BKEM1012 Bionanoscience 3 ECTS

Learning outcomes

To learn the basics of nanoscience and nanotechnology, with special reference to facts relevant to life sciences. To understand the opportunities, challenges and putative hazards of nanotechnology.

Contents

The lectures cover the basic ideas behind nanoscience and nanotechnology. There is a special focus on the cellular nanomachines, the chemistry of nanoparticles, and the use of nanotechnology in medicine, diagnostics, materials science and imaging (e.g. electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy).

Teaching methods

Lectures. Several lecturers.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English

Examination.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Pass/fail.
Evaluation: Accepted / failed. The examination contains several short questions.

Recommended year of study

1st year spring of Master's degree studies

Study materials

The lectures and extra material will be in Moodle.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Institute of Biomedicine
Major subject studies (Biomedical Imaging)
Department of Biochemistry
Institute of Biomedicine
Major subject studies (Biomedical Imaging)
2016–2017
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Techn. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
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