AITM News and Events >> Final Defence Of Project Work By 8th Semester Biotechnology Students

 
The Final Defense of the Project Work of 8th semester B. Tech. in Biotechnology students was conducted by Department of Biotechnology, AITM on 12 February 2018. Mr. Rabin Shrestha, Deputy Head, Department of Biotechnology convened the program. Altogether there were 7 project works for 16 students. The students presented their project works in presence of an external examiner, Dr. Jyoti Maharjan, Senior Scientific Officer, Molecular Biotechnology Unit, Nepal Academy of Science & Technology, Lalitpur and Project Supervisors. Mr. Hari Krishna Saiju, Head, Department of Biotechnology, AITM concluded the program by thanking the external examiner Dr. Jyoti Maharjan and the project supervisors Dr. Mahesh Kumar Adhikari, Dr. Gaurishankar Manandhar, Dr. Alok Shrestha, Mrs. Jarina Joshi, Mrs. Rajani Shrestha and Mr. Mahesh Maharjan for their comments and suggestions to the students’ project report presentations.  Visiting Prof. Dr. Shoji Yahara from Sanyo-Onoda City Public University, Yamaguchi, Japan was also present in the program. The Project Work carries 8 credits in their final semester.

The topics and the name of the students

S. No. Project Title Name of students
 1 Isolation of bacterial pathogen ofSolanum lycopersicum and use of theEupatorium adenophorumandMurraya koenigiiextract to control the isolated pathogens Bishal Khadka, Praful Kamat & Samriddhi Shrestha
 2 Isolation, growth, identification and characterization   of Malathion and G-sunami degrading bacteria from agricultural field of Kathmandu Valley Bidita Rana & Dikshya Karki
 3 Anti-peptide Guinea pig polyclonal antibody production using synthetic peptides CAST, SIT1, GLTP and IL31RA as antigen, separation of immunoglobulin IgG and molecular weight analysis Basanta Dhungana & Md. Ataullah Siddiqui
 4 Development of synthetic seed of Paulownia tomentosa and Solanum tuberosum Mallika Shrestha & Robik Maharjan
 5 Antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of endophytic fungi isolated from medicinal plant Rheum emodi Niraj Shrestha & Schin Shejuwal
 6 Isolation of lactobacillus species from fish intestine for incorporation in making yogurt Rukmani Bhandari & Sanisha Sunuwar
 7 Isolation and in vitro evaluation of lytic Bacteriophage against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Arun Kunwar, Biplu Prajapati & Manish Maharjan