Amrita School of Biotechnology, with qualified faculty including several Ph. D.’s recruited from academia and industry around the world, is perfectly poised to offer students an opportunity to develop expertise and succeed in building a career in the exciting areas of biotechnology and related fields. Our cutting-edge curricula with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research will provide a solid foundation in the biological sciences. With a vibrant academic environment and a unique approach to learning that involves thought-provoking discussions and constant interaction among students and faculty,...Read More»

amrita school biotechnology academicsThe School offers three postgraduate and two undergraduate programs in biotechnology, microbiology and bioinformatics as well as research programs.Read more» 

The faculty, well-known and highly respected in their respective academic fraternities, is really what distinguishes School of Biotechnology. They are drawn from among the best minds in the world. This affords the school an extensive network of contacts which are instrumental in getting collaborative researches, live student projects and industry inputs so essential to quality biotechnology education. The faculty includes acclaimed scholars and award winning professors drawn from all life sciences disciplines. The eclectic blend of faculty, academicians, researchers, and professionals drawn from India and abroad...Read more»

Over the years Amrita School of Biotechnology has developed working relationships with many of the best universities in the world. Strong collaboration with national and international organizations is the hallmark of all research carried out at Amrita School of Biotechnology and to this extent we have developed a broad range of international partnerships around the world. We, at Amrita, give tremendous significance to research and development of new products and technologies and with more than a hundred research projects aiming to benefit society...Read more»

The School of Biotechnology is nestled in a serene campus located adjacent to the scenic backwaters of Kerala and the Arabian Sea. Despite the rigors of a life devoted to excellence in technology, creativity blossoms naturally and the spirit of selfless service adds fragrance to every event. The School has separate boarding and mess facilities... Read more»

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School of Biotechnology
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amritapuri Campus
Amritapuri, Clappana P O
Kollam - 690525
Kerala, INDIA
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Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma.»»

The Amrita School of Biotechnology in Amritapuri is also approved as a Centre of Relevance and Excellence [CORE] in Biomedical Technology under the Department of Science... Read more »

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The Amrita School of Biotechnology offers programs of education at the undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels that bolsters core science concepts...Read more »

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The School offers three postgraduate and two undergraduate programs in biotechnology, microbiology and bioinformatics as well as research program ... Read more »

Amrita School of Biotechnology is committed to offer advanced pedagogical and hands-on training in the biological sciences that is, indeed, your stepping stone to success... Read more »

 
September 17, 2016
Supported by Italy's Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica "F. Severi" (INdAM), Prof. Giovanni Naldi and Dr. Thierry Nieus of University of Milan organized the NeuroMath Meeting bringing together experimental and computational researchers working on various topics in theoretical/computational/mathematical neuroscience.  Amrita School of Biotechnology Associate Professor Dr. Shyam Diwakar presented an invited talk on modelling the computations of cerebellum circuits and how robotic arms can employ such reconstructions for movement control.
August 31, 2016
Application for grace mark, for the Cultural/ Technical/ Arts/ Sports/ Seva Activities conducted during July 2016- December 2016 are invited. Details like criteria for grace marks/maximum grace marks, etc, are given below. Students are requested to submit the filled application with recommendations from the co-ordinator, to academic cell on or before November 30, 2016. Applications received after November 30, 2016 will not be entertained. Relaxation in the date will be given upto December 31, 2016 for events conducted during the month of December. Application Form for Grace Marks »» Criterion for Grace Marks »»
August 30, 2016
Dr. Ananda K. Sarkar, Scientist from National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) in New Delhi and a specialist in plant stem cells, visited Amrita School of Biotechnology on August 12th and spoke to the students and faculty about his work. In his talk titled, “Regulation of Plant Stem Cells and Meristematic Activity by Related Factors”, Dr. Sarkar discussed various discoveries in  Arabidopsis thaliana concerning the interactions between cells in stem cell niches in both shoot and root apical meristems which are essentially responsible for plant growth. In shoots, regulatory cells nearby stem cells express wuschel (WUS) which activates clavata 3 (CLV3) in stem cells resulting in meristem formation. This mechanism is regulated through a negative feedback loop. In roots, WOX5 – a member of the WUS homebox (WOX) family – is actively expressed in the quiescent center. 
August 30, 2016
Earlier this month, Dr. Bodo Eickhoff, Senior Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at Molecular Diagnostics, a large multi-national pharmaceutical company, visited the Amrita University, Amritapuri campus, and addressed the students, faculty, and staff in a seminar titled “Integrating Sciences from a Holistic Perspective: How Human Microbiome and Soil Food Web Might Work Together”. An expert in many fields, Dr. Eickhoff initially focused on research, working on HIV co-receptors and cancer therapy, but then moving on to an industry which revolved around producing novel biotechnology products and getting patents. He took an even larger step away from his starting point when he went into manufacturing. Dr. Eickhoff explained that these radical changes in his career provided him a chance to view situations from different perspectives. Science was more complex and based on rationality and logic, whereas business was linear and required an aspect of socially interacting with people. Through these changes, Dr. Eickhoff understood that the biotechnology industry is not solely about making a product, but is also about customers who are human beings.
August 23, 2016
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, addressed graduands at the 13thConvocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Coimbatore campus on 21st August, 2016. Reproduced below, is the complete text of his speech. Respected President Sampujya Swamiji Amritaswarupananda Puri; Pro-Chancellor Brahmachari Abhayamrita Chaitanya, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Venkat Rangan, Medical Director Dr. Prem Nair; Registrar, Deans, Directors, Chairpersons, faculty and graduands of Amrita University and parents. A very good morning to all of you.
August 23, 2016
Students from all disciplines across five campuses received degrees, including 36 PhD’s and 100 medal winners Amrita University, ranked No. 1 private university in India by global ranking agencies, awarded degrees to a total of 4,477 students, including 2,212 women, at its 13th convocation held at Coimbatore campus on August 21, 2016. As many as 19 out of 36 Ph.D. degrees were bagged by women. In addition, one hundred students across all the five university campuses received gold and silver medals for academic excellence. The faces of thousands of Amrita students beamed with pride and joy as they waited to receive their degree certificates and clicked pictures at the grand annual ceremony. The largest contingent of students receiving degrees belonged to the B.Tech. stream (1,896), followed by M.Tech.​ (473), MCA (196), MBA (191), BCA (188), B.Com (162), B.Sc. (131), MBBS (95), and others. All disciplines of study such as engineering, business, medicine, biotechnology, nanotechnology, arts & sciences, dentistry, nursing, ayurveda, pharmacy, social work, mass communication and teacher education were represented among the students.
Jul
27
2016
Amrita School of Biotechnology welcomed its new batch of students in a unique induction program titled “SWAGATHAM 2016" on...
Feb
11
2016
On February 11th-12th 2016, the classrooms and labs of Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) were deserted– an unusual...
Jul
8
2015
United Nations Academic Impact and Amrita University hosted Skills and Technology Accelerating Rapid Transformation [START]...
Jan
31
2015
Amrita School of Biotechnology hosted Biocrest 2015, an international mini-symposium, commemorating the school’s 10th...
Jan
10
2015
Inaugural Ceremony of Amrita Center for Integrated Medicine and Research will be held at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi...
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Amrita Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri campus has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.
Apr
9
2016
Center for Computational Neurosciences and Neurophysiology at School of Biotechnology, Amrita University, Amritapuri has developed a computer model to understand the brain disorders. Besides neurological disorders, the approach based on accelerated computing platform can be extended to understand cancer, its origin and functional misbehavior and even infections spread through viruses.

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