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Scientific Course "Biomaterial Design"

This course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge for the implementation of complex biomedical requirements in hybrid biomaterials, for the biomaterials chemical, physicochemical, and materials scientific properties and stability.

Schedule

13 April

Biochemical Approaches to the Design of Hybrid Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Annette Beck-Sickinger

10:00 - 11:30
Extracellular Matrix: Structure, Features, and Organization in the Organism

11:45 - 13:15
Cell-Cell and Cell-Matrix-Contacts

14:15 - 15:45
Relevance of Mediators for the Cell Growth

16:00 - 17:30
Lab Course:
a) aECM Design

b) SPR Interaction Analysis
c) Micro
CT for Non-Destructive Three Dimensional Structure Analysis

14 April

Structure-Properties-Relations of Important Substrate Material for Hybrid Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Wiesmann

09:00 - 10:30
Metallic Materials: Structure, Typical Profiles of Properties, and Groups of Materials


10:45 - 12:15
Ceramic Materials: Structure, Typical Profiles of Properties, and Groups of Materials

13:15 - 14:45
Polymeric Materials: Structure, Typical Profiles of Properties, and Groups of Materials

15:00 - 16:30
Lab Course:
a) aECM Design

b) SPR Interaction Analysis
c) Micro
CT for Non-Destructive Three Dimensional Structure Analysis

15 April

Processes of Surface and Matrix Engineering of Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Dieter Scharnweber

09:00 - 10:30
Interactions of Biomaterial Surface/Biosystem

10:45 - 12:15
Strategies for the Aimed Adjustment of Surface Properties

13:15 - 14:45
Matrix Engineering as a Method for the Adjustment of Surface Properties

15:00 - 16:30
Lab Course:
a) aECM Design

b) SPR Interaction Analysis
c) Micro
CT for Non-Destructive Three Dimensional Structure Analysis


21 April

10:00 - 11:30
Final Written Examination

Preparation for the Lab Course:
The participants of the course will be divided into three groups for the lab course. Every group is invited to bring a sample for the MicroCT which will be examined. The size of the sample should be in the range of 5mm to 60mm. For questions please contact Dr. Ricardo Bernhardt.

Venue:
Max Bergmann Center Dresden, Budapester Stra├če 27

Setup:
Maximum number of participants: 12
Credit points: 2 (graded)

Please register until 25 March by sending an e-mail to Anja Pohl.