Ph.D Courses

LIST OF COURSES OFFERED FOR THE MONSOON SEMESTER–2020(2020-21)
Pre-Ph.D. - Semester-I
 (Total credits: 8)

Students would be admitted to one of the five research groups.  Accordingly, students have to choose at least One course from their assigned group and two courses from any other group as per their research requirement, and as advised by the respective supervisors.

Research Group

Topics

(For a detailed list, see SLS website www.jnu.ac.in/sls)

Faculty Members conducting research in the area mentioned

No.

Group Name 

I

Plant Biology; Virology; Biotechnology

Biology of Plant-virus Interactions; Plant microbe Interactions;Functional Genomics and Metabolomics of Abiotic 
stress in Crop Plants; Comparative, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics of Capsicum species

SC, AN, AP, NR* (on lien)

II

Microbiology; Immunology; Infectology, Radiation and Cancer Biology

Parasitology/ Basic biology; Carcinogenesis, Cancer Chemoprevention and Therapeutics; Yeast Molecular and Cell Biology; Microbiology; Cell Signaling and Cancer Biology; Yeast Molecular Genetics in S. cerevisiae and the pathogenic fungus Candida albicans; Radiation and Cancer therapeutics; Molecular Mechanisms and protein traffic during immune cell 
effector responses; Cell and molecular biology of the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

RPS, AKM, AKJ; ASK, NM, SLP, ABT, NP, ABL

III

Genetics; Cell & Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology

Non-coding RNA, Stem Cells; Chromatin, transcription and Gene Regulation; Developmental biology with emphasis on autophagy in Dictyostelium; 
Epigenetics &Chromatin Remodeling

PCR, KN, SS, RM

IV

Animal Physiology; Neurosciences and Systems Biology

Neurobiology of Sleep-Waking-REM Sleep; Brain Ageing  and its counter strategies; Sleep, Learning and Memory; Neurodegenerative disorders

BNM, DS, ACM, SKJ

V

Biochemistry; Biophysics; Bioinformatics; Nanobiology

Biochemistry & Redox biology of degenerative diseases; Structural Biology; Structural & Parasite Biology; Biophysical Chemistry; Biophysics, Nanobiotechnology

SKG, AKS, SGN, SSK, KK

 

 

Compulsory course

 

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Teaching Faculty

*Course Coordinator

LS 637Research Methodology - Theory2A.S. Kharat*, A.K. Mondal, K. Natarajan, S.N. Panwar, S.S. Komath, S.K. Jha, P.C. Rath, B.N. Mallick, S. Gourinath, S. Saran, A. Bansal, A. Nandi, D. Sharma, K. Kar, N Ramchiary

 

Optional courses (AnyThree - One course from the assigned group and any Two from other courses)

Group

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

I

LS 646

Plant Pathogen Interaction

2A Nandi*, S Chakraborty & PK Verma
I

LS 684

Crop Genomics

2N Ramchiary*, AK Sarkar & PK Verma
IILS 640Current Concepts in Immunology2N.Puri
II

LS 641

General and Applied Microbiology2AK Johri*, AS Kharat & A Bansal
II

LS 643

Topics in Radiation and Cancer Biology2RP Singh*, N Mondal &  A B  Tiku
IIILS 638Eukaryotic Gene Expression-II2K Natarajan* & R Muthuswami
IIILS 644Cell Signaling2PC Rath* & S Saran
IIILS 665Advanced Animal Developmental Biology2S Saran
IVLS 642Topics in Neuroscience2

B N Mallick & Sushil Jha*

IVLS 648Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology2Amal C Mondal
V

LS 639

Molecular Biophysics

2AK Saxena* & S Gourinath
VLS 685Biomacromolecules in Bioengineering2K Kar* & V Yadav

(*) - Coordinator