About Biotechnology

The M. Sc. In biotechnology program is designed to give an excellent theoretical and practical background in biotechnological techniques and applications.

The program offers several courses in biotechnology suitable for a wide range of scientific background.

The program places a heavy emphasis on methodology and each student is given the opportunity to learn techniques that are required in modern molecular, cellular and biochemical laboratory settings.


Dr. Dhia Hassawi

The M. Sc. in biotechnology gives modern biotechnology in:

  • Agriculture (crop and food improvement, production of plants  resistant to pests and adverse environmental conditions, and plant  disease diagnostics).
  • Veterinary industry (vaccine production).
  • Pharmaceutical industry (production of monoclonal antibodies for disease diagnosis, drug and hormone production).
  • Environment (biodegradation, biofermentation, and biodiversity).