Research Programs

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Bioprospecting the environmental metagenomes

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Metagenomic exploration of bacterial diversity by targeted 16SrRNA sequencing

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Methanotroph diversity in wetlands and their biodegradation potential

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Metagenomic analysis of gut microbiome from type 2 diabetic subjects in Kerala

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Microbial production of Polyhydroxybutyric acid (PHB)

Research Grants Completed

    1. Metagenomic analysis of gut microbiome from type 2 diabetic subjects in Kerala - a preliminary study
      Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE] 2014-2017

    2. Studies on the distribution and diversity of methanotrophic microbial communities, mitigating methane emission in Kuttanad wetland ecosystem, Kerala
      Department of Environment and Climate Change, Govt. of Kerala 2013-2016

    3. A novel site specifically targeting nanoparticle based oral - drug and siRNA releasing polymer systems for colon cancer (Co-PI).
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2010-2013

    4. Generation of metagenomic libraries for screening novel bioactive compounds
      Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE] 2008-2009

    5. Detection and molecular characterization of microbial population from different polluted zones caused by coir retting
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2002-2004

    6. Molecular characterization of the pesticide/heavy metal compounds degrading microorganisms isolated from the Kuttanad and other waterbodies of Kerala
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2001-2003

Contact

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