Centres and Facilities


Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta School of Biosciences

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Major Facilities

The department has several modern equipment for biotechnology research. Some of the major equipment include:

  • Fourier Transform Infrared Analyser
  • Circular Dichroism Spectrometer
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Fluorescent Microscopes
  • HPLC (High Pressure Liquid Chromatography)
  • FPLC (Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography)
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • Micro plate Spectrophotometers
  • UV – Visible Spectrophotometers
  • Bioreactors
  • Gas Analyser
  • Lyophilizer
  • Gel Documentation System
  • High speed and Ultra Centrifuges
  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • Cell Counters
  • Real-time PCR
  • Electric Cell Impedance System (ECIS)
  • Live Cell Imaging
  • Freezers, Cold rooms

The centralized departmental facilities include:

  • Tissue Culture Facility
  • Patch Clamp Facility
  • Tissue Processing Facility
  • Auto radiographic Facility
  • Dark Room
  • Fly Lab
  • Department Computational Facility
  • Autoclave Facility
  • Biosafety Level 2 Facility
  • Flow Cytometry Facility (Click here)
  • Confocal Microscopy Facility
  • RT-PCR and DNA sequencing Facility