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Centre for Biotechnology
Centre for Biotechnology
MAHARSHI DAYANAND UNIVERSITY
Rohtak-124001, Haryana (INDIA)


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The Centre for Biotechnology was established in 2006 under the Faculty of Life Sciences. It is internationally known for its research in various disciplines of Biotechnology. The Centre has two M.Sc. programmes in Biotechnology and Agricultural Biotechnology, and Ph.D. programme. The Centre received funding from the DST for FIST, UGC for SAP, DRS-1 and DBT for IPLS. There are nine regular teaching faculty members and one UGC-BSR Faculty Fellow. 





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9/27/2019
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3/12/2019
2/27/2019
2/25/2019
2/13/2019
2/7/2019






Centre for Biotechnology

FORMER Head Of Department/Director

Prof. (Dr.) Anil Kumar Chhillar ( Mar 01, 2018 - Feb 28, 2021 )
Prof. P. Mehta ( Mar 01, 2015 - Feb 28, 2018 )
Prof. P.K Jaiwal ( Mar 01, 2012 - Feb 28, 2015 )
Prof. S.K. Gakhar ( Mar 01, 2009 - Feb 29, 2012 )
Dr. B.K.Behera ( Mar 01, 2006 - Feb 28, 2009 )
Director
MDU Branches

Dr. Vikas

Phone : 01262-293110
E-mail : dir.cbt@mdurohtak.ac.in 



Faculty



Prof. (Dr.) Anil Kumar Chhillar

Professor

Proteomics, Antimicrobial molecules
curriculum vitae..


Dr. Ritu Gill

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.
Biotechnology
curriculum vitae..


Dr. Samunder Singh

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.
Virology
curriculum vitae..


Dr. Sarvajeet Singh Gill

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.
Agricultural Biotechnology, Plant Mol. Biol.
curriculum vitae..


Dr. Darshana Chaudhary

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.
Agricultural Biotechnology. Plant Mol. Biology, Plant Biotechnology
curriculum vitae..


Dr. N.P. Singh

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.
Agricultural Biotechnology, Plant Proteomics
curriculum vitae..

Non-Teaching Staff



Prem Singh

Steno





Sonia

Lab Attendant





Varun Kumar

Lab Attendant



Professor Emeritus



Prof. P.K.Jaiwal

Professor Emeritus


curriculum vitae..


Prof. Promod Mehta

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D.
TB Pathogenesis
curriculum vitae..
 
department programme

M.SC. (AGRI.BIO-TECHNOLOGY) - CBCS

M.SC. (AGRI.BIO-TECHNOLOGY) - CBCS

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department programme

M.SC. (BIO-TECHNOLOGY) - CBCS

M.SC. (BIO-TECHNOLOGY) - CBCS

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department programme

Ph.D (Biotechnology)

Ph.D (Biotechnology)

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News/Updates

11/24/2021
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12/11/2020
12/11/2020
12/5/2020
12/3/2020
5/1/2020
2/17/2020
12/31/2019
One seat for admission in PhD at the Centre for Biotechnology in BC-A category is lying vacant. Counselling for the same will be held tomorrow ie. on 07.12.2019(10.00 am onwards)
12/6/2019
2019-20
11/26/2019
2019-20 Details
11/26/2019
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11/14/2019
9/27/2019
7/25/2019
2019-20 Details
3/15/2019
3/12/2019
2/27/2019
2/27/2019
2/25/2019
2/13/2019
2/8/2019
The Centre for Biotechnology has received huge number of registration requests for the work-shop; therefore the said quota… Details
2/7/2019
1/30/2019
12/17/2018
11/26/2018
11/26/2018
11/6/2018
10/9/2018
9/19/2018
PASS PERCENTAGE (SUBJECT WISE) OF MASTER OF SCIENCE (BIOTECHNOLOGY) Details
9/11/2018
It is hereby notified for information of all concerned that due to clash in the date sheet, the following papers of M.Tech.… Details
8/29/2018
Vacant seats of M. Sc. Biotechnology Session 2018-19 at CBT Details
8/10/2018
Physical counseling against vacant seats for M.sc Biotechnology and M.sc agriculture Biotechnology course Details
7/9/2018
2nd Merit list Biotech. Details
7/3/2018
Provisional Merit List B.Tech Bio-Tech. 2018-19 (2) Details
5/8/2018
Exe_sum_42_189_2013_(SR) Details
5/5/2018
Theory Date Sheet for B.Sc. (Bio Technology) 5th Semester Examinations
May 2018 (For Reappear only) Details
5/4/2018
Executive Summary dr. Darshana chaudhary UGC DC (1)-PDF Details
4/26/2018
Theory date sheet for B.Sc. (Bio Tech.) 2nd & 4th Semester Exam. May - 2018 Details
4/24/2018
Theory date sheet for B.Sc. (Bio Tech.) 2nd & 4th Semester Exam. May - 2018 Details
4/7/2018
Theory date sheet of B. Sc. (Bio Tech.) 6th semester( Full & Re-appear )Exam. April - 2018 Details
4/5/2018
Walk in interview for the post of JRF under ICMR Research Project Details
4/2/2018
PASS PERCENTAGE (SUBJECT WISE) OF MASTER OF SCIENCE (BIOTECHNOLOGY) Details
3/26/2018
CBCS_AGRI_BIO Details
3/26/2018
CBCS_BIOTECH Details
3/26/2018
CBCS_ENV_BIOTECH Details
3/15/2018
Theory date sheet for B.Sc. (Bio Tech.) 2nd & 4th Semester Only for Supplementary Exam. March - 2018 Details
2/15/2018
Revised Theory Date Sheet for Ph.D Bio Technology Course Work (Common with Ph.D
Agricultural Bio-Technology) (Full/Re-appear)… Details
1/30/2018
Theory Date Sheet for Ph.D Bio Technology Course Work (Common with Ph.D
Agricultural Bio-Technology) (Full/Re-appear) Examinations… Details
11/27/2017
Theory date sheet for B.Sc. (Bio-tech.) 1st, 3rd, 5th Semester (Fresh & Re-appear) Old and New Scheme Examination to be held in December, 2017
11/24/2017
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Meet our shining stars

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Committees / Proceedings of Committee

MDU Facilities

Double Beam Spectrophotometer Model UV-VIS 2203 Systronics Model No.:2203 Make:Systronics

Use for photometric research application, especially DNA, RNA, and protein analysis, as well as turbidity measurements.

Micro-controller based Double Beam

Graphic LCD

Automatic source optimization, Base line calibration & Cell optimization

200 – 1100 nm Range

2.0 nm Bandwidth

%T, Abs, Conc. (K factor, Multi standard), Multi component measuring modes

Single Wavelength, Multi Wavelength, Scan & Time Scan operating modes

Printer interface for 80 Column D.M. Printer

Automatic 5 position sample changer

MDU Facilities

BOD Incubator Model No.: NSW 152 Make: NSW

Temperature is controlled by Electronic Digital Temperature Controller Cum-indicator from 5°C to 50°C, variation 1°C. Inside air circulating system is provided by F.H motor with fan which keeps uniform temperature throughout the chamber.

This type of incubator is use in biology, botany, virology,

Water pollution, Sewage, Agriculture and Food research laboratories

etc. It provides a wide range of conditions for studies of Synthesing organisms. Temperatures are attainable within the cabinet, enabling to study the growth of organisms under tropical or

temperature and Summer or winter conditions, independent of

ambient temperature.

MDU Facilities

Orbital Shaker Model No.: 400LE1L Make: Scigenics Biotech

Orbital Shaker  is basically used for incubation of microbial culture with proper aeration provided through circular agitation(Rpm). Permanent magnet DC drive

Pulse width modulation  based speed control

Step-less Speed settings

Compact table-top incubator shaker.

