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BIOE 331 Protein Engineering (BIOE 231)
The design and engineering of biomolecules emphasizing proteins, antibodies, and enzymes. Combinatorial and rational methodologies, protein structure and function, and biophysical analyses of modified biomolecules. Clinically relevant examples from the literature and biotech industry. Prerequisite: basic biochemistry. Winter, Cochran
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
BIOE 333 Interfacial Phenomena and Bionanotechnology
Control over and understanding of interfacial phenomena and colloidal science are the essential foundation of bionanotechnology. Key mathematical relationships derived by Laplace, Gibbs, Kelvin and Young are derived and explained, along with the thermodynamics of systems of large interfacial area. Forces controlling surface and interfacial phenomena and surfactant and biomacromolecule self-assemb.... More Description for BIOE 333
BIOE 334 Engineering Principles in Molecular Biology
The achievements and difficulties that exemplify the interface of theory and quantitative experiment. Topics include: bistability, cooperativity, robust adaptation, kinetic proofreading, analysis of fluctuations, sequence analysis, clustering, phylogenetics, maximum likelihood methods, and information theory. Sources include classic papers.
BIOE 335 Molecular Motors I
Physical mechanisms of mechanochemical coupling in biological molecular motors, using F1 ATPase as the major model system. Applications of biochemistry, structure determination, single molecule tracking and manipulation, protein engineering, and computational techniques to the study of molecular motors.
BIOE 337 Organismic Biophysics and Living Soft-matter
Integrated physical biology; from molecules to organisms. Tree of life, diversity of life forms. Multi-scale/hierarchical systems in biophysics, Hierarchical self-organization. Basic theory of squishy materials, colloidal physics. Phase transitions in living soft-matter. Experimental techniques in soft-matter physics. Active fluid models for living matter. Design of self-assembling and self-organi.... More Description for BIOE 337
BIOE 342A Mechanobiology and Biofabrication Methods (BIOPHYS 342A, ME 342A)
Cell mechanobiology topics including cell structure, mechanical models, and chemo-mechanical signaling. Review and apply methods for controlling and analyzing the biomechanics of cells using traction force microscopy, AFM, micropatterning and cell stimulation. Practice and theory for the design and application of methods for quantitative cell mechanobiology.
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
BIOE 355 Advanced Biochemical Engineering (CHEMENG 355)
Combines biological knowledge and methods with quantitative engineering principles. Quantitative review of biochemistry and metabolism; recombinant DNA technology and synthetic biology (metabolic engineering). The production of protein pharaceuticals as a paradigm for the application of chemical engineering principles to advanced process development within the framework of current business and reg.... More Description for BIOE 355
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
BIOE 361 Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine (MATSCI 381)
Materials design and engineering for regenerative medicine. How materials interact with cells through their micro- and nanostructure, mechanical properties, degradation characteristics, surface chemistry, and biochemistry. Examples include novel materials for drug and gene delivery, materials for stem cell proliferation and differentiation, and tissue engineering scaffolds. Prerequisites: undergra.... More Description for BIOE 361
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
BIOE 370 Microfluidic Device Laboratory
Fabrication of microfluidic devices for biological applications. Photolithography, soft lithography, and micromechanical valves and pumps. Emphasis is on device design, fabrication, and testing.
BIOE 371 Global Biodesign: Medical Technology in an International Context (MED 271)
This course (BIOE 371, OIT 587, MED 271) examines the challenges and opportunities of developing and implementing innovative medical technologies to help patients around the world. Faculty and guest speakers discuss the status of the global health technology industry, as well as trends and issues affecting health technology innovation in seven primary geographic regions: Africa, China, Europe, Ind.... More Description for BIOE 371
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