MSc Course Curriculum

Semester I

Course Code  Subject NameLTPCInstructor(s)Slot
BB 521Biochemistry and Bioenergetics2106PV Balaji 
BB 405Molecular Biology2106 S Nair 
BB 402Cell Biology2106 SK Ghosh 
BB 553Bioinformatics1046 P Bhaumik 
BB 523Mathematical and Numerical Methods for Biologists2106 A Kunwar 
BB 421Genetics [FH]3003 S Kumar 
BB 525Biological Thermodynamics and Kinetics [SH]2103 A Kumar 
Total number of credits: 36
Total number of contact hours: 20 h (16 h theory + 4 h lab) per week

Semester II

Code  Subject NameLTPCInstructor(s)Slot
First Half
BB 520Analytical Biochemistry2103 P Phale 2
BB 522Microbiology2103 A Banerjee 8
BB 524Genetic Engineering3003 A Banerjee 5
BB 526Biomolecular Spectroscopy2103 A Kumar 9
BB 412Genomics and Proteomics3003 K Kondabagil 6

Total number of credits: 15
Total number of contact hours: 15 h theory per week

Second Half
BB 528Lab:
iLab: Integrated Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetic Engineering and Biophysics laboratory
003015AKumar, ABanerjee, PPhale, SKGhosh, KKondabagil –
Total number of credits: 15
Total number of contact hours: 30 h lab per week

Semester III

Code  Subject NameLTPCInstructor(s)Slot
BB 505Molecular Immunology2106  
BB 527Molecular Enzymology [FH]2103  
BB 529Research Methodology and Scientific Communication Skills [SH]3003  
 Elective I [one full semester course or two half semester courses] (Department or Institute Elective)   6/8  
 Elective II [one full semester course or two half semester courses] (Department or Institute Elective)   6/8  
BB 519Project Proposal Presentation and Dissertation00010  

Total number of credits: 34 to 38
Total number of contact hours: 12-18 h (10-12 h theory + 0-8 h lab) per week depending upon the Elective one chooses

Elective I & II

Code

  Subject NameLTPCInstructor(s)Slot
BB 531Plant Biotechnology2048  
BB 533Animal Biotechnology3003  
BB 535Environmental Biotechnology3006  
BB 648Protein Engineering2106  
BB 537Virology3006  
BB 414Molecular Diagnostics3003  
BB 601Introduction to Bionanotechnology3003  
BB 633Movement neuroscience [FH]3003  
BB 645Drug Discovery and Development [FH]3003  
BB 705Fundamental Concepts in Developmental Biology3006  
BB 530Biodesign3006  
BB 539Applied Microbiology [FH]0084  
BB 706Fundamental and Practical Aspects of Microscopy3006  

Semester IV

Course Code

  Subject NameLTPCInstructor(s)Slot
 Elective III [one full semester course or two half semester courses] (Department or Institute Elective)   6  
 Elective IV [one full semester course or two half semester courses] (Department or Institute Elective)   6  
BB 592Project Stage II00028  –

Total number of credits: 40
Total number of contact hours: (4-6 h theory and 0-4 h lab) per week depending upon the Elective one chooses

Elective III & IV

Code

  Subject NameLTPCInstructor(s)Slot
BB 454Programming for Bioinformatics1046  –
BB 400Molecular Biophysics2106 PV Balaji 2
BB 532Molecular Mycology3006  –
BB 611Cell Cycle and Epigenetics3006 SK Ghosh 6
BB 642Protein Crystallography3006 P Bhaumik 3B+LX
BB 626Modeling Biological Systems and Processes3006  –
BB 638Topics in Evolution3006  –
BB 629Applied Immunology3006  –
BB 643NMR in Biological Systems3006  
BB 606Cellular Electricity: Physics and Modelling3006  –
BB 623Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis2106 A Banerjee 14
BB 612Cell Mechanics and Mechanobiology3006 S Sen 1
BB 640Biologics [SH]3003 A Kumar 9
BB 534Advanced Enzymology3006  –
BB 536cryo-Electron Microscopy3006 SK 6
BB 616Cellular and Tissue Engineering3006 P Tayalia 7
BB 650Advanced Structural Biology3006  –
BB 658Principles of Tissue Engineering [FH]3003 P Tayalia 7
BB 530Biodesign3006  –