B.Tech Biotechnology

B.Tech Biotechnology

  • About Course
  • Vision & Mission
  • Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • Program Outcomes (POs)
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Research Areas
  • B.Tech(Biotechnology)
  • Events
  • Placements
  • Publications
  • Achievements
  • Trainings
  • Biosafety

About Course

  1. India is amongst the top 12 Biotech destination in the world. It ranks second in Asia. [According to India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF)].
  2. By FY 2017, India’s Biotech industry is estimated to increase to US $11.6 billion from US $ 4.3 Billion in FY 2012, growing of compound annual growth rate (CAGR).
  3. India aims to create 20 lakh industry-ready biotech manpower by 2020 (According to Dept. of Science & Technology, GOI).

Department of Biotechnology at MIET, Meerut is one of the premier department in Biotechnology education & research in Uttar Pradesh. The department was established with the aim to be “Center of Excellence” by imparting quality education & developing vision & research skills in young Biotechnocrats.

Recognizing our efforts, the Mahamaya Technical University, Noida had approved Department of Biotechnology @ MIET as a Research Centre for conducting Ph.D. Program (2013).

Our research credentials were further accentuated when Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, approved our Department of Biotechnology @ MIET as a research center for conducting Ph.D Program (2016).

The Department is well equipped with “state of the art” laboratories. The Departmental has highly experienced and qualified faculty from premier institutions specialized in different areas of Biotechnology.

Courses offered:

Bachelor of Technology (Biotechnology) - started in year 2001, MIET was the first to introduce B. Tech. Biotechnology in Uttar Pradesh.

Master of Technology (Biotechnology) - started in year 2005.

Vision

To be a leading department in the country imparting biotechnological education and problem solving skills to the budding biotechnocrats capable of meeting emerging challenges in the area of inter-disciplinary education and industries.

Mission

  1. Educating young aspirants in the field of biotechnology and allied fields to fulfill national and global requirements of human resource.
  2. Generating trained man-power with advanced techniques in order to meet the professional responsibilities.
  3. Imparting social and ethical values in graduates for progressive attainment at social level.
 

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Biotechnology Department of Meerut Institute of Engineering & Technology, Meerut produces graduates with a strong foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and who are equipped with problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills that will serve them throughout their career. The specific program educational objectives are:

  1. Graduates gain interdisciplinary educational opportunities and fulfill global requirement of human resource in various emerging fields.
  2. Graduates willfully continue their education or opt for employment in biotechnology and related professions.
  3. Graduates be skilled in research methodology, along with problem solving capabilities, critical thinking and apply it in different disciplines of biotechnology.
  4. Graduates participate in lifelong learning activities that will further enhance their careers and benefit the society.
  5. Graduates inculcate a sense of professional responsibility and ethics.

Program Outcomes (POs)

Outcome (a): an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

Outcome (b): an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data 

Outcome (c): an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

Outcome (d): an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

Outcome (e): an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

Outcome (f): an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

Outcome (g): an ability to communicate effectively

Outcome (h): the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

Outcome i): a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

Outcome (j): a knowledge of contemporary issues

Outcome (k): an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Outcome (l): an ability to apply biotechnology skills (including molecular & micro biology, immunology & genetic engineering, bioprocess & fermentation, enzyme & food technology and bioinformatics) and its applications in core and allied fields.

Outcome (m): an ability to integrate technologies and develop solutions based on interdisciplinary skills

Faculty

faculty
Name: Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma
Designation Professor & Head
Graduation B. Pharma [MDU, Rohtak]
Post graduation M. E. (Biotechnology) [BITS, Pilani]
Doctorate Ph.D. (Medical Biotechnology) [BITS, Pilani]
Teaching experience 14 years 7 months as on 1 Feb 2018
Research experience 5 years as on 1 Feb 2018
Industrial experience 1 year 1 month as on 1 Feb 2018
Email id ajay.sharma@miet.ac.in, aks.ajayksharma@gmail.com
Area of interest Phyto-medicinals, Medical Biotechnology and Proteomics

