Department of Fishery Microbiology

Research Projects completed (Last 5 years)

Sl No.

Title of the Project

Investigators

Funding Agency

Duration & Budget

 

Use of molecular techniques in the study of Dinoflagellatescysts, blooms and their toxicity and mitigating the effects of harmful algal blooms in the Arabian sea”. 

Dr. Indrani Karunasagar

 Swedish  International Development Cooperation Agency

 

2010 - 2014

 

Defense genes of tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) with respect to bacteria (Vibrio harveyi) and white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) infection. 

Dr. M.  N  Venugopal

ICAR-   National  Fund  for Basic and Strategic Research,    

2012-2016
68.65 Lakh

 

Prevalance and impact of antibiotic resistant bacteria of non-human origin (associated with aquaculture, fish  processing, livestock & poultry) on human health management. 

Dr. Indrani Karunasagar

Dr. M N Venugopal

Indian Council of  Medical Research

2012-2015  
40.80 lakh

 

Capture and Removal of ammonia from fish processing and aquaculture waste water by Archaea. 

 

Dr. S. K Girisha

ICAR-National Fund for Basic and Strategic Research.  

2011-2016  
91.14 Lakh

 

Development of shrimp densovirus dsRNA as an immunoprotectant and delivery via probiotics and nanoparticle mode

Dr. Indrani Karunasagar

Dr. M N Venugopal

Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund, Department of Biotechnology, GoI 

2011-2014
61.39 lakh   

 

Development of recombinant  bacterial   vaccine for cultured fish vaccine. 

Dr. Indrani Karunasagar

Dr. M N Venugopal

Indo-Norwegian platform for fish & shellfish vaccine development, Department of Biotechnology, GoI 

2011-2014
61.39 lakh

 

       
    

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