Current Research Grants

  • 2023 2020

    Identification of Xenoestrogen induced Spontaneous Mutations and changes in Promoter Methylation Status in the Cancer Causing Genes BRCA1, BRCA2 and p53 in Breast, Ovarian, Prostate and Pancreatic Cancers (PI)
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR]

  • 2021 2018

    Targeting Cancer Associated Fibroblast for Metastasis inhibition in BRCA1 defective cancer (PI)
    Science and Engineering Research Board [SERB]

Previous/ Completed Research Grants

    1. Assessment of cell growth and microbial contamination in mammalian cell culture using Foldscope in the laminar flowhood
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

    2. Effects of Cancer Associated Fibroblasts (CAFs) on BRCA1+/- breast cancer cells; Relation to aggressiveness (PI)
      Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences [BRNS]

    3. β HCG and BRCA1 in Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (PI)
      Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE]

    4. Can BRCA1 mediated DNA repair be mediated by Estrogen Receptor - Alpha? (PI)
      Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR]

    5. Studies on Regulation of Cell Growth by BRCA1/2 in Prostate Cancer Cells: Influence of Certain Selected Quinones (PI)
      Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences [BRNS]

    6. Molecular evidence for potential use of Plumbagin in brca1 blocked/ mutated cancers (I)
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT]

    7. Effects of phytoestrogens (emodin & genistein) on BRCA1 blocked ovarian cancer cells (PI).
      Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR]

    8. Potential role of plumbagin as an anticancer agent in brca1 blocked ovarian cancer cells: comparison with standard chemotherapeutic agents (PI).
      Department of Science & Technology [DST]

    9. Selective gene expression by plumbagin in BRCA1 blocked ovarian cancer cells: An analysis by subtractive hybridization (PI).
      Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE]

    10. Mechanisms of anticancer activity of emodin/aloe emodin: effects on cell growth, angiogenesis and metastasis in human colon cancer cells (Co-I).

    11. Studies on matrix metalloproteinsase (MMP) gene transcription by nitric oxide: mechanism of MMP gene induction in human colon cancer cells (Co-I).
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT]


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