Research-Intensive Training

Delivering excellence via varied research avenues, trained faculty and innovation

Major research areas

  • Industrial Biotechnology and Environmental Biotechnology
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Genetic Manipulations
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology,
  • Molecular Biology
  • Animal-microbe interaction
  • Natural product based drug discovery
  • Immunology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Biology
  • Genomics and Plant Biotechnology
  • Food Engineering, Fruit and Vegetable Processing
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Genetic and Epigenetic Gene Regulation
  • Pharmaceutical sciences

Ongoing Sponsored Projects

  • Production of high fructose syrup from cellulosic agro-waste using dual enzyme immobilization on halloysite nanotubes as recyclable biocatalysts
  • Nanobioremediation of butachlor herbicide
  • Development of Hydrogel Scaffold for Human-Derived Stem Cell Expansion and Guided Tissue Regeneration
  • Host mediated silencing of cellulose synthase genes of Phytophthora infestans for late blight resistance in Indian potato cultivar(s)
  • Biocalcification process of photoautotrophic bacteria in concrete environment
  • Development of self-healing concrete using bacteria
  • Biomediated cementation for concrete problems
  • Development of a bio-based packing for enhancing the shelf life of post-harvest fruits and vegetables
  • Green polymers for waterborne pathogen detection and treatment
  • Digital Village project
  • Biosensor platforms and affordable technologies for mitigating post harvest losses of Guava
  • Technologies for mitigating post harvest
  • Deve of nano biocomposites as next generation arsenals for biofilms
  • Next gen arsenals for biofilms
  • Utilization of banana stem juice for renewable energy and value added products
  • Isolation and Characterization of Xanthine oxidase inhibitors from endophytic fungi for treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout
  • Development of photonic crystal biosensor for detecction of foodborne pathogens
  • Development of Treatment and Regeneration Technology For Phytoestrogens From Wastewater Streams
  • Cloning and characterization of genes of Glutathione biosynthesis in ectomycorrhizal fungi
  • Durability enhancement and prevention of damages in RC structures using bacteria
  • In Silico and In vitro approach to identify immunogenic peptides of H1N1 Virus as a target for Vaccine design
  • Studies on anti-inflammatory responses as function of bioavailable selenium from Se-rich cereal grains
  • Technological Development of Biopolymer overproducing variants of Acinetobacter implicated in phosphate enrichment in water
  • Gene Resources from polluted soils
  • Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP) in Agro Biotechnology
  • Development and application of recombinant and other Cellulases for large scale recycling of cellulosic biomass
  • Calcifying bacteria mediated cementation for energy efficient building materials.
  • Scale up, demonstration and promotion of technology for production of natural vinegar and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Development and Scaling up of a low cost technology for production of algal inoculants for paddy cultivation using fly ash as carrier.
  • Microbial conversion of cellulose to sugars for ethanol Production
  • Genetic monitoring of inoculated beneficial soil microbes in fly ash treated soils
  • Enhancement of fertilizer value of phosphate rocks by phosphate solubilizing microbes in alkaline soils.
  • Microbial remediation of defects in building materials and structures.
  • Enhancement of strength and durability of concrete structures using microbes.
  • Molecular characterization of the ectomycorrhizal fungi … the degraded forest.
  • Bioprospecting for Muscodor spp: industrially important fungi in India
  • Biotechnological interventions for the production of lactic and other commercially important organic acids from starch containing agro-waste
  • Characterization of high value nutraceutical producing Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • Development of minimal processing technology for high quality edible mushrooms
  • Kinetic analysis & modeling of metabolic behavior of Lactobacillus sp. for development of a novel Probiotic Food
  • Micropropagation of some edible bamboo species and ascertaining their genetic fidelity and field performance
  • Survey, selection, mass propagation and demonstration of high quality planting material of Jatropha curcas L. – a potential biofuel plant in Punjab
  • Identification of T cell Epitope in H1N1 influenza virus as target for vaccine design
  • Immunomodulatory agents from endophytic fungi for breast cancer therapy
  • Technological development of novel biopolymers for potable water treatment
  • Isolation, Characterization of novel fibrinolytic molecules from endophytic fungi for anti-thrombotic therapy
  • Calcifying bacteria mediated cementation for energy efficient building materials.
  • Remediation of building materials by using microbes
  • Characterization of high value nutraceuticals from Lactic acid bacteria
  • Technological development of biopolymers for potable water treatment
  • Kinetic analysis and modeling of the metabolic behaviour of Lactobacillus spp.
  • Selection of elite clones of Bacopa monniera(L.) Wettst. and production of bacosides using biotechnological approches
  • Genetic transformation of selected clones of Populus deltoids for cellulose enhancement in wood
  • Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Methylation status in the Wnt and AhR signaling pathways with risk for occurrence of Lung Cancer in a North Indian Population

Complete Sponsored projects

Production of high fructose syrup from cellulosic agro-waste using dual enzyme immobilization on halloysite nanotubes as recyclable biocatalysts