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Centre for NanoBiotechnology (CNBT)

Ongoing Research Projects

S.No Project Title Investigator(s) Funding Agency Amount(Lakhs of Rs.) Period
1 Preparation of biogenic bimetallic core shell [Pd/Fe] nanoparticle for waste water bioremediation application PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI: P. Mrudula
BRNS 34.46 Ongoing (2018-2021)
2 Scale-up of biogenic bimetallic core shell [Pd/Fe] nanoparticle synthesis and their application to waste water treatment PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI: P. Mrudula
BRNS 19.82 Ongoing (2018-2020)
3 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 PI:Dr.Jitendra Satija DBT 8.0 Ongoing (2018-2019)
4 A rapid and deployable portable sensor for acetylcholinesterase inhibitors detection PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. Jitendra Satija
DRDO 21.31 Ongoing[2018–2020]
5 Green materials for clean environment: Green synthesis of iron based nano materials using food wastes for antibiotic removal from water PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST-SERB 46.67 Ongoing [2017–2020]
6 Fate and Transport of Alumina Nanoparticles in sub-surface environment PI-Dr.P.,Mrudula DST-SERB 21.0 Ongoing [2015–2018]
7 Dendrimer Capped Hollow Gold Nanostructures for Label-free Biosensor Application PI-Dr. Jitendra Satija DST-SERB 28.57 Ongoing [2015–2018]
8 Gold nanoparticle based non-invasive point of care test (POCT) for homocysteine level determination in human urine samples PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST-TSG 18.8 Ongoing[2015–2018]
9 Nanopermethrin formulation, Characterization for its applications in controlling vector (Culexquinquefasciatus) mosquito larval population PI-Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
ICMR 28.0 Ongoing [2014–2018]

Completed Research Projects

S.No Project Title Investigator(s) Funding Agency Amount(Lakhs of Rs.) Year of Completion
1 Surface Plasmon resonance (SPR) based colorimetric sensing of Mercury and Chromium species in the contaminated waters PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST-WTI 31.244 2017
2 Encapsulation of neem oil nanoemulsion laced with urea-A novel technology to control Japanese Encephalitis vector (Culex tritaneorhynchus) larval population PI-Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
ICMR 3.77 2016
3 Surface Plasmon resonance (SPR) based environmental and biosensing application of gold nanorods PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee UGC-DAE 10 2017
4 Developing a colorimetric assay for Acetylcholineesterase and inhibitor screening with plasmonic nanoparticles: Nanotechnology based sensing of Nerve Gases PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DRDO 26.26 2016
5 Developing an integrated (Nano-Bio) technology based approach for ground water remediation: A bench scale feasibility test for hexavalent chromium PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. P. Mrudula
DST-SERB 42.45 2016
6 Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of seaweeds against fish bacterial pathogens PI- Dr. John Thomas DST-SERB 18.9 2016
7 Formulation, characterisation of bio-based oil nanoemulsion towards controlling bacterial infection in aquaculture PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI-Dr. John Thomas
DST-SERB 17.5 2016
8 Biodegradable polymer based neem nanoencapsulation for control release applications in Aquaculture industries PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
DST-TSG 64.112 2016
9 A study on trophic transfer of engineered nanoparticles used in defense applications PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
LSRB-DRDO 19.98 2016
10 Stability and aggregation of silver nanoparticles in natural aqueous matrices: effect of surface capping and environmental controls PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
CSIR 27 2012
11 Nanoformulation of pesticide-An effective insect repellent for military soldiers PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
LSRB-DRDO 20.38 2012
12 Nanopesticide formulation, characterization and chemodynamics in rice model ecosystem PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
MoEF 40 2012
13 Silver nanoparticle-based point of use test for Cr (III) determination in tannery contaminated waters PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
WTI-DST 14.56 2012
14 Toxicological analysis with suspension of zinc oxide PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Corromandel Fertilizers/IITM [in Collaboration IITM] 4.95 2012
15 Nanopesticide modification and chemodynamics in rice model ecosystem PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
Co-PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
CSIR 25 2011
16 Hexavalent chromium detoxification by microbial isolates from a specific chromium mining site and bioremediation application potential: A laboratory based study PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
DST-SERC 34.47 2009
17 Ecotoxicological study of engineered oxide nanoparticles: a microcosm approach PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
MoEF 11.5 2009
18 A case study on ecotoxicological impact of engineered nanoparticles used in defence applications PI- Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
Co-PI- Dr. N. Chandrasekaran
LSRB-DRDO 15 2009
19 A study on silver nanoparticle impregnated dressing material on wound healing PI - Dr.N.Chandrasekaran TSCST 0.99 2009
20 Bioremediation of chromium using bacterial biofilm PI -Dr.N.Chandrasekaran
Co-PI-Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
DST 32.18 2008