Food spoilage is covered in undergraduate biology courses with limited scope for practical experience. This article describes a simple module that not only helps students explore the topic experimentally but also develop a deeper understanding of various scientific concepts and gain experience in design thinking.
Looking for interesting analogies to explain complex biological concepts to your undergraduate students? Rachana Acharya, an Assistant Professor at Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College, Mumbai, shares some of them in this article.
Shreya Mallik shares her experiences as a member of the BCIL (Biotech Consortium India Limited) team, which conducted an independent evaluation of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Post-Graduate Teaching Programme that supports supports Masters-level biotechnology courses in universities/institutions across the country.