Department of Biotechnology

Department of Biotechnology
Head: Dr. Th. Robert Singh
Period of headship: 3 years w.e.f.26th November, 2019

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The Department was set up in 2007 with the objective of establishing and becoming a full-fledged teaching and research centre for catering the needs of the state, region as well as  the national and international issues in the areas of biotechnology. So far various research grants has been received for developing the  teaching and research facilities under different funding agencies (UGC, DBT, DST, CSIR, ICMR, ICAR, etc.). Research Collaborations has been carrying out with various state, national and internal agencies through exchange, consultancy and joint-project schemes. The Department has been successful in producing a good number of quality post-graduate, M.Phil, Ph.D and Post Doctoral students.

Dr. N. Senthil Kumar, Professor
Dr. J. Bhattacharya, Professor
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Dr. Th. Robert Singh, Associate Professor
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Dr. S. Thangminlal Vaiphei, Associate Professor
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Dr. B.P. Singh, Assistant Professor
Dr. H. Lalhruaitluanga, Assistant Professor

Dr. Esther Lalnunmawii, Assistant Professor
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  • LAN & WiFi
  • Class Room with ICT Facility 2 Nos.
  • Students Laboratory 2Nos
  • Research Laboratory 13 Nos.
  • Computational Facility – DBT-BIF
  • Central Instrumentation Facility: DBT- Advance Level State Biotech Hub
  • Online Journals – DELCON
  • Animal Cell culture Facility
  • Microbial culture facility
  • Plant Cell & Tissue Culture Facility
  • Green House & Net Houses
  • Genomics Facility
  • Departmental Library

Consultancy Provision: 04 as research advisory in various agencies at the state and national level

Department Achievement: From 2007 onwards

  • 06 patents filed so far
  • 174 M.Sc students passed out
  • 16 M.Phil students passed out
  • 21 Ph.D candidates awarded
  • 17 students awarded NET/JRF/SLET/DST-Inspire Fellowships
  • 05 faculties availed overseas assignments under various Research programs
  • 13 awards received by the faculties and 12 students from various scientific and professional bodies
  • 02 students were placed as research scientist abroad; 05 students in Universities/colleges; 14 in various Grade A positions
  • 173 research papers in reputed journals; 09 books; 30 book chapter published
  • Research facilities under DBT & DST: DBT-FIST; DBT-Advanced Biotech HUB; DBT-Bionest; DST-FIST programs
  • 171 Trainings/Workshops/Seminars/conference conducted at the local, state, national, international levels