and application of functional genomics to study development regulation of genes involved in phenylpropanoid biosynthesis in tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum L.).

2006

(25.11.06)

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. R. Bandopadhyay

XXII (03.06.2012)

  1.  

Mr. Pritesh Vyas

Functional genomics study of regulatory genes associated with anthocyanin biosynthesis and in vitro approaches for augmented production in red Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum L.)

2007

(28.07.07)

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. R. Bandopadhyay

XXII (03.06.2012)

  1.  

Ms. Monica Supriya Henry

Biological Control and Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms from Rhizosphere of Different Agricultural Crops

2007

(28.07.07)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

1. Dr. G.P. Rao

2. Prof. Bernaud Paul

XXII (03.06.2012)

  1.  

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Ranjan

Study of intraspecific variation in Kerria lacca (Kerr.) through molecular techniques

2005

(07.09.05)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

Dr. R. Ramani, ILRI

XXII (03.06.2012)

  1.  

Mr. U. P. Singh

Biomethanation of Non-Extractable Coal: An Engineering Economic Model of Sustainable Energy and Environment Security.

2008

(27.08.08)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

-

XXIII (10.04.2013)

  1.  

Mr. Shankaracharya

Development of an intelligent system for early detection of diabetes risk in Indian population and evaluation of its performance.

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

Dr. S. Samanta

 

XXIII (10.04.2013)

  1.  

Ms. Anjana Rizal

Isolation and Molecular characterization of thermophilic Campylobacter species

2006

(25.11.06)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

Dr. Ashok Kumar

ICAR, Meghalaya

XXIII (10.04.2013)

  1.  

Ms. Rati M. Tripathi

The Expression of LMO2 in Human T-cell Leukemias

2008

(17.05.08)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

Dr. Utpal Dave

XXIII (10.04.2013)

  1.  

Mr. Amit Kumar Khandelwal

Production and characterization of nitrilase for biotransformation of nitriles

2008

(29.03.08)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

1. Dr. V. K. Nigam

2. Dr. P. Ghosh

 

XXIII (10.04.2013)

  1.  

Ms. Sreya Kumbhakar

Production of Biopolymers Utilizing Industrial Waste and Wastewater as Raw Material.

2009

25.07.2009

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

-

XXIII (10.04.2013)

  1.  

Ms. Bratati Chaudhary

Gene expression studies and in vitro anthocyanin production in Syzygium cumini

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

-

XXIII (10.04.2013)

  1.  

Mr. Dharmendra Singh

Analysis of differentially expressed transcripts as defense response in wheat plants during leaf rust infection.

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. R. Bandopadhyay

XXIV (09.04.2014)

  1.  

Mr. Ashutosh Kumar

Molecular approach towards the identification of transcription factor genes to enhance the submergence tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.)

2009

30.06.2009

Dr. D. M. Pandey

-

XXIV (09.04.2014)

  1.  

Ms. Priyanka Gupta

Biogasification of organic waste materials.

2008

(29.03.08)

Dr. Ashish Sachan

 

Dr. R. S. Singh

 

XXIV (09.04.2014)

  1.  

Ms. Ayashaa Ahmad

Morphological, cytological and genome size studies focused towards exploration of taxonomic characters in lac insect populations belonging to Kerria, in India

2010

30.01.2010

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

1. Dr. R. Ramani  

2. Dr. V. V. Ramamurthy

XXIV (09.04.2014)

  1.  

Ms. Shuchi Smita

Comparative functional genomics analysis of abiotic stress-inducible pathway genes in rice

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. D. M. Pandey

 

Dr. K. C. Bansal

 

XXV (12.12.2014)

  1.  

Ms. Koel Mukherjee

 

Computational analysis of transcription factors containing helix turn helix motif in eukaryotes

2010

30.01.2010

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

Dr. D. M. Pandey

 

XXV (12.12.2014)

  1.  

Mr. Alok Kumar Varshney

Gene expression and proteome profiling in Phanerochaete chrysosporium during different growth phases

2007

(04.10.07)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

Dr.  M. Krisna Mohan

 

XXV (12.12.2014)

  1.  

Ms. Gulshaz Shamim

Identification of the genes related to resin and pigment biosyntheses in the Indian lac insect, Kerria lacca (Kerr): A functional genomics approach

2010

10.04.2010

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. R. Ramani

XXV (12.12.2014)

  1.  

Mr. Chiranjib Banerjee

Molecular characterization and identification of novel hydrogen producing algal species and their biotechnological potential.

2010

30.01.2010

Dr. R. Bandopadhyay

Dr. P. Shukla

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Dhananjay Kumar

Study of WRKY transcription factors and miRNAs for analysis of defense response in wheat during leaf rust infection

SP-11

27.01.2011

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Manish Kumar

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Mr. Vijay Kumar         

In vitro studies and Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated transformation of Swertia chirayita for conservation and secondary metabolite production

2010

30.01.2010

Dr. Sheela Chandra

Dr. R. Bandopadhyay

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Mr. Amit Kumar Tiwari

Development of commercial food products from ripe jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) and evaluation of their quality parameters

2007

(01.12.07)

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

-

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Pratibha Gupta

Biotechnological approaches for bio-prospecting of marine microorganisms for bioactive compounds

MO-11

24.08.2011

Dr. R. Bandopadhyay

 

-

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Ms. Sneha Singh

Microbial synthesis of gold nanoparticles

2010

30.01.2010

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

Dr. V. K. Nigam

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Mr. Shashank Mishra

Microbial transformation of ferulic acid to methoxyphenol aromas for food and pharmaceutical uses

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. Shashwati Ghosh

 

Dr. Ashish Sachan

 

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Mr. Sunil Kumar

Study of Biodiversity and molecular documentation of Chlorophycean microalgae of Jharkhand using biotechnological approaches.

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. Avneesh Pareek

 

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

 

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Aakanksha Wany

Molecular Biology Approaches Towards Enrichment of Geraniol and Citronellol in Citronella

SP-11

26.04.2011

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. V. K. Nigam

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Nutan Chauhan

Development of novel antileishmanial agents through 3D-QSAR based approach

SP-11

25.01.2011

Dr. Raju Poddar

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Amand Bhaskar

Cloning, Heterologous Expression, Purification and Characterization of Growth Colony Stimulating factor (rHu-GCSF) in E. coli 

SP-11

01.03.2011

Dr. Manish Kumar

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Mr. Santosh Kr. Jha

Development of Indigenous Technology for the Production of Recombinant Therapeutic Protein (L-Asparaginase)

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

-

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Priyanka Jha

Exploring the unmined richness of microbial consortium in coal mines for biomethanation

SP-11

25.01.2011

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Gopal Kumar Prajapati

Molecular Biology Approaches for Validation of Biologically Important Promoter Motifs in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) under Abiotic Stresses

SP-11

27.01.2011

Dr. D. M. Pandey

-

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Sujit Ghosh

Production of Biogenic Methane from Designated Coal using Designed Microbial Consortium

SP-11

19.01.2011

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

Dr. Ashish Sachan

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Rajani Sharma

Study of microflora associated with gallstones

MO-11

24.08.2011

 

Dr. Shubha R. Sharma

 

Dr. S. Ghosh Sachan

 

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Astha Agarwal

Biosynthesis of Indole-3-Acetic Acid using Free and Immobilized Cells of Thermostable Nitrilase producing Microorganism

MO-11

24.08.2011

Dr. V. K. Nigam

-

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Ms. Bharati Pandey

Structural and functional analysis of wheat genome based on expressed sequence tags in relation to abiotic stress.

2010

30.10.2010

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. Pradeep Sharma

XXVI (10.01.2016)

  1.  

Ms. Neha Panjiar

Microbial production of bio-emulsifier and their role in bioremediation of oil spills and oil contaminated sites.

2009

19.09.2009

Dr. Ashish Sachan

 

Dr. Shashwati Ghosh

 

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Vijay Kant Pandey

Process Development for Production of N-glycosylation Enzymes from Moss Bryum coronatum Schwaegr.

MO-11

25.08.2011

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

-

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Surabhi Singh

Microbial production and characterization of ferulic acid esterase

MO-11

25.08.2011

Dr. Ashish Sachan

Dr. V. K. Nigam

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Mr. Amit Katiyar

High throughput analysis of drought-responsive miRNAs in Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench

 

2010

30.01.2010

Dr. D. M. Pandey

 

Dr. K. C. Bansal

 

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Madhumita Kumari

Stevioside Glycosides production from hairy root culture of Stevia rebaudiana

MO-11

07.09.2011

Dr. Sheela Chandra

 

-

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Archana Kumari

Networking of Differentially Co-expressed Transcription factor Genes in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) under Different Abiotic Stresses

SP-11

21.01.2011

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. Raju Poddar

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Ms. Asha Mishra

Dynamics of plant growth promoting Rhizobacteria in maize crop of Jharkhand

2010

30.01.2010

Dr. D. M. Pandey

 

Dr. Shashwati Ghosh

 

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Mr. Ajar Nath Yadav

Bacterial Diversity of Cold Deserts and Mining of Genes for Low Temperature Tolerance.

2010

30.10.2010

Dr. (Mrs.) S. Ghosh Sachan

Dr. A. K. Saxena

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Mr. Ajay Kumar

Development and validation of nucleodiagnostic tools for the causative agent of tapping panel dryness of rubber tree.

2010

31.07.2010

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. V. G. Malathi

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Jyoti Pathak

High-Throughput SNP Genotyping, Annotation and Database Development in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

MO-11

30.08.2011

Dr. Raju Poddar

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

XXVII (24.03.2017)

  1.  

Lopamudra Satapathy

Study of WRKY Transcription Factors to Elucidate their Role during Biotic and Abiotic Stress in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

MO-11

20.08.2011

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

 

-

XXVIII (04.04.2018)

  1.  

Saket Chandra

Discovery and validation of SNPs, identification and characterization of resistance and SNARE genes in de novo assembled Transcriptome of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

MO-12

27.08.2012

Dr. K Mukhopadhyay

 

Dr. Manish Kumar

XXVIII (04.04.2018)

  1.  

Yuvraj

Enhancing and modeling growth of Chlorella vulgaris in photobioreactor

MO-12

27.08.2012

Dr. P. Padmanabhan

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

 

XXVIII (04.04.2018)

  1.  

Poonam

Study of stress responsive transcription factors GRAS and ZIM to elucidate their roles during biotic and abiotic stress and identification of bioactive molecules present in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

MO-12

27.08.2012

Dr. K Mukhopadhyay

 

-

XXIX (27.02.2019)

  1.  

Pravin Kumar

In silico approach towards improvement of vanillin biosynthesis

MO-13

10.09.2013

Dr. Raju Poddar

 

Dr. S. Ghosh Sachan

XXIX (27.02.2019)

  1.  

Rashmi Mishra

In vitro production and characterization of N-glycosylation enzymes from local moss Hyophilla nymaniana (Fleish.) Menzel

SP-12

31.01.2012

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

-

XXIX (27.02.2019)

  1.  

Shweta Singh

Isolation, identification and characterization of secondary metabolites derived from Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees. plants and hairy roots

MO-13

02.09.2013

Dr. Manish Kumar

 

Dr. Madhuparna Banerjee

 

XXIX (27.02.2019)

  1.  

Bushra Khanam

Production of Natural Dye from Isolated Plant Endophytes

SP-13

16.03.2013

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

-

XXIX (27.02.2019)

  1.  

Aditi Pandey

Synthesis and Characterization of Ceria and Silver Reinforced Hydroxyapatite composites for orthopaedic Applications

MO-13

09.09.2013

Dr. V. K. Nigam

 

Dr. Kantesh Balani

 

XXIX (27.02.2019)

  1.  

Reema Shukla Shyamsunder

Heart Rate Variability Analysis to Evaluate the Performance Status of Lung Cancer Patients

SP-15

17.12.2014

Dr. Y. Aggarwal

-

XXIX (27.02.2019)

  1.  

Mr. Satyajit Saurabh                      

An RNAi approach to induce parthenocarpy in Trichosanthes dioica Roxb. by regulating phytohormones

SP-12

30.01.2012

Dr. Dinesh Prasad

 

16.04.2019

  1.  

Tesnim Arfi

Microbial production of a thermostable 3-cyanopyridinase for synthesis of nicotinic acid

MO-12

27.08.2012

Dr. V. K. Nigam

 

23.09.2019

  1.  

