Department of Biotechnology

The Department of Biotechnology was started during the Academic year 2005 - 2006. Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field, which is revolutionizing today's world. It is an advanced branch of biology having countless applications in different fields of biology. It is a field where maximum research work is going on with respect to pharmacy, agriculture, food and health care products. Biotechnology research is aimed towards infectious diseases, genetic disorders, AIDS, Cancer, organ transplantation. Etc., last two decades of 20th Century will be viewed as Biotechnology era in medical and Pharmaceutical History. Advances in Molecular Biology and Engineering sciences have introduced novel and new frontiers in the field of Biotechnological industries. Hence in this today's world it becomes more essential to train people in the field of biotechnology.

Objectives of the Course :

The main objectives of this B. Sc., Biotechnology course is to

Educate and prepare the young students as dynamic Biotechnologists.

Prepare students with basic theoretical, practical knowledge and managerial skills along with sophisticated expertise in biotechnology for a diverse set of vocations.

Qualified graduates will be able to engage in higher studies, research and development and management in biotechnology or work in different biotechnological industries.
Provide a value added education in biotechnology to enhance career advancement opportunities.

Staff details :

Name Designation Qualification
Dr. Geeja S. Kurian Associate Professor,HOD M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D View Profile
Mr. Shanmugam V.M.
Lecturer M.Sc., M Phil., NET Qualified View Profile
Mrs. Divya Joseph.Pereira Lecturer M.Sc., B.Ed View Profile
Ms. Rashmi Rekha Tripathy
Lecturer M.Sc View Profile
Ms. Monica Shwetha B
Lecturer M.Sc View Profile

Courses offered :

Genetics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology (BBG)
Genetics, Chemistry, Biotechnology (BCG)
Biotechnology, Chemistry and Zoology (BtCZ)

Short term courses offered :

1. Clinical Research
2. Fundamental Genomics & Bioinformatics
3. Medical Lab Technology