Microbiology and Biotechnology are essential components of Life Science that can be applied to various developing sectors of special interest such as Health care, Agriculture, and the Environment. Developing countries like India lack the necessary qualified manpower to exploit such variant technologies. Further, Biosciences, as practiced today, requires multi-dimensional inputs including modern biological and technological sciences. During contemporary times, Life sciences have reached the zenith of the billion-dollar global industrial sector.

The Department of Bioscience at Rathinam College of Arts and Science was established in the year 2018. The Undergraduate in Microbiology and Biotechnology will certainly be churning out not just graduates with knowledge acquired through rote learning but will be producing students who will be employable and also create employment which is the need of the hour. The department is vibrant with various programs, seminars, symposiums, conferences, and workshops to enhance the knowledge of the students. The department faculties also eminently organized, participated, and presented several papers in seminars and conferences.

Key factors / Uniqueness of the program

This department would serve as a platform on various aspects in the fields of Bioscience with special focus on improving the standard of modern job opportunities with special reference to entrepreneurship. Eminent researchers, technologists and entrepreneurs from various streams of Microbiology and other Life Science domain are brought into a single rostrum, for presenting and sharing their experience on various areas of Life Science. The department is envisaged to be highly interactive and scientifically vibrant in training the students at levels of their study.

Skill Training

The students opting Microbiology/Biotechnology program would be trained in various aspects of scientific domain ranging from fundamentals of the research to advanced integrated modules which focuses on enriching the analytical skill set suitable for various industrial requirements. Skill training for medical coding, HACCP, medical diagnostics and Molecular techniques are being provided to the students.

Industry Connect – MoU signed

The Department has collaborated with some of the leading industries in and around Tamil Nadu such as Rajshree Bio solutions Pvt Ltd, Professional Infotech Pvt Ltd, Centre for Bioscience and Nanoscience Research,VJ Biotechnology Pvt Ltd, Illume Gene Pvt Ltd, Shefa Agro Care, Angel Starch Pvt Ltd, and Coromandel Group of Companies etc. Notably a MoU has been signed with Westchester Knowledge works, Bengaluru, and R&D lab focusing on connecting Life science with Technology for finding solutions to chronic ailments.

Our vision is to provide quality higher education to the youth. Apart from imparting subject knowledge and skills, we focus on molding the students with better conduct and character with an utmost commitment to the societal needs and National development. Spirited by the motto “Industry – Ready Education” The Department of Bioscience aims to comprehend the vision of a Life Science candidate and transcend knowledge for enriching human life.

Our mission is to develop knowledgeable, motivated and skilled youngsters in the field of Bioscience who can establish companies/industries catering the basic needs of agriculture, industry and health sector of people all over the globe and could provide a clean, sustainable environment for the future generation.

The department offers a three year Undergraduate B.Sc programme in Microbiology and Biotechnology. Activities in the Department of Bioscience are wide-ranging, reflecting the diversity of modern Life Science sectors. The Department aims to provide an ideal milieu for inter-disciplinary and collaborative activities with funds from different funding agencies. The faculty members of the department are involved in organizing various student centric extracurricular and co-curricular activities and also actively encourage Bio-entrepreneurship with the support of AIC. Students of the Department of Bioscience actively participate in technical activities such as seminar, conference, quiz, science exhibition, Science awareness campaigns etc. Research focus of the department is focused on major thrust area such as

  • Healthcare
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical sector
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Aquaculture
  • Molecular Immunology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Cancer Biology
  • IPR and Patent right
UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
Refrigerator Centrifuge
Gel documentation system
Thermal cycler system

The infrastructure facilities have been stepped up to match the standards of international research laboratories. All the basic infrastructural facilities needed for conducting teaching and research programs in different areas of Bioscience have been developed in the department. The department consists of classrooms with audio-visual facilities well-equipped Research laboratories, a special lab for Animal Tissue Culture, Plant Tissue Culture, and Microbiology, Microbial technology. The instruments in the Department include PCR, Soxhlet apparatus, Digital Gel Documentation System, Digital microscopes, Incubators, Shaker, High-Speed Refrigerated Centrifuges, ELISA Plate Readers, Gel electrophoresis, Uv-Vis Spectrophotometer, Calorimeter, pH meter, Autoclave, Colony counter, Immunology Assay Kits, Distillation Units, Laminar Air Flow Chamber, Vortex mixer, Refrigerators, and Deep Freezers.

Library

It has excellent library facilities, which includes latest editions of Books, National/International Journals and Magazines covering all fields of Microbiology, Virology, Bacteriology, Microbial Physiology, Microbial Genetics, Pathology, Mycology and Parasitology, Immunology, Animal Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering etc.

Areas of Placement opportunity

A successful candidate in Bioscience may find career opportunities in the following sectors

  • Agricultural Research Organizations
  • Botanical Survey
  • Hospitals
  • Medical research
  • Medical laboratories
  • Quality Testing Laboratories
  • Patent office
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance office
  • Forensic laboratories
  • IT sector – Medical records maintenance
  • Seed and Nursery organizations
  • Food production Companies
  • Drug testing Companies
  • Biotechnology Firms
  • Oil Industry
  • Seed Companies
  • Lumber or Paper Companies
  • Nurseries
  • Food Companies
  • Chemical Companies
  • Biological Supply Houses
  • Educational Institutes
  • Wildlife and Fishery Departments and other allied organizations

Entrepreneurial opportunity / about alumni entrepreneur

Since the college has a stand-alone Atal Incubation Center (AIC), students who join the department with an urge to establish themselves as an entrepreneur will have a bright chance of sophistication to develop their skill sets by seeding their innovative idea; enabling them to become competent enough to start a successful Life science enterprise through the AIC.

Higher Education opportunities

The program per se will also provide excellent opportunities for the very many rural and semi-urban Microbiology undergraduates to pursue post-graduation with exemplary state of art facilities for practical training and skill development.

B.Sc Microbiology

Program Educational Objectives (PEO):

PEO 1: Preparedness – The students shall excel in various Microbiological aspects or succeed in the industry / technical profession through global, rigorous education.
PEO 2: Core competency– The students shall be provided with a strong foundation in the fundamentals of core Microbiology and allied subjects required to troubleshoot routine problems caused by microbes and also to pursue higher studies.
PEO 3: Comprehensive knowledge – The students would acquire good scientific and research breadth so as to comprehend, analyze, design, and create novel bioproducts and solutions for real-life problems.
PEO 4: Professionalism and Ethical standards – The students shall be imparted with professional and ethical attitude, effective communication skills, teamwork skills, multidisciplinary approach, and an ability to relate Microbiological issues to broader social context.

Program Outcomes (PO):

PO 1: The candidates shall acquire current knowledge in Microbiology which would enable them to enrich themselves to be competitive in the Life science sector.
PO 2: Students would gain the ability to articulate and have cognitive thinking on the different aspects relevant to Microbiology.
PO 3: Students would be imparted with the ability to design and execute comprehensive techniques and become familiar with routine laboratory practices.
PO 4: Students shall attain scientific writing and communication skills to aid them in written, oral and visual presentation, including an original research proposal.
PO 5: Students shall acquire the ability to prepare themselves for careers in the industry, agriculture, and applied research, where the biological system is extensively employed.
PO 6: Students would apply technical skill sets in handling various laboratory instruments, and troubleshoot related problems.
PO 7: Students would acquire entrepreneurial skills and apply ethical principles to create novel bioproducts enabling them to establish a startup industry.
PO 8: Students would function effectively as teams to plan tasks, execute them to achieve the set goal, and analyze risk and uncertainties involved in Environment, Health, and allied sectors.

Program Specific Outcome (PSO):

PSO 1: To equip students with essential skills for understanding the Research ethics (public policy, biosafety, and intellectual property rights) involving microorganisms to contribute to the application, advancement, and impartment of knowledge in the field of Microbiology.
PSO 2: To develop substantial original research of social and environmental significance with quality sufficient for publication.
PSO 3: To enable the students to present their work through written, oral, and visual presentations, including an original research proposal.
PSO 4: To propose the technological know-how in domains of Microbiology for their applications in industry and research.

B.Sc Biotechnology

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

PEO 1: To produce graduates in Biotechnology with strong technical sounds in Bioscience.
PEO 2: To promote the students towards research aspect to resolve the social problems.
PEO 3: To generate potential knowledge to identify, assess and formulate the needs of biotechnology industries.
PEO 4: Recognition of the need for and engagement in the lifelong learning process for a productive career.
PEO 5: To inculcate the capability to work as a Researcher and entrepreneur with strong ethics.

