Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil University was established in 2003, with a vision to produce quality minds capable of strengthening and broadening the base of Biotechnology in India. The aim is to equip the students with extraordinary skills for life, making them not just job seekers but also job creators. The Department hosts more than 50 highly qualified faculties who endeavor to provide world class education to students. The Department offers an outstanding learning environment by facilitating the best learning experience possible, the prime objective being, to prepare graduates for challenging careers in the Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Biomedical sectors and enable upward mobility for higher study and research in the Life Sciences Industry.
The Department provides specialized professional courses and research at graduate, post graduate and doctoral level. In addition, the Department offers a collaborative bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences with University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom. As a multidisciplinary applied science, Biotechnology is an amalgam of genetics, molecular biology, recombinant DNA technology and biochemistry to name a few. Bioinformatics has a key role to play in the cutting edge research and development areas of functional genomics, proteomics, protein engineering, pharmacogenomics, chemoinformatics and drug discovery - thus revolutionizing healthcare and the food and agriculture sectors, thereby attracting the attention of several companies and entrepreneurs.
Campus of Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics –
The Department is a prominent and impressive 12-storeyed landmark structure sprawling a built up area of 64,000 sq. feet situated in Sector 15, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai.
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Placements at Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics –
Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil University is rated as one among the best universities in the field of Medical, Dental, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Management and technical education in India. Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics has an active training and placement cell devoted to cater to the recruitment needs of biotechnology, bioinformatics and Life Science companies and research organizations for conducting campus interviews.
Mr.B.V. Ravi Shankar, training and placement officer, is in-charge of industry liaison. The training & placement cell provides all audio visual facilities for presentations, conferences, written test, group discussion and personal interviews. It plays a key role in counseling and guiding the students of the department for their successful career placement which is a crucial interface between the stages of completion of academic program of the students and their entry into the suitable employment. This Cell also coordinates various activities related to the career of the students along with the industrial training.
Top Recruiters –
Aggape Diagnostics Ltd., Mumbai.
Ajanta Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Mumbai
Allerin Technologies (P) Ltd., Navi Mumbai
Alkem Laboratories Ltd., Navi Mumbai.
Alcon Biosciences Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.
Analytical Automation Ltd., Mumbai
Asia CRYO-CELL (Life Cell) Private Limited, Chennai.
Aurigene Discovery Technologies Ltd., Bangalore
Bayer Crop Sciences Ltd., Mumbai
BD Biosciences Ltd., Mumbai
Courses offered by Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil University