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NMIMS Seed Funding

S.No. Name of Faculty (Principal Investigator) Title of the Project Start date End date Duration of the project
1 Dr. Purvi Bhatt Deciphering the Effect of Natural Epigenetic Modulator Compounds on Senescent Cells 01-Mar-24 01-Mar-25 12 months
2 Dr. Harinder Singh Mapping the molecular targets of cold shock proteins 01-Mar-24 01-Mar-25 12 months
3 Dr. Gurudas Mane Quercetin and MST co-loaded lipid based nanocarriers for enhanced Ovarian cancer inhibition 01-Mar-24 01-Mar-25 12 months
4 Dr. Darshna Potphode Hierarchical Nanostructured Carbon Material Incorporated Metal Hydroxyl Carbonate Composites for High Rate and High Performance Electrodes for Energy Storage 01-Mar-24 01-Mar-25 12 months
5 Dr. Ekta Khattar Telomere length assessment in COVID 19 recovered individuals with hypertension and diabetes 26-Feb-24 26-Feb-25 12 months
6 Dr. Pamela Jha Understanding the inhibition of non-enzymatic protein glycation by natural compounds and its application in Diabetes management 18-Nov-22 18-Nov-23 12 months
7 Dr. Brijesh S. Evaluation of dermal toxicity and anti-psoriatic activity of topical NLC formulation co-encapsulated with cyclosporine A and quercetin 17-Nov-22 17-Nov-23 12 months
8 Dr. Bajarang Vasant Kumbhar Investigation of potential anticancer inhibitors against drug resistant βIII tubulin isotype using Molecular modelling 22-Feb-22 22-Feb-23 12 months
9 Dr. Purvi Bhatt Exploring the Senotherapeutic potential of various bioactive compounds on breast cancer cell lines 22-Feb-21 22-Feb-22 12 months
10 Dr. Harinder Singh Improving Phytase by rational enzyme engineering approach 22-Feb-21 22-Feb-22 12 months
11 Dr. Brijesh S. In vivo investigation to determine toxicity and efficacy of a combination of anti-rheumatic drugs 22-Feb-21 22-Feb-22 12 months
12 Dr. Vrushali Joshi Development of Microsensor Arrays to Study Real Time Metabolic Inyeractions of Multispecies Live Bacteria Biofilms 19-Jun-19 19-Jun-20 12 months
13 Dr. Sonal Manohar Investigating the Efficacy of ONC201 (Dual Akt-ERK Inhibitor) in Combination with Standard Chemotherapeutic Agents in Breast Cancer Cells 13-Jun-19 13-Jun-20 12 months
14 Dr. Purvi Bhatt A comparative Screening of Biocompatible Arsenic Trioxide Nanopaticles on Cancer Cell lines 06-Aug-18 06-Aug-19 12 months
15 Brijesh Sukumaran In vitro and in vivo assessment of anti-anxiety mechanism of action of Tabernaemontana divaricata 06-Aug-18 06-Aug-19 12 months
16 Dr. Ekta Khattar To investigate the regulation and functional contribution of telomeric protein POT1 in DNA damage response pathway 06-Aug-18 06-Aug-19 12 months
17 Dr. Harinder Singh Bioprospecting for Thermostable Phytase 06-Aug-18 06-Aug-19 12 months
18 Dr. Sudeshna Chandra Development of Electrochemical Biosensors For Liver Cancer 16-Oct-17 15-Oct-18 12 months
19 Dr. Brijesh S. In vitro anti-inflammatory activity of Ananas comosus on pro-inflammatory cytokines TNF-α and IL-1β 16-Jun-16 16-Jun-17 12 months
20 Dr. Purvi Bhatt & Dr. Hainder Singh Deciphering the extra-oviductal role of oviductal glycoprotein I (OYGPI) 16-Jun-16 16-Jun-17 12 months
21 Dr. Aparna Khanna & Dr. Prasad Pethe To study the expression of Polycomb Group (PcG) proteins during differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells 16-Jun-16 16-Jun-17 12 months
22 Dr. Dhananjaya Saranath & Dr. Harinder Singh Identification of the microbiome of the oral cavity and implications in oral cancer 16-Jun-16 16-Jun-17 12 months
23 Dr. Dhananjaya Saranath Single nucleotide polymorphism as predictive biomarkers in oral cancer 16-Jun-16 16-Jun-17 12 months

Research Projects Sanctioned (Government & Industry)

S.No. Faculty Name Title of the Project Name of the Funding organization Type of Funding organization (Govt./Industry) Year of sanction Duration of the project
1 Dr. Pamela Jha An Indigenous Synbiotic - A fortified Probiotic Product RGSTC ( Rajiv Gandhi Science & Technology Commission) Government 2024 36 months
2 Dr. Sonal Manohar To investigate the efficacy and mechanism of action of ONC201 (dual Akt-ERK inhibitor) in combination with standard chemotherapeutic agents in breast cancer cells UGC-BSR Government 2023 24 months
3 Dr. Pamela Jha An Investigation on amelioration of glycation, oxidation and aggregation of proteins by natural and artificial sweeteners Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India Society 2022 12 months
4 Dr. Ekta Khattar DBT Ramalingaswami Project DBT Government 2019 60 months
5 Dr. Ekta Khattar "Developing novel therapeutic strategies to target telomerase and telomeres in cancer." DST SERB ECR Government 2019 12 months
6 Dr. Aparna Khanna & Dr. Sudeshna Chandra In-vivo imaging and tracking of iron oxide nanoparticles labelled stem cells for osteochondral repair Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Government 2018 36 months
7 Dr. Sudeshna Chandra Development of Electrochemical Nanobiosensors based on Dendrimer Magnetic Nanoparticles for the early detection of liver cancer DST Nanomission Government 2017 36 months
8 Dr. Ekta Khattar Non canonical functions of telomerase in ovarian cancer Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Government 2017 60 months
9 Dr. Prasad Pethe & Dr. Aparna Khanna Investigating the effect of sonic hedgehog and retinoic acid signalling on polycomb group (PcGs) proteins during pancreatic lineage differentiation from pluripotent stem cells DST-SERB – Early Career Researcher (ECR) Scheme Government 2016

List of Patents

Sr. No. Year Name of the Authors (faculty / student) Patent No. & Country Title of the Patent Filed (Date & Year) Published (Date & Year)
1 2022-23 Dr. Rajan Kumar Verma,
Dr. Parul Johri, Kanchanlata Tungare,
Mustansir Bhori, Dr. Pamela Jha,
Dr. Sachidanand Singh,
Dr. Rahul Datta, Ankit Kumar,
Dr. Meenu Singh
2 2018-19 Gita Singh and Sudeshna Chandra "201821033244"
3 2020-21 "Dr. Neetin Desai,
Dr. Vrushali S Joshi,
Mr. Jeevan R Pradhan
4 2020-21 "Dr. Neetin Desai,
Dr. Vrushali S Joshi,
Mr. Jeevan R Pradhan


Sr. No. Year Authors Title of paper Journal Name
1 2023-24 Apte MM, Khattar E, Tupe RS Mechanistic role of Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels in glycation induced diabetic nephropathy via RAGE–NF–κB pathway and extracellular proteins modifications: A molecular approach Journal of Ethnopharmacology
2 2023-24 Biswas D, Halder A, Barpanda A, Ghosh S, Chauhan A, Bhat L, Epari S, Shetty P, Moiyadi A, Ball GR, Srivastava S. Integrated meta-omics analysis unveils the pathways modulating tumorigenesis and proliferation in high-grade meningioma Cells
3 2023-24 Cardoza E, Singh H From Stress tolerance to virulence: Recognizing the roles of Csps in pathogenicity and food contamination Pathogens
4 2023-24 Dutta B, Shelar SB, Nirmalraj A, Gupta S, Barick KC, Gupta J, Hassan PA Smart Magnetic Nanocarriers for Codelivery of Nitric Oxide and Doxorubicin for Enhanced Apoptosis in Cancer Cells ACS Omega
5 2023-24 Dwivedi R, Prakash P, Kumbhar BV, Balasubramaniam M, Dash C HIV-1 capsid and viral DNA integration mBio
6 2023-24 Fernandes A, D’Costa A, Nair A, Jathar S, Yadav AK, Jha P, Ravichandran V, Jobby R Protective effects of indigenous lactic acid bacteria in Artemia salina challenged with Vibrio parahaemolyticus: an in vitro and in silico approach Marine Biology Research
7 2023-24 Fernandes A, Tungare K, Jathar S, Kunal SP, Jha P, Desai N, Jobby R Isolation, characterization and therapeutic evaluation of lactic acid bacteria from traditional and non-traditional sources Food Biotechnology
8 2023-24 Joshi M, Bhatt P Deciphering the anticancer activity of biocompatible zinc oxide nanoparticles loaded with methotrexate on breast cancer cells Bulletin of Materials Science
9 2023-24 Kumar K, Patro P, Raut U, Yadav V, Barbora L, Moholkar VS Elucidating the molecular mechanism of ultrasound-enhanced lipase-catalyzed biodiesel synthesis: a computational study Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery
10 2023-24 Manohar SM At the Crossroads of TNF α Signaling and Cancer Current Molecular Pharmacology
11 2023-24 Patil P, Patil P, Dandge P, Bansode P, Kumbhar B, Chandane W, Rathod S, Choudhari P, Khot S, Valekar N, Pore D, Rashinkar G Benzylpyrazolyl naphthoquinones as potential VEGFR-2, GPCR and PPAR inhibitors: Synthesis, anti-cancer evaluation, molecular docking and DFT studies Journal of Molecular Structure
12 2023-24 Phanse SK, Chandra S Spray drying encapsulation of essential oils: Insights on various factors affecting the physicochemical properties of the microcapsules Flavour and Fragrance Journal
13 2023-24 Shahu R, Kumar D, Ali A, Tungare K, Al-Anazi KM, Farah MA, Jobby R, Jha P/td> Unlocking the Therapeutic Potential of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni: A Natural Antiglycating Agent and Non-Toxic Support for HDF Cell Health Molecules
14 2023-24 Shetty S, Kamble A, Singh H Insights into the Potential Role of Plasmids in the Versatility of the Genus Pantoea Molecular Biotechnology
15 2023-24 Shinde V, Desai K Selenium-methionine-folic acid nanoparticles (SeMetFa NPs) and its in vivo efficacy against rheumatoid arthritis Biological Trace Element Research
16 2023-24 Shekhar BR, Rupani K, Parkar SR, Nayak AS, Kumbhar BV, Khare SP, Menon S, Gawde H, Das DK Identifying novel causal genes involved in glycosylation processes with familial schizophrenia: Prediction of ADAMTS9 gene variant for structural stability Gene


Sr. No. Year Authors Title of paper Journal Name
1 2022-23 Jadhav RW, Wagalgave SM, Kumbhar BV, Khadake RM, Rode AB, Bhosale SV, Bhosale SV. Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Kanamycin Functionalized Tetraphenylethylene Molecular Probe for Highly Selective Detection of Bovine Serum Albumin Protein Nature: Scientific Reports
2 2022-23 Mirchandani Y, Patravale V, Brijesh S Hyaluronic acid-coated solid lipid nanoparticles enhance antirheumatic activity and reduce toxicity of methotrexate Nanomedicine
3 2022-23 Tungare K, Shahu R, Zambare V, Agarwal A, Jobby R, Nisar N, Alabdallah NM, Al-Saeed FA, Johri P, Singh S, Saeed M, Jha P Toxicity mitigation of textile dye reactive blue 4 by hairy roots of Helianthus annuus and testing its effect in in vivo model systems BioMed Research International
4 2022-23 Virdi JK, Pethe P Soft substrate maintains stemness and pluripotent stem cell-like phenotype of human embryonic stem cells under defined culture conditions Cytotechnology
5 2022-23 Jain K, Marwal A, Sharma K, Desai N Analysis of Physicochemical properties, available nutrients of soil and their correlation with incidence of Telya disease of pomegranate at northern Nasik, Maharashtra Defence Life Science Journal
6 2022-23 Ramani S, Samant S, Manohar SM The story of EGFR: from signaling pathways to a potent anticancer target Future Medicinal Chemistry
7 2022-23 Gocher CP, Pandita N, Choudhury RP, Bhakthavatsalam V Understanding microstructural heterogeneity in low and high molecular weight fractions of polydisperse polyisobutylene by SEC and NMR for its reactivity Journal of Polymer Research
8 2022-23 Pawar A, Pandita N Application of the “Method Operable Design Region” (MODR) approach for the development of a UHPLC method for the assay and purity determination of risperidone in risperidone drug substance and other formulations Biomedical Chromatography
9 2022-23 Dumasia NP, Khanna AP, Pethe PS Retinoic acid signaling is critical for generation of pancreatic progenitors from human embryonic stem cells Growth Factors
10 2022-23 Phanse SK, Sawant S, Singh H, Chandra S Physico-chemical and antimicrobial efficacy of encapsulated dhavana oil: evaluation of release and stability profile from base matrices Molecules
11 2022-23 Nautiyal R, Tavar D, Suryavanshi U, Singh G, Singh A, Vinu A, Mane GP Advanced nanomaterials for highly efficient CO2 photoreduction and photocatalytic hydrogen evolution Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
12 2022-23 Singh S, Chauhan P, Sharma V, Rao A, Kumbhar BV, Prajapati V Identification of multi-targeting natural antiviral peptides to impede SARS-CoV-2 infection Structural Chemistry
13 2022-23 Doijad SP, Gisch N, Frantz R, Kumbhar BV, Falgenhauer J, Imirzalioglu C, Falgenhauer L, Mischnik A, Rupp J, Behnke M, Buhl M, Eisenbeis S, Gastmeier P, Gölz H, Häcker GA, Käding N, Kern WV, Kola A, Kramme E, Peter S, Rohde AM, Seifert H, Tacconelli E, Vehreschild MJGT, Walker SV, Zweigner J, Schwudke D, DZIF R-Net Study Group, Chakraborty T.

Resolving colistin resistance and heteroresistance in Enterobacter species Nature Communications
14 2022-23 Fernandes SG, Gala K, Khattar E Telomerase inhibitor MST-312 and quercetin synergistically inhibit cancer cell proliferation by promoting DNA damage Translational Oncology
15 2022-23 Jain K, Marwal A, Sharma K, Desai N Identification of etiological agent of telya disease of pomegranate, its pathogenesis and control using integrated management approach Research Journal of Biotechnology
16 2022-23 Sawant S, Dugad J, Parikh D, Srinivasan S, Singh H Oral microbial signatures of tobacco chewers and oral cancer patients in India Pathogens
17 2022-23 Manohar SM, Yadav UM, Kulkarnii CP and Patil RC An Overview of the Phytochemical and Pharmacological Prole of the Spurred Mangrove Ceriops tagal (Perr.) C. B. Rob Journal of Natural Remedies
18 2022-23 Pandey SP, Jha P, Singh PK An ultrasensitive and selective method for visual detection of heparin in 100 % human plasma Talanta
19 2022-23 Peerzada Z, Shah MD, Kharkar PS, Desai KB.

Exploration of the inhibitory effect of Cassia fistula on quorum sensing mediated virulence factor production and biofilm activity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: an in vivo study in model organism Caenorhabditis elegans Journal of Medical Microbiology
20 2022-23 Bharindwal S, Goswami N, Jha P, Pandey S, Jobby R.

Prospective use of probiotics to maintain astronaut health during spaceflight Life
21 2022-23 Jain M, Madeka S, Khattar E.

Optimization of performance parameters of the TAGGG telomere length assay JoVE Journal Cancer Research
22 2022-23 Manohar SM, Joshi KS.

Molecular pharmacology of multitarget cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors in human colorectal carcinoma cells Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets
23 2022-23 Jathar S, Dakhni S, Shinde D, Fernandes A, Jha P, Desai N, Sonawane T, Jobby R.

Differential expression of antioxidant enzymes in chlorine-resistant Acinetobacter and Serratia spp. isolated from water distribution sites in Mumbai: A study on mechanisms of chlorine resistance for sustainable water treatment strategies Sustainability
24 2022-23 Pathak SO, Manohar SM.

Molecular milieu of autophagy in cervical cancer and its therapeutic implications Current Cancer Drug Targets
25 2022-23 Zade NH, Khattar E POT1 mutations cause differential effects on telomere length leading to opposing disease phenotypes Journal of Cellular Physiology
26 2022-23 Bhangoji JC, Suryavanshi UB, Mane GP, Wadhawa GC, Paware ND, Shendage SS Highly dispersed Pd nanoparticles on NiO–CuO nanocomposite for efficient ethanol sensing New Journal of Chemistry
27 2022-23 Kanse S, Khandelwal M, Pandey RK, Khokar M, Desai N, Kumbhar BV.

Designing a multi-epitope-based vaccine against VP1 major coat protein of JC Polyomavirus using Immunoinformatics and molecular modeling approach Vaccines
28 2022-23 Rozindar A, Virupakshaiah DBM, Meti B, Kumbhar BV, Oli AK.

Identification of potential human chymase inhibitors using molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation Journal of Applied and Natural Science


Sr. No. Year Authors Title of paper Journal Name
1 2021-22 Cardoza E, Singh H.

Involvement of CspC in response to diverse environmental stressors in Escherichia coli Journal of Applied Microbiology
2 2021-22 Cardoza E, Singh H.

C Group-Mediated Antibiotic Stress Mimics the Cold Shock Response Current Microbiology
3 2021-22 Mirchandani Y, Patravale V, Brijesh S.

Solid lipid nanoparticles for hydrophilic drugs Journal of Controlled Release
4 2021-22 Moramkar N, Bhatt P.

Insight into chitosan derived nanotherapeutics for anticancer drug delivery and imaging European Polymer Journal
5 2021-22 Rao J, Chandrani AN, Powar A, Chandra S Preparation of microcapsule suspension of herbicide oxyfluorfen polyurea and its effects on phytotoxicity on rice crop Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology
6 2021-22 Jathar S, Shinde D, Dakhni S, Fernandes A, Jha P, Desai N, Jobby R.

Identification and characterization of chlorine-resistant bacteria from water distribution sites of Mumbai Archives of Microbiology volume
7 2021-22 Manohar SM A Review of the Botany, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Mangrove Lumnitzera racemosa Willd.

Pharmacognosy reviews
8 2021-22 Shaikh K, Mungantiwar A, Halde S, Pandita N A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of apixaban in human plasma and its application to pharmacokinetics studies in the Indian population Analytical Methods
9 2021-22 Desai SD, Pai SR, Desai NS.

Optimization of methods for quantification of arjunic acid from bark of Terminalia arjuna from Konkan region, India Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences.

10 2021-22 Sarode S Review of machine learning techniques for detection of routing attacks in wireless sensor network International Journal of Computer Applications
11 2021-22 Sawant S, Dugad J, Parikh D, Srinivasan S, Singh H.

Identification and correlation of bacterial diversity in oral cancer and long- term tobacco chewers- A case- control pilot study Journal of Medical Microbiology
12 2021-22 Khandeparkar PP, Dixit VU Generalised skew log laplace distribution Journal of the Indian Society for Probability and Statistics
13 2021-22 Laul T, Bhartiya B, Irani A Immediate effects of hammer tone on hamstring flexibility International Journal of Science and Research
14 2021-22 Nair A, Manohar SM.

A flow cytometric journey into cell cycle analysis Bioanalysis
15 2021-22 Patil PS, Salunkhe VR, Bhinge SD, Patil SB, Kumbhar BV.

Formulation optimization and evaluation of Glycyrrhetinic Acid Loaded PLARosome using Factorial design: In-vitro anti-ulcer activity and in silico PASS Prediction.

Journal of the Indian Chemical Society
16 2021-22 Sawant N, Singh H, Appukuttan D.

Overview of the cellular stress responses involved in fatty acid overproduction in E. coli.

Molecular Biotechnology
17 2021-22 Singh G, Chandra S Unravelling the structural-property relations of porphyrinoids with respect to photo- and electro-chemical activities Electrochemical Science Advances
18 2021-22 Yadav AK, Singh S, Sen R, Jha P, Tungare K, Bhori M, Rangara M, Desai N, Jobby R Biosorption and bioreduction of Cr (VI) by rice husk and toxicity analysis on zebrafish embryos International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
19 2021-22 Kumar J, Kumar RR, Das DK, Mohanty A, Rajani K, Kumari N, Kumar V, Kumar S, Kumbhar BV, Ranjan T.

Knockdown of capsid protein encoding novel ATPase domain inhibits genome packaging in potato leafroll virus 3Biotech
20 2021-22 Mukherjee D, Guin LN, Chakravarty S.

Bifurcation Analysis of a Reaction-Diffusion Mathematical Model of Mild Atherosclerosis Discontinuity, Nonlinearity, and Complexity
21 2021-22 Bhinge SD, Jadhav NR, Randive DS, Bhutkar MA, Chavan R, Kumbhar BV.

Isolation and identification of Hair growth potential Fraction from Active Plant Extract of Blumea eriantha DC Grown in Western Ghat of India: In Silico Study Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine
22 2021-22 Manohar SM, Joshi KS Promising anticancer activity of multitarget cyclin dependent kinase inhibitors against human colorectal carcinoma cells Current Molecular Pharmacology
23 2021-22 Patil AF, Patil VS, Jaiswal DP, Palakhe SS, Patil SP, Kumbhar BV.

Investigating the novel acetonitrile derivatives as potential SARS-CoV-2 main protease inhibitor using molecular modeling approach Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics
24 2021-22 Lade H, Chung SH, Lee Y, Kumbhar BV, Joo HS, Kim YG, Yang YH, Kim JS.

