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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY

Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
NAAC 'A++' Grade with CGPA 3.61 (Cycle - 3)
State University - NIRF Rank 73 - ARIIA 10th Rank
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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR POST GRADUATE AND RESEARCH STUDIES, DHARMAPURI – 635 205

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Biotechnology department was introduced to this Centre in 2016, and it has been providing high-quality postgraduate and research programmes in order to produce world-class Biotechnologists who can handle the country's and the world's issues and requirements.

Biotechnology is a cutting-edge field of research with enormous promise for human benefit. Our department's goal is to become leading in teaching and research. Its extends facilitating in Biotechnology's frontier areas with a strong ethical and scientific foundation.The Department has research projects funded by Central and State Governments likeDBT, UGC_BSR_and_TNSCST.

Our Department is to have a well-defined independent governance structure to provide well-equipped facilities for education, research, administration, and student life; to provide a lively learning environment where cutting-edge research inspires innovation and creativity. Aspire to be a national leader in the development of educated contributors, career-ready students, and global citizens.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

PROGRAMMES OFFEREDELIGIBILITY
M.Sc. (Biotechnology)

A Candidate who has passed the Under-Graduation in any Life Sciences (Agricultural Science / Animal Sciences/ Aquaculture / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Botany / Entomology / Environmental Science / Ecobiotechnology / Fishery Biology / Food Science / BSMS / BAMS / BUMS / Gene Biotechnology / Genetic Engineering / Immunology / Industrial Biotechnology / Microbiology / Home Science / Marine Biology/ Marine Biotechnology / Medical Biotechnology / Microbiology / Nano Biotechnology/ Pharmacy / Veterinary Science / Zoology / Chemistry with Botany / Zoology as allied subjects of this University or an examination of any other University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent there to shall be eligible for admission to M.Sc., Degree Course in Biotechnology.

M.Phil (Biotechnology) [as per University Norms]
Ph.D (Biotechnology) [as per University Norms]

SYLLABUS


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PROGRAMMES DETAILS
2021 ONWARDS
1 M.Sc. (Biotechnology) SYLLABUS
2 M.Phil (Biotechnology) SYLLABUS

 

FACULTY

Name : DR. R. KAVITHA
Department : Biotechnology
Designation : Associate Professor
Email : drkavitha@periyaruniversity.ac.in
Area of Specialization : Phytomedicine, Plant Biotechnology, Environmental
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Name : DR. R. AMUTHA
Department : Biotechnology
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email : amuthavasan@periyaruniversity.ac.in
Area of Specialization : Microbiology , Molecular biology , Environmental Biotechnology
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Name : DR. P. PRABU
Department : Biotechnology
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email : prabukrp@periyaruniversity.ac.in
Area of Specialization : Biomaterials, Drug Delviery, Nanomaterials
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Name : DR. S. KAMARAJ
Department : Biotechnology
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email : kamaraj07@periyaruniversity.ac.in
Area of Specialization : Molecular Oncology , DNA Damage checkpoint activation and repair , Drug Discovery
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Name : DR. R. REVATHI
Department : Biotechnology
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email : revathipupgec@periyaruniversity.ac.in
Area of Specialization : Cancer Biology , phytomedicine , Nanomedicine
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FACILITIES

ACTIVITIES

S.No. Date  Name of the Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference/ Training Program Name of the Sponsor No. of Partcipants Convenor/ Coordinator
1 19.09.2017 Recent Advances in Biotechnology as a Biochemist University 50 students Dr.R.Kavitha
2 05.09.2017  Blood group identification Programme    75 students Dr.R.Kavitha
3 27.09.2018  Workshop on First Aid Training Programme University 75 students Dr.R.Kavitha
4 05.12.2019 Scope and opportunities for life sciences   40 students Dr.R.Kavitha
5 16.02.2018 Organized one day National level workshop and Hands on Training on “Computational Drug Discovery-2018 (NWCDD-18) University 80 students Dr.S.Kamaraj
6 14.08.2018 Organized Workshop on the “Use of Foldscope”  University 40 students Dr.R.Amutha
Other Activities:
S.No Date Programme State/ National / International Partcipants
1 07.09.2018 Free Dental Check-up and awareness camp Regional 150 students
2 01.06.2019  Hands-on training programme to the Farmers – Vermicompost Preparation camp  Regional  50 farmers          
3 15.06.2020 to
21.06.2020
One week International Online Faculty Development Programme on
”Contribution of Bio-Sciences in New Normal Life (CBNNL– 2020)
International 141 faculties
4 03.06.2020 to 05.06.2020 Online International Workshop on the Role of Biomolecules and its application International 250

INDUSTRIAL VISITS

S.No Date Name of the Company/ Institution/ Research centre No. of days
1 01.02.2020 Pasteur Institute of India - Ooty 1
2 14.02.2018 One day training on Mushroom Production technology in TNAU- paiyur, Krishnagiri 1
3 02.02.2020 plant tissue culture laboratory in Government Botanical Garden - Ooty 1

PATENT

S.No Name of the faculty Name of the Patent Date Issuing Authority
1 Dr.R.Kavitha Plant mediated nanoparticle coated fabrics (Nanofabrics) with antimicrobial property and wound healing 08.01.2021 Indian patent,                   Govt. of India

FUNDED PROJECTS

S.No. Name of the faculty Project title Funding Agency Category Amount sanctioned Ongoing /Completed 
1 Dr.R.Kavitha Synergistic Wound Healing Effect of Herbal gel Formulation from Curcuma amada Roxb. and Essential Oils against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)Wound Infection DBT Major 24,93,000/- Ongoing
2 Dr.R.Kavitha Ecological & Socioeconomic utilization of water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) for production of Bio-energy and Bio-fertilizer TNSCST Major 4,00,635/- Ongoing
3 Dr.R.Kavitha Diatom Assemblage and their Response to Human Stress in Dharmapuri Lake, Tamil Nadu, India TNSCST Major 3,42,000/- Ongoing
4 Dr.R.Amutha Development of novel drug from Mangifera indica seed kernel for treating entric bacterical pathogerns associated diarrhea UGC-BSR Start-up 10,00,000/- Ongoing
  Dr.R.Amutha Developmental of Novel drug from Terminaliah chebula tribal area of south Tamil Nadu treating entric bacterial parthgen associated diarrhea TNSCST Major 4,05,000 Ongoing
4 Dr.P.Prabu Biofunctional Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Application UGC-BSR Start-up 10,00,000/- Ongoing
5 Dr.S.Kamaraj Elucidation of Molecular Mechanism Underlying the Anticancer Property of Neoandrographolide in Neuroblastoma Cells
Elucidation of Molecular Mechanism Underlying
the Anticancer Property of Neoandrographolide in
Neuroblastoma Cells
UGC-BSR Start-up 10,00,000/- Ongoing

PhD AWARDED

ALUMNI

CONTACT US

The Head of the Department
Department of Biotechnology,
Periyar University Centre for Post Graduate and Research Studies
Dharmapuri – 6350205
Tamil Nadu, India
E-Mail :puecbio@periyaruniversity.ac.in

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