Details of LS1102 (Autumn 2019)

Level: 1 Type: Laboratory Credits: 3.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
LS1102 Biology Laboratory I Amit Kumar Mandal,
Partha Pratim Dutta,
Robert John Chandran,
Tapas Kumar Sengupta


  • Safety protocol and quantitative methods in biology

  • Diversity in natural populations at Macro (Alpha diversity in birds) and Micro level (Antibiotic resistance in bacteria)

  • Basic Cell Biology: Microscopic observation of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells (bacteria, plant cells (onion peel), cheek epithelial cells); Plasmolysis and deplasmolysis of onion cells;; Staining of blood film and identification of blood cells

  • Microbiology: Isolation of single colony and Gram staining or Acid Fast staining; Antibiotic sensitivity assay

  • Biochemistry: Spectrophotometric estimation of DNA with emphasis on the significance of 230 nm, 260 nm, 280 nm and 320 nm and; Bradfords assay for protein concentration.


Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 1 Not Allowed
2 IP 3 Not Allowed
3 IP 5 Not Allowed
4 MR 1 Not Allowed
5 MR 3 Not Allowed
6 MS 1 Core
7 RS 1 Not Allowed
8 RS 2 Not Allowed