FACULTY OF SCIENCE


1.
Project : Heterologous expression and mutational analysis of type II polyketide synthases genes of uncharacterized producer strain of streptomyces
Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Jayshree Pohnerkar
  • Funding Agency : UGC, New Delhi
    Amount : 880300.00
    2.
    Project : Identification of proteins involved in thiol: Disulphide Metabolism Streptomyces coelicolor
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. C. Ratna Prabha
  • Funding Agency : DST, New Delhi
    Amount : 420000.00
    3.
    Project : Molecular investigation of Zoanthids along Saurashtra Coast, Gujarat
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof.P.C.Mankodi
  • Funding Agency : Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM), Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
    Amount : 1993300.00
    4.
    Project : Role of inflammatory cytokines & neurotrophins in Neuropathic pain development: An invitro study.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : DBT Neuroscience Taskforce Project, New-Delhi
    Amount : 1785000.00
    5.
    Project : Molecular mechanisms underlying extracellular regulated oligodendrocyte lineage progression: Possible implications for demyelinating diseases.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : SERB, New-Delhi, DST Fast Track Project for Young Scientist (FTYS)
    Amount : 2467000.00
    6.
    Project : Role of PDGF-A activated intracellular signaling in the regulation of oligodendrocyte progenitor migration.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : UGC New-Delhi
    Amount : 1188300.00
    7.
    Project : Crosstalk between axon and glial cells: Role of MeCP2.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : DBT – Rapid Grant for Young Investigator (RGYI), New-Delhi
    Amount : 1883000.00
    8.
    Project : Identification of MeCP2 transcriptional targets in the developing brain and its role in myelination.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : DBT Neuroscience Taskforce Project, New-Delhi
    Amount : 5991000.00
    9.
    Project : Role of Methyl-CpG-binding protein-2 in impaired mitochondrial functions and myelin defects.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : GSBTM, Gandhinagar
    Amount : 1992300.00
    10.
    Project : Role of brain insulin receptor in phenotypic plasticity of neuroglial progenitor cells.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : DBT Neuroscience Taskforce Project, New-Delhi, (Multi PI Project)
    Amount : 6089000.00
    11.
    Project : The effect of electron beam irradiation on expression of ER stress genes and its modulatory role in oligodendrocytes and axon-glial cells interactions.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Prakash Pillai
  • Funding Agency : Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Mumbai
    Amount : 1750000.00
    12.
    Project : Isolation of pheromone - a contribution towards Integrated Pest Management
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Dolly Kumar
  • Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Goverment of India, New Delhi
    Amount : 2969000.00
    13.
    Project : Investigating the role of BMP signalling during the post embryonic development in teleost fish Poecilia latipinna
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. U K Gowri Kumari
  • Funding Agency : Research and consultancy cell, The M S University of Baroda, Vadodara
    Amount : 100000.00
    14.
    Project : Purification and functional characterization of XisA protein of Anabaena PCC 7120.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. G. Naresh Kumar
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 3294000.00
    15.
    Project : Incorporation of pyrroloquinoline quinone (pqq) gene cluster in Herbaspirillum seropedicae Z67 for the enhanced growth promotion in rice
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. G. Naresh Kumar
  • Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount : 777800.00
    16.
    Project : Role of brain insulin receptor in phenotypic plasticity of neuroglial progenitor cells.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Sarita Gupta
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 6100000.00
    17.
    Project : Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 and pancreatic islet differentiation from progenitors: Implications in Diabetes.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Sarita Gupta
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 5900000.00
    18.
    Project : Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphic candidate genes with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostate cancer
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Sarita Gupta
  • Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount : 1190000.00
    19.
    Project : Involvement of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase in Dictyostelium discoideum development
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. R. Begum
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 1947500.00
    20.
    Project : In vitro expression studies of immune regulatory genes: significance in vitiligo pathogenesis
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. R. Begum
  • Funding Agency : ICMR
    Amount : 3400000.00
    21.
    Project : Identification of potential microRNAs responsible for pathogenesis of generalized vitiligo.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. R. Begum
  • Funding Agency : GSBTM
    Amount : 1725000.00
    22.
    Project : Role of Apoptosis Inducing Factor in Dictyostelium discoideum cell death programs
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prog. R. Begum
  • Funding Agency : DST
    Amount : 4152000.00
    23.
