About Us

 

 

The Biotechnology Laboratory was officially founded in the 6th of April 2001 and is located within the School of Chemical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, Greece

 

The main scope of the activities associated with the laboratory is to serve educational and research needs in the context of understanding microbial, animal and plant cells and moreover, promote the exploitation of enzymes, sub-cellular systems and biomolecules with an ultimate objective to provide specific products and processes regarding the vast scientific area of Biotechnology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Activities

 

 

The Biotechnology Laboratory is currenlty active in a broad range of scientific fields related -but not limited- to biotechnology:

 

   Microbial and Enzyme Biotechnology

 

 

    Biocatalysis and Biotransformation

 

 

    Industrial Biotechnology

 

 

    Biofuels - Enzymatic Production of Biodiesel

 

 

    Systems Biotechnology

 

 

    Systems Physiology and Bioengineering

 

 

Systems Biology and Bioinformatics

 

 

Laboratory Infrastructure

 

 

Bioreactors of Solid and Submerged

Culture (Laboratory and Pilot Scale)

 

Biomolecule Purification - Recovery - Analysis Systems (Ultracentrifuge,Centrifuge, Chromatography-Electrophoresis)

 

Analytical Devices (GC, HPLC, Spectrophotometers)

 

PCR, Sterility Chambers for Cell Culture

 

Microbial Culture (Incubators) and Cell Disruption (Ultrasound, High-pressure Homogenizer) Devices

 

Ultrafiltration Systems, Spray and Freeze Dryers

 

 Robust Computing and Bioinformatic Unit (Two Private Powerful Servers)

 

 

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