Content (Syllabus outline)

Classical and modern analytical techniques for the analysis of biomolecules: chromatography, spectrophotometry, mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance, atomic absorption spectroscopy, fluorescence spectrometry, Flow injection analysis (FIA), electrophoreses, omics analyses. Methods that are based on aplication of biological molecules for the analysis and separation of biological molecules: immobilization of biomolecules and bioanalytes, immunanalytical methods, biosensors, biochips, nanoclusters. Methods for quantifying organisms (culture methods, MPN, automated detection methods, quantitative PCR). Methods that are applied for characterisation of cells, tissues and organisms: confocal microscopy, application of intracellular probes.


Students with BSc degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biology, Food Science and Nutrition or degree that covers similar topics. Candidates that obtained degree of Professional Study Programmes have to fulfill general criteria for MSc study of Biotechnology. The course will be based on knowledge obtained within subjects of MSc study: Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbial Genetics, Molecular Biology, Physiology and Microbial Physiology.