Research

In the following areas the projects are being carried out in the Bio technology Department.

 

  1. Development of collagen scaffold for dendritic cell culture
  2. Cellulosic Ethanol production from biomass waste using Clostridium thermicellum
  3. Production and optimization of protease from Proteus vulgaris
  4. Conversion of glycerol to lactic acid
  5. Uses of sugarcane bagasse for poultry field manufacturing
  6. Insilico studies on human IL2
  7. Production of monoclonal antibodies in mice against human lymphocytes
  8. Immunomodulatory effects of mangiferrin
  9. Synthesis of N-Benzhydryl Benzamide that mimics CD 40 L Binding site
  10. Synthesis of Ammonium benzoyl trimethyl chloride that mimics CD 40 L Binding site
  11. Plant compound activation in cancer cells

PROJECT WORK (2013-2017 Batch)

S. No.

Name of the Student

Project title

1.

AKILA M (212713214001)
NARESH KUMAR S (212713214017)

Effect of Boeravinone-B on dendritic cells – T cells interaction

2.

AKSHATHA R (212713214002)
VISHNU RAJAA SU (212713214045)

Effect of withanolide A on dendritic cells – T cells interaction

3.

ANIRUDDHAN G (212713214003)

Selection and Prioritization of Panels for clinical diagnostics

4.

ASHWATH R (212713214009)

Molecular basis of adaptation to challenging environment

5.

ANIRUDH C V (212713214004)

Development of Gluten-free Bread using a combination of alternative flours & Hydrocolloids

6.

ARTHI R (212713214005)
HARIHARAN S (212713214012)

Conversion of biodiesel waste derived crude glycerol into bioethanol using S.cerevisiae

7.

ARUN R (212713214006)
MAGESWARI N (212713214016)

Bioprocessing of sugarcane Bagasse for the production of cost effective poultry feed

8.

ARVINDH KUMAR K (212713214007)

Computational studies of p-glycoprotein mediated antibiotic and antifungal resistance mechanisms

9.

NIVEDITA JAISHANKAR (212713214019)

Computational studies of p-glycoprotein mediated antihelmintic resistance mechanisms

.10.

ASHOK KUMAR R (212713214008)
BINU PARVATHY A (212713214010)

 

Study of Antibacterial effect of Zinc oxide nanoparticles synthesized from Syzgyium aromaticum bud extract

11.

GAYATHRI.S(212713214011)
PRIYADARSHINI T S (212713214024)

Callus development of Coriandrumsativum  L., and flavour component analysis

12.

HARINI G (212713214013)
PREETHI R (212713214023)

Real time PCR analysis of the effect of Litseaglutivosa bark extract on osteogenesis of MSCs

13.

JENEFER MIRACLE R (212713214014)
SHANMUGAPRIYA G (212713214032)

Protective effect of Hydrillaverticillole against lead toxicity in blue gourami

14.

KIRAN KASHYAP R (212713214015)

Functional Annotation of putative hypothetical proteins from Pseudomonas chloraphissubsp.aureofaciens3521 using computational methods

15.

NINISHA A M (212713214018)
THEJASRI B S (212713214041)

Screening and extraction of antimicrobial compounds from marine Actinomycetes

16.

NIVETHA S U (212713214020)
SWETHA K (212713214040)

Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activity of  iron oxide nanoparticles from Tamarindusindica L. seed coat extract

17.

POORVAJA G (212713214022)

Computational Identification Of Novel Stage Specific Bio-markers in Lung and Cervical Cancers

18.

SWEETY S (212713214039)

Computational Identification Of Novel Stage Specific Bio-markers in Ovarian and Stomach Cancers

19

RAMMYA K K (212713214026)
SONA K (212713214035)

Extraction and Evaluation of cactus pear seed oil for its commercial application

20.

ROSHINI L (212713214027)
SHEELA PRIYA S (212713214033)

Development of high value added products from cactus pear and increase the stability biologically active colorants by Lactic acid fermentation

21.

SAISHREYAS GOURISHANKAR IYER(212713214028)

Construction and expressionof synthetic Antimicrobial peptide in E.coli

22.

SAKTHI MOHITHA S (212713214029)
SOWMYA KRISHNA KUMAR (212713214036)

Stability analysis  of betacyanin from fermented cactus pear using immobilized yeast cells

23.

SHAMEEM JAVED A (212713214031)
SRIJAYANTH S (212713214037)

Isolation and characterization of lactobacillus from goat gut

PROJECT WORK (2012-2016 Batch)

S. No.

Name of the Student

Project title

1.

ARCHANA.S (212712214001)
NIVEDHA.J (212712214026)

Isolation, purification and characterization of gartanin and its cytotoxic effect on SP2/0 cell lines

2.

ARTHI.SD (212712214002)
RAMYA.E (212712214032)

Effect of n-vinyl 2 pyrrolidinone on osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells

3.

ARUN KUMAR.S (212712214003)
JAYA PRAKASH.S (212712214009)

Synthesis of bacteriocins using minicells

4.

DIVYA.R (212712214005)

VANDHANA.KR (212712214045)

Effect of Ormocarpum cochinense (Elumbotti)plant extract on the proliferation of mesenchymal stem cells

5.
EZHILARASI.U (212712214006)                                  VARNIKHA MAYUREE.S  (212712214046)

Characterization of cDNA sequence of accD gene encoding Acetyl CoA Carboxylase in E.coli

6.

HANNAH SHARON GEORGE (212712214007)

Emulsification of betacyanin from Opuntia fruits

7.

JAYASHANKARIE.M (212712214011)

PREETHI.S  (212712214028)

Optimization of production of α-amylase from bacillus cereus BFE5400

8.

JAYA SUPRIYA.S  (212712214012) 

RAJALAKSHMI.B  (212712214030) 

Value added products from pricklypear

9.

KALYANI.E  (212712214014)

MADHUMITHA.B  (212712214019) 

Effect of N-Bromosuccinimide on osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells

.10.
LALITH PRIYANKHA.R  (212712214016)                MAHALAKSHMI.V (212712214020)
SANDHYA.A ( 212712214036)

Effect of withanolide on maturation and expression of CD80 and CD86 in immature dendritic cells

11.

MANIKANDAN.K  (212712214021)                    

MUTTU PANDIAN.P  (212712214022) 

Gene finding and Genome annotation of Lysobacter antibiotucus HS124

12.
NANDINI.R (212712214023)      
NAYAGAR DEEPIKA  (212712214024)  

Effect of Garcinone E on streptomycin induced diabetes in mice

13.

PRAVEEN KUMAR.P (212712214027)

RAJESH.Y  (212712214031)

Effect of Boeravinone-B on maturation and expression of CD80 and CD86 in dendritic cells

14.
RANITHA.P (212712214033)
VISHNU PRIYA.N  (212712214050) 

Purification of of chitinase from Bacillus licheniforms using ATPE

15.
SAGANA MARIAMBI.M  (212712214034)
VEDA NAGA VALLI.B  (212712214047) 

Isolation and characterization of marine actinomycetes and screening for its antimicrobial properties

16.

SAI NANDINI.S  (212712214035)

SHRADHA RAO  (212712214038)

Synthesis, characterization and assessment of antibacterial activity of zinc oxide nanoparticles from Tamarindus Indica L. seed coat and leaf extract

17.
SHILPA PRAKASH (212712214037)
SUSHMITHA.A (212712214044)

Isolation of α - Mangostin and its cytotoxic effect on SP2/0 cell lines

18

SUMITHA.KR  (212712214042)

VIJAYALAKSHMI.U  (212712214049) 

Integrated membrane process of betacyanin from Opuntia fruits

19.
WILLIAM TYNDALE.P  (212712214051)

Phytochemical screening and bioactive potential of Hydrilla verticillata

                                                   

PROJECT WORK (2011-2015 Batch)

S. NO

STUDENT NAME

Title of project

1

Aarthi R 
Manasa S M 

Cytotoxicity study of N-Bromosuccinimide, an osteogenesis promoter of mesenchymal stem cells

2

Akshaya R 
RashmiPrasath 

Cloniing of proBA drought tolerance gene from Bacillus cereus (BFE5400) into Agrobacterium using Pcambia1301 binary vector 

3

Anand N 
Senthamizhan S G 

Acute toxicity analysis of lead acetate in Blue gourami (Trichogastertrichopterus)

4

Dhanya R
KailashHari S N 

Proliferation study of mesenchymal stem cells using Indole, a small organic molecule

5

Geethaa S 
Vaiyshnavi A R 

Synthesis, Characterisation and antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles from tamarindusindica L. seed coat extract

6

GowriNarayaniSv 
Raja Ram T 

Isolation of nitrate reductase gene (narGHJI) from Bacillus cereus BFE5400 and transformation Escherichia coli DH5α using PUC18 vector

7

Janani R 
Yamini R 
Shwetha P 

Effect of Boeravinone B on dentritic cells

8

Japhia C 
Krithika K 

Effect of Radiotherapy in killing Sp2/0 Myeloma Cells

9

Krithika Shankar 
Sangavi G 

Comparative study of encapsulated probiotics (Bacillus subtilis) by layer by layer encapsulation and spray drying

