Unit I: Basic Cell, Molecular Biology and Genetics
Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes, Introduction to Microbiology, Cell organelles, Biochemistry of macro molecules (Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins and Nucleic acids), Principles of Genetics (mendelian inheritance, concept of gene, Mutation, chromosomal abberations), Cell cycle, Cell division.
Central Dogma of Molecular Biology (Replication,Transcription,Translation and Gene expression), Introduction to Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics, Basics of cloning, Cancer, Biosensors, Bio artificial organs. Applications of engineering in biology. Instrumental techniques: Microscopy, Centrifugation, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis