Coursebooks

Biomaterials

BIOENG-442

Lecturer(s) :

Ghezzi Diego
Lütolf Matthias

Language:

English

Summary

This course covers the fundamental concepts behind the design, function and application of state-of-the-art biomaterials, that is, materials that are designed based on a molecular understanding of their interactions with biological systems.

Content

Part I: Biological fundamentals

Part II: Biomaterials classes

Part III: Emerging design and applications of biomaterials

Keywords

Cells, extracellular matrix, tissue, regeneration, angiogenesis, biodegradable materials, hydrogels, drug delivery, micro- and nano-particles, self-assembly, high-throughput screening, stem cell engineering, materials for immunemodulation

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Materials science for bioengineers (BIOENG-315)

Biology I (BIO-103)

Stem cell biology and technology (BIO-447)

Learning Outcomes

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

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Expected student activities

Assessment methods

Resources

Bibliography

Comprehensive Biomaterials, 1st edition, Paul Ducheyene et al., Elsevier (2011)

Principles of Tissue Engineering, Editors Lanza, Langer &Vacanti, Elsevier (2007)

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Will be provided on moodle webpage before each lecture

In the programs

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