Biotechnology

Department: Biotechnology

Year of Establishment: 2003
Courses offered:

  • B. Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Phil. Biotechnology (Full Time)
  • Ph.D. Biotechnology (Full Time)

Value Added Courses:

  • Bionanotechnology and its Medical Applications
  • Medical Coding
  • Certificate Program in Nutrition and Health

Facilities: 3 Labs & A department library with text & reference books

Department Mail-ID:sngcbiotechnology@gmail.com

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Faculty Details

Qualification: M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D., PGDBI
Email ID : sngcgeetha@gmail.com
Mobile : 9952411764
Experience : 13.5 years
UG: 13.5 Years
PG: 13.5 Yeras
TOTAL: 13.5 years
Papers Published: International: 4
Seminar Attended: State: 10  National: 10    International: 6
Conference Attended: State: 10   National: 6  International:5
Workshop Attended: State:   8  National: 5  International: 5
 Seminar Organized: State: 8  National: 7  International: 3
Conference Organized: State: 6  National: 5  International: 1
Workshop Organized:  State: 4  National: 3      
Research Guidance: Both M. Phil and Ph. D
Specialization: Plant Biotechnology and Functional Genomics

Awards: Outstanding Teacher Award from ATS Techno Soft

Other Responsibilities:
IPR Cell Coordinator
Member in Research Committee

Life Time Memberships:
Biotechnology Society of India
European Biotechnology Network
International Association for Engineers
Indian Academies and Researchers Association

Qualification: M.Sc.
Email ID : cmmukundan96@gmail.com
Mobile : 9809565164
Experience : 2.5 years
UG: 2.5 Years
PG: 2.5 Years
TOTAL: 2.5 years
Papers Published: National: 1 International: 1
Seminar Attended: State: 3   National: 2      International: 1
Conference Attended: State: 3 National: 2   International: 1
Workshop Attended: State: 2
Conference Organized: International: 1
Specialization: Plant Biotechnology & Immunology  
Other Responsibilities:
Member in SWAYAM Course Committee
Member in SNGC Science Club
Member in SNGC Placement Committee
Life Time Memberships:
European Biotechnology Network
International Association for Engineers
Indian Academies and Researchers Association
Qualification : M.Sc. (PhD)
Email : kalaibio4@gmail.com
Mobile : 9629636376

Experience : 6.5 years
UG: 6.5 Years
PG:  6.5 Years
TOTAL: 6.5 years

Papers Published:   State: 1  National: 1
Seminar Attended: State: 6 National: 2 International: 4
Conference Attended: State: 5 National: 4 International: 3
Workshop Attended: State: 2 National: 3 International: 3

Seminar Organized: State: 2 National: 2 International: 2
Conference Organized: State: 5 National: 5
Workshop Organized: State: 4 National: 3 International: 3
Specialization: Molecular Biology

Qualification : M. Sc., M.Phil.
Email : anuaugustine1994@gmail.com
Mobile : 9446049350

Experience : 6 months
UG: 6 months
PG: 6 months
TOTAL: 6 months
Journal Published: National:5
Conference Attended: International: 1
Conference Organized: International: 1
Specialization: Plant Biotechnology
Industrial Experience & Details:
Worked as Quality Control Analyst at Modern Water Quality Laboratory,Mele Pattambi, Kerala (8/4/2018 -31/10/2018).
Worked as Quality Control Analyst at Albio Technologies ,Cochin (Trainee),Kerala (01/01/2018 -06/01/2018).

Project trainee in Department of crop Improvement at Division of Central Tuber Crops Research Instituted (CTCRI) Sreekariyam, Thiruvandhapuram, Kerala (01/03/2017-27/08/2017)

University Ranks
PG

S.No Rank Name Course Batch
1 8 N. Praveena M.Sc Biotechnology 2005-2007
2 5 Badrunissa Mohd. M.Sc Biotechnology 2010-2012
3 4 Vijitha V V M.Sc Biotechnology 2013-2015
4 9 Ramya M M.Sc Biotechnology 2013-2015
5 10 Preethu T P M.Sc Biotechnology 2013-2015
6 6 Farsana M M.Sc Biotechnology 2014-2016
7 7 Sasikala V M M.Sc Biotechnology 2015-2017
8 3 Mukundhan C M M.Sc Biotechnology 2016-2018
9 2 Aparna K S M.Sc Biotechnology 2017-2019
10 5 Meenakshy B M.Sc Biotechnology 2017-2019
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6 Silpa R M.Sc Biotechnology 2017-2019
12 3 Dhanushiya J M.Sc Biotechnology 2018-2020

