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The School of Graduate Studies

Courses - the PhD Program in Biomedical Engineering

Courses for the Biomedical Engineering Program are listed below.
For examples of program pathways, please see: Sample Course Programs.

A. Bridge Courses:

Biomedical Science:
BME G 650 (3cr.) Biomedical Instrumentation
BME G 945 (3cr.) Recombinant DNA Technology: A Practical Approach
BME G 950 (3cr.) Principles of Biological Systems
Computer Science Engineering:
CS 530 (3cr.) Introduction to Computer Science
CS 580 (3cr.) Computer Architecture and Organization
Chemical Engineering:
CH 900 (var. cr.) Selected Topics in Chemical Engineering I
CH 901 (var. cr.) Selected Topics in Chemical Engineering II
Electrical Engineering:
EL 536 (3cr.) Principles of Communication Networks
EL 547 (3cr.) Introduction to VLSI System Design
EL 641 (3cr.) Analog & High Frequency Amplifier Design

B. Core Engineering Courses:

Biomaterials and Polymer Therapeutics Track:
BE 670 (3cr.) Materials in Medicine
BE 952 (3cr.) Natural Polymers and Materials
CM 771 (3cr.) Introduction to Polymer Science
CM 782 (3cr.) Macromolecules in the Solid State
MT 600 (3cr.) Structure-Property Relationships in Materials
MT 620 (3cr.) Plastic Deformation and Fracture
BE 660 (3cr.) Drug Delivery
BE 650 (3cr.) Tissue Engineering
CH 633 (3cr.) Transport Phenomena
CH 773 (3cr.) Thermodynamics I
CH 781 (3cr.) Chemical Reactor Analysis and Design
Bioimaging and Neuroengineering Track:
CS 667 (3cr.) Neural Network Computing
EL 501 (3cr.) Wireless Personal Communication Systems
EL 536 (3cr.) Principles of Communication Networks
EL 512 (3cr.) Image Processing
EL 522 (3cr.) Sensor Based Robotics
BME G 220 (3cr.) Mathematical Modeling in Life Sciences: Computational Neuroscience
BME G 620 (3cr.) Biomedical Imaging I
BME G 621 (3cr.) Biomedical Imaging II

C. Core Biomedical Science Courses:

Biomaterials and Polymer Therapeutics Track:
MCIM G105 (1cr.) Seminar Series in Microbiology and Immunology
ANCB G109 (1cr.) Seminar Series in Lipid and Vascular Biology
MCB G113 (4cr.) Molecular Genetics
MCB G120 (0cr.) Work in Progress Seminars
MCB G201 (6cr.) Molecular and Cellular Biology I
MCB G203 (1cr.) Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series
BIOC G203 (4cr.) Graduate Biochemistry CM 941 (3cr.) Biochemistry I (graduate level)
CM 942 (3cr.) Biochemistry II (graduate level)
CORE G300 (3cr.) Research Techniques (laboratory rotations)
MCB G500 (1-3cr.) Directed Readings in Molecular and Cellular Biology
MCB G510 (1cr.) Current Topics in Cellular and Developmental Biology
MCB G512 (3cr.) Developmental Biology
BME G518 (3cr.) Genomics and Proteomics
BME G945 (3cr.) Recombinant DNA Technology: A Practical Approach
Bioimaging and Neuroengineering Track:
NBSC M100 (6cr.) Neuroscience
NBSC G100 (1cr.) Journal Club in Neural and Behavioral Science
NBSC G102 (1cr.) Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series
NBSC G105 (1cr.) Journal Club - Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
BME G610 (3cr.) Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
NBSC G120 (0cr.) Work in Progress Seminars
NBSC G200 (2cr.) Discussions in Behavioral Neuroscience
NBSC G202 (3cr.) Selected Topics in the Limbic System
NBSC G210 (2cr.) Dendritic Spines: Structure, Function, Plasticity
CORE G300 (3cr.) Research Techniques (laboratory rotations)
NBSC G500 (3cr.) Directed Readings in Neuroscience 3.0
MCB G520 (3cr.) Advanced Immunology
BME G620 (3cr.) Biomedical Imaging I
BME G621 (3cr.) Biomedical Imaging II

D. Other Courses

CORE G500 (1cr.) Responsible Conduct in Research
_________ (3cr.) Advanced Topics in Responsible Conduct in Research
_________ (1cr.) SUNY/Poly BME Seminars

E. Elective Courses

PATH G103 (1cr.) Current Topics in Experimental Pathology
PATH G106 (3cr.) Immunological Aspects of Atopic and Related Diseases
PHRM G106 (1cr.) Current Topics in Neuropharmacology
CM 753 (3cr.) Bioinformatics I: Sequence Analysis
CM 754 (3cr.) Bioinformatics II: Protein Structure
MCB G202 (6cr.) Molecular and Cellular Biology II
MCB G203 (1cr.) Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series
BE 601 (3cr.) Molecular Immunology
BE 630 (3cr.) Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems
CM 905 (3cr.) Enzyme Catalysis in Organic Synthesis
CM 906 (3cr.) Combinatorial Chemistry
CORE G520 (1cr.) Entrepreneurship in Academia
PATH G508 (2cr.) Immunopathology of Virus Infections
PATH M110 (2cr.) Human Immunology
PHRM G100 (2cr.) Pharmacology Methods and Exp. Pharmacology
BME G640 (3cr.) Modern Drug Discovery
BME G650 (3cr.) Biomedical Instrumentation

F. Management of Technology Courses

MG 865 (3cr.) Managing Innovation
MG 603 (3cr.) Organizational Behav. and Mgmt. Processes in Innovative Corps.
MG 693 (3cr.) Information Technologies, Systems and Mgmt. in Organizations
MG 786 (3cr.) High-Technology Entrepreneurship
MG 775 (3cr.) Operations Mgmt. for Knowledge-based Enterprises (1/2 semester)
MG 795 (3cr.) Global Innovation (1/2 semester)
MG 820 (3cr.) Project Management and Assessment for Technology Managers
MG 785 (3cr.) High-Technology Leadership
MG 784 (3cr.) Negotiation in Technology-Intensive Sectors
MG 787 (3cr.) Intellectual Property for Technology and Information Managers
MG 797 (3cr.) Financing the Value Creation

G. Thesis Research

BME G999 Ph.D. Thesis Research in Biomedical Engineering @ Downstate
________ Ph.D. Thesis Research in Biomedical Engineering @ Polytechnic

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