Special Topics in Microbes and Environmental Issues National Taiwan University
List of environmental issues which will be discussed in this class: Global warming and the greenhouse effect Heavy metal pollution Pollution of the sea by oil Agricultural and industrial wastes Toxic waste Shortage of energy Course Outline 1. Introduction to current environmental issues. 2. Green house gas related microbes: emission and oxidation 3. Biotransformation and biodegradation 4. Bioavailability, Chemotaxis, and Transport of organic pollutants 5. Water microbiology in public health 6. Oil biodegradation in marine systems 7. Remove of heavy metals by microbes 8. Renewable energy
The goal of this course is to let students acquire up-to-date knowledge on microbial solutions for environmental problems, including bioremedation, biodegradation, biotransformation, and biogeochemistry.
Fundamental knowledge of microbiology and biochemistry
Online Course Requirement
(College of Bioresources and Agriculture) Institute of Biotechnology
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Email address: http://www.iob.ntu.edu.tw/main.php?lang=en&Trad2Simp=n