UG

S.No Rank Name Course Batch
1 4 Supriya Nair B.Sc Biotechnology 2007-2010
2 5 Smruthy Treza Johny B.Sc Biotechnology 2007-2010
3 8 Anaswara Mohan B.Sc Biotechnology 2007-2010
4 4 Reshmi M J B.Sc Biotechnology 2008-2011
5 5 Apeksha Jain R B.Sc Biotechnology 2012-2015
6 4 Rakendu B D B.Sc Biotechnology 2013-2016
7 6 Amrutha N K B.Sc Biotechnology 2013-2016
8 7 Mukundhan C M B.Sc Biotechnology 2013-2016
9 1 Vishma N M B.Sc Biotechnology 2013-2016
10 3 Dhanushia J B.Sc Biotechnology 2015-2018
11 8 Sruthy J B.Sc Biotechnology 2015-2018
12 7 Anirudh S B.Sc Biotechnology 2016-2019
13 9 Arunima P R B.Sc Biotechnology 2016-2019
14 10 Sumana K S B.Sc Biotechnology 2016-2019
15 10 Selva Sumeshiya Kingstra B.Sc Biotechnology 2017-2020

Recent Activities[2021-2022]:

  • The Department of Biotechnology and Human Rights Cell jointly organized a Training Programme on “Human Rights for Students” on 05.09.2021 via Google Meet at 10.00 am. The programme began with Welcome address by Dr. S. Geethalakshmi, Head, Dept. of Biotechnology and Coordinator, Human Rights Cell, SNGC.
    SESSION 1: The first session of the training was handled by Mr. Rajamanikam, Advocate, Coimbatore. In his speech, he highlighted about the basic human rights, need for knowing these rights and how to apply them in our day to day life. He highlighted articles and Indian Constitutional laws which can be applied to our everyday life. He also highlighted the rules and regulations that every human has to follow on road, in education, career, family and day to day life.
    SESSION 2: The next session was handled by Ms. Kirthana, Advocate, Coimbatore. She discussed about the laws, rules and regulations that protect women and children like right to education, work, career, property and family rights. The resource persons expressed their happiness in sharing their expertise with younger generation. The students felt the programme very useful and the feedback from the students was encouraging. A total of 83 participants from various institutions took part and got enlightened. To conclude, this training programme was a useful and successful event.

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a webinar in the Commemorative Lecture Series on 28.08.2021 at 10.00 am via Microsoft Teams. The Resource Person was Dr. Ullas Mony, Professor, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Diagnosis, Saveetha Dental University, Chennai. He introduced about the latest research topic Molecular Medicine and explained its importance in current medical scenario. He also explained about Bed to bench back to bed, Sepsis and its diagnosis, detection and cure, Detection of sepsis in early stage using biomarkers HLA-DR, Non classical monocytes has potential in detecting sepsis post cardiac surgery, Prohibitin levels proteomic identification in MS patients lymphocytes, Minimal Residual Disease, Stem Cells and its types, Immunophenotyping in Acute Leukemia, Personalized Medicine, Acute Myeloid Leukemia and its diagnosis Optimizing Invitro treatment of AML, Signalling pathways for inhibitors on LSPC Survival, Analysis of factors that affect invitro chemosensitivity of LSPC to Mylotarg drug in AML, Micro Nanofibres of scaffolds of Polyurethane usage for drug screening in bone marrow lesions, Hereditary Spherocytosis detection and diagnosis, Induced Pluripotent stem cells and its applications. Around 80 participants took part and got benefitted.

  • The Department of Biotechnology in association with Institution Innovation Council (IIC) organized a Student Development Program on “Recent Techniques in Bioentrepreneurship” on 01.08.2021 via Google Meet at 10:30 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. L. Karthik, Project Lead, Salem Microbes Pvt. Ltd., Salem. Dr. S. Geethalakshmi, Associate Professor and Head welcomed the participants and introduced the chief guest. The resource person highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship in Life Science field, various schemes available for funding the startups, the advance research topics that are ecofriendly, the schemes that provide funds for such techniques, nanopore technologies, recent development in sequencing, cell free production in industrial scale.