10

Madhumita S 
Roshini B 

Effect of Hypoxic Mimetic Molecule on the Adipogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

11

Mallikarjun R 
Shankaranarayanan B 

Extraction and characterization of chitin from shrimp shells using 2k factorial method

12

Meera S 
VasumathyMurali 

Isolation, amplification and characterisation of accD gene from Escherichia coli for the enhanced production of fatty acid

13

MoghanaPriya K 
Suchitra Ramesh 

Isolation of garcinone from Garciciamangostana Linn and its cytotoxic effect on Sp2/0 cell lines

14

Mrithula S 
Siddarth A 

Characterisation of plant extracts of Coriandrumsativum and Phyllanthusamarus

15

Niranjanaa M 
Tharagai S 

Antioxidant and antilipid peroxidation activities of PremnaIntegrifolia leaves on erythrocytes under normal and oxidative stress condition induced by H2O2

16

Poojitha V J 
Subhasree S

Effect of Hypoxic Mimetic Molecule on the Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

17

Ramashree T 
Sajini R 

PCR amplification of TEM gene of Escherichia coli from soil samples

18

Shruthi Mohan 

Cloning of human interleukin - 2 gene into a PUC19 vector

19

Shyamali J 
Sruthi R J

Cytotoxicity study of Fludrocortisone: an adipogenesis promoter of mesenchymal stem cells

20

SriramKoushikManisekar 
Vidyalakshmi K 

Preparing Cdna of cervical cancer antigen binding immunoglobulin IgG1 gene using HUJh1-2 and Huvh1a, Hujk-1 and HuVk1a

21

Swarnalakshmi M 
VigneshKumaran S

Formulation of novel health drink rich in anti-oxidants from cactus pear by using biotechnological approaches

22

Vinoth Kumar N 
Viswanathan S 

Gene finding and genome annotation of Pseudomonas chlororaphis HT66 using computational methods

PROJECT WORK (2010-2014 Batch)

Sno.

Name of the Student

Project title

1.

 Achintyan G  
 Ayswarya R 

Cloning of human interlukin 2 gene into pUC vector gene

2.

 Annamarie Navis Prianka 
 Shruthi Reddy B 

The study of controlled release of N- Benhydryl benzamide loaded halloysite nanotubes and its effect on dendritic cell

3.

 Ashish Tatolu 
Surabisree M D

Invitro studies on the binding of mangiferin with IL4 receptor of B lymphocytes

4.

 Ashwin Kumar K 
Shriya Prabhu

The study of controlled release of 3- Dimethylamino 1-Propiophenone Hydrochloride and its toxicity effect on dendritic cells culture

5.

 Aswini S 
Varshini S P

Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles from the leaf extract of Premna integrifolia

6.

 Dinesh Kumaran D
 Karthick J 

Isolation and transfer of halo-tolerant gene from Bacillus cereus to Brassica oleracea spp. by electroporation

7.

 Gauthami B 
 Janani S 

In-silico construction of aptamers for drug resistant ESBL E. coli

8.

 Gokila S 
 Monika R 

Effect of safe UV and peroxidase labeled anti CD3 antibody mediated killing of T cells

9.

 Haritha Shanker D 
Srinidhi Sridhar 

Development of Cucumis sativus  transduced with mutant HPV 16 E7 gene

10

 Kabilan S 

Extraction of betacyanin from Opuntia spp. using ultrasonication and homogenisation

.11.

 Krishna Chander S 
Mohammed Rizwan B 

Cloning of IgG scFv antibodies against Cervical Cancer antigens

12.

 Kruthika N V 
 Pratheebha S 

Controlled release of ammonium benzoyl trimethyl chloride from halloysite nanotubes

13.

 Naveen A 
 Prabhu M 

Synthesis and characterization of chitosan conjugated Asclepain C –II from the purified latex of Asclepias curassavica L.

14.

Rathnavel Pandian T 
Rupesh S 

Denitrification activity of Bacillus cereus (BFE 400) and to study the effectiveness of E.coli DH5 α as a host for transformation of narGHJI gene

15.

Sakthi Harini R 
Sucharitha P 

Nanoparticle cytotoxicity and adipogenic characterization of mesenchymal stem cells

16.

 Sangeetha B 
 Sweetha G 

In silico and in vitro studies of immune modulation of withanolide A from Withania somnifera expressed on dentritic cells

17.

 Saranya S 
Sowmiya G 

Effect of nitrogen sources on the production of lactic acid from biodiesel derived semi purified glycerol using Lactobacillus casei (MTCC 1423)

18.

 Shriya C 
Vijay Subramanian R 

Modelling the vegetation of encapsulated probiotic Bacillus subtilis spores

19.

 Suchithra R 
 Uma S 

Nanoparticle cytotoxicity and osteogenic characterization of mesenchymal stem cells

PROJECT WORK (2009-2013 Batch)

S. No.

Name of the Student

Project title

1.

 Aarthy RM 
Dhana Sekar K 

Insilico analysis of immuno modulatory activity of boeravinoes from Boerrhavia diffusa with human immuno modulatory molecules

2.

Anand P 
Rajesh S 

Synthesis of zinc oxide nano particles and its anti bacterial activity against resistent microorganims

3.

Ashok Kumar S 
Parthiban E 

Humanization of plant glycosalation pathway to benefit the mammalian systems

4.

Aswini K 
Prabhakaran V 

Invitro studies on binding of mangifeerin with B lymphocytes

5.

Deepika S 
Divya P R 

Optimization of amylase production by B. Cereus(BFE5400) using submerged fermentation

6.

Dharani Babu D 
Gunasekaran D 

To study the effect of ammonium benzoyl trimethyl chloride on antigen captured properties of dendritic cells

7.

 Jaikanth V 
Parthiban G 

Cytotoxicity of collagen based 3D nano scaffold on dendritic cells

8.

Kalaivanan R 
Vinoth Kambli K 

Interraction studies on catecholamines using insilico approach

9.

Kalpana A 
Nivetha M 

Hydrogen peroxide in safe UV activated killing of T cells

10

Karpaga Valliammai An 
Lakshmi Shardha V 

Study of release kinetics of 3 DPH from hallosite nanotubes and its effect on dendritic cells

.11.

Lavanya E 
Nithya G 

Toxicity study of 3- Dimethylamino propiophenone hydrochloride in mice

12.

Lincy Nithya Krupa B 
Maany Ramanan 

Study of release kinetics of NBB loaded HNTs and its cytotoxicity on dentric cells

13.

 Nikhila Krishnan 
Sheetal Ravindra 

Extraction of ESBL enzykme from E.coli isolated from soil samples and constructio of aptamers

14.

Prasanna Venkatesh J 
Rohit Kumar Bansal I 

Insilico analysis of binding and estimation of physical, chemical and biological property of withanaloides from Withania somnifera with human immuno modulatory molecules expressed on dendritic cells

15.

Raghul Kumar M 
Swethkamal Kalyanaraman 

Cloning of recombinant antibodies against cerevical cancer antigens

16.

 Ramya Muthulakshmi V 
Sandhya Ganesh 

Nutrient content analysis of sugarcane bagasse before and after fermetnation using Lactobacillus casei & Sacharomyces cerevisisease for poultry feed application

17.

Saktheeshkumar S 
Akileshraja N 

Interraction of immunosuppressor azathhioprine with immunoregulatory molecules expressed on dendritic cells

18.

Sandhya Menon 
Twaritha V 

Nano tubular delivery of drugs on cancer cell lines

19.

Sasikala D 
Swetha P B 

Effect of major and minor nutrients on the production of lactic acid from bio diesel derived semi purified glycerol using L. caseii

20

Shyla M 
Veena A 

Production of mutant HPV 16 ET gene transduced carrot and cucumber for use as edible vaccine

21.

Soumya M 
Swetha V 

Insilico and invitro approach to design a potent stable human IL2

22.

Sowmya R 
Sunandha M 

Improving the stability of human GMCSF using molecular dynamic simulation.

23.

Suganya Devi V 
Surya S 

Isolation and identification of flavanoides from the leaf extracts of Asclepias curassavica

24.

 Sukanya A K 
Vinitha Venugopalan 

Antimicrobial properties of inorganic silver nano particels

25.

Ujwala K 
Yamini Balachandran  

Screening of Asclepain CII and analysing for its cytotoxicity I latex of Asclepias curassavica

Project work (2008-12 Batch)

S. No.

Name of the Student

Project title

1.

Abinaya P S T 
Divya D 

Protease production from biodiesel waste-derived semi- purified glycerol  using bacillus megaterium

2.

Adhithiya Charli M 
Shreya G 

Studies on Haemolysin (Hbl) from Bacillus cereus strain isolated from earthworm’s gut

3.

 Agalya B 
Bhuvana S 

Antigen capturing property of s-dimethyl amino 1-propiophphenonine hyrochloride (CD40L Mimetic molecule) treated dendritic   cells

4.

