Dr. C. K. Prashant

Faculty Name: Dr. C. K. Prashant
Faculty of Biotechnology Department
Email: ckprashant@mes.ac.in


  • Ph.D. 2016: Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • M.Sc. 2003: Molecular and Human Genetics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • B.Sc. 1999: Physics, Kerala University, Kerala

Research and Consultancy

  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Nanomedicine
  • Vaccine Nanoadjuvants


Immunology, Molecular Cell Biology, Nanobiotechnology

Important Publications

  1. “Novel nanocarrier for oral Hepatitis B vaccine”, Dinda A. K., Bhat M., Srivastava S., Kottarath S. K., Prashant C.K., Vaccine 2016 Jun 8; 34(27):3076-3081 doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.04.084 Epub 2016 May 6 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27156634
  2. “Nanoparticle based tailoring of adjuvant function: the role in vaccine development”, Prashant C. K., Kumar M., Dinda A. K., J. Biomed Nanotechnol 2014 Sep; 10(9):2317-31
  3. “Novel polymeric nanoparticles for intracellular delivery of peptide Cargos: antitumor efficacy of the BCL-2 conversion peptide NuBCP-9”, Kumar M., Gupta D., Singh G., Sharma S., Bhat M., Prashant C. K., Dinda A. K., Kharbanda S., Kufe D., Singh H., Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 15; 74(12):3271-81 doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-2015. Epub 2014 Apr 16
  4. “Fabrication of nanoadjuvant with poly-ε-caprolactone (PCL) for developing a single-shot vaccine providing prolonged immunity”, Prashant C. K., Bhat M., Srivastava S. K., Saxena A., Kumar M., Singh A., Samim M., Ahmad F. J., Dinda A. K., Int. J. Nanomedicine 2014 Feb 12; 9:937-50 doi: 10.2147/IJN.S55892 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24611010
  5. “Study of clinical, biochemical and immunological factors determining stability of disease in patients with generalized vitiligo undergoing melanocyte transplantation”, Rao A., Gupta S., Dinda A. K., Sharma A., Sharma V. K., Kumar G., Mitra D. K., Prashant C. K., Singh G., Br. J. Dermatol 2012 Jun; 166(6):1230-6 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2012.10886.x https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22329760
  6. “Synthesis and characterization of gold nanorods and their application for photothermal cell damage”, Samim M., Prashant C. K., Dinda A. K., Maitra A. N., Arora I., Int. J. Nanomedicine 2011; 6:1825-31 doi: 10.2147/IJN.S11600. Epub 2011 Aug 31 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22114472
  7. “Concentration-dependent toxicity of iron oxide nanoparticles mediated by increased oxidative stress”, Naqvi S., Samim M., Abdin M., Ahmed F. J., Maitra A., Prashant C., Dinda A. K., Int. J. Nanomedicine 2010 Nov 16; 5:983-9 doi: 10.2147/IJN.S13244 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21187917


  1. C. K. Prashant, Madhusudan Bhat & Prof. A. K. Dinda “Polymer Nanoparticles Based Vaccine Compositions and Methods for Preparation Thereof” India Patent Application No.: 1862/DEL/2013

Awards and Recognitions

  • Finalist for Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Program (2008)
  • Indian Council of Medical Research senior research fellowship (2010-2013)
  • UGC / CSIR National Eligibility Test for lectureship (2003)
  • Guest Reviewer: International Journal of Pharmaceutics
  • Listed in Most Favoured Authors: International Journal of Nanomedicine

Personal Website and Social Media

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