The Biotechnology Unit, with its aim of being the Centre of Excellence for Biotechnology in Sri Lanka is a well equipped modern laboratory with excellent research capabilities. The BTU conducts research in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology areas and provides Biotech based services to local industries. In addition, Biotechnology Unit conducts several research projects in collaboration with leading industries of the country such as Lion Breweries (Pvt) Ltd. The services offered include identification of Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms, genetic barcoding and molecular characterization of organisms. Furthermorr BTU provides services by applying the techniques of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology for problem solving and troubleshooting of stakeholders from industries. BTU contributes to human resource development in the Biotechnology sector of Sri Lanka by offering to provide training facilities in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology techniques.
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Contact - Bio Technology Unit
Phone : +94-11-2379800 - ext 495
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