Dr. Jyoti Bala Chauhan

Designation: : Professor & Head
Qualification : M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D, PDF.
Area of Specialization : Medical Microbiology , Cellular Diagnostics ,  Cyanobacterial Physiology
& Metabolites, Phytochemistry & neutraceuticals
Email Id : jyothibalachauhan@mahajanapg.org
Ph.no: : 0821-4009636

Research Grants Received

  • UGC-Major Research Project (MRP) research – 2010-2013
  • K-FIST  (VGST)                                      – 2010-2012
  • UGC-Minor Research Project                       – 2013-2014

Administrative Experience

  • Chairperson for Board of studies in M.Sc Biotechnology & M.Sc Microbiology (K.S.O.U)
  • Chairperson for Board of examiners in M.Sc Biotechnology & M.Sc Microbiology (K.S.O.U).
  • BOE member of Department of Integrated M.Sc Molecular Biology, Yuvaraja’s College (Autonomous), University of Mysore, Mysore.
  • BOE member of Department of Studies in Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Mysore, Mysore.

Ongoing Projects (sponsored projects handled as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator)

  • UGC Sponsored Minor Project on “Isolation and characterization of value added compounds from Nostoc linckia”           - PI
  • UGC Sponsored Major Project on “Isolation & Characterization of Bioactive Compounds from Bilimbi & Star Fruit”          - PI
  • UGC sponsored Minor project on “Anticancer compound – isolation and characterization from the members of Solanace”  - Co- PI
  • UGC sponsored Minor project on “Alpha amylase inhibitory activities of Persea Americana”                                       - Co-PI
  • UGC sponsored Minor project on “Isolation  and characterization of anti-diabetic compound from medicinally important plants from Lamiaceae”  - Co-PI

Conferences organized:

  • UGC sponsored National seminar on "current scenario of food habits and inflamnatory diseases".
  • UGC sponsored National Conference on “Driving stem cell research towards therapy – A vision of the future as well”.
  • UGC sponsored National Workshop on “Advanced training in Immunological Techniques”.
  • UGC sponsored National seminar on “Impact of Biotechnology on human welfare” organized by DOS in lifesciences, PBMMPGC held on March 27th- 28th 2013.

Ph.D/M.Phil/Projects guided:

  • Ph.D (under progress) - 02
  • M.Phil                      - 04
  • M.Sc                        - 30

Publications (National/International/Book Chapters):

  • Total Publications                                                                    – 48
  • Papers Presented                                                                    – 10
  • Self-instruction material (SIM) for KSOU M.Sc Biotechnology  – 10
  •                                                         KSOU M.Sc Microbiology     - 10

Books and Chapter Written : Chapter written on “Nursing and Geriatric care“ for  Commonwealth educational media centre for Asia  in association with  Karnataka Open School (JSS),Mysore.


  • Life member of AMI, Mysore.
  • Life time member for Society of Biological Chemists.


  • Industry : 4 years
  • Research and Teaching: 23 years