- Schedule of Classes - May 18, 2019 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - May 18, 2019 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.
This course explores the interface of stem cell biology and bioengineering and will examine how quantitative analysis and modeling approaches inform stem cell-based biotechnologies and medical therapies. The course covers (i) cell and molecular biotechnology concepts, (ii) embryonic and adult stem cell biology fundamentals, (iii) analysis, design, and production of biomolecular therapies to regulate stem cell function, and (iv) generation of biomimetic and bioreactor environments to generate cell biotechnological products, including stem cell derivatives. This course is designed for graduate students in the biological and/or engineering sciences but will be accessible and engaging for Master's students and advanced undergraduates (with instructor permission), especially those with successful experiences with the pre-requisite material.
When Offered Fall.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate standing or permision of instructor.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: cellular biology (BME 3010 or equivalent) and molecular biology (BME 3020 or equivalent), and basic computer programming (Matlab preferred: CS 1112 or equivalent).
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