Department of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
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Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
Year of establishment: 2011
UGC Sanctioned Course

Last date for issue and submission of application form 26-06-2012

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Designation:  Prof. T. SRINIVASU M.Sc., Ph.D., FBS
Head, Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Telephone :0712- 2500199
Fax :0712- 2500088
Mobile :09923797732
E-Mail :dr_srinivasu_t@hotmail.com

Photograph of the building: Construction of the building is over, however other works are going on

 

Courses conducted: M.Sc., Ph.D.(will start soon)
M.Sc. Course: 2 years (Credit based - 4 semesters)
No. of seats: 30 (one seat for other Univ. within Maharashtra and one seat for outside Maharashtra).

Eligibility: B.Sc. from any branch of Life sciences/Biosciences (Botany Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Life sciences, Microbiology, Zoology etc.), Agricultural sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary sciences.

Admission Procedure: As per Univ. Rules (on merit basis)
Date of Admission: Visit Univ. Website for opening & closing of admission dates.

Syllabus:
                                               
Semester I 30 Credits
CELL BIOLOGY (PROKARYOTES AND EUKARYOTES)   4
BASIC BIOCHEMISTRY 4
PRACTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES  4
Molecular Biology I 4
Molecular Biology II 4
Practical I : Based on Course : I, II & III  5
Practical II : Based on Course : IV & V 5

Semester II 30 Credits
Enzyme technology  4
RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY I  4
RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY II  4
IPR, BIOSAFETY, BIOETHICS AND ENTERPRENEURSHIP  4
Immunology  4
Practical III 6 & 10  5
Practical IV 7,8, & 9  5

Semester III 30 Credits
BIOINFORMATICS AND DATA MINING   4
BIOSTATISTICS, LABORATORY MANAGEMENT & SAFETY   4
PLANT GENETIC ENGINEERING 4
ANIMAL GENETIC ENGINEERING 4
INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF GENETIC ENGINEERING 4
PRACTICAL V: COURSE XI XII  5
PRACTICAL VI : COURSE XIII-XV  5

Semester IV 10 Credits
SEMINAR (INTERNAL ASSESSMENT) 2
PROJECT (EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT) 8

 

Faculty Profile:

1.

Dr. T.Srinivasu

2.

Dr. S. Komawar

3.

Dr. A. Chaturvedi

4.

Dr. Tapan Chakravarti

5.

Dr. A.Khan

6.

Dr. N. V. Khubalkar

7.

Dr. B.J. Wadher

8.

Dr. N.V.Shastri

9.

Dr. R.S. Badere

10.

Dr. D.P. Gogle

11.

Dr. N.A.Raut

12.

Dr. C. B. Pawar

13.

Dr. S.B. Nandeshwar

14.

Dr. A. B.Dongre

15.

Dr. Nirmal Nath

16.

Dr. B. Balasubramani

17.

Dr. A.A.Saoji

18.

Dr. Nikhil Palande

19.

Dr. Amit Bafna

20.

Dr. Pravin Naoghare

21.

Dr. D.V.Parwate

22.

Dr. R.Padhye

23.

Dr. N.M. Dongarwar

24.

Ms. Yamini Patre

25.

Dr. Dilip Gore

26.

Dr. Namita Mukherjee

27.

Dr. Bandopadhyay, S.S.

28.

Dr. T.R. Bandre

29.

Dr. S. R. Moghe

30.

Dr. K. P. Raghavendra

31.

Ms. S.S. Bobde

32.

Mr. Meraj Ul Haque

33.

Mr. Manish Chinchamalatpure

34.

Mr. Rahul Bhoyar  

35.

Mr. D. M. Agase

36.

Dr. Minakshi Mhaisgawali

37.

Ms.Apurva Misra

38.

Ms. Rohini Bakade

39.

Ms. G. Poornima

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Areas of Research Interest of faculty:
Mutation breeding of oil crops Molecular Taxonomy & Phylogeny;  Medicinal & Economically important plant identification on molecular (DNA sequences) basis Tissue culture  completed project: Use of ITS nr DNA sequencing technique as a diagnostic tool for authentic identification of medicinal plants in collaboration with Botany dept.

Involved in other Departmental Activities:
DNA sequencing of economically important plants of Vidharba collaboration with Botany dept.
Collaboration with other departments of Univ.:  Department of Botany, Centre for Sericulture and Biological Pest management Research, Collaboration with other Institutes:  CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur; Anacon Labs Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur.

Contact Address: The Head, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University campus, Amravati Road, Nagpur -440033.

Training programmes on contact: Various extraction & isolation methods of DNA from plant Materials PCR Amplification of DNA samples by using primers. Use of bioinformatics tools such as BLAST, MSA, Molecular Phylogenic tree, etc.

Workshops: one week training workshop to be started soon.

Photo Gallery:

 

Head, Molecular Biology &
Genetic Engineering Dept.

Elisa Reader

UV-Vis spectrophotometer

Gel document

       

Gradient PCR

Cooling Centrifuge

Nano

spectrophotometer

(Nanodrop)

Real Time PCR

Other information:

Infrastructure facilities:

Water purification system
Autoclaves
Incubator
Laboratory Oven
BOD Incubator
Orbital Shaker cum incubator
Laminar Air Flow
Cooling centrifuge
Gel documentation
-80 0C freezer –upright with storage racks for 2’ and 3 ‘ boxes for storage
-200 C deep freezers
Gradient PCR system
Electronic semi-micro-analytic balance
UV-visible spectrophotometer (double beam)
Vertical Gel electrophoresis apparatus
Horizontal gel electrophoresis apparatus
 Microwave oven
Air Conditioners labs
Cryo-can
Uv transilluinator
Digital Camera
Fridge
Electric bead Sterilizer
Homogenizer
Pipette Controller
Cooling Incubator
Digital Magnetic stirrer with heating
Micropipettes
Inclined 3600 monocular microscopes
pH meters
Water bath cooling
Electro-blotting Mini System
Single Top pan balance
Inverted tissue culture Trinocular microscope with digital photography attachment
ELISA/microplate Reader
Microplate Washer
Micro LED' – Fluorescence microscope with photographic equipment
Haemocytometer
Ultrasonicator
Air purifier
Hot water bath
Nanospectrophotometer
Real time PCR
3D TV
Computers -desktops
Laptops
Projectors (Wire & wireless)
Multimedia facilities for teaching & res.
Laser printers
Digital & online digital Xerox facilities
Online & hard copy journals


DNA Sequence submission to GenBank :

Name of the organism

Accession No

Phyllanthus fraternus ITS1

EU580527

Phyllanthus fraternus 5.8S

EU580528

Phyllanthus fraternus ITS2

EU580529

Phyllanthus tenellus ITS1

EU580530

Phyllanthus tenellus 5.8S

EU580531

Phyllanthus tenellus ITS2

EU580532

Hygrophila ringens ITS1

EU621916

Hygrophila ringens 5.8S

EU621917

Hygrophila ringens ITS2

EU621918

Hygrophila schulli (ITS 1, 5.8S, ITS 2)

EU489060                              

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