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Cochin University of Science & Technology, Department of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry

Previously Cochin University of Science & Technology
Acronym CUSAT
Type Academic
Address
Fine Arts Avenue
Cochin
682 016
India
Tel +91-484-2368120
Fax (91) (484) (374164)
Email
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Website http://marinebio.cusat.ac.in
Activities The Department of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry is one of the first and foremost academic centres in these disciplines in the country. The M.Sc. programme in Marine Biology was started in 1958. The Department is engaged in research right from its inception in 1938 and 93 students have taken their Ph.Ds in different areas of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry. Around 600 research papers have been published. A team of talented teachers, trained in different areas of Marine Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry in India and abroad constitute the faculty. The Department has all the essential infrastructure for teaching, training and research in the basic and applied frontiers of these disciplines. The facilities include a well-maintained museum, aquarium, laboratories and highly sophisticated analytical equipments such as Transmission Electron Microscope, Fluorescence Spectrophotometer, Freeze drier, Microanalyzer etc. The Department of Ocean Development has established an OSTC (Ocean Science and Technology Cell) in the Department to monitor research on Marine Benthos.

Created: Last Updated: 2010-12-15


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