ABOUT CENTRE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY
The Centre for Biotechnology (CBT) was established at Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University in 1989. The Department offers Full Time PG programmes which include M.Tech. in Biotechnology, M.Tech. in Biochemical Engineering, M.Sc. in Biotechnology, M.Sc. in Microbiology and Ph.D. in Biotechnology. Our Centre also offers Part Time PG Programmes in M.Tech. in Biotechnology and M.Tech. in Biopharmaceutical Technology. Department has well equipped classrooms with audiovisual facilities, research and computer laboratories for imparting advanced practical training and exposure to students. The Centre has modern infrastructure for carrying out basic/applied research in the advanced areas of Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Enzyme Technology, Plant Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Microbial Technology, Process Engineering and Bioinformatics. A separate library with latest text books, a seminar hall and a systems biology lab with internet connection are also available.
The centre also conducts workshops and seminars for students, teachers and scientists in the relevant areas of Biotechnology for human resource development. The centre is executing research projects in diverse areas of biotechnology funded by AICTE, DST, MNRE, UGC and also industries. The Centre has active collaboration with Research Organizations such as ICRISAT, Indian Immunologicals Ltd, IICT, CCMB, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad Central University, NATCO Pharma, Osmania University and NRC-PBI Canada and Indo-US Collaborative projects.