Department of Botany
Molecular Biology
Vitthal BarvkarMangesh HajareAvinash KambleAltafhusain Nadaf

Molecular Biology

This is a four credit CORE COURSE for all the Students of the second Semester.

Credit 1 : DNA

Credit 2 : RNA

Credit 3 : Proteins

Credit 4 : Regulation of Gene Expression

SKD101(II)-Skill Development (Dept.)
Avinash AdeMahesh BordeMangesh HajareHEMLATA KOTKARBalu MeshramSIRSHA MITRA

SKD101(II)-Skill Development (Dept.)

This is a compulsory course for all the students of the 4th semester.

SKD 101 (II) (Theory): Role of soil microorganisms in improving growth and stress tolerance of plants.

BO 3.4a Algology
Mangesh HajareBalu MeshramSIRSHA MITRA

BO 3.4a Algology

This a specialization course BO 3.4a Algology for 3rd-semester students.

BO2.1 Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms
Dr.Digambar Mokat

BO2.1 Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms

An account on taxonomy,systematics,diversity and economic importance of Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms are taken for study.

BO 4.2b Advanced Mycology
Mahesh BordeHEMLATA KOTKAR

BO 4.2b Advanced Mycology

BO 4.2b: Advanced Mycology- II (3C)

 

Credit: 1-Fungal systematics                                                                                                15L

1.    A higher – level phylogenetic classification of fungi (Kirk 2008 and

Hibbett et al., 2007)-Fungal systematics: Kingdom fungi: Subkingdom

Basidiomycota: Subphyllum: Pucciniomycotina; Ustilaginomycotina;

Agaricomycotina.                                                                                                                     10L

2.    Kingdom:Chromista; Phylum: Hyphochytriomycota, Labyrinthulomycota,

 Oomycota                                                                                                                                    3L

3.    Kingdom: Protozoa; Phylum: Mycetozoa                                                                      2L

 

Credit:2-Fungi as food and food processing                                                                    15L

1.    Fungi as food, Mushrooms and other edible fungi, fungi in food web, cell and

mycelium as human food, fermented products, neutraceuticals                            5L

2.    Application of fungi in food and beverages Industry, Industrially important fungal

enzymes.                                                                                                                                         5L

3.    Fungi and food spoilage.                                                                                                    5L

 

Credit:3-Medicinal fungi                                                                                                            15L

1. Utilization of fungi for production of metabolites: primary and secondary,

    Fungal secondary metabolite.                                                                                             3L

2. Therapeutic proteins from fungi, fungal immunomodulatory proteins.               3L

3.  Endophytic fungi and their role in therapeutics                                                            3L

4. Antibiotics from fungi, product of pharmaceutical importance of fungi,

    pharmacological importance of Cordyceps.                                                                 3L

5. Lichens as sources of secondary metabolites, pathway of secondary metabolites

    in lichen and their applications.                                                                                           3L


BO 4.2h Plant Biotechnology Special Paper–II
Vitthal BarvkarAvinash KambleAnjali KulkarniAltafhusain Nadaf

BO 4.2h Plant Biotechnology Special Paper–II

This is three credit specialization course on plant biotechnology.
Credit 1- Tools for understanding gene expression and interactions
Credit 2: Molecular markers and their applications
Credit 3 Transgenic Plants: Applications

BO 4.2a Algology
Mangesh HajareBalu MeshramSIRSHA MITRA

BO 4.2a Algology

This is 3-credits specialization Course BO 4.2a Algology for the 4th Semester students.



BO4.1 Biostatistics and bioinformatics
Vitthal Barvkar

BO4.1 Biostatistics and bioinformatics

This course consists of two credits. First credit deals with basic statistics used in biological experimental design and drawing meaningful conclusions of the experiments. The second credit consist of basic bioinformatics starting from sequence and structure databases, sequence alignment and comparisons and understanding phylogeny reconstruction methods. Later half of the credit is about structural bioinformatics.

BO 4.2 d Plant Ecology
Avinash AdeBalu MeshramMilind Sardesai

BO 4.2 d Plant Ecology

BO 4.2 d is the Plant Ecology specialization course in the 4th semester of M.Sc. Botany.  This course consists of 3 credits.  First credit is discussing the communication of plants with the microbes.  The second credit corresponds with mechanisms of bioremediation.  The mechanism involves the metabolism of plants and microbes associated with the utilization of contaminants. The third credit is pertaining to sustainable development.  In this account of the sustainable agriculture, wetlands and cities is given.


BO2.1 Taxonomy
Archana Naik

BO2.1 Taxonomy

Pteridophyte taxonomy -Introduction

BO 2.2 Cell Biology
Avinash KambleHEMLATA KOTKARBalu Meshram

BO 2.2 Cell Biology

This is a core course for 2nd-semester students:

Credit-1: Cell organelles–functional aspects

Credit-2: Signal Transduction

Credit-3: Cell cycle, aging, and cell death