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Course syllabus N431Z1_4B - Fundamentals of Biotechnology (FCFT - SS 2020/2021)

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

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 4. semester
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 4. semester
Food, Nutrition, Cosmetics - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 6. semester
Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 6. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Students write 2 tests during the semester. The sum of points for the test is 20. Students successfully pass the tests if they have at least 56 % of all points. Students get credits for the course if they successfully pass both, the written tests and the oral exam.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will gain knowledge and skills in working with biological materials, technology usable biochemical processes, mechanisms regulating metabolism and the use of living organisms or their components, particularly in food, pharmaceutical, chemical technology and environmental protection.
Course contents:
Introduction to Biotechnology
Microorganisms in bio processes
Raw materials in biotechnology
Processes and equipment of industrial biotechnology
Isolation and analysis of product
Food biotechnology
Chemical biotechnology
Pharmaceutical biotechnology
Environmental biotechnology
Recommended or required reading:
VODRÁŽKA, Z. Biotechnologie. Praha: Academia, 1992. 209 p. ISBN 80-200-0293-6.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 30

16,7 %
13,3 %
10,0 %
13,3 %
43,3 %
3,4 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Milan Čertík, PhD. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Katarína Dercová, PhD. (lecturer)
Ing. Helena Hronská, PhD. (lecturer)
Ing. Vladimír Krasňan, PhD. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Martin Rebroš, PhD. (lecturer)
prof. Ing. Michal Rosenberg, PhD. (examiner, lecturer)
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Ján Šajbidor, DrSc. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Vladimír Štefuca, CSc. (lecturer)
Last modification: 29. 4. 2020
Supervisor: Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Ján Šajbidor, DrSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Samuel Hraško on 04/29/2020.

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