Bi7171 Biotechnological excursions

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Táňa Koudeláková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Šárka Nevolová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jitka Sedláčková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. Mgr. Jiří Damborský, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Jiří Damborský, Dr.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Šárka Nevolová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 45 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 37/45, only registered: 0/45, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/45
Course objectives
The objective of professional excursions is to provide the students of biology and biochemistry larger view and practical experience with workplaces, which use microbiological and molecular biotechnological methods in the working processes. The students will visit following institutions and companies during the four-days tour: (i) Southmoravian Innovation centre JIC/INBIT in Brno, (ii) R&D laboratories and production plant in the company Bioveta, (iii) production plant in the company BioVendor, and (iv) R&D laboratories and production plant in the biotechnology company EPS Biotechnology in Kunovice.
Learning outcomes
Graduates will be able to name the workplaces employing microbiological and molecular biotechnological methods. They will be able to describe the processes needed for the preparation of drugs, proteins, and vaccines. The will have concrete ideas about the job market opportunities.
Teaching methods
field trip
Assessment methods
Participation in all trips and a preparation of essay describing the visited workplaces and methods that students learnt during the trips or a motivation letter addressed to one of the companies.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
General note: Předmět se doporučuje zapsat v 1. nebo 3. semestru.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 4 dny.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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