||Scope, syllabus, requirements, history of (environmental) microbiology.
||Cell Biology and Genetics
||Observation tools, chemical composition of microbial cells, cell structure, genetic elements, mutation and genetic exchange, taxonomy and phylogeny.
||Biosynthesis and Fuelling
||Metabolism, anabolism, key enzymes, biosynthesis, nutrient assimilation, fuelling reactions, energetics.
||Aerobic respirations, diversity of aerobic metabolism, fermentation, anaerobic respirations, anaerobic food chains, autotrophy, regulation of activity.
||Problems, sampling, detection, identification, enumeration, biomass, activity.
||Populations, Communities, Ecosystems
||Interactions within and between populations, interactions with plants and animals, structure and dynamic of communities, abiotic factors.
||Applied Environmental Microbiology
||Biodeterioration, solid and liquid wastes, bioremediation, biodegradation, biological pest control.