Fundamentals of Biofabrication

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Short description

Biofabrication combines advanced 3D fabrication techniques with biological systems to create complex tissue constructs, which can be applied for tissue engineering, as 3D in vitro biological models, or as medical therapeutic products. This online course aims to provide the student with the fundamental knowledge on the various aspects of biofabrication, including 3D printing techniques, biomaterials, tissue engineering, applications, translation and ethics. 

Practical information
This is an online course stretching over 9 weeks with a study load of approximately 10 hours per week.

Please note: the course contains weekly deadlines for individual and group assignments, so students should take this into consideration when signing up


You can register for this course via Osiris Student. More information about the registration procedure can be found here on the Studyguide.

The maximum of participants is 30.

You will be asked to submit a 300-400 word motivation letter before the 29th of September describing your reasons for taking this course: your willingness to participate in its discussions and assignments and to meet deadlines. Please send it in an email to  Paulina Nunez Bernal.

Students from outside the Graduate School of Life Sciences can register for this course by sending an email to Paulina Nunez Bernal. Please include your name, student number, Master’s programme and the course code.



Optional for students from other programmes

Open as an elective to all GSLS students.