Course Information for 6303 - Cell and Tissue Engineering
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Primary Instructor: Tara L. Deans
Credits: 3.0
Semesters Offered:Fall
Frequency Offered:Annual
Prerequisites:UNDERGRADUATES and MASTERS students: Major status and have completed the following courses (or equivalents): Cell biology (BIOL 2020), Biochemistry (BIOL 3510), and Intro to biomaterials (BIOEN 4301). For undergrads and masters students needing a code, please contact either Ms. Laura Olsen or Ms. Heather Palmer in the Bioengineering office for the code. PhD students: equivalents of the listed courses if you have questions about equivalents, please contact Prof. Deans.
Class Schedule: MWF 10:45-11:35
Catalog Description: This course will teach strategies of tissue engineering. Initial emphasis will be placed on stem cell biology, tissue development and repair to develop a fundamental understanding of the relationships between cells and tissues. Once this is established, the emphasis will shift to exploiting this understanding to rationally design and manipulate cell and tissue properties to alter, restore, maintain, and improve cell and tissue functions.
Required Texts:None
Course Syllabus:Syllabus_6303.docx