RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION OF FACULTY

Research Grants :

Sl No Faculty name(PI) Project Title Funding Agency Year of sanction Duration Date of completion
1 Dr.Rajni Singh Effective Decomposition of Organic Waste with emphasis on kitchen waste using Microbial Consortium and Vermicomposting DRL, DRDO, Tezpur 2009 2009-10 2010
2 Dr.Rajni Singh ARDRA based simple identification protocol for distinguishing Bacillus and Bacillus- related genera DRDE, DRDO, Gwalior 2009 2009-11 2011
3 Dr.Rajni Singh Application of Microorganisms for Biodegradation of explosives and related compounds CFEES, DRDO 2009 2009-2011 2011
4 Dr.Rajni Singh Feather waste management using microbial enzymes Granted by Ministry of Ministry of Environment and Forest, Delhi 2010 2010-2013 2013
5 Dr. Shalini Porwal Cloning mer operon using metagenomic approach for mercury sequestration SERB 2012 2012-2015 2015
6 Dr.Rajni Singh Hypervariant 16S rDNA Sequence as a Proposed Molecular Tag for Grouping and Identification of Bacillus Species DST 2013 2013-2016 2016
7 Dr.Rajni Singh Utilization of chicken feather protein as supplement in poultry feed ICAR 2015 2015-2017 2017

Patents :


Sl No Signed Date Patent Inventor's name Publication o or Application No. Current Status
1 13/04/2004 A method for the detection of chemical adulterants in synthetic milk and Ready-To-Use Kit for the Detection of Synthetic Milk Rani Gupta and Rajni Singh 711/DEL/2004 Complete Patent Filed
2 25/11/2008 Easy distinction of Bacillus cereus Group Amongst the Industrially Important Bacillus Strains. Rajni Singh and Anil K Saxena 2656/DEL/2008 Complete Patent Filed
3 20/04/2009 Method and kit to check the oxidation of edible oil. Rajni Singh and Rajshree Saxena 814/DEL/2009 Complete Patent Filed
4 30/06/2009 Rapid Downstream Processing of Proteases and Lipases for Application in Detergent Industry. Rajni Singh 1336/DEL/2009 Complete Patent Filed
5 27/04/2011 Herbal dry composition for cleaning and moisturizing purpose. Rajni Singh and D.D.Joshi 1239/DEL/2011 Complete Patent Filed
6 27/04/2011 Biological Stabilization and Mineralization of Organic Kitchen waste by Microbial Consortium. Rajni Singh and Rajshree Saxena 1240/DEL/2011 Complete Patent Filed
7 19/07/2011 Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles having antimicrobial activity using Cinnamomum tamala twigs Rajni Singh, Arti Goel and D.D.Joshi 2026/DEL/2011 Complete Patent Filed
8 27/09/2011 Microwave mediated impregnation of silver nanoparticles on fabrics for hygienic clothing Rajni Singh, Arti Goel and and Sonali Gupta 2805/DEL/2011 Complete Patent Filed
9 24/11/2011 Unique Solvent stable Mn2+ activated Metalloprotease from Bacillus sp. Rajni Singh and Rajshree Saxena 3362/DEL/2011 Complete Patent Filed
10 8/2/2012 Herbal cream with natural Rajni Singh, D.D.Joshi 353/DEL/2012 Complete
11 22/5/2012 Synthesis of gold nanoparticles from phytopathogenic fungus Macrophomina phasolina. Rajni Singh and Sonali Gupta 1551/DEL/2012 Complete Patent Filed
12 27/07/2012 Novel application of keratinase from a newly isolated Bacillus subtilis RSE163 for synthesis of spherical shaped Gold nanoparticles Rajni Singh and Sonali Gupta 2323/DEL/2012 Complete Patent Filed
13 14/12/2012 Synergistic composition of apricot and walnut oil as novel broad spectrum anti-microbial. Rajni Singh, Rajshree Saxena and Sonali Gupta 3862/DEL/2012 Complete Patent Filed
14 14/07/2014 Antimicrobial Material and process for the preparation therefore. Nahar Singh and Rajni Singh 1338/DEL/2014 Complete Patent Filed by NPL CSIR
15 17/09/2015 Methylotenera mobilis clone for mercury degradation Dr. Shalini Porwal and Dr. Rajni Singh 2953/DEL/2015 Complete Patent Filed
16 30/08/2016 Concrete Cracks Restoration using novel bacterial strain Dr. Rajni Singh and Ashim Mitra 29688/DEL/2016 Complete Patent Filed
17 27/11/2016 Iron fortification in Maize Plant & Seeds Via Newly Isolated Siderophore Producing Pseudomonas Dr. Rajni Singh and Stuti Sah 40163/DEL/2016 Complete Patent Filed

Research Publications
  1. Sah S, Sahgal M, Singh R (2017). Concomitant Ability of Siderophore Against iron Paucity and Fusarium wilt in Lycopersicon Esculentum. Biosciences Biotechology Research Asia 2017;14(1).
