Course Information
TitleΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΑΚΕΣ ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ ΓΕΝΙΚΗΣ ΜΙΚΡΟΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ / LABORATORY EXERCISES IN GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
CodeΝ302Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001897

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: 79
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other635
EPISTĪMĪS KAI TECΗNOLOGIAS TROFIMŌNCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)635

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600143058
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν024Ε GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
General Prerequisites
General Microbiology
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course students will be able to understand the fundamental techniques and concepts of microbiology, such as microscopic observations, aseptic transfer, microorganism classification and identification, environmental factors influencing microorganisms, biochemistry of microorganisms and ecological microbiology
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
Course Content (Syllabus)
1.Safety in microbiological laboratory. Bacic laboratory equipment and tools. 2. Aseptic techniques in microbilogical analyses. 3. Substrates for microbiological cultures. Preparation, sterilization and maintance. Morphology of colonies. 4. Plate count technique. Decimal dilutions. 5. Isolation of microorganisms from mixed cultues. Streaking on agar. 6. Microscopy. Staining techniques. Simple stain. 7. Gram staining. 8.Identification of bacteria. Biochemical tests. Catalase, oxidase, O/F test, motility. 9. Microbial examination of air and equipment in food industry. Human microflora 10. Most Probable Number technique. Enumeration of Coliforms in water by MPN. 11.Detection of microorganisms found in low numbers. Membrane filtration and sample enrichment techniques. 12. Fungi: yeasts and molds. Substrates for cultivation. Observation of colony formation. Cell morphology under microscope. 13. Thermal inactivation of microorganisms. Calculation of D and Z values.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures13
Laboratory Work26
Reading Assigment98
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams at the end of semester.
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 (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"Εργαστηριακές Ασκήσεις Γ. Μικροβιολογίας", Σαμολαδά Μ., Κουτσουμανής Κ.
Additional bibliography for study
Συμπληρωματικές Σημειώσεις Γ. Μικροβιολογίας", Κουτσουμανής Κ.
Last Update
11-05-2020