Biotechnology

Biotechnology

biotechName of the department : Biotechnology
Year of establishment: 2007.
Total intake : 30

About the department
The Department of Biotechnology offers CZBt combination for undergraduates. We follow Bangalore University semester scheme. Biotechnology lab is equipped with sophisticated PTC lab with LAF, A/C and incandescent lights and advanced instruments like Incubators, colorimeters, centrifuge, spectrophotometers, Hot air oven, autoclave, SDS-PAGE units, Transilluminator, advanced microscopes. Department has organized many extra-curricular programs for the students; to list a few are seminar on “Role of Biotechnology in ensuring food security and sustainable agriculture” by Monsanto research centre, Career Guidance for life science students from CMR college, two days’ workshop on “Animal tissue culture” in association with PROBIOSYS, Bangalore, one day workshop on “Plant tissue culture” in association with PESIT, Bangalore, industrial visit to ”Mandya milk Union” and Chamundeshwari Sugar ltd”,Mandya, ”J.P. Distillaries and HUL”,Kunigal, Heritage wineries and Inchara Briquettes and pellets, Mysore. Department has also organized a two days conference TRANGENERA which involved active participation of students in the first day of event and second day of talk. Department has also organized projects for students on “Comparitive study of sugar binding protein from coelomic fluid of earthworm and legume in lateral branching of roots”, “Detection and study of microbes on road side food, “Survey study on Psoriasis” “Estimation and extraction of caffeine from common beverages and its effects” and “Estimation of active compounds in different brands of drugs and its implication”.

Scope in the subject after graduation
Microbiologist, researcher, biochemist, scientists, agricultural biotechnologist, horticulturist, entrepreneur, pharmaceuticals research and development, cosmetic researchers, academics, etc. (specialization in Masters is a pre-requisite for a good career)

Staff information

Name Designation Educational Qualification No of yrs of service Area of Specialization
Mrs. Sujatha. M Head of Department M.Sc, M.Phil, 17 Biochemistry
Ms. Khushboo Tripathi Lecturer M.Sc, (pursuing Ph.D) 3 Biotechnology

Contact information:
Email id: mesbiotech@gmail.com
Phone no. 080-23341225, extn: 214