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IBT-829 Nanobiotchnology Concepts &Applications
Campus ASAB
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Nanobiotchnology Concepts &Applications
Course Code IBT-829
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives To acquaint the students with key integrative technologies and use of nanoparticles in biological systems.
Detail Content
  • A brief introduction to Nanotechnology,
  • Interface between Nanotechnology and Bionanotechnology,
  • Manipulating molecules,
  • Carbon Fullerene, 
  • Carbon Nanotubes,
  • Non- Carbon Nanotubes and  Fullerene like materials,
  • Quantum Dots and other Nano-particles,
  • Nano-wires, Nano rods and other Nanomaterials,
  • Magnetic Nanoparticles.
  • Natural Biological assembly at Nano-Scale,
  • Nanometric biological assemblies (complexes),
  • Nanobionics and Bio-Inspired Nanotechnology,
  • Applications of biological assemblies in Nanotechnology,
  • Medical,
  • Cosmetics,
  • Agriculture,
  • water and other applications of Nanobionanotechnology,
  • Future prospect of Nanobiotechnology.
Text/Ref Books
  1. “Plenty of room for biology at the bottom: an introduction to Bionanotechnology” by Ehud Gazit (2007). Published by Imperial College Press.
  2. “Bionanotechnology: proteins to nanodevices” by VencatesanRenugopalakrishnan, Randolph V. Lewis (2006). Published by Springer.
  3. “Nanoscale technology in biological systems” by Ralph S. Greco, F. B. Prinz, Robert Lane Smith (2004). Published by CRC Press.
  4. “Nanobiotechnology II: More Concepts and Applications” by Chad A. Mirkin, Christof M. Niemeyer (2007). Published by John Wiley & Sons, 2007
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Ayesha Mujeeb
PhD (University of Manchester, UK) : Discipline: BioMaterials