Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BIO5X1 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
BIO5X2 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
BIO5X3 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
BIO5X4 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BIO500 THESIS 0 0 0
BIO590 SEMINAR 0 0 0
BIO5X5 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
BIO5X6 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
BIO5X7 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BH5X1 DEFICIENCY COURSE 1 0 0 0
BH5X2 DEFICIENCY COURSE 2 0 0 0
BH5X3 DEFICIENCY COURSE 3 0 0 0
BH5X4 DEFICIENCY COURSE 4 0 0 0
BH5X5 DEFICIENCY COURSE 5 0 0 0
BH5X6 DEFICIENCY COURSE 6 0 0 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BIOE308 BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING 0 0 0
BIOE303 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND INSTRUMENTATION 0 0 0
BIO501 TECHIQUES IN MOLECULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
This course will teach principles of wet lab for molecular biology, applying them to particular cell models, and general molecular biology laboratory procedures and safety implications. Student will be introduced to PCR, gel electrophoresis, imaging, Western blotting and site-directed mutagenesis techniques.
ENR301 THERMODYNAMICS 0 0 0
BIO522 BIONANOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
EMN525 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
BIO513 PHYSIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS 3 3 0
This course will teach students to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to cellular and systems physiology, including function, dysfunction, and the mechanisms that underlie treatment. The course will also addresses professional and ethical responsibility associated with the development, testing, and implementation (or withholding) of biomedical devices or treatments. The techniques, skills and tools necessary for engineering practice will be covered in addition to teach students to design, conduct, and analyze experiments. Topics may include the nervous system, striated and smooth muscle, and respiratory, renal, and cardiovascular systems.
BIO506 BIOSEPERATIONS 3 3 0
In this course the separation of proteins, nucleic acids, and oligonucleotides from biological matrices is covered from analytical to process scales. Also in this course, the separation of monoclonal antibodies, which have found numerous uses as therapeutic and diagnostic agents will be covered. Analytical techniques include an interesting montage of chromatographic methods, capillary electrophoresis, isoelectric focusing, and mass spectrometry. Among separation and purification methods, liquid-liquid distribution, displacement chromatography, expanded bed adsorption, membrane chromatography, and simulated moving bed chromatography will be covered at length. Regulatory and economic considerations will be addressed, as are plant and process equipment and engineering process control. Application of DNA chip arrays, proteomics as well as evolving methodologies for a large number of drugs that are under development for treatment of cancer, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer's disease will be discussed.
BIO526 ECOLOGY 3 3 0
BIO502 TECHNIQUES IN TISSUE CULTURE AND CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
This is a course will begin with introducing practical skills for the isolation of animals cells for in vitro studies, maintenance of animal cells in vitro, manipulation of animal cells in vitro, and application of molecular techniques to in vitro situations. This course also designed to bridge cell biology with engineering. At the completion of this course, the students should be able to: Discuss the molecular and cellular basis of life from an engineering perspective, identify crucial molecular parameters involved in cellular events measure and manipulate molecular parameters experimentally, apply engineering principles, concepts, and mathematical modelling in studying molecular parameters, cell structure, function, and appropriately capture the salient features of the cellular phenomena. In addition, the students should be able to manipulate the behaviour of biological cells, examine structure-function relationship and explore and criticize the existing and emerging technologies that exploit and extend our knowledge of molecular and cell biology.
BIO510 GENETIC ENGINEERING 3 3 0
The course is designed to cover the basic principles of classical and molecular genetics. Model systems for genetic analysis such as Drosophila melanogaster, Neurospora crassa, and pea and maize will be covered. The course covers a detailed description of the structure and function of nucleic acids. This includes replication and regulation with emphasis on genetic diseases, mutations, and genetic engineering and its applications, including gene therapy and genetically modified organisms, will be emphasized.
BIO531 FERMENTATION MICROBIOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVE528 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS 3 3 0
Aims to understand the working principles of modern analytical instruments, and how they can be used to solve analytical problems encountered in environmental engineering. Includes optical methods, ultra violet, visible, infrared, X ray absorption, emission and flame spectroscopy, selective ion electrodes, mass spectroscopy, gas and liquid chromatography theory and applications, total organic carbon analyzer, electrical separation methods. Laboratory experiments.
BIO535 BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
BIO512 TISSUE ENGINEERING 3 3 0
This course will focus on the selection, processing, testing and performance of materials used in biomedical applications with special emphasis upon tissue engineering. Topics include material selection and processing, mechanisms and kinetics of material degradation, cell-material interactions and interfaces; effect of construct architecture on tissue growth; and transport through engineered tissues. Examples of engineering tissues for replacing cartilage, bone, tendons, ligaments, skin and liver will be presented. Nanotechology will also be covered.
ENVE540 LABORATORY APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIO TECHNOLOGIES 3 3 0
The course covers the topics of; general laboratory safety procedures and rules, introduction to general laboratory materials and glasswares used in environmental and biotechnology related studies, applications and operation of analytical and coarse balance and sampling techniques, application and operation of automatic pipettes, preparation of stock and diluted sample solutions and utilization of hood, applications and operations of pH-meter, applications and operations of oven, incubator and stirrer, applications and operations of centrifuge, cleaning procedures of glasswares and laboratory equipment and applications of several portable devices (Termostat, UV-visible spectrometer, Conductimeter, Turbidimeter) used in environmental and biotechnology related studies.
PHY101 GENERAL PHYSICS I 0 0 0
ENVE525 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
The course aim is to provide the students with information on the application of biological processes in environmental technology. Environmental biotechnology covers the use of microorganisms in biotechnological processes such as sewage and industrial wastewater treatment, solid waste degradation, soil purification, bioremediation of sites contaminated with hazardous materials, enhancement of the quality of drinking water, biodegradation, bioconversion, biorecovery, biological detoxification.
BIO505 STATISTICS AND DATA ANALYSIS 3 3 0
Probability Theory: Experiments and outcomes; random variables, probability, probability density & mass functions; conditional probability, joint probability. Bayes' theorem. Standard distributions. Estimating properties of distributions: mean and variance, skewness and kurtosis. Goodness of fit of experimental data to distributions: chi-squared test, tests for normal distributions. Two populations: mixture models, t-tests, paired and unpaired. F-tests. Bonferroni correction; Analysis of variance (ANOVA). Parametric vs non-parametric statistics. Regression: Univariate and multivariate regression; significance testing on linear regression; Pearson correlation coefficient; stepwise regression; nonlinear regression. Sampling methods: Sampling from distributions, Monte-Carlo methods, bootstrapping. Time series: Notation, types of time series, simple time-series descriptors. Cross and auto-correlation. Trend removal. Linear filtering. The DFT and its applications. Inference: Bayesian methods. Decision boundaries. Bayesian and neural networks. PCA and KL transforms. MAP and ML decisions.
MAT101 CALCULUS I 0 0 0
ENS541 STATISTICAL METHODS IN BIO&ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 3 3 0
The main topics of this course are: numerical summary statistics, graphical summary techniques, probability theory, probability distributions, mathematical expectation, special probability distributions (bernoulli, binom, poisson), probability density functions (gama, exponantial, chi-square), linear regression and correlation, excell and spss applications, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing.
ENS528 ADVANVED TECHNIQUES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS 3 3 0
The course is designed to give participants a thorough training in modern environmental analytical techniques, with special regard to solving problems such as arise and it gives an introduction to the real world of environmental work while understanding the data collection process.
BIO532 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOENGINEERING I 3 3 0
ENVE541 STATISTICAL METHODS IN BIO&ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 3 3 0
The main topics of this course are: numerical summary statistics, graphical summary techniques, probability theory, probability distributions, mathematical expectation, special probability distributions (bernoulli, binom, poisson), probability density functions (gama, exponantial, chi-square), linear regression and correlation, excell and spss applications, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing.
BIOE112 GENERAL BIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS 0 0 0
PHAR308 PHARMACEUTICAL TOXICOLOGY I 0 0 0
PHAR210 PHARMACOLOGY I 0 0 0
PSCT503 PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS 3 3 0
Plant growth substances are quite important in development and growth processes of plants. Conventional plant hormones (phytohormones); auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, abscissic acit and ethylene are discussed in detail in this particular course. Maentime, recently accepted hormones which are known as new generation hormones as brassinostereods, jasminic acid, salicylic acid and the orhers are also discussed. Synthetic plant growth substances which are not natural hormones are also part of this course. The effects of these synthetic ones are discussed in respect to environmental concerns well as human health. Important physiological processes including germination, rooting, enlargement of fruits, fruit thinning, fruit drop, coloring, earliness, rest and dormancy, senescence, abscission, height control are discussed. Practical works with students are also included.
PRCO503 ADVANCED PHARMACOGNOSY I 3 2 2
The plant and animal kingdom as source of drugs, General methods associated with the phytochemical investigation pf herbal products; Extraction of plant Material, separation and isolation of constituents: Sublimation, distillation, Fractional liberation, fractional chrystallization, Adsorbsion chromatography, Partition chromatagraphy, High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ThinLayer Chromatography(TLC), Gas-Liquid chromatography, Gel filtration chromatography, Electrochromatography, Basic metabolic pathways and the origin of secondary metabolites; Enzymes, Photosynthesis, Carbohydrate utilization, Glycosides, Fats and Fatty acids,, Aromatic biosynthesis, The shikimic acid pathway, The acetate hypothesis Amino acids biosynthesis, Peptides and proteins, Isoprenoid compounds The mevalonic acid pathway, Secondary metabolites, Stress compounds, Discovering new lead compounds in pharmaceutical research and development. Phytochemical variation within a species.