COURSE UNIT TITLE

: BIONANOTECHNOLOGY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
BYT 5018 BIONANOTECHNOLOGY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR MÜNIRE NALAN DEMIR

Offered to

Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
Industrial Ph.D. Program In Advanced Biomedical Technologies
Industrial Ph.D. Program In Advanced Biomedical Technologies
Biomedical Tehnologies (English)
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Objective

To teach the applications of nanotechnology in biotechnology and biomedicine is aimed in this course. This course involves the evaluation of nano-scaled biomaterials, applications of these materials in the researches of medicine and biotechnology, future of nanobiotechnology and nano-fabrication technology

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   This course is expected to help the student to be able to examine the evaluation of nano-scaled biomaterials.
2   This course is expected to help students to be able to comprehend the applications of these materials in the biological systems.
3   This course is expected to allow students to be able to explain the usage of nanosystems in the productions of nano-scaled materials.
4   This course is expected to help students to be able to comprehend production ways of nanobiosensor, protein-based nanomachines, metalloprotein-based electronic nanodevices.
5   This course is expected is to allow students to be able to explain the preparation of organic- and biological material-based systems.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Definition and history of nanotechnology
2 Definition of biological nanotechnology and related concepts
3 Development of nano-scaled biomaterials
4 Mechanical properties of nanostructures
5 Applications of nano-scaled biomaterials to the biological systems
6 Nanosystems in the production of nano-scaled materials
7 Metalloprotein-based electronical nanodevices
8 Midterm exam
9 Enhance of thermal stabilities of proteins, Choice of thermal stabilty strategy and mechanism of inactivation
10 Design of protein-based nanomachines
11 Nanotechnolgy of food
12 Preparation of organic- and biological material-based systems.
13 Nanorobots
14 Homework presentation

Recomended or Required Reading

1. Renugopalakrishnan, V., Lewis, R. V. (Eds.), 2006, Bionanotechnology: Proteins to
Nanodevices. Published by Springer.
2. Allhoff, F., Lin, P. (Eds.), 2008, Nanotechnology s Future: Considerations for the
Professional in: Nanotechnology & Society, Published by Springer.
3. Bhushan, B.(ed.), 2005, Mechanical Properties of Nanostructures in: Nanotribology

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Presantation, question and answer teaching method, homework

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.20 + ASG * 0.40 + FIN * 0.40
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.20 + ASG * 0.40 + RST * 0.40


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

The students performance will be evaluated by the questions that will be asked in midterm (20%) and final exams (40%) and homework (40%).

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

70 % attendance for lessons is compulsory, other rules have been stated in the official web site of our univeristy; http://web.deu.edu.tr/fen

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

DEU Science Faculty Chemistry Deparment
e-mail: nalan.tuzmen@deu.edu.tr
Tel: 0 232 3018702

Office Hours

Tuesday - 3.00 pm

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 3 42
Preparation for final exam 1 40 40
Preparation for midterm exam 1 30 30
Preparing assignments 1 40 40
Preparation before/after weekly lectures 14 3 42
Midterm exam 1 3 3
Final exam 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 200

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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