BIO09035 2019 BIOANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES
This module aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the various analytical test methods used in a biopharmaceutical Quality Control laboratory to assess the raw material, in-process, bulk drug substance and finished product quality attributes. The module will focus on the scientific principles behind each method, analytical platforms used and their application in the biopharmaceutical analysis.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Discuss and critically evaluate the applications of the test methods listed in a biopharmaceutical product analysis.
Source and interpret the theory behind the test methods listed.
Identify and interpret equipment requirements for performance of the test methods listed.
Formulate and communicate judgements with regard to biopharmaceutical analytical techniques.
Source relevant information, critically interpret and apply appropriate referenced literature from a wide range of information sources
Demonstrate effective communication skills in an appropriate format.
Module Assessment Strategies
as per Q manual
The following is a summary of the main topics included in this particular module: Introduction to Quality Control Testing for Biopharmaceuticals; Protein Estimation Assays (Traditional and soloVPE); Slab-gel and Capillary Electrophoresis; Immunoassays; Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC); Mass spectrometry.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||MCQ||Continuous Assessment||Multiple Choice||10 %||Week 5||2,3,4|
|2||MCQ||Continuous Assessment||Multiple Choice||10 %||Week 9||2,3,4|
|3||LAQ||Continuous Assessment||Closed Book Exam||30 %||Week 11||1,2,3,4,6|
|4||written project report||Project||Project||40 %||End of Term||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|5||presentation||Continuous Assessment||Interview||10 %||Week 15||1,2,3,4,5,6|
Part Time Mode Workload
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Self Study||7||Weekly||7.00|
Recommended book lists will be supplied in the Moodle page for the subject.
Moodle and link to Live Lecture room will be provided.