Department of Biotechnology


Department Activities

a) Guest lecture / Seminar arranged

2016-2017

  • Two guest lectures were conducted on 21.07.2016 on the following topics:
    (i) “Evaluation of the therapeutic potentials of an underutilized tropical plant – Syzygium samar angense” by Ms. Nivetha Thampi, ICMR- Ministry of Health and Family       Welfare,Chennai.
    (ii) “Role of nitric oxide and hydrogen sulfide in oxldl treated endothelial cells “by Mr.S. Ganesh Babu, Anna university, Chennai.

2015-2016

  • Special Lecture on "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and its applications in Biotechnology" by Dr. R.Rani Hemamalini, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, St.Peter's College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai on 16.09.2015.

b) Industrial visit

2016-2017

  • Third year Biotech Students were taken to an Industrial Visit to “Medox Biotech India Pvt Ltd, Gummidipoondi”, on 26.08.2016.

2015-2016

  • Second year Biotech Students were Taken to an Industrial Visit to “CHENNAI METROPOLITAN WATER SUPPLY AND SEWERAGE BOARD, CHEMBARAMBAKKAM, Chennai on 28/9/2015.

c) Students achievements

2016-2017

  • Mr.Sivakumar.R, student of II year Biotechnology, attended training on “Continuing education program” at IIT Madras from 17-06-2016 to 19-06-2016.
  • Ms.Oviya.K.B, Mohammed Kathija Beevi. S, students of III year Biotechnology and Mr. Sivakumar.R, Mr.R. Dinesh kumar students of II year Biotechnology, participated in paper presentation at Prathyusha Institute of Technology on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr.Athul Krishna.C.A, student of III year Biotechnology,Won II prize in paper presentation at Prathyusha Institute of Technology on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr.Athul Krishna.C.A, Ms. Oviya.K.B, Mohammed Kathija Beevi. S and Obusweatha.K, students of III year Biotechnology Won II prize in Treasure hunt at Prathyusha Institute of Technology on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr.Govarthanan.S, Ms. Selvarani. R, S.Ranganayaki, Pavithra.R and Essakimmal, students of III year Biotechnology, attended workshop on “Animal Cell culture” at IIT Madras on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr. Sivakumar.R, Mr.R. Dinesh kumar students of II year Biotechnology, participated in paper presentation at Dr.M.G.R Educational & Research Institute from 01.09.2016 to 02.09.2016.
  • Mr. Abhinuv.V, Mr. Athul Krishna.C.A, Ms. Bhuvaneshwari.RA, Ms. Jayashree.E, Ms. Oviya.K.B students of III year Biotechnology attended hands on training on molecular biology and genetic engineering techniques at APEX BIOTECHNOLOGY TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE, Chennai for 2 weeks from 21st June 2016 to 7th July 2016.

2015-2016

  • Mr.V.Abhinuv, Mr.C.A.Athul Krishna, Mr.D.Krishna, II Year Biotechnology won First place in Problem Solving event in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.
  • Mr.K.Lingesh, Mr.V.Ajith Kumar, Mr.K.Ignatius Loyola, II Year Biotechnology have participated in Adzap in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.
  • Ms.RA.Bhuvaneshwari, Ms.K.B.Oviya, Ms.E.Jayashree, Ms.R.Pavithra, Ms.S.Mohammed Kathija Beevi, Ms.K.Obusweatha, II Year Biotechnology have participated in Paper Presentation in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.
  • Mr.K.Lingesh, Mr.V.Ajith Kumar, Mr.K.Ignatius Loyola,Mr. V.Abhinuv,Mr. D.Krishna, Mr. S.Govarthanan, Ms. R.Selvarani, Ms.V.Jana Priya , II Year Biotechnology have participated in Connexions in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.
  • Extra Curricular Activities

  • Ms.R.Selvarani,II year Biotechnology won first prize in volley ball held in spcet sports day.

d) Faculty Development - FDPs / Workshops Attended

2016-2017

  • Mrs.Chitrakala .K and Ms.Pricilla pushparani .V, Faculty members of Biotechnology attended National workshop on “ Biofuel and Bioenergy” sponsored by DBT, at St.Joseph’s College of Engineering from 02.09.2016 to 03.09.2016.