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BTK4701 Stem Cells 3 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Technology
Cell and Tissue Technology
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course student can define different types and sources of stem cells. Student knows theoretical basics of stem cell biology and stem cell culture and differentiation methods. In addition student can describe how plasticity of cells can be utilized to manipulate the functions of cells and how stem cells can be used in different fields of research, in tissue engineering and in regenerative medicine.

General description

Students will learn which are the different sources and types of stem cells including embryonic, induced and adult stem cells; basics of stem cell biology and differentiation methods; stem cells in neural, cardiac, mesenchymal, hematopoietic, endodermal and ophthalmic applications.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired

Teachers

Heli Skottman, Teacher responsible
Heli.Skottman[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

4-Feb-2019 – 13-Mar-2019
Lectures 21 hours
Lecture
Mon 4-Feb-2019 at 9.15-11.00, F211
Lecture
Tue 5-Feb-2019 at 13.15-15.00, F211
Lecture
Wed 6-Feb-2019 at 13.15-15.00, F211
Lecture
Fri 8-Feb-2019 at 13.15-15.00, F211
Lecture
Mon 11-Feb-2019 at 10.15-12.00, F211
Lecture
Wed 13-Feb-2019 at 10.15-12.00, F211
Lecture
Fri 15-Feb-2019 at 10.15-12.00, F211
Lecture
Mon 18-Feb-2019 at 13.00-14.45, F211, HUOM. Kellonaika
Lecture
Tue 19-Feb-2019 at 9.15-12.00, F211
Lecture
Wed 20-Feb-2019 at 9.15-11.00, F211
Exam 4 hours
Exam
Wed 13-Mar-2019 at 9.15-13.00, F211

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Exam

Study materials

Materials and further readings provided during the course.

Further information

Course will be arranged every second year, next time 2018-2019.

Prerequisites and recommendations:

BTK1014, BTK4400, BTK2051, BTK1013, BTK4665 or equivalent knowledge