Following is the current list of Ph.D. Students enrolled in the Department of Biotechnology with title of thesis/broad area of research.

 

Sr. No.

Name of  student

Title of Ph.D Project

Supervisor (s)

Status

1

Mr. Vineet Meshram

900900010

Studies on fibrinolytic agents(s) from endophytic fungi

Dr. S. Saxena

Near completion in next six months

2

Ms. Divya Singal

900900020

Fem A Based Drug Design for Potentiatin of B-Lactam Antibiotics Against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

Dr. S. Saxena

Near completion in next six months

3

Ms. Neha Kapoor

901000008

Isolation & characterization of Xanthine oxidase inhibitor (s) from Endophytic Fungi

Dr. S.Saxena

Near completion in next six months

4

Mr. Sumit Jaiswal

900900011

Bioaccessibility and bioactivity of selenium in cereals form seleniferous soils)

Dr. N. Tejo Prakash

 

Near completion in next six months

5

Ms. Renu Narain

(Part Time)

950800007

Development of Cardiovascular Disease Prediction System

 

Dr. S. Saxena

Near completion in next six months

6

Ms. Amanpreet Kaur

901200009

Biotechnological approaches for development of blight resistance in selected Indian cultivars of potato

Dr. Anil Kumar

Dr. M.S.Reddy

Ongoing

7

Ms. Kimi Jain

901200002

Development of Polypropylene-Polylactide Blends and their Degradation by Bacterial Isolates

Dr. M.S. Reddy

Dr. H. Bhunia

Ongoing

8

Mr. Rajneesh Kumar

901000009

Studies on genetic diversity and micropropagation of elite clones of Jatropha curcas L

Dr. N. Das

Ongoing

9

Ms. Neha Lohia

901000006

Immunogenic peptide identification in HINI virus as target for vaccine design

Dr. Manoj Baranwal

Ongoing

10

Ms. Charu Bahl

901200003

Study of the genetic polymorphism and Methylation profile in the Wnt signaling pathway with risk for occurrence of Lung Cancer in North Indian Population

Dr. Siddharth Sharma

Ongoing

11

Ms. Parul

901200001

Mechanisms of biofilm inhibition in Sphingomonas spp

Dr. Moushumi Ghosh

Ongoing

12

Prerna

901300005

Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles and its impact on biomass production

Dr. Dinesh Goyal

Ongoing

13

Subhalaxmi Nayak

951300002

Computational insights for discovery of potential inhibitors against bacterial pathogens causing pneumonia

Dr. M.S.Reddy

 

 

Ongoing

14

Arkadeep Mukherjee

901300003

Gene resources from Copper polluted soil ecosystem using metatranscriptomic approach

Dr. M.S.Reddy

 

 

Ongoing

15

Amrita Singh

901300004

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in the Base Excision Repair and Double Strand Break Repair  pathway genes in lung cancer patients and their correlation with clinical outcomes

Dr. Siddharth Sharma

 

 

Ongoing

16

Saloni Sharma

901300007

Genetic transformation of selected clones of Populus deltoides for cellulose enhancement in wood

Dr. Anil Kumar

Dr. M.S.Reddy

 

Ongoing

17

Bharti Thakur

901300010

Functional biodiversity of eukaryotic microbial communities living in heavy metal polluted soil

Dr. M.S.Reddy

 

 

Ongoing

18

Supriya Arora

901400001

Bacterial Production of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid and its Recovery by Reactive Extraction

Dr. Moushumi Ghosh

 

 

Ongoing

19

Purnima Sharma

901300011

In vitro Antibacterial and Cytotoxic studies of Engineered Copper Nanoparticles

Dr. Dinesh Goyal

Dr. B.N.Chudasama

 

Ongoing

20

Ms. Noorpreet Inder Kaur Dhanjal

901200008

Anti inflammatory responses of bio available Se from Se-rich cereal grains

Dr. N.T.Prakash

Dr. Siddharth Sharma

Ongoing

21

Mr. Anirudh Sharma

901200005

Whole cell catalysed generation of alkyl esters from acid oils

Dr. N.T.Parkash

Dr. Ranjana Prakash

Ongoing

22

Shikha Khullar

901400002

Glutathione metabolism and proteome analysis of ectomycorrhizal fungi in response to heavy metal stress

Dr. M.S.Reddy

 

 

Ongoing

23

Geetika Gupta

901400005

Banana sap, a resource material for bioethanol production and other value added products

Dr. M.S.Reddy

 

 

