Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences, BITS-Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa campus. The department presents learning by means of an interdisciplinary and multifaceted approach. Classroom based lectures, problem-based learning projects, basic hands-on experience for developing laboratory skills, seminars with scope for interactive knowledge sharing are offered here. Courses cover diverse topics of biology with roots in microorganisms, plants and animals with varied outlook through experimental and computational approaches. The teaching and research efforts here range from understanding basic to advanced biology.
Epigenetics, Gene regulation in metastatic cancers and proliferative immune cells, chromatin remodeling
Biopolymers, Extremozymes, Biodiversity of Halophilic Bacteria and Archaea
Research at the Department of Biological Sciences is multidisciplinary. The topics of exploration burgeon from plants, animals and microorganisms with perspectives from nano, micro and macro level. Efforts towards understanding biological objects and their working, has experimental and computational directions. Basic theories as well as application oriented concepts are being studied here.
Applications are invited for the position of Project Associate-I in the Department of Biological Sciences at BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa for a DHR sponsored research project titled “Development of a therapeutic bacteriophage carrying the Phi11 holin to combat Drug Resistant Staphylococci Infection”, R.11017/10/2023-GIA/HR.