Thymol reduces agr-mediated virulence factor phenol-soluble modulin production in Staphylococcus aureus Biomed Research International
25 2021-22 Pandey RK, Ojha R, Devender M, Sebastian P, Namdeo M, Kumbhar BV, Sundar S, Maurya R, Prajapati VK.

Febrifugine dihydrochloride as a new oral chemotherapeutic agent against visceral leishmaniasis infection,

Experimental Parasitology
26 2021-22 Pandey SP, Jha P, Singh PK A highly efficient and selective optical detection method for Heparin that works in 100% human serum Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
27 2021-22 Shaikh K, Mungantiwar A, Halde S, Pandita N Liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS) method for determination of free and total dabigatran in human plasma and its application to a pharmacokinetic study Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
28 2021-22 Khushnandan Rai, Bajarang Vasant Kumbhar, Dulal Panda, Ambarish Kunwar Computational study of interaction of anti-cancer drug eribulin with human tubulin isotypes Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
29 2021-22 Manohar SM Cyclin-dependent kinases as potential targets for colorectal cancer: past, present and future Future Medicinal Chemistry
30 2021-22 Shah HD, Saranath D Clinical implications of single nucleotide polymorphisms in oral cancer Modern Research in Dentistry
31 2021-22 Shukla MS, Hande PE, Chandra S Porous silica support for immobilizing chiral metal catalyst: unravelling the activity of catalyst on asymmetric organic transformations ChemistrySelect


Sr. No. Year Authors Title of paper Journal Name
1 2020-21 Alekar AN The outcomes of fetal cell microchimerism in the mother Biomedical Research Journal
2 2020-21 Anerao J, Sharangi G, Jha V, Pardhi V, Chavan S, Desai N, Mangaonkar K Molecular analysis and phytochemical profiling to explore the diversity of garcinia species collected from western ghats of India Acta Botanica Hungarica
3 2020-21 Anerao J, Jha V, Shaikh N, Shivalkar A, Nityanand A, Sawant D, Rao GR, Mangaonkar K, Deodhar M, Desai N DNA barcoding of important fruit tree species of agronomic interest in the genus Garcinia L. from the Western Ghats Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
4 2020-21 Balakrishnan A, Walimbe K, Awasthi S, Athreya S, Saini V Analeptic properties of rosuvastatin and CQ10 combination International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies
5 2020-21

Bharte S, Desai K

Techniques for harvesting, cell disruption and lipid extraction of microalgae for biofuel production Biofuels
6 2020-21

Bhattacharyya K, Mane G, Rane V, Tripathi A, Tyagi A

Selective CO2 Photoreduction with Cu doped TiO2 photocatalyst: delineating the crucial role of Cu-oxidation state and oxygen vacancie The Journal of Physical Chemistry C
7 2020-21

Chikhaliwala P, Chandra S

Poly-amidoamine dendrimers@Fe3O4 based electrochemiluminescent nanomaterials for biosensing of liver cancer biomarkers Electroanalysis
8 2020-21

Chikhaliwala P, Schlegel W, Lang H, Chandra S

Inkjet printed patterns of polyamidoamine dendrimer functionalized magnetic nanostructures for future biosensing device application Journal of Materials Science
9 2020-21

Choudhury S, Nautiyal R, Thakkar DK, Betty CA

Thickness dependence of nanocrystalline tin oxide thin films in capacitive biosensor characterization Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
10 2020-21

Dave R, Irani A

Effect of musculoskeletal disorders on health-related quality of life of light engineering maintenance personnel International Journal of Current Research and Review
11 2020-21

Dave R, Irani A

Work related musculoskeletal disorders in defence personnel involved in heavy engineering maintenance Journal of Ecophysiology and Occupational Health
12 2020-21

Desai D, Khanna A, Pethe P

PRC1 catalytic unit RING1B regulates early neural differentiation of human pluripotent stem cell Experimental Cell Research
13 2020-21

Desai D, Pethe P

ChIP-qPCR for Polycomb group proteins during neuronal differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells Methods in Molecular Biology
14 2020-21

Dumasia NP, Khanna AP, Pethe PS

Sonic hedgehog signals hinder the transcriptional network necessary for pancreatic endoderm formation from human embryonic stem cells Genes to Cells
15 2020-21

Dumasia D, Pethe P

Pancreas development and the polycomb group protein complexes Mechanisms of Development
16 2020-21

Fernandes SG, Dsouza R, Khattar E

External environmental agents influence telomere length and telomerase activity by modulating internal cellular processes: Implications in human aging Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology
17 2020-21

Fernandes SG, Dsouza R, Pandya G, Kirtonia A, Tergaonkar V, Lee SY, Garg M, Khattar E

Role of telomeres and telomeric proteins in human malignancies and their therapeutic potential Cancers (basel)

18 2020-21

Gala K, Khattar E

An overview on the application of nanodiagnostics in cancer Biomedical Research Journal
19 2020-21

Gala K, Khattar E

Long non-coding RNAs at work on telomeres: Functions and implications in cancer therapy Cancer Letters
20 2020-21

Jain K, Desai N, Sharma K, Marwal A

Development and screening of byproduct for its secondary metabolites, antioxidant and anti-diabetic potential from anthracnose-infected fruits of pomegranate: a sustainable approach 3 Biotech
21 2020-21

Jha P, Sen R, Jobby R, Sachar S, Bhatkalkar S, Desai N

Biotransformation of xenobiotics by hairy roots Phytochemistry
22 2020-21

Jha S, Thakur ND

Efficacy and toxicity study of Nardostachys jatamansi DC and Valeriana wallichii DC in sleep disorders International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management
23 2020-21