Program Outcomes (PO):

PO 1: Ability to gain the knowledge fundamental fields of biotechnology
PO 2: To empower the students to acquire technological know-how by connecting disciplinary and interdisciplinary aspects of biotechnology.
PO 3: To learn research-based knowledge including design of experiments, analysis, and interpretation of data and valid conclusions.
PO 4: Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources with an understanding of the limitations.
PO 5: Able to think originally, conceptualize and solve different fields of biotechnology problems, evaluate a wide range of potential solutions for the core area of expertise.
PO 6: To distinguish the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in lifelong learning independently with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improving knowledge and competence continuously.
PO 7: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the research practice.
PO 8: Recognize the importance of Bioethics, IPR, and entrepreneurship so as to usher in the next generation of Indian Industrialists.

Program Specific Outcome (PSO):

PSO 1: Cell Biology- The student has a strong foundation in the functions of the Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells.
PSO 2: Fundamentals of Microbiology – The student has an understanding of the concept of culturing microbes, Characterization, and Industrial applications.
PSO 3: Principles of Genetics – The students have to know the concept of gene and the relationship between genotype and phenotype
PSO 4: Bioinstrumentation – The student has thoughtful knowledge of the theory, operation, and function of analytical instruments.
PSO 5: Plant Biotechnology – The student has trained in technological updation of advancement in the Agriculture sector.
PSO 6: Animal Biotechnology – Students learn about the transgenic animal, their application in the pharmaceutical industry, cloning, and their importance.
PSO 7: Genetic Engineering- The student would be able to demonstrate the role of genetic engineering in gene therapy and its applications in agriculture and medicine.
PSO 8: Molecular Biology – The student has understood the molecular mechanism of a prokaryotic and eukaryotic genome.
PSO 9: Environmental Biotechnology – The students are able to analyze case studies representatives of key areas of Environmental Ecology.
PSO 10: Industrial Biotechnology – The student will aware of better opportunities in biotechnology in the industry

B.Sc Microbiology

COURSE COURSE DESCRIPTION COURSE OUTCOME
Core – Basic concepts of Microbiology Microbiology has played a central role in all aspects of Biological Sciences, including morphogenesis, Genetics, developmental biology, Physiology, Biochemistry, and Cell biology. This course provides an understanding of Microbiology and its lineage is essential to inculcate knowledge of basics.
  • To describe the fundamental concepts of Microbiology, such as the classification and identification of microbes.
  • To relate the use of different microscopic techniques according to different laboratory purposes.
  • To interpret the microscopic observation of microorganisms and maintenance of microbial cultures.
  • To compare the core principles of sterilization and the different methods of sterilization.
  • To illustrate the pure culture techniques and preservation of cultures
Core Practical –  Basic concepts of Microbiology Practical This course provides basic knowledge on the size, shape, and structure of bacteria and enables the students to know about the morphology and cultivation of microorganisms.
  • To review and understand different Microbiological lab accessories
  • To experiment on preparing different reagents and media
  • To learn basic techniques of cultivating microbes under in vitro conditions.
  • To distinguish microbial characteristics from microbial colony morphologies
  • To differentiate microorganisms using various staining methods
General Biology This course enhances the student’s skill set by imparting knowledge on the structure and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Moreover, information about plant and animal physiology ensures that the student gains an overall knowledge of their functions.
  • To understand the structure and function of microbial cells.
  • To explain the concept and information on comparative biology.
  • To compare the process of cell divisions in prokaryotes and eukaryotes.
  • To describe the plant and animal cell morphology and functions.
  • To interpret the different functional aspects of human organ systems.
General Biology Practical This course provides basic knowledge on the study of cells, cellular organelles, and an array of processes that take place within the smallest unit of life, the cell.
  • To review and understand different Microbiological lab accessories
  • To experiment on preparing different reagents and media
  • To learn basic techniques of cultivating microbes under in vitro conditions.
  • To distinguish microbial characteristics from microbial colony morphologies
  • To differentiate microorganisms using various staining methods
Allied – Biostatistics and Computer Application This course has been designed to enable the students to learn the Application of Statistics in the field of Biology.
  • To provide the basics of Biostatistics.
  • To describe the Measures of location and dispersion.
  • To apply the concept of probability theory in research
  • To identify the hardware parts in a computer
  • To illustrate different utilities available in Microsoft Excel software
Core  – Microbial Physiology and Metabolism This course deals with the study of how a microbial cell utilizes the available nutrient and obtain energy in nature. Understanding microbial physiology is vital in manipulating both the beneficial and harmful characteristics of microbes.
  • To identify and study the morphology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
  • To understand nutritional requirements and physiological aspects of nutrient uptake in microbes.
  • To analyze the role of different metabolic pathways involved in nutrient metabolism.
  • To grasp the aspect of anaerobic respiration in microbial metabolism.
  • To decipher the concept of the various biosynthetic pathways involved in microbial metabolism.
Core Practical – Microbial Physiology and Metabolism Practical Understanding microbial physiology is vital in manipulating both the beneficial and harmful characteristics of microbes. This course has been framed such that a candidate would get a complete hands-on experience on the techniques involved in the characterization of microbial diversity and physiological characteristics.
  • To enhance knowledge on Microbial Physiology like growth.
  • To gain information on the cultivation of microbes on variable factors.
  • To determine the biochemical characterization of the microbial flora.
  • To learn about the representative forms of various microbial cells.
  • To determine the nature of microbial nutrient utilization.
Analytical Microbiology This course highlights the basic laboratory skills that are essential for work in clinical, Pharmaceutical, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology laboratories. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to explain bio instrumentation techniques, design and application.
  • To become proficient in operating various laboratory instruments.
  • To acquire knowledge on operating principles of lab equipment.
  • To learn basic techniques of cultivating microbes under in vitro conditions.
  • To relate practical knowledge on troubleshooting problems with different instruments.
  • To understand the ultimate purpose of the instruments in the laboratory-based on the experimentation.
Analytical Microbiology Practical This course highlights the basic laboratory skills that are essential for work in clinical, Pharmaceutical, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology laboratories. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to explain bio instrumentation techniques, design and application.
  • To employ suitable methods for sample analysis
  • To experiment on different microscopic and chromatographic techniques
  • To learn basic techniques of separating protein samples.
  • To distinguish and separate solutes using different centrifugation techniques.
  • To infer the cell morphology using microscopic techniques.
Allied – Biomolecules Biochemistry is a branch of science which deals with the chemistry of living organisms and that of their biological processes. Biomolecule deals with the ability to comprehend chemical combinations and reactions that occur due to biological processes such as growth, reproduction, metabolism, heredity.
  • To provide the basics of Biochemistry and its applications.
  • To describe the structure and functions of enzymes, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates.
  • To understand the molecular basis of cell regulation by Nucleic acid
  • To understand the regulatory mechanism of physiological and biochemical reactions of cells.
  • To present the basis behind the biosynthetic pathway of biomolecules.
Core –  Microbial Genetics This course is framed to emphasize the knowledge of the candidate on the types of Genetic material and the regulations under which it acts. Students undertaking this course would be able to study the role of nucleic acids in regulating microbial cells functions.
  • To provide the basics knowledge on the historical perspective of Genetics.
  • To describe the process of DNA replication.
  • To understand the mechanism of Transcription and Translation.
  • To analyze different types of mutation and its regulation.
  • To study the various types of gene transfer mechanisms.
Core Practical – Microbial Genetics Practical This course has been framed to develop the hands-on practical knowledge of the candidates by providing keen information on the various techniques involved in the isolation of nucleic acids from microbes and mutant organisms.
  • To enhance knowledge on Microbial Genetics.
  • To gain information on the isolation of mutants and auxotrophic microbes.
  • To determine the techniques of DNA and Protein isolation
  • To illustrate the plasmid and chromosomal DNA isolation from microbes.
  • To assess the genetic information based on the qualitative analysis of gene data.
Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity This paper has been structured to make the students familiarize themselves with fundamental knowledge on the classification and diversity of microorganisms.
  • To understand the principle of microbial taxonomy and its types.
  • To describe common groups of bacteria and archaea in different ecosystems.
  • To describe common groups of fungi, algae, protozoa, and viruses in different ecosystems.
  • To evaluate, synthesize and present scientific studies of genetic and functional microbial diversity.
  • To infer the composition of microbial communities and for the function and occurrence of individual groups.
Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity Practical This paper has been structured to make the students familiarize themselves with fundamental knowledge on the classification and diversity of microorganisms.
  • To understand the principle of microbial taxonomy and its types.
  • To describe common groups of bacteria and archaea in different ecosystems.
  • To describe common groups of fungi, algae, protozoa, and viruses in different ecosystems.
  • To evaluate, synthesize and present scientific studies of genetic and functional microbial diversity.
  • To infer the composition of microbial communities and for the function and occurrence of individual groups.
Allied – Biochemistry Biochemistry is a branch of science which deals with the chemistry of living organisms and that of their biological processes. It deals with the ability to comprehend chemical combinations and reactions that occur due to biological processes such as growth, reproduction, metabolism, heredity.
  • To provide the basics of Biochemistry and buffer systems.
  • To describe the process of Bioenergetics.
  • To understand the properties of vitamins and minerals.
  • To understand the types of Hormones and their functions.
  • To present the basis behind the inborn errors of metabolism.
Skill Enhancement Courses – I –

