MOLECULAR BIOLOGY IN FOOD SCIENCE

Course Information
TitleΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΗ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ / MOLECULAR BIOLOGY IN FOOD SCIENCE
CodeΝ314Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001909

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other635
EPISTĪMĪS KAI TECΗNOLOGIAS TROFIMŌNCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)635

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 101
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
EPISTĪMĪS KAI TECΗNOLOGIAS TROFIMŌNCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours46
Class ID
600120675
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. to have an in-depth knowledge of Molecular Biology principles 2. to understand the molecular functions of the cell and their control 3. to understand the techniques of Molecular Biology and their applications 4. to apply the techniques of Molecular Biology in foods (authenticity, detection of allergens, detection and identification of microorganisms etc)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Principles of Molecular Biology. Macromolecules and genetic information. DNA structure. DNA replication, recombination, mutation, repair, transcription, translation. RNA processing and function. Protein synthesis. Regulation of gene expression. Molecular biology techniques. Technology of recombinant DNA. Application of molecular techniques in foods (authenticity, detection of allergens, detection and identification of microorganisms etc.) Nutrigenomics.
Keywords
Biology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell, gene expression, molecular microbiology, molecular biology techniques.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Presentation software: Powerpoint.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures52
Reading Assigment79
Written assigments6
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Cooper G.M. and Hausman R.E. 2018. Το κύτταρο. Μια μοριακή προσέγγιση. Ακαδημαϊκές Εκδόσεις Ι. Μπάσδρα, Αλεξανδρούπολη.
Additional bibliography for study
Tropp B.E (2015) Βασικές Αρχές Μοριακής Βιολογίας , Ακαδημαϊκές Εκδόσεις Ι. Μπάσδρα, Αλεξανδρούπολη. Watson, J.D., Witkowsky, J.A., Myers, R.M. and Caudy, A.A. (2007) Ανασυνδυασμένο DNA. Ακαδημαϊκές Εκδόσεις Ι. Μπάσδρα, Αλεξανδρούπολη.
Last Update
28-01-2019