Dr. Linda Troeberg, Senior lecturer at Norwich Medical School based at the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom was an invited speaker at the School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, on August 6, 2019.

The national Virtual Laboratories project of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, along with IIT Delhi; IIT Bombay; IIT Kanpur; IIT Kharagpur and others, has been enhancing the laboratory education of students online for more than a decade.

On February 4, 2019, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, from the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, met with the University of Milan La Statale's Rector, Prof. Elio Franzini and had a discussion on augmenting joint possibilities with both Universities.

The DataScientia consortium of founding members includes Italy’s University of Trento, the National University of Mongolia, India’s Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, China’s Jilin University, Paraguay’s Catholic University of Asunción, South Africa’s Tshwane University of Technology and UK’s Heriot-Watt University.

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2019

Journal Article

P. Ponnachan, Vinod, V., Pullanhi, U., Varma, P., Singh, S., Biswas, R., and Kumar, A., “Antifungal activity of octenidine dihydrochloride and ultraviolet-C light against multidrug-resistant Candida auris.”, J Hosp Infect, vol. 102, no. 1, pp. 120-124, 2019.[Abstract]


Outbreaks due to multidrug-resistant Candida auris have emerged as a large threat to modern medicine. Since skin colonization and environmental contamination have been identified as a precursor for outbreaks, we evaluated the antifungal activity of ultraviolet-C light using mercury vapour lamp with a peak emission of 254 ± 2 nm and octenidine dihydrochloride against C. auris clinical isolates. Octenidine dihydrochloride was found effective at significantly lower concentrations (0.00005-0.0004%) than those currently used in the clinical setting (0.05-0.1%). Scanning electron microscopy images show destruction of the organism within 6 h of exposure to 0.0005% octenidine dihydrochloride. Ultraviolet-C light could kill all C. auris with 15 min exposure.

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2019

Journal Article

J. Advani, Verma, R., Chatterjee, O., Balaya, R. Devasahaya, Najar, M. Altaf, Ravishankara, N., Suresh, S., Pachori, P. Kumar, Gupta, U. D., Pinto, S. M., Chauhan, D. S., Tripathy, S. Prasad, Gowda, H., and Prasad, T. S. Keshava, “Rise of Clinical Microbial Proteogenomics: A Multiomics Approach to Nontuberculous Mycobacterium-The Case of Mycobacterium abscessus UC22.”, OMICS, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 1-16, 2019.[Abstract]


Nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) species present a major challenge for global health with serious clinical manifestations ranging from pulmonary to skin infections. Multiomics research and its applications toward clinical microbial proteogenomics offer veritable potentials in this context. For example, the Mycobacterium abscessus, a highly pathogenic NTM, causes bronchopulmonary infection and chronic pulmonary disease. The rough variant of the M. abscessus UC22 strain is extremely virulent and causes lung upper lobe fibrocavitary disease. Although several whole-genome next-generation sequencing studies have characterized the genes in the smooth variant of M. abscessus, a reference genome sequence for the rough variant was generated only recently and calls for further clinical applications. We carried out whole-genome sequencing and proteomic analysis for a clinical isolate of M. abscessus UC22 strain obtained from a pulmonary tuberculosis patient. We identified 5506 single-nucleotide variations (SNVs), 63 insertions, and 76 deletions compared with the reference genome. Using a high-resolution LC-MS/MS-based approach (liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry), we obtained protein coding evidence for 3601 proteins, representing 71% of the total predicted genes in this genome. Application of proteogenomic approach further revealed seven novel protein-coding genes and enabled refinement of six computationally derived gene models. We also identified 30 variant peptides corresponding to 16 SNVs known to be associated with drug resistance. These new observations offer promise for clinical applications of microbial proteogenomics and next-generation sequencing, and provide a resource for future global health applications for NTM species.

