Fermentation and Industrial Microbiology

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fermentation and Industrial Microbiology

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Biochemistry and microbiology are strongly recommended as prerequisites.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course description:

    • The chemistry and biochemistry of fermentation and microbial metabolism and the application of fermentation and microbial metabolism to metabolic engineering and enzymatic conversion will be covered. Also, up-to-date trends and examples of biofoods, biofuels, chemicals, and bioplastics using fermentation will be introduced and discussed in the course.
    • Students will learn principles of fermentation chemistry and application knowledge of fermentation and microbial metabolic engineering for producing food additives, chemicals and biofuels.

    Bacterial Physiology and Metabolism, 2008, Byung Hong Kim and Geoffrey Michael Gadd, Cambridge University Press

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