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bio260 - General Microbiology (Complete module description)
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Module label General Microbiology
Module code bio260
Credit points 10.0 KP
Workload 300 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
Responsible persons
Rhiel, Erhard (Module counselling)
Wöhlbrand, Lars (Module counselling)
Rabus, Ralf Andreas (Authorized examiners)
Prerequisites
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

Basic knowledge of microbiology; ability to assess and apply fundamental microbiological techniques.
Module contents
Imparting basic microbiological skills and working methods: Chemistry and structure of the cell, fundamentals of metabolism, taxonomy and phylogeny of microorganisms, diversity of microorganisms, insight into Applied Microbiology, propagation of microorganisms.
Reader's advisory
Allgemeine Mikrobiologie, Schlegel 1992; Brock-Biology of Microorganisms, eds.: Madigan et al., 2003; Grundlagen der Mikrobiologie, Cypionka, 2003
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Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level AC (Aufbaucurriculum / Composition)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture
2 28
Seminar
1 14
Practical training
4 56
Total time of attendance for the module 98 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
1 written examination
Protocols

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