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Thesis Title

Co-Supervisor Year of Completion
97 Madhavi Singh
Photoinactivation of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus hirae in aqueous solution
Prof. K. Pakshirajan & Dr. Vishal Trivedi - May 2017
96 Vijya Laxmi
Understanding Calcium Signaling Pathway Mediated Calmodulin and Related Proteins in Neurospora crassa
Dr. Ranjan Tamuli Prof. Utpal Bora May 2017
95 Vibha Sinha
Chromium Removal by Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D. R. Hunt : batch and Continuous studies
Prof. K. Pakshirajan Prof. Rakhi Chaturvedi May 2017
94 Radhika R.
Media Optimization, Batch kinetics and Production of Bioactive Alkylamides in IN VITRO cell Lines of SPILANTHES PANICULATA wall. Ex. Dc.
Prof. Rakhi Chaturvedi - May 2017
93 Manoj Gadewar Antidiabetic Evaluation of Medicinal Plants Dillenia indica, Solanum indicum and Solanum torvum from North East Region of India
Prof. Utpal Bora & Prof. Arun Goyal - April 2017
92 Ankita Punetha
Investigations on the Maturation of Crispr RNA in type I-C Crispr-cas System
Dr. B. Anand - April 2017
91 N Sharmila
Functional Characterizations Of Plant Uracil Phosphoribosyltransferase and Phytaspase for their Potential in cancer Therapy
Prof. Siddhartha S Ghosh - April 2017
90 Atul Kumar
Study on Microenvironment mediated Chemoresistance in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Dr. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan - March 2017
89 S N Balaji
Investigation of Methemoglobin contribution in Host Pathology and Drug Toxicity During Malaria
Dr. Vishal Trivedi - March 2017
88 Thiyagarajan D
Bactericidal potential of a dual-target amphiphile Prof. A. Ramesh - February 2017
87 Ruchika Bharadwaj
Studies on identification and in vivo function of novel drug target enzyme of Leishmania donovani using biomolecular approaches
Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey - November 2016
86 Archita Ghoshal
Recombinant sFRPs in Wnt/B – catenin Signaling targeted Cancer therapy
Prof. S. S. Ghosh - November 2016
85 Basavaraj Palabhanvi
Development of a cost effective process for biodiesel production through model guided high cell density cultivation of Chlorella sp. FC2 IITG
Dr. Debasish Das - September 2016
84 Arghya Sett
Aptamers for Breast cancer Protein Markers Prof. Utpal Bora - September 2016
83 Ankana Kakoti Development and characterization of DNA Aptamer and Microfluidic paper based platform for detection of heart type fatty acid binding protein
Prof. Pranab Goswami - June 2016
82 Santhosh M
Human serum albumin-stabilized gold nanoclusters and their appications for detection of bilirubin in serum samples
Prof. P. Goswami - June 2016
81 Rajat Pandey Microbial cell factories for the production of recombinant human Interferon gamma
Prof. V. Venkata Dasu - January 2016
80 Debamitra Chakravorty
Attaining protein Thermo stability - A rationalized Approach Dr. Sanjukta Patra Dr. Vishal Trivedi January 2016
79 Shalini Singh Exploring Leishmania Biochemistry to understand effect of Spermidine Starvation and Identification of Novel Drug Candidates
Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey - November 2015
78 Suradip Das Artificial Scaffolds for Neural Tissue Engineering
Prof. Utpal Bora - July 2015
77 Ayan Sadhukhan Isolation and functional characterization of a stress-inducible transcription factor VuDREB2A from cowpea
Prof. Lingaraj Sahoo - June, 2015
76 Mousumi Das Studies on redox system of Leishmania donovani: Understanding drug resistance process and discovery of novel drug candidates
Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey - May 2015
75 Sudeep Goswami Antibacterial Activity and Potential Therapeutic applications of Pyridine-based Synthetic Amphiphiles
Prof. Aiyagari Ramesh - May 2015
74 Muthusivaramapandian M Biochemical and system biology approach to characterize novel fresh water microalgal isolate directed towards biodiesel production
Dr. Debasish Das - May 2015
73 Soumyadeep Chakraborty Molecular cloning, expression, structural and functional characterization of pectate lyase of family 1 polysaccharide lyase (PL1) from Clostridium thermocerllum ATCC 27405 and its applications in production of immobilized magnetic nanoparticle for bioscouring and pectic oligosaccharides inhibiting colon cancer cells
Prof. Arun Goyal - March


