Jun 20, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [Archived Catalog]

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BMED 6550 - Cell Biomechanics

This is an undergraduate/graduate course on the mechanics of biopolymers, cell cytoskeleton, cell membrane, the whole cell, and multicellular structures in the context of the modulation of cell function by mechanical stresses. Topics include state-of-the-art experimental techniques in cell biomechanics, and cutting-edge research in stem cell mechanobiology, cell motility, collective cell behavior, neurite growth, osteocyte sensing, cardiovascular diseases, and immunology.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite:BMED 2540  or equivalent

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: With BMED 4550 . Students cannot receive credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 3

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