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Information for UAR 2011-12

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Name of the Constituent


Unit

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of IT and Biotechnology,


Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune

COURSES
UG

PG

Number of courses run at campus

02

02

Number of courses run through distance education

--

--

Total number of courses offered

02

02

Female
73

STUDENTS ENROLLMENT

Number of PG Students

Male
46

Number of UG Students

37

72

Total number of students

83

155

NAMES OF THE UG COURSES

Course name 1 B.Sc. Biotechnology

Course name 2 Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics

NAMES OF THE PG COURSES

Course name 1 M.Sc. Biotechnology

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Course name 2 M.Sc. Bioinformatics

UG COURSES ADDED IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-12

Course name 1

PG COURSES ADDED IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-12

Course name 1 M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology (to be start from 2012-2013)

TEACHING FACULTY MEMBERS

Faculty

Number

Professors

05

Associate Professors

05

Readers

--

Assistant Professors

07

Lecturers

Others (specify) Librarian

01

Total number of Teaching Faculty

18

TEACHING FACULTY - QUALIFICATION

Faculty

Number

Faculty members with Ph. D.

13

Faculty members pursuing Ph. D.

04

Faculty members with PG

01

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Faculty members pursuing PG

--

Total number of Teaching Faculty

18

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Research papers
No. of Research Papers in
Journals (Only peer reviewed journals)

Conferences

International

National

International

National

12

03

--

06

10

DETAILS OF RESEARCH PAPERS (Only Peer Reviewed Journals)

No.

Title of the Paper

1.

2.

3.

4.

International Publications
Extraction of pectinase from
pectinolytic bacteria isolated from
carrot waste
Production of L(+) lactic acid from
sweet sorghum, date palm and
golden syrup as alternative carbon
sources
Dietary nicotinic acid
supplementation improves zinc
uptake and offers hepatoprotection
against oxidative damage
Characterization of novel
extracellular protease produced by
marine bacterial isolate form Indian

Name of Author(s)

Name of the
Journal

Volume Number /
Page Number

R.C Patil, T.P. Murugkar


and S.A Shaikh

International Journal
of Pharma &
Bioscience

03 (2012) ISSN 09756299

Yadav A K, Bipinraj N K,
Chaudhari A B and Kothari
RM

Starch

63 (10) 632636, 2011

Tupe R. S., Tupe S. G.,


Agte V. V

British J Nutrition

105, 2011, 1741-49

Brazilian Journal of
Microbiology

In press

Rachana Fulzele, Elisha


DeSa, Amit Yadav, Yogesh
Shouche and Rama

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Ocean

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

Ethanolic stem extract of Excoecaria


agallocha induces G1 arrest or
apoptosis in human lung cancer cells
depending on their p53 status
Effects of hepatoprotective
formulation containing some
indigenous medicinal plants on
experimental animal model
Developments in analytical methods
for detection of pesticides in
environmental samples
Cytological study and antimicrobial
activity of embryogenic callus
induced from leaf cultures of
Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.)
Isolation of marine actinomyces from
mangrove samples for
biotechnological explorations
Recent advances in plant derived
vaccine antigens against human
infectious diseases,

Bhadekar
Patil RC, Sonal M,
Manohar, Katchi VI, Rao
AJ, Moghe AS

Taiwania
(International Journal
of Life Science)

In press

Jajoo R.R, Biyani K.R.,


Salunkhe D.S. Chunarkar
P.N.

International Journal
of Pharmaceutical
and Applied Sciences

In press

R. K. Bhadekar, S. S. Pote,
V.S. Tale and N. K. Bipinraj

American journal of
Analytical Chemistry

2011, 2 (1-15)

M. Falaki Khalilsaraie, N.
Saima, N. T. Meti, R. K.
Bhadekar and D. P. Nerkar

Miers, J Med Plants


Res

2011, (5), 14, 30022006

J Life Science

In Press

Research in
Pharmacy

2(2): 08-19, 2012, ISSN:


2231-539X.