Has auto restart function after power interruption with non volatile memory.

MDU Facilities

Autoclave Model No.: 227 Make: NSW

The sterilizer is Vertical Cylindrical Autoclave. Moist heat is temperature of saturated steam is the most common agent so that no pathogenic organism has been found which could survive at 121°C temperature. The main sterilizing agent "Steam" comes from inside the chamber.
The sterilizer chamber is made of stainless steel. It is fitted with stainless steel door which have radial lock and paddle lifting for easy opening and closing of door.

MDU Facilities

Refrigerated Centrifuge Model No.:SSR-V/FM Make: Plasto super spin

The Super-spin R is suitable for many application areas in medicine, pharmaceuticals, research, environmental analysis and industrial production.
The device is easy to handle a wide variety of standard applications in fixed angle rotors. Compact, quiet, user- friendly, that’s the Super-spin suite of centrifuges in a nutshell.

Angle rotor 24x1.5ml (17500 rpm, and 24600 RCF); 4x50 ml (11000 rpm, 10957-RCF).

MDU Facilities

PCR Machine Model No.: 2720 Thermal Make: Applied Biosystems

The Applied Biosystems 2720 Thermal Cycler is an automated instrument, specifically use for the amplification of nucleic acids. The instrument has an integrated 96-well sample block, which houses an internal Peltier heating/cooling unit. The sample block is made of aluminum to provide optimal thermal transfer rate. Platinum sensors provide:

♦ Wide temperature range: 4 °C to 99.9 °C

♦ Accuracy: ±0.25 °C from 35 °C to 99.9 °C

♦ Long term stability and high reliability The sample block accommodates several different types of MicroAmp® disposable tubes and plates, which must be used in order to create a sealed chamber

MDU Facilities

Double Beam Spectrophotometer Model UV-VIS 2203 Systronics Model No.:2203 Make:Systronics

Use for photometric research application, especially DNA, RNA, and protein analysis, as well as turbidity measurements.

Micro-controller based Double Beam

Graphic LCD

Automatic source optimisation, Base line calibration & Cell optimisation

200 – 1100 nm Range

2.0 nm Bandwidth

%T, Abs, Conc. (K factor, Multi standard), Multi component measuring modes

Single Wavelength, Multi Wavelength, Scan & Time Scan operating modes

Printer interface for 80 Column D.M. Printer

Automatic 5 position sample changer

MDU Facilities

PCR Machine Model No.: 2720 Thermal Make: Applied Biosystems

The Applied Biosystems 2720 Thermal Cycler is an automated instrument, specifically use for the amplification of nucleic acids.The instrument has an integrated 96-well sample block, which houses an internal Peltier heating/cooling unit. The sample block is made of aluminum to provide optimal thermal transfer rate. Platinum sensors provide:

♦ Wide temperature range: 4 °C to 99.9 °C

♦ Accuracy: ±0.25 °C from 35 °C to 99.9 °C

♦ Long term stability and high reliability. The sample block accommodates several different types of MicroAmp® disposable tubes.

MDU Facilities

Refrigerated Centrifuge Model No.: SSR-V/FM Make: Plasto super spin

The Super-spin R is suitable for many application areas in medicine, pharmaceuticals, research, environmental analysis and industrial production. The device is easy to handle a wide variety of standard applications in fixed angle rotors.
Compact, quiet, user- friendly, that’s the Super-spin suite of centrifuges in a nutshell.

Angle rotor 24x1.5ml (17500 rpm, and 24600 RCF); 4x50 ml (11000 rpm, 10957-RCF).

MDU Facilities

Refrigerated Centrifuge Model Model No.: 1-14K (10020) Make: Sigma

Sigma 1-14K model.

