BIO 101E Biology I
Cellular basis and chemistry of life; cells and organelles; cell structure and functions; cellular energy production and metabolism; respiration; photosynthesis.
BIO 101EL Biology I Lab
Learning basic laboratory rules; preparation of basic solutions; preparation of light microscopy samples; use of light microscopy.
BIO 102E Biology II
Basic concepts of cellular movement and mobility; structure of DNA and chromosome; cell cycle; replication; cellular machinery; biotechnological applications.
BIO 102EL General Biology II Lab
Bacterial staining; buffer preparations; DNA extraction methods; DNA visualizing techniques; cell counting methods.
GBE 201E Cell Biology
Analysis of cell structure and function; cell signaling and function; cellular organelles; cell division; mendelian genetics.
Prerequisite: BIO 101E Biology I
GBE 201EL Cell Biology Lab
Scientific report preparation; fractionation of organelles; agarose gel electrophoresis; transformation of bacterial cells; vector DNA preparations.
Prerequisite: BIO 101EL Biology I Lab
GBE 212E Genetics
Genetic variation and DNA structure; Mendelian genetics and applications; Chromosome theory; population genetics; genetic linkage; chromosome mapping.
Prerequisite: GBE 112E Int. to Genetics and Bioengineering
GBE 206E Biomaterials
Engineering and processing; natural materials; metals; nanomaterials; hydrogel; bioceramics; application of materials in medicine; artificial organs.
Prerequisite: BIO 102E Biology II
GBE 252E Molecular Biology and Genetics
Structures of biological macromolecules; mechanisms of gene expression; basis of genetic engineering; gene therapy; cloning techniques; developmental biology; cell division controls; molecular biology of the immune system.
Prerequisite: GBE 212E Genetics
GBE 204E Heat and Mass transfer
Introduction to heat and mass transfer; heat transfer applications and design; industrial examples of transport mechanisms.
GBE 260E Biostatistics
Concept of probability; t-test; ANOVA; Correlation; conditional probability and independency; Bernoulli, Binomial, Poisson, continuous distributions; Biological and Statistical variables.
GBE 242E Biochemistry
Life and molecules; protein structure and functions; amino acids; enzymes; carbohydrates; lipids; nuclein acids; membrane structure and dynamics; DNA as genetic material.
GBE 306E Bioreactors
Elements in bioreactor design; kinetics and thermodynamics of microbial processes; analysis of batch and continuous processes; biochemical aspects of bioreactor analysis; bioreactor modeling.
GBE 322E Biotechnology
Stoichiometry of microbial reproduction; genetically modified microorganisms; industrial application of genetic engineering; operation and control of bioreactors; mixed cultures.
GBE 312E Genetic Engineering I
Cellular bioengineering; gene therapy; ecology and evolution; methods to produce different genetically modified organisms (GMOs); technology licensing and patents in life sciences; characteristics and classes of drug development.
Prerequisite: GBE 252E Molecular Biology and Genetics
GBE 312EL Genetic Engineering I Lab
Design and analyze a standard genetic pedigree; establish subculture and mutagenize colonies of bacteria; analyze a genomic sequence using basic bioinformatic tools.
Prerequisite: GBE 201EL Cell Biology Lab
GBE 352E Genetic Engineering II
Structural features of cells; developmental mechanisms; human genetics; organization and mapping of the human genome; sequencing; control of human gene expression; genetic imprinting; cell cultures.
Prerequisite: GBE 312E Genetic Engineering I
GBE 352EL Genetic Engineering II Lab
Plasmid isolation from bacteria; restriction endonuclease profile analysis; construction of recombinant DNA; perform polymerase chain reaction; southern hybridization.
Prerequisite: GBE 312EL Genetic Engineering I Lab
GBE 302E Separation and Purification Processes
Introduction to bioseparation; filtration; centrifugation and ultracentrifugation; cell distruption; extraction; chromatography; ultrafiltration; crystallization; drying.
GBE 401E Nanotechnology
Experimental and computational characterisation of nanomaterials; surfaces and interfaces in nanotechnology; multidisciplinary nature of nanotechnology; applications of nanotechnology in engineering, biomedical, energy.
GBE 404E Bioinformatics
Introduction to methods for sequence analysis; biological databases; sequence alignment; gene and protein structure prediction; molecular phylogenetics.
GBE 402E Graduation Project
A project is designed for individual students on a specific topic in the area of genetics and biotechnology. A written final presentation is required.
GBE 412E Biopolymers
Molecular structure of biopolymers; a specific biopolymer to biological structures in nature; current environmental issues; choice of biopolymers vs. synthetic polymers for common applications.
