Universität Wien FIND

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses and exams may be necessary at short notice (e.g. cancellation of on-site teaching and conversion to online exams). Register for courses/exams via u:space, find out about the current status on u:find and on the moodle learning platform.

Further information about on-site teaching can be found at https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

300387 SE+EX Field Trips in Microbiology (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Details

max. 20 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes

Dienstags 16:00-17:30 im SEM-Raum DoME (2.309), UZA1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien.
Beginn: 9.10.2018, 16:00-17:30.


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This combination of seminar and excursions aims at providing an overview over selected areas of application of microbiology. Initially, the microbiological background of these applications will be acquired in seminars, in which each participant is asked to present an extended summary of selected literature that will subsequently be discussed. Further insights will then be gained during excursions, for example to a large brewery, the main wastewater treatment plant of Vienna, the diagnostic laboratory of the AKH, and modern molecular microbiology research labs.

Assessment and permitted materials

Quality and completeness of the seminar presentation; participation in the discussion, participation in field trips.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Introduction to the importance of microorganisms and microbial communities in medicine, food production and wastewater treatment.

Examination topics

Computer-aided presentation of theoretical background, and selected field trips.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

WZB

Last modified: Tu 25.09.2018 11:08