-Clearly organized display

-Large buttons

-Zero-maintenance motor

-Motorised cover lock, automatic lid unlocking

Drive range up to 15000 min-1

Colled version

Max. capacity: 24 x 1.5 / 2 ml

Cooling temperature: -10 to +40 °C

Max RCF16,602 x g

Max. speed Sigma: 15,000 rpm

-Two acceleration and braking curves, soft or fast

-Window in lid for independent speed measurement

-Over-speed monitoring

MDU Facilities

Autoclave Model No.: 227 Make: NSW

The sterilizer is Vertical Cylindrical Autoclave. Moist heat is temperature of saturated steam is the most common agent so that no pathogenic organism has been found which could survive at 121°C temperature.

The main sterilizing agent "Steam" comes from inside the chamber. The sterilizer chamber is made of stainless steel. It is fitted with stainless steel door which have radial lock and paddle lifting for easy opening and closing of door.

MDU Facilities

Deep Freezer -20 C, Make: Operon Korea Model no: 681NC

For storage of biological samples, serums, medical specimens for

MDU Facilities

Orbital Shaker Model No.: Orbitek LEETD Make: Scigenics Biotech

Permanent magnet DC drive

Pulse width modulation  based speed control

Step-less Speed settings

Compact table-top incubator shaker.

Has auto restart function after power interruption with non volatile memory.

Temperature Range Ambient +5 deg C to 70 deg C

Voltage: 230 Volt

Frequency: 50 Hz, Digital LED

Orbital Shaker  Is Basically Used For Incubation Of Microbial Culture With Proper Aeration Provided Through Circular Agitation(Rpm)

MDU Facilities

BOD Incubator Model No.: NSW 152 Make: NSW

Temperature is controlled by Electronic Digital Temperature Controller Cum-indicator from 5°C to 50°C, variation 1°C. Inside air circulating system is provided by F.H motor with fan which keeps uniform temperature throughout the chamber.

This type of incubator is use in biology, botany, virology,

Water pollution, Sewage, Agriculture and Food research laboratories etc. It provides a wide range of conditions for studies of Synthesing organisms. Temperatures are attainable within the cabinet, enabling to study the growth of organisms under tropical or temperature and Summer or winter conditions, independent of ambient temperature.

MDU Facilities

Millique Water Purification (8/16) System Model No.:Prefil kit integral system- BM1PA5234E (PREFLKTIN); QPAK TEX-QPAK00TEX; Prograd T3-PROG000T3; Biopak Polisher-CDUFBI001 Make: Millipore

General preparation of reagents and washing of plastic and glassware, ultrapure water is essential in specific biotechnology applications for the preparation of media and electrophoresis gels.

In tissue and cell culture, and DNA research also require ultrapure water that is both biologically pure and free of trace metals and dissolved organics. 

Ultra-sensitive analytical instruments including HPLC, GFAA, ICP/MS, IC, AAS and GC/MS are capable of detecting elements and compounds in nanograms per liter (ng/L) or parts per trillion (ppt). These instruments require water that is absolutely pure.

MDU Facilities

Autoclave Model No.: 227 Make: NSW

The sterilizer is Vertical Cylindrical Autoclave. Moist heat is temperature of saturated steam is the most common agent so that no pathogenic organism has been found which could survive at 121°C temperature. The main sterilizing agent "Steam" comes from inside the chamber.
The sterilizer chamber is made of stainless steel. It is fitted with stainless steel door which have radial lock and paddle lifting for easy opening and closing of door.

MDU Facilities

Electronic Balance Model No.: ML-204 Make: Metler

Analytical Balance, 220g x 0.1mg.Advanced MonoBloc™ weighing technology provides fast and accurate results

MDU Facilities

Autoclave Model No.: 227 Make: NSW

The sterilizer is Vertical Cylindrical Autoclave. Moist heat is temperature of saturated steam is the most common agent so that no pathogenic organism has been found which could survive at 121°C temperature. The main sterilizing agent "Steam" comes from inside the chamber. The sterilizer chamber is made of stainless steel. It is fitted with stainless steel door which have radial lock and paddle lifting for easy opening and closing of door.

