Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9303135262006Drug Delivery Systems in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology IIElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The students are aimed to gain the importance of the delivery systems compatible with the chemical and physical properties of the DNA molecules in the current aplications of gene therapy.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Gülten Kantarcı
Learning Outcomes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
For aiming gen therapy to target DNA molecules to the target cells, viral and non-viral systems, pharmaseutic formulations, chemical and mechanical devices, interactive polymers and cationic lipids
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Viral vectors in gene therapy
3Discussion with research papers about Viral vectors
4Nanoplex systems, preparation, characterization
5Nanoplex systems application areas
6Nanobubles, preperation and characterization and application areas
7Discussion with research papers about the above subjects
8First exam
9Nucleic acide transferation with physical methods
10Targeting nucleic acide loaded systems
11Systems to targeting liver and specialities
12Systems to targeting lungs and specialities
13Systems to targeting brain and specialities
14Discussion with research papers about the above subjects
15Discussion with research papers about the above subjects
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Klegerman M.E., Groves M.J., Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Fundamentals and Essentials, 1992. 2. Biotechnology and Pharmacy / editors, Pezzuto J.M., Johnson M.E., Manasse H.R., 1993. 3. Glick B.R., Pasternak J.J., Molecular Biotechnology Principles and Applications, 1994.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)123
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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12
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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