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Experimental Biotechnology by NPTEL
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Overview

Offered by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and NPTEL

Duration

12 weeks

Total fee

Free

Mode of learning

Online

Difficulty level

Advanced

Official Website

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Credential

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Experimental Biotechnology by NPTEL
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Highlights

  • Offered by IIT Guwahati
  • Final score comprises of 25% of average of best 8 assignments and 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
  • Enrollments start from 20 July 2020
  • Course conducted by Prof. Vishal Trivedi (IIT Guwahati alumni)
  • Enroll for free
  • Pay for Certification Examination
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Experimental Biotechnology by NPTEL
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Course details

Who should do this course?
  • PG/PhD
What are the course deliverables?
  • By the end of this course, student will be able to understand:
  • Basics of Good Lab practices
  • Understanding different analytical techniques and their applications
  • Specific Scientific questions and their solutions
  • Designing new experiments
More about this course
  • In the current MOOCs course we have put effort to briefly discuss different analytical techniques and their potential in solving the scientific problems. We are taking several scientific problems or questions which can be solved by using these techniques.

Experimental Biotechnology by NPTEL
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Curriculum

Week 1: Basics of Laboratory Research:Good Lab Practices, Concept of buffering and Preparation of Solutions and Reagents

Week 2: Electrophoresis (Part 1):Basic Concept of Electrophoresis, performance of electrophoresis and its applications

Week 3: Electrophoresis:Horizontal Gel electrophoresis, discussion about scientific questions and related experiments to solve them utilizing electrophoresis

Week 4: Chromatography (Part I): Analytical techniques in purification of biomolecules; Column chromatography, HPLC

Week 5: Chromatography (Part II) : Analytical techniques in purification of biomolecules; Column chromatography, HPLC

Week 6: Chromatography (Part III) : Discussion about scientific questions and related experiments to solve them utilizing chromatography

Week 7: Immunology Techniques: Immunological tools, Antibody Generation and Purification, ELISA, Radial Immuno-diffusion, Western blotting and Immuno-precipitation

Week 8: Cell Biology Techniques (Part 1): Basics of cell-culture, isolation of cells from tissue and fractionation

Week 9: Cell Biology Techniques (Part 2): Immuno-localization, cell sorting, and discussion about scientific questions and related experiments to solve them utilizing cell biology techniques

Week 10: Molecular Biology (Part 1):Primer designing, Polymerase chain reaction, Different variants of PCR and their applications

Week 11: Molecular Biology (Part 2) Blotting Techniques, DNA and protein sequencing techniques and their applications

Week 12: Summary and Conclusions

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Konda Sandhya Rani
Experimental Biotechnology by NPTEL
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Learning Experience: This is nptel platform providing this great, it's a great way to learn things which are mandatory for lifescience student and teaching as well is intresting
Faculty: Basically the faculty are from IIT Kharagpur and the teaching is very goot Yeah that is a 12 week course every week we get video content and every week there will be assignment that should be done by particular fixed timeline
Course Support: Good
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Himanshi
Experimental Biotechnology by NPTEL
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Learning Experience: Course content was brilliant all analytical techniques that must be important for biotech biopharma and any other bio industry or food industry learnt by IIT professor for making a good career amazing platform for learning weekly based assignment and doubt classes organized by the host.
Faculty: Brilliant faculty quality based lectures with 100%practical knowledge by IIT roorki. Weekly assignments and assesment based upon our performance.
Course Support: All analytical techniques must needed for making career in industrial area.
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