Week 1: Introduction and basic concept of point-of-care diagnosis,Analytical Chemistry with Biological applications and their mechanistic studies in diagnosis: thermodynamics,chemical kinetics, rate constant.
Week 2: Nanobiomaterials: fundamental concept. Nanomaterials for early stage biomarker detection, synthesis and characterization of Nanoparticles and their use for Biosensors and Biodevices, Biofunctionalization of nanomaterials, beneficial properties of nanomaterials for diagnosis.
Week 3: Basic tools used in diagnostics, Signal amplification chemistry for higher signal-to-background ratios: Redox Cycling amplification methods, electrode surface modification with nanomaterials.
Week 4: Lab-on-a-chip devices for biomedical diagnostics, Multiplex diagnostic microsystem development for rapid quantification, Non-Invasive approach, Printed bioelectronics.
Week 5: New detection systems for POCT and integration of highly sensitive Biosensors to mobile devices: Wash-free detection, label-free detection, Lab-on-Printed circuit board.
Week 6: New detection systems for POCT and integration of highly sensitive Biosensors to mobile devices: Wearable biosensors, smart phone-based platform, disposable self- powered POCT Devices.
Week 7: Device characterization and challenges.
Week 8: Commercialization of biosensor and biodevices,environmental field monitoring, food safety, and security.