The Department of Biotechnology was established in 2005 to impart quality education in the field of biotechnology.
MIT is committed to achieve excellence in technical education & research and assesses its success using highest quality standards."
Dr Gopalakrishna Prabhu
The areas of research are drug delivery, nanomaterials, bioinformatics, separation and purification of biomolecules, production of industrially important enzymes, bioremediation, bioprocess development, bio-separation processes and nanobiotechnology. The students get an opportunity to work in these leading areas of research. They obtain hands-on work experience in using the hi-end equipment in laboratories, as well as the latest modelling and simulation tools. Research Grants: 1. "Production of polyhydroxyalkanoate Copolymers from Bacillus species using oil refinery waste" by Dr. Divyashree M.S from DBT for 34.99 lakhs (3 years, On going) 2. "Foldscope as a research tool to assess the adherence of phytase-producing probiotic bacteria on the intestinal epithelium" by Dr. S. Balaji from DBT for 8 lakhs (1 year) 3 Detection of Candida albicans pathogenic dual switching using Paper-based Analytical Devices (PADS for Candida) Ms. Anusha Prabhu VGST National Government 5 lakhs October 2017 5 lakhs 4 PADS: Engineering miniaturized devices for POC diagnosis of Candida Dr. Naresh Kumar Mani Manipal-McGill Centre National Non Government 2 lakhs Novemeber 2017 2 lakhs 5 Exploring the immunomodulatory properties of chitosan derivatives Dr. Ritu Raval MACID Private Non Government 2 lakhs Novemeber 2017 2 lakhs 6 Centre for Interactive Biomolecular 3D- literacy(C-In-3D) Dr. S. Balaji VGST National State Govt. 30 lakhs 3 Years from Nov. 2017 10 lakhs On going 7 Development of PAPER-based platforms for Point-of-care(POC) Nucleic Acid Testing of Candidiasis[PAPER at Point-of-Care] Dr. Naresh Kumar Mani VGST National State Govt. 5 lakhs 1 Year from 2017 5 lakhs On going
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