Career prospects are bright fuelled by the advent of biotechnology with the plethora of opportunities in agriculture, medicine, food, environment and health sector.
Bangalore is a hot spot for the sector with 130 companies and 80 start-ups directly creating job opportunities in biotechnology as well as other 50 med tech companies providing indirect opportunities. 5 major incubation centers C-Camp, IKP Eden, Bangalore BioInnovation Centre, InnAccel and Evaccel provide start-up opportunities for young entrepreneurs. Top R&D centres of Monsanto, Biocon, GE, Novozymes and Tata Group are world leaders in Biotechnology innovation.
About the Course:
The course is designed to provide the candidates with an opportunity to gain insight into theoretical insight into technologies used in genetic transformation of plants as well as hands-on experience. The course imparts the research orientation and skills needed in the field of plant genetic transformation over 3 month period.
- Affiliated to Bangalore University.
- Recognized by Government of Karnataka.
All life-science graduates are eligible to join the program. PG students are invited to take up their project work at PIMS.