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faculty
Name: Dr. Eliza Chakraborty
Designation Professor
Doctorate Ph.D. (CDRI), Lucknow
Post doc fellow ICMR and DBT fellowship (India)
NIH fellowship (USA)
Foreign faculty position Erstwhile faculty member of University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Research experience India (14 years), USA (10 years)
Industry experience 1.5 years (USA & India)
Teaching experience 5 years. Ph.D. Examiner of University of Jadavpur (one of the best Government Engineering University in India and Asia) and University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Project Areas Stemformatics and translational therapy (tissue engineering and targeted drug designing), Cancer Early Detection and Medical Microbiology
Email id eliza.chakraborty@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Translational Biotechnology
Training/courses Risk Management and Laboratory Safety Course, University of Southern California ( USC),
Los Angeles, USA. Animal Care And Use in Research And Education Course, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), USA. Veteran Affairs (VA) Cyber Security Course ,VA Learning University (US Department of Veteran Affairs,Federal Defense, USA).
faculty
Name: Dr. Pankaj Kumar Tyagi
Designation Associate Professor
Graduation B.Sc. (Biology), C.C.S. University Meerut, UP
Post Graduation M. Sc. (Zoology), C.C.S. University Meerut, UP
Teaching experience 14 Years 5 Months
Doctorate Ph.D. (Bioscience), M.D. University Rohtak, HR
Email ID pankaj.tyagi@miet.ac.in, pktgeneticsl@gmail.com
Area of interest Biotechnology, Toxicology, Genetics and Nanobiotechnology

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faculty
Dr. Nitin Garg
Designation Associate Professor
Doctorate Ph.D. (Biotechnology)
Graduation B.Sc. (CBZ)
Post Graduation M.Sc., M.Phil. (Biotechnology)
Research experience 5 years
Teaching experience 13 year
Area of interest Genetic Engineering
Email id nitin.garg@miet.ac.in

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faculty
Name Dr. Anita Rawat
Designation Associate Professor
Graduation Delhi University, Delhi
Post graduation GBPUAT, Pantnagar, Uttrakhand
Doctorate JNU, New Delhi
Teaching experience 10.5 years
Research experience 2 years
Email id anita.rawat@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Plant Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology

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faculty
Name: Dr. Suman Lata
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Sc.(ZBC)
Post Graduation M.Sc. Biosciences, IIT R, Roorkee M.Tech. Biotechnology, I.E.T., Lucknow
Doctorate Ph.D. Biotechnology, Integral University, Lucknow
Teaching experience 15.6 years
Email suman.lata@miet.ac.in, sumanbiotech@gmail.com
Area of interest Industrial Microbiology, Fermentation Biotechnology

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faculty
Name: Mr. Sandeep Sirohi
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Sc. Chaudhary Charan Singh University
Post graduation M.Sc. Chaudhary Charan Singh University Campus, M.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur NET (CSIR/UGC) JRF Qualified
Doctorate Pursuing
Teaching experience 9 Years 6 months
Email id sandeep.sirohi@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Environmental Biotechnology & Nanobiotechnology

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faculty
Name: Dr. Arvind Kumar, Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Sc. (Botany), CCS University, Meerut
Post graduation M.Sc. (Biotechnology), CCS University, Meerut; MBA Punjab University Chandigarh
Doctorate Ph.D. (Botany), CCS University Meerut
Teaching experience 11 years, 8 months
Research experience 3 years, 5 months
Email id arvind.kumar@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Plant Biotechnology

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faculty
Name: Mr. Ashish Katyal, Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Tech. (Biotechnology), Kurukshetra University
Post graduation M.Tech. (Bioinformatics), DAVV, Indore
Doctorate Pursuing BITS, Pilani
Teaching experience 7 Years
Industrial experience 1 Year
Email ID ashish.katyal@miet.ac.in, aashishkatyal@gmail.com
Area of interest Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Phylogenetic Analysis

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faculty
Name: Mr. Abhay Tripathi
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation CSJM University Kanpur, ZBC
Post Graduation M.Sc. Biotechnology, University of Allahabad, M.Tech. Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai
Teaching experience 6 Years 10 Months
Research experience 10 Months
Email ID abhay.tripathi@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Animal cell biology, Industrial microbiology

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faculty
Name Ms. Bhawana Arora
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Tech.
Teaching experience 3 years
Email ID bhawana.arora@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Genetic and Molecular Biology

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faculty
Name: Mr. Neeraj Aggarwal
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Tech
Post Graduation M.Tech
Teaching experience 1.1 year
Email ID neeraj.agarwal@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Bioinformatics

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faculty
Name: Ms. Nida Khan
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Tech.
Post Graduation M.Tech.
Teaching experience 1.1 year
Email ID nida.khan@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Environment

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faculty
Name: Ms. Poonam Rani
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Sc.
Post Graduation M.Sc., M.Tech.
Teaching experience 1.1 year
Email ID poonam.rani.bt@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Enzymology

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faculty
Name: Dr. Bhumica Agarwal
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Tech (Biotechnology)
Post graduation M.Tech (Biochemical Engineering, Silver Medalist)
Doctorate Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) (IIT Roorkee)
Teaching experience 1 Year
Research experience 1.5 Years
Email id bhumica.agarwal@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Wastewater treatment, Bio-fuels.

