Offer of subjects for academic course 2019-2020

Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology

Basic Chemistry

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Química (3103G02070)

The chemical elements and the chemical link. Foundations of organic and inorganic chemistry. Thermodynamics and chemical equilibrium. Equilibria in dissolution. Chemical kinetics.

Bbasic 9 BT Aannual CACatalan

Basic Biology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Biologia fonamental (3103G00079)

Molecular bases of the living beings. Structure, organisation and development of the living beings at molecular and cell level. Functional aspects of the procaryotic cells and eucariotes. Cell division and mechanisms of the inheritance. Origin and evolution of cells. Archaeans, bacteria and eukaryotes.

Bbasic 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Biodiversitat i fisiologia (3103G02071)

Biodiversity, evolution and phylogeny. Structure, organisation and development of eukaryote diversity. Functional aspects of living beings at a supracell level. Basics of plant, animal and human physiology. Functional adaptations. The organisation of populations and ecosystems.

Bbasic 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Basic Mathematics

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Matemàtiques (3103G00085)

Matricials models. Values and own vectors. Dynamics of structured populations. Leslie matrices and Markov Chains. Functions and optimisation in one and several variables. Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium. Continuous models with differential equations. Solutions of equilibrium and its stability. Exponential growth. Logistical equation. Law of cooling of Newton. Saline tank. Radioactivity. Systems of differential equations. Prey-predator model.

Bbasic 9 BT Aannual CACatalan

Basic Physics

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Física (3103G00081)

Kinematics and dynamics. Gravitation. Work and energy. Quantity of movement. Shocks. Solid dynamics. Fluids: hydrostatics and hydrodynamics. Electricity: electrostatic. Magnetism: magnetic field, magnetic induction, magnetism in matter. Waves. Physical optics: polarization, interference and diffraction. Radioactivity.

Bbasic 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Basic Instrumental Subject Areas

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Tècniques científiques integrades 1 (3103G00082)

The scientific method: observation and experimentation, approach and validation of hypotheses. Knowledge of the methodologies and basic techniques of experimental work (chemical, biological and geological). Safety and waste management. Basic experiment and sample design. Procedures for collection and basic treatment of experimental and observational data. Presentation of data and results. Information sources scientific. How to generate reports.

Bbasic 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Tècniques científiques integrades 2 (3103G00083)

The scientific method. Observation and experimentation. Models and laws of scale. Basic design of experiments and of samplings. Calibrations, patterns and controls. Evidence collection environmental and experimental. Utilisation of the material and basic instruments in the fieldwork. Familiarisation with the basic procedures of identification of vegetal and animal species Use of the basic material of laboratory, basic techniques of manipulation, preparation and cleaning of the material, acquisition of habits of work and protection. Utilisation of the basic instruments of the scientific laboratory. Familiarisation with the most usual techniques in the scientific laboratory. Register of procedures and results. Annotation of experimental and observational data. Measures and significant figures. Units, dimensions and scales. Organisation and basic analysis of the data. Calculation and propagation of errors. Reports and dissertation preparation.

Bbasic 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Estadística aplicada (3103G00084)

Design and planning of a statistical study. Techniques to obtain data. Univariate exploratory statistical data analysis. Bivariate exploratory statistical data analysis. The theory of probability. Statistical inference (Z, t, Chi, F). Experiments with one and more factors. Models of simple linear regression.

Bbasic 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Tècniques científiques integrades 3 (3103G02072)

Use of the material of laboratory and instruments for the exits of field depending on the Bachelor's Degree. Acquisition of work and protection habits. Introduction to the basic techniques to the laboratory and of field depending on the Bachelor's Degree. Realisation of quantitative measures and qualitative observations of processes, applied to each Bachelor's Degree.

Bbasic 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Biochemistry

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Bioquímica (3103G00086)

Structure and function of macromolecules. Catalysis and control of biochemical reactions. The function of the metals in the biological processes. Bioenergetics. Metabolism. Genetic information. Structure, properties and chemical reactivity of biomolecules.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Pràctiques de bioquímica (3103G00087)

Basic methodologies in biochemistry

OBCompulsory 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Molecular Biology and Techniques of Recombining DNA

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Biologia molecular i tècniques de DNA recombinant (3103G00097)

Genome structure. Regulation of gene expression. Maturation, type and functions of RNA. Techniques for the study and modification of nucleic acids. Mutagenesis Recombinant DNA techniques and expression of recombinant proteins.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 2second semester CACatalan
FJ 1first semester NDundefined

Pràctiques de DNA recombinant (3103G02073)

Regulation of gene expression. Techniques for the study and modification of nucleic acids. Mutagenesis Recombinant DNA techniques. Recombinant proteins expression and purification.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Biochemical Engineering

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Enginyeria bioquímica (3103G02074)

