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  • Matsudaira, Paul T.; Belcher, Angela M.; Grodzinsky, Alan J. (2005-06)
    Designed as a freshmen seminar course, faculty from various School of Engineering departments describe the research and educational opportunities specific to and offered by their departments. Background lectures by the ...
  • Belcher, Angela M.; Matsudaira, Paul T.; Lauffenburger, Douglas A. (2006-06)
    Designed as a freshmen seminar course, faculty from various School of Engineering departments describe the research and educational opportunities specific to and offered by their departments. Background lectures by the ...
  • Hamad-Schifferli, Kimberly; Griffith, Linda G. (2004-06)
    This course provides an introduction to the physical chemistry of biological systems. Topics include: connection of macroscopic thermodynamic properties to microscopic molecular properties using statistical mechanics, ...
  • Thilly, William G. (2005-06)
    This course presents a unique and challenging perspective on the causes of human disease and mortality. The course focuses on analyses of major causes of mortality in the US since 1900: cancer cardiovascular and cerebrovascular ...
  • Sherley, James L.; Tannenbaum, Steven R., 1937-; Green, Laura C. (2005-06)
    This course addresses the challenges of defining a relationship between exposure to environmental chemicals and human disease. Course topics include epidemiological approaches to understanding disease causation; biostatistical ...
  • Kamm, Roger D.; Grodzinsky, Alan J.; Doyle, Patrick S.; Jonas, Maxine (2003-06)
    This course develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales. Topics include: structure of tissues and the molecular basis for macroscopic ...
  • Wittrup, K. Dane; Tidor, Bruce (2004-12)
    This subject deals primarily with kinetic and equilibrium mathematical models of biomolecular interactions, as well as the application of these quantitative analyses to biological problems across a wide range of levels of ...
  • Grodzinsky, Alan J.; Lauffenburger, Douglas A. (2004-12)
    This course covers the following topics: conduction, diffusion, convection in electrolytes; fields in heterogeneous media; electrical double layers; Maxwell stress tensor and electrical forces in physiological systems; and ...
  • Essigmann, John; Sasisekharan, Ram (2004-12)
    This class analyzes complex biological processes from the molecular, cellular, extracellular, and organ levels of hierarchy. Emphasis is placed on the basic biochemical and biophysical principles that govern these processes. ...
  • Spector, Myron; Yannas, Ioannis V. (2003-12)
    Principles of materials science and cell biology underlying the design of medical implants, artificial organs, and matrices for tissue engineering. Methods for biomaterials surface characterization and analysis of protein ...
  • Zhang, Shuguang, Dr. (2002-12)
    Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...
  • Zhang, Shuguang, Dr. (2005-12)
    Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...
  • Schauer, David (2005-06)
    This courses focuses on the fundamentals of tissue and organ response to injury from a molecular and cellular perspective. There is a special emphasis on disease states that bridge infection, inflammation, immunity, and ...
  • Dewey, C. Forbes (Clarence Forbes) (2005-06)
    The objective of this subject is to teach the design of contemporary information systems for biological and medical data. These data are growing at a prodigious rate, and new information systems are required. This subject ...
  • Irvine, Darrell J. (2003-06)
    Analysis and design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with biological systems, including biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Topics include molecular interactions between bio- and synthetic molecules ...
  • Davenport, Glorianna (2009-06)
    This class examines frameworks for making and sharing visual artifacts using a trans-cultural, trans-historical, constructionist approach. It explores the relationship between perceived reality and the narrative imagination, ...
  • Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2004-12)
    This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital ...
  • Tabors, Richard D. (2001-06)
    A team-based policy research subject focused on evaluation of energy technologies and their implementation within developing countries. Focuses on one or more specific nations, carries out a resource assessment, and develops ...
  • Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joel; Kochan, Thomas A. (2002-06)
    Focuses on the organization of the future, identifies its characteristics, and explores the implications for living in, managing, and leading such an organization. Also focuses on skills such as organizational diagnosis, ...
  • Caplice, Christopher George, 1961-; Sheffi, Yosef, 1948- (2003-12)
    See description under subject 1.260J. This course is a survey of analytic tools, approaches, and techniques which are useful in the design and operation of logistics systems and integrated supply chains. The material is ...
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