Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

BIOE 535 - CELL-BASED THERAPEUTICS

Long Title: ENGINEERING CELL-BASED THERAPEUTICS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DISEASE
Department: Bioengineering
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: Once the stuff of science fiction, there is increasing attention on using engineered living cells as therapeutic agents. We will discuss how application of synthetic biology, genetic engineering, and systems biology can endow cells with the ability to detect and treat disease, identifying breakthroughs, challenges, and long-term possibilities for this exciting new field. Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOE 321.