Biosensors

(Department)  Biomedical Engineering         (Division)      Biomaterials
 
 (Level and Major)   MSc and PhD         
 

Course Title                Biosensors                              
 
Number of Credits       3             Prerequisite 


Course Goals and Objective:

Introduction to sensors structure and properties. A review on optical, electrochemical and other kinds of biosensors. Application of biosensors for diagnosis in medicine and biology.
 
Course Topics:
  • Introduction to biosensors
  • History of bio sensors and nano bio sensors
  • Structure, components and the task of each component
  • Biological elements
  • Transducers
  • How to choose proper transducers
  • Physical biosensors
  • Optical biosensors
  • Chemical biosensors
  • Biological element fixation and immobilization
  • Effect of  biological element immobilizing technique on the final results
  • Comparison of different methods
  • Commercial and industrial biosensors
  • Modification of biosensors
  • Recent developments in nano bio sensors
 
The course aims to:

In this course, students become familiar with biosensors and their applications.
 
Reading Resources:
 
 
Evaluation:
Final exam, midterm exam, project, exercise

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