Week 1: Introduction to nano, Nano-biomimicry, Synthesis of nanomaterials by physical and chemical methods, Synthesis of nanomaterials by biological methods, Characterisation of nanomaterials.
Week 2: DNA nanotechnology, Protein & glyco nanotechnology, Lipid nanotechnology, Bio-nanomachines, Carbon nanotube and its bio-applications.
Week 3: Nanomaterials for cancer diagnosis, Nanomaterials for cancer therapy, Nanotechnology in tissue engineering, Nano artificial cells, Nanotechnology in organ printing.
Week 4: Nanotechnology in point-of-care diagnostics, Nanopharmacology & drug targeting, Cellular uptake mechanisms of nanomaterials, In vitro methods to study antibacterial and anticancer properties of nanomaterials, Nanotoxicology.
BOOKS AND REFERENCES
1. Malsch, N.H., “Biomedical Nanotechnology”, CRC Press. (2005).
2. Mirkin, C.A. and Niemeyer, C.M., “Nanobiotechnology II: More Concepts and Applications”, Wiley-VCH. (2007).
3. Kumar, C. S. S. R., Hormes, J. and Leuschner C., “Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact”, WILEY -VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. (2005).
4. Lamprecht, A., “Nanotherapeutics: Drug Delivery Concepts in Nanoscience”, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd. (2009).
5. Jain, K.K., “The Handbook of Nanomedicine”, Humana press. (2008).