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Module Detailed Information for [LSM4227]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
LSM4227 IVLE
Module Title : Stem Cell Biology
Module Description : This module will provide a detailed and critical introduction in the biology of stem cells and regenerative medicine. Students will investigate the origin of embryonic and adult stem cells and learn biological concepts relating to pluripotency, self-renewal, transdifferentiation, reprogramming and regeneration. The cell-fate determination and differentiation of selected types of cells, with a focus on their potential biological and medical applications, will be presented. Specialized topics on cancer stem cells, wound healing and tissue regeneration will provide a glimpse of how mankind's future could be further shaped.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 10-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : LSM2102 and LSM2103
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-2-5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY14001600LT20,
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001600LT20,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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