Monday, March 4, 2024
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The school focuses on Medicinal plant research, Development of Probiotics, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioremediation, Molecular Biology of plant / microbial natural product biosynthesis, Molecular Microbiology, Bioprocess technology, Plant – microbial interaction, Waste water analysis and treatment, Biofertilizer production, biocontrol measures, Plant tissue culture  and Investigations on molecular basis of microbial virulence.

Linkages developed with National/ International, academic/research bodies

The teachers of the Department are in close contact with the National and International Research Institutions and Universities as part of their supportive or collaborative research. This includes NIIST (Thiruvananthapuram), RRI Kottayam, Department of Life Sciences, Kannur University, Cochin University, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (Thiruvananthapuram), Regional Agriculture Research Station (Kumarakom, Kerala Agricultural University), National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resource (Cochin Unit), etc.