 Aishwarya Sivakumar 
Divya Vijayaraghavan 

Application of peroxidase labeled antibodies in conjugation with safe UV radiation to sterilize living and nonliving matter

5.

Anitha S 
Krithigha G 

Evaluation  of contamination with ESBL producing E-coli and molecular characterisation of ESBL producers

6.

Aravind P M 

Insilico analysis of the binding of Boeravinone A of the plant Boerrhavia diffusa with the immunomodulatory molecules expressed on dendritic cells

7.

 Dharaniya S 
Prathiba S 

In silico analysis of the mutated plant glycosylation enzymes to benefit mammalian system.

8.

 Eldho K Poulose 
Monnisha G 

The effect of N benzhydryl benzamide on the differentiation induction, endocytic  activity and maturation of dendritic cells isolated from PBMC

9.

Gaurav Ravindra Isola 
Manigandan A 

Analysis of vitamins in sugarcane bagasse before and after fermentation using Lactobacillus casei and Saccharomyces cerevisiae

10

 Harish S 
Kushaal Kumar P B 

Development of Cucumis sativus and Daucus carota transformed with mutant HPV 16 E7 gene

.11.

 Kavya G 
Lekha G 

Analysis of the clotting activity of  Asclepias curassavica

12.

 Keerthi A 

Interaction of immunosupressor antibiotic ( Cyclosporin A) with immunoregulatory molecules expressed on dendritic cells

13.

 Kiruthika Manivannan 
Neema Prathibha J 

Production of anti-mouse IgG in rabbits and its use in screening murine hybridomas

14.

 Nivetha G 
Rajendiran S 
Sudhahar S 

Lactic acid production kinetics by lactobacillus casei  using biodiesel waste derived glycerol as a carbon source

15.

 Pavithra R (05/10/1990) 
Purnima N C 

Characterisation of bacillus cereus and the effect of its protein on sp2  0 cell line

16.

 Pavithra R (09/09/1991) 
Rama J 

In silico analysis of the binding of plant derived compounds, ginsenosides to the dendritic cells

17.

Purnima B 
Revathi S 
Vaishnavi Shankar G 

Designing a potent Human Interleukin 2 using Site Directed Mutagenesis.

18.

Raghavi C 
Vandhana Sekar 

Toxicity  study of 3 Dimethylamino Propiophenone Hydrochloride, in mice.

19.

 Sadhana Shankar 

Comparision of binding of FPGN containing peptide and mimetic CD40L molecules with human CD40 receptor

20

 Sandhiya R 
Sandhya S 

Analysis of minerals in Sugarcane bagasse

21

 Sangeetha Pl 
Shailenthrri T 

Increasing the stability of human GM-CSF by mutation using bioinformatic approach

22

 Shanmuga Priya T 
Siddiqa Shaheen S 

Development of 3D porous collagen-chitosan scaffold for the growth of Dendritic cells and its interaction with T cells.

23

Sivaranjani B 
Swathy S (04/08/1990) 

Synthesis of ammonium tri methyl  benzene and their effect on dendritc cells

24

Sruba Datta 
Subha Priya V 

In vitro studies of binding of mangiferin to human B lymphocytes

 

Project work (2007-11 Batch)

S. No.

Name of the Student

Project title

1.

 Abhirami V 
Kiruthika Sekar 

To study the specific killing of microorganism using  peroxidase labeled antibody and UV

2.

 Ajay Arjun K 
Sandeep J 

To increase the stability and half life of GM-CSF without affecting its biological activity

3.

 Alexandar S P 
Manoj N 

Study of interaction of  human CD 40 L  mimetic molecules across   various species

4.

 Angela Merin Joseph 
Deepika V 

Insilico analysis of the  binding of  mangiferrin  with  murine immunomodulatory molecules

5.

 Arwah Ragib 
Kruthika Mani 

Isolation and identification of E. coli from the environment and its suceptibilty for herbal extrracts

6.

 Ashwath Kumar 
Harish S 

Improving the binding affinity of CD40L mimetic molecules

7.

 Dinesh Babu U 
Ishwarya Shankarnarayanan  
Mohanavalli G 

Development of 3D collagen scaffold with biopolymers for the growth of dendritic cells

8.

 Divya P K 

Comparision of binding cxapacity of the C3 peptide mimnetics of CD 40 L with the organic mimetic of CD 40 L

9.

 Krithika M 
Srinidhi Mahalakshmi J 

A study on the effect of n-benzhydryl benzamide on antigen capture capacity of dendritic cells

10

 Logesh M 
Karthik Arumugam G

Size reduction of bagasse  using Bacillus & Lactobacillus Species

.11.

