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NEW CURRICULA



STRUCTURE BY SEMESTRES

BSc Applied Biological Sciences

Curriculum

Semester

#

Module

ECTS

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

General Compulsory Modules


1

Chemistry for Life Sciences I

6

6








2

Physics for Life Sciences

6

6








3

Mathematics

6

6








4

Fundamentals of
Biology

6

6








5

IT/Computer skills

6

6








6

Chemistry for Life Sciences II

5


5







7

General Microbiology

5


5







8

Cell Biology

5


5







9

Plant Biology

5


5







11

Animal Biology

5


5







12

Foreign
Language

(English)

10


5

5






13

Fundamentals of Genetics

5



5






14

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

10



10






15

Human Anatomy and Physiology

5



5






16

Biostatistics and Experimental Design

5



5






Total:

90

30

30

30







Food Science Biotechnology


Compulsory Modules

I II III IV V VI VII VIII

1

Nutrition and Physiology

5




5





2

Food Biochemistry

5




5





3

Food Microbiology

5




5





4

Food Analysis

5




5





5

Environmental Management

5





5




6

Organic Food Production

5





5




7

Principles of Food Processing

5





5




8

Advanced Food Microbiology and
Biotechnology

5





5




9

Food Preservation and Food Safety

5






5



10

Food Hygiene and Toxicology

5






5



11

Food Packaging

5







5


12

Food Quality Control and Quality
Assurance

5







5



Project

10








10

Total

70




20

20

10

10

10

Optional Modules


1

Processing of Vegetables and Fruits

5






5



2

Dairy Technology

5






5



3

Flour, Cereals and Baking
Technology

5






5



4

Technology of Meat and Fish
Products

5







5


5

Wine, Beer and Beverages
Technology

5







5


6

Business Management

5







5


Total

30










Agricultural Biotechnology


Compulsory Modules

I II III IV V VI VII VIII

1
.

1

Molecular Genetics

5




5





2
.

2

Principles of Crop Production


10




10





3
.

3

Plant Protection
and Pest
Control

5




5





4
.

4

Plant Biotechnology

10





10




5
.

5

Sustainable Development of
Agricultural Resources

5





5




6
.


Protected Agricultural Technologies

5





5




7
.

6

Animal Biotechnology

5






5



8
.

7

Biotechnologies for Metabolic
Productio
n


10






10



9
.

7

Post
-
Harvest Technology and Food
Conservation

5







5


10
.

8

Agricultural Management and
Support Services

5







5


11
.

Biosciences, Politics and Social
Acceptability

5







5



Project

10








10

Total


8
0




20

20

15

15

10

Optional Modules


1
.


Modern Agro
-
Technologies



5






5



2
.


Food Hygiene and Toxicology (from
Food Science Biotechnology)

5






5



3
.


Floriculture

5







5


4
.


Food Quality Control and Quality
Assurance (from Food Scie
nce
Biotechnology)

5







5


Total

20










Healthcare Biotechnology


Compulsory Modules I II III IV V VI VII VIII

1

Molecular Genetics

5




5





2

Immunology

5




5





3

Clinical Chemistry

5




5





4

Histology
and Histodiagnostics

5




5





5

Biological Basis of Disease

10





10




6

Medical Microbiology and Virology

5






5



7

Cell and Tissue Culture

5






5



8

Pharmacology

5







5


9

Hematology and Transfusion
Science

5







5



Project

10








10

Total

60




20

10

10

10

10

Optional Modules

1

Stem Cell Culture and Technology

5





5




2

New Approaches in Human
Embryology and Development
Biology

5





5




3

Toxicology

5





5




4

Clinical Genetics

5






5



5

Clinical Immunology

5






5



6

Neurobiological Basis of Behavior

5






5



7

Brain Biology

5






5



8

Management in Health Care System

5







5


9

Exercise Physiology

5







5


10

Bacteriophage and Phagotherapy

5







5


11

Cell Signalling

5







5


Total

55










NEW CURRICULA



STRUCTURE BY LEVELS

Level 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Chemistry for Life Sciences I


