Environmental Biotechnology being a rapidly developing and increasingly important area covers both the prevention and cleanup of pollution in domestic and industrial waste streams in waste water treatment plants. The course integrates appropriate aspects of microbiology and biochemical engineering with consideration of practical applications towards process design and scale-up, the advantages and drawbacks of applying biotechnological methods to environmental problems, microbiological thermodynamics, kinetics and ecophysiology of pure and mixed cultures, (geo)biochemical element cycles and biofilm formation.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)
CLO: 1. To comprehend the basic principles of Environmental Biotechnology [C2-Comprehension].
CLO: 2. Apply the gene manipulation techniques Knowledge to Environmental Biology [C2-Analysis]
CLO: 3. Analyze the different applications of genetically modified organisms related issues (Current Tool Usage)