Waste Management

This course was intended to create general awareness among the candidates on the importance of waste management. Students would be imparted with knowledge on the various methodologies involved in managing different types of wastes.
  • To provide the basics of municipal solid waste.
  • To describe the process of collection and segregation of waste.
  • To understand the importance of nuclear and e-waste.
  • To analyze different methods involved in the management of wastes
  • To study the health hazards and environmental effects caused by wastes.
Core – Immunology This course is framed to introduce the Science of Immunology by imparting knowledge on various types of immune systems their classification structure and mechanism of immune activation.
  • To describe the historical developments of Immunology and basic immune functions.
  • To illustrate the various types of antigens and antibodies present in the immune system.
  • To classify various types of immune diseases.
  • To differentiate the methodologies involved in Immunohematology
  • To elaborate on the various clinical techniques involved in Immunotechnology
Core Practical – Immunology Practical This course focuses to impart the science of Immunology and studying various techniques involved in determining the functions of immune systems using qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • To enhance knowledge on Immunology.
  • To gain information on the agglutination reactions.
  • To experiment on the various methods of ELISA.
  • To illustrate different types of blood cells using hematological analysis.
  • To assess the antigen-antibody reaction with the aid of immunoelectrophoresis techniques.
Medical Bacteriology This course provides the ability to characterize, isolate and identify different microbes. It includes a detailed study of characterization, etiology, pathogenicity, clinical systems, and laboratory diagnosis of disease-causing Microorganisms.
  • To provide the basics knowledge about infections.
  • To describe the morphology and cultural characters of Gram-positive bacteria.
  • To understand the morphology and cultural characters of Gram-negative bacteria.
  • To compare the morphology and cultural characters of mycobacteria, spirochetes, and intracellular parasites.
  • To appraise the methods of diagnosis of infections.
Medical Bacteriology Practical
  • To provide the basics knowledge about infections.
  • To describe the morphology and cultural characters of Gram-positive bacteria.
  • To understand the morphology and cultural characters of Gram-negative bacteria.
  • To compare the morphology and cultural characters of mycobacteria, spirochetes, and intracellular parasites.
  • To appraise the methods of diagnosis of infections.
Allied – Research Methodology This branch of study seeks to provide a general introduction to essential fundamental concepts of research and research methods.
  • To know the basics of research and formation of problems
  • To Understand and apply the major types of research designs and errors
  • To Formulate clearly defined scaling techniques and report writing
  • To Analyse and summarise the basic terms such as mean, median, and mode
  • To deal with T-Test, Chi Square-Test, etc
Skill Enhancement Courses – II – Virology This course describes the replications and life cycle strategies of DNA and RNA Viruses. A candidate undertaking this course shall enumerate the integrated information in viral reproduction and host interaction.
  • To describe the structure and cultivation of Viruses
  • To demonstrate the life cycle of DNA phages
  • To analyze the Life cycle of bacteriophages
  • To evaluate the structure and replication of plant viruses.
  • To test the best therapy for viral infection
Core – Food and Industrial Microbiology This course provides information on the role of various microbes employed in the food industries and the process involved in food production.
  • To classify the microorganisms involved in the food industry.
  • To illustrate the strain improvement strategies of industrially important microbes.
  • To discuss the working principles of different types of fermentors.
  • To compare the food laws and regulations as per the WHO standards and HACCP.
  • To elaborate on the applications of bioprocess technology.
Core Practical – Food and Industrial Microbiology Practical This course focuses to develop practical knowledge on Food and Industrial Microbiology and illustrate modern analysis techniques.
  • To demonstrate skill development on the enzyme, beverages, and organic acid production.
  • To develop practical skills in food analysis techniques.
  • To illustrate the microbes of canned foods and assess the quality.
  • To demonstrate the hygienic practices in industries
  • To highlight both the beneficial and harmful roles of microbes in food industries.
rDNA Technology This course shall describe the cloning and expression strategies used in various fields of Life science. It also deals with the pros and cons of using in vitro modification of nucleic acids.
  • To understand the importance of plasmids and viruses for genetic engineering.
  • To analyze the different gene transfer techniques.
  • To produce transgenic products and commercial products.
  • To explain techniques in rDNA and to construct genomic libraries.
  • To interpret various techniques involved in Genetic Engineering.
rDNA Technology Practical This course shall describe the cloning and expression strategies used in various fields of Life science. It also deals with the pros and cons of using in vitro modification of nucleic acids.
  • To understand the importance of plasmids and viruses for genetic engineering.
  • To analyze the different gene transfer techniques.
  • To produce transgenic products and commercial products.
  • To explain techniques in rDNA and to construct genomic libraries.
  • To interpret various techniques involved in Genetic Engineering.
Elective  – I – Management of Human Microbial Disease Microbial diseases are emerging with vast drug resistance and so a keen knowledge about the difference in the pathogens and their characteristics is required to manage the diseases caused. A candidate undertaking this course would be able to describe the identification, classification, characterization of bacterial species.
  • To illustrate types of diseases affecting mankind
  • To examine the clinical samples and deduce the infection route
  • To maximize the knowledge on the mode of action of antibiotics
  • To take part in the disease prevention scenario after gaining knowledge on the available measures
  • To choose vaccines that best suit the prevention of disease.
Elective  – II – Bioethics, IPR, and Biosafety This course has been designed to make the students understand safety aspects in biological laboratories and to create awareness on the Intellectual property rights and patenting of Bioscience processes.
  • To describe the ethical values in Microbiological Research
  • To apply and use of animal and human specimens for Research
  • To discuss Patenting in Biological research
  • To illustrate biosafety in applying genetically modified organisms
  • To prioritize the role of microbes in the laboratory process
Skill Enhancement Courses – III-Medical Mycology and Parasitology This course enables a student to illustrate the medically important fungi and parasites. It also emphasizes the various laboratory methods for identifying different types of fungi and parasites.
  • To describe the fungal characteristics, classification and mycoses
  • To compare the susceptibility testing- CLSI, EUCAST methods
  • To illustrate the life cycle and pathology of parasitic infections
  • To analyze the medically important helminths
  • To evaluate the validation of antimicrobial technology
Core -Environmental and Agricultural Microbiology This course provides a comprehensive overview of biogeochemical processes relevant to environmental scientists and engineers mediated by microorganisms.
  • To summarize the various biogeochemical cycle with microbes and their application as Biofertilizer
  • To illustrate the occurrence, abundance, and distribution of microorganisms in the environment and their role
  • To discuss the diversity of microorganisms and microbial communities inhabiting the ecological habitats
  • To identify the microbes responsible for air and water pollution.
  • To know the suitable methods for managing environmental problems.
Core Practical -Environmental Microbiology Practical This course shall develop practical knowledge on techniques involved in assessing the various environmental factors affecting the growth of the microorganism.
  • To illustrate the isolation of different types of nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
  • To explain the water quality analysis.
  • To develop the practical skill in the cultivation of Single Cell Proteins (SCP).
  • To demonstrate the techniques for air quality assessment.
  • To validate the parameters required for in vitro cultivation of cyanobacteria.
Elective – III – Molecular Biology Candidates studying this paper would be familiar with techniques involved in Molecular Biology, embryo manipulation, cell, and tissue culture to manipulate the genomes of animals for ways to improve the livestock for food production and biomedical purpose.
  • To describe the structure of nucleic acids
  • To interpret the different modes of DNA replication
  • To illustrate about DNA transcription and translation process
  • To elaborate on the Regulation of DNA mechanism
  • To infer the role of genetic material in controlling the cellular regulatory mechanism.
Elective – IV – Marine Microbiology This course is designed to make the students get an idea about the isolation, identification, and preservation of marine microbes and their application in various fields. It also imparts knowledge about the origin and maintenance of microbial diversity and its role in the structure and function of marine ecosystems.
  • To extend knowledge on Microbiology to the marine ecosystem
  • To illustrate different marine organisms based on the ecology of growth
  • To understand the different marine ecosystem and their role in natural balance
  • To elaborate on the positive and negative aspects of microbes in the marine environment
  • To attribute to the methods used for exploring marine organism and their classification
Skill Enhancement Courses – IV-Textile Microbiology This course was intended to impart knowledge on creating modified textile material using Microbiological techniques.
  • To apply microbiological techniques in creating novel textile material.
  • To describe the antimicrobial agents and the pathogens associated
  • To discuss the polymers used in textiles and antimicrobial textiles
  • To demonstrate the standard Assessment methods used in textile industries
  • To evaluate the validation of antimicrobial technology
Ability Enhancement Courses
  • Environmental Studies
  • Women Studies
  • Constitution of India
  • Human Rights
  • Yoga
  • NCC
  • Communicative English
  • Quantitative Aptitude

B.Sc Biotechnology

Cell Biology

  • To become skillful in the basics of cell structure and classification.
  • To understand the composition and functions of cells.
  • To learn the functional activity of cells.
  • To become familiar with cell multiplication and action.
  • Examine the characteristics of cellular organelles and interpret how it is involved in cell activity and communication.

Fundamentals  Microbiology

  • To gain insights on how the subject area developed over a period of time.
  • To impart knowledge on the working of different types of Microscopes.
  • To internalize the techniques used to observe microorganisms by different

staining techniques.

  • To identify the different types of medium and techniques used for the growth and cultivation of microorganisms.
  • Able to aware of microbial Diseases caused by humans.

Principles of Genetics

  • Understand the significance of Genetic materials and Mendel’s law
  • Recognize differences between the biological sexual mechanisms
  • Analyze the genetic material based on their confirmation
  • Evaluate the nature and action of mutation
  • Predict the nature of gene frequency in a population.

Bioinstrumentation

  • Able to understand the principles of spectroscopy.
  • Analyze the application of chromatography techniques.
  • Apply the techniques for the biomolecule separation process.
  • Evaluate the DNA and protein through Electrophoresis techniques.
  • Know the techniques for Gene amplification and sequencing.

Plant Biotechnology

  • To become familiar with plant tissue culture techniques and preparations.
  • To know the techniques for plant gene transformation and process.
  • To learn the functional activity of vectors for transformation.
  • To become familiar with transgenic plants with regulations.
  • To learn about the Quality analysis of plant-based products.

Animal biotechnology

  • To understand the basic mechanism of mammalian cell
  • To get an idea for designing the tissue culture laboratory area.
  • To know the preparation and handling of primary culture
  • To become familiar with Stem cell culture.
  • To know the applications and safety measures of Animal Biotechnology.

Molecular Biology

  • To understand the genome organization in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
  • To know the central Dogma of the organisms.
  • To apply the mechanisms of gene regulation.
  • To analyze the DNA repair mechanism of bacterial genetics
  • To understand chromosomal variation and mapping.

Environmental Biotechnology

  • To understand the ecosystem structure and function
  • To know the solid waste management system
  • To apply the engineered bioremediation process
  • To analyze the indication of water pollution.
  • To understand the microorganisms and energy requirements of mankind.
GUEST LECTURES
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1 Department of Bioscience Organised Guest Lecture on Instrumentations in Analytical Microbiology on 10th December 2019. Dr. Hariprasad. P, Assistant Manager Quality Assurance (Water Quality Division) Suguna Foods Private Limited, Coimbatore, delivered the lecture.
2 Department of Bioscience Organised Guest Lecture on Theory of Gene Linkage and Chromosomal Inheritance on 11th December 2019. Dr. K. Ramalakshmi, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bioscience and Research, SNMV College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, delivered the lecture.
3 Department of Bioscience Organised Guest Lecture on Genes and types on 22nd February 2019. Dr. Vinitha K, Research Associate, Kavin Bioresearch, Chennai, delivered the lecture.
4 Department of Bioscience Organized Guest Lecture on Health care opportunities in Life Science on 6th September 2018 Mr. S. Syed,  Production Head, Professional Tech solution, Ram Nagar, Coimbatore, delivered the lecture.
5 Department of Bioscience Organized Guest Lecture on Analytical Microbiology on 11th December 2019. Dr. M. Meena, Deputy Manager, Bioline Laboratories, Coimbatore delivered the lecture.
6 Department of Bioscience Organized Guest Lecture on Microbial quality control of Water on 5th July 2019. Mr. G. Manivannan,  Dept. of Water Quality and Assessment, Suguna Foods Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore delivered the lecture
7 Department of Bioscience Organized Guest Lecture on Microbial Physiology on 28th June 2019 by Dr. T. R. Juby, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology,

Shri Narayana Guru College of Arts and Science, K.G. Chavadi, Coimbatore delivered the lecture.

8 Department of Bioscience Organized Guest Lecture on Microbial Nutrition and Lactate fermentation on 24th June, 2019. Dr. B. Thazeem, Director, Faculty of Science & Humanities, Vellalar Institution, Erode delivered the lecture.
9 Department of Bioscience Organized Guest Lecture on Microbial growth requirement on 26th June 2019 Dr. V. Manonmani, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Biotechnology, RVS CAS, Coimbatore delivered the lecture.
10 Department of Bioscience Organised Guest Lecture on Instrumentations in Analytical Microbiology on 10th December 2019. Dr. Hariprasad. P, Assistant Manager  Quality Assurance (Water Quality Division) Suguna Foods Private Limited, Coimbatore, delivered the lecture.
11 Department of Biotechnology Organised Webinar on 22/06/2020. Mr. M. V. Muthukumar ME, (Ph.D), Supervisior – Development, Tekno Therm Industries, Biomedical Waste Management, Coimbatore, delivered the lecture on the topic “Importance of IPR for Innovative Products”
12 Department of Biotechnology Organised Webinar on 04/07/2020. Dr. S. Aravindh, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, ELIES BIOTECH Pvt Ltd., delivered the lecture on the topic  “Enhancement of Innovations in Agriculture sectors”
13 Department of Biotechnology Organised Webinar on 14/08/2020. Dr. S. Velayuthaprabhu, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore delivered the lecture on the topic  “Animal Models of autoimmune disease: An approach for clinical study”
14 Department of Biotechnology Organised Webinar on 03/09/2020. Mr. Shibily Prathyumnan, Researcher in Virology, Department of Medical Biotechnology, University of Siena, Italy  delivered the lecture on the topic “Career Opportunities in Biotechnology”
15 Department of Biotechnology Organised Webinar on. Dr. Natarajan Velmurugan

Scientist & DST-INSPIRE Faculty & AcSIR Assistant Professor, CSIR-NEIST, Branch Laboratory-Itanagar, Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh, India delivered the lecture on topic “Exploring “flow cytometry and omics” approaches: Towards understanding the essence of stress phenomena in plants and microalgae”

16 Department of Biotechnology Organised Webinar on 23/11/2020.  Dr.C.Krishnamurthy, Professor, Department of Library and Information science, Karnataka University, delivered the lecture on the topic  “Orientation Session on National Educational Policy 2020”.
17 Department of Biotechnology Organised Guest Lecture on 08/06/2021. Er. M. Gunesekaran, Assistant Professor, Innovation Ambassador, Solamalai College of Engineering Madurai, Tamilnadu delivered the lecture on the topic “ Validation of Prototype for Innovative Product”.
SEMINAR
1 Department of Bioscience in association with NSS Organized Awareness Seminar on HIV-AIDS in Tamil Nadu-Current Status on 24th January 2019 Mr. RVM. Kumanan, District Supervisor,  District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit, Collectorate, Coimbatore, delivered the talk.
2 Department of Bioscience organized the Organ donation awareness seminar on 30th  August 2018. Mr. Nishant C. V. Organ Transplant Co-ordinator, CMC Hospital, Tamil Nadu Network of Organ Sharing (Govt. of Tamil Nadu), and Coimbatore delivered the talk.
3 The Department of Bioscience organized two day National Seminar on Regional Opportunities in Bioscience -(ROBS-2019). The technical session was conducted, where Dr. Aravindh Selvaraj and Dr. Arul Ganesh, QA Analyst, Pfizer, Chennai delivered their keynote lecture for the forenoon session. The afternoon session started with the keynote lecture delivered by Mr. S. Sathiya Priya, Team Lead (North America), Avantor-VWR on the prospects of the job for Science Students in the modern era.
4 Department of Bioscience Organized a National Seminar on Industry-Academia Connect and Design Exhibit IACDE2020 in association with Young Indians Association during the Kovai Vizha Week on 8th and 9th January 2020.

