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News of the Month

Dated: December, 2013.

  • Prof. Sulochana Somasundaram project entitled on "Evaluation of soil contamination with extended spectrum of beta lactamace (ESBL) producing microbes from the environment of hospital area and the molecular characteristics of ESBL producers" got sanctioned Rs. 15, 65,300 by ICMR, India.
  • Prof. Sulochana Somasundaram chaired a session for Biotechnology and Nanotechnology  by MAHER BIOSUMMIT-2013 by Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, Chennai on13th  December 2013
  • Sulochana Somasundaram, Ms Kiruthika Manivannan.  An Overview of Fluoroquinolones, Annual Review & Research in Biology,3(3):296-313,2013
  • Somasundaram, S., Anand, R.S. & Paramsivan, C.N. (2013). Docking Studies on Novel Drugs Against Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. iConcept Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, 1:(2). ISSN:. iConcept Press. http://www.iconceptpress.com/regular-journals/iconcept-medical-diagnosis-and-treatment/
  • Prof. Sulochana Somasundaram submitted a project proposal entitled "Screening of quorum quenching molecules from Lactobacillus sp. and cloning of gene synthesizing quorum quenching peptides in Escherichia coli for the treatment of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)" to AICTE under RPS Scheme for the period of 3 year.
  • Dr.S.Prabhu submitted a project proposal entitled " Gene expression profiling and immunoclinical study on identification of molecular mechanism of hepatoprotective effect of Garcinone E on carbon tetrachloride induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar albino rats” to AICTE under RPS Scheme for the period of 3 year.
  • Dr.E.Nakkeeran submitted a project proposal entitled "Integrated Athermal Membrane Technology to Explore Betalains - A Novel Natural Pigment from Opuntia Spp. for Food Applications" to AICTE under RPS Scheme for the period of 3 year.
  • Dr.Nalinkanth V.Ghone submitted a project proposal entitled "Engineering Natural Nanotubular Clay Composites by Layer-by-Layer Assembly for Applications in Nanobiotechnology" to AICTE under RPS Scheme for the period of 3 year.
  • Dr.Nalinkanth V.Ghone submitted a FDP proposal entitled "Stemcell biotechnology" to AICTE under FDP Scheme for the period of two weeks.
  • Dr. N. Karpagam submitted a project proposal entitled "Isolation, purification and characterization of nanoparticle conjugated Asclepian c II" to AICTE under RPS Scheme for the period of 3 year.
  • Mr. Vijay Subramanian presented a paper entitled on Biopolymer Encapsulation of Probiotic B.Subtilis Spores in National Conference on Challenges in Biomaterials Research at VIT University, Vellore, 23-24, December 2013.

 

Batch Name Place Techniques No of days Training dates
2012-2016

Ramya.E
Arthi.S.D
Lavanya.M
Preethi.S

Advanced Recombinant DNA Technology

Biozone, Chennai

8

18.12.2013 to  27.12.2013

2012-2016

Divya.R
Sandhya.A
Vandhana.K.R
Lalithpriyanka.R
Praveen Kumar.P

Genomics and Proteomics

Biozone, Chennai

8

18.12.2013 to  27.12.2013

2012-2016

Harini.S
Sushmitha.A

Advanced Recombinant DNA Technology

Biozone, Chennai

10

13.12.2013 to 24.12.2013

2012-2016

Archana.S
Vijayalakshmi.U

Basic Techniques In Animal Cell Culture

Biozone, Chennai

10

18.12.2013 to 31.12.2013

2012-2016

Vedanagavalli.B
Madhumitha.B

Animal Tissue Culture

MSME, Chennai

10

16.12.2013 to 30.12.2013

2012-2016

Krithika.M
SumanaVenkat

Molecular Biology

Lifeteck Laboratory, Vadapalani

10

19.12.2013 to 29.12.2013

2012-2016

Ranitha.P
Vishnupriya.N
Jayasupriya.S
Rajalakshmi.B

Microbiology

Billroth Hospitals, Chennai

9

10.12.2013 to 20.12.2013

2012-2016

Jayaprakash.S
ArunKumar.S

Clinical  Pathology And Serology

Premier Health Center,Chennai

7

20.12.2013 to
27.12.2013

2012-2016

Ezhilarasi.U

Molecular  Biology And Tissue Culture

IIT MADRAS, Chennai

10

10.12.2013 to 19.12.2013

2012-2016

Nandhini.R

Growth Curve And  Green Chemistry

IIT MADRAS, Chennai

7

17.12.2013 to 23.12.2013

2012-2016

Kalyani.E

Advanced  Lab Techniques

Meenakshi Mission Hospitals, Madurai

6

23.12.2013 to 28.12.2013

2012-2016

Sumitha.K.R

Microbiology

SNJ Brewing Industry, Chennai

10

18.12.2013 to 27.12.2013

2012-2016

Vignesh.B

Microbiology

Vinayaka Mission  Medical College, Pondicherry

5

18.12.2013 to 23.12.2013

2012-2016

Jayaprakash.T

Microbiology

Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai

10

18.12.2013 to 27.12.2013

 

 

  • Biotechnology  Department- Anna University Ranks  2009-2013 batch
Student Name
University Rank
Maany Ramanan
7
Nithya.G
10
Swetha.V
12
Laavanya.S
19
Divya.P R 
25
Raghul Kumar M 
26
Lincy Nithyakrupa.B
26

  • Biotechnology  Department- Anna University Ranks  M.Tech 2011-2013 batch
Student Name
University Rank
Sindhu Priya M. D
4

National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), DST, New Delhi sponsored
“ FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ON “ENTREPRENEURSHIP”

  • Department of Biotechnology conducted Faculty Development Programme on “ENTREPRENEURSHIP” Sponsored by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), DST, New Delhi during 2nd-14th December 2013

  • Mr. S. Muthuswamy, Managing Director, M/s. Scigenics (India) Pvt. Ltd delivered Guest lecture on “Importance and the scope of being an Entrepreneur” on 2nd December, 2013.
  • Dr. E. Bhaskaran Deputy Director, EDI Chennai delivered Guest lecture on “Concept of Entrepreneurship and its role in Economic Development and the Charms of Becoming an Entrepreneur” on 3rd December, 2013.
  • Dr. N. Barathi CEO, M/s. Growmore Bio-tech Ltd. delivered guest lecture on “Interface with successful Entrepreneur & success stories and on Entrepreneurial Motivation” on 4th December, 2013.
  • Mr. Ashwin Desikan Founder and CTO M/s. Aasan Software delivered guest lecture on “Profile of an Entrepreneur” on 5th December, 2013.
  • Prof. A. Manoharan, Programme Director, I.N.D.I.A. Trust delivered guest lecture on “Role of Supporting  Agencies- DIC, SIDC” on 6th December, 2013.
  • Mr. Sivakumar Entrepreneur delivered guest lecture on “Agencies involved in promoting & assisting SSI” on 6th December, 2013.
  • Mr.Chellapalam, Chief Manager, Indian Bank delivered guest lecture on “Role of Financial Institutions Banks / SFC” on 6th December, 2013.
  • Mr. Sundararaman, Director, Talent Factory delivered guest lecture on “Scanning of Business Environment and the Tools and Techniques for market survey” On 9th December, 2013.
  • Dr. T. N. Shanmugam, Dean, Centre for IPR, Anna University delivered guest lecture on “IPR and Patents” on 10th December, 2013.
  • Mr. T. Arul Managing, Director, M/s. Vasantham  Residentials delivered guest lecture  on “Wellness for sustainable Entrepreneurial career” on 11th December, 2013.
  • Dr. M. Ramani Senior Visiting Professor, Anna University delivered guest lecture  on “Marketing Management and its Importance for small business” on 11th December, 2013.
  • Dr. K. Rajeswari/Bioklone delivered guest lecture on “Managerial Aspects of Small Business and on the Interface with successful Entrepreneur & success stories” on 12th December, 2013.
  • Mr. Vineet Neeraj delivered guest lecture on “Challenges and  competency of successful Entrepreneur” on 13th December, 2013.

Dated: November, 2013.

WIPRO GE Healthcare  Private Limited sponsored
“National level technical Workshop on Pilot Scale Mammalian cell culture using Wave Bioreactor ”- 2013

  • The Department of Biotechnology conducted WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited sponsored “National level technical Workshop on Pilot Scale Mammalian cell culture using Wave Bioreactor” on 12th November, 2013 at SVCE.

  • Dr. K.Rajeshwari, BIOKLONE Technologies, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Building a business:Path of a Technopreneur” on 12th November, 2013.
  • Dr. Bob Kennady Dass, Application Specialist, WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Studying differential protein expression using 2D DIGE - A global expression analysis technique” on 12th November, 2013.
  • Mr. S.Mahesh, BioProcess Specialist UpStream Technology, WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Wave Technology” on 12th November, 2013.
  • Mr. Dinesh Kumaran, Downstream process Specialist, WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Techniques in chromatography & Protein Purification” on 12th November, 2013.
  • Sulochana Somasundaram, K.R.Gowthami, A.Helen, P.Srilekha and M.Sivanandam Detection and molecular characterization of extended spectrum of beta lactamase (ESBL) producing Escherichia coli. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.Appl.Sci.2013.2(8):196-205
  • Sulochana Somasundaram, Anand R.S, Venkatesan P and Paramasivan C.N Bactericidal activity of PA-824 against Mycobacterium tuberculosis under anaerobic conditions and Computational analysis of its novel analogues against mutant Ddn receptor  BMC Microbiology   2013, 13:218 (1 October 2013)
  • Kathick J presented a paper on “Insilico analysis of targeted delivery of a drug to hepatic cells to treat primary sclerosing cholangitis using lipid bilayer nanoparticles at National Conference on Recent trends in Nanobiotechnology” Organized by SSN College of Engineering, Chennai held on 04/10/13.
Dated: September, 2013.

CSIR sponsored
“National Workshop on Emerging Trends in Molecular & Recombinant DNA Technology”-2013

  • The Department of Biotechnology conducted CSIR sponsored “National Workshop on Emerging Trends in Molecular & Recombinant DNA Technology” during 20th -21st September, 2013 at SVCE.

