About the Department / Program
The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 1999 with a vision to be recognized as a department with a strong foundation in interdisciplinary teaching and research. The department is housed in the 2nd and 3rd floor of BC block of Sri Ramachandra Medical College building. Currently the department has 9 faculty members, 2 batches of post graduate students, 12 doctoral scholars and associated staff. In addition to qualified and experienced faculty members, eminent visiting alumni are also engaged in teaching and guiding students of MSc. and PhD scholars.
Under the excellent ambience of a Medical College, the department offers PhD and PG courses in Biotechnology, the MSc degree offered under the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), helps students to choose subjects based on their areas of interest. To add credit, the department’s postgraduate teaching is imparted by dedicated teachers who are actively engaged in research in their respective areas of specialization.
Our alumni are placed at various prestigious international institutions like Harvard University, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, Heidelberg University, University of Mississippi Medical Center and Indian institutions such as CCMB ; Christian Medical College, Vellore; Madurai Kamaraj University, Periyar University, Biocon.