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Department / Institute Contact Information

Dean

Prof. Asha Agarwal

 

Address

School of Life Sciences, Khandari, Agra

 

Phone

9897223877

Email

asha.agarwal01@gmail.com
mailtomonikasaxena@gmail.com

 

About Department

The department was established in 1997 to give professional degree in biotechnology with a aim to provide education to able students in the range of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra. Biotechnology is a multi-disciplinary course and various program have been developed to meet the growing demand for trained manpower to carry out meaningful biotechnology activity in the country. The programme is designed to expose the students to recent exciting developments in the area of Biotechnology/ Bioscience/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics and their application in industry, agriculture and medicine.

Faculties

S .No

01.

02.

Name

Dr. Monika Asthana
Dr. Avnish Kumar

 

Designation

Lecturer

Lecturer

 

Mobile No

9319038537

9410410378

 

Qualifications

M.Sc., PhD

M.Sc., Ph.D.

 

Email

mailtomonikasaxena@gmail.com

avnishkumar81@gmail.com

Courses

Courses Name


M.Sc.
(Biotechnology)

 

Syllabus


Approved

 

Duration


04 semester
(02 Yrs)

 

Minimum – Eligibility


Bachelors degree with botany/zoology as one of the subjects with minimum 50% marks. (b) B.E./B' Tech. (chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, B.V.Sc./M.B.B.S. Biotechnology) with minimum 50% marks. (c) B.Sc. (Honors) degree in any of the following subjects with a minimum 50% marks. Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Geology, Physics and Chemistry

 

Admission Procedure

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No of Seats

20

 

Training Program(if applicable)

6 months project training programme in IVth semester is compulsory for students

Research Area

Molecular biology, Proteomics, Immunology, Environmental Biotechnology, Microbiology, Genetic engineering, Plant tissue culture

Achievements regarding department

  • Many students are scientists in reputed council (CSIR, ICMR, DRDO, ICAR). More than 90 students have qualified CSIR-NET, ICMR-JRF, ASRB-NET.
  • More than 40 Research papers, 7 chapters in books and 4 Review papers have been published in national and international Journals of repute.
  • One novel dye degrading bacteria is discovered for Waste Water treatment
  • 16s rRNA gene sequence has been submitted in NCBI Gene Bank: Pseudomonas geniculata NSDSUAM.
    Accession no.- KP2381