72 Anil Kumar Verma Structural, biochemical and functional analyses of modular recombinant glucuronoxylan-xylanohydrolase (CtXynGH30) of family 30 Glycoside Hydrolase and its truncated derivative CtXyn30A and associate family 6 carbohydrate binding module CtCBM6 from Clostridium thermocellum
Prof. Arun Goyal - March
71 Arnish Chakraborty Characterization and activity profiling of candidate drugs against PFD0975w from Plasmodium falciparum
Dr. Vishal Trivedi & Dr. Vibin Ramakrishnan - March
70 Damini Kothari


Synthesis, purification, characterization and prebiotic applications of dextran and oligosaccharides from
Leuconostoc mesenteroides NRRL B-1426 dextransucrase
Prof. Arun Goyal - March
69 Arabinda Ghosh

Molecular cloning, expression, purification and characterization of β-mannanase of family 26 Glycoside Hydrolase and associated family 35 carbohydrate binding module from Clostridium thermocellum and its application in manno-oligosaccharides production

Prof. Arun Goyal - February 2015
68 Himangshu Sonowal Studies on Cytoskeleton, Differentiation and Phenotypic properties of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Dr. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan - February 2015
67 Somasekhar Reddy CD Studies on the Alcohol Oxidase from Pichia pastoris for developing nanocomposite based Alcohol Biosensors
Prof. Pranab Goswami - January 2015
66 Kimjolly Lhouvum Cloning Over-expression and Biochemical Characterization
of Putative protease PFI1625c from Plasmodium falciparum 3D7
Dr. Vishal Trivedi - January 2015
65 Seraj Ahmad Studies on Production, Charavcterization and Application Potential of Cholesterol Oxidase from Rhodococcus sp. NCIM 2891
Prof. Pranab Goswami - October 2014
64 Pojul Loying Regulation of Human Cripto-1 Expression
Dr. Biplab Bose - May 2014
63 Tushar Tapping Zingiberaceae - Wilderness to Mining Plastome
Prof. Latha Rangan
- May 2014
62 Sagarika Mishra Novel Vacuolar Na+ /H+ Antiporters of Cowpea and Mungbean confer Salt tolerance in Transgenic Plants
Prof. Lingaraj Sahoo - April 2014
61 Gauri Deb

Molecular insights into the modulation of Gelatinases by the Green Tea Polyphenol (-) - Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) in human breast cancer cells

Dr. Anil Mukund Limaye - April 2014
60 Mitun Chakraborty Molecular and Functional Characterization of a Novel Alcohol Oxidase from Aspergillus terreus MTCC6324
Prof. Pranab Goswami Prof. Siddhartha Sankar Ghosh March 2014
59 Ashok Kumar Recombinant Truncated Diphtheria Toxin for Possible Therapeutic Applications
Dr. Biplab Bose - February 2014
58 Nidhi Chaubey Molecular Cloning, Expression, Purification and Functional Implications of Recombinant Cytokines
Prof. Siddhartha Sankar Ghosh - February 2014
57 Subhamoy Banerjee Nanocarrier encapsulated recombinant IκBα as potential therapeutic agent
Prof. S. S. Ghosh - January 2014
56 Supriyo basak Molecular phylogeny of Zingiberoideae Prof. Latha Rangan Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey January 2014
55 Deeplina Das Bacteriocin, antioxidant and novel glucan production from probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum DM5 isolated from Marcha of Sikkim
Prof. Arun Goyal - January 2014
54 Rishikesh Shukla Dextransucrase and Dextran with Anticancer properties from probiotic Pediococcus pentosaceus CRAG3 isolated from fermented cucumber
Prof. Arun Goyal - January 2014
53 Aadi Moolam Ramesh Cyto-genetic studies in elite genotype of Pongamia pinnata (L.), a versatile legume
Prof. Latha Rangan Dr. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan January 2014
52 Saprativ P. Das Lignocellulosic ethanol production from wild grass and water hyacinth involving recombinant Clostridium thermocellum cellulase and hemicellulase
Prof. Arun Goyal Dr. Debasish Das December 2013
51 Kausik Sen Textile dyeing waste water treatment potential of phanero chaete chrysosporium: experiments and simulation
Dr. K. Pakshirajan & Dr. Sitangshu Bikas Santra (Dept. of Physics, IITG) - December 2013
50 V. Kohila Genetic engineering of Suicide genes to improve Therapeutic efficacies
Prof. S. S. Ghosh - December 2013
49 Digar Singh Studies on Production, analysis and cytotoxicity of Indolizidine Alkaloid, Swainsonine, from an insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae
Prof. Gurvinder Kaur Saini - December 2013
48 Rohitas Deshmukh Investigation of Macrophage Mediated Homeostasis during Malaria
Dr. Vishal Trivedi Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey December 2013
47 Chockalingam S Role of Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor in Drug Resistance
Prof. Siddhartha Sankar Ghosh - December 2013
46 Rekha Deka Studies on Cellular Roles of Calcium Signaling Genes in Neurospora crassa
Dr. Ranjan Tamuli - November 2013
45 Sudipta Ghosh Isolation, Strructural Elucidation and Biological Evaluation of Labdane Diterpenes from Seeds of Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) B.L. Burtt
Prof. Latha Rangan &
Dr. Utpal Bora
- November 2013
44 Ravi Kumar Genetic Analysis of Calcium Signaling Genes in Neurospora crassa
Dr. Ranjan Tamuli - November 2013
43 P. Saravanan Bioinformatics approach to understand and exploit the potential of lipases Dr. Sanjukta Patra Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey September 2013
42 Krishnamoorthy Hegde Novel cutinases from Thermobifida fusca: Production, characterization and applications
Prof. V. V. Dasu - September 2013
41 Manab Deb Adhikari Nanomaterials in Bacterial Estimation and Development of Antimicrobial Agents
Prof. Aiyagari Ramesh - Aug 2013
40 Vijay Kumar Mishra Establishment of in vitro haploids of tea (camellia spp) and their potential for the production of secondary metabolites
Prof. Rakhi Chaturvedi - June 2013
39 Anil Kumar Development of a Curcumin Resource Database and In-silico Interaction studies with selected targets
Prof. Utpal Bora - June 2013
38 T. Jagan Mohan Rao Characterization of Dextransucrase and Dextran from Weissella cibara JAG8 and in vitro analysis of Dextran as Prebiotic
Prof. Arun Goyal - May 2013
37 Shraddha Shukla Production, structure analysis and sourdough applications of dextran and gluco-oligosaccharides from hyper-dextran producing Weissella confusa Cab3 isolated from sauerkraut
Prof. Arun Goyal - March 2013
36 Prakash Saudagar  


Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey - 2013
35 Punuri Jayasekhar Babu

Green Synthesis, Characterization & Functionalization of Gold Nanoparticles using some Medicinal Plants of North East India

Prof. U. Bora & Dr. R. Tamuli - 2013
34 Ganesh Thapa

Cloning & Functional Characterization of Putative Heavy Metal Stress responsive (Echmr) gene from Eichhornia crassipes (Solm L.)

Prof. Lingaraj Sahoo - 2013
33 Abhay Narayan Singh

Studies on Procerain B, a Novel Cysteine Protease from Calotropis procera

Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey  - 2013

Shadab Ahmed

Cloning, expression, purification and biochemical characterization of a novel α-L-arabinofuranosidase of family 43 glycoside hydrolase (GH43) from Clostridium thermocellum

Prof. Arun Goyal -


31 Asim Bikas Das

Molecular Signaling Pathways of Recombinant Human Cripto 1

Dr. Biplab Bose - 2012
30 Anil Kumar Shukla

Targeting redox metabolism of Leishmania parasite for potential chemotherapy of Leishmaniasis

Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey - 2012
29 Rachna Goswami

Cloning, Expression, Production, Purification and Characterization of Novel  Glutaminase Free Recombinant L-Asparaginase II
of Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428 and Erwinia Carotovora Subsp.
Atroceptica SCRI 1043 in
Escherichia coli

Prof. Venkata Dasu Veeranki - 2012
28 Naresh Kasoju

Development of Silk Fibroin based Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 

Prof. U. Bora - 2012
27 Urmila Saxena

Studies on nanomaterials and a biomaterial as cholesterol oxidase-immobilization supports for developing cholesterol biosensor

Prof. Pranab Goswami
- 2012
26 Vinod Kumar Yata

Suicide Enzymes: Purification, Characterization and Encapsulation for Therapeutic Implications

