FCH-DA_BIOAcad. year: 2021/2022
Bioengineering, Polyhydroxyalkanoates, Lactic acid, Poly(lactic acid), Bacterial cellulose, Enzymes, Enzymatic lignin, Antibiotics, Tissue engineering, Electrospinning, 3D printing.
Offered to foreign students
Of all faculties
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
A. Kovalcik, Bioengineering, e-learning course, 2020, FCH BUT Brno (EN)
M.C.Flickinger: Upstream industrial biotechnology, Wiley, 2013 (EN)
V. G. Gupta, A. Pandey, New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Microbial Secondary Metabolites Biochemistry and Applications, Elsevier, 2019, ISBN 9780444635044 (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Knowledge will be verified by a colloquium in the form of discussion on the subject matter, connected with the elaboration of a written work dealing with the assigned subject matter in the range of about 10 text pages; the debate on the topic takes about 30 minutes.
Language of instruction
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.
The aim is to deepen the knowledge of selected industrial methods used in bioengineering to deliver a variety of products in applied industries.