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
Dates and practice documents
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - Course 3
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - course 4
Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - Cours 2
Practical work 16-11-2016