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