Facilities

The BioTechnology department has the following well equipped laboratories.


Instrumental Method of Analysis / Analytical Techniques Lab

Details
UV - vis Spectrophotometer, Fluorimeter, Chromatographic columns, Nephlometer, Thin layer chromatography, Colorimeter, UV illuminator, Gel documentation system.
Faculty In charge: Mr.J.Hariharan,Asst.Professor

Biochemistry / Bioorganic Chemistry Lab

Details
pH meter, Colorimeter, Water bath, Digital Balance (500 g - 0.1 g), Digital Balance (0.1 mg), Table top Centrifuge, Microfuge, Micropipettes, Hot Air Oven, UV - vis spectrometer, Vortex, Magnetic Stirrer, Fume hood, Microplate Reader (vis-range) (300-700 nm)
Faculty in charge: Dr.S.Prabhu, Associate Professor


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Bioprocess Lab / Downstream Processing lab

Details
Shaking Incubator, Laminar Flow Chamber, Water bath, Spectrophotometer, pH meter, Digital Weighing balance, Vortex mixer, Peristaltic pump, Glass columns for packed bed studies, Micro centrifuge, Fermentor, Refrigerated water bath, Spray Dryer, Freeze Dryer
Faculty In charge: Ms.V. Sumitha, Asst.Professor


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Cell Biology Lab

Details
Table top refrigerated centrifuge (swinging bucket-rotor), Table top refrigerated centrifuge (fixed angle), Light microscope, Phase contrast microscope, Fluorescent microscope, Hemocytometer, CO2 Incubator, Laminar flow hood, Autoclave
Faculty In charge: Ms. P.Jaibiba, Asst.Professor


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Genetic Engineering Lab

Details
Gel documentation system, UV-trans illuminator, Laminar Hood, Spectrophotometer, Water bath shaker, Refrigerator, Incubator, SDS-PAGE electrophoresis, Sonicator, Dot blot apparatus, Western blot apparatus, -20oC Deep Freezer, -80oC Deep Freezer, PCR machine, ELISA Reader, Ice-flake machine, High speed centrifuge, Vortex machine
Faculty In charge: Prof.Dr.M.Sivanandham, Principal / Prof.Dr.Sulochana Somasundaram, HOD/Dr.N.Karpagam, Asst.Professor


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Immunology Lab

Details
Micro plate Reader, Micro Plate washer, Tabletop Refrigerated centrifuge (Swinging bucket-rotor), Tabletop Refrigerated centrifuge (fixed angle), Electrophoresis units, Transfer apparatus, Light microscope, Phase contrast microscope, Fluorescent microscope, Hemo cytometer, CO2 Incubator, Laminar flow hood (other than that used for bacterial work), Autoclave
Faculty In charge: Prof. M. Sivanandham, Director- Research/ Mr.R.Mani Kandan, Asst.Professor


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Microbiology Lab

Details
pH meter, Colorimeter, Shaking Water bath, Digital Balance (500g - 0.1g), Digital Balance (0.1mg), Table top centrifuge, Microfuge, Hot air Oven, UV-Vis Spectrometer, Vortexer, Magnetic Stirrer, Laminar flow hood, Microplate reader (vis-range) (300-700nm), Shaking Incubator, Autoclave
Faculty In charge: Prof.Dr.Sulochana Somasundaram, HOD /Dr.Nalinkanth V.Ghone-Associate Professor


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Molecular Biology Lab

Details
Analytical Weighing balance, Micro centrifuge (Non refrigerated), Refrigerated microfuge, Micro oven, DNA electrophoresis tank, Rock and Roll, Gel Documentation System, UV-transilluminator, Laminar Hood, Spectrophotometer, Water bath shaker, Refrigerator, Incubator
Faculty In charge: Prof.Dr.Sulochana Somasundaram , HOD

Bioinformatics lab and Department Library

Details
Hardware Details: Client: Pentium IV/ Core 2 Duo @ 2.2GHz, 1GB RAM -15 Server: Quad Core Intel Xeon Dual, Xeon 2.33 GHz Processor, 4 GB RAM -01 Internet Accessibility: 8MHz, 30 ports, 40 port Hub Software Details: Application Software: Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Acrobat Reader 8.0 Operating System: Windows XP Professional, Fedora 10 Linux, Windows 2003 Enterprise Server, Windows ‘07. Bioinformatics Software: Discovery Studio 2.5, SYBYL, ArgusLab, Swiss PDBViewer, Pymol Viewer, AutoDock, Babel.

Faculty In Incharge – Mr. P. K. Praveen Kumar, Asst.Professor

Department Library contains 136 titles covering all the areas in biotechnology. We have been receiving 8 International Journals and 13 National Journals on the various fields of Biotechnology. We are maintaining B.Tech/M.Tech Biotechnology Project dissertation and curriculum lesson plan with its respective lecture notes in the library.


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