To view the workshop report click here

  • Dr.K.Umamaheswari, Head in-charge, Department of Biotechnology, University of Madras, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on ‘Molecular Diagnosis of Medically Important Fungi’ on 20th September 2013
  • Dr.S.Umesh Kumar, Senior Principal Scientist, Department of Food Microbiology, Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore delivered a guest lecture on "Research Target for Gut Health Neutraceuticals" on 20th September 2013
  • Dr. S. Kumar, Head, Genetic Engineering, Tex Biosciences, Thiruvallur delivered a guest lecture on "DNA fingerprinting" on 21st September 2013
  • Dr. A. Gnanamani, Senior Scientist & Head, Department of Microbiology, Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai delivered a guest lecture on "Bacterial Remediation of A Xenobiotic in Aqueous Media" on 21st September 2013

 

BIOTECHNOLOGY STUDENTS PLACEMENT LIST 2013-2014

 S. No 

 Name of the Student 

Degree

Placed in

1

Dinesh Kumaran D

B.Tech

MUSIGMA

2

Gokila S

B.Tech

CTS /WIPRO/INFOSYS

3

Kruthika N V

B.Tech

CTS

4

Pratheebha S

B.Tech

CTS

5

Priyadharshini S

B.Tech

CTS

6

Priyanka Govindarajan

B.Tech

CTS/INFOSYS

7

Shriya . C

B.Tech

CTS/INFOSYS

8

Vijay Subramanian R

B.Tech

CTS

9

Haripriya N

M.Tech

CTS

10

Prarthana Mary E

M.Tech

INFOSYS

Dated: August, 2013.

OMICS-2013

  • A national level technical symposium "Omics'13" was organized by Department of Biotechnology, SVCE on 22nd August, 2013. Dr. Guhan Jayaraman, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT – Madras, Chennai presided over the inauguaral function. Dr. R. Ramachandran, Dean - Research,SVCE. presided over the Valedictory function.
  • Dr. Krishna Kumar Sugumaran, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, College of agricultural and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, delivered a lecture on “Molecular Biology Techniques and its Applications on Salt Tolerance” on 21st August, 2013.
  • Prof.Sulochana Somasundaram and C.Devarajan submitted a project proposal entitled " Invitro antibacterial activity of Mimosa pudica against MRSA" to Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology for the period of 1 year and for the amount of Rs 10,000 /-
  • Prof.Sulochana Somasundaram and S.Majella submitted a project proposal entitled " Production of single stranded DNA by asymmetric PCR for the designing of aptamers against ESBL E.coli " to Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology for the period of 1 year and for the amount of Rs 10,000 /-
  • Dr.S.Prabhu and V.G Karthigeyan submitted a project proposal entitled " Protective effect of garcinone E against paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity in rats-An assessment on biochemical antioxidant and histological changes in liver" to Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology for the period of 1 year and for the amount of Rs 10,000 /-
  • Dr.S.Prabhu and K.Guhan submitted a project proposal entitled " Evaluation of anticancerous activity of white onion using cell migration study" to Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology for the period of 1 year and for the amount of Rs 10,000 /-
  • Dr.Nalinkanth V.Ghone and M.Monisha submitted a project proposal entitled " Real time PCR conformation of dendritic cell immaturation reversal under hypoxia in the presenceof small organic molecules " to Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology for the period of 1 year and for the amount of Rs 10,000 /-
  • Dr.E.Nakkeeran and P.Anusiya submitted a project proposal entitled "Extraction and purification of betalains from Opuntia species" to Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology for the period of 1 year and for the amount of Rs 10,000 /-
  • Dr.E.Nakkeeran and C.TA.Prabhaharan submitted a project proposal entitled "Extraction and purification of phycoerythrin from Synechococcus elongatus" to Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology for the period of 1 year and for the amount of Rs 10,000 /-
  • Ms. S. Janani went for two month summer internship training at Hiyoshi International Corporation, Japan during June – July, 2013.
  • Mr. S. Hari Prasanna, Ms. R. Ayswarya, Ms. S. Srinidhi and Mr. S. Rathnavel Pandian won IIT Madras - 2013 summer fellowship award of Rs.7500/- per month during June – July, 2013.
  • Ms. L. Poorani, and Ms. Priyanka Govindarajan won prestigious IASc-INSA-NASI summer fellowship award of Rs.7500/- per month.
  • Ms. R. Ayswarya won IISER-Kolkata 2013 Summer Fellowship award of Rs.7500/- per month during June – August, 2013.
  • Gauthami B, Janani S and Varshini S.P presented a paper on “Gold nanocarriers as targeted nanoparticles replacing conventional anti-cancer therapeutics” in International conference on Emerging Trends in Bioengineering Organized by Department of Biomedical Engineering, SASTRA University during 9-10, August, 2013.
  • Mr. J. Karthick presented a paper entitled on A computational analysis to study the application of Lipid Nanotechnology in the field of drug delivery to treat liver disease Transfigures in Bioscience and Technology, Madha Engineering College, Chennai,13-14, August 2013

Dated: July, 2013.

Students Biotech Forum

  • Students Biotech Forum was inaugurated by Dr. R. PUVANA KRISHNAN, Emeritus Scientist, Department of Biotechnology, Central Leather Research Institute,Adayar, Chennai on 26 th July, 2013. The Office bearers of this Students Biotech Forum are
  • President : Mr. S. Rupesh IV yr B.Tech Biotech
    General Secretary : Ms.S.V. Gowri Narayani III yr B.Tech Biotech
    Treasurer : Mr. S.G.Senthamizan III yr B.Tech Biotech
    Joint Secretary : Ms. Sumana Venkat II yr B.Tech Biotech
    Executive Members : Ms. Jasniya S Shah III yr B.Tech Biotech, Ms. P. Ranitha II yr B.Tech Biotech 
    Student Adviser : Mr. C.Ta. Prabhaharan II yr M.Tech

 

S.No

Name

Conference Name

Place

Date

Presentation

  1.  

Shrinath.N Anand.N

Ecofest’13

Tamilnadu Agricultural University

July 26-27, 2013

Won First Place.

