DETAILS: 

COURSE NAME: Research Methodology
PROGRAM: M.Sc. Biotechnology and  M.Sc. Microbiology 
SEMESTER: One
CREDITS: Two
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Nandita Mishra, Dr. Geetha Kumar

Syllabus

Current trends in research methodology, Current areas of focus,Components of a scientific research article, Reading and understanding a research article, Presentation skills, Going beyond a research article: future perspectives., Student Presentations. Meaning of scientific research, Objectives of scientific research, Scientific Methodology in terms of Research in Biology.

References:

  1. Research Methods for the Biosciences. Holmes, Moody & Dine. Oxford University Press.
  2. Experimental Design for the Life Sciences. Ruxton & Colegrave. Oxford University Press.
  3. Experimental Design for Biologists. David J. Glass. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
  4. https://explorable.com/
  5. http://openwetware.org/wiki/Guide_to_Excel_for_statistics
  6. http://www.biostathandbook.com/