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faculty
Name Dr. D.V Surya Prakash
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Tech (Biotechnology)
Post graduation M.Tech (Biotechnology)
Doctorate Ph.d (Thesis Submitted), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Research experience JRF - 2yrs & SRF - 1yr
Email id surya.prakash@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Plant Biotechnology, Industrial Biotechnology, Application of Natural Products.

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faculty
Name: Dr. Tushar Yadav
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Sc. Biochemistry, Barkatullah University Bhopal
Post Graduation M.Sc. Biotechnology, M. Tech. Biotechnology, R.G.P.V. Bhopal
Doctorate Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, S.V.N.I.T. Surat
Teaching experience 04 Years
E-Mail ID tushar.yadav@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Nanotechnology, Nanosciences, Nanotoxicity, Tissue Engineering, Bio-composites

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faculty
Name: Oza Avadh Rajeshkumar
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation Saurashtra University, Gujarat
Post Graduation Karunya University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
Doctorate Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Pursuing)
Teaching experience 2.5 years
Industry experience 6 months
Email ID oza.avadh@miet.ac.in , avadhoza@gmail.com,
Area of interest Fermentation Processes coupled Membrane Technology, Biofuel (Bioethanol, Biodiesel and Algae based fuel) Production.

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faculty
Name: Ambika Chaudhary
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation Integrated M.Tech, Biotechnology (CCS University Meerut, IAMR Ghaziabad)
Post Graduation Integrated M.Tech, Biotechnology (CCS University Meerut, IAMR Ghaziabad)
Doctorate Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Pursuing)
Teaching experience 2 Months
Email ID ambika.chaudhary@miet.ac.in , ambikachaudhary25@yahoo.com
Area of interest Genetics, Food Biotech, Immunology

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faculty
Name: Priyanka Chauhan
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B. Tech (College of Engineering and Technology, U.P.T.U)
Post Graduation M. Tech (IFTM University)
Teaching experience 6 Months
Research experience 6 Months
Email ID priyanka.chauhan@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Animal cell culture, Molecular biology.

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faculty
Name: Ms. Monika Sharma
Designation Assistant Professor
Graduation B.Sc. (Microbiology), Kurukshetra University, Haryana
Post Graduation M. Sc. (Applied Microbiology), C.C.S. University Meerut, UP
M.Tech (Biotechnology), Kurukshetra University, Haryana
Teaching experience 3 Years 6 Months
E-Mail ID monika.sharma@miet.ac.in
Area of interest Advances in Bioprocess Engineering, Biodiversity and Bioresource Technology, Metabolic Engineering

 

Adjunct Faculty

faculty
Name: Pof. Vishwa Nath Sharma
Graduation B.Sc (CBZ), Panjab university
Post graduation M.Sc (Zoology), Rajasthan University
Doctorate
Ph.D (Cell Biology and Cytochemistry),
Panjab University
Teaching experience More than 42 years
Research experience More than 48 years
Email id vns.biotech@gmail.com
Area of interest
Industrial Microbiology, Molecular and
Developmental Biology, Cell and Tissue Culture
faculty
Name: Prof.  Natwar R. Kalla
Graduation B.Sc (CBZ)
Post graduation M. Sc (Zoology), Jodhpur University
Doctorate Ph.D (Cytology), Panjab University
Teaching experience More than 40 years
Research experience More than 48 years
Email id natwarkalla@gmail.com
Area of interest Reproductive physiology, Pharmacology, Toxicology
faculty
Name: Prof. A. Subrahmanyam
Graduation B.Sc
Post graduation M.Sc, Vikram University Ujjain
Doctorate Ph.D Pune University, D.Sc Kumaun University Nanital
Teaching experience More than 20 years
Research experience More than 25 years
Industrial experience 10 years
Email id mycothermal@yahoo.co.in
Area of interest Medical and Industrial Mycology
faculty
Name: Mr. Anurag Bansal
Graduation B.Pharma,Maharishi Dayanand University Rohtak
Post graduation M.S (Pharma) NIPER, Mohali
Doctorate 8 years
Research experience 6 years
Industrial experience 8 years
Email id anuragbl77@gmail.com
Area of interest Regulatory Affair Activities
faculty
Name: Mr. Nalin Karkra
Graduation B. Pharmacy, Panjab University
Post graduation M. Pharmacy, Panjab University
Research experience 8 years 6 months
Industrial experience 5 years
Email id nalinkarkra@gmail.com
Area of interest Regulatory Affairs (API)

 

Research Areas

The faculty groups in the department are involved in different areas of research including Microbiology, Genetic Disease Analysis, Mutation Analysis, Genetic Engineering and Medical Biotechnology, Fermentation and Bioprocess Engineering, Bioremediation and Bioplastic, Bioinformatics, Plant & Animal Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Translational Biotechnology (Tissue Engg. & Targeted drug designing) and Nanomaterials.

