Department of Biotechnology

  Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati


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Department of Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781039

Telephone: 0361-2582250
Fax: 0361-2582249


The Department of Biotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) was established in November 2002 to contribute the fascinating and emerging area of biological sciences. It has both undergraduate (B.Tech.) and postgraduate (M.Tech. and Ph.D.) academic programmes. The Department is unique in North-Eastern India, imparting quality education and providing an excellent research environment through its ongoing programmes. It imparts training for students to make them competent, motivated engineers and scientists. The department has 32 faculty members from diverse streams and specializations. The department has developed extensive research facility and infrastructure to support the ongoing teaching and research initiatives.

The major thrust of the department includes biochemical engineering, tissue engineering, plant biotechnology, nanobiotechnology, computational biology, cancer biology, infectious diseases and proteomics. The department has initiated efforts to establish advanced research laboratories in all the thrust areas. Apart from fundamental research, the department aims to meet the targeted demands to cater the requirements of biotechnology based industries.


Schedule of the Oral Presentation of IPDF (Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship) candidates on August 18, 2014

Applications are invited for one post of Junior Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (JRF/SRF) in a DBT sponsored research project entitled “Unraveling the rationale behind solvent stability of proteins.” at the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Guwahati. The appointment will be on contract basis for one year which may be extended till the end of the project duration

List of Five (5) Year Publication of Department of Biotechnology (2009-13)


Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati 2013 Department of Biotechnology
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