IIT KANPUR EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL MACHINES SYLLABUS
BSE 214 EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL MACHINES
Living body as an examples of finest designs for diverse activities, functions e.g., flying, swimming, reproduction, sensing, eating, etc. Evolution and natural selection as the means of optimization of biological machines at diverse scales: molecular, cellular, organismal and population. Principles of micro and macro evolution. Theories of evolution and Darwanian selection. Principles of generating diverse body plan and design in nature.