Biotechnology in Medicine 2008

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Biotechnology in Medicine 2010


Days:




Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time:

12:00
-
12:50

Location:



S
-
B 106



Instructor:



Beth Zielinski,
PhD

Teaching Assistants
:

Alex Salter
, Sandra Mastrangelo




Lecture Schedule:








September 1

Biotechnology for the
Ages









Zielinski




September

3

Drug Discovery and the Pharmaceutical Pipeline








Zielinski

September 6

No Class

September 8

FDA





Zielinski






Sept
ember 10

Case I:


RNA interference






Zielinski

September 13

CaseII:


Antibiotics and MR
SA: What are the options?





Zielinski

September 15

Case III:

Ritalin: Stimulants for the Elde
rly or Sedatives for the Young?





Zielinski






September 17

Case IV:
Prescription drugs and the young adult








Zielinski





September
20

Case V:
Sta
tins: Worth the Risk?









Zielinski

September 22

Case VI
:
The Avandia Scandal





Zielinski








September 24

BioPharmaceuticals
,
Protein Therapy

and “Follow
-
On” Biologics






Zielinski

______________________________________________________________
__________

September 27

Exam 1

________________________________________________________________________

September 29

Vaccines: From Cervical Cancer to Swine Flu






Zielinski






October

1

Or
gan Transplant
ation I: Immunology of transplant





Zielinski


October 4

Organ Transplantation II: Good, Bad & Ugly



Section week





Zielinski

October 6

Cardiovascular Support I









Zielinsk
i









October 8


Ca
rdiovascular Support II











Zielinski

October 11

No class


October
13

Book quiz:

Th
e Great Influenza


2

October 15

Renal Support and Dialysis I



Zielinski

October 18

Renal Support and Dialysis II





Zielinski

October 20

Artificial
joints

I




Zielinski


October 22

Artificia
l
joints II





Zielinski






October 25

Prosthetics









Zielinski


October 27

Neurotechnology





Zielinski


October 29

Exam II





November 1

Transgenics and Cloning: A hint of stem cells


Section week




Zielinski

November
3

Stem Cells




Zielinski



November
5

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine





Zielinski







Novem
ber
8

Book quiz:
Denialism

November
10

Gene Therapy: How it works







Zielinski


November
12

Gene Therapy: Success and Failur
e









Zielinski

November 15

Synthetic Biology









Zielinski

November
17

Alternative Approaches




Zielinski

November 1
9

Reproductive Technologies







Zielinski

November
22

Aging and Longevity






Section week




Zielinski

November 24

No class/Th
anksgiving

November 26


No class/Thanksgiving

November 29

Book quiz:

Babies by Design

December 1

Embryonic and Fetal Genetic Manipulation: Designer Babies




Zielinski


December 3

TBA










3

Special information regarding
book quizzes, and section discussi
ons
:


There will be three books included in the course this semester. Students will be required
to attend one week of section and to take an in class “book quiz” for each book. The list
of books and schedules for sections and “book quizzes” are listed be
low.

Students must
sign up for

section time
s

at the beginning of the semester. Sections and book quizzes are
mandatory.

Students only have to attend one section time/book.


The Great Influenza
, John M. Barry


Sections:

Monday, October 4, 2010 4:0
0
-
4:50PM

BioMed 291




Tuesday, October 5, 2010 12:00
-
12:50PM

BioMed 081




Tuesday, October 5, 2010 5:00
-
5:50PM

S
-
B 206



Book quiz:

Wednesday October 13, 2010 12:00
-
12:50


S
-
B 106


Denialism
, Michael Spector


Sections:

Monday, November 1,
2010 4:00
-
4:50PM

BioMed 291




Tuesday, November 2, 2010 12:00
-
12:50PM

BioMed 081




Tuesday, November 2, 2010 5:00
-
5:50PM

S
-
B 206



Book quiz:

Monday, November 8, 2010 12:00
-
12:50

S
-
B 106


Babies by Design, Ronald M. Green

Sections:

Monday,
November 22, 2010 4:00
-
4:50PM

BioMed 291




Tuesday, November 23, 2010 12:00
-
12:50PM

BioMed 081




Tuesday, November 23, 2010 5:00
-
5:50PM

S
-
B 206



Book quiz:

Monday, November 29, 2010 12:00
-
12:50

S
-
B 106







4

As you can see, the course is br
oken down

into three modules:


September 1
-
September 27


Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceuticals



September 29
-
October 29


Substitutive Medicine


November 1
-
December 3


The New Wave in Biotechnology



Each module is followed by an exam that includes

materi
als from

lectures and assigned
articles
. The exams will be comprised of multiple choice and short answer questions
.

Non
-
cummulative!




The final project:


Biotechnology: It’s greatest effects…on you!







(see mycourses for detailed information)



X



POWER POINT LECTURES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MYCOURSES DURING
THE AFTERNOON OF THE RESPECTIVE LECTURE DAY.
NO HANDOUTS
WILL BE DISTRIBUTED IN CLASS.


PLEASE ATTEND CLASS AND TAKE NOTES.


POWER POINT LECTURES MAY NOT CONTAIN ALL DETAILED INFO
!!



Important Dates to Remember
:




Grading


Exam 1



September 27, 2010

12:00PM

20%

Exam 2



October 29, 2010

12:00PM

20%

Exam 3



December 17, 2010


9:00AM

20%

Book quizzes



see above




10%/each

Final Project



TBA





10%


Office Hours
:


Prof. Zielinski:

Mondays:

1:00
-
3
:00PM

Room 491 BioMed




Tuesdays
:

1:00
-
3:00
PM

Room 491 BioMed


Alex S
alter
:



Sandra Mastrangelo
: