Institutes and Universities Working on Vector-borne Diseases

PROJECTS FUNDED UNDER VECTOR BORNE DISEASES SCIENCE FORUM


PROJECTS FUNDED DURING 2011-12
S.No. Name of Project Name of PI Name of Co-Investigator
1. Nucleosomal Histone Proteins Of Leishmania Donvani: Molecular And Immunobiochemicla Characterization For Its Potential As Vaccine Target Against Visceral Leishmaniasis   Dr. Anuradha Dube, Scientist F, Parasitology/Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow Dr. Amogh A. Sahsrabuddhe, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow
2. Isolation, Characterization And Optimization Of Entomopathogenic Fungi And Their Toxins For The Control Of House Fly And Development Of Formulation

Dr. Anushree Malik Associate Professor
Centre For Rural Development & Technology
Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi
New Delhi – 110 016

Prof. Santosh Satya, Centre For Rural Development & Technology
Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi
New Delhi – 110 016
3. National Net-Work For Genotyping Of Human Lymphatic Filarial Parasite, Wuchereria Bancrofti Form Different Endeic Areas Dr. S. L. Hoti, Scientist F & Head, Molecular Biology And Bioinformatics Unit, Vector Control Research Centre (ICMR), Medical Complex, Indra Nagar, Pondicherry 605006.

Dr. M.V.R. Reddy, MMC, Wardha

Dr. Anil Kumar, CJIL, Agra

Dr. M.K. Das, NIMR, New Delhi

Dr. F.M. Khan, RMRC, Dibruhgarh

Dr. B.K. Tyagi, CRME, Madurai

Dr. S.K. Kar, RMRC, Bhuanswar

Dr. P. Kaliraj, Anna University, Chennai

Dr. Shailaja Mishra Bhattacharya, NICD, Lucknow

4. Evaluation Of A Blood-Based Antigen Detection Assay By Quantitating Unique Sialoglycoprotein Specifically Induced On Erythrocytes For Early Diagnosis And Monitoring Patients With Indian Visceral Leishmaniasis In Two Referral Centers Dr. Chitra Mandal, Director Grade Scientist, Infectious Diseases & Immunology Division, Indian Institute Of Chemical Biology, A Unit Of Council Of Scientific And Industrail Research 4, Raja S.C. Mullick Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata 700032, India

Dr. Pradeep Das (Co-PI), Director Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar

Dr. Sumi Mukhopadhyay (Co-PI), Research Associate, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Serology, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata 700073

Prof. Bibhuti Saha (Clinical-Investigator), Head of the Department, Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata 700073

5. Expression Profiling Of Host Immune Responsive Genes Activated By IFN-Y During Plasmodium Liver Stage Development Dr. Kota Arun Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department Of Animal Sciences, School Of Life Sciences, University Of Hyderabad, Hyderabad-500046.

Dr. Suresh Yenugu, Assistant Professor, Department Of Animal Sciences, School Of Life Sciences, University Of Hyderabad, Hyderabad-500046.

6.. Studies On Macrophage: T Cells Interaction In Mouse Model Of Malaria Dr. Joti Das, Scientist D, National Institute Of Malaria Research, Sector 8, Dwarka, New Delhi 110077. Dr. T. Adak, Scientist 'F', National Institute Of Malaria Research, Sector 8, Dwarka, New Delhi 110077.
7. Induced Apoptic L. Donovani S Prophylactic/ Therapeutic Agent Against Experimental Visceral Leishmaniasis In Combination With M.W: Searching The Low Cost Torrent For Switching The Th2 Response Towards Th1 Dr. Chiranjib Pal, Assistant Professor, Department Of Zoology, West Bengal State University, Berunanpukuria, Po: Malikapur Barasat, North 24 Parganas, Kolkata-700126, West Bengal Nil
8. Evaluation Of Larvicidal Effect Of Actinobacterial Metabolites For Biological Control Of Culex Mosquito Dr. D. Dhanasekaran, Assistant Professor, Department Of Micrology Bharathidasan University Triuchirapalli-620024, Tamilnadu, India   Nil
9. Evaluation Of Diagnostic Potential Of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification For Rapid Diagnosis Of Malaria Dr. Ruchi Singh, Scientist C, National Institute Of Malaria Research, Sector-8, Dwarka, New Delhi-110077

