The Biotechnology is conducted as a lecture (30 hours) and practical classes (30 hours) The lecture covers basic knowledge in the field of plant cell biotechnology, including plant cultures in vitro, biotransformation, production of recombinant proteins, animal cell culture, animal cloning, applications of biotechnology in environmental protection, social reception of biotechnology. The lecture covers all the basic knowledge of white, red and green biotechnology, including recombinant DNA, cloning, food and drug manufacturing from application of biotechnological techniques, techniques used in in vitro cultures of plants and animals. It will be shown how to interfere with the genome of the plant and use its full morphogenetic potential. Methods ensuring clean technologies in waste disposal and technological solutions allowing for the protection and preservation of the natural environment will be presented. Practical classes - exercises, include training students in the basic methodology of working with microorganisms, including kinetics of microbiological processes in biotechnology, working with recombinant DNA, establishing and conducting various types of in vitro cultures of plant and animal tissues. Students learn to work with plants in sterile conditions and
numerous applications of tissue and organ culture under sterile conditions, preparation of media and agar substrate for plant breeding. They master various methods of sterilizing plant material, vegetative fragments as well as seeds. They determine the morphogenetic potential of these organs, micro-propagate plants from various vegetative tissues, determine the effect of hormones on these processes. Students will also learn how biotechnological methods can be used in environmental protection, including wastewater treatment and water treatment in the close proximity of Kampinos National Park.
(in Polish) Dyscyplina naukowa, do której odnoszą się efekty uczenia się
(in Polish) Grupa przedmiotów ogólnouczenianych
Learning outcome code/codes
Type of subject
BI1_U02: the student understands the literature in the field of biotechnology in Polish; can properly select sources and information from them; reads with understanding scientific texts in English
BI1_U06: the student is able to communicate with the environment using specialized terminology, uses scientific language in discussions on biological topics
BI1_U07: the student has the ability to speak orally on specific issues in the field of biotechnology.
2. COMPETENCES :
BI1_K01 is capable of critically evaluating the knowledge possessed and the content received, recognizing the importance of knowledge in solving cognitive and practical problems in the field of biotechnology.
BI1_K06: the listener is competent to correctly identify and resolve dilemmas related to the exercise of the profession
Criteria for assessment:
Attendance at classes, punctuality and preparation for classes. Only one absence is allowed during the exercises unjustified. It is possible to do homework in other groups, after agreement with the lecturer. Exercise book
laboratory with experience notes. Evaluation based on the results of colloquia, tour reports field, activity, skills and willingness to work with research equipment, teamwork skills and participation in discussion and solving problem tasks.
Scope of credits:
91 – 100% very good (5.0),
81 – 90% plus good (4.5),
71 – 80% good (4.0),
61 – 70% plus sufficient (3.5),
51 – 60% sufficient (3.0),
less than 50% insufficient (2.0).
Information on level of this course, year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered, types and amount of class hours - can be found in course structure diagrams of apropriate study programmes. This course is related to the following study programmes:
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