Courses


Present PG courses

1.    BML830: Biosensor Technology (4 credits, 3-0-2)

 

Measurements and instrumentation principles; Fundamentals of transducers and sensors, their sensitivity, specificity, linearity and transduction system analysis; Introduction to biosensors; Transduction principles used in biosensors viz. electrical, optical, microchip sensors and Surface acoustic wave devices and transducers and related technology; Biotechnological components of the sensor based on enzymes, antigen-antibody reaction, biochemical detection of analytes, organelles, whole cell, receptors, DNA probe, pesticide detection, sensors for pollutant gases; Kinetics, stability and reusability of sensors and Selected examples and future developments.

 

2.    BML750: Point of Care Medical Diagnostic Devices (3 credits, 3-0-0)

 

Brief introductions to analytical chemistry and biochemistry; sensors and biosensors (immobilization, transducers, electronic components, op-amps and general circuits; data processing and presentation - LabVIEW based virtual instrumentation, etc.); Medical diagnostic techniques (biochemical, pathological, haematological analysis, DNA/RNA based analysis, etc.; Necessity for rapid and in-situ medical analysis; Point of care technology (POCT); Miniaturization of medical diagnostic devices – Microfabrication (materials, processes, techniques for detection); Microfluidics (concept, procedure, applications and challenges); Integrated microfluidic devices: Lab-on-a-chip, system-on-a-chip, micro-total analysis system (µTAS); Present research scenario and future prospects; Case studies on POCT devices; Laboratory visit and demonstration of microfabrication processes and Lab-on-a-chip devices.

 

1.    BML760: Ethics, Safety and Regulatory affairs (2-0-0)  2 Credits

 

Introduction to medical ethics and bioethics, environmental ethics; Use of animals in pre-clinical trials and ethical approval; Ethics issues in biomedical sciences (inhalable, injectable, implantable systems); Principles of biosafety. Biosafety cabinets, Laboratory biosafety levels. vertebrates and invertebrates safety levels, Biosafety of infectious agents: bacteria, fungus, parasite, prions, viruses, Biosafety of infectious agents: bacteria, fungus, parasite, prions, viruses; Laboratory security and emergency response, guidelines to work with infectious agents and toxins; Regulatory frameworks: FDA, BIS, ISO certification, CDSCO; health & family welfare laws and regulations on design, development, testing and production of biomedical products, including biologics, drugs, biotechnology-derived therapeutics, vaccines and medical devices. Clinical trials and current good manufacturing Practices. Basic introduction to IPR. Post-market issues and requirements

Curriculum Development at IIT Delhi

·         Core member of M.Tech. Program drafting committee, CBME, IIT Delhi (May 2014-Feb 2017): Proposed curriculum for M.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering with 41 core and 12 elective credits requirements (total 53). M.Tech. program approved and running from Semester beginning 2017-18.

 

Course Development

At IIT Delhi

·         BML750: Point-of Care-Medical Diagnostic  Devices (3-0-0) 3 Credits (Open Elective -Approved and floated)

·         BML760: Ethics, Safety and Regulatory affairs (2-0-0)  2 Credits (Core course, part of proposed M.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering) (Pending for approval)

·         BMP743: Basic Biomedical Laboratory (0-0-4) 2 Credits (Core course, part of proposed M.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering) (Pending for approval)

·         BMV703: Basic biology & Physiology (1-0-0) 1 Credits (Core Bridge course, part of proposed M.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering) (Pending for approval)

·         BMV701: Basic electronics (1-0-0) 1 Credits (Core Bridge course, part of proposed M.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering) (Pending for approval)

 

At Myongji University

·         Course 1737: Special issues in electrical and electronic materials (M.S./Ph.D. combined class)

·         Course 1738: Electrochemical engineering (M.S./Ph.D. combined class)

 

Previous Courses (PG/UG)

Theory (at Banasthali University)

 

Biochemistry (B.Tech Biotech. IIIrd Sem); Enzyme engineering & technology (B.Tech. Biotech. Vth Sem); Biophysics and structural Biotechnology (B.tech. Biotech. IV sem); Immunotechniques (B.tech. Biotech. VIII sem); Cell biology, molecular Biology, histology and genetics (B.Sc. Zoology)

Theory (at Myongji University)

Course 1737: Special issues in electrical and electronic materials (M.S./Ph.D. combined class)

Course 1738: Electrochemical engineering (M.S./Ph.D. combined class)

Theory (at KIIT University)

Biochemistry (Integrated M.Sc. Biotech); Biophysics and Structural Biology (M.Sc. Biotech); Food and Industrial Microbiology (M.Sc. Microbial tech); Applied & Advanced Biotechnology (M.Sc. Biotech)

Laboratory (at different Universities)

BMP743: Basic Biomedical Laboratory, Biosensor Technology (BML 830) Practicals, Biotechnology Practicals (B.Tech. Biotech. Vth Sem); Industrial and Environmental Microbiology Lab (M.Sc. Microbial tech), Chemical and pharmaceuticals biotechnology lab (LL.B.), Industrial Biotechnology Lab (M.Sc. Biotech), Molecular Biology Lab (M.Sc. Biotech), Computation Lab (M.Sc. Biotech), Animal and plant biotechnology Lab. (M.Sc. Biotech), Biotechnology Lab. (M.Sc. Biotech), Applied and Microbial Biotechnology (M.Sc. Biotech), LabVIEW based bioinstrumentation (M.S./Ph.D.), Environmental Biotechnology lab (B.Tech. Biotech.), Measurement techniques lab (B.Tech. Biotech)