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2019

Journal Article

N. Melethadathil, Nair, B., Diwakar, S., and Heringa, J., “Mining inter-relationships in online scientific articles and its visualization: Natural language processing for systems biology modeling”, International Journal of Online Engineering, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 39-59, 2019.[Abstract]


With the rapid growth in the numbers of scientific publications in domains such as neuroscience and medicine, visually interlinking documents in online databases such as PubMed with the purpose of indicating the context of a query results can improve the multi-disciplinary relevance of the search results. Translational medicine and systems biology rely on studies relating basic sciences to applications, often going through multiple disciplinary domains. This paper focuses on the design and development of a new scientific document visualization platform, which allows inferring translational aspects in biosciences within published articles using machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) methods. From online databases, this software platform effectively extracted relationship connections between multiple subdomains within neuroscience derived from abstracts related to user query. In our current implementation, the document visualization platform employs two clustering algorithms namely Suffix Tree Clustering (STC) and LINGO. Clustering quality was improved by mapping top-ranked cluster labels derived from an UMLS-Metathesaurus using a scoring function. To avoid non-clustered documents, an iterative scheme, called auto-clustering was developed and this allowed mapping previously uncategorized documents during the initial grouping process to relevant clusters. The efficacy of this document clustering and visualization platform was evaluated by expert-based validation of clustering results obtained with unique search terms. Compared to normal clustering, auto-clustering demonstrated better efficacy by generating larger numbers of unique and relevant cluster labels. Using this implementation, a Parkinson's disease systems theory model was developed and studies based on user queries related to neuroscience and oncology have been showcased as applications. © 2019 Kassel University Press GmbH. More »»

2019

Conference Paper

Asha R. Pai, Parvathy,, and Dr. Bipin G. Nair, “Biosynthesis of ZnO@Ag from Gracinia Cambogia linn and its structural Characterisation using XPS (Poster)”, in 5th International conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology-ICONN 2019, 2019.

2019

Journal Article

Asha R. Pai and Dr. Bipin G. Nair, “Synthesis and characterisation of Sb-doped ZrO2 and TiO2 nanoparticles (InPress)”, International Journal of Microstructure and Materials Properties, 2019.

2019

Journal Article

C. Nutakki, Radhakrishnan, S., Dr. Bipin G. Nair, and Dr. Shyam Diwakar, “Modeling fMRI BOLD signals and temporal mismatches in the cerebellar cortex”, CSI Transactions on ICT, 2019.[Abstract]


To understand brain activity relating neurons to circuits to learning and behavior, we explored a bottom-up computational reconstruction of population signals arising from cerebellum granular layer. As a first implementation, using bio-realistic computational models of cerebellum granule cell, in vivo spike train patterns were computed and then translated into functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Blood Oxygen-Level Dependent (BOLD) signals. The BOLD response was generated from averaged activity arising from center-surround organization modeled by using excitatory-inhibitory ratios related to experimental data. The averaged responses were converted to BOLD signals using the balloon and modified Windkessel models. Although both models generated BOLD responses corresponding to neural activity, the temporal mismatch was attributed to the response by the delayed compliance parameter in the Windkessel model. The modeling suggests that experimental variability observed in the cerebellar micro-zones could be related to compliance chances, activation patterns and number of neurons. Although detailed neuro-vasculature information was not modeled, the advantage in this methodology is that cerebellar cortex may allow seemingly linear transformations of underlying spiking that could be then used to validate network reconstructions.

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2019

Journal Article

K. Naidu Bobba, Anupama Binoy, Koo, S., Nedungadi, D., Podder, A., Sharma, A., Dr. Nandita Mishra, Kim, J. Seung, and Bhuniya, S., “Direct readout protonophore induced selective uncoupling and dysfunction of individual mitochondria within cancer cells”, Chemical Communications, vol. 55, no. 45, pp. 6429-6432, 2019.[Abstract]


Concurrently, manipulation of mitochondrial activity and its monitoring have enormous significance in cancer therapy and diagnosis. In this context, a fluorescent probe MitoDP has been developed for validating H2S mediated protonophore (2,4-dinitrophenol, DNP) induced mitochondrial membrane potential change, ROS formation and ATP depletion in cancer cells. The extent of protonophore activation for mitochondrial dysfunction is monitored through fluorescence signalling at 450 nm. The current study provides a proof for the concept of endogenous H2S-mediated controlled and spatial release of bioactive agents, or toxins specifically in mitochondria of cancer cells.