Summi Dutta

Study of leaf rust responsive trans-acting small interfering RNAs and microRNAs in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

MO-14

25.07.2014

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay                               

Dr. Manish Kumar

08.11.2019

  1.  

Dhirendra Prabhakar

Detection of Heavy Metals in Environmental Samples through Porous Silicon Based Nanosensor

MO-12

27.08.2012

Dr. Dinesh Prasad

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

11.12.2019

  1.  

Rahsmi Gupta

Biosynthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and its Application in Drug Delivery

MO-14

24.07.2014

Dr. P. Padmanabhan

 

17.02.2020

  1.  

Noopur Khare

Chemosensitization of Breast Cancer Cell Lines using Natural Bioactive Compounds 

MO-14

28.07.2014

Dr. Sheela Chandra

 

19.02.2020

  1.  

Km. Shashi Bala 

Development of custard apple-based food products and their Quality Assessment

SP-12

04.02.2012

Dr. V. K. Nigam

Dr. A. S. Vidyarthi

24.09.2020

  1.  

Kriti Akansha

Process development for decolourization and degradation of azo dyes by microorganisms

MO-13

13.09.2013

Dr. S. Ghosh Sachan

                               

Dr. Debashis Chakraborty

 

07.10.2020

  1.  

Rati Kumari Sinha

Structural and Kinetic Characterization of recombinant L-Asparaginase from Pseudomonas fluorescens

SP-12

30.01.2012

Dr. H. R. Singh

 

 

08.10.2020

  1.  

Gourav Kumar

Exploration of phytoconstituents and extract-mediated synthesis of gold nanoparticles from Millettia pinnata (L.) leaves for their application in A549 cell line

MO-13

11.09.2013

Dr. D. M. Pandey

 

Dr. Manik

05.11.2020

  1.  

Archana Singh

Microbial transformation of eugenol into other valuable methoxyphenol derivatives

SP-15

16.12.2014

Dr. (Mrs.) S. Ghosh Sachan

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

24.11.2020

  1.  

Swati Sharan

Application of in vitro culture techniques for augmented production of anticancerous and antioxidant secondary metabolites in Ocimum tenuiflorum L.

SP-11

21.01.2011

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Neera Bhalla Sarin

18.12.2020

  1.  

Rekha Kumari

Bioprocess development for efficient triclosan degradation

MO-14

30.07.2014

Dr. (Mrs.) S. Ghosh Sachan

 

04.01.2021

  1.  

Foziya Khan

Bioprospecting of Mushrooms of Ranchi District

MO-13

13.09.2013

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

 

10.03.2021

  1.  

Archana N Panche

In vitro Production of Inhibitors for proteases producing β –Amyloid from Selected Medicinal Plants of Jharkhand

MO-12

06.10.2012

 

Dr. Sheela Chandra

Dr. A. D. Diwan

22.04.2021

  1.  

Pragya Prakash

Production, Purification and Characterization of Glutaminase free L-Asparaginase with Low Endotoxin Level

MO-15

03.06.2015

Dr. H. R. Singh

Dr. Santosh Kumar Jha

 

18.06.2021

  1.  

Nawed Anjum

Production of vindoline from the bacterial endophyte Microbacterium sp. of Catharanthus roseus L.

MO-12

17.10.2012

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

 

03.07.2021

  1.  

Riddhi Prabha

Studies on Production and Characterization of Nitrile Amide Degrading Enzyme Amidase

SP-16

21.12.2015

Dr. V. K. Nigam

-

22.12.2021

  1.  

Maria Adhikary

Wheat grass (Triticum aestivum L.) flavonoids: Analysis of biosynthetic genes and biological activities

MO-15

29.05.2015

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Biswatrish Sarkar

 

20.01.2022

  1.  

Priya Kumari

Engineering in nitrilase catalysis by mutational approach

SP-18

12.01.2018

Dr. Raju Poddar

 

18.02.2022

  1.  

Muktesh Mohan

Study of Up-Conversion Nanoparticles (UCNPs) as exogenous imaging contrast agent for Optical Coherence Tomography

MO-18

07.06.2018

Dr. Raju Poddar

-

16.03.2022

  1.  

Payal Gaggar

Identification and Molecular Characterization of SNARE and NPSN Genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and their response to leaf rust disease

SP-18

12.01.2018

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Manish Kumar

28.04.2022

  1.  

