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Xiaohu Gao
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Bioengineering

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.

Class description

Bionanotechnology is an emerging area where biology, medicine and nanosciences converge. Itís a multidisciplinary field combining biology, chemistry, physics and engineering. The rapid development of bionanotechnology also has ethical and environmental implications. Bioe599w will focus on nanomaterials with practical applications in biology and medicine.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction


Recommended preparation

general chemistry and biology

Class assignments and grading

reading assignments

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Xiaohu Gao
Date: 09/10/2006