Department of Biotechnology (FET)
About Biotechnology Department
The Department of Biotechnology was set up in the year 2002 at Manav Rachna. Highly qualified teaching faculty with Doctoral and M.Tech qualifications in different areas of Biotechnology is the highlight of this biotechnology college. Faculty members are consistently involved in quality research. Their dedicated efforts have resulted in more than 200 publications in National and International journals of high repute including proceedings of seminars/ conferences. Huge funds are being mobilized in different areas of biotechnology such as biopharma, agri-biotechnology, diagnostics, horticulture, food science and more through several schemes and initiatives by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Department of Science & Technology (DST) along with other government funded institutions.
The Department has a wide range of laboratories namely Cell Biology Lab, Microbiology Lab, Fermentation Technology Lab, Molecular Biology Lab, Environment Biotechnology Lab, Bioinformatics equipped with world class instrument facilities like HPLC, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, IR Spectroscopy, Fermenters, Gel Doc System, PCR, etc. A state-of art research level laboratory has been recently established as ‘Molecular Biosciences Research Lab’. It is fully equipped with animal cell culture facility and houses major instruments like CO2 incubator, fluorescence microscope, deep freezer, fume hood etc. This laboratory is meant for advanced research in molecular biology, animal biotechnology, enzyme technology and other allied areas. B.Tech Biotechnology offered by Department of Biotechnology has been accredited by NBA.