BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module

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This learning module is an overview of some of the major biomedical developments and applications of BioMEMS.  There are three activities that provide further exploration into some of these applications, how they are used ad how they work. 

This learning module includes the following:

  • Pre-test:  Knowledge Probe
  • Reading:  BioMEMS Applications Overview
  • Presentation:  BioMEMS Applications Overview (pptx)
  • Activity: Nanomachines
  • Activity: ELISA
  • Activity: DNA Hybridization
  • Assessment

Instructors: Please create a nanoHUB account and then request SCME Group membership in order to obtain Instructor Guides and editable slides for your personal classroom use.

Student materials for this learning module are available here.

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This work made possible by Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Center through DUE grants #0830384, 0902411, and 1205138. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and creators, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF. 

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME) (2017), "BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module,"

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