Introduces the fundamentals of molecular biology for biomedical engineers. Designed for juniors or senior majoring in biomedical engineering to learn the nomenclature and current state of knowledge of the eukaryotic cell and its related structures. Topics include protein structure and function, enzymes,… Read More
The cellular engineering laboratory will teach students the fundamentals of cell culture for use in biomedical engineering investigations. Acquire skills in cell culture, quantitative analyses, notebook keeping, report writing, and oral presentation.
Design of custom strategies to address real-life issues in the development of biocompatible and biomimetic devices for biotechnology or biomedical applications. Student teams will work with a client in the development of projects that incorporate various aspects of biomedical engineering… Read More
Medical imaging technologies from a biomedical engineering perspective. The physics, mathematics, instrumentation and clinical applications of all common medical imaging modalities including x-ray radiography, computed tomography (CT), ultrasound imaging, positron emission tomography (PET), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) will be… Read More
Laboratory for BME 4503.
Quantitative modeling of organ system physiology of the nervous system, the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system will be discussed and students will work on quantitative problems.
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Introduction to radiation therapy physics: teletherapy, brachytherapy, interstitial therapy. Production of photons and electrons for therapeutic use. Radiation measurement and dosimetry clinical applications. Radiation protection and quality assurance.
Basic theory and techniques of biosignals and systems. Topics include sampling, noise in biological signals, signal averaging of noisy biological signals, Fourier analysis and filtering.
Effects of radiation on biological molecules, cells, and manincluding cancer and mutagenesis; use of radiation in treatment of disease.