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BIOEN 215 Introduction to Bioengineering Problem Solving (3) Hendricks, Taylor
Introduces bioengineering through a problem solving approach. Topics include: creative problem solving techniques, self-directed inquiry, engineering ethics, social constraints, and engineering design process.
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BIOEN 290 Guided Independent Studies on Transformative Science (4) NW Pollack
Intensive laboratory experience mixed with lectures, readings, and discussions aimed at achieving deep understanding of scientific approach, particularly the nature of paradigm shifts, role of governmental support and management of science, power of orthodoxy, role of challenger, and fate of unpopular scientific views. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 299 Introduction to Bioengineering (1) Pollack
Lectures on the various aspects of bioengineering; orientation in bioengineering studies and practice. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: ASp.
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BIOEN 315 Biochemical Molecular Engineering (3) Ratner
Introduces the requisite organic, physical, and biochemistry for incoming bioengineers to understand biological systems at the molecular level. Prerequisite: CHEM 223, CHEM 237 or CHEM 335; BIOL 200, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 316 Biomedical Signals and Sensors (3) Neils
Introduces the sources, detection, and processing of signals in medical instrumentation. Includes analog and digital signal processing in the time and frequency domains. Emphasizes component strengths and limitations, to develop systems that improve safety, accuracy, and reliability. Prerequisite: AMATH 301 and PHYS 122; BIOEN 317, which must be taken concurrently; either MATH 307 or AMATH 351, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 317 Biomedical Signals and Sensors Laboratory (2) Curra
Uses computational and experimental projects covering methods to acquire, process, and analyze signals from physiological and biochemical origins. Co-requisite: BIOEN 315 and BIOEN 316. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 325 Biotransport I (3) Lewis
Introduces momentum and heat transport in medical and biological systems. Examines how differential and control-volume analyses produce ordinary and partial differential equations; develops analytical and computational solution methods. Prerequisite: AMATH 301; either MATH 136, MATH 307, or AMATH 351; PHYS 122; BIOL 220. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 326 Solid and Gel Mechanics (3) Thomas
Introduces solid mechanics and interactions of biological structures and medical materials. Emphasizes the relationships between composition, structure, properties, and performance of metals and ceramics, synthetic and natural macromolecules, cells, tissues, and self assembling systems. Prerequisite: either CHEM 162, CHEM 164, or CHEM 165; PHYS 122; minimum grade of 2.0 in BIOEN 315. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 327 Fluids and Materials Laboratory (2) Neils
Practical exploration of the behavior of fluids and soft materials that occur in biological systems and biomedical devices; and the interaction between cells and their environment. Includes methods of measurement, analysis, and design. Co-requisite: BIOEN 325 and BIOEN 326. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 335 Biotransport II (3) Bryers
Studies the principles of combined mass transport in homogeneous and heterogeneous reaction systems as applied to biological processes. Introduces chemical and biochemical reaction kinetics, methods of evaluating kinetic parameters for reaction rate data, and prediction of the performance of biological and biochemical processes. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in BIOEN 325. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 336 Bioengineering Systems and Control (3) Sauro
Reviews linear and nonlinear systems analysis and control system design and biological and medical applications. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in BIOEN 327; either MATH 136, MATH 308, or AMATH 352. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 337 Mass Transport and Systems Laboratory (2) Taylor
Uses computational and experimental laboratory exercises to demonstrate time- and space-dependent linear and nonlinear systems with specific emphasis on bioengineering application. Prerequisite: BIOEN 327; BIOEN 335 and BIOEN 336, which must be taken concurrently; either MATH 390, STAT 390, or IND E 315, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 345 Failure Analysis and Human Physiology (4) Pun, Regnier, Thomas
Applies engineering analysis to understand human physiology and pathology of the engineering of solutions to medical and biological problems. Includes laboratory. Prerequisite:minimum grade of 2.0 in each of BIOEN 215, BIOEN 335, BIOEN 336, and BIOEN 337. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 401 Bioengineering Capstone Principles (3) Woodrow
Teaches design principles in bioengineering and guides the development of design and research-based senior capstone projects. Prerequisite: either MATH 390, STAT 390, or IND E 315. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 402 Bioengineering Capstone Research and Design ([2-6]-, max. 10)
Independent senior design project. Prerequisite: BIOEN 401. Offered: AWSpS.
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BIOEN 403 Bioengineering Capstone Research (2-, max. 4)
Independent senior research project. Prerequisite: BIOEN 401. Offered: AW.