Physics for Life Sciences


Mathematics


Introduction to Biology


IT/Computer Skills

6


6


6


6


6

Chemistry for Life Sciences II


General Microbiology


Cell Biology


Plant Biology


Animal Biology


English

5


5


5


5


5


5

APPLIED BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND BIOTECHNOLOGY



FOOD SCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY

Level 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Basic Genetics


Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology


Human Anatomy and
Physiology


English


Biostatistics and Experimental
Design

5



10


5


5



5

Nutrition and Physiology


Food Biochemistry


Food Microbiology


Food Analysis


Minor XXX

Minor YYY

5


5


5


5


5

5

Level

3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Environmental Management


Natural Products


Principles of Food Processing


Advanced Food Microbiology
and Biotechnology


Minor XXX

Minor YYY

5


5


5



5


5

5

Food Preservation &
Food Safety


Food Hygiene &
Toxicology


Optional

Optional


Minor XXX

Minor YYY


5



5


5

5


5

5



Optional
:

Processing of Vegetables and
Fruits

Dairy Technology

Flour, Cereals and Baking
Technology


Level

4

Semester 7

Semester 8

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Food Packaging


Food Quality Control &
Quality Assurance


Optional

Optional


Minor XXX

Minor YYY


5



5


5

5


5

5

Project


Minor (X, Y, Z)

10


20

Optional
:

Technology of Meat and Fish
Products

Wine, Beer and Beverages
Technology

Business Management

AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY


Level 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Chemistry for Life Sciences I


Physics for Life Sciences


Mathematics


Introduction to Biology


IT/Computer Skills

6


6


6


6


6

Chemistry for Life Sciences II


General Microbiology


Cell Biology


Plant Biology


Animal Biology


English

5


5


5


5


5


5

Level 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Basic Genetics


Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology


Human Anatomy and Physiology


English


Biostatistics and Experimental
Design

5



10


5


5



5

Molecular Genetics


Principles of Crop
Production


Plant Protection
and Pest Control


Minor XXX

Minor YYY

5



10



5


5

5

Level

3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Plant Biotechnology


Sustainable Development of
Agricultural Resources


Protected Agricultural
Technologies


Minor XXX

Minor YYY

10



5



5


5

5

Biotechnologies for
Metabolic Production


Animal Biotechnology


Optional


Minor XXX

Minor YYY


10


5


5


5

5

Optional
:

Modern Agro
-
Technologies

Food Hygiene and
Toxicology (from Food
Science Biotechnology)


I
V

Level

Semester 7

Semester 8

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Post
-
Harvest Technology and
Food Conservation


Agricultural Management
and Support Services


Biosciences, Politics and
Social Acceptability


Optional

Minor XXX

Minor YYY



5



5



5


5

5

5

Project


Minor (X, Y, Z)

10


20

Optional
:

Floriculture

Food Quality Control and
Quality Assurance (from Food
Science Biotechnology)

HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY


Level 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Chemistry for Life Sciences I


Physics for Life Sciences


Mathematics


Introduction to Biology


IT/Computer Skills

6


6


6


6


6

Chemistry for Life Sciences II


General Microbiology


Cell Biology


Plant Biology


Animal Biology


English

5


5


5


5


5


5

Level 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Basic Genetics


Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology


Human Anatomy and
Physiology


English


Biostatistics and
Experimental Design

5



10



5


5



5

Molecular Genetics


Immunology


Clinical Biochemistry


Histology and Histodiagnostics


Minor XXX

Minor YYY

5


5


5


5


5

5

Level

3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Biological Basis of Disease


Optional

Optional


Minor XXX

Minor YYY

10


5

5


5

5

Medical Microbiology and
Virology


Cell and Tissue Culture


Optional

Optional

Minor XXX

Minor YYY


5


5


5

5

5

5

Optional:

Stem Cell Culture and
Technology

New Approaches in Human
Embryology and Developmental
Biology

Toxicology

Optional
:

Clinical Genetics

Clinical Immunology

Neurological Basis of Behaviour

Brain Biology


I
V

Level

Semester 7

Semester 8

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Pharmacology


Hematology and Transfusion
Science


Optional

Optional


Minor XXX

Minor YYY


5



5


5

5


5

5

Project


Minor (X, Y, Z)

10


20

Optional
:

Management in Health Care
System

Exercise Physiology

Bacteriophage and
Phagotherapy

Cell Signalling

NEW CURRICULA



STRUCTURE BY SEMESTRES

(SANDWICH)

APPLIED BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND BIOTECHNOLOGY



FOOD SCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY

Level 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Chemistry for Life Sciences I


Physics for Life Sciences


Mathematics


Introduction to Biology


IT/Computer Skills

6


6


6


6


6

Chemistry for Life Sciences
II


General Microbiology


Cell Biology


Plant Biology


Animal Biology


English

5


5


5


5


5


5

Level 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Basic Genetics


Biochemistry and Molecular

Biology


Human Anatomy and
Physiology


English


Biostatistics and Experimental
Design

5



10



5


5



5

Nutrition and Physiology


Food Biochemistry


Food Microbiology


Food Analysis


Other (X,Y)

5


5


5


5


10

Level

3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Environmental Management


Natural Products


Principles of Food Processing


Advanced Food Microbiology and
Biotechnology


Other (X,Y)

5


5


5



5


10

Food Preservation &
Food Safety


Food Hygiene &
Toxicology


Optional

Optional


Other (X,Y)


5



5


5

5


10



Optional
:

Processing of Vegetables
and Fruits

Dairy Technology

Flour, Cereals and Baking
Technology


Level

4

Semester 7

Semester 8

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

PLACEMENT

30

Food Packaging


Food Quality Control &
Quality Assurance


Optional

Optional

Project

5



5



5

5

10

Optional
:

Technology of Meat and Fish
Products

Wine, Beer and Beverages
Technology

Business Management

AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY


Level 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Chemistry for Life Sciences I


Physics for Life Sciences


Mathematics


Introduction to Biology


IT/Computer Skills

6


6


6


6


6

Chemistry for Life Sciences II


General Microbiology


Cell Biology


Plant Biology


Animal Biology


English

5


5


5


5


5


5

Level 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Basic Genetics


Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology


Human Anatomy and Physiology


English


Biostatistics and Experimental
Design

5



10


5


5



5

Molecular Genetics


Principles of Crop
Production


Plant Protection
and Pest Control


Other (X,Y)

5


10



5



10

Level

3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Plant Biotechnology


Sustainable Development of
Agricultural Resources


Protected Agricultural
Technologies


Other (X,Y)

10


5




5


10

Biotechnologies for
Metabolic Production


Animal Biotechnology


Optional


Other (X,Y)



10


5


5


10


Optional
:

Modern Agro
-
Technologies

Food Hygiene and
Toxicology (from Food
Science Biotechnology)


I
V

Level

Semester 7

Semester 8

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

PLACEMENT



30


Post
-
Harvest Technology and
Food Conservation


Agricultural Management
and Support Services


Biosciences, Politics and
Social Acceptability


Optional

Project


5



5



5


5

10

Optional
:

Floriculture

Food Quality Control and
Quality Assurance (from
Food Science Biotechnology)

HEALTHCARE BIOTECHNOLOGY


Level 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Chemistry for Life Sciences I


Physics for Life Sciences


Mathematics


Introduction to Biology


IT/Computer Skills

6


6


6


6


6

Chemistry for Life Sciences II


General Microbiology


Cell Biology


Plant Biology


Animal Biology


English

5


5


5


5


5


5

Level 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Basic Genetics


Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology


Human Anatomy and
Physiology


English


Biostatistics and Experimental
Design

5



10



5


5



5

Molecular Genetics


Immunology


Clinical Biochemistry


Histology and
Histodiagnostics


Other (X,Y)

5


5


5



5


10

Level

3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

Biological Basis of Disease


Optional


Optional


Other (X,Y)


10


5


5


10

Medical Microbiology and
Virology


Cell and Tissue Culture


Optional

Optional


Other (X,Y)


5


5


5

5

10

Optional:

Stem Cell Culture and
Technology

New Approaches in Human
Embryology and
Developmental Biology

Toxicology

Optional
:

Clinical Genetics

Clinical Immunology

Neurological Basis of Behaviour

Brain Biology


I
V

Level

Semester 7

Semester 8

Modules

ECTS

Modules

ECTS

PLACEMENT



30

Pharmacology


Hematology and Transfusion
Science


Optional

Optional


Project

5



5


5

5


10

Optional
:

Management in Health Care
System

Exercise Physiology

Bacteriophage and
Phagotherapy

Cell Signalling

NEW CURRICULA
CONTENT



(BRIEF DESCRIPTION)

Curriculum Content

BSc Applied Biological Sciences and Biotechnology


Semesters


I
-
III (Compulsory for all students)


Module

ECTS

Content

1

Chemistry for Life Sciences

11

General Structure, Bonding and Interactions of Molecules;

Inorganic Molecule
s of Biological Importance;

Principles of Organic Chemistry;

Structure and Properties of Organic Compounds;

Surface and Colloid Compounds Chemistry;

Transition
-
State Analysis in Biochemical Systems;

Tools of Analytical Chemistry (Spectroscopy, Chemical Sep
aration,
Electrophoresis, X
-
Ray Crystalography);

2

Physics for Life Sciences

6

Mechanics

Electricity and Magnetism

Thermal Physics

Optics

3

Mathematics

6

Fundamental elements of calculus

Mathematical models in biology

4

Fundamentals of Biology

6

General
features and properties of living organisms

Development of life on Earth and Biodiversity

Modern trends in biology

5

IT/Computer skills

6

Basic Concepts of IT;

Computer Equipment: Hardwere ans Softwere;

The System Board

Operating Systens

MS Word, MS Exc
el, MS PowerPoint;

First Steps in Web
-
design with Microsoft FrontPage

Database Concepts; Using Database Software; Database Skills in
Access

Networking Fundamentals and the Internet Computer Graphics and
Animation

Adobe Acrobat Reader; Creating Vector Gr
aphics with Adobe
Illustrator

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop


6

General Microbiology

5

Structure of bacterial cells

Growth and ecology

Metabolism

Genetics

Basic virology

7

Cell Biology

5

Structure and function of eukaryotic cells

Cellular reproduction, differentiation and development

Cellular energy and respirati
on

Cell growth control

Cell
-
cell communication

Cell motility

Principles of transmembrane transport systems

Modern methodology in cell biology

Microscopy and 3D imaging

8

Plant Biology

5

Plant systematics

Plant anatomy


Plant morphology


Plant physiology


Plant ecology

Ethnobotany


9

A
nimal Biology

5

Animal taxonomy

Animal anatomy

Animal morphology

Animal physiology

Development and Evolution of Animal form

10

Foreign Language

(English)

10


11

Fundamentals of Genetics

5

Structure and function of genes and chromosomes

Genomics

Mechanism
s of genetic changes

mutation, recombination and
transposable genetic elements

DNA repair

Regulation of gene expression

cellular differentiation

Population and gene pool

inbreeding, heterosis and selection

Recombinant DNA technology


12

Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology

10

Protein structure/chemistry;

Enzyme mechanisms;

The structures of carbohydrates and lipids;

DNA and RNA structure/chemistry;

Biochemistry of membranes;

Reactions of biomolecules: glycolysis, anaerobic metabolism,
citric acid cycle;

Mitochondria and oxidative phosphorylation;

Lipids and amino acids metabolism;

Photosynthesis;

Biomacromolecules: structure and function

Protein synthesis: transcription, translation;

Regulation of gene expression;

Replication and repar
ation;

Genetic recombination.

13

Human Anatomy and
Physiology

5

Structural integrating systems (musculoskeletal system,
circulatory system, integument system)

Functional integrating systems (nervous system, endocrinal
system, immune system)

Metabolic sys
tems (digestive system, respiratory system)

14

Biostatistics and Experimental
Design

5

Basics of Statistics

Probability Theory Concepts and Sampling;

Basics Experimental Design Concepts

Completely Randomized Design with SPSS: One
-
Factor

Completely Ra
ndomized Design with SPSS: Factorials
Correlation; Regression and Prediction

Non
-
Parametric

Survival Analysis; Discriminant Function Analysis, Cluster
Analysis

Data Mining

Computer modeling of biostructures and simulating of biological
processes.

