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Course Co-ordinated by IIT Kharagpur
Coordinators
 
Dr. Saikat Chakraborty
IIT Kharagpur

 
Dr. Rintu Banerjee
IIT Kharagpur

 

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Reviewers
      Dr. Sanjay Ghosh
Assistant Professor
IIT Roorkee
      Dr. Kaustav Aikat
Assistant Professor
NIT, Durgapur


Untitled Document
 
  1. Basics of Biology, Overview of Biotechnology, Diversity in Microbial Cells, Cell Constituents, Chemicals for Life.

  2. Kinetics of Enzyme Catalysis.

  3. Immobilized Enzymes: effects of intra and inter-phase mass transfer on enzyme kinetics.

  4. Major Metabolic Pathways: Bioenergetics, Glucose Metabolism, Biosynthesis.

  5. Microbial Growth: Continuum and Stochastic Models.

  6. Design, Analysis and Stability of Bioreactors.

  7. Kinetics of Receptor-Ligand Binding.

  8. Receptor-mediated Endocytosis.

  9. Multiple Interacting Microbial Population: Prey-Predator Models.

  10. Bio-product Recovery & Bio-separations, Manufacture of Biochemical Products.

 

 

S.No

Topics

No. of Lectures

1

Basics of Biology; Overview of Biotechnology; Diversity in Microbial Cells, Cell Constituents, Chemicals for Life (Dr. Rintu Banerjee).

7

2

Kinetics of Enzyme Catalysis (Dr. Saikat Chakraborty).

5

3

Immobilized Enzymes: effects of intra and inter-phase mass transfer on enzyme kinetics (Dr. Saikat Chakraborty).

5

4

Major Metabolic Pathways: Bioenergetics, Glucose Metabolism, Biosynthesis (Dr. Rintu Banerjee).

5

5

Microbial Growth: Continuum and Stochastic Models (Dr. Saikat Chakraborty).

3

6

Design, Analysis and Stability of Bioreactors (Dr. Saikat Chakraborty).

4

7

Kinetics of Receptor-Ligand Binding (Dr. Saikat Chakraborty).

3

8

Receptor-mediated Endocytosis (Dr. Saikat Chakraborty).

3

9

Multiple Interacting Microbial Population: Prey-Predator Models (Dr. Saikat Chakraborty).

1

10

Bio-product Recovery & Bio-separations; Manufacture of Biochemical Products (Dr. Rintu Banerjee).

4

Total: Prof. Saikat Chakraborty (24 lectures), Prof. Dr. Rintu Banerjee (16 lectures)

  1. Transport Phenomena (UG level).

  2. Chemical Reaction Engineering (UG level).


  1. Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals by J. E. Bailey & D. F. Ollis, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1986.

  2. Biochemical Engineering by H. W. Blanch & D. S. Clark, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1997.

  3. Bioprocess Engineering (Basic Concepts) by M. L. Shuler & F. Kargi, Prentice Hall of India, 2003.


  1. Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems by G. A. Truskey, F. Yuan, D. F. Katz, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004.



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