Patil R C, Patel J S,
Gaikwad S K, Shouche Y S
and Kulkarni G J
Malabadi R B, Meti N T,
Mulgund G S, Nataraja K,
Vijay Kumar S,

11.

Smoke promoted in vitro seed


germination of Pholidota pallid Lindl.

Mulgund G S, Meti N T,
Malabadi R B, Nataraja K,
Vijay Kumar S

Research In Plant
Biology

2(2): 24-29, 2012, ISSN:


2231-5101.

12.

Anti Reverse Transcriptase and


Anticancer activity of stem ethanol
extracts of Excoecaria agallocha
(Euphorbiaceae)

Patil RC, Manohar SM, Rao


AJ, Mule A, Moghe AS

Ceylon Journal of
Science (Bio. Sci.)

40 (2): 147-155

National Publications

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Evaluation of anticancer activity of
Bryonia laciniosa on human cancer
cell lines

Moghe AS, Gangal SG,


Shilkar PS

Ind J Nat Prod

2(3). 2011

14.

Improved withanolide production and


RAPD analysis in Withania somnifera

Vipra Jadhav, Neelambrika


Meti, Ganesh Patil,
Neelam Chavan and Rama
Bhadekar,

Trendz in Biotech

9 (9), 2011, pp. 4-13.

15.

Medicinal plants from newly reported


Devraies (sacred groves) in the Pune
district

Singh E A, Kamble S Y and


Bipinraj N K,

Ind J Trad. Knowledge

In press

13.

PARTICIPATION OF FACULTY -NATIONAL /INTERNATIONAL CONF/SEMINARS ETC.:


PAPER PRESENTED: 04 NATIONAL CONFERENCES
Sr.
No.

Theme of paper presented

Prevention of potential molecular


targets in diabetes by spices and
dietary agents: Proficient
combination therapy for alleviating
oxidative and carbonyl stress

Systematic evaluation of 25 indian


antidiabetic herbs for their ability to
inhibit non enzymic glycation

Evaluation of antiglycation potential


of various nutraceuticals: in vitro
and cellular studies

National Conference on Innovative

Conference
Oral presentation in Nutrition
Society of India (NSI) 43 rd
National Conference, under
Young Scientist Junior Award
under experimental nutrition
category
Oral presentation in Nutrition
Society of India (NSI) 43 rd
National Conference under free
communication experimental
nutrition category
Oral presentation in DST
Sponsored Three days National
Level Conference on Natural
Products In Healthcare
Effects of vesicular

Date/ Venue/
time

Paper presented by faculty

Hyderabad,
November 1112, 2011

Amrita A. Khaire, Nisha G.


Kemse, Rashmi S. Tupe

Hyderabad,
November 1112, 2011

Nisha G. Kemse, Amrita A.


Khaire, Rashmi S. Tupe.

Nagpur,
November 2426, 2011

Devyani Phatak, Juhi Parikh,


Rashmi Tupe

January 7 8,

Karima Shaikh, Shama Aphale,

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Research & Development in


pharmaceutical Sciences, Pune

encapsulation on in vitro
cytotoxicity of ciclopirox
olamine

2012, Pune

A. Pawar, A.S. Moghe

National Conference on Innovative


Research & Development in
pharmaceutical Sciences, Pune

Evaluation of
nepatoprotective activity of
curcuia caseia on primary
hepatocytes and liver cell
lines

January 7 8,
2012, Pune

Sampada Bhosale, S.R. Aphale,


V.A. Pandit, S.L. Bodhankar, A.
S. Moghe

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

No.

Title of the Project

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3
4

Studies on impact of nutraceuticals on


diabetic nephropathy
Process optimization and cycle time
reduction of polyunsaturated fatty acid
synthesis using marine microorganisms
Micro-propagation of quality planting
materials of strawberry for commercial
cultivation in Maharashtra
Effective utilization of winery and vineyard
waste: an eco-friendly approach for value
addition in wine industry

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RESEARCH : INNOVATIVE AREAS

12

RESEARCH: INNOVATIVE AREA

No.