Stem Cell and Translational Research Laboratory in the field of Medical Biotechnology & Medical Microbiology

The Founder and PI of this laboratory is Professor Eliza Chakraborty. Earlier, Professor Eliza Chakraborty was with Epigenetics Laboratory, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Since 2015, she is serving at MIET & introduced Stemformatics, for the first time in India. Stemformatics is a field where stem cell biologist and bioinformatician can use the same platform to research towards effective personalized medicine, novel drug design for human wellbeing.

"Stem Cell Transform Medicine" & Translational Biotechnology is a job creator and engine of economic growth!

International Society for Stem Cell Research reported this year that eighty different deceases can be treated using stem cells. Already 5000 people received stem cell therapy. So MIET Translational Biotechnology lab has focused on training students in this most dazzling part of biotechnology, with huge job prospects as per National & International demand.

These labs focused on future Translational therapy i.e "providing replacement tissue, rejuvenating aging organ systems and creating models of human disease to enable drug discovery and new personalized treatments" and Cancer Stem Cell Targeted study, early detection & cure of cancer.

Plant Biotechnology

  1. Plant Tissue culture
  2. Stress related studies
  3. Phyotochemicals

Due to changes in environments conditions plant & are exposed to stresses like drought, heat, salt and heavy metals which is manifested in enzyme profile & metabolites. Screening the different tolerant plants on the basis of enzymes has been undertaken. Photochemical like flavonoid, alkaloid, anthocyanin etc. exhibit antioxidative activity. Search for such antioxidative phytochemical as a step for chemopreventive agents to combat cancer has been initiated. Besides, other enzymes utilized in pharmaceutical industry are also characterized. Micropropagation of elite varieties of commercial crop for cultivation in Meerut region which can benefit farmers is going on. Efforts are going on for biopesticides which are ecofriendly and user friendly for farmers. Molecular markers are utilized for analysis of plant diversity.

Nanobiotechnology

  1. Screening and characterization of novel microorganisms and plants for production of nanoparticles
  2. Preparation of zinc and silver nanoparticles chemically or biologically
  3. Characterization of chemically or biologically synthesized nanoparticles
  4. Analysis of different types of nanoparticles by Spectroscopy, FTIR, SEM and TEM etc.
  5. Check the antimicrobial activity of chemically or biologically synthesized nanoparticles against pathogens

Nanobiotechnology is the merger of biological research with various fields of nanotechnology. Concepts that are enhanced through nanobiology include: nanodevices, nanoparticles, and nanoscale phenomena that occurs within the discipline of nanotechnology. This technical approach to biology allows scientists to imagine and create systems that can be used for biological research. Biologically inspired nanotechnology uses biological systems as the inspirations for technologies not yet created. For example, DNA nanotechnology or cellular engineering would be classified as bionanotechnology because they involve working with biomolecules on the nanoscale. Conversely, many new medical technologies involving nanoparticles as delivery systems or as sensors would be examples of nanobiotechnology since they involve using nanotechnology to advance the goals of biology.

 

The most important objectives that are frequently found in nanobiology involve applying nanotools to relevant medical/biological problems and refining these applications. Developing new tools, such as peptoid nanosheets, for medical and biological purposes is another primary objective in nanotechnology. New nanotools are often made by refining the applications of the nanotools that are already being used. The imaging of native biomolecules, biological membranes, and tissues is also a major topic for the nanobiology researchers. Other topics concerning nanobiology include the use of cantilever array sensors and the application of nanophotonics for manipulating molecular processes in living cells.

 

Recently, the use of microorganisms to synthesize functional nanoparticles has been of great interest. Microorganisms can change the oxidation state of metals. These microbial processes have opened up new opportunities for us to explore novel applications, for example, the biosynthesis of metal nanomaterials. In contrast to chemical and physical methods, microbial processes for synthesizing nanomaterials can be achieved in aqueous phase under gentle and environmentally benign conditions. This approach has become an attractive focus in current green bionanotechnology research towards sustainable development.

