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Department of Biotechnology

Department of Biotechnology

The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2004 as an institution offering graduate courses in Biotechnology. The College also started Post Graduate course in the academic year 2008.We have 08 faculty members and vibrant graduate and postgraduate student strength of over 100.

Department teaches about on various streams of Biotechnology and multidisciplinary sciences: molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, biophysics, bioinformatics, environmental biotechnology, biostatistics and medical microbiology.

Our students conduct research under the supervision of their supervisor with an aim to engage them in the processes of intellectual inquiry, problem solving and creative thinking.

Admission to these degree programs is on meritorious base and according to role of University of Mumbai.

Programmes Offered(UG,PG,M.Phil., Ph.D.etc.)

B.Sc.(Biotechnology)– 6 unit
M.Sc.(Biotechnology)– 6 unit
Ph.D.(Biotechnology)

Consultancy Services(If any)

Electrophoresis of protein and DNA samples

 UG

Class and Semester Course Nomenclature Type(Optional, Elective, Compulsory, etc.)
F. Y. B. Sc. Semester I Basic Chemistry – I Compulsory
Basic Chemistry – II Compulsory
Basic Life Sciences – I: Biodiversity and Cell Biology Compulsory
Basic Life Sciences – II: Microbial Techniques Compulsory
Basic Biotechnology – I: Introduction to Biotechnology Compulsory
Basic Biotechnology – II: Molecular Biology Compulsory
Ability Enhancement Course I (FC I): Societal Awareness Compulsory
F. Y. B. Sc. Semester II Chemistry – I: Bioorganic Chemistry Compulsory
Chemistry – II: Physical Chemistry Compulsory
Life Sciences – I: Physiology and Ecology Compulsory
Life Sciences – II: Genetics Compulsory
Biotechnology – I: Tissue Culture & Scientific Writing and Communication Skills Compulsory
Biotechnology – II: Enzymology, Immunology and Biostatistics Compulsory
Ability Enhancement Course II (FC II): Globalization, Ecology and Sustainable Development Compulsory
S. Y. B. Sc. Semester III Biophysics Core
Applied Chemistry – I Core
Immunology Core
Cell Biology and Cytogenetics Core
Molecular Biology Core
Bioprocess Technology Skill Enhancement Elective
Research Methodology General Elective
S. Y. B. Sc. Semester IV Biochemistry Core
Applied Chemistry – II Core
Medical Microbiology Core
Environmental Biotechnology Core
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core
Molecular Diagnostics Skill Enhancement Elective
Entrepreneurship Development General Elective
T. Y. B. Sc. Semester V Cell Biology and Medical Biotechnology Compulsory
Biochemistry, Immunology and Instrumentation Compulsory
Genetics and Molecular Biology Compulsory
Industrial Biotechnology Compulsory
Applied Component: Drugs and Dyes Compulsory
T. Y. B. Sc. Semester VI Cell Biology, Medical Biotechnology and Biostatistics Compulsory
Biochemistry, Immunology and Instrumentation Compulsory
Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics Compulsory
Industrial Biotechnology Compulsory
Applied Component: Drugs and Dyes Compulsory

 PG

Class and Semester Course Nomenclature Course Type
M. Sc. I Semester I Biochemistry Compulsory
Immunology Compulsory
Molecular Biology Compulsory
Biochemical and Biophysical Techniques Compulsory
M. Sc. I Semester II Metabolism Compulsory
Immunology Compulsory
Bioprocess Technology Compulsory
IPR and Biosafety Compulsory
M. Sc. II Semester III PTC and ATC Core
Medical Microbiology Core
Clinical Studies Core
Developmental Biology Core
M. Sc. II Semester IV Nanotechnology Compulsory
GMO and Environment Compulsory
Bioinformatics Compulsory
Biostatistics Compulsory

Ms. Rashmi Bhave
Ms. Rashmi Anil Bhave
Assistant Professor
M.Sc.
Ms. Pooja Surana
Ms. Pooja Manohar Surana
Assistant Professor
M. Sc.
Miss Ankita Bhosale
Ms. Ankita Dilip Bhosale
Assistant Professor
M. Sc.
Mr. Siddhesh Bhagwat
Mr. Siddhesh Santosh Bhagwat
Assistant Professor
M. Sc.
Mr. Ajay Pathak
Dr. Ajay Dilip Pathak
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., Ph. D.
Mr. Mandar Sawant
Mr. Mandar Ashok Sawant
Assistant Professor
M.Sc
mr-shubham-panchal
Mr. Shubham Panchal
Assistant Professor
M.Sc
Mrs. Sonali Parkar
Mrs. Sonali Parkar
Laboratory Assistant
Mr. Tarachand Shivalkar
Mr.Tarachand Shivalkar
Laboratory Attendant
Lab Information Details

Laboratory-I (Biotechnology):
Total area in square feet: 44ft. X 34 ft.

Laboratory-II (Biotechnology):
Total area in square feet: 28ft. X 21ft.

Instrumentation Room:
Total area in square feet: 34ft. X 14ft.

Preparation Room:
Total area in square feet: 16ft. X 14.5ft.

Incubation Room:
Total area in square feet: 14.5 ft. x 6.5 ft.

Store Room:
1.Total area in square feet: 8ft. X 8.5ft.
2.Total area in square feet: 13ft. X 2.5ft.

Washing Room:
Total area in square feet: 10.5ft. X 6.5ft.

Passage:
Total area in square feet: 58.5 ft. x 10.5 ft.
Total area in square feet: 18 ft. x 4 ft.
Total area in square feet: 14 ft. x 8.5 ft.

Equipments

1. Refrigerator
2. Stabilizer
3. Colorimeter
4. Electronic balance
5. Rotary shaker
6. pH meter
7. Conductivity meter
8. Homogenizer
9. Cooling Centrifuge
10. Deep freezer
11. Electrophoresis Apparatus

Research Equipments

1. Laminar air flow cabinet
2. Inverted Microscope
3. Carl Zeiss Phase contrast microscope
4. CO2 Incubator
5. PCR machine
6. UV – Vis Spectrophotometer

Research Equipments
pH meter

pH Meter

Mono–pan digital balance

Mono–pan Digital Balance

Electrophoresis Apparatus

Electrophoresis Apparatus

Deep Freezer

Deep Freezer

Cooling Centrifuge

Cooling Centrifuge

Laminar Air Flow Cabinet

Laminar Air Flow Cabinet

Inverted Microscope

Inverted Microscope

CO2 Incubator

CO2 Incubator

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Carl Zeiss Microscope

Carl Zeiss Microscope

PCR Machine

PCR Machine

Seminar Workshop Organized(Last 5 years)

Workshop on PCR and Bioinformatics conductedon 25th and 26th Feb.2012

Workshop on “Challenges in Biopharmaceutical Industry” jointly organized by UGC ,New Delhi, Gogate –Jogalekr college, Ratnagiri and NFB, Khalsa college, Mumbai on 26th – 28th August, 2013.

National conference on “Mangroves of Konkan coast” organized by Gogate-Jogalekar College, Ratnagiri in collaboration with Mangroves society of India on 2nd – 3rd Feb., 2015.

National seminar on “Biotechnology for better tomorrow” organized by Gogate – Jogalekar College, Ratnagiri in collaboration with Microbiologist society, India on 26th Feb., 2015.

Workshop cum training on “Applications of Bioinformatics” organized by Department of Biological Sciences, Gogate – Jogalekar College, Ratnagiri on 13th – 14th Feb.,2016.

Workshop cum training on “Applications of Bioinformatics” organized by Department of Biological Sciences, Gogate – Jogalekar College, Ratnagiri on 18th – 19th Feb.,2017.

Collaboration with other Institutes

Academic Extension & Photograph, MOU activities related information & Photographs, Research collaborations.

  1. Nature Club
  2. KTS
  3. Shodhvedh Research Festival of College
  4. Smt. Parvatibai Chowgule College, Margao, Goa
  5. AIDS-Day Awareness programme – Rangoli and Poster Exhibition
rangoli exhibition-01
rangoli exhibition-02

6. Avishkar State level Inter-University Research Festival

Research Fest

7. Organic farming awareness programme
8. NSS and NCC
9. Biodiversity awareness campaign
10. Mangrove Conservation awareness programme
11. Blood Donation programme
12. Industrial visit

