Department of Biotechnology

Faculty

  • Dr. Lok Man S. Palni

    Vice Chancellor

    • Ph.D (University of Wales, U.K).;
      FNASc, FAAS, FNA, FISPM, PDF (ANU, Canberra)

  • Dr. Pratibha Naithani

    Professor

    • Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering) (University of Illinois, Chicago)
    • M.Sc (IIT Roorkee)
    • B.Sc. (KLDAV College, Roorkee)

  • Dr. Nishant Rai

    Head of Department

    • Ph.D. (Gurukula Kangri University)

  • Dr. Syed Mohsin Waheed

    Associate Professor

    • Ph. D. (JNU, Delhi)
    • M. Sc.
    • B. Sc.
    • PDF Fellowship (Rutgers, Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic)

  • Dr. Navin Kumar

    Assistant Professor

    • Ph. D. (2009; Institute- Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, DRDO, Delhi; University MOU-Bharathiar University, Coimbatore)
    • M. Sc. (2003; C. S. J. M. University, Kanpur)
    • B. Sc. (1998; C. S. J. M. University, Kanpur)
    • CSIR-UGC-NET (2002)

  • Dr Jigisha Anand

    Assistant Professor

    • P.hD
    • M.Tech
    • B.Tech

  • Dr Bipin Kumar Sati

    Assistant Professor

    • P.hD
    • M.Tech
    • B.Tech

  • Dr. Kumud Pant

    Assistant Professor

    • Ph.D. (NIT, Bhopal)
    • M.Sc.
    • B.Sc.

  • Mr Devvret

    Assistant Professor

    • M.Tech
    • B.Tech

  • Ms Kalpana Rausa

    Assistant Professor

    • M.Tech
    • B.Sc

  • Ms. Ankita Lal

    Assistant Professor

    • Ph.D. (Pursuing)
    • M.Tech
    • B.Tech.

Research

  • Research Areas

    Molecular Biology, bioremediation, Bacterial pathogens & molecular Diagonostics, Proteomics & Genomics,

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Achievements

  • 07-Mar-2017

    For the first time in Graphic Era University, the Department of Biotechnology celebrated Department Day ’16 on November 12, 2016.

     

    "BioPRENEURS Club, Graphic Era University."

    Few students of the Department of Biotechnology have started "BioPRENEURS Club, Graphic Era University." It's inauguration was on October 06, 2016 and it was graced by Honourable Patron, Graphic Era University, Shri R. C. Ghanshala (Chief Patron of the Club), Honourable Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) B.V. Babu and Ms. Divya Rawat ("Mushroom Lady"), a well known young entrepreneur of Uttarakhand. The club till date have over 100 members from various departments of GEU and GEHU.



    The Department of Biotechnology organized an Industry- Academia Interaction in which Mr. Aniruddha Bose, Product Manager, GE Healthcare, delivered a lecture entitled "At The Crossroads." The team addressed to the student queries and explained how to be industry ready.

  • 04-Jan-2017

    A seven-day Tissue Culture Training programme was inaugurated in Graphic Era University on 3 Jan, 2017, under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology, Graphic Era University. The department is supported by Uttarakhand Council of Biotechnology (UCB) in this endeavour.

    The training programme is being conducted with the active involvement of students, research scholars and faculty members from Graphic Era University , Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, College of Forestry, Ranichauri, HNB Garhwal University ,Maya Institute and Tula’s Institute . The programme will be concluded on January 9, 2017.

    Dr. M K Nautiyal, Director, Uttarakhand Council of Biotechnology, inaugurated the programm . In his address to the guests and participants he gave his best wishes for the success of the Training program. The function was attended by Dean, Wildlife Institute of India, Dr Gopal Rawat, Vice Chancellor, Graphic Era University, Prof. (Dr.) B V Babu, Dean, Department of Biotechnology, Dr. L.M.S Palni and Head Department of Biotechnology, Dr. Ashish Thapliyal and all the faculty members, staff and research scholars of the department.

    Dr. Manu Pant Badoni conducted the training programme and gave presentation on the objectives and utility of the training. The  inaugural function concluded with a vote of thanks by the Prof (Dr) Ashish Thapliyal.

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About The Department

Department of Biotechnology at Graphic Era University came into existence in the year 2008.  The Department is currently running 3 undergraduate programs: B. Tech. Biotechnology, B.Sc. (H) Biotechnology and B. Sc. (H) Microbiology. Apart from this, the department also offers 3 post graduate programs like M. Tech. (Biotechnology), M.Sc. Biotechnology and M. Sc. Microbiology besides a Ph. D. Program.

