Microbiology
Course code
MLB6029.LT
old course code
MLB6029
Course title in Estonian
Mikrobioloogia
Course title in English
Microbiology
ECTS credits
3.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
28
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
Kairi Koort (eesti keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Understanding of microbial diversity and their importance.
Brief description of the course
Microbial morphology and their spread in nature. Overview of different physiological and systematical groups of microbes. Aerobic and anaerobic breathing. Animal and plant microflora. Human microflora.
Independent work
Every major chapter ends with a non-graded test. Independent work with textbooks is required.
Learning outcomes in the course
- The student has an overview of microbial diversity in various organisms and systems
- The student can identify different species and taxonomic units based on their of morphology and physiology
Assessment methods
Written exam. Prerequisites for taking the exam are positive test outcomes.
Teacher
lekt Kairi Koort MSc
Study literature
Microbiology, R.W. Bauman
Microbiology – An Introduction, Tortora
Meditsiiniline Mikrobioloogia 1&2, Mikelsaar
Replacement literature
http://textbookofbacteriology.net/index.html
Inimorganismi mikrofloora, Mändar, R.
Mikroorganismide füsioloogia ja Karki, T., Laanes, S.
Microbiology with diseases by taxonimy – R.W. Bauman