Microbiologia ambientale e biorisanamento (2020/2021)

Course code
4S008298
Name of lecturers
Antonella Furini, Silvia Lampis
Coordinator
Antonella Furini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
AGR/16 - AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2020 al Jan 29, 2021.

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing students with an in-depth knowledge of microbially catalyzed reactions in different environmental contexts, both terrestrial and aquatic, in order to understand the potential that bacterial and fungal populations have in influencing ecological niches with their own metabolism and to be, in turn, conditioned by the physical-chemical and tropho-edaphic parameters of the habitats which they live in. All that above with the objective of transferring competences for the exploitation of bacterial and fungal biocatalysis in actions aimed at clean up of polluted sites, as a consequence of human activities, or at the containment of microbiological risk deriving from the spread of microbial species potentially harmful to both man and environment. Furthermore, different processes of phytoremediation for the reclamation of soils and waters polluted with heavy metals and organic compounds.