• 001Thermostable and low pH tolerant phytase
  • 002Biodegradation of polylactides (PLA)
  • 003Biodegradation of polylactides (PLA)
  • 004Microbial production of gamma linolenic acid
  • 005Exploitation of microbial biodiversity for enzyme inhibitors and plant growth promoters

Research list

Bioprocess and Products Development


Industrial enzymes

  • Leucine and methionine aminopeptidase
  • Proline aminopeptidasesBeta glucosidase
  • Nitrilase and hydantoinaseL-asparaginase
  • Esterase

Biopolymers & biosurfactants

  • Production of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB)


  • Feasibility of second generation biofuels in India
  • Availability of Indian biomass resources for exploitation

Bioethanol from lignocellulosic feedstocks

  • Pretreatment of biomass
  • Pretreatment of Douglas fir wood biomass for improving saccharification efficiencies
  • Studies on enzymes for biomass hydrolysis

Health and Genomics

  • Nutraceuticals from lactic acid bacteria
  • Microbial production of amino acids
  • Construction and screening of environmental DNA libraries for novel lipases

Mycobacterium research

  • Mannolipids and Mannose metabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Peptide processing enzymes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Microbial bioactives
Research Highlights


  • Currently no data available

Moments of Workshop