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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Genetic Engineering: Theory And Application

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and NPTEL via Swayam

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In the current MOOCs course I have put effort to briefly discuss about biotechnology, its scope and impact on human life with several customized products. The Development of technology and generation of product has multiple steps and understanding these steps are being covered in this course with a discussion of biotechnology application at the end. By the end of this course, student will be able to understand following aspects of biotechnology:1. Basic metabolic pathways and their regulation.2. Microbial growth kinetics with an emphasis on fermentation3. Basic molecular biology tools used in biotechnology.4. Basic methodology for product recovery and analysis.INTENDED AUDIENCE : UG/PG/PhD/Scientist in industryPREREQUISITES : General Biology 10+2INDUSTRY SUPPORT :Biocon Life Sciences ,Shantha Biotechnics Ltd,Panacea Biotec,Other companies related to biotechnology


Week 1: Introduction and Basics of Biological System.Week 2: Basics of Biological System
Week 3: Basics of Cloning (Part I)
Week 4: Basics of Cloning (Part II)
Week 5: Recombinant DNA Technology (Part I)
Week 6: Recombinant DNA Technology (Part II)
Week 7:Product Recovery and Purification (Part I)
Week 8: Product Recovery and Purification (Part II)Week 9: Characterization of Isolated Products (Part I)
Week 10: Characterization of Isolated Products (Part II)
Week 11: Biotechnology in Social Welfare
Week 12:Summary & Conclusions]]>

Taught by

Dr. Vishal Trivedi



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