DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
Biotechnology is playing a crucial role in improving the quality of human life from ancient times, much before its beginning of studies as a separate branch of science. Scoping its vast area of studies, research and execution, biotechnology encompasses different branches of science, like Agriculture, food processing, health sciences, environment protection, microbiology, natural drug & pharmaceutics etc. Plant biotechnology like genetic engineering and tissue culture can be used to improve the quality of food crops by introducing new genes. Molecular technique like PCR, gel Electrophoresis, Spectrophotometry etc. are sophisticated technology to work with the biological molecules up to molecular level. Namrup college has introduced Biotechnology as a core subject in B.Sc programme from the session 2012- 13,with the vision of
the fruition of excellency in the site of academics of the college and successfully produces four batch of students. Initiation of the Biotechnology course in Namrup college is chiefly based on the infrastructure and lab facilities provided by Institutional Biotechnology Hub, which was sanctioned in Namrup Collegein the Year 2013-14 and successfully running its five years of activities with focusing on the basic researches, popularization and empowerment movement of biotechnology studies, research, and practical implementation in the area of its extent. Sophisticated instrument facilities which are available in the biotech
hub includes Thermo cycler, Spectrophotometer, Gel documentation system, Gel electrophoresis accessories, Incubators, Hot air oven, Hot water bath system, Microwave oven, Digital electronic balance and pH meter, Deep freezers, microbiology and plant tissue culture accessories. These infrastructure and lab facilities is playing a very crucial role for
the productive implementation of the running biotechnology course of the college. Adopted six different papers of the biotechnology general course, regulated by Dibrugarh University, includes Cell biology & Biochemistry, Biophysics and analytical techniques, Molecular biology & genetics, Microbiology and immunology, Recombinant DNA technology, plant, animal & environment biotechnology that covers the basics of the studies of biological sciences upto the implementable technological advancement that enriches the learner beneficiaries. Moreover another activities like hands on training, work
shop & lecture series by eminent resource persons are also regularly organized by Biotech hub, that is also a another advantage for all the scholars, towards this ongoing empowerment movement. Looking forward to Dept. of Biotechnology, Namrup College, coordination and cooperation from all, in this drive will be highly appreciated.
Dept. of Biotech,
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