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    JUIT Synapse

    Student club for department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

About Us

Synapse is the main group of bio students which connect them since the students came from different background and different mindsets with just one thing in common: there pursuit of education. Synapse helps them to look out for future avenues.

Over the past ten years, the bio fraternity of Jaypee University of Information Technology come together in a melange of multi-dimensional activities, ranging from hard-core academics to co-curricular activities, cumulatively converging towards the common goal of attaining academic excellence coupled with developing a sound awareness regarding emerging and significantly relevant scientific issues. People from different backgrounds and different mindsets are coming together with just one thing in common: their pursuit of an education.

With an aim of nurturing skills of our young buddies, Dept. of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics has created a platform for students to develop and exhibit their various skills ranging from technical, outreach, arts and cultural activities, known as Synapse. The club was incepted in April 2004 and was formerly known as Bioinformatics Club. With inclusion of Biotechnology branch in the department it was later renamed as Synapse in 2008. The members of the club not only conduct and participate in various events but are also involved in social activities like organization of Blood donation camps

The club has organized several technical competitions in the past and has been visited by several eminent personals from research institutions and industries like Dr. G.P.S Raghava, IMTECH Chandigarh; Prof. K. Kannan, VC Nagaland University; Dr. Vidya Kothekar, Dean DY Patil University Pune; Dr K.S. Saini, Former Director Biotechnology Ranbaxy; and many more.

Aim:

  1. To encourage interactions among the students of bio department.
  2. To provide information about various types of examinations through web portal.
  3. Organizing visits to spread awareness about scope of biotechnology in various schools and institutes.
  4. To organize creative event such as BIO-MAZE, cidering, code encoding challenge.
  5. To organize contests which help students to get more involved with academics along with fun.
  6. To get students acquainted with the latest developments and research in the field of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  7. Development of a dynamic web portal for easy and transparent flow of information
  8. Fun and recreation
The club was incepted in April 2004 and was formerly known as Bioinformatics Club. With inclusion of Biotechnology & Pharmacy branches in the department it was later renamed as Synapse in 2008.