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Details of MoU signed with industries

Dr. K. DHARMALINGAM [2009]

  1. Advisor - Gland Pharma, Hyderabad.

Dr. P. Varalakshmi and Dr. B. Ashokkumar (2017 & 2018)

  1. Memorandum of Agreement is made at Madurai, the 3rd day of January, 2018 between Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, and Extreme ProTech, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, South Dakota, USA,  to encourage the direct contact and research collaboration between Dr. P. Varalakshmi, and Dr. B. Ashokkumar, School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai and Dr. Rajesh Sani, Chief Scientific Officer, Extreme ProTech, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA to develop innovative methods and  technologies for the Product and Process development from extremophiles.

 

Expected outcome: Products from extremophiles will be used for cleaning the bio wastes in the environment.

  1. Memorandum of Agreement is made at Madurai, the 28th day of October, 2017 between Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, and Algoma Algal Biotechnology, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, USA for doing collaborative research between Dr. P. Varalakshmi, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology, School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai and Dr. Toivo Kallas, Co- Founder Algoma Algal Biotechnology, University of Wisconsin, USA for gaining the knowledge and to transfer the technologies to be established in cultivation and production of bioproducts from microalgae.

 

Expected outcome: Algal products like advanced fuels will be commercialized using low cost technologies.

Details of University-Industry collaborative research projects/exchange programs
Internship
Dr.P. Varalakshmi, Department of Molecular Microbiology
A  Ph.D research scholar Mr. Jawahar Raj Kalimuthu, pursuing Ph D under the guidance of Dr. P. Varalakshmi from the Department of Molecular Microbiology, School of Biotechnology, of MK University bagged the prestigious DBT (B-ACER) fellowship among six Indian nationals to pursue a part of their research at Department of Microbial Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh United States of America under  Prof. Toivo Kallas, Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54901, to extend his further research on “Alternate biofuel production from genetically engineered cyanobacteria”, USA. 

Collaborative research

Dr.B.Ashokkumar, Department of Genetic Engineering

S. No.

Name of the Collaborator

Institute

Collaboration Details

Collaboration Output (Papers/Patents/Research/Online)

1

Prof. Henry Houlden

University College London, UK

Research Collaboration

5 Papers

2

Prof. Hamid M Said

University of California, Irvine, USA

Research Collaboration

2 Papers

3

Dr. Markus A. Keller

Medical University Innsbruck, Austria

Research Collaboration

On line

4

Dr. Vykunta K Raju

Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore

Research Collaboration

1 Paper

5

Prof. John Abraham

Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram

Research Collaboration

Having joint collaborative research project from DBT

6

Dr. K. Thangaraj

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

Research Collaboration

1 Paper

7

Dr. Saravanan Matheswaran

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Research Collaboration

1 Paper

8

Dr. A. Rathinavel

Madurai Medical College, Madurai

Research Collaboration

1 Paper

9

Prof. A. Nalini,

NIMHANS, Bangalore

Research Collaboration

Submitted a collaborative research Project to DBT

10

Dr. R. Ganesh

Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital, Chennai

Research Collaboration

2 Papers

 

Dr.N.Sivakumar, Department of Molecular Microbiology


S. No.

Name of the Collaborator

Institute

Collaboration Details

Collaboration Output (Papers/Patents/Research/Online)

1.

Prof. Sundararaman M

NFMC, Bharathidasan University

Research Collaboration

 3 papers

2.

Dr. Selvakumar G

Allagappa University

Research Collaboration

 12 papers

3

Sri Ramkumar S. R

Bharathiar university

Research Collaboration

3 papers

4

Dr.T.Selvankumar

Mahendra Arts & Science College, Namakkal

Research Collaboration

2 papers

Dr.P.Varalakshmi, Department of Molecular Microbiology


S. No.

Name of the Collaborator

Institute

Collaboration Details

Collaboration Output (Papers/Patents
Research/Online

1.

Dr. Navanietha Krishnaraj

 

NIT Durgapur

Research

2

2

Dr. Pathik Kumbakar

NIT Durgapur

Research

1

3

Dr. M Saravanan

IIT Kanpur

Research

1

4

Dr. Muthu Arumugam

NIIST Trivandrum

Research

1

5

Ms. C.N Pratheeba

Anna University, Chennai

Research

3

6

Dr. Ganesha Moorthy

Kamaraj University
Virudhunagar

Research

1

7

Dr. S. Sudhakar

Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

Research

1

           


S. No.

Institute

Collaboration Details

Collaboration Output (Papers/Patents
Research/Online

1.

 

Bioextract, Bangalore

Industry Collaborative Research

Online

2.

Algoma Algal Biotechnology, University Wisconsin, USA

Collaborative research

Online

3

Exterme Protech
South Dakota School of mines and Technology
USA

Collaborative research

Online

Dr.B.Anand, Department of Genetic Engineering


S.No

Name of the Collaborator

Institute

Collaboration Details

Collaboration Output (Papers/Patents
Research/Online

1

DR Shailaja Bhattacharya

Pararasitology lab, CSIR- CDRI

Research

1 paper

2

DR Madhulika Dixit

Dept of Biotechnology, IIT MADRAS

Research

1paper

3

DR Sara Lustigman

Parasitology lab, New York blood centre, USA

Research

Online

4

DR Ramaswamy

Biomed  University of Illinois, USA

Research

Online

5

DR Amutha

University of Madras

Research

2 papers