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Academic - Industry Collaborative Project Funded by Govt. of India

Name of the Project Name of PI/Co-PI Duration Name of the funding Agency Amount Sanctioned(Rs.)
Opportunities to Explore Microbial Diversity for industrial important microbial products PI: Prof. Neelu Nawani Dr. Amit Ranjan DYPBBI PI: Dr. Yasmin Mirza Dr. Rishi Jain Praj Industries Ltd. Pune 2018-2020 Department of Biotechnology New Delhi. (DBT) 8.0152 Cr

List of Ongoing research projects funded by External agencies (Faculty)

A) International Grants (Ongoing/Commencing)

Title of Research project DPU Investigator/
Collaborator
Foreign Investigators/
Collaborators
Funding agency Total Grant value, Duration and grant amount for DPU
Comparative study of actinomycetes biodiversity in India and Tunisia: investigation of biotechnological enzymes and biological activities Dr. Neelu Nawani and Dr. M. B. Khetmalas Dr. Sofiane Ghorbel and Dr. Noomen Hmidet, Ecole Nationale D'Ingenieurs de Sfax, Tunisia Indo-Tunisian Collaborative project Department of Science and Technology, Government of India Rs. 24,39,000 March 2013 to Feb 2016
The emergence and persistence of novel resistance to 3rd generation cephalosporins and carbapenem in bacteria in the environment Dr. Neelu Nawani Dr. Jana Jass, University of Orebrö, Sweden and Dr. Abul Mandal, University of Skövde, Sweden FORMAS, Swedish Research Council, Sweden SEK 1,70,000 Jan 2015 to Dec 2016

B) International Grants (Completed)

Title of Research project Investigator Foreign Investigators/Collaborators Funding agency Total Grant value, Duration and grant amount for DPU
Bioremediation of toxic metals and other pollutants for protecting human health and ecosystem Dr. Neelu Nawani Dr. Abul Mandal, University of Skövde,
Sweden Dr. B. P. Kapadnis, Department of Microbiology, University of Pune
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sweden SEK 45,00,000/-
Dec 2010-
Dec 2013
Identifying novel biomarkers of COPD and design of innovative preventive and therapeutic strategies targeted for the benefit of Indian population Dr. M. B. Khetmalas,
Dr. Neelu Nawani
Dr. Tushar Sahasrabuddhe
Dr. Cecilia Eriksson and Dr. Abul Mandal, University of Skövde, Sweden Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sweden SEK 21,00,000 July 2012- April 2014

C) National Grants (Ongoing)

Title of Research project DPU Investigator/
Collaborator
Foreign Investigators/
Collaborators
Funding agency Total Grant value, Duration
A BioeStudies on the protection of DNA from oxidative damage, by chito-oligosaccharides, biologically extracted from seafood waste electrochemical system for sequestration of carbondioxide Dr. Neelu Nawani Nil Department of Science and Technology, Government of India Rs. 27,32,000
Name of the Project Name of PI/Co-PI Duration Name of the funding Agency Amount Sanctioned(Rs.)
A study to understand drug induced acute kidney injury using bioinformatics approach PI: Dr. Vasudha S Satalkar (PI) Dr. K. V. Swamy (Mentor) 2018-2020 DST-WOS-A Rs. 30, 45, 000
Opportunities to Explore Microbial Diversity for industrial important microbial products PI: Prof. Neelu Nawani 2017-2019 DBT Rs. 8,01,52,000
Harnessing the potential of neo-glycoconjugates in antigen cross-presentation for effective CD8+T cell response in cancer. PI: Dr. Rajesh K Gupta 2017-2019 DST-SERB Rs. 40,02,027
"Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel structural analogs of natural products as a selective modulator of PPAR pathway for lung cancer therapy PI: Dr. Soumya Basu Co-PI: Dr.K.V.Swamy 2017-2019 DST-SERB Rs. 48,00,000
Molecular modelling and docking studies of Deguelin and its derivatives with cell arrest, apoptosis and anti- angiogenesis pathway proteins n cancer cell signaling pathways PI: Dr. K. V Swamy 2016-2018 DST-SERB Rs. 17,64,250

B) National Grants (Completed)

Title of Research project DPU Investigator/
Collaborator
Foreign Investigators/
Collaborators
Funding agency Total Grant value, Duration
A Bioelectrochemical system for sequestration of carbon dioxide Dr. M. B. Khetmalas and Dr. Neelu Nawani Nil Department of Science and Technology, Government of India Rs. 38,04,570
Name of the Project Name of PI/Co-PI Duration Name of the funding Agency Amount Sanctioned(Rs.)
Exploitation of abnormal DNA repair in cancer as a strategy for cancer therapy PI: Dr. Nilesh K. Sharma 2014-2017 DST-SERB Rs. 22,63,000

List of research projects funded by the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

A) Ongoing research projects

Title of Research project Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Research Grant (Rs)
Determination of Abiotic Stress Protein Biomarkers in Plants Mr Sandeep Bansode NIL Rs. 2,13,000/-
Screening Biochemical Characterization and App of Tyrosinase isolated from Marine Actinomycetes sp In Bioremediation of pheniol and Control of parkinson’s Disease Dr Manjusha Dake NIL Rs. 4,50,000/-
Modellling Amino Acid usage and codon usage preference in chikungunya virus De. Prakash Nemade Nil Rs. 4,37,000/-
Quality improvement and increase in shelf lifeof different food productsusing essential oil Dr Supriya kore NIL Rs. 6,00,000/-
Virtual sceening for quorum sensing inhibitors Anti virulence therapy against Pesudomonas aeroginisa Dr Sarika V Pawar NIL Rs. 6,00,000/-
Insilico and In Vivo Studies to look for aromatase inhibitors for cancer therapy Dr Suchi Nagar NIL Rs. 10,66,000
Insolation of duckweed from water bodies in Pune district and Application of DPS for water recovery and production of feed Dr. Jyoti Deshpande NIL Rs. 5,00,000
Formulation of New line of arishta with minimal sugar percent & its assesement with respect to fermentation &biochemistry DR.Minal Wani NIL Rs. 7,00,000/-
Functional Outcome of curcumin effects on genetically homogenous tumors & its moleculart targets for fine tuning therapeutics outcomes. Dr Arvind Goja NIL Rs. 22,00,000/-
Design and development of inhibitors for Malaria Dr. Shuchi Nagar Nil Rs. 3,26,000
Effect of Ethanol on carbohydrate, lipids and lipids of Saccharomyces sp. Dr. Manjusha Dake Nil Rs. 14,37,500
Studies on postharvest life of cut gerbera flowers Dr. Minal Wani Nil Rs. 30,000
Propagation and flowering of orchids using artificial soil abatement Dr. Neelu Nawani Nil Rs. 3,50,000
Phytocapping technique to reduce methane emission from Municipal landfill sites Dr. Vrushali Gadekar M. B. Khetmalas Rs. 14,87,227
Investigation of chemical constituents and antibacterial activity of Coriandrum sativum seeds Dr. Supriya Kore Nil Rs. 2,00,000
TOTAL Rs. 1,05,96,727

B) Completed research projects

Title of Research project Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Research Grant
Effect of Ethanol on carbohydrate, Proteins & membrane lipids of Saccharomyces sp. Dr. Manjusha Dake Nil Rs.1,40,000
Studies on Stevia with special reference to micropropagation, mutation and phytochemistry Dr. M. B. Khetmalas Snehal Pande Rs. 11,11,000
Steroidal motifs as anticancer agents Dr. Vidya Kothekar K. Swamy Rs. 3,00,000
TOTAL Rs.15,51,000