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Course syllabus N426M1_4I - Microbiology (FCFT - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit title: Microbiology
Course unit code: N426M1_4I
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (3 credits)
Name of lecturer: prof. RNDr. Daniela Hudecová, CSc. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To provide students with knowledge of the acellular infectious particles, metabolism, genetics, diversity and biotic relationships of microorganisms with emphasis on practical applications in biotechnology, medicine and environmental processes.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
Viruses, bacteriophages, prions. Genetics of microorganisms, mutation, gene transfer and recombination. Selection of mutants. Microbial genomics, genetic engineering. Virulence, pathogenicity, host-pathogen interactions. Microorganisms as agents of infectious diseases. Microorganisms in the biosphere. Catabolic and anabolic processes of microorganisms and their technological importance.
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.
BETINA, V. Mikrobiológia 2. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1996. 212 p. ISBN 80-227-0860-7.
BROCK, T D. Biology of Microorganisms. Englewood Cliffs : Prentice Hall International, 1994. 909 p. ISBN 0-13-176660-0.
COHEN, G N. Microbial Biochemistry. London: Springer, 2011. 557 p. ISBN 978-90-481-9436-0.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: lectures
Assesment methods and criteria: exam
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 05/20/2019.

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