biotech
    Molecular Microbiology Laboratory  
       

Group Leader
Harshada Joshi
                      Ph.D.
harshda7@rediffmail.com

 

 

Major Research Area

1) Medical Microbiology

  1.    Development of probiotics
  2.    Diversity of lactobacilli

2) Industrial Microbiology

  1.    Bacteriocin production
  2.     Enzyme Production

3) Environmental Microbiology

  1. Heavy metal tolerant bacteria and bioremediation
  2. Bacterial diversity of fresh water lakes
  3. Plant growth promoting characteristics of rhizobacteria
  4. Calcite solubilization by bacteria

 

Research Scholars  
 
S.No.

Name

Award

Ph.D.  Awarded

Research Topic

1.

Dr. Hemant Chundawat

CSIR-NET JRF and SRF

2015

Molecular typing and probiotic attributes of  lactobacilli

2.

Dr. Deepti Khandelwal

UGC-MRP  JRF

2015

Molecular typing of lactobacilli associated with camel milk in Southern Rajasthan

3.

Dr. Inu Rawal

CSIR-NET JRF and SRF

2016

Study of bacterial diversity of fresh water of  lakes of Udaipur

4.

Dr. Ali Asger Bhojiya

MANF-JRF and SRF

2016

Isolation and characterization of heavy metal tolerant bacteria from  Zawar region of Udaipur and their use in bioremediation

5.

Ms. Monica Sen

DST-JRF

Ongoing

Study of plant growth promoting activities of zinc tolerant bacteria

6.

Ms. Preeti

CSIR-NET-(LS)

Ongoing

Antibacterial activity of bacteriocin producing probiotic lactobacilli

7.

Mr. Sanjay Parihar

-

Ongoing

Production, purification and molecular profiling of bacterial glucose isomerase

8.

Ms. Sakshi Devda

CSIR-NET (LS)

Ongoing

Isolation and characterization of calcite solubilizing bacteria from marble waste

 
 

Research Projects Awarded and Completed

 
 

Principal Investigator

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Duration

Amount (Rs.)

Dr. Harshada Joshi

Diversity of lactobacilli associated with   camel milk in Southern Rajasthan.

 U.G.C.

July 2011- June 2014

10,88,129/-

Diversity of metal-tolerent bacteria   occurring in heavily polluted soil and mine   spoil in Zawar , Udaipur ( India ).

D.S.T, New Delhi

July 2012-June 2015

13,80,000/-

 
     
   
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