P.hd in Agriculture and Plant Biotechnology:Plant Tissue cultureSt Peter's Engineering College
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P.hd in Agriculture and Plant Biotechnology:Plant Tissue culture
The St.Peter's Engineering is the first institute to start B.Tech Biotechnology Programme among the financing engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University during the year 2001-2002 with an intake of 30 students.
Department of Biotechnology has Biochemistry, Molecular biology, genetic engineering, Bioprocess, Microbiology and Instrumental Methods of Analysis Laboratories, well equipped with specialized equipments like computer controlled Fermentor, Micro filtration Unit, FTIR, ELISA Microplate reader with automatic washer, Fluorescent microscope with phase contrast and other attachments.
The Department conducted a national level technical symposium "NATURA 2004" wherein 60 papers were presented by students from various institutions. Many of our students have participated and presented technical papers on recent trends in Biotechnology in national and international seminars and symposiums conducted by various institutions. Many students have bagged many prestigious awards and brought laurels.
We are planning to join hands with well known research institutes and companies to carry out research jointly and establish on-the-job training centers for our students. Our students have already carried out projects and undergone training in well known institutes like center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad., Dr Reddy's laboratories, Hyderabad., MSSRF, Chennai., CLRI, Chennai., Cancer institute, Chennai., Veterinary college, Chennai., S.V University Tirupathi, National Institute of Immunology, Delhi., Tuberculosis research centre, Chennai., Madurai Kamarajar university, Aravind Eye Hospitals, Madurai., NEERI, Nagpur.
The first batch is completing their course in May 2005 and most of them will be pursuing higher studies abroad as well as in our country. After completing B.Tech Biotechnology the students are eligible to pursue higher studies M.Tech./M.E. in Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutical Technology, Environmental Science & Technology, Environmental Management, Industrial safety Engg, and Environmental Engg & Management.