University of Wisconsin Madison
Biology in Engineering Seminar (B M E 517) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
  • 1
    understand a wide variety of engineering approaches that have advanced our understanding of biology at the scale of molecules, cells, tissues, and organs.
  • 2
    develop critical reading, writing and thinking skills.
  • 3
    assimilate presented topics with relevant literature into writing.
Biology in Engineering Seminar
B M E 517 ( 1 Credits )
Current topics at the interface of biology and engineering with special emphasis on the ways in which engineers have contributed to knowledge and advances in biology.
Jr st in engr & one college-level biol crse
College: College of Engineering
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Supplemental Materials
Journal articles are provided
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
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Program Specific Student Outcomes
(1) Understanding of biology and physiology as related to biomedical engineering needs.
Brief List of Topics to be Covered
The course is a credit/no credit seminar course in which invited speakers discuss their field of expertise and area of research.  Speakers are chosen to cover three to four main topics each semester.  Students are required to write brief literature reviews on these topics
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