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Course syllabus 443M1_4D - Microbiology (FCFT - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code: 443M1_4D
Course unit title:
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture5 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester:
Biochemistry - doctoral (semi-compulsory), 1. year
Biotechnology - doctoral (semi-compulsory), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Provide students with knowledge regarding the metabolism, genetics, diversity and biotic relationships of microorganisms with emphasis on practical applications and the role of microorganisms 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.
Host-pathogen interactions. Microorganisms as origin of infectious diseases. Virulence, pathogenicity, antimicrobial therapy.
Microorganisms in the biosphere.
Catabolic and anabolic processes of microorganisms and their technological significance and importance in medicine.
Recommended or required reading:
ŠILHÁNKOVÁ, L. Mikrobiologie pro potravináře a biotechnology. Praha : Academia, 2002. 363 p. ISBN 80-200-1024-6.
BEDNÁŘ, M. Lékařská mikrobiologie: Bakteriologie. Virologie. Parazitologie. Praha : Marvil, 1996. 558 p.
BROCK, T D. Biology of Microorganisms. Englewood Cliffs : Prentice Hall International, 1994. 909 p. ISBN 0-13-176660-0.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 180

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Lucia Bírošová, PhD. (person responsible for course)
prof. RNDr. Daniela Hudecová, CSc. (examiner, lecturer) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Petra Olejníková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Last modification:
27. 8. 2020
doc. Ing. Lucia Bírošová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Mgr. Anna Balogová on 08/27/2020.

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