 Mugundhine S 
Vignesh S

Enhancement of ethanol production from biomass waste by mutagenesis in Clostridium thermocellum isolated from earthworm mid-gut

12.

 Naveen H
 Rajeshwar N 

Development of edible vaccine against cervical cancer using mutant hpv 16

13.

 Navnit Kumar R 
Ranjithkumar C

Biological characteristics of Latex of Asclepias curassavica

14.

 Paul Dinesh J
 Santhosh E 

Expression of human i nterleukin-2 in Pichia pastoris

15.

 Prema K 
Shanmuga Priya M 

Use of sugarcane bagasse for poultry feed manufacturing

16.

 Rajalakshmi S V 
Ricky Robinson S 

Production of anti mouse IgG antibodies in rabbits

17.

 Salai Madhumathi Arasi P 
Sandhya Subramaniam 

Analysis of the antimicrobial and anticancer effects of CD 40 L mimetic molecule N-Benzhydryl benzamide

18.

 Senthil Vel V 

Conversion of biodiesel waste derived glycerol to lactic acid by Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus delbrueckii, & Lactobacillus plantarum.

19.

 Sneha R 

Isolation  ofMRSA and detection in urinary & pus samples

20

Vasantha Kumar V

Comparative study of Conversion of biodiesel waste derived glycerol to lactic acid by Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus delbrueckii, & Lactobacillus plantarum.

21

Vishnu Govind R

Production of edible vaccine against high risk HPV E7 (carrot, coriander)

22

Dinesh D
Gunaseelan S

Optimization of protease production from biodiesel waste derived glycerol by Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus amyloliquefacins& Bacillus megaterium

23

Sree Harsha P 
Santhana Krishnan H

To study the effects on ammonium benzoyl trimethyl chloride on dendritic cells.

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Achivements

  • 2012
    • Prof. M. Sivanandham submitted a project proposal entitled “Biotechnology industry research assistance program” to Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, In partnership with ABLE and BCIL for  Rs.1935.94 lakhs.
    • Dr. Sulochana Somasundaram submitted a project proposal to ICMR entitled “Evaluation Of Soil Contamination With Extended Spectrum Of Beta Lactamase (ESBL) Producing Micro- Organisms From The Environment Of Hospital Area And The Molecular Characterization Of ESBL Producers” for Rs. 15,65,300/- on 17/06/2011.
    • Dr. Sulochana Somasundaram  submitted a project proposal entitled “Development of a rapid and cost effective diagnostic kit for the detection of Tuberculosis based on the interaction between trehalose-6’6’-dimycolate (TDM) and Mincle protein” to Defence Research and Development Organisation, Ministry of Defence, Government of India for the budget amount 21,59,000 on 24th Apr, 2012.
    • Dr. S. Prabhu submitted a project proposal to UGC entitled “Evaluation of protective activity of Luteolin Flavonoid in Isoproterenol Induced Free Radical Mediated Cardiac Injury in Rats –An Assessment on Biochemical and Cellular Changes” for Rs. 2, 20,000 on 05/11/11.
    • Dr. S. Prabhu submitted a project proposal titled “Protective Effect of Xanthone- Mangosteen from Garcinia Mangostana Linn., on Carbon tetra Chloride-induced acute Hepatotoxicity in Rats – An evaluation on Biochemical, Antioxidant and Histological changes in liver” to Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, India for the budget amount 20, 70,983 on 02nd Apr, 2012.
    • The "BEST SPORSTMAN AWARD" for the academic year 2011-2012 is awarded to Ms.Anila Rao K P fourth year B.Tech Biotechnology student of Biotechnology.
    • The “OUTSTANDING BIOTECHNOLOGY STUDENT AWARD” for the academic year 2011-2012 is awarded to Ms.Revathi. S, fourth year B.Tech Biotechnology student of Biotechnology.
    • Biotechnology Department  2007-2011 Batch students Anna University Rank Holders

      S.Mugundhini - 12th University Rank

      Arwah Ragib - 30 th University Rank

  • 2011
  • The PhD thesis of Ms. VEMULA VANI entitled “STUDIES ON SMALL MOLECULES THAT MIMIC CD40 LIGAND” was conducted on 4th May 2011 at 11. 15 AM in the Biotechnology Department Conference room.

