BMS

Biomedical Sciences

  • BMS 6550 Advanced Linear Algebra

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Basic principles of linear independence, spanning sets, bases, and dimension. Linear transformations, matrix representations of linear transformations, and determinants. Spectral theory of square matrices, Jordan canonical form. Perron-Frobenius results on positive matrices.

  • BMS 6640 Computational Statistics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Random number generation and Monte Carlo methods. The bootstrap and permutation tests. Numerical methods for optimization related to maximum likelihood estimation. Nonparametric density estimation. Monte Carlo Markov Chain (MCMC) methods. Classification and regression trees.

  • BMS 6740 Advanced Stat Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practical, applied coverage of basic statistical principles and terminology, ANOVA, multiple and logistic regression, sample size issues and experimental design. Biomedical data examples, review of computer output and class exercises are provided.

  • BMS 7030 Research Ethics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as BMB 7030.) Research ethics emphasizes the evaluation of hypothetical ethical scenarios in biomedical research. Class discussion is based on integrating ethical policy and practices as they relate to research at Wright State and beyond.

  • BMS 7050 Applied Linear Techniques

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate level linear engineering methods in finite and infinite dimensions.

  • BMS 7060 Modern Control I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    State variable representations of continuous and discrete systems. Linear vector spaces and similarity transformations; elgen-analysis, time and transform domain solutions of linear state equations; controllability, observability, and stability of linear systems.

  • BMS 7080 Digital Signal Processing: Theory, Application and Implementation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces principles and applications of digital signal processing (DSP) from the design and implementation perspective. Introduction to advanced digital signal processing design concepts. Focus on time and frequency domain algorithms. Methods include multirate signal processing.

  • BMS 7100 Continuous Control Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introductory course providing students with a general control background. Major topics include block diagrams and signal-flow graphs, electromechanical modeling, time response, root locus, and design of PID controllers.

  • BMS 7110 Biomedical Signals

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of techniques for the analysis of signals and systems, with a particular emphasis on the use of mathematical tools for analysis of medical imaging systems and data.

  • BMS 7111 Advanced Biomedical Signals

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Characteristics and measurement of various biomedical signals; time-domain and frequency-domain, continuous and discrete signal representations; applications of digital and random signal processing methods to various biomedical signals.

  • BMS 7120 Continuous Control Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introductory course providing students with a general control background. Major topics include block diagrams and signal-flow graphs, electromechanical modeling, time response, root locus, and design of PID controllers.

  • BMS 7130 Continuous Control Systems Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Laboratory supporting BMS 7120. Students will experience hands on learning in lab environment. Application and testing of control systems theory with electromechanical systems.

  • BMS 7135 Photon Emission Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of imaging procedures based on radioactive isotopes. Topics include radioactive isotopes, gamma camera physics, single-photon-emission tomography, and positron-emission tomography. Each topic covers instrumentation, image production, and major applications.

  • BMS 7136 Instrumentation for Radiation Measurement

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Theoretical and practical consideration of radiation detectors and associated instrumentation, with focus on measurement of gamma radiation in the diagnostic energy range. Identification of metrics used to characterize system performance; quality assurance of imaging components.

  • BMS 7210 Orthopaedic and Prosthetic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course enables the student to use engineering techniques in orthopaedic and prosthetic applications.

  • BMS 7220 Experimental Orthopaedic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course prepares the students to learn design aspects used in orthopaedic devices. It introduces the learner the components and designs of total joint replacement implants and fixation methods. Students research FDA application categories for various types of devices.

  • BMS 7260 Synthetic Polymer Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as CHM 6610.) Step-growth and chain-growth polymerization in homogeneous and heterogeneous media; properties of commercial polymers.

  • BMS 7270 Proteins and Enzymes

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMB 7270. Current concepts in protein structure and function and the mechanism of enzymatic catalysis.

  • BMS 7310 Advanced Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design of workstations and hand-tools using Physiology and Biomechanics approach. Ergonomic analysis of assembly, machining and manual material handling operations. Practical solutions and real world case studies to improve productivity and reduce Workers Compensation costs.

  • BMS 7315 Ergonomic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced applications from a variety of bioengineering subfields are identified and defined with respect to their importance in the practice of human factors engineering.

  • BMS 7330 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the modern theories of valence, structural inorganic chemistry, and the chemistry of nonmetals.

  • BMS 7331 Quantitative Workload Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological and mathematical methods needed to accomplish a workload analysis as requisite to a system design or a redesign of an ergonomic system.

  • BMS 7335 Ergonomic Biodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Covers quantitative assessment of human motions. Mathematical descriptions include anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics and energetics. The methods of kinesiology, biomechanical modeling and electromyography are emphasized.

  • BMS 7340 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Thorough examination of the chemistry of metals stressing the transition elements, ligand field theory, and mechanisms of inorganic reactions.

  • BMS 7350 Human Control Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modeling, design and analysis of the physiological and cognitive performance of the human operator. Human-environmental interactions are characterized as biothermal control systems. Human-technological interactions are characterized as informative control systems.

