Biotechnology

Why Biotechnology?

Biotechnology at NU includes the employment of new techniques to handle biological systems at cellular and subcellular levels. Besides how to handle the living compartments in the respective biological system at different levels (e.g. Molecular, Biochemical, Biology, Microbial etc.).

Biotechnology is a flourishing area of research that plays a key role in the national and global economy worldwide. Biotechnological revolution has grown to encompass almost every aspect of our daily lives: health, medicine, food, agriculture, environment, business and, industry.

Biotechnology has applications in five major fields, including health care (medical biotechnology), crop production and farm animals’ improvements (agricultural biotechnology), food biotechnology, bioprocessing, bioengineering, pharmacobiotechnology and environmental biotechnology including biodegradable plastics and biofuels.