Current Research Grants

  • 2021 2018

    Targeting Cancer Associated Fibroblast for Metastasis inhibition in BRCA1 defective cancer
    Science and Engineering Research Board [SERB]

  • 2019 2018

    Assessment of cell growth and microbial contamination in mammalian cell culture using Foldscope in the laminar flowhood
    Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

Research Grants Completed

    1. Effects of Cancer Associated Fibroblasts (CAFs) on BRCA1+/- breast cancer cells; Relation to aggressiveness (PI)
      Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences [BRNS]

    2. β HCG and BRCA1 in Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (PI)
      Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE]

    3. Can BRCA1 mediated DNA repair be mediated by Estrogen Receptor - Alpha? (PI)
      Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR]

    4. Studies on Regulation of Cell Growth by BRCA1/2 in Prostate Cancer Cells: Influence of Certain Selected Quinones (PI)
      Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences [BRNS]

    5. Molecular evidence for potential use of Plumbagin in brca1 blocked/ mutated cancers (I)
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

    6. Effects of phytoestrogens (emodin & genistein) on BRCA1 blocked ovarian cancer cells (PI).
      Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR]

    7. Potential role of plumbagin as an anticancer agent in brca1 blocked ovarian cancer cells: comparison with standard chemotherapeutic agents (PI).
      Department of Science & Technology [DST]

    8. Selective gene expression by plumbagin in BRCA1 blocked ovarian cancer cells: An analysis by subtractive hybridization (PI).
      Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE]

    9. Mechanisms of anticancer activity of emodin/aloe emodin: effects on cell growth, angiogenesis and metastasis in human colon cancer cells (Co-I).
      DAE

    10. Studies on matrix metalloproteinsase (MMP) gene transcription by nitric oxide: mechanism of MMP gene induction in human colon cancer cells (Co-I).
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

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