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About the Department

The Department of Microbiology is one of the oldest departments, established in 1993 and was integrated into the School of Life Sciences, VELS University during 2008. The department offers B.Sc. Microbiology and a novel job-oriented course, M.Sc. Immunology and Microbiology in addition to M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in research. The syllabus of these programmes is...

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Facilities

The department of Biotechnology has several modern lab facilities & equipments for biotechnological research Infrastructure Genetic engineering Lab Plant Molecular Biology Lab Animal Tissue Culture Lab Fermentation Technology Lab Phytochemical extraction Lab Microbial Technology Lab Central instrumentation lab Some of the major equipment include Real Time PCR X-ray diffractometer (XRD) Gel Documentation  Cooling centrifuge ELISA...

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Programmes Offered

Ph.D Biotechnology M.Phil Biotechnology  M.Sc., Biotechnology  M.Sc., Applied Medical Biotechnology and Clinical Research B.Sc., Biotechnology   Faculty-Student Ratio:  1:20

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Vision & Mission

Vision of the Department To educate budding researchers with professional principles to meet the challenges in the field of biotechnology.  Mission of the Department To onset a skilful research potential in emerging technological areas like environmental, industrial, agricultural and health for the societal benefit.

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About the Department

Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies established Department of Biotechnology in the year 2008.  At the time of department initiation, manpower was created from diverse areas of biotechnology from reputed Academic and research organizations. Faculty with post-doctoral research experience, good industrial experience and with more than 10 years of teaching experience, have been...

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Entry Requirements

B.Sc Biocomputing: Candidates for admission to the first year of Bachelor of Biocomputing shall be required to be qualifying +2 or equivalent examination with Biology or computer science background other than arts conducted by government of Tamilnadu or an examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the syndicate of VISTAS. M.Sc. Bioinformatics: Candidates for admission to...

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Objective/Thrust Area of the programs

Bioinformatics is the science of developing computer databases and algorithms for the purpose of speeding up and enhancing biological research. The Department of Bioinformatics was started to facilitate teaching and research in the interdisciplinary areas of Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics, and to create an intellectual environment for interdisciplinary education and training. The Department is...

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Features of the department

Well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratory with Air-conditioned computer lab & with latest IBM machines loaded which complete bioinformatics workbench coupled with high speed Broad band internet connection, enabling effective use of biological software for research purposes.

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Vision & Mission

Vision The Vision of Department of Bioinformatics is to provide the best education and training for students to prepare them for professional research careers in biological sciences as well as software industry. The Department plans to produce eminent scientists in the field of Bioinformatics. Mission To facilitate, conduct and organize research work by teams comprised...