BIOT 897 (M1) - Special Topics in Biotechnology

Top/Stem Cell & Biomaterials

Credits: 3.0
Term: Summer 2021 - Summer Session III (06/07/2021 - 07/30/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 70918
This course explores and investigates advanced topics in biotechnology that would not normally be covered in other courses in the curriculum.
Section Comments: Monday lecture 11am-12:30pm with lab 1-4pm; Wednesday 1-4pm. Cross listed with BSCI 797.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits.
Only listed majors in section: BIOTECH IBMS
Instructors: Won Hyuk Suh

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
6/7/2021 7/30/2021 M 11:01am - 4:00pm PANDRA P554
6/7/2021 7/30/2021 W 1:01pm - 4:00pm PANDRA P554
Additional Course Details: 

Introduction to stem cells and how biomaterials are utilized in their applications involving biotechnology, bioengineering, and biomedical sciences. Background knowledge, techniques, and applications covered include aseptic technique, cell culture, cell adhesion, molecular responses, biomaterials engineering, bioprinting, sterilization of materials, biocompatibility, biodegradation, and bioactivity analyses. Lectures will focus on the current literature while the lab portion involves inquiry-based projects that will investigate how biomaterials and molecules modulate stem cell proliferation and differentiation. Preferred preparation to include organic chemistry and/or biochemistry.