Information Package / Course Catalogue
Stem Cells in Tissues and Organs
Course Code: KHÜ527
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

Giving information about stem cells and diseases in tissues and organs

Course Content

Stem cells from fetal and umbilical cord, stem cells from amnion and placenta, stem cells in teeth, adipose tissue, stem cells in nervous system, stem cells in digestive system and diabetes, stem cells in muscle, skeleton, heart and vascular system, stem cells in skin, genital stem cells in the system will be explained.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Understands the properties of stem cells in tissues
2.Learn the properties of stem cells in organs
3.Understands the differences between stem cells in tissues and organs and examines the relationship with diseases
4.Have knowledge about stem cells in male and female genital system
5.Understand the clinical importance of stem cells in tissues and organs
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Sell S, Stem Cells Handbook, Humana Press, second edition, 2013
2.Alberio R, Epiblast Stem Cells, Humana Press, Methods and protocols,Wiley Blackwell, 2013
3.Regad T, Sayers TJ, Rees R, Principle of Stem Cell Biology and Cancer,
4.Healy L, Ruban L, Atlas of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells in Culture, Springer, 2015
5.Rich IN, Stem Cell Protocols, Humana Press, 2015
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Course description and introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Fetal and umbilical cord-derived stem cells
Week 3 - Theoretical
Amniotic and placenta-derived stem cells
Week 4 - Theoretical
Stem cells in the tooth
Week 5 - Theoretical
Stem cells in adipose tissue
Week 6 - Theoretical
Stem cells in the nervous system
Week 7 - Theoretical
Stem cells in pancreas and its relationship with diabetes
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Stem cells in the liver
Week 10 - Theoretical
Stem cells in musculoskeletal system
Week 11 - Theoretical
Stem cells in the cardiovascular system
Week 12 - Theoretical
Stem cells in the skin
Week 13 - Theoretical
Stem cells in the male genital system
Week 14 - Theoretical
Stem cells in the female genital system
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Assignment1%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory131239
Assignment218138
Midterm Examination124226
Final Examination148250
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)153
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
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PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
4
4
5
3
3
OÇ-2
4
4
5
3
3
OÇ-3
4
4
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4
2
3
OÇ-4
4
4
3
4
2
3
OÇ-5
4
4
3
4
2
3
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