Markus Jeschek: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2018

Name Dr. Markus Jeschek
E-mailmarkus.jeschek@bsse.ethz.ch
DepartmentBiosystems Science and Engineering
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
636-0107-00LMicrobial Biotechnology4 credits3GS. Panke, M. Jeschek
AbstractStudents of this course know and can evaluate modern methods of microbial biotechnology and enzyme technology and understand their relation to modern applications of microbial biotechnology.
ObjectiveStudents of this course know and can evaluate modern methods of microbial biotechnology and enzyme technology and understand their relation to modern applications of microbial biotechnology.
ContentThe course will cover in its main part selected fundamental and advanced topics and methodologies in microbial molecular biotechnology. Major topics include I) Microbial physiology of microbes (prokaryotes and selected fungi), II) Applications of Microbial Biotechnology, III) Enzymes - advanced kinetics and engineering, IV) Principles of in vivo directed evolution, V) System approaches to cell engineering/metabolic engineering, and VI) Trends in Microbial Biotechnology. The course is a mix of lectures and different exercise formats.
Lecture notesNotes will be provided in the forms of handouts.
LiteratureThe course will use selected parts of textbooks and then original scientific publications and reviews.