Mr. P. Dharmalingam, Founder CEO, Shefa Agricare Tech Chennai, Dr. Payal Keswarpu Director, Westchester Knowledge, Bengaluru, Mr. V. P. S. Radhakrishnan, Founder and Managing Director, Angel Starch and Food Pvt. Ltd, Erode and Mr. M. Venkatesan, Managing Director, Illume Gene India, Bengaluru acted as resource persons.

5 Department of Bioscience organized two day National Seminar on Applications of Bioresources for Social Benefit on 2nd and 3rd March 2020 as a part of the Rathinam Enthusia 2020 Mega Event.
WORKSHOP
1 The Department of Bioscience organized two days In House workshop on Microbial Metabolites and Bioinformatics (WMMB-2019) on 28th and 29th, January 2019.
2 The Department of Bioscience organized a training session on Wealth out of Waste on 26th June 2019. Mr. M. Lokesh, Adventure Trainer, and Microbiologist, NALS Adventure training company, Coonoor, trained the students.
3 Department of Bioscience organized a project launch on Own a Herb, on 19th July 2019. Dr. Sushmitha Baskar, Asst. Professor, Department of Environmental Studies IGNOU, New Delhi presided as Chief guest.
4 Department of Bioscience organized a workshop on Metagenomics in association with WLC and IIT Madras on 26th and 27th July, 2019.Dr. R. Balajee, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Bioinformatics, SRMIST, Chennai acted as the resource person.
5 Department of Bioscience organized a special lecture and Industrial Bioproduct formulation workshop on 9th September 2019. Dr. Vignesh Muthy, Deputy Director, EID Parry Ltd, R& D Center, Coromandel International Groups Cuddalore acted as the resource person.

Department of Bioscience organized a workshop in association with Bento Labs on Master the Basic Biolab skills in association with EduBioskills on 20th September 2019.

6 Department of Bioscience organized an Industry Connect Lecture and Workshop –Connect with an Entrepreneur on 4th October 2019. Ms. Jamunashree Gopalakrishnan, Start-up Entrepreneur of Naturkraft, Hyderabad.
7 Department of Bioscience organized the Health and Hygiene exhibit on 27th September 2019 for in-house students. The exhibit was focused on a Plastic-free lifestyle, Healthy nutritious food, and wealth out of waste.
8 Department of Bioscience jointly organized an International Conference on Recent Developments In Bioscience on 23/02/2021. Dr. Mohan Venkatramanna, Entrepreneur, Founder cum President, Syntonix Inc., Bellevue, USA, and  Dr. A. A. Mohamed Hatha, Professor, Fulbright Scholar, Dept. of Marine Biology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin were the Resource Persons of the day.
INDUSTRIAL VISIT
1 Department of Bioscience Organized one day Industrial Visit to NALS Adventure and Leadership Training Institute, Coimbatore on 6th September 2019. Mr. L. Lokesh, the Adventure trainer acted as the resource person.
2 Department of Bioscience organized a one-day Industrial visit to Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor on 25th February 2019. Dr. S. Jagannathan, Assistant Research Officer, TCARV Division, Acted as resource person.
3 Department of Bioscience organized a one-day Industrial visit to Deesan Organic Farms on 11th July 2019. Mr. S. Gnana Saravanan, Proprietor, Deesan Organic Agro Farms, Ramar Pannai, Meenachi Puram, Palakkad Road, Pollachi explained the processing of the farms.
4 Department of Bioscience organized a one-day Industrial visit to the Centre for Bioscience and Nanoscience Laboratory, Coimbatore on 20th September 2018. Dr. Ragunathan, Director, CBNR labs acted as a resource person.
5 Department of Bioscience organized a One day Industrial Visit to Senthil Papain Pvt, Ltd Coimbatore on 29th August 2018.
ISR ACTIVITY
1 Department of Bioscience in association with NSS organized one day of CSR activity for the students on 29th June 2019 at Orphanage in Pothanur.
CLUB ACTIVITIES
1 Department of Microbiology had inaugurated the Rathinam Health and Hygiene Club on 13th August 2019. Dr. Bhyravarathnam, Senior Dermatologist, Coimbatore inaugurated the club.

Staff Achievements

S.No NAME OF THE FACULTY ACHIEVEMENT
Microbiology
1 Dr. P. Srinivasan Papers Published in Impact Factor Journals: 17
– Total Impact Factor: 55
– Citation Number: 78
– H-Index: 06
Other General & Semi-Scientific Articles in Popular Journal/Magazines: 08
Books: 02
Papers Presented in National/International Conferences: 18
Attended Workshops/Training Programs: 15
Conference/Seminar/symposium : 38
Invited Talks: 10
Programs Organized: 31
Research Projects: 01
Patent Filed : 03 (Filed) & 1 (Granted)
Awards Received (Teaching/Research): 05 (Teaching)
02 (Research)
Online Course Completed (NPTEL/Coursera): 16
Fellowship received (DBT/DST) : 02
Others: University Gold medalist
(UG & PG)
2 Dr. M. Rajalakshmi
  • Papers Published in Impact Factor Journals: 11
    • Total Impact Factor: 42
    • Citation Number: 61
    • H-Index: 06
  • Other General & Semi-Scientific Articles in Popular Journal/Magazines: 01
  • Books: 01
  • Papers Presented in National/International Conferences: 02
  • Attended Workshops/Training Programs: 08
  • Conference/Seminar/symposium : 15
  • Programs Organized: 10
  • Patent Filed: 03
  • Awards Received (Teaching/Research): 02
  • Online Course Completed (NPTEL/Coursera): 23
  • Fellowship received (DST) : 01    
Ms. M. Greeshma
  • Papers Published in Impact Factor Journals: 02
    • Total Impact Factor: 2.5
  • Books: 01
  • Papers Presented in National/International Conferences: 05
  • Attended Workshops/Training Programs: 01
  • Conference/Seminar/symposium : 05
  • Programs Organized: 03
  • Online Course Completed (NPTEL/Coursera): 01
Mrs. S. Violet Beaulah
  • Papers Published in Impact Factor Journals: 01
    • Total Impact Factor: 2.0
  • Books: 01
  • Papers Presented in National/International Conferences: 05
  • Attended Workshops/Training Programs: 05
  • Conference/Seminar/symposium: 10
  • Online Course Completed (NPTEL/Coursera): 01
Biotechnology
3 Dr. C. Kanagaraj
  • Papers Published in Impact Factor Journals: 03
    • – Total Impact Factor:  4.5
    • – Citation Number:  11
    • – H-Index:  02
  • Other General & Semi-Scientific Articles in Popular Journal/Magazines: 08
  • Papers Presented in National/International Conferences: 12
  • Attended Workshops/Training Programs: 08
  • Conference/Seminar/symposium : 15
  • Invited Talks: 03
  • Programs Organized: 04
  • Online Course Completed (NPTEL/Coursera): 02
  • Fellowship received (UGC-SAP): 01

Others:

4 Mrs. B. Mohana Priya
  • Papers Published in Impact Factor Journals: 01
    • Total Impact Factor: 2.5
  • Other General & Semi-Scientific Articles in Popular Journal/Magazines : 01
  • Papers Presented in National/International Conferences: 01
  • Attended Workshops/Training Programs: 03
  • Conference/Seminar/symposium : 02
  • Programs Organized: 01
  • Online Course Completed (NPTEL/Coursera): 05 
5 Dr. S. Aravindh
  • Papers Published in Impact Factor Journals: 01
    • – Total Impact Factor:  3.25
    • – Citation Number:  03
    • – H-Index:  01
  • Other General & Semi-Scientific Articles in Popular Journal/Magazines : 01
  • Papers Presented in National/International Conferences: 02
  • Attended Workshops/Training Programs: 03
  • Conference/Seminar/symposium : 02
  • Programs Organized: 02
  • Patent Filed: 01
  • Online Course Completed (NPTEL/Coursera): 15

Student Achievement

S. No Name of the Student Class Event Name Organizer Date Level Prize Won
B.Sc Microbiology
1 Ms. V. Abirami I B.Sc Microbiology National Seminar on Spectroscopy and Analytical Techniques Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, CBE. 9th January 2019 Intercollege 2nd Prize
2 Mr. K. Kutralamuthu & Ms. V. Abirami I B.Sc Microbiology Pranaya Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, CBE 22nd February 2019 Intercollege 3rd Prize
3 Mr. R. Gopalakrishnan I B. Sc Microbiology National Science Day Inter collegate Fest Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, CBE. 28th February 2019 Intercollege 3rd Prize
4 Ms. P. Kavitha Rani II B.Sc Microbiology Drawing Competition 22nd July 2019 State 5th Prize
5 Mr. Frederick Mintah Appiah & Ms. Vaishnavi II B.Sc Microbiology English Elocution 15th August 2019 District 2nd Prize
6 Ms. Nowfia Begum I B.Sc Microbiology State Level Tamil Elocution Hindustan College of Arts and Science, CBE 9th September 2019 State 1st Prize
7 Ms. Darshini I B.Sc. Microbiology State Level Zoo Fest Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Cuttralam 21st September 2020 State 1st Prize
8 Ms. Shigina I B.Sc Microbiology Overall performer Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Cuttralam 21st September 2020 State 1st Prize
9 Ms. Vaishnavi, Ms. Saritha & Ms. Kavitha Rani II B.Sc