Kamble A, Sawant S, Singh H

16S ribosomal RNA gene-based metagenomics: A review Biomedical Research Journal
24 2020-21

Khandare RV, Watharkar AD, Pawar PK, Jagtap AA, Desai NS

Hydrophytic plants Canna indica, Epipremnum aureum, Cyperus alternifolius and Cyperus rotundus for phytoremediation of fluoride from water Environmental Technology and Innovation
25 2020-21

Khattar E, Tergaonkar V

Role of Rap1 in DNA damage response: Implications in stem cell homeostasis and cancer Experimental Hematology
26 2020-21

Kirtonia A, Gala K, Fernandes SG, Pandya G, Pandey AK, Sethi G, Khattar E, Garg M

Repurposing of drugs: An attractive pharmacological strategy for cancer therapeutics Seminars in Cancer Biology
27 2020-21

Krishnan A

Emotion regulation in adolescence: Different strategies and associated functional connectivity of brain regions Biomedical Research Journal
28 2020-21

Kulkarni L, Sabnis S, Ghosh S

Parameter estimation for multi-state coherent series and parallel systems with positively quadrant dependent models Sankhya Series A
29 2020-21

Kulkarni L, Sabnis S

Construction of optimal reliability test plans for binary type multi-state strongly coherent systems Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods
30 2020-21

Kulkarni P

Bacopa monnieri (Brahmi): A potential treatment course for neurological disorders: Review International Journal of Herbal Medicine
31 2020-21

Manohar SM

Insights into the molecular drivers of prostate cancer Nova Medicine and Health
32 2020-21

Manohar SM, Shah P, Nair A

Flow cytometry: principles, applications and recent advances Bioanalysis
33 2020-21

Menai K, Irani A

Effects of vitamin D3 deficiency on performance in Indian football players International Journal of Current Research and Review
34 2020-21

Menai K, Irani A

Impact of adductor strengthening on sprint time and agility in football players International Journal of Physiotherapy
35 2020-21

Mohammad S, Vandanapu S, Irani A, Kodurupaka P, Bhartiya M, Sharmila V

Effect of exercise therapy in multidisciplinary approach of parkinson disorder: A short review Indian Journal of Neurosciences
36 2020-21

Nagar A, Kamble A, Singh H

Preliminary screening, isolation and identification of microbial phytase producers from soil Environmental and Experimental Biology
37 2020-21

Nohwar N, Khandare RV, Desai NS

Media optimization studies and production of adenosylcobalamin (Vitamin B12) by environment friendly organism Rhizobium spp Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology
38 2020-21

Pethe PS, Dumasia NP, Bhartiya D

Effect of Sonic hedgehog pathway inhibition on PDX1 expression during pancreatic differ rentiation of human embryonic stem cells Molecular Biology Reports
39 2020-21

Puri A

Detection Potential of Recently Discovered Techniques for Recovering Latent Fingerprints: A Review Journal of Forensic Science and Criminology
40 2020-21

Rao J, Chandrani A, Powar A, Chandra S

Design and application of polyurea microcapsules containing herbicide (oxyfluorfen)

Designed Monomers and Polymers
41 2020-21

Rao J, Chandrani A, Powar A, Chandra S

Release behavior of oxyfluorfen polyurea capsules prepared using PVA and Kraft lignin as emulsifying agents and phytotoxicity study on paddy Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews
42 2020-21

Sahoo S, Brijesh S

Anxiolytic activity of Psidium guajava in mice subjected to chronic restraint stress and effect on neurotransmitters in brain Phytotherapy Research
43 2020-21

   Sakhalkar M, Choudhury RP, Bhaktavatsalam V, Lande S, Chandra S

Deep compositional understanding of TBA: AlCl3 ionic liquid for its applications Journal of Molecular Structure
44 2020-21

   Sawant S, Dugad J, Parikh D, Singh H

Absolute quantitation of oral bacteria involved in oral cancer by real-time PCR Medicine in Microecology
45 2020-21

   Shah HD, Saranath D, Murthy V

A molecular dynamics and docking study to screen anti-cancer compounds targeting mutated p53 Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics
46 2020-21

   Shelat R, Bhatt LK, Paunipagar B, Kurian T, Khanna A, Chandra S

Regeneration of hyaline cartilage in osteochondral lesion model using L-lysine magnetic nanoparticles labeled mesenchymal stem cells and their in vivo imaging Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
47 2020-21

   Shetty A, Chandra S

Inorganic hybrid nanoparticles in cancer theranostics: understanding their combinations for better clinical translation Materials Today Chemistry
48 2020-21

   Shetty A, Chikhaliwala P, Suryawanshi J, Chandra S

Understanding physico-chemical interactions of dendrimers with guest molecules for efficient drug and gene delivery Current Pathobiology Reports
49 2020-21

   Shetty S

Is three-parent IVF the answer to preventing mitochondrial defects?