Prerequisite: GBE 206E Biomaterials
GBE 407E Seminar
Preparation and presentation of seminars on recent research topics in the field of genetics and biotechnology.
ATA 101 (History of Turkish Revolution I) Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi I
Temel kavramlar, Osmanlı Devleti ve Osmanlı’da yenileşme hareketlerinden başlayarak Lozan Antlaşmasına kadar geçen tarihsel sürecin bir bütün olarak incelenmesi.
BIL 101E Int. to Comp. and Info. Systems
Information systems, computer literacy, types of computers, components of computer, hardware, software concepts, basic parts of computer, operating systems and tasks, file and folder management, internet, internet browsers, word processor, spreadsheet, presentation preparation and use of database software.
TDB 101 Turkish I Türk Dili I
Dilin evrensel tanımı, Türkçenin diller evrenindeki konumu, Türkçenin temel dil bilgisel özellikleri, anlama – anlatım uygulamaları, yazı türlerinin genel özellikleri.
KIM 101E Chemistry
Basic concepts, gases, chemical thermodynamics, solids and liquids, solutions, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, solubility, entropy and free energy.
KIM 101EL Chemistry Lab
Basic concepts, gases, chemical thermodynamics, solids and liquids, solutions, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, solubility, entropy and free energy laboratory practice.
FIZ 101E Physics I
Physics and measurement, vectors, static equilibrium, motion in one and two dimensions, Newton's laws of motion, work, power, energy and energy conservation, linear momentum and collisions, rotational motion of solids, law of gravity, statics of fluids, dynamics of fluids.
FIZ 101EL Physics I Lab
Physics and measurement, vectors, static equilibrium, motion in one and two dimensions, Newton's laws of motion, work, power, energy and energy conservation, linear momentum and collisions, rotational motion of solids, law of gravity, statics of fluids, dynamics of fluids laboratory practice.
MAT 101E Mathematics
Numbers, arrays, series, functions, limit and continuity, derivatives and applications, definite integral.
ETK 101E Engineering Ethics
Definition of ethics, ethical moral work, historical development of ethics, ethics in philosophy, ethics and objectives, Ethical vision and theories, Basic ethical theory types, basic approaches in ethical evaluation, Ethics in organization, environment and customer relations ethics, ethics of engineering.
MAT 202E Differential Equations
First order differential equations, definitions and general properties of solutions, separable, homogeneous and linear equations, complete differential equations and integration factor, systems of differential equations.
Prerequisite: MAT 102E Mathematics II
TER 202E Thermodynamics
Definition of introduction and thermodynamic terms, First law of thermodynamics, 2nd law of thermodynamics, Statistical entropy, basic mathematical equations for thermodynamics, heat capacity, enthalpy, entropy, 3rd law of thermodynamics, solution of these problems.
KIM 108E Organic Chemistry
A systematic study of the compounds of carbon, including methods of synthesis and correlation of chemical and physical properties with structure. Introduction to certain theoretical concepts. One laboratory per week emphasizing basic techniques and synthesis.
Prerequisite: KIM 101E Chemistry
BIL 102E Int. to Scientific Programming
Representation of data in computer science, concept of algorithm, algorithm setting, flowchart, pseudo-code, introduction to programming with the chosen programming language, compiler and interpreter concepts, types of programming, data types, conditional expressions, loop structures, functions, abstraction, recursion concepts and applications.
TDB 102 Turkish II Türk Dili II
Türkçe’deki tümce yapıları ve bu yapılarla çelişen uygulayımlardan örnekler, anlama-anlatım uygulamaları, yazı türlerinin genel özellikleri.
FIZ 102E Physics II
Electric charge, charge conservation and quantization, Colomb Law, electric field, electric field of continuous charge distribution, movement of charged particles in a uniform electric field, Gauss's Law, electric potential, capacitors and dielectrics, energy stored in capacitor, dielectric capacitors, current and resistance, correct current circuits.
FIZ 102EL Physics II Lab
Electric charge, charge conservation and quantization, Colomb Law, electric field, electric field of continuous charge distribution, movement of charged particles in a uniform electric field, Gauss's Law, electric potential, capacitors and dielectrics, energy stored in capacitor, dielectric capacitors, current and resistance, correct current circuits laboratory practice.
MAT 102E Mathematics II
Coordinate systems, conics, polar coordinates, analytic geometry in three-dimensional space, multivariate functions, partial derivatives, vector functions. Gradient, divergence, Curl, applications of partial derivatives, integrals of multivariable functions, double integrals, triple integrals, curvilinear integrals, surface integrals.
