Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Lab methods : biosafety

BIOENG-513

Lecturer(s) :

Karlen Stéphane

Language:

English

Withdrawal

It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Remarque

Inscriptions sur dossier auprès du responsable du cours; présence aux cours obligatoire

Summary

The course will help students to identify and manage laboratory hazards and to run a proper risk evaluation, with a particular focus on biological and chemical activities.

Content

Identification of dangers and risk analysis
Biosafety principles
Containment
Good microbiological techniques
Safety cabinets
Decontamination, inactivation, sterilization
Working safely with chemicals
Toxicology
Viral vectors
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Risk assessment of a laboratory situation

Keywords

Biosafety, chemical safety, risk, hazard.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Bioengineering  MA3 or Life Sciences and Technologies MA3

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Seminars 

Demonstrations and practical work in groups of five students.

Expected student activities

Preparatory readings (journal articles, book chapters)

Participation to demonstrations and practical exercises

Writing of short lab reports

Assessment methods

During the block: evaluation of lab reports

End of the block: written control

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No
Others

Course Timetable:

Tuesday 03.10.17: 13:15-17:00

Wednesday 04.10.17: 8:15-12:00 et 13:15-17:00

Thursday 05.10.17: 8:15-12:00 et 13:15-17:00

Friday 06.10.17: 8:15-12:00 et 13:15-17:00

EXAMINATION:

Date will be arranged with students according to their schedule

Resources

Bibliography

"Laboratory biosafety manual / World Health Organization". Année:2004. ISBN:978-9-2415-4650-8

"Prudent practices in the laboratory: handling and management of chemical hazards".2011. The National Academies Press. ISBN-13: 978-0-309-13864-2 (hardback)

Ressources en bibliothèque
Websites
Moodle Link

In the programs

Reference week

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      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German