Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Biotechnology and Genetics BMM314 6 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites none

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. ERGİN YILMAZ
Instructors
Goals The scope of biotechnology, biotechnology industry and give information about the history and understand the importance of industrial microorganisms.
Contents Cell engineering. Tissue engineering. Protein engineering. Smart polymers. Nanotechnology. Artificial kidney, artificial heart, liver support systems. Gene therapy. Biyoafinite chromatography. Extracorporeal therapy. Biyoyongalar. Molecular imaging techniques. Artificial leather and artificial blood.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Knows the basic concepts used in biotechnology
2 Evaluates the historical development of the basic biotechnological methods
3 Knows the user fields of biotechnological methods
4 Followed by the development of biotechnology
5 Relationships with other disciplines of biotechnology creates a link
6 Application areas and discusses the social implications of biotechnology
7 Analyze experimental data on biotechnology

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Theoretical and visual training
Assessment Methods Midterm and final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Cell engineering Examination of the related unit in the course book
2 tissue engineering Examination of the related unit in the course book
3 protein engineering Examination of the related unit in the course book
4 smart polymers Examination of the related unit in the course book
5 Nanotechnology Examination of the related unit in the course book
6 Artificial kidney Examination of the related unit in the course book
7 Artificial Heart Examination of the related unit in the course book
8 Midterm Exam / Evaluation Examination of the related unit in the course book
9 Gene therapy Examination of the related unit in the course book
10 Liver support systems Examination of the related unit in the course book
11 Biyoafinite chromatography, extracorporeal treatment Examination of the related unit in the course book
12 Biyoyongalar Examination of the related unit in the course book
13 Molecular imaging techniques Examination of the related unit in the course book
14 Artificial leather, artificial blood Examination of the related unit in the course book



Sources
Textbook J. E. Smith, Biotechnology, Cambridge University Press., 2004. D. P. Clark, N. J. Pazdernik, Biotechnology: applying the genetic revolution, Elsevier, 2008.
Additional Resources S. R. Barnum, Biotechnology: an introduction, Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1998. K. Trehan, Biotechnology, New Age International, 1990.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has principal knowledge about Math, Science and Engineering subjects related to their own branches. x
2 Uses Math, Science and theoretical and practical knowledge of their own areas to find solutions for current engineering problems. x
3 Identifies, formulates and solves engineering problems, for that purpose, selects and applies appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyzes a system, a component, or a process, designs under realistic constraints to meet the desired requirements; implements the methods of modern design accordingly. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and performs experiments, collects data, analyzes and interprets the results. Finds solutions to problems in the fields of medicine and biology using engineering techniques. x
7 Works effectively as an individual and multidisciplinary teams. x
8 Collects information and does research of resources for this purpose, uses databases and other information resources. x
9 Is aware of necessity of lifelong learning; monitors developments in science and technology and continuously renews himself/herself. x
10 Uses informatics and communication technology with computer software that is minimum required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level. x
11 Communicates effectively verbal and written, uses at least one foreign language at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Is aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, Is aware of entrepreneurship and innovation and has knowledge of contemporary issues. x
13 Has principal knowledge about professional and ethical responsibility. x
14 Holds awareness about project management, workplace practices, employee health, environmental and occupational safety; and about the legal implications of engineering applications. x
15 Trains individuals to be preferred in biomedical industry by national and international institutions and have the qualification of hardware. x
16 Provides training and consulting services to improve the quality and reliability in the use of technology in hospitals in the field of clinical engineering. x
17 Provides consulting and technical support services to hospitals, health organizations and medical technology manufacturers/sellers. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 6 2 12
Projects 1 15 15
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Work Load (h) 170
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.67
ECTS Credit of the Course 6