Trends in Biotechnologies - S319004
Title: Trends in Biotechnologies
Guaranteed by: Department of Biotechnology (319)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2020 to 2021
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
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: AM319025
For type:  
Guarantor: Halecký Martin doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Dostálek Pavel prof. Ing. CSc.
Examination dates   
Annotation -
Last update: Brányik Tomáš prof. Ing. Ph.D. (23.01.2018)
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.
Literature -
Last update: Brányik Tomáš prof. Ing. Ph.D. (23.01.2018)

Z: Flickinger, M: Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology, Bioprocess, Bioseparation, and Cell Technology, Wiley, Hoboken, 2010, ISBN: 9780470054581

Z:Moo-Young M.,Comprehensive Biotechnology,Volume 3,Industrial Biotechnology and Comodity Products,Elsevier,2011, ISBN: 9780080885049

D: Najafpour G. D., Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Elsevier B.V,.Amsterdam, 2007, ISBN: 978-0-444-52845-2

D: Rehm H.-J., Reed G., Biotechnology, WILEY-VCH, 1993, ISBN: 9783527283101

D: Rehm H.-J., Reed G., Biotechnology, Second Edition, WILEY-VCH, 1991, ISBN: 9783527283101

Learning resources -
Last update: Brányik Tomáš prof. Ing. Ph.D. (23.01.2018)

Syllabus -
Last update: Brányik Tomáš prof. Ing. Ph.D. (23.01.2018)

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

Registration requirements -
Last update: Brányik Tomáš prof. Ing. Ph.D. (23.01.2018)

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

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Brányik Tomáš prof. Ing. Ph.D. (23.01.2018)

Exam test (rated at least 50%).

Oral exam.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.4 10
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1.6 46
Účast na seminářích 1 28
5 / 5 140 / 140