Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

BIOE 524 - EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX

Long Title: EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX
Department: Bioengineering
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course will address the biology, organization, mechanics, and turnover of extracellular matrix. There will be an emphasis on cells and cell-matrix interactions, matrix distribution within and design of connective tissues and organs techniques for quantitative analysis of matrix, techniques for measurement and modeling of connective tissue biomechanics, changes with growth and aging and tissue/matrix degradation. Additional projects will be required of graduate level students. Cross-list: BIOC 523, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: BIOE 464. Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOE 372, BIOC/BIOE 341. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOE 524 if student has credit for BIOE 464.