HMM305 - Cell and Tissue Engineering

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Rupinder Kanwar

Prerequisite:

HMM202

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour (equivalent) cloud (online) class per week

10 X 2 hour integrative workshops per trimester

Content

This unit introduces students to the most exciting era of Biomedicine, encompassing recent advances in multidisciplinary research leading to global and a strongly emergent regenerative medicine industry. Cell and tissue (Biomedical) engineering holds vast potential to revolutionise future patient care, and meet critical health care needs regarding tissue and organ replacement. Topics include molecular and biomechanical approaches to the engineering of cells and tissue biomaterials; understanding the power of stem cells; the tissue engineering triad; and bioprinting technology.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Weekly test 10%

Assessment task 2: Mid-trimester test 20%

Assessment task 3: Individual (Audio Visual) presentation (6 minutes) 20%

Assessment task 4: Written examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

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