Dr. Vikash Babu

Fermentation Technology Division
CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine,Canal Road, Jammu – 180001
Email: vikash@iiim.ac.in

Positions Held  
Position Held Date Organization
Scientist  2013 - Present CSIR-IIIM


Biotransformation, Enzyme Technology, Fermentation Technology, Microbial production of pharmaceutically important products.


  • Babu, V.; Shilpi.; Choudhury, B.Nitrile metabolizing potential of Amycolatopsis sp.IITR215”.Process Biochemistry (2010), 45, 866–873.

  • Babu, V.; Choudhury, B. Competitive adsorptions of nitrile hydratase and amidase on polyacrylonitrile and its effect on surface modification.Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces(2012), 89,  277– 282

  • Babu, V.; Choudhury, B. Methods of cell lysis and effect of detergents for the recovery of nitrile metabolizing enzyme from Amycolatopsis sp.IITR215. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.Accepted

  • Babu, V.; Pasha, S. K.; Gupta, G.; Majumdar, C.B; Choudhury, B. Enzymatic Surface Modification of Polyacrylonitrile and its copolymer: effects of polymer crystalinity, surface area and protein adsorption. Fibers and polymers. Accepted

  • Aseri, G. K.; Sinha, B.K.P.; Agarwal, D.; Sharma, A.; Jain, N., Babu, V. New and improved method of bamboo cultivation in semi-arid areas of Indian thar desert. African journal of Biotechnology (2012), 11, 15002-15011.

  • Gupta, A. D.; Bansal, V.K.;  Babu, V.; Maithil, N. Chemistry, antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt). Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (2013), 11, 25-31.

  • Saxena, K.; Varshney, A; Sharma, A.K.; Babu, V.  Recent advances of mitochondrial cancer research and therapy: Prospects and challenges. South Asian J Exp Biol (2013), 3,  49‐60.

  • Sharma N , Sharma V , Singh PR, Jawed B , Babu V , Kandpal J , Nautiyal SC, Singh RK. Tuberculosis and Molecular Diagnosis. WebmedCentral BIOTECHNOLOGY 2013;4(2):WMC003992


  • Babu, V.; Shilpi.; Gupta, M.; Choudhury, B.Opportunities and Challenges for Enzymatic Surface Modification of Synthetic Polymers.  In: Green Chemistry for Environmental Sustainability (Eds. Sharma, S.K. and Mudhoo, A.), Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, Florida, Boca Raton, USA (2010)., pp. 93-104. ISBN- 978-1-43-982473-3

  • Gupta,D.; Singh L.K,; Gupta, A.D.;  Babu, V. Phytoremediation: An efficient approach for bioremediation of organic and metallic ions pollutants.  In:Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications (Eds.Mohee, R. and Mudhoo, A.), Scrivener Publishing LLC, Massachusetts,USA (2012), pp.367-397.  ISBN: 9781118062845

  • Saxena, K.; Aseri, G.K.; Gupta, A. D.;  Babu, V. Bioremediation of xenobiotics.  In:Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications (Eds.Mohee, R. and Mudhoo, A.), Scrivener Publishing LLC, Massachusetts,USA (2012) , pp.213-236. ISBN: 9781118062845

  • Saxena,K.; Gupta,A.D.; Patel, G.K.; Babu, V. Molecular Biology of Nitrile Metabolizing Enzymes. In: Molecular Biology of Bacteria Eds: R.K. Gaur and H.K. Gautam. Science Publishers. USA (2013). pp.31-53 ISBN: 978-1-62618-189-2