ZP212 - Microbiology

Course specification
Course titleMicrobiology
Study programme
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionNoОблик условљености
    The goalThe aim of this course is to introduce students with the different groups of microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, yeast, fungi), to become familiar with their structure and factors that have influence on their growth and reproduction, to learn how to control the growth of microorganisms and their systematics.
    The outcomeAfter completing this course, students will learn the basic techniques used in microbiology laboratories, they will be able to distinguish different groups of microorganisms, to know which microorganisms are pathogenic and control their growth and activity
    Contents of lecturesThe development of microbiology; morphological characteristics of microorganisms (viruses, prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms), effect of environmental factors on the growth of microorganisms, growth and reproduction of microorganisms, control of the growth of microorganisms and their systematics.
    Contents of exercisesIntroduction with aseptic technique used in microbiology laboratory; importance of sterilization and application of different sterilization procedures in the microbiology laboratory; preparation of native and fixed preparations (simple and complex staining), learn techniques used to obtain pure cultures; about nutrient media, their composition and significance;
    1. Stojanović M., Nikšić M. (2002): Opšta mikrobiologija, Poljoprivredni fakultet, Zemun (Original title)
    2. Vrbaški Lj.: (1993): Mikrobiologija, Univerzitet u Novom Sadu, Tehnološki fakultet (Original title)
    3. Simić D. (1988): Mikrobiologija, Naučna knjiga, Beograd (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingPower Point presentation, practical part is organised in small groups, consultation
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lecturesTest paper40
    Practical lessons20Oral examination