[ 863ADCHBISS19 ] SE Seminar on Bioinorganic and Biomimetic Systems

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year (*)Biologische Chemie Norbert Müller 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Biological Chemistry 2019W
Objectives Transdisciplinary course with varying research related seminar topics in bioinorganic chemistry, bionics and biomimetic chemistry and catalysis.
Subject Representative seminar topics include:
Abiogenesis and Origins of Life; Metals and Non-Metals Essential for Living Systems; Ligands in Biological Systems; Metals in Medicine; Bioorganometallic Chemistry; Bioinorganic Chemistry of selected Metals; Controlled Radical Chemistry in Enzymes; Activation, Transport and Release of Oxygen; Introduction to Bio-inspired and Biomimetic Systems; Bio-inspired Enzyme Model Compounds; Artificial Photosynthesis; Biomimetic Oxidations; Self-Repairing and Self-Healing Systems; Biomimetic Hydrogen Production; Medical Applications of Biomimetics; Bioelectronics and Biomimetic Fuel Cells; Biomimetic Energy Conversion; Artificial Organelles; Chemical Biological Hybrid Systems; Molecular Machines and Movement; External Control of Biological Processes; Optogenetics; Neurobionics and Bio-inspired Sensors; Process- and Nanobionics; …
Criteria for evaluation Student’s presentation.
Methods Introduction. Presentation and discussion of individual student seminar contributions.
Language English
Study material Relevant and updated suggestions (reviews, primary literature) will be provided in the seminar!

W. Kaim, B. Schwederski, A. Klein, ”Bioinorganic Chemistry - Inorganic Elements in the Chemistry of Life: An Introduction and Guide”, 2nd Edition, Wiley, 2013.
G. Stochel, Z. Stasicka, M. Brindell, W. Macyk, K. Scazilowski, ”Bioinorganic Photochemistry”, Wiley, 2009.
C. Kumar (Ed.), “Biomimetic and Bioinspired Nanomaterials”, Wiley-VCH, 2010.
Y. H. Cohen, Y. Reich, “Biomimetic Design Method for Innovation and Sustainability”, Springer, 2018.
Changing subject? Yes
Corresponding lecture 863ADCHBISS13: SE Seminar on Bioinorganic and Biomimetic Systems (1.6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 15
Assignment procedure Direct assignment