Teaching BiotechnologyRavinder Kumar | Assistant Professor | SGGR University
What is Teaching Biotechnology?
Teaching Biotechnology is a great Career option. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Teaching Biotechnology actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Teaching Biotechnology. Just like you would normally not trust a non Doctor with names of medicines, you should also not trust opinions about Teaching Biotechnology from non professionals.
With 13 years & 10 months of professional experience, Assistant Professor Ravinder Kumar understands Teaching Biotechnology. Assistant Professor Ravinder Kumar describes Teaching Biotechnology as:
The term biotechnology refers to any technology, process or practice that modifies or harnesses any living organism or system to be useful to any human purpose. The word defines itself: bio means life and technology is defined as the application or harnessing of science for a specific purpose. When you hear the word biotechnology today, you probably think about scientists working at the cutting edge with viruses and genomes in a state-of-the-art laboratory, but when you consider how many different types of life there are, and how many different types of technologies there are, you begin to realize that biotechnology is a broad category that has been around for ages! At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on biology - biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet.
How Assistant Professor Ravinder Kumar got into Teaching Biotechnology?
I did graduation in Chemistry and Zoology from CCS University, Meerut and MSc from Biotech from HNB Garhwal University. Post that, I did M Phil from Vinayaka Mission University. In 2005, I started my teaching career and I am an assistant professor at SGRR University, Dehradun in Biotechnology Department. I have qualified ARS-NET and USET.
Assistant Professor Ravinder Kumar's Talk on Teaching Biotechnology
|Starts with what is:
|Next, it covers Education. It was a welcome change to see the Talk touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Teaching Biotechnology, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching Biotechnology. It discusses following headings for Education in Teaching Biotechnology:
|Genetic & Molecular Biology
|Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. 90% success in Teaching Biotechnology depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these. Here is a list of Skills required for Teaching Biotechnology:
|Handling Lab Instruments
|It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of Teaching Biotechnology. This Talk explains these Positives of Teaching Biotechnology:
|Contribution to the Society
|Rewards & Patents
|Vast Career Opportunities
|After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of Teaching Biotechnology:
|Fear of Side Effects
|In the final section of the Talk, Ravinder Kumar talks about How a day goes in a Career in:
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