Industrially important bacterial and fungal enzymes and their enhanced production through response surface methodology (RSM) and molecular techniques;Exploitation of enzyme assisted extraction of important compounds/products from spices and fruits; Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and their metabolites for crop improvement and induced disease resistance with special reference endophytic ...
Dietary fibre (prebiotics), gut health and metabolic disorders; Technology of edible fats and fat based products; Post-harvest technology of agro produces; Food process modelling, optimization and control; Heat induced toxicants in food processing
Diabetes, Phytopharmaceuticals, Pharmacological & Toxicology evaluation, Bioimaging
Purification of biologically active compounds from natural sources, their cell based screening for therapeutic uses against various disorders, detailed study on the molecular mechanism of action using various cell based assay systems.
Post-harvest technologies for shelf life enhancement of agro produces, Physical Preservative techniques for shelf life enhancement of agro produces, Drying Operations – Process Optimization and Modeling, Solar Drying – Process Kinetics and Optimization, Process Engineering and Scale-up pertaining to various agro produces and Waste utilization
Design and development of Equipment, Product development from underutilized agro produce, Functional foods and nutraceuticals, Spices and Flavor technology, Enzymatic application in food
Food Chemistry, Product Development and Evaluation , Quantitative estimation of pesticide residues
Isolation and chemical characterization of biomarkers of medicinal plants used in Ayurvedic formulations for the standardization of Ayurvedic drugs and bioactivity studies of lead molecules of medicinal plants.
The main objective of this study was to develop new polyphenol-rich beverages using pomegranate, lemon, ginger, bilimbi ...more..
The study covered raw tender and ripe jackfruits of two commonly found varieties (firm bulb and soft ...more..
The institute, based on its technology, initiated setting up two commercial ventures in the state of Sikkim ...more..