Applications for participation in the project have been received against an open call through national advertisements. All the applications have been evaluated for their scientific merit and the final selections have been made after detailed presentations by the Principal Investigators. The lists of investigators participating in the program, their contact details are placed below:-
Coordinator: Dr Alok Dhawan, Director, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow
Coordinating Laboratory : CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute,
Bio-assays: CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow , PI: Dr M K Barthwal
Investigators – Natural
Sl No. Name (PI) Project title Address
1. Dr. Felix Bast "Comparative assessment of marine macroalgae, Ulva, Graciliaria and Saragassum from Indian region for anticancer natural products. Centre for Biosciences, Central University of Punjab, Mansa Road, Bathinda
2. Dr. Dr Padmanabhan Usha Isolation Characterization and screening of potential anti-inflammatory drugs from praval(coral) and shukti(Mother of pearl) Department of Biochemistry, Haffkine Institute for Training, Research & Testing, Acharya Dhonde Marg, Parel, Mumbai-400 012. Batch- 3
3. Dr. M. Arumugam Isolation of bioactive molecules from marine fauna along the east coast of Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep Faculty of Marine Sciences CAS in Marine Biology Annamalai University Batch- 3
4. Dr.R.Rajesh Kannan Isolation and Mass Production of B-lactamase Class proteins and efflux pump inhibitors against Multidrug resistant Pathogens from Marine Actinomycetes Molecular and Nanomedicine Research Unit, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Sathyabama University Jeppiaar Nagar, Chennai -60011 9 Batch- 3
5. Dr. Mukesh Pasupuleti A high - throughput screening for modulators/inhibitors of quorum sensing, class b-B- lactamase inhibitor. biofilm and efflux pump. Division of Microbiology Lab PCN 206,BS/1-/1 Sector 10, Jankipuram Exensiointa Spitapur Road, Lucknow. Batch- 4
6. Dr. Girija Sastri Isolation, total synthesis derivatization and pharmacological evaluation of secondary metabolites from some Indian mangrove lichens Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University College of Pharma Sciences, Andhra university, Vishakhapatnam Batch- 4 As POC