S.No. Name of the Investigators Title of the Proposal Agency Duration Amount Sanctioned Status
1. Dr. S. Prakash Status and safe exploitation of marine ornamentals from Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu: An expensive reserve for conservation The Rufford Foundation, London July 2014 to June 2015 5,06,300/- Completed


Dr. Vinu S.S Screening of differentially expressed genes in larvae of Macrobrachium rosenbergii under abiotic stress DST-SERB (Start –up research grant) 3 years 22,76,000.00 Ongoing


Dr. Vinitha Ebenezer Interactive influence of temperature, CO2,light and nutrient fluctuations on marine microorganisms with implications to global climate change: a mesocosm study DST-SERB (Start –up research grant) 3 years 24,20,000.00 Ongoing


Dr. S. Prakash Physiology and molecular
adaptations of coral
reef dwelling
caridean shrimps to
climate change
DST-SERB (Early Career Research Award) 3 years 21,20,000.00 Sanctioned