Research Projects

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of IT and Biotechnology is involved in a number of research projects headed by the faculty members and funded by different organizations. The institute offers support to all faculty and students who are interested in participating in the research projects.

Major Ongoing Research Projects

S.No. Title PI Funding agency Amount Duration
1 EMR Scheme. Project Title: 'Validation of traditional Unani plant products and ingredients for anticancer effect on hepatocellular carcinoma'
Dr. Alpana S. Moghe Ministry of AYUSH,
New Delhi
Rs.64,57,670/- 2017-22
2 EMR Scheme. Project Title: 'Development of genetically tailored organotypic model of human intestine for study of enteroviruses'
Dr. Alpana S. Moghe ICMR Rs.26,02,660/- 2021-23
3 Molecular Taxonomy and Systematics of Trigonella and Melilotus (Fabaceae) germ plasma resources
Dr. Rakhee Dangi DBT, New Delhi Rs.35,09,007/- 2018-21
4 DBT-BUILDER-University of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) Rajiv Gandhi Institute of IT and Biotechnology Interdisciplinary Life Science Programme for Advance Research and Education
Dr. Shamim Shaikh
Dr. Alpana S. Moghe
DBT, New Delhi Rs.2,64,00,000/- 2020-25

Major Research Projects Completed

S.No. Title of Project Funding Authority Financial Outlay Duration Name of Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators
1. Purification and characterization of anticandida molecules from Bacillus sp isolated from vada batter DST 35.00 L 2015-18 Dr. Bipinraj NK and
Dr. SA Shaikh.
2. Micro-propagation & commercialization of few medicinally important plants under NAIP ICAR, New Delhi 14.00 L 2013-15 Dr. N T Meti
3. Investigation of glycation induced changes along with receptors for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) in diabetes. Regional Society for the study of Diabetes (RSSDI) 7.15 L 2013-15 Dr. R.S. Tupe and
Dr. A Diwan
4. Micropropagation of high yielding quality planting materials of strawberry for commercial cultivation in Maharashtra DST, New Delhi 10.00 L 2013-14 Dr. N. T. Meti and
Dr. E. A. Singh
5. Studies on impact of nutraceuticals on diabetic nephropathy, DST, New Delhi 20.72 L 2012-15 Dr. R.S. Tupe and
Dr. SA Shaikh
6. Process optimization and cycle time reduction of polyunsaturated fatty acid synthesis using marine microorganisms DST, New Delhi 15. 83 L 2012-15 Dr. R.K. Bhadekar
7. Studies on glycasion induced modification in diabetes DBT, New Delhi 13.85 L 2012-15 Dr. R.S. Tupe
8. Bioprospecting of Amarkand, traditionally used tubers as a functional food DST, New Delhi 35.00 L 2012-14 Dr. Suresh Jagtap and
Dr. EA Singh
9. Effective utilization of winery and vineyard waste: an eco friendly approach for value addition in wine industry Mo E & F New Delhi 13.58 2011- 15 Dr. S A Shaikh and
Dr. A S Moghe
10. Microbial production of omega-3 fatty acids DBT New Delhi 32.76 L 2007-10 Dr. R K Bhadekar
11. Biochemical & molecular profiling of wine spoilage yeasts DBT, New Delhi 12.60 L 2007-09 Dr. S A Shaikh