Area of Research

Funding
Agency
DST, New
Delhi

Project Grant
(INR)
25 Lakhs

Name(s) of coordinator / Cocoordinator


Dr. RS Tupe, Dr. S A Shaikh &
Dr. UD Deshpande

DST, New
Delhi

17 Lakhs

Dr. RK Bhadekar

DST, New
Delhi

10 Lakhs

Dr. NT Meti & Dr. EA Singh

Mo EF New
Delhi

10 Lakhs

Dr. SA Shaikh & Dr. AS Moghe

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Diabetes, waste utilization, Industrial Enzymes


Marine biotechnology : bioprospecting of marine microorganisms ( enzymes, biosurfactants, antibiotics)
Health and Nutrition : essential fatty acids and probiotics
Commercial micro-propagation of fruit crops, ornamental and medicinal plants
Spheroids and three dimensional cell culture models
In vitro cell based assays for phytochemical drugs
Genomics, Proteomics, Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis

RESEARCH : PATENTS - 01

N
o.

Title of Patent

Title: Method for isolation of pectin from


tomato or carrot using Bascillus Subtilis strain
DCK B
Authors: Patil R. C., T.P Murgudkar and S.A
Shaikh

International / National
Application No. 1883/MUM/2011
International classification:
C08B37/06
Journal No. 46/2011
18/11/2011

Status : Filed / Obtained

Filed

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RESEARCH : CONSULTANCY

No.

Details of the consultancy work undertaken

1
2

Dental College, BVDU, Pune, Research Support & guidance, Dr. R. K. Bhadekar
Research Training to PG students from other University, Dr. R. K. Bhadekar
Guidance for submission & presentation of research proposal to ex-students of
RGITBT, Dr. R. K. Bhadekar
Hepatoprotective and antimalignant activity of extracts of Curcuma caesia
Evaluation of effect of selected chemically synthesized antitumour formulations on
cells, Center for drug design and molecular medicine (ISTRA) Abeda Inamdar Senior

3
4
5

Revenue Generated
(INR)
9000/15000/--20,000/-

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College, Dr. Alpana Moghe


Evaluation of effect of natural products and their synthetic analogs on cells

--

Evaluation of anticancer properties of Passiflora foetida on liver cancer cell line

--

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KNOWLEDGE EVENTS ORGANISED BY INSTITUTE


Type of Event
(Seminars /
Conferences /
Symposia)

No.

Name of the event

Date

Level
(International /
National/State)

Advanced Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics


organized by RGITBT, Pune,

December 27 31,
2011

National

Workshop

RGITBT and Persistent Systems conducted


International workshop on next generation
sequencing Equity Bulls

October 19 -20,
2011

International

workshop

16

KNOWLEDGE EVENTS PARTICIPATED BY Faculty Members

No.

Name of the Event

1.

Dr. N. T. Meti participated in DST


sponsored two week faculty
Development Program in
Entrepreneurship at MITCON, Pune

Date

Organizer

Level
(International /
National)

Type (Seminars /
Conferences /
Symposia)

January 214, 2012

MITCON, Pune and


Department of
Science and
Technology, New
Delhi

National

Workshop

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2.

3.

4.

Ms. Preeti Chunarkar and Ms. Snehil


Jaiswal participated in the Symposium
on Accelerating Biology 2012:
Computing to Decipher

February 15
-17, 2012

C-DAC, University of
Pune, Pune

National

Symposia

Dr. U. D. Deshpande invited as a


speaker and Mr. SK Gaikwad
participated in One day Symposium
Modern research trends and its
application in life sciences

January 7,
2012

Elphistone College
Mumbai, Govt. of
Maharashtra

National

Symposia

Dr. Uday Deshpande invited as a


speaker and Ms. Anuja Nawarange
participated in The 1st Global cancer
genomics Consortium Tata Memorial
Center Symposium

November
10-12,
2011

Tata Memorial
Center Symposium

International

Symposia

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MOU / AGREEMENTS SIGNED

No.

Name of the partner

Objective of MoU / Agreement

Present Status

Jay Biotech

Development of biopesticides

ongoing

2.

National Centre for Antarctic and


Ocean Research, Goa

Essential fatty acids from microorganisms

ongoing

3.

Interdisciplinary Science & Tech


Research Academy (ISTRA),Pune

1.

4.
5.
6.

BVU- Medical College, Pune

Evaluation of effect of natural products and their


synthetic analogs on cells
Hepatoprotective and antimalignant activity of
extracts of Curcuma caesia

ongoing
ongoing

Abasaheb Garware College, Pune

Cytotoxic effect of Actinomycetes cell free extracts

ongoing

Dental College and Hospital,


BVDU, Pune

Detection of osteopontin using ELISA in gingival crevicular


fluid under orthodontic force application

ongoing

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8.

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2.
3.
4.

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Walchand College of Arts &


Science, Solapur
Poona College of Pharmacy

Evaluation of anticancer properties of Passiflora


foetida on liver cancer cell line
Evaluation of the effect of gold nanoparticles coated
with novel herb

ongoing
ongoing

Guests Visited
Name of the Guest
Dr Rita Banerjee
Dr.
Chandrashekhar
Chitale
Dr. Christopher
Bartholomew,
Dr. Susan Lang

Designation

Name & Address of the Organization

Purpose of the visit

Date of visit

Scientist F

Department of Science and


Technology, New Delhi

Expert inputs for the


progress of various
research projects

August 10, 2011

Head, PUMBA

PUMBA, University of Pune

October 22,
2011

Professor

School of medical &biological


Sciences, Glasgow University, UK

December 16,
2011

Associate
Professor

Extracurricular Activities

Glasgow University, UK

Guest Lecture in
Medical Microbiology
for Biotechnology
students

February 10,
2012

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Activity

Date of the
Activity

1.

Tradition meets nutritionDisserts

30th July 2011

2.

Hands on training of
Banana micro-propagation

Regular Activity

3.

Nature Tech

15th September
2011

4.

A hands on training in ATC

Regular Activity

5.

Parents Teachers
Association

23rd July 2011

6.

Orientation for Higher


Secondary school students

21 April 2011

7.

Women empowerment

Regular Activity

Preparation of Placards and


chocolate bouquets
Earning while Learning
scheme

28 September
2011

No.

8.
9.

10.

Demonstration of Plant cell,


tissue and organ culture
techniques

Regular Activity

Regular Activity

Details of the Activity


Students activity under the skill development program of cooking
workshop on Tradition meets nutrition- Disserts at Department of
Plant Biotechnology, RGITBT, BVDU, Pune
Hands on training of Banana micro-propagation to graduate and post
graduate students under Earning while learning scheme
Inauguration of Nature Tech a students run an entrepreneurial
venture for the production of gift articles by using PTC technique for
ornamental plants
A hands on training in ATC was organized for students & faculty of
Dept of Microbiology, Bhavans college, Andheri, Modern college,
Shivaji Nagar, Pune, , D. Y. Patil College, Pimpri, Sinhagad college of
Pharmacy, Pune, Abeda Inamdar Science College, Pune, BVDU, Y.M.
Science College, Pune
First ever meeting of RGITBT Parents Teachers Association
Orientation for Higher Secondary school students for District level
Science Exhibitions and Shooting of Training Video in Marathi to
demonstrate PTC technique from lab to land.
Women empowerment by giving training for washing, harvesting and
hardening activity of banana Micropropagation
Preparation of Placards and chocolate bouquets from students to
encourage their skills and talents for the NAAC visit
Supply of quality planting materials of banana to farmers ( 90,000
plants) & medicinal plants propagation activity in poly-house
Demonstration of Plant cell, tissue and organ culture techniques to
the Pharmacy students of Sinhagad college, Pune , M.Sc. Microbiology
students of Y.M. Science College Pune and M.Sc. Biotechnology
students of Abeda Inamdar Science College, Pune