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Course syllabus N426M1_4I - Microbiology (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
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Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester:
Biochemistry and Biomedical Technologies - master (compulsory), 1. semester
Biochemistry and Biomedical Technologies - master (compulsory), 1. semester
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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:
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
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 107

42,1 %
29,0 %
20,6 %
5,6 %
2,7 %
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Name of lecturer(s): prof. RNDr. Daniela Hudecová, CSc. (examiner, lecturer) - slovak, english
Ing. Svetlana Kryštofová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer) - slovak, english
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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