(i) R &D Proposals - Department of Biotechnology

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Indo
-
Australian Biotechnology Fund

:
Fi
rst Call for Proposals 2006
-
07

List of Projects Approved

By Indo Australian Joint Biotechnology Committee

14
th

March 2007, New Delhi, India


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i

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(i) R &D Proposals



S

No


Indian Applicant

-

Coordinator/PI’s Name &

Address


Australian Applicant


(First PI)


Area


Project Title

1.

Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Prof.
& Head, Karnataka Veterinary
Animal and Fisheries Sci.
University, College of
Fis
heries, Mangalore,
Karnataka

575002

Dr. Leigh Owens, James
Cook University,
Research Office,
Townsville Qld, 4811

Aquaculture and
Marine
Biotechnology

RNA interference (RNAi) as an antiviral
mechanism against hepatopancreatic parvovirus
(HPV)

2.

Dr. B.K.
Sarmah,
Associate
Professor,
Dept. of Agricultural
Biotechnology, Assam
Agricultural University, Jorhat,
Assam



785013

Dr. H.C. Sharma,
Entomologiest, ICRISAT,
Patencheru


502324
Hyderabad

Dr. T J V Higgins,
CSIRO, GPO Box 1600
Canberra ACT 2601

Transgen
ic crops

Genetic enhancement of chickpeas (
Cicer
arietinum L)
using a two gene strategy to confer
protection against pod borers (
Helicoverpa
armigera)

3.

Prof. D. Bala
-
s
ubramanian
Hyderabad Eye Research
Foundation (HERF), L.V.
Prasad Eye Institute, L.V.
P
rasad Marg, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad, A.P.

Ms. Gerlinde Scholz /
Dr. Paul N Baird, Centre
for Eye Research
Australia c/
-

Royal
Victorian Eye & Ear
Hospital, Locked Bag 8,
East Melbourne, VIC
8002

Medical
Biotechnology

-


Vaccines /
Medical
diagnostics

Est
ablishing a ‘risk assessment chip’ for the eye
disease age related macular degeneration
(AMD)

4.

Prof. MS Shaila,
Department of
Microbiology & Cell Biology,
Indian Institute of Science
,
Bangalore

560012

Prof. KS Sriprakash,
Queensland Institute of
Medica
l Research, PO
Royal Brisbane Hospital,
QLD, Australia 4029

Medical
Biotechnology

-


Vaccine

A shield and sword approach to control
streptoccal infections

5.

Dr. S.C. Kundu, Department of
Biotechnology

Indian Institute
of Technology (IIT),
Kharagpur



731
302 West
Bengal

Dr. Laura Poole Warren,
Graduate School of
Biomedical Eng.,
University of New South
Wales, Australia
-

2052

Medical
Biotechnology
-

Biomedical
devices and
implants

Biosynthetic silk hydrogel extracellular matrix
analogues for mammalian cel
l support and drug
delivery.



Indo
-
Australian Biotechnology Fund

:
Fi
rst Call for Proposals 2006
-
07

List of Projects Approved

By Indo Australian Joint Biotechnology Committee

14
th

March 2007, New Delhi, India


-

ii

-


6.

Prof. Rup Lal, Dept
.

of
Zoology, University of Delhi,
Delhi


110 007


Dr. John Oakeshott / Dr.
Robyn Russell CSIRO
Entonology, GPO Box
1700, Canberra ACT
2601 Australia


Bioremediation

Enabling Technologies for Enzymatic

Bioremediation of Cyclic Organochlorine
Residues

7.

Dr. Chiranjib Bhattacharjee,
Professor, Deptt. Of
Chemcial Engg., Jadavpur
University, Calcutta


700032

Dr. Sally L. Gras, Deptt.
Of Chemical and
Biomolecular Engg.,
University of
Melbourne, Victoria
3
010, Australia

Nutraceuticals
and Functional
Foods

Milk nutraceuticals : a biotechnology opportunity
for Australian and Indian dairy producers.


(ii) Workshop Proposals


S No

Indian Applicant



Coordinator/PI’s

Name & Address

Australian Applicant

Area

Pr
oject Title

8.

Dr. Mrinalini Puranik, Reader
(F), National Centre for
Biological Sciences, TIFR,
GKVK Campus, Bellary
Road, Bangalore

Dr. Don McNaughton,
Monash University,
Clayton Vic 3800
Australia

Medical
Biotechnology

-


Medical
diagnostics and

environment
sciences

Raman spectroscopy and imaging for
understanding molecular processes in live cells.

9.
*

Dr. J. Gowrishankar,
Director, Centre for DNA
Fingerprinting and
Diagnostics, ECIL Road,
Nacharam, Hyderabad


500076

Prof. Michael Good,
Queensl
and Institute of
Medical Research, PO
Box Royal Brisbane
Hospital, Brisbane (Qld),
4029

Medical
Biotechnology

-


Medical
Diagnostics

Novel Biomarkers in human cancers and genetic
disorders


* Australian funding already available under a separate budget, I
ndian funding to be provided