Ongoing

24

Vagish Dwibedi

901300012

Isolation and screening of endophytic fungi for resveratrol production

Dr. Sanjai Saxena

Ongoing

25

Gurpreet Kaur

901400003

Plant Molecular Biology

Dr. N.Das

Ongoing

26

Jyotika

901400006

Agriculture Microbiology

Dr. Dinesh Goyal

Ongoing

27

Ravneet kaur

901400008

Agriculture Microbiology

Dr. Dinesh Goyal

Ongoing

28

Sahil Jain

901400009

Immunology

Dr. Manoj Baranwal

Ongoing

29

Shweta Lawania

901400010

Cancer Biology

Dr. Siddhartha Sharma

Ongoing

30

Guriqbal Singh Dhillon

901400012

Plant Molecular Biology

Dr. N.Das

Ongoing

31

Ishtpreet Kaur

901500002

Microbiology

Dr. Dinesh Goyal

Ongoing

32

Simarpreet Kaur Chawla

901500001

Microbiology

Dr.Dinesh Goyal

Ongoing

33

Sumit Joshi

901500003

Microbiology

Dr. M.S.Reddy

Ongoing

34

Sanjay Kumar Singh

951300001 (Part Time)

Computational analysis of transcriptome and metabolic pathways of malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

Dr. M.S.Reddy

Ongoing

35

Ms. Gayatri

(Part Time)

951000001

Development of a Rapid Test for Detection of Progesterone in Biological Samples to Diagnose Fertility and Pregnancy Related Problems

Dr. Vikas Handa

Dr.G. Lakshmi Kumari 

Ongoing

36

Mrs. M. Vasundhara

(Part Time)

950800006

Isolation and characterization of bioactive molecules from endophytic fungi

Dr. Anil Kumar

Ongoing

37

Ms. Simranjit Kaur

(Part Time)

950900005

Development of biodegradable waste recycling system

Dr. Dinesh Goyal

Dr. R.S. Saini

Ongoing

38

Mr. Avdhesh Kumar Gangwar (Part Time)

951000002

Development of xylanase based pulp bleaching process

Dr. N. Tejo Prakash

Dr. Ranjana Prakash

Ongoing

39

Mr. K.S. Babu

(Part Tme)

950900003

Correlation Studies on Ambient Particulate Matter and Meteorological parameters

Dr. Susheel Mittal

Dr. Gurfran Beig

Ongoing

 

    

List of PhD thesis completed

 

S.No

Name of Student

Title of Thesis

Year of completion

Supervisor (s)

1

Balwant Verma

Diversity of Suillus species associated with conifer trees in northwestern Himalayan region of India

2015

MS Reddy

2

Mahiti Gupta

Isolation and characterization of pancreatic lipase inhibitors from endophytic fungi

2015

Sanjai Saxena

Dinesh Goyal

3

Taranpreet Kaur

Enhanced production of exobiopolymers for removal of phosphate from water

2015

Moushumi Ghosh

4

Misha Bhatia

Studies on rhizospheric bacteria of Phragmites in constructed wetlands

2014

Dinesh Goyal

5

Nadeem Akhtar

Bioconversion of agricultural waste biomass for ethanol production

2014

Dinesh Goyal

6

Rajinder Kaur

Development of fly ash based blue green algal inoculants for rice crop production

2014

Dinesh Goyal

7

Navdeep Kaur Dhami

Calcifying bacteria mediated cementation for improvement of building materials

2014

MS Reddy

8

Gurdeep Kaur

Studies on microbial phosphate solubilization and development of inoculum formulations

2014

MS Reddy

9

Dhakshi Taneja

 

Molecular cloning, characterization and inhibition studies on sucrose-phosphate synthase (SPS) gene functions in the Indian potato cultivars

2014

 

N. Das

10

Gurpreet Kaur Khaira

Development of quaternized biopolymeric flocculants for water treatment

2014

Moushumi Ghosh

11

Mopsy Dhiman

Investigations on sensorial properties of Indian Black teas using  impedence based techniques

2014

Abhijit Ganguli

12

Seema Bhanwar

Microbial transformation of starch to Lactic acid derivatives from potato processing industries

2014

Abhijit Ganguli

13

Jasmine Brar

Micropropagation of some edible Bamboo species and molecular characterization of regenerated plants

2014

Manju Anand & Anil Sood

14

Mahima Bansal

Evaluation and production of bacosides from the selected elite clones of Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst

2014

Anil Kumar

M.S. Reddy

15

Sanjog Garyali

Diversity of taxol producing endophytic fungi from Taxus baccata and process optimization for taxol production

2014

Anil Kumar

M.S. Reddy

16

Minakshi Datta

Development of Biosensor for heavy metal detection

2013

Dinesh Goyal

17

Anshu Bansal

 

Molecular studies on the starch-granule-bound protein (R1 protein) and genetic approaches for its inhibition in the potato tubers

2013

 

N. Das

18

Vijay Kumari

 

Molecular studies on soluble acid invertases in the potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) tubers

2013

 

N. Das

19

Raghavendra Aminedi

 

Molecular cloning and functional characterization of patatin gene promoters from potato cultivars

2013

 

N. Das

20

Harleen Kaur Nadha

 

In vitro clonal propagation of some important Woody Bamboos and ascertaining their clonal fidelity

2013

Manju Anand & Anil Sood

21

Diwakar Aggarwal

Molecular cloning of two important genes involved in cellulose biosynthesis and genetic transformation of Eucalyptus for enhancement of cellulose content in wood

2013

Anil Kumar

22

Giridhar Babu

Studies on rehabilitation of red mud and fly ash ponds using Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

2012

MS Reddy

23

Deepika Kumari

Studies on the genetic diversity and nutritional properties of Cantharellaceae in Western Himalayas

2012

MS Reddy

24

Harpreet Kaur

Studies on the diversity and physiological characterization of the morels of western himalayan region

2012

MS Reddy

25

Rajiv Kumar

Microalgae for metal removal from waste water

2012

Dinesh Goyal

 

26

Meenakshi Malik

Metabolic and molecular insights on Pseudomonas putida implicated in limonin biotransformation

2012

Moushumi Ghosh

27

Richu  Singla

Prevalence of High Risk Bacterial Pathogens in Indian Fresh Vegetables and Novel strategies for their inactivation

 

2012

Abhijit Ganguli

28

Mukesh Kumar

Characterization of Lactobacilli isolated from indigenous fermented foods  and human gut with special reference to their probiotic attributes

2012

Abhijit Ganguli

29

Harmanjit  Kaur

Micropropagation of medicinal plants and extraction of secondary metabolites

2012

M Anand

Dinesh Goyal

30

Purnima Khanna

Diversity of pyrene degrading microbes and molecular analysis of pyrene degrading pathway

2011

Dinesh Goyal

Sunil Khanna

31

Honey Aggarwal

Microbial inoculants and industrial solid wastes as soil amendments in agroforestry

2011

Dinesh Goyal

32

Himani Singh

Enhancement of fertilizer value of phosphate rocks by phosphate solublizing microbes

2011

MS Reddy

33

Santosh Kumar Karn

Studies on biodegradation of some chlorophenolic compounds in secondary sludge of paper and pulp industry

2011

MS Reddy

34

Santosh Pathak

Studies on microbial prospecting for exopolymeric flocculants

2011

Moushumi Ghosh

35

Charu Gomber

Antimicrobial activity of  a natural product from Callistemon rigidus and its mechanism of action against Staphylococcus aureus

2011

Sanjai Saxena

36

Indu Sharma

Chromium removal from tannery effluent by microbial biomass

2010

Dinesh Goyal

37

Bella Devassey

Microbial decolourization of textile dye effluent

2010

Sunil Khanna Dinesh Goyal

38

Varenyam Achal

Microbial remediation of defects in building materials and structures

2010

MS Reddy

P. C. Basu

 

Pankaj Krishna

Microbial remediation of bauxite residue ponds

2009

MS Reddy

 

 

G. Ramesh

Cloning and expression of Metallothionein genes in ectomycorrhizal fungi

2009

MS Reddy

 

Sarabjeet S. Ahluwalia

Bioremoval of lead and chromium from wastewater

2005

Dinesh Goyal

 

Sudha Jala

Fly ash as an amending agent for soil fertility

2005

Dinesh Goyal

 

 

Babita Khosla

Isolation and evaluation of Aluminum tolerant mutants of ectomycorrhizal fungi for reclamation of contaminated soils

2005

MS Reddy

 

Shaveta Singla

Biodiversity and genetic variation of ectomycorrhizal fungus Pisolithus in India

2005

MS Reddy

 

Ajay Kumar Pandey

Influence of fungal auxin on host plant gene expression during ectomycorrhiza formation

2003

MS Reddy

 

Ritu S Sharma

An integrated approach for enhancing biomass production in Acacia auriculiformis

2001

V Ramamurthy

Dinesh Goyal