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BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE, PILANI INSTRUCTION DIVISION First Semester 2013-14 Course Handout (Part II)

Date: 01.08.13 In addition to part-I (General Handout for all courses appended to the timetable) this portion gives further specific details regarding the course. Course No. Course Title : BIO F 110 : BIOLOGY LABORATORY

Instructor-in-Charge: Sridev Mohapatra Instructors : Debashree Bandyopadhyay, M. Madhu Poornima, V. Bhavyasree, Priyanka Purkayastha, Rupak Kumar, Srinivasa Rao, Sridev Mohapatra Course Description : Analysis of biomolecules, Slide preparation, Study of cell Structure and division, properties of Enzymes, Physiology of plant animal systems, diversity of living systems Scope and Objectives : The major objective of this course is to impart knowledge on application of biological sciences and encourage the students to take interest in higher studies in biological sciences. This course is designed to make the student understand the various biological phenomena, and equip the student with some simple techniques which form base of any advanced research in biology. Experiment 1: Experiment 2: Experiment 3: Experiment 4: Experiment 5 Experiment 6: Experiment 7: Experiment 8: Experiment 9: Experiment 10: Measurement of total protein content in the given sample. Measurement of Glucose concentration in the given sample. Separation of chlorophyll pigments by paper chromatography. Identification of various stages of mitosis in the given plant tissue To study the phenomenon of plasmolysis in onion peel. To extract DNA from banana. To quantify the level of total cholesterol present in serum. Determination of ABO-Rh Blood Typing. To take measurement of blood pressure. To identify and write characteristic features of given slides.

Examination Scheme : EC No. 1 2 3 4 Evaluation component LAB RECORD PERFORMANCE & ATTENDANCE Mid Semester QUIZ Comprehensive QUIZ Date, time & venue DAY TO DAY EVALUATION DAY TO DAY EVALUATION LAB EVALUATION announced later) LAB EVALUATION announced later) (to (to Weightage (%) 20 30 be 20 be 30

Notices: Notices will be displayed on Biological Science Notice Board

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