BNG 255: Biology for Engineers

General Education requirement: 2B - Engaged Science

Principles of biology at the biology/engineering interface. The course will discuss biological principles that can inform an approach to engineering that is more in harmony with living systems and it will present engineering analyses of the structure and function of human tissue. Topics include an introduction to molecular biology, evolution and design, cell structure and function, the mechanics of tissues, sensing and signal transmission in the nervous system, biological energy generation and transduction, chemical detoxification and waste handling, and tissue defense mechanisms.

2023 Spring
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
11397 01 Lecture 110 3.00
Days Start End
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 1:00 PM EDT 1:50 PM EDT
Instructor: Laura Hanzly Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person
2023 Spring
Topic: Honors
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
11457 02H Lecture 15 3.00
Days Start End
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 1:00 PM EDT 1:50 PM EDT
Instructor: Laura Hanzly Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person