Course: Practical Microbiology

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Course title Practical Microbiology
Course code CBG/MIKC
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kout Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Houdek Zbyněk, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Three days laboratory course. Safety work in laboratory. Sterilization, principes of aseptic work. Isolation of pure culture and work with the pure culture. Cultivation of bacteria. Native observation. Undifferencial and differencial staining of bacteria and their spores. Quantification of number of live cells. Methods of testing of antibiotic and chemoterapeutic effectivy.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory work
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 24 hours per semester
  • Preparation for laboratory testing; outcome analysis (1-8) - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
know basic of molecular biology and cytology at the bachelor study of biology level
know cell structure at the bachelor study of biology level
professional skills
be able to plan, carry out and conclude results from experiment according to task instruction
be able to cooperate fulfilling task with other students
be able to interpret results of observation using knowledge obtained during former study
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
adopt basic principes of laboratory work with microorganisms, their culativation in growth media and staining of microscopical preparates
professional skills
be able to verify theoretical information using planned experiment
hypothesize experimental results in concrete situation
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Laboratory work
professional skills
Laboratory work
general eligibility
Laboratory work
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Skills demonstration during laboratory work
professional skills
Skills demonstration during laboratory work
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during laboratory work
Recommended literature
  • Lékařská mikrobiologie. Praha : Marvil, 1996.
  • Betina, V. a kol. Všeobecná mikrobiológia. Alfa Bratislava, 1977.
  • Kaprálek, F. Mikrobiologické praktikum. Karolinum Praha, 1999.
  • Rosypal, S. a kol. Obecná mikrobiologie. SPN Praha, 1981.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (13) Biology courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (15) Biology courses 1 Summer