15 Credits SPRING

Co-requisites: BIE6411

Aims/Description: This module aims to provide students with an overview of in vitro cell and tissue growth and how this is measured and modelled. Students will undergo hands on training in cell culture creating a case study in vitro system in which they will monitor cell growth and characteristics using biochemical assys. They will learn how to calculate and predict growth rates and what appropriate controls and standards need to be considered.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory work, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Bioengineering, course in IPE):

Teaching timetable


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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK