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bio380 - Specific Microbiology (Complete module description)
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Module label Specific Microbiology
Module code bio380
Credit points 15.0 KP
Workload 450 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) >
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) >
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) >
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking
++ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
+ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
++ teamwork
+ project and time management
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

Emphasis on:
Theory: Different cultivation strategies (batch, fed-batch, continuous) and physiological interpretation of measuring parameters (growth rates, respiration rates, yield)
Practice: Knowledge of device and handling of bioreactors including sensor systems
Module contents
Fundamentals of process-controlled cultivation in bioreactors
Part A: Handling of bioreactors, determination of the kLa??? value (oxygen yield rate)
Part B: Cultivation of marine bacteria under controlled conditions in a bioreactor, balance of metabolic activities
Reader's advisory
Schmauder HP (1994) Methoden der Biotechnologie, Kapitel 3.2.2. Gustav Fischer Verlag Jena
Chmiel H, Briechle S (1991) Bioprozesstechnik. Gustav Fischer Verlag Stuttgart
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 4.00 56 h
Exercises 6.00 84 h
Seminar 0 h
Total time of attendance for the module 140 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
1 written examination (50%)
1 record (50%)

Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.