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F.Y.B.SC(Biotech) (Semester I & II)

    Semester I
  • Biotechnology: Introduction and Applications
  • Genetics and Molecular biology
  • Ultra structure and signalling
  • Microscopic examination, Nutrition and Control of micro-organisms
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Bioorganic chemistry
  • Societal Awareness
  • Semester II
  • Tissue Culture techniques
  • Genetic engineering
  • Physiology (Plants and animals) and Ecology
  • Genetics & immunology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Globalization, Ecology and Sustainable Development

S.Y.B.SC(Biotech) (Semester III & IV)

    Semester III
  • Biophysics
  • Applied Chemistry- I
  • Immunology
  • Cell Biology and Cytogenetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Skill Enhancement Elective - Bioprocess Technology
  • General Elective - Research Methodology
  • Semester IV
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Chemistry- II
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Skill Enhancement Elective - Molecular Diagnostics
  • General Elective - Entrepreneurship Development

T.Y.B.SC(Biotech) (Semester V & VI)

    Semester V
  • Cell Biology
  • Medical Microbiology & Instrumentation
  • Genomes and Molecular Biology
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • Applied Component - Biosafety
  • Skill Enhancement – Research Project
  • Semester VI
  • Biochemistry
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Pharmacology and Neurochemistry
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Applied Component - Agribiotechnology
  • Skill Enhancement– Research Project

Department of Biotechnology

Dr. Sejal Rathod

Designation : Coordinator and Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D, MSc, S.E.T, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, Diploma in Therapeutic Counseling

Research Interest : Includes Clinical microbiology, Ethnomedicine and Ethnopharmacology, Pharmaceutical microbiology, Environmental Microbiology.

Ms. Hajra AS. Gupta

Ms. Hajra AS. Gupta

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M. Sc. Biotechnology

Research Interest : Subject interests includes Molecular & Cell Biology, Genetics, Developmental Biology, and Bioinformatics. Research interests focuses on microbial and fermentation biotechnology, modification and improvements in existing culture media, biochemical and diagnostic procedures, agribiotechnology, waste renovation and bioinformatics- based studies.

Ms. Richa Shah

Ms. Richa Shah

Designation :Assistant Professor

Qualification : MSc in Mircrobiology

Research Interest : Includes Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Development of effective microbial consortium for kitchen waste composting.

Ms. Prachi Bhatia

Ms. Prachi Bhatia

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : MSc in Mircrobiology

Research Interest : Includes molecular diagnostics methods, isolation of novel bacteria’s, environment health etc. eco friendly application of bacteria for industrially important applications in textile industry.

Neha Suresh Manoti

Neha Suresh Manoti

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M. Sc. in Biotechnology

Research Interest : Includes Molecular Biology and Immunology. She has two publications in the NCBI gene bank. She has deposited three novel strains, i.e Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain NSMVRM and Bacillus endophyticus strain NMVM, Isolation, characterization and identification of cholesterol degrading organisms present in soil waste sample in the vicinity of soap industry.

Ms. Chinmayee Mahadik

Ms. Chinmayee Mahadik

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M. Sc. in Biotechnology

Research Interest : Includes Exploration of novel antimicrobial substances from various sources, environmental biotechnology and production of value added products from waste streams for sustainable development.

S.Y.B.Sc Biotechnology

T.Y.B.Sc Biotechnology

Outreach Activity II
Inspirus’19, an intercollegiate poster presentation event organized for the F.Y.B.Sc students, to ignite innovation and moral science in young and novice researchers.

Outreach Activity I
The S.Y.B.Sc students (17) volunteered to make posters on topics of genetically modified crops, pollution and environment, and transgenic animals and present those to the students of S L & S S Girls' High School (Kamlabai High School) to spread awareness on science and technology under the incharge of Ms. Prachi Bhatia (23rd December, 2019).

Field Visit II
The T.Y.B.Sc (37) and S.Y.B.Sc (29) students visited the Common Effluent Treatment Plant, MIDC, Kopar Khairane, to observe the different waste water treatment procedures under the in charge of Ms. Prachi Bhatia and Ms. Neha Manoti (7th December, 2019).

Field Visit I
The T.Y.B.Sc students (10) were invited for ACTREC’s Open day and given a tour of Tata Memorial Centre’s research labs under the incharge of Ms. Hajra Gupta (29th November, 2019).

Skill Development Program
The Departments of Biotechnology & Microbiology jointly organized a Three day Workshop on ‘Molecular and Immunological Diagnostic Techniques’ sponsored by Lady Tata Memorial Trust that witnessed S.Y.B.Sc student participation in hands on training in molecular biology techniques (10-12th July, 2019).

Faculty Development Program
The Departments of Biotechnology & Microbiology jointly organized a Three day Workshop on ‘Molecular and Immunological Diagnostic Techniques’ sponsored by Lady Tata Memorial Trust (10-12th July, 2019).

Entrepreneurship Development Program
The S.Y.B.Sc students (34) developed innovative useful products from waste and discarded items with the application of emerging simple science under the in charge of Ms. Hajra Gupta and Ms. Kulvinder Kaur.

Seminars
The department organized two talks from eminent scientists and experts in their field on Neuronal Crosstalk during Development by Dr. Shubha Tole. Neuroscientist, TIFR; and on Scientific Writing by Ms. Mugdha Ambatkar, Academic Editor, Scholarly Editing and Translation Services Pvt Ltd.

Faculty Training
Assistant Professors of the department, Ms. Hajra Gupta and Ms. Richa Shah, participated in a two day workshop on Gender and Science.

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