caltech_sealWelcome to BE/EE 189a, Design and Construction of Biodevices!

 

 

 

 

Course Information

 

 

Instructor:

Prof. Changhuei Yang (call me ‘Young’)

Telephone:

8922

Email:

chyang@caltech.edu

Office:

262 Moore

Office hours:

Anytime during normal business hours (9-5)

 

TA:

Jian Xu

Email:

jxxu@caltech.edu

Office:

108 Keck

Office hours:

Monday, 5-6 pm

 

TA:

Shreya Ramachandran

Email:

sramacha@caltech.edu

Office:

108 Keck

Office hours:

Friday, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

 

 

Homework sent to:

caltechbe189@gmail.com

Name the pdf as "PCRproject_Station20_Alice_Bob"

 

 

 

 

             

Course Announcements

 

 

Syllabus and Piazza

 

The syllabus can be found here: [PDF]. In addition to this course website, we will use Piazza to make announcements and communicate with the class: [Link to Piazza].

 

 

Schedule and Handouts

 

This is a tentative course schedule, which is subject to change. Due dates will never be earlier than what’s listed on here.

 

DATE

Milestones

ASSIGNMENT DUE

4/2/2019

Class Introduction /

Begin work on Exercise Packet

4/4/2019

4/9/2019

Exercise Packet 1-4 (2:30pm)

4/11/2019

Pulse Oximetry Prelab (2:30pm)

4/16/2019

Start pulse oximeter project

Exercise Packet 5-8 (2:30pm)
ECG Data [TXT]

4/18/2019

4/23/2019

Pulse detection should be working

4/25/2019

4/30/2019

In class demo

Pulse Oximeter Demo

5/2/2019

PCR Lecture

RT-PCR Prelab (2:30pm)

5/7/2019

Pulse oximeter teardown / Start RT-PCR project

Pulse Oximeter Report

5/9/2019

 

5/14/2019

5/16/2019

Thermocycling should be working

5/21/2019

5/23/2019

5/28/2019

Optics should be working

5/30/2019

 

6/4/2019

In class demo

RT-PCR Demo

6/6/2019

6/7/2019

Teardown at 4 pm (one from each group must be present!)

RT-PCR Report (11:59 pm)

 

 

Helpful/Additional Material

 

·         Notes on LabVIEW by Dr. Changhuei Yang [PDF]

·         Notes on LabVIEW by Dr. Justin Bois [PDF]

·         Sample VIs by Dr. Justin Bois [ZIP]

·         Slides on PCR by Dr. Changhuei Yang [PDF]

·         LabVIEW Instructional Videos [URL]

·         Classic soldering training videos [URL]