The Department has undertaken two research projects funded by CSIR and DBT.

• Completed research project titled “Isolation and identification of anti -mycobacterial compounds from medicinal plants and in silico analysis of compounds” funded by Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India, New Delhi.

• Completed research project titled “Bioresources of Kuttanad Wetland Ecosystem : Inventorization, Characterization and Conservation funded by Department of  Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi and in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Environmental Resources Research Centre (ERRC), Thiruvananthapuram.

COMPLETED STUDENTS RESEARCH PROJECTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT 

Sl. No.

 

Topic Number of students Name of the Guide Year Institution University
 

1

Screening and Identification of Pathogenic  microorganisms in Backwaters of Alappuzha District, Kerala State, India  

5

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 S.D.V. College of Arts and Applied Science, Alappuzha. University of Kerala
 

2

Physicochemical and microbiological analysis of well water samples collected from North of Punnapra Village, Alappuzha district, Kerala state, India.  

5

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 S.D.V. College of Arts and Applied Science, Alappuzha University of Kerala
 

3

Physicochemical  and microbiological analysis of raw cow milk samples collected from Kuttanad, Alappuzha  

4

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 S.D.V. College of Arts and Applied Science, Alappuzha University of Kerala
 

4

Comparative phytochemical screening and bioactive properties of two aquatic weeds – Pistia stratiotes and Eichhorniacrassipes.  

4

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2018 S. D.V. College of Arts and Applied Science, Alappuzha. University of Kerala
 

5

Isolation And Molecular Identification

Of Pathogenic Bacteria From The Fish “Tilapia” collected from Vembanad Lake

 

 

2

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 SNGM Arts & Science College, Thuravoor, Cherthala. University of Kerala
 

6

Physicochemical and microbiological analysis of Eichhorniacrassipes polluted backwaters of Alappuzha  

4

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 Hindustan College of Arts and Science, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Madras University
 

7

Phytochemical screening and evaluation of bioactive properties of aqueous and methanolic leaf extracts of Ardisiasolanacea.  

1

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

8

Screening and molecular identification of pathogenic organisms harbouring on Pistia stratiotes 1  

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

9

Production and physicochemical analysis of wine from Ardisiasolanaceafruit using the yeast isolated from toddy samples collected from Alappuzha, Kerala state, India  

1

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

10

Analysis of Physicochemical, microbiological parameters and molecular characterization of  E. coli isolated from well Water Samples collected from Kuttanad after flood  

1

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

11

Isolation, screening and identification of biosurfactant producing bacteria from automobile workshops and optimization of parameters  for biosurfactant production 1  

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

12

Isolation and comparative evaluation of bioactive properties of fish skin protein.

 

 

1

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

13

Morphological and DNA Barcoding analysis for the identification of common fresh water prawn species from Thaneermukkom,Alappuzha. 1  

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

14

Comparative evaluation of bioactive properties of leaf extracts of three Indian medicinal plants  

1

 

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

15

Cellulase enzyme production from Salviniamolesta D. Mitch under Solid State Fermentation using Aspergillus flavus  

1

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

16

Phytochemical profiling and evaluation of antifungal,  insecticidal and allelopathic  activities of leaf extracts of Saccharum officinarum  

1

 

 

Mrs. Lekshmy R. Nair

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

17

Formulation and evaluation of herbal toothpaste using the leaf extracts of Mangifera indica and Piper betle.

 

1  

Mrs. Lekshmy R. Nair

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

18

Phytochemical analysis and evaluation of antimicrobial, antioxidant,antilipase, antidiabetic and antihypertension activities of Baliospermum montanum.  

1

 

 

Mrs. Lekshmy R. Nair

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

19

Isolation and screening of protease producing bacteria and production of protease enzyme from shrimp waste by submerged fermentation. 1  

 

Mrs. Mini Gopinathan

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

20

Correlation among total phenolic, flavonoid, antioxidants, and toxic heavy metals of Moringaolieferaduring and after monsoon in Kerala  

1

 

 

Mrs. Mini Gopinathan

2018 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

21

Correlation analysis of phytochemicals, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of leaves and root extracts of Clerodendrum infortunatum  

1

 

 

Mrs. Mini Gopinathan

2019 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

22

Phytochemical profiling and evaluation of
antioxidant and antidiabetic properties of leaf and
seed extracts of Entada rheedii.
 

