School 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 School 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.
Facilities at School of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics –
- Lecture Halls
- Conference room