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Syllabus - Autumn 2011

Date

 

Topic

Room

Assignments

 

 

 

 

 

9.28.11

S1

nm m: Functions of Life

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

9.30.11

S2

nm: Information Transfer (DNA)

MEB 231

HW #1

 

 

 

 

 

10.3.11

S3

nm: DNA

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

10.5.11

S4

m: Cells

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

10.7.11

S5

nm: Protein basics

MEB 242

HW #2

 

 

 

 

 

10.10.11

S5

nm: Protein basics

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

10.12.11

S6

nm: Protein Structure (Lab 1)

MEB 231

Lab #1

 

 

 

 

 

10.14.11

S7

nm: Decoding DNA and Mutations

MEB 242

HW #3

 

 

 

 

 

10.17.11

S8

nm: Decoding Protein and Protein Function

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

10.19.11

S9

m: Immunology

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

10.21.11

S10

m: Lab-on-Chip (Lab 2)

More 320

Lab #2

 

 

 

 

 

10.24.11

S11

nm- m: Micro and Nano Fabrication

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

10.26.11

S12

m: Cell Cell interactions

MEB 242

Exam #1

 

 

 

 

 

10.28.11

S13

m: Cell Signaling

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.31.11

S13

m: Cell Signaling

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.2.11

S14

m: Cellular Energetics

MEB 242

HW #4

 

 

 

 

 

11.4.11

S15

m: Cell Movement

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.7.11

S15

m: Cell Movement

MEB 242

HW #5

 

 

 

 

 

11.9.11

S16

m: Integrating cells into tissues

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

11.14.11

S17

mm: Muscle cells to tissues

MEB 242

HW #6

 

 

 

 

 

11.16.11

S18

cm: Muscle signaling and control (Lab 3)

MEB 127

Lab #3

 

 

 

 

 

11.18.11

S19

cm: Connective tissues

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

11.21.11

S20

m: Musculoskeletal system

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

11.23.11

S20

m: Musculoskeletal system

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.28.11

S21 

m: Cardiovascular system

MEB 242

HW #7

 

 

 

 

 

11.30.11

Presentation of Tiny Workhorse Projects

MEB 242

Exam #2

 

 

 

 

 

12.2.11

Presentation of Tiny Workhorse Projects

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

12.5.11

S22

nm-m: Engr. Applications tissue replcmnt & ethics

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

12.7.11

S23

nm-m: Medical Applications tissue engr & ethics

MEB 242

 

 

 

 

 

12.9.11

S24

nmm: Big picture wrap-up

MEB 242

 

Textbook

This course does not require a textbook; web and printed materials are provided in class.

 

Grading

ME 498 (undergraduate)                                                           ME 599 (graduate)

30% Homework (7)                                                                     25% Homework (7)

20% Laboratory Write-ups (3)                                                    15% Laboratory Write-ups (3)

50% Take Home Exams (2)                                                         50% Take Home Exams (2)

                                                                                                           10% Presentation and Report

Scores from each course will be normalized so that the top grade is 100%

Late Policy

First day late = 10% off, two days late = 25% off, three days late = 50%, four days late = no credit (a day is defined as the 24 hour period starting at 4:30pm on the due date)

 

 

 

 

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