Prof. Darrell Irvine
20.462J / 3.962J
This course covers the 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 and surfaces; design, synthesis, and processing approaches for materials that control cell functions; and application of state-of-the-art materials science to problems in tissue engineering, drug delivery, vaccines, and cell-guiding surfaces.
Irvine, Darrell. 20.462J Molecular Principles of Biomaterials, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/biological-engineering/20-462j-molecular-principles-of-biomaterials-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA