Mr. Chand Raina

Fermentation Division
CSIR - Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine,Canal Road, Jammu – 180001

Positions Held  
Position Held Date Organization
Senior  Technical Officer 2008 - Present CSIR-IIIM
Technical Officer-C 2003-2008 CSIR-IIIM
Technical Officer-B 1998-2003 CSIR-IIIM
Technical Officer-A 1993-1998 CSIR-IIIM
Sr. Technical Assistant 1988-1993 CSIR-IIIM
Jr. Technical Assistant 1983-88 CSIR-IIIM
Honors and Awards  
    Isolation and characterization of Penicillium sp. Isolated from cold shivalik region for linolenic acid production
    Richa Sharma, Farnaz yousaf, Chand Raina and Asha Chaubey
    International conference on food technology: Impact on nutrition and health (ICFIN-2013) 23-24 Dec 2013, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (FB-P-080.

  • Fermentation process for the production of DHA
    Rajinder.Parshad, S.Sakib, Chand  Riana and G.N. Qazi..( IIIM-6),  3rd J&K science conference on Microbial biodiversity, Feb.2008; Jammu University, JAMMU.


Research Area

  • Sample collection from different niches for  screening of   bioactives, lipase/esterase enzymes and biotransformation studies.

  • Running of pilot scale fermenters for institute/industries.

  • Drug resolution, essential fatty acid and different organic acid production up to industrial scale.

  • Magotra,A..; Nalli,Y.; Kushwaha,M.; Raina,C.; Gupta,A. P. ; Ali,A.; Vishwakarma,R. A.; Chaubey,A .An efficient liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method for the quantification of borrelidin from Streptomyces rochei (ATCC 10739).J. Chem Technol & Biotechnol. (2014),( DOI 10.1002/jctb.4562 .

  • Jain, S. K.; Pathania, A. S.; Parshad, R.; Raina,C.; Ali, A.; Gupta, A. P.; Kushwaha, M.; Aravinda, S.; Bhushan, Shashi.; Bharate, Sandip B.; Vishwakarma, Ram A. Chrysomycins A-C, antileukemic naphthocoumarins from Streptomyces sporoverrucosus RSC Adv.(2013),3, 21046-21053.

  • Chaubey,A..; Raina,C.; Parshad,R.; Rouf,A.; Gupta,P.; Taneja,S. C . 3-Bioconversion of sucralose-6-acetate to sucralose using immobilized microbial cells. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic (2013),91, 81– 86.

  • Kumar1a,D; Kumar1,L.; Nagar1,S.; Raina2,C.; Parshad2,R.; Gupta1,V. K. Isolation, production and application of lipase/esterase from Bacillus sp.strain DVL43. J. Microbiol. Biotech. Res., (2012), 2 (4):521-528.

  • Kumar1,D..; Kumar1,L.; Nagar1,S.; Raina2,C. ; Parshad2,R.; Gupta1,Vijay Kumar . Screening, isolation and production of lipase/esterase producing Bacillus sp. strain DVL2 and its potential evaluation in esterificationand resolution reactions.Archives of Applied Science Research, (2012), 4 (4):1763-1770.

  • Peerzada,K.; Raina,C.; Parshad,R.; Johari,S.; Verma,V.; Qazi,G.N. An enantioselective ester hydrolase from a mesophile, Bacillus subtilis (RL-89) and its purification and characterization. Protein expression and purification (2006),45, 262-268.

  • Kapoor,M.; Anand,N.; koul,S.; Chimni,S.S.;Manhas,K.S.; Raina,Chand.; Prashad,R.; Taneja,S.C.; G.N.Qazi.Kinetic resolution of (R,S)-1-chloro-3-(1-Nephthyloxy)-2-propanol an intermediate in the synthesis of β-adrenegic receptor blocker. Bio-organic chemistry (2003),31, 259-269.



  •  Prashad,R.; Raina,C.;Taneja,S.C.; Koul,S.; Qazi,G.N.; Dave,M.G.; S.J.Patel. A stereospecific process for the preparation of substituted piperine.(Indian Patent Application. (2000), NF 212/00).

  • Prashad,R.; Raina,C.; Koul,S.;Taneja,S.C.; Qazi,G.N.; K.B.Sata; M.G.;Dave; S.J.;Patel.A Stereoselective Process For The Preperation Of Racemic 3- Hydroxy-3-Phenylpropanoates. ( Indian Patent Filed. 0471DEL2003).

  • Parshad, R.; Suri, K.A.; Raina,C.;Satti,N.K.; Qazi,G.N.An efficient enzymatic biotransformation process for the preparation of catalpol (catalpinoside) from PK-1 (6’-o-cinnamoyl catalpol) and PK-11 (10’-o-vinalloyl catalpol).(Indian Patent Filed.0776DEL2006).