ATA 102 History of Turkish Revolution II Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi II
İnkılâplar, Atatürk Dönemi Türk dış politikası (1923–1938), Atatürk İlkeleri: Cumhuriyetçilik, Milliyetçilik, Halkçılık, Devletçilik, Laiklik, İnkılâpçılık, Bütünleyici İlkeler, Atatürk sonrası Türkiye (iç ve dış siyasi gelişmeler).
END 305E Engineering Economics
Terminology and cash flow diagrams. Interest factors and their use. Nominal and effective interest rates and continuous discounting. Current value and capitalized cost analysis. Annual cash flow analysis. Capital budgeting under budgetary constraints. Sensitivity analysis and decision trees. Investment analysis at risk.
END 401E Occup. Health and Safety I
Basic concepts related to occupational health and safety, occupational accidents and occupational diseases, basic concepts in occupational health and safety risk management, occupational health and safety, national and international organizations and management systems, risk factors for occupational health and safety.
END 402E Occup. Health and Safety II
Establishment of workplace, workplace and add-ons regulation, Fire, Electric Current, First Aid and Rescue, Personal Protection, Health and Safety Signs, Emergency Plans, Occupational Health and Safety in the Design, Production and Use of Work Equipment, Occupational safety regulations.
Prerequisite: END 401E Occup. Health and Safety I
GBE 300 Internship
The purpose of the internship is to put the theoretical knowledge into practice.
GBE 112E Int. to Genetics and Bioengineering
The objective of this course is to introduce students the theoretical background and different application areas of genetics and bioengineering principles, to discuss global and social effect of genetics and bioengineering applications and ethical concerns.
FDE 208E Microbiology
This course involves the study of microorganisms with particular emphasis on the biology of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoan parasites. The main focus of our course is the pathogenic potential of the organisms that cause disease in man. You will also cover aspects of the biochemistry, physiology and genetics of microorganisms.
Prerequisite: BIO 102E Biology II
AKM 301E Fluid Mechanics
Understanding basic laws, principles and phenomena in the area of fluid mechanics - to solve simplified examples of fluid mechanics - theoretical and practical preparation enabling students to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in professional and specialist courses.
GBE 262E Scientific Research Methods
Familiarity with scientific methods in general and methods from science and. Have deepened knowledge and understanding of possibilities and limitations of science and technology, its role in society and the responsibility for how science and technology is being used. Have better understanding of the nature of science and values at stake in the practice of science.
ISM 312E Entrepreneurship
This course introduces students to the opportunities and challenges associated with the creation and management of entrepreneurial and small organizations. This course discusses innovative and contemporary approaches in addressing areas such as: starting, acquiring a business, succeeding in business, and franchising a small business venture.
FDE 314 Functional Foods
Functional foods are virtue of physiologically active food components provide health benefits beyond basic nutrition. The course will overview the principles and processes necessary to evaluate and market functional foods, nutraceuticals, and dietary supplements.
GBE 340E Report Writing and Presentation Skills
This course is designed to teach course participants the fundamentals of effective technical report writing, giving them the skills and confidence to generate compact and well-thought out documents, and to present their reports to an audience with convincing and memorable impact.
BIL 401E Technology and Ethics
This course is designed to teach relations between science, technology, society, and ethics. It provides understanding of the different theoretical frameworks used to analyse these relations and you will learn how to recognise and address ethical challenges in information technology design and use.
END 414E Labor Law
This course focuses on the laws governing collective bargaining by unions and employers, the relationship between individuals and the union, and the ways that these collective bargaining laws also govern concerted activities in non-union workplaces.
ISM 307E Human Resources Management
This course examines the role of the human resource professional as a strategic partner in managing today’s organizations. Key functions such as recruitment, selection, development, appraisal, retention, compensation, and labor relations are examined. Implications of legal and global environments are appraised and current issues.
END 441E Technology and R&D
The course aims to develop your knowledge of product innovation, technology transfer and R&D processes, enabling you and companies to gain competitive advantage through technologies.
BLG 461E Introduction to E-Commerce
This course introduces the concepts, vocabulary, and procedures associated with E-Commerce and the Internet. The student gains an overview of all aspects of E-Commerce.
GBE 342E Cytogenetics
A study of different aspects of the cell which affect inheritance. The purpose of the course is to provide a working knowledge of cytogenetics, the preparation of materials for study, and the importance of chromosomal variations.
GBE 344E Immunology
A study of the molecular and cellular interactions and principles of the immune system. Topics include immune system development, humoral & cell-mediated immunity, disease and treatments involving immunization, immunodeficiency, and autoimmunity.
GBE 351E Human Genetics
This course introduces you to a basic understanding of the concepts of human genetics and genomics, in preparation for later application in the context of human development and congenital and acquired disease.
