Department Of
Microbiology

Thrust Areas In Research
  1. Antimicrobial resistance in Bacteria
  2. Neglected tropical diseases
Research Projects In Last 5 Years
Completed
Ongoing
Funded / amount sanctioned (INR)
8
5
1. PI Defining the AMR burden of Antimicrobial Manufacturing waste in Puducherry and Chennai- To investigate the penetration of antimicrobial resistance bacteria and mobile genetic elements into human microbiota and the environment. Whether it leads to higher health risks.
Ongoing DBT sponsored INDO-UK project Rs25.4 Lakhs
2. CO-PI Characterization of Leptospiral OMPs in search for novel immunogenic adhesins having significance in the diagnosis and pathogenesis of Leptospirosis
ICMR-Extramural Rs 23 Lakhs
3. CO-PI Dissecting the role of the gut microbiome in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome susceptibility in Indian population using metagenomic and multi-omic approaches
SERB Rs 5 Lakhs
4. Clinical and Molecular characterization of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL)-positive Staphylococcus aureus from skin and soft tissue infections from a tertiary care hospital in Pondicherry.
VMRF-Intramural Rs 1.9 lakhs
5. Evaluation of interferon-induced Myxovirus resistance protein A as a potential biomarker for differentiating viral from bacterial in acutely febrile patients with respiratory tract infection
VMRF-Intramural Rs 2 lakhs
Publications in Last 5 years
Years
No.
2015-16
7
2016-17
5
2017-18
2
2018-19
1
2019-20
3