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BIOEN 404 Bioengineering Team Design I (3) Neils
First course in team design project course sequence. Prerequisite: BIOEN 401. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 405 Bioengineering Team Design II (3) Taylor
Second course in team design project course sequence. Prerequisite: BIOEN 404. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 410 Bioengineering Honors Seminar (1) Nichols
Service-learning for departmental honors students. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 420 Medical Imaging (4) Yuan
Various medical imaging modalities (x-rays, CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET, SPECT optical imaging, etc.) and their applications in medicine and biology. Extends basic concepts of signal processing (BIOEN 303) to the two and three dimensions relevant to imaging physics, image reconstruction, image processing, and visualization. Prerequisite: either BIOEN 316 or E E 235; either MATH 136, MATH 308, or AMATH 352; either CSE 142 or AMATH 301.
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BIOEN 423 Introduction to Synthetic Biology (3)
Studies mathematical modeling of transcription, translation, regulation, and metabolism in cell; computer aided design methods for synthetic biology; implementation of information processing, Boolean logic and feedback control laws with genetic regulatory networks; modularity, impedance matching and isolation in biochemical circuits; and parameter estimation methods. Prerequisite: either MATH 136 or MATH 307, AMATH 351, or CSE 321 and MATH 308 or AMATH 352. Offered: jointly with CSE 486/E E 423.
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BIOEN 424 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3)
Covers advanced concepts in system and synthetic biology. Includes kinetics, modeling, stoichiometry, control theory, metabolic systems, signaling, and motifs. All topics are set against problems in synthetic biology. Prerequisite: either BIOEN 401, BIOEN 423, E E 423, or CSE 486. Offered: jointly with CSE 487/E E 424; W.
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BIOEN 425 Laboratory Methods in Synthetic Biology (4)
Designs and builds transgenic bacterial using promoters and genes taken from a variety of organisms. Uses construction techniques including recombination, gene synthesis, and gene extraction. Evaluates designs using sequencing, fluorescence assays, enzyme activity assays, and single cell studies using time-lapse microscopy. Prerequisite: either BIOEN 423, E E 423, or CSE 486; either CHEM 142, CHEM 144, or CHEM 145. Offered: jointly with CSE 488/E E 425.
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BIOEN 440 Introduction to Biomechanics (4) Sanders
Presents the mechanical behavior of tissues in the body and the application to design of prostheses. Tissues studies include bone, skin, fascia, ligaments, tendons, heart valves, and blood vessels. Discussion of the structure of these tissues and their mechanical response to different loading configurations. An important part of the class is a final project. Offered: jointly with M E 445; Sp.
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BIOEN 455 BioMEMS (4) Folch
Introduction to BioMEMS. State-of-the-art techniques in patterning biomolecules, machining three-dimensional microstructures and building microfluidic devices. Various biomedical problems that can be addressed with microfabrication technology and the engineering challenges associated with it. Biweekly labs. Prerequisite: BIOEN 316. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 457 Advanced Molecular Bioengineering (4) Stayton
Fundamentals of molecular recognition: thermodynamics, forces, kinetics. Manipulation of recognition processes for current molecular bioengineering research and development. Fundamental physical chemistry of molecular recognition in the context of biomedicine. Therapeutics based on cells. Prerequisite: either BIOEN 315 and BIOEN 335. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 467 Biochemical Engineering (3) Baneyx
Application of basic chemical engineering principles to biochemical and biological process industries such as fermentation, enzyme technology, and biological waste treatment. Rapid overview of relevant microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular genetics. Design and analysis of biological reactors and product recovery operations. Prerequisite: CHEM E 340; either CHEM 223, CHEM 237, or CHEM 335; recommended: CHEM E 465. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 467; W.
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BIOEN 485 Computational Bioengineering (4) Thomas
Introduction to computational and mathematical analysis of biological systems, including control, stochastic, and transport systems. Lectures and laboratory sessions emphasize biochemical systems, but also include electrical, mechanical, and fluidic systems. Prerequisite: BIOEN 335; either AMATH 351 or MATH 307. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 486 Tissue Engineering (3) D. KIM
Tissue structure and function, scaffold design, applications to specialized tissues and organs. Prerequisite: BIOEN 315. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 487 Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (4)
Explores basic concepts of nanoscience and the current literature, focusing on practical applications for nanotechnology in biology and medicine. Prerequisite: CHEM 142, CHEM 144, or CHEM 145; BIOL 180.
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BIOEN 488 Computational Protein Design (4) Daggett
Explores methods in protein engineering, emphasizing biomedical and biotechnological applications. Includes molecular visualization, homology modeling, molecular dynamics, computational protein design, and evaluation of designs. Introduces current research in subject area. Students learn to use and apply computational tools to investigate design problems. Prerequisite: BIOEN 315.
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BIOEN 490 Engineering Materials for Biomedical Applications (3) Horbett
Combined application of principles of physical chemistry and biochemistry, materials engineering, to biomedical problems and products. Applications include implants and medical devices, drug delivery systems, cell culture processes, diagnostics, and bioseparations. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 490; A.
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BIOEN 491 Controlled-Release Systems: Principles and Applications (3) Pun
Mechanisms for controlled release of active agents and the development of useful drug delivery systems for this purpose. Release mechanisms considered include diffusive, convective, and erosive driving forces. Delivery routes include topical, oral, and in vivo. Some special case studies covered in detail. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 491; W.
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BIOEN 492 Surface Analysis (3) B. Ratner
Understanding of solid surfaces for research and development in microelectronics, catalysis, adhesion, biomaterials, science wear, and corrosion science. Newer methods available to study surfaces of materials. Electron emission spectroscopies (ESCA, Auger): ion scattering, ion spectroscopic, photon spectroscopic, and thermodynamic methods. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 458; Sp.
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BIOEN 493 Advanced Surface Analysis (3) Castner
Covers the latest advanced in surface analysis instrumentation and methodology, including advanced methods of biorecognition AFM, surface Plasmon resonance, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, sum frequency generation spectroscopy, time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry, and multivariate analysis. Prerequisite: either CHEM E 458 or BIOEN 492. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 493; W.
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BIOEN 494 Advanced Drug Delivery (3) S. PUN
Provides students with an understanding of the current state of the art for advanced drug delivery. Covers the major families of biologic drugs, major challenges associated with their delivery and specific disease applications. Prerequisite: BIOEN 491. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 497 Bioengineering Education Outreach (1-2, max. 6)
Work with K-12 schools or community organizations. Current science education research and instructional techniques. May involve presentations or instruction in hands-on activities. Credit/no-credit only.
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BIOEN 498 Special Topics (1-6, max. 15)
Topics of current interest in the field, offered as lectures, conferences, or laboratory. Offered: AWSpS.
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BIOEN 499 Special Projects (1-6, max. 24)
Individual undergraduate bioengineering projects (research or independent study) under the supervision of an instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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BIOEN 501 Molecular Bioengineering (4) Bryers
Examines advanced topics in molecular diffusion, reaction kinetics, and convective transport modeling as applied to biological systems. Includes mathematical analysis and numerical simulation techniques applied to: Non-Fickian diffusion, rotational versus translational diffusion, immobilized enzyme kinetics, drug release, and gene delivery. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 502 Cellular Bioengineering (4) Giachelli
Covers basic principles of cell biology (including cell structure, function, and signaling), recombinant RNA/DNA technology, and specific examples of cellular bioengineering applications including gene delivery, RNA silencing, and tissue engineering. Prerequisite: BIOEN 501. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 503 Systems Bioengineering (4) Regnier, Vicini
Explores whole-body or organ physiology topics from an engineering perspective. Uses various model systems to elucidate engineering principles such as feedback control and homeostatic regulation. Includes real-world examples, computer modeling, and research design approaches. Prerequisite: BIOEN 502. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 504 Introduction to Technology Commercialization (4)
Explores essential business, legal, engineering, and other skills necessary to take new technology from research to market. Covers intellectual property, market analysis, licensing, funding mechanisms such as venture capital, and product marketing.
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BIOEN 505 Biomedical Entrepreneurship (4)
Explores essential business, legal, engineering, and other skills necessary to take new technology from research to market. Covers intellectual property, market analysis, licensing, funding mechanisms such as venture capital, and product marketing; introduces strategic planning, management of commercialization effort. Recommended: BIOEN 504.
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BIOEN 506 Applying Technology Commercialization (1)
Focuses knowledge of entrepreneurship within the spaces of medical devices, hardware/software, and energy, into a practical description of a potential start-up company. Corequisite: ENTRE 540. Credit/no-credit only.
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BIOEN 508 Career Pathways in Academia (1.5) Stayton
Overviews academic career options and job search preparation. Evaluates academic institutions and faculty appointments, identifies components of the academic curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and introduces tenure and faculty issues. Offered: A, even years.
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BIOEN 509 Bioengineering Departmental Seminar (1, max. 16) Bassingthwaighte
Research review and discussions centered on demonstrating approaches and solving scientific problems. Seminar lectures led by faculty and visiting faculty in Bioengineering and related disciplines. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WSp.
