Editors: Simmi Kharb, Akshat Singh, Abhyuday Singh, Deepa Kharb

Research Methodology and Project Management in Biotechnology

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Library License: US $316
ISBN: 978-981-5080-75-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5080-74-2 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2023
DOI: 10.2174/97898150807421230101

Introduction

Research Methodology and Project Management in Biotechnology is a vital resource addressing core concepts in the dynamic field of biotechnology. This comprehensive textbook focuses on research methodology, techniques, and project management, and provides essential knowledge for students and faculty in life sciences and allied disciplines.

Key features of the book include learning objectives, self-assessments and exercises, and a simple presentation (using bullet points, tables, and figures) designed to assist comprehension and retention of key information.

The book is split into 5 units with 12 focused chapters:

1. Unit I: Molecular Biology Techniques

       ∘ Covers various techniques used in molecular biology, including nucleic acid isolation, DNA fragmentation, PCR, DNA sequencing, and more.

2. Unit II: Scientific Communication and Literature

       ∘ Introduces the process of research writing.

3. Unit III: Biotechnology Entrepreneurship and Marketing

       ∘ Covers the role of funding, intellectual property rights, and regulations.

4. Unit IV: Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics

       ∘ Explores DNA sequencing strategies, gene expression analysis, and the role of bioinformatics in drug discovery.

5. Unit V: Advanced Biotechnological Techniques

       ∘ Covers topics such as antisense technology, molecular cytogenetics, pharmacogenomics, next-generation DNA sequencing, and ethical considerations in science and technology.

6. Unit VI: Medical Biotechnology

       ∘ Covers disease detection and diagnosis, genetic diseases, personalized medicine, nanotechnology, gene therapy, regenerative medicine, and the Human Genome Project.

This textbook is suitable for courses aimed to enhance biotechnology project planning and execution skills and building a professional career path in biotechnology.

Readership

Students and faculty in life sciences and allied courses.