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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BEN 402 - Biomaterials and the Cellular Interface


The course is focused on the application of biomedical engineering principles to the design, testing, and use of biomaterials.  The critical properties of materials such as those used for fabrication of biocompatible implanted devices, surgical materials and diagnostic tests will be examined.  The course will address the contribution of cell-surface interactions, tissue compatibility, physical stability, and other parameters to the identification of design constraints.

Prerequisites: A C- or better in BEN 201 and BEN 202 and BMB 280, CHY 251 or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3