IIT Kanpur Introduction to Biological Sciences & Bio Engineering Syllabus
BSE 100 INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND BIOENGINEERING
Biology in the 21st Century: The brave new world in the post genome era. Past,present and future of our society, industry and life style: impact of discoveries and technological innovations in biology. Challenges and excitement of research in biology and bioengineering. Bioengineering as an emerging science at the intersection of biology, engineering, physics and chemistry. Career opportunities in biotechnology, biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical industry, agro-biotechnology and in the diverse areas of basic science and medical research. Emerging trends of collaboration between industry and academia for development of entrepreneurship in biotechnology. Lab tours.