Dr. Cherekar Makarand C.
Head of Department (Biotechnolgy)
"Biotechnology means the application of science and technology to living organisms as well as parts, products to alter living or nonliving materials for the production of knowledge, goods and services."
Biotechnology, one of the leading technologies, has made significant advances in recent years and emerged as a frontline area of research and development with an overwhelming impact on society. The developments are very fast and new dimensions are being added every day.
The Biotechnology can help students to find entry-level employment in biotech companies, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture based industries, food, beverages industries, environment and energy sector.
Additional jobs are in research and development, production, quality control, management, marketing, contract research, academics and entrepreneurship.
Biotechnology has become hottest global carrier opportunities today and attracting students all over the world. In India more than 1000 government and private research institutes and industries are seeking the trained professionals in the dynamic world of biotechnology.
Bioinformatics is the science concerned with the development and application of computer hardware and software to the acquisition, storage, analysis, visualization and application of biological information.
Bioinformatics is the future technology, it is the merger of Biotechnology and Information technology the two leading technologies of the century.
Genomics, Proteomics, Molecular Modeling, Structure Prediction, Structure Based Drug Designing; Data mining are some of the core areas of Bioinformatics.