GBE 353E Cancer Biology
This course provides with a basic understanding of the molecular and cellular mechanisms that lead to cancer. Lectures primarily focus on the role of growth factors, oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, angiogenesis, and signal transduction mechanisms in tumor formation.
GBE 363E Toxicology
The course will cover basic toxicology and ecotoxicology, including how toxic substances are taken up in the organisms, distributed, biotransformed and excreted, how toxic substances react with biomolecules and downstream consequenses for the organism, as well as knowledge about toxic substances, e.g. metals, organic contaminants and pesticides.
GBE 365E Genetic Disorders
Many human diseases have a genetic component. Some of these conditions are under investigation by researchers. This course is designed to teach genetic disorders, their mechanisms and investigation methods.
GBE 375E Developmental Biology
Developmental biology studies the mechanisms involved in growth and development of complex organisms. This course covers the current understanding of the molecular mechanisms that regulate animal development.
GBE 422E Epigenetics
This course will examine selected epigenetic phenomena described in several eukaryotes, mechanisms controlling these effects and their phenotypic consequences when normal regulation is lost.
GBE 320E Cell Culture Techniques
The course should provide the student with knowledge such that the student can carry out basic cell-culture techniques properly and safely, and explain factors of significance in the cultivation of cells in vitro.
GBE 333E Industrial Microbiology
The course is designed to develop your ability to apply the techniques used in the different phases of industrial microbiology: discovery, production(including fermentation and scale-up),bioprocessing and cell banking.
GBE 336E Industrial Biotechnology
The course aims to provide fundamental insights to exploit enzymes and microbes for the manufacturing of products which have a huge industrial significance. It uniquely blends the science and engineering with various biochemical processes to obtain products of diverse fields such as chemicals, food, bioenergy etc.
GBE 372L Clinical Biochemistry
This subject is designed to extend your theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolomics, the latter which is an emerging multidisciplinary science, combining aspects of biology, analytical chemistry, experimental design and data interpretation.
GBE 425E Molecular Signaling Pathways and Cancer
Several hallmarks of cancer have been defined including cell autonomous aberrations affecting survival and proliferation as well as altered communication with the cancer microenvironment. This course is designed to teach molecular signaling pathways and the relationship between these pathways and cancer.
GBE 432E Genomics and Proteomics
The course aims to appraise the students to basic and high throughput techniques in Genomics and Proteomics and their applications, basic concepts of genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics, use of genomics and proteomics in human health, finding solutions to theoretical and experimental problems in Genomics and Proteomics fields.
FDE 435E Food Toxicology
This course is about principles of toxicology in general, kinetics and dynamics of xenobiotics in a human organism and substance toxicity evaluation in particular. A student is skilled in methods of determination of important xenobiotics in the food chain.
GBE 435E Biosensors
Biosensors are defined as self contained integrated devices capable of providing analytical information, using a biological recognition element in conjunction with a secondary transduction element. This introductory course begins by defining the basic concept of a biosensor and what differentiates this from any other chemical sensor.
GBE 452E Plant Biotechnology
The goal of this course is to introduce biotechnology methods in plants. The objective of the course is to give students new knowledge and widening of the knowledge acquired in other course by handling of classical and modern plant biotechnology processes.
GBE 455E Gene Therapy
In this course, you will start by building a fundamental understanding of gene therapy, then dive deeper with an in-depth look at important trends, research and advances in gene therapy.
GBE 462E Molecular Pharmacology
This course will examine the molecular basis of drug action and explore how cutting edge biotechnology and biomedical research can advance pharmacological knowledge, increasing our understanding of how drugs work.
GBE 470E Stem Cells
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that are capable of self-renewal and have the potential to develop into specialized cells types. Stem cells are important for development, reproduction, growth, healing, and homeostasis.
GBE 472E Drug Delivery Systems
The primary purpose of this course is for the learner to achieve a clear and comprehensive understanding of the rational formulation and usage of drug products and preparations as they relate to development of logically sound explanations of and arguments for a particular patient’s drug therapy.
GBE 442E Microbial and Viral Genetics
This course provides foundation material on microbial and viral genetics. Topics include mutation, gene transfer and genetic analysis in bacteria, DNA cloning and comparative genomics of bacteria, fungi and the HIV retrovirus.
GBE 456E Neurobiology
This course is designed to offer you a representative view of the field. This course will introduce you to the levels at which nervous systems are studying, ranging from individual nerve cells to circuits to behavior. You will also examine one aspect of neurobiology in depth as part of a term long project.
GBE 460E Pharmacogenetics
This course will draw from multiple disciplines to provide a general understanding of molecular approaches to genotyping, as well as the understanding of genotype/phenotype relationships and gene-environment interactions as determinants of disease susceptibility.