MDU Facilities

Lyophilizer Model No.: FD-5 Make: Allied Frost

Lyophilizer, vacuum freezing dryer is widely used in the medical, pharmaceutical, biological, chemical, food and other fields.

Programmable, freezing, drying and defrosting are program controlled.

MDU Facilities

Ultra Centrifuge Sorwall WX Ultra 80 Series Model No.: WX Ultra 80 Series Thermoelectron LED Gmbh.1360 Make: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Ultracentrifuges are available with a wide variety of rotors. Rotors are used in biology for pelleting of fine particulate fractions, such as cellular organelles (mitochondria, microsomes, ribosomes) and viruses.

Spinning up to 100,000rpm, these Sorvall WX+ ultracentrifuges deliver the speed and performance required for high performance processing applications.

MDU Facilities

Rotaory Evaporator Low temperature water bath Model No.: HS-2005V-N( rotatory evaporator) HS-3001 (water bath) Make:Hahnavapor Hahnshin Scientific

Digital speed control

Slant type condenser

  If the amount of water goes down under the certain threshold in the heating bath, the system automatically turns off its power

  for the safety purpose

• Temp.Control range : Amb.~180℃

• Temp.Setting/Display : Digital control(controlled by the main

  controller)

Double jacketed bath body

Use in chemical laboratories for the efficient and gentle removal of solvents from samples by evaporation.

MDU Facilities

UV-VIS Spectrophotometer Model No.: UV-2450 Make: Shimaduz

The UV-VIS Spectrophotometer (UV-2450) consist of the photometer unit and its accessories including separate computer and software.

Wavelength range: 190-1100nm

Resolution: 0.1nm

Photometric system: Double beam, direct ratio measuring system by dynode feed-back method. With summing feed-back system, negative absorbances or more than 100% transmittance/reflectances can be accurately measured.

MDU Facilities

Sigma Laboratory Cooling Centrifuge (3K30) Model No.: 3K30 Make: Sigma

The high-speed Sigma 3K30 refrigerated bench-top centrifuge is suitable for tasks that require centrifugal forces of up to 60,000 x g

MDU Facilities

Lyophilizer Model No.: Make: (FTS Systems)

Freeze drying of substances

MDU Facilities

Liquid Nitrogen Generator Model No.: NL 84 Make: Kelvin International Corporation, VA, USA

NL-84 is liquefied producing over 100-350 liters per week and stored in the internal 40 liter storage.

Nitrogen Can Be Liquefied By Extraction Of Gaseous Nitrogen From TheAtmospheric Air And Then It Is Cooled To 77 K Which Is The Boiling Point Of Liquid Nitrogen.

MDU Facilities

Automatic DNA Isolation System Model No.: Maxwell-16 Make: Promega

Maxwell® 16 Instrument is a thoughput automated purification system use to purify genomic DNA and wide range of samples in 15–40 minutes; standard configuration, 300ul elution volume; LEV configuration, 20-100ul elution volume.

The Maxwell® 16 Instrument can process up to 16 samples per run.The Maxwell® System provides efficient processing and higher sample capacity than comparable systems, without detectable cross-contamination between samples, speeding sample processing and reducing rework.

MDU Facilities

Akta Purifier Model No.: Unichromat-1500 Make: Uniequip, E.E Health Care

Akta Purifier a chromatography system for flexible, reliable and intuitive purification of proteins. Digital temperature control with visual alarm

Fully automatic defroster

Double blower for air circulation

Condensate removal system

MDU Facilities

Nano Drop HPLC Agilent Technologies Model No.: 1260 Infinity Make: Agilent

Separation of different component of drugs/metabolite in serum/plasma/synthetic mixture/trace organic/pesticide and PAHs etc. At Nano Scale.

