MBE4103 - Bio-safety and Security

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

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

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

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

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 4 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering