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Course syllabus N426L4_4B - Laboratory of Fundamentals of General Microbiology (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Laboratory of Fundamentals of General Microbiology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
laboratory/construction practice
4 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Biotechnology - bachelor (compulsory), 3. semester
Food, Nutrition, Cosmetics - bachelor (compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Laboratory Report, Test
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Learning basic microbiological techniques. Preparation of culture media, isolation of pure culture, unknown identification, staining methods, metabolic activities. Enumeration of microorganisms. Growth and inhibition of microorganisms.
Course contents:
Aseptic techniques. Preparation of culture media. Sterilization. Inoculation and cultivation of microorganisms. Isolation of pure cultures. Microscopy - wet mount technique, preparation of smears, heat fix and staining. Measurements of growth and inhibition of microbial growth. Effect of environmental factors on growth. Identification of unknown bacteria, yeasts and filamentous fungi. Microbiological analysis of samples of food, water and air.
Recommended or required reading:
BETINA, V. Mikrobiologické laboratórne metódy. Bratislava : Alfa, 1988. 536 p.
HORÁKOVÁ, K. -- BARÁTHOVÁ, H. -- VOLLEK, V. Mikrobiológia: Návody na cvičenia. Bratislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1989. 210 p.
COLOMÉ, J. -- KUBINSKI, M. -- CANO, R. Laboratory Exercises in Microbiology. New York: West publishing company, 1992. 283 p. ISBN 0-314-87262-0.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 325

36,6 %
24,3 %
24,0 %
9,5 %
5,2 %
0,4 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Lucia Hoppanová (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Ing. Zuzana Ježíková, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Ing. Noémi Molnárová (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Petra Olejníková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. Tomáš Pagáč, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Ing. Barbora Puzderová (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Ing. Ján Víglaš (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
29. 1. 2019
doc. Ing. Petra Olejníková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 01/29/2019.

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