Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036322005Affinity BiosensorsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
Teaching the applications and basic principles of affinity biosensors
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Erhan Dinçkaya
Learning Outcomes
1Gain an ability to read scientific literature searching and interpret the knowledge on affinity biosensors
2Be able to understand various applications of affinity biosensors
3Be able to communicate various applications of affinity biosensors and different analytical purposes
4Be able to explain principles of affinity biosensors
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Principles of affinity biosensors, affinity biosensors based on electrochemical, affinity biosensors based on electrochemical impedans spectroscopy affinity biosensors based on thermistors, affinity biosensors based on optic, affinity biosensing based on surface plasmon resonance detection, piezoelectric crystal affinity biosensors based on piezoelectric crystal, various applications of affinity biosensors, recent developments of affinity biosensors.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Principles of affinity biosensors
2Affinity biosensors based on electrochemical
3Affinity biosensors based on amperometry
4Affinity biosensors based on potantiometry
5Affinity biosensors based on conductometry
6Affinity biosensors based on electrochemical impedans spectroscopy
7Affinity biosensors based on optic
8Mid-term Exam
9Affinity biosensors based on piezoelectric cristal
10Affinity biosensors based on SPR
11Affinity biosensors based on thermistors
12Class discussion on reading assigment
13Evaluation, comprehension and comparison of techniques
14Project presentation
15Project presentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Rogers, Kim , Mulchandani, Ashok,1998,Affinity Biosensors,Humana Pres
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 Preparation21020
Report Presentation212
Self Study14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12323
Individual Study for Final Examination14646
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)221
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
PO
11
PO
12
LO1  5         
LO2 5          
LO3      5  5 4
LO454     45   
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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