Course syllabus PHD_P122_N - Animal Cell and Tissue Cultures (FBFS - 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code: PHD_P122_N
Course unit title: Animal Cell and Tissue Cultures
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 12
Semester: Agrobiotechnology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Agrobiotechnology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
preparing and presentation of the project
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of the subject - is to provide knowledge about animal cell culture which has become an essential laboratory technique for the study of biochemical and physiological processes. Homogeneous cell populations can be produced by controlled growth of several cell generations and this offers an important alternative for such studies to the use of homogenized animal tissue.
The subject provides the necessary basic information about the conditions of cell culture manipulation, keeping cells in culture, passage and using of cell culture and tissues.

Learning outcomes - graduate of the study gets practical skills in the field of manipulation of animal cell and tisue cultures.
Course contents:
The use of animal cell culture. Characteristics of cells in culture. Basic equipment and laboratory design: what is necessary to know for work with cell culture. Growth and maintenance of cells in culture. Cell line and culture monitoring. Safety of the cell line. Tissue engineering.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
BUTLER M. 2004. Animal cell culture and Technology. Garland Science/BIOS Scientific Publishers: London and New York, 286 s.
CLARK D.P. 2005. Molecular Biology. Elsevier Academic Press, 784 s. ISBN 0-12-175551-7
HARRIS J.R., GRAHAM J., RICKWOOD D. 2005. Cell Biology Protocols. John Wiley and Sons Inc., s. 402, ISBN-13: 978-0-470-84758-1
LANZA R. 2006. Essentials of Stem Cell Biology. Elsevier Academic Press. 548 s. ISBN: 978-0-12-088442-1
SIROTKIN, A.V., KOLESÁROVÁ, A. 2012. Cell regulation: intacelular regulation of ovarian cell functions. Nitra : Slovak University of Agriculture, 76 p., ISBN 978-80-552-0755-1.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 6

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Adriana Kolesárová, PhD. (instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 19. 1. 2018
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Adriana Kolesárová, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 01/19/2018.

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