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VIVEKANANDA INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL MYCOLOGY

(VINSTROM)

RAMAKRISHNA MISSION VIDYAPITH

CHENNAI- 600 004



VINSTROM was started on 08.04.2005; till the year 2013, twenty three papers have been published in peer reviewed journals such as:

  • Biodiversity & Conservation

  • Botanica Marina

  • Canadian Journal of Microbiology

  • Current Science

  • Fungal Biology

  • Fungal Biology Reviews

  • Fungal Diversity

  • Journal of Basic Microbiology

  • Mycological Progress

  • Mycological Research

  • Mycology

  • Mycosphere

  • Sydowia


Equipment Maintained in VINSTROM

Air conditioners

Refrigerators

Deep freezer

Spectrophotometer

UV transilluminator

Rotavapour

Glass distillation unit

Digital pH meter

Autoclave

Automatic shaker

Electrophoresis unit

Binocular microscope

Hot air oven

Microwave oven

Water bath

Incubator

Laminar Air Flow chamber

HP scan jet 2400

Light chambers

Magnetic stirrer

Nikon Bright field Phase contrast microscope

NUV lamps

Refrigerated centrifuge

Electronic balance

Trinocular Microscope CXR II and Motic BA 300

Vortex Mixer

Pentax 80-200 Zoom lens

Computer with Laser jet printers

Digital cameras (Sony, Olympus)

Ricoh 35mm SLR camera

Vaccum pump

High speed internet facility




Fungal cultures maintained

  • Endophytes from trees of the Western Ghats - 545

  • Endophytes from marine source - 210

  • Litter fungi from Western Ghats forests - 105


Ongoing projects

  • 2012-2015-Department of Biotechnology (Government of India), Twinning Programme - North East grant for the project “Endophytic fungi of endemic plants of Arunachal Pradesh: Diversity and novel metabolites”. (Rs.14.80 lakhs)

  • 2011-2014 - Indo–German Collaborative Project (in collaboration with University of Goettingen, Germany) funded by Department of Biotechnology (Government of India) on “The potential of fungal endophytes as biocontrol organisms”. (Rs. 36.59 lakhs)


Collaborations

Prof. Bruno Moerschbacher, Department of Plant Biochemistry, Westphalian Wilhelm's University Muenster, Germany.

Dr. Florenz Sasse, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany.

Prof. Stan Faeth, School of Ecological Sciences, Arizona State University, USA.

Prof. John Johnson, University of New Brunswick, St. John, Canada.

Prof. R. Sukumar, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Prof. Mukesh Doble, Dept. of Biotechnology, IIT Madras.

Prof. S. N. Gummadi, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras.

Dr. N. Thirunavukkarasu, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology, RKM Vivekananda College, Chennai.

Contd…


Collaborations

Prof. R. Uma Shaanker, Department of Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.

Prof. M. S. Reddy, Department of Biotechnology, Thapar University, Patiala, India.

Prof. N. P. Money, Department of Botany and Western Program, Miami University, Oxford, OH, United States.

Dr. T. S. Murali, Division of Biotechnology, Manipal Life Sciences Centre, Manipal University, Manipal.

Dr. Venkat Gopalan, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Center for RNA Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA.

Prof. Dr. Stefan Vidal, Department of Crop Sciences, Agricultural Entomology, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany.

Prof. Petr Karlowsky, Department of Molecular Pathology and Mycotoxin Research,Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany.

Prof. Dinkar Sahal, Research Scientist, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi.


Suryanarayanan was invited to give the Key Note Address at the 25th Genetics of Microorganisms Congress, São Paulo, Brazil, March 2006.

Suryanarayanan delivered the Keynote address at Intergovernmental Framework for European Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST Action FA1103), Trento, Italy Nov. 2012.

Suryanarayanan was invited by the Centre for Biotechnology, Manaus, the Amazon, Brazil for discussion on the use of endophytes in biocontrol.


Completed projects the 25th Genetics of Microorganisms Congress, São Paulo, Brazil, March 2006.

  • 2008-2011 – Department of Biotechnology (Government of India), research grant for the project.‘Pharmaceuticals from marine and marine-derived fungi assocaited with seagrasses and seaweeds of Tamil Nadu coast’. (Rs. 15.09 lakhs)

  • 2007-2010 – Indo-German Collaborative Project (in collaboration with University of Muenster, Germany)-Department of Biotechnology (Government of India) research grant for the project. ‘Enzymes of pharmaceutical importance from tropical microfungi’. (Rs. 27.84 lakhs)


Publications Cited in the 25th Genetics of Microorganisms Congress, São Paulo, Brazil, March 2006.

  • Nature

  • Biological Reviews

  • Evolution

  • Annual Review of Phytopathology

  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, NY.

  • Fungal Diversity

  • Mycological Research

  • Canadian Journal of Botany

  • Canadian Journal of Microbiology

  • Ecology Letters

  • Fungal Biology Reviews

  • Phytopathology

  • New Phytologist

  • Journal of Natural Products


A brief note of Achievements the 25th Genetics of Microorganisms Congress, São Paulo, Brazil, March 2006.

  • Prof. Sidney Altman, Nobel Laureate (1989) and Sterling Professor. Yale University, visited VINSTROM (April 26th 2008) and discussed with students and gave a lecture on his field of research.

  • Suryanarayanan was Awarded Fulbright Nehru Senior Research Fellowship for studying the feasibility of using endophytes for ’’greener’’ biofuel at Dept. of Biochemistry, Ohio State University, USA to study. September 2011 – March 2012.


Visit by Scientists the 25th Genetics of Microorganisms Congress, São Paulo, Brazil, March 2006.

Prof. Sidney Altman (Nobel Laureate), Yale University, USA

Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, MSSRF, Chennai

Mr. Erwin Wendland, German Consulate, Germany

Prof. J. Johnson, Univ. New Brunswick, CanadaProf. B. Moerschbacher, University of Munster, Germany

Dr. F. Sasse, German Centre for Biotechnology, GermanyProf. Jim White, Rutgers, New Jersey, USA

Prof. C.A. Reddy, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Dr. R. Geeta, University of Stony Brooke, USA

Contd…..


Visit by Scientists the 25th Genetics of Microorganisms Congress, São Paulo, Brazil, March 2006.

Dr. Sujaya Rao, Oregon State University, USA.

Dr. Venkat Gopalan, The Ohio State University, USA.

Dr. Baskar, Indian Institute of Technology Chennai.

Prof. A. Raman, University of Sydney, Australia.

Prof. B. Moeschbacher, University of Muenster, Germany.

Dr. N.E. El Gueddari, University of Muenster, Germany.

Dr. F. Sasse, GBF, Germany.

Dr. A. Srinivasan, Harward, USA.

Prof. J.L. Azevedo, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Prof. P.T. Lacava, Brazil.

Dr. H. de Melo, Brazil.

Dr. M.A. Zaman, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

Dr. Stefen Vidal, George-August-University, Goettingen,Germany.


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