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Course syllabus N426Z0_4B - Fundamentals of General Microbiology (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Fundamentals of General Microbiology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester:
Biotechnology - bachelor (compulsory), 3. semester
Food, Nutrition, Cosmetics - bachelor (compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To acquaint students with prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms (cytology, morphology, growth, reproduction). To provide knowledge of microorganisms which are significant from the aspect of practical use in biotechnology and food. To notify with the possibilities of liquidation of unwanted microflora.
Course contents:
The role of microorganisms in nature and industrial applications. Prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms - cytology, morphology, taxonomy, reproduction. Industrially, ecologically and medically important prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, acellular pathogens. Nutrition, growth and reproduction of microorganisms. Chemical and physical environmental factors influencing growth and metabolism of microorganisms.
Recommended or required reading:
HUDECOVÁ, D. -- ŠIMKOVIČ, M. Mikrobiológia. In.
ŠILHÁNKOVÁ, L. Mikrobiologie pro potravináře a biotechnology. Praha : Academia, 2002. 363 p. ISBN 80-200-1024-6.
HUDECOVÁ, D. -- MAJTÁN, V. Mikrobiológia I. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo STU v Bratislave, 2002. 189 p. ISBN 80-227-1663-4.
TORTORA, G J. -- FUNKE, B R. -- CASE, C L. Microbiology: An Introduction. Redwood City : The Benjamin/Cummings Publ.Comp, 1992. 810 p. ISBN 0-8053-8480-4.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 307

19,5 %
15,6 %
18,2 %
17,3 %
25,1 %
4,3 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. RNDr. Daniela Hudecová, CSc. (examiner, lecturer) - slovak, english
Ing. Zuzana Ježíková, PhD. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Petra Olejníková, PhD. (examiner, person responsible for course)
Ing. Tomáš Pagáč, PhD. (examiner)
Ing. Ján Víglaš (examiner)
Last modification: 17. 7. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Petra Olejníková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 07/17/2019.

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