Marine Biodiversity Projects

 

 SR. No  Project Name   PI and Co-PI Details 
Project 1 Study on Diversity and Ecology of Lichens in Marine National Park (MNP) and Sanctuary, West Coast, Gujarat

PI – Dr. Bhasker L. Punjani
Smt S M Panchal Science College,
Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Talod (Sabarkantha), Gujarat

Co - PI – Dr. D K Upreti 
National Botanical Research Institute,
Lucknow

Project 2 Study of Biodiversity of Southern Gulf of Kachchh with Reference to Coral Bleaching/Climate Change

PI – Dr. Geeta Padate
Department of Zoology,
Faculty of Science,
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, 390002, Gujarat

Co - PI – Dr. Sunita Salunke  
Department of Zoology,
M S University of Baroda, Vadodara – 390002

Project 3 Studies on Brachyuran Crabs of Saurashtra Coast

PI – Dr. Kauresh D. Vachhrajani
Department of Zoology,
Faculty of Science,
M S University of Baroda, Vadodara – 390002

Co - PI - Dr. Pradeep C Mankodi
Department of Zoology,
Faculty of Science,
M S University of Baroda, Vadodara

Project 4 Intertidal Macrofaunal Diversity of the Coast of Gulf of Khambhat, Gujarat, India

PI – Dr. Bharatsinh M. Gohil
Department of Life Sciences,
M K Bhavnagar University,
Bhavnagar.

Co - PI - Dr. Rahul Kundu,
Department of Biosciences,
Saurashtra University, Rajkot.

Project 5 Impact of Climate Change on Anthozoans along Saurashtra Coast

PI - Dr. Pradeep C Mankodi
Department of Zoology,
Faculty of Science,
M S University of Baroda, Vadodara

Co - PI – Dr. Kauresh D. Vachhrajani
Department of Zoology,
Faculty of Science,
M S University of Baroda, Vadodara – 390002

Project 6 Ecology of Halo-Anoxygenic Phototrophic Bacteria of Marine Habitats of Gujarat

PI – Dr. (Mrs.) Ch. Sasikala
Bacterial Diversity Laboratory,
Centre for Environment,
IST, JNT University, Hyderabad

Co- PI – Dr. (Ms.) Bharti P Dave,
Department of Life Sciences,
M K Bhavnagar University,
Bhavnagar.

Project 7 Isolation & Characterization and Diversity of Marine Biofilm Forming Bacteria from Gujarat Coast

PI – Prof. B N Jha
Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar – 364 001

Co- PI – Dr. (Ms.) Bharti P Dave,
Department of Life Sciences,
M K Bhavnagar University,
Bhavnagar.

Project 8 Prokaryotic Diversity and Metal Fluxes at Selecteds Site of Saurashtra and Gulf of Khambhat Coastal Ecosystem

PI - Dr. Devyani Tipre,
Department of Microbiology,
School of Sciences,
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad – 380009

Co- PI – Emeritus Prof. S R Dave (UGC) / Former Professor,
Department of Microbiology,
School of Sciences,
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad – 380009

Project 9 Molecular Diversity and Enzymatic Potential of Haloalkaliphilic Actinomycetes from the Sea Water of Coastal Gujarat


PI - Dr. Satya P Singh
Department of Biosciences
Saurashtra University, Rajkot – 3600065

Co- PI – Dr. Sangeeta D Gohel,
Department of Biosciences
Saurashtra University, Rajkot – 3600065