JNCASR, Bangalore

JNCASR, Bangalore

IBAB, Bangalore

IBAB, Bangalore

Birla Institute of Scientific Research

Birla Institute of Scientific Research

BISR Bioinformatics Centre

BISR Bioinformatics Centre

 Ms. Rashmi A. Bhave
Qualification: M.Sc.
Research experience: 03 years
International conferences: 01
National conferences: 05
State seminars: 02
Workshops: 03
Sanctioned Project: 01
 Ms. Pooja M. Surana
Qualification: M.Sc.
Research Experience: 01 Year
National conferences: 02
State seminars: 01
Workshops: 01
 Ms. Ankita D. Bhosale
Qualification: M.Sc.
Research Experiences: 01 Year
National conferences: 02
State seminars: 01
 Mr. Siddhesh S. Bhagwat
Qualification: M.Sc.
Research Experience: 02 Years
International Publications: 01
National conferences: 03
State seminars: 02
 Dr. Ajay D. Pathak
Qualification: M. Sc., Ph. D.
Research Experience: 05 Years
International Publications: 03
National Publications: 04
International conferences: 02
National conferences: 07
Workshops: 08
Sanctioned Project: 01
 Mr. Mandar A. Sawant
Qualification: M. Sc.
Research Experience: 03 Years
National Conferences: 04
Workshops: 01
 Mr. Shubham N. Panchal
Qualification: M. Sc.
Research Experience: 03 Years
National Conferences: 01
Workshops: 03

Mr. Ajay Redij and Mr. DyaneshRanade has qualified joint CSIR-UGC NET exam.

Mr. AdwaitParchure and SaritaWaingankar: Project selected at State level interuniversity research convention “Avishkar”
Title – Industrial application of (GCO) media.

Two students participated in International conference on Innovations in Energy, Polymer and Environmental Sciences, organized by YashvantraoChavan

Institute of Science, Satara and Shivaji University Kolhapur, Maharashtra, on 10th -12th Jan.,2014

13 Students from M.Sc.I and II Biotechnology published there research papers in BIONANO FRONTIER Journal at National level Seminar on Biotechnology for sustainable growth and development organized by
CKT College, Panvel on 3rd to 4th Jan 2014.

18 Students from M.Sc. II Biotechnology presented a research paper in National seminar on Environment management and biodiversity conservation, organized by AbasahebMarathe Arts and New Commerce College, Rajapur, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra on 17th to 18th Jan 2014.

Ms. Suchita Tendulkar (S.Y.B.Sc.) bagged Gold medal in power lifting in June, 2014.

UG and PG students Participated and presented research work in National conference on “Mangroves of Konkan coast” (2014-15)

UG and PG students Participated and presented research work in National seminar on “Biotechnology for better tomorrow” (2014-15)

09 M.Sc. I and II students participated in one day State level seminar on “Genetically modified foods- Boon or Bane” (2014-15)

03 M.Sc. II students participated in one day National conference on “Advances in Biological Science” (2014-15)

Ms. Nikita Gawade (S.Y. Biotech) was selected for Summer research fellowship programme 2017 by Indian Academy Of Sciences, at Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow.(2016 – 2017)

Participation of TY students in poster and add making competition held at Mitcon, Pune.(2016 – 2017)

M.Sc. Students participated in Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation organized by Maharashtra Gene Bank Project.(2016 – 2017)

M.Sc. Students Participated in Research Poster making competition “Konark Research Festival” organized by VES college.(2016 – 2017)

Name Organization Special Achievements
Sameer S. Bhosale Kopran Ltd., Khopoli Executive Microbiologist
Ajay D. Pathak ICAR Research Complex, Goa Senior Research Fellow
Ajay G. Redij CCMB, Hyderabad Project Assistant
Pankaj S. Pradhan Reliance Life Sciences, Navi Mumbai Quality Control Officer
Padmaja A. Shete Agharkar Research Institute, Pune Research Fellow
Girija Ayachit BNHS, Mumbai Research Fellow
Prasad M. Shinde Serum Institute, Pune R & D Officer
Mugdha V. Bapat NCL, Pune Project Assistant
Ganesh Khandke Reliance Life Sciences, Mumbai Production Assistant
Anurag V. Patankar Cognizant technology solutions, Powai, Mumbai Clinical Data Analyst

Electrophoresis of protein and DNA samples

FTIR Analysis