Collage & Schools selected for Foldscope Project


B Colleges


Name of the PI Name of the Institute Address of the Institute State Email Address Contact No. Category/Theme of the project Project Title Total Fund Sanctioned
 Total Fund Released
Dr. GURUVAYOORAPPAN. C Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College Campus Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College Campus,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 011, Kerala
Kerala 8075387366 Cancer Research (Human Health) Significant use of the Foldscope as a potential bench side research tool for in vitro cytotoxicity and cell morphology studies during tumour cell apoptosis and its large scale application in cancer research 800000 793687
Dr. Aneesh E M St. Joseph’s College Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala,680121 kerala 9400741861 Microorganisms and Human Health To study the diversity of gut flora of Aedes aegypti- a dengue fever vector 800000 792783
Dr. Basil George CMS College CMS College, CMS College Road, Kottayam, Kerala, 686001 Kerala 9496634908 Biodiversity To study the diversity and distribution of Periphytons along Periyar River of Kerala and to develop a water quality monitoring index 800000 667591
Dr. Shyam Kumar S Maharaja’s College (A Govt. Autonomous College) Park Avenue, Ernakulam, Kochi – 11
Pin Code: 682 011
Kerala 9895952519 Microorganisms and Human Health Spot identification of harmful or toxic algae in freshwater and marine habits using foldscope 800000 786334
Prof (Retd) B. M. Musthafa, Integrated Rural Technology Centre (IRTC) Integrated Rural Technology Centre (IRTC),
Mundur (PO), Palakkad, Kerala
94476 74942 Microorganisms and Human Health Participatory Microbial Count Assessment and Water Conservation Training in Malampuzha Block, Palakkad, Kerala and Water Quality Profiling 800000 800000
Dr. Hemand Aravind St Berchmans College St Berchmans College,
Changanassery, Kottayam, Kerala-686101
Kerala 8848669546, 0479-2348227 Microorganisms and Human Health

The major objective of the study will be to make use of foldscope technique to study biofilm forming microbial communities associated with humans 800000 600000
Dr. Shobin Varghese St .Berchmans College St .Berchmans College, Changanacherry, Kottayam, Kerala, South india Kerala 9993734325 Agriculture The study aims in detecting the infection and mode of action of plant extract/decoctions on on different life stages of white flies by using a mobile phone camera mounted foldscope. 800000 600000
Dr. Priya Srinivas Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology,
Thycaud P O,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695 014, India.
Kerala 9447024097 Micro-organisms and Human Health Assessment of cell growth and microbial
contamination in mammalian cell culture
using foldscope in the laminar flow hood.
800000 800000
Dr. Baby Divya St. Xavier’s College for Women St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva 683101,Ernakulam, Kerala Kerala 8547576067 Ecology Study on the effect of leaf litter on fresh water protozoan populations – a microcosm approach 800000 795888
Dr. Iype Joseph, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 014
Kerala, India
Kerala 9447893448 Microorganisms and Human Health

Prevalence survey of rodent ectoparasites 800000 600000