Introduction to Biotechnology
Biotechnology is a field of applied Biology. It uses living systems and organisms for making/developing products or modifying processes. It's used in agriculture sectors, medicine and food production. The technology uses various methods/techniques and technology for the developments of products using biological organisms. Biotechnology helps in solving many environmental concerns like pollution side effects, oil spills etc.
The Programmes of the Biotechnology includes lectures and laboratory work with theories of biology, chemistry and mathematics. It also covers the areas of computer application, research and case studies.The course equips the students with sound knowledge in different fields of science- biochemistry, molecular biology, bio informatics, nanotechnology drug design etc. The students undergoing the course develops scientific principles and enhance their strengths in research projects. The program broadens the students skills in different research aspects and helps them to build team working abilities. The students also learn about latest developments in Biotechnology and scientific communication.
Additional Description for Ph.D in Biotechnology
Biotechnology course generates interests in students to pursue research and expand their knowledge on the subjects leading to the doctorate degree. The syllabus covers the areas of biochemistry and physiology, study of nutrients( carbohydrate, proteins, lipids) nucleic acids, vitamins, enzymes, hormones, metabolism, photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation , body systems, plant and animal tissues, microbiology, micro-organisms, applied technology in agriculture, medicine,forensics, environmental remediation, bioinformatics, microbial genetics, isolation, research methodology research, history, types of research, laboratory etiquette, statistical applied research, use of computers, scientific writing- structure and language and presentation tools.
The course is research based and the students need to attend seminars. The students have to give presentations and submit thesis that would be evaluated by examiners. The students learn to become independent researchers and the course enables them to start their entrepreneurial projects in the concerned areas. Eligibility
The candidates should have completed post graduation in the respective field from a recognized university.
The candidate desiring to become researcher should posses deep and genuine interest in pursuing discovery science.
The candidate should be enthusiastic in laboratory work and in usage of computers and scientific equipments. Job Prospects for qualified Ph.D candidates
The students find excellent placements in the field of medicine, agriculture, research sectors, pharmaceuticals companies, food processing units, government agencies and educational sectors. The qualified candidates can work as technicians, control analysts, biomedical engineers, supervisors, professors, sales representatives, biotechnologists, marketing managers, clinical project managers, research analysts, consultant and patent search analysts.
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