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Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Mestrado em Tecnologia Química

Bioprocess Engineering

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 10765/2011 - 30/08/2011

6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 16,0 PL + 14,0 TP

- Dina Maria Ribeiro Mateus

Knowledge of biochemistry and cellular biology.

The students should be able to use and explore molecular biology approaches and techniques used to clone and analyse genes and its products within recombinant DNA technology as well as design and optimise enzymatic and fermentative processes.

Description of genetic material and its characteristics.Genetic expression. Strategeie and methodologies used to clone and analyse genes and its products within recombinant DNA technology.Introduction to kinetics of free and immobilised enzymes. A short introduction to the design of ideal biological reactors. Practical cases of biological engineering.

Evaluation Methodology
Final written test, preparation and
presentation of a practical assignment and reports on laboratory activities.
Minimum pass mark in all components: 10/20.

- Doran, P. (2012). Bioprocess Engineering Principles. London: Academic Press
- Kargi, F. e Shuler, M. (2001). Bioprocess Engineering – Basic Concepts. London: Pearson Educatión
- Videira, A. (2001). Engenharia Genética – Princípios e Aplicações (Princípios básicos - Cap I a VIII), . Lisboa: Lidel-Edições Técnicas
- N. Lima e M. Mota, .. (2003). Biotecnologia – Fundamentos e Aplicações. Lisboa: Lidel-Edições Técnicas

Teaching Method
Theoretical lectures on course subjects. Laboratory sessions focused on the resolution of applied exercises and practical execution of laboratory activities.

Software used in class




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