BIOE 519 - BIOMATERIALS SYNTHESIS
Long Title: BIOMATERIALS SYNTHESIS
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Biomaterials covers the design and synthesis of materials which interact with biologic phenomena such as cell-free, microbial, and mammalian systems. Topics covered include: surfaces and surface fractionalization, biomedical implants and them immune response, three dimensional cell culture systems, and regulatory hurdles (e.g., FDA clearance). The class will be rooted in a historical perspective, with a particular emphasis on the latest techniques in synthetic chemistry relating to biomaterials. This course is intended for first year BIOE PhD students only.