M.Sc. Biotechnology (2002)
M.Sc Biotechnology Program of the Union Christian College was started in 2002. Affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, it is a self financing Course conducted as per the directives of the government and University.
M.Sc Biotechnology offers an excellent learning program with a distinguished faculty, high quality laboratories and state-of-the-art equipment- Primostar Carl Zeiss Microscope,PCR thermocycler, Transilluminator, Spectrophotometer, Refrigerated Centrifuge, Horizontal and Vertical Electrophoretic Units, Southern, Northern and Western blot facilities, Gel documentation system,in addition to a superb section for Histology and Histochemical studies.
M.Sc. Bioinformatics (2005)
The large amount of biological information generated through a vast pool of scientists, R&D in reputed companies and universities globally needs to be retrieved, managed and interpreted. Bioinformatics provides the required computational strategies, biomolecular analysis methodologies (in-silico) and effective management of these biological data.
M.Sc. Bioinformatics programme at Union Christian College began in 2005 under the Department of Botany to expertise students in a new branch of Interdisciplinary Science which amalgamates biology with computer science catering to the needs of research institutions worldwide. The Department provides an innovative approach to its students with an encouraging and intense learning environment. The course aims to bring out meritorious and dedicated experts in Bioinformatics by training them Core Biology in tandem with Computer Sciences and allied subjects.