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. Post Graduate
teaching of Biotechnology (M.Sc. four semester program) was started in 2002
affiliated to RTM Nagpur University and sanctioned by Ministry of Higher and
Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra.
M.Sc. Biotechnology course includes Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology,
Genetics, Molecular Biology, Bioprocess Technology, Animal Cell Culture, Plant
Cell Culture, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. The fourth semester is
dedicated to research project.
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 Technics
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
Laminar air flow cabinets
Gel documentation system
Table top bioreactor, BOD and Carbon dioxide incubator
Orbitol shakers cum incubator
Hot air oven
The Department of Biotechnology has fully equipped laboratories categorized as
Plant Tissue Culture Division
Animal Tissue Culture Divi
Mentor- Mentee - Teachers regularly interact with students through this scheme and solve their problems.
Student’s growth is our prime concern and pleasure.