Deccan Education Society's
WILLINGDON COLLEGE, SANGLI
(Affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur , NAAC Accredited 'A')
Vishrambag , Dist : Sangli, Pin - 416 415

Department of Biotechnology

Caption Information
Co-ordinator Prof. S. M. Wadmare
History of Department Biotechnology is one of the important applied branches of Biological Science. It is emerging, currently most trending and fast developing field in the world. It has wide applications in various fields like environment, agriculture, pharmaceutical industry, food and dairy, medical, space, basic and applied research, genetic engineering, oceanography etc. Biotechnologists work in research; diagnostics; production, quality assurance and research & development departments of pharmaceutical industries food and various fermentation industries. There is increasing trend of using biofertilizers, biofuels, bioremediation in environment and agriculture as well as vaccines and cancer therapeutics in medical field. There are specialized basic branches of Biotechnology as Agricultural Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Industrial Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, and so on. Started on 2002 First Coordinator – Dr. S. V. Supannekar (2002-2004) Former Coordinators 1) Dr. S. N. Kanetkar (2004-2006) 2) Dr. S. V. Supanekar (2006-2021) Present Coordinator- Mrs. S. M. Wadmare Programs/Courses offered- B.Sc. Biotechnology Vocational/optional
Infrastructure
Staff Information

Mrs. S.M. Wadmare
  • Qualification – M.Sc.
  • Experience – 28 Years

Mr. Rahul R. Jadhav
  • Qualification – M.Sc., NET, SET, GATE Ph.D. (Submitted)
  • Experience – 03 years

Mr. Rohit R. Topkar
  • Qualification – M.Sc., SET
  • Experience – 01 year
Research and Publications
Name of Staff No of Publications
Mrs. S.M. Wadmare 02
Mr. Rahul R. Jadhav 10
Strength
Class Intake Capacity
B. Sc. I 30
B. Sc. I 30
B. Sc. III 30
Departmental Events and Activities
Guest Lectures 1. Pasteur Club activity’ – Ferment program
2. Participation in Poster Competition
3. Career Counseling Session
4. KPSP School visit to the Biotechnology Department
Study Tour/Visits
Alumni
Name of Student Name of Comapany
Shridhar Kinker Research executive,Gennova Biopharmaceutical, Pune
Mr. Ajay Adate Technical manager, lokmangal group, Solapur
Mr. Bapusaheb waghmode Sr. Research officer, Embryo Research centre, Mahad
Dr. Ajit Magdum PhD at Max plank University for heart and lungs research, New York
Ms. Komal Malani Assistant chemical analyst, forensic science lab, kolhapur
Dr. Sharad Jadhav Assistant professor, YC college, Karad
Dr. Mayur Kurade Post doc fellow
Dr. Nitin Mali Business development manager, Mitcon
Mr. Ashish Kulkarni Wipro
Mr. Sarvesh Joshi Self employed, digital marketing and social media consultant and trainer
Dr. Harshal Patil Post doc scientist, George Washington University
Mr. Prachi Darbhe Post doc scientist, George Washington University
Mr. Vishwambhar Bhandare Bose institute, Kolkata
Dr. Sumit Sambhare Post doctoral fellow
Dr. Heramb Kulkarni Centre for cellular and molecular biology, Hyderabad
Dr. Omkar Apine Institute of chemical technology
Ms. Durga Thigale Project management specialist, Marine conservation mangrove cell, MH forest department, Malvan
Dr. Bhagyashri Watve Assistant professor, Willingdon college Sangli
Mr. Ajit patil QC executive, Allide blenders and distillers pvt Ltd, Hyderabad
Ms. Girija ayachit Analyst at alliance life sciences ,
Ms. Mohini ahire Technical business development sr. Executive
Mr. Ajay Sorty ASRB, JRF
Ms. Shruti Marathe Molecular lab technician, sahyadri hospital Pune
Ms. Vasundhara More Assistant professor, gogate- jogalekar college, ratnagiri
Ms. Vinaya More Assistant professor, Vivekananda College, kolhapur
Ms. Arati Karlekar JRF – BAIF development research foundation
Ms. Anju Babu Scientific analyst at molecular connection pvt Ltd