Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Pharmaceutical biotechnology

BIOENG-437

Lecturer(s) :

Pick Horst

Language:

English

Summary

The course focuses on the development and application of biotechnology-based approaches to human diseases. It provides current information on the engineering and pharmaceutical production of highly specific therapeutic proteins, vaccines, and other important €œbiologicals€ at an industrial scale.

Content

 

Keywords

Infectious diseases, diseases of modern civilization, vaccines, antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, immunology, therapeutic proteins, protein engineering, bacterial and mammalian cell culture, cell line engineering, immortalized cells, large-scale production, bioreactor, downstream processes, biosimilars, regulatory issues, patent law

Learning Outcomes

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

Prerequisite for

The course is recommended to provide the theoretical background for the practial course "Biotechnology lab" where students learn to produce, purify, and characterize therapeutic proteins out of bacterial or mammalian cell culture. 

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
Under construction
 
      Lecture
      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