Bioenergetics is a fundamental process in the evolution. The primitive self assembly of molecules to the supra-assembly of large polymers are govern by the basic laws of energetics. In this course, we will be discussing the basic energy harvesting processes which govern the self assembly of biomolecules and their utilization to generate energy to run the biological machinery of evolution.
Bioengineers, Chemical engineers, Energy studies, Agriculturist, Policy makers
10+2 in science
Bio-mimetics design, Solar panel development, Biosensor industry, Bio-electrochemical process industry
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Prof. Mainak Dasis a faculty of IIT Kanpur India in the department of biological sciences & bioengineering since April 26 2010. He did his bachelors degree (1989-1994) in agriculture from College of Agriculture Indore. Thereafter he did his post graduate degree (1994-1997) in animal physiology from National Dairy Research Institute Karnal India. Following his post graduate studies, he worked as researcher in IISc Bangalore India (1997-1999), University of Neuchatel, Switzerland (1999-2000), University of Clemson, USA (2000-2004) and in University of Central Florida, USA (2004-2010). He did his doctoral studies from College of Medicine of University of Central Florida (2004-2008), while working as a full time employee of the university. He introduced the regular physiology course for the PG students in IIT Kanpur in 2011. He has wide interest in physiology, sensors, energy and bioelectronics and maintains an active research team at IT Kanpur, India. Prof. Das has been working on cell culture technologies, serum free medium development and defined cell culture systems for last 20 years. He has expertise in long term culturing of excitable cells. His doctoral thesis is a complex problem of modern cell culture technology, titled: ‘Tissue Engineering The Motoneuron To Muscle Segment Of The Stretch Reflex Arc Circuit Utilizing Micro-fabrication, Interface Design And Defined Medium Formulation’.
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Week 1 : Introduction to Bioenergetics Week 2 : Chemosynthesis and energy dynamics Week 3 : Photosynthesis & photosynthetic electron transfer Week 4 : Mitochondrial electron transport chain and ATP synthesis