Transport phenomena. Balances of matter and energy. Description of the main separation operations.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Pràctiques d'enginyeria bioquímica (3103G02075)

Transport phenomena. Balances of matter and energy. Description of the main separation operations. Practical applications. Applying material balances in experimental installations. Experimental study on transporting material between phases.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Foundations of Biology for Biotechnology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Citologia i histologia (3103G00088)

The cell: structure and function. Cell differentiation. Animal tissues. Plant tissues.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Microbiologia (3103G00091)

The world of microorganisms. The structure and functioning of prokaryotes. Bacterial genetics and metabolisms. Introduction to virology. A general view of prokaryote diversity. Foundations of microbial ecology, applied microbiology, microbial biotechnology and clinical microbiology.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Genètica (3103G00092)

Nature, organisation, function and transmission of hereditary material. Recombination and genetic analysis. Changes in the hereditary material. Regulation of gene expression. Genetic principles of populations, evolutionary genetics and human genetics.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Pràctiques integrades de citologia i histologia, microbiologia i genètica (3103G02076)

Basic methodologies in cell, genetic biology and microbiology.

OBCompulsory 6 BT Aannual CACatalan

Foundations of Chemistry for Biotechnology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Química dels compostos orgànics (3103G00094)

Structure and properties of organic compounds. Isomerism and stereoisomerism. Reactivity. Mechanisms of organic reactions. Alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and aromatics. Halogenated derivatives. Alcohols, ethers and phenols. Nitrogenous compounds. Aldehydes and ketones. Carboxylic acids and derivatives. Difuncionals compounds.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Termodinàmica bàsica (3103G02077)

Basic Thermodynamics. General foundations of chemical thermodynamics.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Genetic Modification of Organisations

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Modificació genètica d'organismes (3103G02078)

Genetic modification in the post-genomic era. Inducible systems. Cloning without restriction enzymes. Directed insertion of genes. Large scale mutagenesis. Transcriptomics. Proteomics. Some applications of genetic modification in plants and animals.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Pràctiques de modificació genètica d'organismes (3103G02079)

Basic methodology for genetic modification.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Processes, Products and Biotechnological Projects

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Processos, productes i projectes biotecnològics (3103G02080)

Instrumentation and control of bioprocesses. Separation operations. Integration of operations.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Pràctiques de processos, productes i projectes biotecnològics (3103G02081)

Practical study of a biotechnological process through tools of simulation.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Quantitative Instrumental Methods

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Mètodes instrumentals quantitatius (3103G02082)

Analysing and quantifying biomolecules. Chromatographic methods. Electrophoretic methods. Foundations of fluorescence, quimioluminescència and radioactivity. Methods of structurally determining biomolecules. Techniques immunològiques.Aplicació of techniques and instrumental methods of laboratory.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Pràctiques de mètodes instrumentals quantitatius (3103G02083)

Application of techniques and instrumental methods of laboratory.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Bioenergetics and Metabolism

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Bioenergètica i metabolisme (3103G02084)

Intercellular communication; receivers and transduction of the signal. Hormonal regulation, polipeptídics factors of growth. Proliferation and cancer.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Pràctiques de bioenergètica i metabolisme (3103G02085)

Methodologies and techniques applied to studies of bioenergetics and metabolism.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Engineering of Bioreactors

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Enginyeria de bioreactors (3103G02086)

Kinetics of biochemical reactions. Basic equations for designing ideal reactors. Types and design of bioreactors. Confined and immobilised biocatalysts.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Cinètica química (3103G02087)

Transport and surface phenomena. Chemical kinetics: formal and molecular kinetics. Mechanisms. Catalysis.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 1first semester ENEnglish

Bioinformatics

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Bioinformàtica aplicada (3103G00098)

Bioinformatic tools via web. Access to biological databases. Molecular phylogeny. Gene identification.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Fonaments de bioinformàtica (3103G00099)

Basic concepts. Biological databases. Comparison of sequences. Structural bioinformatics. ‘Omics’ analysis

OBCompulsory 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Social and Economic Aspects of the Biotechnology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Economia i gestió d'empreses (3103G00125)

Introduction to economics and business management

OBCompulsory 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Aspectes socials i legals de la biotecnologia (3103G02088)

Bioethics, regulations and legislation. Biosafety and risks. Communication and social impact.

OBCompulsory 3 BT 2second semester NDundefined

Integrated Practicals

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Pràctiques integrades (3103G02089)

Application of the production and characterisation of a biotechnological product on a laboratory scale.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Projects

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Projectes (3103G02090)

Projects, definition and key concepts. Projects of Research in the public area at national and European level. Projects of companies research at national and European level. Projects of company creation with biotechnological basis. Project management. Quality in the management of projects. Documentation of the projects and of its management. The risk and the innovation.