Annie Jessica Toppo

In vitro production of cholinesterase inhibitors from selected medicinal plants

MO-13

02.09.2013

Dr. Sheela Chandra

 

-

02.05.2022

  1.  

Ekta

Identification           and characterization of stress-responsive genes in wild rice of Jharkhand

MO-18

25.05.2018

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. Anil Kumar Singh

27.06.2022

  1.  

Snehi Soy

Exploration of Thermophilic Microorganisms from Hot Water Spring for production of Industrial Enzymes

SP-17

02.01.2017

Dr. Shubha Rani Sharma

Dr. V. K. Nigam

04.07.2022

  1.  

Puja Kumari

Isolation of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and their effect on crop plants

MO-15

04.06.2015

Dr. Sheela Chandra

Dr. S. K. Bishnoi

09.07.2022

  1.  

Farkhunda Fatima

Study on fabrication, characterization and evaluation of collagen-based Nano bio composite scaffolds

MO-17

23.05.2017

Dr. Santosh Kumar Jha

Dr. H. R. Singh

11.07.2022

  1.  

Shreya Anand

Integrating Bioprocess into industrial production of selected polyol from agrowastes

SP-18

11.01.2018

Dr. P. Padmanabhan

Dr. Koel Mukherjee

29.07.2022

 List of ongoing Ph. D. Research work:

Sl. No.

Name of Scholar

Title of Thesis

Year of registration

Regd. No.

Name of Int. Guide

Name of Co-guide/ External guide

Status

1

Sweta Verma

Sex determination in lac insects with special reference to environmental lability and endosymbionts

SP-13

16.03.2013

PHD/BT/10052/2012

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

Dr. Ashish Sachan

(External Guide)

Dr. R. Ramani

(External Guide)

Ongoing

2

Sneha

Molecular study of cocoonase gene and in silico interaction between its encoded protein and target protein

MO-14

28.07.2014

PHD/BT/10003/2014

Dr. D. M. Pandey

-

Ongoing

3

Mousam Kumar Ram

Identification and role of miRNA in regulation of drought specific genes in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)

MO-14

28.07.2014

PHD/BT/10004/2014

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. Koel Mukherjee

Ongoing

4

Nisha Singh

Bioprospecting of Neuraminidase inhibitors

MO-15

04.06.2015

PHD/BT/10003/2015

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

-

Ongoing

5

Varsha Singh

Process optimization and development of computational models for Biosurfactant production

SP-16

17.12.2015

PHD/BT/10051/2015

Dr. P. Padmanabhan

Dr. Sriparna Saha

(External Co-guide)

Submitted

6

Anupama Gidhi

Identification and Characterization of Auxin Response Factors with Roles in Biotic Stress in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

SP-17

05.01.2017

PHD/BE/10052/2016

Dr.  K. Mukhopadhyay                 

Dr. Manish Kumar

Ongoing

7

Archita Gupta

Development of Multifunctional Hybrid Nano-scaffold for Bone Regeneration

SP-18

12.01.2018

PHD/BE/10054/2017

Dr. Sneha Singh

Dr. P. Padmanabhan

Ongoing

8

Uzma Afreen

Identification and Characterization of microRNAs produced in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and Puccinia triticina during leaf rust interactions and development of a prototype of miRNA spray

SP-18

12.01.2018

PHD/BE/10058/2017

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Manish Kumar

Ongoing

9

Shikha Agarwal

Design of Real Time Device to Measure Human Salivary Glucose Level

SP-18

08.01.2018

PHD/BE/10051/2017

Dr. Rakesh Kr. Sinha

 

Ongoing
10

Garima Kumari

In silico and molecular biology approaches towards the enrichment of medicinally important components in Millettia pinnata (L.)

