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1. General information
Course:
INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY
Code:
57336
Type:
ELECTIVE
ECTS credits:
6
Degree:
409 - CHEMISTRY
Academic year:
2022-23
Center:
1 - FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
Group(s):
20 
Year:
4
Duration:
C2
Main language:
Spanish
Second language:
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
Y
Web site:
Bilingual:
N
Lecturer: ANA ISABEL BRIONES PEREZ - Group(s): 20 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
Marie Curie. Planta baja
Q. ANALÍTICA Y TGIA. ALIMENTOS
3424
ana.briones@uclm.es
Monday and Tuesday from 9 to 11h . Thursday from 12 to 14h

Lecturer: MARÍA CRISTINA UTRILLA LUCAS - Group(s): 20 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
Marie Curie. Planta 1
Q. ANALÍTICA Y TGIA. ALIMENTOS
MariaC.Utrilla@uclm.es
Monday and Tuesday from 16 to 18h . Thursday from 16 to 18h

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession
To initiate the student in industrial Microbiology, knowing the microorganisms of industrial interest involved in Biotechnological processes. Moreover, basic knowledge of general microbiology will be taught.

4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
CB03 Be able to gather and process relevant information (usually within their subject area) to give opinions, including reflections on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.
CB04 Transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
E12 Understand the chemistry of the main biological processes
G05 Acquire and adapt new knowledge and techniques of any scientific-technical discipline with incidence in the chemical field
T09 Motivation for quality, job security and awareness of environmental issues, with knowledge of internationally recognized systems for the correct management of these aspects
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Not established.
Additional outcomes
Description
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Microbiology. Discovery of microorganisms
  • Unit 2: The microbial cell. Fundamental structures in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells: bacteria, molds and yeasts
    • Unit 2.1:
  • Unit 3: Microbial growth Specific rate of growth
    • Unit 3.1:
    • Unit 3.2:
  • Unit 4: Microbial metabolism Catabolism: breathing, fermentation. Anabolism: biosynthesis of biomolecules
  • Unit 5: Design and preparation of sustrata for bioprocesses. Source of carbon, nitrogen, vitamins, minerals and water. Sterilization
    • Unit 5.1:
  • Unit 6: Industrial microorganisms Sources. Cultivation collections. Strain improvement: fundamentals of recombination and genetic engineering
  • Unit 7: Fermentation systems: on batch, continuous, fed-batch. Primary and secondary metabolites
  • Unit 8: Industrial processes and bioproducts: enzymes and biomass
  • Unit 9:
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Lectures CB03 CB04 E12 G05 T09 1.2 30 Y N Presentation of topics by the teacher. Explanation of microbiological models
Workshops or seminars [ON-SITE] Guided or supervised work CB03 CB04 E12 G05 T09 0.2 5 Y N Presentation by the student of a novel topic related to industrial microbiology
Problem solving and/or case studies [ON-SITE] CB03 CB04 E12 G05 T09 0.1 2.5 Y N Solving microbial growth problems adjusted to kinetic models
Laboratory practice or sessions [ON-SITE] Practical or hands-on activities CB03 CB04 E12 G05 T09 0.9 22.5 Y Y Experimental practices in the laboratory; microbiological tests and determinations
Progress test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests CB03 CB04 E12 G05 T09 0.2 5 Y Y Tests to check the evolution of the student and achievement of competences
Other off-site activity [OFF-SITE] Group Work CB03 CB04 E12 G05 T09 1.4 35 Y N Autonomous work to prepare the presentation of seminars and resolution of additional problems
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Self-study E12 G05 T09 2 50 Y N Preparation and study of topics
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.6 Total class time hours: 65
Total credits of out of class work: 3.4 Total hours of out of class work: 85

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Laboratory sessions 20.00% 20.00%
Assessment of problem solving and/or case studies 10.00% 5.00%
Oral presentations assessment 10.00% 0.00%
Progress Tests 60.00% 0.00%
Final test 0.00% 75.00%
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 6 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 13.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    Evaluation criteria not defined
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    Evaluation criteria not defined

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours
Workshops or seminars [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 5
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][] 2.5
Laboratory practice or sessions [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 22.5
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 5
Other off-site activity [AUTÓNOMA][Group Work] 35
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 50

Unit 1 (de 9): Introduction to Microbiology. Discovery of microorganisms
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1

Unit 2 (de 9): The microbial cell. Fundamental structures in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells: bacteria, molds and yeasts
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4

Unit 3 (de 9): Microbial growth Specific rate of growth
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 5

Unit 4 (de 9): Microbial metabolism Catabolism: breathing, fermentation. Anabolism: biosynthesis of biomolecules
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 3

Unit 5 (de 9): Design and preparation of sustrata for bioprocesses. Source of carbon, nitrogen, vitamins, minerals and water. Sterilization
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4

Unit 6 (de 9): Industrial microorganisms Sources. Cultivation collections. Strain improvement: fundamentals of recombination and genetic engineering
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 4

Unit 7 (de 9): Fermentation systems: on batch, continuous, fed-batch. Primary and secondary metabolites
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 3

Unit 8 (de 9): Industrial processes and bioproducts: enzymes and biomass
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 2

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
Industrial microbiology : an introduction Blackwell Science 0-632-05307-0 2001 Ficha de la biblioteca
Practical fermentation technology Wiley 978-0-470-01434-9 2008 Ficha de la biblioteca
Brock, Thomas D. Brock, biología de los microorganismos Prentice Hall 84-89660-36-0 2001 Ficha de la biblioteca
Glazer, Alexander N. Microbial biotechnology : fundamentals of applied microbiolo W.H. Freeman and Company 0-7167-2608-4 1999 Ficha de la biblioteca
Ingraham, John L. Introducción a la microbiología 84-291-1869-1 2004 Ficha de la biblioteca
Tortora, Gerard J. Microbiology : an introduction Benjamin Cummings 0-321-58420-1 2010 Ficha de la biblioteca
Wistreich, George A. Microbiology laboratory : fundamentals and applications Prentice-Hall 0-13-010074-9 2003 Ficha de la biblioteca



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