Nutrients and nutraceuticals in rice, millet & pulse and by-products, and their characterization, bio-accessibility and bioactivity through advanced analytical methods.
Bioactivity assay of natural products on anti-inflammatory through prostaglandin and cytokine metabolism, antioxidant, lipid, lipoprotein and glycoprotein metabolism by tissue culture, animal model and human trials. Radioisotope studies in lipid and carotenoid metabolism.
Development of grain based nutrient and nutraceutical rich health and wellness foods through biotechnological, enzymatic as well as physical processing techniques.
Analytical biochemistry with respect to nutraceuticals & bioactive property; Effect of natural products on bioc
1. UGC Research Fellowship; 2. Johns Hopkins University, USA, Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship; 3. International Union of Biochemistry & Molecular biology Indian Scientist Award; 4. International Nutrition Foundation & Kraft Foods, USA, Visiting Scientist Fellowship.