Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Alternative for: MBIO1. Optional for: B4mb, B4pt. Course coordinator: Professor Marie Francoise Gorwa-Grauslund, and Docent Ed van Niel, Applied Microbiology. Prerequisites: KBK041 Gentechnology, KMB060 Microbiology. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 8. The number of participants is limited to 30 Selection criteria: Credits remaining for the degree. Assessment: Written examination and written reports. An oral presentation based on a literature study is included in the assessment. Home page:

Based on previous knowledge obtained from courses particularly in gene technology, mathematics and microbiology, the course aims to introduce the students in the field of metabolic engineering and give the students insight in how the technology can be used in the industry.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Obtain skills to

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Write critical reports based on scientific papers and be able to evaluate other student’s performance.


Compendium in metabolic engineering