Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022


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BIOE 509 001 (CRN: 11584)


Department: Bioengineering
Richards-Kortum, Rebecca
Schwarz, Richard
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:14PM MW (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 12
Enrollment data as of: 21-MAY-2024 5:09AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Description: This course provides an overview of diagnostic technologies that can be used at the point-of-care, including lateral flow assays, 2- and 3-D paper-based assays, and imaging based assays. Topics include the principles of assay design, validation and commercial development, with a focus on diagnostics for low-resource settings. The course includes a lecture and laboratory component, along with a team-based design project. Only graduate students may register for this course.