Course Catalog » Bioengineering 242

Subject: Bioengineering
Course Number: 242
Course Title: Principles of Tissue Engineering
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Bioengineering Program

Course Description: Introduction to the principles of tissue engineering. Engineered matrices should emulate the physiological environment of cells. Analysis of biochemical, physico-chemical and biomechanical environment of cells; the role of cellular biomechanics in tissue engineering; biomaterials and biocompatability; synthetic scaffolds; biosurface engineering; engineered tissues and organs.
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: T. Desai
Additional Instructor(s): J. Lotz
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No