INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Genetics and Bioengineering PhD
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
GBE 611 Nanobiotechnology in Biological Sciences Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 111

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
, Osman Doluca, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
Reading and presenting recent studies in the area of nanobiotechnology. Defending and criticizing of scientific articles
Learning about the recent activities in the area of nanobiotechnology.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to nanobiotechnology
  2. Methods in nanobiotechnology
  3. Branched DNA and its use in nanobiotechnology
  4. Nanoparticles in cancer studies
  5. Nanoparticles in microbiology
  6. Nanoparticles in virology
  7. Construction of DNA-based nanostructures
  8. Presentations
  9. Presentations
  10. Presentations
  11. Presentations
  12. Presentations
  13. Presentations
  14. Summary of uncovered subjects of nanobiotechnology

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Presentation630
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Learning about the recent activities in the area of nanobiotechnology.
    • Obtaining ability to critically evaluate scientific papers
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Recent articles from online databases

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)16348
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)16348
    Midterm Examination (1 week)7214
    Final Examination(1 week)111
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination 0
    Total Workload: 111
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 4