Projects

Externally Funded Projects - Ongoing

Sl. No.

Title of projects

PI

Funding Agency

Duration and Total Cost (Rs)

1.

 

Indo-US initiatives on innovative reforms in marine biotechnology education and research and development of sustainable aquaculture production systems for inclusive economic growth and sustainable developmentNew 1

 

PI: Prof. I. S. Bright Singh
Co-PI: Dr.Valsamma Joseph

Dr.Sajeevan T.P

Indo - US 21ST CENTURY KNOWLEDGE INITIATIVE (OSI- Obama –Singh Initiative)

 

125.0 Lakhs

(Approved)

 

2.

Selection and identification of immunocompetent early life stages of the giant fresh water prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii based on differential mRNA expression. Period to 18-6-2016

Prof. I. S. Bright Singh

 

DST

 19-6-2013 (3years)

43.67 lakhs

3.

Detailed performance evaluation and accelerated commercialization of the nitrifying bioreactor technology in Indian market – Phase II.  

Prof. I. S. Bright Singh

DBT

7-11-2012 ( 5 years)

15 lakhs

4.

Polyhydroxy butyrate from marine microorganisms for biomedical and aquaculture applications.

Prof. I. S. Bright Singh

MoES,

1-4-2012 (5 years)

87 lakhs

5.

Immortalization of lymphoid cell culture from Penaeus monodon by transduction with oncogenes, ectopic expression of telomerase reverse transcriptase using shrimp specific expression vectors and hybridization with established cell lines.  

Prof. I. S. Bright Singh

DBT

14-9-2012 (3 years)

46. 07 Lakhs

6.

Optimization of neutral lipid and biomass production by marine microalgae and expression pattern of the key genes in neutral lipid biosynthesis

Dr.Valsamma Joseph

UGC, Govt. India

  01-07-2012 to               31-06-2015

Rs. 13,03,800.0

 

Total

204.778 Lakhs

Completed (Single Institution Projects)

 

Sl.No

Title

PI

Funded by

Duration and Fund Value (Rs)

1

Indo – Norwegian Platform on Fish and Shellfish Vaccine Development - Development and optimization of vaccine to protect shrimp from white spot syndrome virus

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

August 2009 to August 2012

48,53,000.00

 

2

Metagenomics approaches to evaluate the diversity of nitrifying bacterial community in the sediments of zero water exchange

Dr.Valsamma Joseph

DST Govt. of India.

March 2008 to February 2011

7,56,000.00

3

Development of photobioreactors for mass production of marine microalgae as live feed in aquaculture system

Dr.Valsamma Joseph

KSCSTE. Govt. of Kerala.

March 2011 to February 2014

21,51,600.00

4

Bioprospecting for antitumor

molecules from marine

actinomyceteas

Dr.Sajeevan T.P

UGC, Govt. of India

June 2012 – May 2014

3,83,000.00

5

Optimization of the bioremediation technology developed for shrimp culture under closed system mode.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

Ministry of Earth Science,

October 2008 to October2011

Rs. 23.832 lakhs.

6

Development of anti-WSSV drugs from mangrove plants endemic to Indian coastal zone

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

(October 2006 –September 2009), Rs. 37.45 Lakhs

7

Expression of virulence of Vibrio harveyi in Organic Recirculation Prawn Seed Production System (ORPSPS) and its management

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

UGC, Govt. of India

 

(July 2007-June 2010),

Rs. 9.276 Lakhs

8

Design modificationand commercialization of nitrifying bioreactor technology for the establishment of organic recirculation prawn seed production system (Phase- I)

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

(September 2007-August 2010)

Rs. 10.37 lakhs

9

Identification and removal of blocks on in vitro transformation and establishment of cell lines from Penaeus monodon’

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

(October 2007- September 2010). Rs. 31.76 lakhs

10

Development and amplification of CMG family recombinant hormones, their antagonists and RNAi technique for induced maturation and spawning of   Penaeus monodon

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

28-3-2005 to 31-12-2008

Rs. 38.69 lakhs

11

Programme support in marine biotechnology.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

April 2005- Sept 2008, Rs.139 lakhs.

12

Nitrifying bioreactors integrated into prawn hatchery systems: Biofilm structure, population dynamics, and kinetic modeling.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DST Govt. of India.

August 2006- March 2009, Fund: Rs. 13.9 lakhs

13

Diseases of ornamental fishes: aetiology, disease management and development of biosecurity packages for exotic species.

 

 

 

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

Marine Products Export Development Authority of India

May 2007

Rs 8.59 lakhs.

