Coursebooks

Tissue engineering

BIOENG-449

Lecturer(s) :

Lütolf Matthias
Tang Li

Language:

English

Summary

Tissue engineering is an interdisciplinary field that broadly impacts human health. This course provides students an overview of how engineering approaches can be used to investigate and manipulate cell and tissue functions and enable students to be on the cutting edge of tissue engineering.

Content

Part A. The biological fundamentals

Fundamentals in tissue organization and morphogenesis

Stem cells and adult tissue dynamics

Model systems in tissue engineering

 

Part B. The engineering fundamentals

Macro-materials for tissue engineering

Micro-/nano-materials for tissue engineering

 

Part C. Specific topics

Synthetic morphogenesis

Immune tissue engineering

Soft tissue engineering 

Tissue engineering bone

Tissue engineering in urology

Neural tissue engineering

 

Part D 

Presentations of group projects I

Presentations of group projects II 

 

 

Keywords

tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, stem cell, materials engineering, drug delivery

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

This class requires a basic knowledge in biology, physics, chemistry, and materials science. 

 

Recommended courses

BIOEING-399 Immunoengineering

BIOENG-315 Materials science for bioengineers

BIOENG-442 Biomaterials

 

Learning Outcomes

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

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures integrated with exercises (group project and presentation)

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, completing exercises, team project, reading and presenting literature.

Assessment methods

Group project: 30%

Final written exam: 70%

 

 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Tissue Engineering

Academic Press Series in Biomedical Engineering

Clemens van Blitterswijk, Senior Editor

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Access to slides and videos on Moodle

Moodle Link

In the programs

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  • Lecture in German