Training programmes orchestrated

The department of biotechnology and medical engineering has recently undertaken two training programmes: 

Training on laser scanning confocal microscope

Hands on training programme on hyper mesh

The training programme on laser scanning confocal microscope was inaugurated by our esteemed director Prof. Sunil Kumar Sarangi on 5th August 2014 at 10 A.M. The training programme was organised in collaboration with Leica – Microsystems (By Madhukar Chaudhury and Anupam Banerjee) during 5th August to 9th August 2014 under Center of Excellence (COE) in Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering and Rehabilitation under TEQIP-II. The participants comprised of 21 PhD scholars, 2 technical assistants, 2 post-doctoral fellows and 6 faculty members.

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Adding laurels to the Crown

This year the department of biotechnology and medical engineering witnessed numerous developments. A new curriculum committee has been framed which comprises people from industries, research organisations and departmental academic committee. It basically includes director of IFGL, Deepak Mishra from Tata medical centre Kolkata, an expert from Aditya Birla Group of Industries and former director of IGH. The committee gave feedback after reviewing the syllabus. Recently the department has gone through accreditation by NBA. The experts for Biotechnology came from IIT Roorkee and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi whereas experts from IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi and JNU came for the Biomedical department. After going through the feedbacks from these experts the department revised the syllabus emphasising on industry related courses.

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