Course Number: 242
Course Title: Principles of Tissue Engineering
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.
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