Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036362010Tissue Engineering and NanotechnologyElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
. This lesson aims to teach basic consepts regarding tissue engineering, transportation and release of growth factors via nanoparticles, transportations of genes via nanoparticles, bionanosurface technology and production of tissue layers.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Sinan AKGÖL
Learning Outcomes
1Analyzing and comparing/contrasting the advantages and disadvantages of methods used in tissue engineering.
2Catching up with advances in tissue engineering and evaluating them.
3Following contemporary findings/results.
4Learning about and applying basic concepts.
5Designing alternative nanoparticles for tissue engineering.
6Understanding and evaluating research findings in the concerned area and presenting them.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction. Basic concepts of tissue engineering. Fabrications of tissue scaffolds. Tissue scaffolds. Production of tissue scaffolds by using macro/micro fabrication techniques. Tissue scaffolds with nanofabrication. Stop bleeding peptide gels. Carbon nanotubes. Carbon nanotubes and tissue engineering. Tissue engineering applications in Present and future. Nanoparticles in tissue engineering. transport and release of growth factors with nanoparticles. Gene transport with nanoparticles. Production of tissue layers with Bionanosurface technology. Electrospinning and nanofibres. Preparation of tissue scaffold with nanofibres. Nanolithographic techniques and nanopatterning. Photolithography. Nanolithography. Electron beam lithography. Dip pen lithography. Plasma nanolithography. Polymer mixture.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction. Basic concepts of tissue engineering.
1Fabrications and applications of tissue scaffolds.
2Production of tissue scaffolds by using macro/micro fabrication techniques.
3Tissue scaffolds with nanofabrication. Stop bleeding peptide gels.
4Carbon nanotubes. Carbon nanotubes and tissue engineering. Tissue engineering applications in Present and future.
5Nanoparticles in tissue engineering. transport and release of growth factors with nanoparticles.
6Gene transport with nanoparticles. Production of tissue layers with Bionanosurface technology.
7Midterm
8Electrospinning and nanofibres
9Preparation of tissue scaffold with nanofibres.
10Nanolithographic techniques and nanopatterning.
11Photolithography. Nanolithography. Electron beam lithography.
12Dip pen lithography. Plasma nanolithography. Polymer mixture.
13Presentation
14Presentation
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Rui L Reis, Daniel Cohn, “Polymer Based Systems on Tissue Engineering, Replacement and Regeneration”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 86, 2002. Oded Shoseyov (Author, Editor), Ilan Levy (Editor), “NanoBioTechnology: BioInspired Devices and Materials of the Future”, Humana Press, 2008, USA.
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 Lectures14342
Project Preparation21020
Project Presentation224
Seminar224
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)246
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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