GOVERNMENT FUNDING

  • The Guptasarma lab is currently funded by a five-year, two crore-plus grant from the Department of Biotechnology for a ‘Hyperthermophile Enzyme Hydrolase Research Centre (HEHRC)’
  • The lab also has intramural funding to the tune of several lakhs from the institute (IISER Mohali).
  • In the very recent past, together with a few other co-investigators, the lab has benefited from a four-year, four-crore grant from the Ministry of Education for a Centre of Excellence called the ‘Centre for Protein Science, Design and Engineering.’
  • In the more distant past, the lab has benefited from (and coordinated) large network grants of the CSIR, and Program Mode grants of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, for research into proteins and peptides of therapeutic value.