  • The Department of Biotechnology in association with Institution Innovation Council (IIC) organized a Student Development Program on “Recent Techniques in Bioentrepreneurship” on 01.08.2021 via Google Meet at 10:30 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. L. Karthik, Project Lead, Salem Microbes Pvt. Ltd., Salem. Dr. S. Geethalakshmi, Associate Professor and Head welcomed the participants and introduced the chief guest. The resource person highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship in Life Science field, various schemes available for funding the startups, the advance research topics that are ecofriendly, the schemes that provide funds for such techniques, nanopore technologies, recent development in sequencing, cell free production in industrial scale.

  • The Department of Biotechnology, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell & Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) of SNGC organised the International Level Workshop on “IPR in Life Science” on 31.07.2021 at 11.00 AM through Google Meet App. Ms. Isha Sharma, Director, Trayambak Overseas Pvt Ltd, London, was the Resource Person explained about What is Intellectual Prorperty?, Kinds of IP, Types, What is Trademark, Qualities of Trademark, Trademark Classifications and Registration Process, Forms, Duration and Fees of Trademark, Patent and Registration Process, Applications for Patents, PCT Application, Filing process, Trade Secrets, Infringement, IP Valuation. Around 100 participants acitively participated and got benefited.

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized An online Workshop on “Biotechnological Strategies in COVID Anlaysis” on 21.07.2021 via Google Meet at 10:30 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. S. Vijayakumar, Research Associate, VJ Biotech, Coimbatore. The resource person explained what is meant by pandemic, the characteristics of viruses causing the pandemic, the WHO guidelines for handling the situation, the principle and performance of RT-PCR test for identifying COVID, the methods of sample collection, the genes that are identified by RT-PCR which will give positive results, the treatment methods and drug used for treating various levels of infection, the principle of vaccination, the role of RNA interference technique in vaccine development, the procedures for testing the vaccine and its marketing strategies. It was an extensive lecture which highlighted every details of the current COVID situation.

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a Student Development Program on “Microbial and Plant Forensic Investigation Methodology” on 18.07.2021 via Google Meet at 10:30 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. V. Vijay, Research Associate, Bioxplora R & D, Coimbatore. Dr. S. Geethalakshmi, Associate Professor and Head welcomed the participants and introduced the chief guest. The resource person gave the introduction about microbial forensics and plant forensics, the role of the sciences in crime investigation, the PCR methods used in these forensic analysis, the importance of metagenomics and metatranscriptomics in identifying the root cause of identification, metabolic pathway analysis and proteomics role in detecting the presence of variants in samples. He also emphasized on the Indian scenario of microbial forensics and the career opportunities available in India both in Government and private sectors.

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a webinar on “ Current Approaches in Cellulosic Ethanol Production” on 04.07.2021 via Google Meet at 11.00 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. P. Thirumalai Vasan, Head, Dept. of Biotechnology, Srimad Andavar Arts and Science College, Trichy. The resource person spoke about the current methods of ethanol production, advanced techniques using genetic engineering in microbes for ethanol production, the environmental aspects to be considered for increase in production, use of lignocellulosic material for production and its applications.

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a webinar on “Food and Mood” on 28.06.2021 via Google Meet at 10:30 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. M. Poongothai, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Dr. NGP Arts and Science College, Coimbatore.

    ctivities[2020-2021]:

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a Sree Narayana Guru Endowment Lecture Series webinar on “ Waste Management systems towards a Greener Environment” on 11.02.2021 via Microsoft Teams at 2.00 pm. The Chief Guest was Dr. SHANKAR CONGEEVARAM, CEO & Vice President, Tamil Nadu Integrated Waste Management Association. The resource person spoke about the How to waste generated in house and Industrial side and mange the waste towards a greener way. The lecture was full of information and interesting things in waste generation and reuses the materials. Around 72 participants from our institution and different institutions participated and got benefitted.

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a Training Programme on “Human Rights for Students” on 28.01.2021 via Google Meet at 11.00 am. The programme began with Welcome address by Dr. S. Geethalakshmi, Head, Dept. of Biotechnology, SNGC.
    SESSION 1:
    The first session of the training was handled by Mr. Rajamanikam, Advocate, Coimbatore. In his speech, he highlighted about the basic human rights, need for knowing these rights and how to apply them in our day to day life. He highlighted articles and Indian Constitutional laws which can be applied to our everyday life. He also highlighted the rules and regulations that every human has to follow on road, in education, career, family and day to day life. The session was very lively.
    SESSION 2:
    The next session was handled by Mr. C. Paventhan, Advocate and a Human Rights Activist from Coimbatore. He discussed about the laws, rules and regulations that protect women and children like right to education, work, career, property and family rights. The session was very interactive one.