Environment Poster Presentation

2

Shankar Narayanan, Kailash Hari

Ecofest’13

Tamilnadu Agricultural University

July 26-27, 2013

Won Third Place.

Energy Poster Presentation

3
T.Rajaram,      S.G.Senthamizhan Ecofest’13

Tamilnadu Agricultural University

July 26-27, 2013

Model Making

Inaugural Function of Computational Systems Biotechnology Laboratory

  • Modern laboratory for Computational Systems Biotechnology was inaugurated on 9th July 2013 in the Department of Biotechnology at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur. The Computational Systems Biotechnology laboratory was established with a funding received from Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai. Mr. Sairam Kumar Jayaraman, Senior Director, Head Global Delivery-Life Sciences, CTS, Chennai, graced the inaugural function as being the Chief Guest. Prof M. Sivanandham, Principal, SVCE, Prof. Sulochana Somasundaram, HOD/Biotechnology, SVCE, Mr. Ashok Ranjith, Head-HR, CTS, Chennai, Mr. Pramodh, HR, CTS, Chennai, Ms Apsala, HR, CTS, Chennai and Prof. S. Muraleedharan, Chief Placement Officer, SVCE honored the function. The Laboratory has international level capabilities to train students in the areas of Computational Biology, Molecular Modeling, Drug Designing, Bioinformatics, Metabolic Engineering, Protein structure prediction, Ligand interaction, Modeling and Kinetic Simulation of Bioprocesses. Moreover the laboratory will also be utilized to perform consultancy, research and development activities in the above mentioned fields and thereby providing a platform for students, research scholars and industrial professionals to network and continue on entrepreneurial, engineering or research leader in the sectors of Biotech/Pharma/Software industries.

 

Dated: June, 2013.

  • Student Inplant  Training 2011-2015 Batch

    Student Name

    Title, techniques

    Place

    Complete Address of the Training Organisation

    Date

    Number of Days

    N. Shrinath

    Bioprocess and Downstream Process Techniques

    Department of Biotechnology , Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering

    Department of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering Pennalur, Sriperumbudur Pincode: 602105

    24th to 28th June, 2013

    5

    N. Shrinath

    Mutation screening

    Biozone Research Technologies

    Poes Rd, Subbarayan Nagar, Teynampet  Chennai, TN, Pincode: 600032
    Phone : 087 54 419050

    17th to 22nd June, 2013

    6

    N. Shrinath

    Biochemical, Microbiological analysis and Invitro Fertilisation

    Aakash Fertility centre and Hospital, Vadapalani

    No.10, 100 Feet Road, Opp. Hotel Ambika Empire, Vadapalani, Chennai - 600 026. Phone : 6513 3333, 6514 3333

    11th to 14th june,2013

    4

    G.Sangavi

    Mutation screening

    Biozone research technologies,teynampet

    Poes Rd, Subbarayan Nagar, Teynampet, Chennai, TN 600032

    13th to 21st june,2013

    7

    S.Geethaa

    Mutation screening

    Biozone research technologies,teynampet

    Poes Rd, Subbarayan Nagar, Teynampet, Chennai, TN 600032

    13th to 21st june,2013

    7

    R.Yamini

    Mutation screening

    Biozone research technologies,teynampet

    Poes Rd, Subbarayan Nagar, Teynampet, Chennai, TN 600032

    13th to 21st june,2013

    7

    K.krithika

    Mutation screening

    Biozone research technologies,teynampet

    Poes Rd, Subbarayan Nagar, Teynampet, Chennai, TN 600032

    13th to 21st june,2013

     

    7

     

    P.Shwetha

    Mutation screening

    Biozone research technologies,teynampet

    Poes Rd, Subbarayan Nagar, Teynampet, Chennai, TN 600032

    13th to 21st june,2013

    7

    C.Japhia

    Mutation screening

    Biozone research technologies,teynampet

    Poes Rd, Subbarayan Nagar, Teynampet, Chennai, TN 600032

    13th to 21st june,2013

    7

    Saai Anugraha.T.S

    Alkaptanuria and Pedigree analysis on Narikuravar Health Issues

    K.A.P.V Government Medical College ,Trichy

    Collector Office Rd  Tiruchirappalli, TN 620001
    Phone: 0431 240 1011

    13th to 27th june,2013

    15

     

    R.Dhanya

    Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Techniques

    Frontier lifeline hospital

    R 30 C, Ambattur Industrial Estate Road,, State Highway 112, T S Krishna Nagar, Mogappair, Tamil Nadu 600101

    10th to 28th june,2013

    19

    R.Akshaya

    Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Techniques

    Frontier lifeline hospital

    R 30 C, Ambattur Industrial Estate Road,, State Highway 112, T S Krishna Nagar, Mogappair, Tamil Nadu 600101

    10th to 28th june,2013

    19

    V.J.Poojitha

    Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Techniques

    Frontier lifeline hospital

    R 30 C, Ambattur Industrial Estate Road,, State Highway 112, T S Krishna Nagar, Mogappair, Tamil Nadu 600101

    10th to 28th june,2013

    19

    S.Subasree

    Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Techniques

    Frontier lifeline hospital

    R 30 C, Ambattur Industrial Estate Road,, State Highway 112, T S Krishna Nagar, Mogappair, Tamil Nadu 600101

    10th to 28th june,2013

    19

    Vasumathy Murali

    Stem Cell Culture

    Apollo speciality hospital

    Padma Complex, 320 Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 600035

    24th to 29th june,2013

    6

    S.Meera

    Stem Cell Culture

    Apollo speciality hospital

    Padma Complex, 320 Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 600035

    24th to 29th june,2013

    6

    T. Ramashree

    Generation of polyclonal antibodies in mice and rabbits, animal cell culture techniques

    Bioklone

    Unit 14 and 15, Golden Jubilee Women’s Biotech Park, Sipcot IT park,
    Navalur Post Office, Kanchipuram district-603103,Tamil Nadu, India.

