The Department of Biotechnology was founded in 2009 with a vision to be recognized as Department of excellence with a strong teaching base in biotechnology with active collaboration with industries and institution. With the commitment to educational excellence, the department has produced 36 university ranks. Currently the department has about 104 graduate students, associated staff and faculty. Value added, academic & co-curricular inputs to our students develop a competitive edge in Research and Industries.
- Bachelor in Biotechnology
- Master in Environmental Science
||Dr.J.Chitra||M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Biochemistry||View Profile|
||Dr. G.Bhuvaneswari||M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Microbiology||View Profile|
||Mrs J. Jeba Mercy||M.Sc., M.Phil., Biotechnology||View Profile|
||Dr.S.Annapoorani||M.Sc., M.Phil., Biochemistry Ph.D., Zoology||View Profile|
||Dr.A.Sudha||M.Sc., M.Phil., Biochemistry Ph.D., Bioinformatics||View Profile|
- Apply the scientific method by developing valid hypotheses, designing experiments and interpreting the relevant data.
- Demonstrate proficiency in laboratory skills including clinical and non-clinical research laboratories.
- Design, perform and analyze results of experiments using basic molecular biology methodologies and recombinant DNA techniques.
- Understand the concepts of biotechnology and its role in healthcare and agriculture.
- A bio-technologist may find jobs in various quarters in the following fields:
M.Sc Environmental science
Learning Outcomes for Environmental Science
Students who successfully complete post-graduation in Environmental Science will be able:
To recognize the physical, chemical, and biological components of the earth’s systems and their function.
- To do independent research on human interactions with the environment.
- To opt career pathway as
- Environmental Lawyer in Law and Public Service
- Conservationist in Science and Health Care
- Educator in Science and Health Care + Law and Public Service
- Nonprofit Manager/Director in Law and Public Service
- Energy Researcher in Science and Health Care
- Photographer in Creative Arts
- Environmental Policy Advocate in Law, Policy and Nonprofit
|S.No||Event Name||College Name||Prize||Year|
||Volley Ball||Sivangagai District
Volley ball association
|III||19th October 2019|
Value Added courses:
|S.No||Name of the programme||Course Title||Duration of the course||No of Student Attended||Date|
||Certificate Course||Food production and nutrition||5 Weeks||23||10th August 2019 – 21st September 2019|
||Extension activity||Seed distribution and organic gardening||1 day||24||28th September 2019|
||Skill Development Training||Waste water treatment and technologies||2 Weeks||32||21st November 2019 – 4th December 2019|
||Skill Development Training||Biosensor design and application||2 Weeks||14||21st November 2019 – 4th December 2019|
||Skill Development Training||Operation and maintenance of analytical instruments||2 Weeks||9||27th November 2019 – 6th December 2019|
||Certificate Course||“Water Quality Analysis”||1 Week||41||20th February 2019 – 26th February 2019|
||Value Added Programme||Food Production and Nutrition||4 Week||27||13th August 2018 -5th August 2018|
||Skill Development Training Programme||Waste Water Treatment Techniques||1Weeks||26||22nd November 2017 to 1st December 2017|
|S.No||Date||Event Name||Resource Person Details||No of Students Participated|
||6th March, 2020||Special Lecture & Valediction||Dr. S. M. Rajendran, Senior Principal Scientist, Nodal Coordinator – FDP & Skill Activities, CSIR – CECRI||350|
||23rd January, 2020||Industrial visit||Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute & R.K.Algal farm
||11 to 15th November,2019.||Faculty development programme||Thiru J. Jayakanthan I.A.S, District Collector, Sivagangai District.||30 Staff|
|Prof. H. Gurumallesh Prabu, Registrar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi|
|Dr. S. M. Rajendran, Senior Principal Scientist, Nodal Coordinator – FDP & Skill Activities, CSIR – CECRI|
|Dr. Panjali Natarajan, Principal Technical Officer, Technical Coordinator – FDP, CSIR – CECRI|
|Dr. D. Velayutham, Director in charge, CSIR – CECRI|
||7th and 8th August, 2019||Two days International Conference on “Emerging Paradigms in Disease Management and Energy Technology” (ICDMET – 2019)||Dr. N. Kalaiselvi,
Director, CSIR – CECRI, Karaikudi
|Dr. J. Jeyakanthan,
Professor & Head, Department of Bioinformatics, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
|Dr. CT. Kumarappan, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia.|
|Dr. C. Ravidhas, Head, PG & Research Department of Physics, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli.|
|Dr. B. Subramaniyan, Principal Scientist, Associate Professor (AcSIR), Electrochemical Materials Science, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi.|
|Dr. Jemima Kingsley, Head, Department of Microbiology, Quality Manager- Lab Services, Coordinator – Infection Control, Dr. K.M. Cherian’s Heart Foundation, Frontier Lifeline Hospital, Mogappair, Chennai.|
||25th July 2019||Industrial visit||Parle.G
||1st March 2019||Special Lecture & Valediction||Dr. N. Vijayan
Scientist, Crystal Growth & X- Ray Analysis Section, CSIR, New Delhi
||22nd February 2019||Industrial visit
Sakthi Sugars, Pvt. Ltd., Padamathur, Sivagangai
|Mr. R. Kumaravel & other experts Sakthi sugars Private Institute.||30|
||31st January 2019||Special lecture on
“Recent Research on Microbial Metabolism”
||5th January 2019||MoU Signing Ceremony||Mr. Kalimuthu
Mr. P. Velusami,
WASH Institute, Dindigul .