  • The Department of Biotechnology and IPR Cell jointly organized a webinar on “Patenting in Biotechnology: Indian Perspective” on 21.11.2020 via Google Meet at 11:00 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chennai.
    Mr. C. M. Mukundan, Assistant Professor welcomed the participants and introduced the chief guest. The resource person spoke about the procedure of filing patent in India, the materials that can be patented in Life Science stream, the requirements for filing a patent and points to remember when filing patent. The participants interacted well with the resource person. Around 90 participants from 44 different institutions participated and got benefitted.
  • The Department of Biotechnology inaugurated its Association “Integrins” on 19.09.2020 via Google Meet at 02:30 pm. Dr. P. Sivaperumal, Assistant Professor, Saveetha University, Chennai was the chief guest. The chief guest gave a lecture on the topic “Importance of Marine Ecological Studies for Biotechnological Applications”. In his talk, he explained the different areas of marine environment from which samples can be collected, culturing and handling methods of the samples, extraction of pharmaceutically important components from the marine lives, their characterization and applications.
  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a webinar on “Marine Chitosan-A Rationale in Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Environmental Applications” on 19.08.2020 via Google Meet at 10:30 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. Saravanan Ramachandran, Associate Professor, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chennai. The resource person spoke about the procedure of isolation of Chitosan from marine wastes, the protocols for processing the chitosan to acclimatize to human system, the effect of isolated chitosan on neurotoxic studies in zebra fish model and applications of chitosan in environmental cleaning of heavy metals, oil spills and other bioremediation applications. The participants interacted well with the resource person.
  • The Department of Biotechnology organized an International webinar on “Protein Engineering and its Biotechnological Applications” on 25.07.2020 at 10:30 am via Zoom. The Chief Guest was Dr. Govindan Raghunathan, Post Doctoral Fellow, Toulouse Biotechnology Institute, France. Around 40 participants from 16 different institutions participated and got benefitted.
  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a webinar on ” Virtual Screening and Protein Drug Interction Analysis” on 27.06.2020. The chief guest was Dr A. Mohanapriya, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. She discussed about the steps involved in drug designing and steps in docking analysis. She also explained about the procedure and tools used for virtual Screening of the target and drug analysis. The participants were very interactive.

    Activities[2019-2020]:

    IPR CELL

    The IPR Cell and Department of Biotechnology jointly organized a workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights and Issues” on 25.05.2020 via Google Meet at 11:00 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. S. Mohandass, Associate Professor and Head (SF), Department of Biochemistry, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. The resource person spoke about the types of Intellectual Properties, the laws for protecting the intangible properties, the products that can be patented, other IPs which can be used to protect our work, the infringement details and how to overcome the infringement. The participants interacted well with the chief guest, asked many questions and gathered lot of ideas for protecting their research work. Around 86 participants from 32 different institutions participated and got benefited.

  • The Department of Biotechnology organized a webinar on “Role of Probiotics in Regulating the Immune System” on 14.05.2020 via Google Meet at 11:30 am. The Chief Guest was Dr. S. Padmavathy, Assistant Professor in Microbiology, Department of Zoology and Microbiology, Thiagarajar College, Madurai. Around 90 participants from 24 different institutions participated and got benefitted.
  • The Department of Biotechnology organized the Valediction of its Association “INTEGRINS” on 26-02-2020, 2 PM. Venue: Conference Hall. Chief Guest: Dr. A. Anitha, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Nehru Arts and Science College, Coimbatore. She gave a lecture on the topic “A Journey from Indian Mythology to Modern Technology”. In her talk, she explained the concepts of Indian traditional practices and its correlation with the concept of science. Taking the examples from Ramayana, Mahabharatha and other epics, she explained the notion of invitro fertilization, live telecast, xenograft, digital vision and other modern technology.
  • Dept. Of Biotechnology, SNGC organized a One Day International Conference on Current Trends in Biotechnology on 05.02.2020. Around 89 participants from different colleges participated and presented posters. Chief Guest: Dr. P. Rajiv, Post Doctoral Fellow, Nanjing Agriculture University, China. Guests of Honour: Dr. Senthilkumar, Rayalaseema University and Dr Saravanan from Chettinad University. Best posters were awarded.

