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Extramural Funding (TEFR)

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Despite teaching, institute provides all students and facultieswith appropriate research ambience and freedom to respect their scientific inquisitiveness, allow forming novel and progressive collaborations, and motivate their research. While probing basic biological processes, the faculty members engross in various challenging high risk project works encompassing the field of human health and diseases immunology, infection biology, genetics & genomics, Insect biology and bioinformatics. To conduct high through put research, faculties are mostly depend on competitive funds available from various national and international agencies and foundation granting agencies through the active participation against call for proposals.

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Ongoing Projects

Sl. No Project Submitted by Agency / Department
01 Enhancing the Immune Response in Freshwater Shrimp, MacrobrachiumRosenbergii by Targeting Lectin(s) Gene using RNA Interference (In Collaboration with CIFA, Bhubaneswar Dr. B. B. Patnaik TSBS, Bhubaneswar(PI-&-Coordinator)And Dr. JyotirmayMohanty, PrincipalScientist, CIFA,Bhubaneswar.(Co-PI:Dr. Arup Sarkar,TSBS,Bhubaneswar) Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India
02 Immunometabolic Networks in the Regulation of Visceral Leishmaniasis Dr A Sarkar (Independent investigator)

Co-Ordinator: Ricardo Silvestre, University of Minho, Portugal,

Other independent investigators:

Dr. BhaskarSaha (NCCS, Pune, India)

Prof. TamasLaskay (University of Lubeck, Germany)

Prof. Jerome Estaquier, (Université Paris Descartes,, Paris France)

 

Indo-European call “INFECT-ERA” 2016

Indian Funding Agency: Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India)

Sl. No Projects Submitted by Agency / Department
01 Electrolytes, Nutrition and Immunity in Adolescent Health: Susceptibility to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) Infection Dr Arup Sarkar

(Principal Investigator from India)

Co-PI from India: Somdatta Roy,

Quality Manager & Microbiologist,

Doyen Diagonostic& Research Institute, Kolkata

International Partner:

Prof TamasLaskay, University of Lubeck, Germany

 

ICMR Indo -German Call 2015

Indian Funding Agency : ICMR

02 Targeted, Engineered Peptides as Leishmania Vaccine Dr A Sarkar (Independent investigator)

Co-Ordinator: Ricardo Silvestre, University of Minho, Portugal,

Other independent investigators:

Prof. Darren Flower, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Prof.IriniDoytchinova, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

Dr. Nathan Zuccai, University of Cambridge, UK

Dr. Susan Krueger, NIST Center for Neutron Research, USA

Prof. Luis Rivas, Centro de InvestigacionesBiológicas (CIB), Madrid, Spain

Dr. Miriam Royo, FundacioParcCientific De Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Prof. TamasLaskay, University of Lubeck, Germany

Dr. BhaskarSaha, NCCS, Pune, India

International Industrial Collaborator: – Dr. Geert Mudde, CEO, OncoQR ML GmbH, Austria

 

European commission Call named “Horizon 2020”

Funding from European Commission

03 RGS proteins in tumor immunity and inflammation: From basic understanding to development of novel experimental tools Indian Principal Investigator: DrBiswanathMaity

Indian Co-Pi: Dr Arup Sarkar

International Investigator:

Prof. AtillaMocsai, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

DST Indo –Hungarian Call 2015

Indian Funding Agency: DST

04 Development of an Online Digital Library with community participation for the documentation of ethno-economic plants of Odisha State Dr. Bharat BhusanPatnaik (Principal Investigator

Co-PI: Dr. Bijay Kumar Padhi

Asian Institute of Public Health (AIPH), Bhubaneswar- 751002, Odisha

 

NRDMS call for proposal by DST, Govt of India
Sl. No Projects Submitted by Agency / Department
01 Preparing new vaccine candidate targeting LeishmaniaMAPK Dr Arup Sarkar

(Principal Investigator from India)

Other investigator from India:

Dr. BhaskarSaha, NCCS, Pune, India

International Partner:

Prof Phill Scott, University of Pennsylvania, USA

NIH vaccine development program, call for proposal 2016, Funding Agency: NIH, USA
02 Fast and efficient screening of various vaccine candidates in Salmonella infection DrMrutunjaySuar

(Principal Investigator from India)

Co-PI: Dr Arup Sarkar

TSBS, Bhubaneswar, India

International Partner:

Prof Soumita Das, University of California, San Diego, USA

Funding Agency: NIH, USA
03 Understanding the role of regulatory macrophages in controlling type 2 diabetes Dr Arup Sarkar

(Principal Investigator), TSBS, Bhubaneswar, India

DrSubhasisChattopadhyay, NISER, Bhubaneswar

DrPrashantMaity, Abgenex India Pvt. Ltd, Bhubaneswar

DrAlok K Kanungo, KIDS Hospital, Bhubaneswar

To be submitted to the Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India
04 Role of Brain Angiogenesis Inhibitor 1 in viral phagocytosis and recognition Dr Arup Sarkar

(Principal Investigator), TSBS, Bhubaneswar, India

Co-PI: DrSubrat Kumar, KIIT, Bhubaneswar, India

International Advisors:

Dr. Soumita Das, UCSD, USA

 

To be submitted to the Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India