Biotechnology in Medicine 2008

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Biotechnology in Medicine 2011


Days:




Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time:

12:00
-
12:50

Location:



S
-
B 106



Instructor:



Beth Zielinski,
PhD

Teaching Assistants
:

Katherine Barcay, Andrew Katz




Lecture Schedule:








September 7

Biotechnology for the Ag
es









Zielinski




September

9

Drug
Discoveries

and the Pharmaceutical Pipeline








Zielinski

September 12

FDA

Basics





Zielinski






Sept
ember 14

Case I:


RNA interference






Zielinski

September 16

Case

II:
Antibiotics and MRSA: What are
the options?





Zielinski

September 19

Mandatory Section:
The Hot Zone





Zielinski

September 21

Case III:

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





Zielinski






September 23

Case IV:
Prescription drugs and the young adult








Zielinski





September
26

Case V:
Statins: Worth the Risk?









Zielinski

September 28

Case VI
:
The Avandia Scandal





Zielinski








September 30

Book quiz 1:
The Hot Zone


October 3

Biopharmaceuticals
,
Protein Therapy

and “Follow
-
On” Bi
ologics






Zielinski

October 5

Vaccines: From Cervical Cancer to Swine Flu








Zielinski

________________________________________________________________________


October
7

Exam 1

_______________________________________________________________________
_







October 10

No Class

October12

Or
gan Transplant
a
tion I: Immunology of transplant





Zielinski


October 14

Organ Transplantation II: Good, Bad & Ugly





Zielinski


2

October 1
7

Mandatory Section:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


October
19

Card
iovascular Support I



Zielinski

October
21

Cardiovascular Support II



Zielinski

October
24

Renal Support and Dialysis I



Zielinski

October
26

Renal Support and Dialysis II



Zielinski

October 28

Book Quiz II:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


Octob
er 31

Artificial Joints I



Zielinski

November 2

Artificial Joints II



Zielinski

November 4

Prosthetics



Zielinski



November 7

Exam II






November
9

Transgenics and Cloning: A hint of stem cells






Zielinski

November
11

Stem Cells




Zielinski



Nov
ember
14

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine





Zielinski







November
16

Gene Therapy: How it works







Zielinski


November
1
8

Gene Therapy: Success and Failure









Zielinski

November
21

Make up Day


November 23

No class/Thanksgiving Re
cess


November 25

No Class/Thanksgiving Recess



November
2
8

Mandatory Section:
Remaking Eden


No
vember
30

Synthetic Biology




Zielinski

December 2

Reproductive Technologies







Zielinski



3

December 5

Aging and Longevity










Zielinski

December
7

Em
bryonic and Fetal Genetic Manipulation: Designer Babies




Zielinski


December
9

Book Quiz III:
Remaking Eden



Zielinski


December 12
-
16

Group Presentations







Special information regarding
book quizzes, and section discussions
:


There will be three b
ooks included in the course this semester. Students will be required
to attend
the mandatory
,

in class
,

sections

and to take an in class “book quiz” for each
book. The list of books and schedules for
in class
sections and
“book quizzes” are listed
below
.

Sections and book quizzes are mandatory


The Hot Zone,
Richard Preston


Section
:

Monday,
September 19, 2011



Book quiz:

Friday, September 30, 2011


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,
Rebecca Skloot


Section
:

Monday, October 17
, 2011



Book quiz:

Frid
ay, October 28
, 2011


Remaking Eden,
Lee M. Silver

Section
:

Monday, November 28
, 2011



Book quiz:

Friday, December 9
, 2011






4

As you can see, the course is broken down

into three modules:


September 7
-

October 5


Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceuticals



October 12


November 4


Substitutive Medicine


November
9

-

December
9


The New Wave in Biotechnology



Each module is followed by an exam that includes

materials from

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

Non
-
cummulative!




The final project:


Biotechnology:
The most cutting edge
!







(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 C
ONTAIN ALL DETAILED INFO
!!



Important Dates to Remember
:




Grading


Exam 1



October 7, 2011



20%

Exam
2



November
7
, 2011



20%

Exam 3



Exam Group 12



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


Andrew Katz
:



Katherine Barcay
: