Department of Biotechnology
Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry - Solan

 

Teaching (Degree Awarded)

  • M.Sc. Biotechnology

  • Ph.D. Biotechnology

M.Sc. Discipline

  • Core Courses (Total Credit : 20)

  • Minor Courses (Total Credit : 09)

  • Supporting Courses (Total Credit : 05)

  • Research (Total Credit : 20)

  • Seminar (Total Credit : 01)

Ph. D. Discipline

  • Core courses (Total credit 15)

  • Minor courses (Total credit 8)

  • Supporting courses (Total credit 5)

  • Research (Total credit 45)

  • Seminar (Total credit 2)
     

Courses offered during 1st Semester :

 

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
M. Sc.    
MBB-501** Principles of Biotechnology 2+1
MBB-502** Fundamentals of Molecular Biology 3+0
MBB-504 Plant Tissue Culture & Genetic Transformation 1+2
MBB-506 Microbial/Industrial Biotechnology 2+1
MBB-507 Molecular Breeding 2+0
MBB-509 Techniques in Molecular Biology-II 0+3
MBB-556 Environmental Biotechnology 3+0
MBB-591 M.Sc. Seminar 1+0
Ph. D.    
MBB-601 Advances in Plant Molecular Biology 3+0
MBB-603 Advances in Microbial Biotechnology 3+0
 MBB-604 Advances in Crop Biotechnology 3+0
MBB-691 Ph.D. Seminar-I 1+0
MBB-692 Ph.D. Seminar-II
 
1+0

Courses offered during 2nd  Semester :

 

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
M. Sc.    
MBB-503** Molecular Cell Biology 3+0
MBB-505** Techniques in Molecular Biology-I 0+3
MBB-508 Genomics & Proteomics 2+0
MBB-510* Bio safety, IPR and Bioethics 2+0
MBB-511* Animal Biotechnology 3+0
MBB-512* Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics 2+1
MBB-513* Nano Biotechnology 3+0
MBB-551 Principles of Genetics 2+1
MBB-552* General Biochemistry 2+1
MBB-554* Principles of Microbiology 2+1
MBB-591 M.Sc. Seminar 1+0
Ph.D.    
MBB-602 Advances in Genetic Engineering 3+0
MBB-605 Advances in Functional Genomics and Proteomics 2+0
MBB-606 Commercial Plant Tissue Culture 2+0
MBB-607 Advances in Animal Biotechnology 2+0
MBB-691 Ph.D. Seminar 1+0
MBB-692 Ph.D. Seminar 1+0

                     *   Minors/Supporting
                     ** Compulsory

 

Capacity building (Workshop, Seminars, Conferences organized, Summer School, Winter School,  CAS Training organized)

  • 45 days training in biotechnology is organized during summer break

  • Bioinformatics (short term and long term trainings)

Short term trainings /Seminars/ Workshops organized by Bioinformatics Centre (SubDIC):
 

S.No.

Topic

Duration with Date (s) and year

No. of participants

From

To

1.

Seminar on “ E-Commerce and latest IT Trends”

8th Feb, 2001

        -

50

2.

Training on “Windows 98 and MS Office 2000”

14th Feb,2001

28th  Feb, 2001

22

3.

Workshop on “Patent Awareness”

5th March,2001

 

40

4.

Training on  “Windows 98 and MS Office 2000”

9th July, 2001

21st July 2001

16

5.

Workshop on  “IPR Awareness Programme with special reference to Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Protection Act”

8th Nov, 2001

        -

33

6.

Training on  “Troubleshooting in Computer Software and Hardware”

6th May, 2002

7th May, 2002

13

7.

Training on  “Windows 98 and MS Office 2000”

15th Jan., 2003

28th Jan., 2003

11

8.

Training on  “Windows 98 and MS Office 2000”

15th Jan., 2003

28th Jan., 2003

13

9.

Training on  “Introduction to Computer Networks and Internet”

29th Jan, 2003

3rd Feb, 2003

15

10.

