Study Programmes 2016-2017
Characterization of Biomaterials
Duration :
15h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits :
Master in physical engineering (120 ECTS)3
Master in chemistry (120 ECTS) (FAME)4
Master in physics (120 ECTS) (FAME)4
Specialised master in nanotechnology4
Lecturer :
Edwin De Pauw, Marie-Claire Gillet
Coordinator :
Edwin De Pauw
Language(s) of instruction :
English language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
E De Pauw:
MC Gillet: Study and understanding the mecanisms of interactions between materials and cells or tissues at the site of implantation
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
MC Gillet: the course is divided in three parts:
  • Initiation to the the basic techniques used for the culture of animal or human cells in vitro.
  • Biocompatibility and cytotoxicity
  • Interactions between biomaterials and cells or tissues at the site of implantation
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Notions in cellular and tissue biology
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
- Starting cells culture
- Tests with biomaterials
Local: 3/62 - Institute of chemistry (B6c)
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
First semester TP culture: in function of students from the week 15 september
Recommended or required readings :
Syllabus: Techniques de culture de cellules et de tissus - Notes de cours  - Presses universitaires de Liège Support DVD for workshop: La culture cellulaire Notes de travaux pratiques DIAs ( power point presentation)- Presses universitaires de Liège
Assessment methods and criteria :
Oral presentation of article (diaporama)
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Blouse of laboratory obligatory Laboratory book Course In English
Contacts :
Dr M.C. De Pauw-Gillet
Institute of chemistry (B6c)
Allée de la chimie 3
Sart - Tilman
B 4000 Liège
Tél: 04/366.34.03
Items online :
Basic techniques for tissue culture
European Master of Sciences
website: European Master in In Advanced functional Materials An Erasmus mundus program
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - Course 3
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Dates and practice documents
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - course 4
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - Cours 2