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Table 2 Course objectives

From: Design and integration of a problem-based biofabrication course into an undergraduate biomedical engineering curriculum

Learning objective Lab
Quantify cell viability of any type of tissue in culture 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Deliver heterologous genes to cells in culture by infection using lentiviruses while understanding the safety concerns associated with viral transduction. 2, 3, 4
Grow mammalian cells in 3D environments and evaluation of phenotypic changes that occur as a result of modifications in the composition of the extracellular matrix 3,4
Design, build, and test skeletal muscle-powered biological machines 4,5
Evaluate professional and ethical concerns associated with the construction of synthetic biological machines Ethics Discussion