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PBT-900 Techniques in plant Molecular Biology
Campus ASAB
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Techniques in plant Molecular Biology
Course Code PBT-900
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives Objectives of the course under which the proposed course will be conducted are:
  • Provide scientific information about principles and techniques of plants Molecular Biology
  • Enter advances/trends of research in the field of Plant Molecular Biology and
  • Laboratory visits of renowned research institutes.
Detail Content
  • Introduction; Plant Molecular Biology
  • Genomics, systems biology
  • Plant genomics & Principles
  • Gene structure of plants
  • DNA replication & repair
  • Regulation
  • Trancommention, RNA processing & Translation
  • mRNA turnover & Gene silencing
  • Gene expression, and regulation in plants
  • Molecular genetic approaches towards
  • Signaling events
  • Biological Screening of Medicinal plants
  • Pattern formation
  • Epigenetic control of plant growth
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Genetic engineering of plants
  • Expression in Plants - overview of nuclear and organelle gene expression
  • Transgene Expression in Plants
  • Comparative Genomics & Metabolism
  • Model plants
Text/Ref Books
  1. Methods in Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology By William V. Dashek
  2. The Molecular Biology of Plant Development By Harry Smith, Donald Grierson
  3. Plant molecular biology By Donald Grierson, Simon N. Covey
  4. Plant molecular biology: Molecular genetic analysis of plant development and metabolismBy North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division
  5. Plant Molecular Biology : a Laboratory Manual By Melody Clark, Springer 1997
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. KiranZahid
PhD (QAU Islamabad)

Discipline:Taxonomy& Mol.Pholgentics