Prof. Siddhartha Sankar Ghosh - 2012
25 Souvika Bakshi

Development of Transgenic Cowpea Overexpressing Btcry1Ac and Btcry1Ab

Prof. Lingaraj Sahoo - 2012
24 Kasturi Dutta

Production, Purification, Characterization and Applications of Cutinase from Pseudomonas cepacia NRRL B 2320

Prof. Venkata Dasu Veeranki - 2012
23 Vijay Kumar Ravi

Biophysical investigations of hen lysozyme aggregation and its inhibition at alkaline pH 

Prof. R. Swaminathan - 2012
22 Mithilesh Singh Establishment of in vitro cultures of Azadirachta indica A. Juss. and Spilanthes acmella Murr. and their potential for the production of secondary metabolites
Prof. Rakhi Chaturvedi - 2011
21 Priyanka Dhar Biochemical haracterization, transformation, mass production and formulation of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae isolates Prof. G. K. Saini - 2011
20 Archana Das Genetic resources of Curcuma and Zingiber from Northeast India: diversity, characterization and utilization Prof. Latha Rangan - 2011
19 Nandini Sarkar Studies on effect of small molecules on protein folding, misfolding and amyloidogenesis
Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey - 2011
18 Achlesh Daverey Studies on sophorolipids production and pretreatment of high fats and oils containing dairy wastewater using Candida bombicola
Prof. Kannan Pakshirajan - 2011

17 Sanjay Kumar Production, Purification and Characterization of Glutaminase-free L-Asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428
Prof. V. V. Dasu &
Prof. K. Pakshirajan
- 2011
16 Preety Vatsyayan Studies on heme-based redox enzymes from Aspergillus terreus MTCC 6324 and their potential applications for bioelectronic devices.
Prof. Pranab Goswami - 2010
15 Priyanka Srivastava Plant Tissue Culture and Production of Triterpenoids from Medicinal Plants Azadirachta indica A. Juss. and Lantana Camara L
Prof. Rakhi Chaturvedi - 2010
14 Vigya Kesari Characterization of candidate plus trees (CPTs) of Pongamia pinnata (L.), a versatile legume from North Guwahati, Assam
Prof. Latha Rangan   2010
13 Uzma Mustafa Studies on abiotic stress tolerance, virulence determinants and molecular characterization of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana isolates, and toxin production by M. anisoliae (ARSEF-2735)
Prof. G. K. Saini - 2010
12 Seema Patel Production, structure analysis and biotechnological applications of dextran from a novel strain of Pediococcus pentosaceus isolated from microbial diverstiy hot spot Assam
Prof. A. Goyal - 2010
11 Atul Kumar Singh Moecular detenction and characterization of antagonistic and in vitro adhesion property of lactic acid bacteria
Prof. A. Ramesh - 2010


10 M. Venkata Satish Kumar Some Investigations on Protein Structure, Function and Dynamics in Disordered States and Non-ideal conditions
Prof. R. Swaminathan - 2010
9 Abishek Sahu Development of Polymeric Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells
Prof. U. Bora - 2010
8 Biswanath Mahanty Studies on Biodegradation of Pyrene by Mycobacterium frederiksbergense
Dr. K. Pakshirajan & Prof. V. V. Dasu - 2010 
7 Biswa Ranjan Meher Computational investigation of HIV-1 protease dynamics by comparing the effects of mutation, force fields and pressure
Prof. R. Swaminathan - 2010
6 Adepu Kiran Kumar Characteristics and Application Potential of an Alcohol Oxidase from the Hydrocarbon-Degrading Fungus Aspergillus terreus
Prof. P. Goswami - 2009
5 Sivakumar Solleti Genetic Engineering Of Cowpea For Storage Pest Resistance
Prof. L. Sahoo - 2009
4 Satish Kumar Exploring the structure and dynamics of proteins in non-native states using fluorescence spectroscopy
Prof. R. Swaminathan - 2009
3 P. Gopinath Prodrug Gene Therapy Vectors In Combination Therapies
Prof. S. S. Ghosh - 2009
2 Avishek Majumdar Optimization of production and characterization of glucansucrase and glucan from Leuconostoc dextranicum NRRL B-1146
Prof. A. Goyal - 2008
1 Ravi Kiran Purama Production, purification, identification and characterization of dextransucrase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides NRRL B-640
Prof. A. Goyal - 2008


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