IILM College of Engineering and Technology

Biotechnology Sector- Transforming the Careers from Plinth to Paramount

Biotechnology is the amalgamation of Biology with Technology to transform existing processes by induction of biological entities to make them better in terms of productivity and quality of the products. It is the domain which holds promising future for students in multifarious domains like Health sector, Pharmaceuticals, Bioinformatics, Clinical research, Stem cell banking, Research & Read more

Next Generation Sequencing- Revolutionizing the Global Scenario in Genomics Technologies

Completion of Human Genome Project in April 2003, a project initiated by National Human Genome Research Institute, led to a revolutionary change in domains of Genomics and personalized medicine. Deciphering the sequence of entire 3 billion base pairs of human genome was a landmark achievement of International Human Genome Sequencing consortium & Celera Genomics group Read more

Genetically Modified Plant: Tomorrows plant,Designer plant

Some ten thousand years ago started which we call today- the Neolithic Revolution, was probably more a lengthy evolution than a revolution. At that time, human behavior had changed from hunting and gathering culture to an agriculture-based culture. Till the 19th century, agriculture and agriculture-related products were sufficient to meet the human requirements. By the Read more

Biotechnology entrepreneurship: An Indian perspective

Biotechnology is the fastest growing and knowledge-training based sector in India and the world. This industry is expected to play a central role in shaping the economy of countries like India Biotechnology entrepreneurship is unique, as it is the effect of the sum of all the initiatives and activities which are important to build an Read more

TOXICITY TESTING – A WAY TO ENSURE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF DRUGS

As quoted by the Father of Toxicology, Paracelsus “All substances are poisons; there is none which is not a poison. The right dose differentiates a poison and a remedy”, it becomes mandatory for the mankind to investigate and develop the methods to find out that what dosage of a compound is going to cure us Read more

A Career in Biotechnology: Perception and Cognizance

Biotechnology is the broad area of biology, involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or “any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2). To make it simpler, Biotechnology is a cluster knowledge Read more

Genome – the Secret Coder

Life is incomplete without genomes and they are probably the secret coders carrying information of every individual. Plants and animals all are dependent on these genomes. From genes and genomes to DNA and proteins everything is carrying information about life. Predicting genomes is not an easy task and just requires various methods that incorporate different Read more

miRNAs – players in Cancer

Cancer is a multiple step process which causes genetic changes in normal cells by a chain of states that represents initial malignancy progressing towards invasive cancer that converts to metastasis affecting the whole body. Cancer results represent specific phenotypes representing cell growth in a controlled environment and representing altered characteristics. Cancer cells are produced by Read more

Biotechnology: An ever-green career option for youngsters

Biotechnology is now can be considered as the most demanding and developed field from the point of career and placement. Its foundation is in traditional biology and basic engineering which is now emerged as the most applicable and popular science in the present scenario. The core subjects to be studies under it include Molecular biology, Read more

ROLE OF LABORATORY PRACTICE IN ENGINEERING

Engineering is the branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures. The laboratory is inseparable from engineering as former is the particular face where something is artfully designed. A laboratory is a place where students perform in action whatever they study in class. Students sense a Read more