Last modified: 31 Jul 2017 10:10
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
This course presents molecular approaches in current experimental microbiology. Areas covered include molecular mechanisms of adaptations to the environment, including pathogenesis and interactions with other cells; evolutionary relationships among microbes; signal transduction, differentiation and secondary metabolism; microbial communities; observation of and experimentation on molecular pathways and mechanisms of microbial pro- and eukaryotes; usage of microbial models to study fundamental biological processes.
Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on direct relevance of these topics to current problems in medicine, agriculture, food and related industries.
BI 2002 strongly recommended as Pre-requisite.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 1 three-hour essay examination (65%) and in-course assessment (35%).
Practical reports and essays will be marked with written comments.