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Syllabus 2018-19 - 10412023 - Microbiology (Microbiología)

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DEGREE: Grado en Ciencias Ambientales
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Microbiology
CODE: 10412023 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: GÁLVEZ DEL POSTIGO RUIZ, ANTONIO MIGUEL
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 630 - MICROBIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - B3-249 E-MAIL: agalvez@ujaen.es P: 953-212160
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
 
NAME: PÉREZ PULIDO, RUBÉN
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 630 - MICROBIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 214 E-MAIL: rppulido@ujaen.es P: 953213378
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/ciesal/3871
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. Introduction to microbes in the environment. A historical perspective 2. General features of microbes. Methodological aspects 3. Energy metabolism and nutrition in Prokaryotes 4. Bacterial growth: influence of environmental factors 5. Phenotypic and genetic changes in microbial cells 6. Microbial diversity: evolution, systematics and microbial classification 7. Microbial groups of environmental interest 8. Distribution of microbes in the biosphere. Interaction with biogeochemical cycles 9. Microbial interactions 10. Environmental applications of microbes

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lectures that illustrate the body of main contents of the subject. The students can get access to Powerpoint class presentations and do their homework study with the recommended bibliography. Practical activities in the Microbiology lab. Tutorial classes where students can discuss in group on their main interests and difficulties found regarding this subject

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Evaluation will be based on the degree of assimilation of theoretical concepts. Students must have at least 50% of maximum qualification on this point. Practical activities in the Microbiology lab are mandatory. These will be evaluated according to the student´s degree of participation in the lab activities.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Brock Biology of Microorganisms. Edition: 12th ed.. Author: -. Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Pearson Benjamin Cummings, c2009.  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Sergei Vinogradskii and the Cycle of Life [Recurso electrónico] : From the Thermodynamics of Life to. Edition: -. Author: Ackert, Lloyd. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2013  (Library)
  • Environmental Microbiology of Aquatic and Waste Systems [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Okafor, Nduka. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2011  (Library)