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OVERVIEW

 


The Department of Biosciences, Manipal University Jaipur was established in 2012 with a vision of excellence in education and biological sciences and imparting high quality education and research covering all major areas.

 

The department offers following academic programs:

 

  • Bachelor of Science Biotechnology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science Microbiology (Hons)
  • Master of Science Biotechnology

 

CORE COMPETENCY

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbial Technology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Bio-nanotechnology

 

KEY FEATURES AND ACTIVITIES

  • Research-oriented, well-qualified and internationally renowned faculty
  • Well stocked library
  • Well equipped laboratories with ultramodern infrastructural facilities
  •  Regular invited talks from experts
  • Scholarships for bright students
  • Student seminars, project work and guest lectures by eminent speakers
  • Placement assistance  programme
  • Regular Industrial exposure to students with emerging technologies in biotech companies
  • Participation in technical events, sports and other cultural activities to showcase their talents
  • Collaborations with prestigious institutions in India and abroad
  • Curriculum based on CSIR-NET and GATE syllabus
  • Recruitment opportunity in research project/PhD
  • Laboratory infrastructure: FTIR, GC-MS, Fluorometer, CO2 Incubator, HPLC, AAS, Green & NET House, PCR machine, Gel Electrophoresis Systems, Centrifuge and many more.
 
LIST OF INSTRUMENTS PROCURED IN CENTRAL ANALYTICAL FACILITIES/DEPARTMENT OF BIOSCIENCE IN MANIPAL UNIVERSITY JAIPUR
 

S. No.

Description

Abbreviation

Make & Model

1

Gas Chromatography (GC) with Mass Spectometer (MS)

GCMS

Shimadzu QP-2020EI

2

Gas Chromatography

GC

Shimadzu GC2014ATF

3

Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

AAS

Shimadzu AA7000

4

Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometer

UV-Vis

Shimadzu UV2600

5

Thermo-Gravimetric Analyser (TGA) with Differential Scanning Caloriemter (DSC)

TGA

Shimadzu DTG 60H 230VAC

6

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

HPLC

Agilent 1260 Infinity II

7

Optical Contact Angle Goniometer

OCA

Dataphysics OCA 15EC

8

Photoluminescence Spectrometer

PL

Horiba Fluoromax 4C

9

Fourier Transform Infra-red spectrometer

FTIR

Bruker alpha

10

CO2 Incubator

-

Thermo Fisher

11

Gas Chromatography (GC) with Mass Spectometer (MS)

GCMS

Shimadzu QP-2020EI

12

Gas Chromatography

GC

Shimadzu GC2014ATF

 

DEPARTMENTAL HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • More than 50 Research Publications of international repute
  • Highly motivated 26 Research Scholars are currently working under the guidance of faculty of Biosciences. Most of the Research scholars have cleared SRF, NET and other national qualified exams.
  • 4 PhD degrees had been awarded.
  • More than 1.2 Crores of funding projects are running in the Department of Biosciences
  • Green house and Net House
  • Biotech Club for various academic and social activities
  • Faculty actively involved in cutting edge research having sponsored projects from DST, ICMR, NMPB and MUJ-funds.
  • Biosciences department publications (last 5 years): including Nature Scientific Reports, ACS Chemical Neuroscience, Frontiers in Microbiology, Current Science, Journal of Functional Foods, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Applied Sciences, Endocrine Related Cancer, Industrial Crops and Products, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry etc
  • Collaboration with reputed companies and government institutes like Ayushraj Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., Jaipur, Dr. B. Lal Institute of Biotechnology, Jaipur, NIT, Durgapur, Rapeseed-Mustard Research (ICAR), Bharatpur, Jiwaji University, Rajasthan Olive Cultivation limited (ROCL) and Tripura University (Central University, Agartala)

 

DEPARTMENTAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS

  • Dr. Abhijeet Singh received Dr. S.C. Srivastava Memorial Young Scientist Award in September, 2014 and Dr. R.S. Paroda Best Innovation award on 2.3.2015 in 3rd Rajasthan Science Congress.
  • Presidential award to Dr. Rohit Jain for best performance in Department of Biosciences (August, 2017)
  • Mr.Yash Mishra (PhD student) won Best Oral Presentation award, National Conference of Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management, 26-27 Feb. 2018, Poddar International College, Jaipur
  • Ms. Mamta Dhiman and Ms. Swati Gupta (PhD Student) awarded best poster prize in Manipal Student Research Colloquium in 2017 and 2018.
  • Mr. M. Raja (PhD Student) awarded K V Menon best poster award at ISMPP Conference held at BHU Varanasi 2019.
  • Mr. Bjorn J. Stephen received ICMR senior research fellowship 2019
  • Ms. Mamta Dhiman cleared CSIR junior research fellowship in 2018 and secured AIR 105.
  • Ms. Nasrin Sultana received DBT junior research fellowship in 2016.
  • Dr. Jitendra Mittal received President’s Gold Medalist of MUJ for best PhD thesis.
  • BSc students have won several awards in events inside and outside MUJ in various events.

 

PLACEMENT OF STUDENTS

UG students studying for their masters in reputed institutes India and aboad viz., Central Universities, South Asian University, St, Xavier Mumbai, Trinity College, Dublin, Uni. of Grenoble Alpes, France, Loughborough University, UK, University of Melbourne, Australia, Imperial College, London, Fleming College, Ontario, Canada etc.

PG students placed in Chokhi Dhani foods, Aysuhraj Entreprises Pvt Ltd, ROCL, Samruddhi foods etc.

PROGRAMS

The department of Biosciences offers following academic programs:

UG programme:

 

PG programme:

 

 

 

PROJECTS BIOSCIENCE DEPARTMENT

 

GREEN & NET HOUSE PROJECT

PROJECT DETAIL
Size: 30x15 (LxWxH)
Shape: Dome
Green house Enveloping material; Multiwall Poly Carbonate Sheet (6mm).
Heating system: heat blower for uniform circulation of special design 2 Nos ; controlled with temperature control unit
Microclimatic Temperature Controller
Programmable Photoperiodic Timer
Consisting of (10 Nos) PAR lights (Photo Active Radiation) and 5 Nos. fluorescent light.
Microclimatic Humidity Controller
Timer for Humidity: This timer will be connected among humidity controller and misting unit, humidity controller will give indication to Piltz timer to On/start the misting system, timer signal will go to misting unit than only the system will run.
         GREEN HOUSE LAYOUT
                          LOCATION OF GREEN HOUSE AT MUJ
                                       

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