MO-18

05.06.2018

PHD/BE/10003/2018

Dr. D. M. Pandey

-

Ongoing

11

Rahul Kumar

Validation of different biomarkers through electrophysiological technique in prediction of Cardiovascular diseases

MO-18

04.06.2018

PHD/BE/10001/2018

Dr. Yogender Aggarwal

Dr. V. K. Nigam

Ongoing

12

Uzma Afreen

Study of DNA Methylation in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in response to Leaf Rust Pathogenesis

SP-19

21.12.2018

PHD/BE/10053/2018

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Manish Kumar

Ongoing

13

Kumar Satyam

Heart Rate Variability Analysis in Neurodegenerative Disorders

SP-19

07.01.2019

PHD/BE/10055/2018

Dr. Yogender Aggarwal

 

Ongoing

14

Abhishek Indoliya

Study of magnetic nanoparticles as exogenous imaging contrast agent for magnetomotive optical Coherence Tomography (MMOCT)

SP-19

21.12.2018

PHD/BE/10052/2018

Dr. Raju Poddar

 

Ongoing

15

Umang Kumar Dhandhania

 

MO-19

25.07.2019

PHD/BE/10001/2019

Dr. Manish Kumar

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Ongoing

16

Zoya Alam

 

MO-19

25.07.2019

PHD/BE/10002/2019

Dr. Raju Poddar

 

Ongoing

17

Ahmed Hussain

 

MO-19

25.07.2019

PHD/BE/10003/2019

Dr. Shashwati Ghosh Sachan

 

Ongoing

18

Bhavna Sharma

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10051/2019

Dr. Shubha Rani Sharma

 

Ongoing

19

Anchita Prasad 

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10052/2019

Dr. V. K. Nigam

Dr. Prashanth N. S.

BISR

Ongoing

20

Sunanda

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10053/2019

Dr. Shashwati Ghosh Sachan

 

Ongoing

21

Madhubala Kumari 

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10054/2019

Dr. Koel Mukherjee

Dr. Biplab Sarkar

IIAB

Ongoing

22

Usha Lakra 

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10055/2019

Dr. Shubha Rani Sharma

 

Ongoing

23

Pulkit Srivastava

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10056/2019

Dr. Dinesh Prasad

 

Ongoing

24

Sharmili Roy

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10057/2019

Dr. Sheela Chandra

 

Ongoing

25

Aruna Rani

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10058/2019

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. J. P. Pandey

CT&TRI

Ongoing

26

Nishi Prakash Tiwari

 

SP-20

PHD/BE/10059/2019

Dr. D. M. Pandey

Dr. J. P. Pandey

CT&TRI

Ongoing

27

Pragya Prabha

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10001/20

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

 

Ongoing

28

Banishree Panda

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10002/20

Dr. Ramesh Chandra                                   

 

Ongoing

29

Mahadevan Iyer

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10004/20

Dr. Soham Chattopadhyay

 

Ongoing

30

Vinita

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10005/20

Dr. Raju Poddar

 

Ongoing

31

Ravi Ranjan

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10006/20

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay       

Dr. Shashwati Ghosh Sachan

Ongoing

32

Mamta Kumari

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10007/20

Dr. Soham Chattopadhy                                                           

 

Ongoing

33

Jaya Prabha Khalkho

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10008/20

Dr. Ramesh Chandra                                                    

Dr. Alok Jain

Ongoing

34

Prerna Srivastava

 

MO-20

PHD/BE/10009/20

Dr. Manish Kumar

 

Ongoing

35

Anuradha

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10053/20

Dr. Muthu Kumar Sampath

 

Ongoing

36

Dipti Kumari

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10054/20

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay       

Dr. Alok Jain

Ongoing

37

Anushka Satapathy

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10055/20

Dr. Koel Mukherjee

Dr. V. K. Nigam

Ongoing

38

Kanishka Kunal

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10056/20

Dr. Sneha Singh

 

Ongoing

39

Aakanksha Singh

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10057/20

Dr. Anjana Dwivedi

 

Ongoing

40

Rishab Garg

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10058/20

Dr. Dinesh Prasad

Dr. Gorachand Dutta

(IIT KGP)

Ongoing

41

Kumari Sneha

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10060/20

Dr. Santosh Kumar Jha                                   

 

Ongoing

42

Kumari kajal

 

SP-21

PHD/BE/10061/20

Dr. H.R. Singh

 

Ongoing

43

Abhishek Banerjee

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10001/20

Dr Raju Poddar

 

Ongoing

45

Anjali Kumari

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10002/20

Dr. R. K. Sinha

 

Ongoing

46

Meh Jabeen

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10003/20

Dr. Soham Chattopadhyay

 

