Established in 2007
The department was established with the objectives of providing postgraduate studies in life sciences and carry out research activities in the relevant area. It offers M Sc in Biotechnology and Post Graduate Diploma in Fermentation and Bio Processing (BiSEP – Supported by DBT & Government of Karnataka). Thus, it provides expertise in scientific learning along with skills to explore various career paths in agriculture, health care, forensics, industrial processing and environment management. Updated curricula, advanced lab facilitates for studies and research initiatives provide a solid foundation for building a strong career in the future. The Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory of the department caters to the Micro propagation of many endangered medicinal plants. Realistic approach in Genetic Engineering, Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics meet the current industrial demands.
Association & Activities
The Department has Biotechnology association –GeNiX through which several extra curricular activities are conducted
The Department has done MoU’s with
Department persistently takes initiatives to guide school students for project works to be presented at Indian science congress for regional,state & National level compietitions.
Currently faculties of the Department have their research published in several reputed peer reviewed Journal & also have received financial grants from Vision Group of Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka, UGC, KBITS and DBT.