Department has total 12 well experienced and qualified faculties from IITs, NITs, JNU, DRDO, G.B Pant University, Delhi University, IVRI, Gurkul Kangari University and Jamia Hamdard along with  08 nonteaching staff. Faculties of the department have national and international exposure and are highly devoted to teaching as well as research. Department is also actively involved in organizing conferences, seminars, workshops and placements of students since its genesis.

Department of Biotechnology has separate well equipped laboratories such as Plant Tissue Culture, Animal Cell Culture, Recombinant DNA Technology, Microbiology laboratory and Sterilization facility etc. for students and research scholars and also got the laboratory approvals from different regulatory agencies as per the requirements like DBT, Government of India Approved Institutional Biosafety Committee, and Institutional Animal Ethics Committee etc. Faculty members from the department have completed 3 externally funded projects and 4 projects are ongoing. There projects have been funded by agencies like Uttarakhand Council for Biotechnology (UCB), Uttarakhand state council for science and technology (UCOST), Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India etc. Department has filed 3 patents and 2 PCT’s. Most of the students have been placed in reputed Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology companies’ like- Biocon, Ranbaxy, Pfizer, Panacea Biotech., Genpact, etc. Students have also qualified many national level examinations such as CSIR-NET, GRE and GATE and well placed in national and international research labs. Students have also secured admissions in foreign countries like USA (University of Massachusetts Amherst, Ohio State University, University of California Fresno), Australia, South Korea and Taiwan.

Courses Offered

Under Graduate Programmes
B.Tech (Biotechnology)   (4 Year / 8 Sem )
  • Course Type:

    Under Graduate Programmes

  • Course Duration:

    4 Year / 8 Sem

  • Eligibility:

    10+2 (PCB) 

  • Admission Procedure:

    Merit prepared on basis of (10+2)% / JEE Main Score/ AIEAA Score

Post Graduate Programmes
M.Tech Biotechnology   (2 Years / 4 Sem)
  • Course Type:

    Post Graduate Programmes

  • Course Duration:

    2 Years / 4 Sem

  • Eligibility:

    BSc- Biotech/ CBZ

  • Admission Procedure:

    Valid GATE Score / Merit, Personal Interview

Doctoral Programmes
Ph.D. in Biotechnology   (3 years (Full Time))
  • Course Type:

    Doctoral Programmes

  • Course Duration:

    3 years (Full Time)

  • Eligibility:

    Master’s Degree from any AIU/UGC/AICTE recognized University/ Institutions or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto in the fields of study notified from time to time by the University. A minimum of 55% marks or CGPA of 5.5 on a 10 point scale in the qualifying examination (50% marks or CGPA of 5.0 on a 10 point scale for SC/ST candidates).

  • Admission Procedure:

    Admissions are on the basis of GATE/NET/SLET scores or written test followed by interview by the Department concerned with due attention to National/State Reservation.

Infrastructure

  • Infrastructure

    Rotating Orbital Shaker

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    Refrigerator Centrifuge

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    BOD Incubator

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    UV-Visible Spectrophotometer

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    Fermentation Unit

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    Gel Doc Imaging System

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    Fluorescence Microscope

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    Thermo cycler (PCR Machine)

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    ELISA Reader

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    Laminar Air Hood

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    Liquid Nitrogen Storage Tanks

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    Mili-Q Water Assembly

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    Refrigerator

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    Autoclaves

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    Homogenizer

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    Rotary Evaporator

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    soxhletAssembly

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    Spetrophotometer

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    Fume Hood

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    Water Bath

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    Scholar Putting Samples-in BOD Incbator (Microbial Biotechnology)

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    Scholar working on Spectrophotometer (Cell & Molecular Biology)

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    Scholar working on fermentation Unit (Microbial Biotechnology)

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    M.Tech Student calibrating Fluorescence microscope(Microbial Biotechnology)

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    Scholar taking reading in ELISA reader (Cell & Molecular Biology)

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    Scholar working in animal cell culture room (Animal Biotechnology)

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    Student performing experiments (Cell & Molecular Biology)

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    Students milking cows using Automated milking machine

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    Milk collection by automated milking

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    Dairy Cattle in Cowshed (Animal Biotechnology)

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    Vermicomposting (Agriculture Biotechnology)

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    Organic farming (Agriculture Biotechnology)

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    Visitor in Flower Show in 2014

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    Tissue Culture of important plant species

 

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