Training Programs

Bio-Age has also been long running special research and training programs for students in the field of biotechnology and life sciences, giving them a unique experience of working close to a real world industrial environment and its workflow along-with quality teaching, exposure and hands on experiences unlike any other training centre.

Biotech Training

Training programs are adjustable with the specialized techniques* as per the student's requirement.

Biotech Projects

Available for students and pass outs of B.Sc, M.Sc, B.E/B.Tech, M.E/M.Tech Biotechnology and life sciences streams.

2 weeks

A basic training comprising of an overview biotechnology and its brief applications.

Week 1:

  • Microbiological Techniques which includes preparation of media, sterilization, cultivation of yeast, Bacteria/Fungi, cell count etc.

  • Hands on exposure of various instruments under expert guidance.

Week 2:

  • Training on a bioreactor.
  • Ethanol production.

  • Visit to our manufacturing unit of fermentor for real-life exposure.

Report Submission and certificate distribution by a special guest along with a lecture on skill development.

6 weeks

Including aforementioned week 1 to 4.

Week 5:

  • Methods of sugar estimation.

  • Enzyme producing microorganisms isolation

  • Replica plating.

Week 6:

  • Enzyme production by fermentation and its characterization
  • Enzymes assays for various commercially important enzymes calculation of international units of the enzyme activity

  • Practical exposure on HPLC

  • Practical exposure on water purification systems and their types including water testing

  • Microbiological food testing.

Compilation of data, report submission and certificate distribution.

4 weeks

Including aforementioned week 1 and 2.

Week 3:

  • The innate working of a fermentor.

  • Media preparation, sterilization, aseptic culture growth, maintenance, product isolation and characterization.

Week 4:

  • Therory lectures on filtration for Major water contaminants, and
  • Ionic impurities in water purification, and

  • Membrane filtration and their types.

  • Practical exposure on water purification systems and their types including water testing

  • Microbiological food testing.

Report Submission and certificate distribution by a special guest along with a lecture on skill development.

8 weeks

Including aforementioned week 1 to 6.

Week 7:

  • Enzyme production and enzyme kinetics.

  • Kinetic characterization of in house produced enzyme.

Week 8:

  • Effect of variation of parameters, enzyme kinetics.
  • Determination of kinetic parameters including Km and Vmax.

Compilation of data, report submission and certificate distribution.

4 to 6 months

 

  •  To study the process kinetics of ethanol production from com in separate hydrolysis and fermentation.

 

  •  Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of com to ethanol: Kinetic studies of fermentation process.

 

  •  Ethanol production from sorghum: evaluation of the enzymatic hydrolysis and the fermentation of released sugars.

 

  • Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of sorghum to ethanol: Kinetic studies of fermentation process.

 

  • To study the process kinetics of ethanol production from wheat in separate hydrolysis and fermentation.

 

  • Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of wheat for conversion into ethanol: Kinetic studies of fermentation process.

 

  • Ethanol production from potato: evaluation of the enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of sugars.

 

  • Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of potato for conversion into ethanol: Kinetic studies of fermentation process.

 

  • Kinetic studies of separate hydrolysis and fermentation of rice to ethanol.

 

  • Kinetic studies of simultaneous hydrolysis and fermentation of rice to ethanol.

 

  • Ethanol production from barley flour in separate hydrolysis and fermentation process: Kinetic studies of hydrolysis and fermentation process.

 

  • Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of barley for conversion into ethanol: Kinetic studies of fermentation process.

 

  • Standardization of separate hydrolysis and fermentation conditions for ethanol production from bajra.

 

  • Standardization of simultaneous hydrolysis and fermentation conditions for ethanol production from bajra.

 

  • Study of ethanol production from saccharomyces cerevisiae at different glucose concentrations and pH variations and scale up the process in bioreactor.
     

  •  Isolation, screening& production of industrial important enzymes from new isolates.
     

  •  Isolation, screening, production &optimization of different conditions for the production of
    different enzymes.

     

  • Studies on isolation, screening and production of alkalostable lipase from new isolates.
     

  • Studies On Production Of Nitrilase By Bacterial Isolates.

Note: Other projects on various topics can also be undertaken as per the requirements of the student.

Specialized Techniques
 

Training module are adjustable with the addition of specialized

techniques as per requirement, they can be done along with the techniques or separately

A) Protien Biochemistry
  • Media preparation for the cultivation of E. coli

  • Sterilization of media prepared (autoclaving)

  • Transformation of E. coli with the plasmid and plating

  • Strains of E. coli

  • Expression of genes in E. coli

  • Isolation of inclusion bodies

  • In vin.o refolding of proteins/ inclusion bodies

  • Protein purification by FPLC (size exclusion, ion exchange,

  • Zymography

  • Enzyme assays

B) Microbiology
  • Isolation of micro organisms from different samples.

  • Different biochemical testing of microorganisms.

  • Micro-organisms screening and purification.

  • Study on enzyme producing micro-organisms including isolation and purification.

  • Enzyme production in small-scale/large scale and study on their kinetics.

  • Micro-organism characterization.

  • Hands-on training on basic microbiological techniques

  • Replica plating technique.

C) Fermentation
  • Fermentation and its types

  • Hands on exposure on lab scale to pilot sccale bioreactor

  • Visit to our manufacturing unit of fermenter for a face to face exposure.

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