Biochemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Course Outline:

  1. Basics of Biology, Overview of Biotechnology, Diversity in Microbial Cells, Cell Constituents, Chemicals for Life.
  2. Kinetics of Enzyme Catalysis.
  3. Immobilized Enzymes: effects of intra and inter-phase mass transfer on enzyme kinetics.
  4. Major Metabolic Pathways: Bioenergetics, Glucose Metabolism, Biosynthesis.
  5. Microbial Growth: Continuum and Stochastic Models.
  6. Design, Analysis and Stability of Bioreactors.
  7. Kinetics of Receptor-Ligand Binding.
  8. Receptor-mediated Endocytosis.
  9. Multiple Interacting Microbial Population: Prey-Predator Models.
  10. Bio-product Recovery & Bio-separations, Manufacture of Biochemical Products.
Course Lectures