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To provide hands on training on basic molecular biology techniques
To provide the knowledge of various technology in field of molecular biology


Good lab practices-Preparation of buffers and reagents, Principle of centrifugation-
analytical and preparative – Differential centrifugation-Chromatographic techniques (TLC,
Gel Filtration Chromatography, Ion exchange Chromatography, Affinity Chromatography).
Electron microscopy-preparation of specimens-TEM and SEM-UV and spectrophotometric


Extraction of Nucleic acid –CTAB-Delaporta- Electrophoreis of nucleic acids- agarose gel
electrophoresis, DNA sequencing gels, pulse field gel electrophoresis. Electrophoresis of
proteins- SDS-PAGE. Native gels, gradient gels, isoelectric focusing, 2-D PAGE. Cellulose
acetate electrophoresis. Detection, estimation and recovery of proteins in gels,


PCR- principle and applications-Primer designing-Modified PCR techniques-Reverse
transcriptase PCR and Real time PCR. DNA Sequencing- chemical and enzymatic methods.
Blotting techniques: Southern, Northern, Western and alternative blotting techniques.
Preparation of probes. DNA fingerprinting.


Recombinant DNA technology -YAC, BAC and cosmid library construction-Genomic and
cDNA libraries–screening using heterologous and homologous probes - differential
screening – expression library screening-functional complementation


Dot blot analysis-ELISA- Immunoelectrophoresis. RIA, immunoblotting


Centrifugation techniques- Chromatography-Electron microscopy-Electrophoresis of DNA
and proteins-PCR- Primer designing-blotting techniques- DNA sequencing methods- DNA
fingerprinting- YAC, BAC libraries- cDNA libraries–screening using heterologous and
homologous probes - screening-functional complementation

Principle of centrifugation 4. Reverse transcriptase PCR and Real time PCR 20. dot blot. Expression library screening 33. 3. Extraction of plant genomic DNA by CTAB method. Mid semester examination 21. Differential screening 32. estimation and recovery of proteins in gels. Modified PCR techniques 19. Screening using heterologous and homologous probes 31. Genomic and cDNA libraries 30. Northern blotting techniques 24. Cellulose acetate electrophoresis. YAC and BAC library construction 28. Primer designing 18.principle and applications 17. Principle involved in Chromatography 6. pulse field gel electrophoresis. Extraction of plant genomic DNA by Dellaporta method.. . DNA sequencing gels.SDS-PAGE. Agarose gel electrophoresis 9. Recombinant DNA technology 27. Functional complementation 34. Preparation of stock solutions and reagents. UV and Nano drop spectrophotometer 7. DNA Sequencing. gradient gels. Blotting techniques: Southern 23. 14. isoelectric focusing. Cosmid library construction 29. 12. DNA fingerprinting. 8. Western and alternative blotting techniques. 22. 25.chemical and enzymatic methods. 2.Lecture schedule Theory 1. Immunoelectrophoresis. Native gels. 15. Electrophoreis of nucleic acids 10. Analytical and preparative centrifugation 5. Electron microscopy-preparation of specimens-TEM and SEM. RIA. Autoradiography 16. Electrophoresis of proteins. Good lab practices 2. 26. Immunoblotting Practical schedule 1. 11. Preparation of buffers and reagents. 2-D PAGE. Detection. PCR. 3. 13.

and Primrose. 9. UV. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. Wood. Russell DW. Molecular Cloning: A laboratory manual. The Condensed Protocols From Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual. Chromatography technique 6. 13. M. of Missouri Press. Restriction digestion of DNA. R. Columbia. Short Protocols in Molecular Biology. DNA sequencing. 8. Genomic library construction 16.B.spectrophotometer 7.Kiraly and K. Moore DD. Old. Smith JA and Struhl K. 2001. R. Final Practical Examination. ELISA 17.. 15. Suggested Readings Ausubel FM. . Southern hybridization. Sambrook J. labelling of DNA. 2002. 4th edition.O. Univ. New York. Z.N. Oxford. The Biochemistry and physiology of Plant Diseases.W. 12. Principles of gene manipulation. Amplification of DNA with thermocycler with random primers. 3rd edition. Northern and western blotting procedure 10. Brent R. Joseph Sambrook and David Russell. Kingston RE. 4. New York. Blackwell Scientific Publications. England. An introduction to genetic engineering. 1986. Good man. 1989. Analysis of PCR products through agarose gel eletrophoresis and gel scanning. John Wiley. 2006. Primer designing 14. Southern transfer. S. 11. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. USA. Seidman JG. Autoradiography.R. Centrifugation technique 5.