Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Compulsory for: K4XBt, K4XLä. Optional for: K3. Course coordinator: Professor Peter Rådström, Peter.Radstrom@tmb.lth.se, Teknisk mikrobiologi. Assessment: Written examination and laboratory exercises.
The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge in general microbiology, and particularly an understanding for cell physiology and genetics.
To provide basic, theoretical and practical, knowledge about the taxonomy, the genetics, the morphology and the physiology of micro organisms; the relation of micro organisms to the environment, ecological relations, the nutrient requirements and growth conditions of micro organisms, sterilisation, antibiotics and viruses.
Prescott, L.M., Harley, J.P. and Klein, D.A., Microbiology, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill, ISBN 0-07-112259-1. Laboratory manual.