This book provides detailed information on various instruments, techniques and experiment protocols of biochemistry and molecular biology. It deals with basic as well as advanced information and indepth methodology in simple language to help students and professionals perform experiments with ease.
Swati Agarwal did her graduation with Gold Medal in Biotechnology from SHUATS, Allahabad, India, and
post-graduation in Biotechnology from Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India with DBT scholarship. She is
pursuing Ph.D. in Biotechnology. She has also worked as a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of
Bioscience and Biotechnology, Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India. She has published three research
papers in the peer-reviewed journals of international repute and two book chapters. She has also attended
several national and international conferences/symposia/ seminars in various fields of biotechnology and
agriculture sciences, and presented her research findings. Her current research includes molecular biology,
genetics, and cell biology of plants.
Dr. Suphiya Khan is Associate Professor, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Banasthali
University, India. She has fourteen years of teaching and research experience. Her background mainly
relates to DNA fingerprinting, chemo-profiling, development of nano-adsorbents and fluoride (F)
phytoremediation technology. She has received various awards, merits and scholarship by the Board of
Secondary Education, Ajmer; DBT-research Associateship, Young Scientist by ISGBRD; ICAR, recognition
award for research and teaching; and Indian National Academy of Sciences (INSA) international visiting
scientist fellowship. She has recently been selected as INSA visiting scientist for Turkey. She has been a
principal investigator and co-investigator in projects funded by UGC and MHRD. Currently, she is the Co-PI
of Center of Excellence on Water and Energy funded by MHRD. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed
articles and two books on DNA fingerprinting and chemo-profiling. Her research interest is focussed on
developing cost effective de-fluoridation technology for rural as well as urban people.