Facilities Available

The centres have well defined buildings at Taramani Campus housing modern infrastructure facilities for carrying out research in various areas of Biotechnology & Food Technology.

Major Equipments Available at Centre for Biotechnology

  • Inverted Fluorescent Microscope
  • Confocal Microscope
  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • Dynamic Light Scattering
  • Scintillation Counter
  • Bioreactor
  • Spectrofluorometer
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

Biotechnology Information System (BTIS - DIC)

The BTIS-DIC is one of the Distributed Information Centres (DIC), set up by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. Information dissemination, training and research in Computational Biology are mandates of the DIC. A number of Ph.D. students of the department also utilize this facility. DIC has Cluster Computing facility to support high performance molecular simulation and molecular docking studies. It also provides Internet facility to students through the Campus network.

Major Equipments Available at Centre for Food Technology

  • Texture Analyzer
  • Viscometer
  • Pilot Retort
  • Reverse Osmosis & Ultra Filtration Unit
  • Pasteurizer
  • Spray Dryer
  • Rapid Extractor
  • Fluidized Bed Dryer