Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
Microbiology of Systems
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2020/2021 Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
In-debth overview of microbes in various environmental systems and their use in biotechnology.
Brief description of the course
A comprehensive overview of microbial morphology. Environmental pressure on different microbial biosystems, their distribution in nature, role in food and energy metabolism. Normal microflora in different organisms. Pathogenesis, biofilms. Soil and water microbiology. Bioremediation. Food microbiology and microbes usage in biotechnology.
Every major chapter ends with a non-graded test, there are three tests in total. Independent work, putting together a 30 minute presentation, researching scientific literature.
Learning outcomes in the course
- Microbial excistence in biofilms
- Modern methods in microbiology, bioremediation
- Understanding of microbial usage in biotechnology
Exam 70%+ a 30 minute presentation on a given topic 30%.
lekt Kairi Koort MSc
Mikroorganismide füsioloogia, Karki, Laanes.