Introduction to stem cells and how biomaterials are utilized in their applications involving biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Lab topics such as aseptic technique, stem cell cultures, biomaterials engineering, bioprinting, biocompatibility and bioactivity analyses will be covered. 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.
Section Comments: Cross listed with BIOT 770
Only listed majors in section: BIOTECH IBMS
Additional Course Details:
Friday lab times (any 1-to 2-hour time block between 9 am to 5 pm) will mainly be utilized for cell maintenance purposes. If the weekly third lab period (i.e., Friday) is not possible, a student can coordinate with the instructor and come up with an alternative schedule. For more information, please contact the instructor.