BIOENG-320 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Barth Patrick Daniel

Langue: Anglais


Summary

This advanced Bachelor/Master level course will cover fundamentals and approaches at the interface of biology, chemistry, engineering and computer science for diverse fields of synthetic biology. This class requires critical and analytical thinking at the frontiers of multiple disciplines

Content

Keywords

Gene networks, metabolic pathways, biological circuits, chemical biology engineering, protein design, cell engineering, computer simulation.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic bachelor courses of Mathematics, Physics, Molecular Biology, Biological Chemistry, Computer programming, and for SV Bachelor students the following specific class: Dynamical systems in Biology (BIO-341)

Recommended courses

Genetics & Genomics (BIO-373) and Cell and Developmental biology for engineers (BIO-221)

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply softwares for modeling and designing genetic circuits and metabolic pathways
  • Understand modern chemical biology tools for selective reprogramming, perturbing, and probing cellular functions
  • Understand and interpret the designs of natural cellular networks

Teaching methods

Half of the course is based on lectures, while in the other half exercises / projects (computational) are provided to the students

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, completing exercises, reading assignments

Assessment methods

Written exam during the exam session

Resources

Bibliography

Synthetic Biology: Parts, Devices and Applications (Eds: Christina Smolke Sang Yup Lee Jens Nielsen Gregory Stephanopoulos) 2018 Wiley‐VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA

Systems Biology: Simulation of Dynamic Network States 1st Edition (by Bernhard Palsson) 2011 Cambridge University Press

Systems Biology: A Textbook 2nd Edition (by Edda Klipp, Wolfram Liebermeister, Christoph Wierling, Axel Kowald) Wiley-Blackwell; 2 edition (June 27, 2016)

Papers assigned during the course

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Synthetic biology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Synthetic biology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Synthetic biology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Synthetic biology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Synthetic biology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Synthetic biology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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