Introduction to Bionanotechnology

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TU Dresden | Sommersemester 2024 Introduction to Bionanotechnology



Lectures:                 Wednesdays, 3. DS (11.30 - 13:00 o'clock)

Lab Courses            groups are already assigned! 




Oral Examination: August 1st and 2nd! 
PLACE: MBZ Room 301
Date for Submission of the Final Report: 30.08.2024

The Schedule will be announced soon!








CRTD (Fetscherstr. 105), Auditorium (ground floor, left next to the main entrance)

*Exceptions10. May, 12. and 19 June 

  • Wednesday 12 June, 11:30-13:00: B CUBE E73&E74
  • Wednesday 19 June, 11:30-13:00: B CUBE E75

Alternative location will be announced; 
Lab courses: groups assigned!




Prof. Dr. Gianaurelio Cuniberti and Dr. Muhannad Al Aiti (Chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, TU Dresden)


Students of Molecular Bioengineering, Chemistry, Medicine and Physics, PhD students.




  • Applications of bionano- and biomicrotechnology
  • Artificial environments for biotechnology: vesicles, droplets, microgels

  • Microscopy (bright-field and fluorescence, 2D and 3D)

  • Cytoskeleton and cellular machines from an engineering perspective
  • Active and passive transport schemes in cells

  • Introduction to additive manufacturing for biotechnology

  • Microfluidics and biosensors (introduction)




  • Nanoscale science and technology, eds. R. Kelsall, I. Hamley, M. Geoghegan, Wiley 2006
  • Bionanotechnology: Lessons from Nature. David S. Goodsell, John Wiley & Sons 2004
  • Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology. M.J. Madou, 3rd ed., CRC Press 2011
  • Artificial cells: Biotechnology, Nanomedicine, Regenerative Medicine, Blood Substitutes, Bioencapsulation, and Cell/Stem Cell Therapy. T.M.S. Chang, Wspc 2007
  • Biomimetics: A Molecular Perspective, R. Jelinek, De Gruyter 2013
  • Bio-Nanomaterials: Designing materials inspired by nature. W. Pompe, G. Roedel, H.J. Weiss, M. Mertig. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA 2013. 



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