Vision

To cultivate scientific and technical manpower in Biotechnology to solve various problems and challenges faced by industry and academia for the betterment of society.

Mission

  • To provide an academic environment that emphasizes critical thinking
  • To equip students with knowledge and practical skills required for the industry and academia.
  • To constitute Institute-Industry relationship via in plant training programs and projects.
  • To establish Centre for excellence (COE) in the frontier areas of biotechnology.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • PEO1: Identify, analyze and solve the biotechnological problems in product and process development.
  • PEO2: Identify and control hazards in bioprocess industries.
  • PEO3: Apply modern computational, analytical tools and techniques to address biotechnological challenges.
  • PEO4: Pursue life-long learning as a means of enhancing the knowledge base and skills for professional advancements.
  • PEO5: Communicate effectively and demonstrate entrepreneurial and leadership skills.

Programme Specific Outcomes

  • PSO1: Knowledge and hands on training to solve engineering and scientific problems.
  • PSO2: Ability to work in interdisciplinary areas of science and technology towards industrial and academic research applications.

About the Department

Biotechnology (BT) combines the biological science with technologies to create innovative products for healthcare, agriculture, food, pharmaceuticals and environmental control. The biotechnology sector is expected to offer huge opportunities in the next 5-10 years in the areas of vaccines, bioactive therapeutic proteins, contract research, clinical trials, bioinformatics, medicinal plants, animal biotechnology, seri biotechnology, stem cell biotechnology, bio-fuels, bio-pesticides, human genetics and environmental biotechnology.

BT produces Orphan Medicinal Products (OMP) to cure rare and incurable chronic diseases. BT already benefited 350 million patients around the world. BT medicines help to treat chronic illnesses such as heart attacks, stroke, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, diabetes, hepatitis and other rare, infectious diseases. Insulin is a life saving biotech medicine for patients with diabetes.

BT Recruiters

Biocon, Pancea Biotech, Glaxo Smithkline, Reliance Life Sciences, CTS Life Sciences, Dr. Reddy’s Labs, Cipla, Bharat Serums and Vaccines, Novozymes, Shantha Biotechnics, Jubiliant Life Sciences, Wockhardt, Torrent Pharma, Cardia Healthcare, India Immunologicals and Ranbaxy are top recruiters of BT graduates.

BT graduates can also seek research career in public institutions such as Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, CSIR, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Institute of Microbial Technology and National Institute of Immunology.

Faculty Profile

SNo Name Designation Qualification & Specialization Teaching Exp Industry Exp
1 Dr.S.Shanmugasundaram Professor Ph.D-Microbial Biotechnology 35 6
2 Dr.P.Manikantan Assistant Professor (SG) Ph.D-Human Molecular Genetics 7 2.2
3 Mrs.Sivapriyadharshini Assistant Professor (SG) Ph.D (Thesis Submitted)-Biotechnology 6 0
4 Mrs.Broony Mariya Tency Assistant Professor M.Tech -Biotechnology 2 0
5 Ms.Sri Thatchayani Assistant Professor M.Tech by Research-Industrial Biotechnology 6 months 3

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History of Placed Alumnus

First batch yet to graduate.