The Department of Biotechnology is as a research Center is recognized by VTU in 2008. The department started offering Ph.D and M.Sc (Engg. by research) programmes since then.In 2006 department of biotechnology was recognized as a research center by Mangalore University (2006) and Tumkur University (2010) through RV-CMRTU and Kuvempu University (2007) through RV CCT.
Research Infrastructure Details:
Animal Cell culture:Clean room, CO2 incubator, Inverted microscope, Vertical Laminar Air flow, Fluorescent Microscope, Deep freezer (-86 deg C).
Plant Biotechnology: Plant growth room, Horizontal Air flow, Climate controlled Green House, Deep Freezer (-20 deg C), Double distillation unit, Temperature controlled orbital shaker, Soxhlet apparatus.
Instrumentation/Analytical Equipments - High performance liquid chromatography, Atomic absorption Spectrophotometer, Gas Chromatography, Microwave digester, Rotary evaporator, Lyophilizer, UV vis Spectrophotometer.
Genetic engineering and Molecular biology:Bioanalyzer, Thermal cycler (PCR), Gel Documentation, UV transilluminator, High speed refrigerated centrifuge, Autoclaves, Ultra pure water system.
Downstream and recovery of products:100 lts fermenter, Pressure process analyzer, Temperature process analyzer, Flow process analyzer, vacuum tray dryer, Tangential flow filtration unit, Dead end filtration unit.
Bioinformatics: computer systems, GCG Wisconsin &Schrondingersoftware , Computer systems
Specialized Research areas in the Department
Process Engineering and automation
OMICS-Redesigning genes and proteins
Functional & Smart materials and Composites
Domain areas in which Training & consultancy offered:-
Next Generation Sequencing Analysis
Green Systems for Sustainable Environment in Focus with Zero discharge of Water Industrial Process Automation Technologies under
Upstream and downstream processing
List of Funded Research Project Ongoing [Click Here]
List of Research Projects Funded by TEQIP- 1.2.1- Centre of Excellence (COE)- RVCE Ongoing [Click Here]
List of Funded Student Research Projects Completed [Click Here]
List of Research Projects Funded by Centre of Excellence(COE)-TEQIP- 1.2.1- Completed [Click Here]
List of Funded Research Projects Completed [Click Here]
Faculty Research Publications in Scopus Indexed Journals: 2012-18 [Click Here]
LIST OF FACULTY JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS From 2012 – 2018 [Click Here]
List of Patents Filed [Click Here]