For Further Information Please Contact

Head Department of Biotechnology, 
Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020, India 
Tel: (Off) 044-24430273 
Fax: 91-44-24911589 
Email : mkgowthaman@clri.res.in

Projects

  1. NMITLI (New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative) Project on “Biotechnology for Leather: Towards Cleaner Leather Processing” with special reference to “Enzymes in Leather Processing.
  2. CSIR sponsored Net Work Project on “Biotechnology for and from Leather” - Scale up of lipase from A.niger by submerged culture fermentation for applications in leather and other industries.
  3. Molecular engineering of Aspergillus niger lipase for hydrolysis of biodegradable plastics.
  4. Nanostructured urease biosensor for determination of heavy metals for food safety and environmental monitoring.
  5. Microbial production of plastic degrading enzymes for polymer monomerization.
  6. Screening and development of hyperthermophilic esterases from thermoacidophilic crenarchaeon for industrial applications.
  7. Scale up of a novel cutinase like enzyme (CLE) for industrial applications.
  8. Zero Emission Research Initiative for solid wastes (ZERIS) focusing on “Microbial route for preparation of fuel from fleshings” and “Composting of animal hair”
  9. 12th Five year project of CSIR-CLRI on Value Engineering Research for Leather (VERIL) focusing on “Microbial α-amylase for fiber opening”
  10. Preparing tailor made protein biosensor through expanding and engineering the genetic code.
  11. Efficient site-specific conjugation of biologically active proteins with non-immunogenic polymers by novel bio-orthogonal chemistry approaches.
  12. Molecular Microbial Ecology and community analysis from extreme conditions.
  13. Coordinating Centre for Polyphasic Taxonomy Identification of Bacteria.
  14. Exploring microbial diversity in traditional fermentations from India and Argentina and its potential for bioethanol production
For Further Information Please Contact

Head Department of Biotechnology, 
Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020, India 
Tel: (Off) 044-24430273 
Fax: 91-44-24911589 
Email : mkgowthaman@clri.res.in