Ongoing

47

Mugdha Kumari Pandey

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10004/20

Dr. R. K. Sinha

 

Ongoing

48

Raj Akshat

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10005/20

Dr. Padmini Padmanabhan

 

Ongoing

49

Nishant

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10006/20

Dr. Sheela Chandra

 

Ongoing

50

Priyanka

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10007/20

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

Ongoing

51

Kiran Kumari

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10009/20

Dr. Yogender Aggarwal

Dr. R. P. Singh

Ongoing

52

Kanchan Kumari

 

MO-21

PHD/BE/10009/21

Dr. Padmini Padmanabhan

 

Ongoing

53

Sanjay Kumar Mehta

 

SP-22

PHD/BE/10052/21

Dr. Sneha Singh

 

Ongoing

54

Kaushiki Bhattacharya

 

SP-22

PHD/BE/10053/21

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

Ongoing

55

Singdha Gautam

 

SP-22

PHD/BE/10054/21

Dr. Sheela Chandra

 

Ongoing

56

Rishav Sheel

 

SP-22

PHD/BE/10055/21

Dr. Koel Mukherjee

 

Ongoing

57

Kahkashan Parween

 

SP-22

PHD/BE/10052/21

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sinha

 

Ongoing

58

Neha Kumari

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10001/22

Sr. shashwati G Sachan

 

Ongoing

59

Prajakti

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10002/22

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

 

Ongoing

60

Neha

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10003/22

Dr. P. Padmanabhan

 

Ongoing

61

Supriyo Acharya

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10004/22

Dr. Muthu K Sampath

 

Ongoing

62

Sugandha Jaiswal

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10005/22

Dr. R. K. Sinha

Dr. V. K. Nigam

Ongoing

63

Abhishek Beck

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10006/22

Dr. Ramesh Chandra

 

Ongoing

64

Sweta Satpathy

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10007/22

Dr. Raju Poddar

 

Ongoing

65

Avinash Kumar

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10008/22

Dr. Raju Poddar

 

Ongoing

66

Afshan Afroz

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10009/22

Dr. Manish Kumar

Dr. K. Mukhopadhyay

Ongoing

67

Mohammad Danish Jawed Ansari

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10010/22

Dr. R. K. Sinha

 

Ongoing

68

Vishakha Verma

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10011/22

Dr. V. K. Nigam

 

Ongoing

69

Shiv Dhan

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10012/22

Dr. Shubha S. Sharma

 

Ongoing

70

Divya Singh

 

MO-22

PHD/BE/10013/22

Dr. D. M. Pandey

 

Ongoing

 

Seminar and Conferences :

  1. International Symposium on Plant Biotechnology Towards Improving Agri-Food Industry and Healthcare Products (October 27-30, 2021)
  2. Webinar on Impact of covid-19 on mental health and wellbeing, August 8, 2020.
  3. One-week FDP on "Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare" Jointly organized by Dept. of ECE and Dept. of Bioengineering, BIT Mesra, 27th July 2020-31st July 2020.
  4. Webinar on Battle against COVID-19: Challenges and Interventions, June 26, 2020.
  5. Workshop on Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (September 26, 2016 to October 01, 2016)
  6. Workshop on Emerging techniques in Bioinformatics and its’ application (November 30, 2016 to December 04, 2016)
  7. National Conference on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (December 15, 2015 to December 17, 2015
  8. Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (December 02, 2011
  9. International Symposium in Plant Biotechnology towards Tolerance to Stresses and Enhancing Crop Yield from September 28, 2011 to October 1, 2011
  10. Recent Advances in Cross-disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues and Challenges, 51st Annual International Symposium of the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI-2010); Dec 14-17, 2010
  11. National Seminar on Recent Advances in Nanotechnology: State-of-the-Art, organized jointly by Institution of Engineers (India), JSC and BIT Mesra, June 14-15, 2008.
  12. National workshop on functional genomics of prokaryotes. September 10-14, 2007
  13. National Symposium on Medicinal Plants: ‘Role of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics’ (MPRBAB-2006); August 3-5, 2006. 
  14. Conference on Bioprocess Engineering & Biotechnology Trends & Opportunities, MARCH 17 – 19, 2005

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