     

    1. Biological properties of Latex from Asclepias curassavica. L Karpagam.N*,Sulochana Somasundaram, Sivanandham.M* Presented a paper at GCT, Coimbatore on 13th and 14th of March,2011.
    2. S. Vignesh, S. Maugundhini, Shreya G, Adhitiya Charlie Sulochana Somasundaram, Sivanandham Muthukumaran,  presented a paper on “ Isolation, Optimization and characterization of Clostridium thrunocellum isolated from earth worm rid gut” in SYMBIOT - 2011 on 08th April to 10th Apr, 2011 conducted by Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal.
    3. Revathi Sankar, Vaishnavi shanker  and B.Purnima,Thrid year B.Tech Biotechnology students  have won the first prize in paper presentation on”Site directed mutagenesis of IL2” at Symbiot 2011, from 8th  -10th April 2011, Manipal Institute of Technology,Manipal University ,Karnataka.
    4. Revathi Sankar, Vaishinavi shanker  and B.Purnima,Third Year Biotechnology Students have done poster presentation on”Site directed mutagenesis of IL2” at Symbiot 2011, from 8th  -10th April 2011, Manipal Institute of Technology,Manipal University ,Karnataka.
    5. Prathiba ,Kushal Kumar and Dhanrnya Shakthivel Third year Biotechnology students  have presented paper on “Edible Vaccine “at Symbiot 2011, from 8th  -10th April 2011, Manipal Institute of Technology,Manipal University ,Karnataka
    6. Biological properties of Latex from Asclepias curassavica. L Navnit kumar.R, Kavya.G, Lekha.G, Ranjit Kumar.C, Karpagam.N, Sulochana Somasundaram, Sivanandham.M* Presented a paper at Arunai Engineering college, Thiruvanamalai on 18th March,2011
    7. B.Purnima , Revathi Sanker and Vaishnavi Shankar,Third year B.Tech Biotechnology have done paper presentation  on “Site directed mutagenesis of human IL2 to increase its stability” at Bioconcorrenza 2011 at Tamilnadu agricultural University,Coimabtore  from 28th Feb 2011 to  1st Mar 2011.

    Publications

  • 2012
  • Alagar Manickam and Prof. Sivanandham Muthukumaran published a paper on “Mycobacterium bovis BCG and purified protein derivative- induced reduction in the CD80 Expression and the Antigen up-take Function of Dendritic Cells from Patients with Cervical Cancer”. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 01-05, July 2011.

    RS Anand, Prof. Sulochana Somasundaram, Mukesh Doble and CN Paramasivan published a paper on docking studies on Novel Analogues of 8 Methoxy Fluoroquinolones against GyrA Mutants of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, BMC Structural Biology, 11:47, 2011.

  • 2011
  • Vemula Vani and Dr. Sivanandham Muthukumaran published paper on Synthesis and Characterization of N- Benzhydryl benzamide. Asian Journal of Chemistry. Vol 23(5), 2165- 2168, 2011

  • 2010
  • Dr.Sivanandham Muthukumaran published paper on Biomimetic materials in regenerative medicine International Journal of contemporary science, Engineering and Technology Vol. 1 (1- 2),  1-3, 2010

    M.Senthil Kumar, S. Kirubanandan, R.Sripriya and P.K.Sehgal Tripala Incorporated Collagen Scaffold- A Smart Biomaterial for Infected Dermal Wound, Journal of Surgical Research, Volume 158, Issue 1, Page no. 162-170, 2010.

  • 2009
  • R.S. Srinivasan, M. Arivalagan, S. Vijayakanth, P. K. Praveen Kumar, P. Krishna Moorthy & M. Deecaraman. Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5(4): 566- 571, 2009. Effect of Cypermethrin, a Pyrethroid Compound on the Neuro-secretory Cells in a freshwater Field Crab, Spiralothelphusa hydrodrana (Herbst)

    N.Karpagam, Dr. M.Sivanandham and Mr. R. S. Anand A Review on plant extracts used in cancer treatment, Herbal Tech Industry, April 2009.

    .Renganathan Sahadevan, Dharmendira Kumar Mahendradas, Venkataramana Shanmugasundaram, Kirubanandan Shanmugam and Manikam Velan, Sorption Kinetics and Equilibrium Analysis for the Removal of Reactive Red 2 and Reactive Blue 81 Dyes from Synthetic Effluents Using Dried Soya Bean Meal, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Bepress, Vol7, 2009.

    S. Balaji Ramadar Kumar, S.Kirubanandan, P.K.Sehgal, Porous Keratin Scaffold- An Effective Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering and Drug Discovery, Journal of Biomedical Material Research- Part B –Applied Biomaterial Volume 92B, Page No. 5-12, 2009.

