Ph.D. in BiotechnologyUniversity of Delhi
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- New delhi
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
The University of Delhi offers Ph.D. in Biotechnology course to its students.
It is offered by the Department of Genetics and under the Faculty of INT. DISP. & APPLIED SCIENCES.
Research interest of the Department are in the area of heavy metal resistance in soil bacteria, fungi and microbial strain improvement for the production of some useful biomolecules, biochemical genetics of bacteria and fungi; plant transformation, somatic hybridization, DNA marker technology for construction of linkage maps, gene tagging and QTLs mapping in Brassica species, development of transgenic rice, cotton Brassica species and vegetables resistant to diseases, pests and environmental stresses, genetic engineering of polyamine and carbohydrate metabolism for stress tolerance and for studying plant development in vitro, plant tissue culture; gene promoter design for higher expression in transgenic plants; molecular biology and functional significance of repetitive DNA; Molecular genetics of human neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders X-linked such as mental retardation, Schizophrenia and Parkinsons disease.
Extensive research funding have been received by different faculty members from national and international agencies as well as industry.
Research facilities of high standard are available. Department has received support under SAP (DRS) Programme.