MDU Facilities

Chemi-DOC XRS+ Model No.: Chemidoc XRS+ Universal Hood 11 Make: Biorad

The ChemiDoc XRS+ System is based on CCD high-resolution, high-sensitivity detection technology and modular options to accommodate a wide range of samples and support multiple detection methods including fluorescence, colorimetry, densitometry, chemiluminescence, and chemifluorescence. The system is controlled by Image Lab software to optimize imager performance for fast, integrated, and automated image capture and analysis of various samples.

A  gel documentation system used in molecular biology laboratories for the imaging and documentation of nucleic acid and protein suspended within polyacrylamide or agarose gels.

MDU Facilities

ELISA Reader Model No.: 4MK-II, Multiscan Ascent Make: Thermo Scientific

The ELISA Reader is used for

: Immunoassays

• Protein assays
• Growth curve and hormone assays
• Endotoxins • Food diagnostics

MDU Facilities

Gene Pulser Model No.: Gene Pulser XcellTM Make: Biorad

Gene Pulser is a pulse generator that uses capacities to produce controlled exponential or square wave electrical pulses for cell electroporation. The unit is capable of producing pulses of upto 3000V on a low voltage circuit.

Gene Pulser has display and alpha-numeric keys that permits entering numbers and letters.

Used for the electroporation of fungi, bacteria etc.

MDU Facilities

Hybridization Oven/shaker Make: Ameshan Biosciences Cat. No- RPN2510E

A hybridization oven is ideal for sterile laboratory testing and where the integrity of the sample must be preserved while heating it to the exact temperature for the right period of time.

These simple and versatile instruments are found in applications including nucleic acid hybridizations such as Northern (RNA) blots/hybridizations, Southern (DNA) blots/hybridizations, Western (Protein) blots, and molecular biology assays

MDU Facilities

Perkin Elmer Gene Amp PCR system Model No.: 2400 Make: Perkin Elmer

The  PCR machine or DNA amplifier is a laboratory apparatus most commonly used to amplify segments of DNA via the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

MDU Facilities

HPLC Model No.:DGU-20A5 (LC-20AT, DGU-20AS, SPD-M20, CBM-20A, SIL-20AC ) Make: Shimadzu

Separation of different component of drugs/metabolite in serum/plasma/synthetic mixture/trace organic/pesticide and PAHs etc. Preparative HPLC Systems represent complete solutions for preparative purification chromatography resulting in clean, repeatable isolates & user-friendly work flows.

MDU Facilities

Refrigerated Centrifuge Model No.: Himac CR20B2 Make: Hitachi

The centrifuge works using the sedimentation principle, where the centripetal acceleration causes denser substances and particles to move outward in the radial direction. At the same time, objects that are less dense are displaced and move to the center.

Thrust Areas for Research Activities
Resources

Our Alumni

A. Gulati, Scientist

USDA, ARS

N. D. Singh

Univ. Florida, Orlando, USA

M. Gulia

Univ. Georgia, Athens, USA

Rajani Kant, Scientist

Natl. Inst. Malaria Res.

R. Saini & A. Gupta

Asst. Profs, K.U. Kurukshetra

Sonia Kashyap Dubey, Manjeet Kaur & Vijay

Assoc. & Asst. Profs, UIET, MDU

Vikas Hooda, S. Kaushik Darshna , Geeta Dhania

Asst. Profs., MDU

Sandeep Gurion

Revenue Department

Ashwani Kherwal, Monika Miglani

CBLU, Bhiwani

Sagar Banerjee

Shobhit University

Saroj Dahiya, Neelam Arya

Forensic Experts

Sagar Banerjee

Scientist, CRRI, Cuttack



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Centre For Biotechnology

Rohtak, 124001

Phone: +91 1262 -393567

E-mail: dir.cbt@mdurohtak.ac.in 

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