Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya  
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Department of Nanobiotechnology
Focus: Translational Research for India Centric Problems


Raman Gold for imaging&Therapy
MEMS device fabrication for the detection of biomarkers
Aptamer-Gene therapy
Aptamer conjugates for radio imaging
Corneal Tissue Engineering
Nanomaterial conjugates for targeting tumor stem cells
miRNA research related to retinoblastoma
Significant grants
Indo-australia grant from DBT for fabrication of EpCAM aptamer
Indo-Australia grant from DBT for LNA modified aptamer for targeting tumor cells
Microfludics (MEMS) based device fabrication to detect retinoblastoma grant from NPMASS-ADA
DST Nanomission grant for gold nanoparticles peptide conjugates
Significant Milestones:
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with Deakin University for the Off-Campus PhD Program
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with Missouri University, Columbia
Prof.Venkateshwaran Endowment has been created at Missouri University for the exchange of faculties, research scholars for the bilateral research Activities
Conducted International Nanotechnology Meeting on October 2009 funded by ICMR, DBT and DST
Conducted National symposium on Applications of Nanotechnology in Healthcare on July 23 2011 in collaboration with Missouri University funded by ICMR
The Department has received recognition for PhD/MS program from Anna University, Chennai