Course detail

Laboratory Classes in Bioengineering

FCH-MC_BIN_PZAcad. year: 2022/2023

The content of subject are practical tasks of Bioengineering I. solving biorector operations (mixing, aeration, etc.) and cultivation possibilities (batch, fed-batch and continuous system).

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Gaining practical knowledge in bioengineering.


Bioengineering I, Microbiology, Chemical engineering I,II, Biochemistry I,II


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught in the form of laboratory exercises. The LMS Moodle e-learning system and the Teams application are available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Participation in the seminar, preparation and submission of written reports on all tasks in the laboratory diary, presentation, final test.

Course curriculum

1. Basic logic of biotechnological processes, influence of selected cultivation parameters on yield coefficients
2. Use of ultrafiltration for concentration and partial purification of proteins
3. Determination of specific growth rate depending on the concentration of carbon source
4. Enzymatic hydrolysis of wheat bran
5. Bioreactors and determination of their basic characteristics
6. Anaerobic batch cultivation in laboratory bioreactor, basic cultivation and yield parameters

Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim is to introduce for students practical bioengineering techniques in laboratory conditions and a better understanding of previously acquired theoretical knowledge of bioengineering.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Evaluated protocols.
Written test of knowledge from laboratory tasks.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Kaštánek F.: Bioinženýrství. Academia, Praha 2001. (CS)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPCP_CHTP Master's

    branch NPCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NKCP_CHTP Master's

    branch NKCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NKCP_CHPL Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme NPCP_CHPL Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NPCP_CHMA Master's

    specialization CHBL , 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit


Guided consultation in combined form of studies

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer