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BT501 : Health Biotechnology

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Course Info

Course Category

Biotechnology

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credit Hours

3

Pre-requisites

N/A

Instructor

Aamir Sohail
M.Phil Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
IBBT, UVAS(University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences) Lahore

Course Contents

What is biotechnology all about, Medical products developed by using biotechnology tools Antibiotics, Recombinant insulin, Vaccines, Monoclonal antibodies, Bioengineered Tissues, Adult Stem Cell Therapy, Emerging Trends-Embryonic Stem Cells, Human Genome Project, RNA Interference Technology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Biochips, Gene Therapy, Liposome based drug delivery, BionanoTechnology, Chromosomal Abnormalities, Chromosome Structural Abnormalities, Chromosome Numerical Abnormalities, Sex Chromosome Abnormalities, Single Gene Disorders, Cystic Fibrosis, Fragile X Syndrome, Hemophilia, Huntington diseases, Sickle cell anemia, Tay sachs diseases, Thalassemia, Polygenic disorder Diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus type 1, Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer-diseases, Breast cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Mitochondrial Diseases, Mitochondrial homeostasis, Parkinson Disease, Immunological Approaches To Detect Protein Biomarkers of Disease, ELISA,  Measuring Disease-Associated Proteins by Sandwich ELISA, Diagnosing Autoimmune Diseases by an Indirect ELISA, Immunoassay for infectious diseases, Protein Array to Detect Polygenic Disease, Immunoassay for Protein Conformation-specific Disorder, DNA based approaches to diagnosis diseases, Allele specific Hybridization, Oligonucleotide ligation assay, Padlock probes, Allele Specific PCR, TaqMan PCR,  Real-time PCR for infectious diseases