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2019

Journal Article

Divya Nair, Muralidharan Vanuopadath, Balasubramanian, A., Iyer, A., Ganesh, S., Anil, A. Nair, Vikraman, V., Pillai, P., Bose, C., Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Pai, J. Gopalakris, and Nair, S. Sadasivan, “Phlorotannins from Padina tetrastromatica: structural characterisation and functional studies”, Journal of Applied Phycology, pp. 1–11, 2019.[Abstract]


In this study, LC–MS/MS-based structural characterisation of phlorotannins from Padina tetrastromatica, a marine brown macroalga collected from South-West coastal region of Kerala, and its bioactivities are presented. The tandem mass spectrometric data revealed a series of phlorotannins with degree of polymerisation ranging from 2 to 18. The characteristic neutral loss of tandem mass spectra further confirmed that these molecules belong to fucophlorethol class of phlorotannins. DPPH assay of the HPLC-purified, phlorotannin-enriched fraction possesses significant free radical-scavenging activity. Cell viability assay indicated that phlorotannin concentration ranging from 1.5 to 50.0 μg mL−1 is non-toxic to THP-1 cell lines. Anti-inflammatory assay performed through gelatin zymography confirmed that phlorotannins ameliorated high-glucose-induced pro-MMP-9 expression in a dose-dependent manner whereas the level of pro-MMP-2 remains unaltered. The antimicrobial assays carried out using both the crude and HPLC-purified phlorotannin fraction showed its anti-MRSA potential.

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Studies On Antagonistic Effects Of Partially Purified Bacteriocins From Microflora Of Fermented...

Bacteriocins are antimicrobial peptides produced by bacteria that kill or inhibit the growth of other bacteria.

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Organic Bulk Heterojunction Devices for Photovoltaic Solar Cell Applications

This study proposes the investigation of “Bulk Heterojunction” solar cells consisting of different types of p-type (donor) and n-type (acceptor) network. The various chemicals proposed to be used in this study are metal phthalocyanines,

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Identification of Natural Product Lead molecules as Potential Modulators of Wound Healing and...

Wound healing is the result of a complex interplay between various cell types wherein macrophages and fibroblasts play a crucial role during various phases of the process.

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Marine Algae - An Important Source for Lectins

The role of various sugars on the surface glycans in bacterial /fungal pathogenesis of plants and animals is well known. The focus of our research group is to hit upon proteins which are capable of interacting with these sugars. A class of

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Development of Non-enzymatic Electrochemical Glucose Biosensors and Glucometer

Diabetes mellitus is a public health problem affecting millions of people worldwide. Commercially available glucose sensors are enzyme based and has numerous drawbacks including high cost and insufficient long-term stability, both of which

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Amrita Insulin Pump and Low-cost, Automated Biomedical Devices

Diabetes is a chronic disorder characterized by abnormal blood glucose levels due to problems associated with insulin production and action. When glucose levels rise too high, diabetes becomes dangerous. Without medical care, it can increase the

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MIMIC – A Unique approach to wound healing assays

Nowadays researchers are interested in cell patterning and here is a method used for patterning mammalian cells that does not require access to photolithographic capabilities. This work describes a versatile process for forming microstructures of

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Diversity Oriented Synthesis Applications to Flavonols, Flavones, Isoflavones and Biflavones

Divergent oriented synthesis is a strategy which aims to the synthesis of compounds with diverse chemical structures. It is often an alternative to convergent synthesis or linear synthesis.

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Development of Endogenous H2S Triggered Fluorescence Modulated Theranostic in Cancer Therapy and...

The Project entitled "Development of Endogenous H2S Triggered Fluorescence Modulated Theranostic in Cancer Therapy and Imaging" is funded by CSIR (02(0386)/1 9/EMR-ll).

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Synthesis of Intermediate Analogues for Biologically Active Molecules

Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid with a bright yellow color, is easily seen in most of the herb materials when found in significant amounts. Among Chinese herbs, the primary sources for

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Development of a Lab-on-a-Chip (LoC) for detection of Glucose, Cholesterol and Kidney Function

The proposed work envisages the fabrication of microfluidic lab-on-a-chip (LOC) module for non-enzymatic sensing of glucose, cholesterol and creatinine using a single device.

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Isolation and Characterization of Primary Tumor Cells

 The lack of effective “in vitro” models to predict success of pharmacological therapy for patients with variety of cancer cell types demands the development of better experimental models to understand the pathophysiology of the disease and

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In vitro studies on pharmacological potential of mycoendophyte of Simarouba glauca

The exploration of endophytes is still an emerging field. Almost all plants seem to deliver endophytes with promising contents and activities. Simarouba glauca has a long history in herbal medicine as antiparasitic, antidysentric, antipyretic and

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Paraptosis: a Newer Approach to Target Cancer

The focus of the project is to screen molecules with anti-cancer properties and understand their mode of action with respect to cell death.

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Anacardic acid - a novel template for cancer therapy

Traditional Indian medicine has always captivated Indian researchers and medical practitioners for its application in various pathological conditions.

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Identification of Endophytes from Marine Algae by 16S rRNA sequencing

Endophytes/ endosymbionts from marine micro algae have recently gained attention as potential sources of bioactive secondary metabolites. Our aim is to isolate and identify the endophytes by molecular biology methods. 

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Modulation of MicroRNA and Protein Signatures in Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Chemopreventive...

The current study will enable the elucidation of global miRNA expression profiles and identification of miRNA targets in response to intervention with chemopreventive phytochemicals in liver cancer.

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Mass Spectrometric Characterization of Bioactive Peptides and Proteins

Plant diseases caused by bacteria and fungi are the major reasons for significant loss in crop yields. To address this issue, many strategies have been developed and new bioanalytical tools have been utilized with an aim to control microbe

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Natural Dyes as Efficient Candidate for Enhancing the Photovoltaic Properties of Dye Sensitized...

The requirement of energy in India has been growing exponentially over the years. Since conventional energy options are futile to tackle this raise, the needs for non-conventional energy sources have become essential.

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Computational Chemistry & Molecular Docking Studies

Docking studies are computational techniques for the exploration of the possible binding modes of a substrate to a given receptor, enzyme or other binding site. The application of computational methods to study the formation of intermolecular

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VALUE Virtual Simulation Labs

Virtual Lab: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is transforming the face of higher education and research, through a revolutionary new educational tool – virtual labs. The VALUE Initiative is a project dedicated to developing these virtual labs in

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Benchtop Nanoscale patterning using soft lithography for the printing of DNA molecules

DNA microarrays have rapidly evolved to become one of the essential tools to examine expression or mutation of thousands of genes simultaneously.

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Neurophysiological Recording and Modeling Fast-response Timing of Granule and Golgi Cell Responses...

One main issue for cerebellum-based robotic models is to understand information processing in the cerebellar circuit in order to reproduce artificial networks able to perform analogous tasks in robotic control systems.

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Computational Modelling and Prediction of Cerebellar Input Layer function, Timing and Plasticity...

Investigating the organized activity of neuron ensembles is critical to understand how brain circuits work and is one main target of the project. Reconstruction of network activity has proved to be a hard task. This project will study cellular

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Low Cost Device and Cloud Enabled Smart Solution for Diabetes Care

In a unique partnership, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham joined hands with Wipro Technologies, Bangalore to work on an end-to-end diabetes solution. The project entitled "Low Cost Device and Cloud Enabled Smart Solution for Diabetes Care" is funded by

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Design and Validation of Point of Care Disposable Sensor Strips for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis from...

Tuberculosis (TB) is believed to affect nearly one third of the world population with approximately 9 million new cases detected every year. Current methods of diagnosis includes sputum smear microscopy, chest X-Ray and biopsy which are time

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Peptide-Based Anti-Snake Venom Therapy

Typically, a snake bite is treated with polyclonal antibody preparations obtained from immunized animals.

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Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms of Anacardic Acid and Biacacetin Mediated Regulation of Matrix...

Cancer is the leading cause of death in economically developed countries and the second leading cause of death in developing countries like India.

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Chemically Modified Biopolymers : Synthesis, Characterization & Applications

The research activity in our laboratory aims at the development of novel biopolymer matrices with potential applications in waste water management, drug delivery etc. For instance, the β-oxothioamide derivative of chitosan biopolymer was found to

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Modulation of MicroRNA and Transcriptional Regulation of MMP-2 by Natural Products in Human Breast...

India is rich in plant biodiversity, and that has been utilized extensively in traditional medicine. In collaboration with Dr.

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Virtual Amrita Laboratories in Biotechnology

Amrita Virtual Biotechnology laboratory is a new kind of experimental science that is being established as a virtual simulation based laboratory.

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Regulation of Inflammasomes by Natural Product extracts:Role in metabolic disorders

Inflammation is the body's endeavor at self-defense, the intent being to eradicate harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens and begin the healing process.

