Laboratory of Nanomedicine
BioE 201 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
with Dr. Ken Webb

Provides engineering, biological, and physical science students with an overview of the replacement of human body parts and problems related to artificial devices. Preq: BioE 101 or BIOL 103 or 110; CH 102; or consent of instructor. Course Syllabus

BioE 449 Drug Delivery
BioE 449

Explores fundamental principles of controlled drug delivery including drug release mechanisms, physiological barriers, and various types of delivery routes. Specific emphasis is placed on understanding drug delivery technologies and processes to scale up the fabrication of drug delivery systems. Preq: BioE 302 or consent of instructor. Course Syllabus

BioE 450 Undergraduate Research
BioE 450

Mentor undergraduate research. Undergraduate students work with graduate students or in teams for independent research projects. Comprehensive study of a topic of current interest in the field of bioengineering under the direct supervision and guidance of a faculty member. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits, but only if different topics are covered. Preq: Consent of instructor.

BioE 460 International Bioengineering Research Topics (Singapore)
BioE 460

Comprehensive study and research exposure relating to bioengineering research topics at an international institution through the Bioengineering study abroad program. Students study at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Students are exposed to laboratory and research methods while under the direct supervision and guidance of approved international mentors. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits. Preq: Consent of instructor.

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BG6001 Advanced Biomaterials Deta (Course taught at SCBE-Nanyang Technological University-Singapore)

The following subjects are to be covered in this course: 1. Introduction tovarious biomaterials and their applications in bioengineering, the importance of material selection and design considerations 2. Classes of materials used in biomaterials; metals, polymers, ceramics and composites. Material preparation, chemical composition, properties and uses in medicine and biosciences, failure mechanisms 3. Introduction and Basics on Nervous System 4. Brain Tissue/electrode interface, Blood Brain Barrier and CNS drug delivery 5. Challenges and strategies in neural tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) Summer Program


Host a 2-day introduction to the field of Bioengineering for the WISE Summer Program. Incoming freshman women in the sciences are given a brief exposure to the field of Bioengineering. Topics include histology, nanoparticle-cell interaction, and multicellular spheroids.

EUREKA! Summer Program

Host a one month summer program for incoming freshman Calhoun Honors College students. Students are assigned to a graduate student and learn basic research techniques. During the course of the program students participate in ‘journal club’ and at the end present a formal research poster.


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