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PLS0049

Literature course in Microbiology

-Microorganisms and microbiology

-Microbial cell structure and function

-Microbial metabolism

-Molecular microbiology

-Microbial growth and control

-Microbial genomics

-Metabolic regulations

-Genetics of bacteria and archaea

-Genetic engineering and biotechnology

-Microbial evolution and systematics

-Metabolic diversity of microorganisms

-Functional diversity of bacteria

-Diversity of bacteria

-Diversity of archaea

-Diversity of eukaryotic microorganisms

-Methods in microbial ecology

-Microbial ecosystems

-Nutrient cycles

-Microbiology of the build environment

-Microbial symbioses

-Diagnostic microbiology

-Epidemiology

-Person-to-person bacterial and viral diseases

-Vectorborne and soil borne bacterial and viral diseases

-Water and food as vehicles of bacterial diseases

Kursplan

PLS0049 Literature course in Microbiology, 15,0 Hp

Ämnen

Biologi

Utbildningens nivå

Forskarnivå

Förkunskapskrav

Admitted as PhD or licentiate student at SLU

Mål

The aims of the course are

-To acquire basic knowledge in microbiology and handling of microbes

-To achieve knowledge on microbial taxonomy and identification of microbes using culture dependent and culture independent methods

-To understand basic mechanisms of relevance for microbial growth and proliferation in different habitats

-To learn about methods to control microbial growth

-To understand the multiple interactions between microorganisms and other forms of life (plants, animals, humans) and their impact in on environmental processes.



After the course the student should demonstrate the ability to:

-be in good command of the basic fact in microbiology as stipulated within the framework of the selected book chapters

-assess given information and to elaborate on it in a constructive way

-be able to make a synthesis of the discussed content and insights within the sphere of basic microbiological topics

Innehåll

-Microorganisms and microbiology

-Microbial cell structure and function

-Microbial metabolism

-Molecular microbiology

-Microbial growth and control

-Microbial genomics

-Metabolic regulations

-Genetics of bacteria and archaea

-Genetic engineering and biotechnology

-Microbial evolution and systematics

-Metabolic diversity of microorganisms

-Functional diversity of bacteria

-Diversity of bacteria

-Diversity of archaea

-Diversity of eukaryotic microorganisms

-Methods in microbial ecology

-Microbial ecosystems

-Nutrient cycles

-Microbiology of the build environment

-Microbial symbioses

-Diagnostic microbiology

-Epidemiology

-Person-to-person bacterial and viral diseases

-Vectorborne and soil borne bacterial and viral diseases

-Water and food as vehicles of bacterial diseases

Examinationsformer och fordringar för godkänd kurs

Oral exam

Ytterligare information

Marking scale: Pass or fail

Pedagogical form: Own studies; group discussions