The Science of Genetics

Get into the fundamentals of humans and organisms through Molecular Biology and Genetic Engg

Published: 29th September 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th September 2014 10:21 PM   |  A+A-

Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering offers an insight into basic concepts and scientific principles in reproducing genetically modified organisms. Those who have a BSc/BE/BTech in relevant science disciplines can apply for this programme. You could become a scientist in either molecular biology or human genetics, a lab assistant or technician, Product Manager, Molecular Biology Instrumentation Specialist, Medical Technologist, Web Content Specialist or take up teaching or research in the field.

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology​

The Department of Molecular Biologyand Genetic Engineering offers an MSc and PhD in the subject. They have a central instrumentation facility and 10 function based laboratories in the areas of Immunodiagnostics, Signal Transduction, Animal Cell Culture, Plant Tissue Culture, Genomics, Proteomics Plant Stress Biology, Metabolomics, Bioinformatics, Biosafety and Bioresource and Bioprospecting.


Manipal University

The institute offers an MSc in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics. If you have a degree in plant genetics or animal breeding and genetics you can apply for this course. This course is also available in their UAE and

Malaysia campuses.


Institute of Genetic Medicine and Genomic Science

Affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences and recognised by the State government, the Kolkata-based institute offers an MSc in the subject. Established by the non-profit trust Biotech Foundation the institute was formed in 2009-10. It has a Genetic Diagnostic Centre and offers various topics like Genomics of Model Organism and Reproductive Genetics for research


Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Located in Thiruvanantahpuram, the institute which was started in 1990, offers a PhD in the subject. They explore several topics like Pharmacogenetic markers, Immunogenetic markers, Microsatellite markers and Epigenetic markers for tracking fundamental issue in genetics of any complex disease in the population of any disease.


Jiwaji University

The University’s Centre for Genomics offers an MSc and PhD in Molecular and Human Genetics. The MSc Programme is a six month course with four semesters. The Centre houses real time Bio-Rad and ABI, Thermocycler, Gel documentation system (Bio-Rad and UVi Tech), 2D Gel electrophoresis system (GE Healthcare), Milli-Q Water Purifier (Millipore), CO2 incubator (Sanyo) and UV-Visible spectrophotometer (Thermo).


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