Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

BIOE 422 - GENE THERAPY

Long Title: GENE THERAPY
Department: Bioengineering
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es):
Senior
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 211 AND (BIOS 201 OR BIOC 201)
Description: This course will examine the gene therapy field, with topics ranging from gene delivery to vectors to ethics of gene therapy. The design principles for engineering improved gene delivery vectors, both viral and nonviral, will be discussed. The course will culminate in a design project focused on engineering a gene delivery device for a specific therapeutic application. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: BIOE 522. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOE 422 if student has credit for BIOE 522.