  • BMS 7360 Chemical Kinetics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Characterization of simple and complex kinetic systems, experimental techniques, methods of data analyses, kinetic theories, reactions in gas phase, in solution and chemical chain reactions, deduction of reaction mechanisms from experimental rate laws.

  • BMS 7370 Thermodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of chemical thermodynamics; first, second, and third laws; applications to solutions.

  • BMS 7410 Structural Concepts in Organic Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of molecular orbital theory, reactive species, theories of acids and bases, and an introduction to stereochemistry.

  • BMS 7411 Rehabilitation Engineering Design I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of knowledge and experience in the rehabilitation engineering design, research and development process. Includes navigating funding issues.

  • BMS 7412 Rehabilitation Engineering Design II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Continuation of BMS 7411. Application of knowledge and experience in the rehabilitation engineering design, research and development process. Includes navigating funding issues.

  • BMS 7421 Rehabilitation Engineering Systems I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces the complex structure of the rehabilitation engineering service delivery systems practiced in the United States. Covers basic disability areas, current laws, resources, and rehabilitation technology.

  • BMS 7422 Rehabilitation Engineering Systems II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design and application of assistive devices used in rehabilitation of people with disabilities in various systems. Provides an understanding of the problems faced by people with disabilities, and the variety of possible solutions to these problems.

  • BMS 7450 Rehabilitation Engineering Service Delivery

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces rehabilitation engineering design principles. Includes practical design experiences in worksite modification, ergonomics, and accessibility evaluations. Provides experience in technical report writing and presentation.

  • BMS 7461 Rehabilitation Engineering Computers I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduces adaptive computer access hardware and software solutions for various disability populations in detail. Covers basic principles of programming with application to rehabilitation engineering. Lecture and lab are combined.

  • BMS 7462 Rehabilitation Engineering Computers II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Continuation of BMS 7461. Focuses on development of computer application programs and assistive devices for people with disabilities.

  • BMS 7480 Rehabilitation Engineering Introduction to Clinical Practice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces clinical practices and interdisciplinary services provided to individuals with disabilities receiving services from various rehabilitation service delivery systems. Focuses on testing, evaluation, and training in multiple disability specialty areas.

  • BMS 7500 Molecular Biochemistry I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMB 7500. Survey course emphasizing experimental and problem-solving approaches to understanding amino acids, protein structure, enzymes, nucleic acid structure and DNA replication.

  • BMS 7520 Molecular Biochemistry II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey course emphasizing an experimental and problem-solving approach to metabolism, nucleic-acid function, protein synthesis, membranes and hormones.

  • BMS 7530 Molecular Signalling-Molecular Cell Biology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMB 7530. A molecular analysis of information transfer into and within cells.

  • BMS 7600 Molecular Biology of the Nucleus

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as BMB 760.) A literature-based course covering molecular events in the nucleus including DNA replication, repair, recombination, and transcription.

  • BMS 7630 In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Also listed as BMS 7630 and BME 7134. Discusses the applications of NMR spectroscopy to the study of tissue metabolism in vivo. The fundamental theory of magnetic resonance imaging, with a survey of clinical applications, is also presented.

  • BMS 7650 Computational Tools and Strategies in Biomed Sciences

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This is a survey course of modern computational tools and strategies used in sequence, e-D structure and functional analysis of biomolecules. Students will gain hands on "laboratory" experience with key software and strategies.

  • BMS 7670 Molecular Basis of Inherited Disease

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    An intensive course on human diseases at all levels; replicational, transcriptional, translational, protein expression, protein folding and processing, protein structure and function, cellular metabolic changes, nuclear and cellular phenotypic changes, symptoms, and putative therapies.

  • BMS 7750 Pathogenic Mechanisms

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as M&I 6750.) This advanced level course will expand the knowledge of basic microbiology by focusing on human-microbial pathogen interactions. The molecular basis of the pathogenic mechanisms will be emphasized.

  • BMS 7770 Gene Therapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as M&I 7770.) The molecular basis of gene therapy and the use of viral gene delivery systems for the treatment of human disease are examined. Gene therapy strategies are contrasted with various diseases, including cancer and AIDS.

  • BMS 7780 Cell Biology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Topics include but not limited to a review of current understanding of the structure and function of cells, organelles and subcellular complexes.

  • BMS 7860 Lean Process Improvement for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of lean manufacturing and Kaizen techniques in multiple environments. Includes case studies and team projects based on real world problems and solutions.

  • BMS 8020 Immunology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as M&I 7260.) Fundamentals of immunobiology and basic virology. Emphasis on regulatory and cellular level of host immune responses against microbial pathogens as well as mechanisms of immunopathology, and on the characteristics and molecular biology of virus pathogens.

  • BMS 8030 Pathogenic Microbiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as M&I 7270.) Microorganisms pathogenic for humans and animals using the organ system approach. Emphasis on mechanisms of pathogenesis and host resistance.

  • BMS 8050 Intercellular Communication

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces the concepts of intercellular communication through an interdisciplinary presentation of immune and neuroendocrine system functions. Emphasizes the similarities between the systems and the multidis-ciplinary approaches used to study each.