    Project : Coordinate multiple copy expression of two genes relA rumA in Escherichia coli results in two new phenotypes - intrinsic tolerance to antibiotics and synthetic lethality
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Jayashree Pohnerkar
  • Funding Agency : SERB
    Amount : 4960000.00
    24.
    Project : Studies on the Effects of Mutations in Parallel β-bulge of Ubiquitin on Protein Translation, Sorting and Lysosomal Degradation
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. C. Ratna Prabha
  • Funding Agency : CSIR
    Amount : 2400000.00
    25.
    Project : Structure-function studies of ubiquitin and ubiquitin activating enzyme (E1)
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. C. Ratna Prabha
  • Funding Agency : BRNS
    Amount : 3375000.00
    26.
    Project : Role of environmental pollutants in causing hypothyroidism induced infertility
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Pushpa Robin
  • Funding Agency : DST
    Amount : 1800000.00
    27.
    Project : Novel lipid based markers for breast cancer diagnosis
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Pushpa Robin
  • Funding Agency : ICMR
    Amount : 1600000.00
    28.
    Project : Study the role of miRNA during Parkinson’s Diseases
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 5545000.00
    29.
    Project : Study the role of cell death in Mesenchymal Stem Cell
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 3160000.00
    30.
    Project : Study the role of TRIM family protein in regulation of autophagy
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 4934000.00
    31.
    Project : To study the role of mitochondrial proteins (MAVS and MITA) in IKKε mediated NF-κB activation in breast cancer cell lines
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : DST
    Amount : 1350000.00
    32.
    Project : Study the role of mitochondria dynamics during S. aureus infection
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : ICMR
    Amount : 4274000.00
    33.
    Project : Synthesis of autophagy inhibitors as potential anticancer
    Investigator(s) :
  • Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : GSBTM
    Amount : 1982000.00
    34.
    Project : Role of Mitochondrial MAVS and NLRX1 interaction in regulation of TNF induced ROS and inflammation
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : DST
    Amount : 1979000.00
    35.
    Project : Partial identification of phytocomponents in Aloe vera gel and their effect in PCO induced rat model.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Laxmipriya P Nampoothiri
  • Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount : 1370000.00
    36.
    Project : Characterization of putative Type IV secretion system of Bacillus anthracis
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Gopal Jee Gopal
  • Funding Agency : SERB-DST
    Amount : 840000.00
    37.
    Project : Temporal proteome analysis to identify the potential inducers of pleuripotency in the regenerating tail of lizard Hemidactylus flaviviridis
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Suresh Balakrishnan
  • Funding Agency : GSBTM, Gandhinagar
    Amount : 1687000.00
    38.
    Project : Investigating the role of COX-2 induced PGE2 in the regulation of major signalling pathways of epimorphic regeneration in Northern House Gecko Hemidactylus flaviviridis
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Suresh Balakrishnan
  • Funding Agency : UGC, New Delhi
    Amount : 1135000.00
    39.
    Project : Impact of climate change on Anthozoans along the Saurashtra coast
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. P. C. Mankodi
  • Prof. K. D. Vachhrajani
  • Funding Agency : Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), New Delhi
    Amount : 2363500.00
    40.
    Project : Studies on Brachyuran Crabs of Saurashtra coast
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. K. D. Vachhrajani
  • Prof. P. C. Mankodi
  • Funding Agency : Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), New Delhi
    Amount : 2337500.00
    41.
    Project : Study of Biodiversity of Southern Gulf of Kachchh with reference to Coral Bleaching / Climate change
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. G. S. Padate
  • Dr. S. P. Salunke
  • Funding Agency : Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), New Delhi
    Amount : 2739000.00
    42.
    Project : Incorporation of oxalic acid secretion ability in sucrose dependent Enterobacter asburiae PSI3 for efficient phosphate solubilization in acidic alfisols
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. G. Nareshkumar
  • Funding Agency : CSIR
    Amount : 2886000.00
    43.
    Project : Role of Interleukin (IL)-10 In Vitiligo Susceptibility: A Genotype - Phenotype Correlation
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Rasheedunnisa Begum
  • Funding Agency : GUJCOST
    Amount : 500000.00
    44.
    Project : Identification of PARP1 interacting proteins during D. discoideum development
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Rasheedunnisa Begum
  • Funding Agency : CSIR
    Amount : 2100000.00
    45.
    Project : Cuminaldehyde induced modulation of TLR-4 and NF-kB pathway in inflamed macrophages.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. R. V. Devkar
  • Funding Agency : GUJCOST - DST, Government of Gujarat
    Amount : 340000.00
    46.