Training on  “Introduction to Computer Networks and Internet”

29th Jan, 2003

 

3rd Feb, 2003

15

11.

Training on  “Windows 98 and MS Office 2000”

9th June,2003

21st June,2003

13

12.

Workshop on  “Patent Awareness”

18July, 2003

19 July,2003

58

13.

National seminar on “IPR in horticultural crops”

12 Oct, 2004

13 Oct., 2004

150

14.

Workshop on  “IPR Awareness”

23rd Sep, 2005

24th Sep, 2005

20

15.

Training on “Computer Basics”

9th Jan., 2006

17th Jan., 2006

20

16.

Training on “Computer Basics”

7 Mar, 2006

14 Mar, 2006

17

17.

Training on “Computer Basics”

17 April, 2006

22 April, 2006

19

18.

Training on “Creation and Management of Database”

28 Aug, 2006

2 Sep, 2006

12

19.

Training on “Computer Basics”

11 Sep, 2006

16 Sep, 2006

18

20.

Training on “Computer Basics”

3 Oct, 2006

10 Oct, 2006

20

21.

Training on “Computer Basics”

1 Nov, 2006

7 Nov, 2006

20

22.

Training on “Computer Basics”

12 March, 2007

17 March, 2007

19

23.

Training on “Creation and Management of Database”

19 March, 2007

24 March, 2007

12

24.

Training on “Computer Basics”

9 April, 2007

16 April, 2007

19

25.

Training on “Computer Basics”

21 May,2007

26 May, 2007

20

26.

Training on “Computer Basics”

16 July, 2007

21 July, 2007

9

27.

Regional Seminar on “Patenting in Biotechnology”

17 July, 2007

-        

56

28.

Training on “Creation and Management of Database”

16 July, 2007

20 July, 2007

11

29.

Training on “Computer Basics”

15 Feb, 2008

2 22 Feb, 2008

16

30.

Workshop cum training on Bioinformatics and its application in plant sciences

25 Feb, 2008

29 Feb, 2008

23

31.

Training on “Creation and Management of Database”

26 May, 2008

31 May, 2008

10

32.

Workshop IPR Awareness

3 Sept., 2008

4 Sept., 2008

30

33.

Workshop cum training on Bioinformatics and its application in plant sciences

19 Jan., 2009

24 Jan., 2009

09

34.

Workshop on  “IPR Awareness”

8 April, 2010

9 April, 2010

20

35. Training on “Computer Basics” 30 Jan., 2012 14 Feb., 2012 11
36 Training on “Computer Basics” 30 Jan., 2012 14 Feb., 2012 12

Long term trainings in “Application of bioinformatics tools in plant sciences”/ “Techniques in bioinformatics” organized by Bioinformatics Centre (SubDIC):

S.No.

Name  and Class

Address

Duration of Training

Title of the Research Project

 

 

 

From

To

 

1

Akshita Mehta

MSc. Biotechnology

SILB, Solan, HP

06-01-09

28-02-09

Sequence analysis of tomato ringspot virus infecting apple.

2

Arpana

MSc. Biotechnology

SILB, Solan, HP

06-01-09

28-02-09

Sequence analysis of chrysanthemum virus B infecting chrysanthemum.

3

Bandana Sharma

MSc. Biotechnology

SILB, Solan, HP

06-01-09

28-02-09

Sequence analysis of tomato leaf curl virus infecting tomato.

4

Sudha Batta

MSc. Biotechnology

SILB, Solan, HP

06-01-09

28-02-09

Sequence analysis of turnip mosaic virus infecting radish.

5

Pitambri Devi

MSc. Biotechnology

SILB, Solan, HP

06-01-09

28-02-09

Sequence analysis of tomato spotted wilt virus, infecting chrysanthemum.

6

Sapna Thakur

MSc. Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

03-02-09

25-05-09

Sequence analysis of a tobacco etch virus (potyvirus) infecting capsicum in HP.

7

Ceepika Maini

MSc. Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

03-02-09

25-05-09

Sequence analysis of bean yellow mosaic virus (potyvirus) infecting Gladiolus in HP .

8

Jyotsna

MSc. Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

03-02-09

25-05-09

Sequence analysis of bean common mosaic virus infecting beans.

9

Piyusha Sharma

MSc. Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

03-02-09

25-05-09

Sequence analysis of  cucumber mosaic virus infecting Lillium species.

10

Uma Bharti

MSc. Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

24-02-09

15-06-09

Sequence analysis of apple stem pitting virus infecting apple.

11

Poonam

MSc. Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

24-02-09

15-06-09

Sequence analysis of potato virus S  infecting potato.

12

Richa Verma

BSc. Biotechnology

GRDIMT Dehradun,

Uttrakhand

25-02-09

30-04-09

Primer designing against various viruses infecting capsicum.

13

Veethika Pandey

BTech.

SRM Univ., Chennai

06-06-09

01-07-09

Phylogenetic analysis and protein structure prediction of tomato leaf curl virus coat protein.

14

Neha Gupta

MSc Bioinformatics

Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali Rajasthan

15-02-10

15-03-10

Primer designing against some viruses, bacteria and fungi infecting apple.

15

Pramod Kumar BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico sequence analysis and drug designing in relation to cucumber mosaic virus (2b gene)

16

Shalini Taman

BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico sequence analysis of the CP gene of Potato Virus Y infecting tomato in Shimla

17

Karanvir Singh Kanwar

BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico analysis of the CP gene of Bean Yellow Mosaic Virus (BYMV) infecting Gladiolus (Sword Lily), Solan isolate

18

Apoorva Singh BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico sequence analysis and drug designing in relation to HrpG  gene of Ralstonia solanacearum causing bacterial wilt in tomato

19

Sachin Chauhan BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico sequence analysis of coat protein gene of tomato leaf curl virus (ToLCV) infecting tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)

20

Saminder Kaur BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico sequence analysis of coat protein gene of Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV) infecting Amaranthus viridus

21

Vikas Sharma BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico sequence analysis of coat protein gene of Turnip  Mosaic Virus (TuMV) infecting Radish (Raphanus sativus)

22

Mandeep Kaur BTech Biotechnology

LPU, Phagwara, Punjab

08-02-11

07-06-11

Insilico analysis of sequence of coat protein of apple mosaic virus

23

Navkiran Dosanjh MSc Bioinformatics

Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya (Jalandhar)

08-02-11

02-06-11

Characterization of nucleotide sequence from Asparagus adscendens  encoding ribosome inactivating proteins

24

Ashish Kumar     MSc Biotechnology

Sai Institute of Paramedical & Allied Sciences, Dehradun, HNB Gharwal University

17-02-11

18-05-11

Insilico analysis of Cucumber Mosaic Virus Coat Protein Gene affecting Capsicum annuum

25 Baneeta Sharma MSc Bioinformatics Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya (Jalandhar) 15-01-12 15-05-12 In silico sequence analysis and docking studies of plant parasitic nematodes:(Xiphinema spp. : 28S ribosomalRNA and Meloidogyne incognita
26 Ankush Bansal
BTech Bioinformatics
 JUIT, Wakhnaghat, Solan 21-06-12 20-07-12 Training in Bioinformatics
27 Prateek Kumar
BTech Biotechnology
BCET, Gurdaspur, Panjab 01-04-13 30-04-13 Training in Bioinformatics

Text books/ Manuals developed

  • Kaur, R. and Sharma, D.R. 1997. In vitro culture of higher plants” - a practical guide book. DTP systems, UHF, Nauni, Solan, India.

  • Anju Sharma and S. V. Bhardwaj. 2006. “Introduction to Computer Basics”. Pub BTIS Sub-DIC Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni- Solan H. P. India. 250 p.

  • Kaur R,  Bhardwaj Satya Vrat and Sharma Rajnish. 2012. “Biotechnology- A Ready Reckoner”.  Westville Publishing House, New Delhi. 98p.