Department Activities

Symposium / Seminar / Workshop / FDP / Conference Conducted

2017-18
  • Guest Lecture on Data “Spirulina-Production and its marketing approach” was conducted by Biotech department on 18th March 2017. The resource person was Mr. R. Dinesh kumar from AZTEC Triple (P) Ltd., Chennai.

Two guest lectures were conducted on 21.07.2016 on the following topics:
(i) “Evaluation of the therapeutic potentials of an underutilized tropical plant – Syzygium samar angense” by Ms. Nivetha Thampi, ICMR- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Chennai.
(ii) “Role of nitric oxide and hydrogen sulfide in oxldl treated endothelial cells” by Mr.S. Ganesh Babu, Anna University, Chennai.

  • Department of Biotechnology conducted a National level technical symposium “TYROTEK 2K’17” on 3rd Feb, 2017 and around 75 students participated from various college. The Chief Guest was A. MangalaGowriM.V.Sc., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Animal Biotechnology & Centre for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, Madras Veterinary College.

2015 - 2016
  • Special Lecture on “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and its applications in Biotechnology” by Dr. R.Rani Hemamalini, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, St.Peter’s College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai on 16.09.2015.

Faculty Development – FDPs / Workshops Attended

2016 - 2017

Mrs. K. Chitrakala and Ms. V. Pricilla pushparani, Faculty members of Biotechnology attended National workshop on “Biofuel and Bioenergy” sponsored by DBT, at St.Joseph’s College of Engineering from 02.09.2016 to 03.09.2016.

2016 - 17
  • Ms. V. Pricilla Pushparani, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology has attended 4th National workshop on biofuels and bioenergy organized by St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology during 15-16 September 2017.

Achievements

2017 - 18
  • 9 students from third year Biotechnology have attended a Hands-on training on “Cancer cells and present techniques” in Cancer Institute, Adyar during 12-17th June 2017.
  • 3 students from 2nd year Biotechnology have attended DBT sponsored National Workshop on “Techniques in Biotechnology” during 18th – 22nd July, 2017.
  • Muneeshwaran from third year Biotechnology won Gold Medal in Hockey tournament in National Level Rural Fest.
  • 12 students from third year Biotechnology have attended a Workshop on “Bioinformatics technique” by C.S. Scientifics on 24th September 2017.
  • 3 Students from 2nd year Biotechnology have presented a poster entitled “Process development in bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol: Strategies and economics in pilot-scale study” in DST sponsored National Level Conference on Recent Advances in the field of Bioenergy and Bioproducts in Bannari Amman Institute of Technology during 26-27 September 2017.
  • 7 students from 3rd year Biotechnology have attended 4th National workshop on biofuels and bioenergy organized by St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology during 15-16 September 2017.
  • 3 students from 3rd year Biotechnology have attended a workshop “BIOSUMMIT 2017” at VIT, Vellore during 27-28 October 2017.
2016 - 17

• Mr. Sivakumar R., student of II year Biotechnology, attended training on “Continuing education program” at IIT Madras from 17-06-2016 to 19-06-2016.

  • Ms. Oviya K.B., Mohammed Kathija Beevi S., students of III year Biotechnology and Mr. Sivakumar R., Mr.R. Dinesh kumar students of II year Biotechnology, participated in paper presentation at Prathyusha Institute of Technology on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr.Athul Krishna C.A., student of III year Biotechnology Won II prize in paper presentation at Prathyusha Institute of Technology on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr.Athul Krishna.C.A, Ms. Oviya.K.B, Mohammed Kathija Beevi. S and Obusweatha.K, students of III year Biotechnology Won II prize in Treasure hunt at Prathyusha Institute of Technology on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr.Govarthanan.S, Ms. Selvarani. R, S.Ranganayaki, Pavithra.R and Essakimmal, students of III year Biotechnology, attended workshop on “Animal Cell culture” at IIT Madras on 27.08.2016.
  • Mr. Sivakumar.R, Mr.R. Dinesh kumar students of II year Biotechnology, participated in paper presentation at Dr. M.G.R Educational & Research Institute from 01.09.2016 to 02.09.2016.
  • Mr. Abhinuv.V, Mr. Athul Krishna.C.A, Ms. Bhuvaneshwari.RA, Ms. Jayashree.E, Ms. Oviya.K.B students of III year Biotechnology attended hands on training on molecular biology and genetic engineering techniques at APEX BIOTECHNOLOGY TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE, Chennai for 2 weeks from 21st June 2016 to 7th July 2016.
2015 - 2016
  • Mr.V.Abhinuv, Mr.C.A.Athul Krishna, Mr.D.Krishna, II Year Biotechnology won First place in Problem Solving event in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.
  • Mr.K.Lingesh, Mr.V.Ajith Kumar, Mr.K.Ignatius Loyola, II Year Biotechnology have participated in Adzap in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.
  • Mr.RA.Bhuvaneshwari, Ms.K.B.Oviya, Ms.E.Jayashree, Ms.R.Pavithra, Ms.S.Mohammed Kathija Beevi, Ms.K.Obusweatha, II Year Biotechnology have participated in Paper Presentation in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.
  • Mr.K.Lingesh, Mr.V.Ajith Kumar, Mr.K.Ignatius Loyola,Mr. V.Abhinuv,Mr. D.Krishna, Mr. S.Govarthanan, Ms. R.Selvarani, Ms.V.Jana Priya , II Year Biotechnology have participated in Connexions in the symposium held in Prathyusha Institute of Technology & Management on 18.08.2015.

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Ms.R.Selvarani,II year Biotechnology won first prize in volley ball held in SPCET sports day, 2016.

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