Internship Training Programme

Internship Training Programme

Programme 1: Entomology based applied courses including apiculture, sericulture and IPM etc.

  • Diagnosis of insect pest incidence in different crops
  • Collection and preservation of insects
  • Identification of agricultural insect pests, insects of medical importance, forensic insects and other beneficial insects
  • Study on Insect vectors and vector-borne diseases
  • Preparation of permanent mounts
  • Microscopy and morphometry of different insects
  • Bio-ecology/life cycle of different harmful and beneficial insects
  • Isolation of insect DNA
  • Phylogenetic, structural, and docking analysis

Programme 2: Aquaculture based applied courses including limnology, aquatic toxicology and fish physiology

  • Analysis of various water quality parameters water temperature, pH, Total dissolved solids, Turbidity, Electrical conductivity, Alkalinity, Dissolved oxygen, Biological oxygen demand, Free CO 2, Total Hardness, Calcium and Magnesium ion, etc.
  • Hydrological Analysis of rivers (Discharge by area slope method and water velocity)
  • Planktons and benthos collection, preservation, and analysis
  • Collection and Identification of different endemic and exotic fish species through Biometric analysis
  • Estimation of heavy metals from Water, Sediments and Fish tissue
  • Determination of fecundity and Oocyte diameter
  • Isolation of DNA/RNA and PCR
  • Preparation and maintenance of aquarium and Pond construction
  • Hatchery design and Induced breeding
  • Toxicological studies using zebra fish as study model

Programme 3: Molecular Biology including cancer research, heavy metal toxicity and diabetic research

  • Etiology of breast cancer and cellular changes in cancer.
  • Remedial measure of breast cancer through different novel compounds.
  • Research on immunological parameters expressed in cancer.
  • Cellular and sub-cellular changes observed in cancer.
  • Research on hormonal and tumor markers expression in cancer.
  • Research on role of cytogenetics in biomedical research.
  • DNA fragmentation studies in co-relation with disease.
  • Estimation of heavy metal in water samples.
  • Research on anti-diabetic potential of Himalayan medicinal plant.

Programme 4: Microbiology based research: bioremediation and water quality research

  • Isolation and identification techniques involved in microbiology.
  • Water contamination due to E. coli and coliform.
  • Heavy metal remedial measures using microbes.
  • Plasmid and genomic DNA isolation techniques from microbes.

Glimpses of Facilities Available at Department of Animal Science

Department facilitates both In Vivo and In Vitro experimentation with high end instruments and well experienced staff. Laboratories maintained in department are Molecular Biology Lab., Tissue Culture Lab., and Zoology Lab.

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