Department of Zoology

Current Projects

S.No.Current ProjectsFunding Agency Research AreaInvestigatorDuration & FundsManpower
1. Dermal Stem cells in the vitiligo Lesions and their role in the repigmentation of vitiligo patientsDST, New DelhiPigmentation / Skin stem cellDr. Ravinder Kumar2013-2018
Rs. 35 Lakhs
Project Fellow
2. Phytogenetic screening and ameliorating effects of different Indian herbs on first-line antitubercular drugs induced toxicity in Wister rats.U.G.C, New DelhiCytogeneticsProf. V. L. Sharma2015-2018
Rs. 16.14 Lakhs
1 Project fellow
3. Metabolic syndrome-X surveillance in the population of Chandigarh (U.T.) and Fatehgarh Sahib district (Punjab) consuming metal rich diets and chemically charged waterU.G.C, New DelhiParasitologyDr. Rishu Mandal
Mentor Prof. S. Kaur
Rs. 28,97,680/-
4. To assess the effect of nanoformulated bovine Lactoerrin protein (Alginate-Chitosan calcium phosphate- Lactoferrin) on pregnancy mice models of intracellular parasites Toxoplasma gondii, Plasmodium berghei, Leishmania donovani and maintenance of Fe metabolism. SERB-DST, New Delhi Parasitology Dr. Namrata Anand
Mentor Prof. Sukhbir Kaur
Rs. 19,20,000/-
5. To evaluate the anti-leishmanial potential of some homoeopathic drugs in experimental visceral leishmaniasisCCRH, New Delhi Parasitology Prof. Sukhbir Kaur &
Prof. Upma Bagai (CI)
Rs. 55,95,840/-
R.A. - 1
JRF - 1
6. Evaluation of Antimalarial efficacy of some Homoeopathic drugs against Plasmodium falciparum in vitro and against Plasmodium berghei in vivo CCRH, New DelhiParasitology Prof. Upma Bagai 2016-2019
Rs. 70,03,068/-
JRF - 2
Lab. Attendant - 1
7. Evaluation of comparative in vitro efficacy of danazol, GnRH analog and atorvastatin treatment on endometriotic cells. UGC, New Delhi Reproductive Physiology & Molecular Biology Dr. Indu Sharma 2016-2018
Rs. 6,00,000/- (Sanctioned)
8. Evaluation of Epigenetics Profiling, DNA Methylation and Histone Modifications in Endometriosis DBT, New Delhi (Bio-CARe Scheme) Reproductive Physiology & Molecular Genomics Dr. Indu Sharma (PI)
Prof. S.C. Saha (Co-I)
Prof. V.L. Sharma (Co-I)
Rs. 23,90,000/- (Sanctioned)
9. Studies on Family Philopotamidae (Insecta: Trichoptera) : delimiting species boundaries using morphology and DNA sequences from North Western Himalaya SERB-DST, New Delhi Molecular Genomics & Ecology Dr. Manpreet Singh Pandher
Mentor : Dr. Archana Chauhan
Rs. 4125000/-
10. Estimation of the total biodiversity of hypersaline trans-Himalayan lakes using e-DNA metabarcode technique UGC, New Delhi Molecular Genomics & Ecology Dr. Archana Chauhan 2016-2018
Rs. 6,00,000/- (Sanctioned)
11. Extraction and characterization of fish scales apatite and collagen of three varieties of cyprinids for utilizing this waste material as novel biomaterial. UGC, New Delhi Fish Biomaterials, Fish NeurologyDr. Ravneet Kaur 2016-2018
Rs. 6,00,000/- (Sanctioned)
12. Evaluation of modulatory potential of tannic acid against nickel-cadmium induced toxicity by targeting oxidative stress mediated cell death. UGC, New Delhi Cytogenetics and Cell Biology, Molecular Toxicology Dr. Mani Chopra 2016-2018
Rs. 6,00,000/- (Sanctioned)
13. IFN-γ Receptor-1 gene polymorphism as risk factor for Tuberculosis. UGC, New Delhi Molecular Biology, Human Genetics Dr. Vijay Kumar 2016-2018
Rs. 6,00,000/- (Sanctioned)

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