|Written by Dhanashree Koppar|
The Department of Bioanalytical SciencesCONTACT US:-
Phone: +91 22 24145284
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOANALYTICAL SCIENCES
Ramnarain Ruia College, a prestigious academic institution, is well known for its credo of multidimensional development of students. It provides an invigorating environment for academic and extracurricular excellence.
Ruia College has created many a milestones during its journey of over 70 years. One such endeavor was started in the year 2004- M.Sc. in Bioanalytical Sciences, under the UGC scheme of "Innovative Programmes".
Ruia College was a pioneer to start this interdisciplinary, industry aligned, post graduate course. This course has been very well received by students as well as industry and it is growing from strength to strength.
ABOUT THE COURSE
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
l To develop trained manpower in the field of Bioanalytical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and ASU (Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani) Sciences, with respect to adequate instrumentation background for proficient operation, troubleshooting and automation, as guided by the needs of the industry
l To make the students abreast with the scientific methodology involved in standardization of ASU medicine as well as its need, in the face of changing trends of modern pharmaceutical industries
l To train students both in traditional and sophisticated analytical techniques as well as in modern Genomics and Proteomics technologies
l To introduce to the students the use of powerful tools of Information Technology in routine use at Manufacturing, QC / QA and Industrial Research
l To give adequate exposure to students about the various Indian and International Guidelines with respect to Quality System Standards, Manufacturing, Clinical Trials, IPR, Regulatory Affairs, Bioethics etc.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE COURSE
l Affiliated to the University of Mumbai
l UGC Approved Interdisciplinary, Full time, Two years Degree Course
l Industry and Research Laboratory Visits
l Three months Industry Training
Students have been placed for their training in eminent industries and research institutes like Johnson and Johnson, Lupin, Sunpharma, Labindia, Ajanta Pharma, ACTREC, NIRRH, Watson, Pfizer, Nicholas Piramal & Gharda chemicals,
l Hands on training on sophisticated Analytical Instruments
l Teaching Faculty from Industry, Research and Educational Institutes along with In House Faculty
l Job Oriented course well received by the industry
l Campus Recruitment
l Batch of 2004-06: 7 First classes
l Batch of 2005-07: 14 First classes
l Batch of 2006-08: 2 Distinctions and 11 First classes
Students have got immediate placements in industries like Lupin, McLoed`s, Sequel Pharma, Cipla, Bharat Serum, Johnson and Johnson, Sitec, Glenmark, Shimadzu, Ajanta Pharma, Orochem, Nicholas Piramal, Reliance Life Sciences ,SciVista IP, Aditya Birla etc.
l Bioanalytical Sciences Laboratory
l Herbal Research Laboratory
l Animal Testing Centre
l Therapeutic Monitoring Laboratory
l Bioanalytical Sciences Library
l Ramnarain Ruia College Library
l Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Laboratory Library
l UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
l Horizontal and Vertical Gel Electrophoresis Apparatus
l 2-D Gel Electrophoresis Unit
l HPTLC Spotter and HPTLC Scanner
l HPLC and Auto sampler
l Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (Flame & Graphite Furnace)
l Capillary Electrophoresis
Ms. Dhanashree Koppar
Coordinator and Faculty, M.Sc in Microbiology
Mr.Sachin B.Palekar, M.Sc in Botany
Ms. Nandini Sathe, M.Sc in Bioanalytical Sciences
Ms. Sandhya Menon, M.Sc in Life Sciences
M.Sc. Part I
M.Sc Part II
B.Sc. in any one of the following subjects Chemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology and has offered Chemistry as one of the subjects till S.Y.B.Sc. (Total 5 units) or equivalent.
55% or above in T.Y.B.Sc
No of Seats: 20
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test
SYLLABUS FOR M.Sc. BIOANALYTICAL SCIENCES
l General awareness about modern scientific development
l Chemistry up to S.Y.BSc. level
l General Biochemistry
l Principles of Genetics (S.Y.J.C. level)
l Basic Chemistry of Proteins and Nucleic acids
l Basic principles of common instruments like pH meter and Spectrophotometer
l Basic Microbiology
l Physics and Mathematics (S.Y.J.C. level)
Last date for sale and submission of forms:
Ongoing till 8th July 2011, 12 noon
Date of the Exam - 9th July 2011 between 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CO - CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
l The department organizes an annual event ‘BIOANALYZE'. It is an effort to introduce Bioanalytical Sciences to the student community and involve a healthy scientific discussion and interaction among the students of various fields through different events.
l Students attend various seminars, conferences and workshops.
l Field excursions are arranged for plant collection and for understanding the flora of various regions to the places including Silent Valley, Kerala ; Forest of Dangs, Gujarat. Also one day excursions are arranged every year.
l Seminar presentations are given by the students on various syllabus and related topics, paper presentations from different journals to help improve their scientific communication.
l Yoga sessions are arranged for the students.
WORKSHOPS AND PROJECTS
l The Department conducts workshops on Instrumental Techniques including Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, UV Vis Spectrophotometer, Electrophoretic Techniques (PAGE, 2D, Agarose).
l The Department has successfully completed various industry projects on Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and Electrophoresis.
l The Department will be conducting a 3 month certificate course in German as Foreign Language, from June to August 2009.
First Batch: 2004-06
Second Batch: 2005-07
Third Batch: 2006-08
Fourth Batch: 2007-09
|Last Updated ( Monday, 19 December 2011 )|