Engineering Biological Systems: BME 6938

Course Number: BME 6938
Credits: 3
Max Credits: 3
Program: Graduate
Semester: Fall
Course Material:

This course introduces biological and chemical principles and approaches for the engineering of biological systems in the context of biomedical applications. Example applications include the design of new biomolecules, directing cellular pathways, and designing new therapeutics through approaches such as artificial amino and nucleic acids, DNA nanotechnology, genome and protein engineering, synthetic gene circuits, directed molecular evolution, and recombinant antibody technologies. Knowledge of fundamental concepts of biochemistry and molecular and cell biology is a prerequisite.