Government M. H. College of Home Science & Science for Women, Autonomous, Jabalpur, M. P.
NAAC Reaccreditated 2012 : A grade CGPA - 3.41
 

Biotechnology
Parent Department: Zoology

What is Biotechnology?

Bio - alive or living

Technology – The application of science to achieve industrial or commercial objectives

Hence, Biotechnology is about using living materials for a commercial or industrial purpose

Areas of Biotechnology

  • Genetic Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Microbial Biotechnology

The Biotechnology Toolbox

  • Today, biotechnology is used in three main ways:
    • Directly using cells
      • Placing yeast into a bioreactor to ferment grapes
    • Using the proteins/enzymes made by cells
      • Isolating antibiotics from bacteria for use in human medicine
    • Using the genetic material inside of cell
      • DNA fingerprinting

Infrastructure

Laboratories 02

Laboratories are Equipped with

  • Autoclave,
  • Spectrophotometer,
  • Laminar air flow,
  • Inoculating chamber,
  • Incubator, Hot air oven,
  • Culture room

Curriculum includes the following areas related to Biotechnology:

  • Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Environment Science

Job Opportunities

  • As a Biotechnologist in different food industry & chemical industry
  • As an agriculture officer in banks
  • As a faculty in educational institutions
  • As research scholar &-scientists
Govt. M. H. College of Home Science and Science for Women Autonomous Jabalpur