The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

Microbiology will cover a series of integrated themes including virology, molecular microbiology, microbial biotechnology environmental microbiology, pathogenesis, antibiotic activity and antibiotic resistance.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Understand the biotechnology processes for which microorganisms can be used and manipulated.

2. Understand the dynamic nature of symbiotic interactions.

3. Understand the problems involved in antimicrobial therapy and the development of new chemicals for the control of microorganisms.

4. Appreciate the application of microbiology to environmental management.


Content

Topics will include:

  1. Evolution and Diversity

 

  1. Archaea & Proteobacteria
  2. Microbial interactions
  3. Environmental microbiology

 

  1. Microbial Biotechnology

 

  1. Virology
  2. Fermentation and degradation
  3. Biotechnology applications for microbiology

 

  1. Molecular microbiology

 

  1. Eukaryote
  2. Pathogenesis and antimicrobial strategies
  3. Mobile DNA

Requisite

Students must have successfully completed BIOL2090 to be enrolled in in this course.


Assumed knowledge

BIOL3100MicrobiologyMicrobiology will cover a series of integrated themes including virology, molecular microbiology, microbial biotechnology environmental microbiology, pathogenesis, antibiotic activity and antibiotic resistance.FSCITFaculty of Science723School of Environmental and Life Sciences1030005940Semester 1 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan2019BIOL2090Topics will include:

Evolution and Diversity 

Archaea & Proteobacteria

Microbial interactions

Environmental microbiology

 

Microbial Biotechnology 

Virology

Fermentation and degradation

Biotechnology applications for microbiology 

Molecular microbiology 

Eukaryote

Pathogenesis and antimicrobial strategies

Mobile DNA YOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Understand the biotechnology processes for which microorganisms can be used and manipulated.2Understand the dynamic nature of symbiotic interactions.3Understand the problems involved in antimicrobial therapy and the development of new chemicals for the control of microorganisms.4Appreciate the application of microbiology to environmental management. Students must have successfully completed BIOL2090 to be enrolled in in this course.Quiz: On-line QuizWritten Assignment: Essay/Written AssessmentFormal Examination: Formal ExaminationTutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Tutorial Exercises CallaghanLectureFace to Face On Campus3hour(s)per Week for8Weeks0TutorialFace to Face On Campus1hour(s)per Week for8Weeks0


Assessment items

Quiz: On-line Quiz

Written Assignment: Essay/Written Assessment

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Tutorial Exercises


Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks