Centre for NanoBiotechnology (CNBT)

Ongoing Research Projects

S. No. Project Title Name of PI/ Co-PI Funding Agency Period Sanctioned Amount
1 Preparation of biogenic bimetallic core shell [Pd/Fe] nanoparticles for wastewater bioremediation applications Prof. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. P. Mrudula
DAE-BRNS 2018-2021 3446400/- ₹
2 Scale up of biogenic bimetallic core shell Pd Fe nanoparticles synthesis and their application to waste water treatment Dr. P. Mrudula
Prof. Amitava Mukherjee
DAE-BRNS 2018-2021 1982500/- ₹
3 Exploration of cyto-protective and anti-proliferative activities of green synthesized iron-oxide based anti-oxidant nanozymes Dr. Deepa Mundekkad SERB 2019-2022 3308000/- ₹
4 Isolation and characterization of microplastics from consumer products and its chemodynamics in animal and human cells with special reference to carcinogenicity, cellular response and chronic toxicity. Prof. Chandra Sekaran N ICMR 2020-2022 1940000/- ₹
5 Development of A Point-of-care Fiber-optic Biosensor (P-FAB) Device for Rapid Detection of COVID-19 Dr. Jitendra Satija SERB 2020-2021 486000/- ₹
6 Fate and Transport Studies of Nanomaterials in Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems Prof. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. P. Mrudula
DRDO 2020-2022 5490000/- ₹
7 Internationalization and Virtual Exchange: Borderless between EU and Asian Countries (HARMONY) Prof. R Seenivasan European Union 2021-2023 77,560 €

Completed Research Projects

S. No. Project Title Name of PI/CoPI Funding Agency Period Sanctioned Amount (Rs)
1 Green materials for clean environment: Green synthesis of iron based nano materials using food wastes for antibiotic removal from water Prof. Amitava Mukherjee
Prof. N Chandrasekaran
DST 2017-2020 4666860/- ₹
2 Development of low-cost, filter-free optical waveguide-based platform for easy use of Foldscope as fluorescence microscope and its applications to characterize biosensor matrix development, and various microorganisms Dr. Jitendra Satija DBT 2018-2020 800000
3 A Rapid and Field Deployable Portable Sensor for Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors Detection. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. Jitendra Satija
DRDO 2018-2020 2131000
4 Fate and transport of alumina nanoparticles in the sub-surface environment. Dr. P. Mrudula SERB 2016-2019 2701600
5 Dendrimer capped hollow gold nanostructures for label free biosensor application Dr Jitendra Satija SERB 2016-2019 2857000
6 Nano-permethrin formulation and characterization for its application in contolling vector mosquito (Culex quinquefasciatus) larval population. Dr. N Chandrasekaran
Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
ICMR 2015-2018 1738360
7 Encapsulation of neem oil nanoemusion laced with urea, A noval nanotechnology to control japanese encephalitis vector, Culex tritaeniorhynchus larval population in paddy ecosysyem of India. Dr. N Chandrasekaran
Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
ICMR 2015-2018 2717000
8 Silver nanoparticale based point of care test (POCT) for cysteine level determination in human plasma samples. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST 2015-2017 1880400
9 Surface Plasmon resonance (SPR) based colorimetric sensing of Mercury and Chromium species in the contaminated waters. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST 2014-2017 2405200
10 Developing an integrated (nano - bio) technology based approach for Groundwater remediation: A bench scale feasibility test for hexavalent chromium. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST 2013-2016 4245200
11 Formulation, Characterisation of Biobased Oil Nanoemulsion Towards Controlling Bacterial Infection in Aquaculture (Special Reference to Fish and Shrimp) Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. John Thomas
DST 2013-2016 2010600
12 Developing a Colorimetric Assay for cetylcholinesterase and Inhibitor Screening with Plasmonic Nanoparticles Nanotechnology based Sensing of Nerve Gases. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DRDO 2013-2016 2626000
13 Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of seaweeds against fish bacterial pathogens. Dr. John Thomas DST 2013-2016 1890000
14 Bio-degradable Polymer based Neem Nano-emulsion for control release applications in Aquaculture Industries. Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
DST 2013-2016 2411200
15 A Study on trophic transfer of engineered nanoparticles used in defence applications. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DRDO 2012-2015 1998700
16 Silver nanoparticle - based point of use test for Cr (III) determination in tannery contaminated waters. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST 2012-2014 1456800
17 Stability and Aggregation of Silver Nanoparticles in Natural Aqueous Matrices Effect of Surface Sapping and Environmental Controls. Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
CSIR 2012-2015 2238600
18 Nanoformulation of Pesticide - An Effective Insect Repellant for Military Soldiers. Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
DRDO 2012-2015 1959100
19 Nanopesticide Formulation Characterization and Chemo Dynamics in Rice Model Ecosystem Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
CSIR 2011-2014 1259000