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Details for the Course Syllabus for Course EEMN26F valid from Spring 2018

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General
Aim
  • The course gives a detailed technical view into miniaturised bioanalysis and highlights some of the lab-on-a-chip technologies that are currently used in clinical medicine and biomedical research. Fundamental principles for bioanalysis integrated in microfluidic systems where sample handling and detection principles are key areas of interest are emphasized. These will be penetrated through lectures and lab exercises.
Contents
  • The course is based on a lecture series that will convey both basic lab-on-a-chip technology and describe how this is applied in modern bioanalysis. Guest lecturers from reknowned bioanalysis companies in the region will further point out the importance and the value of miniaturised and automated bioanalysis within the health care sector and within medical research. The course will also encompass a series of lab exercises that outline a set of clinically relevant analytical techniques that are based on microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip technology, that aims at giving hands on experience in the basic ocnstruction of microfluidics based analysis systems and tehreby provide a wholistic view of the lab-on-a-chip technology
Knowledge and Understanding
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be able to explain fundamental lab-on-a-chip principles
    have an understanding for scaling laws within microfluidics and bioanalysis
Competences and Skills
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be able to analyse and describe the function of microfluidics based bioanalysis systems
    be able to give examples of miniaturised technologies that currently are used within bioanalysis
    be able to recommend and justify the choice of materials for the construction of a lab-on-a-chip system
Judgement and Approach
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be able to analyse and highlight benefits and drawbacks of miniaturising a given bioanalysitcal quest
Types of Instruction
  • Lectures
  • Laboratory exercises
Examination Formats
  • Written exam
  • To pass the course approved lab exercise reports and written exam is required
  • Failed, pass
Admission Requirements
Assumed Prior Knowledge
Selection Criteria
Literature
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  • Study material is provided during the course.
Further Information
Course code
  • EEMN26F
Administrative Information
  • 2018-03-02
  • Professor Thomas Johansson

All Published Course Occasions for the Course Syllabus

2 course occasions.

Course code ▽ Course Name ▽ Division ▽ Established ▽ Course syllabus valid from ▽ Start Date ▽ End Date ▽ Published ▽
EEMN26F Lab-on-a-chip in Biomedical Applcations Biomedical Engineering 2018‑03‑12 Spring 2018 2018‑03‑19 2018‑06‑01 2018‑03‑12
EEMN26F Lab-on-a-chip in Biomedical Applcations Biomedical Engineering 2019‑02‑07 Spring 2018 2019‑03‑25 2019‑06‑09 2019‑02‑07

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