2017-2018 / CHIM9231-1

Characterization of Biomaterials


15h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in biomedical engineering (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in physical engineering (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in chemistry (120 ECTS) (FAME)4 crédits 
 Master in physics (120 ECTS) (FAME)4 crédits 
 Specialised master in nanotechnology4 crédits 


Edwin De Pauw

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

E De Pauw:
MC Gillet: Study and understanding the mecanisms of interactions between materials and cells or tissues at the site of implantation

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

MC Gillet: the course is divided in three parts:

  • Initiation to the the basic techniques used for the culture of animal or human cells in vitro.
  • Biocompatibility and cytotoxicity
  • Interactions between biomaterials and cells or tissues at the site of implantation

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Notions in cellular and tissue biology

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

- Starting cells culture
- Tests with biomaterials
Local: 3/62 - Institute of chemistry (B6c)

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

First semester TP culture: in function of students from the week 15 september

Recommended or required readings

Syllabus: Techniques de culture de cellules et de tissus - Notes de cours  - Presses universitaires de Liège Support DVD for workshop: La culture cellulaire Notes de travaux pratiques DIAs ( power point presentation)- Presses universitaires de Liège

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral presentation of article (diaporama)

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

Blouse of laboratory obligatory Laboratory book Course In English


Dr M.C. De Pauw-Gillet
Institute of chemistry (B6c)
Allée de la chimie 3
Sart - Tilman
B 4000 Liège
Tél: 04/366.34.03
E-mail: Marie-Claire.DePauw@ulg.ac.be

Items online

Basic techniques for tissue culture

Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Dates and practice documents

Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - course 4

Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - Course 3

Techniques of cell and tissue culture

Techniques of cell and tissue culture
Slides - Cours 2