OBCompulsory 6 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Work of Ffi de Grau

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Treball de fi de grau (3103G02098)

Creative integration of knowledge and practical skills in order to solve a problem real científico. Structuring of a solid defence of the personal points of view basing themselves on well founded scientific knowledge. Presentation of the work carried out.

OBCompulsory 12 F Aannual NDundefined
J Aannual CACatalan
JL Aannual CACatalan

Cell and Molecular Biotechnology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Enginyeria de proteïnes (3103G02091)

Protein design. General tools for protein engineering. De novo protein design and redesigning natural proteins. Applications of protein engineering.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester ENEnglish

Fàrmacs biotecnològics (3103G02092)

Design and production of biotechnological drugs.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Cultius cel·lulars (3103G02093)

Techniques of cell crop, principles and applications.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Teràpia gènica i cel·lular (3103G02094)

Introduction to gene and cell therapy. Cell targets. Viral vectors. Methods for liberating therapeutic genes and the cell barriers involved. Clinical applications of gene and cell therapy.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Bioremediació (3103G02095)

Biodegradation of natural compounds and bioremediació

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Fundamental Biotechnology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Genètica aplicada (3103G00105)

Definition of molecular scoreboard. Type of scoreboards and detection. Techniques of genotipatge. Of the phenotype in the gene: genetic maps, QTLs and studies of association. Forensic genetics and traceability.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Biotecnologia animal (3103G00106)

Applications of the animal biotechnology for the stockbreeding and fishing and the production of other products of interest. Genetic improvement. Applications for research and animal health.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester ENEnglish

Biotecnologia vegetal (3103G00107)

Genetic engineering of plants. Applications of the transgenic plants in the agriculture. Utility of the transgenic plants in the research

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Biotecnologia alimentària (3103G00108)

Microbiology and enzymatic processes applied to the alimentary industry. Applications of the biotechnology to the development of foods. Legislation and alimentary security. Biotechnology and analysis of the foods.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Biotecnologia de la reproducció (3103G00109)

Control and pathology of the reproduction. Techniques for the improvement of the fertilisation, of the production and of the animal health. Techniques of assisted reproduction. Manipulation of gametes and in vitro embryos. Transgènesi: methods to create transgenic animals. Transgenic and clònics.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Molecular Physiology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Fisiologia bacteriana (3103G00100)

Functioning of the bacterial cell. Analysis of internal and external structures. Behaviour and adaptation of the bacterial cell in answer to external conditions. Application of new study methodologies. Metabolic models. Regulation mechanisms. Mechanisms of molecular signalling.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Genòmica (3103G00101)

Organisation of the ADN and of the chromosome. Elements and structure of the genome. The ADN coding and not coding. Comparative genomics and evolution of the Genomes.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Immunologia (3103G00102)

Cell bases of the immunity and the inflammation. Foundations of the defence mechanisms animal. Type of immunity. Immunodeficiencies. Immunological techniques.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Virologia (3103G00103)

Structure and composition of viral particles. In filogènia origin. Viral cycle and lytic lysogenic regulation. Ecology and viral pathogenesis. Methods of quantification of viral particles.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Neurobiologia (3103G00104)

Cell and molecular bases in neurobiology.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Biotechnological Molecules

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Disseny biomolecular (3103G00130)

Computational design of biomolecules. Computational study of biochemical reactions.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester ENEnglish

Bioanàlisi (3103G00131)

Analytical methodology for the determination of biomolecules and substances of biological interest, general practitioner and chemist. Immunochemistry analysis and enzymatic Analysis. Sensors and biosensors. Advanced methodologies in chromatography and spectrometry of masses.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester NDundefined

Industrial Application of the Biotechnology

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Recuperació de productes (3103G00132)

Recovery of biotechnological products. Design of strategies and units of operation

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Nanotecnologia (3103G00133)

Introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology. Description and properties of nanomaterials. Nanomaterials in biotechnology. Characterisation for microscopy and spectroscopy. Nanomanufacture. Applications in Medicine, Environment and Food.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Gestió i control de la qualitat (3103G00134)

Concept of Quality. Rules and models of Quality: difference between accreditation and certification. Good Practicals of Laboratory (BPL or GLP): Procedures Normalised of Work (PNT or SOP). Validation of laboratory methods. Control of the Quality in the measures of laboratory

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Química verda (3103G00135)

Definition and principles of green chemistry. Atomic economy, minimisation of waste, biocatalysis, catalysis solvent, renewable raw materials, renewable sources of energy, security in the industrial processes.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Simulació i control de processos (3103G02096)

Introduction to the control of biotechnological processes. Analysis and design of control systems. Systems of advanced control. Instrumentation of processes

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Internships

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Pràctiques en empresa (3103G02097)

Carry out supervised practicals as part of a project. Collaboration and implication in the entrepreneurial or institutional tasks that entrust themselves to the pupil for the tutor and to the company or institution where they are carried out. The objective is to develop a formative action in any entity, public or private, national or foreign, with the objective of applying and complementing the acquired education, to near the student to the reality from the professional area in which he will exercise its profession and to develop competences that favour its incorporation to the job market.

