DBT- INSTITUTIONAL BIOTECH HUB

Coordinator:  Dr. O. Shashikumar Singh, Associate Professor,Department of Zoology,

Co-Coordinator:  Dr. Kh. Rajmani Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology,

A brief on the role played by the Biotech Hub for its development:

A quantum changes in day to day activities in D. M. College of science, Imphal is created after the establishment of DBT-Institutional Level Biotech Hub in 2010.Training Programme, Seminars, Symposiums and other academic activities have become regular events in the academic and functioning in the college. In addition, Biotech hub is a boon to the Research Scholars by providing sophisticated equipments. The Seminar, Symposium and Training programme of DBT- Institutional Level Biotech Hub has instilled in the mind of young students the urge to choose Biotechnology as a subject for their higher studies. To develop human resource facilities, the Biotech hub extended its support to execute different teaching labs to the UG, PG and Ph.D. Scholars by offering periodic orientation programs on the hands-on equipment and methodology. 5 (five) nos. of researchpapers published from the Hub in peer reviewed journals and 6 (Six) nos. of Papers published from other extramural projects which were the result of using the facilities with acknowledgement of the Biotech Hub, as a measurable achievements under the Research & Development work undertaken, since inception. Moreover, the hub hurdles for a future action plan which includes (a) Collaborative research works with Medical Research Institutes and Hospitals, (b) Mutual research work with Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility (BIF) Centre, (c) Organization of the Biotech Hub for supporting UG & PG courses into modular and advance level, (d) To Upgrade the Biotech Hub laboratory by incorporating advance research facilities.

Additionally, Monitoring services as a mentor is being extended to the DBT-BLiSS laboratory, T. G. Higher Secondary School as well as conducting numerous programmes like Outreach training programme, mutual research works, Lecture Programme and Project works for Students; and has been visited periodically in an annual for monitoring its activity.  Additionally, we also extend our service to the some other Senior/Higher Secondary schools those are already established BLiSS Lab under DBT, New Delhi. India.