Major Research Laboratories are mentioned

Research Laboratories Research Areas
Medical Biotechnology and
Translational Research Laboratory

Stem cell and Regenerative medicines

Role of epigenetics in cancer and early detection of cancer

Medical microbiology and infectious diseases

Nanobiotechnology Research Laboratory was developed under the
grant for project Women Scientist Scheme A (WOSA) sanctioned by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India with a total allocation of Rs 28,38,000 for three years w.e.f. August, 2015.
Metal nanoparticle biosynthesis and their toxicity estimation
Nanotoxicity and development of Drosophila biology
Nanotoxicity and development of stem cell biology
Plant Tissue Culture Micro propagation
Plant stress biology
Plant epigenetics
Drug production and optimization from plants

Major Equipments-

  1. Phase Contrast Fluorescence Microscope (Olympus, 1*73, Japan), Rs 21,31,521 in 2016
  2. Refrigerated Centrifuge (Remi, India), Rs 2,57,890 in 2013
  3. UV Spectrophotometer (Systronic, India), Rs 2,38,350 in 2013
  4. High Performance Liquid Chromatography (Waters, Ireland), Rs 11,27,792 in 2012
  5. Lypholizer (Macflow, India), Rs 3,93,750 in 2008.
  6. Inverted Microscope (Olympus, Japan), Rs 6,50,000 in 2005
  7. Fermentor (Biospin, India), Rs 6,60,000 in 2005
  8. Spectrophotometer (Shimadzu, Japan), Rs 4,15,000 in 2005
  9. Gel Imager System (Alpha Imager, Japan), Rs 4,05,500 in 2005
  10. Elisa Reader (Bio-Rad, Japan), Rs 3,27,990 in 2003
  11. Polymerase Chain Reaction (Bio-Rad, Japan), Rs 3,30,000 in 2003

Events

Seminar-Workshops-Conferences

14 Days Short Term Training Course- Hands on Training Programme on Nano Biotechnology(4th Dec To 17th Dec, 2017.) Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
International Seminar on Food Safety and Nutrition [23rd September, 2017] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
Workshop on Cancer Cell Culture and Cell Banking [14-15th April, 2017] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
National Seminar on “Biotech Start-ups & Entrepreneurship” [ 12th Nov., 2016]
 
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National Seminar on "Clean and Green Technologies: Environmental Perspectives" [13th Oct., 2015] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
National Seminar on "Forensic Biotechnology" [23rd April, 2014] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
SDP on "Molecular Biology" [16-29th Dec., 2011] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
National Workshop on "Nanobiotechnology" [22-25th Nov., 2011] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
National Conference on "Nanosciences" [26th Nov., 2011] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
Training course on & Reproductive Biomedicine [2-5th May, 2009] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
National Workshop on Bioinformatics [16- 18th Nov., 2007] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
6th Training Course in Modern Biology [15 May-30th June, 2007] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
National Symposium on “Apoptosis” [10th Feb., 2007] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo
XII Congress: Andrology Society of India [8-10th April, 2006] Brochure Schedule Summary Photo

Guest lectures by Industrialists and Academicians

Mr. Pradeep KumarSenior Business Executive Borosil Glass Works Ltd., New Delhi has delivered an interactive lecture titled "Technical Presentation on Glassware" on 11-09-2017.

Mr. Harpreet SinghGeneral Manager, Jamboree Education Pvt. Ltd. has delivered an exclusive seminar on MS/MBA in India and Abroad on 1 st March, 2017.

Dr. Nupur Raychaudhuri Ph.D., Scientist, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, has delivered an interactive lecture on "Thyrotropin regulates IL-6 expression in CD34+ fibrocytes: clear delineation of its CAMP-independent actions" on 22nd July, 2015.

Dr. Vinay Gupta B.D. Bioscience, has delivered an interactive lecture cum demonstration on “Flow Cytometry” on 16th Feb., 2015.

Mr. Vishal Sharma has delivered an interactive lecture on "career opportunities in Biotechnology: Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology industry" on 15th Nov., 2014.

Dr. Eliza Chakraborty School of biotechnology, Vidya Prathisthan Baramati, Pune has delivered an interactive lecture on “Role of stem cells in modern therapy world” on 31st Oct., 2014.

Dr. Saryu Goel Associate Director & Project Team Leader at Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Rockville, MD 20850, USA has delivered an interactive lecture on “International Guidelines & Clinical Drug Metabolism Studies” on 16th July, 2013.

Dr. Vibhav Garg  Head, Health Economics & Government Affairs, Boston Scientific India Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon has delivered an interactive lecture on “Exploration of career opportunities in Industries/ Government sector after Biotechnology courses” on 24th Sept., 2013.
Dr. G S Randhawa Chairman, Department of Biotechnology, IIT, Roorkee [May, 2012].
Dr. Arjava Sharma Director, PDCR, Meerut has delievered a lecture on “Selection of Sex in Next Generation”on 06th Nov., 2012.
Dr. Jamal Khan, Director Institute of Cellular Therapies Pvt. Ltd., Noida has delivered a lecture on “Dendrite Cell Therapy” on 3rd April, 2010.

