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BIOE 135: Biochemistry for Engineers


Units: 4

Introduces fundamental chemical, structural, and functional properties of biomolecules, and tools used in molecular engineering for design principles as essential steps towards the implementation of engineering solutions to biomedical problems. Explores introductory information on drug design and development with emphasis in biologics. Introduces biochemistry concepts and their association to human physiology, including nervous, muscular, and respiratory systems. Includes the development of a project aimed at applying biochemical concepts in the design of biologics and molecular-based devices to carry and deliver biologics.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Upper Division: Writing in the Discipline
  • Upper Division: Crossroads

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite Courses: (BIOE 002 and (PHYS 009 or PHYS 009H or PHYS 019)) or ((BIO 002 or BIO 012) and (CHEM 010 or CHEM 010H or equivalent exam) and (MATH 021 or equivalent exam) and (PHYS 009 or PHYS 009H or PHYS 019))  
Instructor Permission Required: No


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