Essentials of Biotechnology for Students
Author : S N Das
Publisher Name: Peepee
Publisher Name: Peepee
About the book Essentials of Biotechnology for Students have been written keeping in view the need of undergraduate students of biotechnology and biomedical sciences and college and university teachers, post-graduate and research students of biology and medicine who want to update their knowledge in this fascinating area of modern biology The book is divided into four parts. Part I contains topics on basic cell biology and biochemistry, Part II is devoted to basic immunology such as components of innate immunity, adaptive immunity (antibody and antibody engineering, antigen–antibody interactions, B-cell biology, T-cell biology, ytokines chemokines and their receptors) to applied immunology (autoimmunity, tumour and transplantation immunity, infection immunity and strategies for vaccine development), Part III contains topics on basic molecular biology and recombinant DNA technology and Part IV contains chapters on applied biotechnology such as applications of biotechnology in biology, medicine and environment; bioinformatics, intellectual property rights and issues related to a good laboratory practices. Each chapter is written by experts of the respective fields. Unnecessary details are avoided. The main aim has been to make the book conceptual, simple and easy through suitable examples, diagrams and illustrations. Appropriate experimental techniques are mentioned wherever necessary to provide readers a clear understanding of the topics. About the author Satya N.Das Is an Additional Professor of Biotechnology at the Department of Biotechnology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Co-author of one book and over 60 chapters and research papers. He is a fellow of International Academy of Biotherapy and Modern Cancer Treatment, a Member of the American Association for Cancer Research, a Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) and a member of the Indian Immunology Society, among others. Recognized with numerous National and International awards and fellowships, including the Prestigious DAAD fellowship and ICRO-UNESCO fellowship. He has been a visiting scientist at German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), Heidelberg (1997,2004) and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University, Berlin, Germany (1999,2001). He received the Ph.D. degree (1981) from Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.