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Organisation structure

Department of microbiology and immunology

Teaching activities

Institute of microbiology and gnotobiology

The Institute of Microbiology and Gnotobiology provides the teaching of compulsory and compulsory optional subjects (COS) in the study programs - General veterinary medicine, Food hygiene, Pharmacy and Feed and food safety. In the subject of Microbiology students get basic information about microorganisms. The Applied Virology (compulsory optional subject) follows the basic subject of Microbiology, applying this knowledge to the conditions of infection of the animal. The Clinical Microbiology and Immunology (compulsory optional subject) deals with basic methods of diagnosis of clinically significant bacterial, fungal and yeast diseases of animals. The Virology (compulsory optional subject) provides basic knowledge and skills in virology. The Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (compulsory optional subject) provides an overview of the possibilities of using genetically modified organisms to protect human, animal and environmental health. The Basic of Genetics Engineering provides basic knowledge and experience with preparation of recombinant DNA, the construction of productive microorganisms and the detection of functional genes.

General veterinary medicine:
  • Microbiology (compulsory subject)
  • Clinical microbiology and immunology (compulsory optional subject)
  • Applied virology (compulsory optional subject)
  • Basics of genetic engineering (compulsory optional subject)
Food hygiene:
  • Microbiology (compulsory subject)
  • Basics of genetic engineering (compulsory optional subject)
Pharmacy:
  • Microbiology (compulsory subject)
  • Virology (compulsory optional subject)
  • Pharmaceutical biotechnology (compulsory optional subject)

Institute of immunology

The Institute of Immunology provides teaching in a technically equipped immunological practical exercise room where students are guided to work independently. In the subject of Immunology, students acquire basic information about the construction and functioning of the immune system. The study is divided into a theoretical and practical part. The Immunotoxicology (compulsory optional subject) provides an overview of how to test the toxic effects of various drugs on the human and animal immune system. The acquired knowledge will enable the student to understand how different drugs can affect the function of the immune system. The Molecular Microbiology in Food (compulsory optional subject) provides an overview of the possibilities of using molecular biology methods in laboratory diagnostics of microorganisms. The student gets an overview of how bioinformatics information is accessed on the available web sites and how they are then processed according to freely available programs. .

General veterinary medicine:
  • Immunology (compulsory subject)
  • Clinical microbiology and immunology (compulsory optional subject)
  • Microbiology and Immunology (compulsory subject)
  • Microbiology, immunology and parasitology (compulsory subject)