    17th to 27th June, 2013

    10

    Sahana.B

    Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Techniques

    Frontier lifeline hospital

    R 30 C, Ambattur Industrial Estate Road,, State Highway 112, T S Krishna Nagar, Mogappair, Tamil Nadu 600101

    10th to 28th june,2013

    19

    • "Cloning of recombinant antibodies against cervical cancer antigens" by Raghul Kumar.M  and Sweth kamal Kalyanaraman (2009-2013 Batch) was awarded as the best BioTtechnology depatmental project in SVCE during the academic year of 2012-2013.

    i

    • Ms. Anuja Sahaya Udit. A, Dr.Nalinkanth Ghone. V, Prof. Sulochana Somasundaram have participated and presented a paper entitled TARGETED DELIVERY OF PROBIOTIC BACTERIAL SPORES in the Scientific Poster session of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences – 2013 held at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Ananthapuram during 28th to 30th June 2013 in collaboration with Science-Tech Foundation, Bengaluru.
    • Ms. M. Preethi, Dr. E. Nakkeeran, have participated and presented a paper entitled EXTRACTION AND PURIFICATION OF PHYCOERYTHRIN FROM Synechococcus elongatus BDU 30312 in the Scientific Poster session of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences – 2013 held at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Ananthapuram during 28th to 30th June 2013 in collaboration with Science-Tech Foundation, Bengaluru.

    Short- Term Training Programme on “Bioprocess and Downstream Process Techniques”

    • The Department of Biotechnology conducted one Week Short-Term Training Programme on “Bioprocess and Downstream Process Techniques” during 3-28 June, 2013 at SVCE.

    Dated: May, 2013.

  • Awardees of Scholarships Even Semester 2012-2013

    The management congratulates all the following students for receiving scholarships for the even semester 2012-2013.

    S.No
    Name
    Batch
    Admission Category
     
    Scholarship Amount
    Category
    1.
    MAANY RAMANAN
    2009-2013
    DOTE
         
    16,250.00
    MERIT
    2.
    NIKILA KRISHNAN
    2009-2013
    MGMT
         
    31,250.00
    SPORTS
    3.
    YAMINI .R
    2009-2013
    DOTE
         
    13,958.00
    MERIT CUM MEANS
    4.
    SRINIDHI SRIDHAR
    2010-2014
    MGMT
         
    31,250.00
    MERIT
    5.
    AKSHAYA R
    2011-2015
    DOTE
         
    16,250.00
    MERIT
    6.
    WILLIAM TYNDALE.P
    2012-2016
    MGMT
         
    62,500.00
    ECONOMIC MEANS
    7.
    ARUN KUMAR.S
    2012-2016
    DOTE
           
    3,000.00
    BOOKS & INSTRUMENTS
    8.
    SINDHU PRIYA M D
    2011-2013
    MGMT
         
    22,500.00
    MERIT
    9.
    PREETHI M
    2011-2013
    DOTE
         
    22,500.00
    MERIT CUM MEANS
    10.
    ANUSIYA.P
    2012-2014
    DOTE
           
    3,000.00
    BOOKS & INSTRUMENTS
    11
    MAJELLA.S
    2012-2014
    DOTE
         
    45,000.00
    ECONOMIC MEANS

    Dated: April, 2013.

     

    COLLEGE DAY AWARDS-2013

    The "BEST FACULTY AWARD" selected by COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS is conferred to our Pricipal Prof.M.Sivanandham in recognition of his teaching and research prowess on April 18.

    The Department of Biotechnology congratulates the following students who are adjudged as winners of the following college day awards.

    OUTSTANDING SPORTS WOMAN - Nikila Krishnan (2009-2013 BATCH)

    PANICKAR AWARD - Ayswarya R (2010-2014 BATCH)

    OUTSTANDING PG STUDENT AWARD - Archana S (2010-2012 BATCH)

    The “OUTSTANDING BIOTECHNOLOGY STUDENT AWARD” for the academic year 2012-2013 is awarded to Ms.V.Swetha.(2009-2013 Batch) B.Tech Biotechnology student of Biotechnology.

    • Under the guidance of Prof.M.SIVANADHAM, Principal, SVCE the PhD viva voce of Mr.A.Manickam entitled “Mycobacterium Infection on the Dendritic Cells from Patients with Cervical Cancer ” was conducted on 4th April 2013 at 10 AM in the Biotechnology Department Conference room.

