Biotechnology: Seminar and Specialised Project - N319024
Title: Seminář oboru a odborný projekt biotechnologie
Guaranteed by: Department of Biotechnology (319)
Actual: from 2019 to 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:8
E-Credits: winter s.:8
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/12 MC [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: M319013
For type:  
Guarantor: Kolouchová Irena doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M319013
Examination dates   
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ319 (11.12.2013)
The subject is focused on writing scientific reviews on an individually given topic in the field of biotechnology. In this course, students will learn to search primary and secondary literary sources. Students will also learn to process, structure and critically evaluate information from mentioned sources. All the formal requirements for the structure of the text, tables and images as well as the citation of literary sources have to be complied with.
Aim of the course -
Last update: TAJ319 (26.08.2013)

Students will be able to:

Search for primary and secondary sources of information using the basic databases (Chemical Abstracts, SciFinder, ISI Web of Science);

Analyze and evaluate information and to structure and process them to the form of scientific text;

Present and defend the main points of the literature review in the form of presentation and discussion.

Literature -
Last update: Kyselová Lucie Ing. Ph.D. (18.07.2013)

Students themselves will search literature related to their individual topics.

Learning resources -
Last update: TAJ319 (23.08.2013)

Syllabus -
Last update: Kyselová Lucie Ing. Ph.D. (23.07.2013)

The objectives of the seminar are individual topics announced by pedagogues. Work on a seminar paper will start by searching for relevant literary sources related to a given topic using basic secondary sources (databases). Students under the guidance of teachers will extract relevant information that they will use in their review article. The obtained results will be critically evaluated and conclusion will be formulated. The review paper has to have a suitable structure including correct citation that will be sorted at the end of the paper in a list of references. This review article with adequate scope and with met all formal requirements will be the output of the work with scientific literature. Finally, the subject will be finished by a presentation and scientific defence in front of a committee composed of pedagogues.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kyselová Lucie Ing. Ph.D. (23.07.2013)


Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 1 28
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0,2 5
Práce na individuálním projektu 1,8 50
Účast na seminářích 4 112
7 / 8 195 / 224
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Defense of an individual project 30
Report from individual projects 50