  • Organized Alumni Guest Lecture and Career Guidance Program on 28-9-2019. Dr. K. Rijesh, Chief Technical Officer, C-6 Labs, Cochin and Mr. Vineeth Vasu, Senior Manager, Basil Biosolutions, Bangalore were the Chief Guest.
  • MoU signed with C-6 Labs, Cochin for Funded Project on 25-09-2019.
  • Organized One Day Training Programme on “Human Rights for Students” on 20-09-2019, Sponsored by National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi.
  • Organized International Seminar on “Recent Research in Bioscience” on 03-09-2019. The resource person was Dr. T. Dhanalakshmi, Department of Biology, Ministry of Education, Republic of Maldives.
  • Organized Alumni Meet on 20-08-2019. Alumni students of various batches participated and interacted with each other.
  • Organized Hands on Workshop on “Conventional PCR Techniques” in association with Himedia Laboratories, Coimbatore on 25-07-2019 for the III UG and II PG students. Mr. Sudheswaran, Zonal Manager, Himedia Labs was the trainer.
  • Organized Inauguration of Association – “INTEGRINS” on 24-07-2019 at 10.00 AM in the Conference Hall. Chief Guest Dr. A. Sangilimuthu, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore.
  • Organized Awareness program on “Plastic-Free campus” on 23-07-2019, 10.00 AM at the College Campus.
  • Organized Industrial visit to Mysore, Hampi, Chikmagalore and Coorg from 16th July to 19th July 2019 for III B. Sc. Biotechnology. Visited “Planet Earth aquarium” at Mysore on 19-07-2019. Mr C M.Mukundan , Ms A Reshma were the staff members accompanied them
  • Organized Parent – Teachers Meeting for the II B. Sc. Biotechnology students on 13-07-2019, 10:00 AM in Biotechnology Lab
  • Organized an Awareness program on “Organic Waste Management” on 03-07-2019 at K G Chavadi, 01.30 PM.
  • Observed World Environment Day by creating “Awareness on Environment protection and Afforestation” for the students of Elementary school, C G Pudur on 07-06-2019 at 10.00 AM.
  • Observed World Environment Day by creating awareness on Environment protection and Afforestation for the students of Elementary school, C G Pudur on 07.06.2019. Planted seedlings in and around the campus of Elementary school, C G Pudur and explained to the students the methods to save nature and to maintain a clean environment.
  • Signed MoU with Accent Techno Soft, 203, Nehru Street, Ram Nagar, Coimbatore – 641009 for conducting Value Added Program in Medical Coding on 03-06-2019.
  • MoU with Centre for Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Research, 461/3 Amman Nagar, L & T Bypass Road, Eachanari Post, Coimbatore – 641021 on 03-06-2019.

Activities:[2018-2019]

  • Organized Guest Lecture on “Advanced Bionano Materials for Futuristic Applications” on 10-01-2019, 2 PM. Venue: Vivekananda Hall. Resource Person: Dr. K. Kadirvelu, Scientist “F”, DRDO Coordinator & Joint Director, Bharathiar University Campus, Cbe.

  • The Department of Biotechnology has conducted the valedictory function of the biotechnology association on 09/10/2018. Dr. S. Prakash, Director, School of Creative Science, SAN International College of Arts and Science was the chief guest.
  • Guest Lecture On “ Great Things Never Come From Comfort Zone” (30.06.2017), by Dr.P Pon Meenakshi, Associate Professor, SNGIMS

  • GUEST LECTURE ON “SKY IS THE LIMITS” was organised on 28.06.17. Mr.K.B. RADHAKRISHNAN,HOD,DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY was the resource person.
  • The Inauguration of Biotechnology Department was held on 08.08.2017. Dr.R Bakyaraj, Head, Dept of Bioscience,SNMV College,Coimbatore was the chief guest.

  • Thirty Nine Students from final year B.Sc Biotechnology went for a Three Day Industrial-Visit to Mysore, Bengaluru, Chikmagalur, and Coorg from 12.8.17 TO 15.8.17.


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How to find us

SREE NARAYANA GURU COLLEGE
Palakkad-Coimbatore National Highway,
K G Chavadi, Coimbatore - 641 105.
Email : sngc@snget.org,
Phone : +91 422 2656840, 2656527