VADAPALANI CAMPUS

Department of Biotechnology

Department of Biotechnology

New avenues in microbiology and biotechnology have made these fields exciting places to work in and explore. The School of Biosciences imparts the best of education through an experienced and committed faculty. With the promise of a flexible educational experience, industrial exposure and day to day guidance, students are given every opportunity to reach higher.

Faculty

To encourage students towards higher learning, the faculty consciously work out assignments to inspire in them a thirst for knowledge. Mutually beneficial links have also been formed with various industries for student projects and training.

Academics

The school offers a 3 year UG degree and a 2 year PG degree in Biotechnology. Emphasis is laid on subjects such as Microbiology, Molecular genetics, Bio-informatics, Bio-physics, Immunology, Genetic engineering and Bio-statistics. Students are also given the edge through Computer applications training.

During the PG degree program, students are exposed to a deeper understanding of various biosciences including Animal biotechnology, Tissue engineering, Enzyme technology, Genomics & Proteomics and Environmental bio-technology which form part of the syllabi. The syllabus is consciously designed to help students inculcate, at every stage, the rapid trends and progressive growth in this exciting field.

Resources

Fully equipped labs have all the equipment to assist students in practical training in the areas of Bio-chemistry, Microbiology, Plant cell, Bio-process technology and more. Students and faculty also have access to special facilities like the Media Preparation Laboratory, the Computer Laboratory and the Instrumentation Laboratory that are useful for both teaching and conducting research.

Careers

The demand for talent in the Bio-sciences industries is on the rise. Students can find engaging careers in the areas of research & development, production, clinical testing and diagnostic work. Pharmaceutical companies, Hospitals, Horticulture industries and Conservation organizations provide excellent career platforms.