MBE4103 - Bio-safety and Security

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2016/17
Semester A 2017/18 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Introduction to biosafety and biosecurity. Overview of the biosafety practices, equipment, and facilities for the safe and secure handling of dangerous pathogens in a laboratory setting. Related topics can be discussed, such as zoonoses and animal hazards; bloodborne pathogens; viral vectors; bioterrorism; food bio-safety; human pathogens and toxins.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering