Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM), with its vast scientific infrastructure and highly advanced equipment to carry out research in the field of Molecular Biology, has been serving the industries, research institutes and academia since the year 2008. A dedicated service unit (Biotechnology Services Providing Unit - BTSPU) was formed in the year 2013 under Gujarat Genomics Initiative (GGI) with a view to expand the basket and size of services offered.

BTSPU aims to identify the service needs, streamlining the service delivery, Cost analysis, Addressing client queries, Post service support, Coordination marketing, etc. Objectives of the service unit are to provide various molecular biology, bio-informatics and genomics related services to stakeholders of biotechnology sector, identifying the services needed by stakeholders and filling the gaps in the services sector, maintaining quality and strict timelines for a particular service, etc.

Services offered by GGI

16S / D2 LSU rDNA sequencing Bacterial/ Fungal Identification
Microbial Analysis of the Muck sample GMO testing in Crops
Lyophilization of cultures Supply of cultures from microbial repository
RAPD & ISSR markers SNP Detection and Genotyping
AFLP (Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis) DNA Mutagenesis
DNA Based Quality Control and Quality Assurance services Enumeration of bacterial colonies
DNA fingerprinting Research Assignments on turnkey basis
Need based customized services and turnkey projects & Training Gene Expression

List of Service takers

Concord Biotech, Ahmedabad Fermenta Biotech, Mumbai
Indian Oil Corporation (Kutch, Baroda, Jaipur) Anil Bio Plus, Ahmedabad
Agriland Biotech, Baroda MAPS Enzymes (I) Limited, Ahmedabad
INTAS Biopharmaceuticals Limited, Ahmedabad Dr. Ashima Bhardwaj, IIAR, Ahmedabad
K. Narayanan, Manipal University Hema Chandran, Mohanlal Sukhadia University
Zytex Biotech, Baroda Sterling Biotech Limited, Baroda

For sending samples for the service, the following procedure is followed:

  1. For any type of information on any of the above service, mail us at following which we will reply you accordingly along with the quotation for the service you requested for. If you are interested, follow the next step.
  2. On the letter head of your institute/organization, write a request letter stating all your requirements addressing to The Mission Director, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission. Write all your requirements (if any) like, code no. of the cultures, type of the service you require, etc. Send the cultures and the request letter to contact address.
  3. After this, we will process your samples in our laboratory and provide you with the service report along with the invoice for the same.
  4. Payment Mode: DD in favour of Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, Gandhinagar.