Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036232007Biomolecular Films on Biosensors: Desing,Techniques and ApplicationElective117
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
Teaching the desing, techniques and applications of biomolecular films on biosensors
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Erhan Dinçkaya
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to desing and developed biomolecular films for different biosensor applications.
2Gain an ability to explain various biomolecular films and their contruction on biosensors
3Be able to read scientific literature searching and interpret the knowledge on biomolecular films on biosensors
4Be able to describe basic properties of biomolecular films on biosensor design.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Structured thin films as functional components within biosensors, nanotechnology and biosensors, practical physical aspects of interfacial nucleic acid oligomerhybridisation for biosensor design, plasma-polymerized films for biosensors, self-assembled monolayers as a tunable platform for biosensor applications, design and performances of immunoassay based on SPR biosensor with magnetic microbeads, materials and techniques for electrochemical biosensor design andconstruction, structural and characteristic analysis of carbon nanotubes-ionic liquid gel biosensor, electrochemistry of supported bilayer lipid membranes: background and techniques for biosensor development
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Structured thin films as functional components within biosensors: Methods of thin films formation, Interrogation techniques for the study of thin films .
2Structured thin films as functional components within biosensors: Biologically active films .
3Nanotechnology and biosensors
4Practical physical aspects of interfacial nucleic acid oligomer hybridisation for biosensor design
5Plasma-polymerized films for biosensors
6Self-assembled monolayers as a tunable platform for biosensor applications
7Design and performances of immunoassay based on SPR biosensor with magnetic microbeads
8Mid-term exam
9Materials and techniques for electrochemical biosensor design and construction
10Structural and characteristic analysis of carbon nanotubes-ionic liquid gel biosensor
11Electrochemistry of supported bilayer lipid membranes: background and techniques for biosensor development
12Class discussion on reading assigment
13Evaluation, comprehension and comparison of techniques
14Project presentation
15Project presentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Cass,T.,Ligler,F.S.,1999, Immobilized Biomolecules inAnalysis, Oxford University Press. Rusling,J.F.,2003,Biomolecular Films:Desing,Function and Application,CRC Rogers,K.,Mukhandani,A.,1998,Affinity Biosensors:Techniques and Protocols,Humana Press, Sadana,A.,2001,Engineering Biosensors;Kinetic and DesingApplications,Academic Prss.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation21224
Report Presentation212
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Reading14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)201
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2 5  4 3     
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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