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Biotechnology

Well equipped spacious laboratories that include:

  • Biochemistry Lab
  • Microbiology Lab
  • Plant Cell Culture Lab
  • Molecular Biology Lab
  • Genetic Engineering Lab
  • Bioprocess Engineering Lab
  • Downstream Processing Lab

Major Facilities

  • Advanced Gonio meter
  • Fermentors (Batch & Fed-Batch)
  • Air-lift reactors
  • Immobilized bed reactors
  • Solid-substrate fermentor
  • Incubators
  • Homogenizers
  • Centrifuges
  • Ultra Filtration Units
  • Autoclaves
  • Affinity Chromatograph
  • Freeze Drier
  • Fluorescence Microscope
  • PCR
  • Gel Documentation systems
  • UV Spectrophotometers
  • Refrigerated Centrifuges
  • ELISA Reader
  • Deep Freezer (-80 C)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter

Special features

  • Faculty research has been focused on Industrial Microbiology, Bioremediation, Plant Cell Culture, Metabolic Engineering, Gene Therapy, Phytochemistry, Environmental Biotechnology & Fermentation Technology
  • The students’ association, BIOTIKOS, has been very active: arranging invited lectures by experts from industry & institutes; conducting workshops & quizzes; publishing “NUCLEO”, a magazine on Biotechnology
  • Students have been awarded Summer Fellowships each year from Indian Academy of Sciences to conduct research at premier research institutes  like NCBS, NBRI, AIIMS, JNCASR, IIT Kanpur, TIFR, IGIB, NCL, NIMHANS, CLRI, BIOCON etc. and other leading companies. Students have also undertaken research projects at National University of Singapore.

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SASTRA UNIVERSITY
Tirumalaisamudram
Thanjavur - 613401.
Tamilnadu, India.
Email admissionssastra.edu