School of Biotechnology
Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
Department of Genetic Engineering
The Department faculty are involved in research and teaching in the areas of genetic
engineering, biophysics, bioinformatics, immunology and immunotechnology.
The areas of
research work involve :
- Genetic manipulation of gram positive bacteria especially
Streptomyces for production of antitumour antibiotics and chitinolytic enzymes
Genome analysis of mycobacteria and the early events associated with the infection of
- strucutral bioinformatics of membrane proteins and protein-nucleic acid
- molecular modelling of nucleic acids
- Pathogenecity and
immunodiagnosis of silk worm pathogen Nosema bombycis and
- use of
for biological analysis.