Department of Bio Technology

Ongoing Projects

Fermentative production of Microbial Cellulase’ (2012-2015 Funded by Dept. of Science and Technology, New Delhi. Project Cost 22.40 lakhs) »

1. Dr.B.E. Rangaswamy Prof and Head, Dr. V L Jayasimha and Dr. N S Manjunath submitted project entitiled “Airborne biocontamination and their association with Asthma, Respiratory infections and genetic Pre-disposition”, has approved for funding from Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India New Delhi 2014.

2. Dr.B.E.Rangaswamy Prof and Head has received grant 12.65 lakhs for “Exploration of Bacteria as an alternative source for the production of cellulose” under Research Promotion Scheme (RPS) from AICTE, 2014.

3. Ms. Yogeetha Seema and Dr.B.E.Rangaswamy Prof and Head have received funding for “Microbial diversity with particular reference to allergic pulmonary infections in Davangere” from Dept.of Science and Technology, New Delhi 2013.(project cost 21.45 lakhs

4. Ms. Vanitha and Dr.B.E.Rangaswamy Prof and Head has received funding for “Fermentative production of Microbial Cellulase” Dept. of Science and Technology, New Delhi. Project Cost 22.40 lakhs) 2012-2015

5. Dr. N.S. Manjunath, Asst. Professor has got the funding for the research proposal “Exploration of Bacteriophages as an alternative to antibiotics to target the emerging multi drug resistant Bacteria” sponsored under the scheme Seed Money to Young Scientist for Research (SMYSR) by Vision Group on Science and Technology, Dept.of IT, BT and Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka for the year 2012-13. Sanctioned amount is Rs. 5 Lakhs.

6. Dr.Rangaswamy Prof. and Head and Mr.Vasudeva Nayaka K.B.L. Asst. Professor have got the grant for Modernization and removal of obsolescence(MODROB) in Genetic Engineering and Immunotechnology Laboratory for the year 2012. Sanctioned amount is Rs.15.75 Lakhs.

7. Dr, B V Ravishankar Asst Prof and Dr.Rangaswamy Prof. and Head have received grants for “Production of Bioetanol from Eupatorium triplinerve- a weed” from Vision Group of Science and technology, Bangalore.

8. Dr.Rangaswamy Prof. and Head and Dr, B V Ravishankar Asst Prof have got funding for “Socioeconomic improvement of rural weaker sections through vermicomposting and bee keeping” from Dept of Biotechnology, 2009.(13.40 laksh Completed)

9. Dr. Manjunath N.S has received grants under Centres of Innovative Science & Engineering Education (CISEE) from VGST, 2014-15.

10. Prakash K.K has received 400,000 grants under Seed Money to Young Scientist for Research (SMYSR) from VGST, 2014-15.