Biocon-KGI Certificate Program in Biosciences
In this module, students will be exposed to the conceptual foundations of biotechnology and the role played by discoveries and applications of molecular biology principles in advancing biotechnology horizons. This is a case-based course in which students learn about landmark original papers and patents that shaped biotechnology. Upon completion of this course, students will gain an understanding of the concepts and techniques that are currently being used in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.
- BE/B.Tech in Biotechnology/Industrial Biotechnology
- in Biotechnology /Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biology
The 16 week industry oriented Biocon-KGI Certificate Program in Biosciences, delivered by renowned faculty from Biocon Academy and KGI, encompasses training in R&D, production as per GMP, quality assurance, regulatory, product development and professional skills to provide students an in-depth understanding of technology and regulations.
Anastasia Levitin Assistant Professor, KGI
Dr. Levitin received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and her PhD in Biology at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Her postdoctoral studies were done at National Research Council of Canada and at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Levitin is interested in studying host immune response to bacterial/fungal infections and defining biomarkers for rapid detection of microbial infection, as well as developing vaccines for prevention of infection. As a FDA Consumer Safety Officer based in Irvine, she investigated complaints against FDA-regulated products, conducted audit recall checks and monitored compliance to injunctions and seizures.
Biocon-KGI Certificate Program in Biosciences is our flagship program in collaboration with the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, California, which is the premier American professional school for Bioscience education. Through this program we aim to offer a world-class learning opportunity in Biosciences for the Biotechnology and Engineering graduates which will enhance their proficiency and will enable them to pursue a rewarding career in the Biotech sector. Continuing our commitment to affordability and greater access, we are happy to extend a scholarship of 75% of the program fee to all the students who make it through the rigorous selection process.