  • BMS 8070 Virology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as M&I 7310.) This course provides an introduction to the field of virology. The course emphasizes the intrinsic properties of viruses that cause human disease and their interaction with cells, multiplication, genetics, and tumor induction.

  • BMS 8170 Biological Safety

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Identification, handling, and containment of potentially hazardous biological materials, including microorganisms and recombinant DNA.

  • BMS 8370 Human Gross Anatomy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    6
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    (Also listed as ANT 7110.) Lectures and dissection of human cadaver donor.

  • BMS 8380 Human Microanatomy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Detailed microanatomy of human cells, tissues, and organ systems.

  • BMS 8530 Ion Channels

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as P&B 7220.) This course explores the role of ion channels in a variety of cell types with an emphasis on both electrophysiological and biochemical methods for evaluation of channel function.

  • BMS 8560 Glial Cell Physiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as P&B 6500.) Concepts of glial cell physiology based on the analysis of current primary literature. Topics include interactions between glia and other cell types and the role of glia in pathophysiology.

  • BMS 8620 Human Physiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as P&N 6100.) An overview of human/mammalian organ physiology. Fundamental mechanisms and the experimental basis for current understanding is emphasized. Prerequisite: Introductory biology, chemistry, physics, or permission of instructor.

  • BMS 8630 Principles of Biomedical Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of Biomedical Research is appropriate for students that will be involved in biomedical research. PBR provides a lecture and student interactive series designed to introduce students to the basics of biomedical research.

  • BMS 8650 Introduction Neurophysiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as P&N 6420.) Physiological mechanisms that subserve the functions of the nervous system. Topics include the biophysics of neuronal information, intercellular communications, motor control, sensory systems, and development neurobiology.

  • BMS 8690 Quant Aspct-Membrane Transport

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Employs a quantitative approach to the properties of solutes, water, bio-electrical phenomena, the properties of transport systems that move solutes across biological membranes, and the interactions of these solutes with membranes.

  • BMS 8720 Mechanisms of Cell Death

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Signalling and Molecular mechanisms of Apoptotic Cell Death and relationship to human diseases.

  • BMS 8750 Neuroscience & Physiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    In-depth coverage of cellular neuroscience with an emphasis on physiological concepts. Subjects include nervous system development, generation of ion gradients, ionic basis of the action potential, synaptic transmission and ion channels.

  • BMS 8990 Continuing Registration

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
  • BMS 9030 Human Neurobiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    (Also listed as ANT 7310.) Detailed survey of the anatomy and physiology of the major fiber tracts and cell groups of the human central nervous system.

  • BMS 9540 Quantitative Workload Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological and mathematical methods needed to accomplish a workload analysis as requisite to a system design or a redesign of an ergonomic system.

  • BMS 9560 Medical Ultrasonics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of medical ultrasonics: ultrasound generation, propagation, scattering, and attenuation in biological tissue. Traditional A-mode, B-mode, M-mode, Doppler techniques and advanced ultrasound imaging techniques.

  • BMS 9570 Computed Tomography

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of generating images from projections. Discussion of specific problems like beam hardening, scatter, metal artefacts, etc. Focus on quantitative imaging in medical applications.

  • BMS 9590 Processing of Medical Images

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Digital image processing and its application to medical images. Topics include image display, compression, filtering, spatial versus frequency domain techniques, edge detection, morphological operations, registration and classification.

  • BMS 9610 Neuromuscular Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Teaches the design and application of neuromuscular assistive devices. Emphasizes biomathematics modeling and control theory.

  • BMS 9900 Biomedical Sciences Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Convention of student body and faculty in biomedical sciences to learn, discuss, and critique the basic and clinical biomedical literature as presented by an active and reputable scientific investigator. Student presentations required.

  • BMS 9910 Special Topics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Combination
    Lab
    Lecture

    Selected topics in biomedical sciences.

  • BMS 9940 Introduction to Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces BMS students to the ongoing research activities within the nine program tracks; involves presentations by BMS faculty. Graded pass/unsatisfactory.

  • BMS 9950 Non-Dissertation Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Supervised research other than laboratory rotations or dissertation research.Pass/unsatisfactory grades.

  • BMS 9960 Laboratory Rotation I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Independent study designed to develop proficiency in technology, instrumentation, research design, and data analysis in an area of concentration (advanced curriculum) different from a student's area of specialization.

  • BMS 9970 Laboratory Rotation II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Independent study designed to develop proficiency in technology, instrumentation, research design, and data analysis in an area of concentration (advanced curriculum) different from a student's area of specialization.

  • BMS 9980 Laboratory Rotation III

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Independent study designed to develop proficiency in technology, instrumentation, research design, and data analysis in an area of concentration (advanced curriculum) different from a student's area of specialization.

  • BMS 9990 Dissertation Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 15
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Planning and execution of scholarly original research of a quality that is publishable in a referred, scientific journal. Research must be communicated to the supervisory committee in written form and defended by public, oral examination.