Mimic our nature - biomaterials design

General description

Have you ever wondered what biomaterials are?

Have you ever wondered why are joints like a bad dream?

Have you ever wondered how to get rid of a scar?

Have you ever wondered how can skin absorb body cream?

Have you ever wondered what to do with the scar you can’t hide?

Have you ever wondered how some antibiotic can target specificlly one infection?

Have you ever wondered how tooth looks from inside?

Have you ever wondered what to do when you joint don’t get in action?

Nature managed to develop numbers of wonderful living systems, like our skin or our bones. The only thing we can do is to try to mimic our nature and try to develop similar artificial systems. And hey, we are good at it!!!

Academic information

Content and topics:
Biopolymers natural vs. sythetic. Their use in stomatology, orthopedic, cosmetic and other field of medicine. Synthetic hydrogels for medical applications for soft tissues. Modern imaging methods for diagnostic and preparation on implants. Biocomposites. Biomimicing. Use of biomaterials for treatment of illneses and skeletal joints. Use of biomaterials as transport systems for medications. Biomechanic – relation between formation of defects and their subsequent remodelation in bones
Learning goals and objectives:
To show students endless possibilities in biopolymers world.
Examination type:
written exam
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Students´ dormitory
students´ canteen
Public transportation