Microbiology

Shaastra National Intercollege Fest IIT-Hyderabad 11th October National Best Oral presentation
10 Mr. Frederick Mintah Appiah & Ms. Evelyn Eyrenkyiwaa II B.Sc Microbiology National Workshop on Avenues of Biotech to Next Designing Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore 19th December 2019 National 2nd Prize
B.SC BIOTECHNOLOGY
1 Saranya S III B.Sc Biotechnology Divisional Level Boxing Tournament Erode District Boxing Association 14-10-2018 Divisional 1st Prize
2 Saranya S III B.Sc Biotechnology State Senior women Championship Tamilnadu State Boxing Association 12-12-2018 to 12-12-2018 State Runner
3 Saranya S III B.Sc Biotechnology Boxing – All India Inter-University Tournament Ch.Charan Singh University, Neerut 20-12-2019 to 25-12-2020 National Representer of Bharathiar Unicersity
4 Saranya S III B.Sc Biotechnology Chief Minister Trophy Sports Development Authority of Tamilnadu, Theni 15-02-2020 to 16-02-2020 District 2nd Prize
5 Kokilavani U II B.Sc Biotechnology State Level Kabaddi Championship Erode South District Congress Committee 2020-21 District 3rd prize
6 Kokilavani U II B.Sc Biotechnology Chief Minister Trophy – District Level (Kabadi) Sports Development Authority of Tamilnadu, Coimbatore Unit 2020-21 District 2nd prize
7 Sonika L III B.Sc Biotechnology National Science Da Rathinam College of Arts and Science 28/02/2021 District 1st prize
8 Muhsina M II B.Sc Biotechnology Vishwakarma AICTE 05/05/2021 National Zonal Runner
9 Bershiyal S & Rasika M III B.Sc Biotechnology NBEC-2020 C-Camp 12/11/2020 National Participated
10 Bershiyal S III B.Sc Biotechnology Innovation Contest NIC- MHRD 19/02/2021 National 4th round
11 Hema A III B.Sc Biotechnology Innovation Contest NIC- MHRD 15/10/2020 National 2nd round
12 Ajaykumar M III B.Sc Biotechnology Innovation Contest NIC- MHRD 15/10/2020 National 2nd round
13 Karthik K III B.Sc Biotechnology Innovation Contest NIC- MHRD 15/10/2020 National 2nd round
14 Mohemed Iqbal III B.Sc Biotechnology Innovation Contest NIC- MHRD 15/10/2020 National 2nd round
15 Saranya S III B.Sc Biotechnology Divisional Level Boxing Tournament Erode District Boxing Association 14/10/2018 Divisional 1st Prize

Student Achievement

S.NO Name of the Faculty Qualification Experience Specialization Designation Official email Papers Handled
MICROBIOLOGY
1 Dr. P. Srinivasan M.Sc., Post M.Sc., ADMD., HACCP., Ph.D 7 years Molecular Immunology, Aquaculture, Molecular Biology Assistant Professor and Head [email protected] Microbial Genetics
Microbial Physiology and Metabolism
Clinical Laboratory Technology
Immunology
2 Dr. M. Rajalakshmi M.Sc., Post M.Sc., ADMD., PGDBI., Ph.D 7 years Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Assistant Professor [email protected] Basic Concepts of Microbiology
Food Microbiology
Microbial Taxonomy and Diversity
Medical Microbiology
3 Ms. M. Greeshma M.Sc., NET (ICAR) 2 months Microbiology Assistant Professor [email protected] Biochemistry

Biopharmaceuticals

Industrial Microbiology

4 Mrs. S. Violet Beaulah M.Sc., M.Phil., (SET) 6.4 years Medical Microbiology Assistant Professor [email protected] Genetic Engineering

Textile Microbiology

BIOTECHNOLOGY
1 Dr. C. Kanagaraj M.Sc., MBA., Ph.D 7 years Molecular Biology, Biodiversity, and Conservation Assistant Professor and Head [email protected] Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics
2 Mrs. B. Mohana Priya M.Sc., M.Phil., (Ph.D.) 2 years Nanotechnology Assistant Professor [email protected] Bioinformatics, Nanotechnology, Microbiology
3 Dr. S. Aravindh M.Sc., Ph.D., 1 year Animal Biotechnology Assistant Professor [email protected] Animal Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering

Dr. P. Srinivasan

  1. Venesh Kumar, R., Vijaya Kumar, R., Jaganathan, S., Srinivasan, P., Assalam Khan, K., Suganya, K. Comparative analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolated from cane juice with standard industrial strain. Ann. Food. Sci. Tech., (2011) 12(2): 172-178.
  2. Srinivasan, P., Assalam Khan, K., Rajaperumal, U., Venesh Kumar, R., Suganya, K., Rajalakshmi, M. In vitro antibacterial activity of Lactobacillus Plantarum isolated from soy milk. Int. J. Pharm. Bio. Sci., (2012) 3(3): 209-219.( Impact Factor : 6.268)
  3. Srinivasan, P., and Rajalakshmi, M., C. elegans and Innate Immunity: A proteomic approach (2012). Lap Lambert Publication, ISBN (978-3-8473-0046-5).
  4. Srinivasan, P., Rajalakshmi, M., Venesh Kumar, R., Assalam Khan, K. Proteomic studies in Caenorhabditis elegans infected with Salmonella typhi and Cronobacter sakazakii ATCC BAA-894. Jour. Biosci. Info., (2013) 4(2): 179-200.
  5. Teepica Priya Darsini, D., Maheshu, V., Srinivasan, P., Nishaa, S., Castro, J. Dietary supplementation of Limonia acidissima L. fruit on in vivo antioxidant activity and lipid per oxidation of Cyprinus carpio L. Int. Proc. Chem. Biol. Env. Eng. (2013) 57:73-79.
  6. Rajalakshmi, M., Srinivasan, P.,  Poffe, MF., Suresh, R., Brindha Priyadarsini, V. Crude fatty acid extracts of Streptomyces sps inhibits the biofilm forming Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615. J. Biochem. Tech., (2014) 5(2):679-684.( Impact Factor :0.9443).
  7. Srinivasan, P.,Teepica Priya Darsini, D., Maheshu, V., Dinesh Babu, J., Manimekalai, K., Castro, J., Sasikumar, JM. Growth efficacy and feed utilization of fresh water fishes Cirrhinus mrigala (Ham.) and Cyprinus carpio L. fed with Limonia acidissima L. fruit. Res. J. Recent. Sci., (2014) 3:1-8.
  8. Rajalakshmi, M., Raaghavi, J., Poffee, MF., Srinivasan, P.,Brindha Priyadarisini, V. Effect of crude fatty acid extract of Streptomyces sps. on biofilm forming Candida albicans MTCC 3017. Res. J. Recent. Sci., (2014) 3:283-290.
  9. Srinivasan, P.,Maheshu, V., Sasikumar, JM., Castro, J., Teepica Priya Darsini, D. Dietary supplementation of Limonia acidissima L. fruit enhances the immunological parameters of Cyprinus carpio L. Int. J. Pharmacol. Bio. Sci., (2014) 8(2):51-57. ( Impact Factor : 6.268).
  10. Srinivasan, P.,Maheshu, V., Castro, J., Sasikumar, J.M., Teepica Priya Darsini D. Dietary supplementation of Limonia acidissima L. fruit to Indian major carps and its impact on oxidative stability of the stored fish muscles. Proc. Fish. Sci., (2014) 2:40-44.
  11. Srinivasan P, Teepica Priya Darsini D, Castro J. Limonia acidissima L. (Wood apple) as feed additive enhances the growth performance, immune response and disease resistance of Indian major carp, Catla catla (Ham.) against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Int. Res. J. Pharm., (2015) 6(2):143-152. (Impact Factor : 0.751).
  12. Srinivasan P, Dineshbabu J, Manimekalai K, Teepica Priya Darsini D. Spectroscopic analysis and antibacterial efficacy of bioactive compounds from Limonia acidissima L. fruit extract against clinical pathogens Int. J. Pharma. Pharm. Sci., (2015) 7(3): 383-389. (Impact Factor : 2.60).
  13. Teepica Priya Darsini, D., Srinivasan, P.,Guna, G., Manimekalai, K., Dineshbabu, J. In vitro antibiofilm activity of Piper longum and Piper nigrum against clinical isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from pharyngitis patients. Int. Res. J. Pharm., (2015) 6(2):122-132. (Impact Factor: 0.751).
  14. Srinivasan Ponnuraj,Manimekalai Kanagarajan, Dineshbabu Jaganathan, Teepica Priya Darsini Deivamarudachalam. Expression analysis of IL-10 and IFN-γ genes in head kidney of Catla catla (Ham.) fed with Limonia acidissima L. Int. J. Fish. Aqua. Stud., (2015) 2(4): 218-223.  ( Impact Factor :5.69).
  15. Srinivasan Ponnuraj,Dineshbabu Jaganathan, Manimekalai Kanagarajan, Castro J, Teepica Priya Darsini Deivamarudachalam. Influence of Limonia acidissima L. against the biofilm forming Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from fresh water fishes. J. Biochem. Tech., (2015) 6(1): 910-921.(Impact Factor :0.9443).
  16. J. Dineshbabu, P. Srinivasan, Isoe M. Everlyne, K. Manimekalai, D. Teepica Priya Darsini. Synergistic anti-biofilm activity of medicinal plants against biofilm forming Streptococcus pyogenes from pharyngitis patients. Indo American J. Pharm. Res., (2015) 5(8): 2598-2606. (Impact Factor: 4.587).
  17. J. Dineshbabu, P. Srinivasan, K. Manimekalai, G. Guna and D. Teepica Priya Darsini. Use of traditional medicinal plants against the biofilm forming Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from upper respiratory tract. Int. J. Pharm. Bio. Sci. (2015) 6(2): (B) 464 – 479. (Impact Factor: 6.268).
  18. Isoe Moraa Everlyne, Teepica Priya Darsini, D., Kulandhaivel, M. and Srinivasan, P. Antibiofilm activity of Piper longum ethanol extract against Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains. Int. J. Curr. Res. (2015) 7(06):17030-17035. (Impact Factor: 7.086).
  19. Manimekalai K, Srinivasan P, Dineshbabu J, Teepica Priya Darsini D. Synergistic effect of ethno medicinal plants against biofilm forming  Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from upper respiratory tract infection. International Journal of Phytomedicine. 8(1), 2016, 1-7. (Impact Factor: 1.06).
  20. Manimekalai K, Srinivasan P, Dineshbabu J, Guna G, Teepica Priya Darsini D. Anti-biofilm efficacy of Plectranthus amboinicus against Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from pharyngitis patients. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 9(4), 2016, 348-354. (Impact Factor: 0.48).
  21. Dineshbabu J, Srinivasan P, Manimekalai K, Teepica Priya Darsini D. in vitro Antibiofilm Activity Of Gymnema sylvestre Extract Against Biofilm Forming Streptococcus pyogenes From Upper Respiratory Tract. Asian J Pharm Clin Res, 9(5), 2016, 1-4. (Impact Factor: 0.48).
  22. Dinesh Kumar S, Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M, Gowtham Raj R, Sathyamurthy K. Eco-friendly larvicide source from Acacia auriculiformis and its antimicrobial activity against clinical pathogens. International Journal of Phytomedicine. 9, 2017, 60-71. (Impact Factor: 1.06).
  23. SrinivasanP, Rajalakshmi M, Dinesh Kumar S. Anti-Quorum Sensing potential of Limonia acidissima against Vibrio harveyi KUMB-VA4. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 11(3), 2018, 1-9. (Impact Factor: 0.40).
  24. Rajalakshmi Manickam and Srinivasan Ponnuraj. in vitro Antibiofilm Property of Streptomyces parvulus against biofilm forming Candida albicans. International Journal of Pharma and Biosciences http://dx.doi.org/10.22376/ijpbs.2018.10.1.p.(Impact Factor:7.2).
  25. Bharathi Krishna B, Pandeeshwari P, Uma Maheswari D, Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M. Green Synthesis of Silver Nano particles (AgNps) from Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi) and its antimicrobial properties. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 2019, 10(5) pp.209-213.
  26. Srinivasan Pand Rajalakshmi M, Jerimon PJ, Sandhya S, Sachin M, Aravind M, Kulandhaivel M. CoViD 19 a threat to Human health and its therapeutic approach using Indian herbs. International Journal of Advance Research in Engineering and Technology (Scopus). 2019, 10(6), pp 415-427.
  27. Priyadarshini K, Sankareswaran M, Anbalagan S, Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M. Screening of Antibacterial and Phytochemical characters of Vitex negundoLinn, against Clinical pathogens. 2021. Jijnasa, 38,6 (201). 161-165.
  28. Rashid Anwar TP, Srither D, Rajalakshmi M, Srinivasan P. Ameliorating effect of Piper nigrum (L.) extract against drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli. 2021. Anvesak. 51, 1(13), pp 108-112.

Genebank submission:

Patents

  • Teepica Priya Darsini D, Srinivasan P, Manimekalai K, Dineshbabu J. Methanol extract solution and herbal mixture of selected Indian medicinal plants for treatment of pharyngitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. (CBR.No.2761/CHE/2014)
  • Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M,Palaniswamy M, ‘Developing herbal plant enriched Artemia as dietary supplements for enhancing growth, hematopoiesis and immunity in carps’. (CBR.No.18634/CHE/2018).
  • Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M, Manickam R ‘Development Of Microbial Metabolite From Streptomycescoelicolor BUCBT23 as Antifungal Drug against Candida albicans’. (No.18634/CHE/2021).
  • Sabareesh KPV, SrinivasanP, Suresh SN, Rajalakshmi M, Kalaivani T, Muralidharan R, Manickam R, ‘Common Salt as Biomarker for the detection ofBacterial Viability’ (CBR. No.14130 / CHE/2021).

Dr. M. Rajalakshmi

  1. Srinivasan, P., Assalam Khan, K., Rajaperumal, U., Venesh Kumar, R., Suganya, K., Rajalakshmi, M.,(2012). Invitro Antibacterial activity of Lactobacillus plantarum isolated from soy milk. Int. J. Pharm. Bio. Sci., 3(3) 209-219.
  2. Srinivasan, P., and Rajalakshmi, M., C. elegans and Innate Immunity: A proteomic approach (2012). Lap Lambert Publication, ISBN (978-3-8473-0046-5).
  3. Ponnuraj Srinivasan, Manickam Rajalakshmi, Rajan Venesh Kumar and Kajamaideen Assalam Khan (2013). Proteomic studies in Caenorhabditis elegans infected with Salmonella typhi and Cronobacter sakazakii ATCC BAA-894. Online J. Biosci. Inf., 4(2) 179 – 200.
  4. Manickam Rajalakshmi, Jagadeesan Raaghavi, Maria Francis Poffe, Ponnuraj Srinivasan, Venkatesan Brindha Priyadarsini (2014). Effect of crude Fatty acid extract of Streptomyces sps on biofilm forming Candida albicans MTCC 3017. Res. J. Rec. Sci. 3:283-290.
  5. Manickam Rajalakshmi, Ponnuraj Srinivasan, Maria Francis Poffe, Rajendran Suresh, Venkatesan Brindha Priyadarisini (2014). Crude fatty acid extracts of Streptomyces sps inhibits the biofilm forming Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615. J. Biochem. Tech. 5(2):679-684.
  6. Poffe Maria Francis, Rajalakshmi Manickam, Suresh Rajendran, Brindha Priyadarisini Venkatesan (2014). Studies on the antibacterial activity of the actinomycetes isolated from the fish cultivating reservoirs of Tamil Nadu. Act. Biol. Ind. 3(1):556-560.
  7. Poffe Maria Francis, Rajalakshmi Manickamand Brindha Priyadharshini Venkataesan (2014). Crude protein extract of Actinobacteria exhibits antibacterial activity against Salmonella typhi. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 3(7) 319-326.
  8. R Suresh, M Saravanakumar, P Suganyadevi, M Rajalakshmiand Poffe Maria Francis (2015). Anti-proliferative Properties of Anthocyanin from Indian Cassava (Manihot Esculenta, Crantz) on Hep-2 and Mcf-7 Cell Lines. Am. J. PharmTech Res.5 (3) 2249-3387.
  9. Dinesh Kumar S, Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M, Gowtham Raj R, Sathyamurthy K. Eco-friendly larvicide source from Acacia auriculiformis and its antimicrobial activity against clinical pathogens. International Journal of Phytomedicine. 9, 2017, 60-71.
  10. Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M, Dinesh Kumar S. Anti-Quorum Sensing potential of Limonia acidissima against Vibrio harveyi KUMB-VA4. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 11(3), 2018, 1-9.
  11. Rajalakshmi Manickamand Srinivasan Ponnuraj. In vitro antibiofilm property of Streptomyces parvulus against biofilm forming candida albicans International Journal of Pharma and Bioscience, 10(1), 2019, 1-13.
  12. Bharathi Krishna B, Pandeeshwari P, Uma Maheswari D, Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M. Green Synthesis of Silver Nano particles (AgNps) from Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi) and its antimicrobial properties. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 2019, 10(5) pp.209-213.
  13. Srinivasan P and Rajalakshmi M, Jerimon PJ, Sandhya S, Sachin M, Aravind M, Kulandhaivel M. CoViD 19 a threat to Human health and its therapeutic approach using Indian herbs. International Journal of Advance Research in Engineering and Technology (Scopus). 2019, 10(6), pp 415-427.
  14. Priyadarshini K, Sankareswaran M, Anbalagan S, Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M. Screening of Antibacterial and Phytochemical characters of Vitex negundo Linn, against Clinical pathogens. 2021. Jijnasa, 38,6 (201). 161-165.
  15. Rashid Anwar TP, Srither D, RajalakshmiM, Srinivasan P. Ameliorating effect of Piper nigrum (L.) extract against drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli. 2021. Anvesak. 51, 1(13), pp 108-112.