Biomedical Research Journal
50 2020-21

   Shukla M, Barick KC, Salunke GS, Chandra S

Chiral salen - Ni (II) based spherical porous silica as platform for asymmetric transfer hydrogenation reaction and synthesis of potent drug intermediate montekulast Molecular Catalysis
51 2020-21

   Singh S, Chandra S

Nano-flowered manganese doped ferrite@PANI composite as energy storage electrode material for supercapacitors Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
52 2020-21 Virdi JK, Pethe P Biomaterials regulate mechanosensors YAP/TAZ in stem cell growth and differentiation Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
53 2020-21 Wattamwar T, Mungantiwar A, Gujar S, Pandita N Development of LC-MS/MS method for simultaneous determination of Canagliflozin and Metformin in human plasma and its pharmacokinetic application in Indian population under fast and fed conditions Journal of Chromatography B
54 2020-21 Yete S, Saranath D MicroRNAs in oral cancer: Biomarkers with clinical potential Oral Oncology


Sr. No. Year Authors Title of paper Journal Name
1 2019-20 Dave R, Irani A Work related musculoskeletal disorders in electrical, telecommunication and instrument mechanics of armed forces International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health
2 2019-20 Desai D, Pethe P Inhibition of RING1B alters lineage specificity in human embryonic stem cells Cell Biology International
3 2019-20 Desai D, Pethe P Polycomb repressive complex 1: Regulators of neurogenesis from embryonic to adult stage Journal of Cellular Physiology
4 2019-20 Kamble A, Singh H Different methods of soil DNA extraction Bio-101
5 2019-20 Kulkarni L, Sabnis S Construction of optimal reliability test plans for multi-state coherent systems of type 1 Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods
6 2019-20 Martin J., Brijesh S Anti-depressant activity of Erythrina variegata bark extract and regulation of monoamine oxidase activities in mice Journal of Ethnopharmacology
7 2019-20 Mehra C, Gala R, Kakatkar A, Kumar V, Khurana R, Chatterjee S, Kumar NN, Barooah N, Bhasikuttan AC, Mohanty J Cooperative enhancement of antibacterial activity of sanguinarine drug through p-sulfonatocalix[6]arene functionalized silver nanoparticles Chemical Communications
8 2019-20 Pawar A, Pandita N Statistically designed, targeted profile UPLC method development for assay and purity of haloperidol in haloperidol drug substance and haloperidol 1 mg tablets Chromatographia
9 2019-20 Raina S, Mungantiwar A, Halde S, Pandita N High-performance liquid chromatography method applied to investigate mechanism, kinetics, isotherm, and thermodynamics of bile acid adsorption onto bile acid sequestrants Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
10 2019-20 Sahoo S., Brijesh S Anxiolytic activity of Coriandrum sativum seeds aqueous extract on chronic restraint stressed mice and effect on brain neurotransmitters Journal of Functional Foods
11 2019-20 Sakhalkar M, Aduri PK, Lande S, Chandra S Single step synthesis of novel chloroaluminate ionic liquid for green friedel-crafts alkylation reaction Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
12 2019-20 Shah HD, Saranath D, Pradhan S Single nucleotide polymorphisms in transcription factor genes associated with susceptibility to oral cancer Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
13 2019-20 Shah MD, Kharkar PS, Sahu NU, Peerzadaa Z, Desai KB Potassium 2-methoxy-4-vinylphenolate: a novel hit exhibiting quorum-sensing inhibition in Pseudomonas aeruginosa via LasIR/RhlIR circuitry RSC Advances
14 2019-20 Shaikh K, Mungantiwar A, Halde S, Pandita N Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for determination of rivaroxaban in human plasma and its application to a pharmacokinetic study European Journal of Mass Spectrometry
15 2019-20 Singh RN EGFR-tyrosine kinase mutations in non-small cell lung cancer-based responsiveness to anticancer therapy International Journal of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences
16 2019-20 Sharma MK, Ayalew Y, Pandey A Orthogonal arrays and designs for partial triallel crosses Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods
17 2019-20 Thakur S, Storewala P, Basak U, Jalan N, Pethe P Clocking the circadian genes in human embryonic stem cells Stem Cell Investigation
18 2019-20 Wattamwar T, Mungantiwar A, Halde S, Pandita N Development of simultaneous determination of empagliflozin and metformin in human plasma using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and application to pharmacokinetics European Journal of Mass Spectrometry (Chichester)


Sr. No. Year Authors Title of paper Journal Name
1 2018-19 S Shah, R Agera, P Sharma, AV Sunder, H Singh, HM James, et al.

Development of biotransformation process for asymmetric reduction with novel anti-Prelog NADH-dependent alcohol dehydrogenases Process Biochemistry
2 2018-19 H Singh Desiccation and radiation stress tolerance in cyanobacteria Journal of Basic Microbiology
3 2018-19 H Singh, SK Apte Effect of 60Co-Gamma Ionizing Radiation and Desiccation Stress on Protein Profile of Anabaena 7120 The Protein Journal
4 2018-19 A Kamble, S Srinivasan, H Singh In-Silico Bioprospecting: Finding Better Enzymes Molecular Biotechnology
5 2018-19 Jeanette Martins, Brijesh S.

Phytochemistry and pharmacology of anti-depressant medicinal plants: A review Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy
6 2018-19 Swati Sahoo, Brijesh S.

Pharmacogenomic assessment of herbal drugs in affective disorders Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy
7 2018-19 Dhaval Sachar, Lokesh Bhatt, Prasad Pethe, Ruchita Shelat, Yogesh Kulkarni Anticancer activity of methylene blue via inhibition of heat shock protein 70 Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy
8 2018-19 Pradnya P. Khandeparkar V. U. Dixit Tests for Scale Parameter of Asymmetric Log Laplace Distribution Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin
9 2018-19 Gita Singh and Sudeshna Chandra Copper Doped Manganese Ferrites@PANI for Fabrication of Binder-free Nanohybrid Symmetrical Supercapacitors Journal of The Electrochemical Society
10 2018-19 Kim IY, Kim S, Jin X, Premkumar S, Chandra G, Lee NS, Mane GP, Hwang SJ, Umapathy S, Vinu A Ordered Mesoporous C3N5 with a Combined Triazole and Triazine Framework and Its Graphene Hybrids for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ORR)

Angewandte Chemie International Edition
11 2018-19 Amruta Parmar, Brijesh S.

