Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BEE 6590 - [Biosensors and Bioanalytical Techniques]

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisites: biochemistry course and permission of instructor.

A. J. Baeumner.

Provides students with an understanding of the scientific and engineering principles of biosensors and bioanalytical techniques. Addresses selected topics from simple home pregnancy style tests to nanofabricated lab-on-a-chip devices. Biosensor and lab-on-a-chip device applications in environmental analysis, food safety, and medical diagnostics are explored. The class is designed to be highly interactive, seeks student participation via frequent discussion sessions. Students also give oral presentations, practice in-depth literature source evaluations, analyze biosensors published in literature and theoretically design a biosensor based on criteria discussed in class. BEE 6590 students work independtly on individual biosensor projects.

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