Post Graduate in Nanobiotechnology

Bharathiar University
In Coimbatore

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  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Coimbatore
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Goals: This paper will provide ample introductory knowledge to the students under going. this course and make them familiarize with the past, present and latest technologies. involved in the synthesis and designing of nano particles for specific applications. Objectives: The paper is framed to provide the principles, technology and applications of. nano materials in Biology to the students.

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Coimbatore
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 641046., Tamil Nadu, India
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Course programme

Nanobiotechnology is an upcoming field in the recent era having multitude
applications in Medicine, Environmental technology and Biotechnology. Recent
researchers have discovered nano sized particles used for drug delivery, gene delivery,
cancer immunotherapy, and enzyme delivery to target sites, industrial and environmental
applications. This paper will emphasize the introductory knowledge on nano science and
their applications in biological field.
Goals: This paper will provide ample introductory knowledge to the students under going
this course and make them familiarize with the past, present and latest technologies
involved in the synthesis and designing of nano particles for specific applications.
Objectives: The paper is framed to provide the principles, technology and applications of
nano materials in Biology to the students.
Contents
UNIT I
Introduction - Technological Impact of Nanoscale Systems. Micro and Nano Systems and
Technologies., Overview of Nanodevices and Techniques. Synthesis and
Characterizations of Nanoscale Materials. Strategies for Nano architecture (top down and
bottom up approaches), Fabrication Technologies and Characterizations. Self-assembly
Systems Some aspects of Nanofluidics: surfactants, polymers, emulsions and colloids.
UNIT II
Inorganic Nanoscale systems for Biosystems. Nano-structured materials. Fullerenes -
Properties and Characteristics.Carbon Nanotubes - Characteristics and Applications
Quantum Dots and Wires.Gold Nanoparticles. Nanopores. Applications of
NanoMolecules in Biosystems. Molecules of Life: Proteins, Lipids, RNA and DNA
Nanoscale Elements for Delivery of Materials into Cells. Peptides Coupled
Nanoparticles. DNA Based Artificial Nanostructure .Proteins as Components in
Nanodevices.
UNIT III
Application of Nano-biotechnology in drug Delivery. Nanoscale Devices for Drug
Discovery. Micelles for Drug Delivery. Protein targeting: Small Molecule-Protein
Interactions. Micro-array and Genome Chips. Nanoparticle synthesis in plants, bacteria,
and yeast.
UNIT IV
Nanotechnology and the Cell. Cell Motility: Nano Motors and Cellular Navigation
Chemotaxis - Transmembrane Signalling and Related Protein. Nanoscale Artificial
Platforms: Lipids in Self-assembly Structures.
UNITV
Nanotechnology for Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment .Cancer Biology: Clinical
Aspects, Current Approaches and Challenges. Nanotechnology for Cancer Research and
Therapy. siRNA. Tumor-targeted Drug Delivery Systems. Nanotechnology for Imaging
and Detection.

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