Projects


                      National and International projects have been carried out to develop diagnostics, vaccines and immuostimulants for aquatic animals in AAHL with funding from National and International funding agencies. Our funding agencies are Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science and Technology, University Grants Commission, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Indo-French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research.

On-going Projects

S.No.

Sponsors name

Project title

Amount Sanctioned

Period of Project

Year of completion

1.

ICAR - NFDB

National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal Diseases – Tamilnadu State (Selected Districts)

80 Lakhs

2013 -2018

Ongoing

2.

DBT

Development of field level nanoparticles-based immunodiagnostics

83.9 Lakhs

2014 - 2017

Ongoing

3.

DBT

Herbal immunostimulant formulated feed to protect shrimp from WSSV infection

85.6 Lakhs

2015 - 2018

Ongoing

4.

DBT-BBSRC

 Prevention and future control of the two major socioeconomically-important pathogens in Asian aquaculture

408 Lakhs

2016 - 2019

Ongoing

5.

DBT-NBFGR

National Repository of Fish Cell lines in NBFGR (Phase-II) and access centre in C. Abdul Hakeem College and research on application of cell lines in virology, toxicology and gene expression studies

264 Lakhs

2018 - 2021

Ongoing

6.

DBT

Molecular screening, cell culture-based isolation and characterization of finfish and shellfish viruses and establishment of National Repository

488 Lakhs

2017 -2020

Ongoing

7.

DBT

Attempt to develop diagnostics and preventive measure for suspected fish viral diseases encountered in Assam

144 Lakhs

2018 -2021

Ongoing

Completed Projects

S.No.

Sponsors name

Project title

Amount Sanctioned

Period of Project

Year of completion

1.

DBT

Development of diagnostic methods, their field evaluation and monitoring of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) along the coast of India

25 lakhs

1999 -2004

  Completed

(2004) & Technology transferred

2.

UGC

Studies on inactivation of WSSV by physical and chemical agents, and plants

4.37 lakhs

2000-2004

Completed (2004)

3.

DOD

Rapid survey of prevalence and geographic distribution of WSSV

12.45 lakhs

2002 -2005

Completed

(2005)

4.

DBT

Development of cell lines of Sea bass (Lates calcarifer)

19.03 lakhs

2003 -2006

Completed

(2006)

5.

DBT

Confirmed anti-wssv compound from an Indian plant (identification, development of anti-wssv formulation and technology transfer)

5.208 lakhs

2004 -2005

Completed

(2005) & Technology Transferred

6.

ICAR

Studies on White Tail Disease in Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Disease diagnosis and Control)

13.73 lakhs

2003 -2006

Completed

(2006)

7.

Indo-French (IFCPAR)

Studies on Viruses (MrNV/XSV and WSSV) Pathogenic to Macrobrachium rosenbergii in India (International Project with France)

85 Lakhs

2006 -2009

Completed

(2009)

8.

DBT

Development and characterization of cell lines from grouper (Epinephelus tauvina), carp and catfish

35.8 Lakhs

2006 -2009

Completed

(2009)

9.

UGC

Cloning and expression of Vibrio anguillarum outer membrane porin for the development of recombinant and DNA vaccine, and their efficacy in the field

5.7 Lakhs

2007 -2010

Completed

(2010)

10.

MoES

A viral survey of marine fishes (Lates calcarifer and Epinephelus) along the costal line of India using our established sea bass cell lines

16.69 Lakhs

2007 -2010

Completed

(2010)

11.

DBT

Development & Characterization of cell lines from Etroplus for Virology & toxicological application.

37.16 Lakhs

2007 -2010

Completed

(2010)

12.

DBT

Characterization and development of diagnostics for viral nervous necrosis in seabass (Lates calarifer) and mullet (Mugil cephalus)

27.72 Lakhs

2007 -2010

Completed

(2010)

13.

DBT

Development of antiviral therapy using double stranded RNA (dsRNA) against Shrimp Viruses,WSSV,MBV and HPV

61.26 Lakhs

2008 -2011

Completed

(2011)

14.

DBT

Application of established fish cell lines for evaluating the toxicity of industrial effluents

29.94 Lakhs

2007 -2010

Completed

(2010)

15.

DBT

Development of in vitro system from Penaeus indicus and freshwater crab, Paratelphusa hydrodomous for WSSV replication, pathogenesis and quantification

48.67 Lakhs

 

2009 -2011

Completed

(2011)

16.

DST

Potential use of Nanoparticles for DNA vaccine delivery in fish model to control bacterial and viral disease

37.15 Lakhs

2008 -2011

Completed

(2011)

17.

DBT

Control of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) of shrimp in the culture system by nanoparticles and modified nanosystem (Phase I) – Collaborator under SBIRI-DBT

100 Lakhs

2007 -2010

Completed

(2010)

18.

Indo- Norwegian

Indo Norwegian platform of fish and shellfish vaccine development. Sub - Development of viral vaccines against nodavirus and IPNV (International Project with Norway)

68.56 Lakhs

2009 -2013

Completed

(2013)

19.

DBT

Characterization and maintenance of cell lines of fish and crab

27.78 Lakhs

2012 -2014

Completed

(2014)

20.

UGC

Development of vaccines against Aeromonas caviae

9.43 Lakhs

2012 -2015

Completed

21.

DBT

Antimicrobial and Immunstimulatory Activities of Actinomycetes for Aquatic Animal Health Management

89 Lakhs

2012 -2015

Completed

22.

DBT

Development of white spot syndrome virus free brooders for seed production: using indigenous shrimp, Penaeus indicus as a model

80 Lakhs

2013 -2016

Completed

23.

DST

Potential use of biodegradable nanoparticles to deliver recombinant protein vaccine in shrimp to control WSSV (Indo-Sri Lanka collaborative project)

22.17 Lakhs

2013 -2016

Completed

24.

DBT

Tata Innovation Fellowship - project on immune genes of shrimp

45 Lakhs

2013 -2018

Completed

25.

BIRAC

Control of WSSV of shrimp using nanoformulated dsRNA

100 Lakhs

2015 -2017

Completed