Microbial biotechnology (2018/2019)



Course code
4S003662
Credits
6
Coordinator
Maria Del Mar Lleo'Fernandez
Academic sector
MED/07 - MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY
Language of instruction
English
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
1 2 I semestre Marzia Boaretti

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2 2 I semestre Maria Del Mar Lleo'Fernandez

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3 2 I semestre Caterina Signoretto

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Learning outcomes

Recent approaches and applications of biotechnology in the microbiological/medical field. To understand how the scientific research proceeds in the field of microbial biotechnology, to identify the problems and the strategies to reach adequate solutions

Syllabus

Survival strategies of bacteria and the stress response
Extremophile bacteria in Medicine: Helicobacter pylori
Biotechnological applications to Medicine: recombinant vaccini and nanomaterials in antibiotic resistance
MALDI-TOF: application in diagnostic Microbiology

Assessment methods and criteria

Only one exam, written exam with three open questions, each one corresponding to one of the modules constituting the course.
The critical evaluation of the informations received during the lessons will be considered more that the knowledgement of the specific items.

Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
1 Antonelli, Clementi, Pozzi, Rossolini Principi di Microbiologia Medica Casa Editrice Ambrosiana 2017
3 Maresca Microbiologia molecolare e cellulare McGraw Hill 2013
3 G. Antonelli, M. Clementi, G. Pozzi, G.M. Rossolini Principi di Microbiologia Medica (Edizione 2) Ambrosiana 2012

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018