Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2380584
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. VASIF NEJAT HASIRCI
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The most important and novel topics of the biomaterials field are studied in the form of discussion using the latest literature: Testing of biomaterials, biostability, mechanisms of degradation, bio-and hemocompatibility of materials, sterilization of biomedical devices, cell-biomaterial interactions, drug delivery via biodegradable vehicles, hard and soft tissue augmentation, implants, dental applications and bone cements, tissue engineering, biomedical instrumentation and imaging.