Department of Biotechnology

 

The department of Biotechnology which offers B.Sc Biotechnology, M.Sc Biotechnology, B.Sc Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, M.Sc Biotechnology and Bioinformatics and Ph.D programmes was started in 2002 with an intake of 80 students in the under - graduate program and 25 students at the post graduate level. Currently the combined program has 250 students with 13 dedicated and qualified faculty members assisted by 2 technical staff members.

The faculty members in the department are actively involved in research in thrust areas such as Nanotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Clinical Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Ph.D Scholars are also Pursuing research in these area.

The department has six well established laboratories with instruments such as Thermalcycler, ELISA reader, Gel Documentation, Co2 Incubator, Fermentor, Millipore Unit, UV - Vis and Spectrophotometer.

The Faculty members regularly attend International Conferences and Seminars with in the country and abroad.

The faculty members, post graduate students and scholars actively participate and in conferences and seminars and present research papers. The research findings are published in Journals of high repute. The department periodically organizes conferences, workshops and seminars. The department has an excellent track record in placement with its post graduate students finding positions within India and globally.