General mapping of the chapters in ‘Introduction to Biotechnology’ by Thieman & Palladino

2
nd
Edition: 3
rd
Edition (2012, international): 3
rd
Edition (2013, international):

*Please note that this list is a guide only. Everything in these sub-chapters may not be completely
covered in lecture. Likewise, there may be information that is covered in lecture that cannot be found in
these chapters.
Lecture Topics

3rd Edition 2
nd
Edition
Lecture 1: Overview- The Past and the Present.

Lecture 2 - 4: Classical Genetics- Genes,
Inheritance and Us.

Lecture 5 - 7: Biomolecules & DNA to Proteins-
The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology.

Lecture 8: Different Operating Systems.

Lecture 9/10: Mutation- When the Message
Changes.

Lecture 11: From Extracting and Visualizing of
DNA to DNA Art.

Lecture 12/13: From Cutting DNA to DNA
Fingerprinting & Crime Scene Investigation.

Lecture 13/14: Cloning and Principles in Genetic
Modification.

Chap. 1.1 - 1.3

Chap. 2.1 - 2.2


Chap. 2.3 - 2.4, 4.2,
4.3

Chap. 2.4, 5.1

Chap. 2.5 - 2.6


Chap. 3.4


Chap. 3.4, 8.1 - 8.6


Chap. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4


Chap. 1.1 - 1.3

Chap. 2.1 - 2.2


Chap. 2.3 - 2.4


Chap. 2.4, 5.1

Chap. 2.5 * epigenetics
section missing

Chap. 3.4


Chap. 3.4, 8.1 - 8.7


Chap. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4


Lecture 15 - 16: From Genome Projects to Drug
Discovery to Bio-conservation.

Lecture 17: Biotechnology in Micro-organisms.

Lecture 18: Biotechnology in Plants.

Lecture 19: Biotechnology in Animals.


Lecture 20: Biotechnology in Humans.

Lecture 21 - 22: Ethical, Legal, Social Implications
Chap. 3.5, 11.1

Chap. 5.2 - 5.3, 5.5,
5.8, 9.4

Chap. 6.1 - 6.4

Chap. 7.1 - 7.3,
10.3, 11.4

Chap. 11.3, 11.4

Chap. 12.6, 13.2
Chap. 3.5, 11.1

Chap. 5.2 - 5.3, 5.5,
5.7, 9.4

Chap. 6.1 - 6.4

Chap. 7.1 - 7.4, 10.3,
11.4

Chap. 11.3, 11.4

Chap. 12.6, 13.2