Dr. Girjesh Govil Senior Scientist, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai has delivered a lecture on “NMR in Biology from Molecules to Human” on 12th Sept., 2008.

Dr. Suman Kapoor from BITS, Pilani has delivered lecture on “Abzymes: Biological Properties” on 27th March, 2008.

Dr. Sai Majji Sharma University of Mississippi Medical Center, JACKSON-MS, USA, has delivered a lecture on “c-DNA Microarrays and Immune Cell line Transcriptional Profiles” on 28th Dec., 2007.

Dr. Anuj Sharma Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, USA, has delivered a lecture on “Virus Inactivation:Role in Vaccine Development” on 26th Dec., 2007.

Dr. G. T. Kulkarni from Atmiya Institute of Gerontology Research, Yogidham, Rajkot, Gujrat has delivered lecture on “Stem Cells: Medical Applications” on 9th March, 2007.

Dr. P D Gupta Atmiya Institute of Gerontology, Rajkot has delivered a lecture on “Molecular mechanisms of binding of estradiol to its receptors in the brain” on 17th Nov., 2006.

Dr. Ilipo Hutayami Imperial College, London has interacted with faculty and students regarding higher education opportunities in Finland on 16th Feb., 2006.

Other activities conducted by departments

  1. Farewell: 13th Batch of B.Tech. Biotechnology [May, 2017].
  2. A team of faculties and students visited Simbhaoli Sugars Ltd. on 27th March, 2017.
  3. National Science Day was celebrated (by holding Poster, Quiz & Slogan writing competition) on 28th Feb., 2017 to promote the co-curricular activities among UG students to facilitate their overall development.
  4. Student visit to Health Tech India (Health Expo)-2017: The team of students & faculty visited Health Tech India on 30th January, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
  5. Farewell: 12th Batch of B.Tech. Biotechnology [May, 2016].
  6. Student visit to Food Expo-2015: The team of students & faculty visited food expo-2015 on 30th July, 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
  7. Farewell: 11th Batch of B.Tech. Biotechnology [June, 2015].
  8. Farewell: 10th Batch of B.Tech. Biotechnology [June, 2014].
  9. Interactive Session cum Career Counseling + Biotechnology Laboratory visit (on 05th April, 2014) for Class XII students who have appeared in "MOCK Test" conducted by MIET Group of Institutions.
  10. A Training programme was introduced by the department to train the students of B. Tech, M.Tech, B.Sc. & M.Sc. classes for short term training or project courses in varied areas of biotechnological specializations.
  11. National Science Day was celebrated (by holding Drawing, Quiz & Slogan writing competition) on 28th Feb., 2014 to promote the co-curricular activities among UG & PG students to facilitate their overall development.
  12. A one week industrial visit was organised by the department for exposure of the students to industries in Bangalore city (Feb., 2014). The team of students & faculty visited several industries including Biocon and also attended Bangalore-India Bio interaction in a one week tour to the city.
  13. Teachers Day Celebration@ DBT, MIET [5th Sept. each Year].
  14. Techspardha-2013 [25-26th Oct. 2013].
  15. A team of students and faculty visited Project Directorate of Cattle (Research Lab.) and attended the program on “Agriculture Education Day” on 24th August, 2013.
  16. Industrial visit @ Biocon Bangalore [4-12th Feb., 2013].
  17. Techspardha-2010 [25-26th Oct., 2010].
  18. Biotaction Fest [5-7th Feb., 2010].
  19. Screening of a film on Global Warming- “An Incovenient Truth” [24th Feb., 2009].
  20. Student visit to Food Expo-2015: The team of students & faculty visited food expo-2015 on 30th July, 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
  21. Interactive Session cum Career Counseling + Biotechnology Laboratory visit (on 05th April, 2014) for Class XII students who have appeared in "MOCK Test" conducted by MIET Group of Institutions.
  22. A Training programme was introduced by the department to train the students of B. Tech., M.Tech, B.Sc. & M.Sc. classes for short term training or project courses in varied areas of biotechnological specializations.
  23. National Science Day was celebrated (by holding Drawing, Quiz & Slogan writing competition) on 28th Feb., 2014 to promote the co-curricular activities among UG & PG students to facilitate their overall development.

Placements Reports

  1. Report 2017
  2. Report 2016
  3. Report 2015
  4. Report 2014
  5. Report 2013
  6. Report 2012
  7. Report 2011

Major Recruiters

  1. Alembic Pharmaceuticals
  2. Omics
  3. Envirta
  4. Cure Health Diagnostics Pvt. limited
  5. Epic Research
  6. Fresenius Kabi
  7. Roche Diagnostics
  8. UST Global
  9. Allied Analytics LLP
  10. Excel Life Science

Companies for final Placement and Internship

 

Publications

Invited Lecture

Prof Eliza Chakraborty on behalf of M.I.E.T introduced Stemformatics first time in India and delivered a lecture on "Tissue Specific Stem Cells & Stemformatics :Fascinating Reservoir For Future Regenerative Medicines" in the Section of MedicalSciences (including Physiology), 103rd Indian Science Congress hosted by University of Mysore, Mysore from 3-7 January 2016.

