M. Sc. Microbiology
M. Sc. Microbiology: M. Sc. in Microbiology program is offered by the Department of Biotechnology. The Department of Biotechnology at JIIT, NOIDA, established in 2002, remains committed to provide research-informed teaching and learning, and vibrant R & D environment. Faculty with rich research exposure in academia and industry both in India and abroad contributes to the department academic core.The department has 22 faculty members with rich teaching and research experience in diverse areas of Biotechnology: Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Environmental Sciences, Bioinformatics etc . The department offers B. Tech, Integrated B.Tech-M Tech , M. Tech. and Ph.D. programs in Biotechnology.
The research emphasis is reflected in the active doctoral program (46 students pursuing PhD and 27 completed), publications in international/national journals, and sponsored research projects totaling approximately INR-9.44 Crores from premier national funding agencies namely, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), the Department of Science and Technology (DST), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) and Department of AYUSH. Interaction with leading scientists from academia and industry through invited lectures, workshops and conferences ensures all-round development of the students. Our students continue to secure positions in graduate schools for MS/Ph.D at universities of international/National repute such as Max Planck Institutes, John Hopkins, Georgia Tech, Keck Graduate Institute, Penn State, IITs etc. among others. Many students have been selected in core biotechnology firms Panacea Biotech, Cadilla Biotech, Ranbaxy, and Premas Biotech Ltd.
The course curriculum of M. Sc. Microbiology is designed with an aim to provide knowledge and skills in the field of Microbiology catering to Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Food and Dairy Industry, Environmental and Nanotechnology, emphasizing on the latest advances in the field. An optimum blend of theory, labs and dissertation/hands on project work would open diverse career opportunities in Hospitals, Diagnostics, Pharma and Biopharma R&D’s, Clinical laboratories, Food Industry, Food Safety and Quality Control as well as in core biotechnology industries.