Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036122002BioelectrochemistryElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
This course provides both an easy introduction to all topics related to modern bioelectrochemistry as well as a comprehensive overview of the subject. Covers everything from fundamental research to areas of application about bioelectrochemistry
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Erhan Dinçkaya, Prof.Dr.Nil Ertaş
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to interpret various electrochemical results (e.g., cyclic voltammetry) for organic ,inorganic and biological systems,
2To have a comprehensive understanding of analytical chemistry application of electrochemistry and learn how electrochemistry is used in biosensors for ultrasensitive detection
3Be able to apply electrochemical methods to solve biohemistry and various biosensors problems
4Gain an the ability to develop their own interests further based on what we will learn through the course by reading literature and conducting research in these important fields
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic principles and properties of electrochemistry and biomaterials, combinations of biomaterials and electrochemical systems, advanced bioanalytic methods using bioelectrochemical measurements, applications of bioelectrochemical systems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic principles and properties of electrochemistry
2Charged particles in electromagnetic fields
3Electrochemical cells, Kinetics and mechanism of electrode reactions
4Potentiometry, Hydrodynamic electrodes
5Voltammetry
6Impedance methods
7Basic principles and properties of biomaterials
8Mid-term Exam
9Combinations of biomaterials and electrochemical systems,
10Advanced bioanalytic methods using bioelectrochemical measurements
11Applications of bioelectrochemical systems.
12Class discussion on reading assigment
13Evaluation, comprehension and comparison of techniques
14Project presentation
15Project presentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
G. S. Wilson, “Bioelectrochemistry“, Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh, (2002) T. M. Cahn, “Biosensors”, Chapman and Hall and Masson, (1993) D. M. Fraser, “Biosensors in the Body”, John Wiley and Sons, (1997)
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
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation21020
Report Presentation212
Self Study14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12424
Individual Study for Final Examination14444
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)206
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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12
LO1  4 5   4  4
LO2 3  4       
LO34         5 
LO4       4 3  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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