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Centre for BioMaterials , Cellular and Molecular Theranautics(CBCMT)

Centre for BioMaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranautics is a recently commissioned (2013) focused research centre with an active interdisciplinary team (made up of material scientists, metallurgists, physicists, electrical engineers, chemists, biologists and clinicians) which works together to address the unmet needs in the field of biomaterials, cellular and molecular therapeutics. The primary aim of this multidisciplinary...

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Academic Experts


DST - Development of new novel titanium alloy with improved tribological properties for biomedical applications

IGCAR -  Development of Ti based corrosion resistant alloys for Nuclear applications


Degradation mechanisms and future challenges of titanium and its alloys for dental implant applications in oral environment, A Revathi, Alba Dalmau Borrás, Anna Igual Muñoz, Caroline Richard, Geetha Manivasagam, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 76, 1 July 2017, Pages 1354-1368 



Corrosion and Wear are the major factors that affects the service period of an implant when exposed to the aggressive environment as in human body. Development of new materials and coatings to alleviate wear and corrosion are the major focus of biomaterials research to enhance the longevity of mankind. The major focus of this laboratory is to evaluate and understand...

VIT Vellore and Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, have signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) at SIAT, China. Prof. Anand Samuel, Vice Chancellor VIT, Prof. Geetha Manivasagam, Director CBCMT-VIT, Prof. Amit Kumar Jaiswal, CBCMT-VIT, and Dr. Jianping Fan, President, SIAT, attended the MoU signing ceremony. The MoU is intended to facilitate cooperation between the two institutes in areas such as organization of joint academic and scientific activities, development of joint research projects, exchange of faculty and educational cooperation on Master/PhD students. Further both the institutes have agreed upon opening of a Joint Research Lab for 3D printing of human organs.

One Day Hands-on Workshop on “Fluorescent Microscopy”

The workshop, Microscopy-2019, aims to provide a platform to learn about principles and applications of Fluorescent Microscopy in cell and tissue engineering. EVOS M5000 Imaging System will be used for demonstration. This is a fully integrated digital inverted microscope for four-color fluorescence, transmitted-light and color applications. With an interface designed for usability, an advanced, yet flexible, illumination light system, sophisticated autofocus mechanism and high-resolution...

Scholarships & Awards

  • Indo-UK Research Project Award 2013
  • Best Researcher Award from VIT University – 2010
  • ISTE-L&T Award from Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi -1997

Video Gallery

  • Dr. Paulo the Associate Dean Research from UNESP, Brazil, talks about his first visit to VIT.
  • Dr. Ketul. C. Popat an adjunct professor from USA working in collaboration with CBCMT in the field of Ti-based medical implants sharing his experience at VIT

    Prof. Geetha Manivasagam

    Director & Senior Professor Centre for Biomaterials

    Cellular and Moledcular Theranostics [CBCMT]

    Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) 
    Vellore - 632 014
    Tamil Nadu, India.


    0416 - 2202595, +91 9840896296