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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Trends in Biotechnologies - AM319025
Title: Trends in Biotechnologies
Guaranteed by: Department of Biotechnology (319)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/2, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Halecký Martin doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
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Annotation -
The aim of the subject is to understand the structural principles of biotechnology, basic characteristics of individual biotechnology areas and processes essential for their implementation. During the lessons, the understanding of the connections between the individual processes, apparatuses and production processes is enhanced. The course focuses on modern trends in biotechnology with regard to their current needs and prospects for future development.
Last update: Halecký Martin (16.09.2023)
Literature -

R: Moo-Young M. (2019). Comprehensive Biotechnology, 3rd Edition, Elsevier. ISBN: 9780444640475

R: Hu, W.-S. (2018). Engineering Principles in Biotechnology. ISBN: 9781119159032

A: Saxena, A. (2020). Biotechnology Business - Concept to Delivery. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-030-36129-7

Last update: Halecký Martin (16.09.2023)
Learning resources -

Last update: Halecký Martin (16.09.2023)
Syllabus -

1. The nature of biotechnology

2. Principles of microbial growth and enzyme kinetics

3. Bioreactors and advanced fermentation technologies

4. Substrates for biotechnology and up-stream processing

5. Genetically modified organisms in biotechnologies

6. Microbial production of recombinant proteins

7. Algal biotechnologies

8. Biotechnological application of extremophiles

9. Trends in brewing

10. Trends in winemaking

11. Production of biofuels

12. Biological waste air treatment

13. Biological waste water and soil treatment

14. Safety in biotechnology and its public perception

Last update: Halecký Martin (16.09.2023)
Registration requirements -

At least basic knowledge of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Chemical Engineering.

Last update: Kubová Petra (25.04.2018)
Course completion requirements -

Exam test (rated at least 50%).

Oral exam.

Last update: Halecký Martin (16.09.2023)