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Development of Heterotrophic and Phototrophic Microbial Fuel Cell

Apart from the various alternatives of conventional energy sources, electricity generated by microorganisms can be an important source of renewable energy. The Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) which harnesses this potential, offers possibilities of

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Identification of Molecular Mechanisms of Action of the Cardioprotective Compound Arjunolic Acid

Anthracyclines are among the most effective anti-cancer treatments ever developed, but their clinical use is limited by their cumulative dose-related cardio-toxicity which may ultimately lead to a severe form of cardiomyopathy.

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Molecular Mechanisms in Impaired Wound-Healing

Diabetic wound healing is a challenging problem to solve as it requires the integration of interdependent processes that involve signal transduction input from inflammation, cell migration, cell proliferation,

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Viral agents to target and kill pathogens and odour-producing bacteria in fecal waste

Viruses infecting the bacteria, called bacteriophage (phage), have been used for over 90 years as an alternative to antibiotics in Russia, east Europe and France.  They are currently being tried as a possible therapy against multi-drug-resistant

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Designing a BMI-based robotic arm using EEG and motor articulation control

In this project, we will use EEG recordings to control robotic arm by extracting left and right side motor imagery movement patterns. We will develop and use feature extraction methods to extract the required features from the pre-processed

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Development and Fabrication of non-enzymatic Electrochemical Glucose Biosensor and Fabrication of...

iabetes mellitus is a public health problem affecting millions of people worldwide. Commercially available glucose sensors are enzyme based and has serious drawbacks like insufficient long-term stability, which originates from the intrinsic

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The Discovery of MicroRNAs (miRNAs) that Regulate the Expression of Gelatinase A (Matrix...

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short double stranded RNAs that are produced endogenously in mammalian cells, and control the regulation of many target genes at the post-transcriptional level. There are many reports of the misregulation of these miRNAs in

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Quorum Sensing and Biofilm Formation in Microbial Pathogenesis

When encountering a new host, every potential microbial pathogen can stay, acquire nutrients, colonize and then seek another host.  Alternatively the pathogen could express its full battery of virulence factors, and invade the host.

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An innovative green technology for treating municipal and industrial wastewater entering rivers and...

This research project seeks to bring together biomass based biochars and hydrochars from rice husk waste product to remove heavy metals and other contaminants from industrial and domestic wastewater that makes its way untreated or only partially

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Affordable paper based microfluidics point of care testing device for liver function

It is seen that therapies for diabetes and heart disease affects liver and these diseases are increasing in prevalence especially in developing countries. The liver metabolises and detoxifies drugs and substances that are harmful to the body as

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Seabuckthorn – A Repository of Bioactive Phytochemicals

Seabuckthorn (SBT), (Hippophae L.) are deciduous shrubs in the genus Hippophae, family Elaeagnaceae.

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Natural products as modulators of diabetes associated endothelial dysfunctions

Endothelium helps in maintaining vascular tone by regulating the vascular permeability. It selectively allows only certain molecules to cross the endothelial barrier.

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Development of chromatographic separation and detection techniques for natural products, as plant...

The separation and characterization of bioactive compounds from plant extract is the crucial step in the study of phytochemicals.

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Cerebellum Inspired Approach for Pattern Classification in Robots

This project proposes to develop a cerebellum inspired pattern recognition algorithm for robotic data classification.

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Lentiviral Vectors for the Creation of Transgenic Organisms

Lentiviral vectors are powerful tools to deliver genetic material into almost any cell or tissue, and are useful even in the creation of transgenic animals. They have been shown to deliver foreign genes not only to mammalian cells, but also in

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Escherichia Coli based microfluidic whole-cell glucose biosensor

Diabetes is a long term prevailing disease which affects millions of people worldwide. It is a condition where the body fails to utilize the ingested glucose. There has been a dire need for the development of low cost yet effective glucose

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Value Addition to Underutilized Biosources

There are a wide range of underutilized plants with well known nutritional and medicinal properties. They have the potential for further promotion as they are locally available or are byproducts or waste materials.

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WeNet: The Internet of Us

WeNet will create a platform to enable people to support each other transcending geographical and cultural backgrounds.It is funded by Horizon 2020 (the biggest EU Research and Innovation program) and was launched at the Department of Information

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Theoretical and Empirical Investigations on the Interaction of Asymmetric Migration and Intrinsic...