*Poster Presentation by M.Tech Students (Biotechnology, 2013-2015)

Authors: Shivi Sharma*, Aashish Katyal and Eliza Chakraborty Application of Stemformatics In Future Regenerative Medicines 5th Annual Meeting ofIndian Academy of Biomedical Sciences, New Delhi, 26-28th F2016.

Book Published by B.Tech Students ( Biotechnology  2012-2016)

Abhishek Saxena, Akanksha Keshri and Amrita Srivastava has published book named “Future Translational Applications of iPS Reprogramming Factors ”under the supervision of Prof. Eliza Chakraborty, LAMBERT Academic publisher, Germany, Sept, 2016

 

Research Papers Abstracts Published in Journals Conference Proceedings

Research Papers Presented in Conferences

Achievements

Departmental achievements

  • An MoU has been signed between ICAR- Central Institute for Research on Cattle, Meerut and Department of Biotechnology, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut to promote research and knowledge sharing on 20th December, 2017.
  • Dr. Arvind Kumar, Mr. Abhay Tripathi, Mr. Ashish Katyal and Dr. Bhumica Agarwal participated in QIP-Short term course on "Modern Biophysical Techniques" at IIT Bombay during 11 th - 15 th December, 2017.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Dr. Anita Rawat, Dr. Nitin Garg, Dr. Arvind Kumar, Mr. Sandeep Sirohi and Mr. Abhay Tripathi participated in training programme (ICT based) on Coaching of Teachers in Life Skills conducted by NITTTR, Chandigarh sponsored by Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut during 16 th -20 th January, 2017.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Dr. Anita Rawat, Dr. Nitin Garg and Mr. Sandeep Sirohi participated in Training Programme (ICT based) on Research Methodology conducted by NITTTR, Chandigarh sponsored by Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut during 9 th -13 th January, 2017.
  • Dr. Eliza Chakraborty was an invited speaker to deliver a lecture on “Stem Cells & Stemformatics in Future Translational Therapy” in an International Conference on “ Emerging Trends in Biomedical Research in the New Millennium” organized by Biocon & Indian Academy of Biomedical Science (IABS) at Department of Bio Chemistry, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Jammu (J&K)-180001, India, 29-30th, November, 2016.
  • Dr. Eliza Chakraborty was an invited speaker under Section of Medical Sciences (including Physiology) at 103rd Indian Science Congress has delivered an interactive lecture on "Tissue Specific Stem Cells & "Stemformatics"  Fascinating Reservoir for Future Regenerative Medicines" during 3rd-7th Jan, 2016.
    In Uttar Pradesh, MIET is the first place where Stemformatics is introduced by our research group in 103rd Indian Science Congress, 2016 (Inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister).
  • Mr. Ashish Katyal participated in training programme (ICT based) on Optimization using Matlab conducted by NITTTR, Chandigarh sponsored by Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut during 24 th -28 th October, 2016.
  • Department of Biotechnology, MIET, Meerut was approved as a research center for conducting Ph.D. by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, on 14th October, 2016.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma was an invited Judge for the demonstration of working model under “TECHNOVATION-2016”- A two-day technical fest and exhibition in IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, on 7-8th October, 2016.
  • Dr. Neha Tyagi participated in three days short-term training programme on “Applied Economics Tools and Techniques for Managing Environmental Resources”, Department of Policy Studies, TERI University, 2-5th October, 2016.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma was an invited speaker at national conference on “Biotechnological Perspectives in Healthcare” (IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad) has delivered talk on “Anti-Hyperglycemia and anti-Hyper Lipidemic Effect of Ethanolic Extracts of some Medicinal Plants on Experimental Animal Models” on 16th July, 2016.
  • Dr. Suman Lata presented poster in “Biotechnological Perspectives in Healthcare” organized by IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad on 16th July, 2016.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma participated in the AICTE sponsored one-week QIP short term course on Biology for Engineers conducted by IIT Bombay at Mumbai during 6 th -11 th June, 2016.
  • Mr. Ashish Katyalparticipated in the AICTE sponsored one-week QIP short term course on Biology for Engineers conducted by IIT Bombay at Mumbai during 6 th -11 th June, 2016.
  • Dr. Arvind Kumar participated in training programme (ICT based) on Student Evaluation conducted by NITTTR, Chandigarh sponsored by Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut during 25 th -29 th January, 2016.
  • A new research facility in the form of Animal cell culture Laboratory was developed for promoting research aptitude among UG & PG students (2015-16).
  • A new research facility in the form of Nanotoxicity Research Laboratory was developed under the grant for project Women Scientist Scheme A (WOS-A) sanctioned by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India with a total allocation of Rs 28,38,000/- for three years w.e.f. August, 2015.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma and Mr. Ashish Katyal participated in National Workshop-cum-Training Programme on “Computational Approaches in Biotechnology for Beginners” sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, organized at Bioinformatics Centre, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, during 23-26th March, 2015.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma participated in Academic Leadership Workshop sponsored by Wipro Technologies, Bangalore during 4th -7th November, 2014.
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Dr. Pankaj Kumar Tyagi, Dr. Nitin Garg and Mr. Sandeep Sirohi participated in short term course (through ICT) on Total Quality Management, ISO 9000 and Basics of NBA Accreditation in Technical Institutions conducted by Entrepreneurship Development and Industrial Coordination sponsored by Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut during 5th-9th May, 2014.
  • Dr. Anita Rawat participated in workshop with Hands-on-Training on Use of Bioinformatics in Crop Biotechnology sponsored by Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility (BIF), Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut during 6th-8th January, 2014..
  • Dr. Nitin Garg, Associate Professor, has been honoured with the “Outstanding SSDAT (Society for Scientific Development in Agriculture and Technology) Excellence in Teaching Award” by Uttar Pradesh Council for Agricultural Research (UPCAR) in January, 2014.
  • Department of Biotechnology, MIET, Meerut was approved as a research center for conducting Ph.D. by MTU, Noida, 2013.
  • New Facility Developed: New facilities in the form of Instrumentation and Project Laboratory were developed for promoting Research aptitude among UG & PG students (2013).
  • A fungus was isolated by Professor A. Subrahmanyam is named on MIET (Mucor imietiana) in 2012. New Facility Developed: Lab facility developed for the Estimation of Bio-molecules using HPLC under MODROBS scheme of AICTE (11.3 Lacs in 2012).
  • Two cultures of fungus “Aspergillus heteromorphus (accession no. 10685) and Zygosacchromyces bailii (accession no. 11852)” were submitted to Microbial Type Culture Collection (MTCC), Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh by Dr. Suman Lata, Assistant Professor in 2012.
  • More than 50 research papers are published by DBT faculty members in National/International journals and presented in conferences in past three years.

