About Department- Under
the scheme of vocationalisation of education by University Grants Commission of
Government of India, Sindhu Mahavidyalaya introduced the subject of
Biotechnology in 1999 at undergraduate level of teaching.
last three years, B.Sc. final year students of our department are producing
100% passing result and also standing in the top positions among all
institutions of the university.
Centre for Biotechnology has collaboration with other colleges and universities
and also with national laboratories. Our institution provides research
facilities to train graduates and post graduates in major and minor research
projects sponsored by college as well as government agencies.
Above 160 gene sequences submitted to GenBank maintained by US National Centre for Biotechnology Information as part of the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration have been contributed by the Department of Biotechnology, Sindhu Mahavidyalaya.These genes include:
Course- Basic Molecular Biology Techniques.
Objectives- To enlighten the students about varies research techniques, so that they can apply in future research programs.
Duration- 30 hrs.
library has over 150 titles of books including Bergey39s Manual, Genes, Genomes,
Molecular Biology Protocols, medicinal plants, microbiology, enzyme protocols, immunology
etc. Our library also keeps a record of M. Sc. Research projects and printed
copies of departmental workshop proceedings as well as published research
ICT and IT Infrastructure - Departments is equipped with LCD projector, Compute and Laptop.
e-books and videos.
Video microscopy and gel documentation system has enhanced recording of live animal cells, microorganisms and PAGE/ agarose gels.
Fast PCR, CLC sequence viewer, MedCalc,Sigma plot, graph pad prisom like software.
Computer attached to double beam UV/visible spectrophotometer.
Evaluation - Regular unit test, surprise test, terminal examination.
Research Activity- Faculty
members are working hard to enhance research activity of department.
Regularly attend and present papers in conferences, workshops and
symposiums. Published research papers in national and international
Instruments and Facilities - Laboratories are well equipped with instruments and equipments
- PCR machine
- Laminar air flow cabinets
- Gel documentation system
- Table top bioreactor,
- BOD and Carbon dioxide incubator
- Orbitol shakers cum incubator
- Hot air oven
- Digital autoclave
- Centrifuge machine
The Department of Biotechnology has fully equipped laboratories categorized as
Plant Tissue Culture Division
Animal Tissue Culture Division
Mentor- Mentee - Teachers regularly interact with students through this scheme and solve their problems.
Student’s growth is our prime concern and pleasure.