Course detail

Bioengineering

FCH-DA_BIOAcad. year: 2020/2021

Bioengineering, Polyhydroxyalkanoates, Lactic acid, Poly(lactic acid), Bacterial cellulose, Enzymes, Enzymatic lignin, Antibiotics, Tissue engineering, Electrospinning, 3D printing.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Theoretical knowledge of biotechnological processes used in bioengineering for the production of biopolymers, enzymes and antibiotics.

Prerequisites

Without restriction

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

A. Kovalcik, Bioengineering, e-learning course, 2020, FCH BUT Brno (EN)
M.C.Flickinger: Upstream industrial biotechnology, Wiley, 2013 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through participation in selected lectures and consultations on topics arising from the assignment of the doctoral thesis.
Lectures on individual topics are available at the eLearning according to the course syllabus.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Round discussion.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Bioengineering.
Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates.
Production of lactic acid and poly(lactic acid).
Production of bacterial cellulose.
Enzymes and production of enzymatic lignin.
Production of antibiotics.
Tissue engineering and electrospinning.
Tissue engineering and 3D printing.

Aims

To deepen the knowledge of selected industrial methods used in bioengineering to deliver a variety of products in applied industries.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The course is taught through individual consultations on topics arising from the assignment of the doctoral thesis and presentation of selected topic.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DPAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

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