Why study with us?
The Department of Applied Biology and Biochemistry is essentially a multidisciplinary biotechnology department. It comprises of the following areas in terms of teaching and research: Cell and Molecular Biology, Plant and Animal Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Fermentation, Food Technology and Nutrition. For practical hands-on as well as research activities, we have laboratories which include the microbiology and biochemistry laboratories as well as a biotechnology research laboratory.
These laboratories are equipped with centrifuges, spectrophotometers, water baths, temperature controlled ovens and incubators, microscopes, gel electrophoresis equipment, Gel documentation systems, PCR machines, Soxhlet extractors, water distillers etc. For further analytical work, equipment such as the gas liquid chromatography as well as Isoelectric focusing machines are available. The services and facilities offered by the department ensure a breed of the brightest and best students are produced, that make a difference in both academia and society.