Course Number 2312302
Course Credits3 (2-3-4)
Course AbbrviationGENERAL MICROBIO
Course Title (TH)จุลชีววิทยาทั่วไป
Responsible UnitFaculty of Science, Department of Microbiology
Type of CourseInternational Course
SemesterIntl 1st semester
Academic Year2024
Course Coordinator
Measurement Method
Type of CourseSemester Course
Course ConditionNone
Course StatusCompulsory Courses
Instructors / staffs
Enrollment conditionsNone
Degree levelBachelor
Related curricularBachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2562)
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2567)
Course description (TH)ชีววิทยาของจุลินทรีย์ ได้แก่ แบคทีเรีย รา และยีสต์ ครอบคลุมกระบวนการเจริญ การใช้สารอาหาร (โภชนาการ) เมตาบอลิสึม การสืบพันธุ์ และพันธุกรรม การจัดจําแนกหมวดหมู่ การแยกเชื้อจากแหล่งธรรมชาติให้บริสุทธิ์ การนําไปใช้ประโยชน์ทางอุตสาหกรรม การเกษตร และทางด้านสาธารณสุข
Course description (EN)Biological understanding of microbes, bacteria, mold and yeast with respect to their growth, nutrition, metabolism, reproduction and genetics; taxonomic classification, isolation and identification of the
microbes from various habitats, application in industry, agriculture, and public health control.
Curriculum mapping/CU-1.1: Behavioral Objectives Possessing well-rounded knowledge
/CU-1.2: Possessing in-depth knowledge
/CU-2.1: Being moral and ethical
/CU-2.2: Having an awareness of etiquette
/CU-3.1: Being able to think critically
CU-3.2: Being able to think creatively
CU-3.3: Having skills in problem solving
/CU-4.1: Having professional skills
CU-4.2: Having communication skills
CU-4.3: Having skills in information technology
CU-4.4: Having mathematical and statistical skills
CU-4.5: Having management skills
/CU-5.1: Having an inquiring mind
/CU-5.2: Knowing how to learn
CU-5.3: Having leadership qualities
CU-5.4: Maintaining well-being
CU-5.5: Being community-minded and possessing social responsibility
CU-5.6: Sustaining Thainess in a globalized world
/subPLO1.1 Explain biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.2 Analyze biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.3 Apply biotechnology knowledge in practice.
/PLO2 Employ biotechnology-related technology and scientific tools.
PLO3 Communicate effectively in English within the Biotechnology field.
/PLO4 Demonstrate behavior that aligns with ethical principles, moral values, and professional ethics.
PLO5 Demonstrate social responsibility, courage, and creativity.
Course learning outcome (CLO)1. Describe the characteristics of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi
and yeast in terms of structure, cell functions and morphology,
growth, food utilization, physiology and metabolism, reproduction,
classification of microorganisms.
2. Describe the application of microorganisms in various fields such as
food, industrial related to wastewater disposal, also microorganisms
in agriculture and microbial control, etc.
#DateTimeLearning contentInstructorCLORemark
Introduction/Cell Structure
Introduction to Microbiology laboratory/Lab safety 1.Sterile technique or aseptic technique 2.Isolation of pure culture (streak plate technique) 3.Preparation and use of culture media
Isolation of pure culture
1.Study of growth characteristics and transfer of cultures 2.Use of light microscope 3.Staining methods
Bacterial growth and reproduction
Control of microorganism
1.Study of bacterials motility (Semisolid media/Hanging drop method) 2.Bacterials growth (Viable plate count) 3.Cultivation of bacteria (aerobic / anaerobic bacteria)
Microbial physiology and metabolism - Main metabolic pathwa - Specialized microorganism metabolism
Microbial physiology and metabolism - Main metabolic pathwa - Specialized microorganism metabolism
Microbial physiology and metabolism - Main metabolic pathwa - Specialized microorganism metabolism
Microbial physiology and metabolism - Main metabolic pathwa - Specialized microorganism metabolism
1.Control of microorganism by chemical agents 2.Exoenzymes of microorganism 3.Endoenzymes of microorganism
Microbial genetics
1.Reduction of nitrates 2.H2S production 3.IMViC test
Microbial genetics
Mycology -Cell structure and functions part 1
Laboratory Test : Gram stain, Microscope, Streak plate
Mycology -Cell structure and functions part 2
Mycology -Reproduction, Classification part 1
1.Isolation of fungi from various habitals 2.Technique for study of fungi - Culture medium/Direct mount - Inoculation and subculture technique 3.Slide culture technique 4. Scotch tape technique
Mycology -Reproduction, Classification part 2
Mycology - Growth and nutrition part 1
Mycology - Growth and nutrition part 2
Mycology - Antifungal compounds
1.Method for cultivation of molds and yeasts - Surface culture - Submerged culture 2.Methods for measurement of fungal growth - cell mass (dry weight) - colony diameter - cell number
Mycology : Physiology and metabolism
1. Methods for cultivation of molds and yeasts -surface culture/submerged culture 2. Methods for measurement of fungal growth -cell mass (dry weight) / -colony diameter -cell number
Medical Microbiology - Immunology
Medical Microbiology - Virology
Morphology and classification of some typical genera of molds and yeasts.
Microbiology of food
Microbiology in industrials process
Microbiology of soil water and sewage
Teaching/learning mediaPowerpoint media, sheet, live specimens and permanent sildes
Communication channels / LMS
TypeChannel identifier / URLRemarks
Learning Management System (LMS)MyCourseVille / LINE / ECHO
Assessment methodLevel of assessmentRelated CLOPercentage
Midterm Examination (Lecture)35 %
Final Examination (Lecture)35 %
Midterm Examination (Lab)16 %
Final Examination (Lab)14 %
GradingGrading SystemLetter Grad (A-F)
Grading methodCriterion-referenced Grading (อิงเกณฑ์)
Minimum Passing Level (MPL)50
Reading list
TextbookMedigan, M, Martinko, J.M., Bender, K., Buckley, D. and Stahl, D. (2015)
Biology of Microorganism, 14th Edition, Pearson Education, Inc., Benjamin
Cummings, San Francisco, USA.
TextbookCarpuccino, J.M. and Welsh, C.T. (2016) Microbiology : A Laboratory Manual 11th Ed. Global Edition, Pearson, UK
TextbookJohnson, T.R. and Case, C.L. (2012) Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology 10th Ed Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco, USA.
TextbookTortora, G.J., Funke, B.R. and Case, C.L. (2012) Microbiology: An Introduction. 11th Edition, Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco, USA.
Course evaluationCourse evaluation systemmyCourseVille
Details of improvement from previous evaluation
Course quality controlResponses to complaints / petitions from studentsDirectly to the instructor