Monday, July 22, 2024

GENETICS

Department OF Genetics

  • The Department offers Genetics as an optional for B.Sc. Degree course.
  •  The course started in 1979 with an intake of 30 students and the combinations were Genetics, Botany, Chemistry& Genetics, Zoology and Chemistry.
  •  Subsequently the course was offered along with Biophysics and chemistry besides the above combination.
  •  Presently the combination offered is Microbiology, Genetics & Chemistry.
  •  The department was itself first of its kind in Andhra Pradesh/Nationally along with that in one of the sister colleges.
  •  Right from the inception it is cream of the +2 level candidates who are selected. It paves the way for vertical movement for candidates to study M.Sc. (Genetics) offered in the country besides Osmania University which started in 1968.
  •  In addition to the above mention under graduate course the department has offered course in genetics to students of B.Sc (Biophysics) & B.Sc. (Seed Technology), Genetics & Biostatistics to B.Sc (Biotechnology).
  •  The department has offered courses in Cell & Molecular Biology to M.Sc. (Biological sciences), Genetics to M.Sc. (Zoology) and the staffs has offered courses in Cell Biology to M.Sc. (Biotechnology) at Osmania University. The staff has been a resource person to several other institutions.
  •  The undergraduate syllabus in Genetics is designed to offer classical, basic and advanced information in the field of genetics without undue importance to any specific branch.
  •  While framing the curriculum, a vertical movement in the field is kept in mind so that they can take up post graduate or integrated doctoral programme.
  •  The subject being one of the most debated, with advancement of knowledge rapidly progressing, due changes are periodically incorporated by revising the syllabus.
  •  Problem oriented teaching is stressed as it would be more interesting and gives an opportunity for analytical thinking for young minds.
  •  The syllabus is designed keeping in view the common core syllabus.
  •  The course offered is in the CBCS pattern where 80% is the common core syllabus and 20%is the updated under the autonomy.
  •  The programme also provides employability in large number firms related to research and development in the field of applied biological science.

Faculties

A passionate, enthusiastic, inspiring, and dedicated teacher with 26 years of teaching experience at the UG level, possessing a strong passion for teaching. Motivate and inspire students while creating a learner-centered and challenging learning environment. Post Graduate (PG) in Genetics and a Bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed) from Osmania University, teaching Genetics at UG level. Passed the APSET in 2012. Awarded Ph.D in Genetics from Osmania University in the year 2021. The area of research is plant genetics and developed transgenic rice lines for abiotic stress tolerance during research. Taught interdisciplinary subjects like clinical genetics at UG level and biotechnology for PG under the CBCS pattern of the syllabus. Under the CBCS program, mentored the projects of UG 6th semester students. Played an active role as a member of BOS and attended seminars and workshops at the state, national, and international level. Presented posters at the 103rd Science Congress and IISF 2016, and presented a research paper at the national seminar conducted by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University. Published three papers, has one patent, and holds a lifetime membership of the Indian Science Congress association. Performed administrative duties during admissions of PG students from 2010 to 2014 in OU and for UG students in Nizam College till date. Played an active role as an examiner at Osmania University from 1996 till date and was a member of the examiner's panel at OU College for Women and Bhavans Vivekananda Degree College. As a resource person delivered an invited lecture in biotechnology at BJR Govt. degree college, Naranyanguda, Hyd. Involved in academic activities as a member of Nizam College's research committee.

Passionate, Enthusiastic, inspiring, and dedicated lecturer with nine years teaching experience at UG level, possessing a strong passion for teaching. Motivate and inspire students, while creating a learner-centered and challenging learning environment. Post Graduate from Andhra University and M.Tech from Achrya Nagarjuna University. joined Nzam College in1-7- 2009, gaining 9 years of teaching experience. Taught interdisciplinary subject clinical genetics at UG level under CBCS pattern of the syllabus. Mentored projects of UG 6th semester students under the CBCS programme. Played an active role as a member of BOS and attended seminars and workshops at the state, national and international level. Played an active role as an examiner in Osmania University from 2009 till date.