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Pharmaceutical microbiology

Course Code :1016FBDFAR
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:At least 40 ECTS credits obtained from 1st bachelor courses
Contact hours:77.5
Credits:7
Study load (hours):196
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Paul Cos
Davie Cappoen
Peter Delputte

3. Course contents *

During his/her profession a pharmacist comes in contact with different aspects of microbiology, like infections, antibiotics, biocides and vaccines. The fundamentals for this are set during the course Pharmaceutical Microbiology.
The course is divided in different parts:
Part 1: Brief history of microbiology
Part 2: Cell structure and function
Part 3: Bacterial genetics
Part 4: Metabolism and growth
Part 5: Characterisation and classification of bacteria
Part 6: Mycology
Part 7: Virology and cell cultures
Part 8: Host-microbe relationships
Part 9: Controlling microbial growth