2_300IIT Kharagpur to start the first genomics laboratory facility in India

Tech 2 (August 21, 2017)

IIT Kharagpur is going to start a genomics laboratory facility for students from all the branches of engineering, a statement said on Friday.

The primary objective of this laboratory will be to teach all the students at the second year the basic techniques of life sciences that will include microscopy-based observation, molecular biology, protein structure and function and lastly, bioinformatics.

The third year onwards they will be allowed to plan and execute experiments by their own under the mentorship of faculties from Biotechnology, Bioscience, Chemistry, Medical Science and Technology and Computer Science and Engineering. (Read More)