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Cornell University    
  Jan 17, 2018
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BEE 6550 - Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering

Spring. 2-3 credits, variable. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: thermodynamics course. Permission of instructor required. Co-meets with BEE 4550 .

M. Wu.

Covers fundamental mechanisms that nature uses to build and control living systems at micro- and nano-meter length scales; engineering principles for fabricating micro/nano-meter scale devices; examples of solving contemporary problems in the health sector and environment. The lab sessions will provide students with hands on experiences in cell culture, microfluidic device and live cell imaging techniques. Graduate students will take a leadership role in the team projects (which consists of the mid-term presentation, final presentation, as well as lab).

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