    Project : Regulation of Alveolar Epithelial Integrity by the NRG-1/HER-2 Axix
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Vihas T, Vasu
  • Funding Agency : MRP - University Grants Commission, New Delhi
    Amount : 1390000.00
    47.
    Project : Chick embryonic pluripotent stem cells as a model to study muscular dystrophy in vitro
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. U. K. Gowri Kumari
  • Funding Agency : MRP - University Grants Commisiion, New Delhi
    Amount : 1085000.00
    48.
    Project : Modulation of ALK gene in neuroblastoma regression
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Hetal Roy
  • Funding Agency : The Maharaja Sayajirao University - Research cell
    Amount : 85000.00
    49.
    Project : UGC-DSA Phase-I
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. A. C. Sharma
  • Prof. N. L. Singh
  • Funding Agency : UGC , New Delhi
    Amount : 7500000.00
    50.
    Project : Effect of break up on fission/fusion cross sections and fission anisotropy in 6.7 Li induced reactions with fissile targets”
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. N. L. Singh
  • Funding Agency : IUAC Research Project, New Delhi
    Amount : 600000.00
    51.
    Project : Some studies in hadronic couplings and from factors
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. J. P. Singh
  • Funding Agency : SERB Project
    Amount : 1306200.00
    52.
    Project : Bioconjugated Nanostrucred Materials : Electronic and Vibrational Propeties using First Principles Methods
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. P. K. Jha
  • Funding Agency : SERB (DST), New Delhi
    Amount : 3514104.00
    53.
    Project : A First principles investigation to the Seismic activity to active fault of Kachchh
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. P. K. Jha
  • Funding Agency : MOES
    Amount : 2550000.00
    54.
    Project : Effect of neutron pair correlation in the quasi elastic scattering and threshold anomaly
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. S. K. Mukherjee
  • Funding Agency : IUAC Research Project, New Delhi
    Amount : 730000.00
    55.
    Project : Design and development of a rotating biological disc contact reactor (RBDCR) containing immobilized Variovorax sp. BS1 for the treatment of mixture of phthalate esters
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Bablu Prasad
  • Funding Agency : Research and Consultancy Cell, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
    Amount : 85000.00
    56.
    Project : Temporal Variations in nutrient concentrations and their effect on a freshwater reservoir of Vadodara District, Gujarat
    Investigator(s) :
  • Mr. Tailor Manthan Atulkumar
  • Funding Agency : Research and Consultancy Cell, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
    Amount : 50000.00
    57.
    Project : India-UK Nitrogen Fixation Centre
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. G. Naresh Kumar
  • Funding Agency : (IUNFC)DBT-BBSRC
    Amount : 7246400.00
    58.
    Project : Incorporation of oxalic acid secretion ability in sucrose dependent Enterobacter asburiae PSI3 for efficient phosphate solubilization in acidic alfisols
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. G. Naresh Kumar
  • Funding Agency : CSIR
    Amount : 2886000.00
    59.
    Project : Exploring and modulating miRNA for Potentiating Human Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells [hBMSCs] in Islet differentiation for Effective Diabetes Therapy
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Sarita Gupta
  • Funding Agency : DST-SERB
    Amount : 5067000.00
    60.
    Project : Effects of Human Interventions...
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. Rolee Kanchan
  • Dr. Shital Shukla
  • Funding Agency : MoES
    Amount : 2700000.00
    61.
    Project : Assessment of Urban Transformation...
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Shital Shukla
  • Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount : 70000.00
    62.
    Project : Estimation of Residential Property...
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Mudit D. Mankad
  • Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount : 50000.00
    63.
    Project : Precision monitoring of changes in the growth cycle of forest trees across a rainfall gradients: HRS Approach
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof N.S.R. Krishnayya
  • Funding Agency : DST-BDID
    Amount : 3460000.00
    64.
    Project : Assessment of vegetation Phenology with Optical and Microwave data under RESPOND programme
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. G. Sandhya Kiran
  • Funding Agency : ISRO
    Amount : 2026000.00
    65.
    Project : Bioprospecting fungal endophytes from Terminalia spp. for the production of certain cellulose degrading enzymes
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof A Arya
  • Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount : 1184000.00
    66.
    Project : The Circadian rhythm transition by P.syringe pv tomato in A. Thaliana
    Investigator(s) :
  • Charola, S. D.
  • Funding Agency : MSU
    Amount : 60000.00
    67.