    R.S.Sreenivasan, M.Arivalagan, S.Vijayananth, P.K.Praveen Kumar, P.Krishna Moorthy and M.Deccaraman. Effect of Cypermethrin, a Pyrethroid Compound on the Neurosecretory Cells in a Freshwater Field Crab, Spiralothelphusa hydrodroma (Herbst). Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. 5(4):566-571, 2009.

    R.S.Sreenivasan, M.Arivalagan, S.Vijayananth, P.K.Praveen Kumar, P.Krishna Moorthy and M.Deccaraman. Effect of Cypermethrin, a Pyrethroid Compound on the Nutritive Value in a Freshwater Field Crab, Spiralothelphusa hydrodroma (Herbst). Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. 5(4):572-577, 2009.

  • 2008
  • 1. Harish Chandra Soundrarajan and Muthukumaran Sivanandham Quantitative analysis of HBV capsid protein geometry based upon computational nanotechnology NSTI- Nanotech 2008, www.nsti.org ISBN 978-I-4200-8505-I Vol 3

    2. P. K. Praveen Kumar*1, V. Mathivanan1, M. Karunakaran1, S. Renganathan2 and R. S. Sreenivasan3 Studies on the effects of pH and incubation period on protease production by Bacillus spp. Using groundnut cake and wheat bran Indian Journal of Science and Technology http://www.indjst.org Vol.1 No 4 (Sep. 2008)

    3. M.Senthil Kumar, S.Kirubanandan, R.Sripriya & P.K.Sehgal, Triphala Promotes Infected Dermal wound healing - Journal of Surgical Research- Volume 144, Issue 1, January 2008, Pages 94-101

    4. Rajesh Vasita, Kirubanandan Shanmugam and Dhirendra S. Katti, Improved biomaterials for tissue engineering applications ,Current topics in medicinal chemistry, Volume 8, Number 4, March 2008 , pp. 341-353(13).


  • 2007
  • 5. Manickam A, Sivanandham M, Tourkova IL Immunological role of dendritic cells in cervical cancer. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2007; 601:155-62

    6. S. Sulochana, Sujatha Narayanan, C.N.Paramasivan C.Suganthi and P.R.Narayanan. Fluoroquinolone resistance to Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in India. J Chemother 2007 Apr; 19(2):166-71.

    7. Identification & differentiation of Mycobacterium avium & M. intracellulare by PCR- RFLP assay using the groES gene. V. Aravindhan, S. Sulochana, Sujatha Narayanan, C.N. Paramasivam & P.R. Narayanan, Indian J Med Res 126, December 2007, pp 575-579.

  • 2006
  • 8. G.kubendiran, C.N.Paramasivan ,S. Sulochana and D.A.Mitchison. Moxifloxacin and gatifloxacin in a new acid model of persistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Chemother. 2006 Dec;18(6):617-23.

    9. S. Sulochana and C.N.Paramasivan. Susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains to gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin by different methods. Chemotherapy; 2006; 52: 190-195

    9. S. Sulochana and C.N.Paramasivan. Susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains to gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin by different methods. Chemotherapy; 2006; 52: 190-195

    10. S. Prabhu, M. Jainu, K.E. Sabitha and C. S. Shyamala Devi. Cardioprotective effect of mangiferin on isoproterenol induced myocardial infarction in rats. Indian Journal of experimental Biology, 44 (3), 209-215, 2006.

    11. S. Prabhu, M. Jainu, K.E. Sabitha and C. S. Shyamala Devi. Role of mangiferin on biochemical alterations and antioxidant status in isoproterenol induced myocardial infarction in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006 Aug 11; 107(1): 126- 33.

    12. S. Prabhu, M. Jainu, K.E. Sabitha and C. S. Shyamala Devi. Effect of mangiferin on mitochondrial energy production in experimentally induced myocardial infarcted rats. Vascular Pharmacology. 44(6): 519-25, 2006.

    13. S.Prabhu and C.S. Shyamala Devi. Protective Effect of Mangiferin an active Phytochemical and Cardio Tonic from Mangifera Indica Linn on Isoproterenol induced Myocardial infarcted Rats- An Electrocardiographic, Electrophoretic and Biochemical Evidences- Research Article. Pharmacognosy magazine. 2 (7), 2006, 183-190.

    14. S. Prabhu. Protective Effect of Tefroli a polyherbal mixture (Tonic) on cadmiumchloride induced hepato toxic rats. Research Article. Pharmacognosy magazine. 2 (6), 112-118, 2006.

    15. S. Prabhu and C.S.Shyamala Devi. Efficacy of mangiferin on serum and heart tissue lipids in rats subjected to isoproterenol induced cardiotoxicity. Toxicology 2006; 228(2-3):135-9.