Selected topics in Pharmaceutical Microbiology
In this course students will learn in more details the mechanisms of resistance to antimicrobials, whether inherent or acquired & how to limit it. In addition the students will study specific form of microbial resistance, the microbial biofilms.
On the other hand, students will learn the use of microorganisms in the pharmaceutical industry for the production of antibiotics, vaccines, immunological products & many other products. Also the students will be introduced to diagnostic tests & assays in which microorganisms or their products are a major constituents in them.