||9th August 2018 & 10th August 2018||National Seminar Frontiers in Biotechnogy & Bioenergy||Shri R. Rajasekar CSIR, CECRI||400|
|Dr. P. Rameshthangam
|Dr. K. Arunkumar
Associate Professor, Cental University of Kerala
|Dr. A. Nagasathya
Govt.College for Women
|Dr.Sheela Berchmans, CECRI, Karaikudi|
||17th July 2018||Special Lecture & Science Association Inauguration||Dr. S. Karuppasamy Professor and Head Department of Energy Science Alagappa University||350|
||28th July 2018||Industrial Visit||Spirullina Production Research.
Mrs. Arthi Researcher,
Spirullina Production Research and Training Centre, Kondayampatti, Madurai
||3rd March 2018||Guest Lecture on Environmental Chemistry||Dr.N.Sengottuvelan, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Chemistry, Alagappa University, Karaikudi||104|
Faculty Development Program for Science faculties on 12th and 13th July, 2017.
Departments of Biotechnology, Department of Physics and Electronics & Communication of Dr. Umayal Ramanathan College for women and CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi have jointly organized a two days faculty development programme for the benefit of around sixty faculties from various colleges in Physical, Chemical & Life Sciences, during 12th and 13th July, 2017 at URCW and CSIR-CECRI.
Dr. S. Jeyashree, Principal, URCW delivered the welcome address. Dr. Vijayamohanan K Pillai, Director CSIR – CECRI, presided over the programme. Dr. S Karutha Pandian, Professor and Head, Department of Biotechnology, Alagappa University inaugurated the programme. Eminent scientists Dr. Kalaiselvi, Dr. Mathiarasu, Dr. Sathiyanarayanan, Dr. Sozhan, Dr. Laskhminaraimhan and Dr. Ramesh Babu from CSIR-CECRI delivered lectures on Energy Storage Devices, Material Protection, Hydrogen Energy, Biosensors, Nanotechnology and Environmental Pollution Control. Demo sessions were also conducted at CECRI in the afternoons. Dr. Velayutham and Dr. Manisankar, Former Dean, Alagappa University, Karaikudi presided over the valedictory function.
Shri. R. Rajasekar, Dr. S. Angappan, Pricipal Scientist, seminar and training, CECRI, and Dr. M. Meenakshi, Mrs. J. Chitra, Heads, Department of Physics & EC & Biotechnology were the coordinators of this Faculty Development Programme. The prime dictum of this programme is to refresh/update the knowledge of the faculties that would support in inculcating knowledge to the students of next generations.
Department Activity Details (June 2016 – November 2016)
|S.No||Date||Nature of the Program||Resource Person||Beneficiaries|
|1||5.7.2016||Inauguration of Biotechnology Department Association – The Nature Club||Dr.N.Kalaiselvi Senior Principal Scientist, ECPS, Division CECRI||97|
|2||22.7.2016||Poster Presentation Competition – “Contribution of Biotechnology to the Mankind”||–||97|
|3||18.8.2016||Paper Presentation Competition -“Current Science”||–||97|
|4||23.9.2016||Mind Map Competition – “Recent Trends in Biological Sciences”||–||97|