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Course syllabus N431G0_4I - Genetically Modified Organisms (FCFT - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N431G0_4I
Course unit title: Genetically Modified Organisms
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 2
Recommended semester/trimester: Food, Hygiene, Cosmetics - master (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Chemical Engineering - master (optional), 2. semester
Chemical Engineering - master (optional), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Presence on lectures and successfully done test exams during semester
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To gain the basic knowledge on DNA manipulations, cloning and techniques for preparation of genetically modified organisms and their applications in industry, agriculture, food/feed, pharmacy and medicine.
Course contents:
1.Structure of nucleic acids
2.Isolation, separation and purification of nucleic acids
3.Enzymes as a basic tool for manipulation of nucleic acids
4.Introduction of DNA into cells
5.Preparation of recombinant microorganisms
6.Basic techniques of gene engineering (hybridization, blotting, PCR, sequencing)
7.Obtaining and location of specific gene
8.Preparation of transgene plants
9.Cloning of animal cells
10.Production of recombinant proteins
11.Regulation of gene expression
12.Gene negineering in food/feed industry, agriculture, pharmacy and medicine
13.Ethic, safety and legislative of genetically modified organisms
Recommended or required reading:
BROWN, T A. Gene Cloning and DNA analysis : An introduction. 6th edition. Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774, USA: Wiley & Blackwell, 2010. 318 p. ISBN 978-1-4051-8173-0.

Casimir C. Akoh et al.: Food Lipids - Chemistry, Nutrition, and Biotechnology (4th edition), CRC Press with Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton (FL), USA, 2017, (Print ISBN: 978-1-4987-4485-0, eBook ISBN: 978-1-4987-4487-4)

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 2

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Milan Čertík, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 7. 3. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Milan Čertík, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 03/07/2019.

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