The Department of Industrial Biotechnology was established in the year 2002 to contribute the fascinating and emerging area of biological sciences. The department is imparting quality education and providing an excellent research environment through its ongoing programme. The major thrust of the department includes Bioprocess and biochemical engineering, plant biotechnology, nanobiotechnology, computational biology, cancer biology, genomics and proteomics. The department has initiated the efforts to establish advanced research laboratories in all the thrust areas. Apart from fundamental research, the department aims to meet the targeted demands to cater the requirements of biotechnology based industries. Further, the department presently holds the fund of worth Rs.54 lakhs research projects from DST, DBT and completed one major research project of worth Rs.11 lakhs funded by UGC.
=> M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology
=> Establish business
=> Offer consultancy
The Department of Industrial Biotechnology has a separate laboratory for postgraduate and research program. In addition, it has a well equipped Microbiology lab, Plant Tissue culture lab, Animal cell culture lab, computer lab, and instrumentation lab. The laboratory equipments includes, walk-in cold room, walk-in incubators, with sophisticated instruments like HPLC, Gel Documentation Unit, PCR, Real-Time PCR, ELISA, CO2 incubator, Flame photometer, Fermentor, Lyophilizer, Inverted microscope, Trinocular microscope. Fluorescence microscope, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, AAS and animal house facility etc., are available for teaching and research activities. Karpagam University infrastructure Facility (KUIF) for Advanced research equipments.
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