Biotechnology sector is one among the key sectors, which the Indian Government has been continuously promoting and is high on policy agenda of Government of India. As Biotechnology is one of the sectors expected to contribute significantly to Make in India, Skill India and Startup India sectors, offering quality Post Graduate Programmes will deliver the required manpower. With the above points in cognizance, the proposed course in M.Sc., Biotechnology aims to provide an advanced understanding of the core principles and topics of modern-day Biotechnology, and to enable students to acquire a specialized knowledge and training in the Life Science sectors. Another main objective is to create work force through skill development and entrepreneurship activities.
The following are the objectives of the Programme
In IV semester, students undergo exclusively research and industrial training by experienced researchers and professionals.
DSC - Discipline Specific Core
DSE - Discipline Specific Elective
AECC - Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course
SEC - Skill Enhancement Course
# Students may choose any one elective course among the choice offered, specific to the discipline
* Project Proposal, Presentations, Team Work and Professional Ethics, Industrial/Institutional Visits etc.
A Bachelor Degree (B.Sc./B.Tech) with biology as a major subject recognized by UGC or an equivalent accrediting Board.
As biotechnologists students study the chemical, genetic and physical attributes of cells, tissues and organisms in order to develop new technologies, processes and products that will address some of the biggest problems faced by the society. Biotechnologists find excellent opportunities in the field of medical, agricultural and pharmaceutical industries.
Some of the job titles for biotechnologists are as follows:
Indian Students : INR 91200.00 per year
NRI Students : USD 2200 per year
Designation: Associate Professor
Email Id: email@example.com
Qualification: B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D
No of Publication: 62
No of Book Chapters: 18
To be a part of the esteemed institution which can provide me a career as well as knowledge based opportunity where I could subject myself to continuous learning through teaching. To provide value based education in addition to technical skills which makes students ready made to face the ever growing competitive world. To cope up with modern science and use my knowledge I have acquired during the years to make myself a deserving candidate in the field of education. Being experienced both in the field of research and industry, my main objective is to dedicate my candidature up to the expectation of the organization and well being of the student generations to come.
Dr. T.S. Gopenath currently serves as an Associate Professor & Coordinator, Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Faculty of Life Sciences. He has gained experience in research, industry, publication, academics and administration. Exposure to various fields has provided him an opportunity to learn and share all the knowledge that he has acquired over the years. He was awarded with DAAD Scholarship which is a prestigious scholarship from the Federal Republic of Germany to pursue his Doctoral studies. His vast experience in 3D cell culture using chick retina as a model system has helped him acquire the DST-ECR award. His project is now focused on the degenerative effects of pesticides on embryonic retinal development and finding appropriate treatment methods which are time and cost effective.
Developmental Biology & Neurogenetics - Embryonic retinal development, effects of pesticides on embryonic retinal development with special emphasis to the cholinergic system and alternative treatment methods.