Course: Microbiology

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Course title Microbiology
Course code CBG/MIKP
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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)
  • Pavelka Jaroslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introdution to microbiology. 2.-4. Structures of prokaryotic cell. 5. Growth and multiplication of bacteria. 6. Ecology of bacteria and cyanophyta. Industrial use of microorganisms and biotechnologies. 7. - 8. Metabolism of prokaryots (phototrophic, chemolithotrophic, chemoorganotrophic bacteria). 9. Genetics of bacteria (genome, transformation, conjugation, transduction, plasmids). 10.- 11. Patogenity and virulency of bacteria. Antibiotics and substances with bacteriostatic properties. 12. Taxonomy of bacteria. 13. Virology (general virology, synopsis of DNA and RNA viruses, prions)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 13 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
To acquire basic knowledge of molecular biology and cytology
professional skills
To know the culture methods in bacteriology and virology
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to understand the problems of bacterial cell cytology, bacteria genetics, to learn the basics of virology and a representative of pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria and viruses
professional skills
To master the basics of bacterial cultivation To master the basics of DNA cloning
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture with visual aids
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
professional skills
Lecture with visual aids
Practicum
general eligibility
Lecture with visual aids
Practicum
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Written exam
Skills demonstration during laboratory work
professional skills
Practical exam
Skills demonstration during laboratory work
general eligibility
Practical exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Lékařská mikrobiologie. Praha : Marvil, 1996.
  • Betina, V. a kol. Všeobecná mikrobiológia. Alfa Bratislava, 1977.
  • Kaprálek F. Základy bakteriologie. 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 Biology in Education (16) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (17) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (17) 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 Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (17) Biology courses - -
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (16) Biology courses - -
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 Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (15) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Biology (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Biology (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer