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  1. Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh
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    Brief Description : The Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit was established in the year 1985 and has the privilege of having its foundation stone laid by the Nobel Laureate Prof. Abdus Salam. From the day of its inception, biotechnology was conceived as an interdepartmental and interfaculty teaching and research programme. Accordingly teachers from different Departments are actively involved in conducting the M.Sc. course. These include Department of Chemical Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Department of Biochemistry of the Faculty of Science and Department of Chemistry of Faculty of Life Science. In addition, the core teaching staff of the Institute of Biotechnology consisting of one Reader and three Lectures in Microbiology, Enzyme Engineering and Molecular Biology give courses in their specialised subjects as well as in biotechnology practicals. The M.Sc. Biotechnology programme is funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, emerging areas of biotechnology and new biology can be introduced and where  preference is given to the creation of such central research facilities for advanced biotechnological or biological work as are not available in other Departments and research laboratories of this University. The most important objective of the Institute is to encourage extensive interaction among active researchers in order to achieve excellence in scientific research. While the applied aspect of biology receive emphasis the basic research without which no worth-while contribution in biotechnology is possible, is not ignored.

    Address of Institute/s :
    Institute of Biotechnology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh UP
    Country : India