MALKOLAK INSTITUTE OF LIFE SCIENCES (M-ILS) , HYDERABAD & PUNE.

MALKOLAK INSTITUTE OF LIFE SCIENCES (M-ILS) captures significant advances in the industry, carry out research and conduct modular courses in frontier areas of life sciences, in tune with the requirements of industry and academia. Our researchers in life sciences are primarily involved in planning, conducting and analysing new products, processes and their commercial applications.
  OBJECTIVES
The primary objective is to carry out basic and applied research to develop novel products.
To develop as a platform for industry, academia, researchers, scientists to identify different research breakthroughs.
Develop innovative processes/products.
1. DEPARTMENT UNDER M-ILS
A.Department of Bio Engineering
  Cell Tissue Engineering
a. Stem Cell Research
b. Regenerative Medicine
B. Biomaterial
a.
Generating porous biomaterial system for controlled release of bioactive material.
b.
Nano biotechnology derived material and their applications as antimicrobial agent and in wound healing.
2.Department of Human Genetics and Genetic Diseases
A. Cancer
a. Development of biomarkers for viral inducing cancers especially liver cancer (Hepatitis Bvirus)and cervical cancer with prognostic value.
b. Use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as detection methods.
B. Neurodegenerative Diseases
a. Stem cells against specific diseases and test their efficacy and therapeutic potential.
3. Department of Applied Biosciences
A. Vaccines and Diagnostics
a. Research and Diagnostic measures mycobacterial diseases.
b.
Development of candidate vaccines through genomic and proteomic approaches and establish cost effective diagnostic methods.
B. Synthetic Biology
a.
Designing biomolecules with better performance and bioactivity compare to their natural counterpart.
C. Nano biotechnology
a.
Nano particle synthesis in defined size and shape from microbial, herbal and marine sources and their application in nano medicine against various diseases.
D. Molecular Pharmacology
a.
Identification of novel targets and development of agonists, antagonists, repetitive drugs through computational methods.
b. Development of assay test systems, rapid screening etc.,
E. Industrial Biotechnology and Microbiology
a.
Exploration of bioactive compounds from marine microbes/invertebrates.
b. Industrially important enzymes from marine microbes.
c. Production of biogas/biofuel from agricultural waste.
ADVISORY BOARD
NATIONAL
Padmabhushan Prof.G.P.Talwar, Director Research, Talwar Research Foundation.
Padmabhushan Prof.N.K.Ganguly, Former Director General, ICMR, President, JIPMER, Pondicherry, Distinguished Biotechnology Professor, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi.
Padmasri Prof. Pramod Tandon, (former Vice-Chancellor, NEHU), Member, National Advisory Council; Distinuished professor, Department of Botany, Centre for Advanced Studies, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
Dr.Prashant Naik, Jubilant Biosys, Bangalore.
Dr.Amal Mukhopadhyay, Founder and Director, ELGA Biotech, Hamburg, Germany.
Dr.Tilak R.Shrestha, Associate Professor, Dept of Zoology Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
Dr.VijayaKhader, former Dean, Faculty of Home Science, Acharya N.G.Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad.
Dr.Subba Rao, former Deputy Director, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Hyderabad.
  INTERNATIONAL
Dr. A K Mukhopadhyay, Elga Biotech, Hamburg.
Prof Tilak R Shresthra ,Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
PROJECTS
1 Gene expression in Yeast : Basic Transcription and Translation mechanisms
2 In vitro and in vivo heterologous protein expression systems
3 Mass production of industrial enzymes
4 Mass production of diagnostic proteins
5 Mass production of therapeutic proteins
6 Bacterial expression system for protein production
7 Yeast expression system for protein production
8 Classical Pichia for protein production
9 Recombinant Pichia for mammalian protein production
10 Discovery of cancer diagnostics by proteomics