Awards and Distinctions received by Students

  • Two cultures of fungus “Curvularia lunata (accession no. 1175) and Stachybotrys kampalensis (accession no.1177)” were submitted to National Type Culture Collection (N.T.C.C.), Forest Research Institute (F.R.I.), Dehradun by Prashant Agarwal (MIET alumnus-2013 Batch).
  • Ms. Prateeksha Kaul (BT-VII) has won 1st Prize in "Voice for BT"-Inter collegiate public speaking contest on Biotechnology for North zone on 25th Sept 2015 at JUIT, Solan (H.P) in collaboration with Novozymes, Bangalore. She was awarded with a Gold medallion and Rs 20,000/- cash award.
  • Many of our students have qualified GATE/JAM/CSIR and other competitive examinations. Our students have successively been awarded with top merit positions in university since, the start of the course. Details of past years students are listed below.
Name of student University ranking and
Merit positions
Pass out Batch
Mridula Sharma 3rd (Bronze) 2015
Nikhil Pandey 10th
Kripi Tomar 18th
Janhvi Saxena 4th 2014
Monika Sharma 1st (Gold) 2013
Anjneya Takshak 2nd (Silver)
Sneha Sen 1st (Gold) 2012
Tanu 5th
Reema Noor 7th
Apurva Singh 12th
Karishma Tyagi 7th 2011
Pallavi Tyagi 8th 2010
Nidhi Sachdeva 9th
Smriti Panwar 10th
Swati Agarwal 4th 2009
Gunjan Pande 5th
Mayuri Gupta 7th
Mallika Gupta 8th
Rashmi Bedwal 9th
Shweta Jain 10th
Priyanka Upadhyay 3rd (Bronze) 2007
Meetu Sethi 1st (Gold) 2006
Urmila Saxena 1st (Gold) 2005
Prigya Shukla 2nd (Silver)
Vatsla Chhabra 3rd (Bronze)
Rashi Prakash 4th
Monika Bihan 5th
Sukriti Tripathi 6th
Neha Agarwal 7th
Saumya Gupta 8th
Shivali Shinghal 9th
Shalabh Sharma 10th

 

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