B.Sc. Microbiology

Dayananda Sagar Institutions
In Bangalore

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Bangalore
DAYANANDA SAGAR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS Shivage Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, 560078, Karnataka, India
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Duration of Course: 3 years
As a basic biological science, microbiology provides some of the most accessible research tools for probing the nature of life processes. Our most sophisticated understanding of the chemical and physical principles behind living processes has arisen from studies using microorganisms. This is in large part because microbial cells share many biochemical properties with cells of multi cellular organisms. And this, coupled with the fact that microbial cells can reach extremely high cell densities in culture and are readily amenable to genetic study, makes them excellent models for understanding cell function in plants and animals.

As an applied biological science, microbiology deals with many important practical problems in medicine, agriculture and industry. Some of the most important diseases of humans, animals and plants are caused by microorganisms. Microorganisms play major roles in soil fertility and animal production. Many large-scale industrial processes are microbial based, which has led to the development of a whole new discipline, biotechnology.

MICROBIAL CLEANUP

A few species of bacteria, such as some members of the genus Pseudomonas, can use crude oil for energy. They can grow in water with only oil, potassium phosphate and urea (a nitrogen source) as nutrients. These organisms can clean up oil spills in the ocean acting as 'Bioremediators'. They have also proven useful in degrading oil that remains in the water carried by tankers.

A detergent like substance has been secreted from these organisms. When these detergents is added to a quantity of oil sludge, it converts 90% of the sludge into useable petroleum in about 4 days, thereby reducing waste and providing a convenient means by cleaning oil fouled tanks.

Eligibility
A candidate who has passed PUC / 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology in Pre-University.

All the other regulations relating to admission, conduct of examination etc., applicable to other B.Sc courses of the Bangalore University can also apply to this course.

I Semester

Basic Microbiology I & Biophysics
Basic Microbiology I Practical

II Semester

Basic Microbiology Ii & Biostatistics
Basic Microbiology Ii Practical

III Semester

Microbial Physiology & Microbial Genetics
Microbial Physiology & Microbial Genetics Practical

IV Semester

Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering & Control
of Microorganisms Practical

V Semester
Paper I

Agricultural And Environmental Microbiology
Agricultural And Environmental Microbiology Practical

V Semester
Paper II

Food & Dairy Microbiology
Food & Dairy Microbiology Practical

VI Semester
Paper I

Immunology & Medical Microbiology
Immunology & Medical Microbiology Practical

VI Semester
Paper II

Industrial Microbiology & Microbial Technology
Industrial Microbiology & Microbial Technology Practical


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