Biocatalaysis and Bioprocess Engineering
Principle Investigator: Dr. H. Nellaiah (Ph.D. Madurai Kamaraj University, 1993)
Post-doctoral Training: Marseile, France, Employment: Wockhardt Pharma and Reliance Life Sciences
Major Research Areas:
Bioprocess development; Biotransformation and
Analytical method development
Full-time Doctoral Students:
Mr. V. Deepak (CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship)
Mr. S. RamKumar Pandian (CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship)
Part-time Doctoral Students:
Mr. M. Kalusalingam
Ms. V. Vijayalakshmi
Mr. A.S. William Arputha Sundar
Ms. L. Muthulakshmi
Ms. G. Nadana Raja Vadivu
Selected Publications of the PI
H. Nellaiah, T.Karunakaran and P. Gunasekaran (1988) Ethanol fermentation by an efficient strain, NRRL B-4286, of Zymomonas mobilis. J. Ferm. Technol. 66(2): 219-223.
H. Nellaiah and P.Gunasekaran (1992) Ethanol production from cassava starch hydrolysate by immobilized Zymomonas mobilis. Ind. J. Microbiol. 32(4): 435-442.
H. Nellaiah, C.Morisseau, A.Archelas, R.Furstoss and J.C.Baratti (1996) Enantioselective hydrolysis of p-nitrostyrene oxide by an epoxide hydrolase preparation from Aspergillus niger. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 49(l):70-77.
C. Morisseau, H. Nellaiah, A.Archelas, R.Furstoss and J.C.Baratti (1997). Asymmetric hydrolysis of racemic para-nitrostyrene oxide using an epoxide hydrolase preparation from Aspergillus niger. Enz. Microb. Technol. 20(6): 446-452.
L. Muthulakshmi, H. Nellaiah and Siddhardha Busi (2013) Production and Characterization of a Novel Bioflocculant from Klebsiella sp. Curr. Biotechnol. (2): 53-58.