    Department of Biotechnology, SVCE signs MoU with Brainwave Biosolutions Pvt Ltd

    • Prof. Muthukumaran Sivanandham, Principal, SVCE and Dr. C. Kannan Janakiraman - CEO, Brainwave Biosolutions Pvt Ltd signed the MoU. Prof..Sulochana Somasundaram - HOD, Mr. M. Vaithianathan - Head - Content Services, Brainwave Biosolutions Pvt Ltd, Dr. S. Prabhu - Associate Professor, Dr. E. Nakkeeran – Associate Professor, Dr. Nalinkanth V. Ghone - Associate Professor, Mr. P. K. Praveen Kumar - Assistant Professor and Mr.S. Naga Vignesh - Assistant Professor attended the meeting on 03/04/2013 .
    Dated: March, 2013.
    • Dr. M. Sivanandham, Principal & Professor, Department of Biotechnology, SVCE received a fund of Rs 18,00,000 for the AICTE MODROB project entitled "Upgradation of Bioprocess and Downstream Processsing Lab for Mammalian Cell Culture" for the duration of 1 Year.
    • Dr.Micheal Tittus senior lecturer deputy head of school / school of Engineering University of Boras delivered Guest lecture on "Higher Education Opportunity in University of Boras, Sweden" on 19th March 2013
    • Ms.E.Kalyani,Ms.S.Jayasupriya, Mr.S.Arun Kumar, Mr.S.Jayaprakash,Mr. P.Muttu pandian First year Biotechnology (2012-2016 Batch) participated in the National Conference on "Industrial Pollution and control technology-2013" held on 14 and 15 March,2013 Organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Annamalai University.
    • Dr. S. Prabhu, Associate professor, Department of Biotechnology presented a hypothetical research paper entitled “Protective Effect of Xanthone Mangostin on Carbon tetra Chloride-induced acute liver damage in Ratand won a Third prize (the Cash award)in the contest held at “Faculty Research Day” function organized by SVCE, Sriperumbudur on 16th March, 2013.
    • Congratualtions to the B.TECH (2008-2012 Batch) and M.TECH.(2010-2012 Batch)Biotechnology Graduates
    • J.Karthik (2010-2014 Batch) mentored by Prof.Sulochana Somasundaram won second place in paper presentation entitled on “Comparitive Analysis Of Keratin Degradation By Various Micro Organisms”  in Students Research Day Innovation Contest conducted by SVCE held on 7/03/2013.
    • B.Shankar Narayanan (2011-2015 Batch) mentored by J.Hariharan won first place in poster presentation entitled on “G-SHOCK (A CONCEPT BASED ON NANO COMPONENTS)” in Students Research Day Innovation Contest conducted by SVCE held on 7/03/2013.
    • J.Karthik (2010-2014 Batch) Won first place in paper presentation entitled on “Comparitive Analysis Of Keratin Degradation By Various Micro Organisms” in Indian Society of technical education Students chapter conducted by Indian Society of technical education- SVCE held on 8/03/2013.
    • Dr. Mohan Ravuru, CEO of Helix2Health, Singapore, delivered a guest lecture on “Genomics and applied Genetics” on 6th March 2013.
    • S.Sivagami  Ph.D scholar ge of Engineering won the 2nd prize in a technical event entitled “HOW GOOD ARE YOU IN LAB” at the Seventh national seminar on “Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013)” organized by Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 1-2 March 2013.
    • S.Sivagami ,M. Yogalakshmi and Prof.M.Sivanandham of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering has presented a paper entitled on "The Effect of N-Benzhdryl Benzamide on the Differentiation Induction Endocytic Activity and Maturation of Dentritic cells isolated from PBMC" at the Seventh national seminar on “Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013)” organized by Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 1-2 March 2013.
    • S.Sivagami of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering has participated in a technical event entitled “NIRUKTA – THE DEBATE” at the Seventh national seminar on “Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013)” organized by Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 1-2 March 2013.
    • Ankit Kumar Chordia.P (2011-2013 Batch) won the 1st  prize in a technical event entitled “HOW GOOD ARE YOU IN LAB” at the Seventh national seminar on “Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013)” organized by Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 1-2 March 2013.
    • Ankit Kumar Chordia.P (2011-2013 Batch) of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering won the 1st prize in a technical event entitled “PRATYAYA - IDP” at the Seventh national seminar on “Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013)” organized by Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 1-2 March 2013.
    • Ankit Kumar Chordia.P (2011-2013 Batch) of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering has participated in a technical event entitled “NIRUKTA – THE DEBATE” at the Seventh national seminar on “Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013)” organized by Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 1-2 March 2013.

    Student Conference participation M.Tech 2011-2013 Batch

    S.No

    Name

    Conference Name

    Place

    Date

    Presentation

    1 S.Sathish kumar International conference on Updates in Research Ethics and Research methodology Sri Ramachandra university March  4-5,  2013 Presented paper on
    In vivo study of immune response of Gardasil vaccine in TB infected patients & Healthy individuals
    2 P.Venkatesh International conference on Updates in Research Ethics and Research methodology Sri Ramachandra university March  4-5,  2013 Paper Presentation on
    Performing site directed mutagenesis to enhance stability of Interleukin-2
    3 Nandhini.N Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013) Bannari Amman Institute of Technology March  1-2,  2013 Presented paper on Expressiona and Quantification of HPV 16 E7 gene in Dacus carota
    4 Ankit Kumar Chordia.P Biotech Institute Industry Interaction : Impact of Biotechnology on Human Welfare (BIII BIT 2013) Bannari Amman Institute of Technology March  1-2,  2013 Paper Presentation on Effect of shear stress on dendritic cells

     

    Dated: Febraury, 2013.

     


    The Department of Biotechnology conducted a workshop on "Phytoproducts For Human Health And Environmental Sustainability” at SVCE on Febraury 27 & 28, 2013.

    To view the workshop report click here

     Under the Guidance of Dr. S. Prabhu, the third year B. tech Biotechnology students namely Mr. T. Rathnavel Pandian & Mr. D. Dinesh Kumaran presented a poster entitled “Nerium Oleander As A Biopesticide- A Biodegradable Substitute ForSynthetic Pesticides in the competition held at National workshop on "Phytoproducts For Human Health and Environmental Sustainability” on 27th & 28th, February, 2013 conducted by Department of Biotechnology, SVCE, Sriperumbudur.

