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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.

Ongoing Projects

Sl. No Project Submitted by Agency / Department
01 Development of RNA interference – based silening approach targeting lectin(S) gene transcripts in freshwater prawn, Macrobrschium regentergic and its implication as a biotherapeutant
Dr. B. B. Patnaik TSBS, Bhubaneswar(PI-&-Coordinator)And Dr. JyotirmayMohanty, PrincipalScientist, ICAR-CIFA,Bhubaneswar.(Co-PI:Dr. Arup Sarkar,TSBS,Bhubaneswar) Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India

Rs: 55.23 Lakhs

02 INLEISH: Immunometabolic Networks in the Regulation of Visceral Leishmaniasis Dr A Sarkar (Independent investigator)

European Investigators: 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)



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

Sl. No Projects Submitted by Agency / Department
01 The dynamically distinct immune responses defining resistance or susceptifility to Leishmania
Dr Arup Sarkar(Investigator)

TSBS, Bhubaneswar, India

Dr. Sergey Kisilev

Varilov Inolotute of General Genetics, Moscow, Russia

Dr. Leda Quercia Vieira

Inolotute of Biological Sciences Federal University of Minas Belo Horizone

Dr. Bhaskar Saha

NCCS, Pune, India


02 A novel Immune Response  Redirecting Anti – Leishmania Vaccine for pre-clinical and clinical trials
Dr Arup Sarkar (Investigator) Horizon 2020
03 RGS proteins in tumor immunity and inflammation: From basic understanding to development of novel experimental tools Dr Arup Sarkar (Investigator) Indo –Hungarian
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