Applied microbiology and hygiene

A.Y. 2020/2021
10
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/19 MED/42
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
In this course, students will acquire basic knowledge of microbiology. The students will learn about the structure and the function of the prokaryotic cell and will familiarize with the metabolic and physiological diversity of prokaryotes. Key concepts on genetics will be also offered to students. Overall these concepts represent tools to understand the applications of microbiology in the medical, pharmaceutical and diagnostic fields as well as in food industry.
The course will also introduce the students to the fundamental mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis, the main infectious diseases and host immune defenses. Such knowledge is relevant for an effective management and control of infectious diseases.
Expected learning outcomes
On successful completion of this course, the student will have acquired basic knowledge in microbiology and will know in details the functioning of the prokaryotic cell. Moreover, the student will become familiar with the most important infectious diseases and the strategies for their control.
Course syllabus and organization

Linea AL

Responsible
Lesson period
year
APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
BIO/19 - MICROBIOLOGY - University credits: 0
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 0
Lessons: 48 hours
HYGIENE
BIO/19 - MICROBIOLOGY - University credits: 0
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 0
Lessons: 32 hours

Linea MZ

Responsible
Lesson period
year
APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
BIO/19 - MICROBIOLOGY - University credits: 0
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 0
Lessons: 48 hours
HYGIENE
BIO/19 - MICROBIOLOGY - University credits: 0
MED/42 - HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH - University credits: 0
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Upon request
Upon request