OPoptional 6 F 1first semester NDundefined
J Aannual CACatalan
S Aannual CACatalan

Bridging Courses

Name of the subject and description Type Credits Group Duration Language

Fisiologia bacteriana (3103G00100)

Functioning of the bacterial cell. Analysis of internal and external structures. Behaviour and adaptation of the bacterial cell in answer to external conditions. Application of new study methodologies. Metabolic models. Regulation mechanisms. Mechanisms of molecular signalling.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Genòmica (3103G00101)

Organisation of the ADN and of the chromosome. Elements and structure of the genome. The ADN coding and not coding. Comparative genomics and evolution of the Genomes.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Immunologia (3103G00102)

Cell bases of the immunity and the inflammation. Foundations of the defence mechanisms animal. Type of immunity. Immunodeficiencies. Immunological techniques.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Virologia (3103G00103)

Structure and composition of viral particles. In filogènia origin. Viral cycle and lytic lysogenic regulation. Ecology and viral pathogenesis. Methods of quantification of viral particles.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Neurobiologia (3103G00104)

Cell and molecular bases in neurobiology.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Genètica aplicada (3103G00105)

Definition of molecular scoreboard. Type of scoreboards and detection. Techniques of genotipatge. Of the phenotype in the gene: genetic maps, QTLs and studies of association. Forensic genetics and traceability.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Biotecnologia animal (3103G00106)

Applications of the animal biotechnology for the stockbreeding and fishing and the production of other products of interest. Genetic improvement. Applications for research and animal health.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester ENEnglish

Biotecnologia vegetal (3103G00107)

Genetic engineering of plants. Applications of the transgenic plants in the agriculture. Utility of the transgenic plants in the research

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Biotecnologia alimentària (3103G00108)

Microbiology and enzymatic processes applied to the alimentary industry. Applications of the biotechnology to the development of foods. Legislation and alimentary security. Biotechnology and analysis of the foods.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Biotecnologia de la reproducció (3103G00109)

Control and pathology of the reproduction. Techniques for the improvement of the fertilisation, of the production and of the animal health. Techniques of assisted reproduction. Manipulation of gametes and in vitro embryos. Transgènesi: methods to create transgenic animals. Transgenic and clònics.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Introducció a la professionalització (3103G00126)

Functions of the profession. Social framework of the profession. Guidance on working in the profession.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Disseny biomolecular (3103G00130)

Computational design of biomolecules. Computational study of biochemical reactions.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester ENEnglish

Bioanàlisi (3103G00131)

Analytical methodology for the determination of biomolecules and substances of biological interest, general practitioner and chemist. Immunochemistry analysis and enzymatic Analysis. Sensors and biosensors. Advanced methodologies in chromatography and spectrometry of masses.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester NDundefined

Recuperació de productes (3103G00132)

Recovery of biotechnological products. Design of strategies and units of operation

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Nanotecnologia (3103G00133)

Introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology. Description and properties of nanomaterials. Nanomaterials in biotechnology. Characterisation for microscopy and spectroscopy. Nanomanufacture. Applications in Medicine, Environment and Food.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Gestió i control de la qualitat (3103G00134)

Concept of Quality. Rules and models of Quality: difference between accreditation and certification. Good Practicals of Laboratory (BPL or GLP): Procedures Normalised of Work (PNT or SOP). Validation of laboratory methods. Control of the Quality in the measures of laboratory

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan

Química verda (3103G00135)

Definition and principles of green chemistry. Atomic economy, minimisation of waste, biocatalysis, catalysis solvent, renewable raw materials, renewable sources of energy, security in the industrial processes.

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester ENEnglish

Enginyeria de proteïnes (3103G02091)

Protein design. General tools for protein engineering. De novo protein design and redesigning natural proteins. Applications of protein engineering.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester ENEnglish

Fàrmacs biotecnològics (3103G02092)

Design and production of biotechnological drugs.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Cultius cel·lulars (3103G02093)

Techniques of cell crop, principles and applications.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Teràpia gènica i cel·lular (3103G02094)

Introduction to gene and cell therapy. Cell targets. Viral vectors. Methods for liberating therapeutic genes and the cell barriers involved. Clinical applications of gene and cell therapy.

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Bioremediació (3103G02095)

Biodegradation of natural compounds and bioremediació

OPoptional 3 BT 1first semester CACatalan

Simulació i control de processos (3103G02096)

Introduction to the control of biotechnological processes. Analysis and design of control systems. Systems of advanced control. Instrumentation of processes

OPoptional 3 BT 2second semester CACatalan