14

Development of an appropriate technology for bioremediation in shrimp grow out systems for disease management, productivity and aquaculture environment protection.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

ICAR, Govt of India

2003 October – 2006 October

Rs. 15,87,616.0

 

15

Development of a comprehensive microbial technology for the     protection of the larvae of Macrobrachium rosenbergii from vibriosis in hatchery

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DST, Govt. of India

November 2001 to November 2004

Rs. 15,06,651.00

16

Development of Microbial Technology for exclusion of vibrios from prawn larval rearing systems

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

November 2001 to March 2005, Rs. 16,81,463.00

17

Development of cell culture systems from penaeid prawns for the isolation of White Spot Virus

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

November 1999 to March 2003

Rs. 19,94,000.00

18

Demonstration and validation of the nitrifying bioreactors developed for penaeid and non penaeid closed hatchery systems

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

July 2001 to March 2003, Rs. 3,93,400.00

19

Systemic Ectodermal Mesodermal Baculovirus Disease in Penaeids – Epizootiology, Immunodiagnostics and vaccine

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

ICAR, Govt of India

April 1998 to April 2002, Rs. 11,75,576.00

 

20

Screening of commercially available aquaculture medicine for the management of luminescent vibrios in penaeid hatchery systems.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

Marine Products Export Development Authority of India

June 2001 to Nov 2001,

Rs. 2,21,951.00

 

21

Development of Disease Diagnosis and Management Strategies in Finfish and Shellfish Culture Systems.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

Department of Fisheries, Govt. of Kerala

August 1998 to July 2001 Rs.10,00,000.00.

 

Completed (Collaborative Projects)

Sl.No

Title

PI

Funded by

Duration and Fund Value (Rs)

1

Development and application of CMG family recombinant hormones, their antagonists and RNAi technique for induced maturation and spawning of Penaeus monodon.   Collaborator: CIBA, Chennai and Department of Zoology, Calicut University, Calicut

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India

October 2005- September 2008, Rs. 66.03 lakhs

2

Development of appropriate bioremediation technology for zero-exchange creek-fed shrimp culture system. In Collaborator: M/s Pancham Aquaculture Limited, Mumbai.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India under the Institute-Industry Collaboration Programme

September 2004 – September 2007, Rs. 19,38,000.00

 

3

Detection, isolation and identification of anti-white spot syndrome virus molecules from selected species of marine biota and development of an anti-WSSV formulation.

Collaborator: National Centre for Cell Science, Pune

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

DBT, Govt. of India, New Delhi

2003 September – 2005 September, Value: Rs. 11,65,000.00.

4

Development and evaluation of small-scale solar treatment systems for contaminated drinking water

Collaborator: University of Northumbria at Newcastle, U.K.

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

The Welcome Trust, UK

November 2001 to June 2005, Value: UK Pounds 53,380.00

 

5

Digitized inventory of marine bioresources with special reference to bacteria associated with marine plants and animals.

Multi-Institutional Consortium consisting of National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Annamalai University, Porto Novo and Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

Prof.I.S.Bright Singh

Department of Biotechnology and Department of Ocean Development, Govt. of India

November 2001 to March 2003, Rs. 10,87,000.00

 

 

Total

Rs.6,40,54,457.00

 

Sl. No. Title Investigators Funding Agency Duration Fund
01. Development and application of CMG family recombinant hormones, their antagonists and RNAi technique for induced maturation and spawning of Penaeus monodon.                                    Collaborator:CIBA, Chennai and Department of Zoology, Calicut University, Calicut Prof. I. S. Bright Singh                                                                                                                                                Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India October 2005- September 2008                                                                                                                                 Rs. 66.03 lakhs                                                                                                                                                         
02. Development of appropriate bioremediation technology for zero-exchange creek-fed shrimp culture system.                                           Collaborator: M/s Pancham Aquaculture Limited, Mumbai. Prof. I. S. Bright Singh DBT, Govt. of India under the Institute-Industry Collaboration Programme September 2004 – September 2007 Rs. 19,38,000.0                                                                                                                                         
03. Detection, isolation and identification of anti-white spot syndrome virus molecules from selected species of marine biota and development of an anti-WSSV formulation.                         Collaborator: National Centre for Cell Science, Pune Prof. I. S. Bright Singh Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India 2003 September – 2005 September Rs. 11,65,000.0 
04. Development and evaluation of small-scale solar treatment systems for contaminated drinking water   Collaborator: University of Northumbria at Newcastle, U.K. Prof. I. S. Bright Singh The Welcome Trust, UK November 2001 to June 2005 UK Pounds 53,380.00
05.

Digitized inventory of marine bioresources with special reference to bacteria associated with marine plants and animals.            

Multi-Institutional Consortium consisting of National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Annamalai University, Porto Novo and Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

Prof. I. S. Bright Singh Department of Biotechnology and Department of Ocean Development, Govt. of India November 2001 to March 2003,  Rs. 10,87,000.00
Rs. 6,40,54,457.0 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Total for the period 2000 to 2015: Rs 8,45,32,257.00