IIT Kanpur Information Processing in Biological System Syllabus BSBE
BSE 212 INFORMATION PROCESSING IN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
Genome as the store house of information, DNA as the carrier of encoded messages. Genomic diversity across organisms as a source of embedded intelligence in nature. Intra-cellular transmission of genetic messages and their cellular translation; Cell-cell communication and feedback; Selective transmission of genetic messages – regulation of gene expression; logic of building body plans developmental translation of encoded messages. Techniques of DNA manipulation and engineering.