Department of Biotechnology

Established in 2007

The Biotechnology Department offers BSc programs along with Botany and Chemistry. With a broad range of new laboratory antiquities, this department nurtures the stakeholder to expertise in Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Cellular Biology, Drug Development Technology, Intellectual Property Law to name a few.

Highlights of the Department

  • The department has been recognized by the STAR scheme of DBT, New Delhi for conducting programs to strengthen the basic science.
  • Full-fledged laboratory with sophisticated infrastructure
  • Regular skill based hands on training workshops
  • Vocational training programs
  • Regular institutional visits
  • Student Research Projects
  • Students centric participative mode of learning
  • The students of the department have excelled in curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
  • Organizing workshops and seminars.

Elective subjects offered by the department: NEP




Biotechnology for Human welfare


Application of Biotechnology in Agriculture


Nutrition and Health


Intellectual Property Rights

Star College Scheme


Did You Know ?

DNA neither cares nor knows. DNA just is. And we dance to its Music –

Richard Dawkins
Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output
Scheme & Syllabus

“AUG – Initiation of Intellectual Development”

  • Departmental association that provides ample opportunities to the students to grow intellectually.
  • Activities of the association nourishes the young minds of the students with leadership qualities, organizational skills, communication skills, subject based knowledge etc.
  • Awareness on blood donation &blood grouping of publics of NSS camp area periodically.
  • MrAbhijith B Biotechnology Kokum – A Perspective as anantiadhesion against Urinary TractInfection causing pathogen (October 2022, Ongoing).
  1. ShrishaNaikBajpe, K. M. Marulasiddaswamy, Ramith Ramu, Abhijeeth S. Badiger, MaruthiKatenahallyRudrappa, and RamachandraKukkundoorKini. 2022. Assessing DNA barcodesspeciesdiscriminatingability and phylogenetic relation withinEmbeliaspecies. Journal of AppliedBiology and Biotechnology. 10(3); 22-27. 2347-212x 2455-7005,. DOI:
  2. NehaJadhavGiridhar, VenkatappaMaruthiramaiahVyshali, BhavyaSomalapuraGangadharappa, Ramith Ramu, ShrishaNaikBajpe, Abhijeeth S Badiger, Parimala B and KatenahalliRudrappaMaruthi. Anticancer and gene expression studies of Piper nigrumextract on Colon cancer cell line. BioscienceBiotechnologyResearch Communications – An Open Access International Journal. 14(4); 1968-1974. 2021. P-ISSN: 0974-6455 E-ISSN: 2321-4007. DOI:
  3. Shashank M. Patil, K. R.Maruthi,ShrishaNaikBajpe, VM Vyshali, S Sushmitha, ChagalamariAkhila&Ramith Ramu. Comparative moleculardocking and simulation analysis of molnupiravir and remdesivirwith SARS-CoV-2 RNA dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp).Bioinformation. 17(11); 932-939. 2021. ISSN: 0973-2063 & 0973-8894. DOI:
  4. Abhijeeth S Badiger, Maruthi K. R.,ShrishaNaikBajpe, Ramith Ramu, and K Jayadev. Urinary Tract Infection – A Review on ItsPrevalence and RecentAdvances. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International. 33(468); 582-592. 2021.  ISSN: 2456-9119 DOI:
  5. Abhijeeth S Badiger,MaruthiKatenahalliRudrappa, and ShrishaNaikBajpe,AssessingGeneticDiversity and DNA Barcodesefficiency of Salacia and relatedspeciesfrom the Western Ghats, Karnataka. Journal of AppliedBiology and Biotechnology. 9(2);67-74. 2347-212x 2455-7005, 2021. DOI:
  6. ShankaraNarayana K, ShrishaNaikBajpe, MaruthiKatenahalliRudarappa, Abhijeeth S Badiger. 2021. Exploration of mentorship program of SDM College, Ujire in COVID-19 pandemic. The Research Journal. 7(1); ISSN 2454-4930; 2454-7301. IF – 4.126
  7. Prarthana, J. and Maruthi, K.R.Fresh Water Algae as a Potential Source of Bioactive Compounds for Aquaculture and Signifiances of Solvent System in Extraction of Antimicrobials. Asian Journal of ScientificResearch, 12(1), 18-28, 2019. ISSN: 1992-1454, DOI:
  8. Prarthana, J. and Maruthi, K.R. Molecularcharacterization of fishpathogens&factorsinfluencingpathogenicity. Indian Journal of AppliedResearch, 7(8), 41-44, 2017. ISSN: 2249-555X.
  9. Prarthana, J. and Maruthi, K.R. Screening of phytochemicals& bioactive antibacterialactivity in Spirogyrasp. International Journal of AdvanceResearch, 5(7), 1145-1154, 2017. ISSN: 2320-5407.
  10. Prarthana, J. and Maruthi, K.R. Phytochemicalanalysis of antimicrobial bioactive constituentsfromOscillatoriasp. Indian Journal of AppliedResearch, 7(2), 645-647, 2017. ISSN: 2249-555X

List of Board of Studies Members 2022-23

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