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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
FTIR Analysis

 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 Compulsory
Medical Microbiology and Instrumentation Compulsory
Genomes and Molecular Biology Compulsory
Marine Biotechnology Compulsory
Applied Component – Biosafety Compulsory
T. Y. B. Sc. Semester VI Biochemistry Compulsory
Industrial Microbiology Compulsory
Pharmacology and Neurochemistry Compulsory
Environmental Biotechnology Compulsory
Applied Component – Agribiotechnology 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 Ankita Dilip Bhosale
Ms. Ankita Dilip Bhosale
Assistant Professor
M. Sc.
Mr. Siddhesh Santosh Bhagwat
Mr. Siddhesh Santosh Bhagwat
Assistant Professor
M. Sc.
Mr. Ajay Pathak
Dr. Ajay Dilip Pathak
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., Ph. D.
Mr. Shubham Naresh Panchal
Mr. Shubham Naresh 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
7.Gel Documentation System
8.Gel Rocker
9.FTIR Machine

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.

Department of Biotechnology in collaboration with Microbiologists Society, India – Ratnagiri Chapter; Mangrove Society of India – Ratnagiri Chapter; Nature Club; NCC organized “Biotechnology Dindi – Awareness Campaign” on the occasion of World Wetlands Day on 2nd February, 2018

Slogan Competition

Internships in Gadre Marine Export Pvt. Ltd., Ratnagiri; TJ Marine products Pvt. Ltd., Ratnagiri

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. 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. 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)

20 UG and PG students of Biotechnology participated in Effect of Maha Soma Yag on various environmental factors (Microbial analysis) held on 16th January to 21th January, 2015.

All UG and PG students participated in Ancient Indian Biology –Biology behind Mythology Exhibition organized in Department of Biological Sciences on 1st Aug., 2015.

M. Sc. II Biotechnology Students presented the research projects in “Technostav – 2016” organized by Finolex Academy of Management and Technology, Ratnagiri on 27th February, 2016

27 Students from T. Y. and M. Sc. II Biotechnology participated in one day National Seminar on “Recent trends in Life Sciences”, Kankavli College, Kankavli, August – 2016

Participation of 15 F. Y. and M. Sc. II Biotechnology students in Science Circus competitions like Poster and model making competitions on 24th September, 2016.

08 students from M. sc. II Biotechnology participated in one day Workshop on “Identifying marine biodiversity conservation- understanding the concept in context to Coastline of Maharashtra” organized by BNHS in collaboration with GJ College, 8th February, 2017.

04 S. Y. Biotechnology students participated in State level organ donation awareness contest –2017 (Poster and best status competitions) on 23rd Feb., 2017.

Ms. Ankita Sawant participated in Fruit processing in collaboration with Dr. Hedgevar Smruti Seva Prakalp, Mangaon from 1st May to 15th June, 2017 at Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneurship Development.

07 students from S. Y. and T. Y. Biotechnology participated in a research project on “The transition from Vernacular to English medium: Students’ Perspectives” organized by HBCSE, TIFR, Mankhurd, Mumbai on 27th Feb., 2018.

20 students of S. Y. and T.Y. Biotechnology participated in Swachha Bharat Summer Internship of Government of India in association with Group Grampanchayat Shirgaon, Ratnagiri. (2018 – 2019).

Name Organization Special Achievements
Sameer S. Bhosale Kopran Ltd., Khopoli Executive Microbiologist
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

UG Biotechnology

To impart hands on skills in preparation of Buffers and solutions.
To impart skills in handling the cultures of micro – organisms
To impart the knowledge of molecular biology techniques.
To impart the skills of PTC, ATC and Science communication
To impart knowledge of society and make students aware about the Problems in Society.
To understand basic principles of research methodology and identify a research problem.
To gain critical thinking and analytical skills to understand new diagnostic methods.
To write a business plan.
To design strategies for successful implementation of ideas.

PG Biotechnology

To develop the knowledge of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Bioprocess Technology.
To impart the knowledge of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics.
To impart the research values among the students.

Class Course code Course Outcomes
F. Y. B. T. USBT101 To impart hands – on skills in preparation of Buffers and Solutions
USBT102 To impart knowledge of Titrimetric and Volumetric estimations and handling of basic analytical techniques like chromatography and colorimetry.
USBT103 To impart skill in handling and culture of micro – organisms
USBT104 To impart the knowledge of growth of micro – organisms
USBT105 To impart the knowledge of food technology and fermentation techniques
USBT106 To impart the knowledge of molecular biology techniques
USBT107 To impart the knowledge of Society and make students aware about the problems in society
USBT201 To impart the knowledge of classification, structure and characterization of biomolecules
USBT202 To impart skills in kinetics and chemical reactions
USBT203 To impart the knowledge of physiology and ecology
USBT204 To impart skills in techniques in genetic analysis and population Genetics
USBT205 To impart the skills of PTC, ATC and Science Communication
USBT206 To impart the skills in Enzyme kinetics, Immunological techniques and Biostatistics
USBT207 To impart knowledge of Globalization and make students aware about the problems in Society
S. Y. B. T. USBT301 To develop an understanding of the different aspects of classical Physics
USBT302 To develop an understanding of the different aspects of organic and green Chemistry
USBT303 To understand the principles underlying various immuno techniques
USBT304 To develop an understanding of the cytoskeleton and cell membrane
USBT305 To discuss the mechanisms associated with gene expression at the level of transcription and translation
USBT306 To develop an understanding of the various aspects of bioprocess technology; skills associated with screening of industrially important strains
USBT307 To understand basic principles of research methodology and identify a research problem
USBT401 To discuss the metabolic pathways of carbohydrates, amino acids, lipids and nucleotides
USBT402 To develop an understanding of the different aspects of analytical Chemistry
USBT403 To discuss the various aspects of systemic infections including causative agents, symptoms and prophylaxis
USBT404 To gain an understanding of the causes, types and control methods for environmental pollution
USBT405 To gain an understanding of the basic concepts of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
USBT406 To gain an understanding of the basic principles used in molecular diagnosis
USBT407 To develop an understanding of the systematic process and to select and screen a business idea
T. Y. B. T. USBT501 To impart the knowledge of cell biology
USBT502 To impart the knowledge of Medical Microbiology and Instrumentation
USBT503 To impart the knowledge of Genomes and Molecular Biology
USBT504 To impart the knowledge of Marine Biotechnology
USBT505 To impart the knowledge of Biosafety practices
USBT601 To impart the knowledge of Biochemistry
USBT602 To impart the knowledge of Industrial Microbiology
USBT603 To impart the knowledge of Pharmacology and Neurochemistry
USBT604 To impart the knowledge of Environmental Biotechnology
USBT605 To impart the knowledge of Agribiotechnology
M. Sc. I PSBT101 To develop the basic concepts of Biochemistry
PSBT102 To develop the basic concepts of Immunology
PSBT103 To impart the knowledge of Molecular Biology
PSBT104 To develop the basic concepts of biochemical and biophysical techniques
PSBT201 To impart the knowledge of metabolism
PSBT202 To impart the knowledge of Immunology
PSBT203 To impart the knowledge of Bioprocess technology
PSBT204 To impart the knowledge of IPR and Biosafety
M. Sc. II PSBT301 To develop an understanding of PTC and ATC
PSBT302 To impart the knowledge of medical Microbiology
PSBT303 To develop the basic concepts of clinical studies
PSBT304 To develop the basic concepts of Developmental Biology
PSBT401 To develop the basic concepts of Nanotechnology
PSBT402 To impart the knowledge of GMO and Environment
PSBT403 To impart the knowledge of Bioinformatics
PSBT404 To impart the knowledge of Biostatistics
Parents Feedback:

Six parents agree that the syllabus of B. Sc. Biotechnology is helpful in terms of knowledge, development and seeking employment for their wards. They are satisfied with teaching and evaluation practices of the department. They are also satisfied with the library resources and other resources such as eBooks, animations etc. related to the syllabus.

Alumni Feedback:

Alumni agree that the syllabus being vast and challenging. According to 67 % alumni, 85 – 100 % syllabus is covered in the class. However, the ICT usage according to 56 % alumni is 75 – 100 %. 67 % alumni also found that the employability of the course is 75 – 100 % and they too agree that the teachers provide regular and timely feedback about students’ performance.