Department of Biotechnology

Established in 2007

We are the offshoot of the Department of Botany; established to study and research in the area of Medicinal Plants and Biotechnology. The subject Biotechnology is offered alongside Chemistry and Botany in BSc programmes at the college. With multidisciplinary approach in teaching, research and industry orientation, we provide hands on training with advanced laboratory facility in Plant Tissue Culture, Environment Biotechnology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology.

Did You Know ?

"Scientists have even modified the genes of mosquito so that it can't pass on diseases such as dengue fever or malaria to the humans it bites."

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output

Association & Activities

The department runs an association called “Sasya Sourabha” to create an awareness among the students regarding the flora in specific and environment in general. The club organises activities such as promotion of the use of medicinal plants, eco planning, wall magazines, environmental awareness, campus cleaning, promotion of the use of eco-friendly materials and students centric activities regularly.

Community Orientation

  • School Adoption, MoU with 7institutions in Karnataka for organizing Academic activities

Research Output

Thrust areas of Research

  • Environmental Science & Biotechnology
  • Plant – Microbe Interactions
  • Phyto-Chemistry
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Medicinal Plant Studies