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BIOEN 510 Bioengineering Seminars (1)
Introductory seminar for new graduate students; review of departmental research.
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BIOEN 511 Biomaterials Seminar (1, max. 18) Castner, Gamble, Ratner
Presentation of student research results. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 511.
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BIOEN 513 Current Topics in Cardiac Physiology (1, max. 3) Regnier
Current research in cardiac physiology. Student presentation and discussions of current research methodologies. Credit/no-credit only.
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BIOEN 516 Medical Imaging Seminar (1)
Weekly seminars, presented by UW faculty members, researchers and graduate students from UW, other academic institutions, and industry, on image computing and medical imaging. Topics include digital video, image processing, computer graphics, video/image compression, image analysis, algorithms and systems, pattern recognition, multimedia computer architectures, and other applications. Credit/no-credit only.
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BIOEN 518 Nanotechnology Seminar (1, max. 18)
Emphasizes frontier research in nanoscience and nanotechnology and on intellectual interactions within the nanotechnology community. Presented by experts in the field, with most being from other institutions. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with CHEM 597; AWSp.
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BIOEN 520 Musculoskeletal Biomechanics (4) R. CHING
Engineering principles and mechanics applied to the musculoskeletal system including structure-function property relationships of musculoskeletal tissues, the biomechanics of joint systems, and applications of biomechanics in industry and research. Offered: jointly with M E 527; W.
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BIOEN 522 Biomechanics of Soft Tissue (3) Sanders
Applies soft tissue biomechanics to medical research. Develops specific biomechanical questions and experiments to address those aims or hypotheses.
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BIOEN 523 Introduction to Synthetic Biology (3)
Studies mathematical modeling of transcription, translation, regulation, and metabolism in cell; computer aided design methods for synthetic biology; implementation of information processing, Boolean logic and feedback control laws with genetic regulatory networks; modularity, impedance matching and isolation in biochemical circuits; and parameter estimation methods. Prerequisite: either MATH 136 or MATH 307, AMATH 351, or CSE 321 and MATH 308 or AMATH 352. Offered: jointly with CSE 586/E E 523.
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BIOEN 524 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3)
Covers advanced concepts in system and synthetic biology. Includes kinetics, modeling, stoichiometry, control theory, metabolic systems, signaling, and motifs. All topics are set against problems in synthetic biology. Prerequisite: either BIOEN 523, E E 523, or CSE 586. Offered: jointly with CSE 587/E E 524; W.
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BIOEN 530 Bioengineering Professional Series I: Literature Analysis (2) NW Daggett
Skills in scientific literature analysis developed through topics in bioengineering. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 531 Bioengineering Professional Series II: Proposal Writing (2) Scatena
Covers grant and fellowship proposal writing. Offered: W.
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BIOEN 532 Bioengineering Professional Series III: Professional Skills Development (1) NW Giachelli
Key areas of professional development related to the bioengineering field, including oral communication, management, networking, and interviewing. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 552 Microfabrication and Microfluidics (3) Folch, Yager
Studies the use of 2- and 3-dimensional structures in research and biomaterials, cells, and complex liquids. Focuses on micropatterning of surfaces and microfluidic chemical analytical systems. Co-requisite: BIOEN 553.
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BIOEN 553 Microfabrication and Microfluidics Laboratory (2) Folch, Yager
Studies the creation of 2- and 3-dimensional structures for use in research with biomaterials, cells, and complex liquids. Each student will fabricate at least one PDMS device and demonstrate its function. Co-requisite: BIOEN 552. Credit/no-credit only.
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BIOEN 555 Water, Nature, and Biological Function (3) Pollack
Explores emerging concepts of water at interfaces as a new and simpler way to understand many features of chemistry, physics, and biology. Considers new understanding in cell function, energy transduction, solar energy, flow, transport, weather, green science, and other basics of nature and engineering. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 565 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biomedicine (2)
Basic physics of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging and spectroscopy are presented. Research applications of NMR in physiology and biochemistry are reviewed with emphasis on the brain. Grade based on written tests and small research paper. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with RADGY 550.
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BIOEN 568 Image Processing Computer Systems (4)
All components of digital image-processing computer systems. Two-dimensional filtering and optimal filter design as well as basic image processing operations. Selected advanced image processing topics. Individual student project. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with E E 568.
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BIOEN 573 Biosensors and Biomedical Sensing (3) Yager
In-depth overview of the principal types of biosensors. Topics include: how biological molecules are used in sensing, how the sensors operate, how different sensors compare, under what circumstances sensors can be useful, and the applicability of sensors to biomedical sensing.
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BIOEN 576 Laboratory Techniques in Protein Engineering (4) Stayton
Practical introduction to fundamentals of recombinant DNA technology and protein engineering. Gene design, bacterial molecular biology, genetic engineering strategy. Laboratory project focused on making site-directed protein mutations. Techniques include the Polymerase Chain Reaction, DNA sequencing, DNA cutting/splicing, protein expression. Prerequisite: background in biochemistry or molecular biology or permission of instructor.
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BIOEN 577 Cell and Protein Reaction with Foreign Materials (3) Horbett
Study of ways in which cell and protein interactions with foreign materials affect the biocompatibility of biomaterials. Description of the phenomenology and mechanisms of protein adsorption, mammalian cell adhesion, and cell receptor biology and of methods used to study these phenomena. Surface properties of materials discussed in context of the course. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
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BIOEN 578 Biomembranes (3) Yager
Develops an understanding of the molecular principles that underlie the self-assembly of surfactants into natural and model membranes; in particular, on the relationship between the chemical structure of lipid molecules and the three-dimensional aggregates that they form in water.
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BIOEN 579 Host Response to Biomaterials (3) Giachelli
Basic cell and molecular biology of the pathologies associated with biomaterial implantation that limit bioprosthetic use, including hemostasis, infection, acute and chronic inflammation, wound healing and fibrosis, and structural alterations. Major methods for histological analysis of retrieved implants. Prerequisite: general biology, BIOEN 490 (may be taken concurrently), or permission of instructor.
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BIOEN 585 Computational Bioengineering (4) Thomas
Introduction to computational and mathematical analysis of biological systems, including control, stochastic, and transport systems. Lectures and laboratory sessions emphasize biochemical systems, but also include electrical, mechanical, and fluidic systems.
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BIOEN 586 Tissue Engineering (3) D. KIM
Tissue structure and function, scaffold design, applications to specialized tissues and organs. Offered: A.
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BIOEN 587 Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (4)
Explores basic concepts of nanoscience and the current literature, focusing on practical applications for nanotechnology in biology and medicine.
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BIOEN 588 Computational Protein Design (4) Daggett
Explores methods in protein engineering, emphasizing biomedical and biotechnological applications. Includes molecular visualization, homology modeling, molecular dynamics, computational protein design, and evaluation of designs. Introduces current research in subject area. Students learn to use and apply computational tools to investigate design problems.
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BIOEN 590 Advanced Topics in Biomaterials (3) Horbett
Major, controversial issues in application of synthetic materials to medical problems. Blood compatibility, bioadhesion, intraocular lenses, contact lenses, polyurethanes, biodegradation, protein adsorption, corrosion, bone fixation, new materials, artificial heart, medical device regulation. Prerequisite: BIOEN 490 or CHEM E 490. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 590.
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BIOEN 592 Surface Analysis (3) B. Ratner
Understanding of solid surfaces for research and development in microelectronics, catalysis, adhesion, biomaterials science, wear and corrosion science. Newer methods available to study surfaces of materials. Electron emission spectroscopies (ESCA, Auger); ion scattering, ion spectroscopic, photon spectroscopic, and thermodynamic methods. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 558.
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BIOEN 593 Advanced Surface Analysis (3) Castner
Covers the latest advanced in surface analysis instrumentation and methodology, including advanced methods of biorecognition AFM, surface Plasmon resonance, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, sum frequency generation spectroscopy, time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry, and multivariate analysis. Prerequisite: either CHEM E 558 or BIOEN 592. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 593; W.
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BIOEN 594 Advanced Drug Delivery (3) S. PUN
Provides students with an understanding of the current state of the art for advanced drug delivery. Covers the major families of biologic drugs, major challenges associated with their delivery and specific disease applications. Offered: Sp.
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BIOEN 598 Research Rotation (1-10, max. 30)
Research rotation in the laboratories of core or adjunct faculty in the Department of Bioengineering. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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BIOEN 599 Special Topics in Bioengineering (1-6, max. 30)
Offered at a graduate level periodically by faculty members within the Department of Bioengineering; concerns areas of research activities with current and topical interest to bioengineers. Prerequisite: undergraduate or graduate courses (or equivalent) determined individually for each special topic.
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BIOEN 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.
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BIOEN 601 Internship (1-10, max. 10)
Bioengineering graduate internship program. Requires written report. Prerequisite: permission of supervisory committee chair. Offered: AWSpS.
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BIOEN 700 Master's Thesis (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.
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BIOEN 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.
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