Major Equipments Avialable at Department of Biotechnology

Some of the Major Equipments available and in use are Plate scintillation counter, Liquid handling system, Gel Documentation system, Deep freezer-80C, FPLC system, HPLC, Ultracentrifuge, Refrigerated centrifuges, Spectrophotometer, Fluorescence spectrophotometer, Deep freezer, Freeze-dryer, 300 lit, Fermenter, Continuous fermenter, CO2 Incubator, Fluorescence & Absorbance Elisa Reader, Computer systems, AKTA Prime, Microprocessor controlled ELISA Reader, Animal Cell Culture Reactor, Sonicator – Multi element and continuous.

Department Library

The Departmental Library at the Centre has an automated library service system for students and faculty of the centre. The Centre subscribes to forty journals both National and International. It has a collection of more than 3000 volumes of latest books on Biotechnology, Food Technology and Pharmaceutical Technology. Students are provided with adequate computer facilities to access journals through the National Knowledge Network (NKN)

Biotechnology Information System (BTIS - DIC)

The BTIS-DIC is one of the Distributed Information Centres (DIC), set up by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. Information dissemination, training and research in Computational Biology are mandates of the DIC. A number of Ph.D. students of the department also utilize this facility. DIC has Cluster Computing facility to support high performance molecular simulation and molecular docking studies. It also provides Internet facility to students through the Campus network.

Animal House

Animal research and animal research facilities are critical to the biotechnology research enterprise. This facility was established with the objective of meeting the growing demand for high quality laboratory to conduct animal experiments.

KJ Auditorium

The auditorium is equipped with state of art video conferencing equipment and research seminars by eminent scientists, students and faculty are organized.