    S.Archana (2011-2013 Batch) won first place in paper presentation entitled "Aconitase inhibition: Can it be a means to enhance biofuel from microalge chlorella vulgaris"in the International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and patenting (ICABP-2013) at School of Biotechnoogy and school of chemistry, Bharathidasan University during Febraury 18-21,2013.

    S.D.Arthi, B.Madhumitha, U.Ezhilarasi,S.Arun Kumar and M.Lavanya First year Biotechnology (2012-2016 Batch) participated in the National Conference on "Microbiology and Bitechnology: Rising to the challgenges of Times" held on 18 and 19 February,2013 Organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Madras Christian College (Automomous), Chennai - 600059.

    WIPRO EARTHIAN AWARDS

    1. Naveen A (2010-2014 Batch, BIOTECHNOLOGY, SVCE)
    2. Jasniya Shah (2011-2015 Batch, BIOTECHNOLOGY, SVCE)

    We received an award for the college along with 1.5 LAKH as a cash prize for being selected as one among the top ten colleges from 1300 entries. Our paper was titled as “Bioenergy production from grey water “A possible solution to clean cooum” – The River that flows through the heart of my city.”

    As a part of Wipro earthian competition, we as a team proposed a paper on sustainability. Wipro’s earthian sustainability Program for Schools and Colleges' is designed to act as a catalyst for fostering excellence in sustainability thinking and doing amongst young people.  From around 700 college entries and 1300 papers from all over the world, our paper was selected as one among the TOP TEN entries. The annual awards program was a first step towards a deeper engagement with children and young adults in schools and colleges. The award function was held at the JN TATA AUDITORIUM on 16th of February 2013 to felicitate the top ten schools and colleges from 1300 entries all over the world. The awards were given by the Chairman of Wipro Ltd. Mr. Azim Premji.

    For more information click:http://wipro.org/earthian2012/college-final-result.aspx

    Nikhila Krishnan 2009-2013 Batch biotechnology student placed First in the Tamil Nadu Inter Engineering Sports Meet at Adhiyaman College of Engineering, Hosur held in the month of February, 2013.

    Under the Guidance of Prof M.Sivanandham and Mentorship of Dr. S. Prabhu, the second year M. Tech Biotechnology student Ms. G.Gayathri (2011- 13 Batch), presented a poster entitled Cloning of recombinant antibody against cervical cancer antigeninthe competition held at National conference on Frontiers in Biotechnology on 6th and 7th February, 2013 organized by SRM University, Chennai.

    Congratulations to 2008-2012 Batch Bio Technology student S. Revathy who secured First rank (Gold Medal) in the university examination

     

    Name University Rank
    Revathy .S 1
    Kiruthika Manivannan 3
    Divya Vijayarghavan 7
    Aishwaraya Sivakumar 12
    Abinaya P S T 20
    Purnima B 29

     

    Dr. Niranjali Devaraj, Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai delivered guest lecture on “MOLECULAR BANDAGE FOR GENETIC DISORDERS” in Biotechnology Department Conference Hall on Feburary 6th, 2013. Faculty Members and students attended the lecture.

    Dr.E.Nakkeeran and Dr.Nalinkanth V Ghone were Recognised as supervisors for M.S (By Research) & Ph.D Programme (Full time/Part time) under Anna University, Chennai

    R.Vijay Subramanian 2010-2014 Batch, spoke in Imayam TV in a tamil Debate entitled "SANGE MUZHANGU" on 27/1/2013.

    R.Vijay Subramanian 2010-2014 Batch spoke in a state level oratorical competition in Tamil entittled on "Naan" and won consoation prize, conducted in Thakkar Bapa Vidhyalaya by Gandhian Integrated Forum Trust on 2/2/2013.

  • Dated: January, 2013.

    Ministry of Environment and forest has updated the details of Institutional Animal Ethical Commitee (IAEC)of SVCE in their website under the Status of Registered Establishments.

    Prof. Muthukumaran Sivanandham, Principal, SVCE,Dr.B.Ravindra Babu, Manager, Biotechnology pilot plant,Kumar Organic Product Limited, Bangalore signed the MoU witnessed by Dr. Sulochana Soma Sundaram, Professor/Head BT/SVCE and Dr.E.Nakkeeran, Associate Professor BT/SVCE.

    Mr. Ambhighainath Ganesan, AHA predoctoral fellow from Johns Hopkins University, USA delivered a guest lecture titled "Interface of ERK Activity with Calcium Oscillations in Beta Cells" on 21.01.2013. Students and faculty members of the Biotech Department attended the lecture.

    N.Karpagam Assistant Professor presented a paper entitled on "Biological Properties of Latex from Asclepias Curasavica.L" in Integrated approach to herbal technology during January 4- 5, 2013.

    Under the guidance of Dr. S. Prabhu, Associate professor, Department of Biotechnology the final year B. tech Biotechnology students Ms.  Lavanya S & Ms. Nithya (2009-2013 Batch), presented a poster entitled “Biochemical analysis of protective activity of luteolin antioxidant extracted from carrot plant against isoproterenol induced myocardial infarction in ratsinthe competition held at National Seminar on Integrated Approach to Herbal Technology on January 4th and 5th, 2013, organized by Asthagiri Herbal Research Foundation together with Sri Ramachandra University at CLRI, Chennai.

