M.Sc. General Biotechnology

Goa University
In Goa Velha

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  • Master
  • Goa velha

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Goa Velha
Taleigao Plateau, Goa, 403206, Goa, India
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Course programme

M.Sc. General Biotechnology. Independent research topics are undertaken by the M.Sc. students as a part of their curriculum through the 3rd & 4th Semester and students are also assisted for placement for their summer training in R&D laboratories of recognized Institutes/Industries after the second semester.

The Department is actively involved in R&D work and 2 patents have already been filed in addition to several publications. The research thrust areas in the Department are:

1) Biodegradation of oil spills & tar balls by microbial consortia
2) Agarases, alginate lyases, xylanases, lipases & proteases of special characteristics from marine systems.
3) Toxins & other bioactive compounds from bacteria & higher marine organisms.
4) Biodiversity & ecology of hypersaline bacteria.
5) RAPD studies in sea weeds, Tissue culture.
6) Bioremediation of heavy metals with SRB.

The Department has excellent teaching/research facilities and has active collaboration with the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa. It has also been identified by the Australian High Commission for future international research collaborations.

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