Dr. R.M. Bhatt, Scientist 'E', NIMR, IDVC Project Field Unit, RLTRI Campus, Lalpur, Raipur-492015, Chhattisgarh

Dr. S.K. Sharma,NIMR, Field station, Sector-5, Rourkela-769002, Orissa

Dr. Deepali Savargaonkar, National Institute Of Malaria Research, Sector-8, Dwarka, New Delhi-110077

10. Micro-Stratification Of Malaria In Problematic Districts Of Rajasthan For Development Of Strategic Action Plan For Control Dr. R. C. Dhaman, Scientist F, National Institute Of Malaria Research (ICMR), Sector 8, Dwarka, Newdelhi-

Additional Director (Rural Health) Govt. of Rajasthan Swasthya Bhawan, Tilak Marg, Jaipur

Dr. S.P. Yadav, Scientist 'E', Desert Medicine Research Centre (ICMR)

DMO of Jaisalmer district

DMO of Barmer district

DMO of Bikaner district

11.. Identifying The Risk Zone Of Malaria In Vadodara District Using Remote Sensing And Geographical Information System Dr. Bindu M. Bhatt, Senior Lecturer, Department Of Geography, Opposite To C.Cmehta Auditorium, Faculty Of Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda, Badodara- 390002, Gujarat Nil
12. Biodiversity And Domestic Infestation Of Haematophagous Assassin Bugs (Hemiptera:  Reduviidae: Triatominae), Vectors Of Chagas Diease And Management Dr.Dunston P. Ambrose, Associate Professor In Zoology/Director, Entomology Research Unit, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Palayankottai, Tamil Nadu, India-627002 Nil
13. Studies on Aedes mosquitoes to determine vectors of Dengue and Chikungunya virus in Kottayam and Alappuzha district of Kerala  Dr. R. Balasubaramanian, National Institute of Virology, Kerala unit, Alappuha-688005. Dr B.Anukumar, National Institute of Virology, Kerala unit, Alappuha-688005
Dr R. Sajith Kumar,MD (Med),Ph.d, Govt Medical College Hospital,Kerela Govt. Medical Education Services, Kottayam-686008
14. Control of Dengue and Chikungunya by controlling the Aedes breeding in key containers in pre-monsoon season in one of the endemic zone of Delhi Dr. B.N. Nagpal, National Institute of Malaria Research, Sector - 8, Dwarka, New Delhi - 10077 Ms Rekha Saxena, NIMR,Delhi

Dr M.C. Sharma, NIMR, Delhi

Dr V P Singh, NIMR, Delhi

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Delhi

Dr N K Tuli, MCD, Delhi

District Health Officer, West Zone, Delhi
15. Bio-ecology of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus vector of Dengue and Chikungunya in Andaman & Nicobar Islands with special reference to its invasion into human habitation Dr. A.N.Shriram, Post Bag 13, Regional Medical Research Center (ICMR), Port Blair-744101, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Dr A P Sugunan, Post Bag 13, Regional Medical Research Center (ICMR),Department of Health Research ,(Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) Port Blair-744101, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
16. Bio-Manipulation of Aedes Mosquitoes to reduce adult Mosquitoes life span and inhibit viral competence through Wolbachia transfection Professor H.P.Puttaraju, Division of Biological Sciences, J.B.Campus Bangalore University,  Bangalore-560056 Nil
17. Evaluation of Larvicidal Effect of Actinobacterial Metabolites for Biological Control of Culex Mosquito Dr. D. Dhanasekaran, Department of Micrology Bharathidasan University Triuchirapalli-620024, Tamilnadu, India Nil

Developed by ICMR