The dynamics of spatially structured populations (metapopulations) have been widely studied over the last few decades.

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Cyclooxygenase-2 in Cancer and Inflammatory Diseases

Cancer, which results from altered tissue growth regulation, is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.  Inflammation is the response of the immune system to infection and injury and has been implicated in the pathogeneses of arthritis and

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Matrix Binding microbes and bacteriophages to counter infection

Matrix binding proteins from probiotics and viruses:

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Cost Effective Device and Cloud Enabled Smart Solution for Diabetes Care

The joint effort by Amrita and Wipro has the goal of making diabetes care available, accessible and affordable for the Indian masses. Amrita and Wipro has envisaged a patient-centric solution wherein low cost diabetes care devices (glucose strips

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Bio-inspired Processor Design for Cognitive Functions via Detailed Computational Modeling of...

This project aims at understanding cognitive functioning of cerebellar input layer and implement signal processing abilities into neural hardware using cerebellar architecture.

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Mass spectrometry based proteomic characterization of carbonylated proteins as indicators of...

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Identification and characterization of the role of Allium sativum-microbiome on the production of...

A wide range of plants have been harnessed for the development of remedies under the Ayurvedic system of medicine.

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Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Modeling

In contrast to other fields in biology, mathematical thinking and methodology have become entrenched in neuroscience since its very beginning, as witnessed by the classical work of Hodgkin and Huxley.

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Inventory of Vegetation with special reference to Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and Documentation...

A tropical forest, with its varied life forms, provides an array of resources and services, making life possible on earth. The major beneficial components include food, medicine, clothing and

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Synthesis and characterization of lead salt based linear heterostructures for photovoltaic...

Quantum dots, also known as nanocrystals, are a special class of materials known as semiconductors, which are crystals composed of periodic groups of II-VI, III-V, or IV-VI materials. Their size ranges from 2-10 nanaometers.

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Process Development for Isolation and Characterization of Phytochemicals

In the Phytochemistry laboratory, development, analysis, and optimization of technical processes for target dependent bioactive compound isolations and assays are carried out. A brief account is given below.

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Modeling fMRI BOLD Correlates of Neural Circuit Activity

Blood Oxygen Level Dependent (BOLD) signals are the responses of functional magnetic resonance imaging techniques used to understand brain state and function in neurology.

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Synthesis of Modified Benzophenanthridine – a Preliminary Anti-Cancer Study

Benzophenanthridines, naturally occurring isoquinoline alkaloids with various biological activities, are known to exist in five plant families, namely, the Fumariaceae (Genera Corydalis, Dicentra and Fumaria), the Papaveraceae, and the Rutaceae

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Role of miRNAs in cancer and modulation of oncogenes by natural products

Cancer known medically as a malignant neoplasm, is a broad group of diseases involving unregulated cell growth.

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Regulation of Inflammation by Natural Product extracts: Role in osteoclastogenesis

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Studies On Antagonistic Effects Of Partially Purified Bacteriocins From Microflora Of Fermented Vegetables Against Enteric Pathogens

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Label - Free Quantitative Proteomics Analysis to Study the Effect of Triclosan on Delta-Haemolysin: A Haemolytic Factor of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

Triclosan is a widely used biocide to prevent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) outbreaks in hospitals. Lately, long term exposure to triclosan has resulted in certain strains showing susceptibility and thereby resistance and

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Electrospun TiO2 Nanofibers as a matrix to enhance the drug loading

The technique of Electrospinning has been considered as the most promising approach for the large scale production of nanofibers of varying diameter. It is quite a simple and efficient method for the nanofiber production.

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Mar
18
2018
A research study carried by researchers from Amrita School of Biotechnology, Osmania University’s Microbiology Department and SLS Cell Cure Technologies, revealed that mutton, chicken, beef and fish sold in Hyderabad markets are highly bacterial contaminant due to bad handling by meat sellers.   
Mar
18
2018
A research study carried by researchers from Amrita School of Biotechnology, Osmania University’s Microbiology Department and SLS Cell Cure Technologies, revealed that mutton, chicken, beef and fish sold in Hyderabad markets are highly bacterial contaminant due to bad handling by meat sellers.   
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.