1

 

 

Mrs. Lekshmy R. Nair

2019 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

23

Extrapolating the active principles of synergistic action of plant extracts in a traditional snake envenomation practice through a scheme of spectroscopic, chromatography and phytochemical analysis  

1

 

 

Dr. Anoop M.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

24

A system approach to phenol biodegradation with concurrent Engendering of bioelectricity  

1

 

Dr. Anoop M.

2019 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

25

Isolation and Characterization of Tannic Acid Hydrolysing Bacteria from Tannery Soil and the production of Tannase enzyme.  

1

 

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2019 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

26

Isolation of chitinolyticactinomycetes  from soil  and the production  of extracellular chitinase  enzyme  from marine waste under Submerged fermentation 1  

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2019 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

27

Isolation and characterization of MDR Bacteria from hospital sewage water and a comprehensive analysis of antibiotic resistance 1  

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2019 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

28

Phytochemical screening and bioactive properties of leaf extracts of Pongamiapinnata. 1  

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2019 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
 

29

Biological activity of peptides isolated from fish skin hydrolysates of two fresh water fishes in Kerala. 1  

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

30

Isolation of ChitinolyticActinomycetes from Soil and the production of Chitinase Enzyme using Shrimp shell under Submerged Fermentation 1  

 

Dr. Rajesh B. R.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

31

Isolation and molecular characterization of ocular pathogen, Pneumococci from human eye  

 

1

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

32

Isolation and molecular characterization of Lactobacillus species from coconut toddy sample

 

 

 

1

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

33

Isolation and molecular characterization of antibiotic resistant bacteria from back water  samples from Alappuzha

 

 

1

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

34

 

Detection of and molecular characterization of Vibrio cholera  from fresh meat samples

 

1  

 

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

35

Evaluation of drug resistance pattern and molecular characterization of Pesudomonas aeruginosa collected from urine samples  

1

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 St.Mary’s College for Women, Thiruvalla. Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

36

Isolation of and molecular characterization of Vibrio cholerae from Karuvannur river, Thriprayar, Thrissur. 1  

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 Presentation College of Applied Sciences, Puthenvelikara, Ernakulam Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

37

Isolation and molecular characterization of Lactobacillus species from milk products

 

1  

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 Presentation College of Applied Sciences, Puthenvelikara, Ernakulam Mahatma Gandhi, University
 

38

Isolation and molecular characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from human eye 1  

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

2019 Presentation College of Applied Sciences, Puthenvelikara, Ernakulam Mahatma Gandhi, University
39 Metabolomics in the Biodegradation of BTEX and other aromatics by pesticide affected soil microbes 1 Dr. Anoop M. 2020 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
40 Preliminary exploration on the bioactive principles from the synergestic activity of plant extracts in a traditional AntiOphidic practice 1 Dr. Anoop M. 2020 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
41 Evaluation of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activities of leaf extracts of Colocasia esculenta 1  

Mrs. Lekshmy R. Nair

2020 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
42 Evaluation of antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of leaf extracts of Gliricidia sepium 1  

Mrs. Lekshmy R. Nair

2020 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
43 Evaluation of physical and microbial parameters of milk samples and  isolation and molecular characterization of Vibrio cholerae  1  

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

 

 

2020

K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
44 Analysis of antibiotic resistance and virulence characters of Salmonella typhi isolated from the edible fish, Etroplus suratensis 1  

 

Dr. Pratap Chandran R.

 

 

2020

K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
45 Phytochemical screening and pharmacological evaluation of leaf extracts of Sphagneticola trilobata 1  

 

Dr. Rajesh B.R.

 

 

2020

K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
46 Isolation and characterization of MDR bacteria from chicken 1  

Dr. Rajesh B.R.

 

2020

K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
47 Characterization of endophytic bacteria having biofertilizer and antibacterial potential isolated from Carica papaya roots 1  

 

Mrs. Mini Gopinathan

2020 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology
48 Characterization and production of biopolymer and PHB producing bacteria isolated from carpentry workshop soil 1  

 

Mrs. Mini Gopinathan

2020 K.V.M. College of Science and Technology, Cherthala Cochin University of  Science and Technology