- Extensive course in the programme in line with the requirements of industries
- Department faculty members with doctoral, post-doctoral experience and expertise in Different research domains
- In built opportunity in development of skills as well as scientific writing. Skill Development courses conducted by department in various Fields such as Plant Tissue culture, Mushroom Cultivation, Reactor Design and Product development.
- Received Grant to the department by the Faculties from Government of India (AICTE, DBT, DST, UGC) and Professional bodies (IE(I) & ISTE)
- Focus to train and equip the students in the development of biotechnological processes for product development, as a result the grants were received by the students to carry out their research (DST, DBT & TNSCST)
- Fundamental research to develop technologies to benefit society
- Conference proceedings published with ISBN Number
- Research laboratories were established with high end instruments like PCR, Fermenter, ELISA, CO2 incubator, Sonicator, Gel documenter, Homogenizer, Microfiltration unit, etc.
- Guest faculty drawn from a pool of experts from industry/academia there by ensuring a balanced and continuous interaction with industry
- Placement assistants through college placement cell. Placement and Higher studies maintaining 100% for past ten years
- Innovative teaching methods involving continuous interaction amongst faculty and Students
- Graduates are able to work effectively in multidisciplinary environment
Thrust Area of Research
- Fermentation technology
- Bioenergy /Nano Fuel cell
- Genetic Engineering and Molecular studies
- Anticancer studies
- Up-stream and Downstream processing
- Bioremediation/Environmental biotechnology
- Neutraceutical studies
- Biopharmaceutical Technology
- Enzyme Technology
The department has collaboration (MoUs) with leading industries/institution to enrich the knowledge of the students nd the faculties
- Biocon Academy, Bengaluru for Internships /Projects and Placement
- Alpha Omega Hi-Tech Bio Research Center, Salem for Internships/Projects and Placement
- Genewin Biotech Pvt. Ltd, Hosur for Internships/Projects and Placement
- Mediomix-Diagnosis & Bioresearch, Bangaluru
The Department of Biotechnology has conducted student exchange/internship/training programs/industrial training/ industrial visits in last academic year to inculcate their knowledge. The list of few institution/industries as follows
- Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Mysore
- Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Center, Hosur
- Seri Biotech Research Laboratory, Central Silk Board, Bengaluru
- Indian Academy of Science, Bengaluru
- National Institute of Immunology(NII), New Delhi
- Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries science University, Bengaluru.
- The vellore Co-Op. Sugar mills LTD., Vellore
- Biotechno Solutions Training and Research Institute
- Skanda Lifescience Pvt. Ltd.
- LifeTech Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.
- Genewin Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Hosur.