Academic Catalog

BIOL514 BIOMATERIALS

Course Code: 2380514
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The multidisciplinary subject of biomedical application of materials obtained from natural and synthetic sources. Solid properties, various materials used in biomaterials, tissue-material interactions, in situ, in vitro and in vivo application methods and sterilization are discussed. Important soft and hard tissue applications involving tissue engineering, drug delivery, implant design, and imaging are discussed with special emphasis on bio and synthetic polymers. (S/WE)*