    Prof. Muthukumaran Sivanandham, Principal, SVCE,Mr.K.M.Sakthivel, Director Innovative Healthcare Private Limited signed the MoU witnessed by Dr. Sulochana Soma Sundaram, Professor/Head BT/SVCE and Dr.S.Prabhu, Associate Professor BT/SVCE

    Student Conference participation M.Tech 2011-2013 Batch

    S.No

    Name

    Conference Name

    Place

    Date

    Presentation

    1 Lavanya D International conference on BioEngineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College January 2- 4 2013 Paper Presentation on "Immunomodulatory activity of withanolides from Withania somnifera on human immunomodulatory molecules"
    2 Logita Pramodini B E International conference on BioEngineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College January 2-4 2013 Paper Presentation on "Role of CD40 mimetic molecule on Dendritic Cell Migration Towards Colagen Scaffold"
    3 Malini S International conference on BioEngineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College January 2-4 2013 Poster Presentation
    4 Priyadharshini K International conference on BioEngineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College January 2-4 2013 Paper Presentation
    5 Harish Kumar P Integrated approach to herbal technology Centre For Leather Research Institute January 4- 5, 2013 Poster Presentation
    6 Malini S National Conference on Frontiers in Biotechnology SRM University February 6-7, 2013 Paper presentation on "Nutritional studies on ten land races of Oryza sativa" won second place
    7 Gayathri G National Conference on Frontiers in Biotechnology SRM University February 6-7, 2013 Poster Presentation
    8 Lavanya D National Conference on Frontiers in Biotechnology SRM University February 6-7, 2013 Poster Presentation on "Immunomodulatory activity of withanolides from Withania somnifera on human immunomodulatory molecules"

     

    Student Conference participation 2009-2013 Batch

    S.No

    Name

    Conference Name

    Place

    Date

    Presentation

    1

    Yamini BUjwala K Traditional Medicine: The Untapped Treasure In Modern Drug Discovery Vel Tech High Tech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College January 30-31, 2013 Paper -
    participated

    2

    Parthiban E Traditional Medicine: The Untapped Treasure In Modern Drug Discovery Vel Tech High Tech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College January 30-31, 2013 Participated

    3

    Jaikanth V & Parthiban G
    International conference on BioEngineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College January 2-4, 2013 Paper Presentation on Analysis of Mutations causing resistance to rifampicin in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    4

    Maany Ramanan International conference on BioEngineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College January 2-4, 2013 Paper presentation Antimicrobial activity of secondary metabolites extracted from Barringtonia acutangula and its molecular chracterization won firsst place

    5

    Suganya Devi V International conference on BioEngineering Rajalakshmi Engineering College January 2-4, 2013 Participation

    6

    Nikhila Krishnan & Sheetal Ravindra International Conference on Bioenergy, Environment & Sustainable Technologies Arunai Engineering College,
    Tiruvannamalai
    January 27- January 30, 2013 Paper Presentation

     

    Student Conference participation 2010-2014

    S.No

    Name

    Conference Name

    Place

    Date

    Presentation

    1.  
    Mohammed rizwan
    Krishna chander
    Rupesh
    Srinidhi sridhar
    Suchitra
    Selva kumar
    International Stem cell summit 2013 Lifeline multi-speciality hospitals January 4-6, 2013 Poster - participated
    Priyadharshini
    Sangeetha
    Sweetha
    Sowmya
    pratheebha
    Gokila
    Kruthika
    Monica
    food conference on food security and processing IICPT-TANJORE January 04,05 2013 participated
    Rathnavel pandian Conference on environmental concern Women Christian’s college Jan 22,23 2013 Paper - participated
    Karthik.J International conference on stem cells Madras veterinary college Jan 11,12 2013 participated

     

    Student Conference participation 2011-2015 Batch

    S.No

    Name

    Conference Name

    Place

    Date

    Presentations

    1

    Kailash, Karthik, Malik Arjun Life Cells Or Stem Cells Life Line Institute Of Regenerative Medicine Perungudi 4/1/2013- 6/1/2013 Participation

    2

    M. Swarnalakshmi , Shwetha, Sangavi International Conference On Bioenergy, Environment & Sustainable Technologies Arunai Engineering College 27/1/2013- 30/1/2013 Participation

    3

    Meera . S,
    Vasumathy murali
    Stem Cells Lifeline Hospitals
    Regenerative Medicine Perungudi
    4.1.13 Participation
    4
    S.G.Senthamizan
    Shrinath.N
    Anuja.D
    International Conference on Food Technology IICPT, Thanjavur 4.1.13-5.1.13 Participation

     

    Student Co- Curricular participation 2010-2014

    S.No

    Name

    Event Name

    Place

    Date

    1.  
    Kabilan
    Krishna chander
    Rupesh
    Selva kumar
    Karthick
    Baratwaj
    NCC -
    Firing camp
    Chennai Jan 22 2013
    Baratwaj
    Rupesh
    NCC-CAT Camp kancheepuram 23/01/2013-01/02/2013
    Selva kumar
    Kabilan
    NCC-Cadre camp Jeppiar engineering college 3-1-2013 to 12-01-2013
    4
    Shriya prabhu barathanatyam ITC grand chola Jan 6 2013
    Sweetha Music exams London college of music Jan 2013
    Haritha shanker
    Surabisree
    Zumba dance workshop Chennai 2.2.2013
    Surabisree Italian culinary workshop Chennai 03.02.2013