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Course syllabus N426M0_4I - Microbiology (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N426M0_4I
Course unit title: Microbiology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

 
Credits allocated: 2
 
Recommended semester/trimester: Biotechnology - master (semi-compulsory), 1. semester
Biotechnology - master (semi-compulsory), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
none
 
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.
 
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:
Basic:
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.

 
Language of instruction: slovak or english
 
Notes:
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 71

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Petra Olejníková, PhD. (person responsible for course)
 
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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