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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 12/05/2015
CHIM9231-1  Characterization of Biomaterials

Duration :  15h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits :  
Advanced Master in Nanotechnology4
Master in Chemical Sciences, in-depth approach, 2nd year4
Master in Physical Sciences, in-depth approach, 2nd year4
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
Course 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 course :  
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
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
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

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