791326 Biotechnology of antibiotics

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Schaefer, Konrad , Striedner, Gerald
Institute of Biotechnology
Offered in
Sommersemester 2018
Languages of instruction


The development and production chain including quality assurance and infrastructure of antibiotics is exemplified in lectures and visits of industrial units.

Previous knowledge expected

recommended for advanced master and PhD students

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The seminar Biotechnology of antibiotics is focused on aspects of industrial production processes. After successful completion of this course, students are able to describe all sections of an industrial production process from host cell development, up- and downstream processing, scale-up, process analytics, quality control to environmental, energy and waste disposal aspects. Students will be able to relate already acquired theoretical background and practical skills to a large scale production process.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.