  2. Sah S, Sahgal M, Singh R (2017). Concomitant Ability of Siderophore Against iron Paucity and Fusarium wilt in Lycopersicon Esculentum. Biosciences Biotechology Research Asia 2017;14(1).
  3. Rajni Singh, Mony Sreedharan Smitha, Karuppiah Stalin, Surinder P Singh (2017). Enhanced bioactivity of a GO–Fe3O4 nanocomposite against pathogenic bacterial strains. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2017;12:1-4.
  4. Arti Goel and Kanika Sharma (2016). Effect of Euphorbia pulcherrima Leaf Extract on Secretion of Microbial Extracellular Enzymes. Journal of Biological and Chemical Research, 33 (2): 944-951.
  5. M.S. Smitha and Rajni Singh (2016). Novel Bacillus Consortium for Degradation of 2,4- Dinitrotoluene: A Xenobiotic Compound. British Microbiology Research Journal 15(4) 1-10. doi : 10.9734/BMRJ/2016/25837.
  6. Himani Uppal, Nijhuma Kayal, Sneha Chawla, Sushree Swarupa Tripathy, Sonali Gupta, Rajni Singh, Bharti Sharma and Nahar Singh (2016). Surface modified alumina compact: a potential material for decontamination of trivalent and hexavalent chromium and growth inhibitor of microbes from water. Advanced Materials letters. doi: 10.5185/amlett.2016.6475.
  7. Robin Gorge, Nupur Bahadur, Nahar singh, Rajni Singh, Abhishek Verma and Anoop Shulka (2016). Environmentally Benign TiO2 nanomaterials for removal of Heavy Metal Ions with interfering ions present in Tap Water. Materials Today Proceedings 3(2):162- 166.
  8. Stuti Sah, Manvika Sahgal, Rajni Singh (2015). Effect of pseudomonas on micronutrient status of forest and agricultural soil of Uttarakhand. Ecology, Environment and conservation. 22: S279-S284.
  9. Sonali Gupta, Arti Nigam and Rajni Singh (2015). Purification and characterization of a Bacillus subtilis keratinase and its prospective application in feed industry. Acta Biologica Szegediensis. 59(2):1-8.
  10. Stuti Sah and Rajni Singh (2015). Siderophore: structural and functional characterisation – a comprehensive review. Agriculture (Polnohospodárstvo). 61 (3): 97-114.
  11. Sarika Chaturvedi, Rajni Singh and SM Paul Khurana (2015). Production of Bacterial - Xylanolytic Enzyme using Agricultural Waste by Solid State Fermentation International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 4(4) 9-16. ISSN: 2319-7706.
  12. Rajshree Saxena, and Rajni Singh (2015).MALDI-TOF MS and CD Spectral analysis for Identification and Structure Prediction of a Purified Novel, Organic Solvent stable, Fibrinolytic Metalloprotease from Bacillus cereus B80. Biomed Research international. doi.:10.1155/2015/527015.
  13. Arti Goel (2015).Agricultural Applications of Nanotechnology. Journal of Biological and Chemical Research, Volume 32 (1): 260-266.
  14. Rajshree Saxena, and Rajni Singh (2014). Contemporaneous Production of Amylase and Protease through CCD Response Surface Methodology by Newly Isolated Bacillus megaterium strain B69. Enzyme research. doi:10.1155/2014/601046.
  15. Sarika Chaturvedi, Urvashi K. Kohli, Rajni Singh and SM Paul Khurana (2014).Phylogenetic analysis, optimization of nutritional media composition and immobilization of xylanase enzyme. International Research Journal of Pharmacy 5: 896- 902.
  16. Sonali Gupta S.P.Singh and Rajni Singh (2014). Synergistic Effect of Reductase and Keratinase for Facile Synthesis of Protein Coated Gold Nanoparticles. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. doi: 10-4014/jbm.1411.11022.
  17. M.S.Smitha and Rajni Singh (2014).Biocontrol of Phytopathogenic Fungi using Mycolytic Enzymes Produced by rhizospheric Bacteria of Cicer arietinum. Indian Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry 27 (2): 215-218.
  18. Rajshree Saxena, and Rajni Singh (2014).A Modelling Study by Centre Composite Design in Response Surface Methodology on Production Parameters Optimization for Novel Metalloprotease by a Newly Isolated Bacillus Sp. Accepted in Brazilian Journal of Microbiology.
  19. Sonali Gupta and Rajni Singh (2014). A predictive model of hydrolyzing proficiency of keratinases in feather degradation. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 54(4):466-70.
  20. Rajni Singh, M.S.Smitha and S.P. Singh (2014). The Role of Nanotechnology in Combating Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 14:1-12.
  21. Gaurav Jaiswal and Shalini Porwal (2014). Role of mercury resistance (mer) operon in bioremediation of mercury contamination. Journal of Biological and Chemical Research, vol. 31: 986-997.
  22. Arti Goel and K. Sharma (2014). Plant Natural Metabolites as Antimicrobial Agents. World Research Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, vol.2, pp. 021-029.
  23. Arti Goel and K. Sharma (2014). Plant Extracts and Phytochemicals as Herbal Medicines and Antimicrobials. International Journal of Biological and Medical Research, vol. 5, pp. 3940- 3946.
  24. Rajni Singh, Arti Nigam, Geeta Verma and Rachana Kapila (2013). Vermicomposting- A Technology for Waste Management and Recycling. International Journal of Innovative Horticulture 2 (1): 44-51.
  25. Sarika Chaturvedi, Rajni Singh and SM Paul Khurana (2013). Isolation and identification of xylanolytic enzyme from an effective strain Bacillus licheniformis isolated from the decaying wood. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology. 4: 92-100
  26. Rajshree Saxena and Rajni Singh (2013). Novel Metalloprotease Production by Solid State Fermentation of Agroindustrial Residues: A Statistical Approach for Process Optimization International Journal of BioEngineering and Technology. 4: 9-20.
  27. Sonali Gupta and Rajni Singh (2013).Statistical Modeling and Optimization of Keratinase Production from Newly Isolated Bacillus Subtilis Rse163. International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research. 4(1):1030-1037.
  28. . Arti Goel, and Shalini Porwal (2013). Impact of kitchen waste water on seed germination and biomass in mung bean (Vigna radiate (L.) R. Wilczek), Moth Bean (Vigna Aconitifolia Jacq.) and Gram (Cicer arietinum L.).Journal of Southern Agriculture, vol. 44: 914-917
  29. Arti Goel (2013).Anticancerous Potential of Plant Extracts and Phytochemicals Journal of Biological and Chemical Research., vol. 30, pp. 537-558
  30. Rajni Singh, Sonali Gupta and Rajshree Saxena (2012).Bacteriostatic action of fatty acids from Apricot and Walnut oil. Indian Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry. 25(2): 154-156
  31. Prachi Bhargava and Rajni Singh (2012).Developments in Diagnosis and Anti- Leishmanial Drugs. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases. vol. 2012, Article ID 626838, 13 pages. doi:10.1155/2012/626838
  32. Rajshree Saxena, and Rajni Singh (2011). Characterization of Metallo-protease produced in Solid State Fermentation by newly isolated Bacillus sp. Acta Biologica Szegediensis. 55(1):13-18.
  33. Payel Sarkar, M K Meghvansi and Rajni Singh (2011). Microbial Consortium for Effective Degradation of Organic Kitchen Wastes. International Journal of Environmental Science and Develpoment. 2 (3):170-174.
  34. Rajshree Saxena and Rajni Singh (2011).Amylase Production by Solid-State Fermentation of Agro-industrial Wastes Using Bacillus sp. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 42: 1334-1342.
  35. Rajni Singh, Rajshree Saxena, Anil Kumar Basniwal and V.K.Jain (2010). Effect of Activated multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and TiO2 nanoparticles on microbial Structural Integrity. Journal of Bionanoscience. 4: 1-6.
  36. Rajni Singh and Rajshree Saxena (2010). Concomitant production of thermostable amylase and protease from Bacillus sp. by solid state fermentation. Journal of Solid Waste Technology & Management Vol. 36 (1): 136-146
  37. Rajni Singh, Sonali Gupta, D.D Joshi and N. C. Nainwal (2010). Wild apricot (Prunus armeniaca) kernel oil: A strategic alternative to value added fatty acids. International Journal of Essential Oil Therapeutics 4:1-5
  38. Rajni Singh and Mary Celin(2010). Biodegradation of BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene and xylene) compounds by bacterial strain under aerobic conditions Journal of Eco-biotechnology 2 (4): 27-32
  39. Rajshree Saxena and Rajni Singh (2010).Statistical optimization of conditions for protease production from Bacillus sp. Acta Biologica Szegediensis. 54(2):135-141
  40. Rajshree Saxena and Rajni Singh (2010). Metal Ion and pH stables protease production using agro industrial waste. Journal of Eco-biotechnology. 2 (4): 1-5
  41. Sanghamitra Mitra, S.K.Khare and Rajni Singh (2010). Alkaline Lipase Production from Enterobacter aerogenes by Solid-State Fermentation of Agro-industrial Wastes. International Journal of Environmental Waste Management 5:410-418
  42. Vikalp Jain, Sonali Gupta, Rajshree Saxena and Rajni Singh(2010).Thermostable alkaline protease with detergent compatibility from a newly isolated strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Indian Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry 23: 45-5
Books
  1. Rajni Singh, Microbial Waste Management, 1st edition, Germany, Lambert Academic Publisher, 2013.
Chapters in book:
  1. Arti Goel, Shalini Keshri and Meenakshi Chauhan. 2016. Probiotics: Introduction and Role in treatment and management of diseases. New Dimensions in Microbiology. Edited By Dr. M.M. Abid Ali Khan (India), Murtaza Abid (India), Dr. T.S. Naqvi (India), Dr. John K. Grandy (USA) and Dr. Egamberdieva Dilfuza (Uzbekistan). Published by Journal of Biological and Chemical Research, Society for Advancement of Sciences (In Press).
  2. Rajni Singh, K. P. Singh and S. P. Singh. 2015. Nanotechnology and its applications in agriculture. In: Innovations in Agrc. & Biological Engineering published by Apple Academic Press, Inc.
  3. Rajni Singh and Smitha M.S. 2015. Effect of refrigeration on microbial load in raw fruits & preserved fruit juices. In: AFHABEC-2015.
  4. Rajni Singh. 2015. Microbes: The Next-Gen Powerhouses.
  5. Tejasvi Kaur Sahni and Arti Goel. 2015. Microbial Enzymes with Special Reference to a-Amylase. In: Bioevolution Published by Gyandhara International Academic Publications, India.
  6. Arti Goel. 2015. Impact of Nanotechnology on Environment. In: AFHABEC-2015.
  7. Rajni Singh, Sonali Gupta and Rajshree Saxena 2014. Production of bacterial proteases using Agro-industrial wastes by Statistical Experimental Designs In: Environment and Microbiology. Ed: A. Kumar and R. Prasad.
  8. Arti Goel and Sneha Bhatnagar. 2014. Green Nanotechnology. In: Bioevolution published by Gyandhara International Academic Publicat ions, India.
  9. Arti Goel. 2014. Microbes in Agriculture and Medicine. In: Bioevolut ion published by Gyandhara International Academic Publicat ions, India.
  10. Sadia Khan and Arti Goel. 2014. Artificial Organ Formation with Tissue Engineering: A Novel Biomedical Approach for Sustainable Life. In: Bioevolution published by Gyandhara International Academic Publications, India.
  11. Amit Kumar, Ritu Rani and Arti Goel. 2014. Role of PCR in Diagnostics. In: Bioevolution published by Gyandhara International Academic Publicat ions, India.
  12. Arti Goel. 2014. Impact of Nanotechnology on Environment. In: Bioevolution published by Gyandhara International Academic Publications, India
  13. Arti Goel and Kanika Sharma. 2014. Effect of Euphorbia pulcherrima Leaf and Inflorescence Extracts on Spore Germination of Alternaria solani. In “Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security” Kharwar, R.N., Upadhyay, R., Dubey, N., Raghuwanshi, R. (Eds.).Published by Springer, June 2014.