BIO09035 2019 BIOANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES

General Details

Full Title
BIOANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES
Transcript Title
BIOANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES
Code
BIO09035
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
BIO - Bio Tech/Eng/Chem
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
09 - NFQ Level 9
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Mary Butler
Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Discuss and critically evaluate the applications of the test methods listed in a biopharmaceutical product analysis.

2.

Source and interpret the theory behind the test methods listed.

3.

Identify and interpret equipment requirements for performance of the test methods listed.

4.

Formulate and communicate judgements with regard to biopharmaceutical analytical techniques.

5.

Source relevant information, critically interpret and apply appropriate referenced literature from a wide range of information sources

6.

Demonstrate effective communication skills in an appropriate format.

Module Assessment Strategies

100% CA

Repeat Assessments

as per Q manual

Indicative Syllabus

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

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

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


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Study 7 Weekly 7.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Recommended book lists will be supplied in the Moodle page for the subject.

Other Resources

Moodle and link to Live Lecture room will be provided.

Additional Information

None