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Bioengineering Course Structure

Course Structure

  • Biochemistry & Bio-organic Chemistry
  • Bioelectronics
  • Biofluid Dynamics
  • Biomaterials & Drug Delivery Systems
  • Bio-Mechanics & Prosthetic Devices
  • Bio-signal Processing
  • Bio-Statistics
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Medical Imaging Techniques
  • Medical Science & Histology
  • Microprocessor & Applications
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiological Control Systems
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biosensors
  • Cancer Biology
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Software Tools

The Bioinformatics Division is equipped with high end computers and servers that have 24 hour access to online databases. In addition offline genes to drugs packages are available. The major offline software packages are

  • Accelrys (Insight II, Cerius2, Accord for Excel Catalyst); genes-to-drugs
  • GCG Wisconsin with 86GB Database.
  • Schrodinger Complete Drug Design Suite at a cost of Rs.60 lakhs, the first of its kind in an Indian University.
  • Tools for docking - GOLD and e-hits
  • Biosuite from Tata Consultancy Services
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Bioinformatics

Course Structure

  • Algorithms & Data Structures
  • ANN & Genetic Algorithms
  • Biocomputing Language
  • Biochemistry & Bio-organic Cehmistry
  • Biology of Model Organisms
  • Biostatistics & Micro Array Analysis
  • Biophysics
  • Computer Hardware & Networking
  • Cell Biology
  • Data Mining & Warehousing
  • Drug Design & Pharmaco-Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Genomics & Proteomics
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Java for Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Modeling
  • RDBMS
  • Structural Bioinformatics
  • Web Technologies for Bioinformatics

Lab Course Design
The students are trained in both in silico and wet lab experiments. The various laboratory courses offered are :

  • Biocomputing Language Lab
  • Biological Data Banks Analysis Lab
  • Biochemistry Lab
  • Bioinformatics Tools Lab
  • Biological Sequence Analysis Lab
  • Biocomputing Lab
  • Computational Chemistry Lab
  • Drug Design Lab
  • Molecular Biology Techniques Lab
  • Molecular Graphics & Modeling Lab
  • RDBMS Lab
  • Chromatin Epigenetics Lab
  • Microarray Expression Analysis Lab

 

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Chemical Engineering

  • Applied Mechanics
  • Heat Engines & Plant Utilities
  • Inorganic Chemical Technology
  • Industrial Organic Chemistry
  • Applied Physical Chemistry
  • Materials Technology
  • ChE Thermodynamics
  • ChE Fluid Mechanics
  • Organic Chemical Technology
  • Process Instrumentation
  • Heat Transfer
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Mass Transfer
  • Process Dynamics & Control
  • Bio-chemical Engineering
  • ChE Design & Drawing
  • Safety & Hazard Analysis

Special Features

  • Faculty research is primarily in Drug Design & Drug Discovery. M.Tech research project and Indian Academy of Sciences Fellowships at leading National Labs & industries (Central Drug Research Institute, Institute of Genomics & Integrated Biology, IIT-D, IIT-B, IISc, ISI, National Brain Research Centre, TIFR, IISc., IMSc., Centre for DNA Finger printing & Diagnostics, NIMHANS, CLRI, IGIB, NCL., VCRC, jalaja Technologies, Orchid Pharmaceuticals, Bharath Biotech, GVK Biosciences, etc.)
  • The Department of Bioinformatics is one of the 12 research centres identified by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) under its Open Source Drug Discovery global initiative.

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