HMM305 - Cell and Tissue Engineering
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
3 x 1 hour classes per week, 5 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester and cloud (online) discussions
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 task 1: Individual (audio visual) presentation (5 minutes) 25%
Assessment task 2: Practical report (1000 words) 25%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%