    Project : Impact of Climate change on the Biodiversity of Gujarat
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof G. Sandhya Kiran, Coordinator
  • Funding Agency : UGC-DRS
    Amount : 4430000.00
    68.
    Project : Unraveling Touch Induced Stress Responses in Cajanus cajan: Implicating Role of TCH Genes.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Patlavath, R.
  • Funding Agency : MSU
    Amount : 85000.00
    69.
    Project : Diversity and Molecular Characterization of Crop Wild Relatives of Edible grass taxa from Gujarat.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof. V M Raole
  • Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount : 1600000.00
    70.
    Project : Development of protocol for plantation Casurina using Frankia and other bioinoculums.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Shalini Ojha (PI), Prof A Arya (Mentor)
  • Funding Agency : DST
    Amount : 2100000.00
    71.
    Project : Characterizing the Functional Role of Metacaspases in A. thaliana
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr S K Singh
  • Funding Agency : DBT
    Amount : 5374200.00
    72.
    Project : Functional characterization of Metacaspase gene family in S. lycopersicum
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr S K Singh
  • Funding Agency : SERB
    Amount : 4580000.00
    73.
    Project : E- Herbarium
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof A Arya
  • Prof V Raole Dr P Nagar Dr D Shah
  • Funding Agency : SSNNL
    Amount : 900000.00
    74.
    Project : Biodiversity Assessment of Central Gujarat and Geospatial and Conventional Approach with Emphasis on Conservation of Important Threatened Taxa
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof G. Sandhya Kiran
  • Prof VM Raole Prof A Joshi
  • Funding Agency : MoEF
    Amount : 4729000.00
    75.
    Project : Vegetation Carbon Pool assessment-National Carbon Project PHASE II
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof N.S.R. Krishnayya
  • Funding Agency : NRSC
    Amount : 1460000.00
    76.
    Project : Survey and Documentation of Orchids in Gujarat.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr PS Nagar
  • Funding Agency : GBB
    Amount : 736000.00
    77.
    Project : Status of endemic and Threatened Angiosperms of Gujarat
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr PS Nagar
  • Funding Agency : GBB
    Amount : 917000.00
    78.
    Project : DNA Bar-coding of Angiosperm taxa of South Gujarat.
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr PS Nagar
  • Dr KS Rajput
  • Funding Agency : GSBTM
    Amount : 1928000.00
    79.
    Project : Documentation of fungal diversity
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr KS Rajput
  • Funding Agency : GBB
    Amount : 2073000.00
    80.
    Project : Documentation and inventorization of Pteridophytes from Gujarat
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr KS Rajput
  • Funding Agency : GBB
    Amount : 640000.00
    81.
    Project : Stem anatomy and growth patterns in some tropical lianas
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr KS Rajput
  • Funding Agency : SERB
    Amount : 2715000.00
    82.
    Project : Documentation and inventorization of grasses and sedges of Gujarat
    Investigator(s) :
  • Prof VM Raole
  • Funding Agency : GBB
    Amount : 1750000.00
    83.
    Project : A pilot study on the bryophyte diversity & distribution in Gujarat
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr DG Shah
  • Funding Agency : GBB
    Amount : 1457000.00
    84.
    Project : Bioprospecting of Bauhinia variegata against A-549 lung cancer cell line
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Pushpa Robin
  • Funding Agency : GSBTM
    Amount : 1300000.00
    85.
    Project : Implication of Non-polar phyto-component/s of Aloe vera gel extract in treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome using rodent model
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Laxmipriya Nampoothiri
  • Funding Agency : DST-SERB
    Amount : 3300000.00
    86.
    Project : Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae for producing potent antioxidant ……. its efficacy in combating abiotic stress in yeast
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Devesh H. Suthar
  • Funding Agency : GSBTM
    Amount : 2300005.00
    87.
    Project : Study of prevalent mutations in Indian patients and their role in mitochondrial dynamics in Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (NCL).
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR
    Amount : 4800000.00
    88.
    Project : The study of association of hsa-miR-4485 with mitochondria and regulation of its functions and cell death in human cells
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : DST (SERB)
    Amount : 4710000.00
    89.
    Project : Study of the association of microRNA and mitochondria and their role in regulation of neuronal cell death in Fragile X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS). Co-PI (FXTAS)
    Investigator(s) :
  • Dr. Rajesh Singh
  • Funding Agency : DST
    Amount : 6892000.00