Niosomes as Transdermal Drug Delivery System Biomedical Research Journal
12 2018-19 Bharte S, Desai K Harvesting Chlorella species using magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles Phycological Research
13 2018-19 Bharte S, Desai K The enhanced lipid productivity of Chlorella minutissima and Chlorella pyrenoidosa by carbon coupling nitrogen manipulation for biodiesel production Environmental Science and Pollution Research
14 2018-19 Chhabria SV, Desai KB Purification and characterisation of alliinase produced by Cupriavidus necator and its application for generation of cytotoxic agent: allicin Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences
15 2018-19 Chikhaliwala P, Rai R, and Chandra S Simultaneous voltammetric immunodetection of alpha-fetoprotein and glypican-3 using a glassy carbon electrode modified with magnetite-conjugated dendrimers Microchimica Acta
16 2018-19 Kunte M, Desai K The protein extract of Chlorella minutissima inhibits the expression of MMP-1, MMP-2 and MMP-9 in cancer cells through upregulation of TIMP-3 and down regulation of c-Jun Cell Journal
17 2018-19 Laheri S, Ashary N, Bhatt P, Modi D Oviductal glycoprotein 1 (OVGP1) is expressed by endometrial epithelium that regulates receptivity and trophoblast adhesion Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
18 2018-19 Mehta M, Irani A, Rana H, Bhartiya M Immunity for humanity: a revolutionary endeavour towards holistic health living Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education
19 2018-19 Multani S, Shah HD, Saranath D Transforming growth factor beta receptor 2 single-nucleotide polymorphism association with oral cancer and In silico identification of small drug-like molecules as inhibitors to transforming growth factor Beta-2 receptor Biomedical Research Journal
20 2018-19 Nguyen N, Fernandes SG, Khattar E, Li Y Recent advances and new insights for the therapeutic intervention of cancer Frontiers in Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery
21 2018-19 Pinto P, Parulekar P Improving fitness and well-being in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome - The NEAT way International Journal of Scientific Research
22 2018-19 Raina S, Mungantiwar A, Halde S, Pandita N A novel analytical approach towards in-vitro bile acid binding studies to colesevelam hydrochloride tablets: an ultra-high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometric method Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis
23 2018-19 Salunke N, Kharkar PS, Pandita N Study of degradation behavior of besifloxacin, characterization of its degradation products by LC–ESI–QTOF–MS and their in silico toxicity prediction Biomedical Chromatography
24 2018-19 Shah HD, Saranath D, Das S, Kharkar P, Karande A In-silico identification of small molecules targeting h-ras and in-vitro cytotoxicity with caspase-mediated apoptosis in carcinoma cells Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
25 2018-19 Shelat R, Bhatt LK, Khanna A and Chandra S A comprehensive toxicity evaluation of novel amino acid modified magnetic ferrofluids for magnetic resonance imaging Amino Acid
26 2018-19 24. Thakkar M and Brijesh S Physicochemical investigation and in vivo activity of anti-malarial drugs co-loaded in Tween 80 niosomes Journal of Liposome Research
27 2018-19 25. Yete S, D’souza W, Saranath D High-risk human papillomavirus in oral cancer: clinical implications Oncology

Research Collaborations

Sr. No. Name of Individual / Institute Year of Collaboration Area of Collaboration MoU


Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital
(a unit of the Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital), Mumbai


R&D / Academic / Industrial Projects


26th March 2021


School of Regenerative Medicine, Manipal University, Bangalore


Stem Cells / Cancer Stem Cells


1st September 2013


Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai


Collaborative Research / Shared Publications


8th February 2012


Sr. No. Name of Individual / Institute Year of Collaboration Area of Collaboration MoU


Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital
(a unit of the Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital), Mumbai


R&D / Academic / Industrial Projects


26th March 2021


Seth GS Medical College and Kind Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai


Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms as Predictive Diagnostic Biomarkers in Oral Cancer


12th December 2013


Sr. No. Name of Individual / Institute Year of Collaboration Area of Collaboration MoU


CelluGen Biotech Private Limited, Gurugram


R&D / Academic / Industrial Projects


18th August 2020


Stemade Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai


Dental Stem Cell Banking (DPSC)                                      


12th December 2013



Sr. No. Name of Individual / Institute Year of Collaboration Area of Collaboration MoU


Henry Ford Health System,
Detroit, Michigan (USA)


Cell/Stem Cell tracking using nanoparticles for the development of sensitive imaging modalities


20th September 2013


The Sunandan Divatia School of Science has established research collaborations with the following Scientists/Institutions: 


Sr. No. Name of Collaborator Name of Institute
Name of the Faculty


Dr. Manoj Garg

Amity University, Noida

Dr. Ekta Khattar


Prof. Chandravanu Dash, PhD

Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, Tennessee

Dr. Bajarang Kumbhar


Prof. Vaibhav Tiwari, PhD


Midwestern University
Chicago IL, United States

Dr. Bajarang Kumbhar


Prof. Chaitanya Athale

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune

Dr. Bajarang Kumbhar


 Dr. Geetanjali Sachdeva

National Institute for Research in Reproductive and Child Health (NIRRCH)

Dr. Purvi Bhatt


Dr. Deepak Modi

National Institute for Research in Reproductive and Child Health (NIRRCH)

Dr. Purvi Bhatt


Dr. Deepti Harinder

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Dr. Harinder Singh


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