In this course students will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of biomaterials, gene therapy, cell therapy, and tissue engineering. We will cover chemical, structural, and biological aspects of therapeutic materials along with systemic literature reviews involving advanced therapy medical products (ATMPs) utilizing molecules, genes, cells, and tissues. We will also discuss synthetic polymers and biomolecules such as peptides, proteins, polysaccharides and oligonucleotides. No credit for students who have taken BIOT 897 "Top/Advanced Therapies".
Section Comments: Cross listed with BIOT 755. Also meets in Rm. 584
Only listed majors in section: BIOTECH IBMS
Additional Course Details:
For the Spring 2023 semester, the course will be divided into lecture and lab. The lab component will involve project-based learning where students develop a research project proposal, first, then move on to fabricating biomaterials links to Advanced Therapies topics.