Ms. M. Greeshma

  1. Greeshma M, Anti-biofilm activity of an antimicrobial peptides. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 2019, 10(6) pp.428-434.

 Mrs. S. Violet Beaulah

  1. Sunita Bansal, S Violet Beaulah and A. Clement king, Recent Trends in Applied Sciences and Computing Engineering  – “Mining big data using genetic algorithm”, AGAR Publications Tamil Nadu.ISBN-9581-970236-3-9.

Dr. C. Kanagaraj

  1. Bershiyal S, Kanagaraj C, Aravindh S, Mohanapriya B (2021), GCMS Analysis in Methanolic Extract of Residential plantEclipta prostrata (L.) “International Journal of Current Research In Chemistry And Pharmaceutical Sciences” ISSN: 2348-5221, Vol 8 (6), pp :1-4.
  2. Mohanapriya B, Kanagaraj C, and Aravindh S (2021). Antibacterial studies of Azadirachtaindica Bark Resin And Gelatin Mdrorganism  A Journal of the History of Ideas and Culture ISSN : 0337-743X Volume : 38, No. 6, Pg: 158.
  3. Aravindh S, Kanagaraj Cand Mohanapriya B (2021).  Nanoparticles from Medicinal Plants and their anti-Biofilm Activity A Journal of the History of Ideas and Culture ISSN : 0337-743X Volume : 38, No. 6, Pg: 153-157.

Mrs. B. Mohanapriya

  1.  Bershiyal S, KanagarajC, Aravindh S, Mohanapriya B(2021), GCMS Analysis in Methanolic Extract of Residential plant Eclipta prostrata (L.) “International Journal of Current Research In Chemistry And Pharmaceutical Sciences” ISSN: 2348-5221, Vol 8 (6), pp :1-4.
    1. Mohanapriya B, Kanagaraj C, and Aravindh S (2021). Antibacterial studies of Azadirachtaindica Bark Resin And Gelatin Mdrorganism  A Journal of the History of Ideas and Culture ISSN : 0337-743X Volume : 38, No. 6, Pg: 158.
    2. Aravindh S, Kanagaraj C and MohanapriyaB (2021).  Nanoparticles from Medicinal Plants and their anti-Biofilm Activity A Journal of the History of Ideas and Culture ISSN : 0337-743X Volume : 38, No. 6, Pg: 153-157.

Dr. S. Aravindh

  1. Bershiyal S, Kanagaraj C, Aravindh S, Mohanapriya B (2021), GCMS Analysis in Methanolic Extract of Residential plantEclipta prostrata (L.) “International Journal of Current Research In Chemistry And Pharmaceutical Sciences” ISSN: 2348-5221, Vol 8 (6), pp :1-4.
  2. Mohanapriya B, Kanagaraj C, and Aravindh S(2021). Antibacterial studies of Azadirachta indica Bark Resin And Gelatin Mdrorganism  A Journal of the History of Ideas and Culture ISSN : 0337-743X Volume : 38, No. 6, Pg: 158.
  3. Aravindh S, Kanagaraj C and Mohanapriya B (2021).  Nanoparticles from Medicinal Plants and their anti-Biofilm ActivityA Journal of the History of Ideas and Culture ISSN : 0337-743X Volume : 38, No. 6, Pg: 153-157.

 

  1. Aravindh Sand Karthikeyan S, Prediction of Heart Disease Using Naïve Bayes Algorithm, “Wesleyan Journal of Research” (166 – 170), March 2021, ISSN : 0975 – 1386
  2. Aravindh S, Karthikeyan S and Mohanapriya B, Novel Bioactive compounds with Health Benefits from Marine Resources : Microalgae, “Journal of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda” (144 – 150), March  2021, ISSN : 0025-0422
  3. Aravindh S, A Novel Drug from Endophytic Microbes from Indian Medicinal Plants, “International Journal for Modern Trends in Science and Technology” (36 – 42), August 2020, ISSN: 2455-3778

Gene Sequence Submission

  • Streptomyces fradiaestrain BUCBT-AP11 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KP228015.
  • Streptomyces griseorubensstrain BUCBT-09 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KP228016.
  • Streptomyces violaceoruberstrain BUCBT-23 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KP228017.
  • Streptomyces fradiaestrain CBT BR13 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KP230701.
  • Streptomyces prasinusstrain CBT JB87 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KP233821.
  • Streptomyces galbusstrain CBT BW2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KP233822.
  • Streptomyces parvulusstrain CBT-BU1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KU745528.
  • Vibrio harveyistrain KUMB-VA4 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY550735.
  • Lactobacillus plantarumKUMB-LP7 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY709139.
  • Streptomyces malachitospinusKUMB-A3 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY767028.
  • Streptomyces lividansKUMB-A5 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY767029.
  • Streptomyces coelicolorKUMB-A7 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY767030.
  • Aeromonas hydrophila strain KUAH-1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KX098542.
  • Providencia vermicolastrain KUBT-1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KX098543.
  • Streptococcus pyogenes strain SP-1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KU754289.
  • Streptococcus pyogenes strain SP-2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KX230062.
  • Vibrio harveyistrain KUMB-VA4 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number
  • Lactobacillus plantarumKUMB-LP7 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number
  • Streptomyces malachitospinusKUMB-A3 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY767028.
  • Streptomyces lividansKUMB-A5 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY767029.
  • Streptomyces coelicolorKUMB-A7 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence and received accession number KY767030.

Patents

  • Teepica Priya Darsini D, Srinivasan P, Manimekalai K, Dineshbabu J. Methanol extract solution and herbal mixture of selected Indian medicinal plants for treatment of pharyngitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. (CBR.No.2761/CHE/2014)
  • Srinivasan P, RajalakshmiM, Palaniswamy M, ‘Developing herbal plant enriched Artemia as dietary supplements for enhancing growth, hematopoiesis and immunity in carps’. (CBR.No.18634/CHE/2018).
  • Srinivasan P, Rajalakshmi M, Manickam R ‘Development of Microbial Metabolite from Streptomycescoelicolor BUCBT23 as Antifungal Drug against Candida albicans’. (No.18634/CHE/2021).
  • Sabareesh KPV, SrinivasanP, Suresh SN, Rajalakshmi M, Kalaivani T, Muralidharan R, Manickam R, ‘Common Salt as Biomarker for the detection ofBacterial Viability’ (CBR. No.14130 / CHE/2021).

List of Phd Candidates Guiding

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MoUs Signed:

  • Profession Infotech Pvt-Ltd, Coimbatore.
  • Westchester Knowledge, Pvt-Ltd, Bengaluru.
  • Centre for Bioscience and Nanoscience Research (Affiliated to Bharathiar University), Coimbatore.
  • VJ Biotech Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore

Research Activities:

  • Formulation of herbal feed supplements to enhance the growth and innate immunity of carps.
  • Molecular characterization of the immune related genes after experimental feeding.
  • Studies on the relative gene expression in various tissues of the above said experimental animals using quantitative real time PCR.
  • Isolation, identification and characterization of Microbial biofilms associated with close quatered fish cultivation reservoirs.
  • Identification of anti-quorum sensing compound from microbial source.