Anaerobic and Fungal Biotechnology


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Describe important groups of anaerobic bacteria, archaea, and fungi
  • Describe the use of fungi in research and industry with emphasis on heterologous gene technology
  • Describe the use of yeasts and filamentous fungi for different biotechnological purposes


  • Compose and prepare media for the cultivation of anaerobic microorganisms
  • Enrich, isolate and cultivate anaerobic microorganisms
  • Suggest and apply fungal biotechnological methods
  • Utilize relevant genetic technological and bioinformatic methods

Type of instruction

Lectures and theoretical exercises

Extent and expected workload

150 hours



Name of examAnaerobic and Fungal Biotechnology
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleAnaerob bioteknologi og mycobioteknologi
Module codeK-BBT-K2-9
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Biotechnology)
Study BoardStudy Board of Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science