15

Mol
ecular Genetics

5

Molecular Genetics and Genomics

Tools of Molecular Genetics

Molecular approach to Human Genetics

Molecular Genetics and metabolism

Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology


Total

95



Food Science Biotechnology


(Semesters IV
-
VIII
Compulsory Modules
)


1

Nutrition and Physiology

5

Human needs in nutrients

Nutritional value of food

Digestion, absorption and metabolic functions of individual nutrients

Dietary guidelines and basic concepts
of dietary planning

2

Food Chemistry and
Biochemistry

5

Chemical composition of food products

Post
-
harvest changes in plant tissues

Physical, chemical and biochemical changes of food components
during processing and storage

The role of application of var
ious additives in food processing

3

Food Microbiology

5

The role of microorganisms in food production

Important microorganisms in food microbiology

Physiological characteristics of molds, yeast and bacteria

Adverse bacteria and fungi in food production

4

Food Analysis

5

Detailed analysis of moisture, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and
amino acids, vitamins, food additives and contaminants

Paper chromatography, thin
-
layer chromatography

Spectrophotometrical methods

Electrochemical and electrophoretic m
ethods

5

Environmental Management

5

The role of environment in healthy food production

Agricultural and industrial pollution

Wastes and pollutants from the food industries

Management of solid wastes from food processing industries

Waste water treatment

6

Organic Food Production

5

Identifying organic food

Environmental impact

Taste and nutritional value

Cost, sales and marketing


7

Principles of Food Processing

5

Raw material handling

Mechanical separation processes

filtration, sedimentation,
expression, centrifugation

Food heating methods

blanching, pasteurization, sterilization,
canning

Production of food and food ingredient
s through fermentation
processes

Process flow
-
chart: examples of food production processes,
logical sequential order of processes

8

Advanced Food Microbiology
and Biotechnology

5

Microorganisms in industrial fermentations

Aerobic and anaerobic fermentati
on

Study of bacterial and fungal metabolism

Bioreactors

Downstream processing in biotehnology

Food supplements produced by microorganisms

fodder yeast,
fats, vitamins and enzymes

9

Food Preservation and Food
Safety

5

Sources of food contamination: chem
ical and biological hazards

Safety precautions
-
sterilization of food materials and
equipment through irradiation, use of preservatives

Sustainable food processing

Food safety regulations

10

Food Hygiene and Toxicology

5

Importance of sanitation in f
ood industry

Introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
(HACCP)

Sanitation practices in different food processing systems,
sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOP)

Hazards of toxic substances of various origin in food products

11

Food Packaging

5

Packaging materials

Packaging requirements for fresh and processed foods

Methods of food packaging

Packaging and environmental pollution

12

Food Quality Control and
Quality Assurance

5

Codex alimentarious

Principles of quality control sy
stem design in a food plant

Quality control charts for measurements and attributes as
applied for foods and beverages

Assessment of quality by microbiological analysis

Quality management and assurance systems (HACCP, ISO
9001, ISO 22000 ) in the Food Indu
stry


Project

10


Total

70



Optional Modules

1

Processing of Vegetables and
Fruits

5

Harvesting and preprocessing operations

Preservation of vegetables by dehydration and freezing
methods

Major techniques in vegetables and fruits processing

Processing of fruits into nectars, drink
s, concentrates

2

Dairy Technology

5

Assortment of dairy products and their peculiarities

Technology of liquid milk processing

Milk products: evaporated milk, milk powder, filled milk, ice
cream, cheese, cultured milk, butter

Dairy waste management and pr
ocessing

3

Flour, Cereals and Baking
Technology

5

Chemistry of the principal cereals

Pasta production technologies

Baking with composite flours

Breadmaking processes

4

Technology of Meat and Fish
Products

5

Properties of raw materials for the producti
on of alcohol
-
containig drinks and beverages

Malting and brewing processes

Diversity of technologies in wine, beer and bevarages
production

5

Wine, Beer and Beverages
Technology

5

Properties of raw materials for the production of alcohol
-
containig drinks
and beverages

Malting and brewing processes

Diversity of technologies in wine, beer and bevarages
production

6

Business Management

5

Communication and interpersonal relationship skills

Development of a business plan

Strategic planning

Monitoring and Evalu
ation skills


Agricultural Biotechnology

(Semesters IV
-
VIII Compulsory Modules)


1

Principles of Crop Production

10

Fundamental plant growth processes;

Soil, Water and Plant mineral nutrition;

Crop improvement

breeding and selection, new variety
development;

Vegetati
ve propagation: cuttings, grafting and rootstocks;

Crop scheduling techniques: single and multiple harvests.

2

Plant Protection and Pest
Control

5

Phytopathogenic fungi; bacteria; plant viruses; insects and
phytopathogenic nematodes;

Weed science;

Her
bicides and pesticides;

Biological control;

Integrated Pest Management;

Plant inspection services.

3

Plant Biotechnology

10

Plant tissue culture and clonal propagation;

Germplasm collection and conservation;

Germplasm identification: marker
-
assisted
selection;

Transgenics in crop production.

4

Agricultural Management and
Support Services

5

Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness;

Agriculture and rural environment planning management and
administration;

Sustainable development approaches in managemen
t of extension
services;

Marketing of agricultural production.


5

Animal Biotechnology

5

Livestock biotechnology
-
breeding and genetic manipulation;

DNA marker
-
assisted selection;

Aquatic and marine biotechnology.

6

Biotechnologies for Metabolic
Product
ion

10

Plants for human and animal health, Plant metabolites as
medicinally useful agents;

Biotechnologies for production of food supplements and
pharmaceuticals;

Large
-
scale plant tissue culture
-
bioreactors;

Plant metabolomics;

Metabolic production of t
ransformed plants.


7

Sustainable Development of
Agricultural Resources

5

Agriecology: land conservation and efficient use of
natural resources;

Environmentally friendly and sustainable farming
systems;

Sustainable Soil Management
;

Organic crop production;

Principles of agricultural waste treatment;

Biophytoremediation.

8

Post
-
Harvest Technology and
Food Conservation

5

Post
-
harvest physiology, biochemistry and mol. boil;

Pathology and handling of fre
sh produce;

Post
-
harvest technologies for fresh produce;

Quality preservation;

Optimal export and storage conditions;

Food safety and hygiene in agricultural products

9

Protected Agricultural
Technologies

5

Greenhouse vegetable production;

Manipulatio
n of the aerial environment: mulches,
fleeces, plastics and protected cropping;

Hydroponic crops.

10

Biosciences, Politics and Social
Acceptability


5

The role of science in society, the media and business.
The relationship matrix between bioscience, po
litics
and sociology;

The nature of scientific proof and risk assessment
science and scientific analysis of the controversy of
genetic modification;
Introduction to bioethics;

Food safety issues


A
worldwide persp
ective;
Science and the globalization of agriculture;
Impacts of biotechnology on the status of science in
society and on trade disputes;
Transnational policy space in agriculture;
Impact of intellectual property ri
ghts and the future of
agriculture.


Project

10


Total compulsory

75



Optional Modules

1

Modern Agro
-
Technologies

5

Agricultural engineering;

Water resource development and
management;

Innovative irrigation and water
efficiency;

Modern systems of fertilization.


2

Floriculture

5

Outdoor ornamental plants;

Landscape gard
ening;

Commercial production of cut flowers
and flowering pot plants in the
greenhouses and outdoors;

Micropropagation of ornamental plants.


3

Food hygiene and
toxicology

5

(from Food Sci Biotech)

4

Food quality control and
quality assurance

5

(from Fo
od Sci Biotech)


Healthcare Biotechnology

(Semesters IV
-
VIII Compulsory Modules)


1

Immunology

5

The Recognition of Antigen

Innate Immunity

The Adaptive Immune Response

The Immune System in Health and Disease

2

Clinical Chemistry

5

Chemical tests for various components o
f blood and urine

Use and measurement of
enzyme
activities,
spectrophotometry
,
electrophoresis
and
immunoassay
.

Common chemical pathology test

Chemical pathology test:
Endocrinology
and
hormones

Chemical pathology test:
immune system
and

antibodies

3

Histology and Histodiagnostics

5

Introduction to 3D tissue functional architecture

Normal histology and organology

Pathological aspects of tissue structure

Histologic
al and cytological methods in diagnosis and
monitoring of diseases

4

Biological Basis of Desease

10

Fundamental pathological principles of the diseases; and
disorders of various organ systems;

Cellular damage factors and cellular response to injury

The
inflammatory reactions;

Allergy;

Cancerogenesis;

Inheritance of genetic pathologies;

Epidemiology and infectious diseases;

Physiological and reparational regeneration;

Principles of diagnosis, management and prevention of
diseases.

5

Medical Microbiolo
gy and
Virology

5

Clinical Virology

Clinical Bacteriology

Clinical Mycology

Parasitology

Antimicrobial drugs and vaccines


6

Cell and Tissue Culture

5

Microbial cell culture systems

Mammalian cell and tissue culture
systems

Principles of sterilization and disinfection,
aseptic technique

Cloning and separation techniques

Establishment and maintenance of cell
and tissue cult
ures, growth factors and
media;

Quantitative methods in cell and tissue
culture

Applications of cell and tissue cultures

7

Pharmacology

5

General principles of pharmacology

Introduction to autonomic pharmacology

Drugs affecting major organ systems

Drug
effects on the nervous system

Chemotherapy

Botanicals and nutritional supplements

Principles of toxicology; environmental
toxicology

8

Hematology and Transfusion
Science

5

Origin and physiology of blood cells

Haemostasis

Haemopathology

Blood Products a
nd Transfusion


Project

10


Total

55



Optional Modules

1

Stem Cell Culture and
Technology

5

Stem cell biology and differentiation

Stem cell plasticity

Stem cell
-
based therapies, cancer, and new developments

Neural stem cell lines

Human embryonic stem cells (ESC); policy and regulation

2

N
ew Approaches in Human
Embryology and Development
Biology

5

Aspects of early human development

Male and female reproductive system

Manipulation of early mammalian embryos, embryonic stem cells,
and gene targeting

Extracorporeal fertilization method (IVF)


Cloning of mammals

Reproductive technologies and ethics

Embryo quality assessment methods

3

Toxicology


5

Relationship between dose and toxicity

Toxicity of metabolites

Chemical toxicology

4

Clinical Genetics

5

Principles of Human and Medical Geneti
cs

Testing for genetic disorders

Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics

Human gene mapping and disease gene identification

Developmental Genetics and birth defects

Cancer Genetics and Genomics

Pharmacogenetics

5

Clinical Immunology

5

Autoimmune diseases

Imm
unodeficiency

Hypersensitivity (Allergy)

Tumor Immunity

6

Neurobiological Basis of
Behavior

5

Neural Mechanisms of Behavior;

Behavioral Development;

Neuroplasticity and Behavior;

Dimorphic Brain and behavior; Hemispheric specialization;

Neurobiology of Em
otion;

Neural Basis of Cognitive Behavior

Chronobiology and Sleep;

Drug, Behavior and The Brain;

Brain and Behavioral Disfunction.


7

Brain Biology

5

Introduction to the Brain Biology

Signals and Brain Structure (Chemistry and Biology of Neurons);

Synaptic Organization of the Brain;

Sensory Signals and Perception;

Signals From the Brain and Moving Around;

Pathophysiology of the Brain

8

Management in Health Care
System

5

Basic concepts of the health plan industry

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) models

Health plan and network structure and management

Consumer
-
choice products

Medical management

Health plan operations

Legislative a
nd regulatory issues in health plans

Ethical issues in health plans

9

Exercise Physiology

5

Introduction (History and definition of exercise physiology)

Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function


Neurological Control of Movement



Adaptations to Resistan
ce Training



Basic Energy Systems



Hormonal Regulation

Cardiorespiratory System Structure and Function



Cardiorespiratory Adaptations to Exercise



Environmental issues and Exercise



Prescription of Exercise for Health and Fitness

10

Bacteriophage a
nd
Phagotherapy

5

Structure, models and classification of Phages; Immune response and
Phage;

Phages as an alternative models of antibacterial drugs;

Clinical models of phagotherapy.

11

Cell Signalling

5

Mechanisms of intracellular communications

Recepto
rs and transduction mechanisms

Mechanisms of action of endogenous ligands

The molecular basis of carcinogenesis, inflammation and immunological
response